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TIGR2ESS: Transforming India's Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies

A Global Challenges Research Fund project

Academic papers

Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) for Traits Related to Fodder Quality and Biofuel in Sorghum: Progress and Prospects. Somegowda VK, Rayaprolu L, Rathore A, Deshpande SP, Gupta R. Protein and Peptide Letters. 2021.


Stomatal responses to light, CO2 and mesophyll tissue in Vicia faba and Kalanchoë fedtschenkoi, Santos MG, Davey P, Hofmann TA, Borland A, Hartwell J, Lawson T, Frontiers in Plant Science, 2021

Light, power, action! Interaction of respiratory energy and blue light induced stomatal movements, Vialet-Chabrand S, Matthews JSA, Lawson T, New Phytologist, 2021

Diverse Physiological and Physical Responses among Wild, Landrace and Elite Barley Varieties Point to Novel Breeding Opportunities, Stevens J, Jones MA, Lawson T, Agronomy, 11(5), 921, 2021

Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Sorghum: Exploring Native Variability for Traits Under Variable N-Regimes, Bollam S, Romana KK, Rayaprolu L, Vemula A, Das RR, Rathore A, Gandham P, Chander G, Deshpande SP, Gupta R, Frontiers in Plant Science, 12, 2021

Orchestral manoeuvres in the light: crosstalk needed for regulation of the Chlamydomonas carbon concentration mechanism, Santhanagopalan I, Wong R, Mathur T, Griffiths H, Journal of Experimental Botany, 72(13), 4604-4624

Genetic Variation for Nitrogen Use Efficiency Traits in Global Diversity Panel and Parents of Mapping Populations in Pearl Millet, Pujarula V, Pusuluri M, Bollam S, Das RR, Ratnala R, Adapala G, Thuraga V, Rathore A, Srivastava R, Gupta R, Frontiers in Plant Science, 12, 2021

Identification and Downstream Analyses of Domains Amplified in Plant Genomes: The Case of StAR-Related Lipid Transfer (START) Domains in Rice, Mahtha S, Purama RK, Kumari R, Yadav G, Bandyopadhyay A, Thilmony R, Methods in Molecular Biology, 2021

Shared ancestry of core-histone subunits and non-histone plant proteins containing the Histone Fold Motif (HFM). Kumar A, Yadav G. Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 2021.

Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci Relating to Flowering Time, Flag Leaf and Awn Characteristics in a Novel Triticum dicoccum Mapping Population. Wright TIC, Burnett AC, Griffiths H, Kadner M, Powell JS, Oliveira HR, Leigh FJ. Plants (Basel, Switzerland). Plants. 2020.

Decision Support Systems based on Scientific Evidence: Bibliometric Networks of Invasive Lantana camara. Mishra P, Prasad A, Babu S, Yadav G. bioRxiv. 2020.

TOR coordinates with transcriptional and chromatin machinery to regulate thermotolerance and thermomemory. Sharma M, Jamsheer K M, Shukla B, Sharma M, Awasthi P, Mahtha S, Yadav G, Laxmi A. bioRxiv. 2020.

Structural Aspects of DNA Repair and Recombination in Crop Improvement. Verma P, Tandon R, Yadav G, Gaur V. Frontiers in Genetics. 2020.

Comparative genomics of StAR-related lipid transfer (START) domains across wild and cultivated rice. Mahtha S, Purama R, Yadav G. BioRxiv. 2020.

Fine-Mapping of Sorghum Stay-Green QTL on Chromosome10 Revealed Genes Associated with Delayed Senescence, Usha Kiranmayee KNS, Tom Hash C, Sivasubramani S, Ramu P, Amindala BP, Rathore A, Kavi Kishor PB, Gupta R & Deshpande SP, Genes, 11(9), 1026, 2020

Exploitation of Heterosis in Pearl Millet: A Review, Srivastava RK, Bollam S, Pujarula V, Pusuluri M, Singh RB, Potupureddi G, Gupta R, Plants, 9(7), 807, 2020

Genome-Wide Association Studies and Genomic Selection in Pearl Millet: Advances and Prospects, Srivastava RK, Singh RB, Pujarula VL, Bollam S, Pusuluri M, Chellapilla TS, Yadav RS, Gupta R, Frontiers in Genetics, 1389, 10, 2020

Thermography methods to assess stomatal behaviour in a dynamic environment, Vialet-Chabrand S & Lawson T, Journal of Experimental Botany, 01, 2020

Plant Prionome maps reveal specific roles of prion-like proteins in stress and memory. Garai S, Citu , Pandey J, Singla-Pareek S, Sopory S, Kaur C, Yadav G. bioRxiv. 2020.

Chemical Curation of Lantana camara emissions across Native and Invaded Habitats. Kumar V, Chauhan S, Kumar M, Kumari R, Bubu S, Yadav G. 2019.

Role of blue and red light in stomatal dynamic behaviour, Matthews J, Vialet-Chabrand S, Lawson T, Journal of Experimental Botany, 12, 2019

Reference Genome Anchoring of High-Density Markers for Association Mapping and Genomic Prediction in European Winter Wheat, Ladejobi O, Mackay IJ, Poland J, Praud S, Hibberd JM, Bentley AR, Frontiers in Plant Science, 10, 2019

A Roadmap for Lowering Crop Nitrogen Requirement, Swarbreck SM, Wang M, Wang Y, Kindred D, Sylvester-Bradley R, Shi W, Varinderpal-Singh , Bentley AR, Griffiths H, Trends in Plant Science, 892-904, 24 (10), 2019

Gene network modules associated with abiotic stress response in tolerant rice genotypes identified by transcriptome meta-analysis, Smita S, Katiyar A, Lenka S, Dalal M, Kumar A, Mahtha S, Yadav G, Chinnusamy V, Pandey D, Bansal K, Functional & Integrative Genomics, 1 (7), 2019

Dynamic leaf energy balance: deriving stomatal conductance from thermal imaging in a dynamic environment, Vialet-Chabrand S & Lawson T, Journal of Experimental Botany, 2839-2855, 70 (10), 2019

Unraveling the evolutionary origins of Histone fold motif (HFM) in plants. Kumar A, Yadav G. 2019.

Funding Challenges in Research. Yadav G. 2018.


A Blueprint for a Green Future - Multidisciplinary report on a green recovery from COVID-19 by the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum. Hayes J, Shuckburgh E, Zenghelis D, Agarwala M, Diaz Anadon L, Howard-Grenville J, Peñasco C, Seega N, Whittington E, Barford A, Brayne C, Sirringhaus H, Friend S, Fitzgerald S, Cebon D, Ainalis D, Barlow C, Mackie E, Schooling J, Guthrie P, Ramage M, Plummer Braeckman J, Reiner D, Epple C, Reynolds D, Coomes D, Griffiths H, Cordonier Segger M, Phillips F, Rands M, Neilson A. 2020.

Technical reports

Report on Policies and Action Plan for a secure and sustainable Agriculture, Govt of India, Paroda RS & Yadav G, 2018


Temporal Bibliometry Networks of SARS, MERS and COVID19 Reveal Dynamics of the Pandemic. Gupta R, Prasad A, Babu S, Yadav G. Springer International Publishing. 2021.


EssoilDB A semantic phytochemical knowledgebase. Lamba V, Shruthi M, Kumar M, Kumar A, Yadav G, Murray-Rust P. Open Plant Forum 2019.