On-going Research Projects

 

Project No.

Years

Project Title

PI/Co-PI

 

 

CROP IMPROVEMENT

 

Mega theme- Soybean genetic resource management- Acquisition, conservation, characterization, documentation and utilization

NRCS 1.1/87

1987-LT

Augmentation, management and documentation of soybean germplasm

Dr. Sanjay Gupta-PI

Dr. G.K. Satpute

Dr. Rajesh Vangla

Dr. G. Kumawat

Dr Subash Chandra

Mr. R.M. Patel

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar

Dr. Lokesh Kumar Meena

Dr. S. Kolhe

Mega theme- Genetic improvement of soybean for yield, agronomic traits, resistance to biotic stresses and improvement in quality of soybean seed

NRCS 1.6/92

1992-LT

Hybridization, selection and development of multi-parent population for genetic improvement of yield potential in soybean    

Dr Shivakumar M.-PI

Dr. G. Kumawat

Dr. Rajkumar Ramteke

Dr. Nataraj V.

Dr. Lokesh Kumar Meena

Dr. Vangla Rajesh

Dr Subash Chandra

Dr. Laxman Singh

Mr. R.M. Patel

 

IISR 1.33/16

2016-LT

Development of YMV resistant soybean varieties using marker assisted selection

Dr. Anita Rani-PI

Dr. Vineet Kumar

Dr. B.S. Gill

IISR 1.35/17

2017-2022

Improvement in soybean seed viability and strength of seed coat by genetic amelioration of seed coat traits

Dr P. Kuchlan-PI

Dr. M. K. Kuchlan 

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

IISR 3.11b/18

2017-2022

Soybean Improvement against charcoal rot and anthracnose diseases

Dr. Nataraj V.-PI

Dr. S. Jahagirdar

Dr. L.S. Rajput

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar

Dr. R. Ramteke

Dr. V. Rajesh

Dr. Shivakumar M.

Dr. M.B. Ratnaparkhe

Dr. S. Huligol

IISR 1.34/17

2018-2023

Enhancing disease resistance in soybean using genomic approaches

Dr. Milind B. Ratnaparkhe-PI

Dr. Shivakumar M.

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar

Mr. Viraj Kamble

Dr. Nataraj V.

Dr. V. Rajesh

Dr. Subash Chandra

IISR 3.12/19

2019-2024

Soybean Improvement against defoliating insects

Dr. V. Rajesh-PI

Dr. A.N. Sharma

Dr. Lokesh Kumar Meena

Dr. Shivakumar M.

Dr. Vennampally Nataraj

Mr. Viraj Gangadhar Kamble

 

IISR 3.13/19

2019-2024

Evaluation of germplasm and breeding for collar rot disease caused by Sclerotium rolsfsii Sacc in soybean

Dr. R. Ramteke-PI

Dr. L.S. Rajput

Mr. S. Kumar

Dr. Nataraj V.

Dr. V. Rajesh

Dr. Shivakumar M.

Dr. M.B. Ratnaparkhe

Dr. P. Amrate

Dr. M. Borah

Mega theme- Managing the impact of current and future climate variability in soybean

DSR 5.6a/08

2009-2021

Breeding for drought resistance / tolerance varieties in soybean

Dr G. K. Satpute-PI

Dr. S. Gupta

Dr. M. Singh

Dr. S. Chandra

Mr. Viraj Kamble

DSR 5.6b/18

2018-2023

Soybean breeding for waterlogging tolerance

Dr. S. Chandra-PI

Dr. G K Satpute,

Dr. Maharaj Singh

Dr. Giriraj Kumawat 

Dr. V. Rajesh

Mega theme- Development of specialty soybean varieties for secondary agriculture and industrial uses

NRCS 1.12/02

2002-LT

Breeding for food grade characters and high oil content

Dr. Anita Rani-PI

Dr. Vineet Kumar

Dr. Neha Pandey

DSR 1.28/14

2014-2021

Mapping QTLs for oleic acid and development of high oleic acid soybean

Dr. Vineet Kumar-PI

Dr. Anita Rani

IISR 1.32/16

2016-2020

Screening soybean germplasm for vegetable type characteristics and optimization of processing parameters

