Department of Plant Pathology
Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry - Solan

 

Teaching (Degree Awarded)

M.Sc. Discipline: 109

Core Courses (Total Credit 14)
Minor Courses (Total Credit 09)
Supporting Courses (Total Credit 05)
Research (Total Credit 20)
Seminar (Total Credit 01)

Ph. D. Discipline: 75

Core Courses (Total Credit 03)
Minor Courses (Total Credit 08)
Supporting Courses (Total Credit 05)
Research (Total Credit 45)
Seminar (Total Credit 02)

Courses offered

  • Under Graduate Courses

 

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
PPP-211 Fundamentals of Plant Pathology  2+1
PPP-212 Diseases of Fruit, Plantation, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 2+1
PPP-221 Mushroom Culture 0+1
PPP-311 Diseases of Vegetable, Ornamentals and Spice Crops 2+1
  •  M. Sc. Courses

 

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
Pl Path 501* Mycology 2+1
Pl Path 502* Plant Virology 2+1
Pl Path 503* Plant Bacteriology 2+1
Pl Path 504* Principles of Plant Pathology 3+0
Pl Path 505* Detection and Diagnosis of Plant Diseases 0+2
Pl Path 506 Principles of Plant Disease Management 2+1
Pl.Path-507 Diseases of Field and Medicinal Crops 2+1
Pl Path 508 Diseases of Fruits, Plantation and Ornamental crops 2+1
Pl Path 509  Diseases of Vegetable and Spice Crops 2+1
Pl Path 510 Seed Health Technology 2+1
Pl.Path-511 Chemicals in Plant Disease Management 2+1
Pl Path 512 Ecology of Soil-Borne Plant Pathogens 2+1
Pl.Path-513 Disease Resistance in Plant 2+0
Pl Path 514/ Ent 514 Insect Vectors of Plant Viruses and Other Pathogens 1+1
Pl Path 515 Biological Control of Plant Diseases 2+1
Pl.Path-516 Integrated Disease Management 2+1
Pl.Path-517 Mushroom Production Technology 2+1
Pl.Path-518 Epidemiology and Forecasting of plant diseases 2+1
Pl Path 519 Post Harvest Diseases 2+1
Pl.Path 520/ Ent 520 Plant Quarantine 2+0
Pl. Path -591 Masters Seminar 1+0
Pl. Path -599 Masters Research 1+0

*Compulsory for Master’s programmes

  • Ph. D. Courses

 

Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
Pl.Path-601 Advanced Mycology 2+1
Pl.Path-602 Advanced Virology 2+1
Pl.Path-603 Advanced Bacteriology 2+1
Pl.Path-604** Molecular Basis of Host-Pathogen Interaction  2+1
Pl.Path-605 Principles and Procedures of Certification 1+0
Pl.Path-606 Plant Biosecurity and Bio safety 2+0
Pl Path -691 Doctoral Seminar -I 1+0
Pl Path -692 Doctoral Seminar –II 1+0
Pl Path-699 Doctoral Research  

** Compulsory for Ph.D. programmes


Capacity building (Workshop, Seminars, Conferences organized, Summer School, Winter School, CAS Training organized)

  •  Annual meeting of Indian Phytopathological Society (North Zone Chapter) and Symposium in Eco-friendly Disease Management Approaches for Organic Farming in Horticultural Crops, organized by Deptt. of Plant Pathology, UHF, Nauni w.e.f. Nov. 16-17, 2007

  • Annual meeting of ISMPP and National Symposium on Rational Use of Fungicides in Horticultural Crop Disease Management, held at UHF, Nauni w.e.f. July 8-9, 2009.

  • National Symposium on Mushroom entitled Diversification for Sustaining Profitability in Mushroom Production held at UHF, Nauni w.e.f. Nov. 26-27, 2010.

Text Books / Bulletins / Manuals

  • Books

 1.  Gupta, V.K. and R.C. Sharma (Eds.) 1995. Integrated Disease Management and Plant Health. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur. 319 p.

 2.  Verma, L.R.  and R.C. Sharma (Eds.). 1999. Diseases of Horticultural Crops: Fruits. Indus Publishing Co., New Delhi, 724 p.

