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Susheel Kumar Sharma

Susheel Kumar Sharma
ICAR Research Complex for NEH region, Manipur Centre, Imphal · Plant Pathology (Pant Virology)

PhD

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To critically assess the performance of micro and small foodpreneurs during COVID-19 pandemic in Manipur state of India, an online survey was conducted during the year 2020. The survey data was subjected to non-parametric statistical analysis using PROC NPAR1WAY and Dwass, Steel, Critchlow-Fligner multiple comparison analysis. The findings suggeste...
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Tree bean, Parkia timoriana (DC.) Merr. is highly nutritious multipurpose leguminous tree, popularly cultivated in South East Asia for variety of uses. Recently, tree bean decline is emerging as a major threat in northeast India. Extensive research programmes are being conducted to understand the predisposing factors responsible for tree bean decli...
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Tree bean (Parkia timoriana), is an important multipurpose leguminous tropical deciduous tree species widely grown in the Northeastern states of India. The occurrence of the high incidence of damping-off (86.19%) disease was observed in tree bean nursery-grown in Umiam, Meghalaya, a state in Northeastern India. Therefore, a systematic study was und...
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Nowadays, people are focusing more on natural antioxidant supplementation in their diets thus consumption of pigmented rice will be a truly excellent choice for improving the holistic health. Black rice is well known as Emperor’s rice or Forbidden rice. It comprises of several nutritional and bioactive components, like anthocyanins, essential amin...
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Plant viruses pose a serious threat to agricultural production systems worldwide. The world's population is expected to reach the 10-billion mark by 2057. Under the scenario of declining cultivable land and challenges posed by rapidly emerging and re-emerging plant pathogens, conventional strategies could not accomplish the target of keeping pace w...
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A DATABASE OF AGRICULTURAL & ALLIED SECTOR IN NORTH EASTERN HILL REGION OF INDIA
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The North Eastern Region (NER) is bestowed with unique ethnicity and rich biodiversity (flora and fauna) that are inherent to this region and inquisitive traditional practices. The region is a reservoir of indigenous knowledge and practices. NE agriculture has its own merit, demerit, diversity and heterogeneity which distinguish it from the agricul...
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The common split-gilled mushroom, Schizophyllum commune Fr., is an edible medicinal mushroom found growing on wood under natural conditions across the globe. The present study was carried out to investigate the morphological and anatomical features of the basidiocarp and the cultural characteristics of S. commune along with identification of loc...
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Grapevine rupestris stem pitting-associated virus (GRSPaV) is a member of the genus Foveavirus in the family Betaflexiviridae exhibiting high genetic variability. In the present study, a total of eleven full length coat protein gene sequences of GRSPaV were characterized from wine grape cultivars grown in the state of Maharashtra (Nashik and Pune)...
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Huanglongbing (HLB), also known as ‘citrus greening’, is an extremely destructive disease of citrus worldwide. HLB is associated with three species of the fastidious proteobacterium, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CaLas), Ca. L. africanus and Ca. L. americanus with CaLas being the most widely distributed around the world and the only species de...
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Energy intensive traditional cereals based monoculture often lead to high greenhouse gas emissions and degradation of land and environmental quality. Present study aimed at evaluating the energy and carbon budget of diversified groundnut (Arachis hypogea L) based cropping system with over existing traditional practice towards the development of a s...
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Magnaporthe oryzae that causes blast disease in rice is one of the most notorious phytopathogenic fungi responsible for severe economic loss in rice production. The fungus is one among the top ten devastating biotic threats to food security worldwide. To counter the pathogen and minimize the losses, various biological, conventional, and advanced mo...
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Oxidative stress is the major cause of many health conditions, and regular consumption of antioxidants helped to encounter and prevent such oxidative stress-related diseases. Due to safety concerns over long-term uses of synthetic antioxidants, natural antioxidants are more preferred. The purpose of this study is to investigate the antioxidant and...
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In the current trend of increased health consciousness in response to increased incidence of lifestyle disorders, functional foods, and nutritional supplements got immense acceptance globally. Whole grain foods rich in functional bio-actives being a better substitute for supplements, there is an emerged interest in exploring potential candidates li...
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Citrus greening disease or huanglongbing (HLB) caused by Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas) limits citrus production worldwide. CLas is transmitted by the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) in a persistent-propagative manner. Understanding the molecular interaction between CLas and ACP and interrupting the int...
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The bioefficacy of Z. acanthopodium was studied as a grain protectant against rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae, alone and in combination with Plectranthus ternifolius. Rice weevil was found to be the most common and dominating insect pest of stored pulses under NE conditions. The population growth-inhibiting ability of the plant powders by way of sup...
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King Chilli (Capsicum chinense Jacq) belonging to the family Solanaceae is an important spice crop which is known for its culinary preparations as well as medicinal value. It has been reported to be highly rich in capsaicin content with a reported Scoville Heat Units (SHUs) rating of 1,001,304 (Ngasepam et al., 2016). It is cultivated as an importa...
