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Floriculture & Landscaping      (12 scientists)

Dr Reeta Bhatia Dey


Field of Specialisation : Genetic improvement of marigold and gladiolus

Dr Reeta Bhatia Dey

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab

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

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Floriculture and Landscape Architecture

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   3

   Ph.D :   -

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

  1. 1.Bhatia, R., Singh, K. P., Sharma, T. R. and Tripta Jhang (2011). Evaluation of the genetic fidelity of in vitro-propagated gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii Bolus) using DNA-based markers. Plant cell tissue and organ culture,104:131�135.
  2. Bhatia, R., Singh K. P., Jhang, T. and Sharma, T. R. (2009). Assessment of clonal fidelity of micro propagated gerbera plants by ISSR markers. Scientia Horticulturae.119:208-211.
  3. Kumar, K.R., Singh, K.P., Raju, D.V.S., Bhatia, R., and Panwar, S. (2019) Optimising protocol for successful development of haploids in marigold (Tagetes spp.) through in vitro androgenesis. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture,138:11�28
  4. 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, 233:178�187.
  5. Bhatia, R., Dey, S.S., Sood, S., Sharma, K., Sharma, V.K., Parkash, C. and Kumar, R.(2016),Optimizing protocol for efficient microspore embryogenesis and doubled haploid development in different maturity groups of cauliflower (B. oleracea var. botrytis L.) in India, R. Euphytica, 212:439�454
  6. Bhatia, R., Dey, S. S., Sood, S., Sharma, K., Parkash, C. and Kumar, R.(2017). Efficient microspore embryogenesis in cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L.) for development of plants with different ploidy level and their use in breeding programme, Scientia Horticulturae, 216 (14): 8392
  7. Bhatia, R. and Sindhu,S.S. (2019). Vegetative propagation of Lisianthus genotypes through stem cuttings: a viable alternative to seed propagation. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 76:714-720.
  8. Bhatia, R., Dey, S. S., Sharma K., Parkash, C. and Raj kumar (2015). In vitro maintenance of CMS lines of Indian cauliflower an alternative for conventional CMS- based hybrid seed production. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology
  9. R. Bhatia, Dey, S. S., and Kumar, R. (2017)Genetic divergence studies in tulip (Tulipa gesneriana L.). Indian Journal of Horticulture, 74(4):562-567
  10. Bhatia, R., Dhiman, M. R., Parkash, C. and Dey, S. S. (2013). Genetic variability and character association studies in tulip (Tulipa gesneriana L.) for various quantitative traits. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 83 (7): 77380

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

  1. Hybrid Developed:Pusa Snowball Hybrid-1,Pusa Snowball Hybrid -2, Pusa Cabbage Hybrid-81
  1. Varieties Developed: Pusa Purple Cauliflower-1
  1. Germplasm Registered: Kt-33B (IC0614420; INGR16018); Ogu 33A (IC0614419; INGR16017);Kt-3B (IC0614418; INGR16016);Ogu 3A (IC0614417; INGR16015)
  1. Optimised the technology for large scale development of doubled haploids in cabbage, cauliflower and marigold
  1. Optimised the embryo rescue techniques for interspecific hybridiaztion in Brassica oleracea

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Endeavor Research Fellowship-2015, Dept. of Education, Govt. of Australi
  1. Young Scientist Award, Indian Academy of Horticultural Sciences
  1. Santosh Shiksha Puraskar and Gold Medal for academic excellence in B.Sc. (Horticulture)-2002, Himotkarsh Sahitya Sanskriti and Jan-kalyan Parishad, Una, Himachal Pradesh
  1. Best Ph D student Award-2007, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
  1. Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry Gold Medal for B.Sc. (Horticulture) -2002, Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan, Himachal Pradesh