Publications

Selected Publications of NARI staff –

Agriculture

Sweet Sorghum

2011-2012

– Singh, V. March 2012. Annual Progress Report of All India Coordinated Sorghum Improvement Project. Submitted to the Directorate of Sorghum Research (DSR), Hyderabad. 117 pp.

– Sharma, R. March 2011. Annual Progress Report of All India Coordinated Sorghum Improvement Project. Submitted to the Directorate of Sorghum Research (DSR), Hyderabad. 91 pp.

– Siddique, A. Singh, V. and Nimbkar, N. 2011. Performance of sweet sorghum hybrids in Kharif and Rabi seasons under irrigated condition. J. Agric. Res. Technol., 36 (3) : 407-412.

2009-2010

– Nimbkar, N. Final Report of Ad-hoc project on Development of photo-themosensitive sweet-stalk sorghum variety and hybrid having attributes desired by ethanol industry. Submitted to Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. July 2009. pp. 165

2003-2004

– Nimbkar, N. and Rajvanshi, Anil K. Sweet sorghum ideal for biofuel, Seed World. Vol. 14, No. 8, November 2003.

1997-1998

– Rajvanshi, A. K. and Nimbkar, N., “Research on Sweet Sorghum in India. Part II – Technology Development”, Proceedings of The First International Sweet SorghumConference held in Beijing, September 15-19, 1997.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., De, T. K., Jorapur, R. M. and Nimbkar, N., “Jaggery and Syrup from Sweet Sorghum”, Publication No. NARI-GUR (1993), Published by Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Phaltan, March 1993, pp. 12.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., Jorapur, R. M. and Nimbkar, N., “Ethanol from Sweet Sorghum”, Publication No. NARI-ALC-1 (1989) of Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan 415523, Maharashtra, June 1989, pp. 8.

Safflower 

2011-2012

– Singh, V., Deshpande, M. B., Singh, J., Nagaich, V. P. and Nimbkar, N. 2012. Status of hybrid safflower using thermosensitive genetic male sterility in India.  J. Oilseeds Res., 29 (Spl. Issue) : 122-126.

– Singh, V. June 2011. Annual Progress Report of All India Coordinated Research Project on Oilseeds (Safflower). Submitted to the Directorate of Oilseeds Research (DOR), Hyderabad. 131 pp.

– Singh, V. June 2011. Annual Progress Report of Frontline Demonstrations in Safflower. Submitted to the Directorate of Oilseeds Research (DOR), Hyderabad. 45 pp.

2010-2011

– Ranaware, A., Singh, V. and Nimbkar, N. 2010.  In vitro antifungal study of the efficacy of some plant extracts for inhibition of Alternaria carthami fungus. Indian J. Nat. Prod. Resour., 1 (3) : 384-86.

– Singh, V., Akade J. H. and Nimbkar, N. 2010. Inheritance of stem fasciation and twin/multi-embryonic seed and genetic linkage between them in safflower.  Indian J. Genet. 70 (3) : 281-87.

– Singh, V. June 2010.  Annual Progress Report of All India Coordinated Research Project on Oilseeds (Safflower). Submitted to the Directorate of Oilseeds Research (DOR), Hyderabad, 200 pp.

2009-2010

– Singh, V. Annual Progress Report of Frontline Demonstrations in Safflower.  Submitted to Directorate of Oilseeds Research (DOR), Hyderabad.  June 2009. 74 pp.

– Singh, V. Annual Progress Report of All India Coordinated Research Project on Oilseeds (Safflower). Submitted to Directorate of Oilseeds Research (DOR), Hyderabad. June 2009. 115 pp.

-Nimbkar, N. “Issues in Safflower Production in India”. Keynote paper at 7th International Safflower Conference, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia. November 2008.

2006-2007

– Singh, V., Akade, J. H., and Nimbkar, N. 2007. Existence of apomixis in safflower. In : Extended Summaries, National Seminar on Changing Global Vegetable Oils Scenario- Issues and challenges before India. 29-31 January, 2007. Indian Society of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad. pp. 110-111.

2005-2006

– Singh, V., Kolekar, N. M. and Nimbkar, N. “Biometrical investigations of flower yield and its components and their maximization in safflower”. Final Project Report submitted to ICAR, New Delhi. July 2006. pgs. 106.

– Singh, Vrijendra. 2005. Status of safflower improvement in India. In : Proceedings VIth International Safflower Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 6-10 June 2005. pp. xiii-xv.

– Singh, Vrijendra, Deshpande, M. B. and Nimbkar, N. 2005. Polyembryony in safflower and its role in crop improvement. In : Proceedings VIth International Safflower Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 6-10 June 2005. pp. 14-20.

– Singh, Vrijendra, Nimbkar, N. and Deshmukh, S. R. 2005. First non-spiny safflower hybrid in India : NARI-NH-1. (Marathi) Baliraja. p. 71.

2004-2005

– Singh, Vrijendra. “Identification of early plant growth male sterility marker in existing GMS systems and search for cytoplasmic genetic source of male sterility in safflower”., Final Project Report submitted to ICAR, New Delhi. March 2005. pgs. 61.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Safflower Petal Collector”, Paper presented at VI International Safflower Conference held in Istanbul, Turkey from June 6-10, 2005.

