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Name : Dr. Mohan Lal
Designation : Scientist & Asstt. Professor(AcSIR)
Qualification : M.Sc. (Agriculture) Plant Breeding &Genetics Ph.D. Plant Breeding & Genetics
Contact Details : Div. of MAEP CSIR- NEIST Jorhat (ASSAM) INDIA PIN 785006 Mob. +91-8811087277
Email id : drmohanlal80@gmail.com,mohan@neist.res.in

Research Interest
  • Plant Breeding, Mutation Breeding, Biometrics and Genetic Improvement work of Medicinal and Aromatic plants
  • Development of Agro technology of medicinal and aromatic plants
Projects
  • CSIR-Phytopharmaceutical Mission. CSIR-Mission mode project (as PI)
  • CSIR-Aroma Mission. CSIR- Mission mode project (as CO-PI)
  • Characterization and chemical composition of High Yielding Varieties of Amada Haldi ( Curcuma zedoaria Rose) and Kali Haldi (Curcuma caesia Roxb): Endangered High Value Medicinal Plants. (GAP Project as PI)
  • Distinctness, Uniformity and Stability (DUS) characterization of Lemon grass (Cymbopogon flexuosus L ) germplasm. (GAP Project as PI)
  • Varietal Development for High Fruit Yield and Solasodine Content of Solanum khasianum, A High Value Medicinal Plant of North-East India. (GAP Project as PI)
  • Genetic improvement in Java Citronella (Cymbopogon Winterianus Jowitt.) A commercially prospective plant species for superior oil yield and quality. GAP Project as (PI)
  • Introduction, Domestication, Improvement and Cultivation of Economically Important Plants A CSIR 12th FYP (2012-2017).Network Project as (PI).
  • Bioprospection of Plant Resources and other Natural Products - A CSIR 12th FYP (2012-2017).Network Project (as Co-PI)
  • Management of nematode infection and genome wide expression profiling for biomass and oil yield improvement in patchouli through root associated bacteria. A CSIR 12th FYP (2012-2017).Network Project (as Co-PI)
List of Publications
Total No. of Publications: 40; Popular Articles : 14 Book Chapter : 5 , h factor : 4.84
  • Sunita Munda, Sukriti Dutta, Saikat Haldar & Mohan Lal* 2018. Chemical analysis and therapeutic uses of Ginger (Zingiber officinal Rosc.) Essential Oil: A Review Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants, 21:4, 994-1002 doi.org/10.1080/0972060X.2018.1524794
  • Roktim Gogoi, Rikraj Loying, Neelav Sarma, Sunita Munda, Sudin Kumar Pandey and Mohan Lal* 2018 A comparative study on antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, genotoxicity, anti-microbial activities and chemical composition of fruit and leaf Essential oils of Litsea cubeba Pers from North-east India Industrial crop and Products, Industrial Crops & Products 125 ,131–139 doi10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.08.052
  • Mohan Lal*, Sukriti Dutta Sunita Munda and Sudin Kumar Pandey, 2018, Novel Elemicin Rich germplasm of Cymbopogon Khasianus from North East India, Industrial Crop and Products, 115 doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.01.083, 98-103
  • Sunil Kumar, Awantika Singh, Brijesh Kumar, Bikarma Singh, Lal Bahadur, Mohan Lal, 2018, Simultaneous quantitative determination of bioactive terpene indole alkaloids in ethanolic extracts of Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don by ultra high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 151 doi.org/10.1016/j.jpba.2017.12.040, 32-34
  • Sukriti Dutta, Sunita Munda, Nilakshi Devi and Mohan Lal*, 2018, Compositional variability in leaves and inflorescence essential oils of Cymbopogon khasianus (Hack.) Stapf ex Bor. collected from Meghalaya: A biodiversity Hotspot, Journal of Essential oil Bearing plant,21(3). doi.org/10.1080/0972060X.2018.1486233
  • Mohan Lal*, Sudin Kumar Pandey,Sukriti Dutta, Sunita Munda,Joyshree Baruah, Manabi Paw, 2018, Identification of high herbage and oil yielding variety (Jor Lab P-1) of Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth through mutation breeding, Journal of Essential Oil Bearing plant, 21:1,131-138
