Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology  

M.Sc.

SNo Title of the thesis Name  / Adm. No Date of award of degree
1 Studies on apple scab caused by Venturia inaequalis (Cke.) Wint. with particular emphasis on storage scab   Sh. Sudhir Kumar S-83-A-7-M 1985  
2 Persistence and degradation of fungicides in apple soil Sh. Som Dutt Sharma S-83-A-6-M   1985  
3 Studies on blue mould rot of pear caused by Pencillium expansum Thom.   Sh. K. Ram Gopal 1985
4 Studies on blight disease of gram (Cicer grietimum L.) caused by Ascochyta rabiei (Pass.) Lab.   Sh. S.P. Singh S-83-A-3-M   1985  
5 Studies on the factors affecting the development of pseudothecia of Venturia inaequalis the apple scab pathogen Sh. Mulk Raj  
1985  
6 Studies on olive green mould caused by Chaetomium globosum Kunze ex  Steudel and Chaetomium olivacum Cooke & Ellison on Agaricus bisporus (Lange) Sing. and its control   Ms.Rongseninla Aier S-83-A-5-M   1986
7 Studies on brown spot of soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) caused by Septoria glycines Hemmi   Sh. Anand Prashar S-83-A-1-M   1986  
8 Impact of apple scab spray schedule on the incidence of foliar diseases   Sh. Ved Prakash Sharma S-84-A-24-M   1986
9 Resistance of powdery mildew (Erysiphe polygoni DC) in pea (Pisum sativum)   Sh. Bhag Ram Thakur S-84-A-21-M   1986  
10 Utilization of agricultural wastes for cultivation of Agaricus bisporus (Lang) Sing.   Sh. Bipin Kumar Sharma S-84-A-22-M   1986
11 Studies on biological control of rhizome rot of ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.)   Sh. Pankaj Kumar Gupta S-83-A-4-M 1986
12 Studies on wilt complex of gram (Cicer arietinum L.) in Himachal Pradesh   Sh. Rajesh Uppal S-84-A-23-M   1986
13 Studies on seed mycoflora of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) in Himachal Pradesh   Sh.Bhumeshwar Dutt S-83-A-2-M   1986
14 Studies on white rust of cruciferous caused by Albugo candida (Pers.) Kuntze   Sh. Arun Kumar Sud S-84-A-20-M   1986  
15 Studies on Phyllosticta leaf spot of pear Sh. Harender Raj Gautam S-85-A-11-M   1987
16 Effect of blight of Solanum laciniatum Ait caused by Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Barry   Ms. Sunita Sen S-85-A-14-M 1987
17 Effect of some selected fungicides on various fungi and nematodes associated with Agaricus bisporus (Lange.) Sing.   Sh. Rajiv Raina S-85-A-13-M   1987  
18 Studies on a mosaic disease of broad bean (Vicia faba L.)   Sh. Manoj Kumar Vaid S-85-A-12-M   1988  
19 Exploration of resistance against Alternaria solani in tomato   Sh. Mange Ram Sinhmar H-86-19-M   1988
20 Studies on the die-back disease of mango (Mangifera indica L.) in Himachal Pradesh   Sh. S.S.Patial  
H-86-21-M  
1988
21 Studies on fungal antagonists of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary causing stalk rot of cauliflower Sh. Sandeep Kansal H-86-20-M   1988  
22 Studies on ginger yellows caused by Fusarium sp. and its management Sh. Satish Kumar Sharma H-87-21-M 1989  
23 Studies on different temperature and time combinations during compost preparation for the cultivation of Agaricus bisporus (Lang) Imbach.   Sh. Vijay Kumar H-86-22-M   1989
24 Studies on bacterial blight of pea caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae in Himachal Pradesh   Ms. Rakhee Chopra H-88-17-M   1990
