Title of the project Principal Investigator Duration
APR 05018 – Effect of various host plants separately and in combination on Rearing and grainage performance of Muga silkworm, Antheraea

Funding agency: CSB funded project  assamensis Helfer

Dr. Kh. Subadas Singh March 2021 – Feb. 2024
CFC 5019 MI: Development of honeycomb mountages and harvesting technology for muga Cocoon production with improved uniformity and raw silk recovery

Funding agency: CSB funded project 

Dr. Manjunath RN March 2021 – Feb. 2024
CFC 5017 MI: Exploration and adoption of novel muga cocoon cooking technology for increasing its reelability and raw silk quality

Funding agency: CSB funded project 

Dr. Manjunath RN March 2021 – Feb. 2024
ARP05015SI: Development of chemical based control measures for management of pebrine disease in Muga silkworm, Antheraea asamensis Helfer

Funding agency: CSB funded project 

Dr. G. Subrahmanyam Jan 2021 – Dec 2023
AIT05016MI: Integrating genomic and transcriptomics resources for functional insight into the biology of Muga Silkmoth Antheraea assamensis 

Funding agency: CSB funded project 

Dr. A Kumar KP Jan 2021 – Dec 2023
BPS01013CN: Utilization and diversification of silkworm pupae products for human and animal consumption and composting

Funding agency: CSB funded project 

Dr. Mahesh DS Sept. 20 – Aug. 2022
AIP-05013SI: Impact of elevated CO2 and temperature on muga silkworm and its primary host plant

Funding agency: CSB funded project

Dr. Amit Kumar March 20 – March 2023
No.AIB-05012-SI: Inter and intra-specific hybridization for improvement of eri silkworm, Samia ricini Donovan

Funding agency: CSB funded project

Dr. R. Luikham March 20 – March 2024
CYF 07010MI: Grading of Muga silk yarn- Development of methods and procedure – (CSB funded collaborative project with CSTRI, Bangalore)

Funding agency: CSB funded project

Dr. Manjunath RN June 19 – May 2021
PIB-05005-SI Genetic enhancement of Castor (Ricinus communis L.) germplasm as a source material for development of productive perennial varieties

Funding agency: CSB funded project

Dr. A.A Shabnam Oct., 2019 – Sept., 2022
AIB 05006 SI: Breeding of muga silkworms for improved silk quality and disease tolerance

Funding agency: CSB funded project

Dr. A Kumar KP Oct 2019 – Sept 2022
APR 05007 SI: Standardization of chawki rearing practices for Eri silkworm, Samia ricini (Donovan)

(Funding agency: CSB funded project)

Dr. Mahesh DS Oct – 2019 to Sep- 2022
AIB 05008 SI – Standardization of Rearing and Grainage Technologies of Antheraea frithi Moore

Funding agency: CSB funded project

Dr. Somen Singh Oct – 2019 to Sep- 2022
AIB 05009 SI – Isolation of thermo-tolerant line(s) of oak tasar silkworm Antheraea proylei J

Funding agency: CSB funded project

Dr. Y. Debraj Oct – 2019 to Sep- 2022
AIB 05010 SI – Evaluation of eri silkworm races suitable for different agro-climatic conditions of Manipur

Funding agency: CSB funded project

Dr. Y. Debaraj Oct – 2019 to Sep- 2022
AIT 05011EF: Molecular investigation into the ligno-cellulolytic system of a few wild silkmoth in North East India

Funding agency: DBT funded project

Dr. R. Debnath Sept. 2019 – Aug., 2022
MOE 05004EF: Adoption of improved sustainable technologies of Muga culture for elevation of cocoon production in the tribal belt of Assam

Funding agency: DST funded project

Dr. Vijay N Aug., 2019 – July 2022
Socio-economic upliftment of farmers through adoption of improved technologies and skill development in eri culture

Funding agency: DBT, New Delhi

Dr. H. Barman Aug. 18 – July 21
APS05001EF: Development of technology for enhancing egg laying in Vanya Silk moths by application of host plant volatiles

Funding agency: DBT, New Delhi

Dr. D.K. Gogoi March 2018 – Feb. 2021
PPF-5893: Impact assessment of petroleum crude oil on muga silkworm and their host plants in Assam

Funding agency: CSB, Bangalore

Dr. D.K. Jigyasu Oct., 2017-Sept., 2020
APS-3612: Development of Seed Preservation Technology for Muga Silkworm (Antheraea assamensis Helfer) (with SSTL, CSB, Kodathi)

Funding agency: CSB, Bangalore

Dr. D.K. Gogoi June 2017-May 2020
AIB 5894: In-situ conservation of muga silkworm Antheraea assamensis, Helfer (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) and other wild silk moths (collaborated DoS, Meghalaya, BTC, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh)

Funding agency: MoT under NERTPS

Dr. G. Subrahmanyam April 2017-March 2020
ARP-5887: Isolation and characterization of lytic bacteriophages infecting bacterial pathogens of Muga silkworm, Antheraea assamensis Helfer

(Funding agency: DST, New Delhi)

Dr. M. Chutia April 2017 -March 2020
PPA 5879: Assessment of phytochemical diversity in Som (Persea bombycina Kost), the primary host plant of Antheraea assamensis Helfer from Northeast India

(Funding agency: CSB , Bangalore)

Dr. Amit Kumar Sept., 2016-July 2019
AIT 5876: Establishment of Advanced Level Institutional Biotech Hub

(Funding agency: DBT, New Delhi)

Dr. M. Chutia Nov., 2010 – Dec., 2020
Regular Programme Dr. M. Chutia Nov., 2010 – Dec., 2020
Forecasting and forewarning for pest and diseases of muga host plants and silkworm (CSB) Dr. M. Chutia April., 2014 onwards
Pilot Studies
PS-002-CFC: Exploration of a novel chemical assisted muga cocoon cooking method for improving its reelability and raw silk quality Dr. Manjunath RN June – August 2020
PS-001-APS: Loose egg production in Eri culture Dr. Mahesh DS June – Nov.2020

 

Highlights of concluded project in last 10 years (2010-2020)