Dr. Chandan Kumar

Dr. Chandan Kumar

Subject Matter Specialist (Horticulture), (T-7-8)


Brief Profile
Dr. Chandan Kumar did his M.Sc. (Ag.) Vegetable Science from G.B. Pant University of Agri. & Technology in 2010. He worked on the topic “Effect of boron and lime on seed yield and quality of temperate cauliflower under mid-hill condition of Uttarakhand “. He was appointed as Subject Matter Specialist (Horticulture) on 22.02.2014 by the Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur and posted at KVK, Pali.
He had been qualified ICAR NET in 2010 and Senior Research Fellowship Exam, 2011. He also has good knowledge of handling computers and various software applications with a diploma in computer applications.

Research Papers

  • Performance of cabbage hybrids under rainfed mid-hill conditions of Uttarakhand (2013) Kumar C., Raturi, H. and Uniyal, S.P. The Asian Journal of Horticulture (8)1: 110-113.
  • Response of boron and lime application on growth and seed yield of snowball cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. Botrytis L.) cv. PSBK-1 (2013) Kumar C., Raturi ,H.C and Uniyal, S.P. The Asian Journal of Horticulture (8)1: 246-249.
  • Influence of Zinc, Calcium and Boron on Vegetative and Flowering Parameters of Gladiolus Cv. Aldebran (2013) Sharma, J., Gupta, A. K., Kumar, C. and Gautam, R. K. S. The Bioscan 8(4): 1153-1158.
  • Influence of boron and lime on growth and seed yield of snowball cauliflower (Brassica Oleracea var. Botrytis L.) cv. Pusa Snowball K-1 (2014) Kumar, C., Gupta A.K. and Uniyal S.P. Progressive Horticulture 46 (1):107-110.
  • Screening of potato (Solanum tuberosum) genotypes for morphology and yield attributes in mid-hill rainfed condition of Uttarakhand (2014) Raturi H.C., Kumar, C., and Uniyal S.P. Current Advances in Agricultural Sciences 6(1): 69-71.
  • Characters association studies in broccoli (Brassica oleracea var.italica) under mid hill of Uttarakhand (2014) Chandra, G., Shukla P.S., Punetha, S., Kumar, U. and Kumar, C. The Asian Journal of Horticulture 9(1) 57-60.
  • Influence of date of transplanting on yield and quality of broccoli (Brassica oleraceavar. italica L.) hybrids under rainfed mid hill conditions of Uttarakhand, (2014) Kumar, C. Sharma, K. and Uniyal, S.P. Progressive Horticulture 46 (2): 362-366.


  • Chandan Kumar, S.P.Uniyal and Lalit Bhatt. Boron: A Key Nutrient for Cauliflower Production, Indian Farmers Digest, Oct. 2011, 5-6.
  • G.Chandra, S. Punetha and Chandan Kumar. Quality Seed: characteristics and importance in crop production, Indian Farmers Digest, Nov. 2013, 08.
  • Dheeraj Singh, Chandan Kumar, R. Bhardawaj and Nidhi Dubey. Poshan Pawar Khadhya Panchkutta, Vigayan Pragati, October: 2014, 35-38.