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Expert NameDr. Amar Singh Faroda
TitleDirector
Division
InstitutionCentral Arid Zone Research Institute
CityRajasthan
CountryIndia
Telephone91 291 40584
EmailCAZRI(at)X400.NICGW.NIC.IN
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
Awards
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.
DisciplineEcology/Ecosystems
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