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Department of Agronomy

Professor & Head  : Dr. B. K. Sagarka, Ph.D.
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1A)    FACULTY INFORMATION
Sr.
No.
Name
Designation
Qualification
Expertise
Mobile
1.
Dr. B.K. Sagarka
Professor & Head
Ph.D.
Organic Farming, Weed Control
9909312244
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2.
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
Assoc. Res. Sci.
Ph.D.
Weed Control
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3.
Dr. R.M. Solanki
Assoc. Professor
Ph.D.
Integrated Farming System, Micro-Irrigation
9428438680
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4.
Dr. P.K. Chovatia
Assoc. Professor
Ph.D.
Nutrient Management
9427743227
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5.
Prof. M.C. Chopada
Asstt. Professor
M.Sc.
Agril. Meteorology
9424072046
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6.
Dr. V.B. Bhalu
Asstt. Professor
Ph.D.
Crop Production
9428378981
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7.
Dr. B.S. Gohil
Asstt. Professor
Ph.D.
Weed Control
9913382006
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8.
Dr. S.K. Chhodvadia
Asstt. Professor
Ph.D.
Crop Production
9601906896
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9.
Prof. D.M. Panara
Asstt. Professor
M.Sc.
Seed Production
9925333358
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10.
Prof. B.J. Chatrabhuji
Asstt. Professor
M.Sc.
Tillage
9979005001
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11.
Dr. J.M. Modhvadia
Asstt. Professor
Ph.D.
Farm Management
9998776446
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12.
Mr. D.R. Vaghasiya
Res. Associate
M.Sc.
Agril. Meteorology
9998564256
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1B)    SUPPORTING STAFF
Sr. No.
Name
Designation
Qualification
Contact
1.     
Mr. M.S. Vasava
Agril. Officer
M.Sc. (Agri.)
9427176163
2.     
Ms. S.P. Oza*
Agril. Officer
B.Sc. (Agri.)
7600502885
3.     
Mr. N.M. Pithia
Agril. Officer
B.Sc. (Agri.)
7383544981
4.     
Mr. S.B. Vadhavana
Agril. Officer
B.Sc. (Agri.)
9426550510
5.     
Mr. P.R. Gohil
Agril. Supervisor
Agril. Diploma
9979188248
6.     
Mr. B.V. Parmar
Agril. Asstt.
Agril. Diploma
9913955288
7.     
Mr. C.T. Dalvadi
Agril. Asstt.
Agril. Diploma
9898585275
8.     
Mr. D.V. Kapadiya
Agril. Asstt.
Agril. Diploma
9825970429
9.     
Mr. G.L. Vaghamashi
Agril. Asstt.
Agril. Diploma
9898538637
10. 
Mr. C.V. Bhimani
Agril. Asstt.
Agril. Diploma
9374893048
11. 
Mr. D.D. Bhoya
Agril. Asstt.
Agril. Diploma
9879098334
12. 
Mr.B.T. Kevadia
Agril. Asstt.
Agril. Diploma
9824921263
13. 
Mr.M.G. Mavani
Agril. Asstt.
B.Sc. (Agri.)
8140266360
14. 
Mr.B.A. Adodaria
Agril. Asstt.
B.Sc. (Agri.)
9664837089
15. 
Mr. Y.K. Meghnathi
Agril. Asstt.
Agril. Diploma
9687430583
16. 
Mr. A.B. Bagada
Senior Clerk
M.A.
9429217192
17. 
Ms. M.V. Dave*
Senior Clerk
B.Com.
9409151806
18. 
Mr. S.R. Vaghela
Tractor Driver
Std. 7
9825794481
19. 
Mr. Y.A. Saiyad
Jeep Driver
Std. 7
9824239841
20. 
Ms. H.V. Bharay*
Peon
Std. 3
9429919238
21. 
Ms. S.M. Odedara*
Peon
Std. 5
9978059303
22. 
Mr. M.P. Ramoliya
Peon
Std. 6
9824940396
2)      COURSES OFFERED AT UG /PG LEVEL
(A)  Under Graduate Programme, B.Sc. (Hons.) Agri.
Course No.
Title of the course
Credit
Teacher
Agron.1.1
Agricultural Heritage
1+0
Dr. V.B. Bhalu
Ag. Met.1.1
Introductory Agro meteorology & climate change
1+1
Prof. M.C. Chopada
Agron.2.2
Fundamental of Agronomy  
3+1
Dr. B.S. Gohil
Agron.3.3
Crop production Technology-I (Kharif Crops)
1+1
Dr. B.S. Gohil
Agron.3.6
Crop Production–I (PCP)            
0+1
Dr. S.K. Chhodvadia
Agron.4.6
Practical Crop Production–II (PCP)           
0+1
Dr. S.K. Chhodvadia
Agron.5.7
Water Management including micro irrigation
2+1
Dr. P.K. Chovatia
Agron.6.8
Organic Farming
1+1
Dr. R.M. Solanki
Agron.6.9
Farming systems and sustainable agriculture
1+1
Dr. P.K. Chovatia
Agron.7.1
Rural agricultural work experience
0+2
Dr. V.B. Bhalu
ELP-4
Quality seed production of Field crops
0+1
B.J. Chatrabhuji
(B)  Under Graduate Programme, B.Sc. (Hons.) Horti.
Course No.
Title of the course
Credit
Teacher
NRMH.2.3
Water management in horticultural crops
1+1
Dr. V.B. Bhalu
NRMH.2.4
Agro-meteorology and climate change
1+1
Prof. M.C. Chopada
FRT.3.5
Weed management in horticultural crops
1+1
Dr. B.S. Gohil
OTH 5.3
Introduction to major field crops
1+1
Dr. V.B. Bhalu
 
