Sustainable Agriculture For food, Bio-Energy and Livelihood Security
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9 books manuals bulletins, JNKVV Soil Science news, chapters in books on various aspects of Soil Science, Natural Resource Management, Integrated Nutrient Management, Integrated Pest Management and Agri-Policy Analysis. He developed agroclimatic zone wise and district wise plan for increasing agricultural production and developing the income of farmers. He brought out in print a monumental publication on Soil Resources and Agro-Climatic Zones of Madhya Pradesh which provides complete information on all aspects of Soils of the State and their management. He has guided several M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. Dr. Tomar contributed significantly for developing and spreading improved Soil and Water Management Technology like phenomenon of wilting in rice, irrigation scheduling and soil-plant-water relations in rice and wheat, microlysimeter, solution of kharif fallowing in poorly drained black soils, soil tillage-cum-seeding technology for rabi crops, watershed management, tillage in rice-wheat cropping system in black soils, established Centre of Advanced Studies in Soil Science ICAR etc.
MOHAN S. BHALE Mohan S. Bhale is the Senior Scientist Plant Pathology at Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University JNKVV , Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. He obtained his Master of Science in Agricultural Plant Pathology in 1978 and Ph.D. in 1992, both from JNKVV Jabalpur. He started his professional career as Assistant Professor and involved in studies on diseases of field crops and their management since 1979. He is working on seed borne diseases of major field crops. His publication includes research and review articles, book chapters, manual and bulletin, working sheets and edited proceedings. He has conducted training on seed health, seed certification and production management to the people engaged with seed trading and production. He is associated with several professional societies including Indian Phytopathological Society, Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Association of Plant Pathologist of India, Indian Society of Seed Technology, Indian Oilseed Society. He is also a member of Agri-History Foundation. He was honored as a Fellow of Indian Phytopathological Society, Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology. He is the chief Editor of JNKVV Research Journal, JNKVV, Jabalpur. He is the
author of two books including Seed Technology and Seed borne Diseases Objectionable in Seed Production and their Management. He has edited 10 books and training manuals and notes.
DHIRENDRA KHARE Ph.D. is Senior Scientist, Plant Breeding and Genetics at JN Agricultural University, Jabalpur, MP, India. Dr. Khare has joined the University in 1985 as Assistant Professor. At present he is associated with Seed Technology Research of NSP Crops an ICAR project and working on characterization of crop varieties. He has published technical bulletins ICAR on characterization of all the varieties of soybean, pigeon pea, mung bean, urid bean and sunflower in active seed commerce and presently characterizing varieties of sesame, linseed, field pea and lentil. He has published three books and 75 research papers. He is regularly involved in teaching at Bachelor, Master and Doctorate degree programmes. He is a life member of Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding and Indian Society of Seed Technology.
SUNIL DUTTA UPADHYAYA Ph.D. Botany with specialization in Ecology is a Professor Agril. Botany and Crop Physiology , Dept. of Crop and Herbal Physiology, JNKVV, Jabalpur, M.P., India. He did his postdoctoral degree from University of Florida, USA in Forestry 1987-1988 and advance training the Agroforestry Management