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Dr. Lalit Agrawal

Assistant Professor (Agriculture and Allied Sciences)

DOJ - 15th July 2019


  • Phd

Professional Experience

10 years

Teaching Experience

6 months

Awards & Recognition

  • 1999-2001: Received Teaching Assistant Grant by GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, during M.Sc.
  • 2001-2002: Received Research Assistant grant by GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, during PhD.
  • 2001: Received Junior and Senior Research Fellowship conducted by UGC (University Grants Commission) and CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) and qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship.
  • 2001: Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship conducted by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in Genetics.
  • 2011: Received Senior Research Associate under Pool Scientist Scheme awarded by CSIR.
  • 2012: Received Travel Grant for 11th annual HUPO conference in Boston, Massachusetts, USA from CSIR.
  • 2017: Received Senior Research Associate under Pool Scientist Scheme awarded by CSIR.


  1. Agrawal L., Chakraborty S., Jaiswal, D., Gupta, S., Datta A. and Chakraborty N. (2008) Comparative Proteomics of Tuber Induction, Development and Maturation Reveal the Complexity of Tuberization Process in Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) J. Proteome Res. 7(9) 3803 - 3817 ISSN: 1535-3893 IF: 5.01
  2. Chakraborty S., Chakraborty N., Agrawal L., Ghosh S., Narula K., Shekhar S., Pande P C., Naik S., Chakraborti S., and Datta A. (2010). Next-generation protein-rich potato expressing the seed protein gene AmA1 is a result of proteome rebalancing in transgenic tuber. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA. 107 (41) 17533-17538 ISSN: 0027-8424 (Print) 1091-6490 (web) IF: 9.7
  3. Agrawal L, Narula K, Basu S, Shekhar S, Ghosh S, Datta A, Chakraborty N, Chakraborty S. (2013). Comparative proteomics reveals a role for seed starage protein, AmA1 in cellular growth, development and nutrient accumulation. J. Proteome Res.; 12 (11): 4904-30.  ISSN: 1535-3893 IF: 5.01
  4. Shekhar S, Agrawal L, Buragohain, AK, Datta A, Chakraborty S, Chakraborty N. (2013) Genotype Independent Regeneration and Agrobacterium‐mediated Genetic Transformation of Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas L.). Plant Tissue Cult. & Biotech. 23(1): 87‐100. ISSN 1817-3721
  5. Parmar N, Virdi AS, Singh N, Kaur A, Bajaj R, Rana JC, Agrawal L. & Nautiyal CS. (2014) Evaluation of physicochemical, textural, mineral and protein characteristics of kidney bean grown at Himalayan region. Food Research International, 66, 45–57. ISSN 0963-9969 (IF: 3.579)
  6. Garg A, Agrawal L, Misra RC, Sharma S and Ghosh S. (2015) Andrographis paniculata transcriptome provides molecular insights into tissue-specific accumulation of medicinal diterpenes. BMC Genomics. 16:659. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1864-y  ISSN: 1471-2164 (IF: 3.99)
  7. Kumar M, Mishra S, Dixit VK, Agrawal L, kumar M, Chauhan PS, Nautiyal CS. (2016). Synergistic effect of Pseudomonas putida and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens ameliorates drought stress in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Plant Signaling & Behavior. 11(1):e1071004. ISSN 1559-2324 IF: 1.644
  8. Dixit R, Agrawal L, Gupta S, Kumar M, Yadav S, Chauhan PS, Nautiyal CS. (2016) 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate (ACC) deaminase producing Paenibacillus lentimorbus B-30488 controls Southern blight disease in tomato. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 2016;11(2):e1113363 ISSN 1559-2324 IF: 1.644
  9. Kumar S, Chauhan PS, Agrawal L, Raj R, Yadav S, Singh PC, Raj SK, Nautiyal CS. (2016) Paenibacillus lentimorbus-30488 inoculation enhances tobacco growth and extenuating the virulence of Cucumber mosaic virus. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0149980 ISSN: 1932-6203 (IF: 3.23)
  10. Shekhar S, Agrawal L , Mishra D, Buragohain A, Unnikrishnan M, Mohan, Chakraborty S, and Chakraborty N. (2016) Ectopic expression of amaranth seed storage albumin modulates photoassimilate transport and nutrient acquisition in sweetpotato. Sci Rep 2016 5;6:25384 ISSN: 2045-2322  IF: 4.56
  11. Agrawal L , Gupta S, Mishra SK, Pandey G, Kumar S, Chauhan P S, Chakrabarty D and Nautiyal CS. (2016) Elucidation of complex nature of PEG induced drought-stress response in rice root using comparative proteomics approach. Front. Plant Sciences, 7: 1466 Electronic ISSN: 1664-462X IF: 4.495
  12. Divya Mishra, Shubhendu Shekhar, Lalit Agrawal, Subhra Chakraborty, Niranjan Chakraborty (2016) Cultivar-specific high temperature stress responses in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) associated with physicochemical traits and defense pathways. Food Chemistry 221, 1077–1087 ISSN: 0308-8146 IF: 5.399
  13. Srivastava A.*, Agrawal L*, Kumar S, et al (2017) Ageratum enation virus infection induces programmed cell death and alters metabolite biosynthesis in Papaver sominiferum. Front Plant Sci. 2017; 8: 1172. Electronic ISSN: 1664-462X IF: 4.495
  14.  Raj R, Kaur C, Agrawal L, Chauhan PS, Kumar S, Raj SK (2018) Full-length genome sequence of Cyrtanthus elatus virus-A isolated from Narcissus tazetta in India 3 Biotech 8(3):168 IF: 1.786
  15. Srivastava S, Srivastava S, Bist V, Awasthi S, Chauhan R, Chaudhry V, Singh PC, Dwivedi S, Niranjan A, Agrawal L, Chauhan PS, Tripathi RD, Nautiyal CS (2018) Chlorella vulgaris and Pseudomonas putida interaction modulates phosphate trafficking for reduced arsenic uptake in rice (Oryza sativa L.) Jour Hazz Materials. 351:177-187  IF: 7.5
  16. Dixit R*, Agrawal L*, Singh S, Singh, Prateeksha, Singh P, Prasad V, Chauhan P. (2018) Paenibacillus lentimorbus B-30488 induces autophagy to protect tomato from necrotrophic fungus Sclerotium rolfsii. Microbio. Res 215, 164–174. ISSN: 0944-5013  IF: 3.701
  17. Kumar S*, Agrawal L*, Srivastava A, Chauhan PS, Raj SK, (2018) Study of biochemical and histopathological changes induced in the sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) in response to Chilli leaf curl virus infection. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 104, 95-102 ISSN:0885-5765 IF: 1.678               
  18. Kuar C., Raj R, Agrawal L, Chauhan PS, Kumar S, Raj SK (2019) Elimination of Bean yellow mosaic virus from infected cormels of three cultivars of gladiolus using thermo, electro and chemotherapy. 3 biotech 9:154 ISSN:2190572X  IF: 1.786
  19. Chauhan PS, Lata C, Tiwari S, Chauhan AS, Mishra SK, Agrawal L, Chakrabarty D, Nautiyal CS (2019) Transcriptional alterations reveal Bacillus amyloliquefaciens-rice cooperation under salt stress Sci Rep., 9:11912 IF: 4.56
  20. Raj R, Agrawal L, Chauhan PS, Kumar S, Raj SK (2019) Complete genome sequence analysis of Narcissus yellow stripe virus associated with leaf stripe symptoms on Narcissus tazetta in India submitted in 3 biotech (BITC-D-19-00535) Accepted ISSN:2190572X IF: 1.786


