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Plant Pathology      (26 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

Publications (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]
  1. Aggarwal, R., et al. (2008). Molecular characterisation of Chaetonium spp. using URP-PCR. Genetics & Molecular Biology 31(4): 943-946. [NAAS rating:8.13]
  1. 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].
  1. 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]
  1. 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)]
  1. 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]
  1. 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].
  1. 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]
  1. 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]
  1. 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.