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BT/PR/1775/AGR/8/122/99

Mass scale propagation of Litchi chinensis through in-vitro culture

Dr. Neera Bhalla Sarin
Associate Professor
School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi – 110 067

BT/PR/1805/AGR/08/129/99

Genepool preservation and mass propagation of Skkim Himalyan Rhododendrons using biotechnological tools.

Dr. K. K. Singh
Scientist
Skkim Unit
GB Pant Institute of Himalyan Evironment and Development
P.O. Tadong
Gangtok
Sikkim– 737 102

BT/PR/1900/AGR/8/135/2000

Multiplication of Iris bakeri, Panax pseudoginseng, Gaultheria frangrangtissima using tissue culture and allied techniques

Dr. A A Mao
Scientist C
Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory
Botanical Survey of India
Eastern Circle, Laitumkhrah
Shillong, Meghalaya – 793 003

BT/PR/2047/AGR/08/144/2000
Development of transgenic Papayas resistant to Papaya ringspot virus (PSRV)

Dr. Sanjay Saxena
Fellow & Area Convenor
Plant Tissue Culture & Molecular Biology
The Energy and Resources Institute
Darbari Seth Block
India Habitat Centre
Lodhi Road
New Delhi – 110 003

BT/PR/1670/AGR/08/110/99

Biotechnological characterization and micropropagation of Seabuckthron (Hippophae L.) a multipurpose plant of dry temperate Himalyas.
  1. Dr. Virendera Singh,
    Principal Investigator
    Regional Research Station
    Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University
    Kukumeri, Palampur
    Himachal Pradesh – 176 062
  2. Dr. Sahin
    Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS)
    Lucknow Road, Timarpur
    Delhi – 110 054
BT/PR/2377/AGR/08/166/2001

Identification and mapping of poty virus resistance (PVR) genes in chilli (Capsicum annum L.)

Dr. K. Madhavi Reddy
Scientist
Division of veg. Crops
Indian Institute of Horticulture Research
Hessaraghatta Lake Post
Bangalore
Karnataka - 560 089

BT/PR/2284/AGR/08/160/2000

Breeding for commercial orchids hybrid

Dr. C. Lekha Rani
Assistant Professor
Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics
College of Agriculture
Kerala Agricultural University
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala– 695 522

BT/PR/2136/AGR/08/150/2000

Micropropagation of selected grapes varieties, rootstocks and DNA fingerprinting of grape germplasm
  1. Dr. Dinesh Chandra Agrawal,
    Scientist E-1,
    Plant Tissue Culture Division
    National Chemical Laboratory
    Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan
    Pune
    Maharashtra– 411 004
  2. Dr. S. G. Patil
    Scientist C
    Genetics & Plant Breeding Group
    Agharkar Research Institute
    G.G. Agharkhar Road
    Pune
    Maharashtra – 411 004
  3. Dr. G.S. Karibasappa
    Scientist (Sr. Scale)
    Fruit Culture Lab-1
    National Research Centre for Grapes
    P.B. No. 3, Manjri Farm P.O
    Solapur Road, Pune
    Maharashtra– 412 307
BT/PR/2657/AGR/08/186/2001

Micropropagation and establishment of selected mutant lines of vandaceous orchids developed at SFRI.

Dr. S. N. Hegde
Orchidologist
Department of Orchidology and Biotechnology
State Forest Research Institute
Itanagar, Van Vihar PB No. 159
Itanagar
Arunachal Pradesh– 791 111

BT/PR/2534/AGR/08/174/2001

Breeding for Novelty in Carnation through in-vitro approach

Dr. Tejaswini,
Scientist
Division of Ornamental Crops,
Indian Institute of Horticulture Institute,
Hessaraghatta, Lake Post
Bangalore
Karnataka – 560 089

BT/PR/2596/AGR/08/184/2001

Developing of Sighatoka leavespot resistant bananas through polyploidy breeding

Dr. S. Uma
Scientist (SS)
Crop Improvement
National Research Centre for Banana
No. 17, Ramling Nagar,
Vayalure Road, Trichy
Tamil Nadu– 620 017

BT/PR/2101/AGR/08/148/2000

Analysis of genetic diversity of chrysanthemum using random amplified polymorphic DNA markers.

Dr. S. K. Datta
Scientist EII
Sr. Assistant Director,
Floriculture Section
National Botanical Research Institute
Rana Pratap Marg,
Lucknow
U.P – 226 001

BT/PR/2853/AGR/16/204/2001

Molecular tagging of downy mildew resistance in grape

Dr. Anuradha Upadhyay
Senior Scientist
Deptt. Of Biotechnology
National Research Centre for Grapes
P.B. No. 3, Manjri Farm P.O
Solapur Road
Maharashtra – 412 307

BT/PR/2988/AGR/16/230/2002

Preparation of an array of ripening-related genes from tomato and other fruit crops and study of their expression during fruit ripening

Dr. Arun K. Sharma
Lecturer
Plant Molecular Biology
University of Delhi – South Campus
New Delhi

BT/PR2891/AGR/16/215/2002

Molecular characterization of Carlavirus infecting chrysanthemums in India

Dr. Vipin Hallan
Scientist and Head
Floriculture Division
Institute of Himalayan Biosource Technology
P.O. Box. 6
Palampur
Himachal Pradesh – 176 061

BT/PR/2990/AGR/16/232/2002

Genetic engineering for retardation of fruit ripening and increased shelf life in Tomato

Dr. M. V. Rajam
Department of Genetics
University of Delhi
South Campus
New Delhi

BT/PR2992/AGR/16/234/2002

Genetic tranformation for biotic stress in bell pepper (Capsicum annum L.)

