Division of Fruit Science

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  • Teaching of BHT,B. Sc. (Ag), M. Sc. and Ph. D. students
  • Conducting applied and strategic research
  • Human resource development through trainings and demonstrations



Name of Project Principal. Investigator Agency Duration
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Establishment of Mother Plant Nurseries for high pedigree planting material for fruit crops Prof. V.K. Wali National Horticulture Board 03 years -
Training and demonstration on rejuvenation of old/ unproductive orchards in Jammu sub-tropics Dr. Parshant Bakshi ICAR through MIDH 03 years -
Domestication of naturally occurring and wild relatives of some fruits for specific horticultural trait(s). Dr. Amit Jasrotia ICAR through MIDH 03 years -
Development of aonla based cropping system for Jammu sub tropics Dr. Deep Ji Bhat ICAR through MIDH 03 years -
Establishment of rootstock and bud wood bank and their large scale production Dr. Arti Sharma ICAR through MIDH 03 years -
High density orcharding of mango and guava in Jammu sub-tropics Dr. Akash Sharma ICAR through MIDH 03 years -


Name : Dr V.K. Wali
Designation : Professor & Head
Area of Specialization : Fruit Science
E mail : Vinod_wali@hotmai.com
Contact No : 09419124936
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Name : Dr. Parshant Bakshi
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit Physiology
E mail : bakshi_parshant@rediffmail.com
Contact No : 09419101601
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Name : Dr. Amit Jasrotia
Designation : Asstt. Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit tree nutrition, Use of PGRs in fruit production & Crop Improvement
E mail : jasrotiaamit2k1@rediffmail.com
Contact No : 09419181572
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Name : Dr Arti Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit Science
E mail : drartisharma02@gmail.com
Contact No : 09419796724
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Name : Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit Production
E mail : rajeshraina80@rediffmail.com
Contact No : 09419941520
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Name : Dr. Deep Ji Bhat
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit Science
E mail : mailme.deepji@rediffmail.com
Contact No : 09419814947
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Name : Dr Akash Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Propagation & Nutrition of Fruit Crops
E mail : akashskuastj@gmail.com
Contact No : +91-9906397720
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Name : Dr Nirmal Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit Breeding and Genetic Resources
E mail : sharmanirmal.77@gmail.com
Contact No : 9419232139
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Name : Pardeep Gupta
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF ORCHARD FLOOR MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON GROWTH, YIELD AND FRUIT QUALITY OF PEACH (PRUNUS PERSICA (L.) BATSCH.) CV. SHAN-E-PUNJAB
Major : Dr. Deep Ji Bhat
Year : 2015

Name : Sandeep Kumar Gupta
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF FOLIAR NUTRITION ON YIELD, QUALITY AND SHELF-LIFE OF MANGO (MANGIFERA INDICA L.) CV. DASHEHARI UNDER JAMMU SUB-TROPICS
Major : Dr Akash Sharma
Year : 2015

Name : Jyoti Devi
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : PROPAGATION OF PHALSA (GREWIA ASIATICA L.) BY SEMI-HARD WOOD CUTTINGS
Major : Dr. Parshant Bakshi
Year : 2014

Name : Mudasir Iqbal
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF MULCHING MATERIALS ON TREE GROWTH, YIELD AND FRUIT QUALITY OF AONLA (EMBLICA OFFICINALIS GAERTN.) CV. NA-7 UNDER RAINFED CONDITIONS OF JAMMU
Major : Dr. Parshant Bakshi
Year : 2014

Name : Shilpy Kumari
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : STUDIES ON GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY OF DIFFERENT CULTIVARS OF BER (ZIZYPHUS MAURITIANA LAMK.) UNDER RAINFED CONDITIONS OF JAMMU
Major : Dr. Deep Ji Bhat
Year : 2014

Name : Simrandeep Kour
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : POST HARVEST CHEMICAL MANIPULATION IN STRAWBERRY (FRAGARIA X ANANASSA DUCH.) REGENERATION UNDER JAMMU SUBTROPICS
Major : Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Year : 2014

Name : Arti Devi
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF PLANT BIOREGULATORS ON YIELD, QUALITY AND SHELF LIFE OF KINNOW MANDARIN (CITRUS RETICULATA BLANCO.)
Major : Dr. Nirmal Sharma
Year : 2014

Name : Manjit Singh
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF FOLIAR APPLICATION OF IRON AND ZINC ON GROWTH AND QUALITY OF STRAWBERRY (FRAGARIA X ANANASSA DUCH.) CV. CHANDLER
Major : Dr. Mahital Jamwal
Year : 2013

Name : Sohnika Rani
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : PROPAGATION STUDIES IN GUAVA (PSIDIUM GUAJAVA L.) CV. L-49 UNDER JAMMU SUB-TROPICS
Major : Dr. Akash Sharma
Year : 2013

Name : Rucku Gupta
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : SURVIVAL AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE OF LITCHI AIR LAYERS AS INFLUENCED BY CONTAINERS AND ROOTING MEDIA
Major : Dr. Arti Sharma
Year : 2013

Name : K Mohd Ilyas
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF KINNOW PLANTS AS INFLUENCED BY DIFFERENT TYPES OF POTTING MATERIAL AND PROPAGATION MEDIA
Major : Dr. Akash Sharma Dr.
Year : 2013

Name : Gaganpreet Kour
Degree : Ph.D.
Topic : STUDIES ON IMPACT OF CLIMATE AND IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT ON GROWTH AND QUALITY OF COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT CULTIVARS OF PEACH (PRUNUS PERSICA L.) UNDER JAMMU SUBTROPICS
Major : Dr. V. K. Wali
Year : 2013

Name : Shabber Hussain
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : STUDIES ON SEED GERMINATION AND ROOTSTOCK RAISING IN BER (ZIZYPHUS MAURITIANA LAM.)
Major : Dr. Mahital Jamwal
Year : 2012

Name : Rafiq Ahmad Shah
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : PROPAGATION STUDIES OF IMPORTANT STONE FRUITS OF JAMMU SUBTROPICS
Major : Dr. Arti Sharma
Year : 2012

Name : Disket Dolkar
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : STUDIES ON GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY OF DIFFERENT COMMERCIAL CULTIVARS OF GUAVA (PSIDIUM GUAJAVA L.) UNDER JAMMU SUB-TROPICS
Major : Dr. Parshant Bakshi
Year : 2012

Name : Shahnawaz Ahmed
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : IN VITRO MULTIPLICATION OF BANANA (MUSA SPP.) CV. GRAND NAINE
Major : Dr. Akash Sharma Dr.
Year : 2012

Name : Amit Jasrotia
Degree : Ph.D.
Topic : ROLE OF GIRDLING, MICRO-NUTRIENTS, GROWTH RETARDANTS AND PRUNING IN PRODUCTION OF OLIVE (OLEA EUROPEA L.) CV. FRONTOIO
Major : Dr. V. K. Wali
Year : 2012

Name : Madhvi Plathia
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : STUDIES ON PROPAGATION OF PEACH (PRUNUS PERSICA (L.) BATSCH.)
Major : Dr. Arti Sharma
Year : 2011

Name : Saima Zahoor
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF PLANT BIO-REGULATORS ON GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY OF STRAWBERRY (FRAGARIA X ANANASSA DUCH.) CV. CHANDLER
Major : Dr. Akash Sharma
Year : 2011

Name : Rakesh Kumar
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : STUDIES ON GROWTH, FLOWERING, YIELD AND QUALITY OF MANGO (MANGIFERA INDICA L.) GERMPLASM UNDER RAINFED CONDITIONS OF JAMMU
Major : Dr. Parshant Bakshi
Year : 2010

