Central Island Agriculture Research Institute
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ONGOING INSTITUTE FUNDED PROJECTS




S.No. Project Title Principal Investigator CO-PIs
Horticulture & Forestry
1 Conservation and Utilization of Coconut and Arecanut Genetic Resources of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands for High Yield and Product Diversification Augustine Jerard V. Damodaran, I. Jaisankar ,S.K.Zamir Ahmed
2 Collection, Conservation and Evaluation of Commercial Fruit Crops of Andaman and Nicobar Islands K. Abirami V. Baskaran, B. A.Jerard, Sachidananda Swain, K. Venkatesan & D. Basantia
3 Collection, Characterization, Evaluation and Mass Multiplication of Unconventional Native and Exotic Fruit Crops for Bay Islands Pooja Bohra Ajit Arun Waman, T. Bharathimeena & S.K. Zamir Ahmed
4 Development of Protocols for Micropropagation of Selected Fruit Crops for Bay Islands Pooja Bohra Ajit Arun Waman & L.B. Singh
5 Improvement of Vegetable and Tuber Crops for Andaman and Nicobar Islands B. Augustine Jerard Soobedar Yadav, I.Jaisankar, V. Damodaran, S.K. Zamir Ahmed,L. B. Singh & B.L. Kasinath
6 Collection, Characterization and Utilization of Natural Diversity of Important Spice Crops from Bay Islands and Evaluation of their Improved Varieties Ajit Arun Waman Pooja Bohra, T. Sujatha, V. Damodaran & L.B. Singh
7 Exploration, Characterization, Micro-Propagation and Agro-Technique Standardization of an Important Rhizomatous Species-Mango Ginger from Bay Islands Ajit Arun Waman Pooja Bohra, I. Jaisankar, D. Basantia & V. Damodaran
8 Collection, Characterization and Utilization of Natural Diversity of Important Spice Crops from Bay Islands and Evaluation of their Improved Varieties Ajit Arun Waman Pooja Bohra, T. Sujatha, V. Damodaran & L.B. Singh
9 Development of Production Technology of Ornamental Crops in Bay Islands V. Baskaran K. Abirami & A. Velmurugan
10 Exploiting Endemic and Promising Orchids of Andaman and Nicobar Islands for Crop Improvement V. Baskaran K. Abirami, B. A. Jerard & K. Venkatesan
11 Planting Material Production in Horticultural Crops B. Augustine Jerard V. Baskaran, K. Abirami, V. Damodaran, I. Jaisankar, Ajit Arun Waman, Pooja Bohra, Soobedar Yadav & S.K.Zamir Ahmed
12 Enriching Coconut Plantations of Andaman and Nicobar Islands through Augmentation of Indigenous Multipurpose Tree Resources I. Jaisankar B.Augustine Jerard, T. P. Swarnam & V. Damodaran
13 Enriching Coconut Plantations of Andaman and Nicobar Islands through Augmentation of Indigenous Multipurpose Tree Resources I. Jaisankar B.Augustine Jerard, T. P. Swarnam & V. Damodaran
14 Enhancing Production and Quality of Rhizomatous Spices Through Varietal, Biotic Stress and Processing interventions in Plantation Based Cropping System under Island Conditions Soobedar Yadav Ajit Arun Waman, V. Damodaran, K. Sakhtivel & S. Swain
15 Collection, Characterization and Evaluation of Selected Economically Important Aromatic Crops in Andaman & Nicobar Island Soobedar Yadav K. Abirami & R. K. Gautam
Field Crops Improvement & Protection
1 Augmenting Rice Productivity through Varietal Purification of Popular Land Races R.K. Gautam P.K. Singh, S.K. Zamir Ahmed, K. Sakthivel, S. Swain & Pooja Kapoor
2 Genetic Improvement of Rice for Higher Productivity in Andaman and Nicobar Islands Conditions P.K. Singh R.K. Gautam, B. Gangaiah, K. Sakthivel, T. Bharathimeena, S.K. Zamir Ahmed, & B.L. Meena
3 Characterization of Viral Diseases of Important Vegetable Crops of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Development of Eco-Friendly Integrated Disease Management (IDM) Modules< K. Sakthivel R.K. Gautam, P.K. Singh, K. Venkatesan, V.K. Pandey, V. Baskaran, T. Barathimeena & Soobedar Yadav
4 Enhancing Pulse Productivity of Andaman and Nicobar Islands through Development and Promotion of High Yielding and Stress Tolerant Varieties K. Venkatesan R.K. Gautam, K. Sakthivel, P.K. Singh, B. Gangaiah & S.K. Zamir Ahmed
Natural Resource Management
1 Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Led Mitigation Strategies of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Farming to Climate Change B. Gangaiah T. Subramani, S. Swain, A. Velmurugan, B.K. Nanda, V. Damodaran, A. Velmurugan & M.S. Kundu
2 Assessment of Post Harvest Losses in Fruits and Vegetables and Strategies for their Reduction in the Islands S. Swain S.K.Zamir Ahmed, L.B Singh, Chandrika Ram, Manoj Kumar, Tauqueer Ahmed & P. Misra Sahoo
3 Development of Nutraceutical Beverages from Potential Underutilized Fruits and Medicinal Herbs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands S. Swain K.Abirami, Pooja Bohra & Pooja Kapoor
