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Jiban Shrestha

Scientist
National Plant Breeding and Genetics Research Centre,
Nepal Agricultural Research Council,
Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3755-8812
Googlescholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=IW6YaQ4AAAAJ&hl=en
Researchgate:https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jiban_Shrestha3
Publons: https://publons.com/researcher/1171087/jiban-shrestha/
Email: jibshrestha@gmail.com

Introduction
I am a Scientist at National Plant Breeding and Genetics Research Centre (NPBGRC), NARC, Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal. Professionally, i am a plant breeder and currently working in rice breeding works. I am working as editor and reviewer of more than 100 journals related to agriculture and plant science. I have supervised 4 postgraduate students for their thesis research.

Publication list

Total Number: 171

Articles published in Web of Science Indexed Journals (16)

  1. Shrestha, J., Koirala, K., Katuwal, R., Dhami, , Pokhrel, B., Ghimire, B., Prasai, H., Paudel, A., Pokhrel, K. and KC, G. 2015. Performance evaluation of quality protein maize genotypes across various maize production agro ecologies of Nepal. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 1(1), 21-27.
  2. Shrestha, J., Kunwar, C., Upadhyaya, J., Giri, , Katuwal, R., Acharya, R., Gurung, S., Adhikari, B., Paudel, A. and Paneru, R. 2016. Genotype × environment interaction of quality protein maize grain yield in Nepal. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 2(1), 66-73.
  3. Shrestha, J., Singh Kushwaha, U.K., Maharjan, B., Subedi, S.R., Kandel, , Poudel, A.P. and Yadav, R.P. 2020. Genotype × environment interaction and grain yield stability in Chinese hybrid rice. Ruhuna Journal of Science, 11(1),47–58
  4. Adhikari, P., Baral, B. R. and Shrestha, J. Maize response to time of nitrogen application and planting seasons. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 2(1), 83-93.
  5. Bhandari, G., Ghimire, T. B., Kaduwal, S., Shrestha, J. and Acharya, R. 2017. Effects of storage structures and moisture contents on seed quality attributes of quality protein maize. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 3(1), 77-85.
  6. Dhakal, B., Shrestha, P., Joshi, B. P. and Shrestha, J. 2017. Evaluation of early maize genotypes for grain yield and agromorphological traits. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 3(1), 67-76.
  7. Dhami, N. B., Kim, K., Paudel, A., Shrestha, J. and Rijal, T. R. 2015. A review on threat of gray leaf spot disease of maize in Asia. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 1(1), 71-85.
  8. Kandel, M., Ghimire, S. K., Ojha, R. and Shrestha, J. 2017. Analysis of genetic diversity among the maize inbred lines (Zea mays L.) under heat stress condition. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 3(1), 86-97.
  9. Karki, T. B., Govind, C., Shrestha, J. and Jadav, J. P. 2015. Tillage and planting density affect the performance of maize hybrids in Chitwan, Nepal. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 1(1), 10-20.
  10. KC, , Karki, T. B., Shrestha, J. and Achhami, B. B. 2015. Status and prospects of maize research in Nepal. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 1(1),1-9.
  11. Kunwar, C. B., Katuwal, R. B., Thapa, S., and Shrestha, J. Grain yield stability of early maize genotypes. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 2(1), 94-99.
  12. Prasai, H. K., Kushwaha, U. S., Joshi, B. P., and Shrestha, J. 2015. Performance evaluation of early maize genotypes in far western hills of Nepal. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 1(1), 106-111.
  13. Rijal, T. R., Govind, C., Koirala, K. B., and Shrestha, J. 2016. Evaluation of maize genotypes for Turcicum leaf blight (Exserohilum turcicum) in Terai and inner terai of Nepal. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 2(1), 109-116.
  14. Sharma, H. P., Dhakal, H., Kharel, R., and Shrestha, J. 2016. Estimation of heterosis in yield and yield attributing traits in single cross hybrids of maize. Journal of Maize Research and Development, 2(1), 123-132.
  15. Shrestha, S., Shrestha, J. and Shah, K. K. Non-Timber Forest Products and their Role in the Livelihoods of People of Nepal: A Critical Review. Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 3(2), 42-56.
  16. Tripathi, M. P., Shrestha, J., and Gurung, D.B. 2016. Performance evaluation of commercial maize hybrids across diverse Terai environments during the winter season in Journal of Maize Research and Development, 2(1), 1-12.

 Articles published in Scopus Indexed Journals (4)

  1. Chaudhary, A., Adhikari, B. B. and Shrestha, J. 2019. Effect of weed species on drought tolerant rice genotypes at Sundarbazar, Lamjung, Nepal. Open Agriculture, 4, 65-78
  2. Modi, B., Koirala, N., Aryal, S. P., Shrestha, J., Koirala, S., Upadhyaya, J., Basnyat, R.C., Nassan, M.A., Alqarni, M., and Batiha, G. E.. 2021. Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers: phytochemical composition, cytotoxicity, proximate analysis and their biological activities. Cellular and Molecular Biology, 67(1), 50-57.
  3. Nepali, B., Subedi, S., Bhattarai, S., Marahatta, S., Bhandari, D., and Shrestha, J. Bio-fertilizer activity of Trichoderma viride and Pseudomonas fluorescens as growth and yield promoter for maize. Agraarteadus, 31(2), 191–195.doi:10.15159/jas.20.17.
  4. Upadhyay, K.P., Dhami, B., Sharma, P.N., Neupane, J.D., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Growth and yield responses of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) to biochar. Agraarteadus, 31(2), 244–253. doi:10.15159/jas.20.18.

