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Ongoing Projects

Division of Crop Improvement

S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration Budget
1. Collection, maintenance, evaluation and documentation of sugarcane germplasm under sub-tropical conditions (B 1.7) P K Singh and Sanjeev Kumar 01/1995-Long term
2. Defining ideotypes in sugarcane for moisture deficit conditions (B 1.8) A K Mall, D R Malaviya and S P Singh 01/2017-12/2021
3. Development of sugarcane varieties for sub-tropics (B 2.13) Sanjeev Kumar, P K Singh and T K Srivastava 10/2003-Long term
4. Developing sugarbeet varieties for Indian agro-climates (B 2.15) A D Pathak, S K Duttamajumder and Arun Baitha 09/2008-Long term
5. Development of sugarcane clones/varieties for North Central Zone (B 2.16) A K Mall, A D Pathak, D Singh, Arun Baitha, M K Tripathi and C K Gupta 10/2018-09/2028
6. Mapping of loci linked to sugar content in sugarcane (B 3.19) M Swapna 12/2009-03/2020
7. Production of disease free and genetically pure seed cane through tissue culture techniques (B 3.21) Sanjeev Kumar (Biotech) and S K Holkar 11/2013-Long term
8. Development of in vitro conservation protocol using slow-growth tissue culture techniques in sugarcane (B 3.22) Sanjeev Kumar (Biotech.) 03/2015-03/2020
9. Profiling and prediction of small RNA transcriptomes in sugarcane inoculated with red rot pathogen (B 3.23) Sangeeta Srivastava, A D Pathak and Dinesh Singh 04/2015-03/2020
AICRP on Sugarcane
S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration Budget
1. Evaluation of early maturing sugarcane clones of North West Zone (B 1.1) Sanjeev Kumar and P K Singh 02/2009 - Long term
2. Evaluation of mid-late sugarcane clones of North West Zone (B 1.2) P K Singh and Sanjeev Kumar 02/2009 - Long term
3. Evaluation of sugarcane clones under Zonal Varietal Trials for North Central and Eastern Zone (B 1.3) A K Mall and A D Pathak 02/2009 to Long term
Externally Funded
S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration Budget
1. Accredited Test Laboratory (ATL) under National Certification System for Tissue Culture Raised Plants (NCS-TCP),(DBT, New Delhi) Sanjeev Kumar (Biotech) and Dinesh Singh 03/2015-03/2020
2. Genomic selection-based accelerated breeding in sugarcane (Saccharum species complex),(DST-SERB, New Delhi) Sanjeev Kumar (Biotech) 06/2018-06/2021
3. Investigating sucrose accumulation through RNA-seq bulked segregant analysis in sugarcane (DST-WoS-A, New Delhi) Nandita Banerjee, Mentor: Sanjeev Kumar (Biotech) 06/2018-06/2021 30.0 Lakh
4. RNA seq for SNP mining and linkage mapping in sugarcane,(DBT, New Delhi)(Closed May 2018) Nandita Banerjee, Sanjeev Kumar (Biotech), R K Singh 11/2014-05/2018 Rs. 50.0 lakh
5. Central Sector Scheme for PPV&FRA
(PPV&FRA, New Delhi)
P K Singh 2006-Long term
6. ICAR seed project “Seed production in agricultural crops”,(ICAR, New Delhi) P K Singh, Sanjeev Kumar 2006-Long term

