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Department of Horticulture

Professor & Head
:  
 Dr. D. K. Varu
Degree & Specialization
:
 M.Sc.(Agri.),  Ph.D
Tel. Phone
:
(O) +91-285 2672080-90, PBX 336 & 314
(M) +91 9724455737
E-mail
:
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Before independence period, Nawab of Junagadh state has their own horticulturist to develop and maintain gardens. After independence, Gujarat state have established the Department of Agriculture to carryout research in agricultural crops including horticultural crops.With establishment of Agriculture College (1960-61), a separate Department of Horticulture was emerged.The Professor &Head of the department was the subject matter specialist of horticulture for Gujarat state. The Gujarat Agriculture University was established during 1972 and the Department of Horticulture had assigned the duty of horticultural work for Saurashtra region (Five districts) under college of Agriculture.
Thefull-fledged Department of Horticulture was started with multi-functional activities like Teaching, Research and Extension education during 1972 with the inception of Gujarat Agricultural University as an autonomous body. Since May 2004 after bifurcation of Gujarat Agricultural University, the department is working as a part of College of Agriculture under Junagadh Agriculture University. College of Horticulture (wing) was established with intact capacity of 50 students for awarding the degree of B. Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture under control of College of Agriculture, JAU, Junagadh during 2012. Major duties of Horticulture College Hare also assigned to Department of Horticulture. Two batches have completed the study and earned the degree during the years 2015-16 & 2016-17. This department is working for impatiens the horticultural shining for the students and farmers. 
Objectives :
  1. To provide under and post graduate education in Horticulture subject aiding to bachelor, master and doctorate degrees.
  2. To provide post graduate degree in Fruit Science, Floriculture & Landscape Architecture and Vegetable Science discipline for master and doctorate degrees.
  3. To introduce new post graduate programme for Horticultural faculty.
  4. To strengthen the research farm for post graduate research and practical teaching works for under graduate and post graduate students.
  5. To carryout the research for developing modern agro techniques and new varieties for farming community.
Faculty Information along with Discipline, Staff Information
SN
Name
Designation
Quali.
Specialization
Contact
1.
Dr. D. K. Varu
Professor & Head
Ph. D.
Floriculture
9724455737
2.
Dr. K.M. Karetha
Assoc. Professor
Ph. D.
Floriculture
9376604157
3.
Dr. N. D. Polara
Assoc. Professor
Ph. D.
Floriculture
9428347112
4.
Dr. D. R. Kanzaria
Assoc. Professor
Ph.D.
Pomology
9979796761
5.
Dr. V. R. Malam
Assoc. Professor
Ph.D.
Floriculture
9426717621
6.
Dr. S. M. Makwana
Assoc. Professor
Ph.D.
Pl. Breeding
9909690770
7.
Dr. A. M. Butani
Asst. Professor
Ph. D.
Pomology
9427242366
8.
Prof. R. L. Chitroda
Asst. Professor
M.Sc.(Agri.)
Olericulture
9824951011
9.
Prof. V. M. Shekhada
Asst. Professor
M.Sc.(Agri.)
Olericulture
9428378916
10.
Prof. Divya C.
Asst. Professor
M.Sc.(Agri.)
Entomology
8469130210
11.
Prof. Pooja V. Maheta
Asst. Professor
M.Sc.(Horti.)
Floriculture
8690920079
12.
Prof. Tejal M. Chaudhari
Asst. Professor
M.Sc.(Horti.)
Pomology
9979598622
13.
Prof. H. V. Vasava
Asst. Professor
M.Sc.(Horti.)
Olericulture
9712405013
14.
Dr. S. K. Bhuva
Asst. Professor
Ph. D.
Pomology
9427246971
15.
Prof. H. N. Patel
Asst. Professor
M.Sc. (Agri)
Entomology
9925461302
Courses offered at UG/ PG

Teaching courses offered at U.G. Levels

Sr. No
Levels
Total no. of courses
1
B. Sc. (Agri)
08
2
B. Sc. (Horti)
60
 
a.     Horticulture
23
 
b.     Plant protection
08
 
c.  Natural Resource Management
11
 
d.  Basic Science
07
 
e.  Social Science
09
 
                                                 Total
68
Student READY programme at UG level (5th Deans)
Sr. No.
Activity
Credits Hrs
1
Experiential learning (Professional Package)
0+20
2
RHWE& Placement in Industries
0+20
 
Total
0+40
Student READY programme achievement
Sr. No.
 