 Articles published in DOAJ Indexed Journals (76)

  1. Shrestha, J. Cluster Analysis of Maize Inbred Lines. Journal of Nepal Agricultural Research Council, 2, 33-36.
  2. Shrestha, J. and Tripathi, M. P. 2015. Grain yield stability of quality protein maize genotypes across diverse environments of terai and mid hills in International Journal of Agriculture System, 2(2), 113-118.
  3. Shrestha, J. Morphological variation in maize inbred lines. International Journal of Environment, 3(2), 98-107.
  4. Shrestha, J., Gurung, D. B., Koirala, B., and Rijal, T. R. 2019. Performance evaluation of maize in Jumla district of Nepal: from yielding perspective. International Journal of Applied Biology, 3(2),35-45.
  5. Shrestha, J., Kandel, M. and Chaudhary, 2018. Effects of planting time on growth, development and productivity of maize (Zea mays L.). Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 1(1),43-50.
  6. Shrestha, J., Shrestha R., Joshi, B. K., and Subedi, S. 2020. Future smart food crops in Nepal: A necessity for future food and nutritional security. Natural Resources and Sustainable Development, 10(1),46-56.
  7. Shrestha, J., Subedi, S., Poudel, K., and Shokati, B. 2019. Predatory journals: A threat in Journal of Education and Research, 8(1), 89-101.
  8. Shrestha, J., Subedi, S., Timsina, P. and Tripathi, M. 2018. Risk of publication in worthless journals. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 1(1),1-5.
  9. Shrestha, J. Authors beware! Publishing in predatory journals is harmful. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 3(2), 1-8.
  1. Shrestha, J. 2021. Predatory journals as threats to the academic publishing: a review. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(2),1-10.
  2. Shrestha, J., Subedi, S., Kushwaha, U., and Maharjan, B. 2021. Evaluation of rice genotypes for growth, yield and yield components. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(2), 339-346.
  3. Adhikari, B. N., Joshi, P., Shrestha, J. and Bhatta, N. R. 2018. Genetic variability, heritability, genetic advance and correlation among yield and yield components of rice (Oriza sativa L.). Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 1(1), 149-160.
  4. Adhikari, B. N., Shrestha, J., Dhakal, B., Joshi, B. P. and Bhatta, R. 2018. Agronomic performance and genotypic diversity for morphological traits among early maize genotypes. International Journal of Applied Biology, 2(2), 33-43.
  5. Adhikari, K., Bhandari, S., Aryal, , Mahato, M., and Shrestha, J. 2021. Effect of different levels of nitrogen on growth and yield of hybrid maize (Zea mays L.) varieties. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(2), 48-62.
  6. Adhikari, P., Mishra, K., Marasini, S., Neupane, R.C., Shrestha, A.K., Shrestha, J., Subedi, S. 2020. Effect of nitrogen doses on growth and yield of marigold (Tagetes erecta ) in subtropical climate of Nepal. Fundamental and Applied Agriculture, 5(3), 414–420.
  7. Adhikary, B.H., Baral, R., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Productivity of winter maize as affected by varieties and fertilizer levels. International Journal of Applied Biology, 4(1), 85-93.
  8. Atreya, P.N., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Biodiversity of neglected and underutilized fruits of Nepal: a review. Fundamental and Applied Agriculture, 5(4),470–483.
  9. Baral, B. R., Adhikari, P. and Shrestha, J. Growth and yield response of hybrid maize (Zea mays L.) to phosphorus levels in sandy loam soil of Chitwan Valley, Nepal. International Journal of Environment, 4(2), 147-156.
  10. Bartaula, S., Panthi, U., Timilsena, K., Acharya, S., and Shrestha, J. Variability, heritability and genetic advance of maize (Zea mays L.) genotypes. Research in Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries, 6(2),163-169.
  11. Bastola, A., Soti, A., Pandey, U., Rana, M., Kandel, M., and Shrestha, J. 2021. Evaluation of white grain maize varieties for growth, yield and yield components. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(1), 265-272.
  12. BK, , Shrestha, J. and Subedi, R. 2018. Grain yield and yield attributing traits of maize genotypes under different planting dates. Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 2(2), 06-08.
  13. Devkota, S., Rayamajhi, K., Yadav, D. R. and Shrestha, J. 2020. Effects of different doses of Plant-Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) granules on wheat yield. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 3(2), 306-313.
  14. Devkota, S., Rayamajhi, K., Yadav, D., and Shrestha, J. 2021. Effects of different doses of organic  and  inorganic  fertilizers  on  cauliflower  yield  and  soil  Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(2), 11-20.
  15. Dhami, N. B., Kandel, , Gurung, S. B. and Shrestha, J. 2018. Agronomic performance and correlation analysis of finger millet (Elusine corocana L.) genotypes. Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 2(2), 16-18.
  16. Dhungana, A., Puri, C., Shah, K., Yogi, S., Dhakal, D.P., Acharya, B., and Shrestha, J. Screening rice  genotypes  for  brown spot  disease resistance. Tunisian  Journal  of Plant Protection, 15 (2), 29-39.
  17. Ghimire, S., Khanal, , Kohar, G.R., Acharya, B., Basnet, A., Kandel, P., Subedi, B., Shrestha, J. and Dhakal, K. 2018. Variability and path coefficient analysis for yield attributing traits of mungbean (Vigna America L.). Azarian Journal of Agriculture, 5(1), 7-11.
  18. Gotame, T. P., Shrestha, S., Poudel, S. and Shrestha, J. Growth and yield performance of different open pollinated tomato genotypes in Terai region of Nepal. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(1), 256-264.
  19. Gotame, T., Gautam, I., Shrestha, S., Shrestha, J., and Joshi, B. 2020. Advances in fruit breeding in Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 3(1), 301-319.
  20. Gotame, T.P., Poudel, S., Lal Shrestha, S., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Evaluation of Yield and Yield Components of Eggplant (Solanum melongena ) Genotypes in the Terai Region of Nepal. International Journal of Environment, 9(2), 67-80.
  21. Gurung, D. B., Bhandari, B, Shrestha, J. and Tripathi, M. P. 2018. Productivity of maize (Zea mays ) as affected by varieties and sowing dates. International Journal of Applied Biology, 2(2), 13-19.
  22. Joshi, B. K., Gurung, T. B., Shrestha, J. and Upreti, H. 2018. Writing a Research Paper for Journal of Nepal Agricultural Research Council. Journal of Nepal Agricultural Research Council, 4(28), 90-99.
  23. Kafle, S., Adhikari, N. R., Sharma, S. and Shrestha, J. 2020. Performance evaluation of single-cross maize hybrids for flowering and yield traits. Fundamental and Applied Agriculture, 5(4), 590–597.
  24. Kandel, B. P., Sharma, B. K., Sharma, S. and Shrestha, J. Genetic variability, heritability, and genetic advance estimates in early maize (Zea mays L,) genotypes in Nepal. Agricultura, 107 (3-4), 29-35.
  25. Kandel, M., Dhami, B. and Shrestha, J. 2019. Phenotypic diversity of finger millet (Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.) genotypes. Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 3(2), 20-26.
  26. Kandel, M., Dhami, B., Rijal, T. R., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Yield stability and test location representativeness in foxtail millet [Setaria italic (L.) Beauv.] genotypes. Genetics and Biodiversity Journal, 4(2),74-83.
  27. Kandel, M., Ghimire, S. and Shrestha, J. 2018. Mechanisms of heat stress tolerance in maize. Azarian Journal of Agriculture, 5(1), 20-27.
  28. Kandel, M., Ghimire, S. K., Ojha, R. and Shrestha, J. 2018. Correlation and path analysis for grain yield and its attributing traits of maize inbred lines (Zea mays L.) under heat stress condition. International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Food Sciences, 2(4), 124-130.
  29. Kandel, M., Ghimire, S. K., Ojha, R. and Shrestha, J. 2018. Genetic diversity for heat tolerant related traits in maize inbred lines. Agricultura, 105(1-2), 23-34.
  30. Karki, T. B. and Shrestha, J. 2014. Conservation agriculture: an eco-friendly system of weed management in field International Journal of Environment, 3(4), 91-100.
  31. Khanal, S., Shrestha, J. and Lamichhane, J. 2020.Economics of production and marketing of Cucumber in Nawalpur district of Nepal. Azarian Journal of Agriculture, 7(3),93-101.
  32. Magar, M. M., Parajuli, A., Sakh,B. M., Shrestha, J., Koirala, B., Sah , B. P., and Dhital, S. P. 2019. Effect of PEG induced drought stress on germination and Seedling traits of maize lines (Zea mays L.). Turkish Journal of Agricultural and Natural Sciences, 6(2), 196–205.
  33. Mahato, S., Bhuju, S., and Shrestha, J. Effect of Trichoderma virideas biofertilizer on growth and yield of wheat. Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 2(2), 01-05.
  34. Mandal, H., Katel, S., Subedi, S., and Shrestha, 2021. Plant Parasitic Nematodes and their management in crop production: a review. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(2), 327-338.
  35. Nepali, B., Bhandari, D., and Shrestha, J. Mineral nutrition contents of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench) for nutritional security in Nepal. Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 3(1), 01-04.
  36. Pandey, D., Pant, K., Bastola, B., Giri, , Bohara, S., Shrestha, S., Hamal, G., and Shrestha, J. 2021. Evaluation of bread wheat genotypes under rain-fed conditions in Terai districts of Nepal. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(2), 303-315.
  37. Pandey, M., Subedi, S., Khanal, , Chaudhary, P., Adhikari, A., Sharma, T., and Shrestha, J. 2021. Effects of different rates of nitrogen and pinching on yield and yield attributes of African marigold (Tagetes erecta L.). Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(2), 21-28.
  38. Pandit, R., Bhatta, R., Bhusal, , Acharya, B., Subedi, S., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Response of Local Potato Cultivars to Late Blight Disease (Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary) under Field Conditions. Agro Bali: Agricultural Journal, 3(1), 28-37.
  39. Pant, R., Ojha, B.R., Thapa, D.B., Kharel, R., Gautam, N.R., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Evaluation of biofortified spring wheat genotypes for yield and micronutrient contents. Fundamental and Applied Agriculture, 5(1), 78-87.
  40. Pokhrel, T., Shrestha, R. K., Khanal, A., and Shrestha J. Phosphorous effects on early growth of maize (Zea mays L.) varieties in Ultisols. Agricultura, 107 (3-4), 44-48.
  41. Poudel, K., Prasai, H. K., and Shrestha, J. Micropropagation and Acclimatization of Large Cardamom (Amomum subulatum Roxb.). Turkish Journal of Agricultural and Natural Sciences, 5(3), 231-235.
  42. Prasai, H. K., Sharma, S., Kushwaha, U.K.S., and Shrestha, J. Performance evaluation of maize genotypes in far western hills of Nepal. Azarian Journal of Agriculture, 2(4), 87-90.
  43. Prasai, H. K., Sharma, , Kushwaha, UKS, Joshi, B. P., and Shrestha, J. 2019. Performance evaluation of lentil and chickpea genotypes in Doti district of Nepal. International Journal of Applied Biology, 3(2), 46-56.
