Dr. R.S.Kanwar

Head of the Department

Mailing Address

Dept. of Nematology
College of Agriculture 
CCS Haryana Agricultural University
Hisar - 125 004, India.


Phone No : 01662-289217
Alternate No : 9466441861
Email Id :,


Last Updated :- 22-07-2017 08:07:45
  Ongoing research projects
Survey, Surveillance, identification, evaluation of crop losses and control of plant parasitic nematodes Biological Control of Insect Pests of crops by Entomopathogenic Nematodes AICRP on Plant Parasitic Nematodes with integrated approach for their control.
  Major contributions
  • Maps depicting distribution of phytonematodes in Haryana prepared and more than 200 species of plant-parasitic nematodes identified.
  • Information generated in host parasite relationship and biology of important nematode pests of Haryana.
  • A nematode resistant tomato variety 'Hisar Lalit' developed for cultivation in root-knot nematode infested fields.
  • Losses due to phytoparasitic nematodes in crops documented.
  • Developed management strategies for nematode problem in wheat, barley, rice, cotton, fruit and vegetable crops.
  • Organised international/national level training programs/summer schools. National level videos documentary on molya and earcockle disease of wheat and predatory nematode prepared.
  • Organized nematode Awareness Days/Fields Days to make aware the farming community regarding nematode problems.
  Academic programs
  • Post graduate program leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Nematology. Course Lecture Nema 301.
  • List of M.Sc. and Ph.D. students.
  • Crop advisories for Rabi season crops 2015-16
  Books, manuals and patents
   Nematode distribution map of Haryana

# Image Name Designation Specialization Details
1 Dr. Anil Kumar Assistant Scientist Economic Nematology Details
2 Dr. Sewak Ram Principal Scientist & HOD Economic Nematology Details
3 Dr. K. K. Verma Principal Scientist Economic Nematology Details