Publications

In last 10+ years team CEGSB along with its collaborators and partners have published more than 350+ research articles in more than 43 high impact journals. The trend on different parameters can be seen below.

Here’s the complete list of publications year wise 

A Western Sahara centre of domestication inferred from pearl millet genomes
Integrated transcriptome, small RNA and degradome sequencing approaches provide insights into Ascochyta blight resistance in chickpea.
Discovery of genomic regions and candidate genes controlling shelling percentage using QTLseq approach in cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.)
Development and evaluation of high density SNP array (Axiom®CicerSNP Array) for high resolution genetic mapping and breeding applications in chickpea
High-density genetic map using whole-genome resequencing for fine mapping and candidate gene discovery for disease resistance in peanut
Genome sequence of Jatropha curcas L., a nonedible biodiesel plant, provides a resource to improve seedrelated traits
Can genomics deliver climate-change ready crops?
The RNASeq based high resolution gene expression atlas of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) reveals dynamic spatiotemporal changes associated with growth and development
Modeling predicts that soybean is poised to dominate crop production across Africa
Progress in understanding drought tolerance: from alleles to cropping systems
Genetic diversity of root system architecture in response to drought stress in grain legumes
Genomic-enabled prediction models using multi-environment trials to estimate the effect of genotype × environment interaction on prediction accuracy in chickpea
Surveying the genome and constructing a high-density genetic map of napiergrass (Cenchrus purpureus Schumach)
Genome Sequencing and Analysis of the Peanut B-Genome Progenitor (Arachis ipaensis)
Sequencing Analysis of Genetic Loci for Resistance for Late Leaf Spot and Rust in Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.)
Drought or/and Heat-Stress Effects on Seed Filling in Food Crops: Impacts on Functional Biochemistry, Seed Yields, and Nutritional Quality
Toward the sequence‑based breeding in legumes in the post‑genome sequencing era
Genotyping‑by‑sequencing based genetic mapping reveals large number of epistatic interactions for stem rot resistance in groundnut
Molecular mapping and inheritance of restoration of fertility (Rf) in A4 hybrid system in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.)
 
Accelerating genetic gains in legumes for the development of prosperous smallholder agriculture: integrating genomics, phenotyping, systems modelling and agronomy. Journal of Experimental Botany
Dissecting genomic hotspots underlying seed protein, oil, and sucrose content in an interspecific mapping population of soybean using high-density linkage mapping. Plant Biotechnology Journal
Adapting legume crops to climate change using genomic approaches. Plant, Cell & Environment
Genetic diversity of root system architecture in response to drought stress in grain legumes. Journal of Experimental Botany
Differential regulation of genes involved in root morphogenesis and cell wall modification is associated with salinity tolerance in chickpea. Scientific Reports 8:4855
Proteome analysis of Aspergillus favus isolate-specifc responses to oxidative stress in relationship to afatoxin production capability. Scentific Reports 8:3430
Plant vigour QTLs co-map with an earlier reported QTL hotspot for drought tolerance while water saving QTLs map in other regions of the chickpea genome. BMC Plant Biology 18:29
Gene/QTL discovery for Anthracnose in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) from North-western Himalayas. PLoS ONE e0191700
Identification of main effect and epistatic quantitative trait loci for morphological and yield-related traits in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Molecular Breeding 38: 7
Molecular and phenotypic diversity among chickpea (Cicer arietinum) genotypes as a function of drought tolerance. Crop and Pasture Science 69(2):142-153
Capturing genetic variability and selection of traits for heat tolerance in a chickpea recombinant inbred line (RIL) population under field conditions. Euphytica 214: 27
Identification of QTLs for resistance to Fusarium wilt and Ascochyta blight in a recombinant inbred population of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Euphytica 214:45
Genetic diversity of Jatropha curcas collections from different islands in Indonesia. Plant Genetic Resources
Development of AhMITE1 markers through genome-wide analysis in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). BMC Research Notes (2018) 11:10

 

Pearl millet genome sequence provides a resource to improve agronomic traits in arid environments. Nature Biotechnology 35: 969-976.
