Dr. Kuldeep Tripathi

Division of Germplasm Evaluation
Economic Botany & Plant Genetic Resources
kuldeep.tripathi(AT), kdtripathi89(AT)
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Salient Achievements:
  • Germplasm Collection: Conducted exploration mission to Maharashtra, Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal and Collected around 150 germplasm accessions belonging to Grasspea (21), Cowpea (14), Field Pea, Wild Vigna and other crops.
  • Germplasm Characterization and Evaluation: Large-scale characterization & evaluation of >15000 pulse germplasm  viz. Cowpea (3720), Lentil (2314), Pea (3,054) Mungbean and Urdbean 
  • Development of INGB core set: Lentil (170) & Cowpea (425)
  • Registration of Trait Specific Genetic Stock:. Lentil (6) Cowpea (3) & Tuber cowpea (1)
  • PG Teaching: I associated as faculty in Division of Plant Genetic Resources of ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.
  • Development of Teaching Aid: (1)Teaching manual on plant taxonomy (2) Plant Genetic Resources Evaluation: Principles and Procedures

Research Papers

  1. Tripathi, K., Gore, P.G., Pandey, A. et al. Morphological and nutritional assessment of Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich.: a potential tuberous legume of India. Genet Resour Crop Evol (2020).
  2. Tripathi K, PG Gore, A Pandey, R Bhardwaj, N Singh, G Chawla and A Kumar (2019) Seed morphology, quality traits and imbibition behaviour study of atypical lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) from Rajasthan, India. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 66(3):697-706.
  3. Gore Padmavati G., Tripathi, K., Pratap, A. Bhat KV, Umdale SD, Gupta Veena, Pandey Anjula (2019) Delineating taxonomic identity of two closely related Vigna species of section Aconitifoliae: V. trilobata (L.) Verdc. And V. stipulacea (Lam.) Kuntz in India. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution
  4. Tripathi Kuldeep, Prasad, T., Bhardwaj, R., Jha, S., Semwal, D., Gore, PG., Sharma PK and Bhalla, S. (2020). Evaluation of diverse germplasm of cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.] against bruchid [Callosobruchus maculatus (Fab.)] and correlation with physical and biochemical parameters of seed. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization, 1-10. doi:10.1017/S1479262120000180.
  5. Reddy VRP, Das S, Dikshit HK, Mishra GP, Aski MS, Singh A, Tripathi K, Pandey R, Bansal R, Pal Singh M, Gore PG, P. B. M, Kothari D, Rai N, M. Nair R. Genetic Dissection of Phosphorous Uptake and Utilization Efficiency Traits Using GWAS in Mungbean. Agronomy. 2021; 11(7):1401.
  6. Shamba GangulyAnirban RoySumit K. MurmuDiana SagolsemMoutushi SarkarShubhrajyoti SenDibakar DasCamellia DasPrabir ChakrabortyPrabir K. BhattacharyyaRajib NathKuldeep TripathiAshutosh Sarker & Somnath Bhattacharya (2021) Variation in P-acquisition ability and acid phosphatase activity at the early vegetative stage of lentil and their validation on P-deficiency field. Acta Physiol Plant 43, 109 . 
  7. Mishra, G.P., Dikshit, H.K., Tontang, M.T., Stobdan, T., Sangwan, S., Aski, M.S., Singh, A., KUMAR, R.R., Tripathi, K., Kumar, S. and Madhavan Nair, R. (2021). Diversity in phytochemical composition, antioxidant capacities, and nutrient contents among mungbean and lentil microgreens when grown at plain-altitude region (Delhi) and high-altitude region (Leh-Ladakh), India. Frontiers in Plant Science12, 1485.
  8. Tripathi, Kuldeep, A. K. Parihar, Niranjana Murthy, D. P. Wankhede, Neeta Singh, Sanjeev K. Deshpande, and Ashok Kumar. "Identification of a unique accession in cowpea with dense pubescence." Journal of Food Legumes 33, no. 4 (2020): 278-279.
  9. Bansal, R.; Priya, S.;Dikshit, H.K.; Jacob, S.R.; Rao, M.;Bana, R.S.; Kumari, J.; Tripathi, K.;Kumar, A.; Kumar, S.; et al. Growthand Antioxidant Responses inIron-Biofortified Lentil underCadmium Stress.Toxics 2021,9, 182.
