CENTRAL SERICULTURAL RESEARCH & TRAINING INSTITUTE, BERHAMPORE

DIZITIZATION OF PROJECTS/ PROGRAMMES/ PILOT STUDIES FOR  E – FILING FOR THE YEAR 2016-17

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Project Code & Title

PI of the Project

Duration

Objective

Total Budget (in Lakh Rs)

Expected Outcome

Up to date Progress

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PIB-3479:
Development of high yielding mulberry varieties using physiological growth parameters as markers for selection.

Jalaja S.Kumar Sci.-D (upto 31.5.16)
Suresk, K ,Sci-B (from 1.6.16)

Oct., 2012 to Sept., 2016

To develop mulberry varieties with superior quality and with 10% higher leaf yield over existing ruling variety

0.80

Development of superior mulberry varieties with high yield.

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PIB-3481:
Evaluation of mulberry varieties suitable for low in put soils.

M.K.Ghosh, Sci-D  (up  to 31.3.16)
R.Banerjee (from 1.4.16)

Jan., 2013 to Dec., 2017

To evaluate newly evolved promising mulberry varieties suitable for low-input soils.

4.95

Identification of 1-2 mulberry varieties most suitable for cultivation under low-input soils

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PIB-3505:
Development of drought tolerant mulberry variety for rainfed sericulture. [Collaborative project with CSGRC, Hosur]

M.K.Ghosh, Sci-D  (up  to 31.3.16)
Suresh, K. (from 1.4.16)

Jan., 2014 to Dec., 2019

Development of drought tolerant mulberry variety.

8.65

Development drought tolerant mulberry varieties.

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PIB-3515:
Evaluation of new developed triploid mulberry varieties for productivity and quality.

P.K. Ghosh, Sc-D

Jun., 2014 to Mar., 2017

Evaluation of newly developed triploid mulberry varieties under irrigated condition for better productivity and quality

1.00

Short listing of promising triploid mulberry genotypes capable of providing higher leaf yield as compare to ruling variety S-1635.

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PPA-3499 :
Evaluation of field level performance of Vishala mulberry variety in different locations under irrigated conditions in West Bengal

S.K. Mandal, S-D (upto March 2015) G.C.Das, Sc- C

April, 2013 to Mar., 2018

  • To find out the potentiality of Vishala mulberry variety under irrigated conditions in West Bengal.
  • Evaluation of field performance of Vishala mulberry variety in different locations under irrigated conditions in West Bengal.

12.22

Assessment of establishment of Vishala mulberry variety and productivity under WB conditions

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PPF-3532 :
Assessment, Development and Management of area under mulberry in major sericulture districts of West Bengal

M.Choudhuri, Sci.-D

Feb., 2015 to
Jan., 2017

Acquisition satellite imagery. Average estimates of mulberry at block level. Accuracy of digital classification.

20.00

Acquisition satellite imagery.
Average estimates of mulberry at block level.
Accuracy of digital classification.

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PPS-3504 :
Study on root rot disease of mulberry in the Gangetic plains of West Bengal and development of its control measures.

S .K. Dutta, Sc.-D

April, 2014 to March, 2017

  • Survey and collection of root rot disease from the Gangetic plains of West Bengal.
  • Isolation and identification of the organism causing root rot disease of mulberry.
  • Recording of severity of root rot disease of mulberry in different locations of the Gangetic plains of West Bengal.
  • Isolation of fungicide as control measure (In vitro) for plant root protection method including bio control agents and chemical management.

3.48

To identify the fungus causing rot disease in the mulberry fields of Gangetic plains of West Bengal

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CSS-2107 :
Forewarning of Mulberry diseases of Eastern and North Eastern India

S. K. Datta, Sci.-D

Sept., 2012 to Aug., 2017

  • To collect disease incidence and meteorological data from Eastern and NE India.
  • Recommendation of forewarning system package in different locations.
  • Development of long term and broad spectrum data base on disease severity.
  • Fine tuning of disease forecasting models at the end of XII th plan.
  • Fine tuning of existing disease calendar at the end of XII th plan.