  1. Gupta DB, Shekhar S, Agrawal L*. (2015) Plant Proteomics: Technology and Its Applications. In. D. Barh et al. (eds.), PlantOmics: The Omics of Plant Science, 213-256: DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-2172-2_8, © Springer India 2015 ISBN: 978-81-322-2171-5 (Print) 978-81-322-2172-2 (Online)
  2. *Corresponding Author
    Saxena K, Sharma AK, Agrawal L, Gupta AD (2013). Production of Biodiesel from various sources. In.Vikash Babu, Ashish Thapliyal (eds.) Biofuels production. Wiley-Scrivener Publishing LLC. Pp 285-308 ISBN: 978-1-118-63450-9
  3. Misra S, Pandey S, Dixit VK, Mishra SK, Khan MH, Agarwal L, Chauhan PS. (2017) Soil microbiome for enhanced crop productivity. In Vipin Chandra and KaliaYogesh Shouche (eds.) Mining of microbial wealth and metagenomics, Springer Nature Publishing , pp 227-247

Guest Lecture

Delivered a lecture as Resource person on Proteomics and its application in agriculture in National Bureau of Agriculturally important Microorganisms, Maunath Bhanjan, UP is organizing a National Training on “Computational Tools for Microbial Research” under “National Agricultural Bioinformatics Grid (NABG)” project from Nov., 19-30, 2013.
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