25 Studies on gray mould rot of pear caused by Botrytis cinerea Pers. ex. Fr. Sh. Devinder Kumar Banyal H-88-14-M   1990  
26 Nutrient  supplementations for Agaricus bitorques (Quel.) Sacc. cultivation   Sh. Mahender Singh H-88-15-M   1991
27 Epidemiology and management of mosaic disease of broad bean (Vicia faba L.)   Sh. Anil Kumar Handa H-89-24-M   1991
28 Studies on seed borne fungi of chilgoza (Pinus gerardiana ) and their effect on seed health   Sh. Paramvir Yadav H-88-16-M   1992  
29 Persistence of carbendazim and mancozeb on apple foliage and fruits   Sh. Narender Kumar H-90-24-M   1993  
30 Recycling of spent compost for cultivation of white button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus (Lang.) Imbach)   Sh. Pushp Deep Sharma H-90-25-M   1993  
31 Studies on Melampsora leaf rust of Populus species Sh. Yussuf Khan H-91-33-M   1994
32 Studies on stem rot of carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L.)   Sh. Deepak Kumar Gupta H-91-31-M   1995  
33 Studies on mosaic disease of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. )   Sh. Dharmesh Gupta H-92-22-M   1995  
34 Studies on root rot and web blight of French bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) caused by Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn   Sh. K. Abraham Mathew H-93-18-M   1995  
35 The influence  of vesicular-abuscular mycorrhizae on incidence of ginger yellows caused by Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. zingiberi Trujillo   Sh. Sanjeev Sharma H-94-27-M   1996
36 Studies on inhibition of mosaic virus in tomato plants by plant extracts   Sh. Bhupesh Kumar H-94-24-M 1996
37 Studies on postharvest soft rot of bell pepper caused by Fusarium spp.   Ms. Arti Shukla H-94-23-M   1997  
38 Effect of different casing materials on the yield and quality parameters of Agaricus bitorquis (Quel.) Sacc. Ms Mamta Sharma H-94-25-M   1997
39 Studies on ripe fruit rot of chilli caused due to Colletotrichum capsici (Syd.) Butler and Bisby   Ms Meenu  Gupta H-94-26-M 1997  
40 Toximetric studies of Botran against Rhizopus stolonifer causing whisker’s rot of peaches   Ms. Deepika Sood H-95-21-M 1997
41 Studies on epidemiology and management of powdery mildew of peas   Ms. Kumud Verma H-95-24-M 1997  
42 Studies on management of gladiolus yellows caused by Fusarium  spp.   Ms. Manica Tomar H-95-25-M   1997  
43 Influence of vesicular-abuscular mycorrhizae and crop residue on white root rot of apple   Ms. Nirupama Nag H-95-26-M   1997  
44 Studies on  a streak mosaic disease in sweet peas (Lathyrus odoratus L.)   Sh. Pradeep Sharma H-95-27-M   1997  
45 Epidemiology and management of leaf blight and fruit rot of bell pepper Ms. Shalini Verma H-95-29-M   1997
46 Studies on apricot rust and its management   Ms Usha Anand Sharma H-95-30-M   1997
47 Occurrence of weed fungi and their management during cultivation of Pleurotus sajor-caju (Fr.) Singer Sh. Vijay Kumar Thakur H-95-31-M   1997  
48 Studies on false truffle (Diehliomyces microsporus) of Agaricus spp. and its management   Sh. Rajender Singh Jaryal H-95-28-M   1998
49 Evaluation of tissue and spore culture in spawn production on Agaricus bisporus (Lange.) Imbach.   Sh. Dharmender Mehta H-95-22-M   1998  
50 Studies on Phytophthora rot of strawberry   Ms Anita Sharma H-96-26-M   1998  
51 Investigations on phytoplasma disease of peach (Prunus persica (L.) Batsch.)   Ms Reshu Garg   1998
52 Studies on storage rots of seed ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.)   Sh. Hans Raj  Negi H-96-18-M   1998  
53 Studies on powdery mildew of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)   Ms. Amita Gupta H-95-22-M 1998
54 Studies on post-harvest rot of tomato caused by Alternaria species   Ms Ruchi Sood H-96-22-M 1998
55 Biology and management of Trichoderma during cultivation of Agaricus species   Ms Savita Jandaik H-96-24-M 1998
56 Variability in Dematophora necatrix causing white root rot of apple Ms Manju Coudhary H-96-19-M     1999  
57 Studies on purple blotch of onion caused by Alternaria porri (Ellis.) Cif.   Sh. Sachin Upmanyu H-96-23-M   1999  
58 Studies on downy mildew of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) caused by Pseudoperonospora cubensis Berk. & Curt.) Rostow. Sh. Desh Raj  
H-97-23-M
1999  
59 Studies on vermicompost as casing substrates for white button mushroom – Agaricus bisporus (Lange.) Imbach. Ms Gayatri Bhardwaj H-96-17-M   1999
60 Studies on Fusarium wilt of carnation Sh. Rahul Katoch H-97-28-M   1999
61 Effect of apple leaf litter microflora on pseudothecial development of Venturia inaequalis (Cke.) Wint.   Sh. Ramesh Kashyap H-96-20-M   1999
62 Studies on late blight of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) caused by Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) deBary   Ms Minakshi Sharma H-97-24-M   1999
63 Studies on Marssonina  leaf blotch of apple Ms Renu Bala
H-97-29-M
1999
64 Studies on grey mould rot of strawberry and its management   Sh. Brijesh Kumar Kamal H-97-22-M 2000
65 Biological and serological detection of apple chlorotic leaf spot virus in apple Anil Kumar  
H-97-21-M
2000
66 Management of seedling blight (Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc.) of apple through non-chemical methods   Ms Sonali  
H-98-26-M  
2000
67 Biology and management of Mycogone perniciosa Magn. causing wet bubble of white button mushrooms   Sh. Chirag Singh H-98-22-M 2001  
68 Studies on crown rot of French bean caused by Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. Ms Ashu Sharma H-98-20-M 2001  
69 Studies on Marssonina leaf  blotch of apple   Ms. Ritu Duggal H-98-25-M   2001
70 Studies on mosaic disease of  pea (Pisum sativum L.)   Sh. Sanjeev Kumar H-97-30-M 2001
71 Investigation of virus disease of chrysanthemum   Ms. Promil Kapoor H-98-17-M 2002
72 Studies on biological control of Fusarium yellows of gladiolus   Sh. Shyama Nand H-99-19-M 2002
73 Effect of leaf litter fungi in biological suppression of Venturia inaequalis (Cke.) Wint. causing apple scab   Sh. Rajeev Tegta H-99-18-M 2002
74 Studies on almond rust caused by Tranzschelia discolor f.sp. dulcis   Sh. Neel Gagan H-2000-61-M   2003
75 Investigations on viral diseases of carnation   Sh. Sameer Singh Rana H-2000-63-M   2003
76 Studies on root rot of strawberry   Sh. Umang Bhardwaj H-99-21-M 2003
77 Management of root rot and web blight (Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn) of French bean through eco-friendly methods   Ms. Monica Sharma H-2001-38-M   2004
78 Studies on Marssonina blotch (Marssonina coronaria Ell. et. J.J. Davis) J.J.Davis) causing premature leaf fall problem in apple and its management   Sh. Pankaj Sharma H-2001-39-M   2004
79 Studies on leaf blight of colocasia caused by Phytophthora colocasiae Racib. Sh. Biri Singh Attar H-2001-37-M   2004