  10. Mishra GP, Dikshit HK, S. V. R, Tripathi K, Kumar RR, Aski M, Singh A, Roy A, Priti, Kumari N, Dasgupta U, Kumar A, Praveen S and Nair RM (2020) Yellow Mosaic Disease (YMD) of Mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek): Current Status and Management Opportunities. Front. Plant Sci. 11:918. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00918
  11. Reddy VRP, Das S, Dikshit HK, Mishra GP, Aski M, Meena SK, Singh A, Pandey R, Singh MP, Tripathi K, Gore PG, Priti, Bhagat TK, Kumar S, Nair R and Sharma TR (2020) Genome-Wide Association Analysis for Phosphorus Use Efficiency Traits in Mungbean (Vigna radiata L. Wilczek) Using Genotyping by Sequencing Approach. Front. Plant Sci. 11:537766. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.537766
  12. Gayacharan, Rani Upasana, Singh S, Basandrai AK, Rathee VK, Tripathi K, Singh N, Dixit GP, Rana JC, Pandey S, Kumar A, Singh K. Identification of novel resistant sources for ascochyta blight (Ascochyta rabiei) in chickpea. PLoS ONE. 2020;15(10).
  13. Mishra Gyan P.*, Harsh K. Dikshit, Jyoti Kumari, Priti, Kuldeep Tripathi, Jyoti Devi, Muraleedhar Aski, Reena Mehra, Ashutosh Sarker, and Shiv Kumar (2020). Identification and characterization of novel Penta-Podded genotypes in the cultivated lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.), Crop Science, Online published on 30 March, 2020.
  14. Gayacharan, Kuldeep Tripathi, Surendra Kumar Meena, Bhopal Singh Panwar, Hanuman Lal, Jai Chand Rana and Kuldeep Singh (2020) Understanding genetic variability in the mungbean (Vigna radiata L.) genepool. Annals of Applied Biology
  15. Singh D, CK Singh, KU Tribuvan, P Tyagi, J Taunk, RSS Tomar, S Kumari, K Tripathi, A Kumar, K Gaikwad, RK Yadav and Madan Pal (2019) Development, Characterization, and Cross Species/Genera Transferability of Novel EST-SSR Markers in Lentil, with Their Molecular Applications. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter
  16. Bhatt KC, Pavan K Malav, PG. Gore, Tripathi K, Rathi RS, UK Tiwari, SP. Ahlawat (2021) A note on distribution and potential of Japanese wild adzuki bean [Vigna angularis var. nipponensis (Ohwi) Ohwi and H. Ohashi] in India. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 68, (2157–2166)
  17. Tripathi Kuldeep, Chauhan S K, Gore P G, Mehta P S, Bisht I S and S Bhalla (2016) Evaluation of wheat landraces of north-western Himalaya against rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae L. vis-à-vis physical seed parameters. Plant Genetic Resources:Characterization and Utilization, 1:1–6
  18. Rana, JC; NK Gautam; Gayacharan; Mohar Singh; Rashmi Yadav; Kuldeep Tripathi; SK Yadav; NS Panwar and Rakesh Bhardwaj. 2016. Genetic resources of pulse crops in India- An overview. Indian J. Genet. 76(4).
  19. Gautam NK, R Bhardwaj, S Yadav, P Suneja, K Tripathi and B Ram (2018)  Identification of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) germplasm rich in protein and amino acids for utilization in crop improvement. Indian J. Genet. 78(4):470-477.
  20. Bansal R, S Sharma, K Tripathi, Gayacharan and A Kumar (2019)   Waterlogging tolerance in black gram [Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper] is associated with chlorophyll content and membrane integrity. Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics 56(1):81-85.
  21. Tripathi K*, PG Gore, SP Ahlawat, V Tyagi, DP Semwal, NK Gautam, JC Rana and A Kumar (2019) Cowpea genetic resources and its utilization: Indian perspective – A review. Legume Research 42:437-446.
  22. Tripathi K, S Bhalla, K Srinivasan, TV Prasad, RD Gautam Physical and biochemical basis of resistance in cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.] accessions to pulse-beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis (L.) Legume Research-An International Journal 36 (5), 457-466
  23. Tripathi K, SK Chauhan, PG Gore, TV Prasad, K Srinivasan, S Bhalla Screening of cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.] accessions against pulse-beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis (L.) Legume Research-An International Journal 38 (5), 675-680.
