ICFRE - Arid Forest Research Institute

Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
(An Autonomous Body of Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Govt. of India)
 
  

Dr. Bilas Singh

CTO

 Extension Division

Area Of Specialization:

Arid zone Forestry, covering growth and yield modeling, agroforestry, extention activities, wastewater utilization, Sand dune stabilization, water management and uses, nutrient cycling etc.

Publications

Papers in International Journals

Research paper Published in National papers

1.       

G. N. Gupta, K. R. Choudhary, Bilas Singh and A. K. Mishra (1993). Neem establishment in arid zone as influenced by different techniques of rain water harvesting. Indian Forester 119(11): 914-919

2.       

Bilas Singh and Bandana Bose (1994). Some physiological and biochemical studies in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes in relationship to yield potential. Indian J. Plant Physiol. 37(4): 286-288

3.       

G. N. Gupta, Premlal, Bilas Singh and N. K. Bohra (1994). Response of Ailanthus excelsa to N and P fertilization on an arid sandy soil. Indian Forester 120(4): 368-373

4.       

G. N. Gupta, Neelu Singh, N. K. Bohra and Bilas Singh (1995). Effect of fertilizer application on growth and biomass production of Ailanthus excelsa on an arid land. Annals of Arid Zone 34(20): 121-125

5.       

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (1996). Potential uses of some important shrub species of arid region. AFRI Newsletter 4(1-2): 18-21

6.       

G. N. Gupta and Bilas Singh (1997). Relative performance of different species on a sand dune in Thar desert. Indian Forester 123(3): 206-210

7.       

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2000). Growth and nutrient uptake in Acacia nilotica planted along municipal sewage channel. J. Environ. Biol. 21(3): 173-178

8.       

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (2000). Effect of stand age on soil and foliage nutrients in irrigated D. sissoo plantation in arid zone. Journal of Tropical Forestry 16(4): 38-45

9.       

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2000). Plant growth and nutrient uptake in Azadirachta indica planted along municipal sewage channel in Indian arid zone. Indian Forester 126(1): 22-29

10.   

Genda. Singh, N. Bala, T. R. Rathod and Bilas Singh (2001). Effect of textile industrial effluent on tree plantation and soil chemistry. J. Environ. Biol. 22(1): 59-66

11.   

V. P. Tewari, Bilas Singh and V. S. Kishan Kumar (2001). Volume equations for Eucalyptus camaldulensis in Indira Gandhi Nahar Pariyojana (IGNP) area. Indian Forester 127(12): 1367-1370

12.   

G. Singh, Bilas Singh, V. Kuppusamy and N. Bala (2002). Variations in Foliage and soil nutrient composition in Acacia tortilis plantation of different ages in north-western Rajasthan. Indian Forester 128(5): 514-522

13.   

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (2003). Effect of water availability and phosphorus application on biomass accumulation and micronutrient uptake by Dalbergia sissoo seedlings. Journal Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 51(3): 316-319

14.   

G. Singh, Bilas Singh and T.R. Rathod (2003). The impact of soil water availability on carbon sequestration in biomass and soil in northwestern India. Indian Forester 130(11): 1319-1329

15.   

B. Singh and G. Singh (2004). Influence of soil water regime on nutrient mobilization and uptake by Dalbergia sissoo seedlings. Tropical Ecology 45(2): 337-340

16.   

V.P. Tewari and Bilas Singh (2005). Comparison of Bruce's Formula and other methods for log volume estimation. Indian Forester 131(7): 917-923

17.   

B. Singh and G. Singh (2007). Influence of water deficit on the growth and root growth potential of D. sissoo seedlings in arid environment. Indian Forester 133(2): 229-238

18.   

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2007). Variations in soil properties and nutrient uptake in plantation of different age classes of Acacia nilotica (L.) Wild plantation. Indian Forester 133(6): 737-748

19.   