Division of Crop Production

S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration Budget
1. Studies on biology, interference and management of Ipomoea in sugarcane (A 1.1.33) V P Singh, K K Singh, V P Jaiswal, T K Srivastava, Dileep Kumar and A P Dwivedi 04/2017-03/2022
2. Improved agronomic interventions for enhancing productivity of ratoon crop (A 1.1.34) Dileep Kumar, V P Singh, K K Singh, Mona Nagargade and S R Singh 04/2019-03/2024
3. Studies on effect of tillage and management practices on rice-wheat-sugarcane-ratoon-wheat in Conservation Agriculture (A 1.2.31) V K Singh, V P Singh, A K Singh (Engg.), S K Shukla, V P Jaiswal, Dinesh Singh and S N Sushil 04/2017–03/2022
4. Soil quality assessment under different sugarcane growing systems (A 2.38) S R Singh, T K Srivastava, R R Verma, Pushpa Singh, S N Singh, A K Singh(Agro.) and R S Dohare 04/2015-03/2020
5. Synchronizing nutrient supply with crop demand under drip fertigation for upscaling nutrient use efficiency in sugarcane (Plant) ratoon system (A 2.39) K K Singh, S R Singh, V P Singh, S K Shukla, Rajendra Gupta and A K Sharma 04/2017-03/2022)
6. Effect of silicon on growth, yield, juice and soil quality of sugarcane in subtropics (A 2.40) M K Tripathi, S R Singh, C Gupta, S K Shukla, S N Singh, V P Singh, A P Dwivedi and V K Singh 4/2019-03/2024
7. Management of bio-resources for enhancing sugarcane productivity and soil health ( A 2.41) A P Dwivedi, M K Tripathi, V K Singh, K K Singh and S R Singh 10/2018-09/2023
8. Improving soil health and sugarcane ratoon productivity through application of IISR-microbial consortia (A 2.42) V P Jaiswal, S K Shukla, T K Srivastava, Lanlan Sharma, D N Borase and S K Yadav 02/2019-01/2024
9. Developing scientific aids for site specific nutrient management through variable mapping of soil properties in sugarcane growing soils (A 2.43) R R Verma, T K Srivastava, Pushpa Singh and S R Singh 04/2019-03/2024
10. Effect of silicon based nutritional management with growth promoting harmone for enhanced productivity of sugarcane under multi-ratooning system S N Singh 11/2019-10/2024
11. Nano-urea for improved nitrogen use efficiency in sugarcane (A 2.45) Mona Nagargade, Deeksha Joshi, Dilip Kumar, Amresh Chandra and S R Singh 07/2019-06/2024
12. Enhancing system productivity and profitability of wide row planted autumn sugarcane through intercropping of high value crop (A 3.24) C Gupta, A K Singh (Agron.), M K Tripathi, S R Singh, S P Singh, A K Singh (AE), V P Singh, S K Shukla and A D Pathak 03/2019-02/2023
13. Management of bio-resources for enhancing sugarcane productivity and soil health (A 3.25) A P Dwivedi, V P Singh, S K Shukla, M K Tripathi, V K Singh, K K Singh, S R Singh and Lalan Sharma 03/2019-02/2023
14. Developing scientific aids for site specific nutrient management through variable mapping of soil properties in sugarcane growing soils (A 3.26) R R Verma, T K Srivastava, Pushpa Singh and S R Singh 03/2019-02/2024
15. Improved agronomic interventions for enhancing ratoon productivity (A 3.27) Dileep Kumar, V P Singh, K K Singh, S N Singh, S R Singh and S P Singh 04/2019-03/2024
16. Diversification of sugarcane based cropping system with medicinal and aromatic plants in sub-tropical India (A 3.28) S K Yadav, S K Shukla, V P Jaiswal, Saudan Singh (CIMAP) and A Baitha 03/2019-02/2023
17. Modulating application of sugarcane production technologies for harnessing production and productivity potential in farmers’ field perspective (A ET 1.1) R S Dohare, T K Srivastava, Rajesh Kumar, K Prasad, S N Singh and M R Singh 04/2015–03/2020
18. Developing sugarcane based Integrated Farming System Models for small farm holders of sub-tropical India (A 4.10) A K Singh, T K Srivastava, R K Singh, A K Sharma, Akhilesh Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar Singh and A D Pathak 04/2016-Long term
AICRP on Sugarcane
S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration Budget
1. Agronomic performance of elite sugarcane genotype (Early) [AS 72 (A)] V P Singh and S K Shukla 2016- Long term
2. Agronomic performance of elite sugarcane genotype (Midlate)[AS 72 (B)] K K Singh and V P Singh 2016-Long term
3. Assessment of climate change impact on sugarcane productivity (AS-73) R R Verma and T K Srivastava 2018-Long term
4. Evaluation of sugarcane varieties for drought tolerance (AS-74) V K Singh, K K Singh and V P Singh 2018-Long term
AICRP on STCR
S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration
1. Soil test and resource based integrated plant nutrient supply system for sustainable sugarcane production (STCR) S R Singh, T K Srivastava, R R Verma and S S Hasan 2014-Long term
Contract Research Projects
S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration
1. Bio-efficacy &phyto-toxicity evaluation of ‘Flumioxazin 50 % SC’ against weeds in sugarcane and its effect on succeeding crop[CRP/CPd5Sumitomo Chemicals Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi] V P Singh, K K Singh, V P Jaiswal, S K Shukla
2. Bio-efficacy &phyto-toxicity evaluation of uph 114b against weeds in sugarcane [United Phosphorus Ltd. Mumbai] V P Jaiswal, V P Singh, Lalan Sharma , S K Shukla 2019-2021