  • Sunita Munda ,Pumpy Saikia, Mohan Lal* , 2018. Chemical composition and biological activity of essential oil of Kaempferia galanga: a review: Journal of Essential Oil Research DOI:10.1080/10412905.2018.1486240
  • Baruah J , B. Gogoi, K. Das, N.M. Ahmed, D.K. Sarmah, M. Lal, B.S. Bhau, 2017, Genetic diversity study amongst Cymbopogon species from NE-India using RAPD and ISSR markers, Industrial Crop and Products, 95, 235–243
  • Mohan Lal*, Sunita Munda, Sukriti Dutta and Sudin Kumar Pandey, 2017, Identification of the new high oil and rhizome yielding variety of Kaempferia galanga (JOR LAB K-1): A highly important indigenous medicinal plants of North East India, Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants, 20(5) doi.org/10.1080/0972060X.2017.1400405, 1450-1460
  • Sukriti Dutta , Sunita Munda, C. Chikkaputtaih and Mohan Lal*, 2017, Assessment of selection criteria for development of high yielding genotypes using variability parameters in Lemongrass Cymbopogon flexuosus L., Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants, 20(6) doi.org/10.1080/0972060X.2017.1421104, 1270-1282
  • Mohan Lal*, Sunil Kumar Singh, HS Jat and RK Yadav, 2017, Studies in Seed vigour of different maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids and composite varieties under North Indian Condition, Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 6(4), 1712-1715
  • Mohan Lal*, S Dutta, D Saikia, BS Bhau, 2016, Assessment of selection criteria in sesame by using correlation and path coefficient analysis under high moisture and acidic stress soil condition, Indian Journal of Science and Technology 9 (4) doi: 10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i4/71453
  • Mohan Lal *, D Sukriti, PR Bhattacharyya, 2016, Development of a new superior variety (Jor Lab C-5) of Java citronella with characteristics of stable and high oil yield, Annals of Biology 32 (1), 22-23
  • Mohan Lal*, D Sukriti, PR Bhattacharyya, 2016, Development of a high yielding variety, Jor Lab L-8 of lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus L.), Annals of Agri Bio Research 21 (1), 22-23
  • SUkriti Dutta, Sunita Munda, Mohan Lal*, PR Bhattacharyya, 2016, A short review on chemical composition therapeutic use and enzyme inhibition activities of Cymbopogon species, Indian Journal of Science and Technology 9 (4) DOI 10.17485/IJST/2016/Vgi4/71453
  • BS Bhau, Bitupon Borah, Reshma Ahmed, P Phukon, Barbi Gogoi, DK Sarmah, Mohan Lal, SB Wann, 2016, Influence of root-knot nematode infestation on antioxidant enzymes, chlorophyll content and growth in Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth., Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 54(4): 254-61
  • Saikia Debajit, Dutta Sukriti, Ghosh Sneha, Mohan Lal * and Bhau BS, 2015, RAPD and ISSR based Intra-specific molecular genetic diversity analysis of Cymbopogon flexuosus L. Stapf with a distinct correlation of morpho-chemical observations, Research Journal of Biotechnology, 10(7), 105-113
  • Mohan Lal*, D Singh, S Dass, 2015, Identification of promising parental inbred lines for development of quality protein maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids, Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research 45 (3), 221-226
  • Mohan Lal*, and Dhirendra Singh, 2014, Utilization of genetic diversity and its association Characters in Mungbean [Vigna radiate(L) Wilczelk], Legume Research -An International Journal, 37(6), 679-681
  • Mohan Lal*, and Dhirendra Singh, 2014, Studies of variability using morphological and quality traits in Quality Protein Maize (Zea mays L.), Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, 5(3), 526-530
  • Mohan Lal* and KP Singh, 2014, Association study and path analysis in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), International Journal of Agriculture and Statistical Science, 10(1), 161-164
