Javid Iqbal Mir

Javid Iqbal Mir
Indian Council of Agricultural Research | ICAR · Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture

PhD Biotechnology

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Additional affiliations
April 2008 - present
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Position
  • Researcher
Education
February 2011 - May 2013
University of Kashmir
Field of study
  • Genomic, transcriptomic and metabolomic studies in saffron

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Publications (213)
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The cherry is generally cultivated throughout the world from sub-temperate to temperate regions, while the strawberry crop is grown across the world irrespective of climates prevailing in the region. Both cherry and strawberry plants are susceptible to abiotic and biotic factors, singly or concomitantly. Among several biotic factors, pathogens incl...
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Apple (Malus domestica) is the most important remunerative temperate fruit crop grown in the North Western Himalayan region of India. Apple orchards in India are under constant threat from a large number of fungal and viral pathogens. Appropriate and timely deployment of disease management depends on early disease detection. The most common disease...
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Background The exploration of genetic diversity is the key source of germplasm conservation and potential to broaden its genetic base. The globally growing demand for chickpea suggests superior/climate-resilient varieties, which in turn necessitates the germplasm characterization to unravel underlying genetic variation. Methodology and resultsA chi...
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Apple scab is caused by an ascomycete fungus, Venturia inaequalis (Cke.) Wint., which is one of the most severe disease of apple (Malus × Domestica Borkh.) worldwide. The disease results in 30–40% fruit loss annually and even complete loss in some places. Owing to the evolving susceptibility of resistant apple genotypes harboring R-genes to new var...
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Background : Besides apple mosaic virus (ApMV), apple necrotic mosaic virus (ApNMV) has also been found associated with apple mosaic disease. Both viruses being labile in nature and their titer varies negatively with high temperatures, needs proper tissue as well as time for real time detection within the plants. The present study was carried out t...
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Aim: To characterize kale (Brassica oleracea group Acephala) germplasm well adapted for July to December cropping season in Kashmir valley for suitability for year round cultivation with respect to leaf yield (t/ha). Study Design: Random Complete Block Design with two replications. Place and duration of study: The study was done in Vegetable Experi...
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Aim Anthocyanin, an essential ingredient of functional foods, is present in a wide range of plants, including black carrots. The current investigation was carried out to analyse the effect of cold stress on the expression of major anthocyanins and anthocyanin biosynthetic pathway genes, MYB6 and LDOX-1. Methods and results Five cultivated carrot g...
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The Himalayan ibex, a subspecies of the Siberian ibex (Capra sibirica), is a wild goat mostly living at high-altitude tundra, semi-desert regions, slopes, and rocky rubble. It shows a good distribution in the western Himalayas, trans-Himalayas, the Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir and is also found in Russia, Afghanistan,...
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Cicer arietinum L. (chickpea) is one of the most significant legume crops domesticated in the Fertile Crescent. This study was aimed to characterize a diverse composite set of 384 Cicer genotypes using unlinked simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers. The genotypes grown under the temperate conditions of Western-Himalayas included cultivated and wild...
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The horticulture sector is perceived as the backbone of the Jammu and Kashmir economy as it significantly contributes to Gross State Domestic Production. Around 7 lakh families, comprising 33 lakh people, are directly or indirectly associated with the horticulture sector. During the last few years, the Kashmir fruit growers have suffered a major se...
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High-density plantation in apple-A highly remunerative enterprise High-density planting (HDP) refers to increasing the plant population per unit area of land to increase the fruit production, overcome low productivity and the long gestation period for early returns, which is achieved by using suitable scion varieties grafted on dwarfing/semi-dwarfi...
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Northeastern states in general and Arunachal Pradesh in particular, kiwifruit has bright prospects. Kiwifruit has been assessed as one of the important future profitable fruit crops in mid hills of Himalayas. Since it provides a high return per unit area and the farmers can earn about Rs. 4 to 5 lakhs per hectare annually. As per the economic Surve...
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Apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) is an important temperate fruit crop worldwide. The availability of wild apricot germplasm and its characterization through genomic studies can guide us towards its conservation, increasing productivity and nutritional composition. Therefore, in this study, we carried out the genomic characterization of 50 phenotypical...
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Citation: Sheikh, Z.N.; Sharma, V.; Shah, R.A.; Raina, S.; Aljabri, M.; Mir, J.I.; AlKenani, N.; Hakeem, K.R. Elucidating Genetic Diversity in Apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) Cultivated in the NorthWestern Himalayan Provinces of India Using SSR Markers. Plants 2021, 10, 2668.
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Managing irrigation efficiently is paramount given the uncertainty in the future availability of water and rising demand for this resource. Scheduled irrigation significantly influences vegetative growth through improving crop physiology and nutrient uptake and use efficiency. Influence of different irrigation treatments (100%, 75%, and 50% volume...
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Cicer arietinum L. (chickpea) is one of the most significant legume crops domesticated in the Fertile Crescent. This study was aimed to characterize a diverse composite set of 384 Cicer genotypes using unlinked simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers. The genotypes grown under the temperate conditions of Western-Himalayas included cultivated and wild...
