Research Publications – 2014

1.       Alessandro Tondelli, Enrico Francia, A. Visioni, J. Comadran, A. M. Mastrangelo, T. Akar, A. Al-Yassin, S. Ceccarelli, S. Grando, A. Benbelkacem, F. A. van Eeuwijk, W. T. B. Thomas, A. M. Stanca,  I. Romagosa, N. Pecchioni. 2014. QTLs for barley yield adaptation to Mediterranean environments in the ‘Nure’ × ‘Tremois’ biparental population. Euphytica , 197, (1), 73-86.
2.       Ashok Kumar, A and Gorthy, S and Sharma, H C and Huang, Y and Sharma, R and Reddy, B V S (2014) Understanding genetic control of biotic stress resistance in sorghum for applied breeding. In: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sorghum. Series on Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants . CRC Press (Taylor & Francis), Boca Raton, pp. 198-225. ISBN 9781482210088
3.       Ba, M N and Baoua, I B and Kabore, A and Amadou, L and Oumarou, N and Dabire-Binso, C and Sanon, A (2014) Augmentative on-farm delivery methods for the parasitoid Habrobracon hebetor Say (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) to control the millet head miner Heliocheilus albipunctella (de Joannis) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Burkina Faso and Niger. BioControl, 59 (6). pp. 689-696. ISSN 1386-6141
4.       Basavaraj, G and Rao, P P and Ravinder Reddy, C and Kumar, A A and Mazumdar, S D and Reddy, Y R and Rao, P S and Karuppan Chetty, S M and Reddy, B V S (2014) Sweet sorghum: A Smart crop to meet the demands for food, fodder, fuel and feed. In: Innovative Institutions, Public Policies and Private Strategies for Agro-Enterprise Development. FAOUN/World Scientific Publishing Co.,Pte. Ltd., Rome, Italy, pp. 169-188. ISBN 978-981-4596-60-2
5.       Beggi, F and Falalou, H and Buerkert, A and Vadez, V (2014) Tolerant pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.) varieties to low soil P have higher transpiration efficiency and lower flowering delay than sensitive ones. Plant and Soil, 389 (1). pp. 89-108. ISSN 0032-079X
6.       Brocke, K V and Trouche, G and Weltzien, E and Kondombo Barro, C P and Sidibe, A and Zougmore, R and Goze, E (2014) Helping farmers adapt to climate and cropping system change through increased access to sorghum genetic resources adapted to prevalent sorghum cropping systems in Burkina Faso. Experimental Agriculture, 50 (2). pp. 284-305. ISSN 0014-4797
7.       Deepak, G C (2014) Line x Tester Analysis Across Environments for Stalk Sugar Yield Traits in Sweet Sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]. Masters thesis, College of Agriculture, Bijapur, University fo Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.
8.       Deu, M and Weltzien, E and Calatayud, C and Traoré, Y and Bazile, D and Goze’, E and Trouche, G and vom Brocke, K (2014) How an improved sorghum variety evolves in a traditional seed system in Mali: Effects of farmers’ practices on the maintenance of phenotype and genetic composition. Field Crops Research, 167. pp. 131-142. ISSN 0378-4290
9.       Ganggang Guo, Dawa Dondup, Xingmiao Yuan , Fanghong Gu, Deliang Wang, Fengchao Jia, Zhiping Lin, Michael Baum and Jing Zhang. 2014. Rare allele of HvLox‑1 associated with lipoxygenase activity in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Theor Appl Genet (2014) 127:2095–2103
10.   Gemenet, D C and Hash, C T and Sy, O and Zangre, R G and Sanogoe, M D and Leiser, W L and Parzies, H K and Haussmann, B I G (2014) Pearl Millet Inbred and Testcross Performance under Low Phosphorus in West Africa. Crop Science, 54 (6). pp. 2574-2585. ISSN 0011-183X
11.   Girma, Y and Doddamani, D and Fakrudin, B and Rajkumar, . and Ahmed, S A W and Sheweta Gujar, S and Patil, S and Hiremath, G (2014) Mining of gene-based SNPs from publicly available ESTs and their conversion to cost-effective genotyping assay in sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]. Journal of Crop Science and Biotechnology, 17 (3). pp. 155-160. ISSN 1975-9479
12.   Govindaraj, M (2014) CI 112: Pearl Millet Biofortification Research-for-Development. In: National Seminar on Reorientation of Agricultural Res earch to Ensure National Food Security, January 6-7, 2014, Directorate of Research, CCS HAU, Hisar. (Submitted)
13.   Hufnagel, B and De Sousa, S M and Assis, L and Guimaraes, C T and Leiser, W and Azevedo, G C and Negri, B and Larson, B G and Shaff, J E and Pastina, M M and Barros, B A and Weltzien, E and Rattunde, H F W and Viana, J H and Clark, R T and Falcão, A and Gazaffi, R and Garcia, A A F and Schaffert, R E and Kochian, L V and Magalhaes, J V (2014) Duplicate and Conquer: Multiple Homologs of PHOSPHORUS-STARVATION TOLERANCE1 Enhance Phosphorus Acquisition and Sorghum Performance on Low-Phosphorus Soils. Plant Physiology, 166. pp. 659-677. ISSN 0032-0889
14.   ICRISAT, . (2014) Enhancing Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Value Chain. China Agricultural Science and Technology Press, China.
15.   Kanatti, A (2014) Genetic architecture of Grain Iron and Zinc densities and their association with Agronomic traits in Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.). PhD thesis, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad.
16.   Kanatti, A and Rai, K N and Radhika, K and Govindaraj, M and Sahrawat, K L and Rao, A S (2014) Grain iron and zinc density in pearl millet: combining ability, heterosis and association with grain yield and grain size. SpringerPlus, 3 (763). pp. 1-12. ISSN 2193-1801
17.   Kanatti, A and Rai, K N and Radhika, K and Govindaraj, M and Sahrawat, K L and Srinivasu, K and Shivade, H (2014) Relationship of grain iron and zinc content with grain yield in pearl millet hybrids. Crop Improvement, 41 (1). pp. 91-96. ISSN 2231-4563
18.   Kannan, B and Senapathy, S and Bhasker Raj, A J and Chandra, S and Muthiah, A and Dhanapal, A P and Hash, C T (2014) Association Analysis of SSR Markers with Phenology, Grain, and Stover-Yield Related Traits in Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.). The Scientific World Journal, 2014 (562327). pp. 1-15. ISSN 2356-6140
19.   Khawaja, C and Janssen, R and Rutz, D and Luquet, D and Trouche, G and Reddy, B V S and Rao, P S and Basavaraj, G and Schaffert, R and Damasceno, C and Parella, R and Zacharias, A and Bushmann, R and Rettenmaier, N and Reinhardt, G and Monti, A and Lizarazu, W Z and Amaducci, S and Marocco, A and Snijman, W and Shargie, N and Terblanche, H and Zavala-Garcia, F and Braconnier, S (2014) Energy Sorghum : An alternative energy crop A Handbook. WIP Renewable Energies, Munich. ISBN 9783936338317
20.   Kholová, J and Murugesan, T and Kaliamoorthy, S and Malayee, S and Baddam, R and Hammer, G L and McLean, G and Deshpande, S and Hash, C T and Craufurd, P Q and Vadez, V (2014) Modelling the effect of plant water use traits on yield and stay-green expression in sorghum. Functional Plant Biology, 41 (11). pp. 1019-1034. ISSN 1445-4408
21.   Krishnamurthy, L and Dinakaran, E and Kumar, A A and Reddy, B V S (2014) Field Technique and Traits to Assess Reproductive Stage Cold Tolerance in Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench). Plant Production Science, 17 (3). pp. 218-227. ISSN 1343-943X
22.   Krishnamurthy, L and Upadhyaya, H D and Purushothaman, R and Gowda, C L L and Kashiwagi, J and Dwivedi, S L and Singh, Sube and Vadez, V (2014) The extent of variation in salinity tolerance of the minicore collection of finger millet (Eleusine coracana L. Gaertn.) germplasm. Plant Science, 227. pp. 51-59. ISSN 0168-9452 (In Press)
23.   Kumar, C G and Srinivasa Rao, P and Gupta, S and Malapaka, J and Kamal, A (2014) Chemical Preservatives-Based Storage Studies and Ethanol Production from Juice of Sweet Sorghum Cultivar, ICSV 93046. Sugar Tech. 01-08. ISSN 0972-1525
24.   Kumar V, A Khippal, J Singh, R Selvakumar, R Malik, D Kumar, AS, Kharub, RPS, Verma and I Sharma. 2014. Barley research in India: Retrospect & Prospects. Journal of Wheat Research, 6(1):1-20.
25.   Kumari, B R and Kolesnikova-Allen, M A and Hash, C T and Senthilvel, S and Nepolean, T and Kavi Kishor, P B and Riera-Lizarazu, O and Witcombe, J R and Srivastava, R K (2014) Development of a Set of Chromosome Segment Substitution Lines in Pearl Millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.]. Crop Science, 54 (6). pp. 2175-2182. ISSN 0011-183X (In Press)
26.   Leiser, W L and Rattunde, H F W and Weltzien, E and Cisse, N and Abdou, M and Diallo, A and Tourè, A O and Magalhaes, J V and Haussmann, B I G (2014) Two in one sweep: aluminum tolerance and grain yield in P-limited soils are associated to the same genomic region in West African Sorghum. BMC Plant Biology, 14 (206). 01-13. ISSN 1471-2229
27.   Leiser, W L and Rattunde, H F W and Weltzien, E and Haussmann, B I G (2014) Phosphorus uptake and use efficiency of diverse West and Central African sorghum genotypes under field conditions in Mali. Plant and Soil, 377 (1-2). pp. 383-394. ISSN 1573-5036
28.   Manyasa, E O and Tongoona, P and Shanahan, P and Mgonja, M A and de Villiers, S (2014) Genetic diversity in East African finger millet (Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn) landraces based on SSR markers and some qualitative traits. Plant Genetic Resources. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1479-263X
29.   Marangu, D and Audi, P and Mgonja, M and Mburu, N (2014) Characterization of Sorghum Production and Marketing Systems in Eastern Province, Kenya: Sorghum for Multi-Use (SMU) Baseline Survey Report. Working Paper Series no. 53. Working Paper. ICRISAT, Patancheru, Telangana, India.
30.   Mohamed, A and Ali, R and Elhassan, O and Suliman, E and Mugoya, C and Masiga, C W and Elhusien, A and Hash, C T (2014) First products of DNA marker-assisted selection in sorghum released for cultivation by farmers in sub-saharan Africa. Journal of Plant Science & Molecular Breeding, 3 (3). pp. 1-10. ISSN 2050-2389
31.   Narwal S, D Kumar, RPS Verma and I Sharma. 2014. Identification of barley genotypes with high antioxidant activity. Journal of Wheat Research, 6(1):96-97.
32.   Neha Jain, R. Malik, R. Selvakumar, R. Kumar, V. Pande and R.P.S. Verma. 2014. Screening of barley germplasm for leaf blight (Bipolaris sorokiniana) resistance.  Indian J. Agric. Res., 48 (1): 67 -71.
33.   Prakasham, R S and Nagaiah, D and Vinutha, K S and Uma, A and Chiranjeevi, T and Umakanth, A V and Srinivasa Rao, P and Yan, N (2014) Sorghum biomass: a novel renewable carbon source for industrial bioproducts. Biofuels, 5 (2). pp. 159-174. ISSN 1759-7269
34.   Qazi, H and Srinivasa Rao, P and Kashikar, A and Suprasanna, P and Bhargava, S (2014) Alterations in stem sugar content and metabolism in sorghum genoptypes subjected to drought stress. Functional Plant Biology. pp. 1-32. ISSN 1445-4416 (In Press)
35.   R. Selvakumar, Madhu Meeta, P.S. Shekhawat, R.P.S. Verma and Indu Sharma. 2014. Management stripe rust of barley using fungicides. Indian Phytopathology, 67 (2): 2-6.
36.   Rai, K N and Gupta, S K and Sharma, R and Govindaraj, M and Rao, A S and Shivade, H and Bonamigo, L A (2014) Pearl Millet Breeding Lines Developed at ICRISAT: A Reservoir of Variability and Useful Source of Non-Target Traits. SAT eJournal, 1 (1). pp. 1-13.
