Arid Forest Research Institute

Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
(An Autonomous Body of Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Govt. of India)
 
  

Dr. Bilas Singh

Scientist B

Agroforestry & Extension Division

Area Of Specialization:

Arid zone Forestry, covering growth and yield modeling, agroforestry, extention activities, wastewater utilization, Sand dune stabilization, water management and uses, nutrient cycling etc.

Publications

Papers in International Journals

Research paper Published National papers

1.       

G. N. Gupta, K. R. Choudhary, Bilas Singh and A. K. Mishra (1993). Neem establishment in arid zone as influenced by different techniques of rain water harvesting. Indian Forester 119(11): 914-919

2.       

Bilas Singh and Bandana Bose (1994). Some physiological and biochemical studies in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes in relationship to yield potential. Indian J. Plant Physiol. 37(4): 286-288

3.       

G. N. Gupta, Premlal, Bilas Singh and N. K. Bohra (1994). Response of Ailanthus excelsa to N and P fertilization on an arid sandy soil. Indian Forester 120(4): 368-373

4.       

G. N. Gupta, Neelu Singh, N. K. Bohra and Bilas Singh (1995). Effect of fertilizer application on growth and biomass production of Ailanthus excelsa on an arid land. Annals of Arid Zone 34(20): 121-125

5.       

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (1996). Potential uses of some important shrub species of arid region. AFRI Newsletter 4(1-2): 18-21

6.       

G. N. Gupta and Bilas Singh (1997). Relative performance of different species on a sand dune in Thar desert. Indian Forester 123(3): 206-210

7.       

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2000). Growth and nutrient uptake in Acacia nilotica planted along municipal sewage channel. J. Environ. Biol. 21(3): 173-178

8.       

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (2000). Effect of stand age on soil and foliage nutrients in irrigated D. sissoo plantation in arid zone. Journal of Tropical Forestry 16(4): 38-45

9.       

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2000). Plant growth and nutrient uptake in Azadirachta indica planted along municipal sewage channel in Indian arid zone. Indian Forester 126(1): 22-29

10.   

Genda. Singh, N. Bala, T. R. Rathod and Bilas Singh (2001). Effect of textile industrial effluent on tree plantation and soil chemistry. J. Environ. Biol. 22(1): 59-66

11.   

V. P. Tewari, Bilas Singh and V. S. Kishan Kumar (2001). Volume equations for Eucalyptus camaldulensis in Indira Gandhi Nahar Pariyojana (IGNP) area. Indian Forester 127(12): 1367-1370

12.   

G. Singh, Bilas Singh, V. Kuppusamy and N. Bala (2002). Variations in Foliage and soil nutrient composition in Acacia tortilis plantation of different ages in north-western Rajasthan. Indian Forester 128(5): 514-522

13.   

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (2003). Effect of water availability and phosphorus application on biomass accumulation and micronutrient uptake by Dalbergia sissoo seedlings. Journal Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 51(3): 316-319

14.   

G. Singh, Bilas Singh and T.R. Rathod (2003). The impact of soil water availability on carbon sequestration in biomass and soil in northwestern India. Indian Forester 130(11): 1319-1329

15.   

B. Singh and G. Singh (2004). Influence of soil water regime on nutrient mobilization and uptake by Dalbergia sissoo seedlings. Tropical Ecology 45(2): 337-340

16.   

V.P. Tewari and Bilas Singh (2005). Comparison of Bruce's Formula and other methods for log volume estimation. Indian Forester 131(7): 917-923

17.   

B. Singh and G. Singh (2007). Influence of water deficit on the growth and root growth potential of D. sissoo seedlings in arid environment. Indian Forester 133(2): 229-238

18.   

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2007). Variations in soil properties and nutrient uptake in plantation of different age classes of Acacia nilotica (L.) Wild plantation. Indian Forester 133(6): 737-748

19.   

Genda Singh and Bilas Singh (2010). Assessment of Growth and Biomass Production of Cenchrus setigerus Based Silvipastoral System in Community Pasture land in Bhilwara District of Rajasthan.  Indian Forester 136(7): 898-909.

20.   

Bilas Singh, Mahipal Bishnoi and M.R. Baloch (2012). Tree growth and wheat yield in agri-horti-silvi system in the arid region of Rajasthan. Indian Forester 138(8): 726-732.

