Externally Funded
S.No. Project Title Principal Investigator
1 Network project on Transgenic in crops – Banana functional genomics (Sigatoka & Drought component) S.Uma
2 Framing crop specific DUS Guidelines for Banana (Musa spp.) S.Uma
3 Development of non-chemiral mutants with durable resistance to fusarium wilt in Rasthali through induced mutagenesis M.S.Saraswathi
4 Assessment of post-harvest losses in banana K.N.Shiva
5 Development of banana sucker paring equipment, pseudostem injector, bunch harvester and pseudostem outer sheath plate making equipment B.Padmanaban, V.Kumar, KN.Shiva, P.Suresh Kumar
6 Development and utilization of diagnostics to viruses of banana under Consortia Research Platform on Vaccines and Diagnostics R.Selvarajan
7 Consortium for managing Indian banana genetic resources S.Uma
8 Whole genome and transcriptome study to stress tolerant banana cultivars S.Backiyarani
9 Collection, evaluation, documentation and conservation of banana genetic resources from NE region M.S.Saraswathi
10 Diversity assessment, germplasm conservation and database development on banana resources in NE India M.S.Saraswathi
11 In-vitro mass propagation of high value hill area banana M.S.Saraswathi
12 Genetic resource assessment, in-situ conservation and impact of banana waste as a feed for animals in NE region of India M.S.Saraswathi
13 Management of low temperature and soil moisture deficit stresses in banana growth in NE India I.Ravi
14 Characterization of high value phytochemicals of anti diabetic and immunomodulatory properties in NE banana varieties M.Mayil vaganan
15 Development of pre & post harvest bunch care management methods for fresh banana P.Suresh Kumar
16 Value addition of banana and creating small scale enterprises of Meghalaya tribal community through minimal processing technology P.Suresh Kumar
17 Downstream processing for utilization of banana wastes for natural fiber extraction, fiber based products, biomass briquettes and utility compounds P.Suresh Kumar
18 Exploring diversity, genomic and transcriptome profiling and phytosemiochemicals of banana pest complex in NE Region B.Padmanaban
19 Knocking out the virus – Elimination of the endogenous banana streak viral sequences from banana through genome editing with CRIPSPR – Cas9 system R.Selvarajan
20 Biotechnological Interventions through RNAi approach for Management of banana bunchy top virus in NE region of India R.Selvarajan
21 Molecular dissection of defence against Sigatoka infection in Banana : Exploitation of Musa germplasm of NE for development of Sigatoka resistant hybrid R.Thangavelu
22 Screening of banana germplasm from the NE for Fusarium wilt resistance and molecular characterization in contrasting genotypes R.Thangavelu
23 Development of an efficient IOT enable plant disease pest detection system R.Selvarajan
24 Cost Effective dot-blot TAS ELISA based diagnostic kit simultaneous screening of multiple viruses in banana plants R.Selvarajan
25 Integrated management of Fusarium wilt - Tropical Race 4 :- A Devastating strain on banana R.Thangavelu
26 A Whole genome based reduced representation approach for identification of seedless phenotype in banana (Musa spp) C.Anuradha
27 Collaborative Project on Management and Mitigation of the Spread of Tropical Race-4 of Foc on Banana - Mapping of the TR-4 affected areas of Banana in India R.Thangavelu
28 Agri-Business Incubation (ABI) Centre under ICAR - NAIF (Component-II) K.N.Shiva
29 Development of postharvest handling and smart packaging methods for the export of Traditional banana varieties and digital health monitoring of banana P.Suresh Kumar
30 ICAR Network Program on Precison Agriculture (Neppa) I.Ravi


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