Research Projects

Research Programmes and Projects
Institutional Projects

 

Sl. No. Programmes / Projects PI Co-PI (s)
1 Conservation, characterization, and utilization of genetic diversity for improvement of litchi
1.1. Collection of indigeneous and exotic germplasm, their characterization, evaluation, documentation and utilization Prof. Vishal Nath Prof. Vishal Nath

Sh. Narayan Lal

Dr. Rajesh Kumar

Dr. Amrendra Kumar

Sh. A. K. Gupta

Dr. Neetu Singh Kushwah

1.2 Developing improved cultivars in litchi Prof. Vishal Nath Dr. Vishal Nath

Sh. Narayan Lal

Dr. Rajesh Kumar

Sh. A. K. Gupta

Dr. Neetu Singh Kushwah

2 Development and refinement of integrated production technologies for improved productivity of litchi
2.1. Plant propagation and nursery management in litchi Dr. Rajesh Kumar Dr. S.D. Pandey

Dr. Amrendra Kumar

Dr. Vinod Kumar

Dr. R.K. Patel

2.2. Development and sustainable production techniques in litchi Dr. S.D. Pandey

 

Dr. Amrendra Kumar

Dr. R.K. Patel

Dr. Kuldeep Srivastava

2.3. Investigation and establishing the physiological and biochemical relations for improved litchi production Dr. Amrendra Kumar Dr. S.D. Pandey

Dr. Rajesh Kumar

Dr. S.K. Purbey

Dr. S.K. Singh

Dr. R.K. Patel

Dr. Evening Stone Marboh

Dr. Swati Sharma

2.4. Studies on mycorrhizal association and role of bio-fertilizers for improved litchi production Dr. Vinod Kumar
2.5. Litchi-based cropping system for low-lying areas Dr. R.K Patel Dr. S.D. Pandey

Dr. S.K. Purbey

Dr. Amrendra Kumar

Dr. Kuldeep Srivastava

2.6. Nutrient deficiency symptoms in litchi Dr. Amrendra Kumar Dr. S.D. Pandey

Dr. R.K. Patel

Dr. I.S. Singh

3 Development and refinement of integrated crop protection technologies for improved productivity of litchi
3.1. Investigation and management of pre-harvest diseases of litchi Dr. Vinod Kumar
3.2. Investigation and management of insect-pests complex in litchi Dr. Kuldeep Srivastava Dr. R.K. Patel
4 Integrated postharvest management to reduce losses, improve marketing and product diversification
4.1. Standardization of maturity standards, harvesting and postharvest handling techniques for litchi Dr. S.K. Purbey Dr. S.K. Singh

Dr. Vinod Kumar

Dr. Alemwati Pongener

4.2. Investigation and management of postharvest losses in litchi Dr. S.K. Purbey Dr. Vinod Kumar

Dr. Alemwati Pongener

4.3. Standardization of processing and value-addition techniques in litchi Dr. S.K. Purbey Dr. Vinod Kumar

Dr. Alemwati Pongener

5 Improving knowledge and skill of stakeholders for increasing production of litchi
5.1. Strategic research in Tribal Sub Areas Dr. S.D. Pandey Dr. Amrendra Kumar
5.2. Strategic research on North-Eastern Hill region Dr. Rajesh Kumar
6 Flagship projects
6.1. Postharvest management with respect to pericarp browning and fruit decay Dr. S.K. Purbey Dr. Vinod Kumar

Dr. Alemwati Pongener

Dr. Swati Sharma

Dr. Evening Stone Marboh

6.2. Shoot physiology in relation to flowering and fruiting in litchi Dr. S.K.  Singh Dr. Amrendra Kumar

Dr. R.K. Patel

Dr. Swati Sharma

Dr. Evening Stone Marboh

 

Externally funded projects

Sl. No. Title Funding agency PI & Co-PI
1. Conservation and sustainable use of cultivated and wild tropical fruit diversity: promoting sustainable livelihoods, food security and ecosystem services UNEP-GEF, Bioversity International, New Delhi Dr. Vishal Nath

Dr. S.K. Singh (site co-ordinator)

Sh. Narayan Lal

2. Development of National Database on Mango DBT, New Delhi Dr. Vishal Nath

Dr. S.K. Singh

Dr. Kuldeep Srivastava

Dr. R.K. Patel

Dr. Alemwati Pongener

Dr. Alok Gupta

3. Studies on the feasibility of intercropping under partial shade of litchi ATMA, Muzaffarpur Dr. Amrendra Kumar

Dr. S.D. Pandey

Dr. R.K. Patel

4. Consortia research platform (CRP) on borers ICAR, New Delhi Dr. Kuldeep Srivastava

Dr. R.K. Patel

5. ICAR Seed Project – Seed Production in Agricultural Crops and Fisheries (RFS) ICAR, New Delhi Dr. Amrendra Kumar
6. Intellectual Property Management and Transfer/ Commercialization of Agricultural Technology scheme ICAR, New Delhi Prof. Vishal Nath

Dr. S.K. Purbey (Nodal officer)