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Dr. Aditi Bhardwaj

  • K Gupta, A Sharma, D. Singh, S. Chandel, R. C. Sharma, R Mahajan and A. Gupta, Occurrence of crown gall caused by Agrobacterium tumefaciens on rose. Indian Phytopathology, 68(2), 229-230, 2015
  • Sharma, A. K Gupta, D Singh, K Khosla and R. Mahajan. Biological control of crown gall disease in peach nursery plants by white stone powder based formulation (Sol Gall) of Brevibacillus spp,Indian Phytopathology. 69(3): 231-236, 2016.
  • Singh, A. Sharma and A. K. Gupta. Rhizosphere competence of native Rhizobium rhizogenes strain and its use in management of crown gall. Journal of Applied and Natural Science.9 (3), 1772 -1781, 2017.
  • Sharma, A. K Gupta, R Mahajan, Bharti and P. K. Mahajan. Antagonistic potential of native agrocin producing non-pathogenic Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain UHFBA-218 in control of crown gall on peach.Phytoprotection. 97, 1-11, 2017.
  • Sharma and A. K. Gupta. New insights in the biological control of crown gall through native Agrobacterium radiobacter strain UHFBA-218. Plant Disease Research. 32(2), 137-152, 2017.
  • Sharma, A. K Gupta and R Mahajan. Optimization and standardization of conditions for production of commercially viable formulation of native Agrobacterium sp. UHFBA-218. National Academy Science Letters. (Accepted).
  • Mahajan, A. K. Gupta, K. Khosla, R. Lal, D Singh, A. Sharma and R. C. Sharma. Novel indigenous Agrobacterium isolates from stone fruit plants growing in North Western Himalayan region of India exhibit evidence of unique genetic variability and possibility of a novel antagonistic biocontrol mechanism against pathogenic Agrobacterium tumefaciens isolates. Molecular Plant Pathology (Communicated).
  • Sharma and M. Sharma. Invasive pathogens- A threat to biosecurity. Agrobios Newsletter 14(6), 114, 2015.
  • K Gupta, A. Sharma, K. Khosla and R. Lal. Agrobacterium radiobacter- A potential biocontrol agent for management of crown gall disease of plants. In. Microbial antagonists- Role in biological control of plant diseases (Communicated), 2017.
  • K Gupta, A. Sharma, D. Singh, S. Chandel, R. C. Sharma, R. Mahajan and A. Gupta, Occurrence of crown gall caused by Agrobacterium tumefaciens on rose. National symposium on “Emerging Issues in Plant Health Management” and Annual Meeting of IPS (NZ), held at Dr. Y S P. UHF Nauni, Solan during 28th -29th September, 2012.
  • Sharma, A. K Gupta, K. Khosla, D. Singh and R. Mahajan. New insights for the management of crown gall of peach through native agrocin producing non-pathogenic Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain UHFBA-218. Annual Meeting of Indian Phytopathological Society and Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology (North Zone) and National Symposiumon “Holistic Approaches for Plant Health Management”, held at Dr. Y S P. UHF Nauni, Solan during 28th -29th September, 2015.
  • K Gupta, A Thakur and A. Sharma. Studies on biological control of crown gall. Annual Meeting of Indian Phytopathological Society and Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology (North Zone) and National Symposiumon “Holistic Approaches for Plant Health Management”, held at Dr. Y S P. UHF Nauni, Solan during 28th -29th September, 2015.
  • Devi, B. Thakur. R, Aditika and A. Sharma. In vitro management of banded leaf and sheath blight of maize. Annual Meeting of Indian Phytopathological Society and Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology (North Zone) and National Symposiumon “Holistic Approaches for Plant Health Management”, held at Dr. Y S P. UHF Nauni, Solan during 28th -29th September, 2015.
  • K. Gupta, A. Sharma, R. Mahajan and K. Khosla. Unique clade of Agrobacterium sp. With biocontrol potential against Agrobacterium tumefaciens causing crown gall in stone fruits. 6th International Conference “Plant, Pathogens and People” held at IARI, New Delhi during 23rd -27th February, 2016.
  • Chauhan, A Sharma, A. K Gupta, A Pathania and J Pal. Role of forceasting in plant disease management – a review. 6th International Conference “Plant, Pathogens and People” held at IARI, New Delhi during 23rd -27th February, 2016.
  • Sharma, A. K Gupta, K Khosla and D Singh. Brevibaccillus brevis and Brevibaccilluschoshinensis white stone powder based formulation (Sol Gall) effective against crown gall in stone fruits. 6th International Conference “Plant, Pathogens and People” held at IARI, New Delhi during 23rd -27th February, 2016.
  • Sharma and A. K. Gupta. Rhizosphere colonization efficiency of native Agrobacterium radiobacter strain UHFBA-218 and its use in management of crown gall of peach. National Symposium on “Biorational Approaches in Plant Disease Management” and Annual Meeting of Indian Society of Plant Pathologist, held at Dr. Y S P. UHF Nauni, Solan during 27th -28th October, 2017.
  • Gupta A. K, Sharma A and Kishore K. Comparative performance of Agrobacterium radiobacter strains UHFBA-218 and strain K84 for biological control of crown gall in stone fruits. National Symposium on “Biorational Approaches in Plant Disease Management” and Annual Meeting of Indian Society of Plant Pathologist, held at Dr. Y S P. UHF Nauni, Solan during 27th -28th October, 2017.

Awards

  • Awarded first  prize from north zone in Prof. M. J. Narasimhan Academic Merit Award Contest (NZ) for the oral presentation entitled ‘New insights for the management of crown gall of peach through native agrocin producing non-pathogenic Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain UHFBA-218’ during National Symposium on the theme entitled “Holistic Approaches for Plant Health Management” held on 28-29, September, 2015 at the main campus of the Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry Nauni, Solan, Himachal Pradesh. 
  • Awarded third prize in poster presentation entitled ‘Studies on biological control of crown gall’ during National Symposium on the theme entitled “Holistic Approaches for Plant Health Management” held on 28-29, September, 2015 at the main campus of the Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry Nauni, Solan, Himachal Prades
  • Uma Datt Mamgain Memorial Best Research Award 2016 - presented by Society For Advancement of Human and Nature
  • Indian Society of Plant Pathologists (PAU Ludhiana) Best Ph.D Thesis Award 2017.

Certificate of  Honour

  • Received certificate of honour from the Vice Chancellor of University for oral presentation in paper entitled ‘Induced resistance in fruit crops against soil borne pathogens’ in the brain storming session on induced resistance organised by Phytopathological club, Department of Plant Pathology, Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan.

Dr. Akshay Kumar Vats

  • K.Vats, R.P.Saharan and I.S.Panwar. MAGIC (multi-parent advanced generation intercross) breeding population for nutrient use efficiency traits in bread wheat [Triticumaestivum (L.) emThell.]. Research on crops. 16(4):75-82.2015.
  • K.Vats, S. S.Dhanda, R.Munjal, O. P.Bishnoiand R. K.Behl. Nutrient Use and Uptake Efficiency In Wheat and Triticale Genotypes Under Low and Optimum Input Conditions. Ekin Journal of crop breeding and Genetics. 2(2):95-100. 2016.
  • Bhusal, S.K.Pahuja, A. K.Vats, A.Srivastava,and R.S.Kumar. Morphological characterization of forage sorghum genotypes for its various DUS traits. Journal of Applied and Natural Sciences. 9(2): 92-99.2017.
  • Vats, A.K., Bhusal N., Dhanda S.S and Behl, R.K. 2015. Wheat based Food security and sustainability perspectives. In: Proceedings of The 7th International conference on sustainable Agriculture for Food, energy and Industry in regional and Global context, ICSAFEI, Malaysia, 2015, pp. 1-8.

 

 

Dr. Anju Pathania

  • Y. Reddy, A. Talukdar, H. K. Dikshit, V.P. Singh, M. Rana, A. Pathania, Response of different yield components as selection criteria for yield and yield components in early generations of lentil (Lens culinaris L.). Legume Research, 40(1):160-164, 2017.
  • Prakash, N. Thakur, A. Rana, A. Sood, A. Pathania, J.K. Sharma S. Lata, Genetic variability, inter-relationship and path analysis studies in single cross Quality Protein Maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids. Research in Environment and Life Sciences, 9(12):1487-1492, 2016.
  • K. Sood , R. Dhiman , A. Pathania , J. C. Bhandari , H. K. Chaudhary,  Genetic diversity based on multivariate analyses for breeding strategies in Trifolium. Range Management and Agroforestry, 37(2): 175-180, 2016.
  • Pathania, B.A. Padder, O.P. Sharma, P.N. Sharma, Comparative account of some defense related biochemicals in resistant and susceptible bean varieties during infection of Colletotrichum lindemuthianum and their correlation with Pathogenicity. J Mycol Plant Pathol, 45 (4): 353-359, 2015.
  • Lata, S.K. Guleria, U.Chandel, G. Katna, A. Singh, P.Sood, A.Pathania, K. Thakur, Stability analysis and adaptability of maize hybrids (Zea maysL.) across environments in Himachal Pradesh. Crop Research, 46 (1, 2 & 3), 55-62, 2013.
  • Kalia, G. Katna, B.C. Sood, A.Pathania, Phenotypic stability for yield and its related traits in kabuli chickpea. Crop Improvement, 39(2), 196-199, 2012.
  • Singh, Z. Khan, K. Kumar, M. Dutta, A. Pathania, O.P. Dahiya, J. Kumar, Sources of resistance to Fusarium wilt and root-knot nematode in indigenous chickpea germplasm. Plant Genetic Resources:Charecterization and Utilization, 10(3), 258-260, 2012.
  • N. Sharma, Kajal, J.C. Rana, R. Nag, S.K. Sharma, A.Pathania, Identification of Resistance sources in common bean to some races of Colletotrichumlindimuthanumprevalent in India. Indian Phytopathology, 65(1): 99-101, 2012.
  • Pathania, B.C. Sood, S. Bhateria, Genetic architecture of radiation induced variability for quantitative traits in chickpea (CicerarietinumL.). Legume Research, 34(3), 155-165, 2011.
  • D. Negi, S.K. Sharma, A.Pathania, Studies on the effect of various dormancy breaking treatments on pistachio (PistaciaveraL.) seed germination and seedling growth. Himachal Journal of Agricultural Research, 37(2), 181-186, 2011.
  • A. Paddar, P. N. Sharma, R.Kapil, A.Pathania, O.P. Sharma, Evaluation of bioagents and biopesticides againstColletotrichumlindemuthianumand its integrated management in common bean. NotulaeScientiaBiologicae, 2 (3), 72-76, 2010.
  • N. Sharma, A.Pathania, R. Kapil, P. Sharma, O.P. Sharma, M.Patial, V. Kapoor, Resistance to bean common mosaic potyvirus strains and its inheritance in some Indian land races of Common bean. Euphytica164, 173-180, 2008.
  • Pathania, B. C. Sood, Comparative effectiveness and efficiency of physical and chemical mutagens in chickpea (CicerarietinumL.). Legume Research, 30 (3), 186-191, 2007.
  • N. Sharma, B.A. Padder, O.P. Sharma, A. Pathania, P. Sharma, Pathological and molecular diversity inColletotrichumlindemuthianum(bean anthracnose) across Himachal Pradesh, a north- western Himalayan state of India. Australasian Plant Pathology, 36 (2), 191-197, 2007.
  • Pathania, B. C. Sood, Spectrum and frequency of mutations induced by gamma-rays and EMS in chickpea (CicerarietinumL.). Research on Crops, 7(2), 453-457, 2006.
  • Sood, O.P. Sood, A. Pathania, K. Chandel, Exploiting Genotypic Variability in Relation to Genetic Divergence Among Advanced Lines of Soybean [Glycine max(L) Merrill]. Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources, 19, 1,­­ 2006.
  • Bhateria, A. Pathania, N. Bhardwaj, D. Badiala, Genotype environment interactions for seed and fiber yield in dual purpose flax, Linumusitatissimum L. cultivars. Journal of Oilseed Research 23 (2), 308-310, 2006.
  • Pathania, P.N. Sharma, O.P. Sharma, R.K. Chahota, B. Ahmad, P. Sharma, Evaluation of resistance sources and inheritance of resistance in common bean to Indian virulences of ColletotrichumlindemuthianumEuphytica, 149, 97-103, 2005.

 

  • Bhateria, S.P. Sood, A. Pathania, Genetic analysis for quantitative traits across environments in linseed.Euphytica, 150, 185-194, 2005.
  • N. Sharma, M. Kaur, O.P. Sharma, P. Sharma, A. Pathania, Morphological, pathological and molecular variability inColletotrichumcapcisi, the cause of fruit rot of chillies in sub- tropical region of North West India. Journal of Phytopatholgy, 153, 232-237, 2005.
  • Bhateria, A. Pathania, Combining ability analysis and identification of putative fibre donors in flax through Line x Tester mating design. Himachal Journal of Agriculture Research, 30(2), 35-40, 2004.
  • Bhateria, A. Pathania, J.K. Sharma, D. Badiyala, J.C. Bhandari, Combining ability for seed yield and its components in linseed (LinumusitatissimumL.). Journal of Oilseeds Research, 18(1), 44-47, 2001.
  • Sood, N.R Kalia, S. Bhateria, A. Pathania, S. Kumar, Inheritance of flower colour and seed colour in flax (LinumusitatissimumL.). Indian Journal of Crop Science, 2(2), 433-434, 2007.
  • N. Sharma, P. Sharma, R. Kapil, O.P. Sharma, B.A. Padder, A. Pathania, Bean common mosaic virus strain NL1 polyprotein gene, partial cds. EF036693 973 bpcRNA linear VRL 24-Oct-2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/ viewer.fcgi?db=nucleotide

Book chapter:

  • Pathania, S.K. Sharma, P.N. Sharma, Common Bean. In:Broadening Genetic Base of Grain Legumes, Eds: M.Singh, I.S.Bisht,   M. Dutta, Springer India, pp. 11-50, 2014.
  • Pathania, N. Rialch, P.N. Sharma, Marker-Assisted Selection in Disease Resistance Breeding: A Boon to Enhance Agriculture Production. In: Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Crop Modification, Nutrition and Food Production, Eds: S. K. Dubey et al., http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-63661-4.00009-8, Elsevier, 187-213, 2017.
  • Conference Presentations, International/National:
  • Lata, N. Bhardwaj, A.Pathania, J. K. Sharma, Relative performance of local maize (Zea maysL.) under low and high input conditions in North western Himalayas. National Seminar on Organic Agriculture- Challenges & Prospects, at CSK HPKV, Palampur on 28th- 29th May, 2014.

 

  • Pathania, S.K. Sharma, J.C. Rana, S. Kumar, Diversity in agro-morphological traits of amaranth in the north - western Himalaya. International Conference on, “Crop Productivity and Sustainability- Shaping the future”, in Department of Agriculture, at Baba Farid College, Bathinda on 20th-21stMarch, 2014.
  • K. Sharma, S. Gulzar, A. Pathania, Problems and prospects of Saffron cultivation in temperate areas of Himachal Pradesh. 4thInternational Saffron Symposium on “Advances in Saffron Biology, Technology and Trade”, at SKAUST, Kashmir, Oct., 22-25, 2012.
  • K Sharma, A. Pathania, Identification of resistance sources against bean anthracnose and angular leaf spot. National Symposium on “Emerging Issues in Plant Health Management” and Annual meeting of IPS(NZ), Sept., 28-29, 2012
  • Pathania, B.A. Padder, O.P. Sharma,P.N. Sharma,Comparative account of some defense related biochemicals in resistant and susceptible bean varieties during infection of Colletotrichumlindemuthianumand their correlation with pathogenicity. National Symposium on, “Strategic Issues in Plant Pathological Research”, at CSK HPKV, Palampur on 24th and 25th, 2011
  • K. Sharma, A. Pathania, P.N. Sharma, Studies on epidemiology of angular leaf spot disease of common bean in wet temperate conditions of Himachal Pradesh. National Symposium on, “Strategic Issues in Plant Pathological Research”,at CSK HPKV, Palampur on 24th and 25th Nov., 2011
  • K. Sharma, A. Pathania,Status of organic farming in dry temperate region of Himachal Pradesh.  National Symposium cum brain storming workshop on “Organic Agriculture”at CSK HPKV, Palampur during April 19th-20th, 2011.
  • N. Sharma, O.P. Sharma, P. Sharma, A. Pathania,  RAPD analysis of diverse isolates ofColletotrichumlindemuthianuminfecting kidney bean in Himachal Pradesh. Symposium on,“Challenging Problems in Horticultural and Forest Pathology” held at UHF, Solan during 14th -15th  November, 2003 (Best Poster Award).
  • K. Sood, O.P. Sood, A. PathaniaK. Chandel, Exploiting genotypic variability in relation to genetic divergence among soybean [(Glycine max(L.) Merrill] lines under mid- hill conditions of Himachal Pradesh. International Conference on,“Challenges and options for sustainable development of the Himalayas- Beyond 2002” at CSK HPKV, Palampur during 1st-4thOct., 2002.

Dr. Ashutosh Sharma

  • Kaur, A. Sharma, K. Guruprasad, P.K. Pati, Versatile roles of plant NADPH oxidases and emerging concepts.Biotechnology Advances, 32(3), 551-563, 2014.
  • Sharma, V. Singh, G. Singh, P.K. Pati, First Report of leaf Spot Disease in WithaniacoagulansCaused byAlternariaalternata in India. Plant disease, 97(3), 420, 2012.
  • Sharma, A. Thakur, S. Kaur, P.K. Pati, Effect of Alternariaalternataon the coccinellid pestHenosepilachnavigintioctopunctata, and its implications for biological pest management. Journal of Pest Science, 85, 513–518, 2012.
  • Sharma, S.K. Vats, P.K. Pati, Post-inflectional dynamics of leaf spot disease in Withaniasomnifera(L.) Dunal.Annals of Applied Biology, 165(3), 429-440, 2014.
  • Sharma, P.K. Pati, First record of the carmine spider mite, Tetranychusurticae, infesting Indian genseng,Withaniasomnifera, in India. Journal of Insect science, 12(1), 50, 2012.
  • Sharma, I. Sharma, P.K. Pati, Post-infectional changes associated with the progression of leaf spot disease inWithaniasomnifera(L.) Dunal. Journal of Plant Pathology, 93 (2), 397-405, 2011.
  • K. Pati, M. Sharma, R.K. Salar, A. Sharma, A.P. Gupta, B. Singh, Studies on leaf spot disease of Withaniasomniferaand its impact on secondary metabolites. Indian Journal of Microbiology, 48, 432-437, 2008.
  • Sharma, P.K. Pati, Record of Ashwagandha as a new host to the invasive Mealybug (PhenacoccussolenopsisTinsley) in India. Entomological News,123(1), 59-62, 2013.
  • Sharma, Pati PK, First Record of 28-Spotted Ladybird Beetle, Henosepilachnavigintioctopunctata(F.) InfestingWithaniasomnifera (L.) Dunal in Punjab Province of Northern India. Pest Technology, 5(1), 91-92, 2011.
  • Sharma, Pati PK, First report of Withaniasomnifera(L.) Dunal, as a New Host of Cowbug (Oxyrachistarandus, Fab.) In Plains of Punjab, Northern India. World Applied Sciences Journal, 14(9), 1344-1346, 2011.
  • Kumar, V.V.S. Jamwal, A. Sharma, Natural occurrence of secondary capitula phenotype in Calendula officinalisJournal of Plant Development Sciences, 7(12), 859-862, 2015.
  • V.S. Jamwal, V. Kumar, A. Sharma, Prasad C.S, Relative trapping efficiency of different colours in lure charged traps for two species of mango fruit flies in Saharanpur region. Journal of Insect Science PAU Ludhiana, 28(2), 199-201, 2015.
  • Sharma, A. Sharma, Use of AlternariaSpp as a Pest Control Agent: A Review. World Applied Sciences Journal, 31(11), 1869-1872, 2014.

Book chapter:

  • Sharma, P.K. Nagar, P.K. Pati, ROS modulated responses during pathogen infestation in plants. In: Advances in Plant Physiology- An Int. Treatise Series, Vol 14, Ed: Hemantaranjan, A. Scientific Pub., India, pp. 331-347, 2003.

Conference Presentations, International/National:

  • Sharma, P.K. Pati, Leaf spot disease induced changes in antioxidant enzymes and pharmaceutically important constituents in Withaniasomnifera(L.) Dunal. 5th International conference Plant pathology in the Globalized Era,10-13 Nov., by Indian Phytopathological Society, IARI, New Delhi, 121(S-02): p87, 2009.
  • A Sharma, P.K. Pati, Pests and pathogens infesting Ashwagandha. National Conference on Emerging Trends in Medical Biotechnology and Nanotechnology (ETMBN-2011), 3-4 Dec., by Arni University p50, 2011.
  • A Sharma, P.K. Pati, Pests infesting Withaniasomnifera(L.) Dunal-a high value medicinal plant. International conference on Entomology, 17-19 Feb., by Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala p65 (AE-04), 2012.
  • Sharma, G. Singh, P.K. Pati, Development of a PCR based detection system for leaf spot disease ofWithaniasomniferaand study of Polymorphism In the Internal Transcribed spacers (ITS) region of rRNA genes of different species of AlternariaNational Seminar on Environment and sustainable development by Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. p33 (PP-10), 2009.
  • Sharma, I. Sharma, P.K. Pati, Behaviour of Antioxidant enzymes and other associated biochemical changes during progession of leaf spot disease in WithaniasomniferaNational Seminar on Environment and sustainable developmentby Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. p33-34 (PP-11), 2009.
  • Singh, A. Sharma, P.K. Pati, Micropropagation of Withaniasomniferausing liquid culture system and its implications. National Symposium on Plant Propagation, Consevation, Modification and Characterization and 30th annual meeting of Plant tissue culture association (India) by Institute of Himalayan Bioresource technology (CSIR), Palampur. P42(69), 2009.
  • Sharma, P.K. Pati, PCR based detection of Alternaria infecting Withaniasomnifera(L.) Dunal a high value medicinal Plant. 14th Punjab Science Congress by SantLongowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, Sangrur, Punjab. p225-226, 2011.