  44. Regmi, R., Poudel, S., Regmi, C., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Effect of Sowing Dates and Nitrogen Levels on Population of Okra Jassids (Amrasca biguttula biguttula Ishida). Indonesian Journal of Agricultural Research, 3(2), 127 -135.
  45. Rijal, P., Subedi, S., Adhikari, C., Shrestha, S., and Shrestha, J. Seed-borne infestation and management of Alternaria Species in mustard seed at Chitwan district, Nepal. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 3(1), 190-197.
  46. Sanjel, P., Shrestha, R. and Shrestha, J. 2021. Performance of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) grown on different fingermillet husk substrates. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(1), 291-300.
  47. Sapkota, B., Subedi, A., Tripathi, K., Dhakal, S. and Shrestha, J. 2021. Rice production in Chitwan district of Nepal: An analysis from economic and environmental perspectives. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(1), 50-61.
  48. Sapkota, S., Sapkota, M., Bajal, , Khadka, S., Timilsina, R., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Socio-economic impacts of out migration on maize production in Rolpa district, Nepal. Azarian Journal of Agriculture, 7(2), 36-43.
  49. Shah, K., Tiwari, I., Modi, , Pandey, H., Subedi, S., and Shrestha, J. 2021. Shisham (Dalbergia sissoo) decline by dieback disease, root pathogens and their management: a review. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(2), 255-272.
  50. Sharma, B. K., Sharma, S., Kandel, B. P., and Shrestha, J. Varietal evaluation of promising maize genotypes. Azarian Journal of Agriculture, 5(4), 120-124.
  51. Shrestha, A., and Shrestha, J. Production, Problems and Decision-Making Aspects of Maize Seed Producers in Banke District, Nepal. Azarian Journal of Agriculture, 4(6), 212-216.
  52. Shrestha, P., and Shrestha, J. 2018. Value Chain Analysis of Large Cardamom in Ilam District of Nepal. Azarian Journal of Agriculture, 5(6), 179-189.
  53. Shrestha, P., Modi, ,Aryal, S. P., Timilsina, H., Basnyat, R. C., Shrestha, J., and Bhattarai, P. 2020. Total phenolic and flavonoids contents, antioxidant activities, phytochemical and nutritional analysis of Castanopsis indica (Indian chestnut). Natural Resources and Sustainable Development, 10(2), 175-187.
  54. Shrestha, S., Pandey, B., Joshi, N., Shrestha, J., and Timsina, 2020. Entrepreneurial behavior of large cardamom growers: A case study in Lamjung district of Nepal. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 3(1),1-11.
  55. Shrestha, S., Shrestha, J., Jha, , Khadka, D., Paneru, P., and Gyawaly, P. 2020. Soil Chemical Properties under Conservation Agriculture and Cereal-Based Cropping System in Eastern Tarai of Nepal. Journal of Nepal Agricultural Research Council, 6, 115-126.
  56. Shrestha, S., Thakur, G., Gautam, J., Acharya, N., Pandey, M. and Shrestha, J. Desert locust and its management in Nepal: a review. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(1), 1-28.
  57. Singh, P., Shrestha, J., and Kushwaha, U. 2020. Multivariate analysis of soybean genotypes. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 3(1), 69-76.
  58. Subedi, P., and Shrestha, J. Improving soil fertility through Azolla application in low land rice: A review. Azarian Journal of Agriculture, 2(2), 35-39.
  59. Subedi, S., Ghimire, Y. N., Kharel, , Adhikari, S. P., Shrestha, J. and Sapkota, B. K. (2020). Technical efficiency of rice production in terai district of Nepal. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 3(2), 32-44.
  60. Subedi, S., Thapa, B. and Shrestha, J. Root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) and its management: a review. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 3(2), 21-31.
  61. Thakur, P., Bhandari, G., Shrestha, and Achhami, B. B. 2018. Effect of planting dates and varieties on infestation of maize stem borer Chilo partellus (Swinhoe). International Journal of Applied Biology, 2(1), 22-28.
  62. Timsina, P., Gairhe, S., Koirala, P., and Shrestha, J. 2019. Investment on wheat research and effect: A case in Nepal. Agricultural Science and Technology, 11(2), 138 – 143.
  63. Tiwari, I., Shah, K. , Tripathi, S., Modi, B., Shrestha, J., Pandey, H. P., Bhattarai,B.P. and Rajbhandari, B. P. 2020. Post-harvest practices and loss assessment in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) in Kathmandu, Nepal. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 3(2), 335-352.
  64. Tiwari, I., Shah, , Tripathi, S., Modi, B., Subedi, S., and Shrestha, J. 2021. Late blight of potato and its management through the application of different fungicides and organic amendments: a review. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4(1), 301-320.
  65. Tripathi, S. R., Shrestha, J., Ranjit, J. D., and Neupane, R. 2015. Study on climatic variation and its effect on vegetable type soybean genotypes at Khumaltar, Lalitpur in the last ten years. Turkish Journal of Agriculture-Food Science and Technology, 3(6), 484-490.
  66. Tripathi, S., Shah, K. ,Tiwari, I., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Farmers’ Perception about Major Insect Pests of Cucurbits and Their Management. Indonesian Journal of Agricultural Research, 3(3), 153 -170.
  67. Upreti, J, Acharya, P, Upadhyaya, J, and Shrestha J. Heterosis in maize hybrids at farmer’s field in Dang district of Nepal. Fundamental and Applied Agriculture, 5(2), 188-193.

Articles indexed in refereed journals (58)

  1. Shrestha, J. and Karki, T. B. 2014. Provitamin A Maize Development: A Strategy

for Fighting against Malnutrition in Nepal. Our Nature, 12(1), 44-48.

  1. Shrestha, J., and Subedi, S. 2018. Plant density and maize (Zea mays ) plant: a review. Maize Journal, 7(1), 1-5.
  2. Shrestha, J., Chaudhary, and Pokhrel, D. 2018. Application of nitrogen fertilizer in maize: a review. Peruvian Journal of Agronomy, 2 (2), 22-26.
  3. Shrestha, J., Gurung, D. B. and Dhital, P. 2018. Agronomic performance of maize genotypes under high temperature condition. Farming and Management, 3(1), 23-29.
  4. Shrestha, J., Gurung, D. B. and Rijal, R. 2018. Standard heterosis for grain yield in maize hybrids. Farming and Management, 3(1), 30-36.
  5. Shrestha, J., Kunwar, C. B., and Bhandari, B. 2018. Response of mass selection in maize (Zea mays ). Our Nature, 16(1), 35-42.
  6. Shrestha, J., Shah, K. K. and Timsina, P.2 020. Effects of different fertilizers on growth and productivity of rice (Oryza sativa L.): a review. International Journal of Global Science Research, 7(1), 1291-1301. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  7. Shrestha, J., Subedi, S., and Timsina, P. 2020. Predatory publishing: A threat to the credibility of science. Nepal Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 3(1), 7-14.
  8. Shrestha, J., Subedi, S., Timsina, K.P., Chaudhary, A., Kandel, M, and Tripathi, S. 2020. Conservation agriculture as an approach towards sustainable crop production: a review. Farming and Management, 5(1), 7-15.
  9. Shrestha, J., R. Rijal, T. R. and Gurung, D. B. 2012. Productivity of maize under drought condition. Journal of Plant Breeding, 7, 60-64.
  10. Shrestha, J., R. Rijal, T. R., Gurung, D. B. and Kunwar, C. B. 2012. Development of high yielding quality protein maize genotypes. Journal of Plant Breeding, 7, 55-59.
  11. Shrestha, J., Timsina, P., Subash Subedi, S, and Pokhrel, D. 2019. Sustainable weed management in maize (Zea mays L.) production: A review in perspective of southern Asia. Turkish Journal of Weed Science, 22(1), 133-143.
  12. Shrestha, J., Kandel, , Subedi, S., and Shah, K.K. 2020. Role of nutrients in rice (Oryza sativa L.): A review. Agrica, 9(1), 53-62.
  13. Shrestha, J. A review on sustainable agricultural intensification in Nepal. International Journal of Business, Social and Scientific Research, 4(3), 152-156.
  14. Adhikari, B. N., Pokhrel, B. B. and Shrestha, 2018. Evaluation and development of finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.) genotypes for cultivation in high hills of Nepal. Farming and Management, 3(1), 37-46.
  15. Adhikari, B.N., Joshi, B.P., Shrestha, J. and Bhatta, N.R. 2018. Genetic variability, heritability, genetic advance and trait association study for yield and yield components in advanced breeding lines of wheat. Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 17, 229-238. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  16. Adhikary, B. H., Baral, B. R., Shrestha J. and Kunwar, C. B. 2012. Economics of fertilizer use in different maize (Zea mays ) genotypes in Chitwan valley, Nepal. Journal of Plant Breeding, 7, 14-21.
  17. Adhikary, B. H., Shrestha, J. and Baral, B. R. 2011. Efficacy of azotobactor in maize production in acid soils. Journal of Plant Breeding, 6, 36-41.
  18. Baral, B. R., Adhikari, P. and Shrestha, 2016. Productivity and Economics of Hybrid Maize (Zea mays L.) under different Fertilizer Doses in the Inner Terai Region of Nepal. Journal of AgriSearch, 3(1), 13-17. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  19. Bhandari, S., Adhikari, K., Niraula, D., and Shrestha, J. Use of neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) as a biopesticide in agriculture: A review. Journal of Agriculture and Applied Biology, 1(2), 100-117.
  20. Bhatta, K., Chaulagain, L., Kafle, , and Shrestha, J. 2019. Bio-Efficacy of Plant Extracts against Mustard Aphid (Lipaphis erysimi Kalt.) on Rapeseed (Brassica campestris Linn.) under Field and Laboratory Conditions. Syrian Journal of Agricultural Research, 6(4),557-566
  21. Bhujel, J., Sharma, S., Shrestha, and Bhattarai, A. 2018. Correlation and path coefficient analysis in normal irrigated rice (Oryza sativa L.). Farming and Management, 3(1), 19-22.
  22. Bhusal, K., Subedi, R. and Shrestha, J. Effect of Sowing Dates on Growth and Grain yield of Maize Inbred Lines. Journal of AgriSearch, 3(4),244-247. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  23. BK, B., Karki, T. B., Shrestha, J. and Adhikari, P. 2015. Productivity of Maize Genotypes under Different Planting Dates. Our Nature, 13(1), 45-49.
  24. Devkota, S. Panthi S., and Shrestha, J. Evaluation of maize varieties in acid soil condition. Agrica Journal, 8(2), 128-133.
  25. Dhakal, P., Pokhrel, A., Bista, A., Shah, , Acharya, B., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Growth and yield performance of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) on different substrates. Agriways, 8 (2), 1-8. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  26. Gadal, N., Shrestha, J., Poudel, M. N. and Pokharel, B. 2019. A review on production status and growing environments of rice in Nepal and in the world. Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 4(1), 83-87
  27. Gahatraj, S., Pariyar, K., Rasaily, S., and Shrestha, J. Public health impacts, animal health risk, and management of mycotoxins contaminating maize (Zea mays L.). Asian Journal of Green Chemistry, 4(4),444-456.
  28. Kandel, M and Shrestha J. Genotype x Environment Interaction and Stability for Grain Yield and Yield Attributing Traits of Buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum Geartn). Syrian Journal of Agricultural Research, 6(3),466-476
  29. Kandel, M., Dhami, N. B., Rijal, R., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Grain yield stability of promising proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) genotypes for hilly region of Nepal. Turkish Journal of Food and Agriculture Sciences, 2(1), 5-11.
  30. Kandel, M., Ghimire, S. K., Ojha, R. and Shrestha, J. 2018. Cluster analysis among the Maize inbred lines (Zea mays L.) under heat stress condition. International Journal of Global Science Research, 5(1), 677-684. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  31. Kandel, M., Ghimire, S. K., Ojha, B. R., and Shrestha, 2019. Evaluation of Heat Stress Tolerance Indices in Maize Inbred Lines. Malaysian Journal of Applied Sciences, 4(2), 57-68.