7.71

To forewarn stakeholders well in advanced to take up appropriate control measures.

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AIB-3466:
Development of region specific bivoltine breeds suitable for highly fluctuating and seasonally variable climatic conditions of Eastern and North- Eastern India.

N. Suresh Kumar, Sci.-D (up to 31.05.16) A.K.Verma,Sci- D (from 1.6.16)

Aug.,  2011
to       Dec., 2016

Development of region specific bivoltine breeds suitable for highly fluctuating and seasonally variable climatic conditions of Eastern and North-Eastern India

10.00

Development of region and season specific bivoltine hybrids

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AIB-3480 :
Development of silkworm of silkworm (Bombyx mori L.) breeds from a gene pool with higher genetic plasticity.

A.K.Verma, Sci.-D

Sept., 2012     to Aug., 2016

Raising of poly hybrid gene pool having genetic plasticity in tolerance and in high cocoon shell weight and development of congenic breed from a selected lines for high cocoon shell weight and bivoltine breeds for horizontal tolerance

1.30

Development of congenic multivoltine with high shell wt. and bi with horizontal tolerance

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AIB-3501 :
Development of high temperature and high humidity tolerant bivoltine breeds of silkworm (Bombyx mori L.) Brreds with high shell percentage and hifh neatnes  of silk filament.

A.K.Verma, Sci.-D

July, 2013 to June, 2016

To develop multivoltine silkworm breeds with better quality silk having higher shell content and high neatness of silk filament to suit the adverse climatic condition of West Bengal.

1.50

Development of multivoltine silkworm breeds with  high shell % (16-17) and high neatness (more than 84 points) and their hybrids.

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AIB-3514 :
Development of multivoltine based congenic /NIL breed of silkworm (Bombyx mori L.) through introgression of “Id” gene and its uses

A.K.Verma, Sci-D

June, 2014 to  May, 2017

Development of homozygous Id gene carrier Multivoltine based Congenic /NIl through introgression.

1.00

Development of multi & bi lines with Id carrier genes

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PPE-3517:
Population Interaction of Pest and natural enemies in mulberry ecosystem. (Collaborative with NBAIR, Bangalore)

D.Das, Sci- D

Aug, 2014 to July, 2017

  • To study the population interactions of host plant, major mulberry pests and their natural enemies and correlation with abiotic factors.
  • Studies on the biological attributes of the parasitoids

17.18

Information on Tritrophic relationships of pests and natural enemies will help in effective integration of biological control tactics suitably in the IPM strategies.

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PRE-3533 :
Identification of whitefly resistance in Mulberry germplasm accessions.:

D.Das, Sci.-D

July, 2015 to June, 2018

  • Screening of mulberry germplasm and identification of putative sources of  resistance and susceptibility for whitefly infestation.
  • Evaluation of the possible resistance mechanisms in mulberry cultivars against whitefly infestation.

13.15

Identification of resistant and susceptible mulberry accesssions
by screening the available germplasm pool of CSR&TI, Berhampore. The putative resistant and moderately    resistant mulberry sources would be a best source of breeding material with whitefly resistance.

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ARP-3516 : Studies on synbiotic (Combination of probiotic and pre biotic) induction for control of common disease of silkworm, Bombyx mori L.

S.Chakraborty, Sci.-C

Oct., 2014 to
Sept., 2016

  • Application of Synbiotics (combination of Probiotics and Prebiotics) for eco-friendly silkworm disease management.
  • Strengthen the immunity of silkworm to resist the microbial pathogenic attack.
  • To promote good cocoon yield.

2.00

Application of synbiotic therapy to control silkworm diseases thereby increase cocoon productivity.

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PIB-3521 :
Assessment of promising powdery mildew resistance lines for perspective commercial use.

