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On-going Research Projects

2018-19

Project code Title Project period Scientists associated 
in the project
Continuous Programme  Collection, characterization, evaluation, conservation and supply of mulberry genetic resources (Phase IX) Apr.2018 – Mar.2021 Dr. S. Masilamani, Scientist-D
Dr. G. Thanvendan, Scientist-B
Dr. C.R. Nagaraj, Scientist-D
 PIE – 3566 Evaluation of core set of mulberry germplasm for physiological efficiency and leaf quality Mar.2016 – Feb.2019 Dr. G. Thanvendan, Scientist-B
Shri N. Boopathi, SRF
Dr. S. Masilamani, Scientist-D
Dr. C.R. Nagaraj, SCientist-D
 PIE – 3575 Evaluation of mulberry genetic resources for functional traits for resilience to climate change (CSGRC Hosur with CSR&TI Mysore) May.16 – Apr.19 CSGRC, Hosur
Dr. S. Masilamani, Scientist-D
Dr. G. Thanvendan, Scientist-B
CSRTI Mysore

 AIB – 3577 Evaluation of multivoltine germplasm to identify potential parents for developing cross breeds for Southern and Eastern India (CSGRC Hosur with CSR&TIs Mysore &  Berhampore)           Jun.16 – May’19 CSGRC, Hosur
Smt. Punithavathy, Scientist-D
Dr. Somaprakash, Scientist-D
Dr. Jameela Khatoon, Scientist-D(R&S)
CSRTI, Mysore
Dr. Kishore Kumar, SCientist-D
CSRTI, Berhampore
Shri. G.C. Das, SCientist-D
CSRTI, Pampore
Dr. Bharat Kumar, SCientist-B
 AIB – 3578 Evaluation of exotic bivoltine silkworm breeds to identify promising parental genetic resources (CSGRC Hosur with CSR&TIs Mysore, Berhampore & Pampore). Jun.16 – May’19 CSGRC, Hosur
Dr. M. Maheswari, Scientist-D
Dr. G. Lokesh, Scientist-D
Dr. Somaprakash, Scientist-D
Dr. Jameela Khatoon, Scientist-D(R&S)
CSRTI, Mysore
Dr. Kishore Kumar, SCientist-D
CSRTI, Berhampore
Shri. G.C. Das, SCientist-D
CSRTI, Pampore
Dr. Bharat Kumar, SCientist-B
 PIB – 3505  Development of drought tolerant mulberry varieties for rainfed sericulture (CSR&TI Berhampore with CSGRC Hosur) Feb.2014 – Dec.2019 CSGRC, Hosur
Dr. C.R. Nagaraj, Scientist-D
PIB – 3586 Development of superior mulberry varieties through controlled hybridization for North-West Indian states (CSR&TI Pampore project with CSGRC Hosur) Sept.16 – Aug.19 CSGRC, Hosur
Dr. G. Thanvendan, Scientist-B
DBT Project
PIC 01 003 CN Genetic enhancement of mulbery by genomic approach : A muti component network project
NW4b - Sugar-Mimic Alkaloids in Mulberry and their role in modulating host plant insect interaction
04.06.2018 to 03.06.2021 
(3 years)
CSGRC, Hosur
Dr. G. Thanvendan, Scientist-B (CI)

 

2017-18

Project code Title Project period Scientists associated 
in the project
PIE – 3541 Collection, characterization, evaluation, conservation and supply of mulberry genetic resources (Phase VIII)  [Apr.2015 – Mar.2018] Smt. P. Saraswathi (PI)
Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi (Co-I) 
Dr. Ambika (Co-I)
Dr. G. Thanvendan, Scientist-D
PIE – 3566 Evaluation of core set of mulberry germplasm for physiological efficiency and leaf quality [Mar.2016 – Feb.2019] Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi (PI)
Smt. P. Saraswathi (CI)
Shri N. Boopathi, JRF
PIE – 3575 Evaluation of mulberry genetic resources for functional traits for resilience to climate change (CSGRC Hosur with CSR&TI Mysore) May.16 – Apr.19  

Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi (PI) 
Smt. P. Saraswathi (Co-I)

