Prof. Dr. Ghulam Hassan Dar

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Hassan Dar

Professor
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar, Haryana, India

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Biography

Dr. Ghulam Hassan Dar holds a position of Professor-cum-Chief Scientist in Microbiology/Plant Pathology at S. K. University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir, Shalimar, Srinagar (J&K). He has completed his PhD in Agriculture Microbiology from Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India. He has published 3 books, 2 book chapters, 18 research articles in journals, 22 conference presentations and 15 documentary reports/monographs contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Soil Microbiology
62%
Biofertilizer
90%
Biopesticides
75%
Biodiversity
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Padder, S.A., Z.A. Bhat, G.H. Dar and F.A. Mohiuddin, 2017. Impact of plant growth promoting bacterial root endophytes on growth and nutrient status of Brown sarson (Brassica rapa L.). Int. J. Pure Applied Biosci., 5: 638-651.

  2. Padder, S.A., G.H. Dar, Z.A. Bhat, K. Verma and A.B. Wani, 2017. Morphological, metabolic and biochemical haaracterization of bacterial root endophytes associated with brown sarson (Brassica rapa L.). J. Pharmacognosy Phytochem., 6: 226-232.

  3. Dar, W.A., P.A. Sheikh, B. Summuna and G.H. Dar, 2017. Integrated disease management for root rot of Himalayan fir (Abies pindrow) of Western Himalayas of Kashmir, India. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Applied Sci., 6: 273-288.
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  4. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig, F.A. Ahanger and A. Nabi, 2017. Myrothecium verrucaria causing needle blight disease on Blue pine (Pinus wallichiana): Molecular characterization and host range. Eur. J. Plant Pathol., (In Press). 10.1007/s10658-017-1291-9.
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  5. Ahanger, F.A., G.H. Dar, M.A. Beig, T.A. Sofi, M.D. Shah and S.A. Ganaie, 2017. In vitro evaluation of fungicides against Lophodermium pinastri causing needle blight disease of blue pine in Kashmir (India). SKUAST J. Res., 19: 66-71.
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  6. Yousuf, S. and G.H. Dar, 2016. Prevalence and status of major fungal foliar diseases of cucumber in Western Himalayan State of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Applied Sci., 5: 550-557.
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  7. Padder, S.A., G.H. Dar, F.A. Mohiddin and M.D. Shah, 2016. Characterization and plant growth promoting aspects of a novel phosphate solubilizing brown sarson endophyte Pseudomonas fluorescens strain smppsap5 isolated from Northern Himalayas of India. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 10: 2003-2018.
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  8. Ahanger, F.A., G.H. Dar, M.A. Beig, T.A. Sofi and S.A. Ganai, 2016. Effect of weather parameters on Blue pine (Pinus wallichiana J.) needle blight and ascospore release of Lophodermium pinastri in India. Int. J. Agric. Technol., 12: 721-729.
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  9. Ahanger, F.A., G.H. Dar, M.A. Beig and T.A. Sofi, 2016. Management of needle blight (lophodermium pinastri) disease in blue pine trees in Kashmir, India. J. For. Res., 27: 185-192.
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  10. Sheikh, P.A., G.H. Dar, W.A. Dar, S. Shah, K.A. Bhat and S. Kousar, 2015. Chemical composition and anti-oxidant activities of some edible mushrooms of western himalayas of India. Vegetos Int. J. Plant Res., 28: 124-133.
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  11. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig and M.D. Shah, 2015. First report of myrothecium verrocaria on blue pine causing needle blight disease: culturo-morphological and molecular characterization. Eur. J. Plant Pathol., .

  12. Dar, G.H., G.H. Mir, H. Rashid, W.A. Dar and M. Majeed, 2015. Evaluation of microbial antagonists for the management of wilt/root rot and damping-off diseases in chilli (capsicum annuum). Vegetos Int. J. Plant Res., 28: 102-110.
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  13. Sheikh, P.A., G.H. Dar, M.A. Beig and S. Kounsar, 2014. Two hitherto unreported macro-fungi from zabarvan range of Kashmir Himalaya, India. Caribbean J. Sci. Technol., 2: 399-404.

  14. Dar, M.H., N. Singh, G.H. Dar, S.S. Mahdi, S.M. Razvi and A. Groach, 2014. Biofertilizers - means of increasing sustainable crop production and are ecofriendly. Life Sci. Leafl., 49: 101-115.

  15. Dar, M.H., N. Singh, G.H. Dar, S.R. Dar, S.M. Razvi, N.P. Rani, N. Kataria and A. Groach, 2014. Response of yield and yield components of common bean (cv. Shalimar Rajmash) to integrated phosphorus supply and co-inoculation with Rhizobium, VAM and Azotobacter in temperate conditions of Kashmir. Life Sci. Leafl., .

  16. Ahangar, M.A., G.H. Dar and A.A. Wani, 2014. Fungi associated with root rot of blue pine seedlings under temperate conditions of Kashmir. Indian Forester, 140: 205-206.
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  17. Sofi, T.A., M.A. Beig, G.H. Dar, M. Ahmad, A. Hamid, F.A. Ahangar and M.D. Shah, 2013. Cultural, morphological, pathogenic and molecular characterization of alternaria mali associated with alternaria leaf blotch of apple. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 12: 370-381.

  18. Sofi, T. A., M.A. Beig, G.H. Dar, F.A. Ahangar and A. Hamid, 2013. Virulence variation in alternaria mali (roberts) and evaluation of systemic acquired resistance (SAR) activators for the management of alternaria leaf blotch of apple. Emirates J. Food Agric., 25: 196-204.
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  19. Peerzada, S.H., A.G. Najar, M. Ahmad, G.H. Dar and K.A. Bhat, 2013. Studies on status of late blight disease (phytophthora infestans (mont) de bary) of potato in Kashmir Valley. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Applied Sci., 2: 7-15.
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  20. Peerzada, S.H., A.G. Najar, M. Ahmad, G.H. Dar and K.A. Bhat, 2013. Effect of irrigation frequency on Potato late blight (Phytophthora infestans). Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Appl. Sci., 2: 125-132.

  21. Peerzada, S., M. Ahmad, G. Dar, M. Chattoo and K. Bhat, 2013. Evaluation of cultivars of potato (solenum tuberosum) for disease reaction against late blight pathogen [phytophthora infestans (mont) de bary]. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Appl. Sci., 2: 153-159.

  22. Ahangar, M.A., G.H. Dar and Z.A. Bhat, 2012. Growth response and nutrient uptake of blue pine (pinus wallichiana) seedlings inoculated with rhizosphere microorganisms under temperate nursery conditions. Ann. For. Res., 55: 217-227.
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  23. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig, F.A. Ahanger, N.A. Ganai and M.A. Ahangar, 2011. Management of root rot caused by Rhizoctonia solani and Fusarium oxysporum in blue pine (Pinus wallichiana) through use of fungal antagonists. Asian J. Plant Pathol., 5: 62-74.
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  24. Beig, M.A., G.H. Dar, N.A. Khan and N.A. Ganai, 2011. Seasonal Production of Epigeal Fungal Sporocarps in Mixed and Pure Fir (Abies Pindrow) Stands in Kashmir Forests. J. Agric. Technol., 7: 1375-1387.
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  25. Beig, M.A., G.H. Dar and N.A. Ganai, 2011. Impact of ectomycorrhizal fungi on growth of fir (abies pindrow). J. Soil Biol. Ecol., 31: 119-126.

  26. Ahmad, K.N., A. Mushtaq, M.A. Beig and G.H. Dar, 2011. First Report of Phomopsis Canker Caused by Phomopsis Mali from India. Appl. Biol.Res., 13: 121-122.
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  27. Ahanger, F. A., G.H. Dar, M.A. Beig and T.A. Sofi, 2011. First Report of Needle Blight on Blue Pine (Pinus wallichiana) and Aleppo Pine (P. halepensis), Caused by Lophodermium macci, from Asia. Plant. Pathol. J., 10: 181-186.
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  28. Ahangar, M.A. G.H. Dar, Z.A. Bhat and N.R. Sofi, 2011. Fungi associated with root rot of Pinus wallichiana seedlings in Kashmir. Plant Pathol. J., 10: 42-45.
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  29. Dar, G.H., N.A. Ganai, M.A. Beig, F.A. Ahangar and T.A. Sofi, 2010. Biodiversity of macrofungi from conifer dominated forests of Kashmir, India. J. Mycol. Plant Pathol., 42: 169-171.
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  30. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig and N.A. Ganai, 2010. Influence of Ectomycorrhizal Inoculation on Blue Pine (Pinus wallchiania) and Deodar (Cedrus deodara) Seedlings. Trends Biosci., 3: 60-62.
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  31. Dar, G.H., 2010. Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry. New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India, Pages: 511.

