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Ajoy Kumar Roy

Principal Scientist (Genetics & Cytogenetics)

Designation with Discipline


Place of Posting

All India Coordinated Research Project on Forage Crops, IGFRI, Jhansi – 284003

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Forage crop improvement, biodiversity, biotechnology, apomixis, Abiotic stress tolerance, Genetics, silvi-hortipa sture, Rangeland grasses and legumes

Awards and Recognitions

  • Technical Co-operation Training (TCT) award for Mo lecular aspects of Plant Genetic Resources from 4th August to 25th October, 1998 at Institute of Grassland and Environ ment Research, Aberystwyth, UK
  • Visit and discussion at Station de Amelioration de s Plants Fouragges, Lusignan 14-18 Oct 1998
  • Visit and discussion at CPRO- DLO and centre of Ge netic Resources and Wageningen Agricultural University 6 -8 Oct 1998
  • Association mapping for abiotic stress tolerance i n forage crops at IBERS, University of Aberystwyth, Wales, UK Ma rch to September 2008 (6 months) funded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India DBT overseas ass ociateship award
  • Visit to Nepal and China under Rangeland Restorati on project going on in collaboration with ICIMOD, Nepal 08 d ays 2009
  • Visit to Rosario, Argentina to participate in Inte rnational Rangeland Congress April 2011
  • To participate in bilateral project discussion at ICARDA, Syria May 2011
  • To participate in bilateral project discussion at ICARDA, Syria May 2011
  • Fellow, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)- 2009
  • ICAR team award for outstanding multidisciplinary research work awarded in 2010 as team leader
  • TGT award from British Council for work on molecul ar aspect of PGR at UK in 1998
  • DBT Overseas Associateship 2008 for 6 months in UK on association genetics of abiotic stress
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences
  • NAIP certificate of appreciation for research in s ub project on component 3 on sustainable livelihood 2012
  • Several IGFRI recognitions.

Present Area of work

No. of Research Articles, Published in Referred
85 in national and international journals

Journals/Academic achievements