AIE – 3542  Collection, characterization, evaluation, conservation and supply of silkworm genetic resources (Phase VIII) Apr.2015 – Mar.2018  
 AIB – 3577 Evaluation of multivoltine germplasm to identify potential parents for developing cross breeds for Southern and Eastern India (CSGRC Hosur with CSR&TIs Mysore &  Berhampore) Jun.16 – May’19  
 AIB – 3578 Evaluation of exotic bivoltine silkworm breeds to identify promising parental genetic resources (CSGRC Hosur with CSR&TIs Mysore, Berhampore & Pampore). Jun.16 – May’19  
 AIE – 3555  Cryopreservation of Tasar silkworm, Antheraea mylitta semen and its artificial insemination (CSGRC Hosur and CTR&TI, Ranchi) Feb.2016 to Jan. 2019  
 PIB – 3505 Development of drought tolerant mulberry varieties for rainfed sericulture (CSR&TI Berhampore with CSGRC Hosur)  [Feb.2014 – Dec.2019] Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi (Co-I) 
 PIB – 3586 Development of superior mulberry varieties through controlled hybridization for North-West Indian states (CSR&TI Pampore project with CSGRC Hosur) Sept.16 – Aug.19 Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi (Co-I) 

 

2016-17

Project code Title Initiation Scientists associated 
in the project
PIE-3541 Collection, characterization, evaluation, conservation and supply of mulberry genetic resources (Apr. 2015 to Mar. 2018)
(ref : CSB-31/2 (HOS-NP)/ 2005-06/ RCS dt. 29.06.2015)
01.04.2015 
(VIII Phase)
Smt. P. Saraswathi (PI)
Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi (Co-I) 
PIB-3505 Development of drought tolerant mulberry varieties for rainfed sericulture (collaborative project with CSRTI, Berhampore) (2014 - 2019) Feb-2014 - Dec. 2019 CSRTI, Berhampore
Dr M.K. Ghosh
Dr P.K. Ghosh
Dr S. K. Dutta
Dr M.V. Santhakumar
CSGRC, Hosur
Dr K. Jhansi Lakshmi IPI)
Smt. P. Saraswathi (Co-I)
ARP-3518 Expression profiling of genes associated with resistance to Beauveria bassiana in Bombyx mori strains Oct. 2014 - SEp. 2017 Dr. Geetha N. Murthy (PI)
Shri. N. Balachandran (Co-I)
AIE-3542 Collection, characterisation, evaluation, conservation and supply of silkworm genetic resources (Apr. 2015 to Mar. 2018)
(ref : CSB-31/2(HOS-NP)/2005-06/RCS dt. 29.06.2015)
Apr. 2015 - Mar. 2018 
(VIII phase)
Shri. N. Balachandran (PI)
Smt. M. Muthulakshmi (PI)
Dr. Veeranna Gowda(Co-I)
Dr. G. Lokesh (Co-I)
Shri G. Thanavendan (Co-I)
Dr. S. Nivedita (Co-I)
AIT-3544 Validation of Vitellogenin receptor (VgR) gene expression levels as molecular    indicator for fecundity and fertility in silkworm races Collaborative project with CSGRC Hosur & SBRL Banagalore July 2015 to

Dec. 2016

CSGRC, Hosur
Dr. Geetha N. Murthy (PI)
SBRL, Bangalore
Dr. G. Ravikumar

AIE-3555 Cryopreservation of  tasar silkworm, Antheraea mylitta semen and its artificial insemination Collaborative project with CSGRC Hosur & CTR&TI, Ranchi Feb. 2016 - Jan 2019 CSGRC, Hosur
Dr. G. Lokesh (PI)
Dr. Geetha N. Murthy (Co-I)

CTR&TI, ranchi

Dr. Jay Prakash Pandey
Dr. Karmabeer Jena
AIB-3578 Evlaution of Exotioc bivoltine silkworm breeds to identify promising parental genetic resources June 2016 - May 2019 Smt. M. Muthulakshmi (PI)
Dr. Veeranna Gowda (Co-I)
Dr. S. Nivedita (Co-I)
AIB-3577 Evaluation of multivoltine germplasm to identify potential parents for developing cross breeds for Southern and Eastern India June 2016 - May 2019 Shri N. Balachandran (PI)
Smt. M. Muthulakshmi (Co-I)
Shri G. Thanavendan (Co-I)
Dr. S. Nivedita (Co-I)
PIE-3575 Evaluation of mulberry genetic resources for functional traits for resilience to climate change. May 2016 - April 2019 Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi (PI)
PIE-3566 Evaluation of coreset of mulberry germplasm for physiological efficiency and leaf quality  March 2016 - Feb. 2019 Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi (PI)
Shri N. Boopathi, JRF
PIE-3586 Development of superior mulberry varieties through controlled hybridization for North-West Indian states Sep. 2016 - Aug 2019 Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi (PI)