  32. Kandel, M., Gurung, S.B., Dhami, B., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Assessment of Variability of Foxtail Millet [Setaria italica (L.) Beauv.] Genotypes. Bhutan Journal of Natural Resources and Development, 7(2), 51-61
  33. Karki, T. B., and Shrestha J. Should we go for conservation agriculture in Nepal? International Journal of Global Science Research, 2(4), 271-276. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  34. Karki, T. B., Bk, S. B., Shrestha, J. and Yadav, J. 2015. Effects of tillage and planting geometry on the performance of maize hybrids. Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 13, 38-47. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  35. KC, , Shah, K. K., Baidhya, N., Neupane, P., Pokhrel, S., Upadhyay, K., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Evaluation of seedling growth of rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes under water stress and non-stress conditions. Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 5(2), 174-178.
  36. Kharel, L., Ghimire, S. K., Shrestha, J., Kunwar, C. B., and Sharma, S. 2018. Evaluation of rice genotypes for its response to added fertility levels and induced drought tolerance during reproductive phase. Journal of AgriSearch, 5(1), 13-18. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  37. Modi, B., Shah, K.K., Shrestha, J., Shrestha, P., Basnet, A., Tiwari, I. and Aryal, S. P. 2021. Morphology, Biological Activity, Chemical Composition, and Medicinal Value of Tinospora Cordifolia (willd.) Miers. Advanced Journal of Chemistry, Section B, 3(1), 36-53
  38. Ojha, R., Sarkar, A., Aryal, , KC, R, Tiwari, S., Poudel, M., Pant, K. R., and Shrestha, J. 2018. Correlation and path coefficient analysis of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes. Farming and Management, 3(2), 136-141.
  39. Pandey, M., Shrestha, J., Subedi, S., and Shah, K. K. Role of nutrients in wheat: a review. Tropical Agrobiodiversity, 1(1),18-23
  40. Pant, K.R., Gurung, S. B., Dhami, B., Shrestha, J., Aryal, L. and Darai, R. 2019. Agro-morphological traits variability of lentil genotypes. Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 18,108-114. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  41. Parajuli, S., Shrestha, J., and Ghimire, S. 2020. Organic farming in Nepal: A viable option for food security and agricultural sustainability. Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 5(2), 223-230
  42. Pariyar, K., Sharma, S. R., Rana, C. B., Chaudhary, A., and Shrestha, J. Effects of conservation agriculture on productivity and economics of maize-wheat based cropping systems in mid-western Nepal. SAARC Journal of Agriculture, 17(1), 49-63.
  43. Poudel, A., Pandey, M. Shah, K., Acharya, B, and Shrestha, J. Evaluation of fungicides for management of late blight (Phytophthora infestans) of potato. Agrica, 9(1), 10-17.
  44. Rai, P, Shrestha, J and Kim, H. 2019. Line × Tester analysis in Lilium × formolongi: Identification of superior parents for growth and flowering traits. SAARC Journal of Agriculture, 17(1), 175-187.
  45. Rai, , Shrestha, J. and Kim, J.H. 2018. Combining Ability and Gene Action Analysis of Quantitative Traits in Lilium × formolongi. Journal of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, 30(3), 131-143.
  46. Shah, K., Pande, S. Poudel, A., Acharya, B. and Shrestha, J. Study of southern leaf blight (Bipolaris maydis) on maize genotypes and its effect on grain yield. Agrica, 9(1),69-76
  47. Shah, K.K., Tiwari, , Tripathi, S., Subedi, S., and Shrestha, J. 2020. Invasive alien plant species: a threat to biodiversity and agriculture in Nepal. Agriways, 8(2),62-73. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  48. Sharma, H. P., Shrestha, J., Karki, S., Upadhyay, J., and Dhakal, Y. 2017. Agro- morphological performance of maize inbreds. Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 15,112-118. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  49. Shrestha, P., Giri, R., Kafle, S., Chaudhari, R., and Shrestha, J. 2018. Zero tillage impacts on Bajura district of Nepal. Journal of Bioscience and Agriculture Research, 18(02), 1531-1538.
  50. Shrestha, U., Amgain, L. P., Karki, T. B., Dahal, K. , and Shrestha, J. 2016. Effect of Sowing Dates and Maize Cultivars in Growth and Yield of Maize along with their Agro-Climatic Indices in Nawalparasi, Nepal. Journal of AgriSearch, 3(1), 57-62. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  51. Singh, P. and Shrestha, J. 2019. Evaluation of soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merrill] genotypes for agromorphological traits using multivariate analysis. Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 18,100-107. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  52. Subedi, P., Sah, S. K., Marahattha, S., Panta, S. and Shrestha, J. Nitrogen use efficiency in dry direct seeded rice under LCC based nitrogen management. Oryza, 55(4), 590-595
  53. Subedi, S., Ghimire, Y.N., Gautam, S., Poudel, H. and Shrestha, J. 2019. Economics of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) production in terai region of Nepal. Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 4(1), 57-62.
  54. Subedi, S., Neupane, S., Shrestha, J., and Ghimire, T. 2019. Efficacy of botanicals, bio-control agents and fungicides against wilt/root rot complex of lentil. Agriways, 7(2), 69-74. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  55. Thakur, P., Bhandari, G.S., and Shrestha, J. Relative susceptibility of maize genotypes to maize stem borer (Chilo partellus Swinhoe) under natural condition. Journal of Plant Breeding, 7, 48-54.
  56. Thapa, D. B., Bhattachan, B. K., Subedi, S., Shrestha, J., Sah, S. K., and Marahatta, S. (2018). Growth and productivity of wheat as influenced by tillage methods, mulch and graded nitrogen levels in Chitwan, Nepal. International Journal of Global Science Research, 5(1), 685-696. (Journal is indexed by CABI).
  57. Yadav, R.P., Pandey, M.P., Ojha, R., Thapa, D.B., Shrestha, J., and Ghimire, K.H. 2019. Evaluation of Bio-fortified Wheat Genotypes for Grain Yield, Zinc and Iron Content. Syrian Journal of Agricultural Research, 6(4), 528-537

 List of Proceeding and Conference Papers (12)

  1. Shrestha, J., Subedi, S., Devkota, H., Acharya, B., Subedi, M., and Pokhrel, D. 2019. Ecosystem Diversity of Field Crops, Garden Crops and Aquatic Plants in Working Groups of Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources (APGRs) in Nepal (Joshi, B.K. and Shrestha, R. eds). Proc. National Workshop, 21-22 June 2018, Kathmandu. NAGRC, Nepal.Pp.121-130.
  2. Shrestha, J., Paudel, D. C., Adhikary, B. H., Hamal, B, Aryal, A., Rijal, T. R., and Kunwar, C. B. 2012. Increasing maize productivity through participatory varietal selection. In: Paudel, M. N. and Kafle, B. (eds.), Proceeding of the 10thNational Outreach Research Workshop 27-28 February, 2012, Outreach Research Division, NARC,Khumaltar.pp.41-46
  3. Shrestha, J., Paudel, D. C., Hamal, B., Aryal, A. P., Rijal, T. R., Adhikary, B. H., Upadhyay, I. P., and Tripathi, M. P. 2012. Participatory evaluation of rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes in command districts of NMRP, Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal. In: Paudel, M. N. and Kafle, B. (eds.), Proceeding of the 10th National Outreach Research Workshop 27-28 February, 2012, Outreach Research Division, NARC, Khumaltar.pp.47-53
  4. Adhikary, B. H., Baral, B. R., and Shrestha, J. 2014. Effect of nitrogen on grain production of hybrid maize (RML-4/NML-2) in the acid soil of Rampur, Chitwan. In: Proceeding of 4th SAS-N Convention, April 4-6, 2012, National Agriculture Research Institute Complex, Khumaltar, Lalitpur.P.71-78.
  5. Adhikary, B. H., Baral, R., Shrestha, J., and Adhikary, R. 2015. Efficacy of Fertilization Levels and Genotypes on the Grain Yield of Winter Maize (Zea mays L) in the Acidic Soils of Chitwan Valley. In: Karki, K.B., Tripathi, B.P., Manandhar, R., Adhikary, B.H. and Vista, S.P. (eds) Proceedings of the Second National Soil Fertility Research Workshop, 24-25 March, 2015. Soil Science Division, NARC, Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal. Pp. 190-198.
  6. Adhikary, B. H., Shrestha, J., and Baral, B. R. 2014. Efficacy of organic fertilizers on maize (Zea mays ) productivity in the acid soils of Rampur, Chitwan. In: Proceeding of 4th SAS-N Convention, April 4-6, 2012, National Agriculture Research Institute Complex, Khumaltar, Lalitpur. Pp.89-94
  7. Karki, T., and Shrestha, J. Tillage Affects the Soil Properties and Crop Yields. In: Karki, K.B., Tripathi, B.P., Manandhar, R., Adhikary, B.H. and Vista, S.P. (eds) Proceedings of the Second National Soil Fertility Research Workshop, 24-25 March, 2015. Soil Science Division, NARC, Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal. Pp.432-438.
  8. Koirala, B., Gurung, D. B., Kunwar, C. B., Tripathi, M., Pitambar, T., Bhandari, G., Bhandari, B., Shrestha, J., Karki, T. B., Dhital, K., Baral, B. R., Adhikari, P., Achhami,B., BK, S. B., Bhurer, K. P., Chaudhari, B. N., and Chhetri, J. B. 2014. Evaluation of Multinational Companies’ Maize Hybrids during Winter Season of 2010- 2012. Khadka, YG, Giri, Y. P., Sah, B. P., Mahato, B. N., Khatiwada, S. P., Bhatta, Chettri, B.K., Gautam, A. K., Ansari, R., Ranjit, J. D., Gauchan, D., Shrestha, R. and Sapkota,  B (eds). 2014. Proceedings of the 27th National Summer Crops Workshop held on 18-20 April 2013 at National Maize Research Program, Rampur, Chitwan. Volume: 2. Nepal Agricultural Research Council. Pp163-167.
