Plant Breeding

Green Revolution

increase production of Agricultural products

Father of the Green Revolution in India

MS Swaminathan

germplasm collection

collection of the varieties of all available alleles of all genes present in a crop plant species

Kalayan Sona

High yielding variety of wheat


High yielding variety of wheat


High yielding variety of rice


International Rice Research Institute - in Philippines

Saccharum barberi

north indian Sugarcane

Saccharum officinarum

Tropical south indian sugarcane

P 1542

High yielding variety of garden pea


High yielding variety of rice

red rot of sugarcane

Colletotrichum falcatum (fungi)

Brown rust of wheat

Puccinia triticina (fungi)

Late Blight of Potato

Phytophthora infestans (fungi)

black rot of crucifers

Xanthomonas campestris (bacteria)

tobacco mosaic

tobacco mosaic virus

tulip mosaic

tulip mosaic virus

Bacterial blight of rice

Xanthomonas oryzae