Division of Agronomy

  • Teaching
The Division of Agronomy has been involved in imparting UG and PG courses to develop human resource in the field of Agronomy. The various fields of study in Agronomy discipline are Crop production, Soil fertility and fertilizer management, Water management, Weed management, Fodder development etc.
  • Research
The focus of the research has been to standardize Agronomical techniques in major kharif, rabi and zaid crops being grown under different agro-climatic zones of Jammu region. So far the work has been emphasized on the aspects of nutrient management, weed management, water management, crop residue management, crop production and cropping systems, degraded pasture land management and crop production technologies under limited water condition. The Division is also working on crop weather relationships.
  • Extension
The Division of Agronomy has been actively involved in various Extension Education engagements for the benefit of personnel from line departments as well as the farmers of Jammu region. The involvements include regular interaction through print and electronic media where technologies are disseminated in the form of popular articles, TV & Radio Talks. The Scientists of the Division have been serving various districts of the region as resource personnel for T& V monthly workshops who are involved in regular advocation of various technologies to Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture and Command Area Development. Besides numerous on-farm trials, Front line demonstrations, Farmer’s field trainings are continuous process for popularization of generated technologies through our research programme. On weekly basis agro-advisory bulletins are being issued.
  • Externally Funded Projects
Name of the project Principal Investigator Funding Agency Duration
Voluntary Centre:-AICRP- Weed Agronomical Trials Control. PI - Dr. Anil Kumar   ICAR Continuous
Associated with Agronomical Trails on AICRP- on Wheat and Barley PI - Dr. Lekh Chand; ICAR Continuous
  • University Funded Projects 07
  • PG Degree
Dr. Dileep Kachroo
Designation : Professor & Head
Area of Specialization : Crop Production and Nutrient, Water Weed Management & Farming System Research
E mail : dileepkachroo@rediffmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419187553

 
Dr. B. C. Sharma
Designation : Professor
Area of Specialization : Nutrient Management, Weed Management, Cropping System & Conservation Farming
Contact No : +91 9419152428
E mail : drbhagwati@gmail.com

 
Dr. Anil Kumar
Designation : Professor
Area of Specialization : Weed Management, Nutrient Management, Water Management & Cropping System
E mail : anillau@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419132807

 
Dr. Lekh Chand
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Nutrient Management, Weed management, Crop Modeling, Conservation Agriculture, & water Management
E mail : lekhchand@hotmail.com, lcchoudhary1@rediffmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419422682

 
Dr. Minakshi Gupta
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Conservation Agri, Crop Production
E mail: minuraj74@rediffmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419785352

 
Dr. B.R. Bazaya
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Weed Management, Nutrient Management
E mail:
Contact No : +91 9419213497

 
Dr. Sarabdeep Kour
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil fertility, Nutrient management
E mail: sarabdeep_kour@rediffmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419653221

 

Dr. Dileep Kachroo
E mail dileepkachroo@rediffmail.com 
Contact No. +91 9419187553
Designation Professor & Head
Area of Specialization Crop Production and Nutrient, Water Weed Management & Farming System Research
Publication (in numbers)
  • National
  • International
  • 123
    Projects completed Five externally funded projects
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • 1
  • Membership/s of scientific and professional societies 1. Indian Society of Weed Science 2. Indian Society of Agronomy, New Delhi 3. Indian Journal of Oilseed Research 4. Indian Journal of Ecology
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    Dr. B. C. Sharma
    E mail drbhagwati@gmail.com  
    Contact No. +91 9419152428  
    Designation Professor  
    Area of Specialization Nutrient Management, Weed Management, Cropping System & Conservation Farming  
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 95
  • 02
  •  
    Projects completed
  • Twelve externally funded
  • Two university funded
  •  
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  •  
    Professional experience 28 years in Teaching, Research and development in Agriculture  
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture
  • Indian Society of Weed Science
  • Indian Society of Agronomy
  • Indian Society of Pulses Research & development
  • Soil conservation society of India
  •  
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    Dr. Anil Kumar
    E mail anillau@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419132807
    Designation Professor
    Area of Specialization Weed Management, Nutrient Management, Water Management & Cropping System
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 153
  • 03
  • Projects completed
  • Five externally funded
  • Twenty Five university funded
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • 2
  • Professional experience 16 years in Teaching, Research and development in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture
  • Indian Society of Weed Science
  • Indian Society of Agronomy
  • Indian Society of Pulses Research & development
  • Soil conservation society of India
  • Farming System Research & Development Association
  • Indian Society of Agriculture Sc.
  • World Association of Soil Conservation, Beijing China
  • Deptt. of International Development, UK
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    Dr. Lekh Chand
    E mail lekhchand@hotmail.com,
    lcchoudhary1@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419422682
    Designation Associate Professor
    Area of Specialization Nutrient Management, Weed management, Crop Modeling, Conservation Agriculture, & water Management
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 20
  • 02
  • Projects completed
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Professional experience 12 years of in Teaching, Research and development in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Agronomy
  • International consortium for Agricultural Systems Application (ICASA), Hawaii (USA)
  • Life Member of Association of Agrometeorologists
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    Dr. Minakshi Gupta
    E mail minuraj74@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419785352
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Conservation Agri, Crop Production
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 14
  • 0
  • Projects completed
  • Three externally funded completed
  • Two externally funded is on-going
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction -
    Professional experience 8 years of in Teaching, Research and Extension
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Agronomy
  • Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi
  • Indian Society of Weed Science
  • Agrometerology Society
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    Dr. B.R. Bazaya
    E mail
    Contact No. +91 9419213497
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Weed Management, Nutrient Management
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 34
  • Projects completed
  • Five projects completed
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Professional experience 8 years of in Teaching, Research and Extension in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • ×
    Dr. Sarabdeep Kour
    E mail sarabdeep_kour@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419653221
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil fertility, Nutrient management
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 22
  • 01
  • Projects completed
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
    Professional experience 07 years of in Teaching, Research and extension in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Soil Science
  • Soil Conservation Society of India
  • The Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture
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    Dr. Sarabdeep Kour
    E mail
    Contact No. +91 9419203116
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil fertility, Nutrient management
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 32
  • Projects completed
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
    Professional experience 08 years of in Teaching, Research and extension in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • ×
    Dr. R. Puniya
    E mail ramagron@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 9419256071
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Nutrient Management, Conservation Agriculture & Weed Management
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 19
  • Projects completed
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
    Professional experience 01 year of in Teaching, Research and extension in Agriculture
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Jr. Research Fellowship
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship
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    Technologies Developed