Editorial Board (2023-25)

Chief Editor

Area of Specialization

Dr. R. Viswanathan, Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, Mob.: 9442543875; Email: rasaviswanathan@yahoo.co.in

Sugarcane Pathology, Molecular Plant Pathology, host-pathogen interaction, Molecular diagnosis

Senior Editors: Fungal Pathology, Mycology, Nematology

Dr. T.K. Bag, Principal Scientist, Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India, Mob.: 7085951827; Email: tusar.bag@gmail.com

Fungal Plant Pathology (Vegetables, Orchids, Potato diseases). Presently working in Pulse Diseases



Dr. (Ms.) Laetitia Willocquet, Scientist, INRAE, Département Santé des Plantes et Environnement, 400 route des Chappes, BP 167, 06 903 Sophia–Antipolis, cedex, France, Email: lwillocquet@gmail.com; laetitia.willocquet@inrae.fr

Plant Pathology, Plant Disease Epidemiology

Modelling of yield losses from pests; Phenotyping of quantitative host plant resistance

Dr. R. Thangavelu, Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Research Centre for Banana, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, Mob.: 9443589882; Email: rtbanana@gmail.com

Molecular characterization and molecular diagnosis of banana fungal pathogens, management of banana diseases through IDM practice, development of mass multiplication and delivery methods for the bioagents, screening of banana genotypes and mutants for their resistance to Fusarium wilt and Sigatoka leaf spot disease, management of post-harvest diseases and increase in shelf life of banana using bioagents and novel compounds for export purposes, isolation and characterization of novel principle compounds and use them against fungal pathogens of banana

Senior Editor: Bacteriology and Molecular Plant Pathology

Dr. Aundy Kumar, Principal Scientist, Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India, Mob.: 9540829009; Email: kaundy@yahoo.com; kumar@iari.res.in

Pathogenomics; Bacteriology; Microbiome;

Molecular Plant Pathology

Senior Editor: Virology

Dr. K.B. Pun, Principal Scientist (Retd.), Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India, Mob.: 7011540122; Email: khembahadurpun@rediffmail.com

Identification, characterization and management of rice viruses and phytoplasma, okra yellow vein mosaic virus, large cardamom viruses, brinjal viruses; Distribution of Huanglongbing in Eastern India; Characterization and management of Ralstonia solanacearum & Xoo

Editors: Fungal Pathology

Dr. A.K. Chowdhury, Professor and Head, Department of Plant Pathology, Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Coochbehar, West Bengal, India, Mob.: 9434317558; 9434014579, Email: apurba.patho@gmail.com; akc_ubkv@rediffmail.com


Disease resistance, Conservation agriculture

Dr. Amar Bahadur, Assistant Professor (Plant Pathology), College of Agriculture, Tripura, Lembucherra, Agartala, Tripura, India, Mob.: 9862503285; Email: amarpatel44@rediffmail.com 


Induce resistance, powdery mildew, root-knot nematode, Sclerotia forming fungi (Sclerotium rolfsii, Rhizoctonia sp., Sclerotinia spp.), Phytoplasma, disease management


Dr. Aniruddha Saha, Professor, Department of Botany, University of North Bengal, Siliguri, West Bengal, India, Mob.: 8617361286; Email: asahanbu@yahoo.co.in; asahabotany@nbu.ac.in


Host-pathogen interaction, plant virology, Molecular and immunodetection of plant pathogens.

Dr. Arnab Pain, Professor, Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE) Division, KAUST, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Email: arnab.pain@kaust.edu.sa; ap10006@yahoo.co.uk


Pathogen Genomics, transcriptome sequencing

genomics and bioinformatics tools

Dr. Ashaq Malik, Assistant Professor (Botany), Govt P.G. College, Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir, India, Mob.: 9419172355; Email: ashaqraza@gmail.com 


Plant Virology, Botany, Agriculture

Dr. C.N. Biju, Senior Scientist (Plant Pathology), Division of Crop Protection, ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, Kerala, India, Mob.: 9446085229; Email: bijucn123@rediffmail.com 


Diversity analysis and characterization of fungi and viruses, epidemiology and management of plant diseases


Prof. D.B. Olufolaji, Professor, Dept. of Crop, Soil and Pest Management, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, Mob.: +2348034749888; Email: tundefolaji022@gmail.com


Microbiology/Agricultural Biology/ Sugarcane pathology Control of plant diseases with botanicals and antagonistic fungi i.e. Trichoderma spp. and other related genera.