(C)  Under Graduate Programme, B. Tech. (Ag. Engg.)
Course No.
Title of the course
Credit
Teacher
Agri. (E) 301
Principles of Agronomy
2+1
Dr. J.M. Modhawadia
(D)  Agro-ITI
Course No.
Title of the course
Credit
Teacher
SPT-2
Seed Production Technology
2+2
 Prof. D.M. Panara
(E)  Post Graduate Courses
Course No.
Title of the course
Credit
Teacher
M.Sc. (Agri.)
Agron.501
Modern Concepts in Crop Production
3+0
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
Agron.502
Principles and Practices of soil fertility and nutrient management
2+1
Dr.  P.J. Gohil
Agron.503
Principles and Practices of Weed Management
2+1
Dr. B.B. Ramani
Agron.504
Principles and Practices of Water management
2+1
Dr. S.P. Kachhadia
Agron.507
Agronomy of Oilseed, Fibre and Sugar Crops
2+1
Dr. P.M. Vaghasia
Agron.511
Cropping Systems and Sustainable Agriculture
2+0
Dr. P.K. Chovatia
Agron.512
Dryland Agriculture and Watershed Management
2+1
Dr. R.M. Solanki
Agron.513
Principles and Practices of  Organic Farming
2+1
Dr.  P.J. Gohil
Agril. Meteorology
AGM.501
Fundamentals of Meteorology and Climatology
2+1
Prof. M.C. Chopada
AGM.502
Fundamentals of Agricultural Meteorology
2+1
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
AGM.504
Agro meteorological measurements and Instrumentation
1+2
Dr. S.K. Chhodvadia
AGM.508
Principles of Remote Sensing and its Applications in Agriculture
2+1
Prof. M.C. Chopada
Ph.D.
Agron.604
Advances in Crop Growth and Productivity
2+1
Dr. V.B. Bhalu
Agron.605
Irrigation Management
2+1
Dr. P.K. Chovatia
Agron.606
Advances in weed management
2+0
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
Agron.607
Integrated farming Systems for Sustainable Agriculture
2+0
Dr. K.B. Asodaria
Agron.608
Soil Conservation and Watershed Management
2+1
Dr. S.P. Kachhadia
Agron.609
Stress Crop Production
2+1
Dr. P.K. Chovatia
 
3)   ON-GOING RESEARCH SCHEMES/PROJECTS
Sr. No.
Title
Funding agency
Principal Investigator
Period
Sanctioned Amount
(`in lakh)
From
To
1.
Mechanized Commercial Farm B.H. 5025
Non-Plan
Prof. B.J. Chatrabhuji
1966
Cont.
20.90
2.
Instructional Farm B.H. 6119
Non-Plan
Dr. S.K. Chhodavadia
1966
Cont.
48.35
3.
Weed Control Research Scheme B.H. 5046
Non-Plan
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
1966
Cont.
31.40
4.
Farming System Research Scheme  B.H. 2040
ICAR
 
Dr. R.M. Solanki
1989
Cont.
42.18
5.
Micro-irrigation Research Scheme  B.H. 12096
Plan
Dr. R.M. Solanki
1997
Cont.
4.95
6.
 
Research on Tillage Technology B.H. 12573
Plan
Prof. B.J. Chatrabhuji
2005
Cont.
5.98
7.
 
Establishment of Organic Farming Research Cell
B.H. 12903
Plan
Dr. S.K. Chhodavadia
1999
Cont.
8.10
8.
 
Establishment of Agro meteorological  Cell B.H. 12927
Plan
Prof. M.C. Chopada
1999
Cont.
2.55
9.
 
Integrated Agromet Advisory Service Scheme B.H.18005-01
Other Agency
Prof. M.C. Chopada
1995
Cont.
-
10.
 
Forecasting of Agricultural output using Space, Agro meteorology and Land based observations (FASAL) B.H. 18005-06
Other Agency
Prof. M.C. Chopada
2010
Cont.
-
11.
 
Establishment of Model Farm for Organic Agriculture
B.H. 18005-018
Plan
Dr. S.K. Chhodavadia
2016
2018
10.17
12.
Evaluation of Bio efficacy and Phytotoxicity of Pyraxasulfone 50g/l + Pendimethalin 400 g/l ZC (BAS 822 01 H) Against Weeds in Cotton and its Effect on Succeeding Crop B.H. 18005-20
Other Agency
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
2018
2020
6.64
13.
Evaluation of Bio-efficacy and Phytotoxicity of Dost Supper Against Weed Flora of Cumin
B.H. 18005-21
Other Agency
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
2018
2021
6.64
14.
Evaluation of bio-efficacy and phytotoxicity of Glyphosate 41% SL (Herbicide) against inter row weed control in cotton and its effect on succeeding crop B.H. 18005-23
Other Agency
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
2018
2021
4.75
4)      PROJECTS COMPLETED (2008-09 to 2017-18)
Sr. No.
Title
PI & Co-PI
Grant
(Rs. lakh)
Duration
1
Centre of Excellence for Agro-meteorological Services (RKVY)
Dr. D.D. Sahu/
Prof. M.C. Chopada
86.03
2008-09 to 2012-13
2
Energy and Mass Exchange in Vegetative Systems
Dr. D.D. Sahu &
Prof. M.C. Chopada
5.29
2008-09 to 2011-12
3
National Invasive Weed Surveillance Programme
Dr. B.K. Sagarka
15.57
2009-10 to 2010-11
4
Evaluation of Pendimethalin 38.7% CS Against Weeds in Cumin
Dr. B.K. Sagarka &
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
2.30
2010-11 to 2011-12
5
Evaluation of Pendimethalin 30% EC Against Weeds in Cumin
Dr. B.K. Sagarka &
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
4.97
2011-12 to 2012-13
6
Evaluation of Propaquizafop 10% EC Against Grassy Weeds in Cotton
Dr. R.K. Mathukia &
Prof. C.N. Jadav
6.24
2012-13 to 2013-14
7
Evaluation of Imazethapyr 10% SL Against Weeds in Groundnut
Dr. R.K. Mathukia &
Dr. P.K. Chovatia
6.50
2012-13 to 2013-14
8
Evaluation of Quizalofop-P-Ethyl 5% EC Against Weeds in Groundnut
Dr. R.K. Mathukia & Prof. D.M. Panara
6.50
2012-13 to 2013-14
9
Evaluation of Quizalofop-P-Ethyl 5% EC Against Weeds in Blackgram
Dr. R.K. Mathukia & Dr. P.K. Chovatia
6.50
2012-13 to 2013-14
10
Bio-efficacy Evaluation of a New Organic Yield Enhancer “VIGORE Premium” in Groundnut
Dr. M.A. Shekh &
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
2.70
2013-14
11
Evaluation of Cycloxydim 20% EC With and Without MSO Adjuvant Against Grassy Weeds in Groundnut and Effect on Succeeding Crop
Dr. R.K. Mathukia & Prof. D.M. Panara
6.70
2013-14 to 2014-15
12
Evaluation of Bioefficacy and Phytotoxicity of BAS 835 UB H Against Weeds in Groundnut and Its Effect on Succeeding Crop
B.H. 18005-17
Dr. R.K. Mathukia & Prof. D.M. Panara
7.25
2015-16 to 2016-17
13
Evaluation of Bio efficacy and Phytotoxicity of Quizalofop Ethyl 7.5% + Imazethapyr 15% EC Against Weeds in Groundnut and its Effect on Succeeding Crop B.H. 18005-19
Dr. R.K. Mathukia & Prof. D.M. Panara
6.58
2016-17 to 2017-18
5)  INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITY AND MAJOR EQUIPMENTS AVAILABLE
A) LAND ASSETS
Sr. No.
Scheme
Land area (ha)
1.
Cropping System Research
05.38
2.
Mechanized Commercial Farm
23.00
3.
Weed Control
08.00
4.
Instructional Farm
47.85
5.
Organic plot
02.00
 
