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Genetics      (51 scientists)

Dr Navinder Saini


Field of Specialisation : Mustard Breeding

Dr Navinder Saini

Sr. Scientist

M.Sc. : Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, Campus Jobner

Ph.D : CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar

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

   Ph.D :   Nil

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

  1. Saini, N., Koramutla, M.K., Singh, N., Singh, S., Singh, R., Yadav, S., Bhattacharya, R., Vasudev, S. and Yadava, D.K., 2019. Promoter polymorphism in FAE1. 1 and FAE1. 2 genes associated with erucic acid content in Brassica juncea. Molecular Breeding, 39(5), p.75.
  2. Saini, N., Singh, N., Kumar, A., Vihan, N., Yadav, S. and Vasudev, S., 2016. Development and validation of functional CAPS markers for the FAE genes in Brassica juncea and their use in marker-assisted selection. Breeding science, p.16132.
  3. 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), pp.519-524.
  4. Afzal, A.J., Srour, A., Saini, N., Hemmati, N., El Shemy, H.A. and Lightfoot, D.A., 2012. Recombination suppression at the dominant Rhg1/Rfs2 locus underlying soybean resistance to the cyst nematode. Theoretical and applied genetics, 124(6), pp.1027-1039.
  5. Afzal, A.J., Srour, A., Natarajan, A., Saini, N., Iqbal, M.J., Geisler, M., El Shemy, H.A. and Lightfoot, D.A., 2012. Resistance to soybean cyst nematode: Rhg1. Plant Genetics, Genomics, and Biotechnology, 1(2), pp.39-45.
  6. Afzal, A.J., Natarajan, A., Saini, N., Iqbal, M.J., Geisler, M., El Shemy, H.A., Mungur, R., Willmitzer, L. and Lightfoot, D.A., 2009. The nematode resistance allele at the rhg1 locus alters the proteome and primary metabolism of soybean roots. Plant physiology, 151(3), pp.1264-1280.
  7. Saini, Navinder, Jeffry Shultz, and David A. Lightfoot. "Re-annotation of the physical map of Glycine max for polyploid-like regions by BAC end sequence driven whole genome shotgun read assembly." BMC genomics 9.1 (2008): 323.
  8. Jain, N., Jain, S., Saini, N. and Jain, R.K., 2006. SSR analysis of chromosome 8 regions associated with aroma and cooked kernel elongation in Basmati rice. Euphytica, 152(2), pp.259-273.
  9. Saini, N., Jain, N., Jain, S. and Jain, R.K., 2004. Assessment of genetic diversity within and among Basmati and non-Basmati rice varieties using AFLP, ISSR and SSR markers. Euphytica, 140(3), pp.133-146.
  10. Kaushik, A., Saini, N., Jain, S., Rana, P., Singh, R.K. and Jain, R.K., 2003. Genetic analysis of a CSR10 (indica) Taraori Basmati F 3 population segregating for salt tolerance using ISSR markers. Euphytica, 134(2), p.231.

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

  1. Pusa Double Zero Mustard 31: First double zero (Low Erucic Acid and total Glucosinolates)

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. DBT Overseas Fellowship (March- 2007-March -2008)