Syed Danish Yaseen Naqvi

India Associate Professor Mangalayatan University Beswan, Aligarh

Syed Danish YaseenNaqvi, obtained degrees of M.Sc and Ph.D in Plant Pathology (Mycology)with the specialization of Bio-pesticides from Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad, India in 2006 and2010 respectively.I have joined as an Assistant Professor (Mycologist)in December 2010in the Department of Plant Protection,Hamelmalo Agricultural College, Keren, Eritrea.I haveteaching and research experience more than ten yearsand also served as Head for the Department of Plant Protection from 2013 to 2018. Recently I joined dated on 17th November 2020 as Associate Professor& Head in Department of Agriculture, Mangalayatan University, Beswan, Aligarh. To my credit, more than 30 research articles on ‘bio-pesticide formulations’, ‘management of major diseases and insect pests on major field crops,vegetables and fruits’through Bio-control agents and botanical pesticides, ‘mycoflora’ and ‘incidence of diseasesin various crops in Eritrea’ have been published in well reputed journals. Attended more than 20 seminars and symposia conducted at national and international levels. From the experience of my teaching, two books on ‘Eco friendly management of chick pea pest’; ‘Intensity of seed-borne fungi on farm saved seeds of oil and cereals’ and a manual on ‘laboratory manual for plant diseases’ were published.I am alsoassisting as a reviewer and member for few research journalsand societies. I am a member of Advisory Editorial Board of Journal of Eco-friendly Agriculture.Advisor/Co-advisor/ examiner for four PG students and more than 54 students pursued their senior research projects under my supervisionto fulfill graduation. I also handled research project as Principal Investigators/ Co-PI funded by Japan International Cooperation agency,National Commission for Higher Education, Eritrea and Eritrean Research Fund.‘Young Scientist’, ‘Scientist of the Year in 2018’ and ‘Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Scientist Award in 2020’ were awarded by the Society of Tropical Agriculture, India.

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