S. Chattopadhyay, Sci-D

Jan., 15 to
Dec., 17

  • Evaluation of powdery mildew resistant promising lines for foliage biomass and associated ancillary traits.
  • Evaluation of silkworm rearing efficiency of the selected line(s) through bioassay.
  • Development of segregating progeny using sib-mating from promising F1 lines.
  • Assessment of powdery mildew responsiveness of developed progeny using identified markers for MAS based utilization

3.32

Identification of improved mulberry with powdery mildew resistance for commercial exploitation.

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ARP-3522 :
Isolation, cloning and characterization of antibacterial protein (s) from silkworm, Bombyx mori L. (Collaborative with SBRL, Bangalore)

S. Chakraborty, Scientist-C

May,15 to Apr., 18

Isolation and characterization of bacterial strains and their pathogenicity studies.
Isolation, purification and characterization of antibacterial protein fractions elicited against bacterial strain.

Molecular cloning and full length of gene sequence using cDNA cloning for mass production of antibacterial protein.

67.00

Isolation and identification of antibacterial proteins in silkworm for mass production of antibacterial protein.

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APS-3539 :
Characterization of mulberry growing soils for nutrient management in selected Seri-villages of Golaghat district of Assam.

S. N. Gogoi, Sc-D,  RSRS, Jorhat

Apr., 15 to
Mar., 17

  • To characterize and classify the mulberry growing soils.
  • To prepare soil test based fertilizer recommendation chart for the mulberry growing soils.
  • To popularize the soil test based fertilizer application among the farmers as per the fertility rating chart developed.

8.50

To create awareness created among the farmers on judicious application of fertilizers, based on soil test.

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AIT-3557 :
To conduct multi- locational trial on transgenic Bm NPV resistant silkworm strains to establish their efficacy and generate data for their regulatory approval (Collaborative with CSGRC, Hosur)

Jayeeta Sarkar Scientist-D

Jan.,16 to Mar.,17

To establish the efficacy of Bm NPV resistant silkworm strains and generate data for their regulatory approval

18.00

Field testing of transgenic silkworm hybrids for further popularization at farmers level.

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PIC-3554 :
Candidate gen based molecular marker (s) for screening promising recombinants in mulberry. (Collaborative with Bose Institute, Kolkata).

M.K.Ghosh, Sci-D  (up  to 31.3.16)
R.Banerjee (from 1.4.16)

Jan.,16 to Dec.,18

To validate the credibility of NR (Nitrate reductase) and CHS (Chalcone synthetase) as candidate genes for developing SNP (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) based molecular markers in mulberry.

9.80

Identified Markers will be used in the mulbery breeding programme. View
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PIB-3548 :
Evaluation of bacterial leaf spot resistant improved progenies of mulberry for field utilization.

S.Chattopa- dhyay,  Sci-D

Jan., 16 to Dec.,18

  • Evaluation of bacterial leaf spot resistant improved lines for foliage biomass and associated agronomic traits under RBD.
  • Silkworm bio-assay of the promising lines for prospective commercial utilization.
  • Evaluation for bacterial leaf spot resistance of developed progeny (F2) using identified SSRs to establish marker- trait link for MAS based utilization.

7.70

Development of advanced breeding generation (F2) through sib-mating of identified promising lines (F1).

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PPA 3560 :
Studies on high bush and tree type mulberry plantation under rainfed condition of Odisha.

N.R.Rao, Sci-C,  RSRS, Koraput

Apr., 14 to
Mar., 19

  • To develop a package of practice for High Bush and Tree type mulberry plantation to avoid grazing problems in state of Odisha.
  • To obtain optimum leaf yield, check cattle menace and curtail maintenance expenditure.

 

Identification of suitable plantation technique for field use in Odisha state

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PPS 3559 :
Testing of carbon capturing potential in mulberry in different location

Dr. R.Kar, Sci-D

Apr., 15 to
Mar., 18.