Training Programs/workshops attended:

  • Participated in The DBT sponsored 13 days workshop on “Recombinant DNA Technology” at The Department of Biotechnology, Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar.
  • Worked as a teaching assistant in 11 days “Hands-on Workshop on Basic Neurochemical Techniques for young Neuroscientists” at Department of Biotechnology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
  • Participated in UGC sponsored 7 days workshop on “Analysis of biological data” held at Department of Botanical and Environmental Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
  • Participated in DBT sponsored 3 days workshop on “Biological sequence analysis and applications in agriculture and veterinary” held at Bioinformatics center, Department of Molecular biology and genetic engineering, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand.
  • Participated in 2 day workshop on “Bioinformatics applications in Genomics & Proteomics” held at Distributed Informatics Sub-Center (DISC), Department of Biotechnology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
  • Participated in the workshop on “Eco-safe disposal of organic waste through Vermicomposting & composting” held in Department of Zoology, GNDU, and Amritsar under the auspices of Ministry of Environment and forests, Govt. of India and got 3rd Prize in Paper presentation contest.
  • Participated in one day workshop cum orientation program on “Confocal Microscopy”, held at Department of Biotechnology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.

NCBI GenBank nucleotide sequence contributions:

  • GenBank accession No. JN618076, Alternariaalternatastrain As2, 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence
  • GenBank accession No. JF446568, Alternariaalternatastrain As1, 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

Contributions to MTCC type culture collection (http://mtcc.imtech.res.in):

  • Accession no. MTCC-10939 (AlternariaIsolated from Withaniacoagulans leaf)
  • Accession no. MTCC-9617 (Alternariaalternataisolated from Withaniasomnifera leaf)
  • Accession no. MTCC-9595 (Bipolarisaustraliensisisolated from Withaniasomnifera leaf)

 

 

Dr Chandra Pandey

  • Chandra Pandey and Tomar C.S. 2016, Leaf nutrient status in some local selections/ cultivars of walnut. Journal of Hill Agriculture.7(2): 277-279, 2016.
  • Chandra Pandey, R.L.Lal and Himanshu Trivedi, 2016. Effect of packaging materials on shelf life and quality of Litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) cv Rose Scented. Progressive Horticulture 48(1): 58-61, 2016.
  • Pawar, Chandra Pandey  and A Harshavardhan Reddy,  Effect of Different Spacing and Foliar Spray of Nutrients on Yield and Quality of Potato Tubers (Solanum tuberosum). Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences,7(1): 036-039, 2016.
  • Chandra Pandey and R.L Lal, Effect of different packaging materials on shelf life of litchi fruits (Litchi chinensis). Current Advances in Agricultural Sciences,7(2):139-14, 2016.
  • Chandra Pandey and L. Lal, Effect of post harvest treatments on shelf life of litchi fruits (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) cv. Rose Scented, Hort Flora Res. Spectrum, 3(3): 254-258, 2014.
  • Chandra Pandey and  L.Lal,  Effect of post harvest treatments on shelf life of litchi fruits (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) cv. Rose Scented. Hort Flora Research Spectrum, 3(3): 254-258, 2014.
  • Chandra Pandey, R.L.Lal and Shweta. Effect of various chemicals on post harvest browning and spoilage of litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) under ambient conditions.Pantnagar Journal of Research.11 (2), 2013.
  • L Lal, Pavan Shukla and Chandra Pandey , Response of plant growth regulators and minerals nutrients on fruit yield and quality of litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) cv. Rose Scented. Progressive Horticulture. 42(2): 217-219, 2010.
  • Pramod Yadav, R. L Lal and Chandra Pandey , Effect of different levels of fertigation on yield, quality and leaf nutrient status of litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) cv. Rose Scented. Progressive Horticulture. 43(2): 276-280, 2011.
  • Chandra Pandey and, C.S. Tomar, Studies on Growth, flowering, fruit set and yield in some cultivars/selections of walnut (Juglans regia L.). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 82(5): 402-4, 2012.
  • Pandey Chandra and Tomar, Lal, R.L. 2008. Studies on nut and kernel characters in some cultivars/selections of walnut. Progressive Horticulture, 40(1):1-5, 2008.
  • L. Lal, Satish Chand, Chandra Pandey, Shweta Uniyal and Akhilesh Sharma,Litchi ki pramukh samasyaein aur samadhan . Pantnagar Kisan Diary (2013), ATIC Pant agar, pp. 93-96.

Conferences Attended/Abstracts Published

  • L Lal, Staish Chand, Pavan Shukla, Shweta Uniyal and Chandra Pandey , Influence of fertigation on yield and quality of litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) cv. Rose Scented. International Conference on Issues for climate change, Land use diversification and Biotechnological tools for livelihood security , SVPUA & T, Modipuram Meerut, 8- 10 October, 2011.
  • L. Lal,  Chandra Pandey, N.K. Mishra,  Pavan Shukla and Shweta Uniyal,  Response of organic manure on yield and quality of litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) cv. Rose Scented. In International Conference on Issues for climate change, Land use diversification and Biotechnological tools for livelihood security , SVPUA & T, Modipuram Meerut, 8- 10 October, 2011.
  • Shweta Uniyal,  K. Mishra,  R.L Lal and Chandra Pandey , Role of mineral nutrients on fruit drop and quality of Bael (Aegle marmelos Correa). In International Conference on Issues for climate change, Land use diversification and Biotechnological tools for livelihood security,  SVPUA& T, Modipuram Meerut, 8-10 October, 2011.
  • Chandra Pandey, C.S. Tomar,  and R. L. Lal, Genetic variability for growth, flowers, nut and kernel characteristics and selection of superior genotypes in walnut. National seminar on Technological interventions in sustainable agriculture on May 2-5, 2011, Ranichauri (Uttarakhand), 2011
  • L Lal, Chandra Pandey,  Pavan Shukla and N.K  Mishra , Effects of mineral nutrients and plant growth regulators on fruit drop and fruit cracking in litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) fruits cv. Rose Scented,  National Conference on Horti Business-Linking Farmers with Market,  May 28-31, 2011, Dehradun pp:61.
  • Chandra Pandey , R.L. Lal and Pavan Shuka,  Edible coating and films for fruits. In National Conference on Horti Business-Linking Farmers with Market,  May 28-31, 2011, Dehradun. pp:73
  • L. Lal, Satish Chand, Chandra Pandey and Akhilesh. Kumar, Fertigation for quality litchi production, 44th Annual convention of ISAC & National Sympsoium on Balanced Fertilizer to sustainable Soil Health, Crop Production and Food Security. Nov, 25-26, 2011 pp.124.
  • Chandra Pandey , R.L. Lal and Shweta Uniyal , Packaging: An efficient tool to maintain postharvest quality in litchi. National Seminar on Protected cultivation of vegetables and flowers-A value chain approach, Jan, 11-12, 2012, Pantnagar.pp.226.
  • Kunzang Lamo, Tanuja Bucketh and Chandra Pandey, Green House Technology in Ladakh: Prospects and Strategy, National Seminar on Protected cultivation of vegetables and flowers-A value chain approach. Jan, 11-12, 2012, Pantnagar.pp.233.
  • L Lal, N.K. Mishra, P Shukla, S, Uniyal, Chandra Pandey and A.  Kumar.  Effect of postharvest treatments on quality of litchi. National Seminar on Protected cultivation of vegetables and flowers-A value chain approach. Jan, 11-12, 2012.

Dr. Indu Sharma

  • Sharma, P.K. Pati, R. Bhardwaj, Regulation of growth and antioxidant enzyme activities by 28-homobrassinolide in seedlings of Raphanussativus under cadmium stress. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 47: 172-177, 2010.
  • Randhawa, I. Sharma, R. Bhardwaj, Effect of 24-epibrassinolide and 28-homobrassinolide on some biochemical parameters in Raphanussativus plants under chromium Stress. Seed Science and Biotechnology, 4: 28-32, 2010.
  • Sharma, P.K. Pati, R. Bhardwaj, Effect of 28- homobrassinolide on antioxidant defence system inRaphanussativus under metal stress. Ecotoxicology, 13: 862-874, 2011.
  • Sharma, P.K. Pati, R. Bhardwaj, Effect of 24-epibrassinolide on oxidative stress markers induced by nickel metal in RaphanussativusActaPhysiologaePlantarum, 33: 1723-1735, 2011.
  • Sharma, G.S. Hundal, I. Sharma, R. Bhardwaj, Effect of 24-epibrassinolide on protein content and activities of glutathione-S-transferase and polyphenol oxidase in Raphanussativus plants under cadmium and mercury metal stress. Terrestrial and Aquatic Environmental Toxicology. 6(1): 1-7, 2012.
  • Sharma, G.S. Hundal, I. Sharma, R. Bhardwaj, 28-Homobrassinolide alters protein content and activities of glutathione-S-transferase and polyphenol oxidase in Raphanussativus plants under Heavy metal stress.Toxicology International.21(1): 44-50, 2014.
  • Sharma, A. Sharma, Use of AlternariaSpp as a Pest Control Agent: A Review, World Applied Science Journal, 2014.

Book chapters:

  • Bhardwaj, I. Sharma, N. Arora, P. Uppal, M.K. Kanwar, N. Sharma, G.S. Hundal, Regulation of oxidative stress by BRs in plants. In: Oxidative stress: Role of antioxidants in plants,Ed: Ahmad, P. Studium Press Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, pp. 215-231, 2009.
  • Bhardwaj, I. Sharma, N. Arora, P. Uppal, M.K. Kanwar, Prospects of brassinosteroids in medicinal applications. In:Brassinosteroids: A Class of Plant Hormone, Ed: Hayat, S. Springer, Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London, NY, pp. 439-458, 2011, ISBN: 9400-701888.
  • Bhardwaj, I. Sharma, S.P. Choudhary, P. Uppal, M. Kanwar, N. Handa, G. Singh, V. Gautam, D. Kapoor, Cross-talk of Brassinosteroids with other PGR's in the plants. In: Biotechnology: A New Approach, Ed: Trivedi, P.C. Agrobios, Jodhpur, India, pp. 189-212, 2011, ISBN: 10: 8177544438, ISBN: 13: 9788177544435.
  • Bhardwaj, I. Sharma, M. Kanwar, N. Handa, D. Kapoor, Brassinosteroids and human welfare. In: Practical applications of Brassinosteroids Agriculture and human health, Ed: Pereira-Netto, A.B. Bentham Sci. Publishers, UAE, pp. 3-15, 2012, eISBN: 978-1-60805-298-1, ISBN: 978-1-60805-654-5.
  • Bhardwaj, I. Sharma, M. Kanwar, N. Handa, R. Sharma, D. Kapoor, H. Kaur, P. Kumari, LEA Proteins in Salt Stress Tolerance. In: Salt Stress in Plants:Signalling, Omics and Adaptations, Ed: Ahmad, P., Azooz, M.M., Prasad, M.N.V. Springer, Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London, NY, pp. 79-112, 2013, ISBN: 9781461461074.
  • Bhardwaj, I. Sharma, M. Kanwar, N. Handa, R. Sharma, D. Kapoor, H. Kaur, P. Kumari, Aquaporins: Role under Salt Stress in Plants. In: Ecophysiology and Responses of Plants under Salt Stress, Ed: Ahmad, P., Azooz, M.M., Prasad, M.N.V. Springer, Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London, NY, pp. 213-248, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4614-4747-4.
  • Bhardwaj, I. Sharma, R. Sharma, Poonam, Betaines and Related Osmoprotectants- Significance in metabolic engineering of Plant Stress Resistance. In: Plant Adaptation to Environmental Change: Significance of Amino Acids and their Derivatives, Ed: Anjum, N.A., Gill, S.S., Gill, R. CABI, Oxfordshire, UK, pp. 281-299, 2014, ISBN: 9781780642734.
  • Bhardwaj, I. Sharma, D. Kapoor, Poonam, V. Gautam, R. Kaur, S. Verma, A. Sharma, Brassinosteroids: Improving crop productivity and abiotic stress tolerance. In: Physiological Mechanisms and Adaptation Strategies in Plants under Changing Environment, Ed: Hakeem, K.u.R., Ahmad, P., Ozturk, M. Springer, Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London, NY, pp. 161-187, 2014, ISBN:978-1-4614-7027-4.
  • Bhardwaj, I. Sharma, N. Handa, D. Kapoor, H. Kaur, V. Gautam, S. Kohli, Role of Polyamines in Stress Management. . In: Plant Adaptation to Environmental Change: Significance of Amino Acids and their Derivatives, Ed: Anjum, N.A., Gill, S.S., Gill, R. CABI, Oxfordshire, UK, pp. 245-265, 2014, ISBN: 9781780642734.

