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Manpreet Singh

Technology and Innovation for Small Farms Advisor
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S Riverbend Ave
Parlier, CA 93648
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Also in:
Merced County
Tulare County
Kings County
Fresno County
Madera County


Ph.D. Plant and Soil Science, Texas Tech University. 2022
M.S. Vegetable Science (Horticulture), Punjab Agricultural University. 2018
B.S. Agriculture, Punjab Agricultural University. 2016



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Peer Reviewed

  • Bajwa P., Singh S., Singh M., Kafle A., Parkash V. and Saini, R. 2023. Assessing the production potential of industrial hemp in the semi-arid west Texas. Technology in Agronomy 3, 17 https://doi.org/10.48130/TIA-2023-0017

  • Singh, A., Kafle, A., Saini, R., Singh, M. and Singh, S. Herbicide Impact on Industrial Hemp Phytotoxicity and Biomass Yield in West Texas. Weed Technology. In Press

  • Venkataramani, S., Kafle, A., Singh, M., Singh, S., Simpson, C., and Siebecker, M. G. Greenhouse cultivation of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) in standard soilless media amended with biochar and compost. HortScience, 58(9), 1035-1044 https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI17257-23

  • Singh M., Singh S., Parkash V., Ritchie G., Wallace R.W. and Deb S.K. (2022). Biochar implications under limited irrigation for sweet corn production in a semi-arid environment. Front. Plant Sci. 13:853746. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.853746

  • Singh M., Singh S., Ritchie G., and Deb S.K. (2022). Root distribution, soil water depletion, and water use efficiency of sweet corn under biochar application and deficit irrigation. Agricultural water management, 279, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2023.108192

  • Singh M., Singh P., Singh S., Saini R. K., and Angadi, SV (2021). A global meta-analysis of yield and water productivity responses of vegetables to deficit irrigation. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 1-13 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-01433-w

  • Parkash V., Singh S., Singh M., Deb S. K., Ritchie G. L., & Wallace R. W. (2021). Effect of deficit irrigation on root growth, soil water depletion, and water use efficiency of cucumber. HortScience, 56(10), 1278-1286 https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI16052-21

  • Parkash V., Saini R., Singh M., and Singh S. (2021). Comparison of the effects of ammonium nonanoate and an essential oil herbicide on weed control efficacy and water use efficiency of pumpkin. Weed Technology, 1-24 doi:10.1017/wet.2021.89

  • Singh M., Saini R. K., Singh S., and Sharma S. P. (2019). Potential of integrating biochar and deficit irrigation strategies for sustaining vegetable production in water-limited regions: A review. HortScience, 54(11), 1872-1878 https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14271-19

  • Singh, M., Sharma, S.P., Sarao, N. K., Kaur, S., and Chhuneja, P. (2019). Molecular mapping of nuclear male-sterility gene ms-1 in muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.). The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology, 1-7 https://doi.org/10.1080/14620316.2019.1652119

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