  32. Bhat, K.A., M.A. Bhat, S.D. Masoodi, M. Ahmad and G.H. Dar et al., 2010. Serodiagnosis in plant pathology: Present status and future prospects. J. Ecobiotechnol., 2: 21-28.
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  33. Ashraf, M., G.H. Dar and Z.A. Bhat, 2010. Biomanagement of Root Rot of Pine Seedlings. J. Biol. Control, 24: 257-262.
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  34. Bhat, Z.A., G.H. Dar and M.A. Ahanger, 2010. First report of didymella blight (Didymella bryoniae) on ridge gourd [Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb.] from Jammu and Kashmir. Int. J. Applied Agric. Res., 5: 335-336.

  35. Dar, G.H., S. Banday, M.A. Beig and N. Fatima, 2009. Efficacy of Biocontrol Agents in Improving Plant Growth and Control of Pythium Root Rot in Apple. Plant Dis. Res., 24: 142-145.
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  36. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig, N.A. Qazi and N.A. Ganai, 2009. Hitherto Unreported Macrofungi from Jammu and Kashmir. Indian J. For., 32: 445-446.
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  37. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig, N.A. Qazi and N.A. Ganai, 2009. Hitherto Unreported Agaricales from Jammu & Kashmir. J. Mycol. Plant Pathol., 39: 35-38.
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  38. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig, N.A. Ganai, N.A. Khan and F.A. Ahangar, 2009. Hitherto Unreported Pezizales from India. J. Mycol. Plant Pathol., 39: 244-246.
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  39. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig and N.A. Ganai, 2009. Diversity of ectomycorrhizal fungi of various forests in district Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir). Indian J. For., 32: 137-140.
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  40. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig and N.A. Ganai, 2009. Biodiversity of macrofungi in Kashmir forests -1. Indian J. For., 32: 119-121.

  41. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig and N.A. Ganai, 2009. Hitherto Unrecorded Macrofungi from India. Appl. Biol.Res., 11: 59-62.
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  42. Bhat, Z.A., G.H. Dar, M.A. Bhat and M.A. Anhanger, 2009. Effect of media, temperature and pH on growth and fructification of Didymella bryoniae (Auresw.) Rehm. causing blight in ridge gourd. Applied Biol. Res., 11: 70-72.

  43. Beig, M.A., K. Ahmad, G.H. Dar, N.A. Khan and T.A. Sofi, 2009. Septoria Leaf Spot on Hedera Canariensis from Jammu and Kashmir, India. J. Mycol. Plant Pathol., 39: 530-531.
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  44. Beig, M.A., G.H. Dar, N.A. Khan, N.A. Ganai and F.A. Ahangar, 2009. A New Record of Anthracnose on Hedera Helix from Jammu and Kashmir, India. J. Mycol. Plant Pathol., 39: 346-348.
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  45. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig, M.D. Shah, N.A. Ganai and F.A. Ahanger, 2008. A New Record of Fusarium Solani f. sp. Robinae on Robinia Pseudoacacia from India. J. Mycol. Plant Pathol., 38: 685-686.
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  46. Beig, M.A., G.H. Dar, N.A. Ganai and N.A.Qazi, 2008. Some Hitherto Unrecorded Macrofungi from India. J. Mycol. Plant Pathol., 38: 208-210.
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  47. Beig, M.A., G.H. Dar, N.A. Ganai and N.A. Khan, 2008. Mycorrhizal biodiversity in Kashmir forests and some new records of macrofungi from J&K State. Applied Biol. Res., 10: 26-30.
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  48. Beig, M.A., G.H. Dar, K. Ahmad and N.A. Ganai, 2008. Growth Response of Pinus Wallichiana Inoculated with Pisolithus Tinctorius and Laccaria Laccata under Different Soil Moisture Regimes. J. Hill Res., 21: 47-52.
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  49. Beig, M.A., G.H. Dar and N.A. Ganai, 2008. Co-inoculation effect of three mycorrhizal species on growth and biomass of kail pine (Pinus wallichiana) seedlings. J. Soil Biol. Ecol., 28: 101-110.