21.   

Bilas Singh (2012). Performance of agri-horti-silvi system in the hot arid region of Rajasthan. Indian J. of Agroforestry 14(1):29-33.

22.   

Singh G., Bilas Singh and T.S. Rathore (2013). Effects of agroforestry land use on microclimate modification and productivity in dry areas. Indian J. Agroforestry, 15: 58-78.        

23.   

G. Singh Bilas Singh and T.R. Rathod (2013). Water availability and physiological functions of different tree species under controlled conditions in arid region of Rajasthan, India. In proceeding: Asia pacific workshop on "Forest hydrology', Water and Forests: Beyond traditional Forest Hydrology.  ICFRE, Dehradun 23-25 September, 2013, page 92-95.

24.   

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (2015). Biomass production and carbon stock in a silvi-horti based agroforestry system in arid region of Rajasthan. Indian Forester 141(12):1237-1243.

25.   

Bala, N., Pramod Kumar, Bohra N.K., Limba N.K., Baloch S.R., Singh B. and Singh G. (2014). Production and decomposition of litter in Prosopis cineraria plantation along canal banks in Indian Desert. Annals of Arid Zone, 53(3&4): 169-176.

 

 

 

International Paper

1.       

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2002). Effect of plant nutrient and soil nutrient under irrigated Eucalyptus camaldulensis in IGNP area. J. Tropical Forest Science 14(3): 1-11

2.       

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (2003). Biomass partitioning and gas exchange in Dalbergia sissoo seedlings under water stress. Photosynthetica 41(3): 407-414

3.   

B. Singh and G. Singh (2006). Effects of controlled irrigation on water potential, nitrogen uptake and biomass production in Dalbergia sissoo seedlings. J. Environment and Experimental Botany 55 (1-2): 209-219

4.   

V.P. Tewari and Bilas Singh (2006). Provisional equations for estimating total and merchantable wood volume of Acacia nilotica trees in Gujarat State of India. J. Forest, Trees Livelyhood 16:277-288

5.       

V.P. Tewari and Bilas Singh (2006). Total and merchantable wood volume equations for Eucalyptus hybrid trees in Gujarat State of India. Arid Land Research and Management 20:147-159

6.       

Pradeep Chaudhary, Bilas Singh and Vindhya.P. Tewari (2007). Non-market economic valuation in developing countries: Role of participant observation method in CVM analysis. Journal of Forest Economics 13:259-275

7.       

G. Singh, T.S. Rathod, B. Singh and Manoj Chauhan. (2008). Interaction and productivity in Embelineca officinelis best agri-horticulture in Indian Desert. Journal of Biological Agriculture Horticulture 25:253-268

8.       

V.P. Tewari and Bilas Singh (2008). Potential Density and Basal Area Prediction Equations for unthinned Eucalyptus Hybrid Plantations in the Gujarat State of India. Resource Biotechnology 99:1642-49

9.       

V.P. Tewari and B. Singh (2009). Site index model for Tecomella undulata (Sm.) Seem. (Bignoniaceae) plantations in a hot arid region of India. Journal of Arid Environments 73:590-593

10.   

P. Chaudhry, V.P. Tewari and B. Singh (2008). WTP Vs WTA for assessing recreational benefit of urban forestry: A case from a modern and planned city of India. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods 18: 215-231.

11.   

G. Singh and B. Singh (2009). Effect of varying soil water stress regimes on nutrient uptake and biomass production in Dalbergia sissoo seedlings in Indian desert. Journal of Forestry Research 20(4): 307-313

12.   

Bilas Singh and S.K. Sharma (2010). An impact assessment of sustainable forest management on socio-economic development in Gujarat state of India.   Nature and Science 8(8): 168-173.

13.   

P. Chaudhry, K. Bagra and Bilas Singh (2011). Urban greenery status of some Indian cities: A short communication. International Journal of Environmental science and development 2(2): 98-101.

14.   

Bilas Singh and G. Singh (2011). Phosphorus enhanced establishment, growth, nutrient uptake, and productivity of Dalbergia sissoo seedlings maintained at varying soil water levels in an Indian arid zone. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 30 (6): 480-495.

15.   

Bilas Singh, Mahipal Bishnoi, Mana Ram Baloch and Genda Singh (2014). Tree biomass, resource use and crop productivity in agri-horti-silvicultural systems in the dry region of Rajasthan, India. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 60(8) 1031-1049.

16.   

Singh, G. and Singh, B. (2015). Rooting pattern and equations for estimating biomasses of Hardwickia binata and Colophospermum mopane trees in agroforestry system in Indian desert. Journal of Botanical Sciences, 4(1), 30-40.

17.   

Tewari VP and Singh Bilas (2017). A first approximation simple dynamic growth model for forest teak plantations in Gujarat state of India.  Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, 1-7. DOI: 10.2989/20702620.2016.1277644,

 

Paper published in newsletter

1.       

बिलास सिहं एवं गेंदा सिहं (1994).आक रोकता है रेगिस्तान को. पर्यावरण 2: 38-40

2.   

बिलास सिहं एवं गेंदा सिहं (1996).शुष्क क्षेत्र का उपयोगी पौधा-तुम्बा. पर्यावरण 3: 31-33

3.   

बिलास सिहं एवं गेंदा सिहं (1997). शुष्क क्षेत्र में प्रदूषित जल एवं वृक्षारोपण में सभ्भावित उपयोग . पर्यावरण 4: 47-48

4.   

बिलास सिहं एवं गेंदा सिहं (2003). वानिकी चारागाह से सामुदायिक विकास . पर्यावरण 15(3): 8-10

5.   

बिलास सिहं एवं गेंदा सिहं (2003). छोटी कच्छ की रणः आर्थिक, सामाजिक और वातावरणीय परि-श्य. पर्यावरण 15(2): 41-42

6.   

वी.पी. तिवारी एवं बिलास सिहं (2003). शुष्क क्षेत्र में वृक्षों में छँगाई प्रबंधन . पर्यावरण 15(2): 41-42

7.   

बिलास सिहं (2009). बाँस आधारित कृषिवानिकी से आर्थिक सम्भावनाएँ.  आफरी दर्पण 7(40):3-4.

8.   

बिलास सिहं (2009). कृषिवानिकी से विविध आर्थिक सम्भावनाएँ. आफरी दर्पण

9.   

एम.आर. बालोच, भावना षर्मा एवं बिलास सिहं (2010) आफरी, जोधपुर (राजस्थान) के अन्तर्गत वन विज्ञान केन्द्रों में किये गये कार्यों एवं गतिविधियों का ब्यौरा. आफरी दर्पण 8(1-2):3-12

10.  

जी. एन. गुप्ता एवं बिलास सिहं (2011). भारतीय थार रेगिस्तान में टिब्बा स्थिरीकरण. आफरी दर्पण 9(1-2):7.

11.  

जी. सिहं, एन. बाला,  बिलास सिहं एवं टी आर राठौड (2011). व‘क्ष वृद्वि में औद्योगिक अपशिष्ट जल का उपयोग. आफरी दर्पण 9(1-2):7.

12.  

जी. एन. गुप्ता, बिलास सिहं एवं के. आर. चौघरी (2011). सूखे व रेतीले क्षेत्रों में पनपने वाली  वृक्ष प्रजातियों का चयन. आफरी दर्पण 9(1-2):7.

13.  

बिलास सिहं (2013). राजस्थान के शुष्क क्षेत्रों में कृषिवानिकी एवं जैव विविधता आफरी दर्पण 11(1-2):5.7.

 

 

Book published

1. G. Singh, Bilas Singh, U.K. Tomar and Shruti Sharma (2017). A Manual for Dryland Afforestation and Management. Scientific Publisher, Jodhpur.

2.  जी. सिहं, बिलास सिहं, यू. के. तोमर एवं श्रुति शर्मा  (2017) । शुष्क क्षेत्र वनीकरण एवं वन प्रबंधन : तकनीकी एवं कार्यविधियाँ साइन्टिफिक पब्लिशर्स (इण्डिया), जोधपुर ।

 

Pumplets/Leaflets

1.      Bhawana Sharma and Bilas Singh (2012). AFRI Research Highlight, Agroforestry and Extension Division, AFRI, Jodhpur

2.     बिलास सिंह (2013). कृषिवानिकी के विविध लाभ. कृषि वानिकी एवं विस्तार प्रभाग, शुष्क वन अनुसंधान संस्थान, जोधपुर ।

3. बिलास सिंह (2017). अरेबिक गोंद का एक मात्र स्त्रोत कुमट "अकेशिया सेनेगल विल्ड"

 

 

 

Paper presented in Seminar/symposium

1.

