Division of Fruit Science

  • Teaching of BHT,B. Sc. (Ag), M. Sc. and Ph. D. students
  • Conducting applied and strategic research
  • Human resource development through trainings and demonstrations
  • Externally Funded Projects 06
Name of the project Principal Investigator Funding Agency Duration
Production of quality planting material of subtropical fruits Dr. V.K Wali - -
Establishment of rootstock and bud wood bank and their large scale production Dr. V.K Wali - -
Training and demonstration on rejuvenation of old and unproductive orchards in Jammu subtropics. Dr. V.K Wali - -
Determination of quality and harvest maturity for commercially grown fruit crops in Jammu subtropics Dr. Parshant Bakshi - -
High density orcharding of mango and guava in Jammu sub-tropics Dr. Akash Sharma - -
Establishment of Hi-tech Fruit Plant Nursery for High Pedigree Planting Material under Jammu Sub-tropics Dr. V.K Wali - -
  • University Funded Projects 05
  • M. Sc. and Ph. D. (Fruit Science) degrees
  • One year training course on Basic Horticulture Training to unemployed youths and gardeners
  • Ph.D.
Dr V.K. Wali
Designation : Professor & Head
Area of Specialization : Fruit Science
E mail : Vinod_wali@hotmai.com
Contact No : 09419124936

 

 
Dr. Parshant Bakshi
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit Physiology
E mail : bakshi_parshant@rediffmail.com
Contact No : 09419101601

 
Dr. Amit Jasrotia
Designation : Junior Scientist (Pomology)
Area of Specialization : Fruit tree nutrition, Use of PGRs in fruit trees,Crop Improvement
E mail : jasrotiaamit2k1@rediffmail.com
Contact No : 09419181572
Dr Mahital Jamwal
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Horticulture/Biotechnology
E mail : drmahitaljamwal@gmail.com
Contact No : 09419110581

 
Dr Arti Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit Science
E mail : drartisharma02@gmail.com
Contact No : 09419796724

 
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit Production
E mail : rajeshraina80@rediffmail.com
Contact No : 09419941520

 
Dr. DEEP JI BHAT
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit Science
E mail : mailme.deepji@rediffmail.com
Contact No : 09419814947

 
Dr Akash Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Propagation & Nutrition of Fruit Crops
E mail : akashskuastj@gmail.com
Contact No : +91-9906397720

 
Dr Nirmal Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit Breeding and Genetic Resources
E mail : sharmanirmal.77@gmail.com
Contact No : 9419232139

 
Dr V.K. Wali
E mail Vinod_wali@hotmai.com
Contact No. 09419124936
Designation Professor& Head
Area of Specialization Fruit Science
Publication (in numbers)
  • National
  • International
  • 74
  • 02
  • Projects completed 12
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Awarded gold medal for securing highest Cumulative Grade Point in Horticulture Subject in M.Sc (Ag.)
  • Awarded gold medal for best user of University library of P.K.V, Akola and secured highest percentage of marks in Scientific Report Writing.
  • Awarded two cash prizes for obtaining highest OGPA in M.Sc. Agriculture.
  • Awarded Senior Fellowship (1994) by ASPEE Agricultural Research and Development Foundation, Malad, Bombay during Ph.D degree programme.
  • Professional experience 33 years ( Teaching, Research and Extension)
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Academy of Plant Sciences,Haryana Society of Horticultural Sciences
  • Horticultural Society of Gujarat
  • Indian Society of Horticultural Science
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    Dr. R.M. Sharma
    E mail rmsharma345@gmail.com
    Contact No. 09419198020
    Designation Professor
    Area of Specialization Forestry (Silviculture)
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 57
  • 02
  • Projects completed
  • 07
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Fellow of Range Management of Society of India, IGFRI, Jhansi
  • Professional experience 14 Years ( Teaching, Research and Extension)
    Life member of Horticulture Society of India
  • Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development
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    Dr. Parshant Bakshi
    E mail bakshi_parshant@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. 09419101601
    Designation Associate Professor
    Area of Specialization Fruit Physiology
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 22
  • 01
  • Projects completed 03
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Best Poster Presentation in “Studies on impact of climate and irrigation on peach cultivars under Jammu subtropics” in 1st J&K Agricultural Science Congress, held in 2011
  • Best Poster Presentation in “Sun drying: An ideal technique for Anardana in 2nd J&K Agricultural Science Congress, held in 2012
  • Professional experience
  • 08 Years (Teaching , Research and Extension)
  • Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Journal of Horticulture (Life-member from 2001)
  • All India Food Preserver’s Association (2002-2005)
  • Indian Horticulture (2000-2007; 2010-13)
  • Indian Horticulture (2000-2007; 2010-13)
  • Association of Food Science and Technology- India (2003- 2005)
  • Haryana Journal of Horticultural Science(Life-member (from 2005)
  • Journal of Horticultural Science(Life-member (from 2012)
  • Indian Society for Dryland Horticulture (Life-member (from 2012)
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    Dr Mahital Jamwal
    E mail drmahitaljamwal@gmail.com
    Contact No. 09419110581
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Horticulture/Biotechnology
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 26
  • 07
  • 07
  • Projects completed 04
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, State of Israel awarded Post doctoral fellowship through Agriculture Research Organization, The Volcani Center during 2012-13
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, State of Israel awarded Post doctoral fellowship through Agriculture Research Organization, The Volcani Center during 2012-13
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State of Israel, awarded MASHAV fellowship through the Hebrew University of Jerusalem during 2012
  • Ministry of Science and Technology of China, Beijing awarded fellowship through Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing during 2011
  • Ministry of the Netherlands awarded fellowship through Alterra-ILRI, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands & ANGRAU, Hyderabad during 2007
  • Resource person for E learning program with Dr. Lisa Kitinoja {Principal Consultant – Postharvest Technology, Extension Systems International PO Box 3130, Quartzsite, Arizona 85359 USA; and Senior Technical Advisor -Fruits and Vegetables, World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO), Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), Alexandria, Virginia. USA
  • Professional experience
  • 09 Years
  • Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • The Horticultural Society of Haryana (India), Hissar
  • Indian Society for Arid Horticulture (India) Bikaner
  • The Madras Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Coimbatore
  • Indian Journal of Ornamental Horticulture, New Delhi
  • Indian Journal of Life Sciences, Jammu
  • International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), Germany
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    Dr Arti Sharma
    E mail drartisharma02@gmail.com
    Contact No. 09419796724
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Fruit Science
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International


  • 12
  • -
  • Projects completed 02
    Awards/Honours/Distinction -
    Professional experience
  • 07 years
  • Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • The Indian society of Horticulture
  • The Horticultural Society of Haryana, India.
  • Indian Society for plant physiology
  • Indian Society of Life sciences
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    Dr. Rajesh Kumar
    E mail rajeshraina80@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. 09419941520
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Fruit Production
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 38
  • 08
  • 01
  • Projects completed -
    Awards/Honours/Distinction Best Poster Presentation in “Integrated Nutrient Management in Kinnow” in 2nd J&K Agricultural Science Congress, held in 2012
    Professional experience 06
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Arid Horticulture, CIAH Bikaner
  • The Madras Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Coimbatore
  • The Asian Journal of Horticulture U.P
  • International Journal of Plant Sciences U.P
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    Dr. DEEP JI BHAT
    E mail mailme.deepji@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. 09419814947
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Fruit Science
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 20
  • 08
  • 01
  • Projects completed 02
    Awards/Honours/Distinction Outstanding Professional Award ( 2010), Awarded by Indian Society of Hill Agriculture, GBPUAT- Ranichauri, Uttarakhand.
    Professional experience Seven years experience in teaching, research and extension activities.
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Life member of Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development
  • Indian Society of Hill Agriculture
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    Dr Akash Sharma
    E mail akashskuastj@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91-9906397720
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Propagation & Nutrition of Fruit Crops
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 23
  • Projects completed 05
    Awards/Honours/Distinction -
    Professional experience 05 years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • The Horticultural Society of India, Pusa Campus, New Delhi ( Life-member from 2008)
  • Society for promotion of Horticulture, IIHR, Bangalore ( Life-member from 2008)
  • Indian Society for Arid Horticulture, Bikaner, Rajasthan (Life-member from 2012)
  • Asian Journal of Horticulture, Muzaffarnagar
  • Journal of Hill Horticulture, Uttaranchal
  • Journal of Research, SKUAST-Jammu
  • Indian Society of Life Sciences, Jammu
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    Dr Nirmal Sharma
    E mail sharmanirmal.77@gmail.com
    Contact No. 9419232139
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Fruit Breeding and Genetic Resources
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International

  • 12
  • 06
  • 01
  • Projects completed -
    Awards/Honours/Distinction -
    Professional experience 04 years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society for Arid Horticulture (India) Bikaner
  • The Madras Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Coimbatore, India
  • Indian Journal of Life Sciences, Jammu
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    Rejuvenation of Unproductive Old Mango Orchards