Division of Crop Protection

S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration Budget
1. Survey and surveillance of insect pests and diseases of sugarcane in sub tropical India (EM 01) M R Singh and all the Scientists of Crop Protection Division 2006-Long term
2. Management of Yellow Leaf Disease (YLD) of sugarcane through thermotherapy (M 5.10) Dinsh Singh and S K Holkar 05/2015-03/2022
3. Evaluation/screening of sugarcane germplasm/genotypes against red rot and smut (M 17) S K Duttamajumder and Ramji Lal 1992-Long term
4. Enhancing efficacy of Trichoderma based red rot management system (M 15.6) Deeksha Joshi, A K Singh and Pushpa Singh 04/2012-03/2020
5. Management of Pokkah boeng disease of sugarcane (M 15.7) Lalan Sharma, S K Shukla, V P Jaiswal and M R Singh 03/2019-02/2023
6. Isolation, identification and synthesis of sex pheromones lures for the management of major borers of sugarcane (Ento) M R Singh, Pushpa Singh, Arun Baitha, S N Sushil and A K Jaiswal 04/2019-03/2022
7. Dispersal, host location, kairomonal effect and recovery of bio-agents Trichogramma chilonis and Tetrastichus howardi (Ento) Arun Baitha, M R Singh, A K Jaiswal, S Roy and S N Sushil 10/2018-09/2022
8. Developing arthropods based soil health indicator for subtropical sugarcane ecosystem (Ento) Sharmila Roy, A K Jaiswal, D Joshi and S R Singh 10/2018-09/2023
9. Development of eco-friendly technologies for the management of termites in sugarcane (Ento) S N Sushil, A K Jaiswal, S Roy and D Joshi 10/2018-09/2022
AICRP (S) Projects
1. Identification of pathotypes in red rot pathogen (PP 14) Ramji Lal and S K Duttamajumder 2002-Long term
2. Evaluation of varieties/genotypes for resistance to red rot, smut and wilt (PP 17) Ramji Lal and S K Duttamajumder 2002-Long term
3. Survey of sugarcane diseases naturally occurring in the area on important varieties (PP 22) S K Duttamajumder and Ramji Lal 2002-Long term
4. Evaluation of varieties/genotypes for their reaction against major insect-pests (E 4.1) M R Singh and S K Duttamajumder 2003-Long term

Division of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

Institute Projects
S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration Budget
1. Molecular study to reveal transcriptomes and genes associated with sucrose (GAS) transport and accumulation in sugarcane Amaresh Chandra, Radha jain 2012-19
2. Minimizing post harvest sucrose deterioration and its molecular assessment Amaresh Chandra, Radha jain 2012-22
3. Physiological and molecular basis of multiple abiotic stress tolerance in sugarcane S P Singh, Radha Jain, A Chandra, A K Mall, A D Pathak 2017-22
4. Understanding mechanisms of sugar accumulation and WUE in sugarcane through physio-biochemical studies C K Gupta, Rajeev Kumar, S P Singh, Amaresh Chandra, Radha Jain, A K Mall, A D Pathak, Rajesh Kumar 2019-24
5. Evaluation of silica application in relation to moisture stress and productivity in sugarcane Rajeev Kumar, A D Pathak, Radha Jain, Amaresh Chandra, Pushpa Singh, C K Gupta, M R Singh, R R Verma, L Sharma 2019-24
6. Process Development For Enhancing Ethanol Recovery From Sugarcane Trash And “B-Heavy” Molasses Pushpa Singh, Rajeev Kumar 2019-24
7. Assessment of scope for invigoration of biomass dynamics during sugarcane growth cycle through plant growth regulators Pushpa Singh, Radha Jain, Rajeev Kumar 2019-24
Inter-Institutional project
S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration Budget
1. Screening and identification of sugarcane lines tolerant to water-logging and their physio-biochemical investigation Radha Jain, Amaresh Chandra, S P Singh, M Swapna, A D Pathak, V K Srivastava Long term
Externally Funded
1. Source-sink dynamic in sugarcane- a global transcriptome analysis to decipher factor(s) control sucrose content in cane stalk/culm. (DST-SERB funded) Amaresh Chandra, Radha jain 3 yrs

