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Mangesh Pande

Woking in Ankur Seeds pvt ltd at plant pathology department as Technical Officer

Work experience

Jul 2013Present

Technical Officer

Ankur Seeds Pvt.Ltd


● Currently working on the following projects

1)In vitro screening for resistance to blast & bacterial blight  

2)Hot spot screening for resistance to sheath blight, sheath rot & false smut at different location of India 3)Isolation, identification and maintenance of rice disease pathogen strains

4)Characterization of different fungal and bacterial strains


Standardized the protocols for in-vitro screening of bacterial blight and blast

Identified blast & bacterial blight resistant donors

Blast phenotyping of varietal & restorer improvement & development programme(MAS)

Contributed in the development of BB resistant pyramid lines with Xa21, xa5 & xa13 genes

Contributed in the development of blast pyramid lines with Pi1, Pi2, Pi5t, Pi9 & Pita genes 

Recent project standardize

a)Maydis Leaf Blight of Maize

b)Leaf Blast of Bajara


Oct 2012Jun 2013

JRF at Regional Plant Resource Centre Bhubaneswar

Junior research fellow worked in microbiology and plant pathology department at RPRC

Research Areas

1)Screening of phosphate solubilizing fungus

2)Microbial enzymes and its application

3)Extraction of biochemical compounds and its antimicrobial activity


Aug 2010Jun 2012

MSc Biotechnology

Agnihotri college of science wardha

molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, plant tissue culture, immunology

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Completed the 6th month project entitled as“ database creation and functional genomics of Sulfolobus solfataricus 98/2”


Dr. V. P. Khedikar Research Coordinator

R & D, Ankur Seeds Pvt. Ltd.,Nagpur

M.S., India.

Mobile No.09850329757

Email: [email protected]

Dr. Ganesh Deshmukh Associate Professor

Department of Plant Pathology

MPKV, Rahuri. M. S., India.

Mo. No.- 09422021016

Email: [email protected]