Total
86.23
A)  INFRASTRUCTURE
1. Conference hall
7. UG practical classrooms
2. Computer room
8. Implement sheds
3. Rat proof godowns
9. PG classrooms
4. Vermicompost unit
10. Water sump
5. Nadep unit
11. Jeep, tractors & farm equipment’s /implements
6. Threshing yards
12. Tube wells and Open wells
6)      LABORATORIES
       1. PG lab
       2. Meteorological observatory
       3. Automatic weather station
       4. Crop Cafeteria
       5. Museum
       6. Agromet museum
7)      MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS OF RESEARCH & TEACHING             
Research Recommendations for farmers
Nos.
Cultural Practices
09
Water Management
07
Integrated Farming System
04
Weed Management
12
Nutrient Management
03
Organic farming
07
Total
42
8)      NO. OF MASTER AND PH.D. STUDENTS PASSED OUT FROM DEPARTMENT (1971-72 to 2017-18)
M.Sc. (Agri) Students passed out : 312
Ph.D. (Agri) Students passed out : 48
Ph.D. Theses
1.
Name of the student
:
D.D. Malavia
Title of the thesis
:
Weed management in rainfed groundnut
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. J.C. Patel
Year of Completion
:
1984
2.
Name of the student
:
K.K. Kalaria
Title of the thesis
:
Response of summer groundnut varieties to different narrow spacing and plant populations
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. M.P. Sinha
Year of Completion
:
1985
3.
Name of the student
:
M.M. Modhwadia
Title of the thesis
:
Response of groundnut to varying levels of irrigation nitrogen and phosphorus in summer season
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. M.T. Parmar
Year of Completion
:
1985
4.
Name of the student
:
I.S. Patel
Title of the thesis
:
Response of sugarcane to different planting dates, seed rates and N level
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. M.T. Parmar
Year of Completion
:
1986
5.
Name of the student
:
L.K. Patel
Title of the thesis
:
Response of rabi ratoon sorghum to varying levels of irrigation, N and P.
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. J.C. Patel
Year of Completion
:
1987
6.
Name of the student
:
N.J. Chaniyara
Title of the thesis
:
Response of rabi sunflower to irrigation scheduling based on IW/CPE ratio under varying levels of N and P
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. J.C. Patel
Year of Completion
:
1988
7.
Name of the student
:
U.N. Tank
Title of the thesis
:
Comparative efficiency of fluazifop p-butyl on a spectrum of weeds in groundnut and its residual effect on succeeding wheat crop
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. J.C. Patel
Year of Completion
:
1993
8.
Name of the student
:
K.S. Detroja
Title of the thesis
:
Effect of phosphatic fertilizers, phosphobacteria and seed size on plant stand, growth and yield of summer groundnut
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.D. Malavia
Year of Completion
:
1995
9.
Name of the student
:
A.C. Sadhu
Title of the thesis
:
Effect of irrigation, mulching and fertility levels on mustard and their residual effect on succeeding groundnut crop
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.D. Malavia
Year of Completion
:
1995
10.
Name of the student
:
Sima H. Vyas
Title of the thesis
:
Balanced fertilizer options in wheat and their residual effect on succeeding summer green gram
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. M.M. Modhwadia
Year of Completion
:
1995
11.
Name of the student
:
K.B. Asodaria
Title of the thesis
:
Peanut performance under balanced use of fertilizer options and their residual effect on succeeding kharif maize
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. M.M. Modhwadia
Year of Completion
:
1995
12.
Name of the student
:
M.S. Dudhat
Title of the thesis
:
Studies on organic manure and chemical fertilizers on wheat crop and their residual effect on succeeding summer green gram crop
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.D. Malavia
Year of Completion
:
1995
13.
Name of the student
:
S.M. Manavadaria
Title of the thesis
:
Response of summer groundnut to varying drip irrigation levels under different system layout and their economic feasibility
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. M.M. Modhwadia
Year of Completion
:
1996
14.
Name of the student
:
Devi Dayal
Title of the thesis
:
Evaluation of method of irrigation along with fertigation under varying levels of fertility in summer groundnut
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.D. Malavia
Year of Completion
:
1998
15.
Name of the student
:
G.M. Vala
Title of the thesis
:
Performance of castor genotypes under varying levels of time of sowing and spacing in summer season
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. V.D. Khanpara
Year of Completion
:
1998
16.
Name of the student
:
N.A. Kachot
Title of the thesis
:
Integrated nutrient management in kharif groundnut
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.D. Malavia
Year of Completion
:
1999
17.
Name of the student
:
B.K. Sagarka
Title of the thesis
:
Comparative evaluation of drip vs surface method of irrigation for rabi hybrid cotton under varying levels of nitrogen
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.D. Malavia
Year of Completion
:
1999
18.
Name of the student
:
B. Venkateshwarlu
Title of the thesis
:
Nutrient management and land configuration for sustainable groundnut production under rainfed condition
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.D. Malavia
Year of Completion
:
2000
19.
Name of the student
:
M.N. Vyas
Title of the thesis
:
Comparative evaluation of drip Vs surface methods of irrigation for summer pearl millet
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.D. Malavia
Year of Completion
:
2001
20.
Name of the student
:
G.S. Rao
Title of the thesis
:
Effect of land configuration, mulches and nutrient
management on in-situ moisture conservation, growth and yield of kharif groundnut
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. R.G. Patel
Year of Completion
:
2002
21.
Name of the student
:
M.A. Shekh
Title of the thesis
:
Response of castor var. GCH 4 to irrigation scheduling based on IW/CPE ratio under varying levels of biofertilizers, N and P
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. M.M. Modhwadia
Year of Completion
:
2004
22.
Name of the student
:
R.K. Mathukia
Title of the thesis
:
Response of castor to moisture conservation practices and zinc fertilization under rainfed condition
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. V.D. Khanpara
Year of Completion
:
2005
23.
Name of the student
:
P.M. Vaghasia
Title of the thesis
:
Response of groundnut to moisture conservation practices and sulphur nutrition under rainfed condition
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. V.D. Khanpara
Year of Completion
:
2005
24.
Name of the student
:
N.M. Dadhania
Title of the thesis
:
Response of multicut forage sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] to varying levels of organic manure, nitrogen and bio-fertilizers
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. B.B. Kaneria
Year of Completion
:
2006
25.
Name of the student
:
V.B. Ramani
Title of the thesis
:
Efficiency of herbicides in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and assessment of their persistence through bio assay technique
