Directorate of Extension Education CCS HAU, Hisar (Haryana)
26.11.2005 to 01.12.2006
Conservation, characterization and utilization of genetic resources of Ocimum and Asparagus for sustaining production.
Recent 3 major contributions:
Use of papaya fruit especially in winter season enhancing hydrocele problem was reported first time under traditional medicament by NEPZ peoples.
The new physiological disorders have been reported in papaya viz., bumpiness, deformed/discoloured seeds, vivipary, white seeds and stamen feminization. Modeling and characterization of the bumpy papaya fruit disorder and managed by basal application of borax @ 5g/plant was most effective under sandy loam soils for increasing the level of B in leaf and fruits without leaf toxicity.
Modeling of mango fruit cracking with environmental factors and scaling of biotic and abiotic factors in mango.
Recent awards and recognitions:
Bestowed with Young Scientist Fellowship Award on “Studies on the burl: an unresolved woody disorder of mango trees in India” and receives the grant 19.56 lack from DST, Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India, New Delhi.
RAU Pusa (Bihar) awarded first and second prize for papaya and first for ripe banana fruit exhibitions during 14-16 March, 2015 in farmers fair.
Caseless ICAR Institute award (Rs.5.0 Lakhs): Being an I/C farm, swap machines were executed at both the farms for sale of QPM and farm produce well in time and totally caseless.
Best paper presentation award for “Promotion of MAPs cultivation in sullied soils of Gujarat through creating success stories for doubling the farmers’ income ” authored by Parmeshwar Lal Saran and P. Manivel” (Abstract No. TA-703) has been awarded by “SEEG National Seminar-2018 AAU, Anand.
RP Meena, PL Saran and P. Manivel (2017). Converging technologies and disease management strategies in medicinal and aromatic plants. In “International conference on “Plant health for human welfare” on 1-4th, Nov. 2017, at Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan (Awarded best oral presentation in the session).
Current collaborative activities:
Recent most significant publications:
Parmeshwar Lal Saran, Riddhiben Patel, Ram Prasnna Meena, Kuldeepsingh A. Kalariya and Ravish Choudhary (2019). Mini cutting technique: an easy and cost-effective way of Tinospora cordifolia Multiplication. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 89 (2): 206–9.
Parmeshwar Lal Saran, Vandana Tripathy, Ajoy Saha, Kuldeepsingh A. Kalariya, Manish K. Suthar (2017). Selection of superior Ocimum sanctum L. accessions for industrial application. Industrial Crops & Products, 108: 700–707.
Parmeshwar Lal Saran, Vandana Tripathy, Ram Prasnna Meena, Jitendra Kumar and Riddhi P. Vasara (2017). Chemotypic characterization and development of morphological markers in Ocimum basilicum L. germplasm. Scientia Horticulturae, 215: 164-171.
Saran PL, Choudhary R, Solanki IS, Patil P, Kumar S (2015) Genetic Variability and Relationship Studies of New Indian Papaya (Carica papaya L.) Germplasm Using Morphological and Molecular Markers. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 39(2): 310-321.
Saran PL, Choudhary R, Solanki IS, Devi G (2015) Traditional medicaments by papaya among the tribal communities in North Eastern plains zone of India. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 14(2) (Press).
Saran PL, Kumar R, Sazaie E, Choudhary R (2015) Fruit Cracking in Mango (Mangifera indica l.) cv. Dashehari Erwerbs-Obstbau, 57 (2): 93-96.
Saran PL, Choudhary R, Solanki IS, Priya Ranjan Kumar (2013) New physiological disorders in papaya (Carica papaya L.). African Journal of Biotechnology, 13(4): 574-580.
Saran PL, Devi G, Kumar R(2013) Relative importance of biotic and physiological factors in mango (Mangifera indica L.) production under Doon valley conditions of Uttarakhand. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 70 (2): 287-289.
Saran PL, Kumar R, Gupta S (2011) Morphology and anatomy of burl disorder of mango in India. The Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 86(5):443-445.
Saran PL, Kumar R (2011) Boron deficiency disorders in mango (Mangifera indica L.): Varietal screening, nutritional composition and ameliorative effect of boron application. Indian Journal of agricultural Sciences 81 (6): 506-510.
Saran PL, Ganga P Mall, Garhwal OP(2010) Economic impact of extensive pollination through honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) in peach orchard. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 67(4): 475-477.
Saran PL, Godara AK, Sehrawat SK (2010) Morphological variability among low chilling peach genotypes under Dehradun conditions. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 67(1): 30-33.
Samarina LS, Choudhary R, Kolomiets TM, Abilfazova YS, Saran PL (2014) In vitro conservation technique for Russian Citrus limon (L.) Burm. Agricultural Research, 3(4):279–283.
Saran PL, Johari RK, Kandpal K (2010) Association analysis in peach (Prunus persica L.) genotypes for yield and its contributing traits. Annals of Agricultural Research, 31(1&2): 28-31.
Saran PL, Choudhary R, Solanki IS (2014) PL-13/96: A new papaya selection, ICAR News (July-September), 20(3): 10-11.
Saran PL, Choudhary R, Solanki IS, Kanhaiya Singh (2013) New bottlenecks in seed production of papaya under North Eastern Plains Zone. New Initiatives. ICAR NEWS, A Science and Technology NewsLetter, 19(3): 4.
Kumar PR, Saran PL, Singh CB, Rao DUM (2015) Quality seed: An important input in green revolution (ICN: H-146/2015), ICAR, IARI Regional Station Pusa (Bihar), pp50.
