List of Ongoing National Agricultural Science Fund (NASF) [Erstwhile National Funds for Basic Strategic and Frontier Application Research in Agriculture (NFBSFARA)] projects as on 31.07.2020
Sr NoTitle of ProjectLocation
1. Leveraging Institutional Innovations for inclusive and market led agricultural growht in Eastern India Division of Agricultural Economics, IARI
2. ICT based extension strategies for nutrition sensitive agriculture in the states of UP and Odisha Division of Agricultural Extension, IARI
3. Paddy straw residues management through in-situ microbial decomposition with mechanical interventions Division of Agril. Engineering, IARI
4. Developing precision nutrient management protocols for rice-wheat and rice-maize systems in Indo-Gangetic Plains Division of Agronomy, IARI
5. Epigenomics of drought acclimatization and stress memory in rice Division of Biochemistry, IARI
6. Development of sustainable management tools for the invasive pest, Fall Armyworm Spodopterafrugiperda (J.E.Smith) in maize Division of Entomology, IARI
7. Characterization, mapping and transcriptome analysis of seed protein, β-carotene and mineral contents in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) Division of Genetics, IARI
8. Production and processing of microalagal biomass for biodiesel and other industrially important co-products: An algal refinery approach Division of Microbiology (CCUBGA), IARI
9. Identification of host factors responsible for infection and development of nano-particle based dsRNA delivery system for imparting resistance to begomoviruses Division of Plant Pathology, IARI
10. Long-term conservation agriculture impact on microbiome and soil health indicators for resource efficiceny and resilience in maize systems Division of Plant Pathology, IARI
11. Genome editing for imparting PRSV resistance Division of Plant Pathology, IARI
12. Genetic improvement of rice for yield, NUE, WUE, abiotic and biotic stress tolerance through RNA Guided Genome Editing (CRISPR/Cas9/Cpf1) Division of Plant Physiology, IARI
13. Identification of super donors and alleles for spikelet fertility and low chalkiness under thermal stress in rice Division of Plant Physiology, IARI
14. Enhancing decompostion rate and quality of bio-waste through microbial consortia for improving soil health Division of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, IARI
15. Bioremediation of chemical contaminants and their complexes present in drainage wastewater with high dynamic flux used for the irrigation in urban and periurban agriculture Water Technology Centre, IARI