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Genetics      (50 scientists)

Dr Venkatraman Hegde

Field of Specialisation : Plant Breeding (Chickpea Breeding)

Dr Venkatraman Hegde

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : University of Agricultural Sciences Dharwad

Ph.D : Indian Agricultural research Institute New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Genetics

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   6

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

  1. Satvir Kaur Grewal, Kanu Priya Sharma, Rachana D Bharadwaj, Venkatraman Hegde, Shailesh Tripathi, Sarvjeet Singh, Pradeep Kumar Jain, Pawan Kumar Agrawal, Biswajit Mondal (2020): Understanding genotypic variation and identification of promising genotypes for iron and zinc content in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 88:103458
  2. Y. S. Harshavardhana, Venkatraman Hegde, Shailesh Tripathi, R. S. Raje, P. K. Jain, Kishor Gaikwad, C. Bharadwaj, Rajendra Kumar, Rajesh Kumar Singh, Mukesh Kumar Sharma and S. K. Chauhan (2019): Genetics of semi-determinacy and identification of molecular marker linked to Dt1 locus in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Indian J. Genet., 79(1) Suppl. 270-275
  3. Akash Sharma, Udita Basu, Naveen Malik, Anurag Daware, Virevol Thakro, Laxmi Narnoliya, Deepak Bajaj, Shailesh Tripathi, VS Hegde, Hari D Upadhyaya, Akhilesh K Tyagi, Swarup K Parida (2019): Genome-wide cis-regulatory signatures for modulation of agronomic traits as exemplified by drought yield index (DYI) in chickpea. Functional & Integrative Genomics 19:973-992
  4. Yadav SS, VS Hegde, AB Habibi and M Dia and Suman Verma (2019): Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security. In: Food Security and Climate Change, 1-24, First Edition, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
  5. Hegde VS, PK Agarwal, S Tripathi and GP Dixit 2016: Genetic diversity and new plant ideotypes of chickpea (Cicer arietinum) for higher productivity and nutritional security. Indian Journal of Agronomy 61 (4th IAC Special issue): S59-S70.
  6. Hegde VS, Tripathi S, Bharadwaj C, Agrawal PK and Chaudhary AK (2018): Genetics and genomics approaches to improve adaptation and yield of chickpea in semi-arid environments. SABRAO Journal of Genetics & Breeding 50(2):217-241:
  7. Hegde VS (2011): Morphology and genetics of a new found determinate genotype in chickpea. Euphytica 182:35-42
  8. Hegde VS (2010): Genetics of flowering time in chickpea in a semi-arid environment. Plant Breeding 129:683-687
  9. Hegde VS & SK Mishra (2009): Landraces of cowpea, Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp., as potential sources of genes for unique characters in breeding. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 56:615-627
  10. Hegde, V. S., S. S. Yadav and J. Kumar (2007): Heterosis and combining ability for biomass and harvest index in chickpea under drought prone short duration environment. Euphytica:157:223-230.

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

  1. Pusa 3062: A high yielding tall and erect desi chickpea variety suitable for machine harvesting released & notified for cultivation in central Indian states: CVRC S.O.99(E) 06.01.2020
  1. Pusa 10216: A MAS-derived drought tolerant chickpea variety released & notified for cultivation in central Indian states: CVRC S.O.99(E) 06.01.2020
  1. BGD 111-1: A large seeded short duration desi chickpea variety released & notified for cultivation in Karnataka: SVRC S.O.6318(E) 26.12.2018
  1. Pusa 3043: An early maturing profusely branching desi chickpea variety released & notified for cultivation in eastern Indian states: CVRC S.O.1379(E) 27.03.2018
  1. Pusa 3022: A large seeded kabuli chickpea variety released & notified for cultivation in North West Plains Zone: CVRC S.O.112(E) 12.01.2015

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. The CGIARs King Baudouin Award 2002 & the ICRISATs Doreen Mashler Award 2002 awarded to the Chickpea Improvement Team of the IARI
  1. Certificate of Appreciation, 2004, IARI, New Delhi for developing Pusa 1103, the first chickpea variety developed through inter-specific hybridization
  1. Certificate of Appreciation, 2004, IARI, New Delhi for developing Pusa 1105, a large seeded kabuli chickpea variety
  1. Fellow, Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi