Dr. Biswarup Mehera
Dr. Biswarup Mehera
Associate Professor


Department
Department of Silviculture And Agroforestry
Qualification
B.Sc. (Ag.), M.Sc. (Agronomy); Ph.D ;
Area of Specialization
Agronomy, Agroforestry & Agrometeorology
Phone No
9919412277
E-mail
biswarup.mehera@shiats.edu.in, bmehera@rediffmail.com, biswarup.mehera@shiats.edu.in

Educational Details
DegreeUniversity/BoardYear
Ph.DAAIDU, Allahabad2006
M.Sc(Ag)AAIDU, Allahabad1998
B.Sc.(Ag.)AAIDU, Allahabad1995


Professional Summary
  1. Associate Dean, School of Forestry & Environment – 01.04.2011 till Date
  2. Head, Department of Agroforestry & Forest Biology  04.04.2011 till Date
  3. Associate Professor – 17.08.2010
  4. Assistant Professor -24.10.2006 -16.08.2010
  5. Technical Officer/ Assistant Professor -17.8.2001 to 23.10.2006
  6. Research Associate – 10.04.2001 to 16.8.2001

Academic degree

Institute

University

From / To

Subjects studied

Degree obtained

% of marks

Division/Class

First

Allahabad Agricultural Institute

University of Allahabad

1991 to 1995

Agriculture

B.Sc.

Agriculture

69.00

1st

Second

Allahabad Agricultural Institute

University of Allahabad

1996 to 1998

Agronomy

M.Sc. Agronomy

79.00

1st

Third

AAI-DU

AAI-DU, Allahabad

2001 to 2006

Agroforestry

Ph.D.

Agroforestry

72.01

1st

 

  1. M.Sc. Thesis Topic –Relative Performance of Hybrid and high yielding varieties of rice    (Oryza sativa.L.) under Different levels of Fertilizer in Allahabad condition.
  2. Ph.D Thesis Topic – Studies on the impact of Agroforestry models on the Wastelands of Allahabad District.

 


    Expertise

    Agroforestry & Agrometeorology    


    Projects

    Principal Investigator

    1. Principal Investigator in the project entitled “Forecasting of Agriculture using Space, Agrometeorology and land based observations”(FASAL) sponsored by Ministry of Earth Science, Government of India.(On going)
    2. Principal Investigator in the project entitled “Sarpagandha (Rauvolfia serpentine) under teak (Tectona grandis) & Poplar (Populus deltoids) based agrofroestry system” sponsored by Council of Science & Technology, Govt. of U.P.
    3. Associate Nodal Officer for the project entitled “Integrated Agrometeorological Advisory Service” Sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.( On going)

    Co-Principal Investigator in the Following Projects:-

    1. Eco-rehabilitation of degraded lands and Social upliftment of rural people through bamboo cultivation in District Allahabad sponsored by Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India
    2. Development of wastelands through bamboo based Agroforestry, models in five districts of Eastern Uttar Pradesh, sponsored by Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India.
    3. Tree Borne Oil seeds Jatropha project Sponsored by NOVOD Board, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India
    4. Establishment of bamboo nursery for mass multiplication and conservation of Bambusa balcooa, Bambusa vulgaris and Bambusa nutans. sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
    5. Bamboo Multi Location Trial sponsored by NMBA, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
    6. Networking project on NTFP’, sponsored by ICFRE, Dehradun.

