Crop Production and Protection

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    Dr Saudan Singh born on August, 12, 1964 in a farming family is an agriculturist by profession and agronomist by training. He is the product of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) New Delhi. He started his career in 1991 as scientist-B at the CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants and promoted at various positions thereon. At present he is working as Chief Scientist & Head, Crop Production and Crop Protection DU of the Institute. As an agronomist he has developed a number of demand based, translational, problem solving and marketable agro-technologies for medicinal and aromatic plants of commercial value such as menthol mint, other mint species, rose scented geranium, aromatic grasses, Indian basil, scented rose, African marigold, ashwagandha, safed musli, sarpgandha, kalmegh, senna, Aloe vera, opium poppy, pyrethrum etc.
  • B.Sc. Agriculture
  • M.Sc. Agriculture
  • Ph.D. Crop Husbandry
  • FICCI award ,by in 2005
  • CSIR award for S & T innovations ,rural development by CSIR in 2008
  • CSIR-Technology award ,life sciencesby CSIR in 2015
  • CSIR-Technology award ,life sciencesby CSIR in 2018
  • Nilofer, A. K. Singh, R. Kumar, D. Kumar, P. Kaur, A. Singh, K. Shanker and S. Singh . Optimization of primary post-harvest processing techniques for Cassia angustifolia Vahl. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2021
  • Tripathi P., Singh R P., Srivastava S., Shivanna B., Singh A,K,, Singh S.S., Khare P. Quantifying the Boron demand of Pelargonium graveolens for optimum biomass yield and balanced C:G ratio of essential oil under field conditions. Journal of Plant nutrition 2021
  • Anjali Singh, Kirti Varma, Devendra Kumar, Nilofer, Nikhil Bhaskar Lothe, Anuj Kumar, Archana Chaudhary, Parminder Kaur, Kushal Pal Singh, Anil Kumar Singh, Rakesh Kumar, Anandakumar T.M., Saudan Singh. Optimized irrigation regime and planting technique improve yields and economics in aloe vera [Aloe barbadensis (Miller)]. Industrial Crops and Products 2021
  • Patra, M. Anwar, S. Singh, A. Prasad and D. V. Singh . Aromatic and Medicinal plants for salt and moisture stress conditions. Management of Arid Ecosystem. Scientific publisher. Jodhpur 1999
  • S. Singh, A. Singh and S. P. S. Khanuja . Medicinal and aromatic crops for crop diversification and economic utilization of waterlogged soils. Waste water treatment and waste utilization . Ed. V.P. Singh and R.N. Yadava. Allied Publishers Pvt Ltd (we -2003 , 15-18 Dec , Bhopal , India) 2003
  • Sharma S. and Singh S. Effect of menthol cultivars on productivity and farm income. Advances in Agriculture and Ecology, Discovery Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi. 110002 2013
  • Sandeep Sharma, G.S. Panwar and Saudan Singh. Best performance of menthol mint cultivars under different dates of transplanting. Water resources and agriculture. Discovery Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi. 110002 2014
  • Saudan Singh, Nilofer, Rupal Singh and Anil Kumar Singh . Recent advances in the Agro-technologies of important Medicinal Crops. Medicinal Plants. Campus Books International IBSN 978-81-8030-474-3 2016
  • R. Soni, D. Kumar, V. Gupta, S. Singh . Comparative performance of the traditional and improved methods of menthol mint sucker production on farmer’s field in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh-A case study. Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 2021
  • Parminder Kaur, A. K. Singh, Nilofer, Devendra Kumar, Anuj Kumar, Kirti Verma, Anjali Singh, Kushal Pal Singh, Archana Chaudhary, T.M. Anandakumar, Rakesh Kumar, Saudan Singh . Evaluation of productivity and quality of Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal under different plant populations, irrigation levels and moisture conservation practices in sub-tropical plains of North India. Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 2021
  • Nilofer, A. K. Singh, Parminder Kaur, Devendra Kumar, Kirti Verma, Rakesh Kumar, T.M. Anandakumar, C.S. Chanotiya, Saudan Singh. Productivity and quality of Cymbopogon martinii (Roxb.) Wats. as influenced by harvesting at different phenological stages. Industrial Crops and Products 2021

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