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Hari P. Singh, PhD

Associate Professor, Biotechnology Graduate Program Coordinator

(478) 822-1077

(478) 825-6376

singhh@fvsu.edu

Academic Program: Biotechnology, Plant & Environmental Soil Sciences

Research Area: Plant Biotechnology

Research Interests:
  • Renewable Energy/Climate Change
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genomics
  • Abiotic Stress Physiology
Honors/Awards:
  • Fort Valley State University 2016 Grantsmanship: Researcher of the Year Award. Annual Spring Training and Recognition Program “Excellence in Grantsmanship”. Office of Sponsored Programs, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, April 21, 2016
  • Commended by the President, Fort Valley State University for mentoring undergraduates in research though Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Biotechnology and High Schoolers through Summer Research Apprenticeship Program (SRAP) 2005-2009
Education:

Doctor of Philosophy: Agriculture (Crop Physiology) - Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology, India (1997)

Master of Science: Botany (Plant Physiology) - Dungar College, Bikaner- Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer, India (1993)

Bachelor of Science: Biology - Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer, India (1991)

Recent Publications/Presentations:

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Singh, H.P., Q.L. Woodford, and V.N. Degala (2019). Preparation of Hydrogels from Energy Cane Bagasse Cellulose Fibers. International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT) Vol 7(3): 15-17.

Chiluwal, A., H.P. Singh, K. Sahoo, R. Paudel, W.F. Whitehead, and B.P. Singh (2019). Napiergrass has dual use biofuel feedstock and animal fodder. Agronomy Journal, https://doi:10.2134/agronj2018.09.0601 

Chiluwal, A., H.P. Singh, U. Sainju, B. Khanal, W.F. Whitehead, and B.P. Singh (2018). Spacing effect on energy cane growth, physiology and biomass yield. Crop Science, 58: (3) 1371-1384. https://doi.rg/10.2135/cropsci2017.08.0513

Manouchehrinejad, M., Yue, Y., de Morais, R.A.L. Lucas M. O. Souza, H.P. Singh, and S. Mani (2018). Densification of Thermally Treated Energy Cane and Napier Grass. BioEnergy Research 11: 538-550.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-018-9921-4.

Sainju, U.M., H.P. Singh, B.P. Singh, W.F. Whitehead, A. Chiluwal, and R. Paudel (2017). Soil Carbon and Nitrogen under bioenergy forage sorghum influenced by Cover Crop and Nitrogen Fertilization. Agrosystem, Geosciences, and Environment. doi:10.2134/age2018.03.0004

Sainju, U.M., H.P. Singh, B.P. Singh (2017). Soil Carbon and Nitrogen in Response to Perennial Bioenergy Grass, Cover Crop and Nitrogen Fertilization. Pedosphere, 27(2): 223-235. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1002-0160(17)60312-6.

Sainju, U, H.P. Singh and B.P. Singh (2017). Cover crops for enriching soil carbon and nitrogen under bioenergy sorghum. In: D.J. Fields et al. (eds.), Global Soil Security, Progress in Soil Science, pp 181-192.

Yang, Y., H. P. Singh, B.P. Singh, S. Mani (2017). Torrefaction of sorghum biomass to improve fuel properties. Bioresource Technology, 232:372-379.

Sainju, U, H.P. Singh and B.P. Singh (2015). Cover crop effect on soil carbon and nitrogen under bioenergy sorghum crops. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 70:410-417.

Kandel, R., H. P. Singh, B.P. Singh, K. R. Harris-Shultz and W. F. Anderson (2015). Assessment of Genetic diversity in napier grass (Pennisetum purpureum Schum.) using microsatellite, single-nucleotide polymorphism and insertion-deletion markers from pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum [L.] R. Br.). Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, DOI 10.1007/s11105-015-0918-2.

Obeng, E., E. Cebert, R. Ward, L.M. Nyochembeng, D.A. Mays, H. P. Singh, and B.P. Singh (2015) Insect incidence and damage on pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) under various nitrogen regimes in Alabama. Florida Entomologist, 98(1):74-79.

Singh, H.P. and B.P. Singh (2014). Genetic Engineering of field, industrial and pharmaceutical crops. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 5:3974-3993.

Sainju, U, B.P. Singh and H.P. Singh (2013). Soil carbon and nitrogen affected by perennial grass, cover crop and nitrogen fertilization. In: New crops: Bioenergy, biomaterials and sustainability (Eds. Janick, J, Whipkey, A and Cruz V.M. 13-16 October 2013. Washington D.C., pp. 228-236.

H.C. Lohithaswa, F.A. Feltus, H.P. Singh, C.D. Bacon, C.D. Bailey and A.H. Paterson (2007). Leveraging the rice genome sequence for monocot comparative and translational genomics. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 115:237-243.

Singh, H.P., B.P. Singh, and S.K. Gulia. 2007. Research and application imperatives for the sustainable production of phytomedicines. Acta Horticulturae 756:25-32.