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
 
Crop Name
Income
Income
Income
1
Flower & Vegetable Crops
2190/-
-
-
2
Vegetable Crops
-
6670/-
34789/-
3
Nursery
4470/-
14885/-
27456/-
                                                              Total Income
6660/-
21555/-
62245/-
Teaching Programmes offered at P. G. Level
Sr. No
Programmes
Duration
1.
M. Sc. (Flori. & LA)
4 Semester
2.
M. Sc. (Fruit Science)
4 Semester
3.
M. Sc. (Vegetable  Science)
4 Semester
4.
M. Sc. Programme for In service student
6 Semester
5.
Ph. D. (Fruit Science)
6 Semester
6.
Ph. D. (Flori. & LA)
6 Semester
7.
Ph. D. (Vegetable)
6 Semester
8.
Ph. D. Programme for In service student
8 Semester
Teaching courses offered at P.G. Levels
Sr. No
Levels
Total no. of courses
1.
P. G. (Flori. & LA)
M.Sc. (08), Ph.D. (06) = 14
2.
P. G. (Fruit Science)
M.Sc. (07), Ph.D. (08) = 15
3.
P.G. (Vegetable Science)
M.Sc. (09), Ph.D. (06) = 15
 
Total
            44
P. G. degree awarded (From 1973 to 2018)
Sr. No.
Programmes
Total number of students
1.     
M. Sc. (Agri) Horticulture
168
2.     
M. Sc. (Horti) Flori. & Landscaping
08
3.     
M. Sc. (Horti) FLA
31
4.     
M. Sc. (Horti) Fruit Science
54
5.     
M. Sc. (Horti) Vegetable Science
04
 
                                                                   Total
265
6.     
Ph. D. (Horticulture)
29
7.     
Ph. D. (Flori. & Landscaping)
00
8.     
Ph. D. (FLA)
09
9.     
Ph. D. (Fruit Science)
07
10. 
Ph. D. (Vegetable Science)
00
 