 3.  Verma, L.R. and R.C. Sharma (Eds.). 1999. Diseases of Horticultural Crops: Vegetables, Ornamentals and Mushrooms. Indus Publishing Co., New Delhi, 731 p.

 4.  Chandel, S.S. and Bhardwaj, L.N. 2001. Flower Diseases- A Practical Guide to Farmers and Students, Directorate of Extension Education, Dr. Y.S.Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan (H.P) –173230, India,78p.

 5.   Paul, Y.S. and R.C. Sharma. 2003. Mycoflora of Northwest Himalayas: Himachal Pradesh. International Book Distributors, Dehra Dun, 243 p.

 6.  Kaushal, A.N., K.R. Sharma and R.C.Sharma. 2003. Khair – A Multipurpose Tree. University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, 104 p.

 7.  Gupta R, Singh M, Thakur NS, Bharat NK and Kaler R. 2003. Package of Practices for Fruit Crops (Kinnaur and Other Dry Temperate Regions). YS Parmar UHF, Nauni. Shiva Offset Press, Dehradun, 110 p.

 8.  Gupta R, Singh M, Thakur NS, Bharat NK and Kaler R. 2003. Kinnaur tatha anya Shusk shitoshan Kshetron mein Phal Utpadan. YS Parmar UHF, Nauni. Shiva Offset Press, Dehradun, 120 p.

 9.  Jindal, K.K. and R.C. Sharma (Eds.). 2004. Recent Trends in Horticulture in the Himalayas, Indus Publishing Co., New Delhi, 333 p.

 10. Rana, K.S. and Suman, B.C. 2004.  Khumb Ki Kheti (Hindi). KVK, Dhaulakuan. p. 25.

 11. Jindal, K.K., R.C. Sharma and A.S. Rehalia (Eds.). 2004. Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Temperate Zone Fruits for Tropics and Subtropics. Acta Horticulturae, 662: 480 p. ISHS Secretariat Belgium.

 12. Sharma, R.C. and J.N.Sharma. 2005. General Plant Pathology Laboratory and Field Equipment. Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 69 p.

 13. Verma, K.D., R.C.Sharma and J.N.Sharma. 2005. Fifty Years of Teaching, Research and Extension  in the Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, 56 p.

 14. Sharma, R.C. and J.N.Sharma (Eds.). 2005. Integrated Plant Disease Management, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, 362 p.

 15. Sharma, R.C. and J.N. Sharma (Eds.). 2005. Challenging Problems in Horticultural and Forest Pathology. Indus Publishing Co., New Delhi, 452 p.

 16. Sharma, O.P., Sharma Manish, Gupta Davender and Harender Raj (Eds.). 2005. Package of Practices for Vegetable Crops. Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 190 p.

 17. Chauhan, J.S., Sharma, S.D., Sharma, R.C., Rehalia, A.S. and Kumar, K. (Eds.). 2005. Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Temperate Zone Fruits for Tropics and Subtropics: Part Two. Acta Horticulturae 696: 600 p., ISHS Secretariat, Belgium.

 18. Suman, B.C. and Sharma, V.P. 2005. Mushroom Cultivation Processing and Uses. Agribios (India) Behind Nasrani Cinema, Chopasani Road, Jodhpur. p. 344.

 19. Suman, B.C. and Karkara, B.K. 2005. Khumb Ki Kheti – Behtar Aye Ka Sadhan. HRRS, Dhaulakuan. p. 38.

 20. Sharma, V.P. and Suman, B.C. 2006. Khumb Ki Kheti. Agribios (India) Behind Nasrani Cinema, Chopasani Road, Jodhpur. p. 103.

 21. Sharma, V.P. and Suman, B.C. 2006. Diseases and Pests of Mushroom. Agribios (India) Behind Nasrani Cinema, Chopasani Road, Jodhpur. p. 212.

 22. Gautam, H., Suman, B.C. and Thapa, C.D. 2006. . Khumb Ki Kheti (Hindi), Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan, p. 67.

 23. Gupta, S.K. and Thind, T.S. 2006. Disease Problems in Vegetable Production. Scientific Publishers (India), Jodhpur, 576 p.

 24.  Kohli, U.K., Dohroo, N.P., Kanwar, H.S., Kumar Manish and Amit Vikram. 2006. Advances in Improvement of Vegetable Crops. CAS, UHF, Nauni, 103 p.

 25.   Kohli, U.K., Amit Vikram and Dohroo, N.P. (Eds.) 2006. Exotic Vegetables: Production and Postharvest. CAS, UHF, Nauni, 63 p.

 26. Sharma, V.P. and Sharma, B.C. 2006. Diseases and Pest of Mushrooms. Agrobios (India), Behind Nasrani Cinema, Chpasanbi Road, Jodhpur, 212 p.

 27. Kohli, U.K., Kumar Manish, Dohroo, N.P. and Sharma, K.C. (Eds.) 2007. Protected Cultivation of Vegetable Crops. CAS, UHF, Nauni, 93 p.

 28. Bawa, R., Bharat N.K., Rana V.K., Sud, A. and Sharma, D.P. 2007. Handbook of Apple Cultivation: Problems and Remedies for Cold Desert and Dry Temperate Zone. Shiva Offset Press, Dehradun, 142 p.

 29. Gautam, H.R. and Chauhan, Usha. 2007. Gladiolus va anya phoolon mein paudh sanrakshan. Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Dr. Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan Himachal Pradesh. 63 p.

 30. Suman, B.C. and Sharma, V.P. 2007. Mushroom  Cultivation in India. Daya Publishing House, Deva Rani Park, Trinagar, Delhi, p. 197.

 31. Sharma, R.C. and J.N.Sharma. 2008. Plant Diseases, Pathogens and Their Vectors (An Annotated List).Westville Publishing House, New Delhi,126 p.

 32. Suman, B.C. and Jariyal, R.S. 2008. Khumb Ki Kheti (Hindi), Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan, p. 68.

 33. Gautam, H.R., Gupta Devendeer and Joolka, N.K. 2008. Phalon sabjiyon va phoolon mein paudh sanrakshan. Directorate of Extension Education, Dr.Y.S. Parmar UHF, Nauni, Solan (H.P.), 55 p.

 34. Sharma, Som Dev., Joolka,N.K. Gautam, H.R. Satish and Chandel Rajeshwer. 2008.  Jevik kheti – Sidhant avnm,  taknik. Directorate of Extension Education, Dr. Y.S. Parmar UHF, Nauni, Solan (H.P.), 170 p.

 35. Singh, Ranjeet; Pal Mahinder and Sharma, R.C. 2009. Forest Insect Pest and Disease Management in Northwest Himalayas. HFRI, Shimla.

 36. Gupta, S.K. 2009. Matar va anya Sabjiyon mein Pryavaran Mitra Rog Niyantran. Deptt. of Mycology and Plant Pathology, UHF, Nauni, 68 p.

 37. Gupta, S.K. and Handa, A. 2009. Ecofriendly Management of Diseases of Pea and other Vegetables. Deptt. of Mycology and Plant Pathology, UHF, Nauni, 68 p.

 38. Gupta, S.K. and Handa, Anil. 2009. Eco-friendly Management of Diseases of Pea and other Vegetables. Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Dr. Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan Himachal Pradesh. 101 p.

 39. Gautam, H.R.., Sharma, S.D., Bhardwaj, S.K., Sharma, I.M. and Gupta, D. 2010. Phal sabjion va phoolon mein paudh poshan va sanrakshan. Directorate of Extension Education, Dr.Y.S. Parmar UHF, Nauni, Solan (H.P.), 72 p.

 40. Gautam, H.R., Sharma, S.D. and Sharma R.L. 2010. Strawberry kee kheti- Sathaniya jevik sansadhnon dvara rog prabandan. Directorate of Extension Education, Dr.Y.S. Parmar UHF, Nauni, Solan (H.P.), 39 p.

 41. Gautam, H.R., Sharma, S.D.,  Bhardwaj, S.K.,  Sharma,  I.M. and Gupta, D. 2010. Phal sabjyon mein paudh poshan avum sarankshan. Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan, HP. 72 p.

 42. Gupta, S., Bhardwaj, S., Chandel, R. and Spehia, R. 2010. Harit Grih mein Fasal Utpadan. DEE, UHF, Nauni, 84 p.

 43. Chandel,S and Singh, A.Koijam Ratan, K. 2010. Leaf spot and flower blight of marigold caused by Alternaria zinniae pape. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co.KG, Saarbrücken, Germany, 67p.

