National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) ,
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi Project
Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology
for Climate Smart Agriculture and Water Management(CAAST - CSAWM)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Tal. Rahuri, Dist. Ahmednagar 413 722

Dr. Rohit Sonwane

Research Associate
Ph. D. (Agronomy)

Educational Qualification:

B.Sc. (Agriculture)

Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani


M.Sc. (Agronomy)

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola


Ph.D. (Agronomy)

Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli


Summary of Experience:

  • Research Associate, (Agronomy) CAAST-CSAWM, MPKV, Rahuri (MS): from Nov, 2018.
  • Assistant Professor, Anand Niketan College of Agriculture, Warora, Anandwan, Dr. PDKV, Akola (MS): June, 2017 to Nov, 2018.
  • Senior Research Fellow, Cotton Research Scheme, VNMKV, Parbhani (MS): October 2016 to June, 2017.
  • Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture Golegaon, VNMKV, Parbhani (MS): October 2015 to September 2016.
  • Research Associate, National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture, Department of Agronomy, Dr. BSKKV, Dapoli. (MS): August, 2015 to October 2015.
  • Research Associate, (Bio-Safety Research Trial Level –I for Herbicide Tolerant trait (NK603) in Corn hybrid in collaboration with Monsanto India Pvt. Ltd.), Wheat and Maize Research Unit, VNMKV, Parbhani (MS):  August, 2014 to August, 2015.

Life Member of Professional Societies:

  • Asian Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria Society of Sustainable Agriculture, Alabama, USA.
  • Indian Society of Agronomy, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi, India.
  • Indian Society of Weed Science, IJWS, Jabalpur, India.
  • Journal of Agriculture Research and Technology, Pune, MPKV, Rahuri, India.

International Exposure

  • Participated and Presented paper in International Conference on 5th ASIAN Plant Growth- Promoting Rhizobacteria held at BOGOR, INDONESIA, on July 16-19, 2017.
    Extension activities
  • Delivered 05 lectures to Diploma in Agricultural Extension Services for Input Dealers (DAESI) at Anand Niketan Agri. Polytechnic, Warora, Anandwan, Dist. Chandrapur (MS).
  • Participated as Subject Matter Specialist and delivered 08 farmers lecture on “Improved Production Technology of Kharif crops” under Unnat Sheti Samrudha Shetkari Mohim training programme at different villages of Warora, Dist. Chandrapur (MS).
  • Delivered 11 radio talks at All India Radio, Akashwani Kendra, Dist. Chandrapur (MS).

Research Publications

  • Peer Reviewed full  length research papers: 12
  • Popular articles in newsletter: 07
  • Book: 01


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