Dr Rattan Yadav

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Dr Rattan Yadav

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Dr Rattan Yadav is a Research Leader in Plant Genomics and Breeding at the Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences (IBERS) of the Aberystwyth University. He received his PhD degree from the University of Sussex and worked for two years at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines before joining at Aberystwyth in 1996. Prior to working at IRRI he was as an Agricultural Research Services (ARS) cadre scientist of plant breeding discipline with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) from 1986 to 1991.

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Rattan's research focusses on capturing and translating naturally occurring genetic variations present in crops germplasm into 'public good' outcomes. He has particular interests in developing modern breeding methods to hasten crop improvement especially in the developing world.

Rattan currently is an academic editor of PlosOne & Frontiers in Plant Science. He also is a member of the BBSRC's 'Follow-on Funds' Committee, and sits in the the panel of experts for Newton Fund, European Union and InnovateUK.

Current Research Grants (As either Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator):

  1. Development of pearl millet hybrid seeds and novel food products, Innovate UK, 2017-2019, £814,000
  2. Application of crop genetics to improve Calcium content in millets and other crops for promoting health benefits in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, European Commission, 2015-2017, £216,0083. *Development of pearl millet for health benefit, Innovate UK, 499,950, 2014-2016
  3. Dissecting and accessing useful genetic variations for Iron and Zinc content in pearl millet using genome wide association studies, BBSRC and Unilever, 2014-2018, £245,000
  4. Application of innovative plant breeding and phenotyping technologies to reduce the nutrient requirements of forages and improve livestock production efficiency, Innovate UK, £1.16 Million, 2016-2021
  5. Novel strategies for genetic improvement of disease resistance in perennial ryegrass, Innovate UK, 2015-2020, £785,394.
  6. Roots for the future - A systematic approach to root design, BBSRC Link, £2.5 million over 5 years (2014-2019)
  7. Genomics-assisted breeding for fatty acid content and composition in perennia

Publications

Singh, R, Sehgal, D, Yadav, RC, Howarth, C, Srivastava, RK, Steele, K, Yadav, NR, Vadez, V, Hash, CT & Yadav, R 2012, 'Exploring synteny of candidate genes underpinning a major pearl millet drought tolerance QTL across sorghum, rice and the perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.)' UK Plant Science Conference, Norwich, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2012 - 2012, .
Yadav, R, Sehgal, D, Srivastava, RK, Sharma, PC, Howarth, C & Hash, CT 2012, 'Using genetic and genomic resources in breeding improved pearl millet cultivars that are resistant to biotic and abiotic stresses and have improved nutritional quality' Crop Genomics and Crop Improvement Conference, Norwich, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2012 - 2012, .
Yadav, RS, Allen, DK, Mathews, R & Macduff, J 2011, 'QTL analysis of components of nitrogen use efficiency in a perennial ryegrass mapping family under high and low nitrate supply in flowing solution culture.' EUCARPIA 29th Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, 2011 - 2011, .
Hash, CT & Yadav, RS, DFID Research: Creating genetic markers to breed downy mildew and drought resistance in pearl millet: How food security can be improved through collaborative research, 2011, Web publication/site.
Sharma, PC, Sehgal, D, Singh, D, Singh, G & Yadav, RS 2011, 'A major terminal drought tolerance QTL of pearl millet is also associated with reduced salt uptake and enhanced growth under salt stress' Molecular Breeding, vol 27, no. 2, pp. 207-222. DOI: 10.1007/s11032-010-9423-3
Yadav, RS, Sehgal, D & Vadez, V 2011, 'Using genetic mapping and genomics approaches in understanding and improving drought tolerance in pearl millet.' Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 62, no. 2, pp. 397-408. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erq265
Sehgal, D & Yadav, R 2010, Molecular Markers Based Approaches for Drought Tolerance. in SM Jain & DS Brar (eds), Molecular Techniques in Crop Improvement. 2 edn, Springer Nature, pp. 207-230.
