Krishan Kumar

Professor / Agriculture
Professor, Ph.D (Horticulture)

About

Krishan Kumar

Professor, Faculty of Agriculture at Shoolini University. Former Prof. & Head, Dept. of Fruit Breeding & Genetic Resources and Dept. of Fruit Science at Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan. Obtained PhD degree in Horticulture from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. Has over 30 years of experience and has visited several countries. On the expert panel of National/State Government Statutory Bodies/Committees and universities.

Publications

  1. Sankhyan, S., Kaur, R., Chaudhary, S. and Kumar, K. (2019). Exploitation of Juglans  regia L. expressed sequence tags for development of SSR markers after in silico analysis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India - Section B:Biological Sciences, 89(1), 267-274.https://doi.org/10.1007/s40011-017-0941-1.
  2. Singh, D., Kumar, K., Chauhan, N., Dogra, R.K. and Verma, P. (2018). Assessment of genetic variability, its heritable components and character association in yield and yield contributing traits in apricot (Prunus armeniaca). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 88(7), 1037-1043.
  3. Mahajan, S., Sharma, N., Kaur, R., Shilpa and Kumar, K.  (2017). In vitro propagation and analysis of genetic stability of in vitro propagated plants of Jaspi- A clonal rootstock of Prunus. Advances in Research, 12(5), 1-12.
  4. Samriti, Kaur, R., Shilpa, Malhotra, E. V.,  Poonam, Singh, D. and Kumar, K.  (2017). Assessment of genetic diversity in Rubus ellipticus (Smith) using molecular markers. Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy, 83 (3), 1-11.  
  5. Vaidya, E., Kaur, R., Kumar, K.  and Sharma, N.  (2015). Exploitation of Malus ESTs for development of SSR markers after  in silico analysis. Journal of Applied Botany and Food Quality, 88,164-169.  DOI:10.5073/JABFQ.2015.088.023
  6. Kaur, R., Shilpa, Kumar, K.  and Sharma, N.  (2015). Genomics in agriculture. CAB Reviews, 10 (No. 046), 1-25.
  7. Kaur, R., Shilpa, Vaidya, E.  and  Kumar, K.  (2015).  Development, characterization and transferability of peach genic SSRs to some Rosaceous species. Advances in Research, 3(2), 165-180.
  8. Sharma, S., Kumar, K. and Kumar, A. (2015). Genetic divergence studies in different nut and kernel characters of diverse walnut (Juglans regia L.) germplasm. Journal of Applied Horticulture, 17(1),  66-69. 
  9. Kumar, K., Nagi, M., Singh, D., Kaur, R. and Gupta, R. K. (2013). Heritability estimates, correlation and path analysis studies for nut and kernel characters of Pecan [Carya illinoensis (Wang) K. Koch]. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 8(18), 1915-1919.
  10. Kumar, K., Tandon, S., Singh, D. and Sharma, V.K. (2013). Promising Japanese plums (Prunus salicina Lindl.) for mid-hills of Himachal Pradesh. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 70(2), 283-286 
  11. Kaur, R., Kumar, K., Sharma, R. Kashyap, A. and Bhardwaj, S.V. (2012). In vitro propagation of some Prunus clonal rootstocks. Crop Improvement Vol 39 (Spl.Issue), 1695-1696.
  12. Sharma, D., Kaur, R., Kumar, K.  and Bhardwaj, S.V. (2012). Genetic diversity among selected genotypes of almond  Prunus  dulcis Miller D. A. Webb assessed by random amplified polymorphic DNA ( RAPD ) markers. African Journal of Biotechnology 11(83), 14877-14883.
  13. Singh, D., Kumar, K and Singh, M. (2010). Agronomic performance and character association studies in seedling trees of pecan nut [Carya illinoensis (Wang) K.K. Koch.]. Advances in Horticultural Science 24(2), 133-136.
  14. Kaur, R., Sood, P., Vikal, Y., Kumar, K., Saxena, B.  and Sharma, D.R. (2010). Genetic characterization of walnut (Juglans regia) by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA. Gene, Genomes and Genomics, U.K. 4 (Spl.Iss.1), 32-36.
  15. Singh, D., Sharma, N.  and Kumar, K. ( 2010). Assessment of phenotypic variability, its heritable components and character association in pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) genotypes. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 80(8), 667-72.
  16. Singh, D., Kumar, K., Sharma, V. K. and Singh, M. (2009). Expression of genetic variability and character association in raspberry (Rubus ellipticus Smith.) growing wild in North-Western Himalayas. Journal of Horticultural Sciences, India 4 (1), 28-31 
  17. Singh, D., Kumar, K. and Sharma, V. K. (2009). Evaluation of raspberry (Rubus ellipticus Smith.) genotypes growing wild in the North-western Himalayas for berry quality traits. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 79 (11), 913-916.
  18. Singh, D., Singh, M.  and Kumar, K. (2009).  Manifestation of genetic variability and correlation studies in seedling trees of walnut (Juglans regia L.).  Advances in Horticultural Science, Italy 23(1), 29-32
  19. Kaur, R., Sharma, N., Kumar, K., Sharma, S. D.  and Sharma, D. R. 2006. In vitro germination of walnut (Juglans regia L.) embryos. Scientia Horticulturae, The Netherlands 109(4), 385-388.
  20. Singh, D. and Kumar, K. 2005.  Walnut selections from Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources,18(3), 275-278.
