CAFT in Plant Pathology, Division of Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute envisages imparting advanced training to the scientists and academic staff within the National Agricultural Research and Education System in the country to upgrade their skills in frontier areas of Plant Pathology.

 

Year

No.

  Topic

No. of trainee(s)

1996-97

3

Detection of plant pathogens

17

Biological control in plant disease control

17

Interaction of host pathogens; Toxins/ Mycotoxins 

09

1997-98

1

Biological and molecular techniques  for management of virus like diseases of fruit crops

32

1998-99

1

Detection and management of wheat pathogens

27

1999-00

2

Importance of teleomorphs and anamorphs in identification of fungi

15

Variability in rust fungi and postulation of rust- resistance genes

20

2000-01

1

Identification of plant patho-genic biocontrol fungi of agricultural importance

19

2001-02

2

Application of molecular tech-niques in plant pathology

17

Challenges and opportunities of biological control in plant disease management

20

2002-03

1

Plant disease management through host resistance

19

2003-04

1

Application of biochemical and molecular techniques for characterization of plant pathogens

18

2004-05

1

Biocontrol strategies for management of plant pathogens

18

2005-06

1

Taxonomy of microorganisms, management of herbaria and culture collection with special emphasis on identification and preservation

17

2006-07

1

Advanced technique in plant disease diagnosis and management

19

2007-08

2

Biocontrol of plant pathogens

21

Detection of bacterial plant pathogens: Symptamatologyto advanced techniques

15

2008-09

2

Biodiversity, taxonomy, conservation and characterization of fungi
Molecular diagnostics of fastidious prokaryotes, viruses and viroids

17
20

2010-11

2

Viral genomics and transgenic development
Pathogenomics and diagnostics-cloning and sequencing and bioinformatics of genomic regions of plant pathogens and developing diagnostics

20
15

2011-12

1

Monitoring and forecasting of plant disease epidemics under climate change scenario

22

2012-13

1

Genomics and Diagnosis of Emerging Phytopathogens in Indian Agriculture

20

2013-14

1

 

 

2014-15

2

Genomics of plant viruses for diagnosis and utilization as gene expression vector
Genetic and pathogenic characterization towards managing nationally important plant pathogens causing wilt and blight

19

 

Other Trainings

Year

Topic

 

2013-14

Subject Matter Training for Scientists from Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

 

2014-15

Model trining course (MTC) on ecofriendly management of major diseases of crops

 

 

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