Prashant P. Jambhulkar

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Name Prashant P. Jambhulkar
Designation Professor and Head
Complete postal Address with city code Department of Plant Pathology, Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agriculture University, Jhansi - 284003, Uttar Pradesh
Email IDs
Mobile No. 9983936683

Brief Biodata

Birth & Educations: My birth place is Nagpur, Maharashtra. I did my undergraduate from CoA, Nagpur, M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Division of Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. For Post Doctoral Research he received Borlaug fellowship and he visited USDA, Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD, USA during 2013-14.

Positions hold: I served as Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology, at Agricultural Research Station, Banswara, MPUAT, Udaipur since 2007 to 2019. I joined Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Jhansi on July 2019 as Associate Professor and presently serving as Professor and Head Department of Plant Pathology.

Awards/Honours: I was awarded with Appreciation Award for excellence in Teaching by RLBCAU, Jhansi 2021, Appreciation Award for excellence in research by MPUAT, Udaipur, 2019, Prof M.K. Patel Memorial Young Scientist award, 2016, Best Young Researcher Award 2017 by Indian Phytopathological Society in Tg16.

Fellow: Fellow of Indian Phytopathological Society 2017,

Research Areas: Field of specialisation is biological control. I worked extensively on development of Trichoderma and Pseudomonas fluorescens bioformulation from native Trichoderma strains. Currently working on genetic diversity of Fusarium spp. causing post-flowering stalk rot (PFSR) in maize. Working of identification of differential host and identification Races/pathotypes of F. verticillioides and other Fusarium species of complex causing FSR.

Publications: I published 42 research papers, 15 Book chapters, 1 Book, 4 Training manuals and few Technical bulletins.

Significant Extension activities include: Established Plant Health Clinic – Diagnose and recommend package of practices for the management of Disease and insect pests management to the farmers; Developed a ‘Mobile Plant Health Clinic ‘ Van- Organise caps in villages to resolve plant health-related issues in their field; Developed ‘ Kisan Wani’ Whats’ App Group to connect farmers from Bundelkhand to get solutions to their crop related problems.