Kholová, J, Hash, CT, Lava Kumar, P, Yadav, RS, Kočová, M & Vadez, V 2010, 'Terminal drought tolerant pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] have high leaf ABA and limit transpiration at high vapor pressure deficit' Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 61, no. 5, pp. 1431-1440. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erq013
Yadav, RS, Sehgal, D, Nepolean, T, Kholova, J, Kakkera, A, Sharma, PC, Vadez, V, Khairwal, IS & Hash, CT 2010, 'Progress and prospects of increasing drought tolerance in pearl millet using genetics and genomics approaches' 2nd International Symposium on Genomics of Plant Genetic Resources, Bologna, Italy, 2010 - 2010, pp. SL25.
Yadav, RS 2010, 'Progress and prospects of increasing drought tolerance in pearl millet using genetics and genomics approaches' SEB Main Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, June 30 - July 3, 2010 - 2010, pp. Abstract No: P7.14.
Yadav, RS, Sehgal, D, Ramu, P, Kholova, J, Kakkera, A, Sharma, PC, Vadez, V, Howarth, CJ & Hash, CT 2010, 'Genetics and genomics resources for enhancing conventional breeding in pearl millet' 2nd National Workshop on Marker-Assisted Selection for Crop Improvement, Patancheru, India, 2010 - 2010, .
Sehgal, D, Skot, L, Armstead, IP, Hash, CT & Yadav, RS 2010, 'Fine mapping of a major terminal drought tolerance QTL in pearl millet'.
Humphreys, MW, Turner, LB, Yadav, RS, King, J & Skot, L 2009, 'Mapping plant stress tolerance' International Conference on Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance, Vienna, Austria, 2009 - 2009, pp. 33.
Sehgal, D & Yadav, RS 2009, Molecular markers based approaches to drought tolerance. in SM Jain & DS Brar (eds), Molecular Techniques in Crop Improvement. 2nd Edition edn, Molecular Techniques in Crop Improvement, Springer Nature, pp. 207-230. DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-2967-6_9
Kholova, J, Hash, CT, Yadav, RS, Kocova, M & Vadez, V 2009, 'Contrast in physiological traits in peral millet genotypes differing for a terminal drought tolerance QTL' XVII Plant & Animal Genomes Conference, Town & Country Convention Centre, San Diego, California, San Diego, United States of America, 2009 - 2009, pp. P319.
Kholova, J, Hash, TC, Yadav, RS, Vadez, V & Koèová, M 2009, 'Elucidating of link between physiological and biochemical traits influencing drought tolerance in pearl millet' XVII Plant & Animal Genomes Conference, Town & Country Convention Centre, San Diego, California, San Diego, United States of America, 2009 - 2009, .
Sehgal, D & Yadav, RS 2009, 'Developing gene based markers for pearl millet drought tolerance QTL using comparative genomic approaches' XVII Plant & Animal Genomes Conference, Town & Country Convention Centre, San Diego, California, San Diego, United States of America, 2009 - 2009, pp. P211.
Sehgal, D, Napolean, T, Skot, L, Vadez, V, Hash, CT & Yadav, RS 2009, 'Conducting association mapping analysis of global pearl millet germplasm collection to validate candidate genes associated with a major drought tolerance QTL' Plant and Animal Genome XVII Conference, San Diego, United States of America, 2009 - 2009, pp. P148.
Sehgal, D, Nepolean, T, Hash, T & Yadav, RS 2009, 'Progress towards fine-mapping of a major QTL for drought tolerance and yield in pearl millet' 3rd international conference on integrated approaches to improve crop production under drought prone environments, Shanghai, China, 2009 - 2009, pp. 179.
Sharma, PC, Kumar, D, Sehgal, D, Khairwal, IS, Singh, G & Yadav, RS 2009, 'Pearl millet pollinator lines bred with a major drought tolerance QTL perform better under salt stress as well' 3rd international conference on integrated approaches to improve crop production under drought prone environments, Shanghai, China, 2009 - 2009, pp. P 6.50.
