30-10-2020

भाकृअनुप - भारतीय मक्का अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Indian Institute of Maize Research

(ISO 9001:2015 certified)

Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs

Evaluation of potential of maize in the emerging Bio-based Industry

Title of project: Evaluation of potential of maize in the emerging Bio-based Industry

Objectives:

  • Standardization of bioethanol production from corn cobs and its comparison with stover fraction.
  • Characterization of chemical composition of corn cobs and heavy metal partitioning.
  • Elucidation of promising germplasm for integrated maize improvement towards Bio-Industry traits.

Project team: Dr. Alla Singh, Dr. GS Kocher, Dr. SS Dhaliwal, Dr. Ramesh Kumar, Dr. Dharam Paul, Dr. BS Jat, Dr Shanti, Dr. Bharat Bhushan
Major achievements: – ongoing