                                                                   Total
45
 
                                                       Grand Total
310
Information of Ph.D. Passed out students from Year 1986 to 2018
Sr.
No.
Name of Students
Thesis Title
Name of Guide
Year of completion
1
Y. M. Pasaliya
 “Effect of growth regulators on expression of heterosis and combining ability in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.)”
Dr. J. P. Bhatt
1986
2
M. N. Patel
 “Response of garlic (Allium sativam)  to irrigation scheduling based on IW/CPE ratio under varying levels of spacing and nitrogen”
Dr. D. L. Joshi
1994
3
R. S. Chovatiya
 “Regeneration of some fruit crops through budding, grafting and air layering”
Dr. S. P. Singh
1994
4
N. L. Patel
 “Dynamic of growth and biomass production in some agroforestry tree species”
Dr. S. P. Singh
1994
5
B. N. Patel 
 “Effect of post-harvest treatment on physico-chemical characters and storage life of sapota (Manilkaraachras Mill) fruit cv. Kalipati”
Dr. D. L. Joshi
1994
6
Y. V. Avaiya
 “Effect of different levels of saline irrigation water on soil properties, growth parameters and chemical composition of some agro forestry tree species”
Dr. D. L. Joshi
1994
7
A. N. Makwana
 “Effect of different levels of saline irrigation water on growth parameters, yield and chemical composition of some onion (Allium cepa L.) varieties and soil properties”
Dr. Y. M. Pasaliya
1998
8
R. P. Tada
 “Genetic studies in Brinjal (Solanummelongana)”
Dr. S. P. Singh
1998
9
R. R. Viradiya
 “Standardization of agro-technique in rose cv. Gladiator
Dr. S. P.Singh
2000
10
S. S. Hiwale
 “Studies on prolonging shelf life of some arid fruits”
Dr. S. P.Singh
2000
11
V. L. Purohit
 “Genetic studies in Ridge Gourd (LuffaacutangulaRoxb L.)
Dr.  N. N. Gajipara
2005
12
S. T. Sanadia
 “Generation mean analysis in Sponge Gourd (Luffacylindrica(Roem) L.)”
Dr.  N. N. Gajipara
2006
13
M. V. Naliyadhara
 “Heterosis and combining ability in Sponge Gourd (Luffacylindrica(Roem) L.)”
Dr. A. V. Barad
2006
14
N. S. Joshi
 “Response of chrysanthemum varieties to different levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and potash and their uptake”
Dr. A. V. Barad
2006
15
N. D. Polara
 “Effect of nitrogen and phosphorus on different varieties of African marigold (Tageteserecta L.)”
Dr.  N. N. Gajipara
2006
16
D. K. Varu
 “Standardization of post-harvest techniques for tuberose (Polyanthestuberosa L.) cv. Double cut flowers for export purpose”
Dr. A. V. Barad
2006
17
D. L. Varmoda
 “Inheritance of fruit yield and its attributing characters in Ridge Gourd (LuffaacutangulaRoxb L.)”
Dr.  N. N. Gajipara
2006
18
V. R. Malam
 “Standardization of certain agro techniques in tuberose (Polyanthestuberosa L.) cv. Double”
Dr. S. P. Singh
2006
19
K. D. Patel
 “Gene effects heterosis and inbreeding depression studies through generation mean analysis in okra
Dr. A. V. Barad
2006
20
B. M. Nandre
 “Standardization of NPK levels under net house condition and post-harvest management of cut flowers in gerbera (Gerbera jamesoniiBalas) cv. Sangria”
Dr. A. V. Barad
2006
21
Trambadia N. J.
 “Studies on heterosis and combining ability for quantitative traits over environments in cowpea (Vignaunguculata L. Walp)”
