Research

Agricultural Sciences

Research Agricultural

Title Principal Investigator Start Year Funding Agency Focus Area
Ecology of thrips and Tospovirus interactions in tomato and watermelon pathosystems Dr. T R Usharani, Scientist, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru, Dr. Rajabaskar D, Assistant Professor (Entomology), Department of Pulses, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore 2016 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Doubled Haploids (DHs) production and use for hybrid development in short day tropical Onion (Allium cepa L.) Dr. Anil Khar Principal Scientist at Div. of Vegetable Science, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Dissecting the molecular interface between the biotrophic pathogen Sporisorium scitamineum and its host - Sugarcane Dr. Ramesh Sundar Amalraj, Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology), ICAR-Sugarcane Breeding Institute (SBI), Coimbatore 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Dissecting resistance to plant parasitic nematodes in wheat using molecular breeding and functional genomics Dr. Shailendra Sharma, Chaudhary Charan Singh University (CCS), Meerut 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Discovery of novel cell-autonomous host pathways and counteracting immune evasion strategies employed by vacuolar pathogens - an approach to identify new antimicrobial hostfactors and novel microbial targets Dr. Arun Kumar Haldar, Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Exploration of Plant Growth Promoting Microbes (PGPM) for crop enhancement and disease suppression in tea plantation of Assam and their molecular characterization Dr. Satya Ranjan Sarmah, Tocklai Experimental Station, Assam 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Plant Growth Promoting Microbes, PGPM, crop enhancement, disease suppression, tea plantation
Development of sustainable production technology for camptothecin from newly identified plant and fungal sources Dr. K R Prasad, Professor, Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, Dr. R Uma Shaanker, Professor, University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Bengaluru 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Sustainable production technology, camptothecin
Development of Herbal Formulations from Seabuckthorn Dr. Dharamvir S Arya, Professor, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, Dr. Dinesh Kumar, Scientist, Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Palampur, Dr. Inder Pal Singh, Professor, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Mohali 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Herbal Formulations, Seabuckthorn
Development of Fungal Biopesticides from endophytes isolated from medicinal plants Dr. Nutan Kaushik, Senior Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Fungal Biopesticides, endophytes, medicinal plants
Development of a multiplex indexing technique using Gold nano-particles reporters for onsite detection of multiple viruses infecting banana Dr. Shahana Majumder, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Sharda University, Greater Noida 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Viruses infecting banana

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