Genda Singh and Bilas Singh (2010). Assessment of Growth and Biomass Production of Cenchrus setigerus Based Silvipastoral System in Community Pasture land in Bhilwara District of Rajasthan.  Indian Forester 136(7): 898-909.

20.   

Bilas Singh, Mahipal Bishnoi and M.R. Baloch (2012). Tree growth and wheat yield in agri-horti-silvi system in the arid region of Rajasthan. Indian Forester 138(8): 726-732.

21.   

Bilas Singh (2012). Performance of agri-horti-silvi system in the hot arid region of Rajasthan. Indian J. of Agroforestry 14(1):29-33.

22.   

Singh G., Bilas Singh and T.S. Rathore (2013). Effects of agroforestry land use on microclimate modification and productivity in dry areas. Indian J. Agroforestry, 15: 58-78.        

23.   

G. Singh Bilas Singh and T.R. Rathod (2013). Water availability and physiological functions of different tree species under controlled conditions in arid region of Rajasthan, India. In proceeding: Asia pacific workshop on "Forest hydrology', Water and Forests: Beyond traditional Forest Hydrology.  ICFRE, Dehradun 23-25 September, 2013, page 92-95.

24.   

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (2015). Biomass production and carbon stock in a silvi-horti based agroforestry system in arid region of Rajasthan. Indian Forester 141(12):1237-1243.

25.   

Bala, N., Pramod Kumar, Bohra N.K., Limba N.K., Baloch S.R., Singh B. and Singh G. (2014). Production and decomposition of litter in Prosopis cineraria plantation along canal banks in Indian Desert. Annals of Arid Zone, 53(3&4): 169-176.

26.   

Bilas Singh G. Singh and T. S. Rathore (2018). The effects of woody hosts on Santalum album L. tree growth under agroforestry in semi-arid north Gujarat, India. Indian Foresters, 144(5): 424-430.

27.   

Bilas Singh (2018). Volume equations for Prosopis cineraria plantation in the IGNP area in hot arid region of Rajasthan, India. Abstract published in 14th National Silvicultural Conference - Forest & Sustainability: securing a common future. Indian Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bengaluru. 03-05 December 2018. pp 92.

28.   

Singh, G., Singh B., Choudhary G.R., Baloch S.R. and Bala N. (2022). Allometric Equations to Estimate Dry Biomass of Vachellia tortilis in Indira Gandhi Nahar Pariyojna area of Rajasthan. Indian Forester, 148(5) : 532-538, 2022 DOI: 10.36808 /if/2022/v148i5/158183

29.   

Singh, G., Singh B. and Mishra D. (2022). Diversity and Carbon Storage in Calligonum polygonoides Associated Shrub Ecosystem of Indian Desert. Indian Forester, 148(7) : 459-466, 2022 DOI: 10.36808/if/2022/v148i7/157244

30.   

Warrier, R. R., Sinha A., Thakur A., Singh B., Shirin F. and Yasodha R. (2022). Smallholder teak agroforestry plantation: Scope and prospects in India. Wood is Good, 3(1) : 27–29

31.   

Bilas Singh, Mahipal Bishnoi, A. S. Chouhan, Kusum Lata Parihar and G. Singh (2024). Climatic variations influenced distribution and productivity of different agroforestry systems in Rajasthan, India. Annals of Arid Zone, 63(3) : 1-18.

 

International Paper

1.       

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2002). Effect of plant nutrient and soil nutrient under irrigated Eucalyptus camaldulensis in IGNP area. J. Tropical Forest Science 14(3): 1-11

2.       

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (2003). Biomass partitioning and gas exchange in Dalbergia sissoo seedlings under water stress. Photosynthetica 41(3): 407-414

3.   

B. Singh and G. Singh (2006). Effects of controlled irrigation on water potential, nitrogen uptake and biomass production in Dalbergia sissoo seedlings. J. Environment and Experimental Botany 55 (1-2): 209-219

4.   