Whole-genome resequencing of 292 pigeon pea accessions identifies genomic regions associated with domestication and agronomic traits. Nature Genetics 49:1082-1088.
Genomic selection in plant breeding: Methods, models, and perspectives. Trends in Plant Science 22: 961–975. 
Crop breeding chips and genotyping platforms: Progress, challenges, and perspectives. Molecular Plant 10:1047- 1064.
Genome-wide SNP genotyping resolves signatures of selection and tetrasomic recombination in peanut. Molecular Plant 10: 309-322.
Indel-seq: a fast forward genetics approach for identification of trait associated putative candidate genomic regions and its application in pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan). Plant Biotechnology Journal 15: 906–914.
Development and evaluation of high-density Axiom® CicerSNP Array for high-resolution genetic mapping and breeding applications in chickpea. Plant Biotechnology Journal doi:10.1111/pbi.12836
QTL-seq approach identified genomic regions and diagnostic markers for rust and late leaf spot resistance in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Plant Biotechnology Journal 15: 927–941.
Improving crop performance under drought – cross-fertilization of disciplines. Journal of Experimental Botany 68: 1393-1398.
Gene expression atlas of pigeon pea and its application to gain insights into genes associated with pollen fertility implicated in seed formation. Journal of Experimental Botany 68:2037-2054.
Deciphering Genomic Regions for High Grain Iron and Zinc Content Using Association Mapping in Pearl Millet. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:412.
Discovery of putative herbicide resistance genes and its regulatory network in chickpea using transcriptome sequencing. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 958.
Genetic dissection of novel QTLs for resistance to leaf spots and tomato spotted wilt virus in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Frontiers in Plant Science 8:25.
Genetic variability, genotype × environment interaction, correlation, and GGE biplot analysis for grain iron and zinc concentration and other agronomic traits in RIL population of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench). Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 712.
Genome-wide discovery of microsatellite markers from diploid progenitor species, Arachis duranensis and A. ipaensis, and their application in cultivated peanut (A. hypogaea). Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 1209.
Genome-wide identification, characterization, and expression analysis of small RNA biogenesis purveyors reveal their role in regulation of biotic stress responses in three legume crops. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:488.
Introgression of shoot fly (Antherigona soccata L. Moench) resistance QTLs into elite post rainy season sorghum varieties using marker assisted backcrossing. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:1494.
Mapping QTLs Controlling Flowering Time, Plant Height, Panicle length and Grain Mass in Pearl Millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.]. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:1731.
Molecular mapping of flowering time major genes and QTLs in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 1140.
Food legumes and rising temperatures: effects, adaptive functional mechanisms specific to reproductive growth stage and strategies to improve heat tolerance. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:1658.
Molecular mapping of oil content and fatty acids using dense genetic maps in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Frontiers in Plant Science 8:794.
Towards defining heterotic gene pools using SSR markers in pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.]. Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01934
Metabolomics for plant improvement: status and prospects. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:1302.
Aspergillus flavus infection triggered immune responses and host-pathogen cross-talks in groundnut during in-vitro seed colonization. Scientific Reports 7: 9659.
New hypervariable SSR markers for diversity analysis, hybrid purity testing and trait mapping in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millspaugh]. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:377.
Characterization and mapping of Dt1 locus which co-segregates with CcTFL 1 for growth habit in pigeonpea. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 130: 1773-1784.
Construction of genotyping-by-sequencing based high-density genetic maps and QTL mapping for Fusarium wilt resistance in pigeonpea. Scientific Reports 7:1911.
Development and evaluation of a high density genotyping ‘Axiom_Arachis’ array with 58K SNPs for accelerating genetics and breeding in groundnut. Scientific Reports 7:40577.
Elicitation of resistance and associated defense responses in Trichoderma hamatum induced protection against pearl millet downy mildew pathogen. Scientific Reports 7:43991.
Exploring genetic variation for salinity tolerance in chickpea using image-based phenotyping. Scientific Reports 7:1300.