  • To assess carbon capturing efficiency of Mulberry growing under varying eco-geographical condition.
  • To examine the validity of the technology for spraying of cationic micronutrients in mulberry garden at farmers level.

 

Standardized    farming protocol in terms of maximizing   carbon sequestration in mulberry cultivation will be popularized among the sericulture farmers to meet of the current global needs.

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AICEM-III :
All India Co-ordinated Experimental Trial on Mulberry (Phase-III) [At 8 locations in Eastern and North- Eastern Regions]

M.K.Ghosh, Sci-D (up to 31.3.16)
R.Banerjee (from 01.04.16)

Aug.,11 to Dec., 16

To identify and  authorize suitable mulberry variety for commercial use in different agro-climatic mulberry cultivation zone of India.

8.64

Identification of suitable mulberry variety for commercial use in different agro-climatic mulberry cultivation zones of India

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AIB 3545 :
Authorization Trial of Silkworm hybrids in Eastern and North Eastern India.

A.K.Verma

Aug.,15 to July, 17

  • To evaluate the newly developed, Multi x Bi and Bi x Bi hybrids at the farmers level in Eastern & North Eastern Zone.
  • To     popularize        the       newly developed hybrids in Eastern & NE Zone.
  • To analyze the data of the tested hybrids.
  • To identify the suitable hybrids for the Eastern& NE Zone.
  • Recommendation of the hybrids for the Eastern and NE zone for commercial exploitation.

36.00

The identified hybrids will be utilized in the respective zone for better productivity

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AIB 3547 :
Development of high temperature and high humidity  tolerant bivoltine breeds of silkworm (Bombyx mori L.)

A.K.Verma

July, 15 to June,17

  • To collect the breeds from different breeding centres subjected for screening at 35±1°C and 85±5% RH conditions.
  • To collect the data subject  ed for sustainability Index and based on highest sustainability index and highest survival rate at 35±1°C and 85±5% RH conditions.
  • Selection of breeds as breeding resource materials

20.24

Screened breeds at high temperature (35±1°C) and high humidity (85±5% RH) based on pupation rate will be helpful for further breeding programme.

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PIB 3576 : Evaluation of New Mulberry Genotypes for Improvement in Productivity and Quality.

M.K. Ghosh
June, 16 to July, 2020 To evaluate high yielding mulberry genotypes with early sprouting behaviour capable for using sustainable leaf yield during winter months.
04.00
The successful completion of the project is expected to come out with the development of suitable high yielding mulberry genotypes with early sprouting characteristics during cold season, good survivability, quality and compatible to silkworm crop schedule will be identified and finally passport data is to be submitted to Mulberry Variety Authorization Committee for consideration of AICEM phase IV. View

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PIN-3587: Improvement of leaf quality and productivity through external application of seaweed extracts in Mulberry

Anil Pappacahn, R. Mahesh and N. Chandrakanth

Oct., 2016 to Sept., 2017

  • To determine the effect of application of seaweed extracts on growth and biomass in mulberry leaves.
  • To standardize the dosage and time interval for the application of seaweed extract.
  • To determine the effect of application of seaweed extracts on foliar diseases of mulberry.
  • To perform bioassay on silkworm larvae fed with seaweed extract treated mulberry leaves.

0.40

  • Disadvantages of chemical inputs are turning farmers towards organic sources. To meet increasing demand of organic inputs, among many viable options, one option is the use of seaweed extracts as a source of nutrients and hormones. Seaweed extracts application is expected to minimize the hazardous effects of synthetic chemicals and nutrients in the ecosystem.
  • External application of seaweed extract is expected to improve the quality and quantity of mulberry leaves organically which in turn would have a direct bearing on the yield and the quality of cocoon.