V.P. Tewari and Bilas Singh (2006). Provisional equations for estimating total and merchantable wood volume of Acacia nilotica trees in Gujarat State of India. J. Forest, Trees Livelyhood 16:277-288

5.       

V.P. Tewari and Bilas Singh (2006). Total and merchantable wood volume equations for Eucalyptus hybrid trees in Gujarat State of India. Arid Land Research and Management 20:147-159

6.       

Pradeep Chaudhary, Bilas Singh and Vindhya.P. Tewari (2007). Non-market economic valuation in developing countries: Role of participant observation method in CVM analysis. Journal of Forest Economics 13:259-275

7.       

G. Singh, T.S. Rathod, B. Singh and Manoj Chauhan. (2008). Interaction and productivity in Embelineca officinelis best agri-horticulture in Indian Desert. Journal of Biological Agriculture Horticulture 25:253-268

8.       

V.P. Tewari and Bilas Singh (2008). Potential Density and Basal Area Prediction Equations for unthinned Eucalyptus Hybrid Plantations in the Gujarat State of India. Resource Biotechnology 99:1642-49

9.       

V.P. Tewari and B. Singh (2009). Site index model for Tecomella undulata (Sm.) Seem. (Bignoniaceae) plantations in a hot arid region of India. Journal of Arid Environments 73:590-593

10.   

P. Chaudhry, V.P. Tewari and B. Singh (2008). WTP Vs WTA for assessing recreational benefit of urban forestry: A case from a modern and planned city of India. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods 18: 215-231.

11.   

G. Singh and B. Singh (2009). Effect of varying soil water stress regimes on nutrient uptake and biomass production in Dalbergia sissoo seedlings in Indian desert. Journal of Forestry Research 20(4): 307-313

12.   

Bilas Singh and S.K. Sharma (2010). An impact assessment of sustainable forest management on socio-economic development in Gujarat state of India.   Nature and Science 8(8): 168-173.

13.   

P. Chaudhry, K. Bagra and Bilas Singh (2011). Urban greenery status of some Indian cities: A short communication. International Journal of Environmental science and development 2(2): 98-101.

14.   

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (2011). Phosphorus enhanced establishment, growth, nutrient uptake, and productivity of Dalbergia sissoo seedlings maintained at varying soil water levels in an Indian arid zone. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 30 (6): 480-495.

15.   

Bilas Singh, Mahipal Bishnoi, Mana Ram Baloch and Genda Singh (2014). Tree biomass, resource use and crop productivity in agri-horti-silvicultural systems in the dry region of Rajasthan, India. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 60(8) 1031-1049.

16.   

Singh, G. and Singh, B. (2015). Rooting pattern and equations for estimating biomasses of Hardwickia binata and Colophospermum mopane trees in agroforestry system in Indian desert. Journal of Botanical Sciences, 4(1), 30-40.

17.   

Tewari VP and Singh Bilas (2017). A first approximation simple dynamic growth model for forest teak plantations in Gujarat state of India.  Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, 1-7. DOI: 10.2989/20702620.2016.1277644,

18.   

Singh, G. and Singh, B. (2017). Biomass equations and assessment of carbon stock of Calligonum polygonoides L., a shrub of Indian arid zone. Current Science, 112(12): 2456-2462. doi: 10.18520 /cs/v112/i12/2456-2462

19.   

Singh, B., Mahipal Bishnoi and Singh G. (2017). Effect of lopping and root barrier on pasture production in Colophospermum mopane based silvipastoral system in Western Rajasthan. International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management, 5: 674-678. DOI: HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.23910/IJBSM/2017. 8.5.3ICBSM0259

20.   

Tewari VP and Singh Bilas (2018). Total Wood Volume Equations for Tectona grandis Linn F. Stands in Gujarat, India. Journal Forest and Environmental Science, 34 (4): 313-320.https://doi.org/10.7747/JFES. 2018.34.4.313

21.   

