Dr. Sunil Kumar

Horticulture Department

Designation: Associate Professor

Qualifications:

Degree University Year %/Grade Subject
B. Sc (Ag) B.H.U 1995 7.56/10.00 Agriculture
M. Sc (Ag) B.H.U (Varanasi)  1997 8.51/10.00 Horticulture
Ph. D H.A.U (Hisar) 2002 3.87/4.00 Horticulture
N.E.T I.C.A.R 1997 _ Horticulture
         
N.E.T I.C.A.R 1998 _ Floriculture

Students Guided:

M. Sc                                       : 03
Ph.D                                         : 01 (Enrolled)

 Present Post

S. No. Designation Organization Scale of pay with basic pay drawn Period Nature of work
  From To  
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1. Associate Professor (Horticulture) North-Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, Meghalaya 37400-67000 with  AGP 9000/- 28th June, 2013 (AN) Continued Teaching, Research & Extension

 Training(s) attended in the relevant field of specialization


Title  
Duration Institution Year
Training on ‘Good Laboratory Practices and Standard Analytical Methods’ 28th January to 9th February, 2008 College of Horticulture & Forestry, Central Agricultural University, Pasighat – 791 102, Arunachal Pradesh, India 2008
Training on ‘Farming System: An Approach Towards Sustainable Agriculture’  March 28 to April 17, 2008. Centre of Advanced Studies in Agronomy, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar – 263 145 (U. S. Nagar), Uttarakhand, India 2008
Training on ‘Criteria & Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management’ April 29 – 30, 2008 College of Horticulture & Forestry, Central Agricultural University, Pasighat – 791 102, Arunachal Pradesh, India and Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India 2008
Training on ‘Role of Growth Regulators on Micro-propagation, productivity enhancement and value addition in agricultural and horticultural crops’ 03-23 February, 2009 Centre Advanced Studies in Crop Physiology, Narendra Deva University of Agricultural & Technology, Kuarganj-224 229, Faizabad (UP), India 2009
Participation on Orientation Course-51 June 16 - July 13, 2009 UGC-Academic Staff College, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India 2009
Training on ‘Landscaping & Interior Plantscaping’ October 11-20, 2010. Department of Pomology & Floriculture, KAU, Trichur, Kerala 2010
Training on Commodity Futures Market for Officers of Arunachal Pradesh November 25-26, 2010  College of Horticulture & Forestry, CAU, Pasighat in collaboration with Forward Market Commission, Govt. of India 2010
Summer School on Current Trends in Commercial Floriculure July 01-21, 2011 Department of Floriculture & Landscaping, Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan, Himachal Pradesh 2011
Model Training Course on ‘Value Addition in Flower Crops’ November 04-11, 2013 Division of Floriculture & Landscaping, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 2013

 Involvement in Participatory Technology Development   

Details of technology packages Year(s) Accomplishments
Production Technology of Gerbera under low cost poly house 2009 To provide adequate knowledge among the progressive & elite farmers
Protected Cultivation of Anthurium 2009 To provide adequate knowledge among the progressive & elite farmers
Post-Harvest management of Anthurium 2009 To provide adequate knowledge among the progressive & elite farmers
Varietal evaluation of gerbera under protected condition 2011 To provide authentic information about suitable cultivars of gerbera among the progressive & elite farmers
Varietal evaluation of gladiolus 2012 To provide authentic information about suitable cultivars of gladiolus among the progressive & elite farmers

 Popularization of New Technologies

Title of technology Methods adopted Impact assessment Individual / Collaborative
Protected Cultivation of Orchids (Dendrobium) Low cost polyhouse, coconut block East Siang women flower growers association, pasighat (SHGs) started initially Individual
Innovation of new extension technology Soilless cultivation of anthurium under low cost polyhouse using arecanut shell, coconut chips, charcoal, rice husk, wood shaves. 10 farmers have adopted this technique Individual

