भाकृअनुप - केन्द्रीय पटसन एवं समवर्गीय रेशा अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres

ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified Institute

Dr. Kumar Nishant Chourasia

Scientist
Genetics and Plant Breeding


RESEARCH AREAS


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


CONTACTS



Tel:  Mobile: 7252033743/7021084984

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

PROJECTS
  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
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  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
10 IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS

  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.