Singh, G. and Singh, B. (2021). Effects of Life-form and Plants Functional Traits on Carbon, Nitrogen and Sulfur Distributed in Different Parts in Dry Region of Western India. Research Square. DOI: https://doi.org/ 10.21203/rs.3.rs-230054/v1

22.   

Warrier, R. R., Sinha A., Thakur A., Singh B., Shirin F. and Yasodha R. (2022). Smallholder teak agroforestry in the globalising world: Opportunities and challenges for India. Agriculture and Forestry Journal, 6(1) : 32–40. https://doi.org/10.46325/afj.v6i1.13

 

Paper published in newsletter

1.       

बिलास सिहं एवं गेंदा सिहं (1994).आक रोकता है रेगिस्तान को. पर्यावरण 2: 38-40

2.   

बिलास सिहं एवं गेंदा सिहं (1996).शुष्क क्षेत्र का उपयोगी पौधा-तुम्बा. पर्यावरण 3: 31-33

3.   

बिलास सिहं एवं गेंदा सिहं (1997). शुष्क क्षेत्र में प्रदूषित जल एवं वृक्षारोपण में सभ्भावित उपयोग . पर्यावरण 4: 47-48

4.   

बिलास सिहं एवं गेंदा सिहं (2003). वानिकी चारागाह से सामुदायिक विकास . पर्यावरण 15(3): 8-10

5.   

बिलास सिहं एवं गेंदा सिहं (2003). छोटी कच्छ की रणः आर्थिक, सामाजिक और वातावरणीय परि-श्य. पर्यावरण 15(2): 41-42

6.   

वी.पी. तिवारी एवं बिलास सिहं (2003). शुष्क क्षेत्र में वृक्षों में छँगाई प्रबंधन . पर्यावरण 15(2): 41-42

7.   

बिलास सिहं (2009). बाँस आधारित कृषिवानिकी से आर्थिक सम्भावनाएँ.  आफरी दर्पण 7(40):3-4.

8.   

बिलास सिहं (2009). कृषिवानिकी से विविध आर्थिक सम्भावनाएँ. आफरी दर्पण

9.   

एम.आर. बालोच, भावना शर्मा एवं बिलास सिहं (2010) आफरी, जोधपुर (राजस्थान) के अन्तर्गत वन विज्ञान केन्द्रों में किये गये कार्यों एवं गतिविधियों का ब्यौरा. आफरी दर्पण 8(1-2):3-12

10.  

जी. एन. गुप्ता एवं बिलास सिहं (2011). भारतीय थार रेगिस्तान में टिब्बा स्थिरीकरण. आफरी दर्पण 9(1-2):7.

11.  

जी. सिहं, एन. बाला,  बिलास सिहं एवं टी आर राठौड (2011). व‘क्ष वृद्वि में औद्योगिक अपशिष्ट जल का उपयोग. आफरी दर्पण 9(1-2):7.

12.  

जी. एन. गुप्ता, बिलास सिहं एवं के. आर. चौघरी (2011). सूखे व रेतीले क्षेत्रों में पनपने वाली  वृक्ष प्रजातियों का चयन. आफरी दर्पण 9(1-2):7.

13.  

बिलास सिहं (2013). राजस्थान के शुष्क क्षेत्रों में कृषिवानिकी एवं जैव विविधता आफरी दर्पण 11(1-2):5.7.

14.  

बिलास सिहं (2016). गुजरात राज्य में सागौन वृक्षारोपण में उत्पादकता अध्ययन तथा वृद्धि एवं प्रतिरूपण अध्ययन 14 (1-2):1-2

15.  

बिलास सिंह एवं जी सिंह (2017). राजस्थान के शुष्क क्षेत्रों में संसाधनों के प्रबंधन से कृषि वानिकी प्रणाली के उत्पादन में वृद्धि – आफरी दर्पण, 16 (4): 1-3

16.  

जी सिंह, बिलास सिंह, शेरा राम बालोच, गंगा राम चौधरी, करना राम चौधरी, प्रेम राज नागौरा और नरेंद्र कुमार लिम्बा जोधपुर जिले में(2018) सामुदायिक संरक्षण क्षेत्रों हेतु जागरूकता बढाने और विकास योजना बनाने के लिए जन मानस विचार और जैव विविधता का आंकलन आफरी दर्पण 18(1 एवं 2):1-4

17.  

बिलास सिंह महिपाल बिश्नोई, जी. सिंह एवं माना राम बालोच (2020)- . राजस्थान के शुष्क क्षेत्रों में बड़े वृक्षों का प्रतिरोपण – आफरीदर्पण 18(1 एवं 2) : 1-4

18.  

बिलास सिंह एवं अनिल सिंह चौहान (2024) . कुमट आधारित कृषि वानिकी में वृक्ष घनत्व का भूमि उत्पादन एवं आय पर प्रभाव, आफरी दर्पण 21 (1-4): 2-3

 

 

Book published

1. G. Singh, Bilas Singh, U.K. Tomar and Shruti Sharma (2017). A Manual for Dryland Afforestation and Management. Scientific Publisher, Jodhpur.

2.  जी. सिहं, बिलास सिहं, यू. के. तोमर एवं श्रुति शर्मा  (2017) । शुष्क क्षेत्र वनीकरण एवं वन प्रबंधन : तकनीकी एवं कार्यविधियाँ साइन्टिफिक पब्लिशर्स (इण्डिया), जोधपुर ।

Contribution in Book

1.  A Book on "Agro forestry Models" Developed by ICFRE, 2021

2. FAQ on Agroforestry, ICFRE, Dehradun, 2023

 

Pumplets/Leaflets

1.      Bhawana Sharma and Bilas Singh (2012). AFRI Research Highlight, Agroforestry and Extension Division, AFRI, Jodhpur

2.     बिलास सिंह (2013). कृषिवानिकी के विविध लाभ. कृषि वानिकी एवं विस्तार प्रभाग, शुष्क वन अनुसंधान संस्थान, जोधपुर ।

3. बिलास सिंह (2017). अरेबिक गोंद का एक मात्र स्त्रोत कुमट "अकेशिया सेनेगल विल्ड"

 

Paper presented in Seminar/symposium

1.

Genda. Singh, N. Bala, Bilas Singh and T. R. Rathod (1995). Management practices for the use of industrial waste water in tree plantation in arid region. Proceeding of RAG Meeting at AFRI, Jodhpur, Feb 1995.

2.

G Singh and B. Singh (2002). Water deficit and the growth of Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. Seedlings in arid climate. Presented in National workshop on "Innovative plantation technologies and joint forest management in IGNP area". Bikaner, January 11 & 12.

3.

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2004). Growth, biomass production and water use in Dalbergia sissoo seedlings in relation to soil water stress. In: V.P. Tewari and R.L. Srivastava (eds.) Multipurpose Trees in the Tropics: Management and Improvement Strategies. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur (India), pp. 428-436 (Proceedings of the IUFRO International conference on "Multipurpose Trees in the Tropics" to be held at AFRI, Jodhpur during 22-25 Nov. 2004).

4.

Bilas Singh (2009). Attended "Two days Sensitization workshop on common guidelines" Role of Research organization/SAUs/NGO in watershed implementation with innovations" to be held at Jodhpur on 25-26th June 2009, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of Rajasthan.

5.

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2011). Paper presented in National workshop " Prosopis juliflora: Past Present & Future" at Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur on 23-24 March 2011.

6.

Bilas Singh (2011). Paper presented in National symposium on "Agroforestry for environmental services, livelihood security and climate resilient agriculture: challenges and opportunities" at NRCA, Jhansi on 3-5 Dec. 2011.

7.

G. Singh, Bilas Singh, Smita Shukla, Kaushal singh, Deepak Mishra (2012). Paper presented in National workshop " Prosopis juliflora: Past Present & Future" at Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur on 3-4 March 2012.The title of the paper was "Estimation of biomass produced by P. juliflora in forest areas of different districts in Rajasthan for carbon accounting"

8.