  • Mohan Lal*, Dhirendra Singh and Sain Dass, 2014, Combining ability and stability studies for grain yield and quality traits in QPM (Zea mays L.) hybrids in using diallel crosses, International Journal of Agriculture and Statistical Science, 10(2), 487-492
  • Mohan Lal*, Kiran Pal Singh and Dhirendra Singh, 2013, Phenotypic Stability for Seed yield and its Components Characters in Mungbean [Vigna radiate(L) Wilczelk], Legume Research -An International Journal, 36(6), 484-488
  • D.P.Singh, S.P.Sharma, Mohan Lal, B.R. Ranwah and Vimal Sharma, 2013, Induction of genetic variability for polygenic traits through physical and chemical mutagenes in cowpea [Vigna unguculata(L) Walp], Legume Research -An International Journal, 36(1), 10-14
  • Mohan Lal* , DP Singh, 2012, Genotype × environment interaction in rice (Oryza sativa L.), Annals of Biology 28 (1), 53-55
  • Mohan Lal* and DP Singh, 2012, Effect of Nitrogen sources, Sulphur and Boron Levels on growth parameters of Spring Sunflower (Helianthus annus L ), Annals of Agri –Bio Research 17(1), 19-26
  • Mohan Lal* and D.P.Singh, 2012, Genetic variability characters association and component analysis in up land cotton (Gossipium hirsutam L.), Annals of Agri. Bio. Research, 17(1), 37-40
  • Mohan Lal* and Devender K. Chauhan, 2012, Studies of genetic diversity and cluster analysis in rice, International Journal of Agriculture and Statistical Science, 8(1), 294-297
  • Mohan Lal*, S Dhirendra, D Sain, 2011, General and specific combining ability studies in maize using line× tester design, Agricultural Science Digest 31 (1), 8-13
  • Mohan Lal*, D Singh, S Dass, 2011, Heterosis studies for yield and quality traits in rabi quality protein maize, Agricultural Science Digest 31 (3) 206-210
  • Mohan Lal*, S Dhirendra, D Sain, 2011, Identification of promising parental inbred lines for development of quality protein maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids, Indian Journal of Agricultural Research 45 (3), 221-226
  • Mohan Lal*, DP Singh, DL Bagadi, 2011, Combining Ability Analysis For Seed Yield And Its Components In Indian Mustard [Brassica Juncea (L) Czern &Coss], Agricultural Science Digest 31 (1) 35-37
  • Mohan Lal*, D Singh, S Dass, 2011, General and specific combining ability studies in maize using line x tester design, Agricultural Science Digest 31 (1), 8-13
  • Mohan Lal*, DK Chauhan, 2011, Studies of genetic variability, heritability and genetic advance in relation to yield traits in rice, Agricultural Science Digest 31 (3) 220-222
  • Mohan Lal*, SR Maloo, 2006, Path coefficient analysis for seed yield in barnyard millet [Echnichloa frumentacea (Roxb.)], Agricultural Science Digest, 26 (2), 151-152
  • Mohan Lal*, SR Maloo, 2006, Path coefficient analysis for dry fodder yield in barnyard millet [Echnichloa frumentacea (Roxb.)], Agricultural Science Digest 26 (4), 309-310
Awards and Fellowships
  • Developed and registered high oil yielding variety of Citronella ‘Jor Lab C-5 INGR 16021’,
  • Developed and registered high oil yielding variety of Lemongrass ‘Jor Lab L-8 INGR 16020
  • Developed and registered high rhizome yielding variety of Kaempheria galanga ‘Brahmaputra-1 INGR17081.
  • Developed and registered for high essential oil yielding variety of Patchouli ‘Jor Lab P-1’, INGR -18041
  • Developed and registered for Elemicin rich variety of Lemongrass ‘Jor Lab L-10’ INGR-18039
  • Developed and registered for Methyl eugenol rich variety of Lemongrass ‘Jor Lab L-9 ’ INGR-18037
  • Developed and registered high oil yielding variety of Kaempheria galanga ‘Jor Lab K-1 INGR-18038
  • Developed and registered high essential oil yielding variety of Lemongrass ‘Jor Lab L-14 INGR 18040
  • Best Research worker award during (2009-2010): CSSRI (ICAR) Karnal
  • Received Departmental Merit Scholarship during the course of Post Graduate at MPUAT Udaipur
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