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Mr. Thupstan Tsewang | Post-Harvest Technology Award | Best Researcher Award

Mr. Thupstan Tsewang, Panjab University Chandigarh, India

Thupstan Tsewang, a dedicated researcher in plant biology, specializes in post-harvest nutritional changes in onions and passive post-harvest technology in Ladakh’s high-altitude trans-Himalayan region. With a Ph.D. from Panjab University and DRDO, his work focuses on enhancing onion shelf life and productivity. He’s published extensively, including research on traditional storage methods and hydroponic techniques. Awarded for his contributions, Tsewang possesses diverse skills from fieldwork to statistical analysis. Outside academia, he enjoys fitness activities and meditation. Fluent in English and Hindi, he excels in both independent work and team collaboration. 🌱🔬


Publication Profile 




📚 Thupstan Tsewang’s academic journey reflects a strong foundation in the biological sciences. He secured his CSIR NET qualification in LIFE SCIENCE in 2017, demonstrating expertise in the field. His M.Sc in Botany, earned from the prestigious Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, saw him delve deeper into research, particularly focusing on Hippophae rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) during his dissertation at DIHAR/DRDO. Prior to this, he completed his B.Sc in Life Science from Govt. Gandhi Memorial Science College, Jammu, in 2014, setting the stage for his illustrious career in plant biology. 🌿


Work Experience


🌿 Thupstan Tsewang embarked on his Ph.D. journey from 2018 to 2023, delving into plant biology at Panjab University Chandigarh and DRDO’s Defence Institute of high-altitude research in India. His thesis, titled “AGRO-TECHNOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS FOR PRODUCTION AND PHYSIOCHEMICAL CHANGES UNDER STORAGE CONDITIONS IN Allium cepa L. DURING EXTREME WINTER MONTHS AT HIGH ALTITUDE TRANS-HIMALAYAN LADAKH REGION,” was guided by Dr. Somen Acharya, a Scientist “E” in the vegetable science division at DIHAR/DRDO, and Dr. Sunita Kapila, a Professor at Panjab University Chandigarh’s Botany Department. 📚


Research Focus

Thupstan Tsewang’s research focus lies within the realm of agricultural science, particularly in the optimization of plant growth and productivity under challenging environmental conditions. His work, such as the study on the foliar application of Zinc and Boron in onions published in the Journal of Plant Nutrition, showcases his dedication to enhancing crop physiology and shelf life. Collaborative endeavors, like the comparative evaluation of tomato varieties in hydroponic systems versus soil cultivation, demonstrate his commitment to exploring innovative techniques for sustainable agriculture. Through his research, Tsewang strives to cultivate resilient crops 🌱 capable of thriving in diverse agricultural landscapes, especially in high-altitude regions like the trans-Himalayas.

Publication Top Notes 


Thupstan Tsewang | Post-Harvest Technology Award | Best Researcher Award

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