Genetic interrelationship among nutritional and quantitative traits in the vegetable amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor L.)
Published in Cropp Breeding and Applied Biotechnology
The present investigation was conducted to elucidate the interrelationship among various agronomic and quality traits and their direct and indirect effect on foliage yield in 39 distinct cultivars of vegetable amaranth (A. tricolor). Among the agronomic traits, plant height and number of inflorescence exhibited significant positive association with...
Product Selection Lead - Rice Since February 2016
Syngenta India Limited (Hyderabad IN)
Evaluation and Promotion of advanced stage rice hybrids
Special Project Scientist - Plant Breeding November 2012 - November 2015
International Rice Research Institute, CGIAR, Philippines (Hyderabad IN)
Rice Breeding for direct seeded rice and QTLs identification for abiotic stress tolerance at International Crop Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics, CGIAR, Hyderabad
Researcher - NICRA Project (Rice and Wheat) September 2011 - August 2012
National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, ICAR (New Delhi IN)
Acquistion, Evaluation and Identification of Climate Resilient Wheat and Rice Genetics Resources for Tolerance to Heat, Drought and Salt Stresses (NICRA)
Researcher - GCP Project (Wheat) April 2011 - September 2011
Development of Wheat varieties for Water Use Efficiency (WUE) and Heat Tolerant (HT) by Marker Assisted Recurrent Selection (MARS) technique
Researcher - DBT Project (Rice) January 2011 - February 2011
Central Rice Research Institute, ICAR, Cuttack (Hazaribag IN)
Development of rice varieties for drought tolerance by Marker Assisted backcrossing (MABC) technique
Ph.D. (Ag.) July 2005 - October 2010
Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University (Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh IN)
Plant Breeding and Genetics
M.Sc.(Ag.) July 2002 - June 2004
Bundelkhand University (Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh IN)
Genetics and Plant Breeding
B.Sc. July 1996 - June 1999
Poorvanchal University (Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh IN)
Botany and Chemistry
CHINA-MST FELLOWSHIP-2009 September 2009
for training programme at Supervision and Testing Centre for Virus Free Seed Potatoes Quality, Harbin, China.
ISRAEL MASHAV FELLOWSHIP-2009 February 2009
for training programme at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel.
SCI LONDON TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP-2009 February 2009
by Society of Chemical Industry, London for attending International Seminar at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel.