Popular Kheti
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Agriculture is Everything

                      Nothing Without Agriculture

Editorial Board

(Popular Kheti – eISSN: 2321-0001)


Editor in Chief

Executive Editor

Dr. L. N. Harsh , The First Vice Chancellor, Agriculture University, Jodhpur - 342304, (Rajasthan), India

Email: harshcazri@gmail.com ( Read More )

Dr. J. C. Tewari , Principal Scientist (Agroforestry), Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI), Jodhpur - 342003, (Rajasthan), India,

Mobile No.: +919460106536

Dr. Moola Ram , Assistant Professor (Agronomy), Agricultural Research Station, Mandor - 342304, Jodhpur (Rajasthan), India,

Mobile No.: +919414295707,

Email: mramagro@gmail.com

Chief Editors

-:Special Issues:-

Organic Farming

Dr. Arun K. Sharma , Senior Scientist (Agronomy), Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI), Jodhpur - 342003, (Rajasthan), India, Mobile No.: +919414172436

Email: a.k_sharma@sify.com




Associate Editors


Dr. Mohammadreza Davari , Scientist (Agronomy & Agro-ecology), Payame Noor University, Arak, Iran, Contact No. +989181612790, Email: mrdavari@gmail.com

Dr. B. Lal , Scientist (ARS) Agronomy, Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI), Cuttack-753006, Odisha, India Mobile No.: +91-9937892122, Email: blalsgnr@gmail.com

Dr. Tauqeer Ahmad Yasir , Researcher, College of Agronomy, Northwest A & F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, P. R. China, Mobile No. +8615029004449, Email: tauqeer.yasir@yahoo.com

Dr. Raman Jeet Singh , Scientist (Agronomy), Division of Soil Science and Agronomy, Central Soil and Water Conservation Research and Training Institute, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India 248195, Phone: +91-9012348229,

Email: rdxsingh@gmail.com

Dr. Shankar Lal Jat , Scientist (Agronomy), Directorate of Maize Research, IARI Campus, New Delhi-110012,

Telephone: +91 9953009711

Fax: +91-11 -25848195

E-mail: sliari@gmail.com


   Shri L. K. Jain, Assistant Professor (Agronomy),  College of Agriculture (Agriculture University, Jodhpur), Sumerpur - 306902, District - Pali, Rajasthan, India, Phone: +91-7597454243, 09144562043

Email: jainlokesh74@gmail.com

Priyanka Gautam , Scientist, Agronomy

National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha, India-753 006

Email: priyaiari9805@gmail.com

D r . Dhiman Mukherjee,

Associate-Professor (Agronomy), Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidayalaya, Directorate of Research, Kalyani, Dist : Nadia, West Bengal. Pin-741235, India, Phone: 8902006350/9474083413, 033-25828407 (O), Email:   dhiman_mukherjee@yahoo.co.in , drdhimanmukherjee@gmail.com


Dr. Parmeet Singh,

Assistant Professor (Agronomy), Division of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, SKUAST of   Kashmir, J & K, India

Agricultural Biotechnology

Dr. J. L. Katara , Scientist (Plant Biotechnology), Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI), Cuttack-753006, Odisha, India Mobile No.: +91-9938656516, Email: jawaharbt@gmail.com



Agricultural Microbiology

Mr. D. G. Panpatte ,

Senior Research Fellow,

DBT Project on PGPR, 

Department of Agril. Microbiology, BACA, Anand Agricultural University, Anand-388110, Gujarat, India.

Phone: +91-9725109053, +91-8401408649,

Email: dgpanpattepop@gmail.com

Dr. Y. K. Jhala,

Assistant Professor (Microbiology), Department of Agril. Microbiology,  BACA, Anand Agricultural University,

Anand-388110, Gujarat, India.

Phone: +91-7573013706,

Email: ykjhala@gmail.com

Dr. Krishna Saharan ,

Assistant Professor (Microbiology), 

Agriculture University, Jodhpur

Rajasthan, India.

Phone: +91-9929807985,

Email: krishnasaharan.coa@gmail.com

Agricultural Entomology

Dr. D. S. Yadav , Scientist (Entomology), National Research Centre for Grapes (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), P.B. No. 3, Manjri Farm Post, Solapur Road, Pune - 412 307, Maharashtra, India Tel.: +91-20-2695-6035, Fax: +91-20-2691-4246,

Email: deependra81@gmail.com

Dr. H. K. Gill


Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana - 141027, Punjab, India

Email: harsimrangill.pau@gmail.com

Dr. M. M. Sundria

Assistant Professor (Entomology), Agricultural Research Station, Mandor, Agriculture University, Jodhpur

Mobile: 9414603877
Email: sul79man76@gmail.com

Agricultural Engineering

Dr. T. Senthil Kumar, Senior Scientist (Farm Machinery and Power), ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Regional Centre, Coimbatore -641 007, Mobile:09842955606, Office: 0422 2434276, Email : thasekumar@gmail.com

Dr. Abhijit Khadatkar , Scientist (FMP), Agricultural Mechanization Division, Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, (ICAR, DARE Min. of Agriculture, Govt. of India) Nabibagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal - 462 038 (M.P.), Phone No.: 0755-2521218, 09301851535 (M), Fax No.: 0755-2734016, Email: abhijitnu2@gmail.com


Agricultural Extension

Dr. Banwari Lal, Assistant Professor (Agriculture Extension),  College of Agriculture (Agriculture University, Jodhpur), Sumerpur - 306902, District - Pali, Rajasthan, India, Phone: +91-94168655642

Email: drblshah7@gmail.com




Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Colla, Professor (Horticulture), Dept. of Science & Technology for Agriculture, Forest, Nature & Energy (DAFNE), Tuscia University, Viterbo-01100, Italy,

