Institute projects completed
1 Seed germination, establishment, seed dormancy and breaking of dormancy in safed musli and guggal.
2 Diseases of medicinal plants and their management
3 Collection, conservation, characterization and documentation of some medicinal plants.
4 Physiological and biochemical studies on Aloe (Aloe barbadensis Linn.) and Senna (Cassia angustifolia) secondary metabolism
5 Characterization and documentation of Tinospora (Tinospora cordifolia) germplasm
6 Studies on Post harvest physiological deterioration of cassava to enhanced shelf-life of storage roots
7 Fertilizer best management practices by SSNM for sustainable tuber crops production and soil health
8 Production of biochar from agricultural biomass and nutrient and biological enrichment.
9 Identification of molecular markers linked to Postharvest Physiological Deterioration tolerance in cassava (ManihotesculentaCrantz)
10 Genetic Analysis of Drought Tolerance in Cassava
11 Studies on heat stress management in tropical tuber crops.
12 Induction of early sprouting of elephant foot yam
13 Response of tuber crops to elevated CO2
14 Studies on relationship of Carbon Isotope Discrimination (CID), physiological parameters to assess WUE and identify drought tolerant genotypes in Tropical Tuber Crops
15 Molecular mechanism of cassava mosaic virus infection
Externally Funded projects completed
1 ICAR Ad-hoc Project entitled “Selection for high herbage yield and andrographolide content in A. paniculata”
2 DBT Sponsored Collaborative Project entitled “Biotechnological approaches for production and cultivation of Patchouli”
3 Studies on relationship between ecogeography of the chemotypic variation of nine important but highly threatened medicinal plant species and prospects of their cultivation. (NBRI, Lucknow, NRCMAP, Anand and NBPGR-RS, Bhowali)