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Mandate:

·         Exclusive jurisdiction throughout the Jammu Division for teaching, research and extension related to fruit culture.

·         Under-graduate and post-graduate instructional programme in the field of fruit Science.

·         To conduct research in the field of fruit culture.

·         Dissemination of the findings of the research and technical information through extension education programme.

To provide training, lectures and demonstrations to field workers, farmers and other persons not enrolled as regular students. 


Name of Project Principal. Investigator Agency Duration
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Establishment and Evaluation of performance of low chilling cultivars of pear under dry land conditions of Jammu region. Dr. Kiran Kour SKUAST-Jammu 03 -
Survey, Selection and Introduction of promising strains of mango. Dr. Amit Jasrotia SKUAST-Jammu 03 years -
Multi locational trials of pecan nut[(Carya illinoensis Wangenheim] C. Koch] selection of SKUAST-J. Dr. Arti Sharma SKUAST-Jammu 03 years -


Name : Dr. Amit Jasrotia
Designation : Associate Professor & Head
Area of Specialization : 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. 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. Kiran Kour
Designation : Asstt. Professor
Area of Specialization : Fruit Production
E mail : kirranhort@gmail.com
Contact No : 9419203136
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Name : Sarita
Degree : M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : EFFECT OF DIFFERENT POTTING MEDIA ON SURVIVAL AND GROWTH OF AIR LAYERED LITCHI cv. DEHRADUN.
Major : Dr. Parshant Bakshi
Year : 2019

Name : Nishta Kumari
Degree : M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : PROPAGATION STUDIES IN FIG (Ficus carica L.) UNDER JAMMU SUB-TROPICS.
Major : Dr. Arti Sharma
Year : 2019

Name : Isha Sharma
Degree : M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : DIVERSITY ASSESSMENT OF SEEDLING GUAVA (Psidium guajava L.) IN JAMMU SUB-TROPICS.
Major : Dr. Nirmal Sharma.
Year : 2019

Name : Darpreet Kour
Degree : Ph.D. Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : STUDIES ON INTEGRATED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN AONLA (Emblica officinalis Gaertn.) cv. NA-7.
Major : Dr. V.K. Wali.
Year : 2019

Name : Mohit Sharma
Degree : M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : STANDARDIZATION OF TIME AND METHOD OF PROPAGATION IN NBAEL (Aegle marmelos L.) UNDER JAMMU SUB-TROPICS.
Major : Dr. Amit Jasrotia
Year : 2019

Name : Maanik
Degree : M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : PROPAGATION STUDIES ON KARONDA (Carissa carandas L.) UNDER JAMMU SUB-TROPICS.
Major : Dr. Deep Ji Bhat
Year : 2019

Name : Ajit Pal Singh
Degree : Ph.D. Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : MORPHOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF INDIGENOUS MANGO (Mangifera indica L.) GERMPLASM OF JAMMU REGION
Major : Dr. Parshant Bakshi
Year : 2018

Name : Rafiq Ahmad Shah
Degree : Ph.D. Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : CHARACTERIZATION OF WALNUT (Juglans regia L. GERMPLASM IN JAMMU PROVINCE)
Major : Dr. Parshant Bakshi
Year : 2018

Name : Sohnika Rani
Degree : Ph.D. Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : CHARACTERIZATION OF PECAN NUT (Carya illinoensis K.) GERMPLASM OF JAMMU PROVINCE.
Major : Dr. Arti Sharma
Year : 2018

Name : Rucku Gupta
Degree : Ph.D. Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : STUDIES ON SOMACLONAL VARIATION IN STRAWBERRY (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) cv. CHANDLER.
Major : Dr. V.K. Wali.
Year : 2018

Name : Komal Dogra
Degree : M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : EFFECT OF FOLIAR APPLICATION OF POTASSIUM AND PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS ON GROWTH, YIELD, QUALITY AND SHELF LIFE OF KINNOW MANDARIN UNDER RAIN-FED CONDITION.
Major : Dr. Rakesh Kumar.
Year : 2018

Name : Heena Jamwal
Degree : M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : EFFECT OF ORCHARD FLOOR MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY OF MANGO (Mangifera indica L.) cv. DASHEHARI.
Major : Dr. Vikas Tandon.
Year : 2018

Name : Rahul Kumar
Degree : M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : EFFECT OF DIFFERENT PRUNING INTENSITIES ON GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY OF KINNOW (Citrus reticulata Blanco).
Major : Dr. AKash Sharma
Year : 2018

Name : Madhvi Plathia
Degree : Ph.D. Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : CHARACTERIZATION AND EVALUATION OF GENETIC DIVERSITY OF JAMUN (Syzygium cumini L.) FOR HORTICULTURAL TRAITS.
Major : Dr. V.K. Wali.
Year : 2018

Name : Disket Dolkar
Degree : Ph. D. Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : STUDIES ON THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE AND IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT ON GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY OF KINNOW MANDARIN UNDER JAMMU SUB-TROPICS
Major : Dr. Parshant Bakshi
Year : 2017

