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Genetics      (50 scientists)

Dr C. Bharadwaj


Field of Specialisation : Breeding and Genetics

Dr C. Bharadwaj

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : ANGRAU Hyderabad in Genetics and Plant Breeding

Ph.D : JNKVV, Jabalpur in Genetics and Plant Breeding

PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Genetics and Plant Breeding

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   03

   Ph.D :   04

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

  1. Supriya Sachdeva, C. bharadwaj*, Sarvjeet Singh, Manish Roorkiwal, Vinay Sharma, Anupam Singh and Rajeev Varshney. 2019. Yield plasticity and Molecular Diversity Analysis in Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Indian journal of Agricultural Sciences, 89 (5): 834-41
  2. Supriya Sachdeva, C. Bharadwaj*, Vinay Sharma, B. S. Patil, K. R. Soren, Manish Roorkiwal, Rajeev Varshney and K. V. Bhat. 2018. Molecular and phenotypic diversity among chickpea (Cicer arietinum) genotypes as a function of drought tolerance. Crop and Pasture Science 69(2) 142-153 https://doi.org/10.1071/CP17284
  3. Kumar, Tapan, C. Bharadwaj*, Neha Tiwari, C. Tara Satyavathi, B. S. Patil, Ashutosh Sarker, and Afroz Alam. "Morphological characterization and grouping of chickpea (Cicer arietinum) genotypes for drought tolerance." Indian Journal Of Agricultural Sciences 88, no. 11 (2018): 1740-1745
  4. Sarika Konsam, Bharadwaj Chellapilla*, Ganesh Ram, Tara Satyavathi Chellapilla and Pradeep Kumar Jain. 2014. Molecular diversity of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) genotypes differing in their Raffinose Family Oligosaccharides viz., raffinose and stachyose content as revealed through SSR markers. Crop and Pasture Science (formerly: Australian Journal of Crop Science) 8(8): 1175 - 1185
  5. Supriya Sachdeva, Shruti Dawar, Upasana Rani, Basavanagouda Siddanagouda Patil, Khela Ram Soren, Sarvjeet Singh, Satish Kumar Sanwal, Sanjeev K. Chauhan, Chellapilla Bharadwaj. 2019. Identifcation of SSR markers linked to Botrytis grey mould resistance in chickpea (Cicer arietinum). Phytopathologia Mediterranea 58(2)
  6. Bharadwaj C*, Srivastava R, Chauhan S K, Satyavathi C. Tara, Kumar J, Faruqui A, Yadav S, Rizvi AH and Kumar T. 2011. Molecular diversity and phylogeny in geographical collection of chickpea (Cicer sp.) accessions. Journal of Genetics. (Springer) 90, e94e100. http://www.ias.ac.in/jgenet/OnlineResources/90/e94.pdf
  7. Bharadwaj C*, Chauhan SK, Gayatri Rajguru, Rachana Srivastava, Tara Satyavathi C, Shubha Yadav, Aqueel Rizvi, Kumar J and Solanki RK. 2010. Diversity Analysis of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L) Cultivars using STMS Markers. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 80 (11): 947-951
  8. Bharadwaj C*, Chauhan S K, Shubha Yadav, Tara Satyavathi C, Rakesh Singh, Kumar J, Rachana Srivastava and Gayatri Rajguru. 2011. Molecular marker-based linkage map of chickpea (cicer arietinum) developed from desi kabulicross. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 81 (2): 11618
  9. Bharadwaj C*,Tara Satyavathi C, Tiwari SP and Karmakar PG. 2002. Genetic base of soybean (Glycine max) varieties released in India as revealed by coefficient of parentage. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 72(8): 467-69
  10. Bharadwaj, Ch*., Rajesh Mishra, Tara Satyavathi, C., Rao, S. K. and Kumar, K. S. 2007. Genetic variability heritability and genetic advance in some new plant type based crosses of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 41 (3): 189-194

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

  1. First drought tolerant introgression variety through MABC in chickpea Pusa Chickpea 10216 for Central India released throught CVRC
  1. Developed eight chickpea varieties and registered 14 germplasm lines
  1. Molecular marker technologies for identification of and deployment of genes/QTLs for yield, drought, wilt, salinity etc
  1. Pre breeding and base broadening of chickpea from land races and wild species for targeted traits viz., aschochyta blight, wilt, drought etc
  1. Genetic studies and identification of genes for awn length, pubescence and culm thickness in rice

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Fellow, Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 2015, India
  1. Fellow, Indian Society for Pulses Research and Development, 2015, IIPR, Kanpur
  1. Editorial Excellence Award, Legume Research
  1. Steering committee Member, ICRISAT GOBii Project, ICRISAT
  1. Councilor, North West Zone, ISPRD for 2013-15; 2017-20 and for 2020-2023