    Publications

    International Journals

    1. Artificial Regeneration of Bamboo through flute technology – A new concept for development of cultivable wastelands” – S.B.Lal, E.P.Lal and Biswarup Mehera, 7th World Bamboo Congress held in New Delhi from 27th Feb to 4th March
    2. Bamboo cultivation Through Flute Technology in the wasteland of Allahabad District Dr.S.B.Lal, Biswarup Mehera and Dr. Ramchandra, New Agriculturist, Vol. 15 No. (1,2) Year 2005(NAAS Rating: 4.17)
    3. 3.     Performance evaluation of Jatropha curcas in different Districts of Utter Pradesh -Dr.S.B.Lal,    Biswarup Mehera, Dr. Ramchandra and Amit Larkin. New Agriculturist, Vol. 15 No. (1,2) Year 2004 . (NAAS Rating: 4.17)
    4. 4.  Economic Feasibility of Papaya Based Agro-Forestry System Under Irrigated Conditions-  Dr.S.B.Lal, Dr. Ramchandra, B.Mehera, P.Charan, Amit Larkin and Arun Yadav- New Agriculturist, Vol. 16 No. (1,2) Year 2005(NAAS Rating: 4.17)
    5. 5.   Ecorehabilitation and Social Upliftment through Bamboo based Agroforestry Models in Allahabad District -S.B.Lal, Biswarup Mehera, Ramchandra, Praveen Charan and Larkin. New Agriculturist, Vol. 16 No. (1,2) Year 2005. (NAAS Rating: 4.17)
    6.  An Economics of production and Marketing of Papaya in Allahabad district Uttar Pradesh Ramchandra, S.B.Lal, Bishwarup Mehera and Anjali Wiseley. New Agriculturist.pp132-135,2006(NAAS Rating: 4.17)
    7. Comparative study of Chlorophytum borivilianum sole crop with inter crop as cauliflower in Allahabad district U.P- Dr. Ramchandra, Dr. S.B. Lal, Amit Larkin and B. Mehera. New Agriculturist. pp 85-87,2006(NAAS Rating: 4.17)
    8. Sustainable Economic Cultivation of Jatropha Curcas L. as Future Transportation Fuel S.B.Lal, Biswarup Mehera, Ramchandra, E. P. Lal and Navneet Sharma in 3rd  International bio-fuel Conference -  January 18-19 , 2006, Hotal Meridien, New Delhi , India .
    9. Sustainable Jatropha Curcas L. based Agroforestry Models for Eastern U.P. Biswarup Mehera, Ramchandra, and S.B.Lal. New Agriculturist (NAAS Rating: 4.17).
    10. Input –Output of Jatropha based Agroforestry Models in District Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Ramchandra, Biswarup Mehera and S.B.Lal. Mehera. New Agriculturist.pp91-95, 2007 (NAAS Rating: 4.17)
    11. Necessity of Growing Elite Planting Material of Jatropha Curcas L as an Alternative Fossil Fuel., Ramchandra, Biswarup Mehera and S.B.Lal. Mehera. New Agriculturist. pp 119-121, 2007. (NAAS Rating: 4.17)
    12. Economic analysis of integrated pest management in pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) production in Pratapgarh District, Uttar Pradesh. International Journal of Farm Sciences.Vol.2 (3):44-45, Year 2013.
    13. Rainfall distribution and intensity in relation to agricultural planning at Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh. M.K. Tripathi and B. Mehera, Int. J. Agricult. Stat. Sci. Vol.11. pp 197-204, 2015
    14. Studies on diversity, phytosociology and utilization of forest resources in Allahabad (U.P). Mohd Sameer, Ramchandra, B. Mehera and Somnath Sen. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary. Vol. 3(7) 2015 (IMPACT FACTOR:2.417)
    15. Role of Bamboo cultivation for generation of income and employment under wasteland development with special reference to Pratapgarh district of eastern U.P. Ramchandra, Sameer Daniel, Neelam Khare, B. Mehera, Harsh Bodh Paliwal and Mohd Sameer. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary. Vol. 3(3) 2015 (IMPACT FACTOR:2.417)
    16. Marketing strategies and limitation in agroforestry of India – Perspective. Mohd Sameer, Ramchandra, B. Mehera, Harsh Bodh Paliwal, Sameer Daniel and Somnath Sen. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary. Vol. 3(3) 2015 (IMPACT FACTOR:2.417)

    National Journals

    1. Effect of Agroforestry Models on Soil Fertility and Crops Yield in Cultivable Wastelands of Uttar Pradesh. S.B.Lal, Biswarup Mehera, R.K.Kanojia and Amit Kanaujia, National Seminar on Forestry Resource Management held in Kanpur on  November 15-17, 2003.
    2. “Benefit from Gram cultivation with Poplar”, Biswarup Mehera and P. Charan, Hamar Gaon” Year 2 and No 11 –October-December 2003.
    3. Importance of raising elite planting material of Jatropha curcas L.  for energy independence of India.-Prof. (Dr.) S.B.Lal, and Dr. Biswarup Mehera.
    4. Performance of Jatropha curcas L. under Allahabad Condition Prof. (Dr.) S.B.Lal, Dr.   Biswarup Mehera and Amit Larkin - National seminar on Jatropha Cultivation and Bio diesel production, held from 27/01/07 to 28/01/07 in Allahabad.
    5. Effect of growth regulators on vegetative propagation and growth of patchouli (Pogostemon cablin (blanco) benth.) Benth) cuttings - Devendra Kumar, B.Mehera, Alok Kalra, Arvind Bijalwan, Manoj Kumar Tripathi,Asian Journal of Science and Technology,Vol.5,Issue 6,pp.-335-339,June,2014.
    6. Yield and oil quality of patchouli (Pogostemon cablin (blanco) benth.) Under teak (Tectona grandis linn.f.) Based agroforestry system in india- Devendra Kumar, B.Mehera, Alok Kalra, Arvind Bijalwan,Research Journal of Forest and Environmental Protection,;1(2). 2014
    7. Effect of Iba on length of cutting and root formation of patchouli (Pogstemon cablin (blanco) benth.) Under mist chamber - Devendra Kumar, B.Mehera, Alok Kalra, Arvind Bijalwan, Journal of Advanced Studies Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Science Journal Vol.1.I.2014.
    8. Impact of climate change on wheat (Triticum aestivum) productivity in late sown condition at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Current Advances in Agricultural, Sciences, 6(1):16-19, 2014.
    9. Quantification of extreme weather events at Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh- M.K.Tripathi ,K.K. Singh, B. Mehera and Hemant Kumar, Current Advances in Agricultural Sciences.,5(2):225-229,2013
    10. Impact of wheat based existing Agroforestry systems on socioeconomic conditions of farmers in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh, India. C.G.30-31 January, 2012. pp. 133-134., National Conference 2011. 
    11. Yield prediction of sugarcane and paddy for districts of Uttar Pradesh Journal of Agromet. 14(2):173-175, 2012.

