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Adhoc Projects (Completed)

Sr. No.

Name of Project

Funding Agency

P.I./Co P.I.

Outlay (Rs in Lakhs)

1.     

Impact of construction and completion of 'BSL project stage I and II' on changes in insect pests of crops (1985 - 88)

Ministry of Environment & Forests

Dr. N.P. Kashyap

7.44

2.     

Pesticide pollution in tea garden of H.P. (1993-96)

Ministry of Environment & Forests

Dr. N.P. Kashyap
Dr. D.C. Sharma

13.74

3.     

Management of aphid pests of mustard with bio-control agent (1994- 97)

ICAR

Dr. Desh Raj
Dr. Nirmala Devi

7.01

4.     

Studies on parasitic mites infesting honey bees and their control (1994 - 97)

ICAR

Dr. N.P. Kashyap
Dr. Arun Kumar
Dr. J.K. Sharma

8.88

5.     

Rodent problems in tea gardens of Mandi and Kangra district of H.P. (1993- 98)

HP Govt.

Dr. R.M. Bhagat

2.37

6.     

Mass production and utilization of biotic agents of some important pests of cole crops and pea in H.P.  (1997- 2000)

DBT

Dr. Desh Raj
Dr. Nirmala Devi
Dr. R.S. Chandel
Dr. A.S. Kapoor

13.54

7.     

Integrated management of cutworms in agricultural crops of H.P.  (1997 - 2001)

ICAR

Dr. R.M. Bhagat

11.35

8.     

Bioactivity of some indigenous plant products in the management of major insect-pests of cole crops in Kangra and Lahaul Valley of H.P. (1998 - 2001)

ICAR

Dr. P.K. Mehta
Dr. Ajay Sood

6.93

9.     

Development of ecologically sound integrated techniques for the management of tea pests in H.P. (2000-03)

Ministry of Environment

Dr. N.P. Kashyap

Dr. D.C. Sharma

4.02

10.  

Studies on indigenous honeybees and associated communities in India (2003)

ICIMOD

Dr. Desh Raj    

Dr. S.K. Chauhan

2.00

11.  

Selective breeding of honey bees, Apis mellifera for honey production (2001-03)

ICAR

Dr. Arun Kumar

Dr. Y.S. Chandel

14.40

 

12.  

Study on environmental pollution of agro waste products and weeds and their utilization for the management of important insect pests (2001-04)

Ministry of Environment

Dr. D.C. Sharma
Dr. N.P. Kashyap
Dr. R.G. Sood

11.02

13.  

Survey and surveillance of diseases, insects and weeds of wheat, maize and rice crops (2002-04)

NATP

Dr. J.P. Saini
Dr. D.C. Sharma
Dr. S.K. Rana

13.00

 

 

14.  

Studies on bioefficacy and residues of Oberon 240 SC in/ on tea (2002-04)

Bayer India Ltd.

Dr. D.C. Sharma
Dr. N.P. Kashyap
Dr. D.K. Sharma

4.54

15.  

Development of IPM capsule for white grubs and cut-worms (2002-04)

NATP

Dr. J.K. Sharma
Dr. S.D. Sharma

17.00

16.  

Biodiversity and efficacy of locally available plants/ obnoxious weeds against insect-pests and diseases in rapeseed mustard (2001-04)

Ministry of Environment & Forests

Dr. A. Srivastava
Dr. A. Kumar

8.66

17.  

Management of pea leaf-miner, Chromatomyia horticola (Goureau) on garden pea in Himachal Pradesh with emphasis on host plant resistance (2003-06)

ICAR

Dr. P.K. Mehta
Dr. P. Kalia
Dr. N.K. Pathania
Dr. Ajay Sood

10.00

18.  

Development of bioagent based ecofriendly management of diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella L.) infesting cole crops in hilly areas of H.P.

ICAR

Dr. Nirmala Devi
Dr. Desh Raj

11.71

19.  