Yadav, RS, Hash, CT, Bidinger, FR, Devos, KM & Howarth, CJ 2004, 'Genomic regions associated with grain yield and aspects of post-flowering drought tolerance in pearl millet across stress environments and tester background' Euphytica, vol 136, no. 3, pp. 265-277. DOI: 10.1023/B:EUPH.0000032711.34599.3a
Yadav, RS, Bidinger, FR, Hash, CT, Yadav, YP, Yadav, OP, Bhatnagar, SK & Howarth, CJ 2003, 'Mapping and characterisation of QTLxE interactions of grain and stover yield determining traits in pearl millet.' Theoretical and Applied Genetics, vol 106, no. 3, pp. 512-520. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-002-1081-3
Hash, CT, Yadav, RS, Sharma, A, Bidinger, FR, Devos, KM, Gale, MD, Howarth, CJ, Chandra, S, Cavan, GP, Serraj, R, Kumar, PS, Breese, WA & Witcombe, JR 2003, Impact of pearl millet molecular marker research. Research Highlight Plant Science Programme Annual Report to DFID 2002, Department for International Development.
Yadav, RS, Roderick, HW, Lovatt, JA, Skøt, L & Wilkins, PW 2003, Marker assisted breeding to enhance forage quality in ryegrass varieties. in Aspects of Applied Biology: Proceedings 'Crop Quality' Its role in sustainable livestock production. vol. 70, Association of Applied Biologists, pp. 183-186, Assocation of Applied Biologists Conference, Manchester, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2003.
Yadav, RS, Hash, CT, Bidinger, FR, Cavan, GP & Howarth, CJ 2002, 'Quantitative trait loci associated with traits determining grain and stover yield in pearl millet under terminal drought stress conditions.' Theoretical and Applied Genetics, vol 104, no. 1, pp. 67-83. DOI: 10.1007/s001220200008
Yadav, R, Hash, CT, Sharma, A, Skot, K, Qi, QX, Lindup, S, Bidinger, FR & Howarth, C 2000, Mapping and marker-assisted selection to improve drought tolerance in the tropical cereal, pearl millet. in A Gallais, C Dillmann & I Goldringer (eds), Quantatitive Genetics and Breeding Methods: The Way Ahead: Proceedings 11th EUCARPIA Section on Biometrics in Plant Breeding Meeting. pp. 295-296, 11th EUCARPIA Section on Biometrics in Plant Breeding Meeting, Paris, France, 2000.
Yadav, R, Hash, CT, Bidinger, FR, Dhanoa, MS & Howarth, C 2000, 'Identification and utilisation of quantitative trait loci to improve terminal drought tolerance in pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.)' Paper presented at Proceedings of the International Stretegic Planning Workshop on Molecular Approaches for the Genetic Improvement of Cereals for Stable Production in Water-Limited Environments, El Batan, Mexico, 1999 - 1999, pp. 108-113.
Yadav, RS, Sehgal, D, Armstead, IP, Nepolean, T, Vadez, V & Hash, CT 2009, 'Using genomics and mapping approaches to identify genes underlying a major QTL of drought tolerance in pearl millet' XVII Plant & Animal Genomes Conference, Town & Country Convention Centre, San Diego, California, San Diego, United States of America, 2009 - 2009, .
Yadav, RS, Macduff, JH, Scollan, ND, Allen, DK & Mathews, R 2009, 'Mapping and marker assisted selection of genomic regions associated with nitrogen use efficiency and other forage productivity traits in Lolium perenne cultivars' 18th Meeting of the Eucarpia Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section, La Rochelle, France, 2009 - 2009, pp. Abstract No: P82.
Yadav, RS, Sehgal, D, Nepolean, T, Vadez, V, Hash, CT, Sharma, PC & Khairwal, IS 2009, 'Translational genomics in breeding increased drought tolerance in pearl millet' Biospectrum 2009, International Symposium 'Second Green Revolution: Priorities, Programmes, Social and Ethical Issues', Kerala, India, 2009 - 2009, .
Yadav, RS 2009, 'Genetics, physiology, breeding and multi environment testing of a major QTL contributing to yield of pearl millet in drought stress environments' Invited speaker - 3rd international conference on integrated approaches to improve crop production under drought prone environments, October 11-16, Shanghai, China, 2009 - 2009, pp. L6.06.
Yadav, RS & Abberton, MT 2009, Genetic improvement of perennial ryegrass & red clover to increase nitrogen use efficiency and reduce N losses to water from pastures & silo. DEFRA Link Project LK0686 Annual Report 2009, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Yadav, RS & Sehgal, D 2009, Integrating genomics and mapping approaches to improve pearl millet productivity in drought prone regions of Africa and Asia. BBSRC Annual Report BB/F004133/1, Springer Nature.
Yadav, RS, Diploid Italian ryegrass variety Bb2527, 2008, Plant Variety.
Kapila, RK, Yadav, RS, Plaha, P, Rai, KN, Yadav, OP, Hash, CT & Howarth, CJ 2008, 'Genetic diversity among pearl millet maintainers using microsatellite markers' Plant Breeding, vol 127, no. 1, pp. 33-37. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0523.2007.01433.x
Sehgal, D & Yadav, RS 2008, 'Integrating genomics and mapping approaches to identify genes underlying a major drought tolerance QTL in Pennisetum' Mini-symposium on High Sustainable Cereal Yields Under Drought, 2008 - 2008, .
Yadav, RS 2008, 'Welsh researchers to help farmers in drought prone regions', pp. 10, Gwlad, 72 April 2008.
Yadav, RS, Allen, DK, Mathews, R & Macduff, JH 2008, Genetic improvement of nitrogen use efficiency in temperate forage grasses. in J Prohens & ML Badenes (eds), Proceedings of the 18th EUCARPIA General Congress. La Editorial de la Universitat Politècnica de València, pp. 503, "Modern Variety Breeding for Present and Future Needs". Proceedings of the EUCARPIA 18th General Congress, Valencia, Spain, 2008.
Bidinger, FR, Nepolean, T, Hash, CT, Yadav, RS & Howarth, CJ 2007, 'Quantitative trait loci for grain yield in pearl millet under variable postflowering moisture conditions' Crop Science, vol 47, no. 3, pp. 969-980. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2006.07.0465
Kumar, PS, Hash, CT, Bidinger, FR, Senthilvel, S, Howarth, C & Yadav, R 2007, 'Independent validation of pearl millet Lg2 terminal drought tolerance QTL' Plant and Animal Genome XV Conference, San Diego, California, United States of America, 2007 - 2007, pp. P377.
Hash, CT, Rizvi, SMH, Kumar, PS, Bidinger, FR, Serraj, R, Vadez, V, Nepolean, T, Senthilvel, S, Sharma, A, Kolesnikova-Allen, MA, Yadav, OP, Yadav, R & Howarth, C 2007, 'Replicated success in marker-assisted backcrossing of a major drought tolerance QTL in pearl millet' Plant and Animal Genome XV Conference, San Diego, California, United States of America, 2007 - 2007, pp. P372.
Howarth, C, Yadav, R, Cavan, GP, Skot, K, Bidinger, R & Hash, CT 2007, 'Genetic analysis of the response to high temperature and drought in pearl millet' Plant and Animal Genome XV Conference, San Diego, California, United States of America, 2007 - 2007, pp. P15.
Humphreys, MW, Yadav, RS, Cairns, AJ, Turner, LB, Humphreys, J & Skøt, L 2006, 'A changing climate for grassland research' New Phytologist, vol 169, no. 1, pp. 9-26. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2005.01549.x
Howarth, C, Yadav, R, Skot, K, Bidinger, FR, Masood, HR, Sharma, A, Breese, WA, Witcombe, JR & Hash, CT 2006, 'Successful marker-assisted breeding to improve pearl millet from lab to farmers' field' 3rd UK Cereal Genetics and Genomics Workshop, Norwich, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2006 - 2006, .
Bidinger, FR, Serraj, R, Rizvi, SMH, Howarth, CJ, Yadav, RS & Hash, CT 2005, 'Field evaluation of drought tolerance QTL effects on phenotype and adaptation in pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] topcross hybrids' Field Crops Research, vol 94, no. 1, pp. 14-32. DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.2004.11.006
Yadav, RS, Bidinger, FR, Hash, CT, Cavan, GP, Serraj, R & Howarth, CJ 2005, 'Improving pearl millet drought tolerance' International Sorghum and Millet Newsletter, vol 42, pp. 15-17.