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PPA-3588: Evaluation of Low Cost Drip Fertigation Systems on Yield and Quality of Mulberry Leaves

R. Mahesh, Monica Choudhari, V. Vijay and Anil Pappachan

Oct., 2016 to Mar., 2019

  • To evaluate the comparative performance of drip tape fertigation system and drum kit fertigation  system under both 2 feet ×2 feet and 3 feet × 3 feet spacing on yield and quality of mulberry leaves
  • To optimize the fertigation schedule for higher mulberry leaf productivity
  • To evaluate the drip tape fertigation system  and  drum kit fertigation  system on  water use efficiency and fertilizer use efficiency of mulberry leaves
  • To compute the economics of drip tape fertigation and drum kit drip fertigation system in mulberry cultivation.

3.45

  • Potential productivity of the mulberry tested with low cost drip fertigation and drumkit drip fertigation system.
  • Optimized drip fertigation schedule to exploit full potential of mulberry leaves productivity will be determined.
  • Water and fertilizer saving technology will be achieved and this will leads to reduce the environmental pollution.
  • Affordable drip fertigation technology will be developed for adoption of drip technology by small and marginal farmers of eastern and north eastern regions of India.

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ARP-3590: Studies on the efficacy of phototrophic bacterial extracts as feed supplement for management of diseases in silkworm, Bombyx mori L.

K. Rahul and Z. Hassain

Oct., 2016 to Sept., 2019

  • To screen the efficacy of phototrophic bacterial extracts as feed supplements for disease management in silkworm.
  • To prepare metabolite profiling of silkworm when fed on normal and phototrophic bacterial extract enriched diet

 

18.00

  • A Photosynthetic bacterial extract formulation as a feed additive can be developed which aids in boosting the immunity and over all development of silkworm.
  • Metabolite profile of silkworm in normal and phototrophic bacterial extract enriched diet can be developed
  • Gut microbiome of silkworm in normal and phototrophic bacterial extract enriched diet can be developed
  • A good number of publications is expected
  • Patents are possible

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TRE-3589: Assessment of designed antimicrobial peptides  for mulberry protection against brown leaf spot and root rot: A biotechnological approach

S. Chattopadhyay, R. Banerjee and P. Makwana

Oct., 2016 to Sept., 2019

  • Assessment of disease protection potential of synthetic AMPs against Myrothecium leaf spot and Fusarium root rot of mulberry in vitro
  • Assessment of disease protection potential of selected  AMPs against Myrothecium leaf spot and Fusarium root rot of mulberry ex vivo
  • Determination of disease suppression ability of selected AMPs using quantitative PCR.

 

16.41

  • Identification of suitable synthetic AMPs against MLS and FRR infection/ progression in mulberry for commercial utilization
  • Development of transgenic plant for enhancement of resistance to MLS and FRR by overexpression of genes coding for desirable AMPs into commercial cultivar(s) without loss of existing desirable traits.

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AIB-3602: Development of thermo-tolerant bivoltine breeds / hybrids of silkworm, Bombyx mori through marker assisted selection.

N. Chandrakanth, A. K. Verma and N. B. Kar

Nov., 16 to Oct., 2021

  • Identification of DNA markers (SSR / ISSR) linked to thermotolerance.
  • Development of thermotolerant bivoltine silkworm breeds / hybrids through DNA marker assisted selection and their evaluation.

 

12.6

  • Hardy bivoltine silkworm hybrids suitable for rearing throughout the year including summer season of the tropics will be developed.
  • DNA markers (SSR / ISSR) linked to thermotolerance will be identified and will be applied in the breeding program.

 

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MTS-3599: Study on mulberry sericulture production  in West Bengal: A statistical approach.

G. R. Manjunatha, Shafi Afroz, Subhra Chanda, D. Pandit and Tapati Datta

Nov., 16 to April 18

  • To analyze the trends in mulberry cocoon production in West Bengal
  • To estimate costs and returns of mulberry cocoon production
  • To assess resource use pattern and resource use efficiency of sericulture farmers

2.00

The trend in production of mulberry and silk and causes for the trend will be determined. Existing resource use pattern, level of resource use efficiency, factors responsible for in/efficiency, ways towards optimality, major cost item in moriculture and sericulture and ways to minimize costs will be identified. 