Saran PL, Kumar R (2010) Aam ka pravardhan evam utpadan taknik. Research Bulletin No.173, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar, pp 40.
Singh SS, Vishal Nath, Ram S, Saran PL (2007) Litchi: Production and Export Technique (Hindi). Extension bulletin of Horticulture Technology Mission Project at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dhakrani, Dehradun. Pp.45.
K.A. Kalariya, Nisha Goswami, Deepti Mehta, A.L. Singh, P.L. Saran (2018). Chlorophyll Fluorescence: A Physiological Mechanism and a physical tool in plant eco-physiological studies. Ed. by Dr. A Hemantaranjan, Advances in Plant Physiology Series, 18: 201–242.
Lal, G., Saran, P.L., Devi, Ganga., Deepak and Rishi Raj. 2014. Seed production technology of coriander (Coriandrum sativum). In Advances in vegetable agronomy. ed., Chaudhary, A.K., Rana, K.S., Dass, A. and Srivastav, M. pp 214-222. PGS, IARI and DARE, ICAR, New Delhi.
Lal, G., Saran, P.L., Devi, Ganga., Deepak and Rishi Raj. 2014. Production technology of cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.). In Advances in vegetable agronomy. ed., Chaudhary, A.K., Rana, K.S., Dass, A. and Srivastav, M. pp 223-231.PGS, IARI and DARE, ICAR, New Delhi.
Lal, G., Saran, P.L., Devi, Ganga., Deepak and Rishi Raj. 2014. Production technology of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill). In Advances in vegetable agronomy. ed., Chaudhary, A.K., Rana, K.S., Dass, A. and Srivastav, M. pp 232-243.PGS, IARI and DARE, ICAR, New Delhi.
Lal, G., Saran, P.L., Devi, Ganga., Deepak and Rishi Raj. 2014. Production technology of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.). In Advances in vegetable agronomy. ed., Chaudhary, A.K., Rana, K.S., Dass, A. and Srivastav, M. pp 244-252. PGS, IARI and DARE, ICAR, New Delhi.
Lal, G., Deepak, Devi, Ganga., Saran, P.L. and Rishi Raj. 2014. Production technology of carom seed (Trachyspermum ammi L.). In Advances in vegetable agronomy. ed., Chaudhary, A.K., Rana, K.S., Dass, A. and Srivastav, M. pp 209-213. PGS, IARI and DARE, ICAR, New Delhi.
Ten days training programme for young farmers on Quality seed: An important input in green revolution was organized as a coordinator during 17-26 March, 2015 at IARI Regional Station, under ICAR Megha Seed Project in collaboration with the Bihar State Seed Certification Agency, Patna.
Ten days training programme for seed certification inspector, BSSCA, patna, technical officers and progressive farmers on “Quality Seed Production and Seed Certification” was organized as a coordinator during 17-26 March, 2013 at IARI Regional Station, under ICAR Megha Seed Project in collaboration with the Bihar State Seed Certification Agency, Patna.
Twelve one day training programmes were organized as an organizer for farmers and trained them on various aspects of fruits crops.
State committee member of NHB for evaluation of assisted projects for the Uttarakhand state during 2011-2012.
Other professional activities:
Participated as expert/judge member for flower, fruit and vegetable show in a Kishan Mela held at RAU on 14-16 March, 2015.
Worked as paper setter (02) and evaluator (05) of undergraduate programmes for RAU Pusa (Bihar) during 2014-15.
Invited as expert in two training programmes organized by NRC Litchi during 2014.
Invited as expert in two training programmes organized by NRC Litchi during 2013.
Actively Associated with Kisan Mela on 2 February, 2015 as convener of the reception and invitation committee and field visits committee for farmers.
Winter/summer school/trainings attained:
International training course entitled ‘In Vitro and Cryopreservation for Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources: Current Methods and Techniques’ during February 17-28, 2014 organized by National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi (India).
Refresher course on ‘Agricultural Research Management’ during February 3-15, 2014 organized by NAARM, Hyderabad (India).
Attended a winter school for 21 days entitled “Quality assurance and shelf life enhancement of fruits and vegetables through novel packaging technologies” during Sept. 25 to Oct. 15 2009 organized by CIPHET, Ludhiana.
Attended a winter school for 21 days entitled “High-tech production of arid horticulture” organized by CIAH, Bikaner held on 4th - 24th November 2008.
Attended state level training for scientists on “Advances in Apiculture” held at Horticulture Research and Extension Centre, Dhakrani from 1st to 3rd Dec. 2010. The training was sponsored by SAMETI and organized by P.I. of AICRP HB&P, pantnagar.
Life membership of professional societies:
Life member of the Horticulture Society of India, New Delhi.
Life member of the Indian Society of Arid Horticulture, Bikaner.
Life member of the Horticulture Society of Haryana, Hisar.
Life member of the Pantnagar Journal of Research.
Life member of the “Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Association of India”, Anand.
Parmeshwar Lal Saran and Jitendra Kumar (2017). Success story “Prosperity through MAPs cultivation on degraded lands of India”. http://www.icar.org.in/en/node/12495.
Parmeshwar Lal Saran, Ganga Devi and Jitendra Kumar (2017). Brahmi cultivation fetches more in degraded lands. Indian Horticulture, 62 (2): 23-24.
Parmeshwar L. Saran, Ganga Devi, Kuldeepsingh A. Kalariya and P. Manivel (2018). Holy basil cultivation for doubling the farmer’s income in sandy loam soils. Journal of Plant Development Sciences, 10 (3): 181-184.
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