F.A. Feltus, H. P. Singh*, H.C. Lohithaswa, S.R. Schulze, T. Silva, and A.H. Paterson (2006). A Comparative Genomics Mechanism for Sampling Diversity and Conservation in Orphan Crops. Plant Physiology 140: 1183-1191.

Singh, H.P., Lohithaswa HC (2006) Sorghum. In: Kole C (Ed) Genome Mapping & Molecular Breeding in Plants. Springer- Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 257-302.

M. K. Singh, G.S. Chaturvedi, H. P. Singh, M.P. Singh & B.B. Singh (2004). Modification of morpho-physiological traits through plant growth regulators in pointed gourd. Annals of Plant Physiology. 18(1): 17-20.

P.C. Ram, B.B. Singh, A.K. Singh, P. Ram, P.N. Singh, H. P. Singh, I. Boamfa, F. Harren, J. Reuss, M.B. Jackson, T.L. Setter, L.J. Wade and V. Pal Singh (2002).Physiological basis of submergence tolerance in rainfed lowland rice: Prospects for germplasm improvement through marker aided breeding. Field Crop Research. 76:131-152.

Singh, H.P., B.B. Singh and P.C. Ram (2001). Submergence tolerance of rainfed lowland rice: Search for physiological marker traits. Journal of Plant Physiology. 158 (7), 883-889. https://doi.org/10.1078/0176-1617-00036.

Singh, H.P. (2001). Molecular Biology techniques. In: P.C. Ram, A.K. Singh, R.K. Lal, U. Singh, G.S. Chaturvedi, H.P. Singh, "Practical Plant Physiology", IACR-NDUAT Publication, India, pp 115.

Chaturvedi, A., G.C. Pandey, R.P. Saxena, G.S. Chaturvedi and H. P. Singh (2001). Phytotoxic effect of endosulfan on gram (Cicer arietinum L.) root callus. Bio. Memoirs, 26(2): 52-55.

Book Chapters

Rao, P.S., G.S. Vinutha, A. Kumar, T. Chiranjeevi, A. Uma, P. Lal, R. S. Prakasham, H.P. Singh, R. S. Rao, S. Chopra, and S. Jose (2016). Sorghum: A Multipurpose Bioenergy Crop.In: Ignacio Ciampitti and Vara Prasad, (eds.) Sorghum: State of the Art and Future Perspectives. Agronomy Monograph 58. ASA and CSSA, 5585 Guilford Road, Madison, WI 53711, USA.

Singh, B.P., H. P. Singh and E. Obeng (2013). Elephantgrass. 24 p. In: Singh, B.P. (ed.) Biofuel Crops: production, physiology and genetics. CABI, Wallingford, U.K. 548 pp.
Fieldsend, A. and H. P. Singh (2013). Biofuel crops and ecosystem services and biodiversity. (eds. Singh, B.P.). Biofuel Crop Sustainability. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

Eynck, C., D. Shrestha, J. Vollmann, K.C. Falk, W. Friedt, H. P. Singh and E. Obeng (2013) Sustainable oil crops production. (eds. Singh, B.P.). Biofuel Crop Sustainability. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

Singh, H.P. and B.P. Singh (2010). Natural rubber. In: B.P. Singh (ed.) Industrial Crops and Uses, CABI, Wallingford, U.K, pp. 358-386.

K. Takamizawa, W. Anderson and H. P. Singh (2010). Ethanol from Lignocellulosic Crops. In: B.P. Singh (Ed.) Industrial Crops and Uses. CABI, Wallingford, U.K., pp. 104-139.

Singh, H. P., H.K.N. Vasanthaiah, M.N. Rao, J.R. Soneji, B. Singh & H.C. Lohithaswa (2008). Molecular Mapping and Breeding for Quality. In: C Kole and AG Abbott (Eds.) Principles and Practices of Plant Genomics. Volume 2: Molecular Breeding. Science Publishers, New Hampshire, Jersey, Plymouth, pp 103-142.

Singh, H.P., S. Dhir and S.K. Dhir (2008). Stevia, in Kole, C. and Hall, T. C. (eds.), “Compendium of Transgenic Crop Plants: Transgenic Sugar, Tuber and Fiber Crops”, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, 2008, pp 97-116.

Dhir, S.K., H. P. Singh and S. Dhir (2008). Sweet Potato, in Kole, C. and Hall, T. C. (eds.), “Compendium of Transgenic Crop Plants: Transgenic Sugar, Tuber and Fiber Crops”, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, 2008, pp 157-176.

Singh, B.P. and H. P. Singh. 2008. Dioscorea  batatas. In: Crop Protection Compendium, 2008 Edition, CAB International, Wallingford, U.K.

Singh, B.P. and H. P. Singh. 2008. Luffa aegyptiaca. In: Crop Protection Compendium, 2008 Edition, CAB International, Wallingford, U.K.

Singh, B.P. and H. P. Singh. 2008. Benincasa hispida. In: Crop Protection Compendium, 2008 Edition, CAB International, Wallingford, U.K.

