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 Chemistry Division

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Current Ongoing Projects 


Dr. V. K. Varshney Scientist-F & Head

1.Chemical marker of Eucalypt hybrids for wood durability and foliar defense: Characterization, Heritability and genetic correlation.

2. Studies on the development of biopesticides from Eucalyptus hybrid.

3. Screening and Hybridization of Indian Isolates of Cordyceps sinensis for enhanced production of bioactive principles.

4. Prospecting for utilization of unexplored ethnobotanically important medicinal plants of Uttarakhand (Funded by UCOST) .

5. Screening and identification of the lower asarone containing variety / populations of Acorus calamus and its multiplication to enhance its economical and industrial value. (Funded by NMPB) .

6. Integration of Sericulture with medicinal plants industry (Funded by NMPB) .


Dr. Vineet Kumar Scientist- E 1.Studies on Sapindus mukrossi fruits for their utilization .

Dr. P.K. Gupta Scientist - E

1. Bioconversion of forest waste lignocellulosic biomass into ethanol.

2. Production and value addition by chemical derivatization of alpha cellulose of Lantana camara for its useful applications.

3.Studies on the pectic substances from the fruits of Diospyros peregrine.

4. Fluorescent studies of Indian woods.


Dr. Rashmi Scientist -B

1. Isolation and characterization of phytoecdysteroids From hyranthes aspera and A. bidentata and their effect on the conomic traits of Bombyx mori L.

2. Development of genetically superior planting material and ultivation technology for increasing productivity of Jatropha curcas in Uttaranchal (funded by DBT)


Shri Rakesh Kumar Scientist-B 1.Studies on natural dyes from Tagetes minuta and Terminalia chebula.

Dr. Pradeep Sharma Research Officer

1.Studies on the utilization of seed polysaccharide from Strychnos potatorum.


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