  21. Joshi, V.K., P.K. Shah and K. Kumar, 2005.  Evaluation of peach cultivars for wine preparation.  Journal of Food Science & Technology, India 42(1), 83-89. 
  22. Kumar, A., Kumar, K. and Sharma, S.D. (2005). Pistillate flower abscission in persian walnut (Juglans regia L.) under mild winter climates of Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Applied Horticulture, India 7 (2), 127-129
  23. Kumar, K., Sharma, R.  and Sharma, S. D. (2005). Homogamy in persian  walnut (Juglans regia L.) selections of indigenous origin from Himachal Pradesh, India. Advances in Horticultural Science, Italy 19(1), 29-33.
  24. Kumar, K. and Sharma, S.D. (2005). Self-compatible indigenous almond selections: characterization and assessment. Acta Horticulturae, Belgium 696,65-68.
  25. Sharma, R. and Kumar, K.  (2005). Selecting walnuts from seedling tree populations in some villages of district Sirmour (HP). Acta Horticulturae, Belgium 696, 85-90.
  26. Kumar, R., Sharma, R. L. and Kumar, K . 2005. Results of experiments on metaxenia in apple. Acta Horticulturae, Belgium 696, 43-48.
  27. Kashyap, S., Kaur, R., Kumar, K., Sharma, D. R. and Sharma, S. K. (2005). Molecular characterization and genetic diversity in Fragaria genotypes as revealed by randomly amplified DNA polymorphisms (RAPDs). Acta Horticulturae, Belgium 696, 135-142.
  28. Kumar, A., Kumar, K.  and Sharma, S.D. (2005). Extent of fruit set and retention under different modes of pollination in persian walnut (Juglans regia L.). Acta Horticulturae, Belgium 696, 327-332.
  29. Das, B. and Kumar, K. (2004).  In vivo pollen germination on stigma and pollen tube growth in relation to cross-compatibility in almond. Applied Biological Research, India 6 (1&2), 44-47
  30. Singh, D., Sharma, S.D. and Kumar, K. (2002). Flowering and cross-compatibility in apple cultivars growing in the Kullu valley of India. Journal of American Pomological Society, USA 56(1),46-49. 
  31. Sharma, S.D and Kumar, K. (2001). Present status and problems of walnut cultivation in India. Acta Horticulturae, Belgium 544, 599-604.
  32. Sharma, S.D. and Kumar, K. (2001). Preliminary evaluation of hazelnut seedling trees native to India. Acta Horticulturae, Belgium 556, 29-35.
  33. Kumar, K. and Kumar, U. (2000).  Flower morphology versus self-compatibility in almond.  Acta Horticulturae, Belgium 522, 97-102.
  34. Kumar, K., Goyal R. K. and Sharma, S.D. (2000).  Enzymatic changes and oil accumulation during almond kernel development. Acta Horticulturae, Belgium 515, 287-296.
  35. Kumar, K. and Kumar, U. (2000). Evidence of self-compatibility in indigenous almond [Prunus dulcis (Miller) D.A.Webb] selections from India. Journal of American Pomological Society, USA 54, 68-71.
  36. Kumar, K. and Sharma, S.D. (1999). Breeding scab resistant apples: New Directions. Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Italy 53,158-164.
  37. Kumar, K. and Das, B. (1996). Studies on xenia in almond (Prunus dulcis (Miller) D.A. Webb.]. Journal of Horticultural Science, U.K. 71(4), 545-549.
  38. Sharma, D. R., Kaur, R. and Kumar, K. (1996). Embryo rescue in plants - A review. Euphytica, The Netherlands, 89, 325-337
  39. Kumar, K. and Uppal, D. K. (1995).  Proteins, free amino acids and carbohydrate content of  twenty nine almond selections from Jammu and Kashmir. Journal of Food Science and Technology, India 32(5), 423-425
  40. Kumar, K., Ahuja, K.L. and Uppal, D.K.  (1994).  Kernel quality of almond (Prunus amygdalus Batsch) in terms of oil content, fatty acid composition and phospholipid content. Journal of Food Science &Technology 31(4),335-337
  41. Sharma, R.L. and Kumar, K. (1994). Genetic diversity and scope of walnut improvement in India. In : Progress in  Temperate Fruit Breeding (eds. H. Schmidt and M. Kellerhals). Kluwer Acad. Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 447-449.
  42. Sharma, R.L. and Kumar, K. (1994). Temperate fruit crop improvement in India.  In : Progress in Temperate Fruit Breeding (eds. H. Schmidt and M. Kellerhals). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 149-156.
  43. Kumar, K. and Uppal, D.K. (1990).  Performance of almond (Prunus amygdalus Batsch) selections in  the sub-tropics. Acta Horticulturae,The Netherlands 279, 199-207.
  44. Kumar, K., Uppal, D. K., Dhaliwal, G.S., Chanana, Y. R. and Minhas, P.P.S. (1989).  Phenotypic variability in vegetative and floral characters of almond selections under the subtropical conditions. Indian Journal of Horticulture 46(1), 9-13
  45. Kumar, K., Uppal, D.K. and Singh, O.S. (1989).  Metroglyph analysis of highly desirable traits in almond selections under the subtropical conditions. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 59(12), 812-814
  46. Sharma, R.L., Thakur, R.C. and Kumar, K. (1989). Morphological variation in almond (Prunus amygdalus Batsch) germplasm. Indian Journal of Horticulture 46(3), 322-326
  47. Kumar, K. and Kakkar, R. K. (1989).  Changes in the activities of some hydrolases and oxido-reductases in IAA-treated cuttings of Phaseolus vulgaris L. during adventitious root initiation and development. Current Science, 58(12), 694-96

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