Publications in Conference/ Symposium Proceedings, and or Presentations in Conferences/Scientific Meetings: (Categorized based on individual research area)

Nanotechnology

Singh, H.P., Q. Woodford, and V.N. Degala (2019). Preparation of hydrogels from energy cane bagasse cellulose fibers. International Conference on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials (IC2NAM), Chicago, 22-23 June 2019.

Singh, H.P., Q, Ma and J.Y. Zhu (2019). Production of Nanomaterials from Napier grass Biomass using a Recyclable Acid Hydrotrope. ARD Research Symposium 2019 “Making Critical Contributions to Rural Prosperity and Challenges in Food and Agriculture”, March 30- April 3, 2019, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville, FL.

Degala, V.N. and H.P. Singh (2019). Optimization of Dialysis, Homogenization and Sonication Processes to Obtain Enhanced Yield of Cellulose Nanocrystals from Bioenergy Crops. ARD Research Symposium 2019 “Making Critical Contributions to Rural Prosperity and Challenges in Food and Agriculture”, March 30- April 3, 2019, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville, FL.

Woodford, Q., V.N. Degala, and H.P. Singh (2019). Preparation, Properties and Applications of Superabsorbent Hydrogels (SAP) from Cellulose Nanocrystals. ARD Research Symposium 2019 “Making Critical Contributions to Rural Prosperity and Challenges in Food and Agriculture”, March 30- April 3, 2019, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville, FL.

Chambers, Z, V.N. Degala, and H.P. Singh (2019). Hydrophobic Nanofibril Aerogels as Reusable and Recyclable Oil Absorbents. ARD Research Symposium 2019 “Making Critical Contributions to Rural Prosperity and Challenges in Food and Agriculture”, March 30- April 3, 2019, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville, FL.

Singh, H.P. and L.G. Chivukula (2018). Extraction of Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNCs) from Energy cane Bagassae: A value –Added Product. Plant Biology 2018. July 14-18 Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Singh, Harshvardhan and H.P. Singh (2018). Use of Georgia Peach for Green Synthesis of Antibacterial Silver Nanoparticles. Plant Biology 2018. July 14-18 Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Chivukula, L. G., and H.P. Singh (2017). Extraction of Cellulose Nanocrystals from Energy cane as Reinforcement Material for BioNanocomposites in Tissue Engineering. ARD Research Symposium 2017 “1890 Research: Meeting 21st Century Challenges Through Innovation”, April 1-4, 2017, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

Chivukula, L. G., and H.P. Singh (2017). Effect of Cellulose Nanocrystal Reinforcement with Polyethylene glycol and Polyvinyl Alcohol on Hydrogel Production for Tissue Engineering Application. MANRRS 32nd Annual Career Fair and Training Conference, March 29-April 1, 2017, Pittsburg, PA.

Chivukula, L. G., and H.P. Singh (2017). Extraction and Characterization of Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNC’s) from Energy Cane Bagasse using Hydrochloric Acid Hydrolysis. 7th FVSU Research Day, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA. April 20th, Fort Valley, GA.

H.P. Singh, L.G. Chivikula, and J. Mason (2017). Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNC) from Renewable Bioenergy Crops: A Sustainable Green Material for the Future. Annual Meeting of American Society of Agronomy, Southern Regional Branch, Feb 5-7, 2017, Mobile, AL.

Chivukula, G and H.P. Singh (2016). Sustainable Bio-Nanocomposites from Renewable Bioenergy Crops: Green Materials for Tissue Engineering. (EPA) International Environmental Youth Symposium 2016. Atlanta, GA September 8-9, 2016.

Smalling, J, and H.P. Singh (2016). Extraction and Characterization of Cellulosic Nanocrystals from Bioenergy Crops. 2016 Annual Research Day, The Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, April 14, 2016.

Shivdat, S and H.P. Singh (2016). Use of nanotechnology to develop value added product from biomass of perennial energy crop on marginal land. EPA International Environmental Youth Symposium 2016. Atlanta, GA October 8-9, 2016.

Chivikula, L.G. and H.P. Singh (2016). Extraction of Cellulose Nanocrystals and its Potential use as Reinforcement Material in Tissue Engineering. 2016 Annual Research Day, The Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, April 14, 2016.

Smalling, J. and H.P. Singh (2016). Extraction and characterization of cellulosic nanocrystals from bioenergy Crops. Oral Paper Presentation. Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) 31st Annual Career Fair and Training Conference, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, FL. March 31- April 2, 2016.

Smalling, J, and H.P. Singh (2016). Extraction and Characterization of Cellulosic Nanocrystals from Bioenergy Crops. Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) 31st Annual Career Fair and Training Conference. Jacksonville, FL, March 30 – April 2, 2016.

Smalling and H.P. Singh (2015). Residual waste to cellulosic nanocrystals: Sustainable green materials for the future. (EPA) International Environmental Youth Symposium 2015. Atlanta, GA October 1-2, 2015.

