Research Project during 2013-14

No.

Type

Investigators

Projects

Duration

Crop Improvement

1

Institute

Dr.Punit Mohan (PL)
Dr.S.Manickam (PA)
Dr.RA.Meena (PA)
Mrs.M.Chakrabarti (PA)
Dr.KPM.Damayanthi (PA)

Collection, conservation, evaluation, documentation and maintenance of germplasm of cultivated species of Gossypium

2006-17

2

Institute

Dr.VN Waghmare (PL)
Dr.Vinita Gotmare (PA)
Dr.OP.Tuteja (PA)

Improvement of tetraploid and diploid cottons for fibre properties through population improvement approaches

2000-15

3

DBT

Dr.VN Waghmare (PL)
T.R. Loknathan (Co-PI)

Fine mapping of fiber quality and economic traits using RILs in diploid cotton

2010-13

4

Institute

Dr.VN Waghmare (PL)

Fine mapping and advance backcross QTL analysis of fiber quality and economic traits in diploid cotton

 

2011-14

5

DBT

V.N. Waghmare (PI)
Punit Mohan (PA)

Development of saturated genetic linkage map for Gossypium hirsutum L. using SSR and SNP markers. (New Project)

2012-15

6

TMC 1.2

 

Dr. V.N. Waghmare (PI)
Dr. P. K. Chakrabarty (PA) 
Mr. Sampath Kumar (PA) 
Dr. N. Narkhedkar (PA) 
Dr. S. Manickam (PA)
Dr. Dilip Monga (PA)
Dr. S. K. Verma (PA)

Marker Assisted Breeding for Cotton Leaf Curl Disease (ClCuD), Bacterial Leaf Blight (BLB) and Nematodes Resistance in Cotton

2012-17

7

Institute

Dr.Vinita Gotmare (PL)  

Conservation, characterization and utilization of wild species, races of cultivated species and synthetic polyploids of Gossypium

2008-13

8

Institute

Dr.Vinita Gotmare (PL)  
Dr.SESA.Khader (PA)
Dr.M.Saravanan (PA)

MAS/MAB for Water-logging in Cotton

2012-15

9

Institute

Dr.SM Palve (PL)

Breeding of upland cotton for improved fibre quality and resistance to biotic stress (bollworms and jassid)

2005-13

10

Institute

Dr.SM Palve (PL)

Development of heterotic pool for superior medium staple in tetraploid cotton (G. hirsutum)

2006-15

11

Institute

Dr.Suman Bala Singh (PL)
Dr.AH.Prakash (PA)

Development of drought tolerant genotypes with good fibre quality in G. hirsutum

2008-17

12

MSP

Dr.PR.Vijayakumari (Nd Offi)
Dr.V.Santhy (PA)
Dr.K.Rathinavel (PA)
Dr.RA. Meena (PA)
Dr.PR.Vijayakumari (PL)
Dr.KR.Kranthi (PA)

Seed Production in Agricultural Crops and Fisheries

2007-17

13

Institute

Dr.PR.Vijayakumari (PL)
Dr.KR.Kranthi (PA)

Studies on Genetic Purity of Public released Cotton Hybrids and its Parents with the help of SDS-PAGE
(New project)

2013-15

14

Institute

Dr.V.Santhy (PL)

Characterization of public sector released genotypes of cotton (Gossypium spp) based on molecular markers to serve as Special test for Varietal Protection

2012-17

15

Institute

Dr.M Saravanan (PL)

Exploration, collection and conservation of perennials and land races of desi cotton from different regions of India

2011-14

16

Institute

Dr.S.Manickam (PL)
Dr.VN.Waghmare (PA)
Dr.SL.Ahuja (PA)

Development of long staple G. hirsutum variety with improved fibre strength

2008-14

17

TMC 1.3

Dr.S.Manickam (PL)
Dr.TR.Loknathan (PA)
Dr.SM.Palve (PA)
Dr.P.Nalayini (PA)

Consolidation of repository of high strength cotton genotypes and evaluation for quality traits and yield in specific agro-eco zones”

2012-17

18

Institute

Dr.KPM. Dhamayanthi (PL)

Development of extra-long staple high spinning hybrids with wider adaptability

 

19

NSP

Dr.K.Rathinavel (PI)

National Seed Project (Crops)

1999-2012

20

DUS

Dr.K Rathinavel
(Nodal Officer)

Testing & Documentation of Extant Varieties, hybrids and their Parents for Distinctness, Uniformity & Stability (PVP & FR ACT, 2001)

2003-17

21

Institute

Dr.O.P.Tuteja (PL)
Dr.D. Monga (PA)
Dr. Rishi Kumar (PA)
Dr.SM.Palve (PA)

Development of early maturing, medium staple varieties and hybrids Resistant to CLCuV

2008-17

22

Institute

O.P. Tuteja (PL)
Dr. S.B. Singh (PA)
Dr. M. Sarvanan (PA)

Identification of  male sterile plants in genetic male sterility (GMS) using molecular markers

2012-17

23

Institute

Dr.S.L. Ahuja (PL)
Dr.RA.Meena (PA)
Dr.D.Monga (PA)
Dr.RishiKumar (PA)

Development of G. hirsutum genotypes with high yield and high GOT

2012-18

24

UGC

Dr.S.K. Verma (PA)

Association mapping of fibre traits in Gossypium arboreum L. accessions using SSR, ISSR and AFLP markers (New Project)

2012-

25

Institute

Dr.RA Meena (PL)
Dr.RishiKumar (PA)
Dr.K.Rathinavel (PA)

Studies to improve the seed setting efficiency in cotton

 

Crop Production

 

26

Institute

Dr. Blaise Desouza (PI)
Dr.P. Nalayini (PA)
Mrs. M. Chakrabarty (PA)

Allelopathy as an alternative weed   management strategy in cotton

 

2012-2015

 

27

TMC  1.4

Dr.Venugopalan (PI)
Dr.Blaise DeSouza
Dr.CB.Naik
Dr.AR.Reddy
Dr.Punit Mohan
Dr.T.R.Lokanathan
Dr.AR.Raju
Mr.Sampathkumar
Dr.K.Sankara Narayanan
Dr.S.L.Ahuja
Dr.RA Meena

Agrotechniques for high density planting system and surgical cotton varieties

2012-17

28

NAIP

Dr.Venugopalan (CCPI)

Georeferenced soil information system for land use planning and monitoring soil and land quality for agriculture

2009-14

29

Institute

Dr.R.B. Singandhupe (PI)
Dr. Blaise Desouza (PA)

Identification of ‘crop-cycle’ for Extra Long Staple (ELS) Cotton in non-conventional regions

2012-2015

30

Institute

Dr.A.R.Raju (PI)
Dr.Shankarnarayanan (PA)

Herbicide resistance weeds and their management strategies

2011-14

31

NAIP

Dr.K.Shankarnarayanan
(Co-PI)

A Value Chain for Cotton Fibre, Seed and Stalks: An innovation for higher economic returns to farmers and allied stakeholders

2009-13

32

Institute

Dr.D.Kanjana (PL)

Synthesis and characterisation of nano-formulated micronutrient foliar spray for yield maximisation in different cotton genotypes

2012-2017

33

Institute
(Adhoc)

 

K.Velmourougane (PI)
Dr.J.H.Meshram (PA)

Evaluation of potassium silicate formulations on cotton production (yield and quality) and protection (pest and disease) (New project)

2013-14

34

IICP (Circot)

K.Velmourougane (PA)

An accelerated process for preparation of  bio enriched compost from  cotton plant residues

2011-14

35

Institute

Dr.S.E.S.A Khader (PI)
Dr.A.H Prakash (PA)

Physiological manipulation for extending cotton crop (New project)

 

2013-16

36

Institute

Dr.J.H. Meshram (PI)
Dr.R.B.Singandhupe (PA)
Dr.M. Chakrabarty (PA)

Phenotyping of cotton  for  drought tolerance traits
(New project)

2013-16

37

Institute

Mrs.M.Chakrabarty (PI)

 

Role of Leaf Phytochemicals in cotton leaf reddening and plant responses to management through growth chemicals, nutrients and insecticides

2012-15

38

Mah. Govt.

Dr.A.R.Reddy (PI)
Dr. R.B.Singandhupe (PA)
Dr. S.N.Rokde (PA)

Impact evaluation of Bt cotton in Maharashtra
(New Project)

2012-14

39

TMC 1.8

Dr.A.R.Reddy (PI)

Coordination and monitoring cell

2012-17

40

TMC 1.6

 

Dr.S.M. Wasnik (PI)
Mrs.M. Chakravarti (Co-PI)
Dr.S. Usha Rani (Co-PI)       Dr.P.Tuteja (Co-PI) 

E-Kapas Network and Technology Documentation

 

 

2012-17

 

41

TMC 1.7

Er.Gautam Majumdhar (PI)

Development of Cotton Picking Machinery for Small Scale Cotton Production Systems

2012-17

42

DST

Er.Gautam Majumdhar (PI)

Design & Development of a cotton picking head

2012-14

Crop Protection

43

TMC 1.1

Dr.K.R.Kranthi (PI)
Dr.P.K.Chakrabarty (PA)
Dr.K.P.Raghavendra (PA)
Dr.S.B.Nandeshwar (PA)
Dr.G.Balasubramani (PA)
Mr.K.Velmourougane (PA)
Dr.S.Kranthi (PA)
Dr.S.B.Singh (PA)
Mrs.M.Chakrabarty (PA)

