Plant Pathology Completed Projects

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Scheme Agency Duration Budget (Rs.Laks) Operating Scientist
 1.

Generation of virus resistant rice for India. Diversifying transgenic resistance to     popular varieties, studying virus-host interactions and new marker-free transgenic against tungro diseases

( Phase I)

GOI-DBT April 2006 to March 2010 Rs.19,.35 Dr.R.Rabindran, Professor
 2.

Genetic engineering of sunflower for resistance to tobacco streak virus causing sunflower necrosis disease through RNA silencing.

 

GOI-DBT

 

Sep.2007 to Aug. 2010 Rs. 26.70 Dr.R.Velazhahan, Professor
3. Molecular Strategies for the Control of Fumonisin-mycotoxin Contamination in Maize GOI-DST June, 2008 to May, 2011 Rs. 18.13 Dr.V.Paranidharan, Assoc. Professor
4. DNA based early detection of Post-harvest diseases in Mango, Banana and management using consortia of bioagents GOI-DBT Nov 2008 to May 2012 Rs. 18.04 Dr. K. Prabakar, Professor
5. Investigating the interaction between Cassava Mosaic Viruses, satellite DNAs and Whiteflies GOI-DBT August  2009- March 2013 Rs 28.67 Dr.R.Rabindran, Professor
6. Engineering Tobacco streak Ilarvirus resistance in soybean through RNA silencing technology GOI-DST 2009 – 2012 Rs. 17.00 Dr.G.Karthikeyan, Assoc. Professor
7. IPM CRSP – II Phase South Asia Regional IPM Programme Foreign Agency 2009 -2014 Rs.125.00 Dr.G.Karthikeyan, Assoc. Professor
8. International Plant Virus Disease Network (IPVDN) Foreign Agency 2009 -2014 Rs. 25.00 Dr.G.Karthikeyan, Assoc. Professor
9. Production and Supply of cassava mosaic virus free planting materials ( Phase-I) and Phase-II NADP

April 2009-2010

and Oct2011-March 2013

 

Phase (I)

Rs 80.00

Phase (II)

Rs 12.00

Dr.R.Rabindran

Professor

10. Investigating the interactions between cassava mosaic viruses, satellite DNAs and whiteflies

GOI-DBT

(E28 NS)

August 2009 to July 2012 Rs.26.10

Dr.R. Rabindran

Professor

11. Engineering tobacco streak virus resistance in soybean through RNA silencing technology

GOI-DST

(E28 OA)

Nov 2009 to
Oct 2012
Rs.14.21

Dr.G. Karthikeyan

Assoc. Professor

12. Development of PGPR bioformulations possessing ACC deaminase against biotic and abiotic stresses in rice (monocol) and groundnuts (dicot)

GOI-DST

(E28 OF)

Nov 2009 to Oct 2012 Rs.4.26

Dr.D. Saravanakumar

Young Scientist

13. Characterization of ISR signaling mechanism in Endophytic bacillus spp in the management of major disease in Banana

GOI-DST

(E28 OH)

Nov 2009 to
Oct 2012
Rs.10.06

Dr.M.Paramasivan

Young Scientist

14. Metabolic profiling to discriminate the disease resistance in rice against blast disease GOI-DBT August, 2010 to July, 2013 Rs. 46.80 Dr.V.Paranidharan, Associate Professor
15. DNA based early detection of pest harvest diseases in mango, banana and management using consortia of bioagents.

GOI-DST

(E28 NA)

2009-2011 Rs.7.55

Dr.K.Prabakar

Professor

16. Exploitation of Biotechnology Tools and methods for identifying effective microbial bioagents for the management of pod borer complex in pigeonpea

GOI-DST

(E28 NU)

Oct 2009 to Sept 2012 Rs.13.50

Dr.T.Raguchander

Professor

 

17. Development of liquid formulation of biofungicide Trichoderma viride

GOI-DST

(E28 PB)

Aug 2010 to July 2013 Rs.20.81

Dr.A. Kamalakannan

Assoc. Professor

18. Exploration of white rot fungi for biodegradation of agro wastes GOI-DST Sep. 2010– Aug. 2013 Rs.17.34

Dr. G.Thiribhuvanamala

Asst.Professor

19. Metabolic profiling to discriminate the disease resistance in rice against blast disease

GOI-DST

(E28 PQ)

Oct 2010 to
Sept 2013
Rs.44.65

Dr.V. Paranidharan

Assoc. Professor

20.