Genda. Singh, N. Bala, Bilas Singh and T. R. Rathod (1995). Management practices for the use of industrial waste water in tree plantation in arid region. Proceeding of RAG Meeting at AFRI, Jodhpur, Feb 1995.

2.

G Singh and B. Singh (2002). Water deficit and the growth of Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. Seedlings in arid climate. Presented in National workshop on "Innovative plantation technologies and joint forest management in IGNP area". Bikaner, January 11 & 12.

3.

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2004). Growth, biomass production and water use in Dalbergia sissoo seedlings in relation to soil water stress. In: V.P. Tewari and R.L. Srivastava (eds.) Multipurpose Trees in the Tropics: Management and Improvement Strategies. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur (India), pp. 428-436 (Proceedings of the IUFRO International conference on "Multipurpose Trees in the Tropics" to be held at AFRI, Jodhpur during 22-25 Nov. 2004).

4.

Bilas Singh (2009). Attended "Two days Sensitization workshop on common guidelines" Role of Research organization/SAUs/NGO in watershed implementation with innovations" to be held at Jodhpur on 25-26th June 2009, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of Rajasthan.

5.

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2011). Paper presented in National workshop " Prosopis juliflora: Past Present & Future" at Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur on 23-24 March 2011.

6.

Bilas Singh (2011). Paper presented in National symposium on "Agroforestry for environmental services, livelihood security and climate resilient agriculture: challenges and opportunities" at NRCA, Jhansi on 3-5 Dec. 2011.

7.

G. Singh, Bilas Singh, Smita Shukla, Kaushal singh, Deepak Mishra (2012). Paper presented in National workshop " Prosopis juliflora: Past Present & Future" at Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur on 3-4 March 2012.The title of the paper was "Estimation of biomass produced by P. juliflora in forest areas of different districts in Rajasthan for carbon accounting"

8.

G. Singh and Bilas Singh (2012). Paper presented in National Symposium on "Managing Stress in drylands under Clmate Change Scenarios" at Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur on 1-2 Dec 2012. The title of the paper was" Floral diversity associated with agricultural lands in Barmer area of north-western Rajasthan".

9.

G. Singh, N. Bala, A.K. Sinha, Bilas Singh, S.R. Baloch, M.K. Singh, G.R. Chaudhary and T.S. Rathore (2013). Paper presented in National workshop on " Prosopis juliflora: Retrospect and Prospects" at Regional Research Station, Kukma, Bhuj (Gujarat),Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur on 26-28 February 2013. The title of the paper was "Extent of distribution and dominance of P. juliflora in forest areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat"

10.

G. Singh Bilas Singh and T.R. Rathod (2013). Water availability and physiological functions of different tree species under controlled conditions in arid region of Rajasthan, India. Asia pacific workshop on "Forest hydrology', Water and Forests: Beyond traditional Forest Hydrology.  ICFRE, Dehradun 23-25 September, 2013.

11.

Bilas Singh (2014). Paper presented in "World Congress on Agroforestry 2014" on Trees for Life: Accelerating the Impact of Agroforestry at Vighyan Bhawan and Kempisenki Ambience, Delhi from 10-14th Feb 2014. The title of paper was "Woody biomass and carbon sequestration potential in agri-horti-silvi systems in arid region of north-western Rajasthan".

12.

Bilas Singh, T.S. Rathore and G. Singh (2014). Paper presented in International seminar on "Sandalwood: Current Trends and Future Prospects" at IWST, Bangalore. Presented one paper on "Effect of long term hosts species on Santalam album L. growth under agroforestry in semi arid condition of North Gujarat, India. 

13.

Dr. Bilas Singh, (2015).  Attended national seminar on "Conservation Biotechnology and DNA Barcoding" at Gujarat Forest research Institute, Gandhinagar on 18th May 2015. The Seminar was organized by Gujarat Biodiversity Gene Bank, Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission, DST, Government of Gujarat.

 

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