    Conferences
    1. Participated in the National Symposium on Agricultural Scenario and emerging issues for 21st conducted by Bioved Research Society, Allahabad in 2000.
    2. Participated and Presented annual progress report of Agromet Adviosory Sevice in the Annual Review meeting of Agromet Adviosre Service at N.D.University, Fizabad,U.P
    3. Participated and Presented annual progress report of Agromet Adviosory Sevice in the Annual Review meeting of Agromet Adviosre Service at K.A.University, Kerala.
    4. Participated and Presented annual progress report of Agromet Adviosory Sevice in the Annual Review meeting of Agromet Adviosre Service at H.A.University, Hissar, Haryana.
    5. Participated and Presented annual progress report of Agromet Adviosory Sevice in the Annual Review meeting of Agromet Adviosre Service at Assam Agricultural University, Assam.
    6. Undergone training on different models of Agroforestry conducted by Asian Rural Life Development Foundation, Raipada, Orissa, in 2001.
    7. Participated in the VII World Bamboo Congress held in New Delhi from 27th February to 4th March, 2004.
    8. 3rd International Biofuels Conference Organised by Winrock International and Sponsored by Ministry of rural Development Govt. India held in New Delhi from 18th -19th January, 2006.
    9. Participated in the 8th Indian Agricultural Scientists and Farmers’ congress Organised under the auspices of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and Bioved Research Society, Allahabad on 21-22 Feb 2006.
    10. International Conference and Expo on Biofules-2012 Vision to Reality from 17-18th ,October,2005, Organized by TERI, in New Delhi Sponsored by Ministry of Rural Development Govt. of India.
    11. National Conference/Training on Bamboo Cultivation held in G.B. Panth University.
    12. National Workshop on Bamboo Multilocation Trial and Vegetative Propagation Sponsored by National Mission of Bamboo Application (NMBA) Organized by Kerala Forest Research Institute(KFRI) ,Kerala from 22nd  -23rd    December,2006
    13. National Conference on Jatropha Organized by Utthan, in New Delhi from 27th February to 4th March 2007.
    14. National Workshop on Bamboo Organized by National Bamboo Mission, State Bamboo Development Committee, Lucknow, UP on 4-5 January 2008.
    15. National Workshop on Bamboo Multilocation Trial and Vegetative Propagation Sponsored by National Mission of Bamboo Application (NMBA) Organized by Director of Research, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalya ,West Bengal from 20th -21st   February,2008
    16. Participated and Presented annual progress report of Integrated Agrometeorological Advisory Service” in the Annual Review meeting at Acharya Ranga Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, November 2011.
    17. Participated in 2 days brain storming discussion held on 5th and 6th October 2016 at NAS Complex , ICAR, New Delhi. 


    Teaching Experience

    15 Years


    Additional Positions
    DesignationOffice/Department
    DeanSchool of Forestry & Environment
    HeadDepartment of Silviculture And Agroforestry

    Other

    Achievements/Awards:-

    1. First in order of Merit among (Topper) the successful candidate at the M.Sc. Agronomy Examination of 1998 of University of Allahabad.
    2. Best Presentation Award in 12th Annual Review Meeting of the Agro Advisory Service of National Center of Medium Range Weather Forecasting / Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India held at Department of Agriculture Meteorology, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar 125004 from 11th to 13th November 2003.
    3. iii.)Young Scientist Award in 8th Indian Agricultural Scientists and Farmeraqs congress Organised under the auspices of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and Bioved Research Society, Allahabad on 21-22 Feb 2006.
    4. iv) Young Scientist Associate Award in 9th Indian Agricultural Scientists and Farmeraqs congress Organised under Bioved Research Society, Allahabad on Feb 2007.
    5. v) Third Best Presentation Award in 19th National Scientific Hindi Seminar Organised by Ministry of Earth Science, Government of India in New Delhi on 10.12.2010.
    6. Best Teacher award (ICAR) 2014-2015

    T.V Talk – Three

     Guest Lecture  – Delivered Twenty guest lectures in different Conference / Training programme in the field of Agroforesty.

    . Trainings /Summer school

    1. Undergone training on different models of Agroforestry conducted by Asian Rural Life Development in 2001.
    2. National Training/Warkshop on Bamboo Cultivation Organized by Bamboo coordinating centre, G.B. Panth University of Agriculture & technology and sponsored by NMBA, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. India.
    3. Summer School on Statistical Application Jointly Organised by College of Basic Science, Allahabad Agricultural Institute-Deemed University and Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics.
    4. Integrated Training on Soil,Water and Land Engineering held from 9th to 16th August 2004,Organised by CBPC, Allahabad Agricultural Institute-Deemed University And Sponsored by Action for Food Production