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