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Dr Shailendra Jha


Field of Specialisation : Genetics of Rust Resistance and Wheat Breeding

Dr Shailendra Jha

Sr. Scientist

M.Sc. : Indian Agricultural Research Institute

Ph.D : Indian Agricultural Research Institute

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Genetics

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   4 Completed, 1 Ongoing

   Ph.D :   1 Completed, 2 Ongoing

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

  1. S. K. Jha, N. K. Singh, R. Arun Kumar, P. K. Agrawal, J. C. Bhatt, S. K. Guleria, A. A. Lone, R. S. Sudan, K. P. Singh and V. Mahajan. (2013) Additive main effects and multiplicative interaction analysis for grain yield of short duration maize hybrids in North-Western Himalayas. Indian J. Genet., 73(1): 29-35
  2. S. K. Jha, N. K. Singh, P. K. Agrawal (2016) Complementation of sweet corn mutants: a method for grouping sweet corn genotypes. Journal of Genetics 95(1):183-187
  3. S. Lekshmy#, S. K. Jha# (2017) Selection of reference genes suitable for qRT-PCR expression profiling of biotic stress, nutrient deficiency and plant hormone responsive genes in bread wheat. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology 22(1):101-106#Contributed equally to this work
  4. S. K. Jha, N. K. Singh and P. K. Agrawal (2019) Modified backcross breeding method for rapid conversion of field corn line to shrunken2 (sh2) gene-based sweet corn line. Indian J. Genet., 79(1): 34-39
  5. K. Rani#, B.R. Raghu#, S.K. Jha#, P. Agarwal, N. Mallick, M. Niranjana, J.B. Sharma, A.K. Singh, N.K. Sharma, S. Rajkumar, S.M.S. Tomar and Vinod (2020) A novel leaf rust resistance gene introgressed from Aegilops markgrafii maps on chromosome arm 2AS of wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics: DOI- 10.1007/s00122-020-03625-w #contributed equally to this work
  6. Aakriti Verma#, M. Niranjana#, S. K. Jha#, Niharika Mallick, Priyanka Agarwal and Vinod (2020). QTL detection and putative candidate gene prediction for leaf rolling under moisture stress condition in wheat Scientific Reports, 10:18696 doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75703-4 #Joint first author
  7. Vishal Dinkar, S. K. Jha, Niharika Mallick, M. Niranjana, Priyanka Agarwal, J.B. Sharma and Vinod (2020). Molecular mapping of a new recessive wheat leaf rust resistance gene originating from Triticum spelta. Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-78679-3
  8. Hurali, D.T., Bhurta, R., Tyagi, S., Sathee, L., Adavi, S.B., Singh, D., Mallick, N., Vinod & Jha S.K.* (2022) Analysis of NIA and GSNOR family genes and nitric oxide homeostasis in response to wheat-leaf rust interaction. Scientific Reports, 12, 803 . https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-04696-5
  9. Bhurta R, Hurali DT, Tyagi S, Sathee L, Adavi B S, Singh D, Mallick N, Chinnusamy V, Vinod and Jha SK* (2022) Genome-Wide Identification and Expression Analysis of the Thioredoxin (Trx) Gene Family Reveals Its Role in Leaf Rust Resistance in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Front. Genet. 13:836030. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2022.836030
  10. Raghunandan, K., Jatin Tanwar, Shivanagouda N. Patil, Ajay Kumar Chandra, Sandhya Tyagi, Priyanka Agarwal, Niharika Mallick, Niranjana Murukan, Jyoti Kumari, Tanmaya Kumar Sahu, Sherry R. Jacob, Atul Kumar, Suresh Yadav, Sneha Nyamgoud, Vinod, Amit Kumar Singh, and Shailendra Kumar Jha* (2022) Identification of Novel Broad-Spectrum Leaf Rust Resistance Sources from Khapli Wheat Landraces. Plants 11, no. 15: 1965. https://doi.org/10.3390/ plants11151965

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

  1. Wheat variety: HD3407
  1. Wheat variety: HD3406
  1. Wheat variety: HD3293
  1. Wheat variety: HD3249
  1. VL Sweet Corn Hybrid 2

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Associate, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi
  1. DST-SERB, Early Career Research Award
  1. Fellow-Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi
  1. ICAR-IARI Best student award