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Dr. R. K. Mathukia

Dr. R. K. Mathukia

Dr. R. K. Mathukia

Associate Research Scientist

Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture

Junagadh Agricultural Universit

Junagadh-362001 (Gujarat)




Born on June 1, 1960 in farming community, he earned B.Sc. (Agri.) degree in 1985, M.Sc. (Agri.) in Agronomy in 1987 and Ph.D. in 2004 from the then Gujarat Agricultural University. He did MBA in HRM from IGNOU. He cleared NET in 1999 and CCC+ in 2004. He maintained first class throughout his academic career. After serving in rural development and regional rural bank for two years, he joined Gujarat Agricultural University as Senior Research Assistant in 1989. He worked at various stations viz., Sugarcane Research Station, Navsari, Junagadh & Kodinar; Millet Research Station, Jamnagar; College of Agriculture, Junagadh; Agricultural Diploma School, Junagadh and Department of Agronomy, Junagadh. He has 29 years’ experience in teaching, research and extension and also served at various capacities including Assistant Registrar (Academic), Assistant Registrar (Administration), Drawing-Disbursing Officer and Registrar.


Research Interest

His areas of research include organic farming, weed management, nutrient management, water management, cropping systems, dry farming, precision farming, tillage, agrometeorology. Specialization: Agronomy: Organic farming, Weed management, Nutrient management, Water management, Cropping systems, Dry farming, Precision farming, Tillage, Agrometeorology etc.