1.     Name:                        Dr. Pramod Kumar

2.     Designation:             Scientist-C

3.     Date of Birth:           01.06.1965

4.     Date of Joining:       21.11.1990

5.     Date of joining present post:      01.01.2018

6.     Discipline:                 Tree Physiology and clonal propagation

7.     Address (off.):         Genetics and Plant Propagation Division

8.     Address (resi.):        V/21, TFRI Colony, PO-RFRC, Jabalpur-482 021, M.P.

9.     Telephone (off.):    0761-2744141

10.                        Fax:                            0761-2840483

11.                        Email address:         pramodk@icfre.org

12.                        Educational Qualifications: M.Sc. Ph.D.

13.                        Research Experience:        27 years

14.                        Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :

(i)                Life Member, Indian Society for Plant Physiology

(ii)              Member, Society for Promotion of Tropical Biodiversity

15.                        Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums

16.                        Awards:

(i)                Young Scientists' Award (1997-1998) of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi in the field of Plant Improvement.

(ii)               ICFRE award in the field of Silviculture Research for the year 1993-94 & 1994-95.

(iii)             Indian Forester award for best research paper for the year 2001.

 (iv)            Participation in Conferences/Seminars

International Seminars : 02

National Seminars : 05

(v)              Publications

Research Papers (National): 41 numbers

Research Papers (International): 08 numbers

5- Best Publications

1.      Ansari, S.A., Pramod Kumar and Gupta B.N. (1995) Root surface area measurements based on adsorption and desorption of nitrite. Plant and Soil 175:133-137.

2.      Palanisamy, K. and Pramod Kumar (1997) Effect of position, size of cuttings and environmental factors on adventitious rooting in Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss). Forest Ecology and Management 98: 277-180.

3.         Tiwari, A., Pramod Kumar, Chawhaan, P.H., Singh, S. and Ansari, S.A. (2006) Carbonic anhydrase in Tectona grandis (L.f.): Kinetics, stability, isozyme and relationship with photosynthesis. Tree Physiology 26(8): 1067-1073.

4.         Pramod Kumar, Jharia, S.K. and Ansari, S.A. (2011) change in pH regimes and adventitious root induction in semi-hardwood cuttings of Gmelina arborea Roxb. Plant Growth Regulation 65(3): 531-536.

5.     Pramod Kumar and Mishra Y. (2018) Biochemical changes associated with flowering in Bambusa arundinacea and Bambusa nutans. Journal of Forestry Research DOI 10.1007/s11676-017-0533-1.