Email: giucolla@unitus.it

Dr. Pradeep Kumar, Researcher (Horticulture), Dept. of Science & Technology for Agriculture, Forest, Nature & Energy (DAFNE), Tuscia University, Viterbo-01100, Italy,  Mobile No. +3276379777, Email: pradeephort@gmail.com

Dr. Shailbala, Junior Research Officer, Sugarcane Research Centre (GBPUA&T), Kashipur (UP), India,  Mobile No. +919456678706, +919412926530 Email: shailbalasharma10@gmail.com

Plant Breeding & Genetics

Prof. Dr. Kuswanto, Lecturer and Scientist of Plant Breeding, Plant Breeding Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia, Mobile No.: +62812 3399 872, Email: kuswantoas@ub.ac.id

Dr. R. K. Rathore, Assistant Professor (Plant Breeding), College of Agriculture (SKRAU), Sumerpur – 306902, Pali (Raj.), India, Mobile: +919460159019, Email: drrkrathore@gmail.com

Dr. H. P. Meena
Scientist (Plant Breeding)
Directorate of Oilseeds Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India

Mobile No.: +91-8096810334

Dr. Mintu Ram Meena

Scientist (Plant Breeding)

Division of Crop improvement,

Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Regional Centre, Karnal (Haryana)-132001

Mob: 09996000537

Email: mintu_uas@yahoo.co.in , meena.mintu7@gmail.com



Plant Pathology

Dr. Pardeep Kumar, Assistant Professor (Plant Pathology), Agricultural Research Station (SKRAU), Sriganganagar, Rajasthan, India, Mobile No.:+919414537801,

Email: pradeep.patho@gmail.com

Dr. A. N. Tripathi, Scientist (Plant Pathology), Division of Crop Protection, Central Research Institute for Jute & Allied Fibres (CRIJAF), ICAR, DARE, MoA, Govt. of India, Barrackpore, Kolkata (West Bengal)-700120, Contact: +91-9432341815, Email: antripathi_patho@rediffmail.com

Dr. Parameswari, B.
Scientist (Plant Pathology)
Sugarcane Breeding Institute
Regional Centre, Karnal-132 001
Phone: 0184-2265567 Extn 28 Fax: 2265723
Mobile: 09468178283

Dr. Prabhu Narayan Meena , Scientist,  Plant Pathology, Plant Virology,  ICAR-Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres (CRIJAF) (Indian Council of Agricultural Research),  Barrackpore, Kolkata – 700120, West Bengal, India Email: pnshera@yahoo.co.in , Phone: 033-2535-6121, 9432490124, 033 25356121/6122/1932 (Extn. 259)

Manoj Kumar Yadav

Scientist (Plant Pathology)

Crop Protection Division

Central Rice Research Institute

Cuttack, Orissa

Email: m.yadav14@gmail.com

Mobile No. 08598808425


Soil Science/Environmental Science

Dr. M. L. Dotaniya, Scientist (ICAR, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India), Division of Environmental Soil Science, Indian Institute of Soil Science, Berasia Road, Nabibagh, Bhopal-462038, India Tel:0755-2730970 (Ext. 128), Fax:0755-2733301, Email:mohan30682@gmail.com

Amit Kumar Sharma, Engineer-Researcher, University Rennes-2 COSTEL, LETG(UMR CNRS 6554) Rennes, France,  

Email: amitsharma.isro@gmail.com

Dr. V. Kasthuri Thilagam , Scientist (Soil Science), Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Research Centre, Fernhill (PO), Theetukal, Udhagamandalam, Tamilnadu - 643004, India, Email:kasthurisk@gmail.com

Dr. H. P. Parewa , Assistant Professor (Soil Science), College of Agriculture (Agriculture University, Jodhpur), Sumerpur - 306902, Pali (Rajasthan), Contact: +91-9468959800, Email: haniparewa@gmail.com

Dr. Asit Mandal

Scientist (Sr. Scale), Division of Soil Biology, ICAR- Indian Institute of Soil Science, Nabibagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal- 462 038, Tel. No.: 0755-2730970; Fax No.: 0755-22733310 M: 08962466297, E-mail : asit.iari@gmail.com; amandal@iiss.res.in


Sheetal K Radhakrishnan

Scientist (Environmental sciences)

Regional Research Station, ICAR-CAZRI,

Bikaner, Rajasthan - 334004

Telephone: 9013688083

E-mail: sheetalr69@gmail.com

Associate Editors – Agricultural Economics / Home Science

Rachana Bansal,

Assistant Professor, B. A. College of Agriculture, Anand Agricultural University, Anand (Gujarat)-388110

Email: rkbansal@aau.in rachi.bansal22@gmail.com

Dr. Pratibha Joshi           

Scientist (Home Science and Family Resource Management), ICAR - Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Delhi            

Email: pratijosh12@gmail.com

Email: : pratibha_catat@iari.res.in


Associate Editors – Agroforestry

Dr. A. R. Uthappa, 

Scientist (Agroforestry)

Central Agroforestry Research Institute (CAFRI), Jhansi, UP, India

Mobile: 8807382502

Email: aruthappa@gmail.com

Dr. V. Subbulakshmi,

Scientist (Agroforestry), Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Regional Research Station, Bikaner - 334004, Rajasthan

Email: subbuforester@gmail.com

Dr. S. Kala,

Scientist (Agroforestry),

ICAR-IISWC-RC, Kota-324002, Rajasthan

Mobile:7073531611, Email:   kalaforestry@gmail.com


Sarvade Somanath Sitaram,

Assistant Professor (Agroforestry), College of Agriculture, Balaghat, Murjhad Farm Waraseoni-481 331, JNKVV, Jabalpur, (MP)

Mobile No: +91 8519022099

Email:   somanath553@gmail.com