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2012). Paper presented in National Symposium on "Managing Stress in drylands under Clmate Change Scenarios" at Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur on 1-2 Dec 2012. The title of the paper was" Floral diversity associated with agricultural lands in Barmer area of north-western Rajasthan".

9.

G. Singh, N. Bala, A.K. Sinha, Bilas Singh, S.R. Baloch, M.K. Singh, G.R. Chaudhary and T.S. Rathore (2013). Paper presented in National workshop on " Prosopis juliflora: Retrospect and Prospects" at Regional Research Station, Kukma, Bhuj (Gujarat),Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur on 26-28 February 2013. The title of the paper was "Extent of distribution and dominance of P. juliflora in forest areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat"

10.

G. Singh Bilas Singh and T.R. Rathod (2013). Water availability and physiological functions of different tree species under controlled conditions in arid region of Rajasthan, India. Asia pacific workshop on "Forest hydrology', Water and Forests: Beyond traditional Forest Hydrology.  ICFRE, Dehradun 23-25 September, 2013.

11.

Bilas Singh (2014). Paper presented in "World Congress on Agroforestry 2014" on Trees for Life: Accelerating the Impact of Agroforestry at Vighyan Bhawan and Kempisenki Ambience, Delhi from 10-14th Feb 2014. The title of paper was "Woody biomass and carbon sequestration potential in agri-horti-silvi systems in arid region of north-western Rajasthan".

12.

Bilas Singh, T.S. Rathore and G. Singh (2014). Paper presented in International seminar on "Sandalwood: Current Trends and Future Prospects" at IWST, Bangalore. Presented one paper on "Effect of long term hosts species on Santalam album L. growth under agroforestry in semi arid condition of North Gujarat, India. 

13.

Dr. Bilas Singh, (2015).  Attended national seminar on "Conservation Biotechnology and DNA Barcoding" at Gujarat Forest research Institute, Gandhinagar on 18th May 2015. The Seminar was organized by Gujarat Biodiversity Gene Bank, Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission, DST, Government of Gujarat.

14.

Bilas Singh, G. Singh and Mahipal Bishnoi (2017). Paper presented in The Third International Conference on "Bioresource and Stress Management" at SIAM, Jaipur during 8-11th Nov 2017. Presented one paper on "Effect of lopping and root barrier on pasture production in Colophospermum mopane based silvipastoral system in Western Rajasthan".

15.

Bilas Singh (2017). Regional Research Conference was attended in AFRI Jodhpur on 23rd Nov 2017.

16.

Bilas Singh (2017). A presentation was made on "Agro forestry research for sustainable production in Rajasthan" in a workshop on "To disseminate research findings pertaining to dry land afforestation and to identify research gaps" at Forest Training Institute, Jaipur on 13-14 March 2018.

17.

Bilas Singh, G. Singh and Mahipal Bishnoi (2019). Paper presented in the 13th International Conference on “Development of Drylands: Converting Dryland Areas from Grey into Green” at CAZRI, Jodhpur INDIA during February 11-14, 2019. Title of presentation was “Effects of Acacia nilotica trees on arable crops production and soil fertility in different agro climatic zones of Rajasthan”. Abstract pp 93.

18.

Bilas Singh (2020) attended Webinar on “Contribution of agro-forestry to achieve additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent through additional tree cover in India by 2030” held on 8th July, 2020 organized by TERI, New Delhi.

19.

Bilas Singh (2020) attended Webinar on Ply Reporter e-Conclave -2 on 'Agro-Forestry and Future of Wood Panel Industry – Sustainable Timber for Panel and Furniture' Powered by 'ARCL Organics Ltd.' - 19 July (Sunday)

20.

