Profile of Dr Dhananjay D. Nangare

 

Name: Dr. Dhananjay D. Nangare

Designation: Senior Scientist (Soil and water conservation Engineering)

Date of Birth: 01.06.1970

Area of Specialization: Micro irrigation, Deficit irrigation management for horticulture crops

Email Id: dd.nangare@icar.gov.inddnangare@gmail.com

Mobile: +91-9665204895; Phone: 02112-254057, Fax: 02112-254056

 

Education

Degree

Year of Passing

University/Institution

Ph.D. in Soil and Water Engineering

2010

Punjab Agriculture University (PAU), Ludhiana

M. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering

1994

Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (MPKV), Rahuri (Maharashtra)

B. Tech (Agriculture Engineering)

1991

Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, (MPKV) Rahuri (Maharashtra)

Professional History

Position

Year

Organization

Senior Scientist (RGP 9000)

9th October 2015 to Till Date

ICAR-National Institute for Abiotic Stress Management, Malegaon, Baramati, Maharashtra

Senior Scientist (RGP 8000)

9th October 2012 to 8th October 2015

ICAR-National Institute for Abiotic Stress Management, Malegaon, Baramati, Maharashtra

Scientist (Senior Scale) RGP 7000

9th October 2007 to 8th October 2012

ICAR-Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET), Abohar, Punjab

Scientist

RGP 6000

 

9th October 2001 to 8th October 2007

ICAR-Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET), Abohar, Punjab

Research Associate

in ICAR-AP cess fund project entitled ‘Improvement of productivity of sugarcane under canal command area of western Maharashtra through Drainage technology’

12.10.1999 to 06.10. 2001

College of Agricultural Engineering , Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (MPKV), Rahuri

 

 

 

Research Associate

in ICAR-AP cess fund project entitled ‘Hydrological studies in Agriculture watershed’

22.04.1996 to 31.01.1999

College of Agricultural Engineering , Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (MPKV), Rahuri

Agriculture Supervisor

12.2.1996 to 21.4.1996

Sub-divisional Agriculture office, Govt. of Maharashtra at Karad

Agriculture officer against Assistant Professor

19.12.1994 to 23.8.1995

Department of Agriculture Engineering, Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli

 

Publications

Published more than 20 research papers, 25 popular articles, 02 Books/manuals, 04 technical bulletins and 20 book chapters. h-index 9, i10-index 7 with more than 226 citations in international and national literature.

Publications List (10 best)

  1. Nangare D.D., P. Suresh Kumar, Y. Singh and P.S. Minhas. 2016.  Growth, fruit yield and quality of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) as affected by deficit irrigation regulated on phenological basis. Agricultural Water Management. 171:73-79
  2. Suresh Kumar P, Y. Singh, D.D. Nangare, K. Bhagat, M. Kumar, P.B. Taware ,Anjali Kumari and P.S. Minhas. 2015.  Influence of growth stage specific water stress on the yield, physico-chemical quality and functional characteristics of tomato grown in shallow basaltic soils. Scientia Horticulturae 197:261–271.
  3. Nangare D D, K G Singh and Satyendra Kumar (2013). Effect of blending fresh-saline water and discharge rate of drip on plant yield, water use efficiency (WUE) and quality of tomato in semi-arid environment. African Journal of Agricultural Research. Vol 8 (27):3639-3645.
  4. Nangare D D, J Singh, VS Meena, B Bhushan, PR Bhatnagar. 2015. Effect of green shade nets on yield and quality of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) in semi-arid region of Punjab. Asian Journal of Advances in Basic and Applied Science 1 (1), 1-8
  5. Kumar Satyendra, Rajbir Singh, Ram Asrey and D. D. Nangare (2012) Techno-economic evaluation of integrating canal water harvesting and drip irrigation for Pomegranate production in a dry eco-region. Irrigation and Drainage. 61(3):  366–374.
  6. Kumar Satyendra, Rajbir Singh, M J Kaledhonkar, D D Nangare and Ashwini Kumar. (2013). Improving water productivity through micro-irrigation in arid Punjab regions. Irrigation and Drainage. 62 (3):330-339.
  7. Singh Jitendra, D.D. Nangare, V.S. Meena, Bharat Bhushan P.R. Bhatnagar  and Naved Sabir. 2015.  Growth, quality and pest infestation in tomato under protected cultivation in semi-arid region of Punjab. Indian J. Hort. 72(4), December 2015: 518-522.
  8. Meena V S, Poonam Kashyap, D D Nangare and J Singh. 2016. Effect of coloured shade nets on yield and quality of pomegranate (Punica granatum) cv. Mridula in semi-arid region of Punjab. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 86 (4): 500–505.
  9. Kadam, D.M., D.D. Nangare, Rajbir Singh and S. Kumar. 2011. Low Cost Greenhouse Technology for Drying Onion (Allium cepa L) Slices. Journal of Food process Engineering 34(1): 67–82
  10. Singh Rajbir, Satyendra Kumar, D. D. Nangare and M. S. Meena. 2009. Drip irrigation and black polyethylene mulch influence on growth, yield and water-use efficiency of tomato. African Journal of Agricultural Research Vol. 4 (12):1427-1430.