– Nimbkar, N. and Akade, Jitendra. 2004. Sweet-stalk sorghum for alcohol production. Marathi daily Sakal (Pragati). P. 1, dated December

– Nimbkar, N., Singh, Vrijendra, Deshpande, M. B. and Deshmukh, S. R. 2004. Non-spiny safflower. Marathi daily Sakal (Pragati). P. 4, dated September 29. 2004.

– Singh, Vrijendra, Deshpande, M. B., Choudhary, S. V. and Nimbkar, N. 2004. Correlation and path coefficient analysis in safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.). Sesame and Safflower Newsletter. 19 : 77-81.

2003-2004

– Raebild, A., Graudal, L. and Nimbkar, N. 2003. Evaluation of a Prosopis species and provenance trial at Phaltan, India. Trial no. 20 in the arid zone series. Results and Documentation No. 23. Danida Forest Seed Center. Humlebaek, Denmark.

– Singh, V., Deshpande, M. B. and Nimbkar, N. 2003. NARI-NH-1 : The first non-spiny hybrid safflower released in India. Sesame and Safflower Newsletter. 18 : 77-79.

– Nimbkar, N. Singh, Vrijendra and Deshmukh, S. R. 2003. For bumper crop of safflower non-spiny variety NARI-6 and non-spiny hybrid NARI-NH-1 released by the Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute. (Marathi) Mahabeej Varta. 3 (4) : 10-14.

– Raebild, A., Graudal, L. and Nimbkar, N. 2003. Evaluation of an Acacia aneura provenance trial at Phaltan, India. Trial no. 19 in the arid zone series. Results and Documentation No. 22. Danida Forest Seed Center. Humlebaek, Denmark.

– Raebild, A., Graudal, L. and Nimbkar, N. 2003. Evaluation of a Prosopis species and provenance trial at Phaltan, India. Trial no. 20 in the arid zone series. Results and Documentation No. 23. Danida Forest Seed Center. Humlebaek, Denmark.

2002-2003

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Technology development for safflower petal collection”, Final Project Report Submitted to Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, July 2003. pgs. 70.

– Singh, Vrijendra, Rathod, D. R., Deshpande, M. B., Deshmukh, S. R. and Nimbkar, N. 2003. Breeding for wilt resistance in safflower. In : Extended Summaries, National Seminar on Stress Management in Oilseeds for Attaining Self-Reliance in Vegetable Oils. 28-30 January, 2003. Indian Society of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad. pp. 368-370.

– Sastry, R. Kalpana, Chattopadhyay, C., Singh, Vrijendra and Hegde, D. M. 2002. Integrated management of safflower wilt using host resistance, cultural and chemical measures. J. Mycol. Pl. Pathol. 32 (2) : 189-193.

– Nimbkar, N. Safflower rediscovered. Times Agricultural Journal. Nov.-Dec. 2002. pp. 32-36.

2001-2002

– Singh, Vrijendra, Nimbkar, N. and Rajvanshi, A. K. 2001. Safflower research and development at Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI). In : Proceedings Vth International Safflower Conference Williston, North Dakota and Sidney, Montana, USA, 23-27 July 2001. pp. 117-121.

– Singh, Vrijendra and Nimbkar, N. 2001. The studies on nature of anthocyanin pigmentation and its inheritance in relation to genetic male sterility in safflower. Diamond Jubilee Symp. On Hundred Years of Post-Mendelian Genetics and Plant Breeding Retrospects and Prospects, 6-9 November 2001. IARI, New Delhi. pp. 149-150.

– Singh, Vrijendra, Galande, M. K., Deshpande, M. B. and Nimbkar, N. 2001. Identification of male sterile cytoplasm in safflower. In : Proceedings Vth International Safflower Conference Williston, North Dakota and Sidney, Montana, USA, 23-27 July 2001. pp. 123-126.

– Singh, Vrijendra, Galande, M. K., Deshpande, M. B. and Nimbkar, N. 2001. Inheritance of wilt (Fusarium oxysporum sp. carthami) resistance in safflower. In : Proceedings Vth International Safflower Conference Williston, North Dakota and Sidney, Montana, USA, 23-27 July 2001. pp. 127-131.

– Singh, Vrijendra, Deshpande, M. B. and Nimbkar, N. 2000. Potential for commercial exploitation of hybrid vigour for flower yield in safflower and popularization of safflower flowers as herbal health tea. Souvenir-Cum-Abstract. National Seminar on the Frontiers of Research and Development in Medicinal Plants. 16-18 September 2000. Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences (JMAPS). 22. Supplement-1, 2000. CIMAP, Lucknow. p. 8.

1999-2000

– Singh, Vrijendra, Deshpande, M. B., Galande, M. K., Deshmukh, S. R. and Nimbkar, N. 2000. Current status of research and development in safflower hybrid in India. In : Extended Summaries, National Seminar on Oilseeds and Oils Research and Development Needs in the Millennium. 2-4 February 2000. Indian Society of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad. p. 62.

– Singh, Vrijendra and Deshmukh, S. R. 1999. Safflower production : Present state and future (Marathi), Baliraja. 30 (9) : 18-22.

Renewable Energy

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– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Renewable Energy R & D at NARI”, A booklet published by Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Phaltan, January 1997. 54 pp.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Development of Renewable Energy Technologies for Third World – A need for International Cooperation”, Proceedings of 28th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC), Atlanta, Georgia (U.S.A.) August 8-13, 1993. Vol. 2, p. 2419-2424. Published by American Chemical Society, Washington, U.S.A. (1993).

