Rajesh Kumar Pandey

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Name Rajesh Kumar Pandey
Designation Assistant Professor
Complete postal Address with city code Department of Botany, Institute of Basic Science, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi - 284128, Uttar Pradesh
Email IDs rkp_vam@rediffmail.com
Mobile No. 7839264140

Brief Biodata

Birth & Educations: My birth place is District-Ambedkar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh. I did my basic education at my home town followed undergraduate from Shiv Harsh Kishan PG College, Basti, DDU Gorakhpur University Gorakhpur UP, M.Sc. in Botany from Department of Botany, MLK PG College Balrampur Dr RML Avdh University Faizabad, PhD under Internal Guide Dr Lokendra Singh, Meerut College CCS University Meerut UP and External Guide Dr BK Goswami (AvH Fellow Germany) Division of Nematology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

Positions hold: I served as Technical Assistant (11 Sept 2001 to 10 Sept 2003) under PI Dr Gopal Pandey at BRCC Prayagraj, UP, Senior Research Fellow (01 June 2004 to 3 June 2005) Division of Nematology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-12 under PI Dr BK Goswmi (AvH Fellow), Senior Research Fellow (3 June 2005 to 21 January 2007) Division of Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-12 under PI Dr SC Dubey Sir (Currently Vice Chancellor Birsa Agricultural University Ranchi Jharkhand, ICAR ADG PP & B, New Delhi), Junior Scientist (22 January 2007 to 4 July 2010) ACB & PDM Amity University Sector-125 Noida GB Nagar UP, Viticulturist and Plant Pathologist (5 July 2010 to 15 April 2012) Alpine Wineries Pvt Ltd Bangalore Karnataka, Assistant Professor (3 Dec 2012 to 14 Oct 2013) in Institute of basic Science Bundelkhand University Jhansi-284128 UP, Assistant Professor (15 Oct 2013 to till date) Department of Botany Bundelkhand University Jhansi-284128 UP.

Awards/Honours: I was awarded with Fellow of Indian Phytopathological Society Division Plant Pathology ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi India during 2022, Fellow of Society of Plant Protection Sciences by Society of Plant Protection Sciences, ICAR-National Centre for Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM) New Delhi India during 19 to 21 May 2022, State Level Best Teacher Award of Microbiologist Society, India Nagpur MS, Social Innovative ESW National Award” by Environment and Social Welfare Society, World Heritage site Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh Accredited by NITI Ayog Govt. of India during 30 & 31 January 2022, Young Scientist Award from Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development Prayagraj UP during 19 Oct 2013.

Research Areas: Field of specialisation is biological control of soil borne fungal pathogen and plant parasitic nematode. I worked extensively on development of Trichoderma spp, Paecilomyces lilacinus, Bacillus subtilis bioformulation from native Trichoderma strains. Currently working on development of biocontrol agents of bioformulation as pellets, granules and powder-based formulation for seed priming, root dip treatment and soil treatment on directly seeded crops and transplantable crops alone and integration with oil seed cake and components of natural forming.