Dr. Loushambam Romeechand Singh

Designation: Guest Faculty

Specialization: Forestry

Contact: 7026932956

Email: bentloushambam [AT] gmail.com

Ph.D.

Dr. Loushambam Romeechand Singh

Designation: Guest Faculty

Department: Forestry & Environmental Science

Specialization: Forestry

Area of interest: Silviculture and Agroforestry, Tree Physiology,

Mobile: 7026932956

Email: bentloushambam [AT] gmail.com

 

Education:

  • B.Sc. Forestry from College of Horticulture and Forestry, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh, Central Agricultural University, Imphal, Manipur.

  • M.Sc. Plantation Technology (Forestry) from Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, Himachal Pradesh.

  • Ph.D. Forestry and Environmental Science from University of Aricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore, Karnataka.


 

Fellowship/Awards/ Scholarships:

  1. DST- INSPIRE fellowship, Govt. of India, Ministry of Science & Technology, Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi for Doctoral Research during Ph.D.

  2. Merit scholarship in M.Sc. programme in the discipline of Plantation Technology, College of Forestry, Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan, Himachal Pradesh.

  3. Stood Second in B.Sc. (Forestry) in the University.

PUBLICATIONS:

Research papers:

1. Loushambam R.S., A, S. Devakumar and Shankar Mayanglambam. 2018. Growth Performance of Melia dubia Cav. Germpalsm Grown under Semi-arid Conditions. Indian Journal of Ecology. 8(17):4713-4716.

2. Loushambam R.S. and A S Devakumar. 2017. Evaluation of Melia dubia germplasm for cultivation in low rainfall region. Mysore Journal of Agricultural Science. 8(18): 4832-4836.

3. Loushambam, R.S., Thakur, C.L., Aido Taloh and Shankar Mayanglangbam. 2017. Effect of IBA formulations, provenances on growth parameters and physiological attributes of Morus indica under nursery conditions in Himachal Pradesh. Crop Research. 8(14): 3706-3709.

4. Loushambam, R.S., Nongmaithem Raju Singh, Aido Taloh and Shankar Mayanglangbam. 2017. Bamboo in North East India. Indian Journal of Hill Farming. 8(1);2208-2212.

5. Loushambam, R.S., Thakur, C.L., Aido Taloh and Singh, N.R., 2016. Evaluation of mulberry (Morus indica L.) nutrients status in four provenances of Himachal Pradesh under nursery conditions. Pollution Research. 35 (4): 179-181.

6. Loushambam, R.S., Thakur, C.L., Bharadwaj, D.R. and Singh, N.R. 2014. Evaluation of mulberry (Morus indica L.) provenances of Himachal Pradesh under nursery conditions. Ecology, Environment and Conservation. 20(4):1945-1948.

7. Nongmaithem Raju Singh, M.K. Jhariya and R.S. Loushambam.2017. Performance of soybean and soil properties under poplar based agroforestry system in tarai belt of Uttarakhand, India. Ecology, Environment and Conservation. 51(3) :637-643.

8. Nongmaithem Raju Singh, Rajesh Gunaga, Manmohan J.R. Dobriyal and R S Loushambam. Ecotourism through agroforestry: Implication for sustainable development. Conference: National symposium on agroforestry for environmental challenges, sustainable land use, biodiversity conservation and livelihood options at CAFRI, Jhnasi, India.

 

 

Popular article in magazine

1. Loushambam RS and Aido Taloh. 2018. Urban Forestry in India. Agrobios newsletter. 1(1):42.

2. Loushambam RS and Aido Taloh.2018. Water Use Efficiency Study In Forest Tree Species. Agrobios newsletter. 18 (3):00.

3. Loushambama R S and Aido Taloh Role Of Tree Genetic Diversity Assessment In Tree Improvement: A Case Study Of Melia Azedarach. Agrobios newsletter. 18(4):55.

4. Aido Taloh and Loushambam RS. Carbon Footprint: A catalyst for climate change assessment. Agrobios newsletter. 18 (4):22.

5. Nangsol Dolma Bhutia, RS Loushambam and Aido Taloh. Marker-Assisted Selection in crop improvement. Biotech Articles (E-publication).

 

BOOK CHAPTER:

1. RS Loushambam, Yengkhom Roamer Zest and M Shankar (2020) Coppice Regeneration in Forestry In "Research Trends in Silviculture and Agroforestry, AkiNik Publications, New Delhi 312-333 (978-93-88112-86-4).

 

Paper presented in Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Symposia

 

  1. Selection and performance of mulberry provenances (Morus indica L.)- A promising agroforestry tree species of India In World Congress on Agroforestry. 10-14 February, Delhi, India.

  2. Proximate composition of mulberry in Himachal Pradesh. In XIX Commonwealth Forestry Conference. 3-7 April, 2017 Fri Dehradun, India.

  3. Impact of climate variation on growth rates of Melia dubia; a potential agroforestry component to enhance carbon sequestration under rainfed agriculture. XIII AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE CONGRESS 21-24 February 2017, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore.

  4. National Symposium on Integrated Farming Systems for 3Es (Ecological Sustainability, Enhanced Productivity and Economic Prosperity) 23-24 December, 2018, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore.

  5. 2nd National Youth Convention on Agricultural Innovations in Sustainable Food Systems for Improving Rural Livelihood: The Youth Perspective. 20th February 2017, University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur, Karnataka.

  6. Green Cover Retention: The critical need, policy and practices. 31st October 2017, Volvo Trucks India and Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore.

  7. Presented oral presentation “Evaluation of Melia dubia germplasm for cultivation in low rainfall region” in the PG Science Week 2017.

  8. Participated short term exposure training on paper production from 25th to 30th April, 2011 at Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited.

  9. Seven days online Short Course Training on Communication and Personality Development, 29th September- 5th October, 2020. IDP-NAHEP SKUAST Kashmir.

  10. Participated short term exposure training on rubber and its cultivation from 2nd to 3rd May, 2011 at Rubber Board Zonal Office, Guwahati.

  11. Participated in National seminar on “Enhancing the traditional knowledge and grassroots innovations, exploration, consensus on prior informed consent and knowledge networking among various stakeholders” sponsored by National Innovation Foundation (NIF) Ahmedabad, Gujarat held on 29th to 30th March 2008 at College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh-791102.

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION:

1. Member and reviewer of International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Bioinfo Publications.

2. Reviewer of Journal of Agriculture and Ecology Research International.

3. Reviewer of Asian Journal of Research in Agriculture and Forestry