Household Energy

-Rajvanshi, A. K., “Invention of lanstove’, PITECH (Pan IIT Tech Review), Issue 6, October 2009.

– Rajvanshi, A. K. Ethanol lantern cum stove for rural areas. http://www.nariphaltan.org/lanstove.pdf, June 2009.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., S. M. Patil, and B. Mendonca”, “Low-concentration ethanol stove for rural areas of India”, Energy for Sustainable Development, Vol. XI, No. 1, March 2007.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Development of ethanol stoves for rural areas”, Final Project Report submitted to MNRE, New Delhi, May 2006. pgs. 119.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “R&D strategy for lighting and cooking energy for rural households”,Current Science, Vol. 85, No. 4, 25 August 2003.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Energy Self Sufficient Talukas – A Solution to National Energy Crisis”,Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XXX, No. 51, Dec. 23, 1995, p. 3315-3319.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Development of Technologies for Rural Areas – Need for New Thinking”, ‘Moving Technology’, Vol. 7, No. 1, CAPART, New Delhi. March 1992. p. 2-5.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Lighting Strategies for Rural Areas of India”, Proceedings of PRAKASH91 – International Conference on Lighting Technology (Oct. 7-13, 1991, New Delhi), Published by Indian Society of Lighting Engineers, New Delhi, p. 222-226.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Ethanol from Sweet Sorghum for Use as Cooking and Lighting Fuel”, Published in the book entitled Spirit of Enterprise – The 1990 Rolex Awards (ed. D. W. Reed), p. 109-111. Published by Buri International, Switzerland, 1990.

– Rajvanshi, A. K. and Sudhir Kumar, “Development of Improved Lanterns for Rural Areas”, Publication No. NARI-LAN-1 (1989) of Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan 415523, Maharashtra, August 1989. pp. 4.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Light for Every Household” – A Need for Development of Kerosene Lantern”, Changing Villages, Vol. 6, No. 3, May-June 1984. pp. 5.

Fuel Production

– Rajvanshi, A. K., Patil, S. M., Ranaware, A. M. and Rajvanshi, N. 2011. Extremely efficient and clean cooking/lighting device for rural households. Paper accepted for presentation at the 12th International Conference on Indoor air pollution held at Austin, Texas, U.S.A. on June 6-10, 2011. www.nariphaltan.org/austinpaper.pdf.

– Nimbkar, N., Singh, Vrijendra and Akade, Jitendra. “Developing sorghum as an efficient biomass and bioenergy crop and providing value addition to the rain damaged kharif grain for creating industrial demand”. Final Project Report submitted to National Research Centre for Sorghum (NRCS) and Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA), Hyderabad. February 2005. pgs. 84.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Sweet Sorghum Success”, Asia Tech, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 1996. p. 26-28.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., and Nimbkar, N., “Sweet Sorghum R & D at the Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Paper presented at First European Seminar on Sorghum for Energy and Industry held at Toulouse, France, 1-3, April 1996. p. 356-362.

– Jorapur, R. M. and Rajvanshi, A. K., “Alcohol Distillation by Solar Energy”, Proceedings of 1991 ISES Solar World Congress, Vol. I, Part II, p. 772-777 Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., August 19-23, 1991.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Alcohol Can Ease Energy Crisis”, Editorial article in Times of India,October 26, 1990.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Potential of Briquettes from Farm Residues as Rural Energy Source”,Changing Villages, Vol. 7, No. 3, May-June 1985. pp. 17.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Distillation of Ethyl Alcohol from Fermented Sweet Sorghum Solution by Solar Energy“, submitted to DNCES, New Delhi in June 1984.

Mobility

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Development, demonstration and performance evaluation of battery operated cycle rickshaw”, Final Project Report submitted to MNES, New Delhi, June 2002. Pgs. 34.

– Rajvanshi, A.K., ” Electric and Improved cycle rickshaw as a sustainable transport system for India“, CURRENT SCIENCE, Vol.83, No.6, 25 September 2002.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Electric rickshaw development”, Final Project Report submitted to Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources (MNES), New Delhi, June 2000. pgs.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Cycle Rickshaws as a Sustainable Transport System for Developing Countries”, Human Power, Number 49, Winter 1999-2000, p. 15-18.

Power Generation

– Rajvanshi, Anil K., Singh, V. and Nimbkar, N. “Biofuel-Promise and Prospects”, A thematic lecture given at National Conference entitled Changing Global Vegetable Oils Scenario : Issues and Challenges before India, January 29-31, 2007, Hyderabad, and organized by Indian Society of Oilseeds Research. Paper published in Proceedings of the conference (D. M. Hegde Editor), pp. 247-262.

– Jorapur, R. M. and Rajvanshi, A. K., “Sugarcane Leaf-Bagasse Gasifiers for Industrial Heating Applications”, Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 13, No. 3, 1997, p. 141-146.

– Jorapur, R. M. and Rajvanshi, A. K., “Development of Sugarcane Leaves Gasifier for Electricity Generation”, Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 8 No. 2, 1995, p. 91-98.

– Rajvanshi, A. K. and Jorapur, R. M., “Development of Leafy Biomass Gasification Systems”, Publication No. NARI-GS-1 (1993), Published by Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Phaltan, March 1993, pp. 12.

– Rajvanshi, A. K. and Joshi, M. S., “Development and Operation Experience with Topless Wood Gasifier Running a 3.75 kW Diesel Engine Pumpset”, Biomass, Vol. 19, Nos. 1 & 2, 1989, p. 47-56.

– One Chapter on ‘Biomass Gasification’ in the book entitled ‘Alternative Energy inAgriculture’ Published by CRC Press, U.S.A., Vol. II, (Ed. Yogi Goswami), June 1986.

Water Treatment

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Solar Catalyzed Chemo-Oxidation of Distillery Waste”, Final Project Report submitted to Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), New Delhi, April 2004. pgs. 127. The summary of the report is here.

– Rajvanshi, A. K. and Zende, N. J., “Production of Water from Soil by Solar Energy for Biomass Energy Plantation”, Proceedings of 1991 ISES Solar World Congress, Vol. I, Part II, p. 843-848 Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., August 19-23, 1991.

– Rajvanshi, A., “Effect of Various Dyes on Solar Distillation”, Solar Energy, Vol. 27, No. 1, 1981. p. 51-65.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Large Scale Dew Condensation as a Source of Fresh Water Supply”, Desalination, Vol. 36, No. 3, 1981. p. 299-306.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Large Scale Desalination of Sea Water Using Solar Energy”, SolarEnergy, Vol. 24, No. 6, 1980. p. 551-560.

– Hsieh, C. K. and Rajvanshi, A. K., “Effect of Dropwise Condensation on Solar Glass Properties“, Solar Energy, Vol. 19, No. 4, 1977. p. 389-393.

– Rajvanshi, A.K., Latest list of selected writings

Animal Husbandry

2011-2012

– Qureshi, N., Chavan, K., Rajput, S., Unaune, K., Ghalsasi, P.M. and Nimbkar, C. 2012. Abstract. Importance of livestock identification ear tags for field performance recording and their acceptance by smallholder livestock owners. In Proceedings of ‘IX Annual Convention of Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity (SOCDAB) and National Symposium on Role of Indigenous Animal Genetic Resources in Rural Food Security vis-à-vis Climate Change’ held at BAIF, Pune on 24-25 February 2012. pp. 222-223.

– Qureshi, N., Chavan, K. M., Rajput, S., Unaune, K., Ghalsasi, P.M. and Nimbkar, C. 2012. Abstract. Rearing of Local does as profitable as rearing Osmanabadi does: an assessment of kid weights in smallholder flocks in seven villages of Maharashtra. Proceedings of ‘IX Annual Convention of Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity (SOCDAB) and National Symposium on Role of Indigenous Animal Genetic Resources in Rural Food Security vis-à-vis Climate Change’ held at BAIF, Pune on 24-25 February 2012. p. 243.

– Nimbkar, C., Chavan, K., Unaune, K., Rajput, S., Qureshi, N. and Ghalsasi, P.M. 2012. Abstract. Dressing percentage of Osmanabadi goat kids slaughtered at village fairs and income earned by goat owners in two villages in Phaltan taluka, Maharashtra. In Proceedings of ‘IX Annual Convention of Society for Conservation of Domestic Animal Biodiversity (SOCDAB) and National Symposium on Role of Indigenous Animal Genetic Resources in Rural Food Security vis-à-vis Climate Change’ held at BAIF Pune on 24-25 February 2012. pp. 231-232.

– Ghalsasi,  P. P.,  Saste,  S. R.,  Ghalsasi, P.  M. and Nimbkar, C. 2012. Detection of emerging Benzimidazole resistance in nematodes in sheep and goats in an organized farm and some smallholder flocks in Phaltan Taluka, Maharashtra. Submitted to Journal of Veterinary Parasitology.

– SA PPLPP. 2012. Small ruminant rearing – breed conservation and genetic improvement. A report written by Dr. Chanda Nimbkar and Dr. Pradip Ghalsasi. In Press. South Asia Pro Poor Livestock Policy Programme. A joint initiative of NDDB and FAO. New Delhi, India.

– Nimbkar, C.,  January 2012.  Progress report of ‘Osmanabadi Goat Field Unit at NARI’ under the ‘AICRP on Goat Improvement’ of ICAR for the period 1 October 2011 to 31 December 2011.

– Nimbkar, C., May 2011. Second Annual Report of ‘Osmanabadi Goat Field Unit at NARI’ under the All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Goat Improvement of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for the period 1 April 2010 to 1 April 2011.

– Nimbkar, C., June 2011. Progress report of the collaborative project between National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) and NARI funded by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India entitled ‘Increasing profitability of sheep production by genetic improvement using the FecB (Booroola) mutation and improved management’ for the period November 2010 to May 2011.

– Nimbkar, C., July 2011. Progress report of ‘Osmanabadi Goat Field Unit at NARI’ under the AICRP on Goat Improvement of ICAR for the period 1 April 2011 to 30 June 2011.

– Nimbkar, C., October 2011. Progress report of ‘Osmanabadi Goat Field Unit at NARI’ under the ‘AICRP on Goat Improvement’ of ICAR for the period 1 July 2011 to 30 September 2011.

– Nimbkar, C., November 2011. A write-up for the consolidated Annual report of DBT- funded projects on the collaborative project between NBAGR and NARI funded by DBT, Ministry of Science and Technology, GOI entitled ‘Increasing profitability of sheep production by genetic improvement using the FecB (Booroola) mutation and improved management’ for the period November 2010 to October 2011.

