Dr. S.D. Ramteke



Dr. S.D. Ramteke, Principal Scientist (Plant Physiology)


  • B. Sc. : 1985-1989 :Forestry, Agronomy, Horticulture and Botany, Dr. P.D.K.V. Akola
  • M.Sc.: 1989-1991 : Botany, Dr. P.D.K.V. Akola
  • Ph.D : 1991-1995 : Plant Physiology (Major), University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, India.

Specialization / Discipline

  • Crop Production

Positions held

Principal Scientist (ICAR):
  • 05.07.2011– continuing : National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, MS
Senior Scientist (ICAR) :
  • 05.07.2005 - 04.07.2011: National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, MS
Scientist, Senior Scale (ICAR) :
  • 05.07.2000 – 04.07.2005 : National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, MS
Scientist (ICAR):
  • 05.07.1996 – 04.07.2000 : : National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, MS

Area of specialization

  • Plant growth hormones and their mgt . in grapes, Abiotic stress mgt. Weed mgt. Physiological disorders and their control

Current research interest

  • Protocol/ Schedule standardization of plant hormones for new promising varieties, recent physiological disorders and their management, residue studies on plant hormones

Professional experience

  • Use of Bio-Regulators to Increase the Productivity and Export Quality of Grapes from Grafted Vines
  • Evaluation of Grape Rootstocks for Drought Tolerance
  • Standardization of Canopy Architecture to Maximize the Production of Export Quality Grapes

Students guided :

  • M. Sc.-10
  • Ph.D.- 1 (ongoing)

Honours and recognition :

  • Awarded Merit Scholarship for Ph. D. by University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka State.
  • Awarded ‘Sanstha Bhushan’ by Rashtriya Shikshan Sanstha, Lakhani, dist. Bhandara, Maharashtra for academic achievements.
  • Awarded Scientist of the year 2004 Award , by National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi.
  • Awarded “Abhinav Gaurav for the year 2005” Award , by AbhinavGrape Growers Co-operative Society Pvt. Ltd., Junnar, Pune.
  • Awarded “Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Samajsewak Purskar” by Maharashtra Dalit Sahitya Academy, Bhusaval, for the year 2006.

Recognized as a guide for Ph.D. and M. Phil by,

  • University of Pune (Botany) : 7.7.08 to 6.7.2016
  • Shivaji University, Kolhapur (Agrochemicals and Pest Management) : 2011 – till retirement
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