Dr.   Ajit Singh Yadav

Principal Scientist
I/c Food Microbiology Laboratory
Post-Harvest Technology Division
Central Avian Research Institute
zatnagar 243122, India
Phone: +91-581-2300204, Extn.-3074,   FAX: +91-581-2301321
Email: asinghcari@gmail.com

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College of Veterinary Sciences, CCS, HAU

Hisar, Haryana India



College of Veterinary Sciences, CCS, HAU

Hisar, Haryana India


B.V.Sc. & A.H (Hons)

College of Veterinary Sciences, CCS, HAU

Hisar, Haryana India



  • 2010 : AVITECH Young Scientist Award 2010 (co-author)’ Indian Poultry Science Association
  • 2009: Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award 2008-09, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India
  • 2008: Best Research Paper Prize 2008 during Hindi Pakhwara-2008 at CARI, Izatnagar
  • 2007: Best Poster Award on Storage of chicken sausages, Indian Poultry Science Association
  • 2005: Young Scientist Award (co-author), IAVPHS
  • 2005: Fellow, IAVPHS
  • 1996: Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, New Delhi
  • 1989: Second Academic Position during M.V.Sc.College of Vety. Sciences, CCS, HAU, Hisar
  • 1988: Junior Research Fellowship, ICAR, New Delhi

Research Area

Dr. A.S. Yadav’s main research areas are food microbiology, molecular microbial biotechnology, including predictive microbiology and avian health management.

Teaching & Research Guidance

Dr. Yadav instructs courses on microbiology of poultry & poultry products and avian health management including biosecurity measures. He also serves as Chairman, Students Advisory Committee (major guide) in the major programs of poultry science.

Professional Affiliations

  • Indian Poultry Science Association
  • Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialist
  • Indian Meat Science Association
  • Dr. CM Singh Endowment Trust, Bareilly
  • Scientific Referee: International Journal of Food Microbiology
  • Scientific Referee: Indian Journal of Poultry Science
  • Scientific Referee: Journal of Applied Animal Research


Research articles - 52; Books/ Chapters - 12; Review articles/ Keynote/ Invited/ Lead papers-7; Research Abstracts - 128 (abstracts in International Conferences: 18 and National Conferences: 90); Technical Bulletins/ Popular articles – 17: Books-2

Important Research Publications

  • Juneja, V.K., Yadav, A.S., Hwang , C.A., Sheen, S., Mukhopadhyay, S. and Friedman, M. 2011. Kinetics of thermal destruction of Salmonella in ground chicken containing cinnamaldehyde and carvacrol. J. Food Prot. vol.75(2): 289-296.
  • 2 Pandey N. K. and Yadav, A.S. 2011. Development, quality evaluation and shelf-life of Egg-strips under vacuum and aerobic packaging. Fleischwirtschaft International 26(2): 72-74.
  • Singh , S., Yadav , A.S., Singh , S.M., Bharti , P. 2010. Prevalence of Salmonella in chicken eggs collected from poultry farms and marketing channels and their antimicrobial resistance Food Research International. 43 (8): 2027-30.
  • Shenga E., Singh R. P. and Yadav A. S. 2010. Effect of pasteurization of shell egg on its quality characteristics under ambient storage. J Food Sci Technol. 47(4):420–425
  • Yadav, A.S. and Kirupasankar, M. 2009. Effect of acidified sodium chlorite on Salmonella Typhimurium in drinking water of broilers. Indian Vet. J 86: 1250-1252.