Sustainable Bioenergy and Climate Change

Sahoo, K., H. P. Singh, and S. Mani (2018). Integrated life-cycle analysis and economic assessment of producing energy crops with cover crops for simultaneous use as biofuel feedstocks and animal fodder. LCA XVIII annual conference, September 25-27, 2018, Fort Collins, CO, USA.

H.P. Singh (2017). Developing Low-Input Production Methods for Napiergrass, Energycane, Forage Sorghum and Sweet Sorghum. ARD Research Symposium 2017 “1890 Research: Meeting 21st Century Challenges Through Innovation”, April 1-4, 2017, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

H.P. Singh, A. Chiluwal, E. Obeng, R. Paudel, B. Khanal, W.F. Whitehead, and B. Singh (2017). Evaluation of Low-Input Production Methods for Perennial and Annual Bioenergy Crops on Marginal Lands. ARD Research Symposium 2017 “1890 Research: Meeting 21st Century Challenges Through Innovation”, April 1-4, 2017, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

Khanal, B., H.P. Singh and G. Kannan (2017). Assessment of Production Efficiency and Environmental Impacts of Napier Grass for Renewable and Sustainable Bioenergy. ARD Research Symposium 2017 “1890 Research: Meeting 21st Century Challenges Through Innovation”, April 1-4, 2017, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

Williams, J. A. Chiluwal and H.P. Singh (2017). Effect of Row Spacing on Biomass Yield of Energycane. 7th FVSU Research Day, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA. April 20th, Fort Valley, GA.

Singh, H.P., A. Chiluwal, B. Khanal, W. F. Whitehead, U. Sainju and B. P. Singh (2016). Production System on Marginal Land for High Cellulosic Biomass Using Perennial Bioenergy Crops. ASA, CSSA & SSSA International Annual Meetings Phoenix, AZ 85004, Nov 9th, 2016.

Kanwar, A. and H.P. Singh (2017). Life cycle analysis of perennial crops for adoption in south-eastern united states as an alternative energy crops. 7th FVSU Research Day, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA. April 20th, Fort Valley, GA.

Singh, H.P., B. Khanal, A. Chiluwal, S. Mani, W. Whitehead (2016). Effect of Cover Crops and Nitrogen Fertilization on Juice Yield, Sugar Content and Biomass Yield of Sweet Sorghum. 2016 American Society of Horticultural Science Annual (ASHS) Conference. Atlanta, GA August 7-12, 2016.

Khanal, B., A. Chiluwal, H.P. Singh, W. F. Whitehead and B. P. Singh (2016). Dynamics of Soil Carbon and Nitrogen from Perennial Bioenergy Cropping System. ASA, CSSA & SSSA International Annual Meetings Phoenix, AZ 85004, Nov 9, 2016.

Anderson, W.F., R. Lowrance, T. Strickland, B. Singh and H.P. Singh (2016). Production of Tropical Grasses as Biomass Feedstock on Marginal Soils Supplemented with Cover Crops. IBBC 2016 - International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference, September 28-30, 2016, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

Kanwar, A and H.P. Singh (2016). Life Cycle Assessment of Perennial Bio-energy Crops Suitable for Sustainable High Cellulosic Biomass Feedstock Production System on Marginal Lands. (EPA) International Environmental Youth Symposium 2016. Atlanta, GA September 8-9, 2016.

Kanwar, A, and H.P. Singh (2016). Life Cycle Analysis of Perennial Crops for Adoption in South- Eastern United    States as an Alternative Energy Crops. 2016 Annual Research Day, The Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, April 14, 2016.

Khanal, B and H.P. Singh (2016). Assessment of Production Efficiency and Environmental Impacts of Napier Grass for Renewable and Sustainable Bioenergy. (EPA) International Environmental Youth Symposium 2016. Atlanta, GA September 8-9, 2016.

Whitehead, W.F., A. Chiluwal, B.Khanal, and H.P. Singh (2016). Impact of Synthetic Nitrogen Rates on Fresh and Dry Weight Biomass Yield, Above Ground Plant Components, Physiological Parameters of Three Perennial Feedstock Biofuel Grass Species. American Society of Horticultural Science (ASHS) 2016 Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA., Atlanta, GA. 8-11 August 2016.

Khanal, B and H.P. Singh (2016). Dynamics of Carbon and Nitrogen from a Perennial Bioenergy Cropping System. 2016 Annual Research Day, The Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, April 14, 2016.

Paudel, R Chiluwal, A. and H.P. Singh (2015). Morphological traits yield and quality parameters of sorghum biomass under different harvesting times and nitrogen fertilization. (EPA) International Environmental Youth Symposium 2015. Atlanta, GA October 1-2, 2015.

Singh, H.P., A. Chiluwal and B. Singh (2014). Analyzing the Effect of Row Spacing on Root Growth of Energycane using In Situ Root Imager CI-600. ASA CSSA SSSA Root Workshop Long Beach, California Nov 2-5, 2014

Mani, S., H. P. Singh, B. Singh, U. Sainju, and W. Anderson (2014) Chemical compositions and energy conversion of perennial energy crops grown in the southeastern US. National institute of Food and Agriculture; Institute of bioenergy, Climate and Environment; Sustainable Bioenergy Project Directors Meeting. October 29-31, 2014, Washington DC.