  50. Banday, S., G.H. Dar and N. Fatima, 2008. Influence of Biocontrol Agents on Plant Growth and White Root Rot of Apple. Plant Dis. Res., 23: 46-50.
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  51. Ahanger, F.A., G.H. Dar, M.A. Beig, N.A. Qazi and T.A. Sofi, 2008. Integrated Management of White Mold (Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum) in French Bean (Phaseolus Vulgaris). J. Mycol. Plant Pathol., 38: 631-634.
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  52. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig, and N.A. Ganaie, 2007. Growth response of kail pine (Pinus wallichiana) to various ectomycorrhizal fungi. Indian J. For., 30: 263-266.

  53. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig and N.A. Ganai, 2007. Effect of source and inoculum load of ectomycorrhizae on the growth and biomass of containerized kail pine (Pinus wallichiana) seedlings. Applied Biol. Res., 9: 19-28.
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  54. Dar, G.H. and M.H. Wani, 2007. Horticulture in Cold Arid Himalayas - Development and Perspectives. Narosa Publication, New Delhi, India, Pages: 171.

  55. Dar, G.H. and F.A. Peer, 2007. The Perspectives and Perspectives of Horticulture in Jammu and Kashmir. In: Kashmir Vision. R.A. Patlu (Ed.). JPH Publications, Srinagar, India, pp: 152-184.

  56. Qazi, N.A., K. Ahmad, M.A. Bieg, G.H. Dar, V. Yousuf and N.A. Ganai, 2006. Prevalence of Major Carnation Diseases in Kashmir and Management of Leaf Spot (Alternaria Dianthi Stev. & Hall) of Carnation (Dianthus Caryophyllus L.). Appl. Biol.Res., 8: 29-32.
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  57. Dar, G.H., M.Y. Zargar and F.A. Peer, 2006. Response of walnut (Jugland regia L.) to biofertilizers in a stress soil. J. Tree Sci., 25: 46-50.

  58. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig and N.A. Ganaie, 2006. Physiological studies of some ectomycorrhizal fungi isolated from the forests of Kashmir. J. Hill Res., 19: 79-82.

  59. Dar, G.H., F.A. Ahangar, G.M. Dar and N.A. Qazi, 2006. Efficacy of various botanicals against Sclerotina sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary. Indian J. Pulse Res., 25: 67-70.

  60. Dar, G.H., F.A. Ahangar, G.M. Dar and N.A. Qazi, 2006. Efficacy of various antagonists and fungitoxicants on the growth and sporulation of Sclerotina sclerotiorum {(Lib.) de Bary}, the causal pathogen of white mould in French bean Indian. J. Plant Pathol., 25: 78-81.

  61. Beig, M.A., N.A. Khan and G.H. Dar, 2006. Disease status of Almond Blight in Kashmir and Morpho-Physiological Studies on its Casual Pathogen Cryptosporiopsis Carticola. Appl. Biol.Res., 8: 23-28.
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  62. Dar, G.H., M.A. Beig and N.A. Ganaie, 2005. Growth response of deodar (Cedrus deodara) to various ectomycorrhizal fungi. J. Soil Biol. Ecol., 25: 62-67.

  63. Sagar, V., G.H. Dar, M.A. Teli, K.A. Hakeem and S.A. Bhat, 2004. Seedling blight of apple (Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc.): A new threat to apple nurseries in Jammu and Kashmir. Skuast J. Res., 6: 128-130.

  64. Munshi, N.A. and G.H. Dar, 2004. In vitro evaluation of some locally isolated microfungi for antagonistic activity against mulberry fusarial blight pathogen {Fusarium pallidoroseum (Cook) Sacc}. Sericologia, 44: 341-346.

  65. Dar, G.M., G.H. Dar, R.A. Baba and N.A. Munshi, 2004. Causes and Management of Tomato Fruit Rots in Kashmir. Appl. Biol.Res., 6: 22-26.
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  66. Munshi, N.A., G.M. Dar, G.H. Dar, A.S. Shawl, Amanulla and M. Ahmad, 2003. Influence of Biofertilizer Supplementation at Spawning Time on the Commercial Characters and Green Mold Incidence in White Button Mushroom (Agaricus bisporus). In: Organic Food, Wani, S.A., A.S. Kamili, G.H. Dar, M.Y. Ghani, G. Singh, F.A. Zaki and N. Ahmad (Eds.). Directorate of Research, SKUAST, Srinagar (J&K).

  67. Charoo, G.M., G.H. Dar, G.M. Beigh and M.Y. Zargar, 2003. Impact of co-inoculation of Glomus mossae and Rhizobium leguminosarum on plant growth, nutrient uptake, root colonization and rhizosphere microbial biomass in common beans. Applied Biol. Res., 5: 35-41.

  68. Reshi, N.A., M.A. Khan, M. Ahmad and G.H. Dar, 2002. Status of Cerecospora leaf spot disease on zinnia in Kashmir. Applied Biol. Res., 4: 56-59.

  69. Dar, G.H., 2002. Saffron-Cultivation and uses. Sci. Kee Duniya (Urdu), 25: 42-48.

  70. Dar, G.H., 2002. Saffron - cultivation and uses. Sci. Kee Duniya, 25: 42-48.

  71. Charoo, G.M., G.H. Dar, M.Y. Zargar and G.M. Beigh, 2002. Response of three common bean cultivars to Rhizobium and mycorrhizal inoculants. Skuast J. Res., 4: 105-108.

  72. Zargar, M.Y. and G.H. Dar, 2001. Use of agricultural wastes and weeds for biogas production. Proceedings of National Seminar on Agriculture and Environment, March 28-29, SKUAST, Srinagar, Kashmir, India, pp: 15-15.

  73. Wani, M.H., M.Y. Zargar, F.A. Zaki and G.H. Dar, 2001. Approaches, challenges and future strategies: Environment in the framework of soil degradation in cold arid region of Western Himalayas. Proceedings of National Seminar on Agriculture and Environment, March 28-29, SKUAST, Srinagar, Kashmir, India, pp: 22-22.

  74. Reshi, N.A., M.A. Khan, M. Ahmad, and G.H. Dar, 2001. Effect of fungicides and methods of their application on Cerecospora leaf spot disease and some agronomic traits in zinnia. Applied Biol. Res., 3: 13-17.

  75. Munshi, N.A., G.M. Dar, N.A. Mir, N.A. Qazi and G.H. Dar, 2001. Some unreported fungi from Kashmir, isolated from mulberry and apple rhizosphere and shaggymane mushrooms. Applied Biol. Res., 3: 61-62.

  76. Munshi, N.A., G.M. Dar, A.S. Shawl, Ammanullah and G.H. Dar, 2001. Report on the occurrence of mushroom nematodes in Jammu and Kashmir. Applied Biol. Res., 3: 64-64.

  77. Zargar, M.Y., G.H. Dar and A.H. Zargar, 2000. Mycorrhizae in Relation to Ecosystem Development. In: Environment, Biodiversity and Conservation, Khan, M.A. (Ed.). A.P.H. Publ., New Delhi, India, pp: 465-478.

  78. Rather, A.Q. and G.H. Dar, 2000. Biodiversity of Edaphic Ecosystem and its Conservation. In: Environment, Biodiversity and Conservation. Khan, M.A. (Ed.). A.P.H. Publ., New Delhi, India, pp: 479-491.

  79. Dar, G.H., M.H. Wani, M.Y. Zargar and M.S. Mir, 2000. Crop Diversity in Cold Arid Ecoregion of Jammu and Kashmir. In: Environment, Biodiversity and Conservation. Khan, M.A. (Ed.). A.P.H. Publ., New Delhi, India, pp: 311-316.

  80. Dar, G.H. and A.H. Zargar, 2000. Impact of Chromium (IV) on Microbial Biomass and Phosphatase Activity in Sewage Sludge Amended Soils. In: Environmental Protection. Thukral, A.K. and G.S. Virk (Ed.). Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, pp: 226-231.