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. K.V. Jadav
Year of Completion
:
2006
26.
Name of the student
:
G.S. Vala
Title of the thesis
:
Efficiency of various herbicides and determination of their persistence through bioassay technique for summer groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.)
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. V.D. Khanpara
Year of Completion
:
2006
27.
Name of the student
:
B.M. Patolia
Title of the thesis
:
Response of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.) to moisture conservation practices and zinc fertilization
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. V.D. Khanpara
Year of Completion
:
2006
28.
Name of the student
:
N.U. Dahima
Title of the thesis
:
Response of cotton to sub soiling, land configuration, irrigation and mulch
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. B.B. Kaneria
Year of Completion
:
2007
29.
Name of the student
:
K.N. Vadaria
Title of the thesis
:
Balance nutrient management in cotton (G.Cot.Hy-8) under limited irrigation condition
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.R. Padmani
Year of Completion
:
2008
30.
Name of the student
:
S.P. Kachhadiya
Title of the thesis
:
Effect of irrigation, mulches and anti-transparent on growth and yield of summer pearl millet under south Saurashtra condition
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. K.V. Jadav
Year of Completion
:
2009
31.
Name of the student
:
P.K. Chovatia
Title of the thesis
:
Effect of irrigation schedule and weed management
practices on growth and yield of fenugreek
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. K.V. Jadav
Year of Completion
:
2009
32.
Name of the student
:
J.M. Modhwadia
Title of the thesis
:
Response of irrigated hybrid Bt. cotton to graded levels of N, P and K fertilization in Saurashtra region
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.R. Padmani
Year of Completion
:
2009
33.
Name of the student
:
D.S. Hirpara
Title of the thesis
:
Response of forage oats (Avena sativa L.) to cutting schedule and nutrient management under Saurashtra region
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.R. Padmani
Year of Completion
:
2009
34.
Name of the student
:
V.B. Bhalu
Title of the thesis
:
Efficiency of herbicides in summer pearl millet and assessment of their persistence through bioassay technique
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. V.D. Khanpara
Year of Completion
:
2010
35.
Name of the student
:
B.B. Ramani
Title of the thesis
:
Efficiency of various herbicides and determination of their persistence through bioassay technique for garlic (Allium sativum)
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. V.D. Khanpara
Year of Completion
:
2010
36.
Name of the student
:
A.D. Rathod
Title of the thesis
:
Efficiency of various herbicides in onion and determination of their persistence through bioassay technique
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. D.R. Padmani
Year of Completion
:
2010
37.
Name of the student
:
R.B. Thanki
Title of the thesis
:
Effect of irrigation scheduling at critical growth stages and fertility of summer sesame (Sesamum indicum L.)
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. K.V. Jadav
Year of Completion
:
2010
38.
Name of the student
:
Satyakumari Sharma
Title of the thesis
:
Evaluation of various herbicides for weed control in kharif groundnut on soil microbial population and residual effect on succeeding crops
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. B.K. Sagarka
Year of Completion
:
2014
39.
Name of the student
:
Mamta Meena
Title of the thesis
:
Effect of drip irrigation and nitrogen levels on drilled rabi fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill) in Saurashtra region of Gujarat
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. B.K. Sagarka
Year of Completion
:
2015
40.
Name of the student
:
H.M. Bhuva
Title of the thesis
:
Response of gum guar [Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.] to irrigation and fertility levels in summer season
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. B.K. Sagarka
Year of Completion
:
2015
41.
Name of the student
:
S.K. Chhodavadia
Title of the thesis
:
Efficacy of various herbicides in Bt cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) and determination of their persistence through bioassay technique
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. B.K. Sagarka
Year of Completion
:
2015
42.
Name of the student
:
B. S. Gohil
Title of the thesis
:
Integrated management of weed seedbank in kharif groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) grown after wheat
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
Year of Completion
:
2016
43.
Name of the student
:
P. J. Gohil
Title of the thesis
:
Effect of drip irrigation scheduling and fertigation regimes on growth,yield and quality of cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.)
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. B.M. Dabhi
Year of Completion
:
2016
44.
Name of the student
:
A. M. Polara
Title of the thesis
:
Response of rabi onion (Allium cepa L.) to land configuration, drip irrigation and weed management
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. B.K. Sagarka
Year of Completion
:
2016
45.
Name of the student
:
T.C. Poonia
Title of the thesis
:
Bio-efficacy of herbicides against weeds in kharif groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) and determination of their residues in plant and soil
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
Year of Completion
:
2017
46.
Name of the student
:
A.S. Patil
Title of the thesis
:
Effect of wheat residue management and fertilizer levels on fodder maize (Zea mays L.) in medium black soils of Saurashtra
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. B.M. Dabhi
Year of Completion
:
2017
47.
Name of the student
:
B.B. Barad
Title of the thesis
:
Real Time Nitrogen Fertilization Using Leaf Colour Chart and Chlorophyll Meter in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
Year of Completion
:
2018
48.
Name of the student
:
H.N. Der
Title of the thesis
:
Scheduling of drip irrigation and fertigation in rabi garlic (Allium sativum L.)
Name of major advisor
:
Dr. B.M. Dabhi
Year of Completion
:
2018
9)  RECOMMENDATIONS (2004-05 to 2017-18)
Year: 2004-05
1. Coriander
For effective and economical weed management in coriander crop, farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone are advised to follow hand weeding at 15, 30 and 45 days after sowing. Under paucity of labourers, they can apply trifluralin @ 0.75 kg/ha in 500 liters of water as pre-emergence or fluchloralin 0.6 kg/ha in 500 liters of water as pre-emergence + 1 HW at 30 days.
Year: 2005-06
2. Brinjal (summer)
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing brinjal (Lila gota) in summer season are advised to irrigate the crop with drip system at 1.0 PEF laying lateral at 90 cm distance in each row and drippers of 4.0 LPH at 60 cm distance on each lateral and operate the system at an alternate day with a pressure of 1.2 kg / cm2 for one hour and 50 minutes on alternate day for getting more net realization with higher water use efficiency. Under constraint of irrigation water, they are advised to adopt drip irrigation at 0.8 PEF to save 20 % water and bring about 0.21 ha additional area of this crop under irrigation. Farmers are also advised to apply wheat straw mulch @ 5 t/ha for getting more net realization.
