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Gyaneshwar Prasad

Posted by | March 13, 2021


Gyaneshwar Prasad

Job Title:

Associate Professor


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Research Areas:

  • Endophytes
  • Rhizobium
  • Non-legumes
  • Non-nodulating legumes

Current N-related Projects:

  • Rhziobial interactions with non-legumes and non-nodulated legumes


Faoro H, Menegazzo RR et al. (2016) Genomic analysis of Azoarcus olearius DQS4T and characterization of its ability to endophytically colonize and promote growth of grasses. Environ. Microbiol. Rep. (In Press).

Mitra S, Mukherjee A, Wiley-Kalil A, Das S, Owen H, Reddy PM, Ane J-M, james EK and Gyaneshwar P. (2016). A rhamnose rich LPS is required for nodulation of S. cannabina and endophytic colonization of rice by Rhizobium sp. IRBG74. J. Expt. Bot. 67: 5869-5884.

Crook M, Mitra S, Ane J-M, Sadowsky MJ and Gyaneshwar P. (2013). The Complete genome sequence of the Sesbania symbiont and rice growth promoting endophyte Rhizobium sp. Strain IRBG74. Genome Announ. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00934-13.

Gehlot HS, Tak N, Kaushik M, Mitra S, Chen W-M, Poweleit N, Panwar D, Poonar N, Parihar R, Tak A, Sankhla IS, Ojha A, Rao SR, Simon MF, dos Reis Jr FB, Perigolo N, Tripathi AK, Sprent JI, Young JPW, James EK and Gyaneshwar P. (2013). An invasive Mimosa in India does not adopt the symbionts of its native relatives. Ann. Bot. 112: 179-196.

Sugawara M, Epstein B, Badgley BD, Unno T, Xu L, Reese J, Gyaneshwar P, Denny R, Mudge J, Bharti AK, Farmer AD, May GD, Woodward JE, M├ędigue C, Vallenet D, Lajus A, Rouy Z, Martinez-Vaz B, Tiffin P, Young ND, and Sadowsky MJ. (2013). Comparative genomics of the core and accessory genomes of 48 Sinorhizobium strains comprising five genospecies. Genome Biol. 14 (2) R17.

Zou L, Zengb Q, Lin H, Gyaneshwar P, Cheng G, and Yang C-H. (2012). SlyA regulates T3SS genes in parallel with T3SS master regulator HrpL in Dickeya dadantii. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78: 2888-2995

Gyaneshwar P, Hirsch AM, Moulin, L., Chen WM, Elliott GN, Bontemps C, Estrada-de los Santos P, Gross E, dos Reis Junior FB, Sprent JI, Young JPW, and James EK. (2011). Legume nodulating betaproteobacteria: diversity, host-range and future prospects. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 24: 1276-1288.

Sugawara M, Shah GR, Sadowsky MJ, Paliy O, Speck J, Vail AW, and Gyaneshwar P. (2011). Expression and functional roles of Bradyrhizobium japonicum genes involved in the utilization of inorganic and organic sulfur compounds in free-living and symbiotic conditions. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 24: 451-457.

Sreevidya VS, Hernandez-Oane R, Gyaneshwar P, Lara-Flores M, Ladha JK and Reddy PM (2010). Auxin distribution pattern regulates the initiation and radial position of lateral root development of rice. Plant Sci. 178: 531-538

12. Cummings SP, Gyaneshwar P, Andrews M, Huphry D, Elliot GN, Nelson A, Orr C, Pettitt D, Santos S, Krishnan HB, Vinuesa P, Odee D, Young PJ and James EK (2009). Rhizobium (Agrobacterium) radiobacter strain IRBG74 can effectively nodulate several species of Sesbania. Environ. Microbiol 11:2510-25