  9. Koirala, B., Gurung, D. B., Rijal, T. R., Bhandari, G., Sah, Y., Shrestha, J., and Chhetri, J. B. 2014. Hybrid Maize Research and Development in Nepal. Khadka, YG, Giri, Y. P., Sah, B. P., Mahato, B. N., Khatiwada, S. P., Bhatta, Chettri, B.K., Gautam, A. K., Ansari, R., Ranjit, J. D., Gauchan, D., Shrestha, R. and Sapkota,  B (eds). 2014. Proceedings of the 27th National Summer Crops Workshop, held on 18 – 20th April 2013 at National Maize Research Program, Rampur, Chitwan. Volume: 2. Nepal Agricultural Research Council. Pp133-154.
  10. Koirala, B., Gurung, D. B., Rijal, T. R., Sah, Y., Sah, M., Shrestha, J., and Chhetri, AB. 2014. Evaluation of CIMMYT Hybrids and NMRP Developed Inbred Lines. Khadka, YG, Giri, Y. P., Sah, B. P., Mahato, B. N., Khatiwada, S. P., Bhatta, Chettri, B.K., Gautam, A. K., Ansari, R., Ranjit, J. D., Gauchan, D., Shrestha, R. and Sapkota,  B (eds). 2014.. Proceedings of the 27th National Summer Crops Workshop, held on 18 – 20th April 2013 at National Maize Research Program, Rampur, Chitwan. Volume: 2. Nepal Agricultural Research Council. Pp155-162.
  11. Paudel, D. C., Shrestha, J., Hamal, B., Aryal, A., Adhikary, B. H., Rijal, T. R., and Tripathi, M. P. 2012. On-farm evaluation of wheat genotypes at outreach sites of NMRP Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal. In: Paudel, M.N. and Kafle, B. (eds.), Proceeding of the 10th National Outreach Research Workshop 27-28 February, 2012, Outreach Research Division, NARC, Khumaltar.Pp.54-61
  12. Shrestha, R., Joshi, K., Shrestha, J., and Timilsina, A. 2019. Crop Groups based on Research Priority: Priority Crops, Neglected and Underutilized (NUS), Future Smart Food (FSF). Working Groups of Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources (APGRs) in Nepal (BK Joshi and R Shrestha, eds). Proc. National Workshop, 21-22 June 2018, Kathmandu. NAGRC, Nepal. Pp.65-69

Published Books (4)

  1. Shrestha, J. Growth and Productivity of Winter Maize (Zea mays L.) Under Different Levels of Nitrogen and Plant Population. ISBN-10: 1612334407, ISBN-13: 9781612334400. Dissertation.com, Boca Raton, USA.
  2. Shrestha, J., Chaudhary, A., and Pokhrel, D. 2018. Introduction to Genetics and Plant Breeding. ISBN: 978-93-87387-22-5. AgriTech Publishing, A Unit of Siya Publishing House, Scientific Books Publishers and Distributors, B-311, B-Block, Street No. 9, Near Tyagi Farm House, Amrit Vihar, Burari, New Delhi-110 084,India.
  3. Shrestha, J., Prasai, H. K., Timsina, P., Shrestha, K.P., Pokhrel, D., Poudel, K. and Yadav, M. 2018. Large Cardamom in Nepal: Production practice and economics, Processing and Marketing. ISBN: 978-9937-0-5098-2. Nepal Agriculture Research Council, National Commercial Agriculture Research Program, Pakhribas, Dhankuta, Nepal.
  4. Shrestha, J., Subedi, S., Timsina, K.P., Gairhe, S. Kandel, , and Subedi, M. 2019.Maize Research. ISBN: 978-93-87973-98-5. New India Publishing Agency (NIPA), New Delhi-34, India.

Books Chapters (1)

Tiwari, K. R., Bhandari, H. S., Thapa, D., Shrestha, J., and Panthee, D. (2017). Improvement in Cereal Crop Production for Food Sufficiency. In book titled” Sustainable, Sufficient, Safe and Healthy Food in Nepal: Principles and Practices of Food Security”. Association of Nepalese Agricultural Professionals in Americas (NAPA), USA