College of Agriculture

Agricultural Economics

Infrastructure

Dr. H.L. singh

Dr. H.L. Singh
Professor & Head

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Dairy Economics
Email: hlsingh123@gmail.com
Phone No: -
Mobile: 9412300342
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Agri. Engg. & Food Technology

Infrastructures

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Prof. Samsher
Professor

Qualification: M.Teh (Process & Food Engineering)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Food Processing/Food Technology
Email: samsher_23@yahoo.co.in
Phone No: 0121-2888512 (O)
Mobile: 9411028302
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Dr. B.R. Singh

Dr. B.R. Singh
Professor & Head

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Agril. Engg. (Soil & Water Conservation Engg.)
Email: brsingh2000@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888512 (O)
Mobile: 09457740278, 08755815662 (M)
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Dr. Vivak Kumar Balyan

Dr. Vivak Kumar Balyan
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D.(Agricultural Engineering)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Farm Power & Machinery (Resource Conservation Technologies)
Email: balyanv@yahoo.com
Phone No: 0121-2888512 (O)
Mobile: 09219583124 (M)
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Er. Deepak Mishra

Er. Deepak Mishra
Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.tech
Area Of Interest/Specialization: -
Email: -
Phone No: 0121-2888512 (O)
Mobile: -
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Dr-Neelesh-Chauhan-AEFT

Dr. Neelesh Chauhan
Associate Professor

Qualification: M.tech, Ph.D. (Agric. Process and Food Engg.)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Agric. Process and Food Engg.
Email: neelesh_chauhan@rediffmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888512 (O)
Mobile: 09412612903 (M)
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Er. Suresh Chandra

Er. Suresh Chandra
Assistant Professor

Qualification: Ph.D. (Agric. Process & Food Engineering)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Product development from Cereal grains, fruits and vegetables, Drying and steeping kinetics of grains/ fruits & Vegetables
Email: chandra21778@yahoo.co.in
Phone No: 0121-2888512 (O)
Mobile: 9457130397, 9411984090
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Dr. Jaivir Singh

Dr. Jaivir Singh
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D (Agril. Engg.)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Soil & Water Conservation Engg.
Email: jaivir_yadav@yahoo.co.in
Phone No: 0121-2888512 (O)
Mobile: 9412576201, 08791461931
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Agricultural Extension

Details of P.G. Programmes

Under Graduate (UG Courses): The UG courses (Agril. Extn.) were up-dated as per ICAR Fifth Dean’s Committee and implemented from academic session 2016-17 As per 5th Dean Committee recommendation.

Course Code Name of Courses Credit Hours
AEC-112 Rural Sociology & Educational Psychology 2 (2 + 0)
AEC-121 Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education 3 (2 + 1)
AEC-211 Communication Skills and Personality Development 2 (1 + 1)
AEC-312 Entrepreneurship Development and Business Communication 2 (1 + 1)
P.G. Courses
Course Code Course Title Credits
EXT-501 Development Perspective of Extension Education 2 (1-0-1)
EXT-502 Development Communication and Information Management 3 (2-0-1)
EXT-503 Diffusion and Adoption of Innovation 3 (2-0-1
EXT-504 Research Methods in Behavioural Science 3 (2-0-1
EXT-505 E-Extension 3 (2-0-1
EXT-506 Entrepreneurship Development and Management in Extension 3 (2-0-1
EXT-507 Human Resource Development 3 (2-0-1
EXT-591 Master Seminar 1 (1-0-0)
Ph.D. Courses
Course Code Course Title Credits
EXT-601 Advances in Agricultural Extension 2 (1-0-1)
EXT-602 Advanced Designs & Techniques in Social Sciences 3 (2-0-1)
EXT-603 Advances in Training Technology 3 (2-0-1
EXT-604 Organizational Development 3 (2-0-1
EXT-605 Advanced Instructions Technology 3 (2-0-1
Seminar
Course Code Course Title Credits
EXT-691 Doctoral Seminar-1 1(1-0-0)
EXT-692 Doctoral Seminar-2 1(1-0-0)
Research

Project Sanctioned by UPCAR

“Promotion of Vegetable Cultivation through Different Extension Methods in Western Uttar Pradesh.” - (Rs. 19,38,090=00)

  • Singh.D., Singh.D.K., Yadav.R.N., Singh.R.P., Prakash.A. and Singh.V.K., (2016) Problem faced by trainees and personnel functioning and suggest suitable measures for effective working in Krishi Vigyan Kendra. Progressive Research Vol. 11 (1):114-117.
  • Gupta. D.K., Yadav.R.N., Singh.D.K., Singh.D., Singh.H.L., Yadav.R.B., Sonkar.S.P., (2016). Socio-economic profile of basmati rice growers of Western Uttar Pradesh Prgressive Research 11(2): 228-231.
  • Kumar.M., Doharey.R.K., Singh.P., Singh.D.K., Singh.R.K., Mishra. A.K. and Singh.C.K. (2016). Adoption Extent of Dairy Husbandry Practices Between Milk Producers of Eastern and Western Uttar Pradesh. Progressive Research Vol. 11(Special-I): 104-107.
  • Verma.D.K., Singh.D.K., Yadav.R.N., Singh.D., Singh.H.L., Vivek., Sonkar.S.P., and Kumar. S. (2016).Constraints of Wheat Growers in Central Uttar Pradesh. Progressive Research Vol. 11(4): 536-538.
  • Singh. D., Yadav. R.N. and Singh. D.K. (2016). Information management system among the vegetable growers JCS, Vol. 34:32-38.
  • Tiwari. S., Singh.H.L., Singh. L.,Singh. D. and Saini. S.(2016) Resource use efficiency analysis of chickpea production in Lalitpur district of Bundelkhand Zone Uttar Pradesh Int. J.Agricult. Stat. Sci.Vol. 12(2):429-433.
  • Singh, R.P., Singh, D. and Ali.N.(2016). Utilization of information sources by the groundnut growers of Badau district of Uttar Pradesh Techno fame – A Journal of Multidisciplinary Advance Research. 5(2):144-146.
  • K. Sunil, Yadav,R.N.,Singh,D.K. Singh,D., K..V.,Deepak and Sonkar, S.P. (2017). To access the knowledge level and technological gap of cauliflower growers in Western Uttar Pradesh Prog. Agric. 17 (1): 102-106.
  • Kumar., R., Yadav, R.N., Mishra, A.K., Kumar, A., and Kumar, S.(2017). Study on socio-psychological, socio-economical profile and constraints faced by the sugarcane growers in Meerut District of Western Uttar Pradesh Prog. Agric. 17 (1): 158-161.
Extension Activity
  • Participation in Kisan Mela and performed duty assigned by higher authority.
  • Technical lecture delivered by the departmental scientist under UPCAR project.
  • Published popular articles for farmers and extension worker on different aspects of vegetable production.
  • Give technical advice to the vegetable growers during field visit and over the telephonic.
  • Give advice to the people of society for awareness about different types of pollution sanitation, plantation and water harvesting under the NSS programme.
  • Impact analysis of farmer’s fair organized by University through farmers government employee& stall owner.
Award/Honours and reorganization received by the students/ faculty member
Namec Award Year Place
Dr. Dan Singh Kunwar Saxena Bahadur SRDA Award 2016 Society for Recent Development in Agriculture, Meerut (U.P.), on the occasion of International conference on Global Agriculture & Innovation Conference (GAIC-2016) in Noida International University, Greater Noida (U.P.)
Dr. Dan Singh Fellow Award 2017 Indian Society of Extension Education, I.A.R.I, New Delhi. organized National seminar at Bhagalpur Agriculture University, Bihar
Dr. V. K. Singh Certificate of Excellence in teaching 2016 Biosciences & Agriculture Advancement Society (BAAS) Meerut (U.P.)
Seminars Conferences, Symposia & Workshop attended by the faculty
Title of the seminars /Conference symposia/ workshops etc Name of the sponsoring agency Place Duration
Intellectual Property Right, Rules for Patents in Agriculture (IPR 2016) UPCAR, Lucknow S.V.P.U.A.&T, Meerut 22-23 August, 2016
Collaborative training cum – workshop on “Improving e-governance in agriculture” MANAGE, Hyderabad S.V.P.U.A.&T, Meerut 20/12/2016 to 23/12/2016

Upcoming Event

Annual sports/ Games activities done by the students under the guidance by the Dr. R.N. Yadav, (ADSW, Sports) and Dr. V.K. Singh (Sports councilor).

Dr. D.K. Singh

Dr. D.K. Singh
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Extension Education
Email: dksingh.ag.ext@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888550 (O)
Mobile: 9412013825 (M)
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Dr. R.N. Yadav

Dr. R.N. Yadav
Professor & Head

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Extension Education
Email: rnyadav.svbp@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888550 (O)
Mobile: 09412801764 (M)
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Dr-L-B-Singh

Dr. L.B. Singh
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Agricultural Extension
Email: dr.lbsingh@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888550 (O)
Mobile: 09450155766 (M)
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Dr-Dan-Singh

Dr. Dan Singh
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Agriculture Extension
Email: dansingh002@rediffmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888550 (O)
Mobile: 09412801759 (M)
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Dr-V-K-Singh

Dr. V. K. Singh
Assistant Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Agriculture Extension
Email: virendrakum47@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888550 (O)
Mobile: 09412662341 (M)
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Faculty
Faculty

Qualification: -
Area Of Interest/Specialization: -
Email:
Phone No: 0121-2888550 (O)
Mobile: -
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Agronomy

Historical Background

Department of Agronomy is actively engaged in teaching, research and extension activities on crop and soil management aspects aimed at development and transfer of eco friendly technologies for sustainable agriculture production and natural resource based.

The Indian agriculture is facing numerous challenges in the era of-globalization wherein cost effectiveness in agricultural production, meeting the growing needs coupled with natural resources conservation are the major concern. The discipline of Agronomy has played a pivotal role in realizing green revolution by way of developing package of practices for high yielding varieties of major crops. Role of Agronomy in future agriculture seems to be increasingly more crucial and important in achieving efficiency in input use and sustaining natural resource base. Agronomy will certainly go a long way in assuring prosperity of farmers and rural community through diversification and intensification of Indian agriculture.

Mandate of Department

The department of Agronomy is playing a major role in human resource generation by way of offering M.Sc. (Ag.) and Ph.D. degree courses along with major contribution towards the education of Agricultural graduates with the following mandates:

  • To impart education and training for human resource generation.
  • To provide leadership in agronomic research by developing new concepts and approaches for sustainable crop production.
  • To disseminate generated information for the benefit of the farmers the specific objectives are as follows:
  • To develop appropriate production technologies to enhance the production and decrease cost of production with the saving of environment through natural farming.
  • To develop appropriate production technologies to enhance the production of major crops and cropping systems on sustainable basis.
  • To develop environmentally sound and economically viable practices of balanced usage of agricultural inputs i.e. fertilizers, water, land and agro-chemical etc.
  • To conduct research on precision and organic farming.
  • The department is offering various courses to undergraduate and post graduate students in the area or Crop Husbandry, Farming Systems, Soil Management, Crop Nutrition, Crop Physiology, Weed Management, Water Management, Seed physiology, crop Ecology etc. The list of courses is given here under:
Keeping in view the priorities of the nation and the state the following thrust areas have been identified in the discipline of agronomy:
  • Identification of appropriate natural farming technology.
  • Identification and characterization of genotypes for efficient nutrient uptake, utilization and enhanced soil nutrient availability.
  • Development of low-cost technology for small and marginal farmers.
  • Eco-friendly integrated plant nutrient management systems for sustainable crop yield in different crop and cropping systems.
  • Management of rice-wheat cropping system.
  • Management of Sugarcane-ratoon-wheat cropping system.
  • Crop modeling simulation techniques for important crops for improved crop productivity.
  • Study on soil, water and nutrient dynamics for improved water and nutrient use efficiency and water balance studies.
  • On-farm water management.
  • Crop management technology, under limited water supply.
Infrastructure
S.No. Infrastructure No
1. UG Lab 02
2. PG Lab 03
3. Scientist Office 03
4. Scientist Office 06
5. Departmental Office 01
6. Seminar Room 01
7. Departmental Library 01
Facilities Available in the Department
  • The department is having facilities for imparting education to Under-graduate and Post graduate student and support research programmers.
  • Practical Crop Production as major component under graduate level where in the student applies their knowledge in raising crops.
Course offered with credit hours and course code : UG Courses for I semester
S.No. Course Code Course Title Credits
1. AGR-111 Fundamentals of Agronomy 4 (3 + 1)
2. AGR-112 Introduction to Forestry 2 (1 + 1)
3. UGR-111 Agricultural Heritage 1 (1 + 0)
4. AGR-211 Crop Production Technology- I (Kharif Crops) 3 (2 + 1)
5. AGE-211 Environmental Studies and 3 (2 + 1)
6. AGR-312 Practical Crop Production (kharif crops) 2 (0 + 2)
7. AGR-311 Geo informatics and Nano -Technology and Precision Farming 2 (1 + 1)
8. APA-111 Introductory Agriculture 1 (1 + 0)
9. APA-112 Principles of Agronomy 3 (2 + 1)
10. APA-322 Environmental Science 2
11. FBS-113 Crop Production Technology 3 (2 + 1)
12. AGR-114 Environmental Studies & Disaster Management 3 (2 + 1)
UG Course II Semester
S.No. Course Code Course Title Credits
1. AGR-121 Fundamentals of Crop Physiology 2(1-0-1)
2. AGR-221 Crop Production Technology-II (Rabi Crop) 3(2-0-1)
3. AGR-223 Farming System and Sustainable Agriculture 1(1-0-0)
4. AGR-224 Introductory Agro meteorology & Climate Change 2(1-0-1)
5. APA-322 Environmental Science 2(1-0-1)
6. APA-321 Practical Crop Production (Rabi Crops) 1(1-0-0)
PG Course I Semester
S.No. Course Code Course Title Credits
1. AGRON 503 Principles and Practices of Weed Management 3 (2 + 1)
2. AGRON 504 Principles and Practices of Water Management 3 (2 + 1)
3. AGRON 506 Agronomy of major, cereals and pulses 3 (2 + 1)
4. AGRON 607 Integrated Farming System 2 (2 + 0)
5. AGRON 601 Current trends in Agronomy 3 (3 + 0)
6. AGRON 511 Cropping system 2 (2 + 0)
7. AGRON 611 Advance in crop growth & Productivity 3 (2 + 1)
8. AGRON 608 Soil Conservation & Watershed management 3 (2-0-1)
9. AGRON 591/691/692 Seminar 01
PG Course II Semester
S.No. Course Code Course Title Credits
1. AGRON 501 Modern Concepts of Crop Production 3 (3 + 0)
2. AGRON 502 Principles and Practices of Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management 3 (2 + 1)
3. AGRON 507 Agronomy of oilseed, fiber & Sugar Crops 3 (2 + 1)
4. AGRON 511 Cropping System 2 (2 + 0)
5. AGRON 606 Advances in Weed Management 2 (2 + 0)
6. AGRON 605 Irrigation Management 3 (2 + 1)
7. AGRON 591/691/692 Seminar 01
Research and Extension activities (2018-19) Experiment Conducted/ Technology developed
  1. Effect of planting techniques and nitrogen scheduling on scented wet rice, water productivity and soil health in Inceptisol.
  2. Assessment of heavy metal content in river belt management for quality production of cereals and improvement in soil conditions.
  3. Effect of nutrient and weed management on weed dynamics and performance of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).
  4. Effect of crop establishment methods and weed management options on weed dynamics and performance of Basmati rice (Oryza sativa L.).
  5. Response of Basmati Rice (Oryza sativa L.) to Iron and Boron Biofortification under varying Seeding Density.
  6. Soil & water Dynamics and Crop Productivity of Wheat in Rice-Wheat system under different establishment Methods.
  7. Important weed flora & weed management strategies in transplanted rice.
  8. Effect of doses and sources of nutrient on growth, yield and nutrient uptake in timely sown wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
  9. Effect of micronutrient application on growth, yield and quality of Urdbean (Vigna mungo L.)
  10. Effect of different natural farming treatments on growth, yield and economics of Blackgram (Vigna mungo L.) in Western U.P.
  11. Response of micro nutrients on Rhizobium in mung bean (Vigna radiata L.Wilczek).
  12. Effect of planting techniques with organic and inorganic nutrient management for improving crop, water productivity, profitability and soil health in rice under rice-wheat cropping system.
  13. Response of improved Basmati cultivars to different planting geometry in western plane zone of U.P.
  14. Effect of different natural farming treatments on growth, yield and economics of Pigeon Pea + Black gram intercropping system in western U.P.
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Dr.N.S. Rana
Professor

Qualification: M.Sc.Ag & Ph.D (Agronomy)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Soil fertility Management, Cropping system & Sugarcane
Email: nsrana62@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888516
Mobile: 9412476030
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Dr. R. B. Yadav

Dr. Mohan Lal
Professor

Qualification: M.Sc.Ag & Ph.D (Agronomy)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Seed Production, Integrated farming System, Yogic Agriculture & Natural Farming
Email: mohanlalsvp@yahoo.com
Phone No: 0121-2888516
Mobile: 9411811056
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Dr. Vivek

Dr. Vivek
Professor & Head

Qualification: M.Sc.Ag & Ph.D (Agronomy)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Soil fertility Management, Weed management
Email: vivekdhama1966@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888516
Mobile: 9997513114
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Dr. R. K. Naresh

Dr. R. K. Naresh
Professor

Qualification: M.Sc. Ag & Ph.D (Agronomy)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: RCT & water Management
Email: r.knaresh@yahoo.com
Phone No: 0121-2888516
Mobile: 9760182606
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Dr. Raj Vir Singh

Dr. Raj Vir Singh
Professor

Qualification: M.Sc.Ag & Ph.D (Agronomy)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: RCT & water Management
Email: drrajvirsvp@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888516
Mobile: 9760182606
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Dr. R. B. Yadav

Dr. R. B. Yadav
Professor

Qualification: M.Sc. Ag & Ph.D (Agronomy)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Organic farming, Pulse production & IWM
Email: raghvendra61@gmail.com, raghvendra_kvk@yahoo.co.in
Phone No: 0121-2888516
Mobile: 9412525632
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Dr. Adesh Singh

Dr. Adesh Singh
Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Sc.Ag & Ph.D (Agronomy) wirh Major in Soil Science
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Nitrient & Management in Croping System
Email: adeshsingh29@rediffmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888516
Mobile: 9412628586
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Animal Science

Infrastructures

Dr. Rajbir Singh

Dr. Rajbir Singh
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Animal Genetics & Breeding
Email: rajbirsinghsvbp@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888508 (O)
Mobile: 9410816139
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Dr. Nazim Ali

Dr. Nazim Ali
Professor & Head

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Animal Nutrition
Email: nazimsvbp@yahoo.com
Phone No: 0121-2888508 (O)
Mobile: 9927583797
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Dr. Rajkumar

Dr. Rajkumar
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Animal Genetics & Breeding
Email: -
Phone No: 0121-2888508 (O)
Mobile: 9457396743
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Dr-S-P-Yadav

Dr. S.P.Yadav
Assistant Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Animal Husbandry & Dairying
Email: -
Phone No: 0121-2888508 (O)
Mobile: 9412706231
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Dr-D-S-Sahu

Dr. D.S. Sahu
Assistant Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Animal Science
Email: -
Phone No: 0121-2888508 (O)
Mobile: 9411028731
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Basic Science

Infrastructures

Dr-Rashmi-BSH

Dr. Rashmi
Professor & Head

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: -
Email: sehrawat82@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888523 (O)
Mobile: 09412318839 (M)
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Dr. Archna

Dr. Archna Arya
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D (Fisheries)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Fisheries
Email: -
Phone No: 0121-2888523 (O)
Mobile: 09897055199
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Dr. Archana Bhatnagar

Dr. Archana Bhatnagar
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D, M.Phil
Area Of Interest/Specialization: English Literature
Email: archana.bhatnagar.6@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888523 (O)
Mobile: 09897242148
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Mrs Vineeta

Dr. Vineeta Verma
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Computer
Email: vineeta2225@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888523 (O)
Mobile: 07417005570
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Mr. Deepak Sisodia

Dr. Deepak Sisodia
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D.
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Computer
Email: deepaksisodia02@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888523 (O)
Mobile: 09997179997
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Dr-Prerna-Sharma-BSH

Dr. Prerna Sharma
Associate Professor

Qualification: PhD
Area Of Interest/Specialization: -
Email: prernam2002@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888523 (O)
Mobile: 09457624181
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Dr-Bhim-Singh

Dr. Bhim Singh
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D. (Agril. Statistics)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Statistics
Email: bhimsingh1@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888523 (O)
Mobile: 09460122782
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Biotechnology

About the Department

The department of Biotechnology is one of the major departments of Agriculture College, which came into existence with the inception of University and started its M.Sc degree program from the year 2002. The department is catering to the requirement of teaching, research and extension in field of Biotechnology with the following objectives-

  • To deliver the quality teaching leading to the degree of M.Sc Biotechnology and Ph.D Biotechnology.
  • To carry out research on various aspects of major agricultural crops including horticultural crops and medicinal plants.
  • To carry out in-vitro multiplication and distribution of plantlets of sugarcane, banana and other crops.
Major scientific achievements made by the department
  • Publication summary
  • Research papers :
  1. National : 230
  2. International : 61
  3. With rating above 6 : 28
  4. Books published : 24
  5. Chapters in edited books: 33
  6. Popular articles : More than 700
  7. Sequence submitted : 26
Student strength of department (From 2002 to 2019) in Ph. D. Programme
  • No. of student registered so far : 53
  • No. of student pass out : 30
  • No. of student continuing presently : 21
  • No. of student left : 02
Student strength of department (From 2002 to 2019) in M.Sc. Programme
  • No. of student registered so far : 67
  • No. of student pass out : 47
  • No. of student continuing presently : 10
  • No. of student left : 10
Student achievements
  • 11 Ph.D students received national fellowship viz. UGC , DST Inspire and Moulana Azad.
  • 04 M.Sc students received national fellowship viz. ICAR, ICAMR, ASPEE foundation, Mumbai.
  • 16 students qualified NET examination.
  • Bioinformatic centre
Placement of the Students
  • The departmental students are at various positions in reputed organizations viz. Agricultural Research Services in ICAR institutes, State Agriculture Universities, State Universities, teaching positions at secondary and senior secondary level, in Banking sectors and LIC of India.
Infrastructure
  • The Department have one Seminar room, one PG class room, one Molecular Biology Lab/ PG lab, one Genomics Lab, Tissue Culture Lab I and II and Field laboratory.
  • The Field laboratory having the facility of Rain out shelter, Phytotron, Transgenic glass house, Poly house and Green house.
  • The Department have RT-PCR, HPLC, IRGA, Gradient PCR, Spectrophotometer Refrigerated Centrifuge, Gel documentation system, Refrigerator (-80°C) and Refrigerator (-20°C) along with basic instrument.
Courses offered with credit hours and course code
  • The department is running PG program in M.Sc (Ag.) Biotechnology with the intake of 8 students (4open+2paid+2NRI) through CATET.
  • The department is also running Ph.D program in (Ag.) Biotechnology with the intake of 8 students (4open+2paid+2NRI) through CATET.
  • The program is aimed to generate Human Resource in different areas of biotechnology which would not only feed the biotechnology related industries but also would provide trained and motivated persons required for academic institutions.
Course Code Course Title Credits
ABT 501 Principles of Biotechnology 3 (2 + 1)
ABT 502 Fundamentals of Molecular biology 3 (2 + 1)
ABT 503 Molecular Cell Biology 3 (2 + 1)
ABT 504 Techniques in Molecular Biology I 3 (2 + 1)
ABT 505 Plant Tissue Culture and Genetic Transformation 3 (2 + 1)
ABT 506 Molecular Breeding 2 (1 + 1)
ABT 507 Genomics and Proteomics 2 (1 + 1)
ABT 508 Techniques in Molecular Biology II 3 (2 + 1)
ABT 509 Biosafty, IPR and Bioethics 3 (2 + 1)
ABT 510 General Biochemistry 3 (2 + 1)
ABT 511 Principles of Microbiology 3 (2 + 1)
ABT 512 Introduction to Bioinformatics 3 (2 + 1)
GP 501 Principles of Genetics 3 (2 + 1)
GP 509 Biotechnology for Crop Improvement 3 (2 + 1)
GP 514 Gene Regulation and Expression 2 (2 + 0)
STAT 511 Statistical Methods for Applied Sciences 4 (3 + 1)
ABT 591 Master’s Seminar 1 (1 + 0)
ABT 599 Master’s Research 20
ABT 601 Advances in Plant Molecular Biology 3 (3 + 0)
ABT 602 Advances in Genetic Engineering 3 (3 + 0)
ABT 603 Advances in Microbial Technology 3 (3 + 0)
ABT 604 Advances in crop biotechnology 3 (3 + 0)
ABT 605 Advances in Functional Genomics and Proteomics 2 (2 + 0)
ABT 606 Commercial Plant Tissue Culture 2 (2 + 0)
ABT 607 Environmental Biotechnology 2 (2 + 0)
ABT 691 Doctoral Seminar I 1 (1 + 0)
ABT 692 Doctoral Seminar II 1 (1 + 0)
ABT 699 Doctoral Research 45
Master Degree Programme in Biotechnology : Minimum Credit Requirement
A. Major 18 Credit Hours
B. Basic Supporting Courses 13 Credit Hours
C. Minor 09 Credit Hours
D. Optional Courses 06 Credit Hours
E. Master’s Seminar 01 Credit Hours
F. Master’s Research 20 Credit Hours
G. Compulsory Non-Gradial Courses* -

Total credit hours (minimum) required for degree 67 Credit Hours

Doctoral Degree in Biotechnology : Minimum Credit Requirement
A. Major Courses 14 Credit Hours
B. Basic Supporting Courses 04 Credit Hours
C. Minor 08 Credit Hours
D. Optional Courses 04 Credit Hours
E. Doctoral Seminar 1+1 Credit Hours
F. Doctoral Research 45 Credit Hours

Compulsory Non-Gradial Courses (Only for those students who have not studied these courses during their Master’s Degree Programme.) Total credit hours required for the Ph.D. degree : 77 Credit Hours

Research & Extension activities
  • The department hosted 11 research projects on Chickpea, Wheat, Rice, Banana, Turmeric, Jatamasi and Jatropha funded by various agencies like UPCAR Lucknow, RKVY Lucknow, DST New Delhi, NAIP New Delhi, Horticulture Mission Lucknow and Ministry of Agriculture New Delhi with a total outlay of approximately 622 Laks.
Other activities with Photographs
  • Department has organized One day Orientation Program on IPR with special emphasis on Plant variety Protection was at SVBP University of Agriculture & technology, Meerut on 6th March 2007.
  • Organized International conference on “Current trends in Biotechnology and its implications in agriculture” held at Department of Biotechnology on 19-21 Feb., 2009.
  • Organized one week (2-7 September, 2013) training program on Gene Extraction, Characterization and Purification in Department of Ag. Biotechnology in collaboration with Mac Flow Pvt. Ltd.
Dr-R-S-Sengar-Agbiotech

Dr. R. S. Sanger
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Physiology & Tissue Culture
Email: sengar65@gmail.com, rs.svbpatu@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888538 (O)
Mobile: 09412472292 (M)
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Dr-Pushpendra-Kumar-Agbiotech

Dr. Pushpendra Kumar
Professor & Head

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Functional genomics and abiotic stress resistance
Email: drpkdhaka@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888538 (O)
Mobile: 09719400451 (M)
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Dr. Mukesh Kumar
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D. (Biotechnology)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Genetic Engineering
Email: mukeshbt06@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888538 (O)
Mobile: 09837717245 (M)
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Dr-Vaishali-Agbiotech

Dr. Vaishali
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Functional genomics and Molecular markers
Email: vaishali_a21@yahoo.com
Phone No: 0121-2888538 (O)
Mobile: 09528077774 (M)
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Dr-M-K-Yadav-Agbiotech

Dr. Manoj Kumar Yadav
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Molecular markers & Plant Tissue Culture
Email: mkyadav711@gmail.com, Mky71@rediffmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888538 (O)
Mobile: 09412403615 (M)
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Entomology


Dr. D.N. Mishra
HOD, Entomology
Address: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut-250110.
Mobile: 07895837219 (M)
E-mail: dnmishraento@gmail.com




Introduction

The Department of Entomology came into existence with the start of under graduate teaching in agriculture leading to B. Sc. (Ag.) degree in the year 2001 with Entomology as one of the compulsory subject under the college of Agriculture. It was fortunate that the establishment of this Department was entrusted in the able hands of late. Dr. H.S. Verma, Professor in 2001. Dr. C. S. Prasad, Professor a known name in Indian Entomology joined this Department in 2001 as an Associate Professor, Entomology; this signified a rich biological agent production and intensive study of the life history of insect pests of this region and teaching in the field of applied Entomology.

Sufficient addition was made in applied as well as fundamental researches after Dr. S.K. Sachan & Dr. Gaje Singh joined this Department as Professor. Separate research laboratories of biological control, white grub and aquaculture were established. The faculty strength of the department was increased with the appointment of three teachers namely Dr. D.V. Singh, Professor, Dr. Hem Singh, Associate Professor and Dr. Rajendra Singh, Associate Professor. The faculty strength increased further during 2019 with the appointment of Dr. D.N. Mishra, as Professor & Head. A number of distinguished national & international scientists have been visiting this department during this period. At present the total strength of teachers and scientists is 06, composed of 4 Professors & 2 Associate Professor.

About the Department

The Department of Entomology within the College of Agriculture, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut has unique is one of the most important in the country, tracing its origin to the Entomology. Department started in 2000 with the establishment of this University by the Government of U.P. to suggest insects-pests control solutions to the farmers. The mandates of this Department are teaching, research and extension.

While there are always more peaks to be scale the Department which had the mandate of finding solutions to insects-pests problems has fulfilled its objectives to a great extent, It can proudly claim to have found solutions to most of the insect-pests problems niggling all farming systems in Utter Pradesh.

A major achievement of the Department has been balance achievement in pursuing both the basic and applied aspects of agricultural entomology. The Department is particularly proud of its achievements in taxonomy, Life table studies (white grubs, sericulture etc), biological control and ecological aspects in Entomology.

The Department of Entomology came into existence with the start of B. Sc. (Ag.) degree in the year 2001 with an objective of achieving excellence in teaching Entomology to under-graduate students, conducting problem oriented research of farmers. The department started M.Sc. (Ag.) Entomology and Ph. D. programme in 2003 and 2005 respectively. This is essentially provided basic and applied science curricula and specialized skills for the profitable employment. The students of this program not only do extremely well nationally but also internationally. Almost all students qualified the competition like ASRB NET and CSIR NET and ICAR JRF and SRF examinations and also found placements in premier National/International Institutes.

Vision

The Department of Entomology strives to be a network of faculty, staff and students that creates a culture of excellence resulting in the Department being one of the pr-eminent entomological teachings, research and extension organizations in the country.

Mandate

We embrace discovery, transitional and applied entomological research from levels of ecological landscapes to biological molecules. The department provides exciting experience yet scientifically, agriculturally and environmentally relevant research and training as part of undergraduate and graduate instruction from a Faculty of nationally recognized scholars who contemplate our science from a global perspective.

Department Profile

Department is working in the field of crop protection by using IPM, Biological, Microbial and botanical control of insect-pests with special reference to cereal, sugarcane, vegetable, pulses, and horticulture crops. Entomology department also working in the field of mulberry types of sericulture.



Highlights of research undertaken by the Department

  • Location specific Integrated Pest Management programmes (IPM) for vegetables oilseeds were developed, validated and disseminated to the farmers of this region.
  • Production of various bioagents like Trichoderma, Trichogramma spp. and Chrysoperla carnea are being done at Bio-control Laboratory, Department of Entomology level. Techniques are disseminated to the farmers on production of these bio-agents for the management of crop pests.
  • A huge collection of insect biodiversity are maintained for taxonomic studies.

Thrust Areas

  • To develop effective and valuable cultivation, rearing and management of silkworm.
  • To develop effective Integrated pest management program in entomology.
  • To develop and strengthen different fields of specialization in entomology.
  • To generate basic and applied information based on ecology, systematic, toxicology, physiology, Anatomy and economic entomology to develop sustainable insect-pests management in different crops/cropping systems.
  • To develop technology for propagation and strain improvement of useful insects.
  • To transfer technology developed for management of insect-pests to end users.

Laboratory Facilities

  • Well-furnished undergraduate and postgraduate laboratories,
  • Well-equipped research laboratories of Sericulture, White Grub and Biological Control,.
  • Advance research in the field of pesticide residues, biological control, pesticide resistance, fish breeding and pathology with the latest equipments.

Guest Lectures

S.No. Name of the Visitor/ Speaker Context of Visit and/or Topic of Lecture Name of the Sponsoring Department Date of Visit/Lecture
1. Dr. Anuj Bhatnagar, Principal Scientist, CPRI, Modipuram, Meerrut Biological control Agents Department of Entomology 2016
2. Dr. H.S. Singh, Principal Scientist, NCIPM, New Delhi Threat to Fruit Security Department of Entomology 2018
3. Dr. Subash Chandra Verma.Principal Scientist Dr. Y.S.P.U.A.F, Nauni,Solan,H.P. Classical biological control Department of Entomology 2018

Prominent Alumni with latest Correspondence Address

Dr. Mange Ram, Assistant Professor, Entomology, R.K.P.G. Collage, Shamli.(UP)

Dr. Lomesh Kumar, Assistant Professor, Entomology H.A.U, Hisar (HR)

Dr.Devandra Yadav, Assistant Professor, Entomology Devariya (UP)

Awards/ Honors Received by the Faculty Members

Dr. D. V. Singh, Professor

  • Merit Scholarship during Intermediate
  • Silver Medal in State Science Exhibition
  • Third prize in vegetable, Horticultural Exhibition
  • Best poster Presentation award, Recent advances in applied Zoology
  • Young Fellow Award HTHS
  • Distinguish Service Award
  • Dr. S.A.H. Abidi, Fisheries Scientist Award
  • Young Scientist Award in an International conference Dubai
  • Fellow Award
  • Dr. Akstar Hussain Vishistha Krishi Vaigyanik Award
  • Best Scientist (Research) award 2015
  • Honourary award of Scientist
  • Received Outstanding Achievement Award


Units of the Department

  • Biological Control Laboratory
  • Sericulture Unit
  • Fish Demonstration and Research Unit

Bio-control Laboratory : PRODUCTION OF HOST/BIO-AGENTS

Mass production of natural enemies and their laboratory hosts were carried out at Biocontrol Laboratory, Meerut. The culture of the host insect, Corcyra cephalonica, Helicoverpa armigera, Galleria mellonella and local isolates of different bio-agents – Trichogramma (5 species), Chrysoperla carnea, Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae, Nomuraea sp. and HaNPV, Heterorhabditis indica and Steinernema sp. were maintained in the laboratory for dissemination to the farmers for field use as per their requirements.



Sericulture Unit

Different Mulbery Varities are planted for Teaching, Research & Extension.



Fish Demonstration and Research Unit

The Fish Demonstration and Research Unit established in 2007 at S.V.P University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut, India is working especially in the Inland Fisheries Sector, catering needs of the farmers to trained in fish technology, transferring the technologies to fish culturists and entrepreneurs including research. Total no. of stock ponds are four in which the culture of fishes are being done. Presently there are six species being cultured under all four ponds. The detail of different species are as follows Indian major carps i.e Rohu(Labeo rohita),Catla(Catla catla),Nain(Cirrhinus mrigala),Exotic carp i.e Silver carps(Hypophthalimichthys molitrix),Grass carps(Ctenopharygngodon idella),Common carps(Cyprinus carpio).

The Fish Demonstration and Research Unit have played a role in the establishment of fish farming in inland sector of the Western U.P. A number of modern fish farms have been established by the farmers. Integrated fish farming has also been taken up. A number of the fish seed hatcheries have also been constructed in the private sector by farmers. The farm facilities of the unit provide opportunity for conducting fish farming and demonstration of frontline technologies to fish culturists.

The Fish Demonstration and Research Unit is now emphasizing on the development and management of fisheries in the freshwater resources. Special emphasis is being put on the transfer of technology for the culture and hatchery seed production of carp fish species.

The Fish Demonstration and Research Unit have farm facilities for culture as well as demonstration work. It can provide facilities to the corporates for testing of feeds, growth promoters, inducing agents, immune enhancers, aquaculture equipments such as aerators etc. on payment basis. The Fish Demonstration and Research Unit have a circular carp hatchery also.



Experiential Learning Programme

Department of Entomology is running Experiential Learning Programme in Bio Control, Sericulture and Aquaculture



Dr. S. K. Sachan

Dr. S. K. Sachan
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization:
Email: sachansk@yahoo.com
Phone No: 0121- 2888520 (O)
Mobile: 9412923199
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Dr. D.N. Mishra
Professor & Head

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Entomology
Email: dnmishraento@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121- 2888520 (O)
Mobile: 09456283694 (M)
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Dr. Gaje Singh

Dr. Gaje Singh
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: IPM of Sugarcane, pulses & Storage Insects etc.
Email: gsduhoon@yahoo.com
Phone No: 0121- 2888520 (O)
Mobile: 9411958126
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Dr. D.V. Singh

Dr. D.V. Singh
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: I.P.M in Vegetable
Email: dvsingh20111@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121- 2888520 (O)
Mobile: 09411264592, 08218170772 (M)
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Sh. Hem Singh

Dr. Hem Singh
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph. D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Entomology
Email: hemsingh1972@yahoo.com
Phone No: 0121- 2888520 (O)
Mobile: 9719377902
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Dr. Rajendra Singh

Dr. Rajendra Singh
Assistant Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: -
Email: rajendrasingh5@yahoo.com
Phone No: 0121- 2888520 (O)
Mobile: 9457396755
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Genetics and Plant Breeding

About the Department

The Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding was established with the establishment of the university i.e. 2nd October, 2000, with the aim to impart teaching, research and extension in Genetics and Plant Breeding. The UG courses (GPB) was started from the academic session 2001-02. However, Postgraduate (M.Sc. Ag. & Ph.D.) programme in Genetics and Plant Breeding was started from academic session 2003-04. In addition to teaching, the department has played a pivotal role in crop improvement programme by developing varieties in rice, pulses and oilseeds. The research work which already existed for the development of varieties for Northern Western Plain Zone of Uttar Pradesh in 2002 going on wheat, rice, blackgram and chickpea are continued till since the inception of the university. In addition to these crops forage, pulses, oilseeds were also included in the department after 2005 and are in the regular manner. The faculty available in the department is also involved in the extension activities and farmers advisory services time to time. One of the most outstanding impacts of the breeding programme has been the seed production of various crops to supply the quality seed to the farmers of the Western UP.

Presently, the Department is offering GPB courses for under graduate (U.G.) and post graduate (P.G.) programmes with updated and modern course curricula as per the ICAR guidelines. A broad range of carefully designed courses complimented by lectures in other departments appropriately address the academic needs of the students. The Department has facilities for teaching various courses in Genetics & Plant Breeding as required for undergraduate and post-graduate degree programmes. Facilities for the thesis research to students are available i.e. field and labs. There are 3 well-equipped laboratories in the department for teaching and research work. All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on rice funded by ICAR on 25 and 75 percent share basis was sanctioned by the ICAR for the university. The Department has organized four National symposium during 2005 to 2008.

Mandate of the Department

A. Teaching

  • To run postgraduate programme (M. Sc. Ag. and Ph.D.) in the area of Genetics & Plant Breeding.
  • To contribute actively in the under graduate programme i.e. B.Sc.(Hons) Ag., B.Sc.(Hons) Horti. & B.Tech (Biotech.) of the 3 constituent colleges of the university.

B. Research

  • To develop high yielding and disease resistance/tolerance, and with high product value varieties of cereals, oilseeds and pulses crops with the integration of classical and molecular breeding approaches.
  • To evaluate, preserve and protect the germplasm of different crops.

C. Extension

  • To transfer and demonstrate the impact of “Improved Technologies” to Farmer’s of the region through various measures viz; technical lectures, technical bulletins, kisan mela, kisan gosthi, kisan divas, T&V, FLD, on station demonstrations, farmer’s advisory service etc., to popularizing the improved varieties among the growers.

Infrastructure

Laboratories / PG Classroom in the Department
Major Facilities available
  • Molecular Biology Lab
  • Power Point Teaching PG. Class-cum-Seminar room
  • Quality Lab
  • PG Lab
  • Phytotron Lab
  • PG Lab.






Major Equipments available in the GPB labs
  • Real time PCR, fast PCR
  • PCR
  • Gel Documentation system with computer
  • Electrophoresis Unit
  • GLC
  • Automatic DNA isolation &purification unit
  • Deep freezers different range (-20 to -80 oC)
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Orbital Shaker mixer
  • Refrigerated Centrifuge
  • Electronic Moisture Analyzer
  • Trinocular Microscope with CCTV camera
  • Seed germinator
  • Seedling Grwoth Chamber
  • Plant Growth chamber (Phytotron)
  • Biological grade water purifiers
  • Electronic Balances – (0.0001 g to 150 kg)
Dr. Pooran Chand

Dr. Pooran Chand
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D. (Genetics and Plant Breeding)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Crop Improvement on Wheat & Rice
Email: pckardam@gmail.com, pckardam@rediffmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888518 (O)
Mobile: 08920058262 (M)
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Dr. Lokesh Kumar Gangwar
Professor & Head

Qualification: M.Sc. (Ag.), M.Phil, Ph.D. (Genetics and Plant Breeding) , NET
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Crop Improvement on Wheat & Rice
Email: gangwarlk@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888518 (O)
Mobile: 09411957307 (M)
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Dr. Shiv Kumar Singh
Associate Professor

Qualification: Ph.D (Genetics and Plant Breeding)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Crop Improvement on Forage Sorghum
Email: shivkumar301968@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888518 (O)
Mobile: 09412384795 (M)
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Dr. Atar Singh
Assistant Professor

Qualification: Ph.D. (Genetics and Plant Breeding)
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Pulses Crop Improvement
Email: atars49@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888518 (O)
Mobile: 09411259039 (M)
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Horticulture

Infrastructures

Dr. Bijendra Singh

Dr. Bijendra Singh
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Hort. - Vegetable Science
Email: drbijendrasingh66@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888521
Mobile: 9412631295
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Dr. Satya Prakash
Professor & Head

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: -
Email: satyaagro@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888521
Mobile: 9412540121
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Dr. Yogesh Prasad

Dr. Yogesh Prasad
Director

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Horticulture - Pomology
Email: sp_svbp@yahoo.com
Phone No: 0121-2888521
Mobile: 941102618
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Dr. Sunil Malik

Dr. Sunil Malik
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Floriculture
Email: drsunilmalik@ymail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888521
Mobile: 9412202088
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Dr. Mukesh Kumar

Dr. Mukesh Kumar
Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Floriculture, Post-harvest Technology of Flowers
Email: dr.mukesh123@gmail.com
Phone No: 0121-2888521
Mobile: 9412357992
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Dr. M.K. Singh

Dr. M.K. Singh
Assistant Professor

Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Pomology
Email: singhmk786@yahoo.in
Phone No: 0121-2888521
Mobile: 9412594969
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Department of Plant Pathology

Courses

Course No. Name of the Course Credit Hours
Pl. Patho. 503 Plant Bacteriology 3(2+1)
Pl. Patho. 506 Principles of Plant Disease Management 3(2+1)
Pl. Patho.507 Diseases of Field & Medicinal Crops 3(2+1)
Pl. Patho.510 Seed Health Technology 3(2+1)
Pl. Patho.511 Chemicals in Plant Disease Control 3(2+1)
Pl. Patho.513 Disease Resistance in Plant 3(2+0)
Pl. Patho.518 Epidemiology & Forecasting of Plant Disease 3(2+1)
Pl. Patho.516 Integrated Disease Management 3(2+1)
Pl. Patho.601 Advance Mycology 3(2+1)
Pl. Patho. 591/691/692 Master / Doctoral Seminar 1(1+0)
AEL 412 Experiential Learning (Mushroom Cultivation) 20
AEL 412 Experiential Learning (Plant Health Clinic) 20

Laboratories

  • UG Lab
  • PG Lab
  • Mushroom Lab
  • Biocontrol Lab
  • Nematology Lab
  • Plant Health Clinic

  • Research Activities

  • Research on Rice diseases
  • Research on wheat diseases
  • Research on Pulses diseases
  • Research on Oil seeds diseases
  • Research on Biological control
  • Bio-agent Production
  • Exploration of new organism as bio-control agent
  • Molecular Plant Pathology
  • Chemical and Biological management of Plant Diseases

  • Outside funded

    S.No. Name of laboratory Year of completion Funding agency
    1 Mushroom research and production laboratory 2007-08 NHM/UPCAR
    2 Plant Health Clinic 2008-09 NHM/UPCAR
    3 Centre of Excellence for sanitary and phyto sanitary certification 2012-13 RKVY/UPCAR

    Ongoing Projects

    1 Performance of drought tolerant rice varieties under different establishment methods (under Stress Tolerant Rice for Africa and South Asia (STRASA), Funded by Bill and Milinda Gates Foundation through IRRI Dr. Ramji Singh
    2 All India Coordinated Research Project on Mushroom ICAR Dr. Gopal singh
    3 Assessment of yield losses and development of biointensive management strategies for the root knot nematode (M.graminicola & M triticorayzae) of rice and wheat crop in western U.P.) UPCAR Dr. Kamal Khiladi
    4 Management of collar rot and wilt of chickpea with resident biocontrol agents UPCAR Dr. Ramesh Singh
    5 All India Coordinated Research Project on Nematodes in Cropping System ICAR Dr. Kamal Khiladi
    6 Development of Bio-Intensive module for the management of Bakancee disease in western U.P. UPCST Dr. Kamal Khiladi

    Extension Activites

  • Farmer’s field visit
  • KVK Monitoring
  • Farm advisory services for field crops, horticultural crops, Mushroom and forest trees
  • Advisement to the State Department of Agriculture
  • Advisory services to pesticides company/Firms
  • Training and Demonstration of Mushroom for Mushroom growers including spawn sale
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    Dr. Ramji Singh
    Professor

    Qualification: Ph.D
    Area Of Interest/Specialization: Plant Protection
    Email: singh.ramji@gmail.com
    Phone No: 0121-2888547 (O)
    Mobile: 9451500541
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    Dr. Gopal Singh
    Professor & Head

    Qualification: Ph.D
    Area Of Interest/Specialization: Mushroom Research & Rice Pathology
    Email: singh.gopal2009@rediffmail.com
    Phone No: 0121-2888547 (O)
    Mobile: 09412465255 (M)
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    Dr. Kamal Khilari
    Professor

    Qualification: Ph.D
    Area Of Interest/Specialization: Plant Protection biological control of soil borne Plant Pathogens
    Email: khilari_2008@rediffmail.com
    Phone No: 0121-2888547 (O)
    Mobile: 09412117677 (M)
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    Dr. Prashant Mishra
    Assistant Professor

    Qualification: Ph.D.
    Area Of Interest/Specialization: Plant Protection
    Email: prashantsvp@gmail.com
    Phone No: 0121-2888547 (O)
    Mobile: 09412833917 (M)
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    Dr. Ramesh Singh
    Assistant Professor

    Qualification: M.Sc. Ag & Ph.D(Plant Pathology
    Area Of Interest/Specialization: Vegetable Pathology
    Email: spsprojectrkvy@gmail.com
    Phone No: 0121-2888547 (O)
    Mobile: 09412833798 (M)
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    Faculty
    Faculty

    Qualification:
    Area Of Interest/Specialization:
    Email:
    Phone No: 0121-2888547 (O)
    Mobile:
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    Soil Science

    Infrastructures

    Dr-Ashok_Soil

    Dr. Ashok Kumar
    Professor

    Qualification: Ph.D
    Area Of Interest/Specialization: Soil Physics/ Fertility/ management of problem soils & waters
    Email: ashok.soil@gmail.com
    Phone No: 0121-2888517 (O)
    Mobile: 9760466351
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    Dr. B.P. Dhyani
    Professor & Head

    Qualification: Ph.D
    Area Of Interest/Specialization: Soil Chemistry/Fertility/ Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management, Soil Pollution
    Email: bpdhyani@gmail.com
    Phone No: 0121-2888517 (O)
    Mobile: 9412886696
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    Dr-Satendra-Kumar

    Dr. Satendra Kumar
    Professor

    Qualification: Ph.D
    Area Of Interest/Specialization: Soil Science and Soil Chemistry/ Soil fertility, Soil Chemistry and Pedology
    Email: drskk1@gmail.com
    Phone No: 0121-2888517 (O)
    Mobile: 09412430393 (M)
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    Dr-S-P-Singh

    Dr. S. P. Singh
    Associate Professor

    Qualification: Ph.D
    Area Of Interest/Specialization: Soil Science
    Email: drspsingh1975@gmail.com
    Phone No: 0121-2888517(O)
    Mobile: 09412830211 (M)
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    Dr-U-P-Shahi

    Dr. U. P. Shahi
    Associate Professor

    Qualification: Ph.D
    Area Of Interest/Specialization: Soil Fertility, Micronutrient, Soil Pollution
    Email: upshahi@gmail.com
    Phone No: 0121-2888517 (O)
    Mobile: 9410228283
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    Dr-Yogesh-Kumar

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar
    Associate Professor

    Qualification: Ph.D
    Area Of Interest/Specialization: Soil Chemistry/Fertility/ Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management/Soil Microbiology
    Email: y2k_soil@rediffmail.com
    Phone No: 0121-2888517 (O)
    Mobile: 09411918124 (M)
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