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Ph.D. (Pl. Pathology)

Scientist (Pl. Pathology)


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Top 10 Research Papers:
  • Hooda, K.S., Khokhar, M.K., Shekhar, M., Karjagi, Chikkappa, G., Kumar, Bhupinder, Mallikarjuna, Devlash, N., Chandrashekara, R.K.C. and Yadav, O.P. (2017). Turcicum leaf blight—sustainable management of a re-emerging maize disease, Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection, 124:101–113.
  • Hooda, K.S., Khokhar, M.K., Parmar, H., Gogoi, Robin, Joshi, Deeksha, Sharma, S.S. and Yadav, O.P. (2017). Banded Leaf and Sheath Blight of Maize - Historical Perspectives, Current Status and Future Directions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India, Section B: Biological Sciences, 87:1041-1052.
  • Hooda, K.S., Khokhar, M.K., Shekhar, J.C., Sharma, S.S., Kour, Harleen, Gogoi, Robin and Reddy, R.R. (2017). Multi-environment field testing to identify broad, stable resistance to post flowering stalk rot of maize, Indian Phytopathology, 70:432-439.
  • Khokhar, M.K., Hooda, K.S., Sharma, S.S. and Singh, Vimla (2015). Post flowering stalk rot complex – present status and future prospects, Maydica, 59:226-243.
  • Khokhar, M.K., Sharma, S.S., Hooda, K.S. and Roat, B.L. (2015). Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Fusarium spp. causing Post Flowering Stalk Rot of Maize, Vegetos, 28(1):113-121.
  • Khokhar, M.K., and Sharma, S.S. (2014). Influence of Date of sowing on incidence of Post Flowering Stalk Rot of Maize caused by Fusarium verticillioides, Journal of Mycology and Plant Pathology, 44(2):205-208.
  • Khokhar, M.K., Sharma, S.S. and Gupta, Renu (2014). Effect of plant age and water stress on incidence of post flowering stalk rot of maize caused by Fusarium verticillioides, Indian Phytopathology, 67(2):143-146.
  • Best Poster Award -2014, 12th Asian Conference on Maize for Food, Feed, Nutrition and Environment Security, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Indian Phytopathological Society
  • Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology