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About Editor – Dr. Parshant Bakshi

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1.  Name                                              : Dr. PARSHANT BAKSHI
2. Parentage                                        : SH. SHAM LAL

3. Permanent address                          : House No. 96 Sector No. 9  Nanak Nagar-Jammu, (J&K) Pin-180004

Telephone No.                                    : 94191-01601 (M);

E-mail/address                               :[email protected]; [email protected]

4. Date of Birth                                   : 16/11/1976

5. Marital Status                                : Married

6. Sex                                                : Male
7.        Educational Qualification:

 

Examination Passed

Year of Passing

Board/University

      Division

Ph.D (Pomology & PHT)

2004

SKUAST-Jammu

First

M.Sc. (Horticulture)

2000

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University,Agra

First

B.Sc. Agri. (Hons.)

1998

M.D.S.University,Ajmer

First

                           

M.Sc. Thesis Title: Effect of foliar application of Iron (FeSO4) and Zinc (ZnSO4) on   plant growth,     flowering behaviour and corm production of gladiolus cv. Psittacinus hybrid.

Ph.D Thesis Title:  Effect of postharvest treatments on storage life of peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch].

8.         Employment Record & Experience (Starting from the present position)

Designation Nature of work Organization Institution & Place of posting Period (From-To) *Duration (Year & Months)
Associate Professor (Fruit Science) Teaching, Research & Extension SKUAST-Jammu Fruit Science Section, SKUAST-Jammu, Main Campus, Chatha 30th August 2012 to till date 2 months 
Assistant Professor (Fruit Science) Teaching, Research & Extension SKUAST-Jammu Fruit Science Section, SKUAST-Jammu, Main Campus, Chatha 25th July 2007 to 29th August, 2012 5 years 1 months
Jr.Scientist/ Assistant Professor (Pomolgy) Research & Extension SKUAST-Jammu Regional Horticulture Research Sub-Station, (RHRSS) Bhaderwah, SKUAST-Jammu 15th October, 2004 to 24th July, 2007 2 years 9 months

Teaching

9.    Courses taught

  • July 2007 to December, 2008

Class

Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hrs

U.G

I

Agron-101

Basic Agriculture (Fruit cultivation)

0+1

P/G

I

F.Sc.-601

Principles of fruit production

2+1

P/G

I

F.Sc.-613

Weed management in fruit crops

1+1

P/G

I

F.Sc.-616

Underexploited fruit crops

1+0

P/G

I

F.Sc.-619

Plant growth regulators of fruit crops

2+1

Basic

II

BHT-01

Nursery management and propagation

2+1

U/G

II

F.Sc.-402

Fruit production in rainfed areas

1+1

P/G

II

F.Sc.- 601

Principles of fruit production

2+1

P/G

II

F.Sc.-603

Temperate fruit production

1+1

P/G

II

F.Sc.-614

Nutrition in fruit crops

2+1

P/G

II

F.Sc.-703

Major problems in fruit production

2+0

 

  • February, 2009 to December, 2009

Class

Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hrs

U.G

I

Agron-101

Basic Agriculture (Fruit cultivation)

0+9

P/G

I

F.Sc.-602

Sub-tropical fruit production

2+1

P/G

I

F.Sc.-619

Plant growth regulators of fruit crops

2+1

P/G

I

F.Sc.-706

Advances in pre & post harvest physiology

3+0

P/G

I

F.Sc.-708

Orchard soil management

2+0

Basic

II

BHT-02

Fruit Production

2+1

U/G

II

F.Sc.-401

Propagation of fruit plants

2+1

P/G

II

FSC-506

Breeding of fruit crops

2+1

P/G

II

FSC-601

Advances in breeding of fruit crops

2+1

P/G

II

F.Sc.-614

Nutrition in fruit crops

2+1

P/G

II

F.Sc.-691 &791

Credit seminar

1+0

 

  • February, 2010 to December, 2011

Class

Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hrs

U/G

II

FRTS-111

Production Technology of Fruit plants

2+1

P/G

I

FSC-502

Subtropical and temperate fruit production

2+1

P/G

II

FSC-504

Canopy management in fruit crops

1+1

P/G

I

FSC-508

Growth and development of horticultural crops

2+1

P/G

I

FSC-601

Advances in breeding of fruit crops

2+1

P/G

I

F.Sc.-707

Fruit Tree Ecology

2+1

P/G

I

F.Sc.-691

Credit seminar

1+0

P/G

I

F.Sc.-501

Tropical and dryland fruit production

2+1

 

a.   Designing of course curriculum:

