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Dr. Uzma Manzoor

Assistant Professor, Agricultural Sciences

uzma.manzoor@sharda.ac.in

About

Dr. Uzma Manzoor obtained her Ph.D. in Agriculture (Entomology) from Aligarh Muslim University.  She has worked on Bionomics and Management of Insect Pests in Vegetable Crops; Climate Resilient Agriculture and Honey Bees & Pollinators at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi before joining Sharda University in December 2017. She was a DST-Inspire Fellow and has received two university gold medals. She is a member of reputed Entomological Society of India and reviewer of many Peer Reviewed Journals.

Experience
  • 5 Years of Research Experience and 5 years of experience in Teaching and Research at Sharda School of Agricultural Sciences, Sharda University.
Qualification
  • Ph.D. in Agriculture (Entomology)
  • M.Sc. Plant Protection (Entomology)
Award & Recognition

  • DST INSPIRE Fellow since 2013.
  • Qualified ASRB NET in 2013.
  • Gold medalist M.Sc. Plant Protection, AMU in 2011.
  • Gold medalist M.Sc. Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, AMU in 2011.
  • Gold medalist B.Sc. Zoology (Hons), AMU in 2009.
  • Certificate of merit for academic excellence in 2009 from AMU, Aligarh.
  • Begum Hafiz Award for securing highest marks in Zoology in 2009 from AMU, Aligarh.
  • First prize on National Science Day in Scientific Model making competition in 2009 by Science Society, AMU, Aligarh.
  • Second Prize, Oral Paper Presentation. Insect and avian pest complex of pea and their management. 16th Indian Agricultural Scientists and Farmers Congress on ‘Nano-biotechnological approaches for sustainable agriculture and rural development, 22-23 February, 2014 held at Integral University, Lucknow.
  • Judge in 27th Regional Level National Children Science Congress, 7-8 November, 2019 organized by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Agra Region.
  • First Prize in Poster Presentation in International Webinar on Recent Advances in Disease Management of Vegetable Crops, Department of Botany, Bundelkhand University, June 26- 27, 2020.
  • Best Article Award by Agriculture and Food Magazine: e Letter, 2020
  • Invited Speaker at Shankar Lal Agrawal Science College, Nagpur University, 2020
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing by Journal of Scientific Research and Reports
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing by Annual Research and Review in Biology
  • Certificate of Appreciation as Ambassador for Agri-Hackathon, 2021 by Director ICAR, New Delhi
  • Certificate of Appreciation by Farming for All, an agri-start up in Greater Noida
  • Completed Advanced Innovation Ambassador Training conducted by MoEs Innovation Cell and AICTE, New Delhi from Sharda University, 2021
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing by Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology
  • Best Young Faculty Award, 2021-22 by National Faculty Award, Novel Research Academy, Puducherry.
  • Editor, Agriculture and food e newsletter

Research

  • She has more than 56 publications to her credit including research papers (National as well as International), books, book chapters, manuals, popular articles, etc.

Area of Interest

  • Biological control
  • Beneficial Insects
  • Insect pest management
  • Pest forecasting