– Nimbkar, C. and Kandasamy, N. 2011. Animal breeding in India – a time for reflection and action. Editorial. Journal of Animal Breeding and genetics, 128: 161-162.

– Saste, S. R., Ghalsasi, P. M., Kataria, R. S., Joshi, B. K., Mishra, B. P. and Nimbkar, C. 2011. ARMS-PCR as an alternative, cost effective method for detection of FecB genotype in sheep. Submitted to Indian Journal of Biotechnology.

– Qureshi, N., Chavan, K., Rajput, S., Joshi, S., Unaune, K., Ghalsasi, P.M. and Nimbkar, C. 2011. Non-Osmanabadi and non-true-to-type Osmanabadi does had a higher milk yield than true-to-type Osmanabadi does in six villages in Maharashtra. In Compendium of Lead Papers and Abstracts. ‘National Seminar on Sheep and Goat Production’ held at Sheep Breeding Research Station, Sandynallah, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu on 28-29 December 2011. Tamil Nadu veterinary and Animal Sciences University and Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India. Paper No. SS3-05. pp. 105-106.

– Rajput, S., Qureshi, N., Chavan, K., Unaune, K., Ghalsasi, P.M. and Nimbkar, C. 2011. Abstract. Exploring a new method of educating poorly educated village goat owners about goat health and nutrition management. Proceedings of ‘National Seminar on Sheep and Goat Production’ held at Sheep Breeding Research Station, Sandynallah, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu organized by Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University and Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India on 28-29 December 2011. pp. 35-36.

2010-2011

– Ghalsasi, P. M., Ghalsasi, P. P. and Nimbkar, C. 2011. Detection of emerging Benzimidazole resistance in gastrointestinal nematodes in sheep and goats in organised farm and smallholder flocks in Phaltan taluka, Maharashtra. Compendium-cum-Souvenir. XXI National Congress of Veterinary Parasitology of the Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, organized by the Department of Veterinary Parasitology, Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai on 5-7 January 2011. p. 44. available here

– Aggarwal J., Kataria R. S., Ghalsasi P. M., Nimbkar C., Joshi B. K. and Mishra B. P. 2010. Expression analysis of fecundity related genes in FecB carrier and non-carrier ewes by semi-quantitative PCR. Journal of Livestock Biodiversity 2 : 15-19.

– Nimbkar, C. 2010. Indian initiatives to promote sustainable use of animal genetic resources. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Leipzig, Germany. August 1-6, 2010. CD ROM Communication No. ID026.

– Saste, S. R., Ghalsasi, P. M., Kataria, R. S., Joshi, B. K., Mishra, B. P. and Nimbkar, C.2011. ARMS-PCR as an alternative cost-effective method for detection of FecB genotype in sheep. Submitted to Indian Journal of Biotechnology.

– Ghalsasi, P. M. and Nimbkar, C. 2010. Use of laparoscopy as a management tool in goat farming. Abstract submitted to the 10th International Goat Conference held at Recife, Brazil on 19-23 September 2010.

– Nimbkar, C. and van Arendonk, J. 2010. Recent trends in the global organization of animal breeding. Paper for the International Technical Expert Workshop on “Exploring the need for specific measures for access and benefit-sharing of animal genetic resources for food and agriculture” held at Wageningen, The Netherlands on 8-10 December 2010.

– Saste S. R., Ghalsasi P. M., Kataria R. S., Mishra B. P. and Nimbkar C.2010. Improving reproduction and productivity of Deccani sheep through introgression ofFecB gene from prolific Garole sheep. In ‘A compilation of abstracts, International symposium on “Biotechnologies for optimization of reproductive efficiency of farm and companion animals to improve global food security and human health” and XXVI Annual convention of Indian Society for the Study of Animal Reproduction’. College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand. 10-12 November 2010. p. 143.

– Unaune, K. P., Chavan, K. M., Ghalsasi, P. M. and Nimbkar, C. 2010. Goat rearing in two Indian villages: a low-input occupation to boost incomes and nutrition. Abstract submitted to the 10th International Goat Conference held at Recife, Brazil on 19-23 September 2010.

2009-2010

– Nimbkar C. 2009. Meeting Report. Genetic improvement to increase sheep meat production and profitability of sheep rearing. Current Science. Vol. 96 (12) :1566-1567.

– Aggarwal J., Kataria, R. S., Ghalsasi, P., Nimbkar, C., Joshi, B. K. and Mishra, B. P. 2009. Poster: Expression analysis of fecundity related genes in FecB carrier Garole ewes by semi-quantitative and real-time PCR. Presented at the Xth Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Animal Genetics held on 27-28 November 2009 at Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, India.

– Nimbkar, C. 2010. Sustainable intensification of sheep rearing on the Deccan plateau in India. A case study of the use of biotechnologies in developing countries. In “Synthesis: Current Status and Options for Livestock Biotechnologies in Developing Countries”. Document prepared for the FAO International Technical Conference on ‘Agricultural biotechnologies in developing countries: Options and opportunities in crops, forestry, livestock, fisheries and agro-industry to face the challenges of food insecurity and climate change’ (ABDC-10). Guadalajara, Mexico, 1-4 March 2010. It is available from this site.

– Nimbkar C., Ghalsasi  P. M. and Nimbkar B. V. 2010. Development and Dissemination of the NARI Suwarna Strain of Deccani Sheep: Genetic Improvement of Production Performance while Maintaining Adaptability. In : Compendium ‘Climate Change and Stress Management: Sheep and Goat Production’ of the National Seminar on Stress Management in Small Ruminant production and product processing organized by ISSGPU at Jaipur, Rajasthan. 29-31 January 2010. pp. 397-406.

