Department of Biochemistry and Agricultural Chemistry
Research
 
 
SDS-PAGE protein profile of some local rice varieties
Research Achievements
  • Identification of high protein local rice, iron toxicity tolerant rice varieties, iron toxicity resistant - rice, Oryza rufipogon Griff. and low light tolerant rice.
  • Development of biochemical methods of screening of rice varieties for iron toxicity and low land acid soil tolerance.
  • Methods of degumming of ramie fibre
  • Quantification of aroma factor (2 acetyl-1-pyrroline) in local aromatic rice varieties
  • Nutritional evaluation of local beans, fruits and vegetable
Research projects completed
 
Title
Sponsor
Period
Principal Investigator
Uptake, assimilation and mobilization of nitrogen in relation to protein and grain yield in rice grown under Assam condition
ICAR
1985-1988
Dr. R.C. Borah
Biochemical basis of tolerance of rice cultivars to low land acid condition of Assam
ICAR
1994-1997
Dr. R.C. Borah
Collection, evaluation and improvement of algel biofertilizer blue green algee Anabaena azollae and Azolla pinnata symbiovis
ICAR
1995-1998
Dr. R.C. Borah
Biochemical evaluation of scented rice of north East India
ICAR
1998-2000
Dr.(Mrs) I. Barua
 
Ongoing research projects
 
Title
Sponsor
Period
Principal Investigator
Biochemical characterization of traditional medicinal plants used against Jaundice caused by Hepatitis virus NATP(CGP) 2001-2003 Dr. R.C. Borah
Identification of molecular marker linked to the gene for submergence tolerance in rice NATP(CGP) 2001-2003 Dr. S. Baishya
 

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