Characterization and evaluation of granulovirus for the management of Pieris brassicae larvae under dry temperate conditions

ICAR

Dr. Pankaj Sood
Dr. Desh Raj
Dr. P.N.Sharma
Dr. P.K. Mehta

15.36

  

 

20.  

Promotion of vegetable production through polyhouse raised seedlings in Kinnaur

HTM (MM I)

Dr. Pankaj Sood
Dr. Pardeep 
Dr. K.S. Thakur

18.00

 

21.  

Ecofriendly management of potato tuber moth in Kangra valley

Deptt. of Agri. H.P.

Dr. D.C. Sharma

1.80

22.  

Taxonomic capacity building project-studies in microlepidoptera from H.P.

Ministry of Environment & Forests

Dr A. Srivastava

2.00/ annum

23.  

Studies on residues of spinosad 2.5 SC in/on cabbage and cauliflower

De Nocil Ltd

Dr. D.C. Sharma

1.41

24.  

Testing of Confidor (imidacloprid) 200 SL against tea mosquito bug in tea

Bayer India Ltd.

Dr. D.C. Sharma

0.80

25.  

Testing of Calypso (thiacloprid) against tea mosquito bug in tea

Bayer India Ltd.

Dr. D.C. Sharma

0.80

26.  

Testing of Beauveria bassiana on cabbage against diamondback moth

Intíl Pannacea Ltd

Dr. D.C. Sharma

0.60

27.  

Evaluation of CHA 2062 against tea pests and residue studies of CHA 2062 and acephate on tea leaves in Himachal Pradesh

Cheminova India Ltd

Dr. D.C. Sharma
Dr. D.K. Sharma

3.46

 

 

28.  

Planned honeybee pollination for improvement in horticultural crops

HTM (ICAR)

Dr. Y.S. Chandel
Dr. S.S. Thakur
Dr. Arun Kumar
Dr. K.S. Verma
Dr. S. Upadhayay

20.02

29.  

Evaluation of CHA 5425 against tea leaf roller in tea

Cheminova India Ltd.

Dr. D.C. Sharma

0.60

30.  

Bioefficacy of granular formulation of Metarrhizium anisopliae against white grubs in potato

Pest Control India Ltd.

Dr. R.S. Chandel

Dr. P. K. Mehta

0.80

31.  

Evaluation of Servo agrospray T oil against tea pests in Himachal Pradesh

Indian Oil Corp. Ltd.

Dr. D.C. Sharma

3.47

32.  

Evaluation of Cypermass 10 EC against potato tuber moth

Pioneer Pesticides Ltd.

Dr. R.S. Chandel

0.60

33.  

Evaluation of thiacloprid 240 SC  against mosquito bug (Helopeltis sp.) in tea

Bayer Crop Science

Dr. P.C. Sharma

0.60

34.  

Evaluation of deltamethrin 10 EC against tea  thrips

Bayer Crop Science

Dr. P.C. Sharma

0.60

35.  

Evaluating bioefficacy of betacyfluthrin 9% + imidacloprid 21% - 300 OD against mosquito bug (Helopeltis sp.) and looper in tea

Bayer Crop Science

Dr. P.C. Sharma

0.80

36.  

Bioefficacy, phytotoxicity and residues studies of new miticide (Cyflumetufen 20 EC) against tea mites

Dhanuka Agritech. India

Dr. P.C. Sharma

2.00

 

 

37.  

Evaluating bioefficacy of etoxazole 10 SC against mites infesting tea

Sumitomo Chemical India

Dr. P.C. Sharma

1.00

38.  

To determine the residue levels of Clothianidin in processed tea after one time foliar application of Clothianidin 50%WDG

Sumitomo Chemical India Private Limited

 

Dr. P.C. Sharma

1.20

39.  

Formulation and validation of pest management modules for important vegetable crops of Himachal Pradesh

RKVY,

HP Govt.

