Name:
 Dr.S.K.Verma
 eMail:
surenderkumar64@yahoo.co.in
 Qualification
 Ph.D -Plant Breeding
Years of experience
 24 Years
 Contact Address
 Central Institute for Cotton Research, Regional Station,
 Sirsa 125 055, Haryana, India.
 Telephone: +91-1666-220428 (O), +91-1666-230271(FAX) 
Cell:  +91-9416156252

 

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D. (3.86/4.00 OGPA) in Plant Breeding from CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar in 1992 with Dr. K.S. Krishnan DAE Research Fellowship for Ph.D Research Project.
  • M.Sc.(Ag) (3.83/4.00 OGPA) with specialization in Plant Breeding from CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar in 1987 with ICAR Junior Research Fellowship for M.Sc.study.
  • B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture (3.85/4.00 OGPA) majoring in Genetics and Plant Breeding, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar in 1985.

Merit and Awards

  • Awarded DBT-CREST Award – 2010-11 for One year at Texas A&M University and USDA, ARS, College Station, Texas, USA by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India
  • Awarded National Biotechnology Associateship - 1999 by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
  • Awarded Fellow of Cotton Research & Development Association (2008), CCS HAU, Hisar.
  • Awarded Dr. Ram Dhan Singh Gold Medal9(1987) for securing highest OGPA in M.Sc. Plant Breeding by CCS HAU, Hisar
  • Awarded Dr. K.S. Krishnan DAE Research Fellowship for Ph.D by Department of Atomic Energy, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India
  • Awarded ICAR Senior Research Fellowship 1987-88 programme for study and research leading to Ph.D. by ICAR, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi - did not join.
  • Also awarded CCSHAU Merit Scholarship 1988 for Ph.D. - did not join
  • Awarded ICAR Junior Research Fellowship by ICAR, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi for M.Sc.study
  • Also awarded CCSHAU Merit Scholarship 1985 for M.Sc. Plant Breeding - did not join
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship during B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture by College of Agriculture, HAU, Hisar
  • Merit awards during B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture and M.Sc.(Agri.) Plant Breeding for top rank in several courses
  • Recommended for Indian Forest Services (26th Rank), 1990 by UPSC, New Delhi.
  • Fast Track Project Proposal awarded by Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India on DNA fingerprinting of released cotton cultivars, hybrids and their parents.

Employment Record

  • 2009 – Present, Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur, Regional Station, Sirsa.
  • 2001- 2009, Senior Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur, Regional Station, Sirsa.
  • 1997-2001, Scientist (Senior Scale) Plant Breeding, ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur, Regional Station, Sirsa.
  • 1996-1997, Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR-Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur, Regional Station, Sirsa.
  • 1993-1996, Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi and IARI, Regional Station, Karnal.
  • 1992-1993, Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR- National Academy of Agricultural Research and Management, Hyderbad- 43rd FCARPM

Trainings (National & International) Attended

  • DBT-CREST Award awarded by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India for one year October 2011 to October 2012 with Dr. Allen Pepper, Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, Texas A&M University and Dr. John Yu, Senior Geneticist, USDA, ARS, College Station, Texas on DNA sequence-assisted breeding using single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in Cotton.
  • National Biotechnology Associateship 1999 Awarded by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India for one year 31-5-2000 to 30-5-2001 with Dr. R K Jain, Professor of Biotechnology & Molecular Biology, Department of Biotechnology & Molecular Biology, CCS HAU, Hisar.
  • Application of Genomics Technologies in Plant Breeding held at The Centre of Excellence in Genomics, ICRISAT, Patancheru, Hyderabad on 16.11.09 to 27.11.09.
  • Perspectives and Current Trends in Bioinformatics held at CCMB, Hyderabad on 12.09.07 to 18.09.07
  • Plant Genomics 2006: Application of DNA based Molecular Markers for Crop Improvement at NCPGR (now NIPGR), New Delhi on 16.03.06 to 29.03.06.
  • Introduction on LAN/WAN techniques held at ERNET India, New Delhi on 02.08.04 to 06.08.04
  • Computer Education for Agricultural Scientists held at AAREM, CCS HAU, Hisar on 22.12.98 to 19.01.99.
  • Exploration Techniques in Agri-Bio Diversity (USAID-Project) held at NBPGR, New Delhi on 20.09.97 to 29.09.97.
  • 43rd Foundation Course on Agricultural Research Project Management held at NAARM, Hyderabad from 11.11.1992 to 08.04.1993.

Current Research Area

  • Development of high yielding spinnable G. arboreum cotton variety and high yielding GMS based hybrid  for north zone conditions.
  • Introgression of genes for whitefly and CLCuD resistance in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)
  • Marker Assisted Breeding for Cotton Leaf Curl Disease (CLCuD), Bacterial Leaf Blight (BLB) and Nematodes Resistance in Cotton

Achievements

  • Release of CICR 2 (CISAA 2) - a GMS based intra-arboreum hybrid as 1st hybrid for cultivation under irrigated conditions of North Zone.
  • Release of G. arboreum variety CISA 310 (CICR 1) for cultivation under irrigated conditions of North Zone.
  • Release of G. arboreum variety CISA 614(CICR 3) for cultivation under irrigated conditions of North Zone.
  • Release of Intra-hirsutum hybrid CSHH 198 for cultivation under irrigated conditions of North Zone.
  • Release of  Intra-hirsutum hybrid CSHH 238 for cultivation under irrigated conditions of North Zone.
  • Release of Intra-hirsutum hybrid CSHH 243 for cultivation under irrigated conditions of North Zone.
  • Release of G. hirsutum variety CSH 3129 for cultivation under irrigated conditions of North Zone.
  • Registration of new GMS line of G. arboreum –CISA-2 with NBPGR, New Delhi
  • Registration of BN-Okra and BN-Red with NBPGR, New Delhi vide registration nos. INGR 07049 & 07050.
  • Registration of CIR-8, CIR-26 and CIR-32, as CMS restorer lines with red plant with bicolor flower (CIR-8), CMS with good fibre properties and agronomic attributes (CIR-26) & restorer of fertility in G. harknessii based CMS, CMS green plant with yellow petal and cream anther & bold seed (CIR-32) with National Identities, IC553921, IC553924, IC553925, and Registration numbers, INGR No. 08031, 08034 and 08035, respectively.
  • Developed 8-10 cultures with good fibre traits- length, strength and micronaire in G. arboretum.
  • Indentified 15-18 GMS lines in G. arboreum.

Present Research Programs and Projects

  • Improvement of tetraploid and diploid cotton for fibre properties through population improvement approaches. (Development of high yielding spinnable G. arboreum cotton variety and high yielding GMS based hybrid  for north zone conditions)  (PI- Dr VN Waghmare , PA-  Dr SK Verma)
  • Marker Assisted Breeding for Cotton Leaf Curl Disease (CLCuD), Bacterial Leaf Blight (BLB) and Nematodes Resistance in Cotton. (PI- Dr VN Waghmare , PA- Dr SK Verma, Dr D Monga)
  • Development of Cotton Leaf Curl Virus resistant genotypes (G.hirsutum) using G.arboreum, G.herbaceum and wild species through introgression.(PI- Dr. SK Verma, Dr D Monga, Dr Rishi Kumar)
  • Extra-mural ICAR Project-Introgression of genes for whitefly and CLCuD resistance in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) (PI- Dr VN Waghmare , PA- Dr SK Verma, Dr D Monga, Dr Rishi Kumar)

Completed Research Programs and Projects

  • Studies on the cotton leaf curl virus disease and development of resistant varieties and hybrids for its management
  • Evaluation of Cotton production Technologies for Yield, Fibre Quality and Economic Viability
  • Collection, evaluation, conservation, documentation and utilization of germplasm.
  • ICAR Funded- Development of coloured cotton genotypes.
  • Studies on resistance to jassid and bollworm complex in relation to cytotypes, morpho types and biochemical attributes in G.hirsutum L.
  • Development of varieties & GMS based hybrids in G.arboreum.
  • Introgression of desirable characters in cotton.
  • Development of ideal plant type for north zone.
  • Development of long linted diploid cotton.
  • Development of GMS based hybrids & pre-breeding in G.arboreum.
  • Development of heterotic pools in cotton.
  • Development of high strength (>25g/tex) genotypes suitable for high speed spinning.
  • Genetic enhancement in G.arboreum.
  • Marker assisted selection for development of elite breeding lines.
  • Development of suitable plant type cotton for North-Zone.

