Dr. K. Dhinesh Babu
: Dr. K. Dhinesh Babu, Ph. D. (Hort.),
: Principal Scientist (Hort. - Fruit Science)
: ICAR- National Research Centre on Pomegranate ,
Solapur-413 255, M.S. Ph.(O): 0217-2354330
: firstname.lastname@example.org, DhineshBabu.K@icar.gov.in
Dr. K. Dhinesh Babu obtained B.Sc (Agri.) degree from Faculty
Annamalai University in
1995, M.Sc.(Horticulture) from Horticulture College & Research
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore in
1998 and Ph.D (Horticulture) from
College of Horticulture,
Kerala Agricultural University,
Thrissur, Kerala in 2005. Upon selection for Agricultural Research Service of ICAR in the
discipline of ‘Hort.- Fruit Science’, he
joined as Scientist at ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya on
25.11.1999 and served till 31.07.2007.
Later, he joined ICAR-National Research Centre on Pomegranate, Solapur on
09.08.2007 and working on improvement and production aspects of pomegranate.
evaluation of different varieties of pomegranate, guava, peach, etc
of maturity indices for harvesting of pomegranate and peach
biology, breeding of pomegranate
post harvest management of pomegranate
improvement and production aspects of guava, papaya, mango, citrus, peach etc.
Jawaharlal Nehru Award for Outstanding Post Graduate Agricultural Research
Poster Paper Award (2014)
Agricultural Association Award for Agricultural Extension (1996)
P. Chandra Reddy Prize (1996)
Thiru G. Vagheesam Pillai Prize for B.Sc (Agri.) Plant Breeding (1995)
Babu, K.D.,N.V. Singh, A. Maity and N. Gaikwad. 2014. Pomegranate research
in India – Status & future challenges. Prog. Hort., 46 (2) :184-201.
Chandra, R. Lohakare,
K.D., Ashis Maity, N.V.Singh and Jadhav, V.T. 2013. Variability studies of
physico-chemical properties of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.)
using a scoring technique. Fruits,
Singh, N.V., Sharma, J., Chandra,
K.D., Shinde, Y.R., Mundewadikar, D.M. and Pal, R.K. 2016. Biohardening of
in vitro raised plants of Bhagwa pomegranate.
Indian J. Agrl. Sciences, 86(1): 132-6
Dhinesh Babu. K,
N.V. Singh, R. Chandra, J. Sharma, A. Maity
and P.C. Sarkar. 2015. Improvement
in keeping quality of pomegranate fruits during storage.
Res. on crops, 16 (2): 281-287.
Marathe, R.A., Sharma, J. and Babu, K.D.
2016. Identification of suitable
soils for cultivation of pomegranate cv. Ganesh.
Indian J. Agrl. Sciences,
86 (2) : 227-33.
Maity, A., Sharma, J.,
Jadhav, V.T. Babu, K.D., and Chandra, R.2012. Effect of solarization on nutrient availability,
enzyme activity and growth of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) air-layered on various potting mixtures. Indian J. Agric. Sciences, 82 (9):775-82.
Dhinesh Babu, K., De, L.C., Patel, R.K. and
Singh, A. 2009. Genotypic amenability of
guava for patch budding. Indian
J. Hort. 66 (2): 264-266
Dhinesh Babu, K.,
and D.S. Yadav. 2002. Fruit growth and
development of peach cultivar Shan-e Punjab under edaphic and environmental conditions of Meghalaya. Indian J. Hort. 59 (1): 44-48
A. Singh, R.K. Patel,
L.C. De, and K.D. Babu. 2008. Effect of cutting types, indole
butyric acid treatments and shoot pinching on rooting of Kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa). Indian J.
Dhinesh Babu, K. and D.S.Yadav. 2007. Effect of micronutrient on enhancing the productivity
and quality of Kinnow mandarin. Indian J. Hort. 64