Obeng, E., H.P. Singh, Whitehead, W.F., Singh, B.P. (2014). Effect of nitrogen fertilization and different cutting dates on biomass yield of sorghum. 11th Annual Meeting of Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists and ASA Southern Regional Branch 2014 Annual Meeting, February 1-4, 2014, Dallas, TX.

Chiluwal, A., H.P. Singh, and B.P. Singh (2014). Effect of plant population density on growth parameters and biomass yield of energycane. 11th Annual Meeting of Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists and ASA Southern Regional Branch 2014 Annual Meeting, February 1-4, 2014, Dallas, TX.

Do, A., S. Mani, H. P. Singh and B. Singh (2013). Pelleting characteristics of energy crops grown in the Southeastern US. FL/GA section of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) annual meeting, June 13-15, 2013, St. Augustine, FL.

Lowrance, R., Singh, B. Anderson, W., H.P, Singh, and U. Sainju (2013).  Sustainability aspects of perennial grass feedstock production in the Southeastern Coastal Plain. ASA, CSSA, and SSA International Annual meetings, 3-6 November 2013, Tampa, FL.

Singh, B.P. and H. P. Singh (2013). Developing sustainable production systems for cellulosic bioenergy crops. BSRI 2013 Annual Retreat-Sustainability and Bioenergy Systems. May 13, 2013, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

Singh, H.P. and B. P. Singh (2013). Biomass and Sweet Sorghums Maintain High Yields Under Low inputs. 17th Biennial ARD Research Symposium, April 6-10, 2013, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, Florida.

Singh, H.P. and B.P. Singh (2013). Effect of Nitrogen Fertilization and Cover Crops on Juice, Sugar, and Bagasse of Sweet Sorghum. ASA Southern Regional Branch, 2013 Annual Meeting, February 3-5, 2013, Orlando, FL

Lowrance, R., B.P. Singh, W.F. Anderson, H. P. Singh, and U.M. Sainju (2012). Sustainability aspects of perennial grass feedstock production in the southeastern Coastal Plain. Agriculture and Natural Resource Science for Climate variability and Change and Bioenergy. Cincinnati, Ohio, 22 October 2012. p. 8

Singh, B.P., H. P. Singh, U.M. Sainju, and S. Mani (2011). Carbon Sequestration and Nitrogen Cycling for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation by Southeastern U.S. annual and perennial energy crops. 3rd International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter (SOM). July 14- July 14, 2011, Leuven, Belgium

Singh, B.P., Whitehead, W.F., Terrill, T.H. and H. P. Singh (2010). Evaluation of Napiergrass for Dual Use as an Animal Fodder and a Biofuel Feedstock. 10th International Conference on Goats. September 19-23, 2010, Recife, Brazil.
Johnson, P. H. P. Singh and S. K. Dhir (2009). Processing bio-diesel from waste vegetable oil (WVO). 2009 NSF-SRAP Program in Biotechnology, Fort Valley State University.

Singh, B., H. P. Singh and U. Sainju (2008). Cover crop composition effects on soil nitrogen dynamics. 5th International Symposium Interactions of Soil Minerals with Organic Components and Microorganisms (ISMOM). 24-28 November 2008, Pucon, Chile.

Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, Carbon Sequestration and Crop Modelling

H.P. Singh and B., Khanal (2017). Productivity, Fossil Fuel Replacement Potentiality and GHG Emission Reduction Ability from Lignocellulosic Bioenergy Crops Grown on Marginal Land.  International Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. “Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future.” October 22-25, 2017, Tampa, FL.

Khanal, B., H.P. Singh, A. Chiluwal, E. Obeng, W.F. Whitehead, B. Singh and R. Lawrence (2017). Effect of Soil Nitrogen Amendments on Greenhouse Gas Emission from Perennial Bioenergy Cropping System. ARD Research Symposium 2017 “1890 Research: Meeting 21st Century Challenges Through Innovation”, April 1-4, 2017, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

Khanal, B., H.P. Singh (2017). Spatial and temporal optimization of DAYCENT model for carbo dioxide and nitrous oxide emission prediction from lignocellulosic perennial bioenergy cropping. 7th FVSU Research Day, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA. April 20th, Fort Valley, GA.

Khanal, B, H.P. Singh, A. Chiluwal, E. Obeng, C.M. Clegg, R.C. Lowrence and B.P. Singh (2017). Comparative Study of Soil Surface Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Energy Cane and Napier Grass Fields in Relation to Soil Temperature, Soil Moisture and Nitrogen Amendments. Annual Meeting of American Society of Agronomy, Southern Regional Branch, Feb 5-7, 2017, Mobile, AL.

Khanal, B and H.P. Singh (2016). Does model fits without calibration? Study from nitrous oxide(N₂O) emission simulation. American Society of Horticultural Science (ASHS) 2016 Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. 8-11 August 2016.

