27-10-2020

भाकृअनुप - भारतीय मक्का अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Indian Institute of Maize Research

(ISO 9001:2015 certified)

Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs

Genetic enhancement of QPM germplasm

Title of project: Genetic enhancement of QPM germplasm
Objective:

  • Heterotic grouping of existing QPM Germplasm based on combining ability
  • Diversification of Germplasm
  • Development of single cross hybrids of QPM

Project team:

S. No. Name of Scientist PI/CO-PI
1 Dr Ramesh Kumar PI
2 Dr SB Singh CO-PI
3 Dr Dharam paul CO-PI
4 Dr Sunil Neelam CO-PI
5 Dr Abhijit Kumar Das CO-PI
6 Dr Suby Sb CO-PI
7 Dr Sumit Kumar Aggarwal CO-PI


Major achievements:

  • Three hybrids in AVT II (IIMRQPMH 1601, IIMRQPMH 1705 and IIMRQPMH 1708)
  • Recycling of lines based on heterotic grouping information