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MOT-3601: Skill Gap Analysis and Capacity Building of  Sericulture  Extension  Workers  and Farmers  in  Traditional  and  Non Traditional States.

Shafi Afroz, Subhra Chanda, D. Pandit, Bimal Chandra Ray and G. R. Manjunatha

Nov., 16 to April 18

  • To document job profile of the extension workers involved in sericulture activities and their engagement for each of the activity.
  • To identify the skill requirements for the extension workers and farmers for each activity.
  • To  determine  the  skill  gap  of  the  extension  workers  and  farmers  involved  in  different sericulture activities.
  • To  design  capacity  development  programme  to  target  the  skill  requirements  of  the extension workers and farmers.

2.40

The results of the project will come up with objective data, which will be very useful for the higher authorities to understand the current situation of sericulture in Bihar and Jharkhand. It will also  help  to  comprehend  the  exact  skill  requirements  by  the  extension  workers  as  well  as farmers. The skill chart for each section will be developed and based on which practical training manual will be developed. This training manual can be used to modify the course curriculum for the training.  Hence  it  will  provide  need  based  training  (bottom  up  approach)  to  the  extension workers and farmers. This research project will also come up with a competency model, which will define the skills and knowledge requirements.  Hence it will be helpful for hiring the extension workers for the advancement of sericulture.

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PPF-3585: Application of Growing Degree Days as a Model Driver for Developing Mulberry Yield Weather Model.

Monica Chaudhuri, Kanika Trivedy, Mahesh R, Manjunatha G R and Anil Pappachan

Oct. 2016 to Dec. 2018

  • To prepare a model driven by growing degree days towards forecasting growth and yield   of instar specific mulberry leaves under the spell of daily accumulated heat and basic  weather variables.

2.15

The expected outcome of the proposed project is a mulberry yield-weather model basing on integrated environmental- cum phenological events  which would help to develop ICT intervened downloadable Android and Apple application of growing degree days for free.

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AIB-3577: Evaluation of multivoltine germplasm to identify potential parents for developing cross breeds suitable for Southern and Eastern India.

Zakir
Hossain and N. Chandra
kanth

April, 2016 to  March, 2019

To Evaluate multivoltine germplasm accessions for the identification of crossbreeds suitable for Southern and Eastern Zones

21.20

To evaluate multivoltine germplasm accessions for the identification of crossbreeds suitable for Southern and Eastern Zones.

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AIB-3578: Evaluation of exotic bivoltine silkworm breeds to identify promising parental genetic resources.

A. K. Verma and Zakir Hossain

June, 2016 to September, 2019

To identify bivoltine silkworm germplasm for specific qualitative and quantitative traits

10.25

To identify bivoltine silkworm germplasm for specific qualitative and quantitative traits.

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PPS-3598: Arsenic contamination in mulberry sericulture of Bengal plain and its alleviation through application of zinc in soil.

Vijay, V.

November, 2016 - October, 2019

  • To investigate the extent of arsenic load/ accumulation in irrigation water-soil-mulberry plant-silkworm larva continuum under mulberry vegetation.
  • To formulate dose of zinc for alleviating arsenic pollution in mulberry sericulture by application of zinc in soil wherein it is deficient.
  • To validate the efficacy of laboratory findings by conducting the appropriate field trials.

16. 35

To develop an appropriate technology to mitigate arsenic pollution in mulberry sericulture by the application of zinc in soil, which is deficient in zinc.

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39 PPS-3600: Soil health card preparation for mulberry growing soils in Eastern and North Eastern India.
Dr. Kanika Trivedy (PI) and 19 CIs from different locations.
Novenber, 2016 - October 2019
To analyse the soil parameters (pH, EC, OC, Available N, P, K, S, Zn, Fe, Cu, Mn & B) of Mulberry growing soils for preparation and distribution of soil health card to the sericulture farmers in Eastern and North Eastern India.
79.31
    This study will help to recommend the STBD for application of nutrients for getting the desired quality and quantity of mulberry leaf by maintaining and improving the existing soil health.