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Abstract The present study investigates the antioxidant activity of 28 wild edible plants (WEPs) resources of Loktak Lake wetland ecosystem of Manipur, North East Indian Himalayan Region and their correlation with phenolics and flavonoids. Antioxidant activity was measured by DPPH, ABTS and FRAP assay. The antioxidant capacity was found to wide ran...
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Role of nutraceutical starch and proanthocyanidins of pigmented rice in regulating hyperglycemia: Enzyme inhibition, enhanced glucose uptake and hepatic glucose homeostasis using in vitro model, Food Chemistry (2020), doi: https://doi. Abstract Dysregulation of glucose homeostasis result in hyperglycemia and pigmented rice, unique combination of hi...
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Citrus greening disease or huanglongbing (HLB) caused by Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas) limits the citrus production worldwide. CLas is transmitted by the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) in a persistent-propagative manner. Application of insecticides to manage the psyllid vectors and disease is the most...
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Capsaicinoids are responsible for pungency in chillies and have multiple health benefits and industrial applications. In vitro cell cultures of Capsicum with high capsaicinoids content may have the potential to serve as an alternative source for production of capsaicinoids. The present study investigated the effects of various elicitors, precursors...
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Maize (Zea mays L) is one of the most important C4 cereals after rice. The crop has a wide scale adaptability to grow under diverse agro-ecosystems in shifting cultivation (jhum) lands of North East India. During early 2019, the sudden outbreak of fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in different North East Indi...
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Background: Field resistance is often effective and durable as compared to vertical resistance. The introgression line (INGR15002) derived from O. glumaepatula has proven broad spectrum field resistance for both leaf and neck blast. Results: Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) analysis of INGR15002, led to the identification of two major QTL - qBL3 co...
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Performance of 27 improved groundnut cultivars were assessed for agronomic and physiological traits associated to improve the productivity in degraded acid soils under rainfed hilly ecosystem. The cultivars ICGS 76 and ICGV 86590 produced significantly higher pod yield with more than 39% improvement over JL 24. The study also identified five more p...
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Extensive mortality of tree bean (Parkia timoriana) trees has been observed in the Northeastern India since 2002. During 2019, an area-wide survey was conducted in all tree bean trees growing groves of North eastern regions, i.e. Manipur (77 sites), Mizoram (52 sites), Meghalaya (2 sites), Tripura (1 site) to determine the distribution and abundanc...
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The genetic variability of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' (CLas) population associated with huanglongbing (HLB) disease of citrus in North Eastern (NE) region of India, a geographically locked region, and home for the diversity of many citrus species was analyzed on the basis of tandem repeat numbers (TRN) in variable CLIBASIA_01645 genomic lo...
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Huanglongbing (HLB) or ‘citrus greening’ is the most destructive disease in citrus production worldwide and no cure is available at present. This disease is caused by a phloem-limited, non-cultured, Gram-negative alpha-proteobacteria, Candidatus Liberibacter spp., vectored by the psyllids, Diaphorina citri and Trioza erytreae. Practically all comme...
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Tree bean, Parkia timoriana, (DC.) Merr. syn. (Parkia roxburghii, Parkia javanica), a multipurpose tree species, is gaining popularity due to highly nutritious legume vegetable and remunerative crop in the North Eastern Himalayan (NEH) region of India. It has been cultivated in larger areas throughout the NER and south east Asian countries. In July...
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Banana streak viruses (BSVs) are considered a major constraint to banana production worldwide. The integrated BSV sequence in the banana genome makes the nucleo-based detection unreliable and the serological-based methods require high quality polyclonal antiserum. In this study, reverse transcription-recombinase polymerase amplification (RT-RPA) as...
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If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live. No more bees, no more pollination ... no more men!"-Albert Einstein Beekeeping for harvesting honey is an age-old practice traditionally done in mountains, foothills, forest, agricultural lands, mangrove forests etc. around the world since time imme...
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Perilla is an important underutilized oilseed crop cultivated by tribal farmers in hilly areas of north-eastern region of India. It is grown by tribal and marginalised farmers in the traditional form of agriculture. The crop has good oil quality and plays an important role in providing nutritional security to the tribal farmers. There is a need to...
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The placental tissue of the highly pungent chilli cultivar, Capsicum chinense Jacq. cv. ‘Umorok’, is used as explants for callus induction. Callus cultures were subcultured after every 32 days and growth curves for a period of six consecutive growth cycles were studied till a stable capsaicinoids producing callus cultures were obtained. The capsaic...
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Accumulation of feather waste is becoming a major issue in solid waste management. Towards discovery of keratinolytic bacteria, screening of bacterial strains from feather dumping sites in North East, India was performed and 26 keratinolytic bacterial strains were isolated. Out of these, one isolate RCM-SSR-7 was found to be most promising strain e...
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Chilli (Capsicum spp.) is an economically important spice crop widely grown in India. The Sikkim-Darjeeling hills region of northeast India is known for biodiversity of chili landraces. In April 2018, leaf deformation and severe mosaic symptoms along with green streaks (18 to 24% incidence) were observed in Capsicum annuum (landrace Dalle Khursani)...
