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"Taxonomic Study of Genus Didymocarpus Wall. of Nepal

Project summary:

The genus Didymocarpus belongs to family Gesneriaceae of typical tribe Didymocarpeae. All together 12 species of genus Didymocarpus is found in Nepal which distributed from 500 to 3200 meter. Generic delimitation in Gesneriaceae is difficult due to large overlaps in characters between genera. Thus main objectives of the study is the taxonomic study of the Genus Didymocarpus Wall. of Nepal based on the morphological, anatomical, cytological character along with palynology (SEM method) to show its phylogeny.

Cost: $

2000

Niruta Marpa

Highest degree:

Bachelor

Year obtained:

2017

Applicant Status:

Current student

Nepal

Flowering plants

Tribhuvan University

Relevant publications (minimum 1, maximum 4):

Minirevision of Genus Didymocarpus Wall.( Report)

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Referee 1:

Prof. Dr. Sangeeta Rajbhandary

Referee 2:

Dr. Deepak Raj Pant

Scoring Rubric

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Scientific merit

 

1.  Contribution to novel methods for research in systematics and taxonomy and/or
     Building taxonomic capacity in developing countries

2.  Contribution to the generation of novel systematic data

3.  Quality and significance of questions being addressed

4.  Adequacy of methods for testing hypotheses (data collection/analysis/use of different tools)

This proposal scores:

/60

IAPT community building

 

5.  Student's potential for professional success

6.  Perceived need; extent to which the project will benefit from IAPT funding

This proposal scores:

/20

Broader Impacts

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7.  The research will yield durable benefits (revisions, databases, websites)

8.  Potential of the proposed project to generate an impactful publication

9.  The proposed research involves outreach/mentoring and broad dissemination

This proposal scores:

/20

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