 

 

 

Dr. Puja Rattan

  • Gorka, S. Kumar, R. K. Samnotra and P. Rattan, Variability and path coefficient studies in chilli (Capsicum annuumL.). Green Farming 7(4): 831-834. 2016.
  • Gorka, S. Kumar, R. K. Samnotra P. Rattan and R. Dolkar, Genetic divergence studies in chilli. Indian Journal of Ecology. 43(special issue 2): 907-909.2016
  • Rattan, S. Kumar and R. K. Salgotra, In vitro plant regeneration studies using hypocotyl explant of brinjal (solanummelongena). The Bioscan. 10(4): 1469-1473,
  • Rattan, S. Kumar, R. K. Salgotra, R. K. Samnotra and F. Sharma, Development of interspecific F1 hybrids (Solanum melongenaX Solanum khasianum) in eggplant through embryo rescue technique. Plant Cell Tissue Organ Culture, DOI 10.1007/s11240-014-0591-4, 2014.
  • Ranjit, S. Kumar, P. Rattan and R. Khajuria, Studies on transplanting dates and method of Seed production in knolkhol (Brassica oleracea var. gongyloides l.). The Ecoscan (special issue), 6: 187-191, 2014.
  • Kumar, P. Rattan and J. P. Sharma,Genetic variation and character inter-relationship studies for identification of selection parameters in tomato (Solanumlycopersicum). Indian Journal of Agricultural Science, 83 (11): 1149–52, 2013.
  • Rattan and Vidyasagar, Combining ability for quality traits in tomato (LycopersiconesculentumMill.). Haryana Journal of Horticultural Science. (accepted), 2012.
  • Rattan and Vidyasagar, Combining ability effects for yield and its contributing traits involving bacterial wilt resistant genotypes of tomato in mid hill, sub humid zone of Himachal Pradesh. Haryana Journal of Horticultural Science. (accepted).
  • J. P. Sharma, P. Rattan and S. Kumar, Identification of selection parameters for late segregating generations in okra. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 18:41–48, 2012.
  • J. P. Sharma, P. Rattan and S. Kumar,Response of Vegetable Crops to Use Of Integrated Nutrient Management Practices. Journal of Food and Agricultural Sciences,Vol. 2(1), pp. 15-19, 2012.
  • J. P. Sharma, A. K. Singh, P. Rattan, S. Kumar and S. Kumar, D2 Clustering of Exotic Germplasm of Tomato (SolanumlycopersicumL.) for Genetic Improvement.Mysore J. Agric, Sci., 45 (1): 48-52, 2011.
  • S. Kumar, P. Rattan, J. P. Sharma and R. K. Gupta, D2 analysis for fruit yield and quality components in tomato (LycopersiconesculentumMill.).Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources, 23(3): 318 – 320, 2010.
  • S. Kumar, P. Rattan, J. P. Sharma and R. K. Gupta, Genetic variation and interrelationship studies in chilli (Capsicum annuum L.).Journal of Research, SKUAST-J, 9(1): 132 – 136, 2010.
  • S. Kumar, P. Rattan, B. Dhotra and J. P. Sharma, Effect of different doses of nitrogen and leaf cuttings on leaf and seed yield of coriander. Journal of Research, SKUAST-J, 9(2): 145 – 149, 2010.
  • R. S. Sodhi, S. Kumar, P. Rattan and J. P. Sharma, Screening of tomato germplasm for resistance against leaf curl virus disease under field conditions. Environment & Ecology, 28 (1B): 502 – 503, 2010.
  • M. Kumar, S. Kumar, P. Rattan and J. P. Sharma, Response of radish to the use of integrated nutrient management practices. Vegetable Science, 36 (3 Suppl.): 406 – 407, 2009.
  • S. Kumar, J. P. Sharma, P. Rattan, S. Chopra and S. Kumar, Evaluation of exotic introductions of cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L.) for yield and quality traits. Environment & Ecology, 27 (1A): 433-435, 2009.
  • P. Rattan and Vidyasagar, Combining ability among bacterial wilt resistant genotypes for certain biochemical parameters affecting fruit quality in tomato (Lycopersiconesculentum Mill.). Biological Forum – An International Journal, 1(2):15-19, 2009.
  • P. Rattan and S. Chadha, Gene action studies for yield and its contributing characters in tomato (Lycopersiconesculentum Mill.). Biological Forum – An International Journal,1(2):8-10, 2009.
  • P. Rattan, Vidyasagar and S. Kumar, Line x tester analysis for combining ability studies involving bacterial resistant genotypes across environments in tomato. Indian Journal of Horticulture,65 (2): 239 – 242, 2008.
  • P. Rattan, Vidyasagar and S. Kumar, Line x tester analysis for combining ability studies involving bacterial wilt resistant genotypes of tomato (Lycopersiconesculentum Mill.).Haryana Journal of Horticultural Science, 36 (3 & 4): 158-16, 2007.
  • P. Rattan, M.C. Thakur and S. Kumar, Genetic variability and correlation studies in broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italicaPlenck.). Environment and Ecology, 24S (4): 983-985, 2006.
  • S. Kumar, U. K. Kohli and P. Rattan, Vr, Wr graphical analysis for horticultural traits in cauliflower (Brassica oleraceavar. botrytis L.). Indian Journal of Environment and Ecoplanning, 10(2): 369-371, 2005.
  • S. Kumar, U. K. Kohli and P. Rattan, Correlation studies in late cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L.). Indian Journal of Horticulture,61(2): 143-145, 2004.
  • S. Kumar, U. K. Kohli, N. P. Dohroo and P. Rattan, Genetics of stalk rot resistance in cauliflower (Brassica oleraceavar. botrytis L.). Journal of Current Science, 3(1): 173-176, 2003.

Book chapters

  • K Samnotra, Kumar S, Kumar M and Rattan P. Exotic vegetables, Organic Crop Production, Principles and Practices, In: Volume II: Crop Specific Organic Production Package (Edited by Jag Paul Sharma), Kalyani Publishers, 462-474, 2017
  • P. Sharma, Baseerat Afroza, Faheema Mushtaq and Rattan P. Pea, Organic Crop Production, Principles and Practices, In: Volume II: Crop Specific Organic Production Package (Edited by Jag Paul Sharma), Kalyani Publishers, 356-370, 2017
  • Rattan and S. Kumar, Sex Expression in Cucurbits: Special Reference to Cucumber and Melon. InHandbook of Cucurbits, Growth, Cultural Practices, and Physiology, ED: M. Pessarakli, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Florida.pp. 201-210, 2016, ISBN:9781482234589.
  • Kumar, P. Rattan, and R.K. Samnotra, Squashes and Gourds. InHandbook of Cucurbits, Growth, Cultural Practices, and Physiology,ED: M. Pessarakli, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Florida.pp. 513-531, 2016, ISBN:9781482234589.
  • Kumar, J. P. Sharma and P. Rattan, Conventional breeding strategies for insect resistance in vegetable crops. In: Ecologically Based Integrated Pest Management,ED: D. P. Abrol and Uma Shankar, New India Publishing Agency, India. pp. 519-535, 2012, ISBN:9789380235950.
  • Kumar and P. Rattan, Cabbage. In: Quality Seed Production of Vegetable Crops: Technological interventions, Vol. II,Crop specific aspect,ED:J. P. Sharma. Kalyani Publishers, India. Pp. 190 – 206, 2010, ISBN: 9788127267438.
  • Kumar and P. Rattan, Organic Vegetable Production in Dry Land Farming Systems. In:Technological Innovations in Dry land Farming System, ED: B. C. Sharma, Anil Kumar, Vikas Sharma and A. S. Bali,International Book Distributing Corporation, Lukhnow.pp. 181 – 190, 2010, ISBN:8181895325.
  • Rattan and S. Kumar, Chilli. In: Quality Seed Production of Vegetable Crops: Technological interventions, Vol. II, Crop specific aspect, ED: J. P. Sharma,Kalyani Publishers, India. pp. 303 – 318, 2009, ISBN: 9788127267438.
  • Rattan, J. P. Sharma and S. Kumar, Radish. In: Quality Seed Production of Vegetable Crops: Technological interventions, Vol. II, Crop specific aspect. ED: J. P. Sharma,Kalyani Publishers, India. pp. 423 – 438, 2010, ISBN: 9788127267438.
  • P. Sharma, P. Rattan and A. K. Singh, Pea. In: Quality Seed Production of Vegetable Crops: Technological interventions, Vol. II, Crop specific aspect. ED: J. P. Sharma,Kalyani Publishers, India. Pp. 439-453, 2010, ISBN: 9788127267438.

Edited Books/compendium

  • P. Sharma, P. Rattan, S. Kumar and S. Kumar, Compendium on ICAR sponsored 21 days winter school on Technologies for Quality Seed Production of Vegetable Crops, held at Division of Vegetable Science and Floriculture, SKUAST-J, w. e. f. 8th December, 2008 to 28thDecember, 2008. 354p, 2008.