Collaborative extension programmes   

  1. Farmer’s–Scientist Interaction in CAU Agri Fair-2012, College of Fisheries, Lembuchera, Agartala, Tripura, January 19-21, 2012
  2. Judge for the event flower show in CAU Agri Fair-2012, College of Fisheries, Lembuchera, Agartala, Tripura, January 19-21, 2012
  3. Production technology of commercial floriculture, March 14, 2012
  4. Capacity Building of Extension Functionaries of Arunachal Pradesh for Entrepreneurship Development, March 14-15, 2010
  5. Farmer’s–Scientist Interaction for promotion of Horticultural Production, January 14-15, 2010
  6. Production Technology of Horticulture Crops, November 19-26, 2010
  7. Interface Meeting between scientists of CAU, ICAR and personnel of line department of Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, May 22, 2009
  8. Nursery Management and Plant Propagation for School Dropouts, September 10 to October0 9, 2007
  9. Farm-Women Meet-2007, October 16, 2007
  10. Participation in North-East Agri Fare at ICAR (RC) NEH region, Barapani, March 05-07, 2007

 Trainings Conducted

 Title Year Duration No. of beneficiaries Co-ordinator/ associated
Indoor Gardening for Unemployed Rural Youth 2010 7 days 20 Co-Ordinator
Indoor Gardening for Unemployed Rural Youth 2011 3 days 25 Co-Ordinator
Protected Cultivation of Commercial Flowers 2011 8 days 22 Co-Ordinator
Protected Cultivation of Commercial Flowers 2012 8 days 25 Co-Ordinator

Organization of Kisan Melas, exhibitions

Kisan Melas, exhibitions etc. Year Duration No. of beneficiaries Co-ordinator/ associated
Kisan Mela at College of Horticulture & Forestry, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh 2006 2 days 1000 Associated
1 st Arunachal Citrus Show at College of Horticulture & Forestry  2006 1 day 400 Associated
Kisan Mela at College of Horticulture & Forestry, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh 2007 2 days 1500 Associated
2nd Arunachal Citrus Show at College of Horticulture & Forestry, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh 2007 1 day   600   Associated  
3rd  Arunachal Citrus Show at College of Horticulture & Forestry, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh 2009 1 day 700 Associated
3rd  Arunachal Citrus Show at College of Horticulture & Forestry, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh 2010 1 day 750 Associated
CAU Agri Fair-2012, College of Fisheries, Lembuchera, Agartala, Tripura 2012 3 days 1250 Associated
 Organization of Winter School/Summer School/ Refresher course/seminar/symposium etc
Name of the programme  organized Level of participation Title Year Duration Funding agency
Training Resource Person Post harvest handling of flowers 2012 February 21-28, 2012 CAU, Imphal
Training Course Director Protected Cultivation of Commercial Flowers 2012 March 05-12, 2012 CAU, Imphal
Training Resource Person Production technology of commercial floriculture 2012 March 14, 2012 DHO, Pasighat
Training Course Director Protected Cultivation of Commercial Flowers for self help groups 2011 March 07-14, 2011 CAU, Imphal
Training Resource Person Floriculture as Entrepreneurship in Arunachal Pradesh 2011 March 14-15, 2011 Directorate of Extension Education, CAU, Imphal
Training Course Director Indoor Gardening for unemployed rural youths 2011 March 28-30, 2011 CAU, Imphal
Training Resource Person Biotechnological tools in relation to floriculture 2011 September 07-14, 2011 DBT, GoI
Training Course Director Indoor Gardening for unemployed rural youths, 2010 March 15-20, 2010 CAU, Imphal
Farmer’s Scientist Interaction Resource Person Promotion of Horticultural Production 2010 January 14-15, 2010 NHB
Training Resource Person Nursery Management in Horticultural Crops 2010 February 09-12, 2010 CAU, Imphal
Diistrict Level Farmers Traiining Resource Person Floriculture, its scope in economic upliftment 2010 September 20-22, 2010 ATMA, East Siang District, Pasighat
Farmers Traiining Programme Resource Person Commercial Flower Production in NE Region 2010 November 19-26, 2010 CAU, Imphal
Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme Resource Person Floriculture: Boon for Entrepreneurship 2009 March 16, 2009 EAC-V, J.N. College, Pasighat
Training Resource Person Protected Cultivation of Anthurium 2009 March 23, 2009 KVK, CHF, Pasighat
Training Resource Person Post-Harvest Management of Anthurium 2009 March 24, 2009 KVK, CHF, Pasighat
Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme Resource Person Design & Technique in Floral Arrangement 2007 March 02, 2007 EAC-V, J.N. College, Pasighat
Training Resource Person Production Technology of Patchouli 2007 August 06, 2007 KVK, CHF, Pasighat
Training Resource Person Commercial Plantation Crops 2007 September 03, 2010 ATMA, East Siang District, Pasighat
Training Resource Person Nursery management & Plant propagation for School Dropouts 2007 Sept. 10 to Oct. 09, 2007 CAU, Imphal

Institution Building Activities 

S. No. Particulars Level of Involvement
1. Development of Centre for protected cultivation of Commercial Floriculture Individual
2. Landscaping of CHF Campus Individual
3. Development of Herbal Garden Collaborative
4. Establishment of rose garden with 41 genotypes Individual
5. Establishment of bougainvillea block with 25 genotypes Individual
6. Establishment of gerbera block with 20 genotypes Individual
7. Introduction of china aster (5 genotypes), tuberose (3 genotypes), gladiolus (13 genotypes), heliconia (2 genotypes), Alstroemeria (2 genotypes) Individual

Life Membership of Professional Society

S. No. Name of Society Address
1. International Society for Noni Science World Noni Research Foundation, Chennai
2. National Academy of Biological Science World Noni Research Foundation, Chennai
3. Indian Society of Ornamental Horticulture Division of Floriculture & Landscaping, IARI, New Delhi
4. Horticultural Society of India IARI, New Delhi
5. Delhi Agri-Horticultural Society Division of Floriculture & Landscaping, IARI, New Delhi
6. Hort Flora Research Spectrum Biosciences & Agriculture Advancement Society, Meerut, U.P.
7. International Journal of Agriculture, Environment & Biotechnology New Delhi Publishers, New Delhi
8. The Asian Journal of Horticulture Hind Agricultural Research & Training Institute, Muzaffarnagar, UP
9. Current Horticulture Society for Horticultural Research and Development, Gaziabad, UP
10. Reviewer,  Hort Flora Research Spectrum Biosciences & Agriculture Advancement Society, Meerut, U.P.
11. Reviewer, Current Horticulture Society for Horticultural Research and Development, Gaziabad, UP
12. Reviewer,  Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences ICAR, New Delhi

Research Projects

Projects Handled
Type of project

Details such as Title, PI/Co-PI, Allocation, etc.

Duration Accomplishments

Initiation/ Formulation

Individual/ Collaborative

Institutional Effect of organic manure and drying methods on yield and carotenoid content of marigold flower (Tagetes erecta L.) 1 year To study the effect of pre-harvest factors and drying on yield and carotenoid content of marigold flowers 1st October, 2009 Individual
Institutional Centre for Protected Cultivation of Commercial Floriculture under Experiential Learning for Hands on Training 5 years To make use of technological innovations for improving outreach and affectivity of experiential learning in Floriculture April 2009 Individual
Institutional Establishment of Orchidaria 5 years To conserve and domesticate threatened orchid species April 2013 Individual

