Division of Plant Pathology

  • To conduct basic and applied research leading to detection, identification and management of plant pathogens
  • Division is imparting quality education in the area of Graduate and Post-Graduate education with a thrust upon the practical aspects of each course.

Services

  • Isolation and characterization of biocontrol agents/PGPRs and plant pathogens.
  • Identification and diagnosis of disease samples and their remedial measures to farmers and line departments.
  • Human Resource Development.
  • Externally Funded Projects
Name of the project Principal Investigator Funding Agency Duration
Exploration of plant growth rhizobacteria, antagonistic and plant pathogenic microbial resources from high altitude agroclimatic / cropping system of Jammu and Kashmir state for sustainable agriculture. PI - Dr. V. K. Razdan   AMAAS (ICAR) 2014-2017
Degradation and effective utilization of agrowastes through technologies involving mushrooms or macrofungi. PI - Dr. Sachin Gupta  AMAAS (ICAR) 2014-2017
Diversity of Pseudomonas flourescens and utilization in disease suppression and nutrient management PI - Dr. Vishal Gupta   DST, New Delhi 2012-2015
Isolation, identification and characterization of plant viruses of solanaceous crops in different agro-climatic zones of Jammu region. PI - Dr. Ranbir Singh   DBT, Gov. of India 2014-2018
  • Spawn production and Mushroom cultivation
  • Production and Processing of Saffron and Kalazeera
Dr. Anil Gupta
Designation : Chief Scientist/Professor
Area of Specialization : Mushrooms
E mail : anilgupta2018@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 9906082004

 
Dr. Vijay Kumar Razdan
Designation : Professor
Area of Specialization : Integrated Disease management Biological control Vegetable Plant Pathology
E mail : vijayrazdan@rediffmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419139609

 
Dr. Santosh Kumar Singh
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Cereal Pathology (Fungal Pathology)
Contact No : +91 9419795266
E mail : santosh_path17@rediffmail.com

 
Dr. Ashok Kumar Singh
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Plant Bacteriology and Fungal Pathology
E mail : ashoks286@gmail.com
Contact No : 9469114298, 8423170914

 
Dr. Ranbir Singh
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Plant Virology, Vegetable Pathology
E mail : drmondalak@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419245631

 
Dr. Sachin Gupta
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Mushrooms Biocontrol
E mail : sachinmoni@rediffmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419160299

 
Dr. Vishal Gupta
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Biological control & Wheat Pathology
E mail : vishal94gupta@rediffmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419151425
   

 
Dr. Prachi Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Plant Virology
E mail : prachisharma15@gmail.com
Contact No : +91-9797399595
   
Dr. Vijay Kumar Razdan
E mail krmansotra2006@yahoo.co.in
Contact No. +91-9419204690
Designation Professor & Head
Area of Specialization Soil Fertility , Soil and Water Conservation
Publication (in numbers)
  • National
  • International

  • 25
    05
    Projects completed
    Externally funded: 01
    University funded: 02
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • University merit certificate,Merit Scholorship
  • Professional experience 20 Years of Research & Teaching
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi
  • Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi
  • Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists, Dehradun
  • Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad
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    Dr. A.K. Bhat
    E mail bhatashok84@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91-9419138702
    Designation Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil Microbiology
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International

  • 44
  • 03
  • Projects completed
    Externally funded: 02
    University funded: 07
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • UNDP Fellowship/ Merit Fellowship
  • Fellow of Academy of Plant Sciences I
  • Professional experience 30 Years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Member of Indian Society of Soil Science.
  • Member of National Institute of Ecology
  • Member International Association of Ecology (INTELCOL)
  • Member of Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative (GESBI)
  • Member of The Indian Science Congress Association
  • Life Member of SKUAST-K Journal of Research
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    Dr. M.P. Sharma
    E mail drmpsharma@yahoo.co.in
    Contact No. +91-941900000
    Designation Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International

  • -
  • -
  • Projects completed
    Externally funded: -
    University funded: -
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • -
  • Professional experience Years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Member ............
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    Dr. A.K. Mondal
    E mail drmondalak@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 191 262133-5: Ext: 2412 [O]
    Designation Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil Chemistry Fertility
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International

  • 04
  • Nil
  • Projects completed
    Externally funded: 01 (Co-PI)
    University funded: 07
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • University Merit Scholarship throughout B.Sc (Ag) Hons. studies
  • ICAR Junior Fellowship during Post Graduate studies
  • Senior Research Fellowship of Govt. of West Bengal during Ph. D. work.
  • Senior Research Fellowship of CSIR, New Delhi during advanced Ph D work
  • Professional experience 20 years in Research & Teaching
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Life member of Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture
  • Life member of Annal of Plant and Soil Research
  • Life member of Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning
  • Life member of Soil Conservation Society of India
  • Member of Indian Society of Soil Science
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    Dr. Vikas Sharma
    E mail svikas2000@gmail.com; svikas2000@outlook.com
    Contact No. +91-9469214737
    Designation Associate Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil Fertility and Chemistry, Soil and Water Conservation
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International

  • 25
  • 05
  • Projects completed
    Externally funded: 02
    University funded: 02
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Best poster presentation Award at ‘Plant Under Pressure 2012’ conference held at London, UK, from 25-29th March, 2012.
  • 'Leadership Award 2009’ of Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi, India.
  • Professional experience
  • 12 years
  • Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi
  • International Association of Hydrological Sciences
  • World Association of Soil and Water Conservation, Beijing
  • Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi
  • Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists, Dehradun
  • The Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, Nagpur
  • Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad
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    Dr. Peeyush Sharma
    E mail Peeyush_24@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. +91-9419157459
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil Physics
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International

  • 21
  • 04
  • Projects completed
    Externally funded: -
    University funded: 01
    Awards/Honours/Distinction 2nd poster presentation award in the subtheme of Rainfed agriculture & horticulture in 2nd J & k Agricultural Science Congress held at SKUAST-Jammu, 15-17 Dec. 2012
    Professional experience
  • 09 years
  • Membership/s of scientific and professional societies Indian J of Soil Conservation
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    Dr. A.P. Rai
    E mail ajai_nrc@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. +91-9419145862
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil fertility and Chemistry, Pedology
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International

  • 12
  • Nil
  • Projects completed
    Externally funded: 01 (Co-PI)
    University funded: 03
    Awards/Honours/Distinction Nil
    Professional experience
  • 06 years
  • Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Agropedology, The Indian Society of Soil Survey & Land use planning, Nagpur, India
  • Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi, India
  • Indian Journal of Agricultural Chemists. Allahabad
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    Dr Vivak Manohar Arya
    E mail dr.arya999@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91-9419129844
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil Test Crop Response(STCR), Soil Residue Management, Soil Health, Natural Resource Management, Soil Carbon Management
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 04
  • Nil
  • Projects completed
    Externally funded: 04
    University funded: 02
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • 01
  • Professional experience 06 Years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian society of agronomy, new delhi
  • Society of soil and water conservation, new delhi
  • Indian society of soil science
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