Department of Agronomy

Dr. M.S. Negi

CONTACT NO.: +91-9412370194 (M)

Research Areas/Areas of Interest

  • Oil seeds Agronomy
  • Fiber crops Agronomy
  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Agronomy
  • Underutilized crops Agronomy

  • Research Projects

    1. Establishment of Herbal Garden for ex-situ Conservation, Multiplication and Promotional Activities for Cultivation of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants.
    2. Productivity enhancement of Rapeseed-mustard crops through technology implementation and their refinement under farmers’ field conditions in the state of Uttarakhand
    3. Innovative technology interventions for improving productivity and production of Rapeseed-mustard crops in the state of Uttarakhand

    Selected Research Publications

    1. Dey, P., Mahapatra, B.S., Pramanick, B., Kumar, A., Negi, M.S., Paul, J., Shukla, D.K. and Singh, S.P. (2021). Quality optimization of flax fibre through Durational management of water retting technology under sub-tropical climate. Industrial Crops and Products, 162: 113277. factor: 6.45)

    2. Dey, P., Mahapatra, B.S., Juyal, V.K., Pramanick, B., Negi, M.S., Paul, J., Singh, S.P. (2021). Flax processing waste – A low-cost, potential biosorbent for treatment of heavy metal, dye and organic matter contaminated industrial wastewater. Industrial Crops and Products, 174: 114195. factor: 6.45)

    3. Dey, P., Mahapatra, B.S., Negi, M.S., Singh, S.P., Paul, J., Pramanick, B. (2022). Seeding density and nutrient management practice influence yield, quality and nutrient use efficiency of flax grown under sub-tropical humid Himalayan tarai. Industrial Crops and Products, 178:114616. factor: 6.45)

    4. Bist, L.D. and Negi, M.S. 2009. Important medicinal plants of mid to higher Himalayas of Uttarakhand. In Dynamics of medicinal and aromatic plants ed. By H.P.Singh, Sunita T.Pandey and Babita Singh. Indus Valley Publication. 300pp.(ISBN:8188719641).

    5. Kumar A, Mahapatra BS, Singh VP, Shukla A, Negi MS, Yadav AS et al. Effect of nutrient levels on yield, nutrient uptake and economics and economics if Indian mustard (Brassica juncea) in tarai region of Uttarakhand. Indian Journal of Agronomy. 2017;62(3):378-381.

    6. S. Singh, A. Shukla, S. Chaudhary, C. Bhushan, M. Negi, B. Mahapatra Influence of irrigation scheduling and hydrogel application on growth and yield of Indian mustard (Brassica juncea) Indian J. Agron., 63 (2) (2018), pp. 246-249

    7. Prasad S, Mahapatra BS, Singh SP, Kumar A, Negi MS, Verma G. Effect of INM practices on productivity, profitability and quality of Indian mustard. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 2021;91(5):789-91.

    8. Sinha, Rajni, Negi MS, Mahapatra BS, Shukla A. Managing nitrogen requirements through foliar application of nitrogen in mustard (Brassica juncea L. Czernj. and Cosson.) Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci. 2018; 7(04):3761-3768.

    9. Verma H, Negi MS, Joshi A, Belal B, Shukla A, Mahapatra B, Jaipaul. Growth Attributes of Kalmegh [Andrographis paniculata (Burm. F.) Wall Ness] as influenced by integrated nutrient management under tarai conditions of Uttarakhand. International Journal of Chemical Studies. 2018; 6(5):2947-2949.

    10. Himanshu Verma, MS Negi, BS Mahapatra, Anil Shukla and Jai Paul. Evaluation of an emerging medicinal crop Kalmegh [Andrographis paniculata (Burm. F.) Wall. Ex. Nees] for commercial cultivation and pharmaceutical & industrial uses: a review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(4):835-848.

    Student Guided

  • M.Sc. – 01 students
  • Ph.D. – 01 students

  • Awards/Recognitions

  • Best Faculty Award
  • 04 US Patents
  • Developed Six Agro-Forestry Service Cooperatives
    1. Life member of the Agronomy Society, Pantnagar
    2. Life member of the Indian Society of Agronomy, New Delhi
    3. Life member Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Association of India