Division of Agricultural Engineering

1. Development of two row disc type ratoon management device with and without stubble shaving attachments (AE 1.19B) A K Singh and Sukhbir Singh 09/2016-08/2021
2. Development and evaluation of tractor operated multipurpose tool frame with attachments for sugarcane (AE 1.52) Sukhbir Singh and A K Singh 10/2015-09/2020
3. Development of cane node planter (AE 1.23) A K Singh and S N Singh 09/2016-08/2021
4. Development of sugarcane trash management machinery (AE 1.81) M K Singh, A K Singh and R D Singh 09/2018-08/2021
5. Sustaining sugarcane yield under multiple ratooning through drip irrigation (AE 6.8) Rajendra Gupta and V P Jaiswal 03/2016-03/2022
6. Refinement of sugarcane cleaner cum washer for jaggery (AE 7.1.1) S I Anwar, Dilip Kumar and R D Singh 04/2016-03/2020
7. Development of integrated drying system for jaggery drying (AE 7.6.1) R D Singh, A K Singh, S I Anwar and Dilip Kumar 11/2016-10/2019
8. Development of a jaggery furnace with efficiency boosting device (AE 7.6.2) S I Anwar 04/2012-03/2020
9. Development of small powder jaggery cubes (AE 7.6.3) Dilip Kumar 09/2019-08/2021
10. Development of a jaggery furnace with efficiency boosting device (AE 7.6.4) Dilip Kumar 09/2019-08/2021

Extension and Training Unit

S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration Budget
1. Entrepreneurship development for sugarcane seed production and multiplication (ET 1.14) A K Sah, S N Singh, Sanjeev Kumar, S N Sushil and Kamta Prasad 10/2012-10/2022
2. An analysis of gender perspective in sugarcane cultivation (ET 1.15) Kamta Prasad, R S Dohare, A K Sah, Rajesh Kumar, A K Sharma and Barsati Lal 01/2017-12/2021
3. Technology and information utilization pattern among the sugarcane growers (ET 1.16) Barsati Lal, K Prasad, R S Dohare, A K Sah, R Gupta and L S Gangwar 10/2018-09/2023

AKMU and PME Cell

S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration Budget
1. Development of data mining and presentation tools in sugarcane (AES 4.15) S S Hasan, Rajesh Kumar and L S Gangwar 04/2012-03/2021
2. Factors contributing to economic viability of sugar mills and energy production complexes in India (AES 4.16) L S Gangwar, S S Hasan and A K Sah 03/2015-03/2020
3. Impact of IISR technologies in sustaining sugarcane production in India (AES 4.17) A K Sharma, T K Srivastava, A K Singh, S K Duttamajumder, A D Pathak and M R Singh 04/2015-03/2020
4. Estimation of techno-economic feasibility of sugarbeet cultivation for sugar and ethanol production in India (AES 4.18) A K Sharma, T K Srivastava and A D Pathak 10/2015-09/2019
5. Online database and mixed model analysis of sugarcane varieties tested/released in India (AES 4.19) Rajesh Kumar, S S Hasan and A D Pathak 04/2017-03/2021
6. Development of web based reporting system for the trials of AICRP on Sugarcane (AES 4.20) S S Hasan, S K Shukla and A D Pathak 10/2016-09/2019
7. Efficiency of designs in sugarcane field experiments (RCBD vs. Alpha design)(AES 4.21) Rajesh Kumar, Rajendra Gupta, A D Pathak, Atul Sachan and B B Joshi 07/2019-06/2022
8. Development of district-level database on sugarcane growth and sustainability (AES 4.22) A K Sharma and L S Gangwar 07/2019-06/2022

IISR Biological Control Centre, Pravaranagar

S.No. Title of the Project PI & Associates Duration Budget
1. Survey and surveillance of insect-pests and diseases of sugarcane in sub-tropical area (EM 01) M R Singh, HoD and IISR Biological Control Centre, Pravaranagar Long term
2. Genetic Diversity and Transmission of Pathogens Causing Yellow Leaf Disease in Sugarcane (M 5.9) S K Holkar, Arun Baitha and Sanjeev Kumar (Biotech.) 04/2015-03/2020
3. Bio-prospecting of entomopathogenic bacteria for management of white grubs infesting sugarcane (BCC 1.1) D N Borase, S N Sushil, D Joshi, S K Holkar and Y E Thorat 08/2018-07/2023
4. Utilization of entomopathogenic nematodes against white grubs infesting sugarcane (BCC 1.2) Y E Thorat, S N Sushil, D N Borase and S K Holkar 08/2018-07/2023