– Unaune, K. P., Pawar, M. L., Jaulkar, A. D., Chavan, K. M., Magar A. H., and Nimbkar, C. 2010. Abstract. Nutritional Stress due to drought conditions does not appear to affect the reproductive performance of Osmanabadi goats in Western Maharashtra state. In: Souvenir and Compendium of the National Seminar on Stress Management in Small Ruminant Production and Product Processing. ISSGPU. Jaipur, Rajasthan. 29-31 January, 2010. p. 86.

– Nimbkar C. April 2010. Evaluation report of the project proposal ‘Development of Sangamneri goat embryos in vitro and their transfer by using laparoscopic technique’ submitted for funding to the Department of Biotechnolgy, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India by the Dept of Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Krantisinh Nana Patil College of Veterinary Science, Shirval, Maharashtra.

– April 2010. Progress report of the collaborative project between National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) and NARI funded by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India entitled ‘Increasing profitability of sheep production by genetic improvement using theFecB (Booroola) mutation and improved management’ for the period November 2009 to February 2010.

– April 2010. A new hybrid Leucaena NARI Nirbeeja (KX2) more productive and more resistant to the psyllid (Heteropsylla cubana) than the prevailing K8 strain. A write-up for ‘Good Practices on Small Ruminant (Goat and Sheep) Rearing’. Submitted to South Asia Pro Poor Livestock Policy Program (a joint venture of NDDB and FAO).

– May 2010. First Annual Report of ‘Osmanabadi Goat Field Unit at NARI’ under the All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Goat Improvement of Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) for the period 1 April 2009 to 31 March 2010.

– October 2010. Progress report of ‘Osmanabadi Goat Field Unit at NARI’ under the AICRP on Goat Improvement of ICAR for the period 1 April to 1 August 2010.

– November 2010. Progress report of the collaborative project between NBAGR and NARI funded by DBT entitled ‘Increasing profitability of sheep production by genetic improvement using the FecB (Booroola) mutation and improved management’ for the period February 2010 to October 2010.

2007-2008

– Nimbkar, C., Gibson, J., Okeyo, M., Boettcher, P. and Soelkner, J. 2008. Sustainable use and genetic improvement. Animal Genetic Resources Information. Special issue : Scientific forum of Interlaken Conference. 42 : 49-65.

– Nimbkar, C., Ghalsasi, P. M., Nimbkar, B. V., Walkden-Brown, S. W., Maddox, J. F., Gupta, V. S., Pardeshi, V. C., Ghalsasi, P. P. and van der Werf, J. H. J. 2007. Reproductive performance of Indian crossbred Deccani ewes carrying the FecB mutation. Proceedings the Seventeenth Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Armidale, Australia, 23-26 September 2007. 17 : 430-433.

– Nimbkar C., Ghalsasi P. M., Walkden–Brown S. W. 2007. Harnessing genetics to increase sheep production on the Deccan plateau. South Asia Newsletter of Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). July. P. 1-3.

2006-2007

– Nimbkar C., Ghalsasi, P. M. and Nimbkar B. V. 2007. Genetic improvement of Deccani sheep for increased profit. Paper submitted for the Proceedings of the Seminar on “Sustainable Use and Conservation of the Deccani Sheep (Meat and Wool)” Anthra, Hyderabad, India. February 20-22, 2007.

– Ghalsasi P. M. and Nimbkar C. 2007. Experiences of assessment and control of bluetongue in Phaltan Maharashtra. In : Souvenir of National Seminar of the Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization (ISSGPU) on “Emerging diseases of small ruminants and their containment under WTO regime”. Central Institute for Research on Goats. Makhdoom, UP, India. 3-5 February, 2007. pp. 40-41.

– Ghalsasi, P. M., Ghalsasi, P. P. and Nimbkar, C. 2006. Reduced time duration of efficacy of a long acting anthelmintic in sheep and goats. In “Strengths, Challenges and Opportunities in Veterinary Parasitology”. Proceedings of the XVII National Congress of Veterinary Parasitology and National Symposium. Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Kurumbapet, Puducherry, India. 15-17 November, 2006. pp. 112-113.

– Ghalsasi, P. M. and Nimbkar, C. 2006. Experiences of assessment and control of bluetongue in Satara district in Maharashtra. In Lead papers and Abstracts of National Seminar on “Strategies for control of bluetongue” held at College of Veterinary Science, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. 24-25 May, 2006. p. 122.

– Ghalsasi, P. M. and Nimbkar, C. 2006. Use of new reproductive technologies in sheep and goats under field conditions. In Souvenir of National Seminar of the Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization (ISSGPU) on “Innovations and Recent Advances in Reproduction for Augmenting Small Ruminant Production”. Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar, Rajasthan, India. 28-30 December, 2006. pp. 239-243.

– Nimbkar C. 2006. Conservation of livestock biodiversity. In “Animal Genetic Resources and Conservation” Compendium of lectures of biodiversity awareness workshop held at National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal, India. 22-23 April, 2006. National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal, India. pp. 108-112.