–    Assisted Prof. & Head Fruit Science in designing course curriculum for

  •  Faculty of Horticulture
  •  3 months Certificate course                  
  •  Basic Horticulture Training (BHT) course

b.   Innovation in teaching methods

  • Evaluating the learning outcomes of the students through various evaluating techniques viz., class presentations, assignment, quiz, discussion, practical demonstrations etc.

 c.    Guiding M.Sc students as Major Advisor:         03

S.No Name of Student Title of thesis
1 Ms. Disket Dolkar Studies on growth, yield and quality of guava (Psidium guajava L.) cultivars under Jammu sub-tropics
2. Mrs. Jyoti Devi

Guiding Ph.D students as Major Co-Advisor:  02

S.No Name of Student Title of thesis
1 Mr. Amit Jasrotia Effect of girdling, micro-nutrients, growth retardants and pruning on growth and productivity of olive (Olea europea L.) cv. Frontoio
2. Ms. Gaganpreet Kour Studies on impact of climate and irrigation on growth and quality of commercially grown peach (Prunus persica (L.) Batsch) cultivars under Jammu subtropics

 

d.   Success as Research  Advisor

S.No Name of Student Title of thesis  
1 Mr. Rakesh Kumar Studies on growth, flowering, yield and quality of mango (Mangifera indica L.) germplasm under rainfed condition of Jammu Major Advisor
2. Ms. Jahangeer Ahmed Effect of planting time and mulching material on growth, flowering, yield and quality of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch) cv. Chandler Co-Advisor
  • Assisted in rejuvenation of old Dashehari mango orchard at Raj Bhawan.
  • Advisory group-class incharge (under graduate): Advisor of 5 under-graduate (UG) students
  • Involvement in extra-curricular activities of students: Academic Incharge Fruit Science section from   May, 2009 to July 2010.
  • Course Coordinator of 3 months Certificate course on Propagation and nursery management of fruit crops.

10. Radio talk: 02      i. Inter-cropping in young orchards

ii. Harvesting and grading of apples

11. T.V talk:     04      i. Prospects of strawberry in Jammu region in June 2009 for DD Jammu

ii. Litchi cultivation in Jammu region in august 2009 for Jammu Doordarshan

iii. Establishment of fruit orchard on 25th March, 2010 for DD Jammu

 iv. Aftercare of fruit plants in April, 2011 for DD Jammu

12.  No. of Publication:      Research papers: 26 (1 International, 25 National); Review papers: 04

                              Books: 02;   Book Chapters: 03; Manual: 01; Pamphlets: 03

                              Technical Bulletin: 06; Popular articles: 25

13. Membership of Professional Societies

S.No.

Name Period

1.

2.

3.

Indian Journal of HorticultureAll India Food Preserver’s AssociationIndian HorticultureAssociation of Food Science andTechnology-IndiaHaryana Journal of Horticultural ScienceJournal of Horticultural ScienceIndian Society for Dryland Horticulture Life-member (from 2001)Life-member (from 2005)Life-member (from 2012)Life-member (from 2012)

  

14. Computer Knowledge

Fundamentals of Computers, Knowledge of Windows 95,98,Xp,Vista (Operating Systems), MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, Internet etc.

 

15. Conferences attended:  Three

(i) SKUAST-J on 20th & 21st of March, 2003.

(ii) 7th International Symposium – (TZFTS-2003) in Solan on 14th to 18th of Oct

(iii) 5th International Food Convention (IFCON-2003) in Mysore on 5th to 8th of Dec.

 

16. Association with:

 

S.No

Publisher

Position

Publications

Period

1.

Shree Xtra Advertisers

Editorial member

“Tourist info” “Industry info”

3 yrs

 

17. NET qualified in Fruit Science conducted by ASRB in 2005.

18. Trainings attended

Training(s) in the relevant field of specialization (Mention Title, Duration, Institution, location etc.)    
Title

Duration

Institution Year
Recent Advances in horticulture for development of water shed 21 days (28th November  to 18th December, 2007) HARP, Ranchi 2007
Advance training course on Wild and underutilized fruits 21 days (2nd November  to 22nd November, 2011) Regional Centre NAEB Dr. Y.S.Parmar Univerrsity of Hort. & Forestry, Solan (H.P.) 2011
Postharvest physiology, pathology and handling of fresh commodities 24 days (13th February to 8th March, 2012) Volcani Agricultural Complex, Israel. 2012

 

Research

19. Projects handling (as Principle investigator/Co-PI)

Type of project

Details such as Title, PI/Co-PI, Allocation, etc.

Duration

Accomplishments

Initiation/ Formulation

Institutional
Funded by SKUAST-J Introduction and evaluation of spur type and colour mutants of apple and pear in Doda district (as-PI)

8-years

Associated from February, 2006 to July, 2007

2006

Funded by SKUAST-J Introduction and evaluation of pomegranate germplasm in Doda district (as Co-PI)

5-years

Associated from August, 2006 to July, 2007

2006

Funded by SKUAST-J Collection, introduction and evaluation of pomegranate germplasm forJammusub-tropics (as Co-PI)

8-years

On-going

2005-06

Funded by SKUAST-J Effect of various calcium and micro-nutrient treatments on shelf life of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) cv. Chandler (as-PI)

3-years

On going

2009

Funded by SKUAST-J Studies on growth, yield and quality of guava (Psidium guajava L.) cv. Sardar as influenced by different rootstocks and spacing under high density planting system (as Co-PI)

4-years

On-going

2009

Funded by SKUAST-J Effect of different growth regulators on rooting of air-layers of litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) (as Co-PI)

3-years

On-going

2010

Sponsored
Funded by HTM (MM-1)-1.13 Agrotechnique refinement and suppression of anar butterfly in wild pomegranate (Anardana) under Jammu province; (as-PI)

3 years

Completed

2006

Funded by HTM (MM-1)-1.14 Production of quality planting material for sub-tropical fruits (as Co-PI)

8 years

On-going

2008

Funded by HTM (MM-1)-3.20 Training and demonstration on rejuvenation of old/un-productive orchards of Jammu sub-tropics            (as Co-PI)

3 years

On-going

2010

Funded by HTM (MM-1)-2.58 Determination of quality and harvest  maturity of commercially  grown fruit crops in Jammu subtropics (as-PI)

3 years

On-going

2011

Funded by HTM (MM-1)-2.59 High density orcharding in mango and guava orchards in Jammu sub tropics    (as Co-PI)

3 years

On-going

2011

20. Passport No.           : J-1804321.

21. PG student’s representative during the session 2002-03 of SKUAST-J.

          22. Topper of Ph.D Programme of batch 2001 with grade point of 3.73 out of 4.00.

          23. Having my own web portal www.krishisandesh.com committed exclusively for promotion of Agriculture/Horticulture since March 2010.

 

 

24. Reviewer of papers for

Journal of Food Science & Technology,Mysore.

Journal of Food Quality by Wiley Blackwell.

Indian Journal of Agriculture Sciences,New Delhi.

Journal of Hill Agriculture, Uttaranchal, U.P.

African Journal of Food Science

Extension

Popularization of new technologies  
Title of technology Methods adopted Impact assessment

Individual / Collaborative

–       Village visit and stay programme Group-discussion Collaborative
–       Imparting training to update Departmental extension personnel with the emerging advances in fruit culture. Group-discussion Collaborative
–       Imparting training to the farmers regarding latest production technology of fruits. Group-discussion Collaborative
–       Seed extraction and drying of Anardana Practical Demonstration Farmers are fetching good returns after maintaining quality Individual
–       Rejuvenation of old/unproductive orchards of sub tropical fruits grown in Jammu region. Practical Demonstration Collaborative
Innovation of new extension technology
Collaborative extension programmes   
–        Participated as resource person and delivered lectures in the training programme organized by Directorate of Extension Education, SKUAST-J under Sameti in collaboration with Division Fruit Science on “Establishment of Fruit plant nursery” in November, 2010 on topic “Calendar of operations in fruit plant nursery”.
Trainings conducted  (Title) Year Duration Number of beneficiaries Co-ordinator/ associated
Growing of temperate fruits in Jammu  sub- tropics –Udheywalla 17th  February, 2009 01 day 65 farmers Associated
Fruit culture in Jammu region – Udheywalla 5th March, 2009 01 day 66 farmers Associated
Fruit growing in Jammu region with special reference to peach and strawberry- Udheywalla 14th March, 2009 01 day 130 farmers Associated
Fruit plant cultivation in

Jammu sub- tropics- Udheywalla17th March, 200901 day25 farmers

AssociatedProtection of young plants against adverse weather conditions –Udheywalla 11th February, 201001 day53 farmersAssociatedPropagation of fruit crops-Udheywalla11th March, 201001 day72 (farmers, HDO, Scientist)AssociatedEstablishment of  orchard- Udheywalla26th March, 201001 day33 farmersAssociatedProduction of quality planting material in sub-tropical areas with special reference to poly-bag raised plants-Chatha21st -23rd September,  201003 days20 Horticulture Extension FunctionariesAssociatedDevelopment of Horticulture in Rainfed/kandi areas i.e Rainfed Fruit Culture-Chatha19th -21st July, 201003 days21 (Officers from Department of HorticultureAssociatedEstablishment of orchards in Jammu sub-tropics  organised by SAMETI in collaboration with Fruit Science Section– Chatha18th – 21st October, 201004 days25(Officers Department of Horticulture, Progressive Orchardists)AssociatedMaturity indices of Aonla at RRSS, Raya21st January, 201201 day50 farmersCo-ordinatorMaturity indices of guava for harvesting winter season crop  at FoA Udheywalla16th March, 201201 day71 farmersCo-ordinator Organization of Kisan Melas, exhibitions (Title and location)YearDurationNo. of beneficiariesCo-ordinator/ associated Walnut Show (Bhaderwah)2006One-dayApprox. 1,000AssociatedAonla day (Raya)2006One-dayApprox. 200Associated

 Other Activities

  •  During the leave or temporary duty of Head of Fruit Science Section, I discharged the duties sincerely and to the best of my ability.
  •  Member of various Departmental committees.
  •  Member, Board of Studies for U.G. Faculty of Agriculture of SKUAST-J.
  •  Visited Presentation Convent Hr. Sec. School, Gandhi Nagar as Chief Guest for inauguration of Science Club on 13th May, 2010.
  •  Visited Central Institute of Sub-tropical Horticulture (CISH), Lucknow on 18thAugust, 2010 for procurement of newly introduced cultivars of mango, guava, aonla and bael.
    • Worked for finalizing the “Package of Practices” of Fruit crops-2009.
    •  Organized field visit of various Departmental agencies at FOA Udheywalla and FOA Chatha.
    •  Presented Action taken report of Fruit Science in ZREAC-2011 on 13th May, 2011.
    •   I, on behalf of Prof. & Head (Fruit Science) presented research achievements of Fruit Science Section in 12th RCM-2011 on 21st May, 2011.
    •  My biodata has been published in the 29th Edition of Marquis Who’s Who-2011, U.S.A.
    •  Completed 6 months Distance Learning School on “Wild & underutilized fruits” organized by Regional Centre, NAEB in association with SADHNA, Dr. Y.S.Parmar University of Hort. & Forestry from May to November, 2011 by securing 84 %.
    •  Tour Incharge of Educational Tour to Srinagar, Leh w.e.f 16-07-2012 to 29-07-2012 of BSc. (Agri.) Hons/B.Sc. (Biotech) Hons Batch 2010.
  •  Products including varieties, concepts, processes, technologies, patents (actually granted), books, manual etc.

References:

1.      Dr. S.V.S.Rathore                                         2. Dr. F.A.Masoodi

Ex-Head (Horticulture)                                     Director, Food Science & Technology

R.B.S. College Bichpuri, Agra (U.P)               Kashmir University, Srinagar (J&K)

List of Publications

Papers Presented/Published

 1.      Bakshi, P; Kumar, R.; Jasrotia, A. and Wali, V.K. 2012. Growth and yield performance of mango varieties under rainfed areas of Jammu. Indian J. Agri. Res. 46 (3): 281-285. NAAS Rating 2011: 3.2

2.      Kumar, R.; Saravanan, S; P. Bakshi. and Bandral, J. 2012. Influence of plant bio-regulators and picking time on yield of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch) cv. Sweet Charlie. The Asian J. Hort. 7 (1): 137-139. NAAS Rating 2011: 3.6

3.      Kumar, R.; P. Bakshi; Srivastava, J.N. and Saravanan, S. 2012. Influence of plant growth regulators on growth, yield and quality of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch) cv. Sweet Charlie. The Asian J. Hort. 7 (1): 40-43. NAAS Rating 2011: 3.6

4.      Gupta, N; Wali, V.K; Singh, V.B; P. Bakshi; Jamwal, M. and Kumar, V. 2012. Variability in physico-chemical characteristics of ber (Zizyphus mauritiana Lamk) varieties under rainfed conditions of Shivalik foothills of Himalayas. Madras Agricultural Journal. 99(4): 218-220. NAAS Rating 2011: 4.0

5.      Kumar, R.; P. Bakshi; Wali, V.K.  and Sharma, A. 2011. Dynamics of growth and yield of various mango selections grown under rainfed conditions of Jammu. Journal of Research, SKUAST-J. 10 (1): 57-63. NAAS Rating 2011: 1.8

6.      Sharma, A; Wali, V.K; P. Bakshi. and Jamwal, M. 2011. Effect of organic manures and bio-fertilizers on leaf and fruit nutrient status of guava (Psidium guajava L.) cv. Sardar. J. Horticultural Science. 6(2): 169-171. NAAS Rating 2011: 3.6

7.      Kumar, R.; Saravanan, S; P. Bakshi; and Srivastava, J.N. 2011. Influence of plant growth regulators on growth, yield and quality of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch) cv. Sweet Charlie. Progressive Hort. 43(2): 264-267. NAAS Rating 2011: 3.6

8.      Bakshi, P; and F.A. Masoodi. 2010. Enzymological changes in peach during storage. Indian J. Hort. 67(2): 238-242. NAAS Rating 2011: 6.7; Impact factor 2010: 0.229

9.      Bakshi, P. and Masoodi, F.A. 2010. Effect of pre-storage heat treatment on enzymological changes in peach. J. Food Sci. & Technol. 47(4): 461-464. NAAS Rating 2011: 6.9;Impact factor 2010: 0.477

10. Kher, R.; P.Bakshi; Wali, V.K. and Sharma, A. 2010. Physico-chemical characteristics of some strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) under sub-tropical conditions of Jammu region. Journal of Research, SKUAST-J. 9(2): 255-258. NAAS Rating 2011: 1.8

11. Kher, R.; Baba, J.A. and P.Bakshi. 2010. Influence of planting time and mulching material on growth and fruit yield of strawberry cv. Chandler. Indian J. Hort. 67(4): 441-444. NAAS Rating 2011: 6.7

12. Baba, J.A.; Kher, R.; P. Bakshi. and Wali, V.K. 2010. Effect of planting time and mulching material on quality of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) cv. Chandler. Journal of Research, SKUAST-J. 9(1): 54-62. NAAS Rating 2011: 1.8

13. Sharma, A.; Kher, R.; Wali, V.K. and P. Bakshi. 2009. Effect of bio-fertilizers and organic manures on physico-chemical characteristics and soil nutrient composition of guava (Psidium guajava L.) Cv. Sardar. Journal of Research, SKUAST-J. 8(2): 150-156. NAAS Rating 2011: 1.8

14. Bakshi, P; R. Kher; V.K.Wali and A. Sharma. 2009. Wild pomegranate (Anardana): Physico-chemical analysis and plant material propagation. Oral presentation in “National Seminar on Spices” held at SKUAST-J from 22nd– 24th Oct. 2009.

15. Kour, K; P. Bakshi; Singh, S.K. and Kher, R. 2009. Economics of in vitro and ex vitro grown plantlets of Citrus jambhiri. Indian J.Hort. 66(3): 306-309. NAAS Rating 2011: 6.7;Impact factor 2010: 0.229

 

 16. Bakshi, P; Masoodi, F.A. and Kour, K. 2009. Effect of pre-storage heat treatment on peach quality. II. processing and chemical characteristics. Indian J. Hort. 66 (1): 451-452. NAAS Rating 2011: 6.7;Impact factor 2010: 0.229

 

 17.  Bakshi, P. and Masoodi, F.A. 2009. Effect of various storage conditions on chemical and processing characteristics of peach cv. Flordasun. J. Food Sci. & Technol. 46(3): 271–274. NAAS Rating 2011: 6.9;Impact factor 2010: 0.477

18.  Kour, K and P. Bakshi. 2006. Comparative performance of some cape gooseberry strains under Amritsar conditions. Haryana J. Hortic. Sci. 35 (3&4): 263-264. NAAS Rating 2011: 2.7

 19.  Masoodi, F.A.; P. Bakshi. and Kour, K. 2008. Effect of packaging and intermittent warming on post harvest disorders of peach. Enviro. & Ecology. 26 (1): 195-198. NAAS Rating 2011: 2.1

20.  Kour, K; P. Bakshi and Kher, R. 2007. Micro-propagation of rough lemon. Indian J. Hort. 64(4): 455-456. NAAS Rating 2011: 6.7;Impact factor 2010: 0.229

21.  Bhushan, B; Kher, R. and P. Bakshi. 2007. Self help groups: A tool for gender development. Indian J. Social Res. 48(3): 253-257. NAAS Rating 2011: 3.1

22.  Bakshi, P; Masoodi, F.A. and Singh, A.K. 2006. Effect of pre-storage heat treatment on peach quality. I. Physical characteristics. Indian J. Hort. 63(4): 365-367. NAAS Rating 2011: 6.7;Impact factor 2010: 0.229

23.  Kour, K; P. Bakshi and Chahal, T.S. 2008. In vitro multiplication of rough lemon-A potential rootstock for north India. Indian J. Citriculture. 3(1): 1-5.

24.  Masoodi, F.A.; Sapra, V. and P. Bakshi. 2005. Use of carrot and tomato as bio-colorants in guava jelly. Indian Food Packer. 59 (3): 87-90.

25.  Bakshi, P and Masoodi, F.A. 2005. Use of intermittent warming to control chilling injury in peach during storage. Acta Hort. 696: 523-526.

26.  Kour, K; Kher, R. and P. Bakshi. 2005. Organic Farming: Role in fruit production. Paper presented in “1st J&K Science Congress” held at Jammu University from 7th -9th Feb. 2005.

27.  Bakshi, P and Masoodi, F.A. 2003. Use of modified atmosphere and refrigeration to extend postharvest life of peach. Paper presented in “5th International Food Convention (IFCON-2003)” held at Mysore from 5th -8th Dec. 2003.

28.  Masoodi, F.A.; Yadav, M. and P. Bakshi. 2003. Use of natural colorants in preparation of guava jelly. Paper presented in “National Seminar on Organic Farming” held at Srinagar from 21st-22nd Oct. 2003.

29.  Rathore, S.V.S.; Parmar, A.S. and P. Bakshi. 2000. Effect of foliar application of iron and zinc on growth, flowering and corm production of gladiolus. Ann.Pl. Soil Res. 2(2): 222-224. NAAS Rating 2011: 2.3

Review Papers

 1. Masoodi, F.A.; P. Bakshi and R.M. Sharma. 2003. Controlled atmosphere- A novel concept for fruit storage. Indian Food Packer. 57(5): 77-82.

 2. Bakshi, P; F.A.Masoodi; G.S.Chauhan and T.A.Shah. 2005. Calcium: Role in postharvest life of fruits. J. Food Sci. & Technol. 42 (1): 1-8. NAAS Rating 2011: 6.9

3.    Masoodi, F.A.; P. Bakshi and T.A.Shah. 2005. Biocolorants: Future food ingredients. Beverages and Food World. 32 (7): 27-29.

4.    Kour, G; P.Bakshi; Wali, V.K. and Jasrotia, A. 2011. Role of molecular markers in some perennial crops-A review. Agricultural Reviews. 32 (4): 256-267. NAAS Rating 2011: 2.9

Books

1.    Bakshi, P. 2010. Objective and Glossary of Horticulture (Fruit Science). Shree Info-Media  Publications, Jammu, J&K, India. pp. 192.

2.    Bakshi, P. 2010. Peach: Response to post-harvest treatments. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG., Germany. pp. 177.

 Book Chapters Published

 1.      Bakshi, P. and Singh, D.R. 2010. Rootstocks. In: The Pears: Production, Post-harvest management & Protection. R.M.Sharma; S.N.Pandey and V. Pandey (eds.). IBDC Publishing Co.,Lucknow, (U.P). pp. 147-161.

2.      Kour, K. and P. Bakshi. 2010. Flowering. In: The Pears: Production, Post-harvest management & Protection. R.M.Sharma; S.N.Pandey and V. Pandey (eds.). IBDC Publishing Co., Lucknow, (U.P). pp. 313-321.

3.      Bakshi, P. and Sharma, A. 2011. Prospects of Sustainable Horticulture in Hill Agriculture. In: Sustainable Hill Agriculture-An overview. Anil Kumar, B.C. Sharma and Vikas Sharma (eds.). Agrobios (India), Jodhpur. pp. 363-371. 

Popular Articles

 1.      Bakshi, P and F.A.Masoodi. 2004. Minor fruits of Jammu: Importance and Value addition. Daily Excelsior Newspaper. 18th Jan, 2004.