Dr. P.K Mehta,   

Dr. R.S. Chandel, Dr. A.K. Sood,          Dr. P.K. Sharma,   Dr. Surjeet Kumar,  Dr. K.S. Verma

Dr. P.C. Sharma

130.52

40.  

Establishment of Biocontrol laboratory

HTM (ICAR)

Dr. R.S. Chandel, Dr. A.K. Sood

124.00

41.  

A biopesticide mediated value chain for clean vegetables

NAIP, ICAR

Dr. D.C. Sharma, Dr. A.K. Sood,

Dr. J.K. Sharma, Dr. Surjeet Kumar, Dr. P.K. Mehta,

Dr. R.S. Chandel, Dr. Pankaj Sood, Dr. P.C. Sharma

593.00

42.  

Developing technologies for protected cultivation in Himachal Pradesh

RKVY HP Govt.

Dr. P.K. Mehta,    Dr. Y.S. Chandel, Dr. A. K. Sood

Dr. K.S. Verma,   Dr. P.C. Sharma

225.00

43.  

Bioefficacy of flubendiamide 480 SC against stem borer of maize

Bayer Crop Science

Dr. K.S. Verma

2.00

44.  

Refinement of IPM  techniques for the management of whitegrubs in vegetable crops

HTM (ICAR)

Dr. R.S. Chandel, Dr. K.S. Verma, 

Dr. P.K. Mehta

12.49

45.

Evaluation of bioefficacy of flubendiamide 24%+thiacloprid 24% 480 against looper and mosquito bug in tea

Bayer Crop Science

Dr. D.C. Sharma

5.40

46.

Evaluation and estimation of pyriproxyfen 10EC residues in brinjal

Parijat Industries Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. D.C. Sharma

4.05

47.

Consortium Research Platform for Borers in Network mode

ICAR

Dr. D.C. Sharma

22.00

48.

Technological interventions for protected cultivation of vegetable crops in H.P - I

 

RKVY, Govt. of H.P.

Dr. A.K. Sood

Dr Parveen Sharma (Coordinators)

166.33

i) Insect-pest management

Dr. A.K. Sood

Dr K.S. Verma

5.93

ii) Nematode management

Dr. Y.S. Chandel

4.65

iii) Pesticide residue estimation

Dr. P. C. Sharma Dr. D. C. Sharma

3.87

49.

Technological interventions for protected cultivation of vegetable crops in H.P - II

RKVY, Govt. of H.P.

Dr. Ajay Sood

Dr Parveen Sharma

84.30

i) Insect-pest management

Dr. A.K. Sood and Dr P.K. Sharma

5.78

ii) Nematode management

Dr. Y.S. Chandel

4.65

iii) Pesticide residue estimation

Dr. D. C. Sharma

3.87

50.

Technological interventions for protected cultivation of vegetable crops in H.P - III

RKVY, Govt. of H.P.

Dr. Ajay Sood

Dr Parveen Sharma

56.60

i) Insect-pest management

Dr. A.K. Sood

Dr. P.K. Sharma

4.96

ii) Nematode management

Dr. Y.S. Chandel

2.64

iii) Pesticide residue estimation

Dr. D. C. Sharma

3.60

51.        

Promotion and popularization of beekeeping through cluster training under Horticulture Mission

National Bee Board

Dr. D. C. Sharma

 

5.92

52.

Evaluation and promotion of package bee technology for pollination

HPSCST Shimla

Dr. S. K. Sharma

     2.26

53.

Evaluation and estimation of pyriproxyfen 10EC residues in brinjal

Parijat Industries Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. D.C. Sharma

4.05

54.

Evaluation of bioefficacy and phytotoxicity of Fipronil 0.3% GR (Mortel GR) against termites in wheat

Parijat Industries Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. K. S.Verma,

Dr. P.C. Sharma

8.5

55.

Refinement of integrated approaches for optimization of control strategies against sap feeding insect-pests of vegetable crops

HTM (ICAR)

Dr. K. S. Verma, Dr. R. S. Chandel, Dr. P. C. Sharma

11.93

56.