Development of multi-gene constructs and Bt cotton varieties for sustainable pest management

2012-17

44

DBT

Dr.K.R.Kranthi (PL)
Dr.S Kranthi (PA)
Dr.Raghavendra (PA)

Identification of species specific dsRNA or siRNA or miRNA in cotton insect pest to explore their use in pest management through RNAi based technologies

2010-2013

45

CSIR-NIMITLI-Phase II

Dr.KR Kranthi (CCPI)
Dr.S Kranthi (PA)

Novel approaches for production of hybrid seeds with characteristics of improved insect resistance and higher yield

 

46

TMC MM II

Dr.KR Kranthi (PI)
Dr.S.Kranthi (CCPI)
Dr.D Monga (CCPI)
Dr.B Dharajothi (CCPI)
Dr.Rishi Kumar (CCPI

Dissemination of IRM strategies in India.

2007-2012

47

TMC 1.5

Dr.Sandhya Kranthi (PI)
Dr.VS.Nagrare
Dr.KR.Kranthi
Dr.CB.Naik
Dr.AR.Reddy
Dr.N.Anuradha
Mrs.M.Chakrabarty
Dr.A.H.Prakash
Dr.M.Amutha
Dr.K.Shankarnarayanan
Dr.Isabella Agarwal
Dr.B.Dharajothi
Dr.Rishi Kumar

Simulation models/Sensor based gadgets for Cotton Protection and Production

2012-17

48

Contract

Dr.S.Kranthi (PI)
Dr.B Dharajothi (PA)
Dr.Rishi Kumar (PA)

Evaluation of built in refuge for insect resistance management requirements for Bollgard II cotton

 

49

NAIP

 

Dr.VS Nagrare (CCPI)
Er.G Majumdar (CoPI)
Dr.Rishi Kumar (CoPI)
Dr.B Dharajothi (CoPI)
M Sabesh (CoPI)
Dr.M Amutha (CoPI)

Research into development of decision support systems for management of insect pests of major rice and cotton based cropping systems

2008-13

50

Maha. Govt.

Dr.VS. Nagrare (PI)

Crop pest surveillance and advisory project (CROPSAP)  in Maharashtra

2012-13

51

Institute

Dr.M. Amutha (PI)

Isolation and characterisation of endophytes in cotton and endosymbionts in boll worms

2012-17

52

Institute

Dr.D. Monga (PL)
Dr.RishiKumar (PA)

Use of innovative methods for management of cotton leaf curls virus disease

2011-13

 

53

Institute

A.Sampath kumar (PL)
K.Velmourougane (PA)

Development of nanoparticles based bio-control formulation for the management of major cotton pests and diseases

2011-14

 

54

Institute

Dr. M. Gunasekaran (PI)

Disease monitoring of Tobacco Streak Virus (TSV) on cotton for South zone consisting of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

 

 

55

 

DBT

Dr.NG Narkhedkar (PI)
Dr.PK Charkrabarty (PA)

Cloning and characterization of potent toxin gene from heat tolerant isolate of Heterrorhabdus indica, an Entomopathogenic nematode

2009-13

56

Institute

Dr.Gulsar Banu (PL)
Dr.M. Amutha (PA)

Production, stabilisation, formulation and validation of microbial agents and their natural products against insects and nematode pests of cotton

2012-17

Biotechnology

57

NFBS FARA

Dr.G.Balasubramani (PI)
Dr.K.P. Raghvendra (PA)
Dr.J. Amudha (PA)
Dr.S.B. Nandeshwar  (PA)

Molecular characterization and validation of fiber strength genes with fiber specific promoter for improvement in cotton

2012-15

58

NAIP

Dr.G.Balasubramani (PI)
Dr.K.P. Raghvendra (PA)
Dr.J. Amudha  (PA)
Dr.S.B. Nandeshwar  (PA)

Genomics of cotton boll and fibre development 

2011-16

59

Institute

 

Dr.J. Amudha  (PI)
Dr.AH.Prakash (PA)
Dr.G.Balasubramani (PA)
Dr.Singandhupe (PA)

Development of drought resistant transgenic cotton and identification of new genes for high water use efficiency

2008-13

 

60

DBT

 

Dr. Raghavendra. KP (PI)
Dr.J. Amudha  (PA)

Isolation and identification of seed specific promoter and gossypol synthesis genes for silencing through RNA interference

2010-13

 

 

Divisions

Institute funded

Externally funded

Total ongoing projects

Crop Improvement

17

8

25

Crop Production

9

8

17

Crop Protection

5

9

14

Biotechnology

1

3

4

Total

32

28

60

Research Projects during 2014-15

Research Projects during 2015-16
Ongoing Research Projects during 2016-17

 

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