2.      Bakshi, P; F.A.Masoodi; S. Tiwari and K. Bali. 2004. Food processing-Some advanced concepts. Agrobios Newsletter. 2(11): 52-54.

3.      S. Tiwari; S. Yadav; P. Bakshi and K. Bali. 2004. Sustainable agriculture. Intensive Agriculture.

4.      Kour, K. and P. Bakshi. 2005. Biotechnology in fruit crops. Agrobios Newsletter. 3(10): 54-55.

5.      Kour, K; B. Bhushan and P. Bakshi. 2005. Nursery management: A remunerative enterprise. Agriculture Today. Vol. VIII, No. (5).

6.      Kour, K. and P. Bakshi. 2005. Integrated nutrient management: A newer approach in fruit production. Agrobios Newsletter. Vol. 4, No. 3: 18-19.

7.      Bakshi, P; F.A. Masoodi and K, Kour. 2005. Newer methods for shelf life extension of fruits and their products. Agrobios Newsletter. Vol. 4, No. 3.

8.      Bhushan, B. and P. Bakshi. 2006. Agri-business Clinics. Daily Excelsior Newspaper. 19th Feb, 2006.

9.      Bhushan, B. and P. Bakshi. 2006. Reforms in extension. Daily Excelsior Newspaper. 27th Aug, 2006.

10.  Kour, K. and P. Bakshi. 2006. Minor fruits demanding major status. Agriculture Today. Vol. IX, No. (11):53.

11.  Kour, K; P. Bakshi and B. Bhushan. 2006. Plant Bio-regulators: Role in commercial fruit production. Agriculture Today. Vol. IX, No. (12):51-52.

12.  Kour, K; P. Bakshi and B. Bhushan. 2007. Biotechnology and genetically modified crops. Agriculture Today. Vol. X, No. (3): 33-34.

13.  Kour, K; P. Bakshi and B. Bhushan. 2007. Hi-income by intercropping. Agriculture Today. Vol. X, No. (4):

14.  Bakshi, P and B. Bhushan. 2007. Anardana: A remunerative forest product. Daily Excelsior Newspaper. Page No. 2, Sunday Magazine, 12th Aug, 2007.

15.  Bhushan, B. and P. Bakshi. 2008. Saffron: An exotic spice. Daily Excelsior Newspaper. 20th April, 2008.

16.  Bakshi, P and B. Bhushan. 2008. Horticulture: Role in controlling environmental pollution. Daily Excelsior Newspaper. Page No. 3, Sunday Magazine, 8th June, 2008.

17.    Bakshi, P. 2009. Phalsa. http://www.krishisandesh.com/fruits/52/

18.    Bakshi, P. 2009. Wild pomegranate (Anardana). http://www.krishisandesh.com/fruits/wild-pomegranate-anardana/

19.    Bakshi, P. 2009. Cape gooseberry: A remunerative crop. http://www.krishisandesh.com/fruits

/cape gooseberry-a-remunerative-crop/

20.    Kumar, R. and P. Bakshi. 2010. Rejuvenation of uneconomic orchards. http://www.krishisan

desh.com/general/rejuvenation-of-uneconomic-orchards/

21.    Bakshi, P. 2010. Mango: King of all the fruits. http://www.krishisandesh.com/fruits/mango

king-of-all-the-fruits/

22.    Kumar, R., P. Bakshi and J.N. Srivastava. 2010. Fruit cracking: A challenging problem of fruit industry. http://www.krishisandesh.com/fruits/fruit-cracking-a-challenging-problem-of-fruit-industry/

23.    Bakshi, P. 2010. Jackfruit: The largest fruit of India. http://www.krishisandesh.com /category/fruits/

24.    Tiwari, S., P. Bakshi., C.P.Tiwari. and Kumar, S. 2010. Nutrients Deficiency Symptoms: A diagnostic tool for determining plant nutrient status. http://www.krishisandesh.com/soil-science/nutrients-deficiency-symptoms-a-diagnostic-tool-for-determining-plant-nutrient-status/

25.    Bakshi, P. and Wali, V.K. 2011. Wild fruits in rainfed areas of Jammu. Daily Excelsior Newspaper, Editorial, 30th August, 2011.

26.    Bakshi, P., Gupta S.P. and Bandral, G. 2012. Papita: Faide Mand Avm Sehat Mand Fasal. Dehat Sandesh. 29th June, 2012. pp. 5.