Externally Funded Projects

  • National PI (2007-2012) of TMC MM 1.1, Project” Development and promotion of medium and long linted diploid cottons (G. arboreum and G. herbaceum)
  • TMC MM 1.1 (2002-2007)- Evaluation of Cotton production Technologies for Yield, Fibre Quality and Economic Viability
  • TMC MMA 1: Identification of promising genotypes from introgressed materials.
  • TMC MMA 2: Identification of suitable sources possessing high yield and fibre quality traits in diploid cotton.
  • TMC MMA 3: Charactersiation of plant ideotype suitable for different agro-climatic zones.
  • DST Funded- DNA fingerprinting of released cotton cultivars, hybrids and their parents
  • UGC Project- Association mapping of fibre traits in Gossypium arboreum L. accessions using SSR, ISSR and AFLP markers.

Memberships

  • Life Member of Indian Journal of Genetics & Plant Breeding, IARI, Pusa, New Delhi.
  • Life Member of Cotton Research & Development Association, CCS HAU, Hissar.
  • Life Member of Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources, NBPGR, New Delhi.
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Cotton Improvement, CIRCOT, Mumbai.
  • Annual Member of Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, ICAR, KAB, New Delhi.

Externally Funded Projects

  • National PI (2007-2012) of TMC MM 1.1, Project” Development and promotion of medium and long linted diploid cottons (G. arboreum and G. herbaceum)
  • TMC MM 1.1 (2002-2007)- Evaluation of Cotton production Technologies for Yield, Fibre Quality and Economic Viability
  • TMC MMA 1: Identification of promising genotypes from introgressed materials.
  • TMC MMA 2: Identification of suitable sources possessing high yield and fibre quality traits in diploid cotton.
  • TMC MMA 3: Charactersiation of plant ideotype suitable for different agro-climatic zones.
  • DST Funded- DNA fingerprinting of released cotton cultivars, hybrids and their parents
  • UGC Project- Association mapping of fibre traits in Gossypium arboreum L. accessions using SSR, ISSR and AFLP markers.
  • As Expert for Selection of Assistant Scientist
  • As Paper setter of various courses of Genetics & Plant Breeding and Seed Technology.

 

Conference/ Seminar / Symposia Participation (National & International)