Publications

Refereed Articles

Authors Year Title
Journal Remarks
Dewan N., Kumar S., Sharma S. and Chakraborty S. 2016 Evaluation of chrysanthemum
(Chrysanthemum morifolium Ramat) genotypes under West Garo Hills District, Meghalaya.
HortFlora Res. Spectrum,5(3) : 189-194 Referred
Momin, K. C., Dhiman, S. R., Gupta, Y. C., Bhardwaj, S.K. and Kumar, S. 2015 Nutrient management for cutting production in carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 85 (4): 509-514 Referred
Momin, K. C., Dhiman, S. R., Gupta, Y. C., Bhardwaj, S.K. and Kumar, S. 2015 2015. Economics and profitability of rooted carnation cutting production influenced by fertilization modules. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 86 (1): 50-54 Referred
Kumar, S. 2015 2015 Genetic variability and correlation studies on vegetative and floral characters of gladiolus (Gladiolus grandiflorus), Current Horticulture 3(2): 35-42 Referred
Momin, B.C., Kumar, S., Momin, K.C. and Dewan, N. 2015 Evaluation of gladiolus (Gladiolus grandifloras L.) genotypes under West Garo Hills district, Meghalaya. HortFlora Res. Spectrum, 4(3): 224-229 Referred
Kumar, S., Momin B.C. and Dewan N. 2015 Response of nutrition on growth and flowering of Dendrobium orchids under eastern Himalayan region. HortFlora Res. Spectrum, 4(3): 214-219 Referred
Kumar, S., Haris, A. A and Chhabra V. 2014 Postharvest quality of tomato (lycopersicon esculantum mill.) as influenced by drip irrigation scheduling in changing climatic scenario. Scholars Academic Journal of Biosciences (SAJB)           Sch.  Acad. J. Biosci., 2(11): 837-840 Referred
Kalkame Ch. Momin, S. R. Dhiman, Y. C. Gupta and Sunil Kumar 2014 Effect of Storage Duration on Rooting of Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L.) Cuttings HortFlora Research Spectrum, 3(3): 249-253 Referred
A. Abdul Haris, Sunil Kumar, A. K. Singh and K. Rajan 2014 Drip Irrigation Scheduling in Okra [Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench] HortFlora Research Spectrum, 3(3): 274-277 Referred
B. Narsimha Rao, S. S. Roy, Anjani Kumar Jha, Chandra Deo and Sunil Kumar 2014 Influence of nitrogen and irrigation on growth, yield and quality of passion fruit (Passiflora edulis Sims.) under foothill condition of Manipur. Progressive Horticulture, 46(2): 255-259 Referred
Kumar, S. 2014 Genetic variability, Heritability, Genetic Advance and Correlation Coefficient for Vegetative and Floral Characters of Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii) International Journal of Agriculture, Environment & Biotechnology 7(3): 527-533 Refereed
Kumar, S. and A. K. Gupta. 2014 Postharvest Life of Gladiolus grandiflorus L. cv. Jessica as Influenced by Pre-harvest Application of Gibberellic Acid and Kinetin Journal of Postharvest Technology   02 (03): 169-176 Refereed
Haris A. A.,  Kumar, S. and Singh, A.K. 2014 Water Requirement and Irrigation Scheduling through Drip Systems in Cabbage
(Bras sica oleracea var. capitata)
HortFlora Research Spectrum, 3(2): 166-168 Refereed
Haris, A. A. and Kumar, S. 2014 Drip irrigation scheduling in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.)   HortFlora Res. Spectrum, 3(2) : 184-186 Refereed
Kumar, S. and A. K. Gupta. 2013 Influence of VAM,
Gibberellic acid and Kinetin on growth, quality parameters and petal senescence on Gladiolus grandiflorus L. Cv. Jessica
Indian Journal of Horticulture. Vol. 70(1): 82-89 Refereed
Kumar, S. and Sharma, S. 2013 Studies on Performance, genetic variability, heritability and correlation of Dendrobium orchids under agro-climatic conditions of Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh International Journal of Agriculture, Environment & Biotechnology, Vol. 6(1): 101-108 Refereed
Kumar, S; Tomar, K. S. and Shakywar, R. C. 2013 Screening of Gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii) Genotypes against powdery mildew under naturally ventilated polyhouse in Arunachal Pradesh Annals of Horticulture Vol. 6(1): 156-158 Refereed
Kumar, S., Momin , K. C., Momin, B. C. and Marak B. R. 2013 Evaluation of gladiolus (Gladiolus hybrida) cultivars for flower and corm production under Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh) condition. Current Horticulture 1(2): 16–20. Refereed
Kumar, S.; Shakywar, R. C. Tomar, K. S. and Pathak, M.   2013 Varietal Reaction of rose against black spot caused by Diplocarpon rosae Wolf. In Arunachal Pradesh HortFlora Research Spectrum Vol. 2(1):56-59 Refereed
Kumar, S.; Tomar, K. S.; Shakywar, R. C. and Pathak, M. 2013 Integrated Management of Powdery Mildew of Gerbera under Polyhouse Condition in Arunachal Pradesh HortFlora Research Spectrum Vol. 2(2): 130-134 Refereed
Kumar, S.; Tomar, K. S.; Shakywar, R. C.; Sen. D. and Pathak, M 2013 Screening of rose varieties against black spot disease and its management in East Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh International Journal of Agriculture, Environment & Biotechnology Vol. 6(3): 587-595 Refereed
Kumar, S.; Shakywar, R. C. Tomar, K. S. and Pathak, M. 2013 Varietal screening of rose (Rosa x hybrida) cultivars and in vitro efficacy of fungicides against black spot disease (Diplocarpon rosae Wolf.) in Arunachal Pradesh Global Journal of Environmental Science and Technology Vol. 1(1): 15-19 Refereed
Shakywar, R. C.; Kumar, S and Tomar, K. S. 2013 Fungicides and varietal response for the management of powdery mildew of gerbera under polyhouse condition Journal of Plant Disease Sciences, Vol.8(2):225-227 Refereed
Rao, B. N.; Jha, A. K.; Deo, C.; Kumar, S.; Roy, S. S. and Ngachan, S. V. 2013 Effect of irrigation and mulching on growth, yield and quality of passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) Sims Journal of Crop and Weed Vol. 9(1): 94-98 Refereed
Shakywar, R. C.; Pathak, M.; Singh, S.; Kumar, M. And Kumar, S. 2013 Integrated Management of Alternaria Blight of Pigeonpea in Arunachal Pradesh Annals of Plant Protection Sciences Vol. 21(2): 444   Refereed
Rao, B. N.; Jha, A. K.; Deo, C. and  Kumar, S. 2013 Influence of irrigation and nitrogen fertilization on growth, yield and quality of passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) Sims Indian Journal of Horticulture (Submitted) Refereed
Kumar, S. and Sharma, S. 2013 Effect of organic manure, drying methods on flower yield and carotenoid contents in marigold (Tagetes erecta L.) The Asian Journal of Horticulture 8 (2): 385-390 Refereed
Kumar, S. and A. K. Gupta. 2012 Influence of VAM, gibberellic acid and kinetin on growth parameters of Gladiolus grandiflorus L. Cv. Jessica. Journal of Ornamental Horticulture, Vol. 15(1&2): 70-74 Refereed
Kumar, S. 2012 Effect of silver nitrate on flower quality and vase life of gerbera (Gerbera jamesonii) Journal of Ornamental Horticulture Vol. 15(3&4):271-278 Refereed
Singh, S.; Singh A K; Kumar Sunil; Kumar M; Pandey, P K and Singh M C K.   2012 Medicinal Properties and uses of orchids: A concise review Elixir Applied Botany, Vol. 52: 11627-11634 Refereed
Kumar, S; Tomar, K. S.; Shakywar, R. C. and Pathak, M. 2012 Integrated management of Fusarium wilt of Gladiolus (Gladiolus hybridus Hort.) in Arunachal Pradesh conditions Journal of Ornamental Horticulture
Vol. 16(1&2), issue 2013
Refereed
Kumar, S; Tomar, K. S. and Shakywar, R. C. 2012 Response of gerbera varieties against powdery mildew disease under polyhouse condition HortFlora Research Spectrum, Vol. 1(3):286-288 Refereed
Tomar, K. S.; Kumar, S; Shakywar, R. C. and Pathak, M. 2012 Response of spacing and nitrogen levels on growth, flowering and yield parameters of African marigold (Tagetes erecta L.) cv. Dwarf Orange Journal of Ornamental Horticulture
Vol. 16(3&4), issue 2013
Refereed
Shakywar, R. C.; Pathak, S. P.; Tomar, K. S.; Kumar, S; and Pathak, M. 2012 Screening of Taro (Colocasia esculenta L. var. antiquorum) genotypes against leaf blight (Phytophthora colocasiae Raciborski) Indian Journal of Horticulture
(Submitted)
Refereed
Pathak, M.; Shakywar, R. C. Tomar, K. S. and Kumar, S. 2012 Influence of varying temperature on developmental attributes of Papilo demoleus Linn (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) on lemon (Citrus limon), orange (Citrus reticulata) and bael (Aegle marmelos) Journal of Applied Zoological Research Vol. 23 (2): 95-101 Refereed
Kumar, S.; A. K. Gupta and J. N. Singh 2001 Effect of herbicides on weed control in Gladiolus grandiflorus L. cv. Friendship. Haryana Journal of Horticultural Sciences, 30 (1 & 2): 50-51 Refereed
Singh, J. N.; M. M. Syamal; S. Kumar 2000 Effect of herbicides on growth and flowering of Gladiolus grandiflorus L. cv. Friendship Advances in Plant Sciences 13 (II): 531 – 533. Refereed

