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Research & Reviews : Journal of Crop science and Technology
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Dr. Mohammad Aslam Ansari is a Professor in the Department of Agriculture Communication, College of Agriculture at the G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar-263145, Uttarakhand (India) He received his Ph. D. degree in Extension Education from IVRI, Izatnagar, Bareilly (U.P., India) in 1991 and earned his postdoctoral from Centre for Mass Communication Research, University of Leicester (U.K.). Then, he worked as a faculty member at Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (India); Allahabad Agriculture Institute Deemed University, Allahabad (India) and now currently at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar-263145, Uttarakhand (India) He is having 24 Years of Experience in the field of teaching, research and extension in Agriculture Communication & Extension. His Area of Expertise includes: ICT applications in Agriculture and Rural Development, Development Communication, Private Extension Systems, etc. He is the author of two book, five book chapters, and more than 50 research articles/ papers in refereed and reputed journals besides 20 popular articles in farm magazines; guided 20 Masters and 5 Ph. D. students. He is the recipient of Commonwealth Fellowship, Senior and Junior Research Fellowships from ICAR/ UNDP; a number of research and training Grants, Bioved Fellow awards (2007), etc.

Prof. (Dr.) V.K. Suri, Former Vice-Chancellor, Chander Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology. He did his Ph.D. in Soil Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has served as the Head, Department of Soil Science at the CSK H.P. Agril. University at Palampur (HP). Earlier, he has also served as the Head, Agril. Technology Information Centre at the above university. Dr. Suri had the privilege to serve as Vice-Chancellor of C.S. Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur during 2006-08. Dr. Suri’s experience in agriculture spans more than 34 years out of which 22 years also involved administrative work. Professor Suri has worked extensively in the areas of enhancing fertilizer use efficiency of rainfed lands using organic manures, green manures and biofertilizers. He has developed blue green algae technology for rice farmers and mycorrhizal biofertilizer (AM fungi) biotechnology for maize, wheat, soybean, okra and pea crops. Further, he has also developed integrated nutrient management technologies for various rainfed crops covering cereals, oilseeds, pulses and vegetables. He also worked on formulation of judicious fertilizer recommendations for various crops based on soil test and yield targets. Prof. Suri has more than 250 publications to his credit. . Prof. V.K. Suri has been bestowed with more than 30 awards such as Crop Research Award, 1997, 20th Century Agril. Development National Award-2000, C.V. Kapur Educational Foundation Distinguished Teacher Award, 2002, Shiksha Rattan Puruskar-2007 & 2011, Dr. Lakhi Ram Memorial Award-2008, Excellence Award-2010, Bharat Jyoti Award-2011 & 2014 ,PAU Appreciation Award-2012, Gold Medal of India-2011, Best Citizen of India Award 2011& 2014, Shining Image of India Award-2011 & 12, Pride of India Award-2012, SAP-Gold Medal-2012 ,Mother Teresa Seva Rattan Award-2012, Gold Star Asia International Award-2013, Pt.Jawaharlal Nehru Gold Medal-2014, etc. by various bodies. He is a Fellow of 4 esteemed professional societies Prof. Suri is associated with many international/national/provincial scientific/cultural/academic/ educational bodies (38 apex bodies Dr. Suri is also serving on editorial advisory boards of many national and international journals, Dr. Suri has the distinction of being the first Indian scientist to be appointed as an Editor of the Communications in Soil Science & Plant Analysis, a high impact factor SCI rated journal published from USA. He has also made 22 invited/ keynote/ lead presentations at various forums. He has chaired / co-chaired 36 technical sessions at the national and global levels.. As Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Suri has about 46 significant achievements to his credit.


Dr Phebe Ding
Professor, Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia


Dr Hawa ZE Jaafar
Crop Science Department,Faculty of Agriculture (Agrobio Complex)-43400 UPM Serdang,Selangor, Malaysia


Baldev Sharma
Professor Specialization, Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni Solan (HP), India


Dr. Monica Sharma
Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Dr. YS Parmar UHF, Nauni Solan, India


Girish sharma
Professor,Fruit Breeding,Department of Plant Pathology Dr. YS Parmar UHF, Nauni Solan,HP, India


Dr Dharmesh Gupta
Scientist Dept. of Plant Pathology Univ. of Horticulture and Forestry Nauni, Solan(HP), India


Dr. Sandeep Singh
Assistant Entomologist, AICRP on Fruits, Department of Fruit Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab, India


Dr H.S. Rattanpal
Senior Horticulturist, Department of Fruit Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana , Punjab, India


Arash Roozbahani
Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, Roudehen Branch,Islamic, Azad University , Tehran, Iran.


Sameera Qayoom
Professor, Division of Agronomy, Kashmir University, India