Conference Presentations, International/National:

  • P. Sharma, S. Kumar, M. Kumar and P. Rattan, Performance of carrot germplasm for different horticultural traits. 3rdJ & K Science Congress, 26th-28th Feb., University of Jammu, Jammu, p238, 2008.
  • P. Sharma, P. Rattan, S. Kumar and S. Kumar, Integrated nutrient management in pea. 3rdJ & K Science Congress, 26th-28th Feb.,University of Jammu, Jammu, p238, 2008.
  • Kumar, R. S. Sodhi, J. P. Sharma and P. Rattan, Screening of tomato germplasm against leaf curl virus and early blight. Annual Meeting National Symposium on Advances in Microbial Diversity and Disease Management for Sustainable Crop Production,13 – 15thOct., College of Forestry & Agriculture, GBPUAT, Hill Campus, Ranichauri, TehriGarhwal, Uttrakhand, p153, 2008.
  • P. Sharma, P. Rattan, S. Kumar and S. Kumar, Quality seed production of methi and coriander under subtropical conditions of Jammu region. National Seminar on spices,22 -24 Oct., SKUAST-J., p72, 2009.
  • Kumar, P. Rattan, B. Dhotra, J. P. Sharma and R. K. Gupta, Effect of different doses of nitrogen and leaf cuttings on leaf and seed yield of coriander. National Seminar on spices,22 -24 Oct., SKUAST-J., p 46, 2009.
  • Kumar, P. Rattan, B. Dhotra, S. Fatima and R. K. Gupta,Allium species and their medicinal potential. Souvenir, National Seminar on spices,22 -24 Oct., SKUAST-J., p47, 2009.
  • Kumar, P. Rattan and J.P. Sharma, Genetic variation and interrelationship studies in chilli. (Capsicum annuum L.) National Seminar on spices,22 -24 Oct., SKUAST-J., p31, 2009.
  • Rattan,S. Kumar and J. P. Sharma, Evaluation of chilli (Capsicum annuumL.) genotypes for yield contributing traits.National Seminar on spices,22 -24 Oct., SKUAST-J., p33, 2009.
  • Kumar, P. Rattan, J. P. Sharma and R. K. Gupta, Genetic divergence for yield components in tomato (LycopersiconesculentumMill.). 5th J & K Science Congress,8th- 10th Feb., University of Jammu, p234, 2010.
  • Kumar, P. Rattan, J. P. Sharma and R. K. Gupta, Response of radish to the use of Integrated Nutrient Management Practices. 5th J & K Science Congress,8th- 10thFeb., University of Jammu, p236, 2010.
  • P. Sharma, P. Rattan, S. Kumar and S. Kumar, Protocol development for quality seed production of cole crops under subtropical conditions of Jammu region. National Seed Congress – Quality Seeds for Prosperity,29th- 31st Jan., College of Agriculture, Pune, MPKV, Rahuri and National Seed Research and Training Centre, Varanasi, p314, 2010.
  • Technical bulletins
  • P. Sharma and P. Rattan,Scientific cultivation and seed production of vegetable pea. Division of Vegetable Science & Floriculture, SKUAST-J, Technical bulletin No. 11. 17p., 2008.
  • P. Sharma and P. Rattan,Basics of greenhouse technology. Division of Vegetable Science & Floriculture, SKUAST-J, Technical bulletin No. 12. 19p., 2008.
  • P. Sharma and P.Rattan,Knolkhol seed production. Division of Vegetable Science & Floriculture, SKUAST-J, Technical bulletin No. 14. 11p., 2008.
  • P. Sharma P. Rattan and S. Kumar,Agro techniques Of Cucumber Seed Production. Division of Vegetable Science & Floriculture, SKUAST-J, Technical bulletin No. 16. 4p., 2009.
  • P. Sharma, P. Rattan, S. Chopra, S. Kumar, S. Kumar and B. Dhotra,Production technology of high yielding varieties of Jammu. Division of Vegetable Science & Floriculture, SKUAST-J, Technical bulletin No. 19. 13p, 2009.
  • P. Sharma and P. Rattan, KaramkiKheti. Directorate of Research, SKUAST-J. Technical bulletin No. 1. 5p, 2009.
  • P. Sharma and P. Rattan,Broccoli cultivation and seed production with special reference to subtropical conditions of Jammu. Directorate of Research, SKUAST-J, Chatha. Tech Bull. No.2 9p, 2010.

Chapters in compendium       

  • P. Rattan and S. Kumar, Role of Micronutrients in Seed Production, In: ICAR sponsored 21 days winter school on Technologies for Quality Seed Production of Vegetable Crops, 8th- 28th Dec., Division of Vegetable Science and Floriculture, SKUAST-J., pp. 33-38, 2008.
  • P. Rattan and S. Kumar, Organic Seed Production of Tomato, In: ICAR sponsored 21 days winter school on Technologies for Quality Seed Production of Vegetable Crops, 8th- 28th Dec., Division of Vegetable Science and Floriculture, SKUAST-J., pp. 271-278, 2008.
  • S. Kumar and P. Rattan, Quality Seed Production in Cabbage. In: ICAR sponsored 21 days winter school on Technologies for Quality Seed Production of Vegetable Crops, 8th- 28th Dec., Division of Vegetable Science and Floriculture, SKUAST-J., pp. 249-256, 2008.
  • J. P. Sharma, S. Kumar, S. Kumar and P. Rattan, Different Facets of Indian Vegetable Seed Industry, In: ICAR sponsored 21 days winter school on Technologies for Quality Seed Production of Vegetable Crops, 8th- 28thDec., Division of Vegetable Science and Floriculture, SKUAST-J., pp. 23 -32, 2008.
  • J. P. Sharma and P. Rattan, Integrated Nutrient Management for sustainability and Resource Conservation. In: ICAR sponsored 21 days winter school on Conservation Farming through Efficient Use of Resources to Sustain Livelihood of Dry Land Farmers of North West Himalayas,16th Jan. - 05th Feb., Division of Agronomy, SKUAST-J., pp. 115-123, 2009.
  • S. Kumar, J. P. Sharma and P. Rattan, Breeding for insect resistance. In: ICAR sponsored 21 days summer school on ecologically best IPM under Ecofragile hill agro ecosystem, 14th July- 03th Aug., Division of Entomology, SKUAST-J,2009.
  • S. Kumar, P. Rattan, R. K. Gupta and J. P. Sharma, Efficient Resource Management for Sustainable Vegetable Farming under Temperate Hill Conditions. In: ICAR sponsored 21 days summer school on integrated farming for high hills, 5th - 25th Feb., Division of Agronomy, SKUAST-J, 2010.

 


 

Dr Ruchi Sood

  • Rana, R.S., Singh, Sharda, Chader Navell, Ruchi Sood, Rohit Sharma and Aditya. 2014. Impacts of changes in climate on mountain water resources of Himachal Pradesh. Mausam. 65(2):153-160
  • Ranbir Singh Rana, Navell Chander, Rohit Sharma, Ruchi Sood and J.D. Sharma. 2014 Modeling impacts and adaptations of climate change on soybean (Glycine max Merr.) production in Himachal Pradesh, India. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences.Vol.84 (10):1172-1177
  • Ranbir Singh Rana, Ruchi Sood, Aditya and J Shekhar, 2013.Validation of medium range weather forecasts in sub-temperate and sub-humid climate of western Himalayas. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences.Vol.83 (12):1357-63
  • Ranbir Singh Rana, Man Mohan Singh, Ruchi Sood, Aditya Kunal Sood and Rohit Sharma, 2012. Status of medium range weather forecast in sub-temperate and sub-humid climate of western Himalayas. Journal of Agrometeorology. 14 (Special Issue): 213-221.
  • Rana, R.S., Bhonsale, A.B., Sood, Ruchi., Sharma, R. and Chander, Navell. 2011. Simulating impact of climate change on mustard (Brassica juncea) production in Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Agrometeorology 13(2): 104- 109.
  • Sood, Sonia., Sood, Ruchi and Vidyasagar. 2011. Morphological characterization of bell pepper (Capsicum annuum grossum) genotypes and their application for distinctness, uniformity and stability testing. The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 81(3):240-246.
  • Sood, Ruchi and Vidyasagar. 2010 Integrated nitrogen management through biofertilizers in cabbage-summer squash-okra sequence. Himachal Journal of Agricultural Research 36(2):160-165.
  • Sood, Sonia, Sood, Ruchi, Vidyasagar and K.C. Sharma.2009. Genetic variation and association analysis for fruit yield, agronomic and quality characters in bell pepper (Capsicum annuum var. grossum Sendt.) International Journal of Vegetable Science15 (3):272-284.
  • Sood, Ruchi, Vidyasagar and Sharma, A. 2009. Nitrogen economy through biofertilizers in cabbage (Brassica oleracea capitata). Cruciferae Newsletter 28: 31-33.
  • Singh, V., Ruchi Sood., Ramesh, K and Singh, Bikram. 2008. Effect of plant spacing and organic manures on growth, yield and quality of clary sage (Salvia sclarea ). Indian Perfumer 52: 54-56.
  • Singh, V., Ruchi Sood, Ramesh, K and Singh, Bikram. 2008. Effect of growth regulator application on growth, flower, oil yield and quality of clary sage (Salvia sclarea ). Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants 14 (1/2):29-36.
  • Sood, Ruchi and Vidyasagar. 2008. Nitrogen economy through the use of biofertilizers on yield of summer squash (Cucurbita pepo). Crop Research 36 (1, 2 &3): 204-207.
  • Sood, Ruchi, Vidyasagar and Sharma, A. 2008. Integrated nitrogen management through biofertilizers in okra (Abelmoschus esculentusMonech). Himachal Journal of Agricultural Research 34(2): 31-34.
  • Sood, Ruchi and Vidyasagar. 2007. Integrated nitrogen management through biofertilizers in cabbage (Brassica oleracea var capitata). The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 77 (9): 589-590.

·         Sood, Ruchi and Sharma, S.K. 2004. Growth and yield of bell pepper (Capsicum annuum var grossum) as influenced by micronutrient sprays. The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 74 (10): 557-559.