  81. Zargar, M.Y., G.H. Dar, A.H. Zargar and B.A. Ganaie, 1999. Effect of urea on rhizosphere microflora of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). Skuast J. Res., 1: 52-55.

  82. Zargar, A.H., M.Y. Zargar, G.H. Dar and B.A. Ganai, 1999. Impact of cement dust on growth and yield of haak (Brassica oleraceae). Applied Biol. Res., 1: 179-182.

  83. Shah, T.A., M.Y. Zargar and G.H. Dar, 1999. Interaction of Rhizoctonia solani with ectomycorrhizal inocula on deodar (Cedrus deodara). Applied Biol. Res., 1: 103-107.

  84. Reshi, N.A., M.A. Khan, M. Ahmad and G.H. Dar, 1999. Effect of various mateorological factors on conidial germination of Cercospora zinnia, an incitant of leaf spot in zinnia. Skuast J. Res., 1: 71-74.

  85. Dar, G.H., 1999. Effect of chromium (VI) on carbon and nitrogen mineralization in sewage sludge amended and unamended soils. Applied Biol. Res., 1: 29-34.

  86. Wali, P., G.H. Dar and M.Y. Zargar, 1998. Effect of mulching on rhizosphere microbial biomass and yield of cabbage in cold arid zone. Oriental Sci., 4: 85-88.

  87. Shah, T.A., M.Y. Zargar, G.H. Dar, G.M. Beigh and M.A. Khan, 1998. In vitro physiological studies of Pisolithus tinctorius and Cenococum geophilum and their comparative efficacy on the growth of deodar (Cedrus deodara). J. Hill Res., 11: 86-90.

  88. Dar, G.H., G.M. Charoo, M.Y. Zargar and G.M. Beigh, 1998. Symbiotic efficacy of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizae on common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). Res. Dev. Rep., 14: 57-60.

  89. Beigh, G.M., G.H. Dar, B.A. Bhat and M.Y. Zargar, 1998. Biological control of Fusarium root rot in common bean with Rhizobium leguminosarum. J. Hill Res., 11: 166-170.

  90. Dar, G.H., M.Y. Zargar and G.M. Beigh, 1997. Biocontrol of Fusarium root rot in the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) by using symbiotic Glomus mosseae and Rhizobium leguminosarum. Microbial Ecol., 34: 74-80.
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  91. Dar, G.H., 1997. Impact of lead and sewage sludge on soil microbial biomass and carbon and nitrogen mineralization. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 58: 234-240.
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  92. Beigh, G.M., G.H. Dar, G.M. Dar and A.R. Bhat, 1997. Effect of fungicidal sprays on soil microflora in an apple orchard. J. Soil Biol. Ecol., 18: 42-46.

  93. Zargar, M.Y., G.H. Dar, G.M. Beigh and M.R. Ganaie, 1996. Screening of Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. phaseoli for N2 fixation efficiency in beans (Phaseolus vulgaris). Oriental Sci., 1: 15-21.

  94. Dar, G.H., 1996. Effects of cadmium and sewage-sludge on soil microbial biomass and enzyme activities. Bioresour. Technol., 56: 141-145.
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  95. Beigh, G.M., G.H. Dar, B.A. Bhat and M.Y. Zargar, 1996. Effect of temperature and pH on growth and sporulation of root rot fungus, Fusarium solani and in vivo screening of various common bean cultivars. Res. Dev. Rep., 13: 28-34.

  96. Dar, G.H., 1995. Impact of nickel and sewage sludge on soil microbial biomass and enzyme activities. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. India, 65: 387-393.

  97. Dar, G.H., 1995. Effect of lead and sewage sludge on soil microbial biomass and enzyme activities. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 65: 333-338.

  98. Dar, G.H., 1995. Effect of heavy metals (Cd, Cr, Ni and Pb) on soil microbial biomass C, mineralization and enzyme activities. Int. J. Ecology Environ. Sci., 21: 87-95.

  99. Dar, G.H. and M.M. Mishra, 1994. Influence of cadmium on carbon and nitrogen mineralization in sewage sludge amended soils. Environ. Pollut., 84: 285-290.
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  100. Dar, G., R. Anand and P. Sharma, 1993. Genetically Engineered Microorganisms to Rescue Plants from Frost Injury. In: Measurement and Control (Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology, Volume 50), Flechture, F. (Ed.). Springer, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-540-56536-9, pp: 1-19.