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Citation: Mushtaq, R.; Sharma, M.K.; Mir, J.I.; Mansoor, S.; Mushtaq, K.; Popescu, S.M.; Malik, A.R.; El-Serehy, H.A.; Hefft, D.I.; Bhat, S.A.; et al. Physiological Activity, Nutritional Composition, and Gene Expression in Apple (Malus domestica Borkh) Influenced by Different ETc Levels of Irrigation at Distinct Development Stages. Water 2021, 13,...
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Out of five wild Malus species in the world, Malus baccata (L.) Borkh (MB) is reported from the extremely cold areas of north western Himalayas. These are widely used as a rootstock or source of resistance against various biotic and abiotic stresses due to its ecological adaptability and cold hardiness. The study of genetic diversity is an importan...
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The accumulation of toxic substances involving the inorganic and organic contaminants in the soil is a global problem. Status of the World's Soil Resources Report (SWSR) recognized soil pollution as one of the main reasons affecting global soils and the ecosystem services provided by them. However, transgenic approaches utilizing the biodegradation...
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In this study, we investigated the time-course variations in the nutritionally important quality attributes of ‘Golden Delicious’ apples kept under postharvest storage at 4 °C. At harvest (0 day) and at day 15, 30, 45, 60, and 90 of postharvest storage, physicochemical properties, primary and secondary metabolites profile, and volatile organic comp...
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Investigation of genetic variability and population relationship of 50 accessions of the apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) was carried out using ISSR markers. The results revealed that the number of alleles per locus varied from 4 to 8 with a mean value of 6.75, and the mean effective number of alleles (Ne) per locus was 1.54. Similarly, the polymorphi...
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The accumulation of toxic substances involving the inorganic and organic contaminants in the soil is a global problem. Status of the World's Soil Resources Report (SWSR) recognized soil pollution as one of the main reasons affecting global soils and the ecosystem services provided by them. However, transgenic approaches utilizing the biodegradation...
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For restricting soil carbon (C) depletion and increasing its stocks in soil through sequestration, identification, standardization and adoption of some effective nutrient management practices, especially related to nitrogen management, is required. In present study various modes of N input were tried and best mode (MRPU‐2S i.e. mid‐rib placement up...
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Nitrous-oxide emission and nitrate addition from agriculture to earth’s environment are two main agriculture related anthropogenic causes of environmental degradation that needs greater attention. For addressing the aforesaid issue, new techniques/practices need to be developed and implemented. The present investigation, which was focused on this i...
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Light management within apple ( Malus domestica Borkh.) canopies has been an invariable rationale of fruit tree architecture strategy during the development of training systems. This paper attempts to compare fruit quality characteristics of three apple cultivars Coe Red Fuji, granny Smith and Spartan trained on three canopy architectural engineeri...
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Apples (Malus domestica Borkh) are rich in phenolic compounds may enhance resistance to scab disease caused by Venturia inaequalis. In this study, golden delicious apple cultivar were used for estimation of total phenols, total flavonoids, six individual phenolic compounds were quantified, as well as the activities of some key enzymes of the phenyl...
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Apple (Malus × domestica Borkh.) being most important remunerative crop grown in temperate regions, is highly susceptible to apple scab disease. Development of resistance in pathogen and huge investment on fungicides by farmers becomes an issue. These concerns among masses justify an alternative management approach of disease resistance to reduce t...
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Apples are most predominantly produced fruits, cultivated in all temperate regions across the globe. Over the last decade, Alternaria leaf and fruit spot disease caused by Alternaria species complex has created epidemic like condition all over the world. The infection begins in spring when overwintering mycelium produces conidia and infects young e...
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The present investigation was carried out to study the genetic variability among 120 apple cultivars for qualitative and quantitative traits. The apple cultivars showed a considerable genetic diversity with respect to qualitative and quantitative characters. Spreading type of growth habit was found in 84.16% of cultivars while 55% cultivars showed...
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The present investigation was carried out to study the genetic variability among 120 apple cultivars for qualitative and quantitative traits. The apple cultivars showed a considerable genetic diversity with respect to qualitative and quantitative characters. Spreading type of growth habit was found in 84.16% of cultivars while 55% cultivars showed...
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Walnut (Juglans regia L.) is one of the important nut crop of temperate region. There is a tremendous scope for its commercial cultivation in entire Himalayan region. The elevation of 1200 to 2200 m is considered congenial for walnut cultivation but the seedling tree of walnut have been observed growing beyond 2200 m especially in Ladakh and dry te...
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Present research programme was carried out with twelve walnut genotypes maintained at ICAR-Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, Srinagar, J & K, India. Selection of superior genotype having better quality nuts and kernels with higher yield potential is an alternative to conventional breeding approach which is time consuming in perennial and...
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Present research programme was carried out with twelve walnut genotypes maintained at ICAR-Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, Srinagar, J & K, India. These genotypes were selected after ten years of evaluation based on morphological and quality traits. Selection of superior genotype having better quality nuts and kernels with higher yield...