बिलास सिंह, जी. सिंह, महिपाल बिश्नोई और शैलेंद्र सिंह राठौर (2020)- परि-पुन-स्थार्पन वन अनुसंधान केंद्र, प्रयागराज द्वारा आयोजित राष्ट्रीय वेबसंगोष्ठीय “कृषिवनिकी में शोध एव नवाचार परिदृश्य” के अंतर्गत “राजस्थान के शुष्क क्षेत्रों में कुमठ (Acacia senegal) आधारित परंपरागत कृषिवानिकी प्रणाली में फसल उत्पादन, मृदा पोषक तत्व और गोद उत्पादन” विषय पर दिनांक 25.09.20 को परिचर्चा किया ।

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Bilas Singh (2020) attended Webinar Towards the Third Asia-Pacific Urban Forestry Meeting - "Urban forestry innovations to transform landscapes and well-being in the post-Covid-19 era""19 October 2020 organized by FAO, Rome.

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Bilas Singh (2020) attended Webinar Series on – Impact of Technology Dissemination on Enhancement of Livelihood Security Through Forestry Endeavours, 20 October 2020 organized by FRCER Prayagraj & FRCLE Agartala.

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Dr. Bilas Singh participated in Webinar on "Income Enhancement from Agroforestry" on 16th September, 2021 organized by FRI, Dehradun

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Dr. Bilas Singh participated through hybrid mode in Regional research Conference on Forestry research in southern states of India with special focus on agroforestry to be organized by IWST, Bangaluru on 10th June 2022.

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Dr. Bilas Singh attended on line seminar on “Agroforestry for Wood Production – Issues and Challenges” held at FRI, Dehradun on10th June 2022

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Dr. Bilas Singh attended workshop on “Building partnership from Agreement Action” organized by Soil and Water Conservation Department, Govt. of Rajasthan held at Ranbanka Hotel, Jodhpur on 5th June 2023.

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Dr. Bilas Singh attended webinar on “Agroforestry Extension – Issues and Challenges” held at FRI, Dehradun on11th Aug 2023

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Dr. Bilas Singh attended Conference on “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Challenged Agro-Ecosystems (ASDGCAE-24) during March 3-5, 2024 at ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur

Scholarly Book Contributions (Chapters)

Chapter in book entitle:

1.       

Bilas Singh (2021). ‘Improving Productivity of Agroforestry System through Rainwater Harvesting in Arid Region of Rajasthan’, in Goyal R.K. & Gaur, Mahesh, K. (Eds.) Perspectives in Natural Resources Management-Watershed-based Approach. Central West Publications, New South Wales, 2800 Australia, pp. 127-138.

2.       

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2024). ‘Taxonomical and Ecological Characteristics and Improvement in Senegalia senegal (L.) Britton for its Socio-economic Utilization”. Edited by: M.R. Baloch, Tarun Kant and Shiwani Bhatnagar . Important Indigenous and Exotic Trees of the Thar Desert: A Treatise. Pages 419–458.

3.       

Sangeeta Singh, Ameen Ullah Khan, Anita and Bilas Singh (2024). Dalbergia sissoo (Roxb.) [Shisham]. Edited by: M.R. Baloch, Tarun Kant and Shiwani Bhatnagar . Important Indigenous and Exotic Trees of the Thar Desert: A Treatise, Pages 245–263.

New Technology Developed

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Tree density of 20-30 tree ha-1 was most economically viable agroforestry in dry area of Rajasthan having poor sandy soils and enhances land productivity in addition to create awareness among people for conservation of ecological foundations necessary to sustain life and rural livelihoods.

Awards Received

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S. K. Seth Award (2004) was awarded by Indian forester for best paper entitle “Variations in Foliage and soil nutrient composition in Acacia tortilis plantation of different ages in north-western Rajasthan”

2.       

Brandis Prize (2020) was awarded by Indian forester for best paper entitle “The effect of woody hosts on Santalum album L. tree growth under agroforestry in semi-arid region of Gujarat”

 

 

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