Generation of virus resistant rice for India. Diversifying transgenic resistance to  popular varieties, studying virus-host interactions and new marker-free transgenic against tungro diseases

( Phase II )

GOI-DBT October-2011 to September 2014 Rs 23.89 Dr.R.Rabindran, Professor
21. Provision of Training for Plant Protection and Quarantine Department Staff (PPQD)  of  the  Ministry  of  Agriculture,  Irrigation  &  Livestock (MAIL) of the Islamic  Republic of Afghanistan in Training in Seed Health, Certification, Plant Pest and Disease Diagnosis (Batch I) Foreign Agency Feb 2011 to July 2012 Rs. 78.33 Dr. K. Prabakar, Professor
22. Development of immunological and molecular tools for diagnosis and management of Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin contamination in foods and feeds.

GOI-DST

(E28 RU)

Jan 2012 to Dec 2014 Rs.30.30

Dr.R.Velazhahan

Professor

23. Fast track young scientist scheme :Bio-Priming of Banana tissues culture plantlets with PGPR endophytes for enhanced resistance to rhizome rot of banana caused by Erwinia carotovora pv.carotovora.  GOI-DST (E28 SN) 2012 to 2015 Rs.15.50

DR.S.K.Manoranjitham

Assistant Professor

24. Development and Evaluation of isotonic aqueous formulation of Chaetomium globosum for the management of foliar and soil borne disease of potato.

GOI-DBT

(E28 UG)

Sep 2012 to Aug 2015 Rs.11.36

Dr.T.Raguchander

Professor

 

25. Isolation and screening of novel rhizosphere and endophytic bacterial isolates using molecular markers and exploitation against sheath blight of rice. GOI-SERB (E28 TI) 2012 to 2015 Rs.14.00

Dr.S.Harish

Assistant Professor

26. Development of microbial based bioformulations for the management of major fungal disease in Urdbean.

GOI-SERB

(E28 TL)

July 2012 to June 2015 Rs.18.50

Dr.P Latha

Assistant Professor

 

27. Exploitation of lipopolysaccharides and pipopeptides producing PGPR in the development of aqueous formulation for the management of nematode disease complex in high value export oriented floriculture crops

GOI-DBT

(E28 TG)

July 2012 to June 2015 Rs.24.52

Dr.E.I.Jonathan

Professor

Dr.T.Raguchander

Professor

28. Development of immunological and molecular tools for diagnosis and management of     Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin contamination in foods and feeds.

GOI-DST

 

Jan. 2012-Dec. 2014

Rs.39.50

 

Dr.R.Velazhahan, Professor
29. DNA based early detection of post harvest diseases in Mango, Banana and management using consortia of bioagents” GOI-DST January 2012 to December 2013 Rs. 9.24

Dr.T.Raguchander

Professor

30. Provision of Training for Plant Protection and Quarantine Department Staff (PPQD)  of  the  Ministry  of  Agriculture,  Irrigation  &  Livestock (MAIL) of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Training in Seed Health, Certification, Plant Pest and Disease Diagnosis (Batch II) Foreign Agency Jan 2012 to Dec 2012 Rs. 93.18 Dr. K. Prabakar, Professor
31. Engineering resistance against peanut stem necrosis disease (PSND) in groundnut through RNAI technology.

UGC

1048 – C30CO

April 2013 to March 2016 Rs.7.21

Dr.R.Velazhahan

Professor

32.  “Bio-prospecting of ACC-deaminase producing plant growth promoting Rhizobacterial (PGPR) strains against root rot disease and terminal drought in Mung and Urdbean” GOI-SERB  (E28 WF) Oct 2013 to Sept 2015 Rs.6.00

Dr.A.Kamalakannan

Professor

33. Liquid Chaetomium mediated resistance for the management of Pythium rhizome rot of turmeric

GOI-SERB

(E28 YL)

Sept 2014 to Aug 2017 Rs.25.12

Dr.T.Raguchander

Professor

34. Exploitation of Biotechnology tools and methods for identifying effective microbial  bio agents for the management of pod borer complex in Pigeon Pea GOI-DBT June 2014 to April 2016 Rs. 19.44

