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Title Principal Investigator Start Year Funding Agency Focus Area
Promoting guggulsterone production in Commiphora wightii: Metabolite profiling of contrasting chemotypes and identifying precursors of guggulsterones Dr. O P Sidhu, Principal Scientist, Biomass Biology, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Metabolite profiling
Development of F1-Hybrid Cotton using Novel Reversible Male Sterility System Dr. Samir V Sawant, Principal Scientist, Plant Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Reversible Male Sterility system
Development of haploid-inducer lines of Brassica juncea through genetic engineering of centromere histone protein Dr. Shripad R Bhat, Professor, ICAR - National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, New Delhi 2013 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Genetic engineering
Development of  shoot fly resistant sorghum varieties suitable for Tamil Nadu  through marker - assisted selection Prof. Kumaravadivel Gounder Nachimuthu, Associate Professor, Genomics, Marker - Assisted Breeding, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Resistant variety plant
Diversification of canola quality traits to some Important Indian cultivars of B. juncea through marker-assisted backcross breeding (MAB) Prof. Akshay K Pradhan, Professor, Department of Genetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 2013 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Canola quality diversification
Emergence of Tobacco streak virus infecting Cotton: Investigations on transmission, spread and symptom remission Dr. Renukadevi P, Assistant Professor (Plant Pathology), Dept. of Floriculture and Landscaping, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Tobacco streak virus monitoring
Enrichment of Vitamin E in Sesamum Oil by transgenic approach Dr. M Manickavasagam, Assistant Profesor, Department of Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Transgenic Sesamum Oil
Erucic acid profiling and Introgression of low erucic acid trait in desirable cultivars of Brassica juncea L. Dr. Gyanendra Kumar Rai, Assistant Professor, School of Biotechnology, Sher-E-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Erucic acid profiling
Exploitation of resistance gene derived markers (GDMs) for the development of blast and bacterial blight resistant version of rice var HPR2143 Dr. Rajeev Rathour, Senior Scientist, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, Kangra 2013 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Disease resistant plant
Expression Analysis of Galactomannan Biosynthesis Pathway Genes in Cluster Bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L) through Transcriptome Sequencing Prof. Ashok Chaudhury, Professor & Dean, Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Galactomannan Biosynthesis

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