Conference / Workshop Papers

  • Rajendra Prasad, Ruchi Sood, Anupam Sharma and Vedna Kumari 2017. Relative efficacy of natural resource use in rapeseed-mustard in Himachal Pradesh. Poster presentation in the 3rd National Brassica Conference “Enhancing oilseed Brassica production through climate smart technologies” w.e.f.16-18 February,2017 organized by Directorate of Rapeseed and Mustard research at ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.
  • Ranbir Singh Rana and Ruchi Sood, 2012 .Impact of Climate Change on Mountainous Horticultural Crops. Key lecture presented in National Symposium on “New Frontiers and Future Challenges in Horticultural Crops (NFFCHC-2012) w.e.f. 15-17 March, 2012 at Department of Horiculture , PAU Ludhiana.
  • Rana, Ranbir Singh., Katoch, Anup., Singh, Sharda, Singh, Manmohan., Kalia, Vaibhav., Sood, Ruchi., Sen, Vijayshri and Sharma, J.D. 2011. Climate resilient practices in rural areas and indigenous technical knowledge on climate informations in Himachal Pradesh. In Proceedings of Rural Development: Present Scenario and Future Challenge.
  • Rana, Ranbir Singh., Singh, Sharda, Kalia, V., Sen, Vijayshri.,Sood, Ruchi and Sood, Kunal. 2011. Organic Farming: An enterprise to mitigate climate change in mountain agriculture. In Proceedings of National Symposium cum Brainstorming Workshop on Organic Agriculture, Organised by Department of Organic Agriculture, CSKHPKV, Palampur on April 19-20, 68p.
  • Rana, Ranbir Singh., Katoch, Anup., Singh, Sharda, Sen, Vijayshri., Kumar, Sunil and Sood, Ruchi Revisiting Traditional Farming Knowledge and Weather Predictions in Himachal Pradesh: Adaptations to Climate Change through Organic Agriculture. In Proceedings of National Symposium cum Brainstorming Workshop on Organic Agriculture, Organised by Department of Organic Agriculture, CSKHPKV, Palampur on April 19-20, 68p.
  • Rana, Ranbir Singh., Katoch, Anup., Singh, Sharda, Singh, Man Mohan., Kalia, Vaibhav., Sood, Ruchi ., Sen, Vijayshri and Sharma, J.D. 2011. Climate resilient practices in rural areas and indigenous technical knowledge on climate informations in Himachal Pradesh. In Proceedings of Rural Development: Present Scenario and Future Challenge Organized by Youth Development Centre Shimla.
  • Rana, Ranbir Singh, Singh, Man Mohan, Upadhyay, S.K., Sharma, Rohit and Sharma, Ruchi. 2010. Impact of Changing Climatic Conditions on Temperate Fruit Crops of Himachal Pradesh. In Proceedings of National Seminar on “Impact of Climate Change on Fruit CropsICCFC- 2010” w.e.f. 6-8 October, 2010 at PAU, Ludhiana 102-103
  • Sood, Ruchi, Vidyasagar and Sharma, C.M. 2006. Effect of inorganic and biofertilizers on yield of summer squash (Cucurbita pepo) In Proceedings of National Seminar on Integrated Nutrient Management for Balanced Fertilization November 17-18, pp. 153-154
  • Sood, Ruchi and Sharma, S.K. 2002. Effect of micronutrient sprays on growth and yield of vegetable fruits in bell pepper. In Proceedings ofInternational Conference on Challenges and Options for Sustainable Development of the Himalayas- Beyond 2002.
  • Sood, Ruchi and Sharma, S.K. 2002. Effect of foliar application of micronutrients on seed yield of bell pepper. InProceedings of International Conference on Challenges and Options for Sustainable Development of the Himalayas- Beyond 2002.

Technical Articles in Compendium

·         Ranbir Singh Rana, Ruchi Sood and Kunal Sood. 2012. Causes and effects of climate change on land use productivity in North-Western Himalayas. In Compendium Edited by Sushil Kumar Gupta et. al. 2012 of Model Training course on Agro forestry in Sustainable Farming and Natural Resource Management in Hills of North-Western Himalayas (12-19th Oct., 2012). Organised by Division of Agro forestry, SKUAS&T Chhatha Jammu  and sponsored  DAC Ministry of Agriculture, GOI New Delhi

  • Rana, R.S., Singh, S., Kalia, V., Sharma, R. and Sood, Ruchi. 2010. Natural and Anthropogenic causes of climate change. In Compendium: Impact of Climate Change in Agriculture, March 29-30, 2010 Edited by Dr Surjeet Kumar and Dr. Rajesh Thakur Published by Directorate of Extension Education, CSKHPKV, Palampur pp:7-10
  • Rana, R.S., Singh, S., Kalia, V., Sharma, R. and Sood, R. 2010. GIS, GPS and Remote Sensing Techniques for Environment Management. In Compendium: Impact of Climate Change in Agriculture, March 29-30, 2010 Edited by Dr Surjeet Kumar and Dr. Rajesh Thakur Published by Directorate of Extension Education, CSKHPKV, Palampur pp:11-21
  • Rana, R.S., Sharma, S., Kalia, V., Sood, R. and Sharma, R. Role of crop modeling in assessing impacts of climate change and adaptations options. In Compendium: Impact of Climate Change in Agriculture, March 29-30, 2010 Edited by Dr Surjeet Kumar and Dr. Rajesh Thakur Published by Directorate of Extension Education, CSKHPKV, Palampur pp:22-28

Chapters contributed towards books

  • Sood, Ruchi and Rana,M.K. 2018. Chayote (Chow-chow). In: Vegetable Crop Science (Ed. M.K. Rana). CRC Press Chapter 62, pp. 565-572.
  • Sood, Ruchi and Rana,M.K. 2018. Zucchini. In: Vegetable Crop Science (Ed. M.K. Rana). CRC Press Chapter 63, pp. 573-582
  • Rana, M.K., Sood, Sonia and Sood, Ruchi Quality and Factors Affecting Quality of Vegetables. In: Physio-Biochemistry and Biotechnology of Vegetable Crops (Ed. Rana, M.K.). New India Publishing Agency, Pritam Pura, New Delhi- 110 088, Chapter 17, pp. 433-460.
  • Rana, M.K., Sood, Sonia and Sood, Ruchi, Management of Post-Harvest Losses in Vegetables. In: Physio-Biochemistry and Biotechnology of Vegetable Crops (Ed. Rana, M.K.). New India Publishing Agency, Pritam Pura, New Delhi- 110 088, Chapter 19, pp. 483-508.
  • Rana, M.K., Sood, Sonia and Sood, Ruchi, 2011. Vegetables uses and toxicants therein. In: New Basics in Vegetable Production (Ed. Rana, M.K.). New India Publishing Agency, Pritam Pura, New Delhi-110 088, Chapter 3, pp. 37-86.
  • Sood, Sonia and Sood, Ruchi, Sowing and transplanting of vegetable crops. In: Fundamentals of Vegetable Production (Ed. Rana, M.K.). New India Publishing Agency, Pritam Pura, New Delhi- 110 088, Chapter 10, pp. 278-298.
  • Rana, M.K., Sood, Sonia and Sood, Ruchi, Weed Management in Vegetable Crops. In: Fundamentals of Vegetable Production (Ed. Rana, M.K.). New India Publishing Agency, Pritam Pura, New Delhi- 110 088, Chapter 16, pp. 487-533.
  • Rana, M.K., Sood, Sonia and Sood, Ruchi, Vegetables uses and toxicants therein. In: Modern Concepts of Vegetable Production (Ed. Rana, M.K.). Biotech Books, Daryaganj, New Delhi-110 012, Chapter 3, pp. 44-99.

 

 

Dr. Rahul Kumar

  • Kaldate,M. Rana,V. Sharma, H. Hirakawa, R. Kumar, G. Singh &R. K. Chahota,S. N. Isobe&T. R. Sharma,Development of Genome-wide SSR Markers in Horsegram and Their Utilization for Genetic Diversity and Cross-transferability Analysis. Mol Breeding(2017) 37:103
  • Kumar G.Singh, R.K.Chahota, T.R.Sharma,Development and characterization of sequence based markers in highly drought tolerant legume Horsegram [Macrotylomauniflorum (Lam.) Verdc.] for various genomic applications. Nature India, Springer Nature P102, Inter-Drought V.
  • Kumar, V.V.S. Jamwal and A. Sharma. Natural occurrence of secondary capitula phenotype in Calendula officinalis L. Journal of Plant Development Sciences. 7(12), 859-862, 2015.
  • K. Sharma, A. Chaudhary, H. Sharma, P. Bhardwaj, V. Sharma, R. Kumar and P.S. Ahuja, Identification and cross-species amplification of microsatellite markers derived from expressed sequence data of rose species. J. Plant Biochem. Biotechnol, DOI 10.1007/s13562-014-0287-1, 2014.
  • Kumar, H. Sharma, S.S. Singh, R.K. Sud, A. Gulati, P.S. Ahuja, R.K. Sharma, Molecular Markers Based Approach for Genetic Improvement of Tea (Camellia sinensis)”.New Biotechnology,31S, 2014·

 

  • Bhardwaj, R.K. Sharma, R. Kumar, H. Sharma, and P.S. Ahuja.SSR marker based DNA fingerprinting and diversity assessment in superior tea germplasm cultivated in Western Himalaya. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy (PINSA),80, 157-162, 2014.
  • Bhardwaj, R. Kumar*, H. Sharma, R.K. Sharma and P.S. Ahuja, Genomic and genic microsatellite markers for efficient genotyping in tea and related Camellia species. (*Equal contribution) Plant Breeding,132, 748–763, 2013.
  • K. Nadha, R. Kumar, R.K. Sharma, M. Anand and A. Sood,In Vitro propagation of Dendrocalamusasper and testing the clonal fidelity using RAPD and ISSR markers. International Journal of Current Research, 5(08), 2060-2067, 2013.
  • Korekar, R.K. Sharma , R. Kumar, Meenu, N.C. Bisht, R.B. Srivastava, P.S. Ahuja, T. Stobdan, Identification and validation of sex-linked SCAR markers in dioeciousHippophaerhamnoides L. (Elaeagnaceae). BiotechnolLett, 34, 973–978, 2012.
  • K.Nadha, R. Kumar, R.K. sharma, M. Anand, A. Sood,Evaluation of clonal fidelity of in vitro raised plants of GuaduaangustifoliaKunth using DNA-based markers. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research,5(23), 5636-5641, 2011.
  • Mishra, N. Taneja, R.K. Sharma, R. Kumar, N.C. Sharma, M. Sharma, Amplified fragment length polymorphism of clinical and environmental Vibrio cholerae from a freshwater environment in a cholera-endemic area, India. BMC Infectious Diseases, 11, 249, 2011.
  • Sharma, R. Kumar, V. Sharma, V. Kumar, P. Bhardwaj, P.S. Ahuja and R.K. Sharma, Identification, amplification validation and cross transferability of 112 novel unigene derived microsatellite markers in tea (Camellia sinensis).American journal of Botany, DOI 98:e133-e138, 2011.

 

  • M. Kamunya, R.K. Sharma, F.N. Wachira, R.S. Pathak, R. Korir, V. Sharma, R. Kumar, P. Bhardwaj, R. Chalo, W.K. Ronno, P.S. Ahuja, Genome mapping and testing for Quantitative trait loci in tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze). Tree Genetics and Genomes, 6, 915-929, 2010.
  • K. Sharma, M.S. Negi, S. Sharma, P. Bhardwaj, R. Kumar, E. Bhattachrya, S.B. Tripathi, D. Vijayan, A.R. Baruah, S.C. Das, B. Bera, R. Rajkumar, J. Thomas, R. K. Sud, N. Muraleedharan, M. Hazarika, M. Lakshmikumaran, S.N. Raina, and P.S. Ahuja, AFLP based genetic diversity assessment of commercially important tea germplasm in India. Biochemical Genetics, 48, 549-564, 2010.
  • Sharma, P. Bhardwaj, R. Kumar, R.k. Sharma, A. Sood and P.S. Ahuja, Identification and cross-species amplification of EST derived SSR markers in different bamboo species. Conserv. Genet.,10, 721-724, 2008.

Book Chapters

  • Phytoplasma effector; a physiological perspective, Submitted for an edited book to be published by Scientific publisher, Jodhpur.
  • Kumar, R.K. Sharma, K. Jayaswall. Tea: Genetics, Genomics and Beyond, Submitted for an edited book to be published by Springer.
  • Kumar, Kuldip, P. S. Ahuja, R. K. Sharma (2015), Status and Opportunities of Molecular Breeding Approaches for Genetic Improvement of Tea. Molecular Breeding for Sustainable Crop Improvement, Sustainable Development and Biodiversity 11,edited by V.R. Rajpal et al. (eds.)., Springer International Publishing Switzerland, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-27090-6_52), Volume 2,pp 101 ISBN: 978-3-319-27088-
  • K. Sharma, P. Bhardwaj, R. Kumar, H Sharma and PS Ahuja, Tea applied Genomics: Utilizing Genetic Variability and Current Genomic Tools to Enhance Productivity. Science of Tea Technology (2013), edited by P. S. Ahuja et al., Scientific Publisher, India. Chapter 3; pp 63-87, ISBN: 978-81-7233-831-2.

Conference/Presentations/FDP/training/workshops/seminars/proceedings

  • Kumar, G. Singh, R.K. Chahota, T.R. Sharma. Development and characterization of sequence based markers in highly drought tolerant legume Horsegram [Macrotylomauniflorum (Lam.) Verdc.] for various genomic applications. Inter-Drought V held at Hyderabad organized by ICRISAT during 21st -25th Feb, 2017.
  • Israel & India Academic Outreach seminar”in “International Higher Education Summit” during 12thFICCI higher education summit 2016 held atVigyanBhavan, New Delhi organized by FICCIduring Nov. 10th and Nov. 12th 2016.
  • Kumar, H. Sharma, S.S. Singh, R.K. Sud, A. Gulati, P.S. Ahuja, R.K. Sharma. Molecular Markers Based Approach for Genetic Improvement of Tea (Camellia sinensis). 16th European Congress on Biotechnology held at Edinburgh, Scotland, organized by European Federation of Biotechnology during 13th- 16th July, 2014.
  • Kumar, H. Sharma, S.S. Singh, R.K. Sud, A. Gulati, P.S. Ahuja, R.K. Sharma.Development and Utilization of Molecular Markers for Genome Mapping in Tea [Camellia sinensis, (L.)O. Kuntze]. VIPCA-I, held at Vienna, Austria organized by Vienna International Plant Conference Association during 8th Feb- 11th Feb, 2012.
  • Bhardwaj, R. Kumar, H. Sharma, P.S. Ahuja, R.K. Sharma. Microsatellite Marker Development for efficient genotyping applications in tea. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XVIII, held at SanDiego, California, USA during 9th Jan- 13th Jan, 2010.
  • Faculty Development programmeon “Psychometric Testing and Behavioral Assessment” from 22nd to 27th January 2018 at DAV University, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.
  • Regional workshop on“ DELNET Discovery Services, Open Source Software, Emerging Technologies in Knowledge Management, Communication Skills for LIS Professionals, Academic Integrity and Plagiarism” on Sept. 16th 2017 at DAV University, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.
  • An ORAL PRESENTATION on “Towards Genome Mapping of Resistance Genes Against Blister Blight Caused by the Fungus Exobasidiumvexans in Tea [(Camellia sinensis) L. O. Kuntze]” in Emerging Trends in Host-Microbe Interaction(ETHMI) national conference, held at DAV University, Jalandhar during 17th and 18th April 2015.
  • Bhardwaj, R. Kumar, H. Sharma, V. Sharma, V. Kumar, R.K. Sud, R.K. Sharma and P.S. Ahuja. SSR based genetic diversity assessment of tea collected from abandoned gardens of western Himalaya. Plant Propagation, Conservation, Modification and Characterization, National Symposium, held at CSIR-IHBT, Palampur, HP, April, 2009.
  • Sharma, P. Bhardwaj, R. Kumar, A. Chaudhary, V. Kumar, A. Sood, R.K. Sharma and P.S. Ahuja. Phylogenetic Analysis of bamboo species using EST-SSR Markers. Plant Propagation, Conservation, Modification and Characterization, National Symposium, held at CSIR-IHBT, Palampur, HP, April, 2009.
  • K. Sharma, V. Sharma, P. Gupta, P. Bhardwaj, V. Kumar, R. Kumar, H. Sharma, A. Sood and P.S. Ahuja. Molecular marker applications in bamboo-genetic diversity, phylogenetic and taxonomic inferences. Plant Propagation, Conservation, Modification and Characterization, Plant Propagation, Conservation, Modification and Characterization, National Symposium, held at CSIR-IHBT, Palampur, HP, April, 2009.

Ms. Renu

  • Renu, R. N. Shukla, Tripuresh Joshi “Mass Transfer during Osmotic Dehydration of Banana Slices for Drying Process”International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 2, Issue 7, July 2012 ISSN 2250-3153.

Technical Trainings

  • Underwent training at Parle Foods Ltd. Rudrapur, Uttarakhand.
  • Learnt about the techniques in Production. Also did a study visit at the same production unit
  • Underwent training at Central Farm Machinery Trainning and Testing Institute, Budni, Madhya Pradesh. Learnt the: Operation and Maintenance of Tractor and Agricultural Machinery. Various sub-assemblies of a Tractor. Operation, maintenance and repair of 5 H.P. Single cylinder Diesel engine.
  • Underwent training at Flex Foods Ltd. Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Learnt the production, packaging and quality testing of Mushroom.
  • Underwent training at Mahindra and Mahindra, Lalpur, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand. Analyzed the business management and had hands on experience on SAP.

 

Dr. Ruhidas Ghatak

  • Ghatak, P.K. Jana, G. Sounda, R.K. Ghosh and P. Bandyopadhyay (2005). Response of Transplanted rice to Zinc fertilization at Farmer’s field on red and laterite soils of West Bengal. J. Interacad. 9(2):231-234.
  • K. Jana, R. Ghatak, G. Sounda and R.K. Ghosh (2005). Response of Wheat to levels of zinc sulphate at Farmer’s field in red and laterite soils. Environment & Ecology. 23S (Spl-2):360-361.
  • K. Jana, R. Ghatak, G. Sounda, R.K. Ghosh and P.Bandyopadhyay(2005). Effect of Boron on yield, content and uptake of NPK by transplanted rice at Farmer’s field on red and laterite soils of West Bengal. J. Interacad. 9(3):341-344.
  • Ghatak, P.K. Jana, G. Sounda, R.K. Ghosh and P. Bandyopadhyay (2006).Effect ofBoron on yield, concentration and uptake of N, P and K by wheat grown in farmer’s field on red and laterite soils of Purilia, West Bengal.Indian Agric. Vol.50, No.1 & 2, pp.15-17.
  • K. Jana, R. Ghatak, G. Sounda, R.K. Ghosh and P. Bandyopadhyay (2009). Effect of Zinc fertilization on yield, N, P, K and Zn uptake by transplanted rice at Farmer’s field of red and laterite soils of West Bengal. Indian Agric. Vol. 53, No. 3 &4, pp. 129-132.
  • K. Jana, R. Ghatak, G. Sounda, R.K. Ghosh and P. Bandyopadhyay(2009). Effect of Boron yield, content and uptake of NPK by Mustard in red and laterite soil of West Bengal. Indian Agric., Vol. 53, No. 3 & 4, pp. 133-137.

Training programs attended

  • Participated 2 months training programme under Agri-clinics and Agri-business Centres Scheme of Government of India w.e.f. 27.12.2002 to 23.02.2003 at N.S Regional Institute of Cooperative Management, Kalyani (W.B).
  • Participated 2 days Training Programme on “Crop Productivity and Soil Soil Health Management” held during 19th-20thDecember, 2013 at CIFRI Regional Centre, Guwahati and organized by Zonal Project Directorate, Zone-III, Umiam, Meghalaya-793103.
  • Participated 10 days Training Programme on “Natural Resource Management for Enhancing Climate Resilience in Mountain Ecosystems” under NICRA Project, organized by ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Sikkim Centre, Gangtok during February 10-19, 2014.
  • Participated 3 days Awareness Cum Training Programme on Protection, Management and Conservation of Agro-Biodiversity in North East Region: Strategies and Issues organized by the ICAR-Zonal Project Directorate, Zone-III, Umian, Meghalaya-793103 during December 18-20, 2014 at KVK, Kamrup, Kahikuchi, Assam.
  • Participated 10 days Training Programme on “Agro-Ecological Approaches for Sustainable Mountain Farming under Changing Climatic Scenario” under NICRA Project, organized by ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Sikkim Centre, Tadong, Gangtok during March 16-25, 2015.

Training experience

  • Conducted the Technology Awareness Program on Post harvest management and processing of Ginger organized by SIBin in collaboration with SIMFED sponsored by National Horticulture Board for the farmers of Sikkim.
  • Conducted the Technology Awareness Program on Disease free planting materials and Post harvest management of Large Cardamom organized by SIBin in collaboration with SIMFED sponsored by National Horticulture Board for the farmers of Sikkim.
  • Conducted the Training on Skill development program for Fruits and Vegetables organized by SIBin and sponsored by KVIC for the youth of Sikkim.
  • Conducted On Farm Testing (OFT) for identifying location specific technologies in terms of sustainable land use systems.
  • Organized Front Line Demonstrations (FLD) on recommended technologies for better adoption.
  • Organized trainings to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural researches on regular basis.
  • Organized short-term and long-term vocational trainings for farmers, farm women and rural youths for higher production and generating self employment opportunities.
  • Completed 6th month certificate course on Diploma in Computer Application (DCA) during April to September, 2010 under Kazi Nazrul Institute (Run by Rhythm Education Foundation) under Regi. Govt. of NCT (India) Vide: Reg. No. 64219 at R.K.P. Dev Road, Dakshinewar, Kolkata-700035.

Dr. Rupender Kamboj

  • Rupender Kumar, K. Sheoran, R.S. Hudda and Krishan yadav (2015), Extent of People’s participation in the process of Implementation of Integrated watershed Management Programme (IWMP). Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development10(1): 34-37.
  • Rupender Kumar, R.S.Hudda and J.S. Malik (2016), Impact of Integrated watershed Management Programme (IWMP) on Animal Husbandry Practices in Haryana. Annals of Agri-Bio research21(2): 255-259.
  • Rupender Kumar, R.S.Hudda, Joginder Malik ,S.K.Mehta and Gagan Mehta.(2017), Constrains and Suggestion by farmers during accessibility of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) : study in Haryana. International Journal of Agriculture Sciences9 (2): 3653-3655.
  • Rupender Kumar, R.S.Hudda, Krishan yadav, Saroj Kumari and Gagan Mehta (2017), Awareness of farmers towards usages pattern of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Haryana. International Journal of Agriculture Sciences9 (2): 3650-3652.
  • Rupender Kumar, R.S.Hudda and Manjeet (2017), Impact of Integrated watershed Management programme (IWMP) on farmers’s Land Use Pattern and Productivity in Haryana. Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences8(1): 50-53.
  • Rupender Kumar ,S.K.Mehta, Rajesh Bhatia , R.S.Hudda and Gagan Mehta (2017), Integrated Watershed Management programme (IWMP) in Haryana: Constraints Analysis. Indian journal of Economics and Development13(1): 189-194.
  • Rupender Kumar, S. Hudda, P.S. Sherawat and Saroj Kumari (2017), Association between personal variables with usages pattern of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in farming system by farmers in Haryana. Annals of Biology. 33(1): 155-158.
  • Rupender Kumar, R.S. Hudda, Pardeep Chahal and Krishan Yadav (2017), Availability of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) tools usages by Farmers in Haryana. International journal of pure and Applied Bioscience.5(3): 648-653.
  • Rupender Kumar , R.S.Hudda , Joginder Malik, S.K. Mehta and Gagan Mehta(2017), Association Relationship between personal variables and numbers of ICTs , Accessibility of ICTs , Agriculture Practices and Animal Husbandry practices: Study in Haryana. Journal of Extension Education.53 (3): 54-57.

