Main profile profile for RAJEEV KUMAR

Scientist
Areas of Interest: 

Post-harvest physiology, Phenomics, Abiotic (heat and drought) stress tolerance, Phenotyping 

Major Research Accomplishments: 

I have done B.Sc. (Ag.) from Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, in the year 2013. Thereafter completed M.Sc. (2015) from ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi in the discipline of Plant Physiology. During my Post graduation i worked on " Non destructive assessment of nutritional and quality parameters of tomato during fruit ripening. Currently I am pursuing Ph.D from IARI, New delhi and working on " Staygreen trait as yield stability attribute under combined heat and drought stress in wheat”. In the year 2019, joined as scientist at ICAR-Indian Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi. Presently, I am posted at ICAR-IIVR-Regional Research Station, Sargatia, Kushinagar.

 

Fellowship: 

ICAR Junior Research Fellowship in Plant Physiology for M.Sc. programme (2013-15)

Qualified CSIR- Junior Research Fellowship for lectureship in June- 2017 with AIR- 127

Publications: 

P.R. Soumya, Madhurima Das, Rajeev Kumar & Prabha Singh. (2019) Physiological Mechanisms for Multiple Stress Tolerance-status and Emerging Opportunities. In Ch. Srinivasa Rao, S. Senthil Vinayagam & P.C. Meena (Eds). Challenges and Emerging Opportunities in Indian Agriculture (pp. 80-112). ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad-India.