भाकृअनुप - केन्द्रीय पटसन एवं समवर्गीय रेशा अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres

ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified Institute

Dr. Chandan Sourav Kar

Principal Scientist

Plant Breeding


Breeding for fibre yield and quality in Tossa jute (C. olitorius) and white jute (C. capsularis), Maintenance Breeding of jute and allied fibre varieties, Breeder seed production of jute and allied fibre crops, Quality seed production, popularization of JAF Varieties, impact analysis of new JAF varieties etc.



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  1. National Seed Project Breeder Seed Production, (ICAR-AICRP Funded, Budget: 6.00 lakhs/year)
  2. Seed Production Seed production in Agricultural Crops, (ICAR-AICRP Funded, Budget: 9.25 lakhs/year)
  3. NFSM Commercial Crops Jute based Cropping system, (DAC&FW, Min. of Ag. & FW, GoI Funded, Budget: 60.00 lakhs/year)
  4. Development of DUS test guidelines for Mesta and Roselle, (PPV&FRA, Min. of Ag., GoI Funded, Budget: 30.00 lakhs)
  5. Basis Studies to understand process of stem rot disease development, (Institute Funded, Budget: 25.70 lakhs)

  1. CSIR-UGC Fellowship – Life Science 2002
  2. AICRP on MULLaRP best team award 2006 for Mungbean Breeding
  3. Member of IMC, ICAR-NRRI Cuttack 2016-19

  1. Sarkar D., Kundu A., Das D., Kar C. S. and Singh, N K. (2019). Resolving population structure and genetic differentiation associated with RAD-SNP loci under selection in tossa jute (Corchorus olitorius L.), Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 294(2). DOI: 10.1007/s00438-018-1526-2

  2. Dhar P., Ojha D., Kar C.S. and Mitra J. (2018). Differential response of tossa jute (Corchorus olitorius) submitted to water deficit stress. Industrial Crops and Products. 112:141-150. DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2017.10.044

  3. Bhandari H. R., Bera A., Kar C.S. and Biswas S. (2018). Stability assessment of jute seed production system in lower Gangetic plains of India. Industrial Crops and Products. 125(1):505-510. DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.09.009

  4. Satya P., Chakraborty A., Sarkar D., Kar C. S., Nagendra Kumar Singh (2018). Transcriptome profiling uncovers β-galactosidases of diverse domain classes influencing hypocotyl development in jute (Corchorus capsularis L.). Phytochemistry. 156:20-32. DOI: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2018.08.017

  5. Kar C. S., Kundu A., Sarkar D., Sinha M.K. and Mahapatra B. S. (2009). Genetic diversity in jute (Corchorus spp) and its utilization: A review. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 79(8):575-586

  6. Sinha M. K., Kar C. S., Ramasubramanian T., Kundu A., Mahapatra B. S. (2011). Corchorus. In: Kole C. (eds) Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic and Breeding Resources. pp.29-61. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-21102-7_2

  7. Nag S., Mitra J., Satya P., Kar C. S., Karmakar P. G. (2018). Genetic diversity assessment in jute (Corchorus species) utilizing inter simple sequence repeat and simple sequence repeat markers. Ind. Jr. of Biotech.17(2). pp316-326

  8. Dhar P., Kar C. S., Ojha D., Pandey S. K., Mitra J. (2015). Chemistry, phytotechnology, pharmacology and nutraceutical functions of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) and roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) seed oil: An overview. Industrial Crops and Products.77, Pp 323-332. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2015.08.064

  9. Arif M., Zaidi N.W., Haq Q.M.R., Singh Y.P., Taj G., Kar C.S., Singh U.S. (2015). Morphological and comparative genomic analyses of pathogenic and non-pathogenic Fusarium solani isolated from Dalbergia sissoo. Molecular biology reports 42 (6), 1107-1122.

  10. Kar C.S., Warsi M.Z.K. (2006). Selection index and selection criteria for green ear maize (Zea mays L.) over environments. The Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding.66 (3) pp. 203-206.