Genotyping-by-sequencing of three mapping populations for identification of candidate genomic regions for resistance to sterility mosaic disease in pigeon pea. Scientific Reports 7: 1813.
Co-localization of major quantitative trait loci for pod size and weight to a 3.7 cM interval on chromosome A05 in cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). BMC Genomics 18:58.
Genetic mitigation strategies to tackle agricultural GHG emissions: The case for biological nitrification inhibition technology. Plant Science 262: 165-168.
Marker-assisted introgression of resistance to fusarium wilt race 2 in Pusa 256, an elite cultivar of desi chickpea. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 1:9.
Root traits confer grain yield advantages under terminal drought in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) Field Crops Research 201:146–161.
Genotypic variation in soil water use and root distribution and their implications for drought tolerance in chickpea. Functional Plant Biology 44:235-252.
Harnessing genetic diversity of wild Arachis species for genetic enhancement of cultivated peanut. Crop science doi:10.2135/ cropsci2016.10.0871
Draft genome sequence of Sclerospora graminicola, the pearl millet downy mildew pathogen. Biotechnology Reports 16: 18-20.
Genetic diversity analysis among inbred lines of Pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] based on grain yield and yield component characters. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences 6: 2240-2250.
Genetic variability for downy mildew disease incidence against virulent downy mildew isolates in mapping population of Pearl millet. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences 6: 595-608.
SSR markers associated to early leaf spot disease resistance through selective genotyping and single marker analysis in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Biotechnology Reports 15:132-137.
The Chickpea Genome, Compendium of Plant Genomes. ISBN 978-3-319-66115-5 doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-66117-9_6
Genomic Selection for Crop Improvement: An Introduction. In: Genomic Selection for Crop Improvement. ISBN-13: 978-3319631684, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-63170-7
Current Status and Prospects of Genomic Selection in Legumes. In: Genomic Selection for Crop Improvement (Eds. Varshney RK, Roorkiwal M, Sorrells  MK) ISBN-13: 978-3319631684, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-63170-7
Legume genomics: A perspective. In: Insights on Global Challenges and Opportunities for the Century Ahead. ISBN: 978-93-5230-185-0 pp 321-326
An overview of chickpea research: From discovery to delivery. Pulse India 2:22-25
The Chickpea Genome: An Introduction. In: The Chickpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Thudi M and Muehlbauer F) Springer 1-4
Future Prospects for Chickpea Research. In: The Chickpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Thudi M and Muehlbauer F) Springer 135-142
The Peanut Genome: An Introduction. In: The Peanut Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Pandey MK and Puppala N) Springer 1-6
Future Prospects for Peanut Improvement. In: The Peanut Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Pandey MK and Puppala N) Springer 165-169
Future Prospects. In: The Pigeonpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Saxena RK and Jackson SA) Springer 99-104
The Pigeonpea Genome: An Overview. In: The Pigeonpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Saxena RK and Jackson SA) Springer 1-4
Sequencing Pigeonpea Genome. In: The Pigeonpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Saxena RK and Jackson SA) Springer 93-97
Sequencing Ancestor Diploid Genomes for Enhanced Genome Understanding and Peanut Improvement. In: The Peanut Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Pandey MK and Puppala N) Springer 135-147
Impact of Genomics on Chickpea Breeding. In: The Chickpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Thudi M and Muehlbauer F) Springer 125-134
Modern Genomic Tools for Pigeonpea Improvement: Status and Prospects. In: The Pigeonpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Saxena RK and Jackson SA) Springer 41-54
Molecular Mapping of Genes and QTLs in Pigeonpea. In: The Pigeonpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Saxena RK and Jackson SA) Springer  55-64
Requirement of Whole-Genome Sequencing and Background History of the National and International Genome Initiatives. In: The Chickpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Thudi M and Muehlbauer F) Springer 107-115
