भारत सरकारGOVERNMENT OF INDIA
कृषि और किसान कल्याण मंत्रालयMINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMER'S WELFARE
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Biofuel, Climate change, Greenhouse gases, Methane mitigation, PGPR, Biofertilizers, Abiotic and biotic stress management through microbial agents, Postharvest disease management, Biodegradation of pesticides
Validated the role of β-glucosidase enzyme in catalyzing the rate limiting step of biomass hydrolysis for biofuel production
Developed baseline information on diversity of methane oxidizing bacteria from flooded paddy field of different agroecological regions of India
Developed field scale technology for minimizing methane emission from flooded paddies through the use of methane oxidizing plant growth promoting bacterial inoculants
Studied microbial diversity in the desert regions of Jaisalmer for abiotic stress management using microbes
Isolated potential bacterial and fungal biocontrol agents effective against postharvest pathogens
Isolated microbes involved in degradation of fungicide kresoxim methyl
IARI Merit Medal Award for outstanding performance in M.Sc. Programme at IARI, New Delhi
UGC- SRFScholarship (Rank-67; June, 2014) for PhD programme at IARI, New Delhi
ICAR Junior Research Fellowship in Plant Science for M.Sc. programme
Qualified CSIR- NET for lectureship in June- 2014 with AIR- 67
AIR-2 in Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) PhD Entrance Examination- 2014
AIR-2 in AICE- JRF/SRF PhD exam
Rani V., Dash S., Nain L., Arora A. (2015). Expression of novel glucose tolerant β-glucosidase on cell surface by Rhodotorula glutinis isolate. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 4(3): 380-387.
Rani V., Mohanram S., Tiwari R., Nain L., and Arora A. (2014).Beta-Glucosidase: Key Enzyme in Determining Efficiency of Cellulase and Biomass Hydrolysis. Bioprocessing and Biotechniques. 5(1): 1-8.
Saritha M., Arora A., Choudhary J., Rani V., Singh S., Sharma A., Sharma S., Nain L. (2016). The Role and Applications of Xyloglucan Hydrolase in Biomass Degradation/Bioconversion. In: Gupta V. (Ed.) Microbial Enzymes in Bioconversions of Biomass. Biofuel and Biorefinery Technologies, vol 3. Springer, Cham.
Rani V., Nain L. and Arora A. (2014). Augmentation of Cellulase Cocktail with β- glucosidase for enhanced sugar yields, G.C. Mishra (Ed.), Conceptual Framework and Innovations in Agroecology and Food Sciences (pp. 31-34). New Delhi: Krishi Sanskrit Publications.