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ICAR - Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres

ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified Institute

Dr. Rajib Kumar De

Principal Scientist

Plant Pathology


Integrated management of stem rot and other diseases of jute, foot and stem rot, collar rot and yellow vein mosaic diseases of mesta

Search for resistant sources to jute stem rot

Popularization of seed treatment against stem rot of jute and other plant protection measures among farmers


Tel: +91-33-25353782

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  1. Development of IPM module for jute, (In House Project)

  1. Secured First position in the Visva Bharati, Santiniketan in B.Sc. (Ag.) Honours
  2. Obtained Perfect and highest OGPA (5.00 out of 5.00, equivalent to 90.00 %) in GBPUAT, Pantnagar in M.Sc. Ag.
  3. Selected for WBAS (Administrative) by Public Service Commission, West Bengal
  4. Got an offer for Reader in Plant Pathology in Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, West Bengal

  1. De, R.K., Chaudhary, R.G. and Naimuddin. (1996) Comparative Efficacy of Bio-control Agents and Fungicides for Controlling Chickpea Wilt Caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. ciceri. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 66 (6): 370-373
  2. De, R.K. and Mukhopadhyay, A.N. (1994) Biological Control of Tomato Damping-off by Gliocladium virens. Journal of Biological Control, 8 (1): 34 – 40
  3. Singh, R.A., De, R.K., and Chaudhary, R.G. (2000) Superiority of penconazole in management of pea powdery mildew. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 70 (10): 703-704
  4. Singh, R.A., De, R.K. and Chaudhary, R.G. (2004) Influence of spray time of mancozeb on pea rust caused by Uromyces viciae-fabae. Indian Journal of Agricultural Science, 74 (9), 502-504. I023 6.14
  5. Gotyal, B.S., De, R.K., Selvaraj, K., Satpathy, S., Mukesh Kumar and Meena, P.N. (2015) Effect of nitrogenous fertilizer on yellow mite infestation in Corchorus spp. Journal of Environmental Biology, (37): 431-436
  6. Saxena Hem, De, R. K. (2004) Dalhani Phasalon Mein Keeton Evam Rogon Ka Jaivik Niyantran. In Dalhan (ICAR Award winning publication, Eds. M, Ali, Sanjeev Gupta, Naimuddin and Diwakar Upadhyay). Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur. pp 299 – 306
  7. Roy, A., De, R. K. and Ghosh, S. K. (2008) Diseases of bast fibre crops and their management. In: Jute and Allied Fibre Updates, Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Barrackpore, Kolkata 700 120, West Bengal, INDIA pp. 217 – 241
  8. De, R. K. and Mandal, R.K. (2012) Seed infection of jute (Corchorus olitorius and C. capsularis) and its management. Journal of Mycology and Plant pathology, 42(4): 541
  9. De, R. K. and Mandal, R.K. (2012) Identification of resistant sources of jute (Corchorus olitorius L.) against stem rot caused by Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid. Journal of Mycopathological Research, 50(2): 217- 222
  10. De, R. K. (2016) Comparison of three methods (leaf, soil and stem) of inoculation for stem rot jute (Corchorus olitorius L. and C. capsularis L.) caused by Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid. Journal of Mycopathological Research, ISSN 0971-3719, © Indian Mycological Society. 54(1):59-63