Sequencing the Chickpea Genome. In: The Chickpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Thudi M and Muehlbauer F) Springer 117-123
Impact of Genomics on Chickpea Breeding. In: The Chickpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Thudi M and Muehlbauer F) Springer 125-134
Advances in Chickpea Genomic Resources for Accelerating the Crop Improvement. In: The Chickpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Thudi M and Muehlbauer F) Springer 53-67
History and Impact of the International Peanut Genome Initiative: The Exciting Journey Toward Peanut Whole-Genome Sequencing. In: The Peanut Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Pandey MK and Puppala N) Springer 117-133
Classical and Molecular Approaches for Mapping of Genes and Quantitative Trait Loci in Peanut. In: The Peanut Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Pandey MK and Puppala N) Springer 93-116
Botanical Description of Pigeonpea [Cajanus Cajan (L.) Millsp.]. In: The Pigeonpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Saxena RK and Jackson SA) Springer 17-29
Whole-Genome Sequencing of Pigeonpea: Requirement, Background History, Current Status and Future Prospects for Crop Improvement. In: The Pigeonpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Saxena RK and Jackson SA) Springer 81-91
Wide Crossing Technology for Pigeonpea Improvement. In: The Pigeonpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Saxena RK and Jackson SA) Springer 31-39
Key Plant and Grain Characteristics and Their Importance in Breeding and Adaptation of Pigeonpea Cultivars. In: The Pigeonpea Genome (Eds. Varshney RK, Saxena RK and Jackson SA) Springer 5-15
Draft genome of the peanut A-genome progenitor (Arachis duranensis) provides insights into geocarpy, oil biosynthesis, and allergens. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (USA) 113:6785-6790
The genome sequences of Arachis duranensis and Arachis ipaensis, the diploid ancestors of cultivated peanut. Nature Genetics 48: 438–446.
Neglecting legumes has compromised human health and sustainable food production. Nature Plants 2: 16112.
Draft genome of the peanut A-genome progenitor (Arachis duranensis) provides insights into geocarpy, oil biosynthesis, and allergens. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (USA) 113: 6785-6790.
Genome-wide SNP genotyping resolves signatures of selection and tetrasomic recombination in peanut. Molecular Plant 10: 309–322.
First-generation HapMap in Cajanus spp. reveals untapped variations in parental lines of mapping 1 populations. Plant Biotechnology Journal 14: 1673–1681.
Genome-wide dissection of AP2/ERF and HSP90 gene families in five legumes and expression profiles in chickpea and pigeonpea. Plant Biotechnology Journal 14: 1563–1577.
Identification of low Ca2+ stress‐induced embryo apoptosis response genes in Arachis hypogaea by SSH‐associated library lift (SSHaLL). Plant Biotechnology Journal 14:682–698.
Multiple post-domestication origins of kabuli chickpea through allelic variation in a diversification-associated transcription factor. New Phytologist 211:1440-1451.
Global agricultural intensification during climate change: a role for genomics. Plant Biotechnology Journal 14: 1095- 1098.
QTL‐seq for rapid identification of candidate genes for 100‐ seed weight and root / total plant dry weight ratio under rainfed conditions in chickpea. Plant Biotechnology Journal 14:2110-2119.
The evolution of photoperiod insensitive flowering in sorghum, a genomic model for Panicoid Grasses. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33: 2417-2428.
Dietary interventions for type 2 diabetes: How millet comes to help. Frontiers in Plant Science 7:1454.
Emerging genomic tools for legume breeding: current status and future prospects. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 455.
Genomic tools in groundnut breeding program: status and perspectives. Frontiers in Plant Science 7:289.
Mapping quantitative trait loci controlling high iron and zinc content in self and open pollinated grains of pearl millet (Pennisetum galucum (L.) R. Br.). Frontiers in Plant Science 7:1636.
Transcriptome analysis of a new peanut seed coat mutant for the physiological regulatory mechanism involved in seed coat cracking and pigmentation. Frontiers in Plant Science 7:1491.
Development and deployment of a high-density linkage map identified quantitative trait loci for plant height in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Scientific Reports 6:39478.
Genome wide transcriptome profiling of Fusarium oxysporum f sp. ciceris conidial germination reveals new insights into infection-related genes. Scientific Reports 6:37353.