Dr. Gireesh Chand, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, Central Agricultural University (I), Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh, India, Mob.: 9472613638; Email: gireesh_76@rediffmail.com

Development of IDM modules for mango malformation disease and Panama wilt disease of banana.

Dr. Jayanta Saha, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal, India, Mob.: 9433164218; Email: sahajayanta100@gmail.com


biological control agents

Dr. Kamal Dev Sharma, Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, CSK HP Agricultural University, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India, Mob.: 9418468896; Email: kml1967@rediffmail.com


Biotic and abiotic stresses of plants, Disease resistance, Molecular plant pathology, Plant genomics

Dr. Khim Phin Chong, Director and Professor, Faculty of Science and Natural Resources, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Jalan UMS, 88400, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, Mob.: +6016-8395515; Email: chongkp@ums.edu.my

Developed and commercialized one biopesticide for Ganoderma-oil palm disease control, Developed and commercialized one early detection kit for Ganoderma-oil palm disease, Vast experience and oil palm industry known plant pathologist


Dr. Kushal Raj, Plant Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India, Mob.: 9416263020; Email: kushalraj2008@gmail.com


Epidemiology, Quick detection and diagnosis, Fungal Pathology, phytopathological specialization, host resistance and disease management

Dr. M. Prashar, ExPS cum Head (IIWBR Regional Station, Flowerdale, Shimla), Mahyco R & D, P.O. at Dawalwadi, Taluka Badnapur, Dist. Jalna, Maharashtra, India, Mob.: 9765800627; Email: mohinder.prashar@gmail.com


Genetics of Rust Resistance, Epidemiology of Wheat Rusts, genetics of rust resistance and seedling resistance tests


Dr. M. Santha Lakshmi Prasad, Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology), ICAR-Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad, Telangana, India, Mob.: 9441244135; Email: santhalakshmib@gmail.com 


Fungal pathology, Fungicides, Variability of pathogens, Host plant resistance, Oilseed diseases, Integrated disease management

Dr. Mamta Sharma, Deputy Regional Director-Asia, Principal Scientist (Legumes Pathology), International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Patancheru, Hyderabad, Telangana, India, Mob.: 8455683493; Email: msharma.icrisat@gmail.com; Mamta.sharma@icrisat.org

Host-plant resistance, Climate change and emerging/re-emerging pests and diseases, Adaptation strategies for pest and disease management, Disease detection and diagnosis, Biology and population dynamics of pathogens, Epidemiology of diseases, Pathogenomics, Integrated disease management (IDM)


Dr. Mousa Najafiniya, Associate Professor (Plant Pathology), Plant Diseases Research Department, Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection (IRIPP), AREEO, Tehran, Iran, Mob.: 00989131491219; Email: mousanajafiniya@gmail.com

Vegetable crops and Greenhouse Crops Diseases, Citrus and Date Palm Fungal Diseases, Molecular Fungal Plant Pathology, Fungal disease of greenhouse Citrus


Dr. Narender Kumar Bharat, Professor & Head, Department of Seed Science & Technology, College of Horticulture, Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India, Mob.: 9418622508; Email: nbharat07@rediffmail.com

Diagnosis and Integrated Disease Management of Horticultural crops, Biological Control, Seed Pathology, Mycorrhiza Integrated management of replant disease and white root rot Apple, fusarium wilt and bacterial canker of tomato, anthracnose of bell pepper, fusarium wilt and powdery mildew of pea Rhizoctonia root rot and blight of French bean


Dr. Nirmal Mazumder, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Biswanath College of Agriculture, Assam Agricultural University, Biswanath Chariali, Assam, India, Mob.: 9435198847; Email: nmazumder66@gmail.com

Development of disease management technologies for different horticultural crops. Identification of few new pest and pathogens of horticultural crops Development of App for detection of Coconut pest and diseases


Dr. Om Prakash Gangwar, Senior Scientist & In charge, ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Flowerdale, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, Mob.: 8894540552; Email: gangwarop@gmail.com


Wheat rust pathology

Dr. Pankaj Baiswar, Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology) & i/c HOD, Division of Crop Science, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya, India, Mob.: 9436107733; Email: pbaiswar@yahoo.com 

Mycology, Plant Disease Management, Molecular diagnosis, Biocontrol, powdery mildew pathogens, scanning electron microscopy and molecular techniques

Dr. Prabhat Kumar Shukla, Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology), Division of Crop Protection, ICAR-Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, Mob.: 9451290652; Email: pksmush@gmail.com 

Disease survey, host parasite relationship, physiology of parasitism, factors influencing disease severity and reproduction of plant parasitic nematodes, nematode-fungus and nematode-nematode interaction and development of strategies for the management of important diseases of food grains, pulses, vegetables, medicinal and aromatic plants and fruit crops, mushroom cultivation.