2015-16

Project code Title Scientists associated 
in the project
PIE-3541 Collection, characterization, evaluation, conservation and supply of mulberry genetic resources (Apr. 2015 to Mar. 2018)
(ref : CSB-31/2(HOS-NP)/2005-06/RCS dt. 29.06.2015)
Dr. A. Ananda Rao 
Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi 
Smt. P. Saraswathi
PIB-3505 Development of drought tolerant mulberry varieties for rainfed sericulture (collaborative project with CSRTI, Berhampore) (2014 - 2019) CSRTI, Berhampore
Dr M.K. Ghosh
Dr P.K. Ghosh
Dr S. K. Dutta
Dr M.V. Santhakumar
CSGRC, Hosur
Dr K. Jhansi Lakshmi 
PIE-3566 Evaluation of core set of mulberry germplasm for physiological efficiency and leaf quality (Mar. 2016 to Feb. 2019) Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi 
Smt. P. Saraswathi
AIE-3542 Collection, characterisation, evaluation, conservation and supply of silkworm genetic resources (Apr. 2015 to Mar. 2018)
(ref : CSB-31/2(HOS-NP)/2005-06/RCS dt. 29.06.2015)
Dr. Veeranna Gowda
Shri. N. Balachandran
Smt. M. Muthulakshmi
Dr. K. Ashok Kumar
ARP-3518

Expression profiling of genes associated with resistance to Beauveria bassiana in Bombyx mori strains (Collaborative project with SBRL, Kodathi, Bengaluru (October 2014 to September 2017)

CSGRC, Hosur
N. Balachandran
SBRL, Koadthi
K.M. Ponnuvel
AIT-3544 Validation of Vitellogenin Receptor (VgR) gene expression levels as molecular indicator for fecundity and fertility in silkworm races (Bombyx mori L.)  SBRL, Bengaluru

CSGRC, Hosur

AIE-3555 Cryopreservation of Tasar Silkworm Antheraea mylitta semen and its artificial insemination (Collaborative project with CTR&TI, Ranchi) CSGRC, Hosur

CTR&TI, Ranchi

Pilot Research Programme 
Ref : CSB/CSGRC/TECH-92/2015-16/352 dt. 22.05.2015

Pilot Project code Title Scientists associated 
in the pilot project
CSGRC-PRP-001 Development of novel, high value products from silk waste nonwovens 
(May 15 to March 2016)
CSGRC, Hosur
Dr. S. NIvedita

South India Trading Company, Bengaluru

2014-15

Project code Title Scientists associated 
in the project
PIG - 3482 Collection, characterization, evaluation, conservation, and supply of mulberry genetic resources (Apr. 2012 to Mar. 2015) Shri M.M. Borpuzari 
Dr. S.R. Ramesh 
Dr. A. Ananda Rao 
Dr. D. Ram Mohan Rao 
Dr. K. Jhansilakshmi 
Smt. P. Saraswathi
PIB-3505 Development of drought tolerant mulberry varieties for rainfed sericulture (collaborative project with CSRTI, Berhampore) (2014 - 2019) CSRTI, Berhampore
Dr M.K. Ghosh
Dr P.K. Ghosh
Dr S. K. Dutta
Dr M.V. Santhakumar
CSGRC, Hosur
Dr K. Jhansi Lakshmi 
Sri M.M. Borpuzari
AIG-3483 Collection, characterisation, preliminary evaluation, conservation and supply of silkworm genetic resources (Apr. 2012 to Mar. 2015) Shri. R. Radakrishnan
Dr. P. Somasundaram
Dr. Veeranna Gowda
Shri. N. Balachandran
Smt. M. Muthulakshmi
Dr. K. Ashok Kumar
CYR 3484 Evaluation of Silkworm Genetic Resources for Post Cocoon traits (Apr. 2012 to Mar. 2015) Dr. S. Nivedita
Shri. N. Balachandran 
Smt. M. Muthulakshmi
AIG-3454 Evaluation of elite bivoltine silkworm germplasm under different agro climatic conditions: All India Silkworm Germplasm Evaluation Programme (Phase-II) (Sep. 2011 to Aug. 2014) CSGRC, Hosur
N. Balachandran, M. Muthulakshmi, S. Nivedita
CSR&TI-Pampore
S. Guruswamy, Nazeer Ahmed Saheb, Mir Nissar Ahmed
CSR&TI-Mysore
S. Manthira Moorthy, Mal Reddy, A. Aseema Begum
CSR&TI-Berhampore
M.K. Singh, T. Datta
RSRS-Jammu
S.K. Raina, M.K. Tayal
RSRS-Sahaspur
P.M. Tripathi, P.K. Tewary
RSRS-Kalimpong
Regina Bhutia, U.K. Bandyopadya
RSRS-Jorhat
Yumnam Debraj and Ranuma Das
ARP-3518

