Mukul Joshi

Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Plant Biotechnology
Department of Biological Sciences, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.


  • Joshi T, Deepa PR, Joshi M, Sharma PK (2023) Matters of the desert: A perspective on achieving food and nutrition security through plants of the (semi) arid regions. Journal of Agriculture and Food Research 14:100725
  • Joshi T, Sehgal H, Mandal SK, Joshi M, Deepa PR, Sharma PK (2023) Nutraceutical and flavor profiles in underutilized desert legumes of India: Gene editing strategies towards sustainable food development. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology (Special issueGenome Editing – A precision breeding tool for sustainable food, nutrition and environmental sustainability)
  • Sehgal H, Joshi M* (2022) The journey and new breakthroughs of plant growth regulators in tissue culture. In: Advances in Plant Tissue Culture - Current Developments and Future Trends (pp. 85 – 108). Elsevier Inc.
  • Sharma R, Joshi M (2022) Vulnerability and Resilience of Sorghum to Changing Climatic Conditions: Lessons from the Past and Hope for the Future. In: Plant Stress: Challenges and Management in the New Decade (pp. 169 - 181). Springer, Cham.
  • Joshi M, Schmilovitch Z, Ginzberg I (2021) Pomegranate fruit growth and skin characteristics in hot and dry climate. Frontiers in Plant Science 12:725479
  • Joshi M, Ginzberg I (2021) Adventitious root formation in crops—Potato as an example. Physiologia Plantarum 172:124–133
  • Joshi M, Baghel RS, Fogelman E, Stern RA, Ginzberg I (2018) Identification of candidate genes mediating apple fruit cracking resistance following the application of gibberellic acids 4 + 7 and the cytokinin 6-benzyladenine. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 127:436–445
  • Joshi M, Fogelman E, Belausov E, Ginzberg I (2016) Potato root system development and factors that determine its architecture. Journal of Plant Physiology 205:113–123
  • Patel MK, Joshi M, Mishra A, Jha B (2015) Ectopic expression of SbNHX1 gene in transgenic castor (Ricinus communis L.) enhances salt stress by modulating physiological process. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 122:477–490
  • Joshi M, Jha A, Mishra A, Jha B (2013) Developing transgenic Jatropha using the SbNHX1 gene from an extreme halophyte for cultivation in saline wasteland. PLoS ONE 8(12): e71136.DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0071136 (Correction in authorship sequence is available in html version)
  • Mishra A, Joshi M, Jha B (2013) Oligosaccharide mass profiling of nutritionally important Salicornia brachiata, an extreme halophyte. Carbohydrate Polymers 92:1942-1945
  • Joshi M, Mishra A, Jha B (2012) NaCl plays a key role for in vitro micropropagation of Salicornia brachiata, an extreme halophyte. Industrial Crops and Products 35:313–316
  • Joshi M, Mishra A, Jha B (2011) Efficient genetic transformation of Jatropha curcas L. by microprojectile bombardment using embryo axes. Industrial Crops and Products 33:67–77
  • Jha A, Joshi M, Yadav NS, Agarwal PK, Jha B (2011) Cloning and characterization of the Salicornia brachiata Na+/Hantiporter gene SbNHX1 and its expression by abiotic stress. Molecular Biology Reports 38:1965–1973
  • Singh N, Mishra A, Joshi M, Jha B (2010) Microprojectile bombardment mediated genetic transformation of embryo axes and plant regeneration in cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.). Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 103:1–6