Name : Gagan Mehta
Degree : M. Sc. Agriculture Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : STANDARDIZATION OF METHOD AND TIME OF GRAFTING IN PECAN (Carya illinoensis Wangenh) UNDER INTERMEDIATE AGRO-CLIMATIC CONDITIONS OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Major : Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Year : 2017

Name : Kunzang Lamo
Degree : M. Sc. Agriculture Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : EFFECT OF PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS ON YIELD, QUALITY AND SHELF LIFE OF PHALSA (Grewia asiatica L.) cv. PURPLE ROUND UNDER JAMMU SUB-TROPICS
Major : Dr. Deep Ji Bhat
Year : 2017

Name : Disket Dolkar
Degree : Ph. D. Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : STUDIES ON THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE AND IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT ON GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY OF KINNOW MANDARIN UNDER JAMMU SUB-TROPICS
Major : Dr. Parshant Bakshi
Year : 2017

Name : Mitali Goutam
Degree : M. Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Topic : EFFECT OF FOLIAR APPLICATION OF CALCIUM NITRATE, SILVER NITRATE AND ZINC SULPHATE ON YIELD, QUALITY AND SHELF-LIFE OF PEACH (PRUNUS PERSICA (L.) BATSCH) CV. SHAN-E-PUNJAB UNDER JAMMU SUBTROPICS
Major : Dr. Kiran Kour
Year : 2017

Name : Manish Bakshi
Degree : Ph. D. Fruit Science
Topic : STUDIES ON INTEGRATED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN KINNOW MANDARIN (Citrus nobilis x Citrus deliciosa).
Major : Prof. V.K. Wali
Year : 2016

Name : Manpreet Singh Preet
Degree : M. Sc. Ag. Fruit Science
Topic : EFFECT OF POSTHARVEST TREATMENTS ON FRUIT QUALITY AND SHELF-LIFE OF PEACH cv. SHAN-I-PUNJAB
Major : Dr. Amit Jasrotia
Year : 2016

Name : Priyanka Kumari
Degree : M. Sc. Ag. Fruit Science
Topic : EFFECT OF FOLIAR APPLICATION OF ZINC, IRON AND BORON ON MORPHO-PHYSIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF KINNOW MANDARIN
Major : Dr. Mahital Jamwal
Year : 2016

Name : Pardeep Gupta
Degree : M. Sc. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
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 : Koushalya Devi
Degree : M. Sc. Ag. Fruit Science
Topic : EFFECT OF FOLIAR APPLICATION OF NUTRIENTS AND GROWTH REGULATORS ON FRUIT CRACKING AND QUALITY OF LEMON (Citrus limon L.) cv. EUREKA
Major : Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Year : 2015

Name : Ambika Bhandari
Degree : M. Sc. Ag. Fruit Science
Topic : EFFECT OF MULCHING AND IRRIGATION INTERVALS ON FRUIT CRACKING AND QUALITY OF LITCHI (Litchi chinensisSonn.) cv. DEHRADUN
Major : Dr. Arti Sharma
Year : 2015

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

Name : Mudasir Iqbal
Degree : M. Sc. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
Topic : GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF KINNOW PLANTS AS INFLUENCED BY DIFFERENT TYPES OF POTTING MATERIAL AND PROPAGATION MEDIA
Major : Dr. Akash Sharma
Year : 2013

Name : Gaganpreet Kour
Degree : Ph. D. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
Topic : PROPAGATION STUDIES OF IMPORTANT STONE FRUITS OF JAMMU SUBTROPICS
Major : Dr. Arti Sharma
Year : 2012

Name : Disket Dolkar
Degree : M. Sc. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
Topic : IN VITRO MULTIPLICATION OF BANANA (MUSA SPP.) CV. GRAND NAINE
Major : Dr. Akash Sharma
Year : 2012

Name : Amit Jasrotia
Degree : Ph. D. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
Topic : STUDIES ON PROPAGATION OF PEACH (PRUNUS PERSICA (L.) BATSCH.)
Major : Dr. Arti Sharma
Year : 2011

Name : Saima Zahoor
Degree : M. Sc. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
Topic : IN VITRO PROPAGATION STUDIES IN GRAPE (VITIS VINIFERA L.) CV. PERLETTE
Major : Dr. Mahital Jamwal
Year : 2009

Name : Kirti Jamwal
Degree : M. Sc. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Ag. Fruit Science
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. Fruit Science
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. Pomology & PHT
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. Pomology & PHT
Topic : IN VITRO PROPAGATION STUDIES IN CITRUS SPP.
Major : Dr. Ravi Kher
Year : 2006

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

Name : Parshant Bakshi
Degree : Ph.D. Pomology & PHT
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. Pomology
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. Pomology
Topic : NUTRITIONAL STUDIES IN KINNOW MANDARIN
Major : Sh. S. P. Gupta
Year : 2003

Name : Altaf A. Naik
Degree : M. Sc. Pomology
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. Pomology & PHT
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. Pomology & PHT
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. Agriculture
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. Pomology
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