Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
Dr. L.D. Koshta

Dr. S.D. Upadhyaya

Professor & Head
Ph.: 0761-2680771, Extn.325 (O)
Fax: 0761-2681074;
Mob.: 9425860546
E-mail: sdu1954@gmail.com; sdupadhyaya@yahoo.co.in
Name : Dr. Sunil D. Upadhyaya Late
S/o Shri S.M. Upadhyaya
Designation : Professor, Former Head, Department of Forestry
Address : (O): Department of Plant Physiology
       Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya,
       Jabalpur (M.P.) – 482004
(R): B/3, Krishi Nagar Adhartal,
       Jabalpur (M.P.)482004
Phone No. : (0) 0761-2680771 - Ext-325
(R) 0761-181217
(M) 09425860546
Email Address : sdu1954@gmail.com,
Date of Birth : 21/11/1954
Academic Distinctions : M. Sc. (Botany) 1975, First Division with third position in University , Merit, Vikram University, Ujjain. Award of Junior Research Fellowship (UGC New Delhi, 1976-1979) and Senior Research Fellowship (CSIR New Delhi, 1979-1980) Ph.D. (Botany) 1981, Topic- Organic Matter Budget and Modelling of Iseilema Grassland ecosystem Ujjain (specialization in Ecology). Advance Training in Forestry from University of Florida, USA (one year 1987-88) under USAID programme. Award of fellowship for Training in service Young Scientist (FTIYS), M.P. Council of Science & Technology, Bhopal (1990). Advance training in "Agroforestry Management" from UNE, Australia (three weeks, Jan-Feb.1997) under AUSAID Programme. As Assistant Professor (Botanyl 980-84),Junior Scientist (Plant Physiology, 1984-87), Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Florida, USA (1987-88), Assistant Professor (Forestry, 1988-93), Scientist/Assoc. Professor (Forestry, 1993), Professor (Agril. Botany & Crop Physiology, 2001 till date.
Experience : More than 35 years of Teaching, Research and Extension in the field of Forestry/ Plant physiology / Medicinal Plants
Project Handled : Organic matter budget and Nutrient Cycling in Grassland Ecosystem (Ph.D. Programme) Autecology of Tragus biflorus Schult (M.Sc. Programme) Antitranpirants in Mustard (State budget) AICRP on Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (ICAR Scheme) Survey documentation and domestication of medicinal plants (MPCOST, Bhopal. AICRP on Agroforestry (ICAR Scheme) TDET in Agro-forestry for Wastelands Development (DOLR, GOI, MORD, New Delhi) Tree-crop interaction National Agricultural Technology Project (CGP mode, ICAR New Delhi) Agro-technique development of Medicinal Plants (NMPB, New Delhi)] Impact studies of climatic changes on Agro-biodiversity (ICAR Network Project) Facilitation Centre on Medicinal Plants (NMPB, New Delhi). National Vegetation Carbon Pool Project (ISRO/lISR, Dehradun). Baseline survey of flora & fuana around atomic power plant at Chutka (BARC, Mumbai) Vegetation Carbon Pool Assessment, ISRO, Hyderabad
Publications : 70 in reputed journals of Botany, Ecology and Forestry viz. Plant and Soil (Netherlands), Pedobiologia (Germany), CRC, Press (London), SYLVATROP (Phillippines), Tropical Ecology (BHU, Varanasi), Indian Forester (FRI, Dehradun), Agrobios (Jodhpur), JNKW, Res. J. (Jabalpur), Current Science (Bangalore), Ind. J. Trop. Biodiversity (TFRI Jabalpur), Journal of Tropical Forestry (SFRI, Jabalpur), Indian J. Agro-forestry (Jhansi). Journal of Tropical Forestry (SFRI Jabalpur) Indian J. Plant Physiology (IARI, New Delhi).
As Resource Person : Served as Hostel Warden (1993-97), Drawing and Disbursing Officer (1991-1998), Technical Officer of Hon’ble Vice Chancellor (1997-2012), Editor “JNKW News", Academic I/c (2013 to 2015), Nodal Officer JNKW for All India Agril. Univ. Association (2000-2012), Coordinator, MPCOST, Bhopal (2008-2014). Professor & Head, Deptt. of Forestry (2011-2012) Organized National Symposium, Seminar and Workshops on (a) Crops & Environment, (b) Farm Forestry and (c) Medicinal Plants. Participated in Several National & International Seminars, Symposia and Conferences and also served as Rapporteur /Technical Session Chairman. Served as expert member in several technical committees at college and university level. Developed linkage and collaboration with allied Organizations/Departments/Institutions. Vice President, Indian Society of Agro-forestry, Jhansi (2006- 2008) Member in Governing Body of M.P. State Forest Research institute (Nominated by H.E. Governor of M.P.) Editorial Member of University Level Publication viz. Annual Report, JNKW Profile etc. Expert member in selection committees, Ph.D. examiner, and RDC expert in various Universities viz. RDVV, Jabalpur, Vikram Univ. Ujjain, APS Univ. Rewa, GGU Bilaspur, FRI Dehradun, Bundelkhand Univ. Jhansi etc.
Field of specialization : Forest Ecology, Agro forestry, Eco physiology, Abiotic stress, Climate change, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants