Mr. Yumnam Somi Singh

Horticulture Department

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualifications:

M.Sc. (Hort.) in Fruit Science

Area of Interest

Fruit Science

Research Guidance & Support

  1. M.Sc Research Scholar ‘completed’- 2 (Two)
  2. G. Sumanda Sharma: “Physico-biochemical characterization of jamun (Syzygium cuminii Skeels) in Tura region of Meghalaya”
  3. Anju Hajong: “Characterization of jackfruit (Arotcarpus heterophyllus Lam.) genotypes in West Garo Hills, Meghalaya”

Academic Distinctions/Awards, Medals, Scholarships/Fellowships

  • Recipient of Gold Medal (2010) in M.Sc. (Horticulture) in Fruit Science from University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad
  • Awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)-2008 in Horticulture from Indian Council of Agricultural¬† ¬†Research (ICAR), New Delhi.
  • Recipient of ICAR NET (2010) in Horticulture.

Papers presented in International and National seminars

  1. Poster presentation on “Indian Horticulture Congress (2010)”, ICAR, New Delhi (1 abstract presented).
  2. Poster presentation on the “International Convention 2010 on Botanicals in Integrated Health Care”, Alipore, Kolkata (2 abstracts presented).
  3. Poster presentation in International Symposium on “System Intensification towards Foods &Environment Security” from 24th - 27th February, at Lake Hall, Kalyani, West Bengal (1 abstract presented).
  4. Poster presentation in International Symposium on “Minor Fruits and Medicinal Plants for Health and Ecological Security” from December 19-22nd 2011. (2 abstracts presented)
  5. Participated in National Seminar on Entrepreneurship: A drive towards socio-economic development of North Eastern Region, organized by: Department of Management, North-Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus on 4th June, 2013
  6. Poster presentation in “International Conference on Horticulture for Nutritional, Livelihood and Environmental Security in Hills” from 22nd to 24thMay 2014.
  7. Participated and presented paper orally in the National Seminar cum Workshop on “Innovative Prospects in Food Processing: Integration of Engineering and Biological Sciences” organized by Department of Food Engineering & Technology, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam during 27th-28th March, 2015
  8. Participated and presented paper orally in the National Conference on “Prospects and Challenges in Indigenous Foods and Drinks Sector” organized by Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, Manipur held at the College of Agriculture, Central Agricultural University, Iroisemba, Imphal during 11th-12th April, 2015.
  9. Participated and presented paper orally in the International Seminar on ‘Look East Policy: Perspective from the South-East Asian Architecture’organized by the Department of Management, North-Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, Meghalaya during 26th-27th June, 2015.
  10. Participated and presented paper in the National Seminar on “Re-thinking new education policy: Contextualizing the issues of India’s North-Eastern region” organized by Department of Education, North-Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, Meghalaya during 20th -21st March, 2016.

Publications

  1. Effect of different AM fungal species on germination of Jamun (SyzygiumcuminiiSkeels).
    Authors: Y. SOMI SINGH, G.S.K. SWAMY, C.P. PATIL AND B.C. DAS.
    Published in Environment and Ecology, 29 (2A): 839-841, 2011. Copyright by MKK, publication 2011 ISSN 0970-0420 (NAAS rating 2.1)
  2. Host preference studies of different AM fungi on fruit crops.
    Authors: S.S. YUMNAM, G.S.K. SWAMY, S.R. SINGH, M.A. HASAN AND B.C. DAS
    Published in The Asian Journal of Horticulture, Vol. 6 No.1 (June, 2011): 155-158. ISSN  0973-4767 (NAAS rating 3.6)
  3. Development of RAPD marker related to fruit cracking in jackfruit (Artocarpusheterophyllus Lam)
    Authors: S.R. SINGH, P. NARAYANASWAMY, S.S. YUMNAM AND B.C. BANIK
    Published in The Asian Journal of Horticulture, Vol. 6 No.1 (June, 2011): 199-202. ISSN 0973-4767 (NAAS rating 3.6)
  4. Effect of different arbuscularmycorrhizal fungi on vegetative parameters of jamun rootstock and graft success.
    Authors: S.S. YUMNAM, G.S.K. SWAMY, S.R. SINGH AND VIVELA D. SHIRA
    Published in The Asian Journal of Horticulture, Vol. 6 No.1 (June, 2011): 199-202. ISSN 0973-4767 (NAAS rating 3.6)
  5. Effect of different intercrops on yield and quality parameters in mango production of new alluvial zone in West Bengal.
    Authors: S.R. SINGH, B.C. BANIK AND S.S. YUMNAM
    Published in The Asian Journal of Horticulture, Vol. 6 No.1 (June, 2011): 199-202. ISSN 0973-4767 (NAAS rating 3.6)
  6. Effect of post shoot application of potassium through bunch feeding on fruit quality characters of banana in West Bengal.
    Authors: VIVELA D. SHIRA, Y. SOMI SINGH AND F.K. BAURI
    Published in Journal of Crop and Weed, Vol. 9 (2), 2013: 196-197. ISSN 0974-6315

Short communication paper published in knowledge based serial volume:

  1. The Jamun: A versatile underexploited fruit tree.
    Authors: YUMNAM S.S. AND SWAMY G.S.K.
    (Published in Agrobios Newsletter, Vol. IX, No. 6, November, 2010: 24, ISSN 0972-7027)
  2. Karonda: A Potential Fruit crop for Dryland.
    Authors: SWAMY G.S.K. AND YUMNAM S.S.
    (Published in Agrobios Newsletter, Vol. IX, No. 6, November, 2010: 25, ISSN 0972-7027)
  3. Future Thrust of Horticulture in North-East India.
    Author: YUMNAM SOMI SINGH
    (Published in Agrobios Newsletter, Vol. IX, No. 12, May, 2011: 22-23 ISSN 0972-7027)
  4. Prospects of bamboo shoot processing in North-East India
    Author: YUMNAM SOMI SINGH
    (Published in Agrobios Newsletter, Vol. X, No. 02, July, 2011: 55, ISSN 0972-7027)

Book published

  1. Singh, Y.S., Suresh, C.P. and Momin, K. C. (2017), A Textbook of Horticulture. Biotech Books, ISBN 978-81-7622-388-1.

Book chapter(s)

  1. SURESH, C. P., KALKAME, CH. MOMIN AND SINGH, Y.S. (2016). Socio economic prospects of litchi cultivation in northeastern India. Litchi-Global Perspectives, ISBN: 978-93-85777-71-4. Pp. 136-139