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Agriculture and Horticulture are vital science, as they suffice the very basic need of food for the Human beings. Qualitative and quantitative food can essentially be produced from healthy plants that in turn are produced only when their seedlings/saplings are vigorous and healthy. Nursery is consequently the basic need of horticulture. Plant propa...
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Manipur in India is endowed with rich biodiversity and abundant natural resources. Despite inaccessibility, marginality and heterogeneity, the state has made good progress in agriculture and allied sectors. About 80% of the state population depends on agriculture for livelihood. However, agriculture sector in Manipur is facing the consequences of c...
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Tree bean, Parkia timoriana is one of the most important perennial tree legume vegetable crops in north eastern region (NER) of India. Recently, sudden death or decline is emerging as a major constraint in the production of tree bean. The prevalence, intensity and etiology of this disease have not been extensively studied. The present work was aime...
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Diverse chilli genetic resources of North East India occupy a unique niche in the Nation’s chilli gene pool. Widely cultivated chilli landraces (King chilli: Capsicum chinense, bird eye chilli: Capsicum frutescens and Capsicum annuum) of North East India in general and Manipur in particular suffer from decline complex due to high incidence of viral...
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Citrus tristezavirus (CTV, genus Closterovirus) is one of the most serious pathogens responsible for huge loss of citrus trees worldwide. Four Indian CTV isolates, Kat1 (C. reticulata/Central India), D1 (C. sinensis/North India), B5 (Citrus limettoides/South India) and G28 (C. lemon/Northeast India) collected from different regions of India were ch...
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Turnip mosaic virus (TuMV), member of the genus Potyvirus, is the most important virus of commercially grown cole crops in many Asian countries.Cole crops are an important part of daily diet in India. The study revealed that the maximum mean disease incidence was in serrated leaf type (63.67%). The maximum yield loss was recorded in green leaf type...
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Twelve actinobacterial strains were isolated from tomato rhizospheric soil from Manipur, a state in North East Indian Himalayan Region and screened for keratinolytic and plant growth promoting traits. Nine promising isolates were identified as Streptomyces species using partial 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Among the seven isolates showing chicken feat...
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An on-farm multilocational trial was conducted at farmers' fields in five districts of Manipur state during kharif, 2015 to test the adaptability of two promising advanced breeding lines of rice (RCM-30 & RCM-31) along with two check varieties (CAU R1 & RC Maniphou-10). Pooled analysis of variance for plot yield reflected existence of significant V...
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An on-farm multilocational trial was conducted at farmers' fields in five districts of Manipur state during kharif, 2015 to test the adaptability of two promising advanced breeding lines of rice (RCM-30 & RCM-31) along with two check varieties (CAU R1 & RC Maniphou-10). Pooled analysis of variance for plot yield reflected existence of significant V...
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Rice blast is continues to be the major constraint in sustainable rice production throughout the world. Although many genetic resources harboring single R-genes are available for blast resistance, wide genetic variations exist in the blast fungus lead to breakdown of these resistant varieties soon after its release. To control such a deadly disease...
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The publication contains contributory articles on present status of rice residue burning in Manipur , its impact on environment and various options of sustainable management of rice residue in an eco-friendly manner. It was published as Souvenir of the Brainstorming Workshop on "Rice Residue Burning in Manipur - Issues and Strategies for Sustainabl...
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Citrus yellow mosaic virus (CYMV) is a member of genus Badnavirus of the family Caulimoviridae. It is the causal agent of citrus yellow mosaic disease in citrus and causes reduction in yield. As the virus is vegetative propagated by grafting, development of high-throughput diagnosis methods based on serological techniques is a prerequisite for prod...
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Management of viral diseases relies on definite and sensitive detection methods. Citrus yellow mosaic virus (CYMV), a double stranded DNA virus of the genus Badnavirus, causes yellow mosaic disease in citrus plants. CYMV is transmitted through budwood and requires a robust and simplified indexing protocol for budwood certification programme. The pr...
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Badnaviruses (family Caulimoviridae) have bacilliform virion morphology containing circular double stranded DNA genome. They are transmitted by mealybugs in a semi-persistent manner. Badnaviruses are emerging as serious viral pathogens affecting many crops in India. Banana streak virus (BSV), sugarcane bacilliform virus (SCBV), citrus yellow mosaic...
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Field and horticultural crops are infected by large number of viruses and virus-like pathogens in India, which can be managed only by preventive measures and for that sensitive diagnosis is a prerequisite. Bioassay was initially utilized in detection of plant viruses. Following this, serological assay enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was w...
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This Publication deals with the Status of Shifting Cultivation in North Eastern Hill Region of India and Strategies for Jhum Improvement.
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Sustainable development on our planet cannot be achieved without a major contribution from agriculture. People must be fed, and agriculture has to face the challenge of producing sufficient food for a rapidly growing world population whilst maintaining the world’s fragile resources. Modern farming systems have evolved to meet this need in a way tha...