Name: Rishi Aryal

Department of Horticultural Science

North Carolina State University, USA



2013 Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA

2005 M.Sc., Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

Publications (Selected)

  1. Liu J*, Chatham L*, Aryal R*, Yu Q, Ming R (2018) Differential methylation and expression of HUA1 ortholog in three sex types of papaya. Plant Science 272:99–106 (*equal contribution).
  2. Zareei E, Javadi T, Aryal R (2018) Biochemical composition and antioxidant activity affected by spraying potassium sulfate in black grape (Vitis vinifera L. cv. Rasha). J Sci Food Agri DOI 10.1002/jsfa.9107.
  3. VanBuren R, Zheng F, Chen C, Zhang J, Wai CM, Han J, Aryal R, et al. (2015). Origin and domestication of papaya Yh chromosome. Genome Research 25: 524–533.
  4. Aryal R, Jagadeeswaran G, Zheng Y, Yu Q, Sunkar R, Ming R (2014). Sex specific expression and distribution of small RNAs in papaya. BMC Genomics 15: 20.
  5. Aryal R, Ming R (2014) Sex determination in flowering plants: papaya as a model system. Plant Science 217, 56-62.
  6. Aryal R, Ming R 2013. Cloning major genes controlling fruit flesh color in papaya. In: Ming, R and Moore P.H. Eds. “Genetics and genomics of papaya”. Springer New York. pp 341-353.
  7. Aryal R, Yang X, Yu Q, Sunkar R, Li L, Ming R (2012) Asymmetric purine-pyrimidine distribution in cellular small RNA population of papaya. BMC Genomics 13: 682.
  8. Wang J, Na J-K, Yu Q, Gschwend AR, Han J, Zeng F, Aryal R, VanBuren R, Murray JE, Zhang W, Navajas-Perez R, Feltus FA, Lemke C, Tong EJ, Chen C, Wai CM, Singh R, Wang M-L, Min X, Alam M, Charlesworth D, Moore PH, Jiang J, Paterson AH, Ming R (2012) Sequencing papaya X and Yh chromosomes revealed molecular basis of incipient sex chromosome evolution. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109: 13710-13715 (cover page article).
  9. Gschwend AR, Yu Q, Tong EJ, Zeng F, Han J, VanBuren R, Aryal R, Charlesworth D, Moore PH, Paterson AH, Ming R (2012) Rapid divergence and expansion of the X chromosome in papaya. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109: 13716-13721 (cover page article).
  10. Wai C, Han J, Singh R, Aryal R, Wang ML, Ming R (2012) Analyzing the papaya genome. In: “Genomics Applications for the Developing World”. Springer New York. pp 297-308.
  11. Paudyal SP, Aryal R, Chauhan SVS, Maheshwori DK (2008) Molecular basis for characterization of rhizobia from root nodules of two tropical legumes (Mucuna pruriens and Trigonella foenum-graecum L). J. Inst. Sc. Tech. 103-110.
  12. Paudyal SP, Aryal R, Chauhan SVS, Maheshwori DK (2007) Effect of heavy metals on growth of Rhizobium strains and symbiotic efficiency of the two tropical legumes. Scientific World. 5(5): 27-32.
  13. Aryal R, Prasad BN, 2005. Effect of Bradyrhizobium japonicum on germination and seedling growth of soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.). Botanica Orientalis, 5:8-10.