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ICAR - Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres

ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified Institute

Dr. Kumar Nishant Chourasia

Genetics and Plant Breeding


Identification of potential yield, breaking yield barrier and subsequently identification of lines having high yielding ability in Jute.


Tel:  Mobile: 7252033743/7021084984

E-mail Address: kumar.chourasia@icar.gov.in

  1. Maximising fibre productivity in jute through genetic and agronomical approaches (JB 10.5)
  2. Leaf litter management: Decomposition and nutrient dynamics of leaf litter composts and its effects on JAF crops
  3. Development of high fibre yielding jute genotypes through hybridization CSRSJAF 1.1

  1. ICAR- NTS Fellowship
  2. University Merit Award (Punjab Agricultural University)
  3. ICAR- JRF Fellowship
  4. CSIR - JRF Fellowship
  5. CSIR- SRF Fellowship
  6. Best Poster Award Global Potato Conclave 2020

  1. Chourasia K N, Prasad L C, Prakash P (2016) Morphological and molecular characterization of diverse genotypes of Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). The Bioscan 11(3): 1913-1916

  2. Chourasia K N, Kardile HB, Patil VU, Bhardwaj V, Lal MK, Tiwari RK, Kumar D and Subhash S 2019 Exploring StPYL gene family for imparting multiple abiotic stress tolerance in potato. Newsletter, ICAR-CPRI, Shimla. October – December 2019, pp-1.

  3. Lal M K, Kumar A, Raigond P, Dutt S, Changan S S, Chourasia K N, Tiwari R K, Subhash S, Kumar D, Chakrabarti S K and Singh B 2019 Development of high throughput protocol for in vitro estimation of glycemic index in Potatoes. Newsletter, ICAR-CPRI, Shimla. July – September 2019, pp-3.

  4. Subhash S, Naga KC, Bairwa A, Tiwari RK, Chourasia KN, Lal MK, Sharma S, Chakrabarti SK and Jayanthi PDK 2019 Development of Kairamone based traps: A novel approach for pest management. Newsletter, ICAR-CPRI, Shimla. July – September 2019, pp-1-2.

  5. Tiwari RK, Subhash S, Bairwa A, Naga KC, Kumar R, Lal MK, Chourasia KN, Sharma S and Chakrabarti SK 2019 Effect of simultaneous and sequential nematode fungus interaction on plant growth parameters in potato. Newsletter, ICAR-CPRI, Shimla. July – September 2019, pp-2-3.

  6. Lal M K, Kumar A, Raigond P, Dutt S, Changan S S, Chourasia K N, Tiwari RK, Kumar D, Sharma S, Chakrabarti S., Singh B 2020 Impact of Starch Storage Condition on Glycemic Index and Resistant Starch of Cooked Potato (Solanum tuberosum) Tubers. Starch/Staerke. https://doi.org/10.1002/star.201900281

  7. Tiwari R K, Kumar R, Sharma S, Sagar V, Aggarwal R, Naga K C, Lal M K, Chourasia K N, Kumar D, Kumar M 2020 Potato dry rot disease: current status, pathogenomics and management. 3 Biotech 10, 503. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13205-020-02496-8

  8. Tiwari R K, Lal M K, Naga K C, Kumar R, Chourasia K N, Kumar D, Sharma S 2020 Emerging roles of melatonin in mitigating abiotic and biotic stresses of horticultural crops. Sci. Hortic. (Amsterdam). 272, 109592. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2020.109592

  9. Tiwari R K, Lal M K, Kumar R, Chourasia K N, Naga K C, Kumar D, Das S K, Zinta G 2020 Mechanistic insights on melatonin‐mediated drought stress mitigation in plants. Physiologia Plantarum. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppl.13307

  10. Lal M.K, Kumar A, Kardile HB, Raigond P, Changan SS, Thakur N, Dutt S, Tiwari RK, Chourasia KN, Kumar D and Singh B 2020 Biofortification of Vegetable. In T. R. Sharma et al. (eds.), Advances in Agri-Food Biotechnology, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. pp 105–129. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-2874-3_5.