80 Investigation on a viral disease of lilium   Sh. Ashutosh Behk H-2001-36-M 2004  
81 Role of Ampelomyces quisqualis  Ces. in the management of powdery mildew of apple Sh. Swaran Singh H-2001-42-M   2004
82 Studies on crown gall of stone fruits   Sh. Sandeep Kumar H-2001-40-M   2004
83 Soil solarization as a component in integrated management of Fusarium yellows of gladiolus   Sh. Suneel Anand H-2001-41-M   2004  
84 Studies on the epidemiology and management of purple blotch of onion   Sh. Kailash Kaushal H-2000-60-M 2004  
85 Studies on leaf spot diseases of apple and their management   Sh.Ravinder Kumar H-2002-28-M 2005
86 Management of Fusarium wilt of carnation through non-chemical methods Sh.Ramal Kumar H-2002-26-M 2005  
87 Biology and management of Sepedonium  species during the cultivation of white button mushroom   Sh.Rajesh Kumar H-2002-27-M 2005
88 Studies on the production of lily symptomless carlavirus free oriental lily hybrid through meristem tip culture Ms.Varsha Bhardwaj H-2002-29-M 2005  
89 Integration of soil solarization with biological and cultural methods for the management of Fusarium yellows in gladiolus   Sh. Ashok Kumar H-2003-27-M 2005  
90 Role of abiotic environmental factors in the development of pea powdery mildew (Erysiphe pisi) and its management through eco-friendly methods   Sh. Amit Kumar H-2003-26-M 2005
91 Studies on powdery mildew of apple in nurseries Sh. Ashwani Singh Chauhan  
H-2002-25-M
2005

Ph.D.

SNo Title of the thesis Name  / Adm. No Date of award of degree
1 Studies on dry bubble disease of mushroom (Agarics brunnescens Peck) caused by Verticillium fungicola (Preuss) Hassebr.   Sh. Chander Dev Thapa S-80-A-13-D 1985
2 Studies on shoe-string disease of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Mohinder Kumar Behl S-80-A-5-D 1985
3 Studies on Agaricus batorquis (Quel.) Sacc. Sh. Dalip Singh Guleria S-77-A-11-D   1985
4 Studies on apple canker caused by Sphaeropsis malorum Berk. and its control   Sh. Dhanbir Singh S-81-A-2-D   1985
5 Epidemiology and control of powdery mildew of apple Sh. Kuldeep Kumar Sharma  
S-81-A-4-D  
1985
6 Studies on banded sclerotial disease (Rhizoctonia solani f.sp.  sasakii ) of maize (Zea mays L.)   Sh. Gopal KrishanSood S-79-A-23-D   1985
7 Studies on physiology and cultivation of Pleurotus sapidus (Schulzer) Kalch   Ms. Kiran Bala Mehta S-82-A-2-D 1985
8 Genetics  of resistance in urdbean (Vigna mungo (L. ) Hepper) to some major diseases occurring in H.P.   Sh. Rajendra Prasad Kaushal  
S-79-A-21-D
1985
9 Crop rotation and soil amendment studies in control of Scletotinia slcerotium  (Lib.)  deBary in cauliflower Sh. Satish Kumar Gupta S-81-A-7-D 1985
10 Studies on Cladobotryum dendroides  (Bull. Per  Merat) W. Gams  & Hoozem causing cobweb disease of Agarics bisporus (Lange.) Sing. and its control   Sh. Gulam Mohamad Dar S-81-A-3-D 1985  
11 Studies on leaf rust resistance in wheat   Sh. Suresh Kumar Nayar S-81-A-6-D   1985
12 Studies on brown rot of apple caused by Monilinia species Sh. Rattam Lal Sharma S-80-A-14-D   1986
13 Studies on Vert-de-Gris caused by Myceliophthora lutea Cost. on Agaricus bisporus  and its control   Sh. Subhash Chander Bhardwaj S-83-A-16-D 1986  
14 Studies on curd rot of cauliflower   Sh.Pranjib Kumar Chakravarty   1986
15 Studies on brown rot of peach caused by Monilinia species Ms Yash  