  101. Dar, G.H., M.Y. Zargar and G.H. Shah, 1992. Effect of processing operations and heat treatment on physicochemical characteristics and microbiological load of apple juice concentrate. Indian Food Packer, 46: 45-50.

  102. Dar, G.H., 1992. Wine production and its deleterious effects. Sci. Kee Duniya (urdu), 18: 21-23.

  103. Wani, S.A. and G.H. Dar, 1991. Single domain antibodies (sdabs): A milestone in antibody technology. Sci. Culture, 57: 120-121.

  104. Zargar, M.Y. and G.H. Dar, 1990. Effect of benthiocarb and butachlor on growth and nitrogen fixation by cyanobacteria. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 45: 232-234.
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  105. Dar, G.H., M.Y. Zargar, N.M. Mir and M.A. Khan, 1990. Effect of blue green algae (BGA) on rice yield in Kashmir. Int. Rice Res. Newsletter, 15: 25-25.

  106. Dar, G.H., M.Y. Zargar and M.R. Ganaie, 1990. Effect of cyanobacterial inoculation on soil fertility and yield of paddy under temperate conditions. Phykos, 29: 31-38.

  107. Mir, N.M., G.M. Dar and G.H. Dar, 1989. Record of Trichoderma polysporum on saffron corms. Indian J. Mycology and Plant Pathol., 19: 243-244.

  108. Dar, G.H., S.M. Tandon and R. Singh, 1989. Anaerobic digestion of alkali treated crop residues with cattle waste. Plant Sci., 99: 503-507.
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  109. Dar, G.H., M.Y. Zargar and N.M. Mir, 1989. Cyanobacterial contribution to rice (Oryza sativa L.) in Kashmir. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 59: 566-569.

  110. Dar, G.H., M.R. Kaw and A.K. Dhar, 1989. Response of paddy to blue green algae and nitrogen application in Kashmir. Oryza, 26: 315-316.

  111. Mir, N.M., A.K. Dhar, G.H. Dar, M.Y. Zargar and M.A. Khan, 1988. Presence of cleistothecial stage of Erysiphe cicoracearum DC in vivo on cucurbits and a new host record from India. Indian J. Plant Pathol., 6: 79-80.

  112. Dar, G.H., 1988. Biogas-An alternative source of energy. Sci. Kee Duniya (urdu), 13: 59-62.

  113. Dar, G.H. and M.Y. Zargar, 1988. Effect of cuproxol and carbendazim on Gloeocapsa. Indian J. Ecol., 15: 182-183.

  114. Mir, N.M., A.K. Dhar, G.H. Dar, M.Y. Zargar and M.A. Khan, 1987. Screening of fungicides for field control of downy mildew (Peronospora destructor) on onion. Indian J. Mycology and Plant Pathol., 17: 321-322.
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  115. Dar, G.H., M.Y. Zargar, M. Ahmad and S.G. Din, 1987. Effect of algal inoculation on the yield of rice crop in presence of lime and molybdenum. Phykos, 26: 103-107.

  116. Dar, G.H. and S.M. Tandon, 1987. Response of a cattle dung methane fermentation to nickel. Biol. Wastes, 22: 261-268.
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  117. Dar, G.H. and S.M. Tandon, 1987. Recycling potential of waste plant residues for biogas and enriched manure production. Sci. Culture, 53: 93-95.

  118. Dar, G.H. and S.M. Tandon, 1987. Biogas production from pretreated wheat straw, lantana residue, apple and peach leaf litter with cattle dung. Biol. Wastes, 21: 75-83.
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  119. Dar, G.H., M.Y. Zargar and N.M. Mir, 1986. Occurrence of Septoria populi Desm. on Populus alba and P. ciliata in India. J. Tree Sci., 5: 60-61.
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  120. Dar, G.H., M.Y. Zargar and N.M. Mir, 1986. Occurrence of Entomosporium maculatum Lev. on loquat in India. Indian J. Mycology Plant Pathol., 16: 342-342.

  121. Dar, G.H. and M.Y. Zargar, 1985. First record of Septoria veronicae on veronica. Current Sci., 54: 888-888.