3. Coriander
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing coriander are advised to irrigate the crop with mini sprinkler at 0.8 PEF with laying lateral at 1.8 m distance in paired row (30-60-30 cm) and sprinkler of 35 LPH at 2.5 m distance on each lateral, and operating the system at an alternate day with a pressure of 1.2 kg/cm2 for getting higher net realization.
4. Groundnut (kharif)
Among different organic materials tested for weed management in kharif groundnut, wheat straw incorporated in soil @ 5 t/ha before sowing was found comparable to pre emergence application of fluchloralin @ 0.9 kg/ha. Hence, farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone can incorporate wheat straw in place of fluchloralin as a component of integrated weed management.
Year: 2006-07
5. Groundnut
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone harvesting wheat through combined harvester are advised to incorporate wheat straw in soils using rotavator for better weed control and net return along with maintenance of soil fertility in kharif groundnut.
6. Groundnut (kharif)-Onion (rabi)-Green gram (summer)
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone having assured irrigation facility are advised to adopt groundnut (kharif)-onion (rabi)-green gram (summer) sequence for obtaining higher production and net returns.
Year: 2007-08
7. Evaluation of potentiality of organic farming for groundnut (kharif)-wheat (rabi) crop sequence
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone adopting groundnut-wheat crop sequence are advised to apply soil test based recommended dose of fertilizer to both the crops for realizing higher net return. Application of nutrients only through organic sources was not found economical.
8. Evaluation of potentiality of organic farming under groundnut (kharif)-onion (rabi) crop sequence
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone adopting groundnut-onion crop sequence are advised to apply recommended dose of N through FYM on equivalent N basis to both the crops. Under the situation of inadequate availability of FYM; farmers should follow soil test based fertilizer application to both the crops.
9. Evaluation of potentiality of organic farming under pearlmillet (kharif)-wheat (rabi) crop sequence
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone adopting pearl millet-wheat crop sequence are advised to apply chemical fertilizers as per soil test to both the crops for realizing higher net return. Application of nutrients only through organic sources was not found economical.
10. Integrated weed management in summer pearlmillet
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing summer pearl millet are advised to keep their fields weed free through hand weeding and interculturing at 20, 40 and 60 days after sowing. However, under shortage of labourers, they are advised to apply atrazine 0.5 kg/ha (Atracil 50 % WP 1.0 kg/ha) as pre-emergence by dissolving it in 500 liters of water followed by one hand weeding and interculturing at 40 days after sowing for effective weed management.
11. Efficacy of post emergence herbicides in kharif groundnut
Under the circumstances of labourer shortage or not able to spray pre-emergence herbicide; the farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zonegrowing kharif groundnut are advised to spray quizalofop-ethyl 40 g/ha (Targa Super 5 % EC, 800 ml/ha) by dissolving it in 500 liters of water as post-emergence at 25 days after sowing to control monocot weeds. It should be followed by a hand weeding and interculturing at 45 days after sowing for effective weed management.
Year: 2008-09
12. Feasibility of micro irrigation and organic manures in tomato
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing tomato (Gujarat Tomato-1) in rabi season are advised to irrigate the crop with drip system at 1.0 PEF for getting higher yield and net realization. Farmers are also advised to apply recommended dose of fertilizer i.e. 75.00:37.50:62.50 NPK kg/ha along with FYM @ 10 t ha-1 for getting more net realization.
The system details are:
1. Lateral spacing =90cm
2. Dripper spacing=60cm
3. Dripper discharge = 4 lph
4. Operating time = 1 hour and 45 minutes  at  alternate day.
5. Operating pressure = 1.2 kg cm-2
13. Effect of tillage on rainfed groundnut
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone are recommended to cultivate their field by cultivator followed by harrowing and sow rainfed groundnut (GG 20) on broad bed and furrow method (90 cm width followed by 30 cm wide and 15 cm deep furrow) for getting higher yield and net return.
Year: 2009-10
14. Integrated weed management in brinjal
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing rabi brinjal are advised to keep their fields weed free by four hand weedings at 20, 40, 60 and 80 and three interculturing at 20, 40 and 60 days after transplanting.
OR
Under shortage of labourers, apply pendimethalin @ 0.9 kg/ha dissolved in 500 liters of water as pre-emergence + one hand weeding and interculturing at 45 days after transplanting followed by application of pendimethalin @ 0.9 kg/ha with irrigation water for getting higher yield and net realization as well as effective weed control.
15. Evolution of tillage practices in castor
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone are advised to prepare the land by ploughing followed by cultivator and blade harrowing and sow the kharif castor at 90 x 60 cm spacing for getting higher yield and net realization.
Year: 201-11
16. Effect of date of sowing and weather parameters on growth and yield of wheat under South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone
On the basis of the results obtained using heat unit concept, it is recommended to the farmers of AES-VI of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone interested for early sowing of wheat i.e., during first fortnight of November (Minimum temperature 12 to 13o C and Maximum temperature 30 to 31o C) should prefer variety GW-366 for getting higher yield and net profit.
Year: 2012-13
17. Evaluation of potentiality of organic farming for groundnut (kharif) -garlic (rabi) cropping sequence
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone - VII adopting groundnut (kharif)-garlic (rabi) cropping sequence under organic farming are advised to apply FYM @ 2.5 t/ha to groundnut and 10 t/ha to garlic on sequence basis for securing higher net realization and maintaining soil fertility.
18. Permanent plot experiment on integrated nutrient supply system for a cereal based crop sequence
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone - VII adopting pearl millet (kharif)- wheat (rabi) cropping sequence are advised to apply FYM @ 8 t/ha and 50% RDF (40:20:25 N:P2O5:K2O kg/ha) to pearl millet and 120:60:25 N:P2O5:K2O kg/ha to wheat to get higher yield and net realization as well as to maintain soil fertility.
19. Balance nutrient management in groundnut (monsoon)–wheat (winter) cropping sequence on LTFE basis