Dr.T.Raguchander

Professor

35. Milky Mushroom – Empowers Employment  and Income To Sustain The Livelihood  of Unemployed Youth GOI-DBT Feb 2009 to Mar 2012 Rs.18.71

Dr. S.Nakkeeran

Assoc. Professor

36. Development of Ecofriendly management strategies for coconut nut rot disease UGC 1048-C30 AAA July 2015 – June 2018 Rs. 11.40 Dr.C.Gopalakrishnan, Professor and Dr.A.Kamalakannan, Professor
37. To strengthen the post graduate teaching and Research Facilities in the department

GOI-DST

(E28 ZL)

July-2015 to June 2020 Rs. 60.00 Dr. D. Alice, Professor and Head
38.

Emergence of Tobacco streak virus infecting cotton, Investigations on transmission, spread and symptom remission

 

 

 

GOI-DBT

(E.28 ZJ)

May 2015  to May 2018

 

 

 

Rs. 12.70

 

 

Dr.P.Renukadevi, Asst. Professor

39. Exploiting lipopeptide producing strains of Bacillus subtilis with genetic competence for the management of soil borne diseases of pigeon pea and chickpea

 

GOI-DST

(E.28 WK)

July 2013 to June 2016 Rs.19.55

 

 

Dr.E.Rajeswari,

Asst.Professor

40. ICAR Outreach Programme on Fungal foliar diseases of Flower crops. 1048 C 31 SD (ICAR) September 2015 to March 2017 Rs. 17.56

 

Dr. S.Nakkeeran,

Professor

 41 Liquid Chaetomium mediated resistance in the management of Pythium rhizome rot in turmeric.  DST

 01.04.2014 –

31.03.2017

 Rs. 25.12

PI –

Dr. T. Raguchander

Dr. S. Harish (Co-PI)

42  ICAR – Network research project on Onion and garlic  ICAR  From 2009 onwards  Rs.12.40

PI – Dr. T. Arumugam

Dr. S. Harish  (Co-PI)

43 Eco-friendly management  of root rot disease  in Mulberry (Morus alba)  through PGPR (Plant Growth Promoting  Rhizobacteria) mediated resistance UGC

April 2013 to March 2016

Received extension period up to 2017

Rs.11.83 S. Vanitha (PI)
44  Survey,           Molecular Characterization, Epidemiology and Management of Aflatoxin producing fungi, Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus in Groundnuts and Maize DST-SERB  2008-2010 Rs.15.95  M. Karthikeyan (Co-PI)
45 Survey, risk assessment and Management of mycotoxin risk in rice UGC- Research award 2014  Rs.6.52  M. Karthikeyan (PI)
46 Molecular dissection of the regulation of fumonisin biosynthesis via functional genomics  UGC- Raman PDF  2014-15 Rs. 22.50   M. Karthikeyan (PI)
47  Early diagnosis,  epidemiology and management of Ganoderma disease of coconut  UGC- SRF  2001-2004 Rs. 3.84  M. Karthikeyan (PI)
48 NAIP – “Value chain on flowers for domestic and export markets” NAIP September 2008  to 2012 Rs.353.29 P.Muthulakshmi(Co-PI)
49 Cocoa Cadbury Scheme on “Sustainable production of cocoa in Tamil Nadu” Cadbury India limited July 2008 to  June 2013 Rs.50.00 P.Muthulakshmi(Co-PI)
50  International Training on Seed health, Certification, Pest and Disease diagnosis  Development Assistance facility for Afghanistan (DAFA) an Australian AID initiative by GRM International Pty Ltd., Australia.

 February 2011 to January 2012

 

 

 Rs.63.07 P.Muthulakshmi(Co-PI)
 51 Evaluation of new molecules Amrister Top 325 SC,Ridomil Gold 68 WP, Chlorothalanil 75 WP, Probiconazole25 EC, Amistar 25SC and Pergado 65 WG for bioefficacy and Phytotoxicity on Onion, Turmeric,Pomegranate, Watermelon,Cotton,Sugarcane and cucmber diseases 25 SC.  M/s Syngenta India Pvt. Limited,Mumbai  October 2012 to September 2014  Rs.14.95 P.Muthulakshmi(Co-PI)
 52  Alchem Gloriosa scheme on participatory approach in Gloriosa Alchem  international Limited  2007-2009

Rs.10.46

 

 P.Muthulakshmi(Co-PI)
 53

 Research on Sustainable cocoa production in tamil Nadu,India.

