Dr. A.Anil Kumar

Scientist

Plant Breeding


RESEARCH AREAS



Wide hybridization in jute for Stem rot disease and Bihar hairy caterpillar resistance; Exploration, maintenance, characterization and conservation of Jute, mesta and flax germplasm: Trait specific marker identification


CONTACTS



Tel: +91-33-25351932
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E-mail Address:
Anil.Kumar8@icar.gov.in
anil.arroju@gmail.com

PROJECTS

  1. JB 10.1:Genetic improvement of Jute genotypes to biotic stresses
  2. JB 1.1: Introduction, maintenance, characterization and conservation of Jute, mesta and flax germplasm
  3. JB 9.6: Evaluation and selection for high fibre yield and other diversified uses in Roselle
  4. JBT 4.7: Mining novel alleles for genome engineering applications for herbicide and stress tolerance in jute and allied fibres

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  1. Best young scientist award (ICAR-CRIJAF) year 2019
10 IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS

  1. Anil Kumar A, Sharma HK, Choudhary SB, Maruthi RT, Jawahar Lal J, Jiban Mitra and Karmakar PG. 2016 Combining Ability and Heterosis Study for Fibre Yield and Yield Attributing Characters in Tossa Jute (Corchorus olitorius L), Vegetos, 29(3): 1-4. doi:10.4172/2229-4473.1000154.

  2. Choudhary SB, Sharma HK, Anil Kumar A, Maruthi RT, Mitra J, Chowdhury I, Singh BK, Karmakar PG. 2017. SSR and morphological trait based population structure analysis of 130 diverse flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) accessions. Comptes Rendus Biologies, 340(2): 65-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crvi.2016.12.002.

  3. Choudhary SB, Sharma HK, Anil Kumar A, Maruthi RT, Karmakar PG, 2016. The genus Corchorus L. (Malvaceae) in India: species distribution and ethnobotany. Genet Resour Crop Evol, 64(7): 1675-1686. DOI 10.1007/s10722-016-0465-1.

  4. Choudhary SB, Chowdhury I, Singh RK, Pandey SP, Sharma HK, Anil Kumar A, Karmakar PG, Kumari N, Souframanien J, Jambhulkar SJ. 2017. Morphological, Histobiochemical and Molecular Characterisation of Low Lignin Phloem Fibre (llpf) Mutant of Dark Jute (Corchorus olitorius L.). Appl Biochem Biotechnol, 183(3): 980-992. DOI 10.1007/s12010-017-2477-5.

  5. 5. Choudhary SB, Sharma HK, Anil Kumar A, Chowdhury I, Maruthi RT, Anjali Kak. 2017. Genetic diversity spectrum and marker trait association for agronomic traits in global accessions of Linum usitatissimum L., Industrial Crops and Products, 108: 604-615. doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2017.07.003.