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Plant Pathology      (27 scientists)

Dr V.K. Baranwal


Field of Specialisation : Plant Virology:Genomics, Diagnostics and Management

Dr V.K. Baranwal

National Professor

M.Sc. : Lucknow University

Ph.D : Lucknow University

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Plant Pathology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   4

   Ph.D :   8

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

  1. Sidharthan VK, Sevanthi AMV, Jaiswal S and Baranwal, V. K*. 2020. Robust virome profiling and whole genome reconstruction of viruses and viroids enabled by use of available mRNA and sRNA-seq datasets in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) Frontiers in Microbiology 11, 1232 NAAS 10.26
  2. Singhal,P.,Kapoor, R., Saritha,RK., Baranwa VK* (2019) First Report of Grapevine Yellow Speckle Viroid-2 Infecting Grapevine (Vitis vinifera) in India Plant Disease 103:155. 9.52
  3. Dubey, A.K., Sinha, P., Baranwal, V.K*., Mishra, S., Saritha, R.K., (2019) Temperature influence on leaf crinkle disease expression in urdbean (Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper) and potential distribution of the disease in India. Crop protection 8.17
  4. Rai R, Khurana SMP, Kumar S., Gupta, N. Baranwal V. K*., (2018) Serological detection of Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 4 in grapevine growing areas of India using polyclonal antiserum raised against the recombinant coat protein. Crop Protection 109, 128-135 8.17
  5. Kapoor, R. Srivastava, N., ...........and Baranwal, V. K*. (2017) Development of a recombinase polymerase amplification assay for the diagnosis of banana bunchy top virus in different banana cultivar. Arch of Virology 162(9):2791-2796. 8.26
  6. Baranwal, V. K*., Jain P., Saritha R. K., Jain R. K., Gautam N. K.(2015) Detection and partial characterization of Cowpea mild mottle virus in mungbean and urdbean by deep sequencing and RT-PCR. Crop Protection 33: 77-79 8.17
  7. Baranwal, V. K*., Sharma, S. K., Khurana D and Varma, R.,(2014) Sequence analysis of shorter than genome length episomal Banana streak OL virus like sequences isolated from banana in India Virus Genes, 48:120127 7.62
  8. Sharma, S. K., Kumar, P. V., Poswal, R., Rai, R., ........ and Baranwal, V. K* (2014). Occurrence and distribution of banana streak disease and standardization of a reliable detection procedure for routine indexing of banana streak viruses in India Scientia Horticulturae 179: 277283 7.96
  9. Prabha, K., and Baranwal, V. K*. (2012) The Genome Sequence of an Isolate of Indian Citrus Ringspot Virus infecting the Sweet Orange in India J Virolology 86(22):12446-47. 10.32
  10. Baranwal, V. K*., Majumder, S., Ahlawat, Y.S., Singh, R. P.(2003) Sodium Sulphite yields improved DNA of higher stability for PCR detection of Citrus yellow mosaic virus from citrus J Virol. Methods. 112:155-159 7.75

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

  1. A microarray chip with probes for the detection of more than 1100 plant viruses and 30 viroids
  1. Novel rapid isothermal PCR based detection for banana viruses in less than 20 min without thermal cycler using crude sap
  1. ELISA kits and antibodies using recombinant coat protein of viruses of allium, banana, citrus, grape, potato
  1. Identification of promoters & development of infectious clone of a banana streak Mysore virus
  1. Production of virus free garlic through apical meristem culture and novel solar heat therapy

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Fellow National Academy of Sciences India,
  1. Fellow National Academy of Agricultural Sciences
  1. Best Teacher Award of ICAR-IARI
  1. Overseas Associateship of DBT (2000-2001)
  1. Invited to deliver Seminar Series Lecture, CREC, Univ. of Florida, USA, 2010