Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh is presently working as Senior Scientist (Agronomy), Division of Transfer of Technology, Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums (ICAR), Ranchi (Jharkhand). After obtaining his master degree in agriculture (M. Sc. Ag., Agronomy) in 2003 from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand), he earned his PhD degree in Agronomy from the same University in 2007. He joined U.P. Council of Sugarcane Research, Shahjahanpur as Scientific Officer (Agronomy) in 2001 and later as Senior Scientific Officer (Agronomy) and Head of Agronomy Division. In the year 2012, he joined as Senior Scientist (Agronomy) in Ranchi, ICAR. He has a vast experience in the fields of sugarcane research, extension and development. He has published more than 20 research papers in different journals of national and international repute and contributed several articles in the books.