Externally Funded
S.No. Project Title Principal Investigator
1 Network project on Transgenic in crops – Banana functional genomics (Sigatoka & Drought component) S.Uma
2 Framing crop specific DUS Guidelines for Banana (Musa spp.) S.Uma
3 Improvement of Banana for Small Holder Farmers in the Great Lake Regions of Africa
Indian component – Breeding for improved bananas with Fusarium wilt ( Fusarium oxysporum f sp. cubense) resistance

4 National certification system for tissue culture raised plants (NCS-TCP)
Virus Indexing Component
Genetic fidelity component


5 Development and Transfer of Technology from Queensland University of Technology to India for Bio fortification and Disease Resistance in Banana ( Phase II)
Component-1:   Biofortification and evaluation of Indian banana with pro Vitamin A (PVA) constructs
Component-2:   Biofortification and evaluation of Indian banana with Iron constructs
Component-3:   Development of efficient ECS for Rasthali and providing to Indian Partners

6 Development of non-chemiral mutants with durable resistance to fusarium wilt in Rasthali through induced mutagenesis M.S.Saraswathi
7 Twinning programme on Molecular characterization of fusarium oxysporum cubense causing fusairum wilt on banana and its sustainable management R.Thangavelu
8 Consortia Research Platform on Vaccines and Diagnostics R.Selvarajan

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