Serraj, R, Hash, CT, Rizvi, SMH, Sharma, A, Yadav, RS & Bidinger, FR 2005, 'Recent advances in marker-assisted selection for drought tolerance in pearl millet' Plant Production Science, vol 8, no. 3, pp. 334-337.
Manwaring, HR, Bligh, F & Yadav, R 2016, 'Investigating Genetic Variations Associated with High Micronutrient Uptake in Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum) for a Sustainable Future' 2016 BBSRC- Unilever ICP studentship workshop at Colworth on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th June 2016., 2016 - 2016, .
Kam, J, Hegarty, M, Manwaring, HR, Yadav, R & Yadav, R 2016, 'Developing low GI pearl millet and its potential in combating diabetes' Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXIV, San Diego, California, United States of America, 2016 - 2016, .
Muthamilarasana, M, Dhakaa, A, Yadav, R & Prasad, M 2016, 'Exploration of millet models for developing nutrient rich graminaceous crops' Plant Science, vol 242, pp. 89-97. DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2015.08.023
Yadav, R & Allen, D 2016, 'Genetic mapping of root traits in Lolium perenne' Eucarpia 20th General Congress, Zurich, Switzerland, 2016 - 2016, .
Yadav, R 2016, 'Biotechnologies Applied to Crop Breeding – Lessons for Current and Future Challenges' Biosangam 2016 , Allahabad, India, 2016 - 2016, .
Sehgal, D, Skot, L, Singh, R, Srivastava, R, Das, S, Taunk, J, Sharma, P, Pal, R, Raj, B, Hash, C & Yadav, R 2015, 'Exploring potential of pearl millet germplasm association panel for association mapping of drought tolerance traits' PLoS One, vol 10, no. 5, 122165, pp. 1-28. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122165
Yadav, R, Gonen, S, Yadav, R, Pye, C & Manwaring, HR 2015, 'Development of pearl millet for health benefits for type-2 diabetes.' World Food System Conference 2015 , Ascona, Switzerland, Switzerland, 2015 - 2015, .
Gonen, S, Hegarty, M, Yadav, R, Manwaring, HR & Yadav, R 2015, 'Developing low GI pearl millet and its potential in combatting diabetes' UK PlantSci, Harper Adam University, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015 - 2015, .
Manwaring, HR, Yadav, R & Bligh, F 2015, 'Investigating Genetic Variations Associated with High Micronutrient Content in Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum) for a Sustainable Future' SE, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2015 - 2015, .
Sharma, PC, Singh, D, Sehgal, D, Singh, G, Hash, CT & Yadav, RS 2014, 'Further evidence that a terminal drought tolerance QTL is also associated with reduced salt uptake' Environmental and Experimental Botany, vol 102, pp. 48-57. DOI: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2014.01.013
Aparna, K, Hash, CT, Yadav, RS & Vadez, V 2014, 'Seed number and 100-seed weight of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.) respond differently to low soil moisture in genotypes contrasting for drought tolerance' Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, vol 200, no. 2, pp. 119-131. DOI: 10.1111/jac.12052
Vadez, V, Kholova, J, Yadav, RS & Hash, CT 2013, 'Small temporal differences in water uptake among varities of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.) are critical for grain yield under terminal drought.' Plant and Soil, vol 371, no. 1-2, pp. 447-462. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-013-1706-0
Yadav, RS, Allen, D, Mathews, R & MacDuff, JH 2013, 'QTLs for nitrogen uptake and utilisation efficiencies in temperate forage grass, Lolium perenne.' Plant and Animal Genome XXI, San Diego, California, United States of America, 2013 - 2013, .
Hegarty, MJ, Yadav, RS, Lee, MR, Armstead, IP, Sanderson, R, Scollan, ND, Powell, W & Skøt, L 2013, 'Genotyping by RAD sequencing enables mapping of fatty acid composition traits in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne (L.))' Plant Biotechnology Journal, vol 11, no. 5, pp. 572–581. DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12045
Yadav, RS, Howarth, CJ, Hash, CT, Witcombe, JR & Khairwal, IS 2013, Successful Marker-Assisted Selectionfor Disease Resistance and drought Tolerance in Pearl Millet in India. in J Ruane, JD Dargie, C Mba, P Boettcher, HPS Makkar, DM Bartley & A Sonnino (eds), Biotechnologies at Work for Smallholders: Case Studies from Developing Countries in Crops, Livestock and Fish. Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, pp. 18-26.
