Title of project: Rapid detection of Quality Protein Maize for Increased Farmer Remuneration
Funding agency: DST
Total approved cost of the project: Rs 29.37 lakhs
- Refinement of in-house protocol for rapid detection of QPM.
- Development of PCR-based protocols to type causal polymorphisms resulting in differential protein quality
- Characterization of functional assay of o2 transcription factor by coupled transcription-translation system.
- Field validation of detection kits.
Project team: Dr. Alla Singh and Dr. Abhijit Das
Major achievements: – On-going