Dr. Prashanthi S.K., Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka, India, Mob.: 9880440067; Email: prashanthi.sangam@gmail.com 

Fungal Pathology: Molecular Plant Pathology

crop disease management in particular, disease resistance and Host Pathogen interaction, development of Near Isogenic Lines (NILs) with 7 blast resistance genes in the back ground of popular Pusa Basmati rice variety molecular interaction in Rice - pathogen-bioagent model biotechnology


Dr. R.P. Ghasolia, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, SKN College of Agriculture, Jobner, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, Mob.: 9414326672; Email: rghasolia@rediffmail.com 

Fungal Pathology, Epidemiology, Disease Management, Seed & Soil borne diseases, Bio-agents

Arid Zone Fruits (1) root knot of marigold by Melidogyne, (2) Stem rot of neem by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum & (3) Sclerotinia rot of Parthenium by S. sclerotiorum dry root rot of chickpea


Dr. Ravjit Khangura, Senior Research Scientist, 3 Baron-Hay Court South Perth, 6151, WA, Australia, Email: Ravjit.khangura@dpird.wa.gov.au

Oilseeds Pathology, Cereal Pathology, Soil Biology, Plant disease epidemiology and management, integrated disease management packages for canola diseases


Dr. Ritu Mawar, Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology), Division of Crop Improvement and Pest Management ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, Mob.: 9664157098; Email: ritumawar1976@gmail.com

disease management of arid legumes, oil seed crops, seed spice and fodder crops specifically soil borne plant pathogens induced diseases. Bio-formulated products from native strains of bioagents

Dr. Satish Kumar Sain, Principal Scientist & Principal Investigator, AICRP on Cotton (Plant Pathology), ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research, Regional Station, Sirsa, Haryana, India, Mob.: 9908588767; Email: sain.skumar@gmail.com

IPM, PRA, Biological control, resistance screening, biopesticides, entomopathogens, ISR, PGPR, endophytes, weed pathogens, home gardening, host plant resistance screening, IPM, Pest Risk Analysis (PRA), new & emerging pathogens, cotton, vegetable

Dr. Shaik Ameer Basha, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU), Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India, Mob.: 9490482541; Email: ameer_sajeli786@yahoo.co.in 


Fungal Pathology, Biological control, Plant pathogen interaction, host pathogen interaction

sorghum, maize, groundnut, chickpea, redgram, pea

Dr. V. Shanmugam, Principal Scientist, Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India, Mob.: 8510879902; Email: shanpatho@yahoo.com 


Fungal-Plant Interactions, Fungal Disease Diagnostics; Biomanagement of Fungal Diseases of Plants; Fungal Disease Resistance in Plants

Dr. Venkataramana Chapara, Associate Research Plant Pathologist, Langdon Research Extension Center, North Dakota State University, Langdon, USA, Mob.: 7015663685; Email: venkata.chapara@gmail.com; venkata.chapara@ndsu.edu


Soil and foliar borne pathogens

Clubroot on canola management

Dr. Vinod Kumar, Principal Scientist, Plant Pathology, ICAR-National Research Centre on Litchi, Mushahari, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, Mob.: 9162601559; Email: vinod3kiari@yahoo.co.in; vinod.kumar11@icar.gov.in


Mycotoxins, Litchi disease, Integrated Pest Management, Fungal Plant Pathology, Biological Control of Plant Diseases, Diseases of Fruit Crops, Postharvest Management, Entomopathogenic Fungi, Biopesticide Development


Editors: Bacteriology and Molecular Plant Pathology

Dr. Bilal A. Padder, Associate Professor, Division of Plant Pathology, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-K, Shalimar Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India, Mob.: 7006702866, 8803306929, Email: bapadder@rediffmail.co

m bapadder@gmail.com 


Molecular Plant Microbe Interaction

molecular basis of bean – anthracnose pathosystem

Dr. Harbans Bariana, Professor of Cereal Rust Genetics, Plant Breeding Institute, SOLES, Faculty of Science, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia, Email: harbans.bariana@sydney.edu.au 


