Dr. Aneesha Singh

Designation: Scientist
Phone No:
Phone Ext. No: 6450
E-Mail: aneeshas[at]csmcri.res.in

Research Activities

Micropropagation of J.curcas, Jojoba, Salicornia brachiata


Plant Tissue culture

Research publications (Top ten /latest)

  1. Singh A (2018) Efficient micropropagation protocol for Jatropha curcas using liquid culture medium. Journal of crop science and biotechnology 21: 89–94
  2. Singh A, Patel P, Agrawal PK (2018) Management of collar rot disease caused by Macrophomina phaseolina in Jatropha curcas - Green diesel plant. Plant pathology and microbiology 9: 1-4
  3. Singh A, Sharma S, Shah MT (2018) Successful Cultivation of Salicornia brachiata – A Sea Asparagus Utilizing RO Reject Water: A Sustainable Solution. International journal of waste resource 8:332-337
  4. Singh A, Agrawal PK (2017) Jatropha curcas micrografting modifies plant architecture and increases tolerance to abiotic stress: grafting modifies the architecture of Jatropha curcas. Plant cell tissue and organ culture 128: 243–246
  5. Singh A (2017) N-(2-chloro-4-pyridyl)-N-phenylurea enhanced regeneration of Jatropha curcas leaf explants by high mineral acquisition. Biologia 3: 1-5 
  6. Singh A, Agarwal PK (2016) Enhanced micropropagation protocol of ex vitro rooting of a commercially important crop plant Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneider. Journal of forest science 62:107–115
  7. Singh A, Jani K, Kumari P, Agarwal PK (2015) Effect of MgCl2 and double concentration of Murashige and Skoog medium on in vitro plantlet and root cultures generation in halophytic grasswort Salicornia brachiata. Plant cell tissue and organ culture 120: 563-570
  8. Singh A, Jani K, Sagervanshi A, Agrawal PK (2014) High frequency regeneration by abscisic acid (ABA) from petiole callus of Jatropha curcas. In vitro cellular and developmental biology-Plant 50:638–645
  9. Singh A, Chikara J (2011) Shoot regeneration from petiole explants of Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneider. Journal of horticultural science and biotechnology 86:153–158
  10. Singh A, Reddy MP, Chikara J, Singh S (2010) A simple regeneration protocol from stem explants of Jatropha curcas – a biodiesel plant. Industrial crops and products,  31, 209–213

Books/ Book chapters (Best five/latest five)

  1. Singh A (2015) Micropropagation of Plants. B. Bahadur et al. (eds.), Plant Biology and Biotechnology: Volume II: Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-2283-5_16, © Springer India
  2. Singh A and Chikara J (2013) Micropropagation of Jatropha curcas for Large Scale of Quality Germplasm B. Bahadur et al. (eds.), Jatropha, Challenges for a New Energy Crop: Volume 2: Genetic Improvement and Biotechnology, , DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-4915-7_25 Springer Science+Business Media New York

Poster presentation (best five/latest five)

  1. Singh A, Gandhi P, Agrawal P (2013) Effect of NaCl on in vitro cultures using different explants of Jatropha curcas. Gujarat Science congress, Ahmedabad
  2. Singh S, Singh A, Vijayanand KG, Reddy MP (2008) Poster presentation at International symposium on “Organic farming and Renewable Sources of Energy for Sustainable Agriculture”. Rajasthan College of Agriculture, Udaipur, India.

Research project handled

  1.  Large scale micro-propagation of elite genotypes of Jatropha curcas, funded by MNRE, (2010-2013) Rs. 108,00,000/-
  2. Studies on in vitro cultures of Salicornia brachiata, funded by CSIR, (2010-2012) Rs. 25,00,000/-

Dissertations guided MSc-8