Dr Neha Pandey-PI

Dr.Vineet Kumar

Dr. Ashish Kumar Singh

 

 

CROP PROTECTION

Mega theme- Surveillance, forecasting and control strategies for insect pest complex in soybean

IISR 2.12/17

2017-2020

Effect of genotypic diversity on soybean insect pest and their natural enemies population

Dr. Lokesh Kumar Meena-PI

Dr. A.N.Sharma

Dr. L.S Rajput

Mr. R.M.Patel

IISR 3.11a/18

2018-2020

Morphological and molecular characterization of Macrophomina phaseolina causing charcoal rot in soybean

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar-PI

Dr. Laxman Singh Rajput

Dr. Nataraj V.

Dr. Milind B. Ratnaparkhe

IISR 3.11c/18

2018-2021

Selection of potential fungal and bacterial soybean endophytes and their evaluation against major diseases of soybean

Dr. L. S. Rajput-PI

Dr. M.P. Sharma

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar

Dr. Lokesh Kumar Meena

Dr. Milind B. Ratnaparkhe

 

 

 

 

CROP PRODUCTION

 

Mega theme- Development of technologies for soybean based cropping system efficiency enhancement through resource conservation technologies, nutrient management. plant growth promoting microbes and farm machineries (S D Billore)

DSR 4.10/09

2009-2020

 
System efficiency enhancement through resource conservation technologies

Dr. S. D. Billore-PI

Dr. A. Ramesh

Dr. A.N. Sharma

Dr. M.P. Sharma

Dr. M.M. Ansari

Dr. Devvrat Singh

IISR 5.7/17

2017-2020

 

Drought amelioration in terms of morpho-physiological, biochemical characters and seed yield in soybean through foliar application of nutrients

Dr. Maharaj Singh-PI

Dr. V.S. Bhatia

Dr. R.K. Verma

Dr. Nataraj V.

IISR 6.9/17

2017-2020

 

Bacterial mediated sulphur bioavailability in soybean

Sh. Hemant Maheshwari-PI

Dr. M.P. Sharma

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar

IISR 9.9/17

2017-2020

 

Design, development and validation of (A) Tractor PTO operated root stock cutting/shaving machine (B) Tractor PTO operated root stock picking machine to prevent burning of root stock for Vertisols and associated soils

Dr. Dev Vrat Singh-PI

IISR 4.13/17

2017-2022

 

Evaluation of tillage and crop establishment and residue management practices for sustaining/improving resources use efficiency, soil health and crop productivity in soybean based cropping systems

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Verma-PI

Dr. S.D. Billore

Dr. A. Ramesh

Dr. Raghvendra Mandar

Dr. M.P. Sharma

Dr. Maharaj Singh

 

IISR 4.14/18

2018-2023

 

Agronomic biofortification of micronutrients in conservation agriculture based soybean-wheat cropping system

Dr. Raghavendra M.-PI

Dr. S.D. Billore

Dr. R.K. Verma

Dr. A. Ramesh

Dr. M.P. Sharma

Dr. Maharaj Singh

 

IISR 9.10/2019

2019-2022

 

Predicting the incidence of stem fly, pod borer, and Bihar hairy caterpillar in soybean- A Geo-spatial approach

Sh. R. M. Pate-PI

Dr. A.N. Sharma

Dr. P. Sharma

 

 

 

 

EXTENSION

 

Mega theme- Information digitization, technology dissemination, impact analysis and socio-economic research for soybean

DSR 7.6/19

2019-2022

 

Development of field monitoring support system for All India Co-ordinated Research project trials.