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone -VII adopting groundnut (kharif)-wheat (rabi) cropping sequence are advised to apply FYM @ 10 t/ha + 6.25:12.5 N:P2O5 kg/ha through fertilizer to groundnut and 120:60:60 N:P2O5:K2O kg/ha through fertilizer only to wheat for securing higher net return and maintaining soil fertility.
20. Response of chickpea to drip irrigation and integrated nutrient management
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone - VII growing chickpea are advised to irrigate the crop through drip system at 0.8 PEF and apply recommended dose of fertilizer i.e. 20:40 N:P2O5 kg/ha along with FYM @ 1 t/ha to get higher yield and net realization.
The system details are as under :
1. Type of drip system : In line
2. Lateral diameter : 16 mm
3. Lateral spacing : 90 cm
4. Dripper spacing : 60 cm
5. Dripper discharge : 4 LPH
6. Operating pressure : 1.2 kg/cm2
7. Operating frequency : Alternate day
8. Operating time : 65 minutes
21. Response of summer sesame to drip irrigation and nitrogen levels
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone - VII growing sesame in summer season are advised to irrigate the crop through drip system at 1.0 PEF with laying in paired row (30- 60-30 cm) and apply 40 kg N/ha along with 25 kg P2O5/ha to get higher yield and net return.
The system details are as under :
1. Type of drip system : In line
2. Lateral diameter : 16 mm
3. Lateral spacing : 90 cm
4. Dripper spacing : 60 cm
5. Dripper discharge : 4 LPH
6. Operating pressure : 1.2 kg/cm2
7. Operating frequency : Alternate day
8. Operating time : 2 hrs and 35 minutes
22. Integrated weed management in summer sesame
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone - VII growing summer sesame are advised to keep the crop weed free by hand weeding and interculturing. Under the shortage of labourers, apply quizalofop-ethyl 5% EC 40 g/ha (16 ml/10 lit.) as post-emergence at 20-25 DAS + 1 HW & IC at 45 DAS or pendimethalin 30% EC 0.45 kg/ha (30 ml/10 lit.) as pre23 emergence + 1 HW & IC at 30 DAS to get higher yield and net realization as well as effective weed management.
23. Effect of sowing time and spacing on summer sesame
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone - VII growing summer sesame are advised to sow the crop in second week of February by keeping 30 cm row spacing for obtaining higher yield and net realization.
24. Evaluation of tillage practices in pigeonpea
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone - VII growing pigeonpea are advised to till the field by cross cultivation followed by blade harrowing and subsoiling between two rows to get higher yield and net realization.
Year: 2013-14
25. Evaluation of potentiality of organic farming for groundnut (kharif)-wheat (rabi) cropping sequence
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone adopting groundnut (kharif)-wheat (rabi) cropping sequence under organic farming are advised to apply FYM @ 2.5 t/ha to groundnut and 24 t/ha to wheat for obtaining higher yield and net return along with maintaining soil fertility.
26. Impact of tillage practices and sowing pattern on Bt cotton
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-Climatic Zone growing Bt cotton are advised to prepare the field by ploughing followed by blade harrowing & planking and sow the crop on ridges (120 cm apart) for achieving higher seed cotton yield and net realization.
Year: 2014-15
27. Weed management in cumin
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing cumin are recommended to apply oxadiargyl 75 g/ha (6 EC 25 ml/10 lit) as early post-emergence application at 7 DAS followed by hand weeding at 45 DAS for achieving higher yield and net realization as well as effective weed management.
28. Evaluation of pre and post emergence herbicides for irrigated Bt. cotton
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing Bt. cotton are recommended to apply pendimethalin 900 g/ha (30 EC 60 ml/10 lit) as pre-emergence followed by hand weeding and interculturing at 30 and 60 days after sowing (DAS) or pendimethalin 900 g/ha (30 EC 60 ml/10 lit) as pre-emergence followed by quizalofop 40 g/ha (5 EC 16 ml/10 lit) at 45 DAS for achieving higher yield and net realization as well as effective weed management.
29. Evaluation of preparatory and secondary tillage practices in rainfed groundnut
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing rainfed groundnut are recommended to adopt in-row subsoiling (20 cm depth) before sowing, interculturing at 15, 30, 45 and 60 days after sowing (DAS) and apply pendimethalin@ 900 g/ha (30 EC 60 ml/10 lit) as pre-emergence with hand weeding at 30 and 45 DAS for achieving higher yield and net realization as well as effective moisture conservation and weed management.
Year: 2015-16
30. Integrated weed management in summer sweet corn
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing sweet corn in summer season are recommended to apply atrazine 500 g/ha (50% WP 20 g/10 l) as pre-emergence followed by one interculturing and hand weeding at 40 DAS for effective weed management along with higher yield and net realization.
32. Development of organic farming packages for system based high value crops (Groundnut-Onion)
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone adopting Groundnut (kharif)- Onion (rabi) cropping sequence are recommended to apply 50% RDF (6.25-25 N-P2O5 kg/ha) for groundnut and 37.5-60-50 N-P2O5-K2O kg/ha for onion + 50% RDN as FYM to groundnut (1250 kg/ha) and onion (7500 kg/ha) for securing higher groundnut equivalent yield and net realization along with maintenance of soil fertility.
Farmers interested in adopting Groundnut (kharif) - Onion (rabi) cropping sequence under organic farming are recommended to follow nutrient management system as 50% RDN as FYM (1250 and 7500 kg FYM/ha for groundnut (kharif) and onion (rabi), respectively) + biofertilizer (Rhizobium / Azotobacter @ 1250 ml/ha) for N + rock phosphate to meet P requirement of crops (100 kg/ha in groundnut and 600 kg/ha in onion) + PSB (1250 ml/ha) for higher groundnut equivalent yield and net income along with maintenance of soil fertility.
33. Effect of sowing time and spacing on summer clusterbean
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing summer cluster bean are recommended to sow the crop in second week of February at 45 cm x 15 cm spacing for obtaining higher yield and net realization.
34. Evaluation of potentiality of organic farming for groundnut (kharif)-chickpea (rabi) cropping sequence
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone adopting groundnut (kharif)-chickpea (rabi) cropping sequence under organic farming are recommended to apply FYM (1.25 t/ha) + castor cake (139 kg/ha) to groundnut and vermicompost (667 kg/ha) + castor cake (222 kg/ha) to chickpea in furrow before sowing for securing higher net realization and maintaining soil fertility.
Year: 2016-17
35. Response of cumin to drip irrigation and integrated nutrient management
      The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing cumin are advised to irrigate the crop with drip system at 0.6 PEF for getting higher yield and net return which saves 12.4 % water. Farmers are also advised to apply 75% recommended dose of fertilizer   (22.5-11.2-0 kg NPK/ha) along with FYM @ 5 t/ha for getting higher yield and net return. The system details are as under:
System details
 
Operating time
Month
Minutes
Lateral spacing: 60 cm
Dec. - Jan.
20
Dripper spacing: 45 cm
Feb.- March
30
Dripper discharge rate: 4 LPH
 
Operating pressure: 1.2 kg/cm2
 
Operating frequency: Alternate day
 
36. Drip irrigation and fertilizer in drilled rabi fennel
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing rabi drilled fennel are advised to irrigate the crop with drip system at 0.8 PEF and apply 120-45-0 NPK kg/ha out of which full dose of phosphorus and 25% nitrogen as basal and remaining 75% nitrogen in three equal splits at 20 DAS interval after sowing through drip for getting higher yield and net return. The system details are as under:
System details
Operating time
Month
Minutes
Lateral spacing: 120 cm (45-75-45 cm paired row)
December
58
Dripper spacing: 45 cm
January
62
Dripper discharge rate: 4 LPH
February
75
Operating pressure: 1.2 kg/cm2
March
95
Operating frequency: Alternate day
April
120
37. Integrated weed management in organically grown groundnut
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing kharif groundnut under organic farming are advised to adopt stale seedbed technique (pre-sowing irrigation + killing of weed flush by harrowing) and kept weed free condition throughout the crop growth period or carry out hand weeding and interculturing at 15, 30 and 45 days after sowing for effective control of weeds and securing higher net realization.
Year : 2017-18
38. Integrated weed management in okra
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing okra in kharif season are recommended to carry out hand weeding at 15, 30 and 45 DAS for effective weed management and achieving higher fruit yield and net realization.
39. Tillage practices for residue management in groundnut-wheat cropping sequence
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone who are adopting wheat (rabi) - fallow - groundnut (kharif) crop sequence are advised to harvest the wheat crop by combined harvester and incorporate the wheat straw in the soil with rotavator and blade harrowing + application of 12 kg N/ha (26 kg urea/ha) + Madhyam culture @ 5 kg/ha and give a light irrigation to the soil through sprinkler irrigation system to secure higher production and profitability of kharif groundnut as well as to sustain the soil health.
40. Evaluation of precision land levelling in wheat
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing wheat in rabi season are recommended to apply 10 irrigations, first immediately after sowing and remaining 9 irrigations at 8-10 days interval (at 0.9 IW/CPE ratio) for securing higher yield and 10 per cent water saving.
41. Cropping system diversification and/or intensification
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone adopting groundnut (kharif) - wheat (rabi) cropping system are recommended to replace the system with any one of the following intensified cropping systems to secure higher yield and net profit.
Kharif
Rabi
Summer
Two rows of groundnut (semi spreading) at 60 cm +
one row of sweet corn
Two rows of coriander (seed) at 45 cm + one row
of vegetable pea
Two rows of sesame at 45 cm + one row of vegetable cowpea
OR
Cluster bean (seed) at 45 cm
Paired row of fennel at 60
cm + eight rows of garlic
at 15 cm
Two rows of sesame at 45 cm + two rows of fodder
sorghum at 22.5 cm
42. Integrated weed management in rabi fennel
Under South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone, effective weed management along with higher yield and net returns from rabi direct seeded fennel can be achieved by pre-emergence application of pendimethalin 30% EC 900 g a.i./ha followed by interculturing and hand weeding at 40 DAS.
INFORMATION FOR SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY
Year: 2006-07
1. Economics and yield potential of summer groundnut under different irrigation methods
The results of three years study revealed that the pod yield recorded with porous pipe irrigation system was as good as that obtained with drip or sprinkler method of irrigation.
Year: 2007-08
2. Crop-weather relationship of kharif groundnut
Based on the results of crop-weather relationship study, the farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone are advised to sow the spreading and semi-spreading varieties of groundnut from 21st May to 10th June with one or two pre-monsoon irrigations to harness benefits of favorable weather conditions during the monsoon period and to obtain higher yields.
Year: 2008-09
3. Feasibility of micro irrigation and organic manures in okra
In South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone, summer okra (Gujarat Okra-2) irrigated by drip system at 1.0 PEF gives 11 per cent net higher return. Moreover, application of recommended dose of fertilizer (100:50:50 NPK kg/ha) and FYM @ 10 t/ha further increases yield by 26 per cent and net realization to the extent of 100 per cent.
The system details are:
1. Lateral spacing=60cm
2. Dripper spacing=60cm
3. Dripper discharge=4 lph
4. Operating time = 1 hour and 45 minutes  at alternate day
5. Operating pressure = 1.2 kg/cm2
Year: 2014-15
4. Weed management in garlic
The scientific community is informed that application of oxyfluorfen 240 g/ha as preemergence followed by hand weeding at 40 days after sowing (DAS) or application of oxadiargyl 90 g/ha as pre-emergence followed by hand weeding at 40 DAS gave higher yield and net realization as well as effective weed management.