Dr. A. N. Makwana
2006
22
S. B. Dagade
 “Diallel analysis for fruit yield and nutritional quality in tomato (Lycopersiconasculantum Mill)”
Dr. A. V. Barad
2007
23
Meman M. A.
 “Standardization of dehydration technique for some commercial imports flowers and foliages”
Dr. A. V. Barad
2007
24
K. M. Karetha
 “Response of gaillardia cv. Local Double to different levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium and their uptake”
Dr.  N. N. Gajipara
2007
25
Vaghani M. Z.
 “Effect of GA3, zinc and iron on seed production of okra cv. GO2
Dr.  N. N. Gajipara
2007
26
Thumar B. V.
“Effect of integrated nutrient management on African marigold cv. Pusanarangi”
Dr. A. V. Barad
2013
27
Jadala S. S.
 “Effect of plant growth regulators, nutrients and pruning on early induction of flowering, yield and fruit quality of mango (Mangiferaindica L.) cv. Kesar”
Dr. R. S. Chovatiya
2013
28
Bhosale N. D.
 “Effect of pre-harvest spray of MH and storage condition on storage of bulbs and subsequent its residual effects on growth, flowering and flower yield of spider lily cv. Local
Dr. A. V. Barad
2014
29
Shankar Verma
Effect of ZnSo4 and GA3 on growth, yield and quality of Spota cv. Kalipatt
Dr. R. S. Chovtia
2014
30
D. R. Kanzaria
Estimation of effect in Growing Degree Dyas on phenology, yield and quality of different mango varieties under south Saurashtra Agro-Climate Conditions.
Dr. R. S. Chovtia
2015
31
Premchand Garhwal
Effect of SADA, NAA and GA3 on Growth, Yield and Quality of Spota cv. Kalipatti
Dr. M. V. Ramdevputra
2015
32
Makhmale Sandip Jijabhau
Effect of fertigation system on growth flowering, yield and quality of mango cv. kesar Raised Under Ultra High density planting (UHDP) system.
Dr. A. N. Makwana
2017
33
Bhuva Sharadkumar Kishorbhai
Standardization of severity of pruning and crop load on yield and quality in pomegranate cv. Bhagwa.
Dr. R. S. Chovatia
2017
34
Shinde Vinayak Bhausahub
Effect of Pruning time and fertigation on growth, Flowering, Yield and Quality of Guava cv. Sweta Under Ultra-High density planting
Dr. M. V Ramdevputra
2017
35
AkulaVenu
Effect of polyamines and NAA application on yield, quality and self-life of Mango cv. Kesar
Dr. M. V. Ramdevputra
2017
36
Mangroliya Gunjan Sureshbhai
VarietalAssessment and variability study of Gerbera in controlled condition
Dr. R. R. Viradia
2017
37
Pansuriya  Pratik Babulal
Effect of Bio stimulants and Bio fertilizers on Growth, Flower, Yield and Quality of Gladiolus cv. American Beauty Under Greenhouse Condition.
Dr. D. K. Varu
2018
38
Aghera Samirkumar Rameshbha
Effect of Bio stimulants and Biofertilizers on Growth, Flower, Yield and Quality of Tuberose cv. Prajwal
Dr. R. R. Viradia
2018
List of Gold Medal achieved PG Student
 Sr. No.
Name of Student
Degree
Year
1
Jadala Shankaraswamy
Ph.D. in Horticulture
2013-14
2
Palagani Neelima
M.Sc. (Hort) in FLA
2013-14
3
Gandamalla Madhuri
M.Sc. (Hort) in FLA
2013-14
4
Bhavna Goutam
M.Sc. (Hort) in Fruit Sci.
2013-14
5
Ku. Bhosale Nilima Diliprao
Ph.D. (Horti.)
2014-15
6
Shri Akula Venu
M.Sc. (Horti.)
2014-15
7
Kava Khyati
M.Sc. (Horti.)
2015-16
Significant achievements by faculties of Horticulture
Sr. No.
Name of faculty
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
A.  Faculty awards
 