Name : Barinder Singh
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : IN VITRO PROPAGATION STUDIES IN GRAPE (VITIS VINIFERA L.) CV. PERLETTE
Major : Dr. Mahital Jamwal
Year : 2009

Name : Kirti Jamwal
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : BIO- EFFICACY OF HERBICIDES ON GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY OF STRAWBERRY (FRAGARIA X ANANASSA DUCH.) CV. CHANDLER
Major : Dr. V. K. Wali
Year : 2009

Name : Jahangeer Ahmad Baba
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF PLANTING TIME AND MULCHING MATERIAL ON FRUIT YIELD AND QUALITY OF STRAWBERRY (FRAGARIA X ANANASSA DUCH.) CULTIVAR CHANDLER
Major : Dr. Ravi Kher
Year : 2009

Name : Akash Sharma
Degree : Ph.D.
Topic : STUDIES ON INTEGRATED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN GUAVA (PSIDIUM GUAJAVA L.) CV. SARDAR
Major : Dr. Ravi Kher
Year : 2008

Name : Pawan Kumar
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : STUDIES ON MATURITY STANDARDS OF DIFFERENT CULTIVARS OF SUB-TROPICAL PEACH (PRUNUS PERSICA (L.) BATCH)
Major : Dr. Sanjay Sahay
Year : 2007

Name : Kiran Kour
Degree : Ph.D.
Topic : IN VITRO PROPAGATION STUDIES IN CITRUS SPP.
Major : Dr. Ravi Kher
Year : 2006

Name : Dara Singh
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : PROPAGATION STUDIES IN AONLA (EMBLICA OFFICINALIS G.)
Major : Dr. Ravi Kher
Year : 2004

Name : Parshant Bakshi
Degree : Ph.D.
Topic : EFFECT OF POST-HARVEST TREATMENTS ON STORAGE LIFE OF PEACH (PRUNUS PERSICA (L.) BATSCH)
Major : Dr. F. A. Masoodi
Year : 2004

Name : Abid Ali Malla
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF PROPAGATION METHOD AND PINCHING ON GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY OF CAPE GOOSEBERRY (PHYSALIS PERUVIANA L.)
Major : Dr. R. M. Sharma
Year : 2004

Name : K. K. Ambardar
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : NUTRITIONAL STUDIES IN KINNOW MANDRIN
Major : Sh. S. P. Gupta
Year : 2003

Name : Altaf A. Naik
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF PACKAGING AND CHEMICAL TREATMENTS ON STORAGE LIFE OF STRAWBERRY (FRAGARIA X ANANNASSA DUCH) CV. CHANDLER
Major : Sh. M. S. Nargal
Year : 2003

Name : Pankaj Sharma
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF PLANT BIO-REGULATORS AND MICRO-NUTRIENTS ON FRUIT SET, YIELD AND QUALITY OF LITCHI (LITCHI CHINENSIS SONN.) CV. DEHRADUN
Major : Dr. A. K. Singh
Year : 2003

Name : Masroor Ahmad
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF GIRDLING, THINNING AND GA3 ON FRUIT GROWTH, YIELD, QUALITY AND SHELF LIFE OF GRAPES (VITIS VINIFERA L.) CV. PERLETTE.
Major : Dr. Raj Kumari Koul
Year : 2003

Name : Surinder Kumar Chogtu
Degree : Ph.D.
Topic : STUDIES ON THE ROLE OF ANTITRANSPARENTS, MULCHING AND FRUIT THINNING IN MOISTURE STRESS MANAGEMENT IN KINNOW UNDER RAINFED CONDITIONS OF JAMMU
Major : Dr. A. K. Tiku.
Year : 2003

Name : Ashwani Kumar Khajuria
Degree : M. Sc.
Topic : STUDIES ON CHEMICALLY MANIPULATED REGENERATION CAPACITY AND COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE OF SOME STRAWBERRY (FRAGARIA X ANANASSA DUCH.) CULTIVARS
Major : Dr. R. M. Sharma
Year : 2001


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