1. UZB2-31016-09. Molecular characterization and association of genes/QTLs for Fusarium wilt [Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum (FOV)] disease and development of improved germplasm for FOV resistance in cotton. 2009-2013. Funding – USDA-ARS.
2.UZB2-31017-09.Evaluation of potential germplasm resistance against root-knot nematode and Fusarium wilt diseases in cotton and development of SNP-based candidate gene markers. 2009-2013. Funding – USDA-ARS.
3. UZB2-2992-TA-10.Improving drought and salt tolerance characteristics of cotton using modern transgenomics tools. 2011-2013. Funding – CRDF andCommittee for Coordination of Science and Technology Development under Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
4. 10-181RG/BIO/AS_G-UNESCOFR: 3240246009. Comparative study of cotton diploid and tetraploid species protease and amylase inhibitors with biocidal properties. 2011-2012. Funding- TWAS.