 
 
 
 
1
Dr. D. K. Varu
01
01
-
-
-
B. Best paper/poster awards
 
 
 
 
2
Dr. D. K. Varu
-
-
-
-
05
3
Dr.D.R. Kanzaria
-
-
-
-
01
4
Prof. Divya C.
-
-
-
-
01
5
Prof. Pooja V. Maheta
-
-
-
-
01
6
Prof. Tejal M. Chaudhari
-
-
-
-
01
C. Gold medals
 
 
 
 
 
7
Prof. Divya C.
-
-
-
-
02
D. Thesis Awards
 
 
 
 
 
8
Dr. A. M. Butani
-
-
-
01
-
 
                              Total
01
01
-
01
11
JRF/SRF/NET passed out students in Horticulture
Sr. No.
Name of faculty
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
1
JRF
02
-
-
01
2
SRF
02
02
-
-
3
NET
 
 
 
 
4
1. Fruit Science
-
04
05
08
5
2. FLA
-
09
06
02
6
3. Vegetable Science
-
01
-
04
 
                             Total
04
16
11
15
 
 

P. G. Students in the modern class room

 

UG students in ELP

UG students in Practical

 
 
 
Dr. Trilochan Mahopatra, DG, ICAR, Hon. Vice Chancellor Dr. A. R. Pathak,  Director of Research Dr. V. P. Chovatia along with Staff & ELP Students  Hi-Tech Horticulture Park-2018
Research :
The research work on different disciplines is carried out at different farms under control of this department. Total area under fruit, flower crops and ornamental plants/nurseries is about 55.00 ha with basic irrigation and infrastructural facilities. The research work is going on at P. G. level as well as departmental level. The following research schemes or projects are going on for research work.
On-Going Research Schemes/ Projects :
Sr. No.
Name of the Scheme
B.H
Funding Agency
1.
Scheme for research in horticulture improvement of fruit crops
5014
State Govt. (NP)
2.
Strengthening of horticulture research and development activities 
12095
State Govt.(P)
3.
Mali Training Centre
12508
State Govt. (P)
4.
Development of arid and semi-arid fruit crops at Junagadh.
12588
State Govt. (P)
5.
Landscaping and tree plantation
12712-02
State Govt. (P)
6.
Establishment of mango research project at Talala
12021
State Govt. (P)
7.
Establishment of Horticulture wing
12119
State Govt. (P)
8.
Studies on effect of climate change on fruit crops of Saurashtra region.
12030
State Govt. (P)
9.
Protected cultivation of high valued horticultural crops for ELP.
2350
ICAR, New  Delhi
10.
Crop improvement in Papaya at Junagadh
12031
State Govt. (P)
11.
Revolving fund
2504
-
12.
Seed production in Aril. Crops  and fisheries
18804-1 (RF)
ICAR (Revolving)
 

Project completed :

Sr. No.
Name of the Scheme
B.H
Funding Agency
Name of PI
1.
Survey of coconut orchards in Gujarat
18125
CDB, Kochi,
Kerala
Dr. R. S. Chovatia &
Dr. D. K. Varu
2.
Large scale Production of quality seeds/planting materials of horticulture, vegetable and spices crops
18247-04
RKVY
Collaboration with Vegetable Research Station, JAU, Junagadh
Major crops for research :

 i.   Fruits : Mango, Sapota, Papaya, Coconut, Custard apple, Citrus, Guava, Pomegranate,Banana, Black, White & Red jamun, Phalsa, etc.

ii.   Flower crops : Rose, Chrysanthemum, Marigold, Gaillardia,Tuberose,Gerbera
Research achievements :
Varieties released/endorsed (2004-2018)
Sr.
No.
Name of the
Crop
Name of variety
Year
Release of varieties : 02
1.
Custard apple
Gujarat Junagadh Custard apple-1 (GJCA-1)
2009
2.
Papaya
Gujarat Junagadh Papaya-1 (GJP-1)
2017
Endorsement of varieties  :09
1.
Banana
Gandevi selection
2007
2.
Chrysanthemum
IIHR-6
2010
3.
Gerbera
Dana Allen
2012
4.
Gerbera
Pink Elegance
2012
5.
Gerbera
Savannah
2012
6.
Mango
Kesar
2017
7.
Mango
Amrapali
2017
8.
Mango
Sonapari (Hybrid)
2017
9.
Strawberry
Winter Queen
2017
Click her to see the Varieties released/endorsed (2004-2017):
Recommendations for agro-techniques (2004-18)
Sr.No.
Name of the crop
Recommendations
1.
Mango
02+3*
2.
Acid lime
02
3.
Papaya
05
4.
Custard apple
03+1*
5.
Sapota
02
6.
Guava
05
7.
Gunda
02
8.
Coconut
01
9.
Banana
01
10.
Gladiolus
02
11.
Tomato
01
                                                                    Total
26+4* = 30

* Scientific recommendation

Recommendations or technology developed (2004 to 2018)

Click here to see the research recommendations
On going experiments (2017-2018)
Sr. No.
Name of the Crop
No. of experiment
1.
Mango
04
2.
Papaya
02
3.
Custard apple
02
4.
Ber
01
5.
Banana
02
6.
Coconut
02
7.
Pomegranate
02
8.
Guava
01
9.
Jamun
02
10.
Spider lily
01
11.
Tuberose
01
12.
Jasmin
01
13.
Protected cultivation
01
14.
Brinjal
01
15.
Drumstick
01
Total
24
Geographical indication of mango :
The Department of Horticulture had applied for geographical indication (GI) registration for mango variety Kesar as a Gir Kesar Mango during July 2009 at GI registry office, Govt. of India, Chennai. The application was critically evaluated with many documents, history, presentation, etc., and Junagadh Agril. University secured the registration of Kesar mango as GIR KESAR MANGO with registration No. 185 during November, 2011.
 