Molecular phylogeny, pathogenicity and toxigenicity of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici. Scientific Reports 6: 21367.
Oxidative stress and carbon metabolism influence Aspergillus flavus transcriptome composition and secondary metabolite production. Scientific Reports 6: 38747.
Recent breeding programs enhanced genetic diversity in both desi and kabuli varieties of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Scientific Reports 6: 38636.
Transcriptome analyses reveal genotype-and developmental stage-specific molecular responses to drought and salinity stresses in chickpea. Scientific Reports 6: 19228.
Responses of Aspergillus flavus to oxidative stress are related to fungal development regulator, antioxidant enzyme, and secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene expression. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:2048.
From Mendel’s discovery on pea to today’s plant genetics and breeding. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 129: 2267– 2280.
Whole genome re-sequencing reveals genome wide variations among parental lines of mapping populations in chickpea (Cicer arietinum). BMC Plant Biology 16:10.
Comparative genomics and prediction of conditionally dispensable sequences in legume–infecting Fusarium oxysporum formae speciales facilitates identification of candidate effectors. BMC Genomics 17:191.
Comprehensive tissue-specific proteome analysis of drought stress responses in Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br. (Pearl millet). Journal of Proteomics 143: 122–135.
Exciting journey of 10 years from genomes to fields and markets: Some success stories of genomics-assisted breeding in chickpea, pigeon pea and groundnut. Plant Science 242: 98–107.
Molecular breeding for introgression of fatty acid desaturase mutant alleles (ahFAD2A and ahFAD2B) enhances oil quality in high and low oil containing peanut genotypes. Plant Science 242: 203–213.
Shoot traits and their relevance in terminal drought tolerance of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Field Crops Research 197:10–27.
Deciphering transcriptional programming during pod and seed development using RNA-Seq in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan). PLoS ONE 11: e0164959.
Mapping quantitative trait loci of resistance to tomato spotted wilt virus and leaf spots in a recombinant inbred line population of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) from Sun- Oleic 97R and NC94022. PLoS ONE 11: e0158452.
Development of a high-density linkage map and tagging leaf spot resistance in Pearl millet using genotyping-by-sequencing markers. The Plant Genome 9:1-13.
SSR genetic diversity assessment of popular pigeon pea varieties in Malawi reveals unique fingerprints. Journal of Biotechnology 21:65-71.
Accumulation of stem sugar and its remobilization in response to drought stress in a sweet sorghum genotype and its near-isogenic lines carrying different stay green loci. Plant Biology 19:396-405.
Component traits of plant water use are modulated by vapor pressure deficit in pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.)
R.Br.). Functional Plant Biology 43: 423-437.
Satellite imagery and household survey for tracking chickpea adoption in Andhra Pradesh, India. International Journal of Remote Sensing 37: 1955-1972.
QTL mapping for late leaf spot and rust resistance using an improved genetic map and extensive phenotypic data on a recombinant inbred line population in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Euphytica 209:147–156.
QTL mapping of Pearl millet rust resistance using an integrated DArT-and SSR-based linkage map. Euphytica 209:461-476.
Inheritance of protein content and its relationships with seed size, grain yield and other traits in chickpea. Euphytica 209:253–260.
Vernalization response in chickpea is controlled by a major QTL. Euphytica 207:453-461.
Evaluation of QTLs for Shoot Fly (Atherigona soccata) Resistance Component Traits of Seedling Leaf Blade Glossiness and Trichome Density on Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) Chromosome SBI-10L. Tropical Plant Biology 9: 12-18.
Assessing the prospects of Streptomyces sp. RP1A-12 in managing groundnut stem rot disease caused by Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. Journal of General Plant Pathology 82:96–104.
Foliar fungal disease-resistant introgression lines of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) record higher pod and haulm yield in multilocation testing. Plant Breeding 135: 355–366.
Identification of two major quantitative trait loci for fresh seed dormancy using the diversity arrays technology and diversity arrays technology-seq based genetic map in Spanish-type peanuts. Plant Breeding 135: 367–375.
Pigeonpea breeding in eastern and southern Africa: challenges and opportunities. Plant Breeding 135: 148-154.