  • Carla Jo Logan-Young, John Z. Yu, Surender K Verma, Richard G. Percy, Ryan F McCormick and Alan E Pepper. Utilizing Next-Generation Genotyping-by-Sequencing for Cotton Improvement. Paper presented in “Beltwide Cotton Conference 2013” held on January 7-10 at San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • John Z. Yu, Carla Jo Logan-Young, Surender K Verma, Richard G. Percy, Ryan F McCormick and Alan E Pepper. Development of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Markers via a Simplified Genotyping-by-Sequencing Approach for Cotton (Gossypium spp). Paper presented in “Plant and Animal Genome XXI held on January 12-16 at San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Surender Verma, Carla Jo Logan-Young, Ryan McCormick, Richard Percy, Alan Pepper and John Yu (2012). De novo SNP discovery and mapping of tetraploid cotton genome via a simplified genotype-by-sequencing (GBS) approach. Paper presented in “International Cotton Genome Initiative Research Conference 2012” held at Raleigh, North Carolina, USA on 9-12 October 2012.
  • Verma S.K. and Monga D (2010). Assessing Genetic Diversity in Gossypium arboreum L. cultivars using genomic and EST-derived microsatellites: 2010 ICGI Research Conference is going to be held on September 21-23, 2010 at CSIRO Discovery Centre, Canberra, Australia.
  • Verma S.K, Khadi B M, Parminder Paul Singh and Monga D (2010). Development of Mapping Population RILs in diploid cotton (Asiatic cotton). 2010 ICGI Research Conference is going to be held on September 21-23, 2010 at CSIRO Discovery Centre, Canberra, Australia.
  • T.R. Loknathan, S.K.Verma, VV Singh, Prafulla Raut and Pranjali Deshmukh (2009). Developemnt and promotion of medium and long linted G. arboreum under rainfed situations. Poster presented at National Seminar on Bt Cotton: Opportunities and Emerging Threats held at CICR, Nagpur from November 17-19, 2009. Pp 31.
  • Tuteja OP and Verma SK (2009). Effect of alien cytoplasmic and nuclear genes on seed cotton yield and fibre quality traits in Gossypium cotton. Poster presented at National Seminar on Bt Cotton: Opportunities and Emerging Threats held at CICR, Nagpur from November 17-19, 2009. Pp 13.
  • Verma S K, Babita, Renu and Tuteja, O P (2009). Genetic diversity analysis of CGMS lines A, B and restorer lines in tetraploid cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) using RAPD markers. Poster presented at National Seminar on Bt Cotton: Opportunities and Emerging Threats held at CICR, Nagpur from November 17-19, 2009. Pp 3.
  • Verma S K, Tuteja, O P and Monga D (2009) Comparative studies on stability parameters and sustainability index for selecting stable genotypes in Asiatic cotton (G arboreum L.). Poster presented at National Seminar on Bt Cotton: Opportunities and Emerging Threats held at CICR, Nagpur from November 17-19, 2009. Pp 14
  • Verma S K attended 3rd International Convention on Globalization and Rural Development (ICGRD) held on the 11th & 12th of Feb 2008 at the India Habitat Center, New Delhi, (India).
  • Surender Kumar, Seema Bhutani, Pankaj Bhatia, RK Jain and VK Chowdhury Histochemical Gus Assay in Transformed Calli of Cotton (G.hirsutum L.)” paper presented in “the International Conference on Plant Genomics and Biotechnology” held at Raipur  on Oct 26-28, 2005.
  • Pankaj Bhatia, Seema Bhutani, Surender Verma, Rajinder Kumar Jain, Vijay Kumar Chowdhury. 2004.  Effect of genotype and explant type on transient Gus expression in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) paper presented in National Symposium on “Changing World Order-Cotton Research, Development and policy in Context” held at ANGRAU, Hyderabad, on August 10-12, 2004.
  • Pankaj Bhatia, Surender Verma, Seema Bhutani, Rajinder Kumar Jain, Vijay Kumar Chowdhury. 2004. Effect of growth regulators on calli induced from ovules of Gossypium hirsutum (tetraploid) x Gossypium arboreum (diploid) crosses, paper presented in National Symposium on “Changing World Order-Cotton Research, Development and policy in Context” held at ANGRAU, Hyderabad, on August 10-12, 2004.
  • Pankaj Bhatia, Seema Bhutani, Surender Verma, Rajinder Kumar Jain, Vijay Kumar Chowdhury. 2004. Plant regeneration and shoot tip proliferation in different cultivars of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) paper presented in National Symposium on “Changing World Order-Cotton Research, Development and policy in Context” held at ANGRAU, Hyderabad, on August 10-12, 2004.
  • S.K.Verma, O.P.Tuteja, S.L.Ahuja, N.R.Koli and D.Monga. 2004. Studies on combining ability for yield and quality traits in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) paper presented in National Symposium on “Changing World Order-Cotton Research, Development and policy in Context” held at ANGRAU, Hyderabad, on August 10-12, 2004.
  • O.P.Tuteja, Surender Kumar, Sunil Kumar and Mahender Singh. 2004. Study of heterosis in CMS based intra hirsutum hybrid in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) paper presented in National Symposium on “Changing World Order-Cotton Research, Development and policy in Context” held at ANGRAU, Hyderabad, on August 10-12, 2004.
  • Surender Kumar, Pankaj Bhatia, RK Jain and V.K.Chowdhury. 2003. Co-cultivation of cotton calli with Agrobacterium tumefaciens strains. World Cotton Conference-3, Cape Town, South Africa, 9-13 March, 2003
  • Surender Kumar, Pankaj Bhatia, RK Jain and V.K.Chowdhury. 2003. In vitro culture of incompatible crosses among Gossypium hirsutum L. x Gossypium arboreum L. World Cotton Conference-3, Cape Town, South Africa, 9-13 March, 2003
  • Surender Kumar, Pankaj Bhatia, RK Jain, Seema Bhutani and VK Chowdhury (2002). Effect of auxins, cytokinin, gibberellin and kind of sugar on callus induction in ovules of Gossypium hirsutum X Gossypium arboreum crosses. Paper presented in the National Symposium on “New Opportunities and Challenges for Improving Crop Productivity through Biotechnology” held at Department of Biotechnology & Molecular Biology, CCS HAU, Hisar on 13-15 Feb., 2002.
  • Surender Kumar, RK Jain and VK Chowdhury (2001). Biotechnological Approaches for Improving Cotton Productivity. National Symposium on Cotton Research Strategies in New Millennium organized by National Society of Plant Science and Cotton Section, department of Plant Breeding, CCS HAU, Hisar on April, 16, 2001.
  • Surender Kumar, D. Monga, R.A. Meena, O.P.Tuteja and P. Jeyakumar (2000). Conservation and evaluation of G. arboreum germplasm for yield and quality traits. Paper presented in the “International Conference on Managing Natural Resources for Potential Agricultural Production in the 21st Century held from 14-18 Feb., 2000 at IARI, New Delhi.
  • Monga, D, Raj, S, Kumar, S and Jeyakumar, P (1999). Relative reaction of germplasm lines to CLCV and the losses caused by the disease. Paper presented at symposium on “Challenging Plant Diseases and their Management” held at CCS HAU, Hisar on Jan. 15-16, 1999.
  • D. Monga, Sheo Raj and S.K.Verma. 1998. Preliminary investigations on reaction of cotton germplasm to leaf curl and losses caused by the disease. Paper presented in the National Symposium ‘Present Scenario in Diseases of Oilseeds and Pulses held on Feb., 17, 1998 at Dr. B.A. Marathwada University, Aurangabad.
  • Surendra Kumar, V.V.Singh, Jai Parkash, A.K.Singh, S.L.Ahuja and D.Monga. 1998. Evaluation of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) germplasm for yield, its components and fibre quality traits. First National Plant Breeding Congress July 1-3, 1998, “Breeding Strategy for 21st Century held at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.
  • R.S. Sangwan and Surender Kumar. 1990. Utilization of conserved moisture criteria for Brassicas. International Symposium on National Resources Management for a Sustainable Agriculture. 6-10 Feb., 1990, New Delhi. Vol. 142 pp 21.
  • Surender Kumar and R.S. Sangwan. 1990. Selection criteria in Brassica species under rainfed conditions. National Conference-Plant Research and Development. Feb. 26-March 1, 1990 held at Deptt. Of Plant Breeding, H.A.U., Hisar-125004. pp 33-34.

