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Principal Scientist
Address: 
Dr. Nagendra Rai
Crop Improvement, ICAR-IIVR
Varanasi Uttar Pradesh 221305
India
Mobile Number: 9450786970
Awards/Honours: 
  • Harbhajan Singh Memorial Award (2015 & 2016)
  • Research Paper Reviewer Award(2016)
  • Fellow in Horticultural Sciences(2016)
  • Best Research Paper Presentation Award( 2016)
  • Harbhajan Singh Memorial Award (2015)
  • HTH Gold Medal (2013)
  • ISVS Fellowship (2012)
  • Best Citizens of India Award ( 2012)
  • Best Research Paper Presentation  Award(2011)
  • Best Research Paper presentation  Award(2010)
  • Year of the Scientist Award (2010)
  • Distinguished Scientist Award (2009)
  • Young Scientist Associate Award(2008)
  •  Crop Research Award (2004)
  •  Best Research Work Appreciation Letter (2004)
  • Gold Medal in Vegetable Science (1986)
  • B.H.U. Fellowship (1990-1992)
  • Junior Research Fellowship (1986-1989)
  • ICAR Fellowship ( 1983-1986)
  • National Scholarship (1980-1982)
Publications: 
  • 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. Scientia Horticulturae, DIO: 10.1016/j. scientia.2017.01.052.
  • 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 Lablab perpureus L
  • 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. The Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 90(5):503-510.
  • 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 Lablab purpureus L. genotypes. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology,DIO 10-10071s 2010-015-1915-5
  • Rai N, KK Rai G Tiwari and PK Singh (2015). Changes in free radical generation, metabolites and antioxidant defence machinery in hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus  L in response to high temperature stress. Acta Physiologia Pantarum, 37:46 (DOI 10.1007/s11738-015-1791-1).
  • Singh RK, N Rai, M Singh, S Saha and S N Singh (2014). Detection of tomato leaf curl virus resistance and inheritance in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.).Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 153: 1-12.( (doi:10.1017/S0021859613000932).