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Plant Pathology      (27 scientists)

Dr K.K. Biswas


Field of Specialisation : Plant Pathology, Plant Virology

Dr K.K. Biswas

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa vidyalaya, Mohanpur, West Bengal

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

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   7

   Ph.D :   6

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

  1. Biswas, K.K, Bhattacharyya UK, Palchoudhury S, Balram N, Kumar A, Arora R, et al. 2020. Dominance of recombinant cotton leaf curl Multan-Rajasthan virus associated with cotton leaf curl disease outbreak in northwest India. PLoS ONE 15(4): e0231886. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0231886. NAAS Rating: 8.77
  2. Biswas, K. K., S. Palchoudhury, P. Chakraborty, U.K. Bhattacharyya, D.K. Ghosh, P.Debnath, Chandrika Ramadugu, M. L. Keremane, R. K. Khetarpal and R. F. Lee. 2019. Codon usage bias analysis of Citrus tristeza virus: higher codon adaptation to Citrus reticulata host. Viruses, 11: 331; doi:10.3390/v11040331 NASS rating 9.763. NAAS Rating: 9.81
  3. Biswas, K.K., Tarafdar, A., Diwedi, S. and Lee, R.F. 2012. Distribution, genetic diversity and recombination analysis of Citrus tristeza virus of India. Virus Genes, 45: 139-148. NAAS Rating: 7.43
  4. Biswas, K.K., Tarafdar, A., Sharma, S. K. 2012. Complete genome of mandarin decline Citrus tristeza virus of Northeastern Himalayan hill region of India: comparative analyses determine recombinant. Archives of Virology, 157: 579-583. NAAS Rating: 8.06
  5. Biswas, K.K. 2010. Molecular characterization of Citrus tristeza virus isolates from the Northeastern Himalayan region of India Archives of Virology, 155: 959-963. NAAS Rating: 8.06
  6. M. K. Yadav, K. K. Biswas, S. K. Lal, V.K. Baranwal and R. K. Jain. 2013. A distinct strain of Cowpea mild mottle virus infecting soybean crop in India. Journal of Phytopathology, 161:739744. NAAS Rating: 6.85
  7. Shruti Godara, S. M. Paul Khurana and K. K. Biswas and. 2016. Three variants of cotton leaf curl begomoviruses with their satellite molecules are associated with cotton leaf curl disease aggravation in New Delhi. J. Plant Biochem. Biotechnology, 26(1):97105. NAAS Rating: 6.95
  8. Biswas, K. K., Manjunath, K. L., Marais, L. J. and Lee, R. F. 2004. Single aphids transmit multiple genotypes of citrus tristeza virus, but often with changed population dynamics. Phytopathology, 94: S8. NAAS Rating:.9.04
  9. Biswas, K.K., Malathi, V. G. and Varma, A. 2008. Diagnosis of Symptomless Yellow mosaic begomovirus Infection in Pigeonpea by using Cloned Mungbean yellow mosaic India virus as Probe Journal of Plant Biochem and Biotechnogy, 17: 9-14. NAAS Rating: 6.95
  10. Bhattacharyya, U.K., Shruti Godara, Pradeep Kumar, Dilip Monga and K. K. Biswas.2017. Recent status and distribution pattern of cotton leaf curl disease in Northwest India: an alarming situation in future cotton cultivation. Indian J Agril Sciences, 87(5):624-33. NAAS Rating:6.22

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. P. P. Singhal Memorial PI Industries Award. 2016. Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology
  1. Fellow of Indian Phytopathological Society (FPSI) (2012), New Delhi
  1. Fellow of Indian Virological Society (FISV) (2018), New Delhi
  1. Fellow of Indian Soceity of Mycology and Plant Pathology (FISMPP), Udauipur
  1. J.F. Dastur Memorial Award (2020), Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi.