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Code Title of the Experiments Status
Ag/03.2/JHB/2014 TRA- Kawasaki Project on In progress
Ag/03.3/JHB/2014 Mechanical Harvesting Effect of foliar nutrition after In progress
Ag/05.2/JHB/2015 mechanized harvesting on yield of tea Weed management in young tea with special reference to reduction herbicide load In progress
Ag/09.3/JHB/2015 Studies on difficult to control weeds with special reference to Goose grass ( Eleusine indica) In progress
Ag/09.1/JHB/2015 Testing of Agrochemicals In progress
Ag/09.2/JHB/2015 Testing of Herbicides In progress
Ag/12/JHB/2015 Effect of Drip Irrigation on growth, yield, quality and input use efficiency in tea In progress
Ag/10.1/JH-T/2015 Five months’General Tea Training Course In progress
BIOCHEM/03/JH/2014 Standardization of process parameter of white tea and assessment of quality
BIOCHEM/04/JH/2014 Standardization of process parameters to produce green from different cultivars.
BIOCHEM/03/JH/2016 Study on effect temperature on green leaf during storage for more than 24 hrs before processing
BIOCHEM/04/JH/2016 Development of a Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) based method for Real-Time Estimation of the Biochemical Quality Parameters during Tea Processing
BT/00/JH/2014 Molecular characterization of drought tolerant and susceptible clones in tea germplasms using molecular markers and gene expression profiling. In progress
BT/8/JH/2012 Establishment of institutional biotech hubs (IBT- hubs) In progress
BT/11/JH/2015 Development of a sensor based device for green leaf testing Concluded (Was extended till April 2016)
BT/12/JH/2016 D evelopment of new clones through integration of conventional and non-conventional methods of breeding for productivity, quality and stress tolerance In progress
A move towards a more ecological approach to tea production Ongoing
Evaluation of acaricidal susceptibility of Oligonychus coffeae and developing integrated resistance management strategy for the pest of tea in Assam Ongoing
Survey and documentation of soil arthropod fauna in conventional, organic and bio-rational tea plantations of Assam, India: an agro-ecological approach Ongoing
Sensitivity of tea looper, Hyposidra talaca (Walker), to commonly used insecticides and developing integrated resistance management (IRM) strategy for the pest in tea plantations of Assam Ongoing
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Code Title of the Experiments Status
S/16/JH/2012 Studies on Climate change using Open Top Chambers In progress
S/16/JH/2014 Climate trend Analysis in Assam with respect to tea production In progress
MM/01/RR-CM/2016-17 Bioassay of fungicides and bioproduct for controlling red rust disease Concluded
MM/02/BR-CM/2016-17 Bioassay of fungicides and bioagents for controlling black rot disease Concluded
MM/03/RM/YTM/2016-2017 PGP microbes in young tea management Ongoing
MM/04/RM/KMB/2016-2017 Evaluation of potash mobilizing bacteria (KMB) in nutrient management of tea Ongoing
MM/05/MP/2016-17 Mass production of microbial biocides Ongoing
MM/06/RS/2016-17 Routine Services Ongoing
ENT/Project 3/NBRRD C/ 2012- Evaluation of Indigenous strain of fungal pathogen Concluded
15. Beauveria bassiana against Helopeltis app. on guava, cashew and Tea. (BT/PR/5456/AGR/05/542/2011)
ENT/Project 04/NBRRDC/ 2013- Control of tea mosquito (Helopeltis theivora) in tea using Concluded
14 Semio chemicals (BT/PR6064/AGR/05/602/2012).
BT/CRS 0117/CRS-05/14 dated Development and promotion of local fungal strains of tea
05.01.2015) ecosystem for the management of tea pathogens and insect pests with special reference to Darjeeling : An Innovative Non Chemical Approach In progress
Isolation of Actinomycetes population from tea rhizosphere of Dooars region of West Bengal and their evaluation against major tea diseases In progress
Development of a bio-formulation for important tea pests and scaling of Production for field trials. In progress
Development of a bio-formulation for looper (H. talaca) using Pseudomonas and Bacillus sp. scaling of production for field trials. In progress
Development of a bio formulation of important tea pest and scaling of production for field trials” In progress
Use of Neem Kernel Aqueous Extract (NKAE) for Integrated Pest Management in Tea : Data generation on bio-efficacy and residues of NKAE in green leaves and black tea for CIB registration (IPFT/DIR/RP/2014-15 dated 03/09/2014) In progress
Development of an artificial diet for looper (H. talaca) and scaling of mass multiplication of NPV for virus production In progress
To develop a package of practice for sub surface Irrigation & Fertigation in mature tea. In progress
Development of new clones through integration of conventional and non-conventional methods of breeding for productivity, quality and stress tolerance. In progress
PPB/1A/JRT/2006 Assessment of promising quality clones under Long T erm Trial (LTT) In progress
PPB/1B/JRT/2007 Assessment of promising quality seed stock under Long Term Trial (LTT-1) In progress
PPB/1C/JRT/2006 Assessment of crop yield, quality and physiological parameter of 3rd generation tissue culture derived clones. In progress
PPB/1D/JRT/2014 Study on physiological and biochemical traits for selected drought tolerant clones under Long Term T rial (LTT-I) In progress
PPB/1D/JRT/2015 Evaluation of selected germplasms for waterlogging tolerance In progress
PPB/1E/JRT/2010 Collection, conservation and evaluation of germplasm In progress
PPB/1F/JRT/2010 Selection of new clones In progress
PPB/2A/JRT/2008 Hybridization In progress
PPB/2C/JRT/2012 In situ conservation of old seedjat In progress
PPB/2D/JRT/2012 Screening of germplasm to develop elite clones suitable for green tea manufacturing In progress
Others Technology commercialized and provided to the industry
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Code Title of the Experiments Status
Bio-Sensory computing for detection of Pesticide in Tea Co mpleted
Studies on residues of certain new generic molecules in tea Ongoing
Leaching loss for chemical fertilizers PPFs Co mpleted
Standardization of analytical method for the determination Ongoing
of iron fillings from black tea
Screening of bio-pesticide formulations for toxic Ongoing
contaminant
S/16/JH/2012 Studies on Climate change using Open T op Chambers In progress
S/16/JH/2014 Climate trend Analysis in Assam with respect to tea production In progress
TPMA/02/JH/2010 Commercial trials with prototype Micronizer and In progress
comparison with CT C
TPMA/01/JH/2016 Commercial trials with Boruah Continuous Roller (BCR) In progress
TPMA/02/JH/2016 Change in maceration technique to handle course leaf In progress
TPMA/03/JH/2016 Modified Rolling Tables for plains In progress

Project Title Funding Agency Year of Starting Status
Development of new clones through integration of conventional and non-conventional methods of breeding for productivity, quality and stress tolerance 12th Plan Project Tea Board 2016 In Progress
Establishment of institutional biotech hubs (IBT-HUBS) DBT(GOI) 2010 Concluded
Impact analysis of changing weather elements and associated tea production variability in the major lea growing regions of Assam NTRF 2016 In progress
Studies on the impact of elevated carbon dioxide and temperature on carbon sequestration potential of different tea cultivars and soil organic carbon NTRF 2017 In progress
Exploration of Plant Growth Promoting Microbes (PGPM) for crop enhancement and disease suppression in tea plantation of Assam and their molecular characterization DBT, Govt. of India 2015 Ongoing
Evaluation of TAG BIONIK (A VAM biofertilizer formulation) on tea Tropical Agrosystem Pvt. Ltd 2015 Ongoing
Evaluation of tea germplasm for production of seed oil and its potentiality for commercialization. SERB-(ECR) DST Ongoing
Development of new clones through integration of conventional and non – conventional method of breeding for productivity, quality and stress tolerance in collaboration with biotechnology department. XIIth Plan Tea Board Ongoing
Exploitation of tea germplasm available in N.E. India for developing clones suitable for green tea, optimization of protocol for manufacturing green tea. BIRAC (CRS)-DBT Ongoing
Central Sector Scheme for PPV &FR Authority: Establishment of DUS testing center. PPV &FRA, New Delhi Ongoing
Development of clones for production of purple tea by the growers of North East India NTRF Ongoing
Tea Genome Sequencing NTRF Ongoing
Drought stress management in Tea [Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze] by plant growth regulation. NTRF Approved
Optimization of storage condition of tea seeds to retain seed viability and extension of shelf life in northeast India NTRF Approved
Improvement of quality of yield clones of tea (Camellia sinensis L. (O) Kuntze) using gamma rays. BNRS, DAE Approved
Approaches on enhancing quality of tea and capacity of existing tea processing machines Tea Board 2016 In progress
Development of a Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) based method for Real-Time Estimation of the Biochemical Quality Parameters during Tea Processing NTRF 2016 In progress
Standardization o f Processing Methodology for Oolong and Green Tea to establish a new brand of Assam Specialty Tea with existing cultivars of North East India NTRF 2017 Sanction letter received. Funds awaited

+ Ongoing Experiments / Projects status as on 31.03.2017
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Code Title of the Experiments Status
Ag/03.2/JHB/2014 TRA- Kawasaki Project on In progress
Ag/03.3/JHB/2014 Mechanical Harvesting Effect of foliar nutrition after In progress
Ag/05.2/JHB/2015 mechanized harvesting on yield of tea Weed management in young tea with special reference to reduction herbicide load In progress
Ag/09.3/JHB/2015 Studies on difficult to control weeds with special reference to Goose grass ( Eleusine indica) In progress
Ag/09.1/JHB/2015 Testing of Agrochemicals In progress
Ag/09.2/JHB/2015 Testing of Herbicides In progress
Ag/12/JHB/2015 Effect of Drip Irrigation on growth, yield, quality and input use efficiency in tea In progress
Ag/10.1/JH-T/2015 Five months’General Tea Training Course In progress
BIOCHEM/03/JH/2014 Standardization of process parameter of white tea and assessment of quality
BIOCHEM/04/JH/2014 Standardization of process parameters to produce green from different cultivars.
BIOCHEM/03/JH/2016 Study on effect temperature on green leaf during storage for more than 24 hrs before processing
BIOCHEM/04/JH/2016 Development of a Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) based method for Real-Time Estimation of the Biochemical Quality Parameters during Tea Processing
BT/00/JH/2014 Molecular characterization of drought tolerant and susceptible clones in tea germplasms using molecular markers and gene expression profiling. In progress
BT/8/JH/2012 Establishment of institutional biotech hubs (IBT- hubs) In progress
BT/11/JH/2015 Development of a sensor based device for green leaf testing Concluded (Was extended till April 2016)
BT/12/JH/2016 D evelopment of new clones through integration of conventional and non-conventional methods of breeding for productivity, quality and stress tolerance In progress
A move towards a more ecological approach to tea production Ongoing
Evaluation of acaricidal susceptibility of Oligonychus coffeae and developing integrated resistance management strategy for the pest of tea in Assam Ongoing
Survey and documentation of soil arthropod fauna in conventional, organic and bio-rational tea plantations of Assam, India: an agro-ecological approach Ongoing
Sensitivity of tea looper, Hyposidra talaca (Walker), to commonly used insecticides and developing integrated resistance management (IRM) strategy for the pest in tea plantations of Assam Ongoing
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Code Title of the Experiments Status
S/16/JH/2012 Studies on Climate change using Open Top Chambers In progress
S/16/JH/2014 Climate trend Analysis in Assam with respect to tea production In progress
MM/01/RR-CM/2016-17 Bioassay of fungicides and bioproduct for controlling red rust disease Concluded
MM/02/BR-CM/2016-17 Bioassay of fungicides and bioagents for controlling black rot disease Concluded
MM/03/RM/YTM/2016-2017 PGP microbes in young tea management Ongoing
MM/04/RM/KMB/2016-2017 Evaluation of potash mobilizing bacteria (KMB) in nutrient management of tea Ongoing
MM/05/MP/2016-17 Mass production of microbial biocides Ongoing
MM/06/RS/2016-17 Routine Services Ongoing
ENT/Project 3/NBRRD C/ 2012- Evaluation of Indigenous strain of fungal pathogen Concluded
15. Beauveria bassiana against Helopeltis app. on guava, cashew and Tea. (BT/PR/5456/AGR/05/542/2011)
ENT/Project 04/NBRRDC/ 2013- Control of tea mosquito (Helopeltis theivora) in tea using Concluded