Other Publications   

Item Year  Details Publisher Pages No.
Books published
Authored
Kumar, Sunil 2010 Indoor Gardening CAU, Imphal 80
Kumar, Sunil 2011 Protected Cultivation of Commercial Flowers CAU, Imphal 100
Kumar, Sunil 2011 Principles of Landscape Gardening CAU, Imphal 88
Kumar, Sunil 2012 Protected Cultivation of Commercial Flowers CAU, Imphal 100
Shakywar, Ramesh C; Satya Pathak and Sunil Kumar 2012 Epidemiology and Management of leaf blight of taro
ISBN: 978-3-8484-0282-3
LAP-Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany 123
Kumar,  Sunil; R C Shakywar and K S Tomar   2012 Performance of Gerbera in Arunachal Pradesh
ISBN: 978-3-659-11617-9
LAP-Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany 101
Edited   
Kumar, Rajiv; S K Singh and Sunil Kumar 2012 Prospects of Floriculture in Meghalaya, In Resource Management in Perspective of Meghalaya, Eds. Panwar et al. ICAR, New Delhi In press
Kumar, S and Gupta, A. K. 2012 Influence of Pre-Soaking and Foliar Spray of Gibberelic Acid and Kinetin on Corm Production in G. grandiflorus L. cv. Jessica. Singh, H. P. et al. (Eds.), Quality seeds and planting material in Horticultural crops, SPH, IIHR, CHAI & NHB., India. ISBN: 978-93-5104-485-7 Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru 646
Tomar, K S and Sunil Kumar 2013 Orchids in Arunachal Pradesh, In Biodiversity of Horticultural Crops Vol. 4 Ed. K V Peter
ISBN: 9788170358145
Daya Publishing House, New Delhi published
Kumar, S and Tomar, K. S. 2013 Floriculture in North-Eastern Region: Present Status and Future Prospects. In Agrarian Economy in India: Challenges and Government Initiatives. Eds. Sarkar et al.
ISBN 978-93-82816-02-7
Mangalam Publishers & Distributors, Delhi published
Kumar, S., Barman, K. and Sharma, S. 2015 Postharvest Management of Commercial Flowers. Postharvest Management of Horticultural Crops: Practices for Quality Preservation, Eds. Siddiqui, M, W. and Ali, A. ISBN: 978-17-7188-334-4 Apple Academic Press, Canada Published

