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Plant Pathology      (27 scientists)

Dr Rashmi Aggarwal


Field of Specialisation : Fungal Pathology

Dr Rashmi Aggarwal

Emeritus Scientist

M.Sc. : ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Ph.D : ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Plant Pathology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   4

   Ph.D :   12

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

  1. Aggarwal, R., et al. (2004). Role of antibiosis in the biological control of spot blotch (Cochliobolus sativus) of wheat by Chaetomium globosum. Mycopathologia 157(4): 369- 377. [NAAS rating:8.28]
  2. Aggarwal, R., et al. (2008). Molecular characterisation of Chaetonium spp. using URP-PCR. Genetics & Molecular Biology 31(4): 943-946. [NAAS rating:8.13]
  3. Bhalla, Kirti, .. and Aggarwal, R. (2009). Quantitative determination of gibberellins by high performance liquid chromatography from various gibberellin producing Fusarium strains. Env.Mon.Ass.155(2): Published on line. [NAAS rating:7.96].
  4. Aggarwal, R., et al. (2010). URP-based DNA fingerprinting of Bipolaris sorokiniana isolates causing spot blotch of wheat. Journal of Phytopathology158: 210�216. [[NAAS rating:7.10]
  5. Aggarwal, R., et al. (2010). Pathogenic and genetic variability in Tilletia indica monosporidial culture lines using universal rice primer�PCR. Eur.J.Pl.Path.128: 333�342. [NAAS rating: (7.74)]
  6. Aggarwal, R., et al. (2011). Development of a SCAR marker for detection of Bipolaris sorokiniana causing spot blotch of wheat. Can. J. Micr. 57: 934-942. [NAAS rating:7.55]
  7. Aggarwal, R., et al. (2014). Development of conventional and real time PCR assay for the rapid detection and quantification of a biocontrol agent, Chaetomium globosum. J. Pl.Path. 96(3): 477-485. [NAAS rating:7.27].
  8. Aggarwal, R., et al. (2017). Gene based analysis of Puccinia species and development of PCR based marker for the detection of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici causing yellow rust of wheat. J.Gen.Pl.Path. 83 (4): 205215. [NAAS rating:7.23]
  9. Aggarwal, R., et al. (2017). Molecular characterization of Indian pathotypes of Puccinia striiformis tritici and multigene phylogenetic analysis to establish inter- and intraspecific relationship. Genetics and Molecular Biology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1678-4685-gmb-2017-0171. [NAAS rating:8.13]
  10. Manjunatha, C., and Aggarwal, R. (2018). Rapid detection of Puccinia triticina causing leaf rust of wheat by PCR and loop mediated isothermal amplification. PloS One. 13(4):e0196409. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196409. [NAAS rating:8.81]

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

  1. � One patent granted (Patent No. 294901lj).
  1. � Developed wheat varieties HD3117 and HDCSW-18 in collaboration with Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi
  1. � A weather based Karnal bunt disease prediction model developed.
  1. � Chaetomium globosum based formulations for management of Fungal Diseases
  1. � Data on full genomics and transcriptomics of important fungal pathogens generated and used for functional genomics and diagnostics.

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. � NAAS Fellow, 2018; National Fellow Award (2005-2014); Fellow of Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi, 1998; Fellow of Society of Biocontrol Advancement, 2014; Fellow of Indian Mycological Society, 2016.
  1. Nanaji Deshmukh ICAR Award 2018
  1. V.P. GOKHALE AWARD, 2002
  1. Sharda Memorial Award, 1990
  1. K.C. Mehta and Manoranjan Mitra Award, 2015.