14 Semio chemicals (BT/PR6064/AGR/05/602/2012).
BT/CRS 0117/CRS-05/14 dated Development and promotion of local fungal strains of tea
05.01.2015) ecosystem for the management of tea pathogens and insect pests with special reference to Darjeeling : An Innovative Non Chemical Approach In progress
Isolation of Actinomycetes population from tea rhizosphere of Dooars region of West Bengal and their evaluation against major tea diseases In progress
Development of a bio-formulation for important tea pests and scaling of Production for field trials. In progress
Development of a bio-formulation for looper (H. talaca) using Pseudomonas and Bacillus sp. scaling of production for field trials. In progress
Development of a bio formulation of important tea pest and scaling of production for field trials” In progress
Use of Neem Kernel Aqueous Extract (NKAE) for Integrated Pest Management in Tea : Data generation on bio-efficacy and residues of NKAE in green leaves and black tea for CIB registration (IPFT/DIR/RP/2014-15 dated 03/09/2014) In progress
Development of an artificial diet for looper (H. talaca) and scaling of mass multiplication of NPV for virus production In progress
To develop a package of practice for sub surface Irrigation & Fertigation in mature tea. In progress
Development of new clones through integration of conventional and non-conventional methods of breeding for productivity, quality and stress tolerance. In progress
PPB/1A/JRT/2006 Assessment of promising quality clones under Long T erm Trial (LTT) In progress
PPB/1B/JRT/2007 Assessment of promising quality seed stock under Long Term Trial (LTT-1) In progress
PPB/1C/JRT/2006 Assessment of crop yield, quality and physiological parameter of 3rd generation tissue culture derived clones. In progress
PPB/1D/JRT/2014 Study on physiological and biochemical traits for selected drought tolerant clones under Long Term T rial (LTT-I) In progress
PPB/1D/JRT/2015 Evaluation of selected germplasms for waterlogging tolerance In progress
PPB/1E/JRT/2010 Collection, conservation and evaluation of germplasm In progress
PPB/1F/JRT/2010 Selection of new clones In progress
PPB/2A/JRT/2008 Hybridization In progress
PPB/2C/JRT/2012 In situ conservation of old seedjat In progress
PPB/2D/JRT/2012 Screening of germplasm to develop elite clones suitable for green tea manufacturing In progress
Others Technology commercialized and provided to the industry
Page 3
Code Title of the Experiments Status
Bio-Sensory computing for detection of Pesticide in Tea Co mpleted
Studies on residues of certain new generic molecules in tea Ongoing
Leaching loss for chemical fertilizers PPFs Co mpleted
Standardization of analytical method for the determination Ongoing
of iron fillings from black tea
Screening of bio-pesticide formulations for toxic Ongoing
contaminant
S/16/JH/2012 Studies on Climate change using Open T op Chambers In progress
S/16/JH/2014 Climate trend Analysis in Assam with respect to tea production In progress
TPMA/02/JH/2010 Commercial trials with prototype Micronizer and In progress
comparison with CT C
TPMA/01/JH/2016 Commercial trials with Boruah Continuous Roller (BCR) In progress
TPMA/02/JH/2016 Change in maceration technique to handle course leaf In progress
TPMA/03/JH/2016 Modified Rolling Tables for plains In progress
+ List of Externally Funded Projects

Project Title Funding Agency Year of Starting Status
Development of new clones through integration of conventional and non-conventional methods of breeding for productivity, quality and stress tolerance 12th Plan Project Tea Board 2016 In Progress
Establishment of institutional biotech hubs (IBT-HUBS) DBT(GOI) 2010 Concluded
Impact analysis of changing weather elements and associated tea production variability in the major lea growing regions of Assam NTRF 2016 In progress
Studies on the impact of elevated carbon dioxide and temperature on carbon sequestration potential of different tea cultivars and soil organic carbon NTRF 2017 In progress
Exploration of Plant Growth Promoting Microbes (PGPM) for crop enhancement and disease suppression in tea plantation of Assam and their molecular characterization DBT, Govt. of India 2015 Ongoing
Evaluation of TAG BIONIK (A VAM biofertilizer formulation) on tea Tropical Agrosystem Pvt. Ltd 2015 Ongoing
Evaluation of tea germplasm for production of seed oil and its potentiality for commercialization. SERB-(ECR) DST Ongoing
Development of new clones through integration of conventional and non – conventional method of breeding for productivity, quality and stress tolerance in collaboration with biotechnology department. XIIth Plan Tea Board Ongoing
Exploitation of tea germplasm available in N.E. India for developing clones suitable for green tea, optimization of protocol for manufacturing green tea. BIRAC (CRS)-DBT Ongoing
Central Sector Scheme for PPV &FR Authority: Establishment of DUS testing center. PPV &FRA, New Delhi Ongoing
Development of clones for production of purple tea by the growers of North East India NTRF Ongoing
Tea Genome Sequencing NTRF Ongoing
Drought stress management in Tea [Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze] by plant growth regulation. NTRF Approved
Optimization of storage condition of tea seeds to retain seed viability and extension of shelf life in northeast India NTRF Approved
Improvement of quality of yield clones of tea (Camellia sinensis L. (O) Kuntze) using gamma rays. BNRS, DAE Approved
Approaches on enhancing quality of tea and capacity of existing tea processing machines Tea Board 2016 In progress
Development of a Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) based method for Real-Time Estimation of the Biochemical Quality Parameters during Tea Processing NTRF 2016 In progress
Standardization o f Processing Methodology for Oolong and Green Tea to establish a new brand of Assam Specialty Tea with existing cultivars of North East India NTRF 2017 Sanction letter received. Funds awaited