Gir-Keshar-Mango

Nursery accreditation 
The Department of Horticulture had applied for accreditation for nursery activities to National Horticulture Board, Gurgaon. After critical evaluation of application through documentation and inspection of experts, Department of Horticulture secured three star accreditation certificate during November, 2012.
Extension activities (2009-2017)
1.
Farmers' training/ lecture
: 425
2.
Agril. Fairs & Exhibition
: 20
3.
Farmer's visit
: 500
4.
Specific lectures delivered by individual
teachers/scientist
: 53
5.
Visitors (Dignitaries Scientist Administrator, Progressive farmers, and Extension workers) visited this Department, Farms & laboratory
: 100
6.
Radio talks
: 21
7.
T V talk 29
: 25
Infrastructure Facility and Major Equipments available :
Laboratories :
No.
Particulars
Remarks
i.
UG Lab
Under Graduate Laboratories like Post Harvest Technology, Biochemistry, Plant protection and Floriculture for UG level practical
ii.
PG Lab
Post Graduate Laboratory for M. Sc. (Horti.) and Ph. D. level Practical as well as PG Research 
Horticultural farms for teaching and research 
Sr.
No.
Particulars
Area (ha)
Remarks
1
LalBaug /Vikas vadi
15 - 22-90
Main horticultural nursery and commercial orchards of mango, coconut, guava, ber, chiku, papaya, banana.
2.
Jambu Vadi
15-28-71
Fruit nursery and orchards of coconut, chiku, gunda, sweet orange, aonla and date palm
3
Madhadi Baug
5 - 26 – 09
Fruit nursery and orchards of coconut, custard apple, chiku, acid lime, guava, pomegranate, fig, phalsa, aonla and  black jamun 
4
Sakkar Baug
14-73-39
Fruit nursery and orchards of  mango, mango varieties, guava, chiku, custard apple,  papaya and  tad palm.
5
Khengarvav
3-46-01
Orchards of ber,  chiku, custard apple and aonla
6
Manhar Kutir
4-50-21
Orchards of  coconut and acid lime
7
Mangal Niwas
-
chiku, black jamun and mango
Human Resource Development (HRD) :

Publications :

Sr. No.
Details of publication
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Total
A
Research paper Above 6 NAAS rating
 
1
National/ International Journals
Nil
Nil
01
Nil
Nil
01
B
Research paper below  6 NAAS rating
 
 
2
National/ International Journals
02
12
31
16
23
84
3
Book/ Chapter
01
Nil
01
04
Nil
06
4
Bulletin
01
Nil
Nil
Nil
Nil
01
5
Popular articles
06
Nil
43
10
01
60
                                                 Total
10
12
76
30
24
152

Research paper Above 6 NAAS rating (2010-2018)

Kanzaria, Dilip, Ravaji Chovatia, Nitesh Polara and Devashi Varu (2015). Impact of GDD on phenology of mango (Mangifera indica). Indian Journal of Agricultural Science 85(8): 1114-1117.
6.14
Varu D. K.and A. V. Barad (2011). Growth, flowering and yield variability in custard apple selections. Annals of Arid Zone, 50(1):1-3, 2011.
6.00
Varu, D. K. and A. V. Barad (2010). Standardization of mango rootstock for mitigating salt stress. Indian J Hort., 67 (Special Issue), Nov.2010: 79-83.
6.00
List of publication of current year (Citation) :

Scientific paper published (Inter National Level)

