Dr. R K Singh, Principal Scientist
Field of Specialisation: Vegetable improvement
Email ID: rajesh.singh1@icar.gov.in
M.Sc: Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, 222 001, Uttar Pradesh (India))
PhD: GBPUAT, Pantnagar, US nagar, Uttarakhand (India)
Post Doc (if any):
Joining date in ICAR : 
2000-02-21 00:00:00

Publications (Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating above 6.0 with first or corresponding author only):
  1.   Jha S. K., Singh R.K., Damodaran T., MishraV.K. and Rai D. (2013) Fluoride in ground water: toxicological exposure and remedies. Journal of Toxicology and Environment Health. Part-B; 16 (1) 52-66. 

  2. Tiwari JK, Buckseth T, Singh RK, Kumar M and Kant S (2020) Prospects of Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Potato: Lessons From Transgenic to Genome Editing Strategies in Plants. Front. Plant Sci. 11:597481. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.597481

  3. Tiwari JK, Buckseth T, Zinta R, Bhatia N, Dalamu D, Naik S, Poonia AK, Kardile HB, Challam C, Singh RK, Luthra SK, Kumar V and Kumar M (2022) Germplasm, Breeding, and Genomics in Potato Improvement of Biotic and Abiotic Stresses Tolerance. Front. Plant Sci. 13:805671. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.805671

  4. Tiwari JK, Buckseth T, Challam C, Zinta R, Bhatia N, Dalamu D, Naik S, Poonia AK, Singh RK, Luthra SK, Kumar V and Kumar M (2022) CRISPR/Cas Genome Editing in Potato: Current Status and Future Perspectives. Front. Genet. 13:827808. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2022.827808

  5. Tiwari JK, Buckseth T, Zinta R, Saraswati A, Singh RK, Rawat S, Dua VK, Chakrabarti SK (2020) Transcriptome analysis of potato shoot, root and stolen under nitrogen stress. Scientific Reports10:1152.

  6. Tiwari JK,  Buckseth T., Devi  Sapna, Varshney S.,  Sahu S.,  Patil Virupaksh U.,  Zinta R., Ali.,    Nilofer, Moudgil V.,  Singh RK.,  Rawat S.,  Dua VK.,  Kumar D.,  Kumar M., Chakrabarti  SK,  Rao AR.,  Rai Anil (2020) Physiological and genome-wide RNA-sequencing analyses identify candidate genes in a nitrogen-use efficient potato cv. Kufri Gaurav.  Plant Physiology & Biochemistry, doi: https:// doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2020.05.041. 154 (2020) 171-183

  7. Mangal V, Lal M K, Tiwari RK, Altaf M A,   S Sood, Kumar D,  Bharadwaj V,  Singh B, Singh R K and Tariq Aftab (2022) Molecular Insights into the Role of Reactive Oxygen, Nitrogen and Sulphur Species in Conferring Salinity Stress Tolerance in  Plants. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-022-10591-8  

  8. Sood S,  Bhardwaj V,. Chourasia Kumar N, Kaur RP,  Kumar V, Kumar R,  Sundaresha S  Bohar R,  Ana Luísa Garcia-Oliveira d,e ,  Singh R.K and Manoj Kumar (2022) KASP markers validation for late blight, PCN and PVY resistance in a large germplasm collection of tetraploid potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)  Scientia Horticulturae 295 (2022) 110859.

  9. Tiwari JK, Buckseth T, Singh RK, Zinta R, Saraswati A, Kumar Manoj and Chakrabarti SK (2020) Meyhylome and transcriptome analysis reveals candidate genes for tuber shape variation in tissue culture derived potato. Plant Growth Regulation http://doi.org/10.1007/s10725-020-00690-5.

  10. Singh R.K., Sharma J., Jha S.K. and Singh A.K. (2012) Soil solarization technique: its use in multiplication of in-vitro planting materialsunder field conditions. Current Science Vol. 102 (10) 1433-36.

Patent / Technologies / Varieties / Methodologies / System etc. (Five only):
  1. Two patent filed and published: a)A composition for management of potato cyst nematode infestation. Patent Application No. 201811008478. b) Aeroponic nutrient solution, and applications thereof. Application No. 201911011277. Indian Patenting Authority
  2. Variety (8nos) (Kufri Chipsona 4, Kufri Karan, Kufri Kiran, Kufri Shahydri, Kufri Kesar, Kufri Sukhyati, Kufri atal, Kufri Elar)
  3. 10 potato genetic stocks identified and registered for multiple disease resistant, nitrogen use efficient (NUE) and antioxidant rich (: SM/11-120, MSH/14-129, MSH/14-7, CPH62, PNT43, STO61, MSH/17-16, NUE/15-8, MCD24 and JH 214)
  4. Developed Apical rooted cutting technique (ARC) for seed potato multiplication
  5. Developed potato based cropping sequences (rice-potato-japanese mint and rice-potato-onion crop)
Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Five only):
  1. Rajbhasha Puraskar for 2013, 2014, and 2015 by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India
  2. Commendation Certificate being adjudged First position for commendable performance in implementing the Official Language Policy of the Union in ICAR-CPRI, Shimla during the year 2018-19 by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
  3. Fellowship, IPA, ISVS, UPAS,ISNS,CHAI
  4. Member, Executive Council, ISNS, Chennai
  5. Co convener, Strategy paper : NAAS 2021. Innovations in potato seed production. Strategy Paper No. 14, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi pp20.