Khanal, B. and H.P. Singh (2015). Crop Modelling for the prediction of greenhouse gas emission and soil carbon sequestration from perennial bioenergy crops. (EPA) International Environmental Youth Symposium 2015. Atlanta, GA October 1-2, 2015.

Biotechnology

Gosukonda, R, V. Gosukonda and H.P. Singh (2018). Quantification of True Protein in Six Superfoods Using Nitrogen-to-Protein Conversion Factors based on Individual Amino Acid Profiles. Plant Biology 2018. July 14-18 Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Cooper, J., S. K. Dhir and H. P. Singh (2009). Effect of growth hormones on callus induction and somatic embryogenesis in Arundo donax. 2009 NSF-SRAP Program in Biotechnology, Fort Valley State University.

Singh, H.P., U.S. McGhee, B. Bell and S. K. Dhir (2009). Exploring the Possibility of Using Waste Fruits as an Alternative Source of Energy through Microbial Fuel Cell. 15th Biennial ARD Research Symposium, March 28-April 1, 2009, Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Howard, T.J., H. P. Singh, S.K. Dhir (2009). High Frequency Plant Regeneration in Valeriana officinalis via Somatic Embryogenesis. 15th Biennial ARD Research Symposium, March 28-April 1, 2009, Hyatt Regency, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Luckie, C.D., H. P. Singh and S.K. Dhir (2009). Microbial fuel cell: Use of waste fruit as an alternative source of energy to produce electricity. 2009 NSF-SRAP Program in Biotechnology, Fort Valley State University.

Hunt, J., H. P. Singh and S. K. Dhir (2009). Crime scene investigation using PCR and STR’s. 2009 NSF-SRAP Program in Biotechnology, Fort Valley State University.

Mitchell, I, H. P. Singh and S.K. Dhir (2009). Effect of growth hormone on somatic embryogenesis of Alfalfa (Megicago sativa). 2009 SRAP-STEM Program in Biotechnology, Fort Valley State University.

Howard, T.J., H. P. Singh, S.K. Dhir (2008). High Frequency Plant Regeneration in Valeriana officinalis via Somatic Embryogenesis. HBCU-UP National Research Conference, October 23–26, 2008, The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, GA, USA

Singh, H.P., S. Dhir and S.K. Dhir (2008). Genetic transformation in Arundo donax using particle bombardment: A biofuel plant. The Pan American Congress on Plants and Bioenergy, June 22-25, 2008, Mérida, Mexico

Dhir, S.K., H. P. Singh, and S. Dhir (2008). Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in Valeriana officinalis: a medicinal plant. Plant Biology 2008, June 26 - July 1, 2008 - Mérida, Mexico

White, T and H. P. Singh (2007). Inducing Somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) through the use of plant growth regulators HBCU-UP National Research Conference, October 4-7, 2007, Grand Hyatt Hotel Washington, DC.

McInvale, K., and H. P. Singh (2007). Effect of growth regulators on callus induction and somatic embryogenesis of Jatropha curcas: A biofuel plant. REU, Plant Biotechnology, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.

Rogers, Q, and H. P. Singh (2007). Cultivar Identification and genotypic comparison in rice (Oryza sativa) by using RFLP. REU, Plant Biotechnology, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.

Salifu, H., H. P. Singh and S. K. Dhir (2007). Developing artificial seeds by encapsulation of valerian embryos. HBCU-UP National Research Conference, October 4-7, 2007, Grand Hyatt Hotel Washington, DC.

Little, A.K., H. P. Singh and S.K. Dhir (2007). Somatic Embryogenesis in Jatropha curcas: A Biofuel Plant. HBCU-UP National Research Conference, October 4-7, 2007, Grand Hyatt Hotel Washington, DC

White T, H. P. Singh, and S.K. Dhir (2007). Effect of growth regulators on somatic embryogenesis of Alfalfa. Poster presentation at NIS/Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society Conference, Greensboro, NC March 12-15. Awarded 3rd place

Singh, B.P., H. P. Singh, and S.K. Gulia (2007). Opportunities and obstacles for phytomedicines outside of modern allopathy. International Symposium on Medicinal and Nutraceutical Plants, March 19-23, 2007. Macon G.A. U.S.A. p. 23. (Published online on 8 November 2007 in The Acta Horticulturae volume # 756.

Chen, L., H. P. Singh and B.P. Singh (2007). Health driven market demand for sweet potato and weed management for yield optimization. International Symposium on Medicinal and Nutraceutical Plants, March 19-23, 2007. Macon G.A. U.S.A. p. 29

White, T. and H.P. Singh (2006). Effect of plant growth regulators on somatic embryogenesis of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa). 2006 REU, Plant Biotechnology, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.

Inyangetor, J., and H.P. Singh (2006). Assessment of techniques for isolation of genomic DNA in tomato plants. 2006 NSF-REU, Plant Biotechnology, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.

