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 :- 05-04-2018 01:04:28
  Ongoing research projects
  • Survey, Identification, Control of Plant Parasitic Nematodes  and Use of Entomopathogenic nematodes in insect pest management
  • All India  Coordinated Research Project on Nematodes in Agriculture.
  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. R.S.Kanwar Principal Scientist Wheat nematology and nematode management Details
2 Dr. K. K. Verma Principal Scientist Nematode management biocontrol Details
3 Dr. Anil Kumar Assistant Scientist Entomopathogenic nematodes and nematode biocontrol Details
4 Dr. Prakash Banakar Asstt. Scientist Molecular nematology and biocontrol Details
   Non-Teaching Staff

# Image Name Designation Qualification Phone Email
1 Sh. Sant Lal Assistant B.A. B.Ed. 09215610555 -
2 MS.Jeenat Steno-Typist B.A. 8708496625 -
3 Smt. Mira Clerk B.Com 09729956289
4 Smt. Raj Bala Messenger Matric 09466612797 -
5 Sh. Bala Krishan Lab. Attendant Under Matric 09812256525 -
6 Sh.Balbir Singh Beldar Under Matric 09467874713 -