Dr. Puji Lestari​

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Researcher, Chairman of Research Organization of Agriculture and Food

Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, Indonesia


Brief Biography

I am from Indonesia. Currently working in National Research and Innovation Agency (Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional) as Researcher.

Field of Interests

My research interests include Agriculture, Genome sequence and Genomic analysis, QTL mapping analysis on plant disease, wide genotyping etc

Fields of Expertise

Current Research Projects

2010-2014 -Genomic analysis and molecular marker development on legumes (soybean, redbean and mungbean) -Isolation and characterization of bio-control agents and related pathogens to elucidate soybean diseases 

2014-2019 -Genomic analysis and genomic-based molecular marker development on national commodities (chili, potato, banana, physic nut, cacao, oil palm, sugar palm, coconut, rice, cattle) QTL mapping for target traits using markers developed based on the respective commodities genomes as mentioned above

 2020-present -Molecular marker development for desired traits and the application (mapping, genetic studies) on rice, oil palm, chili pepper, sugar palm, shallot, porang, oil palm -Genetic improvement of plant varieties for specific traits supported with molecular marker on sugar palm and chili

Key Publications

Publications: International journals/ few proceedings/book chapters with global index: around 45 published papers, h index (google scholar): 17, h index (Scopus): 11 More than 100 papers have been published in journals/conferences proceedings/news letters/book chapters in the national level (Indonesia). Intellectual Property rights or released varieties 1 granted – patent Molecular marker kit to detect sugar palm maturity (First inventor) 1 copy right – Compiled data, genomic database, PGPI (main contributor) 6 released varieties – Sugar palm semi tall (1, the breeder=first name in order), chili Biocarpa Agrihorti (1, the breeder-first name in the order) chili CARVI (1, co-), biosoy (2, co-), Coconut (1) 6 registered local varieties of plants – Avocado (1), rice (2), sweet potato (3)

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Gedung B.J. Habibie Jalan M.H. Thamrin Nomor 8, Jakarta Pusat, 10340,

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