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R.S. Pune, Maharashtra      (5 scientists)

Dr Anil Khar


Field of Specialisation : Breeding, Biotechnology (Onion, Garlic)

Dr Anil Khar

Head, Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Dr CSK HPKV, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

Ph.D : CCS HAU, Hisar, Haryana

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Vegetable Science

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   3

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

  1. Benke AP, Khar A*, Mahajan V, Gupta A, Singh M. 2020. Study on dispersion of genetic variation among Indian garlic ecotypes using agro morphological traits. Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding. 80(1):94-102
  2. Dangi R, Sinha P, Islam S, Gupta A, Kumar A, Rajput LS, Kamil D, Khar A*. 2019. Screening of onion accessions for Stemphylium blight resistance under artificially inoculated field experiments. Australasian Plant Pathology. 48(4):375-384. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-019-00639-x
  3. Lyngkhoi F, Khar A*, Mangal M, Gaikwad AB, Thirunavukkarasu N. 2019. Expression analysis and association of bulbing to FLOWERING LOCUS T (FT) gene in short day onion (Allium cepa L.). Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding. 79(1):77-81.
  4. Khar A, Kumar A, Islam S, Kumar A, Agarwal A. 2018. Genotypic response towards haploid induction in short day tropical Indian onion (Allium cepa L.). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 88(5):709-13.
  5. Mathapati GB, Kalia P, Islam S, Saini N, Kumar A, Khar A*. 2018. Influence of culture media and their compositions on haploid induction in Indian short day onion (Allium cepa L.). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40011-018-0990-0
  6. Khar, A. and Saini, N. (2016), Limitations of PCR-based molecular markers to identify male-sterile and maintainer plants from Indian onion (Allium cepa L.) populations. Plant Breeding. 135(4): 519524. doi:10.1111/pbr.12373
  7. Khar A, Banerjee K, Jadhav M and Lawande KE. 2011. Evaluation of garlic ecotypes for allicin and other allyl thiosulphinates. Food Chemistry. 128 : 988-996.
  8. Khar A, Lawande KE and Negi KS. 2011. Microsatellite marker based analysis of genetic diversity in short day tropical Indian onion and cross amplification in related Allium spp. Genet. Resour. Crop Evol. 58 (5) 741-752.
  9. Khar A, Asha Devi A and Lawande KE. 2008. Analysis of genetic relationships among Indian garlic (Allium sativum L.) cultivars and breeding lines using RAPD markers . Ind. J. Gen. 68: 52-57.
  10. Khar A, Jakse J and Havey MJ. 2008. Segregations for onion bulb colors reveal that red is controlled by at least three loci. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 133 (1): 42-47.

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

  1. Bhima Omkar and Bhima Purple (Garlic varieties)
  1. Bhima Red, Bhima Raj, Bhima Super, Pusa Sona (Onion Varieties)
  1. Double haploid Production in Onion
  1. Virus free garlic through meristem tip Culture
  1. Molecular Markers in Alliums

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Fellow, Indian Academy of Horticultural Sciences
  1. Fellow, Indian Society of Vegetable Science
  1. Significant Contribution Award, Indian Society of Alliums
  1. ICAR-NAIP Award 2011