Project i)-  Increasing  cocoa yield and quality through breeding techniques

 

 Mondelez India Foods Pvt. Ltd

 

 1.04.2013 to 31.03.2018

 

 Rs.248.92   P.Muthulakshmi(Co-PI)
54  ICAR Flagship project on “ management of papaya ring spot virus (PRSV) through breeding approaches  IIHR,Bengaluru  1.04.2014-31.03.2017  Rs.41.88  P.Muthulakshmi(Co-PI)
55  Bio efficacy and phytotoxicity of Infinito   (68.75%SC(W/V) (Fluopicolide 6.25%+ Propamocarb hydrochloride 62.5 %Sc), Tebuconazole 430Sc and Profiler 71.1WG (Fluopicolide 4.44%+Fosetyl –AI 66.67% WG) against Onion purple blotch, downy mildew, stemphylium blight and Citrus gummosis

 M/S. Bayer Crop Science Pvt.Ltd

 

 October 2015-September 2016  Rs.8.90  P.Muthulakshmi(PI)
56  ICAR – Fully financed scheme “ FLD on  Pearl Millet”  ICAR  April 2004 to March 2005  Rs.0.75  P.Muthulakshmi(Co-PI
57  ICAR – Fully financed scheme “ FLD on “ Assessment of technologies developed under AICRP on Spices  ICAR  June 2006 to June 2008  Rs.0.80  P.Muthulakshmi(PI)
58  GOI -DST Exploiting lipopeptide producing            strains of Bacillus subtilis with genetic             competence for the management of soil   borne diseases of pigeonpea and chickpea  SERB- GOI -DST  July 2013- June 2016  Rs.19.55  E.Rajeswari (PI)
59 Bio priming of banana tissue culture plantlets with PGPR and endophyts for enhanced resistance to rhizome rot of banana caused by erwinia carotovora pv carotovora  SERB-GOI-DST

 April 2012-

March 2015)

 Rs.16.29

 

 S.K.Manoranjitham (PI)
60 Setting up of New Biofertilizer and Organic Fertilizer(organic manures) Quality control laboratory  GOI-NMSA

 One year

2015

Rs. 25

 S.K.Manoranjitham

CO-PI

61 Foreign Agency scheme International Plant Virus Disease Network (IPVDN)

 IPM-CRSP-USAID

 

 Five years

(2009 – 2014)

Rs.25.00

 S.K.Manoranjitham

CO-PI

 

62 A value chain on  Mango and Guava for domestic and export market

 ICAR-NAIP

 

 2009-2012  Rs.103.17

 S.K.Manoranjitham

Associating investigator

63 Post harvest physiological changes in tomato,banana and Papaya fruits due to Fluopyram+Tebuconazole  Bayer crop science Ltd  2014-2015  Rs.8.06

 S.K.Manoranjitham

Scientist incharge

64  CRP-4 Agriculture for improved nutrition and Health  ICRISAT  2013-2014  Rs.2.60

 S.K.Manoranjitham

PI

65 Evalution of Cuprous oxide 75% WG against important diseases of tomato and chillies Private Agency-Indofil chemicals company

One year

Sep08-Aug09

Rs.3.73

S.K.Manoranjitham

CO-PI

66 Breeding for PRSV resistance in papaya(Carica papaya.L) through intergeneric hybridization.

Private Agency-

Senthil Papain

2008-2009 Rs.2.30

S.K.Manoranjitham

CO-PI

67

Post harvest studies in banana,Mango and citrus using thiabendazole

(TECTO) 50 EC

Syngenta-

Private Agency

Nov 2009-2011 Rs.3.72

S.K.Manoranjitham

CO-PI

68 Standardization of mat system of cultivation for continous harvest of banana Cv.Grand Naine TNAU-NADP-Precision farming

 One year

Sep08-Aug09

 Rs.5.00

S.K.Manoranjitham

CO-PI

69 Evaluation of nutrient requirement for higher productivity in banana Cv.Grand Naine TNAU-NADP-Precision farming

 One year

Sep08-Aug09

 Rs.5.00

S.K.Manoranjitham

CO-PI