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Principal Scientist
Address: 
Dr. Nagendra Rai
Crop Improvement, ICAR-IIVR
Varanasi Uttar Pradesh 221305
India
Mobile Number: 9450786970
Awards/Honours: 
<ul><li>Harbhajan Singh Memorial Award (2015 &amp; 2016)</li><li>Research Paper Reviewer Award(2016)</li><li>Fellow in Horticultural Sciences(2016)</li><li>Best Research Paper Presentation Award( 2016)</li><li>Harbhajan Singh Memorial Award (2015)</li><li>HTH Gold Medal (2013)</li><li>ISVS Fellowship (2012)</li><li>Best Citizens of India Award ( 2012)</li><li>Best Research Paper Presentation&nbsp; Award(2011)</li><li>Best Research Paper presentation&nbsp; Award(2010)</li><li>Year of the Scientist Award (2010)</li><li>Distinguished Scientist Award (2009)</li><li>Young Scientist Associate Award(2008)</li><li>&nbsp;Crop Research Award (2004)</li><li>&nbsp;Best Research Work Appreciation Letter (2004)</li><li>Gold Medal in Vegetable Science (1986)</li><li>B.H.U. Fellowship (1990-1992)</li><li>Junior Research Fellowship (1986-1989)</li><li>ICAR Fellowship ( 1983-1986)</li><li>National Scholarship (1980-1982)</li></ul>
Publications: 
<ul><li>Singh AK, N Rai, RK Singh, RK Rai, S Saha and Singh RP (2017). Genetics of resistance to early blight in crosses of wild derivatives of tomato. <em>Scientia Horticulturae</em>, DIO: 10.1016/j. scientia.2017.01.052.</li><li>Krishna Kumar Rai, Nagendra Rai, Shashi Pandey Rai( 2017).Down regulation of γECS gene affects antioxidant activity and free radical scavenging system during pod development and maturation in <em>Lablab perpureus</em> L</li><li>Singh RK, N Rai, J M Lima, M Singh, SN Singh and S Kumar (2015).Genetic and molecular characterization of tomato leaf curl virus (ToLCV) resistance in tomato.<em> The Journal of Horticultural Science &amp; Biotechnology,</em> 90(5):503-510.</li><li>Rai N, KK Rai , V Venkataravanappa and Sujoy Saha(2015).Molecular approaches coupled with biochemical attributes to elucidate the presence of DYMV in leaf sample of <em>Lablab purpureus</em> L. genotypes.<em> Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology,DIO 10-10071s 2010-015-1915-5</em></li><li>Rai N, KK Rai G Tiwari and PK Singh (2015). Changes in free radical generation, metabolites and antioxidant defence machinery in hyacinth bean (<em>Lablab purpureus</em>&nbsp; L in response to high temperature stress.<em> Acta Physiologia Pantarum,</em> 37:46 (DOI 10.1007/s11738-015-1791-1).</li><li>Singh RK, N Rai, M Singh, S Saha and S N Singh (2014). Detection of tomato leaf curl virus resistance and inheritance in tomato (<em>Solanum lycopersicum </em>L.).<em>Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 153: 1-12.(</em> (doi:10.1017/S0021859613000932).<em>&nbsp; </em></li></ul>