Technologies/Products/Patents

ICAR-NIASM, Baramati

  1. Developed deficit irrigation schedule for improving fruit yield, the physico-chemical quality and functional characteristics of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentumMill.) grown in shallow basaltic soils
  2. Evaluated onion varieties under water logging conditions and identified plant growth regulating chemicals KNO3, followed by spermidine and thiourea on recovery response to overcome the waterlogging stress in late kharif onions.
  3. Developed innovative methods/planting techniques  for obviating edaphic and drought stress of orchards (Sapota, Guava, pomegranate and Nagpur mandarin)  grown in shallow basaltic soil of semi-arid region
  4. Developed deficit irrigation as on-farm strategy for improving water productivity of horticulture crops (papaya, pomegranate and grape) grown under water stress on shallow basaltic terrain
  5. Developed package of practices for the new crop i.e dragon fruit cultivation: wonder crop for rocky barren land and water scarcity areas

 

AICRP on APA, ICAR-CIPHET, Abohar, Punjab

  1. Developed low cost polyhouse technology for offseason cultivation of vegetables during winter in Punjab
  2. Developed low cost greenhouse technology for drying for onion slices during summer in Punjab
  3. Developed technology for ‘micro irrigation with service reservoir’ for improving the productivity of horticulture crops viz. kinnow, pomegranate and vegetable crops for the region 
  4. Optimized shrink packaging techniques for Kinnow, tomato and capsicum
  5. Shade net house technology for optimizing microclimate and cultivating tomato, capsicum, broccoli and marigold for semi-arid region of Punjab
  6. Insect proof net house technology for optimizing micro-climate and cultivating organically produce vegetables tomato, capsicum, broccoli for semi-arid region of Punjab
  7. Developed the package of practices for strawberry cultivation with colour plastic mulch in semi-arid region to improve soil microclimate and runners propagation
  8. Optimized the blending of saline water for improving quality of tomato and pomegranate in semi-arid region of Punjab
  9. Optimized the colour shade net for improving the yield and quality of Pomegranate (Variety: Mridula) for Punjab region

Awards and Recognitions

  • Honoured on ICAR-CIPHET Institute foundation day (29th December, 2011) for my association of more than 10 years with ICAR-CIPHET Abohar.
  • Best poster award for the paper ‘Influence of Plant growth regulating chemicals on recovery response to waterlogging in onion’ by Yogeshwar Singh, D.D. Nangare, P Suresh Kumar, Mahesh Kumar, D.P. Patel, S. K. Bal P.B. Taware and P.S. Minhas  presented by D D Nangare in International meet and 7th Indian Horticulture congress 2017 held at IARI, New Delhi during November, 15-18, 2016.
  • Best research paper award for the paper ‘Dragon fruit: Wonder crop for degraded and water scarce-areas’ by Yogeshwar Singh, D.D. Nangare, P Suresh Kumar, Mahesh Kumar, Prshatkumar Hanjagi, P.B. Taware, S. K. Bal, J.Rane and N. P. Singh, presented by Yogeshwar Singh in International conference on ‘Climate change adoption and biodiversity: Ecological sustainability and resource management for livelihood security’ held at ICAR-CIARI, Portblair during December 8-10, 2016.
  • Best poster award for the paper ‘Identification of Hyperspectral Vegetation Indices for Estimating Chlorophyll and Relative Water Content with Respect to Moisture Stress in Sweet Orange’ by Yogeshwar Singh, B B Gaikwad, Mahesh Kumar, D D Nangare, N S More, Nebu Varghese, Ronald Singh (2018). In: ISPP West Zonal Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Plant Physiology for Crop Production under Climate Change Scenario” organized by Mahatama Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri and Indian Society for Plant physiology, New Delhi at Rahuri during August 4, 2018.
  • Awarded ICAR Merit Scholarship for UG and University merit scholarship for Post graduate study.

Member of Professional bodies

  • Life Member of Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE)
  • Life member in Indian Association of Soil and Water conservation (IASWC)
  • Life Member of Society for Agriculture Research on Abiotic Stress (SARAS)