Dr. Sumit Kumar | Plant Pathology | Young Scientist AwardūüŹÜ

Banaras Hindu University, India

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Sumit Kumar commenced his academic journey with a strong foundation in agricultural sciences, culminating in his Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Banaras Hindu University. His academic pursuits have been marked by consistent excellence, reflected in his outstanding performance throughout his educational journey.

Professional Endeavors:

As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at B.M. College of Agriculture, Khandwa, He has dedicated himself to teaching, research, and academic leadership. His role involves imparting knowledge to students, conducting cutting-edge research in plant pathology, and contributing to the academic and intellectual growth of the institution.

Contributions and Research Focus:

His research primarily focuses on the management of plant diseases, particularly early blight of potato caused by Alternaria solani. His Ph.D. thesis, titled "Studies on Management of Early Blight of Potato," underscores his commitment to developing effective strategies utilizing fungicides, plant extracts, and bio-control agents. Through his research, he aims to address critical challenges in crop protection and enhance agricultural productivity.

Accolades and Recognition:

His contributions to the field of plant pathology have garnered significant recognition. He has been honored with several awards, including the Best Poster Presentation Award at the National Symposium on "Plant Pathology in Human Welfare" and the Outstanding Research Scholar Award at the National Conference "ICIESSD-2019." His exceptional academic achievements, including UGC Research Fellowship and qualifying the National Eligibility Test (NET), underscore his scholarly prowess.

Impact and Influence:

His research endeavors have had a tangible impact on the agricultural community, providing valuable insights into disease management strategies. His contributions have the potential to revolutionize agricultural practices and mitigate the adverse effects of plant diseases on crop yields and food security.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

His legacy in the field of plant pathology is characterized by his dedication to excellence, innovative research, and commitment to advancing agricultural science. With a promising trajectory ahead, he is poised to continue making significant contributions to the field, furthering our understanding of plant diseases and fostering sustainable agricultural practices for the benefit of future generations.


A total of 46 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

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Notable Publications 

Interactive Effect of potential biocontrol agents and organic amendments on lentil wilt pathogen incited by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lentis and its management

Assessment of Plant extracts and their In vitro efficacy against Potato early Blight incited by Alternaria solani

Dual Trichoderma consortium mediated elevation of systemic defense response against early blight in potato

Assessment of Plant extracts and their In vitro efficacy against Potato early Blight incited by Alternaria solani

Comparitive Evaluation of Different Fungicides against Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary. Causing Late Blight of Potato

Silicon based defense mechanism in plants

Black tip of Mango: Becoming a serious problem in Mango cultivation

Comparative efficacy of different biological agents, botanical extracts and chemical in management of linseed wilt incited by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lini. (Bolley) synder …

Evaluation of Suitable Sowing Dates and Varieties for the Management of Linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) wilt Under Wilt-Sick Field Condition incited by Fusarium oxysporum f …


Sumit Kumar | Plant Pathology | Young Scientist Award

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