Dr. Laxmi Sharma

Scientist

Plant Physiology


RESEARCH AREAS



Characterization of jute biomass of and bioethanol production, Drought tolerance in jute during early growth stages, Flowering behavior in jute, Conservation agriculture practices in jute based cropping system.


CONTACTS



Tel: +91-33-25353776
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E-mail Address:
laxmi.sharma@icar.gov.in
laxmi1408@gmail.com

PROJECTS

  1. Utilizing the potential of jute biomass for bioethanol production, (WB-DHESTB sponsored; Budget: 25.3 lakhs)
  2. Physiological basis of drought tolerance at early growth stage in jute (C. olitorius), (In House Project)
  3. Physiology of flowering behaviour of jute under different photoperiod regimes, (In House Project)
  4. Conservation agricultural practices of jute based cropping systems under climate change scenario,(In House Project)
  5. Climate change risk assessment in jute production and related advisory services through Decision Support System,(In House Project)

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  1. CSIR NET+JRF (Life Science)
  2. DST-INSPIRE fellowship
10 IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS

  1. Sharma, L., Dalal, M., Verma, R. K., Kumar, S. V., Yadav, S. K., Pushkar, S., Kushwaha, S. R., Bhowmik, A. and Viswanathan, C. (2018) Auxin protects spikelet fertility and grain yield under drought and heat stresses in rice. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 150, 9-24. doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2018.02.013
  2. Sharma, L., Saha, S., Mondal, T., Pushkar, S., Roy, S., Viswanathan, C. (2018) Standardization and method validation of Plant Growth Regulator Auxin (indole-3-acetic acid) content in different Rice Genotypes by Liquid Chromatographic Technique. Pesticide Research Journal, 30:16-23. DOI: 10.5958/2249-524X.2018.00003.1
  3. Sharma, L., Ramesh, K.V., Paul, V. and Pandey, R. (2020) Ripening index: a better parameter for colour based assessment of ripening behaviour of tomato fruits. Plant Physiology Reports, DOI: 10.1007/s40502-020-00499-4
  4. Bhowmik, R., Chowdhury, S., Subbanna, A.R.N.S, Roy, S., Sharma, L. (2019) Genome wide identification of genic and non-genic Microsatellites in Nilaparvata lugensStål. International Journal of Chemical Studies, 7(1): 194-196