Prabhakar Mohan Singh, Principal Scientist and I/c PC Cell
Field of Specialisation: Vegetable Seed Enhancemet and Crop Improvement
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M.Sc: Hort. Vegetable science
PhD: Vegetables
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Joining date in ICAR : 
1986-03-07 00:00:00

Publications (Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating above 6.0 with first or corresponding author only):
  1. Rao, R.G.S; Singh, P.M. and Rai, M (2005).  Effect of seed maturity and priming on viability and vigour in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.). European Journal of Horticultural Science 70(4) : 177-182 

  2. Rao, R.G.S; Singh, P.M. and Rai, M. (2006).  Storability of onion seeds and effects of packaging and storage conditions on viability and vigour. Scientia Hort. 110 : 1-6

  3. Singh, B; Singh, P.M; Sanwal, S.K. and Pal, A.K.(2014). Standardization of cost effective hybridization technique for hybrid seed production in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench). Indian J. Agric. Sci. 84(9):1111-14.

  4. Singh, M; Dubey, R.K; Koley, T.K; Maurya, A; Singh, P.M. and Singh, B. (2018). Valorization of winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) DC) by evaluation of its antioxidant activity through chemometric analysis.  South African Journal of Botany, 121:114-120.  

  5. Devi, J; Mishra, G.P; Sanwal, S.K; Dubey, R.K; Singh, P.M and Singh, B (2018). Development and characterization of pentaflowering and triple-flowering genotypes in garden pea (Pisum sativum L. var. hortense). PLoS ONE 13(7): e0201235.

  6. Karkute, S.G; Singh, A.K; Gupta, O.P; Singh, P.M. and Singh, B. (2017). CRISPR/Cas9 mediated genome engineering for improvement of horticultural crops. Front. Plant Sci. doi : 10.3389/fpls.2017.01635

  7. Mishra, G.P; Singh, B; Seth, T; Singh, A.K; Halder, J; Krishnan,N; Tiwari, S.K. and Singh, P.M. (2017). Biotechnological advancements and begomovirus management in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L): Status and perspectives. Front. Plant Sci. 8:360. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00360.

  8. Karkute S G., Ansari W A., Singh A K., Singh P M., Rai N., Bahadur A. and Singh J (2020). Characterization of high-temperature stress-tolerant tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) genotypes by biochemical analysis and expression profiling of heat-responsive genes. 3 Biotech. DOI : 10.1007/s13205-020-02587-6.

  9. Roy, S; Gupta, N; Singh, N; Manimurugan, C; Singh, P.M and Singh, J. (2021). Research and development issues prioritization for vegetable seeds in India: A perception study. Indian J. Agric. Sci.91 (1): 34-38.

  10. Gupta, N; Manimurugan, C; Singh, P.M; Kumar, R. and Sagar, V. (2021). Determination of the physio-biochemical changes occurring during seed development, maturation, and desiccation tolerance in Moringa oleifera Lam. South African Journal of Botany, 144(2022):430-436. 

Patent / Technologies / Varieties / Methodologies / System etc. (Five only):
  1. Ridge gourd (Kashi Shivani)- Notification No. S.O.3666 (E), 25.9.2016- Recommended for Punjab, UP, Bihar, Jharkhand
  2. Sponge gourd (Kashi Shreya)- Notification No. S.O.692 (E), 05.2.2019- Recommended for Punjab, UP, Bihar, Jharkhand
  3. Sponge gourd hyb. (Kashi Shreya)- Notification No. S.O.692 (E), 05.2.2019- Recommended for Punjab, UP, Bihar, Jharkhand
  4. Bottle gourd (Kashi Kirti)- Notification No. S.O.692 (E), 05.2.2019- Recommended for Uttar Pradesh
  5. Radish (Kashi Lohit)- Notification No. S.O.692 (E), 05.2.2019- Recommended for Uttar Pradesh
Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Five only):
  1. Fellow-Indian Academy of Horticulture Science, New Delhi (2019)
  2. Best Research Paper Award,Indian Society of Seed Technology, IARI, New Delhi (2001)
  3. Best Research Paper Award, Indian Society of Vegetable Science, Varanasi (2016 & 2018)
  4. Award for continuous and sustained contribution for the progress of seed science & technology, Indian Society of Seed Technology, IARI, New Delhi (2013)
  5. Member Secretary – Research Advisory Committee, ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi (2011 to 2017)