Previous/ Completed Research Grants

    1. Delineation and characterization of defense signaling pathways and genetic regulation of induced systemic resistance in Zingiber-Pythium pathosystems.
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2018-2022

    2. De novo transcriptome sequencing, microarray development and elucidation of Pythium responsive defense pathways in Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Smith
      Council of Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR] 2015-2017

    3. Development of rice varieties for Kerala with pyramided genes for resistance to BLB by marker assisted selection.
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2013-2019

    4. Prospecting Zingiber zerumbet for molecular resources
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2010-2013

    5. DNA barcoding of the selected genera of family Zingiberaceae: Alpinia, Zingiber and Globba
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2007-2010

    6. Circumscription of medicinal rice njavara from other traditional rice in Kerala following microsatellite assisted fingerprinting
      Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment [KSCSTE] 2008-2011

    7. DNA fingerprinting and evaluation of wild Zingiber spp. from Western ghats, a valuable source of horticultural traits and medicine
      Kerala Forest Department 2005-2008

    8. Gene bank of traditional medicinal rice strains from Western ghats: collection and DNA finger printing
      Western Ghats Development Programme [WGDP] 2005-2008

    9. Molecular marker assisted genotyping and genetic structural studies of genetic resource collections in njavara, a traditionally used medicinal rice (Oryza sativa L.) in Kerala, India
      International Foundation for Science, Sweden 2004-2007

    10. Improvement of selected spices through biotechnology tools: black pepper, cardamom, ginger, vanilla
      Department of Biotechnology [DBT] 2001-2005

    11. Identification and evaluation of bioactive peptides: A biotechnological approach towards controlling fungal pathogen of quick wilt disease of black pepper
      Indian Council of Agricultural Research 2001-2004

    12. Clonal seed orchard management for higher seed productivity
      Kerala Forest Department 2000-2002


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