  24. Gore PG, MK Rana, K Tripathi, M Singh, IS Bisht, S Bhalla Genetic diversity in wild Lens spp. using inter simple sequence repeat (ISSR) marker Legume Research-An International Journal 38 (5), 575-578Gore PG, K Tripathi, SK Chauhan, M Singh, IS Bisht, S Bhalla Searching for resistance in wild Lens species against pulse beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis (L.) Legume Research-An International Journal 39 (4), 630-636
  25. Roy A, Das C, Sarkar M, Mondal S, Ganguly S, Murmu SK, Panja BN, Nath R, Tripathi K, Bhattacharyya PK, Bhattacharyya S (2020) Screening lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) Genotypes for Resistance against Pre-Flowering Blight and Identification of Pathogen by ITS Sequencing. Legume Research-An International Journal DOI: 10.18805/LR-4248 
  26. Tripathi Kuldeep, Chauhan S K, Gore P G, Prasad T V, Bisht I S and S Bhalla (2016) Response of wheat (Triticum aestivum) landraces from north-western Himalaya to rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 86 (1): 86–90
  27. Tripathi K, B Shashi, TV Prasad, S Kalyani Differential reaction of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) genotypes to pulse-beetle (Callosobruchus maculatus). Vegetos 25 (2), 367-374
  28. Tripathi K, PG Gore, Gayacharan, S Kumar, S Bhalla and IS Bisht (2018) Population Structure and Genetic Diversity of Wheat Landraces from North- western Indian Himalaya, Indian J. Plant Genet. Resour. 31(2): 169-177
  29. Gore PG, SK Chauhan, K Tripathi, S Bhalla (2017) Physical basis of resistance in wild Lens spp. accessions to pulse beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis. Indian Journal of Plant Protection 43 (3), 267-272
  1. RS Paroda Young Scientist Award 2020 by Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources , New Delhi
  2. Young Scientist Travel Grant Award for attending Third Jack R Harlan International Symposium, France (3-7, June, 2019)
  3. Young Scientist Award-2017 (SBSRD, Uttar Pradesh)
  4. Best poster presentation award in International Agro-Biodiversity Congress-2016
  5. ICAR-SRF (2013)
  6. ICAR-NET in Economic Botany & PGR
  7. DST-INSPIRE Fellow (Awarded in 2013)
  8. Dr. K L Mehra Memorial Award for Best M. Sc. Student of 2013 by ISPGR, New Delhi
  9. ICAR-JRF (2010-12)
  10. Chancellor's Gold Medal (B.Sc. Agriculture)
  11. Rai Sahab Gajodhar Lal Memorial Gold Medal ( Agriculture)
  12. Chaudhary Charan Singh Smriti Pratibha Puraskar by Kisan Trust ( Agriculture)
  13. ASPEE Gold Medal (( Agriculture)
  14. University Merit Scholarship (B.Sc. Agriculture)
Recent Publications Research Papers
1.  Dharmendra Singh, Chandan Kumar Singh, Kishor U Tribuvan, Punit Tyagi, Jyoti Taunk, Ram Sewak Singh Tomar, Shanti Kumari Kuldeep Tripathi, Ashok Kumar, Kishor Gaikwad, Rajendra Kumar Yadav, Madan Pal (2020). Development, Characterization, and Cross Species/Genera Transferability of Novel EST-SSR Markers in Lentil, with Their Molecular Applications. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter,38114-129
2.  Tripathi Kuldeep, Prasad, T., Bhardwaj, R., Jha, S., Semwal, D., Gore, PG., Sharma PK and Bhalla, S. (2020). Evaluation of diverse germplasm of cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.] against bruchid [Callosobruchus maculatus (Fab.)] and correlation with physical and biochemical parameters of seedPlant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilizationdoi:10.1017/S14792621200001801-10
3.  Kuldeep Tripathi, P.G. Gore, S.P. Ahlawat, V. Tyagi, D.P. Semwal, N.K. Gautam*, J.C. Rana1 and A. Kumar  (2019). Cowpea genetic resources and its utilization: Indian perspective – A reviewLegume Research42(3)439-448
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Last Updated : 04/08/2021