Rust resistance in crop plants, molecular basis of disease resistance in plants, breeding for disease resistance, histopathology of plant-microbe interaction

Dr. Prabhu Dayal Meena, Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology), ICAR-Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard Research, Sewar, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India, Mob.: 9549158009; Email: pdmeena@gmail.com

diseases of rapeseed mustard including white rust (Albugo candida), downy mildew (Hyaloperonospora parasitica), Alternaria blight (Alternaria brassicae), powdery mildew (Erysiphae cruciferarum), and Sclerotinia rot (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum) epidemiology, chemical and biological, and integrated control, disease resistance


Dr. Prem Lal Kashyap, Senior Scientist (Plant Pathology), ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal, Haryana, India, Mob. 9459428705, Email: plkashyap@gmail.com; Prem.Kashyap@icar.gov.in

Wheat pathology, Phytopathogenomics, biomarker development, biocontrol, nanotechnology and integrated disease management molecular plant pathology diagnosis and biological control of plant pathogens


Dr. R. Ramesh, Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology), ICAR- Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Old Goa, Goa, India, Mob.: 9423057693; Email: rameshicar@yahoo.co.in

Bacterial diseases in crops and their management

Bacterial wilt: Diversity, virulence, diagnostics, genomics, plant microbe interaction, disease resistance and management, Molecular plant pathology, Biological control; development of bio-formulations


Dr. Tahsin Shoala, Associate Professor of Nanobiotechnology Head of Environmental Biotechnology Department, College of Biotechnology, Misr University for Science and Technology, Egypt, Mob.: 00201007816925, Email: Tahsen.shoala@must.edu.eg 


Nanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Molecular Biology, Plant-Insect Interaction

Dr. Udai B. Singh, Senior Scientist (Plant Pathology), ICAR-National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms, Kushmaur, Mau Nath Bhanjan, Mau, Uttar Pradesh, India, Mob.: 9450347358; Email: udaiars.nbaim@gmail.com 


Plant-Microbe Interactions in the rhizosphere with special reference to biotic and abiotic stress management/molecular biology/biotechnology/plant pathology.

Dr. Udayan Chatterji, The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Immunology and Microbial Science, California, USA, Mob.: 1(858)2542537; Email: udayanchatterji@gmail.com


Molecular Virology; Cell Culture, PCR, Western Blot Analysis, Flow Cytometry, Gel Electrophoresis, Gene Expression, Electrophoresis, Cloning, DNA, SDS-PAGE

Editors: Mycology

Dr. Atul Kumar, Principal Scientist, Division of Seed Science & Technology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India, Mob.: 7703820583; Email: atulpathiari@gmail.com 


Fungal Pathology, Seed Pathology, Disease management, Molecular Plant Pathology

Dr. Deeba Kamil, Senior Scientist, Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India, Mob.: 9212281285; Email: deebakamil@gmail.com

Identification of fungal pathogens and microbes Associated with microbial identification service at Indian Type Culture Collection, New Delhi (National repository of fungal and bacterial cultures). Expertise in resolving the species complexes, development of molecular markers and multiplex PCR. Actively working on DNA barcoding of fungi and member of Fungal barcoding group at International level


Dr. Efath Shahnaz, Associate Professor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-K, Shalimar Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India, Mob.: 9697316096, Email: efaths@gmail.com 


Biological Control, Mycology, Floricultural Pathology

Dr. K.A. Saju, Scientist C, Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Cardamom Research Institute, Spices Board, Idukki, Kerala, India, Mob.: 9481370145; Email: sajukanam@rediffmail.com, saju.ka@nic.in 


Mycology, Fungal Pathology, Biological Control, Fungicides, Disease Resistance, Endophytes, PGPR

endophytic fungal and bacterial associations in small cardamom

Dr. Laszlo Kredics, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science and, Informatics, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary, Mob.: 036203570283; Email: laszlo.kredics@gmail.com 


Mycology, biological control, Tichoderma, mushroom production

Dr. Manas Kumar Bag, Principal Scientist, Crop Protection Division, ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha, India, Mob.: 8018568165, 8917581527; Email: manas.bag@gmail.com, Manas.Bag@icar.gov.in 

Fungal pathology, Host-pathogen interaction, identification of resistant genotypes and resistance mechanism, bio-intensive pest management, molecular pathology. Rice pathology, rice disease management special emphasizes on false smut disease of rice.