37.   Rai, K N and Patil, H T and Yadav, O P and Govindaraj, M and Khairwal, I S and Cherian, B and Rajpurohit, B S and Rao, A S and Shivade, H and Kulkarni, M P (2014) Dhanashakti : A high-iron pearl millet variety. Indian Farming, 64 (7). pp. 32-34. ISSN 0019-4786
38.   Rai, K N and Patil, H T and Yadav, O P and Govindaraj, M and Khairwal, I S and Cherian, B and Rajpurohit, B S and Rao, A S and Shivade, H and Kulkarni, M P (2014) Notification of crop varieties and registration of germplasm: Pearl millet variety ‘Dhanashakti’. The Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 74 (3). pp. 405-406. ISSN 0019-5200
39.   Rai, K N and Patil, H T and Yadav, OP and Govindaraj, M and Khairwal, I S and Cherian, B and Rajpurohit, B S and Rao, A S and Shivade, H and Kulkarni, M P (2014) Variety Dhanashakti (Pearlmillet). Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 74 (3). pp. 405-406. ISSN 0975-6906
40.   Rai, K N and Virk, P S and Velu, G and Govindaraj, M and Cherian, B (2014) Biofortification of Cereals for Enhanced Nutrition: Strategies, Status and Future Directions. In: 2nd International Congress on Micronutrient and Child Health, November 05-07, 2014, New Delhi, India. (Submitted)
41.   Ratnadass, A and Kadi-Kadi, H and Salha, H and Mato, A and Idrissa, A and Hamidine, S and Oumarou, I and Fatondji, D (2014) Are pest regulation and erosion alleviation services conflicting or synergistic? Lessons from Sahel pearl millet. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 186. pp. 144-147. ISSN 0167-8809
42.   Ratnadass, A and Kadi-Kadi, H and Salha, H and Mato, A and Idrissa, A and Hamidine, S and Oumarou, I and Fatondji, D (2014) Are pest regulation and erosion alleviation services conflicting or synergistic? Lessons from Sahel pearl millet. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 186 (-). pp. 144-147. ISSN 0167-8809
43.   Ravi Kiran, K T and Radhika, K and Ashok Kumar, A and Padma, V (2014) Association studies of grain iron and zinc concentrations with yield and other agronomic traits using F2 populations of two crosses in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench). The Journal of Research ANGRAU, 42 (1). pp. 77-80. ISSN 09700226
44.   Reddy, P S and Reddy, B V S and Rao, P S (2014) Genotype by sowing date interaction effects on sugar yield components in sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench). SABRAO Journal of Breeding and Genetics, 46 (2). pp. 241-255. ISSN 1029-7073
45.   Rhodes, D H and Hoffmann, L and Rooney, W L and Ramu, P and Morris, G P and Kresovich, S (2014) Genome-Wide Association Study of Grain Polyphenol Concentrations in Global Sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] Germplasm. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, 62 (45). pp. 10916-10927. ISSN 0021-8561
46.   Sahrawat, K L and Hangula, M N and Devi, M U and Rai, K N and Reddy, B V S and Wani, S P (2014) Comparative Evaluation of Ground and Unground Pearl Millet and Sorghum Grain Samples for Determining Total Iron and Zinc. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. ISSN 1532-2416
47.   Sarkar, B., R. C. Sharma, R. P. S. Verma, A. Sarkar and Indu Sharma. 2014. Identifying superior feed barley genotypes using GGE bi-plot for diverse environments in India. Indian J. Genet., 74(1): 26-33.
48.   Sharma, R and Gupta, S K and Kadvani, D L and Shivpuri, A and Rai, K N (2014) New virulent pathotypes of Sclerospora graminicola and resistance sources in pearl millet for A1 zone in India. The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 84 (6). pp. 707-710. ISSN 0019-5022
49.   Siraj Osman Omer, Abdelwahab Hassan Abdalla, Salvatore Ceccarelli, Stefania Grando and Murari Singh (2014). Bayesian estimation of heritability and genetic gain for subsets of genotypes evaluated in a larger set of genotypes in a block design. European Journal of Experimental Biology, 2014, 4(3): 566-575
50.   Singh, M., A. AL-Yassin and S. Omer (2015) Bayesian estimation of genotypes means, precision and genetic gain due to selection from routinely used barley trials. Crop Science, 55.  doi: 10.2135/cropsci2014.02.0111
51.   Singh, P and Nedumaran, S and Traore, P C S and Boote, K J and Rattunde, H F W and Prasad, P V V and Singh, N P and Srinivas, K and Bantilan, M C S (2014) Quantifying potential benefits of drought and heat tolerance in rainy season sorghum for adapting to climate change. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 185. pp. 37-48. ISSN 0168-1923
52.   Srinivasa Rao, P and Lizarazu, W Z and Bellmer, D and Monti, A (2014) Prospect of Sorghum as a Biofuel Feedstock. In: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sorghum. Series on Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants . CRC Press (Taylor & Francis), Boca Raton, pp. 303-330. ISBN 9781482210088
53.   Srinivasa Rao, P and Reddy, B V S and Nagaraj, N and Upadhayaya, H D (2014) Sorghum Production for Diversified Uses. In: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sorghum. Series on Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants . CRC Press (Taylor & Francis), Boca Raton, 01-27. ISBN 9781482210088
54.   Tesfamariam, T and Yoshinaga, H and Deshpande, S P and Srinivasa Rao, P and Sahrawat, K L and Ando, Y and Nakahara, K and Hash, C T and Subbarao, G V (2014) Biological nitrification inhibition in sorghum: the role of sorgoleone production. Plant and Soil, 379 (1-2). pp. 325-335. ISSN 1573-5036
55.   Vinutha, K S and Rayaprolu, L and Yadagiri, K and Umakanth, A V and Srinivasa Rao, P (2014) Sweet Sorghum Research and Development in India: Status and Prospects. Sugar Tech, 16 (2). pp. 133-143. ISSN 0974-0740
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