Ongoing in-house Research Project 

Sl. No.

Project Code

Category and title of Project 

 

Date of start

Likely date of completion

Investigators

Remarks

Seed Molecular Biology

1.

DSR/Bio/01

Assessment of genetic purity in major crops including hybrids through molecular tools and techniques

December, 2006

December, 2012

Dhandapani R

In progress

2.

DSR/Bio/02

Molecular regulation of dormancy and seed longevity in rice and soybean.

December, 2010

December, 2014

Dhandapani R.

In progress

3.

DSR/GPB/05

QTL mapping for seed vigour in rice (Oryza sativa)

March, 2012

December,  2017

Chandu Singh Madan Kumar and Dhandapnai R.

In progress

4.

DSR/GPB/07

Molecular mapping of quantitative trait loci (QTL) for bruchids resistance in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

November, 2012

February, 2018

Boraih K.M., S. Rajendra Prasad, Hari D. Upadhyay and Raghuvendra D.

In progress

Seed Physiology Storage & Testing

5.

DSR/Physio/03

Studies on gibberellins in regulation of source-sink relations in wheat under different moisture regime

December, 2011

April, 2014

T. N. Tiwari & A.K. Sinha

In progress

6.

 

Enhancing Seed Quality Parameters in Rice and Soybean with Smoke Water

August 2014

July 2018

Ramesh K.V., Madan Kumar, Chandu Singh, Sripathy K.V. and Asit K. Mandal

RPF-I not submitted

7.

DSR/GPB/09

Studies on the impact of priming agents on the improvement of physiological parameters and their relationship with seed yield in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

October 2013

September 2016

A.K. Sinha, T.N. Tiwari, Rajiv K. Singh and Hardev Ram

In progress

Seed Production & Certification

8.

DSR/Agro/04

Devising agro-techniques for reducing the seed rate of wheat

October, 2011

June, 2014

Rajeev Kumar Singh, T. N. Tiwari and Hardev Ram

In progress

9.

DSR/Physio/04

Effect of various bioactive chemicals on traits favoring out crossing and their molecular characterization in hybrid Rice (Oryza sativa L.)

April 2012

March 2017

Madan Kumar, Chandu Singh, Dhandapani R. and S. Rajendra Prasad

In progress

10.

DSR/GPB/06

Comparative study of floral biology in CMS, chemically induced male sterile and protogynous (self incompatilble) lines of Indian mustard (Brassica junceae)

August, 2012

December, 2015

Boraiah, K.M., Dhandapani R., Chandu Singh and D. Raghvendra

In progress

11.

DSR/Seed Tech/04

Improving hybridization efficiency in castor through exogenous application of Plant Growth Regulators

 

September, 2012

October, 2015

Umesh Kamble, Chandu Singh, Uady Bhaskar and S. Natarajan

In progress

12.

DSR/Agro/05

Impact of genotypes and conservation tillage on seed quality and productivity of wheat in the eastern-UP

July, 2012

July, 2014

Hardev Ram, Rajiv Kumar Singh and Umesh Kamble

In progress

13.

DSR/Seed Tech/05

Hydropolymers : As regulatory switch for germination and smart delivery system in hybrid seed production of maize

April 2014

June 2017

Udaya Bhaskar K., Umesh R. Kamble, S. Rajendra Prasad and Rachika C.

In progress

Seed Protection

14.

DSR/Patho/02

Bio-priming for seed born disease management and seed quality enhancement of rice and chickpea

December,  2011

December,  2014

A. K. Mandal, A.N. Singh and Madan Kumar

In progress

15.

DSR/Ento/02

Biochemical characterization of insecticide resistance in major stored insect pest and their management

August, 2012

April, 2015

Deveramane Raghvendra, Arvind N. Singh, Dhandapani R. and Boraiah, K.M.

In progress

16.

 

Estimation of economic threshold level of key insect pests in paddy and mustard seed crops

 

 

Arvind N. Singh

RPF-I not submitted

Seed Economics & Policy Research

17.

DSR/Econo/02

Impact assessment of quality seed production: Addressing scope and efficiency of certified seed production among seed growers

December, 2012

 

November, 2015

 

Govind Pal, Radhika C., Rajiv Kumar Singh and Udaya Bhaskar K.

In progress

Crop Improvement

18.

 

Studies on field weathering among soybean genotypes

 

 

D.K. Agarwal and T.N. Tiwari

RPF-I not submitted

19.

DSR/GPB/08

Improving hybrid seed production efficiency through synchronization of flowering in maize (Zea mays L.)

August 2013

JULY 2016

Elayaraja K., Boraih K.M., Rajiv K. Singh & Umesh Kamble

In progress

20.

DSR/GPB/10

Improving hybridization efficiency, seed set and development of male sterile lines for hybrid seed production in Finger millet [Eleusine coracana (l.) Gaertn]

April 2014

March 2019

Bhojraja Naik K, S. Rajendra Prasad, Ravishankar P. and Chandu Singh

In progress

   Recently concluded

1.

DSR/Physio/02

Studies on seed priming induced physico-chemical and isozyme changes and its effect on crop performance in pegion pea (Cajanus cajan L)

June 2010

April 2014

T. N. Tiwari & Dhandapani R.

In progress

2.

DSR/Ento/01

Resistance to commonly used insecticides in important storage insect pest and their management

June 2010

June 2013

A. N. Singh & T. N. Tiwari

 

In progress