Dr. Sanjay Kumar Goswami

Designation: Scientist (SS), Plant Pathology

Professional Experience: 7 years

Research Interest: Microbial management of biotic and abiotic stress in plants

Contact Details: Mobile: 9455936742

E-mail- sanjay.goswami@icar.gov.in, sanjaygoswami65@gmail.com,


Significant recognition (Awards/Fellowships/ Technologies transferred/ Patents etc.):

 P P Singhal Memorial Pesticide India Award, 2009 by Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Udaipur.


Membership of Societies: IPS, ISMPP, APS


On-going projects:


(i) PI: Genetic diversity of Ustilaginoidea virens causing false smut of rice and its bio-control (2017-2022)

(ii) Co-PI: Development of gene-chip for detection of major fungal plant pathogens (2017-2022).

Publications (no.)

· Research papers: 20 · Reviews: 3 · Books ; · Book Chapter: 10 · Popular articles:5

 · Others (Training Manual)    1;         Manual Chapters         11



List of publications (Best 10 publications):

1.      Goswami S, Thind TS, Kaur R, Raheja S and Bala A and Kumar P. (2011). Monitoring for metalaxyl resistance in Phytophthora parasitica, molecular characterization of resistant strain and its management with novel action fungicides. J Mycol Plant Pathol. 41(3): 382-386.


2.      Goswami S and Thind TS. (2012). Management of powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca fuliginea) of summer squash with new fungicides and natural products. Indian Phytopath. 65(2): 198-199.



3.      Goswami S, Thind TS and Nagrale DT. (2013). Efficacy of new fungicides against anthracnose of chilli (Capsicum annum) caused by Colletotrichum capsici. Indian Phytopath. 66(2): 207-208.


4.      Goswami S, Kaur R, Raheja S and Thind TS. (2012). Potential of novel action fungicide against late blight of potato caused by Phytophthora infestans. J.Mycol Plant Pathol, 42(4): 531-533.


5.      Goswami S, Thind TS and Kaur R (2012). Sensitivity response of populations of Erysiphe necator to triadimefon and Gloeosporium ampelophagum to carbendazim in grapes in Punjab.  J Mycol Plant Pathol. 42(2): 267-269.


6.      Goswami S, Thind TS, Kaur R and Kaur M (2012). Management of sheath blight of rice with novel action fungicides. Indian Phytopath, 65 (1): 92-93.



7.      Goswami S, Thind TS, Raheja S and Vashisht VK (2011). Screening of muskmelon lines against downy mildew caused by Psuedoperonospora cubensis under field conditions.  Indian Phytopath. 64 (4): 374-375.


8.      Goswami S, Kaur R and Nagrale DT. (2012). In vitro study of base line sensitivity of important fungi against different fungicides. Journal of Applied   and Natural Sciences 4(2): 264-265.



9.      Goswami S and Pannu PPS (2008). Effect of pesticides on germination of teliospores of Tilletia indica. J. Mycol. Pl. Pathol. 38 (3): 577-579.


10. Thind TS, Goswami S, Kaur R, Raheja, S and Mohan C. (2010). Development of metalaxyl resistance in Psuedoperonospora cubensis and management options with novel action fungicides. Indian Phytopath. 63(4) 387-91.