 Sr No
Details of Publication
NAAS Rating
1.
Chaudhary, J. S., Yadav, Lokesh and Varu, D. K.  (2017). Effect of plant growth regulators on quality of Custard apple (Annona squamosa L.) CV. Sindhan.  International Journal of Chemical Studies 5(5): 1036-1037.
5.31
2.
Dodiya K. D., Polara N. D., Dalvadi A. C., Chaudhari T. M. and Malam V. R. (2017). Effect of foliar application of plant growth regulators and boron on growth and yield of guava (Psidium guajava L.) cv. L-49. Multilogic in Science7(24): 158-160.
5.20
3.
Kejkar P. K. and Polara N.D. (2017). Effect of nitrogen, phosphorus and potash on growth and flower yield of ratoon Spider lily (Hymenocallis littoralis). Int. J. Horti. and Flori., 5(4): 304-309.
-
4.
Makwana Ankita, Varu, D. K.  Malam, V. R. Vagadia, P. S.  Bhad, Mamta and Malam,V.R. (2017). Ice Cream properties affected by various pulp concentrations of Mango. Trends in Biosciences 10(16): 2894-289.
3.94
5.
Sunil Kumar A. and Polara N. D. (2017). Evaluation of chrysanthemum varieties on growth and quality under south Saurashtra region. Int. J. Pure & Applied Bioscience, 5(4): 1989-1997.
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6.
Vyas, S.V. Butani, A.M., Nurbhanej, K.H., Patel, M.S. and Parmar L.S. (2017). .Effect of time of air layering and IBA on Red Jamun (Syzygium samaragense L.) cv. Local. International journal of pure & applied biosciences 5(5): 272-279.
4.74
7.
Bajaniya, V.G. Karetha, K.M. Parmar, L.S. Purohit, V.L. and Chotaliya, B.M. (2018). Influence of presoaking treatment on seedling growth of khirni (Mmanikara hexandra Roxb) seedling cv. Local. Int.J. pure App. Biosci. 6(1): 1668-1672.
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8.
Bajaniya, V.G. Karetha, K.M.  Varmora, D. L. Chotaliya, B.M. and Parmar, L.S. (2018). Influence of presoaking treatment on seed germination, rooting and survival of Khirni (Mmanikara hexandra Roxb) seedling cv. Local. Int.J. pure App. Biosci. 6(1): 1628-1633.
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9.
Pansuriya, P.B., Varu, D. K. and Viradia, R. R.  (2018). Response of bio stimulants and bio fertilizers on corm, cormels and spike yield of gladiolus (Gladiolus grandiflorus L.) cv. American beauty under greenhouse conditions. International Journal of chemical studies, 6(2):2659-2663.
5.12
10.
Pansuriya, P.B., Varu, D. K. and Viradia, R. R. (2018). Effect of biostmulants and biofertilizers on growth, flowering and quality of gladiolus (Gladiolus grandiflorus L.) Cv. American beauty under greenhouse conditions. International Journal of chemical studies, 6(2):2191-2196.
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11.
Rajatiya Jignasa, D. K. Varu, Preeti Gohil, Meera Solanki, Farheen Halepotara, Mulji Gohil, Pooja Mishra and Rutu Solanki (2018). Cliamte Change: Impact, Mitigation and Adaptation in Fruit Crops. Int. J Pure App. Biosci. 6(1):1161-1169.
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Scientific paper published (National Level)