Paper presented and Participation in Workshops/ Seminars/Conferences

  • National Seminar on ‘Reorientation of Agricultural Research to Ensure National Food Security’, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar 6-7th January, 2014.
  • International conference on sustainable ‘Natural Resources Management: from science to Practices (SNRMSP-2017)’, Banaras Hindu University, Varanshi 12-13th January, 2017.
  • National Extension Education Congress on ‘Nutrition- Sensitive agriculture: changing Role of Extension’, National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad January 28-31, 2017.
  • International Conferees on ‘Technologies Advancement for Sustainable Agriculture and rural development (TASARD-India, 2017)’.National Agricultural science Complex (NASC), New Delhi, February 20-22, 2017.
  • International conference on global research initiatives for sustainable agriculture and allied sciences, Astha foundation, Meerut (U.P) December 02-04, 2017.

Dr. Shilpa Kaushal

  • Kaushal, R. Kumar, J.P. Saini, Punam and N.K. Sankhyan. Performance of maize (Zea mays)-based intercropping systems and their residual effect on wheat (Triticum aestivum) + lentil (Lens culinaris) intercropping system under organic conditions. Indian Journal of Agronomy 60 (2), 138-143, 2015.
  • Kaushal, R. Rana, S. Kumar and R. Kumar. Foliar Feeding of Plant Nutrients. Popular Kheti 2(1), 76-81, 2014.
  • Kaushal and R. Kumar. Performance of maize based intercropping system under organic conditions. National Seminar on Organic Agriculture- Challenges and Prospects, Palampur during 28th-29th May, 2014.
  • Singh, V. Sharma and S. Kaushal. Effect of sowing dates and initial period of cutting on seed production of oats (Avena Sativa). Forage research 40 (3), 192-194, 2014.
  • Rana, Ramesh, S. Kaushal and G. Guleria. Fertigation: A Tool for Efficient Fertilizer and Water Management. Popular Kheti 2(1), 37-44, 2014.
  • R Rana, D Badiyala, Ramesh and S Kaushal. Effect of Organic Manures on Sustainable Agriculture and Soil Quality. Popular Kheti 2(2), 65-70, 2014.

Dr. Sumit Vashisth

  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS and Chandel RS. Biological control potential of North West Himalayan strains of heterorhabditid nematodes against turnip moth, Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermuller). Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control (https://doi.org/1186/s41938-018-0040-5). 2018.
  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS and Chandel RS. Comparative efficacy of indigenous heterorhabditid nematodes from north western Himalaya and Heterorhabditis indica (Poinar, Karunakar & David) against the larvae of Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner). International Journal of Pest Management (https://doi.org/10.1080/09670874.2018.1453099). 2018.
  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS, Chandel RS and Sharma PK. Pathogenicity of Heterorhabditid nematodes isolated from northwestern Himalayas, India against the larvae of Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 53 (3): 204-210. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00379271.2017.1324320). 2017.
  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS and Chandel RS.. Biological control potential of Himalayan strains of entomopathogenic nematodes, Heterorhabditis against lepidopteran insects infesting cole crops under screen house conditions. Biopesticides International 12 (1): 53-59, 2016
  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS and Chandel RS. Studies on host invasion and mass production of Himalayan strains of entomopathogenic nematodes. Indian Journal of Plant Protection 45(2): 130-135, 2017.
  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS and Sunil K. Biology and damage potential of Spodoptera litura Fabricius on some important greenhouse crops. Journal of Insect Science 25 (2): 150-154, 2012.
  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS and Kumar S. Observations on insect-pest problems of polyhouse crops in Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Entomological Research 37 (3):253-258.
  • Vashisth S and Chandel YS. 2013. Morphometrics of Spodoptera litura (Fab.) on tomato. Indian Journal of Plant Protection 41 (2): 175-177,
  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS and Chandel RS. Distribution and occurrence of entomopathogenic nematodes in Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Entomological Research 39 (1): 71-76, 2015.
  • Chandel YS, Kumar S, Jain RK and Vashisth S. An analysis of nematode problem in greenhouse cultivation in Himachal Pradesh and avoidable losses due to Meloidogyne incognita in tomato. Indian Journal of Nematology 40 (2): 198-203, 2010.
  • Pal Y, Sharma PK and Vashisth S. Field efficacy of insecticides against chaffer beetle, Popillia lucida Newman infesting paddy. Oryza 50 (3): 273-277, 2013.
  • Sharma N, Vashisth S and Sharma PK. Diversity and distribution of pests and predators of honey bees in Himachal Pradesh. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research 47 (5): 392-401, 2013.
  • Pal Y, Sharma PK and Vashisth S. Incidence of Popillia lucida Newman on rice in Himachal Pradesh. Oryza 50 (4): 417-418,
  • Dadhwal R, Sharma PK and Vashisth S. Insect pest complex of wheat (Triticum aestivum ) in Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Entomological Research 38 (2): 147-152, 2014.
  • Sharma PK, Verma KS, Sharma PC and Vashisth S. Seasonal abundance of rice hispa (Dicladispa armigera Olivier) on weed host, Panicum dichotomiflorum Insect Environment 17(4): 183-185, 2012.

Review

  • Vashsith S, Jaba J and Sharma HC. Pest management in rain-fed crops in the semi-arid tropics: Prospects and problems. 2016 XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, Florida, USA. Entomological Society of America. doi: 10.1603/ICE.2016.107357. 2016.
  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS and Sharma PK. Entomopathogenic nematodes – a review. Agricultural Reviews 34 (3): 163-175, 2013.
  • Chandel RS, Pathania M, Verma KS, Bhatacharya B, Vashisth S and Kumar V. The ecology and control of potato whitegrubs of India. Potato Research 58 (2): 147-164,

Book Chapter

  • Sharma HC, Jaba J and Vashisth S. 2017. Distinguishing proof and utilization of resistance of insect pests in grain legumes: Progress and Limitations. In: Breeding Insect Resistant Crops for Sustainable Agriculture (Eds: Arora R. and Sandhu S.). Springer Nature Singapore Pte. Ltd. Pp 131-170.
  • Sharma HC, Pathania M, War AR, Pavani T, Vashisth S. 2015. Climate change effects on pest spectrum and incidence in grain legumes. In: Pulses: Challenges and Opportunities Under Changing Climatic Scenario (Eds: Dixit G.P., Singh Jagdish and Singh N.P.) (Proceedings of the National Conference on Pulses: Challenges and Opportunities Under Changing Climatic Scenario, September 29 to October 1, 2014, JNKVV, Jabalpur), Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development, ICAR – Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur – 208024, UP, India. Pp 124-137.
  • Sharma PK, Vashisth S and Matharu KS. 2012. Impact of climate change on agricultural pests. In: Compendium of ICAR short course on “Pest Management in High-Value Crops under Protected Environment (Eds: Mehta P.K., Sood AK., Sharma P.C. and Banyal D.K.) w.e.f. June 11-20, Deptt. Of Entomology, CSK HPKV, Palampur: 142-147.
  • Sharma HC and Vashisth S. 2017. Techniques to screen for resistance to insect pests (Arora, R, ed.). Springer Nature Publication Press.

Conference Proceedings

  • Sharma PK and Vashisth S. Wheat aphid – an emerging pest problem of wheat in Himachal Pradesh. In: Proceedings of National Seminar on Indian Agriculture: Present Situation, Challenges, Remedies and Road Map : 70-71, 2012.

Presentations in International/National Conferences

  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS and Kumar S. 2010. An analysis of insect pest problems in greenhouse crops in Himachal Pradesh. In: National Symposium on Perspectives and Challenges of Integrated Pest Management for Sustainable Agriculture, UHF, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, November 19-21, 2010 p. 1.17.
  • Sharma PK and Vashisth S. 2012. Wheat aphid – an emerging pest problem of wheat in Himachal Pradesh. National Seminar Indian Agriculture: Present Situation, Challenges, Remedies and Road Map, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, Aug 4-5, 2012 p. 61.
  • Pal Y, Sharma PK and Vashisth S. 2013. Seasonal abundance and evaluation of insecticides and biopesticides against Popillia lucida Newman infesting paddy in Himachal Pradesh. In: International Congress on Insect Science, Bangalore, India, February 14-17, 2013 p.17.
  • Sharma PK, Matharu KS and Vashisth S. 2013. Influence of weather parameters on pheromone trap catches. In: International Congress on Insect Science, Bangalore, India, February 14-17, 2013 p.88.
  • Sharma PK, Vashisth S and Matharu KS. 2013. Seasonal abundance of insect-pests of paddy in Himachal Pradesh. In: International Congress on Insect Science, Bangalore, India, February 14-17, 2013 p. 87.
  • Sharma PK, Dhadwal R and Vashisth S. 2015. Biology of aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidis infesting wheat in Himachal Pradesh. In: 4th Congress on Insect Science, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana, India, April 16-17, 2015 p. 39.
  • Hari C. Sharma, Mandeep Pathania, Suraj Sharma, Sumit Vashisth and Jaba Jagdish. 2015. Potential impact of climate change on pest management in grain legumes. Brain Storming Meeting on Promotion of Pulses in Indo-Gangetic Plains of India 31st August, 2015. Jointly Organized by Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development, Kanpur ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur p 63.
  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS and Chandel RS. 2015. Natural occurrence and bioefficacy of Himalayan strains of Heterorhabditis nematodes against major lepidopteran insects. In: Entomological Society of America’s 63rdAnnual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, November 15-18, 2015 p. 148.
  • H C Sharma, Sumit Vashisth, Jaba Jagdish, Mandeep Pathania, and Nagaraj. 2016. Climate change effects on pest incidence in pigeonpea. In: Extended Summaries, Conference on National Priorities in Plant Health Management February 4-5, 2016, Tirupati, India p. 92.
  • Vashisth S, Jagdish J and Sharma HC. 2016. Pest management in rainfed crops in the semiarid tropics: Prospects and problems. In: International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, Florida, USA: September 25-30, 2016. doi: 10.1603/ICE.2016.107357.
  • Vashisth S, Chandel YS and Chandel RS. 2018. Potential of north west Himalayan strains of Heterorhabditid nematodes as biocontrol agents against cutworm, Agrotis segetum In: 21st Punjab Science Congress: February 7-9, 2018, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India p. 36.
  • Sharma PK, Dhadwal R and Vashisth S. 2015. Biology of aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidis infesting wheat in Himachal Pradesh. In: 4th Congress on Insect Science, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana, India, April 16-17, 2015 p. 39.
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