Member of Team/ Committees/ Expert

  • Member of NALMOT for visit to Punjab during 2006-07.
  • Chairman of AICCIP & Bt (ICAR) Monitoring team for Andhra Pradesh during 2007-08.
  • Member of NALMOT for visit to Tamil Nadu during 2008-09.
  • External Examiner for Preliminary Oral Examination of Ph.D (CCS HAU, Hisar).
  • Member of Selection Committees for RAs/SRFs
  • Member of Selection Committee for Scientist

Trainings coordinated

  • Coordinated the training organized under TMC MM II programme sponsored by Director of Agriculture, Panchkula, Haryana during 2007.
  • Coordinated the training organized under TMC MM II programme sponsored by Director of Agriculture, Panchkula, Haryana during 2008.
  • Coordinated the training organized under TMC MM II programme sponsored by Director of Agriculture, Panchkula, Haryana during 2008-09.
  • Coordinated the training organized under TMC MM II programme sponsored by Director of Agriculture, Panchkula, Haryana during 2009-10.
  • Summer Training imparted to 7 M.Sc. and 2 B.tech students

Technical bulletins/ books Published

  • Multilocation Evaluation of Cotton Genetic Resources (Gossypium hirsutum) during a decade (1991-2002).
  • Cotton Germplasm Bulletin-1 on Indigenous and exotic G. hirsutum germplasm and G. arboreum.
  • Training Manual (State Level Training) on cotton production technologies 2007.
  • Training Manual (State Level Training) on cotton production technologies 2007 (Nov).
  • Training Manual (State Level Training) on cotton production technologies 2008
  • Manual on Agricultural Meteorology Observatory data for the years 1990-2006.
  • Package of Practices of Cotton Production in North Zone (in Hindi)
  • Bulletin/pamphlet on CSHH 238 and CICR 1 variety for north zone.
  • Bulletin/pamphlet on CICR 2 hybrid for north zone

Book Chapter

 

  • Surender Kumar, VV Singh, D Monga, OP Tuteja, RA Meena and P Jeyakumar. Conservation and Evaluation of G. arboreum Germplasm for Yield and Quality Traits. In: Extended Summary: International Conference on Managing Natural Resources held on 21-23 Feb., 2001 at New Delhi pp 802-804.
  • Tuteja OP, Verma SK, Sunil Kumar& Singh P. Development of ideal plant type with superior fiber quality traits in Gossypium hirsutum L In: Proceeding of the national seminar on genetic improvement of fiber quality traits in cotton held on Feb, 15, 2005, CICR, Nagpur. Pp 61-70.
  • Tuteja OP, Verma SK, Monga D & Singh P.  Genetics of resistance to cotton leaf curl virus (CLCuV) & break down of resistance. In: Proceeding of the national seminar on cotton leaf curl virus (CLCuV) disease present status future strategies for its management held on 15, Dec, 2004 at CICR, RS, Sirsa. pp 37-41.

Students Guided

  • M.Sc. = 7
  • M.Phil = 3
  • Ph. D. = 1

Members of National Seminar /Symposia

  • Member of organizing committee of National Seminar on Cotton Leaf Curl virus Disease Present & Status & Future Strategies for its Management organized at CICR, RS, Sirsa on 15 Dec., 2004.

List of publications

 