    The outcome of the project will lead to preparation and distribution of soil health card to the seri-farmers.

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40 PIB-3610: Preliminary evaluation of newly evolved mulberry genotypes for mulberry improvement.
Suresh, K
June 2017 to May 2020

Development of improved mulberry with better foliage yield potential than ruling cultivar(s) is the need for quality cocoon production in sericulture. Therefore, obtained leads of our previous study will be searched further for the identification of suitable mulberry line(s) with higher foliage yield and better silkworm rearing efficiency for direct commercial exploitation.

2.30
The expected outcome of the project will be identification of 7-8 high yielding qualitatively superior mulberry varieties/genotypes that are suitable for silkworm rearing and produce stable leaf yield across crop schedules for final yield trial. View
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ARP-3605: Validation of the DNA markers in silkworm breed developed by introgression of DNA markers associated with NPV resistance using Marker Assisted Selection breeding and large scale field trial of the breed. [DBT funded Collaborative Project with Seri biotech Research Laboratory (SBRL), Bangalore, CSR&TI, Mysore & CSR&TI, Pampore]

G.C. Das & Chandrakanth, N.

April 2017 to March 2020

Validation of DNA markers for NPV resistance and stress tolerance in selection lines being used for field trial. Continuous maintenance of MAS-N Lines; Co-ordination and statistical analysis of observation from lines reared at different stations.

CSR&TI, Berhampore Objective:
Evaluate the evolved bivoltine lines in various agro climatic conditions and selected lines for their suitability in that particular environment.
Rearing of about 50000 Dfls of Nistari x MASN lines will be prepared through NSSO, Bangalore and distributed to sericulture farmers in the area under CSR&TI, Berhampore

7.38 (CSRTI, Berhampore)

Total: 71.17

Screening of NPV resistance breed and preparation suitable hybrid for testing at farmers level

 
  Programmes:            
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BPI(P)025:Maintenance of Mulberry Germplasm Bank at CSR&TI, Berhampore (West Bangal)

M. K. Ghosh (up to 31-03-2016)
Rita Banerjee (from 01-04-2016)

Jan.,
2016 to Dec.,
2020

Maintenance of mulberry Germplasm bank (GPB) at a premier Institute in Eastern India.

3.86

Development of improve mulberry utilizing the genetic resources

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BAR(RP)021: Survey, surveillance and monitoring of silkworm diseases in seed and commercial crops in Eastern and North Eastern India.

Zakir
Hossain

Apr.,  2016 to  Mar.,  2019

  • To identify the disease responsible for crop loss at DOT (Seri), NSSO and farmers’ field during seed and commercial crops.
  • To suggest effective remedial measures to farmers’/farms’ to prevent / management of the diseases and forewarn the farmers’ for ensuing seed and commercial crops.
  • To collect the meteorological and crop yield data for analysis.
  • To prepare database on the incidence of various diseases of silkworm, B. mori during seed and commercial crops in Eastern and NE India.

51.50

Database on the incidence of various diseases of silkworm, B.mori during seed and Commercial crops in the traditional Sericultural districts of West Bengal is expected.

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  Pilot Studies:            
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BPI(PS)010: Identification of Biochemical markers for thermotolerance in silkworm Bombyx mori L.

Pooja Makwana

Oct., 2016 to  Sept., 2017

  • Identification of biochemical markers associated with ROS defense in bivoltine silkworm under thermal stress.
  • Establishment of  correlation between ROS defense associated enzymes and yield parameters.

1.70

Testing the usefulness of   ROS stabilisation associated biochemical parameter(s) as prospective rapid / stable screening tools to elect thermal stress tolerant silkworm strains for breeding utilisation.

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