– Nimbkar C., Ghalsasi P. M. and Nimbkar B. V. 2010. Development and dissemination of the NARI Suwarna strain of Deccani Sheep. In: Proceedings of the Seminar on Review of Livestock Policy 2006, Maharashtra State held at YASHADA, Pune. Animal Husbandry Department, Maharashtra State and Maharashtra Livestock Development Board, Akola. 22-23 January 2010. pp. 108-116.

– Nimbkar, C., Ghalsasi, P. M., Chavan, K. M., Nalawade, M. H., Walkden-Brown, S. W., Gupta, V. S., Pardeshi, V. C. and van der Werf, J.H.J. 2006. Lamb production by FecB heterozygous carrier and non-carrier ewes in smallholder flocks in Maharashtra State of India. Proceedings the 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Belo Horizonte, Brazil. August 13-18, 2006. CD-ROM Communication No. 04-03.

– Nimbkar, N. and Nimbkar, C. 2006. ‘Globalization and agricultural research’ (Marathi). In a special issue on ‘Globalization and Agricultural Development’ published by Vanarai magazine. November.

2005-2006

– Nimbkar, C and Nimbkar, B. V. 2006. Status and prospects of commercial sheep farming in India. In Souvenir-cum-Proceedings of the National Workshop-cum-Seminar on “Commercial Goat and Sheep Farming and Marketing : Farmer-Industry-Researcher Interface” held at the Central Institute for Research on Goats, Makhdoom, U.P. on 4-5 March, 2006. Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization. pp. 31-34.

– Nimbkar, B.V. 2005. Hair sheep. Current Science : 89(2) : 242.

– Nimbkar, C. 2005. Importance of genetic resistance to gastro-intestinal nematodes in sheep in developing countries with special reference to the Garole breed. Proceedings FAO Symposium on “Integrated Animal Parasite Management : From Academic Interest to Reality” held at Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, Durg, Chhattisgarh, India. 8 December, 2005. Food and Agriculture Organization. pp. 34-40.

– Pardeshi, V. C., Sainani, M. N., Maddox, J. F., Ghalsasi, P. M., Nimbkar, C. and Gupta, V. S. 2005. Assessing the role of FecB mutation in productivity of Indian Sheep. Current Science. 89 (5) : 887-890

2003-2004

– Nimbkar, C., Ghalsasi, P. M., Maddox, J. F., Pardeshi, V. C., Sainani, M. N., Gupta, V. and Walkden-Brown, S. W. 2003. Expression of the FecB gene in Garole and crossbred ewes in Maharashtra, India. In : ‘50 years of DNA’, Proceedings the Fifteenth Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Melbourne, Australia. pp. 111-114.

– Nimbkar, C., Ghalsasi, P. M., Swan, A. A., Walkden-Brown S. W. and Kahn, L. P. 2003. Evaluation of growth rates and resistance to nematodes of Deccani and Bannur lambs and their crosses with Garole. Animal Science, 76 : 503-515.

2002-2003

– Nimbkar, C. 2002. Gains from Garole – the ‘wonder’ sheep of West Bengal. Partners in Research for Development. ACIAR 15 : 31-36.

– Nimbkar, C. and Ghalsasi, P. M. 2002. Incidence of facial eczema in sheep in Phaltan taluka, Maharashtra state. Invited Papers and Abstracts, V Seminar of the Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization (ISSGPU), Jaipur, India, 30-31 December, 2002. pp. 156-157.

2000-2001

– Ghalsasi, P. M. and Nimbkar, C. 2000. A study on the prophylaxis of lumber paralysis caused by cerebrospinal nematodiasis in goats. In : Proceedings 7th International Conference on Goats, 15-18 May 2000, Tours, France. Tome II. p. 853.

– Nimbkar, C., Ghalsasi, P. M., Nimbkar, B. 2000. Crossbreeding with the Boer goat to improve economic returns from smallholders’ goats in India. In : Proceedings 7th International Conference on Goats, 15-18 May 2000, Tours, France. Tome II. pp. 551-553.

– Nimbkar, C., Ghalsasi, P. M., Walkden-Brown, S. W., Kahn, L. P., and Gray, G. D. 2000. A comparison of the growth performance and worm resistance of lambs produced by diallel crossing of three Indian sheep breeds. In : Proceedings of 9th Congress of the AAAP and 23rd Biennial Conference of the ASAP. 3-7 July, 2000, Sydney, Australia. Vol. B, pp. 72-75.

1999-2000

– Nimbkar, C. 2000. A village goat cross-breeding project in Maharashtra, India. International Committee of Animal Recording. Technical Series No. 3; Workshop on Developing Breeding Strategies for Lower Input Animal Production Environments. Bella, Italy. 22-25 September 1999. Ed. S. Galal, J. Boyazoglu and K. Hammond. pp. 435-444.

Sustainable Development

– Rajvanshi, A. K. 2010.  Sustainable development for the rural poor.  In : Global and local polemics of development.  Vol. II Sustainable development and inclusive growth : Histories, institutions, ideologies and praxes (Ed. : Prasenjit Maiti).  Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. 271 pp.

– Rajvanshi, A. K. 2010.  Sustainable development – the Gandhian way.  In : Timeless Inspirator – Reliving Gandhi (Ed. R. A. Mashelkar).  Sakal Papers Ltd., Pune.