Dr Savita Kolhe-PI

Dr. A.N. Sharma

IISR 8.16/18

2018-2021

 

Impact of technological interventions on socio-economic status of soybean farmers under changing climate scenario - a comparative analysis

Dr. Nita Khandekar-PI

Dr. B.U. Dupare

Dr. P. Sharma

Dr. R.K. Verma

 

 

 

 

 


 



 

EXTERNAL FUNDED PROJECTS

 

DAC, Government of India

2005-LT

DUS testing of soybean-Central sector scheme for protection of plant varieties and farmers right.

Dr. Mrinal K. Kuchlan-PI

Dr. Punam Kuchlan

Dr. Vineet Kumar

(Rs 6.5 Lakhs/Year)

 

ICAR

2006-LT

ICAR – Seed Project: Seed Production in Agricultural Crops.

Dr. Mrinal K. Kuchlan-PI   

 Dr. Punam Kuchlan

(Rs 8.5 Lakhs/Year)

 

DBT , Government of India

2015-2020

Marker assisted elimination of off flavor generating lox II gene from KTI free genotypes

Dr. Vineet Kumar-PI

(Rs. 46.59,200 Lakhs)

DBT, Government of India

2017-2020

Assessing the bio-availability of nutrients and reduction of heavy metals in soil amended with inorganic and organic waste in presence of AM fungi and biochar

Dr M.P. Sharma-PI

Mr. Hemant Maheshwari

(Rs.19.73,000 Lakhs)

CSIR, Government of India

2017-2020

Development of an Efficient Scalable Clustering Algorithms for Big Data and investigation of Integrated system for Protein Sequence Classification

Dr. A.Tiwari-PI

Dr. Milind B. Ratnaparkhe

(Rs 10.00 Lakhs)

DAC, Minister of Agriculture

2018-2020

Creation of Seed Hubs for enhancing quality seeds availability of major oil seed crops under NFSM-Oil Seeds

 

Dr. Mrinal K. Kuchlan-PI  

(Rs 1.5 Crore)  

 

DBT, Government of India

2018-2021

Development of genetic stocks for maturity and growth habit genes in soyabean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.)

Dr Sanjay Gupta-PI

Dr. G. Kumawat

(Rs 42.88,400 Lakhs)

ICAR Network Project

2018-2021

Identification of high trehalose -producing soybean rhizobia and their integration with AM fungi for enhanced drought tolerance in soybean

Dr M.P. Sharma-PI

Mr.Hemant Maheshwari

(Rs 20.00 Lakhs)

National Agriculture Science Funds (NASF), ICAR

2018-2021

Genomics strategies for improvement of yield and seed composition traits under drought stress conditions in soybean

Dr Milind B. Ratnaparkhe-PI

Dr. Ajay Singh

Ms. Anu Chitikineni

(Rs 67.09,234 Lakhs)

IITM, Ministry of Earth Science, Govt. of India

 

2018-2021

Strategies for enhancing yield of soybean (Glycine max L) and pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan, L) in India using climate variability information and crop growth simulation models

Dr. Raghavendra M.-PI

Mr. R. M. Patel

(Rs 80. 94,000 Lakhs)

 

DBT, Government of India

2019-2021

Establishment of BIOTECH-KISAN Hub at Manthan Gramin Evam Smaj Seva Samiti,

Dr. Nita Khandekar

(Rs 27 Lakhs)

DBT, Government of India

2019-2021

Expansions of Activities of  Biotech -KISAN Hub in Seven Aspirational districts in Madhya Pradesh under Biotech-KISAN Hub

 

Dr. Nita Khandekar

(Rs 40 Lakhs)

Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB)  Govt. Of India

2019-2022

Development of Laser Biospeckle Technique for Applications in Agriculture

Dr. Shashi Prakash,

Dr. Vimal Bhatia

Dr. Laxman Singh Rajput

(Rs 30 Lakhs)

 

DBT, Government of India

2020-2023

Accelerated development of Kunitz trypsin inhibitor free soybean genotypes with charcoal rot resistance

Dr. Vineet Kumar-PI

(Rs 39.24200 Lakhs)

* LT: Long Term