Yadav, RS, Sehgal, D, Howarth, CJ, Skøt, L, Srivastava, RK, Vadez, V, Kholova, J, Hash, CT, Yadav, R, Yadav, N, Singh, R, Taunk, J & Sharma, P 2013, 'Developing and Using Genetic and Genomic Resources in Pearl Millet for Enhanced Traits Dissection and Breeding' Plant and Animal Genome XXI, San Diego, California, United States of America, 2013 - 2013, .
Yadav, RS 2012, 'Subsistence, Security and Seed', pp. 18-21, Prom, 21 Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University.
Kholova, J, Nepolean, T, Hash, CT, Supriya, A, Rajaram, V, Senthilvel, S, Kakkera, A, Yadav, RS & Vadez, V 2012, 'Water saving traits co-map with a major terminal drought tolerance quantitative trait loci in pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.)' Molecular Breeding, vol 30, no. 3, pp. 1337-1353. DOI: 10.1007/s11032-012-9720-0
Sehgal, D, Rajaram, V, Armstead, IP, Vadez, V, Yadav, YP, Hash, CT & Yadav, RS 2012, 'Integration of gene-based markers in a pearl millet genetic map for identification of candidate genes underlying drought tolerance QTLs' BMC Plant Biology, vol 12, no. 9, pp. 1-13. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2229-12-9
Abberton, MA, Marshall, A, Hayes, R, Yadav, R, Lovatt, A & Humphreys, M 2012, 'Molecular and Genomics-Assisted Breeding of Perennial Crops for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation' Plant and Animal Genome XX Conference, San Diego, United States of America, 2012 - 2012, pp. W170.
Kumar, S, Hash, CT, Nepolean, T, Satyavathi, CT, Singh, G, Mahendarkar, MD, Yadav, R & Srivastava, R 2017, 'Mapping QTLs Controlling Flowering Time, Plant Height, Panicle length and Grain Mass in Pearl Millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.]' Frontiers in Plant Science, vol 8, 1731. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01731
Nayaka , SC, Shetty, HS, Tara Satyavathib, C, Yadav, R, Kishor, PBK, Nagaraju, M, Anoop, TA, Kumar, MM, Kuriakose, B, Chakravartty, N, Katta, AVSKM, Lachagan, VBR, Singh, OV, Sahu, PP, Puranik, S, Srivastava, R & Kaushal, P 2017, 'Draft genome sequence of Sclerospora graminicola, the pearl millet downy mildew pathogen: Genome sequence of pearl millet downy mildew pathogen ' Biotechnology Reports. DOI: 10.1016/j.btre.2017.07.006
Taunk, J, Sehgal, D, Yadav, N, Howarth, C, Yadav, R & Yadav, R 2017, 'Mapping of easy to screen SSR markers for selection of RFLP markers-bracketed downy mildew resistance QTLs in pearl millet' European Journal of Plant Pathology. DOI: 10.1007/s10658-017-1381-8
Ramya, R, Ahmed, L, Raj, B, Yadav, R, Katiyar, P & Srivastava, R 2017, '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
Varshney, RK, Shi, C, Thudi, M, Mariac, C, Wallace , J, Zhang, H, Ghatak, A, Chaturvedi, P, Zhao, Y, Wang, X, Rathore, A, Wang, J, Srivastava, R, Chitikineni, A, Fan, G, Punnuri, S, Gupta, SK, Jiang, Y, Couderc, M, Bajaj, P, A.V.S.K. Katta, M, R Paudel, D, Mungra, KD, Chen, W, R. Harris-Shultz, K, Garg, V, Desai, N, Doddamani, D, Kane, N, Conner, JA, Subramaniam, S, Yadav, OP, Berthouly-Salazard, C, Hamidu, F, Liang, X, Clotault, J, Codou Gueye, M, Sunkar, R, Dupuy, C, Sparvoli, F, Cheng, S, Mahala, RS, Singh, B, Yadav, R, Lyons, E, K. Datta, S, Hash, CT, Devos, KM, Buckler, E, Bennetzen, JL, Paterson, AH, Ozias-Akins, P, Grando, S, Wang, J, Reif, JC, Weckwerth, W, Liu, X, Liu, J-X, Vigouroux, Y & Xu, X 2017, 'Pearl millet genome sequence provides a resource to improve agronomic traits in arid environments' Nature Biotechnology, vol 35, pp. 969-976. DOI: 10.1038/nbt.3943