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Saffron, the desiccated stigmas of Crocus sativus, is recognized for its attractive color, flavor, and aroma which are due to the accumulation of crocin, picrocrocin, and safranal, respectively. HPLC analysis demonstrated maximum apocarotenoid accumulation during the fully developed scarlet stage of stigma development followed by the orange and yel...
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In saffron (Crocus sativus L.) the flower is the most important part and understanding the pathway underlying the flower development can pave the way for new avenues to improve its productivity and quality. The combination of class A genes (including APETALA1; AP1 and APETALA2; AP2), class B genes (including APETALA3; AP3 and PISTILLATA; PI) and cl...
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MORPHOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF APRICOT REFERENCE VARIETIES —A PRE-REQUISITE FOR DUS TESTING
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The study presents the influence of 6-benzayladenine alone and in combination with gibberellic acid on growth and lateral branching of one-year-old ‘Oregon Spur’ apple nursery trees grafted on MM-106 rootstock. Different concentrations of BA and BA+GA3 (200, 300, 400, 500, 600 and 700 ppm) were applied three times at one week interval during second...
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The aim of this study was to know the nutritional composition of walnuts grown in Kashmir valley of north western Himalayan region for their commercial exploit at farm and consumer level. Samples were collected from earmarked trees growing in major walnut producing areas of Kashmir valley. The research work was conducted during 2002-18 at ICAR-CITH...
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Description of walnut varieties identified and maintained by ICAR-CITH, Srinaga
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Description of walnut varieties identified and maintained by ICAR-CITH, Srinagar
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Apple (Malus × domestica Borkh) is one of the commercially grown fruit in temperate regions of India. In recent years, the incidence of apple cankers disease is increasing and assuming an epidemic in most of the apple growing parts of Kashmir. During 2017-18, canker disease incidence was observed in all the apple growing regions surveyed, with char...
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Apple (Malus × domestica Borkh), one of the commercially grown fruit in India, is susceptible to canker disease caused by various Diplodia spp. To identify the species associated with the disease, diseased samples were collected during 2017-18 from various apple growing regions. The observed symptoms were sunken brown elliptical lesions having seri...
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Apple scab caused by Venturia inaequalis Cooke (Wint.) is one the important diseases of trade and industrial significance in apple. In present study variability studies in pathogen isolates were studied, which is one of the most important factors for devising management studies of scab disease in apple. Genetic diversity of 30 Venturia inaequalis i...
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Apple (Malus sp.) and other genera belonging to the sub‐tribe Malinae of the Rosaceous family produce unique benzoic acid‐derived biphenyl phytoalexins. Cell cultures of Malus domestica cv. ‘Golden Delicious' accumulate two biphenyl phytoalexins, aucuparin and noraucuparin, in response to the addition of Venturia inaequalis elicitor (VIE). In this...
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Strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa Duch) is one of the most important widely consumed small fruit in the world. The cultivated fruit is popular for its bright color, aroma and texture, which contain a number of nutrients for good health. The future of soilless culture will depend on the development of new production systems and substrates that are com...
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Apple scab is the most important disease of apple (Malus × domestica) throughout the temperate regions of world. This disease results in 70% yield loss and even complete loss is also possible, if it is not managed in orchards properly. The infection begins in spring when ascospores are released and infect young emerging apple leaves. Conidia are th...
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Catechins and rutin are among the main metabolites found in apple fruit. Sixty apple genotypes, harvested in 2016 and 2017, were analyzed for their phenolic content and antioxidant activity. The HPLC analysis showed that the catechin concentration ranged from 109.98 to 5290.47 µg/g, and the rutin concentration ranged from 12.136 to 483.89 µg/g of a...
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Main conclusion This manuscript describes the cloning and functional characterization of a biphenyl phytoalexin biosynthetic gene, 3,5-dihydroxybiphenyl O-methyltransferase from elicitor-treated cell cultures of scab resistant apple cultivar ‘Florina’. Apples belong to the subtribe Malinae of the Rosaceae family. Biphenyls and dibenzofurans are the...
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The present study was carried out to detect genetic diversity for chromatic and antioxidant characteristics and to quantify fruit skin colour and antioxidant contents among twenty Cape gooseberry genotypes. The association and multivariate analysis was performed and among the chromatic traits the L* value was recorded lowest (23.63) in genotypes CI...
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Globally India is the second largest producer of fruits; however the productivity is significantly low as compared to advanced countries. The majority of the temperate fruits and nuts are being cultivated in the north-western Himalayan and small areas are lies in north eastern parts. High altitude and temperate regions are capable to produce good q...
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Apple scab disease caused by the fungus Venturia inaequalis is a devastating disease that seriously affects quality and yield of apples. In order to understand the mechanisms involved in scab resistance, we performed gas chromatography-mass spectrometry based metabolomics analysis of the cell culture of scab resistant cultivar ‘Florina’ and scab su...