Dr. Dharminder Bhatia

Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics

Punjab Agricultural University,India



2014 Ph.D., Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana,India

2001 M.Sc., Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana,India

Publications (Selected)

  1. Kaur B, Bhatia D, Mavi GS (2021) Eighty years of gene for gene relationship and its applications in identification and utilization of R genes. Journal of Genetics 100:50
  2. Khushwah A, Bhatia D, Singh G, Singh I, Bindra S, Vij S, Singh S (2021) Phenotypic evaluation of genetic variability and selection of yield contributing traits in chickpea recombinant inbred line population under high temperature stress. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants.
  3. Kaur K, Kumar K, Bhatia D, Naliath R, Likhar A, Arora PK, Singh K (2021) Allelic pattern of SSRs with high hybrid detection efficiency and inheritance of leaf petiole wing in interspecific Citrus crosses. Fruits 76(1) 30-38.
  4. Pal L, Sandhu SK, Bhatia D (2021) Genome wide association study and identification of candidate genes for seed oil content in Brassica napus. Euphytica 217:66
  5. Khushwah A, Bhatia D, Rani U, Yadav IS, Bhardwaj C, Singh S (2021) Molecular mapping of quantitative trait loci for ascochyta blight and botrytis grey mould resistance in an interspecific cross in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) using genotyping by sequencing. Breeding Science 71: 229-239.
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  7. Hiremath SS, Bhatia D, Jain J, Hunjan MS, Kaur R, Zaidi NW, Singh US, Zhou B, Lore JS (2021) Identification of potential donors and QTLs for resistance to false smut in a subset of rice diversity panel. European Journal of Plant Pathology 159:461-470.
  8. Kumar A, Bharti B, Kumar J, Bhatia D, Singh GP, Jaiswal JP, Prasad R (2020) Genetic characterization and its association with grain yield in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under drought stress. Journal of Cereal Research 12(2): 120-128.
  9. Kumar K, Kumari N, Bhatia D, Kaur R, Khanna R, Mangat GS, Vikal Y and Singh K (2019) High resolution genetic mapping and identification of a candidate gene(s) for the purple sheath color and plant height in an interspecific F2 population derived from Oryza nivara Sharma & Shastry × Oryza sativa L. cross. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. DOI: 10.1007/s10722-019-00869-4.
  10. Kumar A, Bharti B, Kumar J, Bhatia D, Singh GP, Jaiswal JP, Prasad R (2020) Improving the efficiency of wheat breeding experiments using alpha lattice design over randomized complete block design. Cereal Research Communications 48 (1) doi:10.1007/s42976-020-00014-3 (NAAS Rating: 6.71, Impact Factor: 0.708).
  11. Neelam K, Mahajan R, Vikas G, Bhatia D, Gill BK, Komal R, Lore JS, Mangat GS and Singh K (2019) Highresolution genetic mapping of a novel bacterial blight resistance gene xa45(t) identified from Oryza glaberrima and transferred to Oryza sativa. Theoretical and Applied Genetics doi:10.1007/s00122-019-03501-2.
  12. Sandhu SK, Pal L, Kaur J, Bhatia D (2019) Genome wide association studies for yield and its component traits under terminal heat stress in Indian mustard (Brassica juncea L.). Euphytica 215:188.
  13. Makkar GS, Bhatia D, Suri KS, Kaur S (2019) Insect resistance in Rice (Oryza sativa L.): overview on current breeding interventions. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 39(4):259-272.
  14. Gaikwad KB, Singh N, Bhatia D, Kaur R, Bains NS, Bharaj TS and Singh K (2019) Reinventing heterosis phenomenon through deployment of alien introgression in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Breeding, 1-13 DOI: 10.1111/pbr.12692.
  15. Kumar K, Arora PK, Brar JS, Bhatia D and Kumar A (2019) Influence of explant collection period, antibrowning strategy and growth regulators composition on in vitro propagation of Bhagwa pomegranate. Indian Journal of Horticulture 76(2): 273-278.
  16. Amanpreet Kaur A, Sidana K, Bhatia D, Neelam K, Singh G, Sahi GK, Gill BK, Sharma P, Yadav IS, Singh K (2018) A novel QTL qSPP2.2 controlling spikelet per panicle identified from Oryza longistaminata (A. Chev. et Roehr.), mapped and transferred to Oryza sativa (L.). Mol Breeding 38:92.