4 Development of Production Technologies for High Value Vegetables in Soil less Culture T. Subramani B. Gangaiah & V. Baskaran
5 Organic Farming Studies for Sustaining Productivity of Island Cropping Systems K. R. Kiran B. Gangaiah, A. Velmurugan & K. Sathivel
Animal Science
1 Prevalence and Economic Impact of Gastro-Intestinal Parasites of Livestock in Andaman And Nicobar Island D. Bhattacharya M.S. Kundu, Jai Sunder, T. Sujatha, A.K. De, Zacharia George, Perumal P, Ajit Arun Waman & A. Kundu
2 Molecular Epidemiology of Rhipicephalus Microplus Complex in Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Screening for its Acaricide Resistance D. Bhattacharya Jai Sunder, K. Muniswamy, R.R. Alyethodi, Perumal P, Arun Kumar De & A. Kundu
3 Pharmaco-Assessment of Ethno-Veterinary Medicinal Plants of A&N Islands for Poultry Diseases T.Sujatha Jai Sunder, A.Kundu, D.Bhattacharya, Arun Kumar De, K. Abirami & Puro
4 Selection and Breeding of Nicobari Fowl for Immunity and its Evaluation under Different Seasons T.Sujatha Jai Sunder, D. Bhattacharya, A. Kundu & R.A.Rafeeque
5 Gender Identification in Day Old Poultry by PCR Based Methodology Arun Kumar De T. Sujatha, Jai Sunder & A. Kundu
6 Molecular Signature of Eco-Sustainability of Indigenous Livestock Breeds of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshwadeep Arun Kumar De Jai Sunder, M. S. Kundu, D. Bhattacharya & A. Kundu
7 Evaluation of Reproductive Performance and Egg Quality of Nicobari Fowl using Molecular Marker Arun Kumar De D. Bhattacharya, Jai Sunder, Perumal P, T. Sujatha & A. Kundu
8 Studies on Endocrinological and Biochemical Profiles of Bovine Species for Enhancing Fertility in Bay Islands Perumal P. M. S. Kundu, D. Bhattacharya, Jai Sunder, A. K. De, A. Kundu, Z. George, S. V. Lal & V.M. Abdul Gafoor
9 Molecular Characterization of Immune System Genes of Nicobari Fowl K. Muniswamy A. K. De, T. Sujatha, D. Bhattacharya, Jai Sunder & A. Kundu
10 Supplementing Zinc and Chromium to Ameliorate Heat Stress in Poultry P.A. Bala J. Sunder, T. Sujatha, A. K. De, M.S. Kundu & A. Kundu
11 Identification of Genome-wide Molecular Signatures Responsible for Higher Fecundity in Andaman Local Goats Rafeeque Rahman Alyethodi A. Kundu, Jai Sunder, A.K De, K. Karunakaran, Perumal.P, A.P Bala & S.K Ravi
12 Biochemical and Molecular Mining of Hormonal Profiles of Buck under Abiotic Stressors and Managemental Intervention for its Mitigation Perumal P. S. K. Ravi, A. K. De, R. R. Alyethodi, K. Muniswamy, Jai Sunder & A. Kundu
13 Physical, Biochemical and Molecular Characterization of Semen in Pigs of Bay Islands Vis a Vis Study on Feasibility of Artificial Insemination S.K. Ravi Perumal P, M. S. Kundu, D.Bhattacharya, Jai Sunder, Arun Kumar De, R. R. Alyethodi & A. Kundu
14 Augmentation of Fodder Resources to Improve Livestock Productivity in Andaman & Nicobar Islands M.S.Kundu B. Gangaiah, T. Sujatha & A. Kundu
Fisheries Science
1 Cataloguing Inland Aquatic Diversity and Breeding of Indigenous Freshwater Fishes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Praveenraj J R Kiruba Sankar & B.Varghese
2 Seaweed Diversity and its Culture Prospects in in-situ Conditions of Andaman Harsha Haridas S. Dam Roy, K.Saravanan, A.K.O. Ratheesh & Kiruba Sankar.R
3 Characterization of Bacillus spp. from Andaman Mangroves and Evaluation of its Antagonistic Effect on Fish Pathogens K. Saravanan T. Sivaramakrishnan, J. Praveenraj, Harsha Haridas & Kiruba Sankar. R
4 Biology of Blue Fin Travelly (Caranx melampygus) from Andaman Waters A.K.O. Ratheesh S.Dam Roy, Kiruba Sankar.R, S.Monalisha Devi & K. Lohith Kumar
5 Documentation of Indigenous Fishing Practices of Nicobari Tribes A.K.O. Ratheesh S.Dam Roy, Nagesh Ram, S.K.Zamir Ahmed & S.K. Pandey
6 Evaluation of Suitable Aquaponics System Incorporating Fisheries and Agri Components under the Island Conditions Harsha Haridas S.Dam Roy, T.Subramani, K. Saravanan, Benny Varghese & S.Murugesan
Social Science
1 Indigenous Adaptation Strategies of Tribal vis-a-vis Non-Tribal Farmers and Impact of CIARI Technologies in Mitigating Climate Change Effects on Agriculture in Andaman & Nicobar Islands R.Jaya Kumaravaradan S.K. Zamir Ahmed, B. Augustine Jerard, B.L. Kasinath, L.B. Singh, S.K. Pandey, Amit Srivastava & A. Kundu
2 Indigenous Adaptation Strategies of Tribal vis-a-vis Non-Tribal Farmers and Impact of CIARI Technologies in Mitigating Climate Change Effects on Agriculture in Andaman & Nicobar Islands R.Jaya Kumaravaradan S.K. Zamir Ahmed, B. Augustine Jerard, B.L. Kasinath, L.B. Singh, S.K. Pandey, Amit Srivastava & A. Kundu
3 Agricultural Information Sharing and Knowledge Generation Towards Sustainable Management of Island Ecosystem with Special Reference to Fishery by Developing Mobile Apps D. Karunakaran R. Kiruba Sankar