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Dr. M.S. Gurjar

Dr. M.S. Gurjar

Name

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Dr Malkhan Singh Gurjar

Designation

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Scientist (Sr. Scale)

Complete postal Address with city code

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Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-IARI, Pusa Campus, New Delhi-110012

Email IDs

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malkhan_iari@yahoo.com

Mobile No.

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9999103422

Dr Gurjar educated at SKN College of Agriculture, Jobner under RAU, Bikaner (Raj.) for MSc (Plant Pathology) and at Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi for PhD (Plant Pathology). Presently Dr Gurjar is working as Scientist (Sr. Scale) at Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. Initially, He has joined at ICAR-CPRI, Central Potato Research Station, Shillong (Meghalaya)-NEH region of India (2010-2015). Currently, He is working on wheat diseases mainly in the front areas of genomics of plant pathogens, genetic diversity and host resistance. Significant achievements are like full genome of Tilletia indica, 33.7 Mb (Karnal Bunt), Developed Real time PCR based diagnostic marker for detection of T. indica, Identified few pathogenicity-related genes in T. indica, Functionally validated of TiHog gene in T. indica, Developed potato aeroponics technology at CPRS, Shillong, Establishment /functioning of Potato Chips processing, Identified /explored of disease resistant potato germplasm against late blight, Developed fungicides spray schedule for management of late blight, Identified potato bacterial wilt caused by strains of phylotype I, II and IV of Ralstonia solanacearum. He has published 40 research papers in referred International/National journals, new disease reports (2), about 250 gene sequences submitted in NCBI Genbank, 7 book chapters, 1 review article and 15 popular articles. Involved in teaching, guiding students; extension activities; recipient young scientist award, best poster awards in conferences; conducted Kisan Melas (4) and farmer’s trainings (15); presented research papers in various workshops/conferences/seminars/symposia in India and abroad; presented a paper in ICPP 2018 at Boston, USA.