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Dr. M. P. Sagar
Principal Scientist  (Agril. Extn.)
Transfer of Technology      
Central Avian Research Institute (ICAR),
Izatnagar,(UP)-243122
Phone: 0581-2300204(O), Extn.3112
Fax: 0581-2301321
Email: mpsagar59@rediffmail.com

Education
               
1. G.B.P.U.A & T, Pantnagar(UA), India, B.Sc. Ag.& AH, 1988
2.Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar (UP), M.Sc. (Extension  Education),1991
3. Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar (UP),  Ph. D. (Extension  Education),1996
Awards
Young Scientist Award- 2007, Society of Extension Education, Agra
Research
The areas  of Dr. Sagar’s research  are impact assessment of training programmes, course content analysis, training needs analysis, knowledge, adoption, constraints analysis, extension teaching methods effectiveness in technology transfer, documentation of ITKs, verification & refinement of ITKs, Integrated farming systems etc.
Extension work 

Apart from extension research, Dr. Sagar has been playing leading role  in extension work such as organizing training programmes,  holding kisan melas & kisan gosthiespathshala on AIR and  conducting on- farm trials, particularly in poultry and mushroom.

Teaching
Dr. Sagar is faculty of Extension Education Div., IVRI,Izatnagar. He teaches P.G. courses – Introductory Rural Sociology and Group Dynamics to M.V.Sc and Ph. D. scholars , respectively.
Research And Extension Publications
Research papers: 25,  Research Abstracts :17, Popular Articles:14, Book chapters : 6, Extension bulletins : 6, Extension Pub.(Krishi Suchna Patra): 16, Folders/posters: 11, Publication in seminars & conferences/ International meetings : 3, Compiled/Edited docs:  12                         -

Professional Affiliations

  1. Life member of Indian Society of Extension Education.
  2. Life member of Maharashtra Society of Extension Education.
  3. Life member of  Mushroom   Society of  India.
  4. Life member of  Society of Extension Education

            
Top Five publications

  1. Sagar, M.P., Ahlawat,O.P., Raj Dev, B. Vijay and Indurani C.(2009) Identification, documentation,verification and refinement of indigenous technical knowledge about use of spent mushroom substrate. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge  8(2):pp 242-248
  2. Ahlawat OP, Dev Raj, Indu Rani, Sagar MP, Gupta Pardeep, and Vijay B (2009). Effect of  spent substrate recomposted by different methods and of different age on vegetative growth, yield and quality of tomato(Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.). Indian Journal of Horticulture66(2):208-214
  3. Ahlawat OP, Sagar MP,Dev Raj, Indu Rani C, Gupta Pardeep, and Vijay B (2007). Effect of  spent substrate on yield and quality of capsicum. Indian Journal of Horticulture 64(4):430-43
  4. Sagar, M. P. and Vijay, B (2006) Impact of Mushroom Cultivation Training on  Horticulture Officers. Indian Res. Jour.  of  Extension Education , 6(1&2) : 45-47
  5. Sagar, M. P.(2005) Impact of Integration of Extension Methods on Farmers  knowledge level about Mushroom Cultivation.. Indian Res. Jour.  of  Extension Education , 5(1) : 56-58

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