Exploring plant growth-promotion actinomycetes from vermicompost and rhizosphere soil for yield enhancement in chickpea. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology 47:1.
Genomics, trait mapping and molecular breeding in pigeonpea and chickpea. Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding 76:501-511.
Hybrid pigeonpea: Accomplishments and challenges for the next decade. Legume Perspectives 11: 30-32.
Pigeonpea seed systems in Asia. Legume Perspectives 11: 44-45.
Pigeonpea-A unique jewel in rainfed cropping systems. Legume Perspectives 11: 8-10.
R&D for enhancing both horizontal and vertical expansion of pulses production. Pulse India 2: 26-2.
Strategies for pigeonpea improvement. Legume Perspectives 11: 50-51.
Technologies for intensification of production and uses of grain legumes for nutrition security. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy 82: 1541-1553.
An overview of chickpea research: From discovery to delivery. Pulse India 2: 22-25.
Draft genome of the peanut A-genome progenitor (Arachis duranensis) provides insights into geocarpy, oil biosynthesis, and allergens. Proceedings of  National Academy of Sciences (USA) 113:6785-6790
Genome sequencing of adzuki bean (Vigna angularis) provides insight into high starch and low fat accumulation and domestication. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (USA) 112:3213–13218.
Next-generation sequencing for identification of candidate genes for Fusarium wilt and sterility mosaic disease in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan). Plant Biotechnology Journal 14: 1183-1194.
Legume crops phylogeny and genetic diversity for science and breeding. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 34:43-104.
Translational genomics in agriculture: some examples in grain legumes. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 34:169-194.
Gene expression and Yeast two-hybrid studies of a 1RMYB transcription factor mediating drought stress response in root tissues of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) Frontiers in Plant Science 6:1117.
Genome-enabled prediction models for yield related traits in chickpea. Frontiers in Plant Science 7:1666.
Genomics for greater efficiency in pigeon pea hybrid breeding. Frontiers in Plant Science 6:793.
Genomics-assisted breeding for boosting crop improvement in pigeonpea (Cajanus Cajan). Frontiers in Plant Science 50:1-12.
Identification and evaluation of single-nucleotide polymorphisms in allotetraploid peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) based on amplicon sequencing combined with high resolution melting (HRM) analysis. Frontiers in Plant Science 6:1068.
Identification and validation of selected universal stress protein domain containing drought-responsive genes in pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan L.). Frontiers in Plant Science 6:1065.
Selection and validation of housekeeping genes as reference for gene expression studies in pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) under heat and salt stress conditions. Frontiers in Plant Science 10: e0122847.
Application of genomics-assisted breeding for generation of climate resilient crops: Progress and prospects. Frontiers in Plant Science 6:563.
Draft genome sequence of adzuki bean, Vigna angularis. Scientific Reports 5:8069.
Prioritization of candidate genes in “QTL-hotspot” region for drought tolerance in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Scientific Reports 5:15296.
Proteomics and Metabolomics: two emerging areas for legume improvement. Frontiers in Plant Science 6:1116.
High-resolution skim genotyping by sequencing reveals the distribution of crossovers and gene conversions in Cicer arietinum and Brassica napus. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 128: 1039-1047.
MAGIC populations in crops: current status and future prospects. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 128: 999-1017.
Two key genomic regions harbor QTLs for salinity tolerance in ICCV 2 × JG 11 derived chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) recombinant
inbred lines. BMC Plant Biology 15:124.
Analysis of genetic diversity and population structure of peanut cultivars and breeding lines from China, India and the US using SSR markers. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 58:452-465.
The CarERF genes in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) and the identification of CarERF116 as abiotic stress responsive transcription factor. Functional & Integrative Genomics 15: 27-46.
High throughput sequencing of small RNA component of leaves and inflorescence revealed conserved and novel miRNAs as well as phasiRNA loci in chickpea. Plant Science 235:46-57.
CicArVarDB: SNP and InDel database for advancing genetics research and breeding applications in chickpea. Database 1–7.
