30-10-2020

भाकृअनुप - भारतीय मक्का अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Indian Institute of Maize Research

(ISO 9001:2015 certified)

Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs

Rapid detection of Quality Protein Maize for Increased Farmer Remuneration

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

Objective:

  • 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