 44. Sharma, S.D, Bhardwaj, S.S. and Sharma, I.M. 2011. Anar ki Kheti. Directorate of Extension Education, Dr. YS Parmar UHF, Nauni, Solan (HP), 45 p.

 45. Chandel, S. and. Sharma R.C. 2011. Diagnosis and Management of Floral Crop Diseases: A Practical Guide. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 80 p.

 46. Bhardwaj, R.K., Bharat, N. and Kumar, D. 2011. Matar va Frash bean ki Kheti. Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan (HP), 62 p.

 47. Suman, B.C., Kumar, Satish and Sharma, V.P. 2011. Khumb Ki Kheti (Hindi). Indian Mushroom Growers Association, Chambaghat, Solan (HP). p. 93.

 48. Suman, B.C., Kumar, Satish and Sharma, V.P. 2011. Khumb Ki Kheti (Hindi). Indian Mushroom Growers Association, Chambaghat, Solan (HP). p. 93.

 49. Bhardwaj RK, Bharat NK and Kumar D. 2011. Matar va Frashbean ki Kheti. Dr YS Parmar UHF, Nauni, Solan (HP), 62 p.


  • Bulletins

  1. Sharma, R.C. 1989. Forest Nursery Diseases and Their Management. Tech. Bull. No. SAF 2, Univ. of Hort. & Forestry, Nauni, Solan. 24 p.

  2. Sharma, N.K, Sharma, S.K., Bhardwaj, S.P., Sharma, I.M. and Gupta, D. 1992. Plant Protection in Sub tropical fruit. Bulletin (Ed. Dr. N.K. Sharma and S.K. Sharma). Directorate of Extension Education, Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan, India. p. 46 (In English).

  3. Sharma, I.M. 1994. Important diseases of mango, Gauva, Loquat and their management (Aam, Amrud va loquat ke mukhiya rog avum unka upchar). Published by Directorate of extension education, UHF- Nauni, Solan. 3 pages (In Hindi).

  4. Suman, B.C. 1995. Khumb Ki Kheti (Hindi), Technical Bulletin printed by KVK, Dhaulakuan, p. 13.

  5. Suman, B.C. 1996. Paunta Ghati main Khumb Ki Kheti (Hindi). Tech. Bull. No. 3. HRRS, Dhaulakuan, p. 8.

  6. Sharma, I.M., Bhardwaj, S.S. and Dhar, R.P. 1997. Cultivation of Agaricus (Button mushroom) and Pluerotus (Dingri) (Khum avum Dingri ki kheti), Published by Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry Regional Horticulture Research Station -Bajaura, 11 pages (In Hindi).

  7. Sharma, J.N., R.D. Sharma and K.D. Verma. 2002. Diagnosis and control of premature leaf fall problem of apple in Himachal Pradesh – A success Story. Information Bulletin. Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 8 p.

  8. Gupta, S.K., Shyam, K.R. and Sachin Upmanyu. 2002. Root rot and web blight of French bean and its management. Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 26 p.

  9. Gupta, S.K., Shyam, K.R. and Bhardwaj, S.S. 2002. Leaf blight and fruit rot of bell pepper. Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 22 p.

  10. Sharma, I.M. and Bhardwaj, SS. 2004. Root rot and collar rot diseases in apple and their integrated management (Sev key Jar va collar saran rog va unka samekit parvandhan) Bulletin No. 16 (ICAR-NATP, New Delhi), Regional Horticultural Research Station, Bajaura- Seobagh, (Kullu). Himachal Pradesh. 11 p. (In Hindi).

  11. Shandilya, T.R., Sharma, R.C. and Anil Handa. 2005. Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology - A Profile. Univ. of Hort. & Forestry, Nauni, Solan, 18 p.

  12. Dohroo, N.P. and Sharma, R.C. 2005. Lehsun ke rog avam roktham. Deptt. of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 5 p.

  13. Dohroo, N.P. Kansal, S. and Kohli, U.K. 2005. Tamatar ke mukhya rog avam roktham. Deptt. of Vegetable Crops, Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 5 p.

  14. Gautam, H.R. 2005. Gladiolus ke rog aur unki roktham, Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 22 p.

  15. Chandel, S. and Bhardwaj, L.N. 2005. Javik Kheti Avam Phasal Rogon Mei Javik Niyantran Ka Mahatav. Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 11 p.