Book Chapters /Manuals   

Kumar, Sunil 2007 Flower Arrangement. In Rural Horticultural Work Experience – Learning with Stakeholders: A Manual. Eds. Rananjay K. Singh and Amish K. Sureja. CAU, Imphal 65 – 70
Kumar, Sunil 2007 Terrarium: Miniature Worlds in the Bottle. In Rural Horticultural Work Experience – Learning with Stakeholders: A Manual. Eds. Rananjay K. Singh and Amish K. Sureja. CAU, Imphal 71 – 75
Kumar, Sunil 2007 Bonsai. In Rural Horticultural Work Experience – Learning with Stakeholders: A Manual. Eds. Rananjay K. Singh and Amish K. Sureja CAU, Imphal 76 – 81
Kumar, Sunil 2007 Dehydration of Flowers and Foliage. In Rural Horticultural Work Experience – Learning with Stakeholders: A Manual. Eds. Rananjay K. Singh and Amish K. Sureja CAU, Imphal 82 – 88
Kumar, Sunil 2007 Rooting and Growing Media for Nursery Management of Floricultural Crops. In Training on Nursery Management of Horticultural Crops: A Manual. Eds. B. N. Hazarika and D. Sen   CAU, Imphal 36 – 39
Kumar, N and S. Kumar 2008 Horti - Silviculture in Citrus Orchard. In Citriculture in North – East. Ed. S. Manivannan CAU, Imphal 46 – 48
Kumar, Sunil 2009 Diversification in Floriculture: Need and Prospects. In Souvenir, North-East Agri. Fair 2009 CAU, Imphal 71-77
Kumar, Sunil 2009 Protected Cultivation of Gerbera In Souvenir, Farmer’s-Scientist Interaction for Promotion of Horticultural Production, January 14-15, 2010. National Horticulture Board, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India 36-38
Kumar, Sunil 2012 Nursery raising techniques for ornamental plants, In Organic Farming and Soil Testing-Tools for Sustainable Agriculture, February 27 to March 3, 2012. Eds. Sah et al. CAU, Imphal 39-43

Conference proceeding papers, Popular articles, Bulletins, Short communications

Kumar, S. and A.  K. Gupta 2001 Effect of bio-fertilizer on growth and flowering in Gladiolus grandiflorus L. cv. Novalux. International Conference on ‘Nature Farming and Ecological Balance’ (ICFNEB – 2001), March 7 – 10, 2001, Hisar, India. International Society for Nature Farming (ISNF) in collaboration with CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar – 125 004, Haryana, India 123
Abdul Haris, A. S. R. Singh; A. K. Singh and S. K. Roy 2002 Drip Irrigation Scheduling in Tomato. National Seminar on Sustainable Management of Water Resources for Enhanced Agricultural Production on October 26 – 28, 2002 Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli, Dist. Ratnagiri – 415 712, Maharashtra and Indian Society of Water Management, Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi – 110 012, India 51
Roy, S. K. and A. K. Gupta 2003 Influence of Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhiza with Kinetin during Petal Senescence on Gladiolus grandiflorus L. cv. Jessica. 2nd International Congress of Plant Physiology on Sustainable Plant Productivity Under Changing Environment, 8 – 12 January, 2003, New Delhi, India Indian Society of Plant Physiology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute & International Association for Plant Physiology. Supported By Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India   309
Abdul Haris, A.; A. K. Singh; A. K. Sikka and S. K. Roy 2003 Irrigation Scheduling through Drip System in Cabbage (Brassica oleracaea var. Capitata). In Multi – Enterprise Systems for Viable Agriculture National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 6th Agricultural Science Congress February 13 – 15, 2003, Bhopal, India Supported By Indian Institute of Soil Science, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Jabalpur & Government of Madhya Pradesh, India 5
Kumar, Sunil and Naresh Kumar 2008 Management of Bamboo Workshop on ‘Bamboo Cultivation’ under National Bamboo Mission 2006 – 07 held on February 18, 2008 at College of Horticulture & Forestry, Central Agricultural University, Pasighat – 791 102, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Sponsored By Department of Horticulture, East Siang District, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh, India.    
Kumar, Sunil and Naresh Kumar 2008 Conservation of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants of Arunachal Pradesh: Needs & Prospects. National Seminar cum Workshop on ‘Enhancing The Traditional Knowledge & Grassroots Innovations, Exploration, Consensus on Prior Informed Consent & Knowledge Networking among Various Stakeholders’ March 29 – 30, 2008  41 – 53
Kumar Sunil and A. K. Gupta 2009 Influence of Vesicular Arbuscuar Mycorrhiza and Growth Regulators on Growth Parameters of Gladiolus grandiflorus L. cv. Jessica National Conference on Floriculture for Livelihood and Profitability held on 16-19 March, 2009. Organized by Indian Society of Ornamental Horticulture, New Delhi and Division of Floriculture & Landscaping, Indian Agricultural research institute, New Delhi in association with Flowers Growers Association of India     79-80
Kumar Sunil and A. K. Gupta 2009 Influence of Vesicular Arbuscuar Mycorrhiza and Growth Regulators on Growth, Quality Parameters and Petal Senescence on Gladiolus grandiflorus L. cv. Jessica National Conference on Frontiers in Plant Physiology towards Sustainable Agriculture held on 5-7 November, 2009. Organized by Indian Society for Plant Physiology and Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat   165
Kumar Sunil and A. K. Gupta 2010 Effect of Pre-soaking and Foliar Spray of Gibberellic Acid and Kinetin on Growth, Flowering and Corm Production of G. grandiflorus L. cv. Jessica National Symposium on Lifestyle Floriculture: Challenges and Opportunity held on 19-21 March, 2010. Organized by Indian Society of Ornamnetal Horticulture & Dr. Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan       98
Kumar Sunil and A. K. Gupta 2010 Influence of Pre-Soaking and Foliar Spray of Gibberelic Acid and Kinetin on Corm Production in G. grandiflorus L. cv. Jessica National Conference on Production of Quality Seeds and Planting Material – Health Management in Horticultural Crops, held on 11-14 March, 2010. Organized by Society for Promotion of Horticulture, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research & Confederation of Horticultural Association of India. 184
Kumar Sunil and A. K. Gupta 2010 Response of Gibbrellic acid and kinetin on physiological and bio-chemical changes during vase-life and longevity of G. grandiflorus L. cv. Jessica 28th International Horticultural Congress, Lisbon-Portugal, August 22-27, 2010 Abstract No. 612
Kumar, S. and Rajiv Kumar 2011 Protected Cultivation of Orchid (Dendrobium) for East Siang District National Consultation for Production and Utilisation of Orchids, organized by National Research Centre for Orchids, Pakyong, Sikkim, February 19-21, 2011   118
Kumar, S. and A. K. Gupta 2011 Response of rose cultivars under climate change in east siang district Conference on Climate Change, Mayfair Garden Hotel, London March 18-22, 2011  
Kumar, Sunil 2011 Performance of China aster cultivars under climate change, East Siang District, Arunachal Pradesh International Conference on Issues for Climate Change, Land Use Diversification and Biotechnological Tools for Livelihood Security (ICLDBT-2011), October 08-10, 2011 at Sardar Vallbhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Techology, Meerut, U.P. 29
Kumar, Sunil 2012 Performance of gerbera cultivars under protected condition in East Siang District, Arunachal Pradesh, India Ist Biennial International Congress on Urban Green Spaces, 5-7 March, 2012, New Delhi 160
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Tomar, K. S.; Shakywar, K. S.; Kumar, S. and Pathak, M. 2012 Horticulture based integrated farming system: A sustainable approach for Lunga and Tilla land in Tripura State. National Seminar on Livelihood Options for Small and Marginal Farmers in Fragile Ecosystems. August 09-10, 2012. At ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Barapani, Meghalaya. 22-24
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Kumar, S. 2013 Effect of Nitrogen on growth, yield and quality of China aster (Callistephus chinensis) L. cv. Kamini. In National Seminar on Climate Change and Indian Horticulture: Exploring Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies for Expeditious Resilience’ at Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur, Bihar, May 25-27, 2013 117-118
Kumar, Sunil 2012 Performance of gerbera cultivars under protected condition in East Siang District, Arunachal Pradesh, India Ist Biennial International Congress on Urban Green Spaces, 5-7 March, 2012, New Delhi 160
Kumar, Sunil 2012 Screening of gladiolus cultivars for flower production under pasighat condition, East Siang District, Arunachal Pradesh, India National Seminar on Plant Genetic Research for Eastern and North-eastern India, May 11-12, 2012 at ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Barapani, Meghalaya 81
Kumar, Sunil 2013 Evaluation of cut flower varieties of Anthurium under agro-climatic conditions of Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh National seminar on Advances in Protected Cultivation, March 21, 2013 at IARI, New Delhi, organized by Indian Society of Protected Cultivation. 62

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