Puranik, S, Kam, J, Sahu, PP, Yadav, R, Srivastava, R, Ojulong, H & Yadav, R 2017, 'Harnessing finger millet to combat calcium deficiency in humans: challenges and prospects' Frontiers in Plant Science, vol 8, pp. 1311. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01311
Murugesan, T, Kholová, J, Murugesan, T, Vadez, V, Sehgal, D, Hash, CT, Raj, B, Baddam, R, Thirunalasundari, T & Yadav, R 2017, 'Phenotypic and genetic dissection of water stress adaptation in pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum)' InterDrought-V, Hyderabad, India, 2017 - 2017, . DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.13356.46729
Kumari, R, Hash, CT, Rajaram, V, Mahendarkar, M, Nepolean, T, Senapathy, S, Kolesnikova-Allen, MA, Ravi Kishor, PB, Witcombe, JR, Yadav, R, Gupta, R & Srivastava, R 2017, 'Identification of Combining Ability Loci for Grain and Stover Yield-Related Traits Under Drought Stress Using a Set of Linkage Group 1 (LG1) Chromosome Segment Substitution Lines (CSSLs) in Pearl Millet' Plant and Animal Genome PAG XXV Conference, 2017 - 2017, .
Puranik, S, Ojulong, H & Yadav, R 2017, 'Genome-wide association study reveals the genetic architecture of grain calcium accumulation in finger millet' 2017 Society of Experimental Biology Annual Main Meeting, Gothenburg, Sweden, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2017 - 2017, .
Manwaring, HR, Bligh, F & Yadav, R 2016, 'The Challenges and Opportunities Associated with Biofortification of Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum) with Elevated Levels of Grain Iron and Zinc' Frontiers in Plant Science, vol 4, 1944. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01944
Kumar, S, Hash, CT, Nepolean, T, Singh1, G, Rajaram, V, Rathore, A, Senthilvel, S, Mahendrakar, MD, Srivastava, R & Yadav, RS 2016, 'Mapping Quantitative Trait Loci Controlling High Iron and Zinc Content in Self and Open Pollinated Grains of Pearl Millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.]' Frontiers in Plant Science, vol 7, 1636. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01636
Serba, D & Yadav, R 2016, 'Genomic tools in pearl millet breeding for drought tolerance: Status and prospects' Frontiers in Plant Science, vol 7, 1724. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01724
Kam, J, Puranik, S, Yadav, R, Manwaring, HR, Pierre, S, Srivastava, RK & Yadav, R 2016, 'Dietary interventions for type 2 diabetes: How millet comes to help' Frontiers in Plant Science, vol 7, 01454. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01454
Puranik, S, Godfrey Philliam, A, Ojulong, H & Yadav, R 2016, 'Harnessing benefits of finger millet in combating micronutrient malnutrition through genetics and genomic approaches' CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals Review Meeting, HYDERABAD, India, 2016 - 2016, .
Kam, J, Lister, S, Pierre, S, Yadav, R & Yadav, R 2016, 'An edge in combating diabetes with pearl millet' 6th Annual GARNet meeting (Genomic Arabidopsis Research Network), Norwich, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2005 - 2005, .
Ben Romdhane, M, Pierre, S, Kam, J, Ghorbel, A, Zoghlami, N & Yadav, R 2016, 'Phylogenetic relationships between Tunisian and Indian pearl millet germplasms based on seed starch fractions variation' 6th Annual GARNet meeting (Genomic Arabidopsis Research Network), Norwich, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2005 - 2005, .
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