  • Khushboo Sethi, Priyanka Siwach, Surender Kumar Verma (2016). Linkage disequilibrium and Association Mapping of fiber quality traits in elite Asiatic Cotton (Gossypium arboreum L.) germplasm populations".  Euphytica (communicated)
  • SK Verma, OP Tuteja, SL Ahuja and Anuj Kumar (2015). Combining ability estimates for seed cotton yield and quality characters of parents and crosses based on genetic male sterility in Asiatic cotton (Gossypium arboreum L.). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences (Communicated).
  • SK Verma, Muniya Dhanda and Raj Kumar Salar (2015). Analysis of genetic diversity among Asiatic cotton (Gossypium arboreum L.) cultivars and breeding lines using RAPD and SSR markers. Int. J. Adv. Res. Biol.Sci. 2(3): 114-122.
  • Khushboo Sethi, Priyanka Siwach, Surender Kumar Verma (2015). Assessing Genetic Diversity among Gossupium arboreum L. genotypes using ISSR markers. International Journal of Pharma and Biosciences. Volume 6, Issue 1 (2015), Page 201-208.
  • Carla Jo Logan-Young, John Z Yu, Surender K Verma, Rechard G Percy and Alan E Pepper (2015). SNP discovery in complex allotetraploid genomes (Gossypium spp., Malvaceae) using Genotyping by Sequencing. BioOne:  Applications in Plant Sciences 2015 3(3): doi:10.3732/app.1400077.
  • OP Tuteja, D Monga, SL Ahuja, SK Verma, Rishi Kumar, and RA Meena (2014). CSHG 1862- GMS based Intra-hirsutum Cotton Hybrid for North Zone. Cotton Research Journal (ISCI). Vol. 5(2) : 146-148.
  • Khushboo Sethi, Priyanka Siwach and Surender Kumar Verma (2014). Genetic Improvement of Gossypium arboreum L. using molecular markers: Status and developemnt needs. African Journal of Agricultural Sciences. Vol. 9 (29). Pp. 2238-2249. 17 July, 2014. DOI: 10.5897/AJAR2014.8682. Article Number: B8FB45046128.
  • SK Verma OP tuteja and D Monga (2013). Studies on stability parameters and sustainability index for selecting stable genotypes in Asiatic cotton (Gossypium arboreum L.). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences.  83 (12): 1377–80.
  • Jal Singh, S L Ahuja, S K Verma and Matish Chandra (2011). Impact of Salinity on Yield and Fibre Quality of Cotton. Accepted for publication in Journal of Cotton Research and Development, CCS,HAU, Hisar.
  • Punit Mohan, S Manickam, SK Verma, D Pathak, AS Singh and Tarun Kumar (2011). High Boll Weight and High Ginning Outturn- The Major Tools for Breaking Yield Barriers in Gossypium arboreum. Proceedings of WCRC-5 (World Cotton Research Conference on Technologies for Prosperity) held at Mumbai  during 2011. 95-99.
  • O P Tuteja, and SK Verma (2011). Effect of alien cytoplasmic and nuclear genes on seed cotton yield and fibre quality traits in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 81 (4):296-304.
  • OP Tuteja, SK Verma and Manju Banga (2011). Heterosis for seed cotton yield and other traits in GMS based hybrids. Journal Cotton Research and Development. 25: 14-18.
  • Verma Surender Kumar, Khadi BM, Parminder Paul Singh and Monga D (2010). Development of mapping population RILs in diploid cotton (Asiatic cotton). ICGI Research Conference held at Discovery Centre, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia  from 20-23 Sep, 2010. P 81.
  • OP Tuteja, BM Khadi, SK Verma, SL Ahuja, RA Meena and Suresh Kumar (2009). CSHH-243- A quality cotton hybrid for North Zone. J. Indian Soc. Cotton Improv. 34: 38-41.
  • SK Verma, OP Tuteja and D Monga (2008). Evaluation for Genotype x Environment interaction in relation to stable GMS based hybrids of north zone in Asiatic cotton (Gossypium arboreum L.). Indian J. agric. Sci., 78: 375-78.
  • OP Tuteja, SK Verma and Mahendar Singh (2008). Effect of G. harknessii based cytoplasmic male sterility on seed cotton yield and fibre quality traits in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Indian J. of Gen. Pl. Breed.68(3):
  • Surender Kumar, Seema Bhutani, Pankaj Bhatia, RK Jain and VK Chowdhury (2007). Histochemical Gus Assay in Transformed Calli of Cotton (G.hirsutum L.). Journal Indian Cotton Improv. Society. 32 (2):93-96.
  • OP Tuteja , SK Verma, Mahendar Singh and BM Khadi (2007). Effect of Restorer lines and Gossypium harkenssii based cytoplasmic male sterility on yield fibre quality traits in cotton. Journal Indian Cotton Improv. Society. 32 (1):41-49.
  • SK Verma and OP Tuteja (2008). Assessment of Genetic divergence among genotypes of upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) developed using different sources of cytoplasm. Journal Indian Cotton Improv. Society. 33 (1): 1-6.
  • SK Verma, OP Tuteja, NR Koli, Jal Singh and D Monga (2006). Assessment   of   Genetic   Variability, Nature and Magnitude of Character Association in Cytotype Genotypes of Upland Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Journal Indian Cotton Improv. Society. 31 (3): 129-133.
  • SK Verma, OP Tuteja, NR Koli, Jal Singh, Ram Niwas and D Monga (2007). Assessment of Genotype x Environment Interactions for a Diverse Set of Cotton Cultivars (G. arboreum L.) of Various Eco-geographic regions Evaluated under north Indian conditions. Indian J. agric. Sci. 77 (4): 258-60.