Dr. Mark Angelo O. Balendres, Professor, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, Email: mark.angelo.balendres@dlsu.edu.ph


Mycology, Bacteriology, Virology

Plant-pathogen interaction, soil-borne plant diseases

Editors: Nematology

Dr. Dharmendra Kumar, Professor & Head, Department of Plant Pathology, Banda University of Agriculture and Technology, Banda, Uttar Pradesh, India, Mob.: 9670725748; Email: dkumar_nduat@yahoo.in 


Plant Microbe interactions, Fungal Pathogen, Plant Nematology, Transcriptomics, Biological Control.

Dr. Lakshman Prasad, Principal Scientist, Division of Plant Pathology ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India, Mob.: 7840883379; Email: laxmanprasad25@yahoo.com


Biological control for plant diseases including nematodes

Prof. Laxmikant Basavraj Dama, Professor and Head, Department of Zoology and Biotechnology, D.B.F. Dayanand College of Arts and Science, Solapur, Maharashtra, India, Mob.: 9511778081; Email: damalaxmikant@gmail.com 


Plant Nematology, Phytochemistry

Dr. Oluwatoyin Adenike Fabiyi, Senior Lecturer, Department of Crop Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, Mob.: +2347064356721; Email: fabiyitoyinike@hotmail.com 


Nematology, Plant pathology, Nanotechnology, Natural product isolation (chromatography), Toxicology

Dr. Rashid Pervez, Principal Scientist, Division of Nematology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India, Mob.: 7302910036; Email: rashidpervez2003@gmail.com

Biosystematics of plant and soil nematodes, Ecological characterization of nematodes and biological control of insect and plant parasitic nematodes.

Editors: Virology

Dr. A. Jeevalatha, Senior Scientist, Division of Crop Protection, ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, Kerala, India, Mob.: 9816027052; Email: jeevalatha_a@yahoo.co.in, A.Jeevalatha@icar.gov.in 

Molecular diagnosis, Pathogen characterization, Host pathogen interactions, Molecular Plant Pathology

Dr. Amrita Banerjee, Senior Scientist, Central Rainfed Upland Rice Research Station, ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand, India, Mob.: 7008664733; Email: amrita.ars@gmail.com; amrita.banerjee@icar.gov.in 

Molecular diagnostic, Genome characterization and evolutionary dynamics of plant pathogens, Host-pathogen interaction, Resistance breeding, Germplasm evaluation and utilization for disease resistance

Dr. B. Parameswari, Senior Scientist (Plant Pathology), ICAR-NBPGR, Regional Station, Hyderabad, Telangana, India, Mob.: 9468178283; Email: parampathnem1@gmail.com


Plant Virology and Quarantine detection of Plant Pathogens

Dr. Jayanta Tarafdar, Professor, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur (Nadia), West Bengal, India, Mob.: 9830342320; Email: jayanta94bckv@gmail.com

Plant Virology & molecular Biology

Prof. Dr. Md. Abdul Mannan Akanda, President, Bangladesh Phytopathological Society Former Vice Chancellor Bangladesh Agricultural University Dhaka, Bangladesh, Mob.: +88-01755-593159; Email: amakanda06@yahoo.com


Plant Viruses

Dr. Md Shamim Akhter, Senior Scientist, Plant Pathology Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Jodebpur, Bangladesh, Mob.: +8801996240187; Email: sakhter09@gmail.com


Molecular Plant Virology, plant antiviral immunity and molecular host-plant virus interactions, development of viral disease management technologies and plant disease diagnosis

Dr. Natalia Tomás Marques, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal, Email: nmarques@ualg.pt


Virology; Plant genetic engineering

Dr. P. Renukadevi, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, Mobile: 9442007218; Email: renucbe88@gmail.com


Plant Virology (Tospo, Begomo and Ilarviruses)

Dr. Rajarshi Kumar Gaur, Professor & Head, Department of Biotechnology, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, Mob.: 9352911723; Email: gaurrajarshi@hotmail.com 

Plant Virology and Molecular Biology

Developed RNAi strategy for Croton yellow vein mosaic begomovirus,


Dr. Ravinder Kumar, Senior Scientist (Plant Pathology), Division of Plant Protection, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, Mob.: 9805983940; Email: chauhanravinder97@gmail.com

Management of biotic and abiotic stresses in plants, plant biotechnology, specifically the formulation of dsRNA for plant diseases, molecular characterization, and genome sequencing of plant pathogens, potato research in molecular diagnostics of potato diseases