Evaluation of bioefficacy and phytotoxicity of flubendiamide (Fame 480 SC) against fruit and shoot borer of okra

Bayer Crop Science

Dr. P.K. Sharma

2.00

57.

Bioefficacy, phytotoxicity and residues of Diafenthiuron 50% WP on cabbage, chilli and brinjal

Parijat Industries Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. P.C. Sharma, Dr. R. S. Chandel, Dr. K. S. Verma

10.42

58.

Evaluation of BCS AR83685 SC 400 against root knot nematode, Meloidogyne sp in tomato

Bayer Crop Science Ltd.

Dr. Y. S. Chandel, Dr. P. K. Sharma

2.19

59.

Bioefficacy of Flubendiamide+ deltamethrin 150 SC against insect-pests of cucumber and its phtyotoxicity

Bayer Crop Science Ltd.

Dr. Surjeet Kumar, Dr. K. S. Verma

2.75

 

On-going Research Projects

AICRPs

Sr.No.

Name of the Project

  PI/Co - PI

1.

All India Network Project on White Grubs and Other Soil Arthropods

Dr. R.S. Chandel

Dr. K. S. Verma

 

2.

All India Coordinated Research Project on Nematodes in Cropping Systems

Dr. Y.S. Chandel

     

3.

All India Coordinated Research Project on Honey bees and Pollinators

Dr. S.K. Sharma

 

 

 

Ad hoc Projects

Sr. No.

Title of the project

Funding agency

Financial

Outlay

(Rs.in Lakhs)

Duration

(from Ė to)

PI/ Co-PI

1

Evaluation of Propargite  42%+ Hexythiazox  20% EC against mites on tea in HP

Adhoc Misc.-4045-19

Indofil Industry Ltd. Mumbai

7.07

2015-17

Dr. A. K. Sood

2

Evaluation of a miticide (PIM014 20% WP) against red spider mites of okra

PI  Industries Ltd.

5.40

2017-19

Dr. A.K. Sood

3

Evaluation of bioefficacy and phytotoxicity of BCS AR83685 SC400 against root knot nematode in cucumber

Bayer Crop Sciences Ltd.

4.05

2015-17

Dr. Y. S. Chandel

4

Evaluation of Sedaxane 2.5% w/v + Fludioxonil 2.5% w/v + Thiamethoxam 26.25% against pests of wheat

Syngenta India Ltd.

4.05

2016-17

Dr. P.K Sharma

5

Evaluating impact of neo-nicotinoids on pollinators

ICAR

37.55

2016-18

Dr. P. C. Sharma

Dr. S.K. Sharma

6

Evaluation of bioefficacy and phytotoxicity of Spirotetramat 150 OD W/V (Movemento 150 OD) against mites and thrips in tea

Bayer Crop Sciences Ltd

10.80

2016-18

Dr. Surjeet Kumar

7

Two seasons bioefficacy, phytotoxicity and effect on natural enemy studies for label expansion of Sivanto 200 SL in tea for the control of tea mosquito bug

Bayer Crop Sciences Ltd

6.75

2017-18

Dr. P. K. Sharma

Dr. P. C. Sharma

8

Evaluation of formulation INIG003 against thrips, aphids, fruit borer pests on chilli and against yellow stem borer (Scirpophaga incertulas) and leaf folder (Cnaphalocrocis medinalis) on paddy

M/s Gowan India Pvt. Ltd.

6.66

2017-18

Dr. P.C. Sharma

9

Setting-up of Integrated Beekeeping Development Centre (IBDC/Centre of Excellence)

National Bee Board, GOI

125

2017-19

Dr. S.K. Sharma

10

Experience Learning Unit for Skill Development of Educated Youths for Eco-friendly Beekeeping Entrepreneurship

ICAR

45.94

2017-19

Dr. S. K. Sharma