  16. Sud A, Bharat NK and Rehalia AS. 2005. Kinnaur Mein Piste Ki Bagwani. YS Parmar UHF, RHRS, Sharbo. DPT Computers, Nauni, p.6.

  17. Gautam, H.R., Gupta, Devender and Joolka, N.K. 2007. Phalon, sabjion va phoolon mein paudh sanrakshan kee pramukh samasayayen. UHF, Nauni, Solan (HP) 36 p.

  18. Gautam, H.R., Suman, B.C. Thapa, C.D. and Anju Kumari Dhiman, 2007. Khumb Utpadan. Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan (HP) 74 p.

  19. Gupta, Devender and Gautam H.R. 2007. Aam ke mukhya hanikarak keet rog anvpravandjhan. Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan (HP) 28 p.

  20. Suman, B.C. and Jariyal, R.S. 2008. Spawn preparation technology calendar. Deep Enterprise, Manohar Complex, Nauni, Solan (HP). 8 p.

  21. Sharma, K.C., Handa, A., Sharma, V., Verma, S., Parmar, D.K., Lal, R. and Thakur, H.L. 2008. Paharee kshetron mein tamater kee safal kheti ke liye jaruree sifarishain .(In Hindi)

  22. Badaryal, J.M., Karkara, A. and Sharma, I.M. 2009. Pruning and Training of temperate fruits. Bulletin Published by National Horticulture Board, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India Gurgaon. 36 p. (In Hindi)

  23. Sharma, I.M. 2011. Sev mey Core rot va Anya Mukhiya rog abum unka Parvandhan. Directorate of Extension Education, UHF, Nauni, Solan (HP) 12 p.

  24. Sharma, I.M. 2011. Core rot and other important diseases of apple and their management “Sev mey Core rot va Anya Mukhiya rog abum unka Parvandhan”. Bulletin Published (1000 copies), Department of MPP, UHF, Nauni Solan (In Hindi). 12 pages.

  25. Suman, B.C. 2011. Cultivation technology of Ganoderma lucidum. B.R. Printers and Traders, Solan, p. 6.

  26. Suman, B.C. 2011. Cultivation technology of Flammulina velutips. B.R. Printers and Traders, Solan, p. 6

  27. Suman, B.C. 2011. Cultivation technology of Lentinulla edodes. B.R. Printers and Traders, Solan, p. 6

  28. Suman, B.C. 2011. Cultivation technology of Pleurotus ostreatus. B.R. Printers and Traders, Solan, p. 6.

  29. Sharma, J.N. and R. C. Sharma. 2011. Yellow rust of wheat and its control. Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 4 p. (Hindi)

  30. Sharma, J.N. and R.C. Sharma. 2012. Management of Marssonina blotch and other diseases of apple. Department of Plant Pathology, Dr Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni-Solan. H.P. 46 p.
     


  • Manuals

1.   Sharma, I.M. and Bhardwaj, S.S. 2000. Diseases of Important Fruit plants of Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh and their Management (Kullu Ghati key Mukhiya Phal Podhon key Rog va unka Nidhan). Training Manual. Published by G.B. Pant institute of Himalyan Envionment and Development, Kosi Almora (Uttranchal State). 56 pages.

2.   Kohli, U.K., Dohroo, N.P., Kansal, S. and Amit Vikram. 2004. Screening techniques for disease resistance in some solanaceous vegetable crops – A practical manual. Dr. Y.S.Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan, H.P. 56 p.

3.   Dohroo, N.P., Kansal, S. and Kohli, U.K. 2004. Use of Arbuscular mycorrhizae in vegetable crops. Practical Manual. Centre of Advanced Studies. Deptt. of Vegetable Crops, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 48 p.

4.   Rana, S. Neerja, Kohli, U.K. and Dohroo, N.P. 2004. Estimation of biochemical constituents in vegetables – Practical Manual. Centre of Advanced Studies. Deptt. of Vegetable Crops, UHF, Nauni, Solan, 81 p.

5.   Gupta, S.K. and Handa, Anil. 2005. Important Diseases of Vegetable Crops – Manual for Identification and Management. Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan, Himachal Pradesh,  62 p.