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ICAR - Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres

ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified Institute

Dr. Hem Raj Bhandari

Scientist (SS)

Plant Breeding


Varietal development in Jute; Inter-specific hybridization in sunnhemp (Crotalaria juncea); Maintenance breeding of all the released varieties of jute and allied fibres; Breeder seed production of jute and allied fibres; DUS Testing in Jute;


Tel: +91-33-25351932

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  1. Development of high yielding jute genotypes through hybridization
  2. Investigations on crossing barriers in Inter-specific crosses in the genus crotalaria
  3. Physiology of flowering behavior of jute under different photo-period regime
  4. Breeder Seed Production of Jute, Mesta and Sunnhemp (AICRP, NSP (Crops))
  5. ICAR Seed Project: Seed Production in Agricultural Crops

  1. Bhandari H R, Kar C S, Bera A, Biswas S (2018). Stability Assessment of Jute Seed Production system in lower Gangetic Plains of India. Industrial Crops and Products, 125(1): 505-510.

  2. Bhandari H R, Tripathi M K, Chaudhary B, Sarkar S K (2016). Sunnhemp Breeding: Challenges and Prospects. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 86(11): 1391-1398.

  3. Maruthi R T, Choudhary S B, Sharma H K, Anil K A, Bhandari H R, Mitra J, Karmakar P G (2018). Euphytica, 214(19): doi 10.1007/s10681-017-2096-9

  4. Chaudhary B, Tripathi M K, Bhandari H R, Pandey S K, Meena D R, Prajapati S P. (2015). Evaluation of sunnhemp genotypes for high fibre yield. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 85(6): 850-853.

  5. Bhandari H R, Srivastava K, Tripathi M K, Chaudhary B, Bisaws S (2019). Efficiency of molecular diversity vs phenotypic diversity in attaining heterosis- A case study with tomato. International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress management, 10(3): 261-265.

  6. Srivastava K, Bhandari H R, Reddy G E, Kumar S (2017). Identification of suitable genotype of tomato for middle gangetic plains of India. Vegetable Science, 44(2): 79-84.

  7. Bhandari H R, BHanu A N, Srivastava K, Singh M N, Shreya, Hemantaranjan A. (2017). Assessment of genetic diversity in crop plants - an overview. Advances in Plants and Agriculture Researchem>, 7(3): 279-286.

  8. Shreya, Kumar A, Bhandari H R. (2018). Gene Silencing: The Mechanism to Down Regulate the Target Gene. International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress management, 9(6): 682-690.

  9. Bhanu A N, Bhandari H R, Singh M N, Srivastava K. (2016). Introduction to Phenomics and its Application in Physiological Breeding. In Advances in Plant Physiology (Ed) Hemantaranjan A, (17).

  10. Bhandari H R, Tripathi M K, Chaudhary B. (2016). Sunnhemp-A Miracle Crop. In Technological Innovation in Agriculture and Rural Development, (Eds)Pant H, Singh M K, Pati M, Chaudhary B. 209-211.