Institute Ongoing Projects
# Project Name Principal Investigator
Crop Improvement
1 Crop Improvement of banana through conventional breeding S.Backiyarani
2 Improvement and management of banana genetic resources in Indian subcontinent S.Uma
3 Improvement of cv. Grande Naine (Cavendish - AAA) for Fusarium wilt resistance through non-conventional breeding M.S.Saraswathi
4 Development of trait specific markers for fusarium wilt resistance through association mapping studies in banana (Musa spp.) M.S.Saraswathi
5 Identification and evaluation of superior clones of cv.Ney Poovan (AB) and Grand Naine (AAA) R.Natarajan
6 Production of doubled haploids for improvement of bananas (Musa spp.) D. Ramajayam
Crop Production
1 Development of clump management technology for enhanced productivity in banana V.Kumar
2 Studies on nutrient dynamics in banana K.J.Jeyabaskaran
3 Organic banana farming for sustainable soil healthand nutritional security K.J.Jeyabaskaran
4 High Temperature and soil moisture deficit stresses in banana: Mechanism of high temperature tolerance and management of high temperature and soil moisture deficit stresses in banana I.Ravi
5 Biochemistry of banana fruit ripening and characterization of high value compounds of fruit and flower M.Mayilvaganan
6 Development of pre and post harvest techniques for leaf production in banana K.N.Shiva
7 Functions of resistant starch and designer food development from banana flour P.Suresh Kumar
Crop Protection
1 Management of banana weevils B.Padmanaban
2 Pest mapping in bananas and plantains of India J.Poorani
3 Investigations on Musa nematode’s biology, behaviour, diversity and their interactions P.Giribabu
4 Investigation on fungal and bacterial diseases of banana and their management R.Thangavelu
5 Molecular approaches to understand the host-virus-vector-environment interactions and RNAi for the management of banana viruses R.Selvarajan
6 Proteomic analysis of host-BBTV interaction in banana C.Anuradha
7 Tracking and tackling of tip over or head rot or soft rot or rhizome rot of banana M.Loganathan

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