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Dr. SUMITRA ARORA

Ph.D. (Ag. Chemicals)

Principal Scientist (Ag. Chemicals)

Email: sumitra.arora@icar.gov.in; sumitraarora@hotmail.com

Telephone: 011-25843935

Mobile No.: +919999927849

Research papers

33

Books/ Manuals

09

Patents granted/Filed

04

Book chapters

18

Popular articles

07

Technical bulletins/Ext. folders

00

Technology/Concept developed

06

Top 10 Research Papers:
  • Arora, Sumitra, Mukherji, Irani, Kumar, Aman and Garg, D.K. (2014). Comparative estimation of pesticide residues in grain, soil and water from IPM and non-IPM trials of Basmati rice, Environ. Monit. & Assess, 186(1):361-366.
  • Arora, Sumitra, Mukherji, Irani, Kumar, Aman and Tanwar, R.K. (2014). Pesticide residue analysis of soil, water and grain of IPM Basmati rice, Environ. Monit. & Assess, 186 (12):8765– 8772.
  • Kumar, Amit, Arora, Sumitra, Mogha, Navin, Salem, S. Al-Deyab, Ansari, Z.A. and Ansari, S.G. (2013). Glutathione coated Zinc oxide nanoparticles: a promising material for pesticide detection, Energy and Environment Focus, 2:101-107.
  • Arora, Sumitra, Kanojia, A.K., Kumar, Ashok, Sahu, Vikrant and Mogha, Navin(2012). Bio-pesticide Formulation to control Tomato lepidopteran pest menace, Current Science, 102(7):1051-1057.
  • Mukherjee, Irani and Arora, Sumitra (2011). Impact Analysis of IPM Programs in Basmati Rice by Estimation of Pesticide Residues, Bull. Environ. Contam. and Toxicology, 86:307-313.
  • Arora, Sumitra (2008). Insecticide Residues Analysis in Okra and Brinjal from IPM and Non-IPM Fields, Environ. Monit. & Assess, 151(1):311-315.
  • Arora, Sumitra, Mukherjee, Irani and Trivedi, T.P. (2008). Determination of Pesticide Residues in Soil, Water and Grains from IPM and non-IPM Field Trials of Rice, Bull. Environ. Contam. and Toxicology, 81(4):373-376.
Awards/Honours:
  • Endeavour Post-Doctoral Award Fellowship - 2010, Department of Education, Employment and workplace Relations, Australian Government
  • 'Outstanding contribution in ITK field', ICAR-NCIPM, N. Delhi
  • Focal point scientistfor SAARC member states, 2011-2014 to represent country for pesticide information network (SPINet)
  • Fellow Mobilization, “Society of Community Mobilization for Sustainable Development”, IARI, New Delhi
  • Organized a National seminar on ‘Contextual Relevance of ITKs in plant protection’ during 2015 in New Delhi
  • Co-Organized 8th National Seminar on ‘Potential, Prospects and Strategies for Doubling Farmers’ Income: Multi-stakeholder Convergence’ during 2017 in Guwahati
  • Nominated to conduct training programs on “Safe use and classification of pesticides” in 2011 at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and in 2015 in Maldives
  • Associate Member of International project on ‘Maintaining and Ensuring the Pesticides Properties Database (PPDB)’
  • ARYA BHATT SAMMAN -2006, Vigyan Bharati for “Indigenous magical tonic to build resistance in vegetables against pests and diseases”
Membership:
  • Society of Pesticide Sciences
  • Society of Plant Protection Sciences
  • Society of Bioved
  • Society for Community Mobilization for Sustainable Development
  • New Age Mobilization Society