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Independent experts nominated by country party

Kheem Raj Solanki

First name
Kheem Raj
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Plant Science
UN languages spoken


Job function
Telephone number
91 517 442364
Work experience
Standardization of agrotechnique on jojoba and its adoption by department of agriculture, Govt. of Rajasthan and Ministry of rural Development, Govt. of India._x000D_
Helping the farmers in the establishment of thirty nurseries of ber (Zyziphus mauriatiana). These nurseries have supplied more than 30 million plants through out India. The technology on ber has been extensively used by states like Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka._x000D_
Identification of elite population of Prosopis cineraria with relatively higher growth rate and establishment of seedling seed orchard._x000D_
Aonla based agroforestry system has been identified as best system for rainfed system in bundelkhand region._x000D_
Intensification of research on neem (Azadirachta indica), Shishum (Dalberzia sissoo), Dau and Kardhai (Anogeissus pendula and latifolia)._x000D_
Coverage of 20 ha area with plantation of Anogeissus pendula, A. latifolia and Dendrocalmus structus.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Ph.D. Genetics, IARI, New Delhi, 1971._x000D_
M.Sc. Agri. (Genetics and plant breeding), University of Udaipur, 1967._x000D_
B.Sc. Agri., University of Udaipur, 1965.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Solanki, K.R. and Ram Newaj (1997). Sustainable production through agroforestry system in semi-arid India. International conference on sustainable agriculture for food, energy and industry. Federal Agricultural Research Centre (FAL) Braunschweig, Book of Abstract: 205._x000D_
2. Solanki, K.R. and Singh, Manjit (1997). Multipurpose tree species for silvipastoral system. In: (Yadav, M.S.; Singh, Manjit; Sharma, S.K.; Tewari, J.C.; and Burman, V. eds.). Silvipastoral system in arid and semi-arid ecosystem, 187-195, CAZRI, Jodhpur._x000D_
3. Solanki, K.R.; Singh, Manjit and Kackar, N.L. (1997). Improvement of indigenous tree species in arid zone. In: (Singh, Surendra, and Amalkar eds.). Desertification control in the arid ecosystem of India for sustainable development, Agrobotanical Publishers (India) Bikaner: 261-269._x000D_
4. Solanki, K.R. (1992) Genetic improvement of Prosopis cineraria. In proceeding of the symposium on Prosopis species held in Durham, U.K. 1992._x000D_
5. Solanki, K.R.
Other activities
Fellow Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding._x000D_
Life member Indian Society of Tree Scientists._x000D_
Life member Arid Zone Research Association of India._x000D_
Life member Range management Society of India._x000D_
Life member IARI Alumni Association.
ICAR awards for Team work on the work entitled "Genetic improvement of Prosopis cineraria" 1992-93.
Organisation name
National Research Centre for Agroforestry
Organisation street address
Gwalior Road, Pahuj Dam, 284003
Organisation city
Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
Organisation country