Dr. D. Girija
Asstt. Professor
Centre for Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology
Kerala Agricul;tural University
Main Campus
Kerala Agricultural University P.O.
Thrissur
Kerala – 680 656

BT/PR2881/AGR/16/212/2002

In vitro strategies disease free clonal multiplication of Citrus reticulata.

Dr. Leela Sahjiram
Senior Scientist
Biotechnology Division
Indian Institute of horticulture Research
Hesaraghatta Lake Post
Bangalore
Karnataka – 560 089

BT/PR2991/AGR/16/233/2002

Development of transgenic banana for increased shelf life.
  1. Dr. Lalitha Anand
    Scientist
    Indian Institute of horticulture Research
    Hesaraghatta Lake Post
    Bangalore
    Karnataka – 560 089
  2. Dr. P. Balasubraniam
    Professor
    Rice Transfromation Lab.
    Centre for Plant Molecular Biology
    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
    Coimbatore
    Tamil Nadu – 641 003
BT/PR3004/AGR/16/237/2002
Germplasm assessment , molecular characterization and gene tagging in apple.
  1. Dr. B.A. Wafai
    Professor
    Department of Botany
    Kashmir University
    Naseem Bagh Campus
    Srinagar
    Jammu & Kashmir – 190 006
  2. Dr. M.K. Dhar
    Department of Biotechnology
    University of Jammu
    22 – AB Campus
    Jammu
    Jammu & Kashmir
BT/PR2903./AGR/16/216/2002

Large scale production and demonstration of virus free planting material through micro grafting in Citrus reticulata cv. Nagpur Mandarin

Dr. Vijaykumari Narukulla
Scientist SS
Tissue culture lab.
National Research center for citrus
P.B. No. 464, Shankar Nagar Post Office
Amravati road
Nagpur
Maharashtra – 440 010

BT/PR2987/AGR/16/228/2002

Biotechnological investigations in Citrus for improvement and increased production.

Dr. H.C. Chaturvedi
Emeritus Scientist (CSIR)
Tissue Culture Laboratory
National Botanical Research Institute
Rana Pratap Marg
Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh – 226 001

BT/PR/2987/AGR/16/229/2002

Post harvest improvement of grapes using biotechnological approaches: Enhancing the shelf-life of fruits and engineering fungal tolerance into grape cultivars

Prof. Kailash C. Upadhyaya
Professor
School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi – 110 067

BT/PR/2989/AGR/16/231/2002

Post harvest biotechnology for improved shelf life of Tomato: Over expression of Sam DC to inhibit ethylene biosynthesis and construction of fruit-ripening specific promoter
  1. Dr. K.C. Bansal
    Principal Scientist
    NRC on Plant Biotechnology
    Indian Agricultural Research Institute
    Pusa
    New Delhi – 110 012
  2. Dr. Dibyendu Narayan Sengupta
    Reader
    Department of Botany
    Bose Institute, Centenary Building – P-1/12 Cit
    Scheme VII-M
    Kolkatta,
    West Bengal – 700 054
BT/PR/3265/AGR/16/263/2002

Biotechnological interventions for propagation and improvement of apple rootstocks.
  1. Dr. Vibha Dhawan
    Director- Bioresources & Biotechnology
    The Energy and Resources Institute
    Darbari Seth Block, India Habitat Centre
    Lodhi Road,
    Newl Delhi - 110 003
  2. Dr. Manju Modgil
    Assistant Professor
    Deptt. of Biotechnology
    Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry
    Nauni-Solan
    Himachal Pradesh – 173 230
  3. Dr. Uppendra Dhar
    G. B. Pant Instt. Of Himalayan Environment & Development
    Kosi-Katarmal
    Almora
    Uttar Pradesh – 263 643
BT/PR/3123/AGR/16/255/2002

Identification and characterization of novel abscission and senescence related genes form rose and gladioli.

Dr. Anitruddha P. Sane
Scientist C
Plant Gene Expression Lab
National Botanical Research Institute
Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh– 226 001

BT/PR/3417/AGR/16/278/2002

Establishment of a seed and pollen Cryobank for ex-situ conservation and sustainable utilization of orchids of Western Ghats.

Prof. G. M. Nair
Director
Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute
Karimancode P.O.,
Pacha-palode
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala – 695 562

BT/PR/3153/AGR/16/254/2002

Induction of haploids by Anther and microspore culture in Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)

Dr. H. Niranjan Murthy
Reader in Botany
Department of Botany
Karnatak University,
Dharwad
Department of Sericulture
Dharwad
Karnataka – 580 003

BT/PR/3403/AGR/16/276/2002

Biochemical and molecular approaches for repression of cold-induced sweetening in Potato tubers.

Dr. Niranjan Das
Asstt. Professor
Deptt. of Biotechnology
Thapar Institute of Engg & Technology
Patiala
Punjab– 147 004

BT/PR/3364/AGR/16/274/2002

Reintroduction of rare micropropagation flowering plants to the wild and their field evaluation

Dr. V. Ravishankar Rai
Lecturer
Deptt. of studies in Applied Botany
University of Mysore
Manasagangothri
Mysore
Karnataka – 570 006