Expression profiling of genes associated with resistance to Beauveria bassiana in Bombyx mori strains (Collaborative project with SBRL, Kodathi, Bengaluru (October 2014 to September 2017)

CSGRC, Hosur
P. Somasundaram, N. Balachandran
SBRL, Koadthi
Geetha N.Murthy, K.M. Ponnuvel

2013-14

Project code Title Scientists associated 
in the project
PIG-3482 Collection, Introduction, Characterization, Preliminary Evaluation, Conservation and Supply of Mulberry Genetic Resources 
(Apr. 2012 to Mar. 2015)
M.M. Borpuzari 
S.R. Ramesh 
A. Ananda Rao 
D. Ram Mohan Rao 
K. Jhansilakshmi 
P. Saraswathi
PIG-3432 Physiological Characterization of selected mulberry genetic resources with reference to water & nitrogen use efficiency
(Jan. 2010 to Jul. 2013)
K. Jhansilakshmi
A.Ananda Rao
M.M. Borpuzari
PIE-3443   Screening of mulberry germplasm accessions for tolerance to abiotic stress (alkalinity and salinity) conditions (Oct. 2010 to Dec. 2013) M.M. Borpuzari 
K. Jhansilakshmi
S.R. Ramesh
T. Thiyagu
PIE-3451 DNA marker aided analysis of mulberry gene bank towards a core assembly for sustainable conservation and enhanced utilization in crop improvement (DBT collaborative project with CSRTI, Mysore (Nov. 2010 to Oct. 2013) S.R. Ramesh
K. Jhansilakshmi
V. Girish Naik,
CSRTI, Mysore
M.K.P. Urs,
CSRTI, Mysore
Director,
CSGRC, Hosur 
Director,
CSRTI, Mysore 
AIG-3483 Collection, Introduction, Characterization, Preliminary Evaluation, Conservation & Supply of Silkworm Genetic Resources (Apr. 2012 to Mar. 2015) R. Radakrishnan
P. Somasundaram
Veeranna Gowda
N. Balachandran
M. Muthulakshmi
K. Ashok Kumar
CYR-3484 Evaluation of silkworm genetic resources for post cocoon characteristics (collaborative project with CSTRI, Bangalore) (Apr. 2012 to Mar. 2015) S. Nivedita
N. Balachandran 
M. Muthulakshmi
AIT - 3450 Long-term conservation of  silkworm eggs/embryos of silkworm genetic resource through cryopreservation DBT-Sponsored project (Oct. 2010 to Sep. 2013) Anuradha H. Jingade
A. Ananda Rao
G. Lekha
AIE-3454 Evaluation of elite Bivoltine silkworm germplasm under different agro climatic conditions: All India Silkworm Germplasm Evaluation Programme (Phase-II )  
(Sep. 2011 to Aug. 2014)
CSGRC, Hosur, CSR&TI-Pampore, CSR&TI-Mysore, CSR&TI-Berhampore, RSRS-Jammu, RSRS-Sahaspur, RSRS-Kalimpong,  RSRS-Jorhat

 

 

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