– Rajvanshi, A. K. “Nature Conservation + Spirituality = Sustainability”. Sustainability Tomorrow. 5(1) : 17-21 (January-March 2010),  Published by CII Center of Excellence, New Delhi.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Langmuir approach to rural development”, Current Science”, Vol. 95, No. 7, 10 October 2008.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Irving Langmuir – A pioneering Industrial Physical Chemist”,Resonance, Vol. 13, No. 7, July 2008.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Energy for the rural poor-challenge for global community”, Current Science, Vol. 93, No. 5, 10 September 2007.

– Rajvanshi, Anil K., “How NRIs can help in poverty alleviation”, Catalyst for Human Development, January 2007, p. 44.

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “Nikola Tesla – The Creator of the Electric Age”, Resonance, Vol. 12, No. 3, March 2007.

– Lindner, Angela, S., Stanfill, R. Keith, Hodges, Mark and Rajvanshi, Anil K. 2006. “Expanding the boundaries of design of products and progress for solution to the problems in developing world”, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Engineering Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 23-28, 2006.

– Rajvanshi, Anil K. “Rural research priorities”, Pi Tech (a Pan IIT Tech Review Magazine), Vol. 1, Issue 3 (December 2006), p. 68

– Rajvanshi, A.K., ” Nature of Human Thought”, a book on spirituality and technology.

– Rajvanshi, A.K.,” Talukas can provide critical mass for India’s Sustainable Development“, Current Science, Vol. 82, NO. 6, 25 March 2002.

– Rajvanshi, A.K., ” Sustainable Development – A Gandhian Approach”, Acceptance speech for the Jamnalal Bajaj Award 2001, November 6, 2001 at Mumbai, India.

– An article entitled ‘Sustainable Energy Development : A Gandhian Approach’, in the book entitled ‘Gandhi in the Twenty First Century’. Published by Prachee Publications, Hyderabad, India (1999).

– Rajvanshi, A. K., “An Electrifying Solution to Urban Pollution”, Lead Article in EconomicTimes, December 23, 1996.

Books / booklets

2010-2011

– June 2010. Leaflet on vaccination in goats and sheep (shelya-mendhyanmadhil lasiNimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Animal Husbandry Division. pp. 4.

– November 2010. Leaflet on first aid in goats and sheep (shelya-mendhyanmadhil prathamopchar).  Dr. P. M. Ghalsasi, Shri K. M. Chavan, Dr. Chanda Nimbkar. Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Animal Husbandry Division. pp. 6.

– March 2011. Training manual for livestock caretakers on first aid in goats and sheep (pashumitra / pashusakhinsathi shelya-mendhyanmadhil prathamopchar prashikshan pustika). Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Animal Husbandry Division. pp. 9.

2007-2008

– Anon. First aid treatment in goats and sheep. (Shelya-mendhyanmadheel prathamoapchar). Marathi booklet. October 2007. Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute. 9 p.

– Rajvanshi Anil K. 2007. 1970’s America – An Indian Student’s Journey. Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan. pp. 166.

2006-2007

– Anon. Boer and Damascus goats for improvement of local goats. November 2006. Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute. 8 p.

– Bluetongue disease in sheep and goats. 2006. Marathi booklet released at the time of the Seminar of shepherds held at Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Animal Husbandry Division, Phaltan on 8 November 2006. 13 p.

– Singh, Vrijendra and Nimbkar, N. 2007. Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) P. 167-194. In : Genetic Resources, Chromosome Engineering, and Crop Improvement. Volume 4 : Oilseed Crops (Singh, Ram J., ed.) CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.A.

2005-2006

– A booklet “Harnessing genetics to increase meat production from sheep”. June 2005. It was prepared to give information about the discovery of the FecB gene, its introduction into Deccani sheep and achievements of ACIAR projects 1994/22 and 2002/38.

– Nimbkar, C., Pardeshi, V. C. and Ghalsasi, P. M. 2005. Evaluation of the utility of the FecB gene to improve the productivity of Deccani sheep in Maharashtra, India. P. 145-154. In : Applications of gene-based technologies for improving animal production and health in developing countries (Makkar H. P. S. and Viljoen G. J. eds.). FAO-IAEA. Springer.

2004-2005

– A booklet in Marathi “A new approach to increasing profits from sheep rearing” (Mendhi palanatla phayda vadhavnyacha ek nava marg) was published in January 2005. It was prepared to give information about the discovery and introduction of FecB gene in Deccani sheep and achievements of ACIAR-funded projects 1994/22 and 2002/38.

– A Marathi booklet on “Importance of colostrum in kid and lamb rearing” (Pillanchya sangopanat chikache mahatwa) was published in February 2005.

– Rajvanshi, Anil K. “Nature of Human Thought”, November 2004, Published by Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute. Pgs. 103.

2002-2003

– Hegde, D. M., Singh, Vrijendra and Nimbkar, N. 2002. Safflower. P. 199-221. In : Genetic Improvement of Field Crops (Singh C. B. and Khare D. eds.). Scientific Publishers (India), Jodhpur.

– Hegde, D. M., Singh, Vrijendra and Nimbkar, N. 2003. Safflower. P. 73-92. In : Hybrid Seed Production in Field Crops. Principles and Practices. (Singhal, N. C. ed.). Kalyani Publishers (India), New Delhi.

– Nimbkar, C., Ghalsasi, P. M. and Pawar B. 2002. Shelya-mendhyanmadhil janta pradurbhawa wa tyawareel pratibandhatmak upay (Preventive measures for gastrointestinal nematode infections in sheep and goats). NARI Animal Husbandry Division Marathi Booklet. p. 12.

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