Biological nitrification inhibition in sorghum: the role of sorgoleone production. Plant Soil 379: 325-335.
Association of mid-reproductive stage canopy temperature depression with the molecular markers and grain yields of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) germplasm under terminal drought. Field Crops Research 174:1-11.
Introgression of staygreen QTL’s for concomitant improvement of food and fodder traits in Sorghum bicolor. Field Crops Research 180: 228-237.
Potential of promotion of alleles by genome editing to improve quantitative traits in livestock breeding programs. Genetics Selection Evolution 47: 1-14.
Scope for improvement of yield under drought through the root traits in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Field Crops Research 174:47-54.
Evaluation and validation of housekeeping genes as reference for gene expression studies in pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) under drought stress conditions. PLoS ONE 10: e0122847.
Genetic mapping of QTLs controlling fatty acids provided insights into the genetic control of fatty acid synthesis pathway in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). PLOS One 10: e0122165.
NGS-QCbox and raspberry for parallel automated and rapid quality control analysis of large-scale next generation sequencing (illumina) data. PLOS One 10: e0139868.
Exploring Potential of Pearl Millet Germplasm Association Panel for Association Mapping of Drought Tolerance Traits. PLoS ONE 10: 1-28.
Association of nad7a gene with cytoplasmic male sterility in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan). The Plant Genome 8:1-12.
Population genetics and structure of a global foxtail millet germplasm collection. The Plant Genome 8: 1-13.
Proline over-accumulation alleviates salt stress and protects photosynthetic and antioxidant enzyme activities in transgenic sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 94:104–113.
Association analysis of low-phosphorus tolerance in West African pearl millet using DArT markers. Molecular Breeding 35:171.
Quantitative trait loci associated with constitutive traits control water use in pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.]. Plant Biology 17:1073-1084.
Allelic relationships of flowering time genes in chickpea. Euphytica 203:295–308.
Detection of a new QTL/gene for growth habit in chickpea CaLG1 using wide and narrow crosses. Euphytica 204:473– 485.
Development of a new CMS system in pigeonpea utilizing crosses with Cajanus lanceolatus (WV Fitgz) van der Maesen. Euphytica 204:289–302.
Identification of a non-redundant set of 202 in silico SSR markers and applicability of a select set in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Euphytica 205: 381-394.
Identification of quantitative trait loci for yield and yield related traits of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) under different
water regimes in Niger and Senegal. Euphytica 206: 631-647.
Imputation of single nucleotide polymorphism genotypes in biparental, backcross, and topcross populations with a hidden markov model. Crop Science 55:1934-1946.
Validation of markers linked to late leaf spot and rust resistance, and selection of superior genotypes among diverse recombinant inbred lines and backcross lines in peanut. Euphytica 204: 343–351.
Mitochondrial SSRs and their utility in distinguishing wild species, CMS lines and maintainer lines in pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan L.). Euphytica 6:793
Compilation of an informative microsatellite set for genetic characterization of East African finger millet (Eleusine coracana).
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In silico development of simple sequence repeat markers within the aeschynomenoid/ dalbergoid and genistoid clades of the Leguminosae family and their transferability to Arachis hypogaea, groundnut. Plant Science 174: 51-60.
Large variation in salinity tolerance is explained by differences in the sensitivity of reproductive stages in chickpea. Field Crops Research 104: 123–129.
Quantitative trait loci for grain yield in pearl millet under variable post flowering moisture conditions. Crop Science 47: 969-980.
Differential Responses of Proline, Ion Accumulation and Antioxidative Enzyme Activities in pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] lines Differing in Salt Sensitivity. Journal of Plant Biology 34: 185-192.
An integrated pipeline of open source software adapted for multi – CPU architectures: use in the large-scale identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms. Comparative and Functional Genomics Article ID 35604.
Molecular identification of genetically distinct accessions in the USDA chickpea core collection. Pisum Genetics 39: 32-33.
Development of cost-effective SNP assays for chickpea genome analysis and breeding. Journal of SAT Agriculture 3:1-3.
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