5. Weed management in cumin
The scientific community is informed that application of pendimethalin 900 g/ha as preemergence followed by hand weeding at 45 days after sowing (DAS) gave higher yield and net realization as well as effective weed management.
Year: 2015-16
6. Weed management in pre-monsoon groundnut
Weed management in pre-monsoon groundnut The effective weed management along with higher yield and net return from pre-monsoon groundnut can be achieved by pre-plant incorporation of pendimethalin 38.7% CS @ 0.75 kg a.i./ha followed by interculturing and hand weeding at 40 DAS under South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone.
Year: 2017-18
7. Integrated weed management in okra
The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone growing okra in kharif season are recommended to carry out hand weeding at 15, 30 and 45 DAS for effective weed management and achieving higher fruit yield and net realization.
8. Weed management in kharif groundnut
Under South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone, effective weed management along with higher yield and net returns from kharif groundnut can be achieved by application of pre-mix pendimethalin + imazethapyr 800 g/ha as pre-emergence fb HW & IC at 40 DAS or tank-mix pendimethalin 450 g/ha + oxyfluorfen 120 g/ha as pre-emergence fb HW & IC at 40 DAS.
9. Integrated weed management in rabi fennel
Under South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone, effective weed management along with higher yield and net returns from rabi direct seeded fennel can be achieved by pre-emergence application of pendimethalin 30% EC 900 g a.i./ha followed by interculturing and hand weeding at 40 DAS.
10)    EXPERIMENTAL LEARNING: 
ELP course of Quality seed production of Field crops for 8th semester B.Sc. (Agri.) is offered for experimental learning and P.G. student’s research experiments for all the disciplines are taken at Instructional Farm.
11)    AWARDS/ MEDALS RECEIVED BY THE FACULTY/ STUDENTS
S.N.
Name of Teacher/ Student
Nature of Award
Authority
Year
1.      
Dr. B.B. Ramani
Best Ph.D. Thesis Award
GAAS, Ahmedabad
2011
2.      
Mamta Meena
Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship
UGC, New Delhi
2011-14
3.      
Shivran, A.; Mathukia, R.K. and Panara, D.M.
Best Poster Award in International Congress
ISA, New Delhi
2012
4.      
B.S. Gohil
Inspire Fellowship
DST, New Delhi
2013-15
5.      
D.V. Srinivasulu
Chancellor Gold Medal in PG Agriculture Faculty
JAU, Junagadh
2014
6.      
Sharma, S.K.; Mathukia, R.K.; Shekh, M.A. and Sagarka, B.K.
Best Paper Award in National Seminar
CCSHAU, Hisar
2014
7.      
B.S. Gohil
Chancellor Gold Medal in PG Agriculture Faculty
JAU, Junagadh
2015
8.      
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
Best Teacher Award
JAU, Junagadh
2015
9.      
B.S. Gohil
Student Travel Grant for International Conference of APWSS at Hyderabad
ISWS, Jabalpur
2015
10.  
J.K. Kapadiya
Chancellor Gold Medal in PG Agriculture Faculty
JAU, Junagadh
2016
11.  
Dr. R.M. Solanki
Best Teacher Award
JAU, Junagadh
2016
12.  
Dr. P.K. Chovatia
Best Teacher Award
JAU, Junagadh
2017
13.  
Sagarka, B.K.; Shekh, M.A.; Mathukia, R.K. and Chopada, M.C.
Best Poster Presentation Award
ASM Foundation, New Delhi
2017
14.  
Mathukia, R.K.; Sagarka, B.K.; Panara, D.M. and Gohil, B.S.
Best Oral Presentation Award
ASM Foundation, New Delhi
2017
15.  
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
Excellence in Teaching & Research Award
IRDP, Chennai
2017
16.  
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
Best Scientist Award
Education Expo TV, Greater Noida, UP
2017
17.  
Dr. R.K. Mathukia
Best Faculty Award
Education Expo TV, Greater Noida, UP
2017
18.  
B.S. Gohil
Chancellor Gold Medal in Doctoral Degree (For Best Overall Performance)
JAU, Junagadh
2018
19.  
B.S. Gohil
Dr. A.V. Barad's Late Parents
Smt. Amarba and Shri Virsangbhai Barad Memorial Gold Plated Silver Medal (For highest OGPA in Doctoral Degree)
JAU, Junagadh
2018
20.  
Vimal Rupareliya
Student Travel Grant for ISWS Golden Jubilee International Conference of at Jabalpur
ISWS, Jabalpur
2018
12)   NUMBER OF PUBLICATIONS INCLUDING RESEARCH PAPERS, BOOKS/CHAPTER IN BOOK, BULLETINS, POPULARS ARTICALS.(NAAS RATING BELOW AND ABOVE)
Items
Number
Books / Chapter in Book
63
Bulletins
17
Research Papers Published in National Journals
42
Research Papers Published in International Journals
59
Research Papers Presented at National Seminar / Symposium
40
Research Papers Presented at International Seminar / Symposium
29
Popular Articles
60
13)    EXTENSION ACTIVITIES LIKE TRAINING PROGRAMME ORGANIZED, RADIO/TV TALK
Items
Number
Training programmes organised
14
Radio talk
44
TV Programme
34
14)    SEED PRODUCTION (2017-18)
Sr. No.
Crop
Stage
Production (kg)
1.
Groundnut GG-20
Breeder
2980
2.
Groundnut GG-20
Truthful
14673
3.
Groundnut GJG-9
Breeder
2705
4.
Groundnut GJG-17
Breeder
2580
5.
Groundnut GJG-22
Breeder
1740
6.
Groundnut GJG-22
Foundation
2235
7.
Pigeonpea Vaishali
Truthful
4271
8.
Wheat Lok-1
Truthful
42730
9.
Wheat GW-366
Truthful
5915
10.
Wheat GW-496
Truthful
16020
11.
Gram GG-6
Breeder
1317
12.
Gram GG-1
Breeder
1717
13.
Urid G-1
Foundation
1832
14.
Coriander G-2
Truthful
412
15.
Soybean GJS 3
Truthful
3180
16.
Sesamum GT-2
Truthful
270
17.
Mung GM-4
Truthful
100
Total
 
104677