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Vegetable Science      (17 scientists)

Dr S. S. Dey


Field of Specialisation : Genetic improvement of cucumber and cauliflower

Dr S. S. Dey

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

Ph.D : ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Vegetable Science

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   1

Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only

  1. Dey, S.S*., Bhatia, R., Sharma, K., Bhardwaj, I., Pandey, C. D., Parkash, C. and Rajkumar (2019) Frequent introgression of European cauliflowers in the present day cultivated Indian cauliflowers and role of Indian genotypes in the evolution of tropical cauliflower. Euphytica , 215:23 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-019-2346-0
  2. Singh, S., Dey, S. S*., Bhatia, R., Kumar, R. and Behera, T.K. (2019) Current understanding of male sterility systems in vegetable Brassicas and their exploitation in hybrid breeding. Plant Reproduction, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00497-019-00371-y
  3. Dey, S.S*., Bhatia, R., Pramanik, A., Sharma, K., Parkash, C (2019) A unique strategy to improve the floral traits and seed yield of Brassica oleracea cytoplasmic male sterile lines through honeybee mediated selection. Euphytica, 215: 211 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-019-2431-4
  4. Saurabh Singh, S. S. Dey*, Reeta Bhatia, Raj Kumar, Kanika Sharma, T. K. Behera (2019) Heterosis and combining ability in cytoplasmic male sterile and doubled haploid based Brassica oleracea progenies and prediction of heterosis using microsatellites. PLOS One, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210772
  5. Singh, S., Bhatia, R., Kumar, R., Sharma, K., Dash, S. and Dey, S. S.* (2018) Cytoplasmic male sterile and doubled haploid lines with desirable combining ability enhances the concentration of important antioxidant attributes in Brassica oleracea. Euphytica, 214:207 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-018-2291-3
  6. Bhatia, R., Dey, S. S*., Parkash, C., Sharma, K., Sood, S., and Kumar, R. (2018) Modification of important factors for efficient microspore embryogenesis and doubled haploid production in field grown white cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata L.) genotypes in India. Scientia Horticulturae, 233: 178187
  7. Dey, S. S.,* Bhatia, R., Sharma, S.R., Sharma, K., Parkash, C. and Kumar, R (2018). Population dynamics in introgression of wild male sterile cytoplasm into Brassica oleracea: a small population based breeding model. Scientia Horticulturae, 232: 231- 239
  8. Dey, S.S*., Bhatia, R., Parkash, C., and Raj Kumar (2017) Heterosis and combining ability analysis in snowball cauliflower using indigenously developed CMS lines. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 74: 374-381
  9. Dey, S.S*., Bhatia, R., Parkash, C., Sharma, S., Dabral, M., Mishra, V., Bhardwaj, I., Sharma, K., Sharma, V.K. and Kumar, R. (2017) Alteration in important quality traits and antioxidant activities in Brassica oleracea with Ogura cybrid cytoplasm. Plant Breeding, 136: 400-409
  10. Dey, S.S*., Bhatia, R., Bhardwaj, I., Mishra, V., Sharma, K., Parkash, C., Kumar, S., Sharma, V.K., Kumar, R. (2017) Molecular-agronomic characterization and genetic study reveals usefulness of refined Ogura cytoplasm based CMS lines in hybrid breeding of cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L.). Scientia Horticulturae, 224: 27-36

Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :

  1. Developed five cauliflower F1 hybrid/ varieties namely Pusa Snowball Hybrid-1, Pusa Snowball Hybrid-2, Pusa Hybrid-301, Pusa Purple cauliflower-1 and Pusa Snowball K-2 and two cucumber variety/hybrid namely Pusa Cucumber Hybrid-18 and DG-8
  1. Developed a large number of CMS lines in snowball and Indian cauliflower and 3 lines Ogu3A and Ogu33A were registered with NBPGR, New Delhi
  1. Optimised protocols for development of haploids and doubled haploids in cauliflower, cabbage and cucumber through isolated microspore culture and ovary culture
  1. Developed a large number of breeding lines in Brassica oleracea through inter-specific hybridization with related Brassica species for introgression of male sterile cytoplasm and black rot resistance genes
  1. Utilized the CMS system in developing F1 hybrids in Snowball (Pusa Snowball Hybrid-1) and mid maturity (Pusa Hybrid-301) group of cauliflower for the first time in India

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. NAAS Associate (2020)
  1. INSA Early Career Science and Technology Visiting Fellowship (2013)
  1. IARI Gold medal for outstanding academic performance during PG studies (2005)
  1. Post Doctoral Research Fellowship at University of Western Australia, Perth (2013-14)
  1. Junior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellowship of ICAR for pursuing MSc and PhD at IARI, New Delhi