Practical Manual

  • Bakshi, P. and Wali, V.K. 2011. Practical Manual for Fruit Production. Balaji Publications. Jammu (J&K), India. pp. 64.

Technical bulletin

  • Bakshi, P.  2010. Propagation of fruit plants: 1. Seed. pp.8.
  • Bakshi, P., Wali, V.K., Jasrotia, A. and Sharma, A. 2011. Kiwi fruit cultivation. pp.13.
  • Bakshi, P., Wali, V.K., Jasrotia, A. and Sharma, A. 2011. Peach cultivation. pp.16.
  • Sharma, A., P. Bakshi., Wali, V.K. and Jamwal, M. 2011. Guava culture in Jammu province. pp.16.
  • Jasrotia, A., P. Bakshi., Bhushan, B. and Kumar, R. 2011. Apple cultivation. pp. 16.

Pamphlets

  • Bakshi, P.; Bhushan, B.; Sharma, R. and Jasrotia, A. 2008. Production technology of Anardana under Jammu Sub- tropics.
  • Wali, V.K.; Kher, R.; P.Bakshi.; Jamwal, M.; Sharma, A. and Sharma, A. 2010. Year round nursery operations.
  • Wali, V.K.; Kher, R.; P.Bakshi.; Jamwal, M.; Sharma, A. and Sharma, A. 2010. Drought stress management in fruit crops.

Invited Lecture in Winter School (21 days)

1.    Bakshi, P; Sharma, A. and Wali, V.K. 2010. Enterprise diversification through horticulture: A   tool for livelihood in hills. Oral presentation in Winter School on “Integrated farming in high hills” held at SKUAST-Jammu from 5th-25th February, 2010. pp. 82-92.

2.    Bakshi, P. 2011. Phalsa: A valuable crop for Jammu sub-tropics. Oral presentation in Winter School on “Advance training course on wild and underutilized fruits” held at Dr. Y.S.Parmar Univ. Hort. & Forestry, Solan, (H.P.) from 2nd-22nd November, 2011. pp. 176-179.

Abstracts

1.      Bakshi, P.; Kher, R.; Wali, V.K. and Sharma, A. 2009. Wild pomegranate (Anardana): Physico-chemical analysis and planting material multiplication. National Seminar on Spices held at SKUAST-J from 22nd to 24th October, 2009. pp.70.

2.      Sharma, A.; Kher, R.; Wali, V.K.; P. Bakshi. and Sharma, A. 2010. Leaf and fruit nutrients of guava (Psidium guajava L.) Cv. Sardar as influenced by the application of organic manures and bio-fertilizers. 5th Science Congress held at Jammu University. pp. 212.

3.      Bakshi, P.; Jasrotia, A. and Wali, V.K. 2011. Fruit production: An alternative for sustaining under changing climatic conditions. National Symposium on TISA held at Ranichauri from 3rd-5th May, 2011. pp. 341.

4.      Bakshi, P.; Jasrotia, A.; Sharma, A. and Kumar, R. 2011. Impact of changing temperature conditions on fruit production. National Symposium on TISA held at Ranichauri from 3rd-5th May, 2011. pp. 342.

5.      Sharma, A.; Wali, V.K.; Tiku, A.K.; P. Bakshi. and Jamwal, M. 2011. Effect of poultry manure, urea and azotobacter on nutrient status of guava cv. Sardar. 1st J&K Agricultural Science Congress held at SKUAST-Kashmir from 8th to 10th September, 2011. pp. 172.

6.      Kour, G.; Wali, V.K.; P. Bakshi.; Khushu, M.K. and Tiku, A.K. 2011. Studies on impact of climate and irrigation on peach cvs. under Jammu subtropics. 1st J&K Agricultural Science Congress held at SKUAST-Kashmir from 8th to 10th September, 2011. pp. 230.

7.      Bakshi, P.; Kour, G.; Jasrotia, A. and Kumar, R. 2011. Influence of various drying methods on quality of wild pomegranate (Anardana). National Seminar on Agri-horticultural crops for sustaining productivity, quality improvement and food security held at SVPUAT-Meerut from 14th to 16th September. 2011. pp. 173.

Bakshi, P.; Wali, V.K.; Jasrotia, A. and Sharma, A. 2011. Wild pomegranate (Anardana): An underutilized fruit of J&K. National Seminar on Agri-horticultural crops for sustaining productivity, quality improvement and food security held at SVPUAT-Meerut from 14th to 16th September. 2011. pp. 132.