SK Tiwari

Dr. Shailesh K. Tiwari, Senior Scientist (Plant Breeding)
Field of Specialisation: Plant Breeding, Plant Genetic Resources
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M.Sc: Plant Genetic Resources
PhD: Plant Genetic Resources
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Joining date in ICAR : 
2009-06-23 00:00:00

Publications (Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating above 6.0 with first or corresponding author only):
  1. Mishra GP, Singh B, Seth T, Singh AK, Halder J, Nagendran K, Tiwari Shailesh K, and Singh PM. (2017). Biotechnological advancements and begomovirus management in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.): Status and perspectives. Frontiers in Plant Science 8 (360):DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00360

  2. Mishra AK, Tiwari KN, Mishra P, Tiwari SK, Mishra SK, and Singh J (2020). Factors affecting the efficiency of in vitro regeneration from seedling-derived nodal explants of Nyctanthes arbor-tritis L. and evaluation of genetic fidelity. Plant Biosystems. 154 (2): 197-205

  3. Jaiswal P, Kumari N, Kashyap SP, Tiwari SK (2021). Organogenesis from leaf tissue of Spondias pinnata (L. f.) Kurz, SEM study and genetic fidelity assessment by ISSR and SCoT. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC) 146 (1), 203-212

  4. Mishra AK, Tiwari KN, Mishra P, Mishra SK, Tiwari SK (2021). Germplasm Conservation of Economically Important Medicinal Plant Nyctanthes Arbor-Tristis L. Through Encapsulation Technique and Maintenance under Slow Growth Condition. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture,

  5. Mishra AK, Tiwari KN, Mishra P, Tiwari SK, Mishra SK, and Saini R (2019). Effect of cytokinin and MS medium composition on efficient shoot proliferation of Nyctanthes arbor-tritis L. through cotyledonary node explant and evaluation of genetic fidelity and antioxidant capacity of regenerants. South African Journal of Botany. 127: 284-292

  6. Sharma S, Prasad RN, Tiwari S, Chaurasia SNS, Shekhar S and Singh J. 2020. Effect of chitosan coating on postharvest quality and enzymatic activity of eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) cultivars. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. DOI: 10.1111/jfpp.15098

  7. Vaish S, Awasthi P, Tiwari S, Tiwari SK, Gupta D, Basantani M (2017). In-silico genome-wide identification and characterization of the glutathione S-transferase gene family in Vigna radiata. Genome DOI: 10.1139/gen-2017-0192

  8. Venkataravanappa V, Kodandaram MH, Manjunath M, Chauhan NS, Nagendran K, Tiwari SK, Sarkar B, Rao GP (2022). Molecular characterization of phytoplasma strains associated with brinjal little leaf and screening of cultivated and wild relatives of eggplant cultivars for disease resistance. European Journal of Plant Pathology 162 (2), 433-453

  9. Verma S., Karihaloo J.L., Tiwari Shailesh K., Magotra R., Koul A. K. (2007) Genetic diversity in Eremostachys superba Royle ex Benth. (Lamiaceae), an endangered Himalayan species, as assessed by RAPD. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 54: 221-229.

  10. Tiwari Shailesh K., Karihaloo J.L., Hameed N. and Gaikwad A.B. (2009). Molecular characterization of brinjal (Solanum melongena L.) cultivars. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 18: 189-195

Patent / Technologies / Varieties / Methodologies / System etc. (Five only):
  1. Kashi Vijay variety of long, light purple fruited brinjal
  2. Kashi Manohar Hybrid of ong, light purple fruited brinjal
  3. Kashi Brinjal Green Round variety of brinjal
  4. Kashi Himani variety of medium long, white friuted brinjal
  5. Kashi Modak variety of small round dark purple fruited brinjal
Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Five only):
  1. Harbhajan Singh Award for Best paper in Vegetable Science published by ISVS for Bahadur A, Rai N, Kumar R, Tiwari Shailesh K, Singh AK, Rai AK, Singh U, Patel PK, Tiwari V, Rai AB, Singh M and Singh B. (2015). Grafting tomato on eggplant as a potential tool to improve waterlogging tolerance in hybrid tomato. Vegetable Science, 42 (2): 82-87
  2. Harbhajan Singh Award for Best paper in Vegetable Science published by ISVS for Seth T, Mishra GP, Singh B, Kashyap S, Mishra SK, Tiwari Shailesh K, Singh PM (2018). Optimization of quality DNA isolation protocol from various mucilage rich cultivated and wild Abelmoschus sp. and its validation through PCR amplification. Vegetable Science, 45(1): 1-6.
  3. Best Poster Presentation Award in NCVEG (NCVEG-2016) at Jodhpur. February 18-21, 2016
  4. Best Poster Presentation Award in BITS Conference on Gene and Genome Regulation (BCGGR-2016) at BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus. February 18-21, 2016
  5. Best Oral Presentation Award in National Seminar on Challenges and opportunities for agricultural crop productivity under climate change. College of Agriculture, Rewa. JNKVV, Jabalpur. September 21-22, 2014