S-82-A-1-D
1986
16 Studies on the components contributing  to potential ascospores dose of Venturia inaequalis (Cke.) Wint.   Sh. Jagdish Kumar S-82-A-4-D   1987
17 Studies on Pleurouts cystidiosus Miller   Sh. G.M. Beig S-83-A-13-D   1987
18 Studies on effect of fungiciudes on apple scab (Venturia inaequalis (Cke.) Wint.) pathogenesis   Sh. Vijay Singh Thakur S-83-A-17-D   1987  
19 Toximetric studies on systemic fungicides against Glomeralla cingulata (Ston) Spauld and Schrek, causing bitter rot of apple   Sh. D.S.Kaith S-81-A-1-D   1987
20 Variability in biocontrol of Phytophthora cactorum on apple Sh. R.C.Garg S-82-A-6-D 1987  
21 Structural and biochemical nature of resistance in apple to Venturia inaequalis (Cke.) Wint. causing scab   Sh. Jagan Nath Sharma S-83-A-14-D   1987  
22 Identification of viruses causing mosaic disease of bell pepper Capsicum annuum L.) in Himachal Pradesh   Sh. Prem Nath Sharma S-84-A-14-D 1988  
23 Studies on Myrothecium leaf spot disease of cotton Sh. N.K.Taneja S-82-A-5-D 1988
24 Studies on seedling diseases of eucalypts   Sh. Jagdish Chander Kaushik S-84-A-17-D 1988
25 Studies on mosaic disease of cauliflower (Brassica oleracea L. var. botrytis)   Sh. Bishnu Prasad  Baruah S-83-A-12-D 1988  
26 Studies on root rot of Populus species Sh. Sudheer Kumar Rana S-85-A-13-D 1989
27 Epidemiology and management of fungal nematode rhizome rot complex of ginger   Sh. Pankaj Kumar Gupta S-85-A-11-D 1989  
28 Recycling of wastes from mushroom cultivation for growing some edible fungi   Sh. Ved Prakash Sharma H-86-11-D 1989
29 Management of competitors of spawn of Agaricus bisporus (Lange) Sing. Sh. Balam Chand Suman H-85-9-D   1989
30 Epidemiology and management of Alternaria leaf spots of tomato in Himachal Pradesh   Sh. Harinder Paul Singh Sahi H-86-9-D   1990
31 Studies on the virus diseases of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) in Himachal Pradesh Sh. Piar Singh Andotra H-86-10-D   1990  
32 Management of soil borne diseases of Robionia pseudocacia Linn. nurseries Ms Sunita Sen  
H-87-6-D
1990
33 Influence of bio-meteorological parameters in apple scab development and its management  Sh. Kishore Kumar H-87-3-D   1990  
34 Epidemiology and management of virus induced diseases of bell pepper in Himachal Pradesh   Sh.Gurinder Singh H-87-2-D 1991
35 Variability in Phytophthora nicotianae var. parasitica (Dastur) Waterhouse and management of buckeye rot of tomato in Himachal Pradesh   Sh. Dharam Singh Dodan H-87-1-D   1991
36 Studies on bacterial blotch of Agaricus bisporus  (Lange.) Singer and its management Sh. Rajeev Raina H-87-4-D 1992  
37 Studies on management of white root rot of apple   Sh. Satish Kumar Sharma H-89-13-D 1993  
38 Studies on Sclerotium root rot of yellow horned poppy Sh. Sandeep Kansal H-88-11-D 1993  
39 Studies on postharvest diseases of peach and their management Sh. Amar Nath Chandrani H-89-10-D 1993
40 Epidemiology and management of viral diseases of French bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)   Sh. Kulbir Singh Dhanju H-89-11-D 1993
41 Interaction of weed fungi with Agaricus bisporus (Lange) Imbach and their management   Sh. S.P.Goyal  
H-89-14-D
1993
42 Studies on soft rot of cauliflower seed crop in Himachal Pradesh Sh. Rakesh Kumar Mandardia  
H-89-12-D
1993