Singh, H.P., K. Knowles, S. Dhir and S. Dhir (2006). Efficient Recovery of Transgenic Plants of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) through high frequency shoots organogenesis from leaf derived callus. 2006 In Vitro Biology meeting at Minneapolis, Minnesota June 3 - 7, 2006

Singh, H.P., J. Mims, K. Knowles and S. Dhir (2006). Somatic Embryogenesis and Plant Regeneration from Valerian (Valeriana officinalis): A Medicinal Plant. 14th Biennial ARD Research Symposium, April 1- 5th, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, Assoc Res. Dir. Abs pp 167.

Molecular Biology & Genomics

Singh, H.P., R. Kandel and B. Singh (2013). Intergeneric Transferable Microsatellite Markers and their Utilization in Screening Napiergrass Accessions for Cold Tolerance. GEM4 BioNanotechnology Summer Institute. July 29-August 9, 2013, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL.

Kandel, R., H. P. Singh, B.P. Singh, K.R. Harris-Shultz and W. Anderson (2012). Assessment of Genetic Diversity in Napiergrass Using Microsatellite Markers from Pearl Millet. American Society of Agronomy 2012 Annual Meeting. February 5-7, 2012, Birmingham, AL

Singh, H.P., B.P. Singh, W.F. Whitehead and J.P. Wilson (2011). Determining the Genetic Divergence of Recombinant Inbred Line (RIL) Segregates of Pearl Millet for Photosynthetic and Water Use Efficiency. 16th Biennial ARD Research Symposium, April 09-April 13, 2011, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA, USA

Baskett, J., H. P. Singh and S. K. Dhir (2009). Isolation, qualitative analysis and quantification of plant genomic DNA. 2009 NSF-SRAP Program in Biotechnology, Fort Valley State University.

Dhir, S., H. P. Singh, and S. Dhir (2008). Expanding Plant Genomics Training and Research Opportunities for Undergraduates. Plant Biology 2008, June 26 - July 1, 2008 - Mérida, Mexico

Pickard, U.C. *and H. P. Singh (2007). Molecular marker aided comparative genome sampling and identification of gene expressing submergence tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa). REU, Plant Biotechnology, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA.

Singh, H.P., F.A. Feltus, H.C. Lohithaswa, S.R. Schulze, T. Silva, and A.H. Paterson. Conserved intron-spanning primers (CISPs): PCR tools for sampling DNA diversity in grasses. Plant and Animal Genome XIII Conference, San Diego, California, January 15-19, 2005, pp 129.

Lohithaswa, H.C., F.A. Feltus, H. P. Singh, S.R., and A.H. Paterson. Conserved PCR Primers Designed from Rice-Banana and Rice-Onion Alignments. Plant and Animal Genome XIII Conference, San Diego, California, January 15-19, 2005, pp 128

Feltus, A., H.C. Lohithaswa, H. P. Singh, S.R. Schulze, and AH Paterson. Leveraging musa EST data: Conserved PCR primers designed from Banana- Rice genome alignments. Plant and Animal Genome XIII Conference, San Diego, California, January 15-19, 2005. pp 55.

Singh, H.P., F.A. Feltus, S.R. Schulze, T. Silva, and A.H. Paterson (2004). Search for molecular markers in cereals: An approach by `Intron scanning' and genome complexity reduction using DOP-PCR. In: Poland, D., M. Sawkins, J-M. Rebaut, and D. Hoisington (eds.). Resilient Crops for Water-Limited Environments: Proceedings of a workshop Held at Cuernavaca, Mexico, May 24-28, 2004. Mexico D.F.: CIMMYT. pp 70-71

Singh, H. P., F.A. Feltus, and A.H. Paterson (2004). DOP-PCR SNP analysis of rice and sorghum. Plant & Animal Genome XII Conference, San Diego, California January 10-14
Feltus, A., H. P. Singh, T.D. Silva and A. H. Paterson (2004). Scanning for DNA polymorphisms in grasses: intron scans & DOP-PCR. Plant & Animal Genome XII Conference, San Diego, California, January 10-14, 2004

Bethel, C., E. Sciara, J. Bowers, S. Schulze, F.A. Feltus, H. P. Singh, T. Silva, W. Hanna, A. Paterson (2004). A sequence-tagged-site map reveals transmission genetics and comparative genome organization of bermuda grass (Cynodon spp.). Plant & Animal Genome XII Conference, San Diego, California, January 10-14, 2004

Abiotic Stress Physiology

Singh, A. and H.P. Singh, T. Terrill and O. Samples (2019). Screening of Soybean Germplasm Lines for Salt Tolerance under Varying Levels of Soil Salinity. ARD Research Symposium 2019 “Making Critical Contributions to Rural Prosperity and Challenges in Food and Agriculture”, March 30- April 3, 2019, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville, FL.

Cowan, K.L, and H.P. Singh (2016.). Effects of Salinity on Soybean Germplasm under Varying Levels of Salt Concentrations. 2016 Annual Research Day, The Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, April 14, 2016.