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No
Details of Publication
NAAS Rating
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Bhad Mamta, Makwana, A.N. Malam, V.R.  Makwana, Ankita Dalwadi, A.C. and Kanzaria, D.R.  (2017). Custard apple growth influenced by vegetative propagation. Trends in Biosciences. 10 (29):6190-6193.
3.94
2
Chauhan, N.N. Chaudhary, F.K. and Patel, H.N. (2017). Bio-efficacy of different Insecticides against Pearl Millet Ear Head Worm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hib.) in summer Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucm L.), Trends in Biosciences 10(45): 9270-9274.
3.94
3
Chauhan, N.N. Chaudhary, F.K. Patel, H.N. and Kachhadiya, N.M. (2018). Biology of pearl millet Ear head worm, Helicoverpa armigera under laboratory condition. Int.J. Curr .Microbial. App. Sci 7 (1): 2958-2969.
3.94
4
Dalvadi, A.C., Butani, A.M. Dodia, K.P., Chaudhari, T.M. and Trambadia, R.P. (2017). Effect of post-harvest treatments on biochemical properties of mango (Manjifera indica L.) cv. Kesar. Trend in biosciences 10(10):1916-1918.
3.94
5
Halepotara, Farheen Solanki, Meera. Gohil, Preeti. Rajatiya, Jignasa Disha Dadhaniya, Patel, H. N. and Malam, V. R. (2017). Canopy management, yield and quality improvement through Paclobutrazol in fruit crops. Trends in Biosciences 10(32): 6982-6985.
3.94
6
Halepotara, Farheen. Solanki, Meera Gohil, Preeti Rajatiya, Jignasa Dadhaniya, Disha Parasana, J.S. Patel, D.V.  Patel, H. N. Malam, V. R. and Kanzaria, D.R. (2017). Seed germination and seedling growth of fruit crops affected by Gibberellic Acid. Advances in Life Sciences 6(2): 83-85.
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Halepotara, Farheen. Solanki, Meera. Gohil, Preeti. Rajatiya, Jignasa Dadhaniya, Disha Parsana, J.S. Malam, V. R Patel, H.N. Patel, D.V. and Kanzaria, D. R. (2017). Effect of accumulation of heats unit on maturity and quality of Mango. Advances in Life Sciences 6(2): 89-92.
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Kanzaria, D.R., Poara, N.D., Patel, H.N. Chitroda, R.L. Malam, V.R. Chovatia, R.S. and Ghelani, Y.H. (2017). Boron and NAA response to flowering and yield of coconut. Trends to bioscience 10(19):3384-3386.
3.94
9
Kanzaria, D.R.., Patel, H.N.  Vaghasia, Mittal, Malam, V.R., Chitroda, R.L., Barad, H.R., Halepotara, Farheen and Solanki, Mira (2017). Capsicum and Tomato production potentials under Protected conditions. Trends in Biosciences 10 (15):2612.2614.
3.94
10
Kore, P.N Virendra Singh, Yadav, Lokesh Kanzaria, D.R.  and Bharodiya, C.R. (2017). Standardization of recipe and drying method for candy making of Acid lime cv. Kagzilime. Int. Jr. of chemical studies, 5 (5): 1358-140.
4.84
11
Makwana Ankita, Varu, D.K.Malam, V.R., Vagadia, P.S. and Bhad, Mamta. (2017). Effect of pulp concentrations on custard apple Ice cream. Trends to bioscience 10(5):2728-2734.
3.94
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Solanki, Meera Halepotara, Farheen Rajatiya, Jignasa Gohil, Preeti Adodaria, B. K.  Patel, H. N.  Malam, V. R. and Kanzaria, D. R. (2017) Physiological disorders and quality improvement by appropriate remedies in fruit crops. Trends in Biosciences, 10(32):6979-6981.
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Popular Articles :

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J. S. Parsana, N. D. Polara, D. R. Kanzaria and H. N. Patel (2017). “Borni Vaigyanik Kheti ane Agtiyata”. Krushijivan, December. pp. 11-12.
National/International Conference / Symposium/seminar/training Participated/organized :
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Particulars
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Total
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11
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45
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Summer school / Winter school
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02
07
Nil
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16
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Short term training
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Nil
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63
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Nil
04
02
07
2
Summer school/Winter school organized by JAU
Nil
01
Nil
02
Nil
03
Extension activities like training programme organized/radio/TV Talk :
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Particulars of achievements
Achievements
1
No. of Mali's trained
501
2
State level Mango Seminar
2
3
National level Mango Seminar
1
4
No. of research papers published
150
5
No. of Training attended by Staff
44
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No. of seminar/ Workshop/ symposia attended by staff
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T V talk :

Sr.
Name
Date
(dd/mm/yy)
Place
Title of talk
1.
Dr. D. K. Varu
24.04.2017
BISAG,
Gandhinagar
Different methods for ripening of mango fruits.
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Dr. K. M. Karetha
14-11-2017
Doordarshan Kendra Rajkot
Chomacha badni ambavadiama mavjat.