43 Studies on bacterial spot of stone fruits  with major emphasis on almond   Ms Rakhee Chopra H-90-13-D 1994
44 Epidemiology and management of virus diseases of chillies in Himachal Pradesh   Sh. Anil Kumar Handa H-91-9-D 1995  
45 Studies on the influence of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae on white root rot of apple   Sh. Narender Kumar Bharat  
H-92-11-D
1996  
46 Studies on biological control of important post-harvest diseases of apple   Sh. V.B. Gade  
H-92-10-D  
1997  
47 Identification and management of viruses infecting tomato in Himachal Pradesh   Sh. Pawan Kumar Sharma H-94-9-D 1999  
48 Studies on non-chemical management of mango wilt in nurseries Sh. Vidya Sagar Verma H-94-10-D 1999
49 Characterization of viruses causing leaf curl disease of tomato in Himachal Pradesh Sh. Dharmesh Gupta H-95-20-D 1999
50 Epidemiology, variability and management of angular leaf spot of bean Sh. K. Abraham Mathew H-95-21-D 1999  
51 Studies on epidemiology and management of poplar leaf rust  Sh. Sanjeev Sharma H-96-10-D   2000  
52 Non-chemical methods for the management of white root rot of apple   Ms. Mamta Sharma H-96-9-D 2000
53 Studies on bacterial spot of tomato caused by Xanthomonas vesicatoria (Doidge) Dye Ms Arti Shukla H-96-8-D 2001
54 Studies on Fusarium wilt of pea (Pisum sativum)   Ms. Shalini Verma H-97-17-D 2001  
55 Studies on stem end rot of pears caused by Phacidiopycnis piri (Fuckel) Weindlmayr   Ms. Deepika Sood H-97-13-D   2001
56 Studies on Phytopthora diseases of strawberry Ms.  Meenu Gupta H-97-16-D 2001
57 Studies on radish mosaic  in Himachal Pradesh   Ms. Usha Devi H-97-18-D 2001
58 Studies on micoflora of compost for Agaricus bisporus (Lange.) Imbach Sh. Vijay Kumar Thakur H-97-19-D   2001
59 Studies on collar rot of apple   Sh. Bhupesh Kumar H-97-12-D   2002  
60 Studies on leaf spot of ginger caused by Phyllosticta zingiberi Ramakr Ms Ruchi Sood H-98-3-D 2002
61 Studies on black rot of cauliflower caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris (Pam.) Dowson   Ms Kumud Verma H-97-14-D   2002  
62 Epidemiology and management of turnip mosaic in Himachal Pradesh   Ms. Reshu Garg H-98-4-D 2002  
63 Interaction of fungal pathogens with Agarics bisporus (Lange) Imbach and their management Ms. Savita Jandaik H-98-5-D   2002
64 Non-chemical management of soil-borne fungal diseases in apple nurseries Ms. Anita Sharma H-98-2-D   2002
65 Epidemiology and management of root rot and web blight of French bean caused by Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn   Sh. Sachin Upmanyu H-98-6-D   2002
66 Studies on municipal wastes as casing substrates for Agaricus bisporus (Lange) Imbach.   Sh. Rajender Jarial H-98-7-D   2003
67 Studies on Rhizoctonia leaf blight of strawberry Ms. Renu Bala H-99-12-D 2003
68 Studies on important postharvest diseases of tomato and their management   Ms. Manju Chaudhary H-99-11-D   2003
69 Studies on the management of Fusarium root rot of Acacia catechu Wild.   Mrs. Manica Tomar H-97-15-D   2004
70 Studies on crown gall of cherry and its management Sh. Brijesh Kamal H-99-10-D 2004
71 Studies on supplementation of compost and casing for Agaricus bisporus(Lang.) Imbach   Sh. Chirag Singh H-2000-2-D   2004
72 Studies on Calocybe indica (P&C.) the milky mushroom Ms. Gayatri Bhardwaj H-2000-1-D 2005
73 Studies on biological control of major cankers of apple   Sh. Shyama Nand Sharma H-2001-11-D 2005