Cowan, K.L, and H.P. Singh (2016.). Effects of Salinity on Soybean Germplasm under Varying Levels of Salt Concentrations. Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) 31st Annual Career Fair and Training Conference. Jacksonville, FL, March 30 – April 2, 2016.

Jackson MB, Bhekasut P, Harren FJM, H. P. Singh (2007). Submergence-induced injury to rice in tolerant and susceptible lines. 9th Conference of the International Society for Plant Anaerobiosis (ISPA) “Molecular, Physiological and Ecological Adaptations to Flooded Conditions by Crops and Native Plants”, November 18-23, 2007, Matsushima, Sendai, Japan

Jackson M.B., Bhekasut P, Harren FJM, H. P. Singh (2007). Submergence tolerance in rice: involvement of ethylene, roots, carbohydrates and free radicals. 7th International Conference on "Eco-physiological Aspects of Plant Responses to Stress Factors", September 19-22, 2007, Cracow, Poland

Singh, H.P., and B.B. Singh (2004). Dynamics of root and shoot interaction for submergence tolerance of rainfed lowland rice. Plant Biology 2004 (ASPB), Lake Buena Vista, Florida, July 24-28, 2004. pp 160

Singh, B.B., P. C. Ram, A.K. Singh, P. Ram, P.N. Singh, H. P. Singh, Uma Singh & Anuradha Singh. Impact of photosynthesis and assimilate storage on the survival of submergence stress in lowland rice (2002). 24th International Rice Research Conference, September 16-19, 2002 China International Hi-Tech Convention & Exhibition Centre Beijing, China.

Singh, H.P., S.P. Singh, B.B. Singh and P.C. Ram (2002). Genotypic variability for cross tolerance in rainfed lowland rice: Presented as paper in the Rockefeller Foundation supported workshop on "Progress toward developing resilient crops for drought prone areas" at International Rice Research Institute, Philippines, Manila from May 26-30, 2002

Singh, M., H. P. Singh, G.S. Chaturvedi, R.K. Lal (2002). Modification of morpho physiological traits in pointed gourd through the use of plant growth regulator. 2" International Congress of Plant Physiology "Abiotic Stress: Adaptation and Management", Thursday, 9th January, 2002. New Delhi, India.

Singh, B. B., H.P. Singh and P.C. Ram (2002). Submergence tolerance of rainfed lowland rice: Physiological marker traits and germplasm improvement through marker aided breeding. Presented as Lead Contributory Papers in 2"d International Congress of Plant Physiology "Abiotic Stress: Adaptation and Management", Thursday, 9th January 2002. New Delhi, India

Singh, S.K., H. P. Singh, A.K. Singh, G.S. Chaturvedi, R.P. Saxena and Anuradha Singh (2001). Effect of cadmium on growth, quality and yield of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum-Mill). Paper presented in National Seminar on "Role of Plant Physiology for Sustaining Quality for Production in Relation to Environment. University of Agriculture Science, Dharwad from 5-7 December 2001, India.

Singh, H.P., M.B. Jackson, B.B. Singh and P.C. Ram (2001). Physiology of submerged rice roots and its functional links with shoots. Presented as poster paper in 7th Conference of the International Society for Plant Anaerobiosis (ISPA), 12-16, June 2001. University of Nijmegen Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Singh, H.P., M.B. Jackson, B.B. Singh and P.C. Ram (2001). Physiology of submerged rice roots and its functional links with shoots. 7th Conference of the International Society for Plant Anaerobiosis (ISPA), Nijmegen, The Netherlands, June 12-16, 2001

P. C. Ram, P. Bhekasut, A. K. Singh, P.Ram, P. N. Singh, H. P. Singh, Uma Singh, S. Pongkachoron, Iulia Boamfa, B. B. Singh, Frans Harren, P.Chareondham, M. B. Jackson(2001). Characterizing the submerged environment: relevance to flooding tolerance research. 6th Conference of the International Society for Plant Anaerobiosis (ISPA), Nijmegen, The Netherlands, June 12-06, 2001

Ram, P.C., Singh, B.B., Singh, A.K., P. Ram, Singh, P.N., H. P. Singh, Boarnfa, Iulia, Harren, Frans, Santosa, Edi, Jackson, M.B., Setter, T.L., Reuss, Wade, L.J, Pal, V., and Singh, R.K. (2000). Submergence tolerance in rainfed lowland rice: Physiological basis and prospects for cultivars improvement through marker aided breeding. Paper presented Minisymposium on "Improving Tolerance to Abiotic Stresses in Rainfed Lowland Rice" held at IRRI, Los Banos Laguna from 21-22 October 2000.

Singh, H.P., P. Ram, P.N. Singh, A.K. Singh, P.C. Ram and B.B. Singh (2000). Role of active oxygen scavenging systems in submergence tolerance of rainfed lowland rice. Presented as poster paper in a symposium entitled "Improving Tolerance to Abiotic Stresses in Rainfed Lowland Rice" held in association with the 4th International Rice Genetics Symposium (IRGS), 21-22, October 2000. IRRI, Los Banos, Manila, Philippines.