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Expert NameDr. Amar Singh Faroda
InstitutionCentral Arid Zone Research Institute
Telephone91 291 40584
Work Experience- Total experience of teaching, research and extension eduction - 33 years. The entire experience is working under arid and semi-arid conditions of India. - Experience of planning, execution, coordination, supervision, guidance, monitoring and evaluation, etc. of multi-disciplinary team of scientists - Director, central arid zone research Institute, Jodhpur (India). Contd. since September, 1995. Director of extension education, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar (Haryana, India), 3 years. Head of regional research station - 5 1/2 years. Head of Dept - 3 years. Project-leader of Project - 6 years, etc. - Major aeas of work - Dryland farming, soil and water management, pulse crops, grassland/silvi-pastures and forage crops, integrated farming systems, on-farm testing of improved practices, etc.
QualificationsB.Sc. (Ag.) - All Agril. Subjects - University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (Raj.), 1962. M.Sc. (Ag.) - Agronomy - University of Udaipur (Raj.), 1964. Ph.D. - Agronomy-CCS Haryana Agril. University, Hisar (Haryana), 1973.
Number of Publications200
Other Activities1. Life member of Indian Society of Agronomy, Haryana Agronomists'Association and Arid Zone Research Association of India. 2. Councillor - Indian Society of Agronomy 1987-1990). 2. President - Indian Society of Agronomy (1991-1994). 3. President - Haryana Agronomists Association (1985-1994). 4. President - Arid Zone Res. Assoc. of India - Since 1995. 5. Editor - Forage Research - Since 1989.
Publications1. Faroda, A.S. and Tomar, P.S. (1976). Effect of fertilization on growth fodder yield and quality of cowpea, Forage Res., 2:9-17. 2. Faroda, A.S., Yadav, R.S., and Pal, R.N. (1978). Comparative economics of specialized dairy farming, mixed farming and arable farming. Haryana agric. Univ. J. Res., 8(4):234-239. 3. Faroda, A.S. and Singh, R.C. (1983). Effect of preceding crops on the nitrogen need of succeeding wheat crop. Indian J. agric. Sci. 53(2):123-8. 4. Singh, R.C. and Faroda, A.S. (1985). Effect of kharif pulses, residual and direct phosphorus application on the phosphorus uptake by succeeding wheat. Indian J. Agron., 30(3):329-333. 5. Bhagwati, P.C., Faroda, A.S. and Malik, R.K. (1989). Competition between wheat and associated weeds at different nitrogen rates. Beitr. trop. Landwirtsch. Vet. Med., 27H4: 427-433.
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