  • OP Tuteja, Mahendar Singh, SK Verma and BM Khadi (2006). Introgressed lines as sources for improvement of upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) genotypes for yield and fibre quality traits. Indian J. Genet. Breed. 66 (3): 251-252
  • SK Verma, OP Tuteja, Sunil Kumar, Ram Parkash, Ram Niwas and D Monga (2006). Heterosis for seed cotton yield and its qualitative characters in (Gossypium hirsutum L.) cotton. J. Cotton Res. Dev. 20 (1): 14-17.
  • OP Tuteja, Sunil Kumar, SK Verma and Mahendar Singh (2005). Heterosis for yield and its components traits in American cotton hybrids (Gossypium hirsutum L.) based on GMS system. National Journal of Plant Science, 7 (2): 110-114.
  • SK Verma, Pankaj Bhatia, Seema Bhutani, RK Jain and VK Chowdhury (2005). In vitro studies on callus induction and plant regeneration in varieties and hybrids of upland cotton growing in North India. Journal Indian Cotton Improv. Society, 30 (2): 97-104.
  • OP Tuteja, D Monga, SK Verma, RA Meena, P Jeyakumar, P Singh, Sunil Kumar and Mahendar Singh (2005). Shresth (CSHH 198) - A quality cotton hybrid for North Zone. Journal Indian Cotton Improv. Society, 30 (2): 115-120.
  • OP Tuteja, SK Verma, D Monga and P Singh. (2005). - A new genetic male sterile line of desi cotton (Gossypium arboreum L.). Indian J. Genet. Breed. 65 (2): 145-146.
  • RA Meena, SK Verma, SL Ahuja, OP Tuteja, D Monga, P Jeyakumar and P Singh (2005) - CICR 2 – A first ever GMS based Desi cotton (Gossypium arboreum L.) hybrid for North Zone. Journal Indian Cotton Improv. Society, 30(2): 112-114.
  • SK  Verma, OP Tuteja, SL Ahuja, Jal Singh, NR Koli, BM Khadi, LA Deshpande and D Monga. (2005). Identification of potential combiners and combinations from eco-geographical diverse genotypes of Asiatic cotton (G. arboreum L.). Journal Indian Cotton Improv. Society.  30 (1): 39-46.
  • Surender Kumar, Pankaj Bhatia, Seema Bhutani, RK Jain and VK Chowdhury. 2004. In vitro culture of ovules of incompatible crosses among Gossypium hirsutum L. x Gossypium arboreum L. Journal Indian Cotton Improv. Society. 29(3): 162-169.
  • SK Verma, SL Ahuja, OP Tuteja, Ram Parkash, Sunil Kumar, Mahendar Singh and D Monga. 2004. Line x tester analysis of yield, its components and fibre quality traits in Cotton Gossypium hirsutum L. Journal Indian Cotton Improv. Society. 29(3): 151-157.
  • SL Ahuja, D Monga, OP Tuteja, SK Verma, LS Dhayal and Yagya Dutt (2004). Association and path analysis in the selections made from colour linted Gossypium hirsutum cotton germplasm. J. Cotton Res. Dev. 18(2): 137-140.
  • OP Tuteja, Sunil Kumar, SK Verma and SL Ahuja (2004).  Estimation of heterosis for seed cotton yield and its component characters in Gossypium hirsutum L. J. Cotton Res. Dev.  18(1): 38-41.
  • SL Ahuja and SK Verma (2003). Genetic variability, correlation and path analysis in the selections made from Gossypium arboreum race cernuum collections of North-east India. Indian J. Plant Genet. Resources. 16(1): 71-74.
  • Subhash Chandra, SK Verma, P Jeyakumar and D Monga (2003) Impact of training of farmers’ knowledge about insecticide resistance management. J. Cotton Res.  Dev. 17(3): 116-117.
  • Surender Kumar (2003). Boll retention in Incompatible crosses of Gossypium hirsutum L. and G. arboreum L.  J. Cotton Res. Dev. 17(1): 93-94.
  • OP Tuteja, Puneet Luthra, Sunil Kumar and Surender Kumar (2003). Selection of parents for heterosis breeding in upland cotton (G.hirsutum L.). J. Cotton Res. Dev. 17(2): 229-32.
  • Surender Kumar, Pankaj Bhatia, Seema Bhutani, RK Jain and VK Chowdhury (2002). Effect of auxins, cytokinin, gibberellin and kind of sugar on callus induction in ovules of Gossypium hirsutums X Gossypium arboreum crosses. Journal of Cotton Research and Development. 16(1):13-16
  • Pragya Verma, Surender Kumar, VK Chowdhury and RK Jain (2001). Effect of genotype and auxins on callus induction in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). J. Cotton Res. Dev. 15(1): 23-24.
  • RA Meena, D Monga, OP Tuteja and SK Verma (2000). Seed quality in cultivars and picking in cotton. J. Cotton Res. Dev. 14(1): 15-18.
  • SL Ahuja, Surender Kumar, OP Tuteja, D Monga and RA Meena (2000). Variability and interrelationship studies for yield components in G. arboreum collected from North-Eastern hill region and Gujarat. Indian J. Plant Genet. Resources. 13(1): 42-45.
  • Surender Kumar, VV Singh, OP Tuteja, D  Monga and RA Meena(2000). Range of variability for economic characters in cotton germplasm (G.hirsutum L.). Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources. Vol. 13(3): 234-238. 
  • D Monga, S Kumar and Sheo Raj (2000). Preliminary investigations on the potential loss caused due to cotton leaf curl virus disease. Advances in Plant Sci. 13(II): 615-617.
  • Surender Kumar, BD Chaudhary and Harvir Singh.(2002). Effect of reducing sugars on mustard aphid fecundity in mutants of Brassica juncea (l.) Czern & Coss. J. Oilseed Res. 19(1): 142-143.
 

 

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