Institute funded projects


  • Exploration and conservation of culturable microorganisms from different soil types, tillage practices and cropping systems of India (PI: S.K. Sharma)
  • Evaluation of BCAs for induction of systemic resistance, plant growth promotion (PI: P. K. Sharma)
  • Isolation and characterization of endophytic bacteria from Cucubitaceous crop from Doab belt of Eastern Uttar Pradesh (PI: Alok K. Srivastava)
  • Exploring cyanobacterial biodiversity in extreme habitats for potential applicability in agriculture (PI: D.P. Singh)
  • Isolation and characterization of heavy metal resistant bacteria and evaluation for their use in agriculture (PI: Renu)
  • Exploration, Collection, Morphological, Biochemical,  Genetic  and Molecular Characterization of Actinomycetes from Indo-Gangetic Plains  (PI: Anurag Chaurasia)
  • Deciphering microbe mediated mechanisms of induced systemic resistance (ISR) and plant growth promotion in tomato and rice  (PI: Udai Bhan Singh)
  • Development of DNA barcoding systems for the identification of Colletotrichum species complex. (PI: P.L. Kashyap)
  • Isolation and characterization of Bacterial Communities and their Metabolites in Rhizospheric Rice Ecosystem (PI: Lalan Sharma)
  • Diversity Analysis and Microbial Management of Salt Stress in Solanaceous Crops (PI: Sanjay Goswami)
  • Diversity analysis of archea from different ecological niches and their characterization (PI: Dipak T. Nagrale)
  • Bioprospecting for phosphorus solubilising bacteria with high phosphatase activity and their application to enhance plant productivity (PI: Hillol Chakdar)
  • Deciphering antimicrobial and plant growth promoting activities of rhizosphere actinomycetes under pathogenic stress condition in tomato (PI: K. Pandiyan)
  • Exploring the phyllomethlyotrophic bacteria for growth promotion in Brinjal (Solanum melongena L.) and Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) (PI:  N. Karthikeyan)