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Name:Manzoor Ahmed Kirmani
Academic Rank:
    Professor
College/Institute:    Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Department/Team:    Animal Sciences / Animal Breeding and Genetics
Field of Specialization:    Animal Breeding
Research Interest:    Small Ruminant Breeding and Production
E-mail Address:    kassudes@gmail.com
List of Publications:  
i.    Research papers published in refereed journals (International and Indian):        34 Numbers
ii.    Mini Review published in refereed journals[International]:                                01 Number
iii.    Lead papers presented in conferences/ symposia:                                         06 Numbers
iv.    Research papers presented in conferences/ symposia:                                   27 Numbers
v.    Chapters / Papers Contributed to Books:                                                        05 Numbers
vi.    Technical Papers:                                                                                        01 Number
vii.    Manuals / Teaching Aids Developed:                                                            02 Numbers

  • The details of publications, referred above, are given in annexure A Some details of   List of publications of Prof. (Dr) Manzoor Ahmed Kirmani

Present:   Professor Animal Breeding, Department of Animal Science,  Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia.
Former:    Professor-cum-Chief Scientist, Animal Breeding and Genetics,               Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry,                               Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, India.

A    Research papers published in refereed journals [International]:
01    Mir, Manzoor R.; Pampori, Zahoor A.; Saleem Iqbal; Bhat, Javeed I.A.; Pal, M.A. and Kirmani, M.A. (2008). Hemato-Biochemical Indices of Crossbred Cows During Different Stages of Pregnancy. International J. Dairy Science. 3 (3): 154-159. 2008 Academic Journals Inc.
02    Bhat, T.A.; Mir, M.R.; Qasim, I; Misra, S.S. and Kirmani, M.A. (2008). Genetic Polymorphism of 5,10-Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase C677T in Kashmiri Population. Biotechnology. 7 (4): 822-825.        2008 Asian Network for Scientific Information.
 03    Fazili, M.R.; Bhattacharyya, H.K.; Buchoo, B.A.; Kirmani, M.A.; Darzi, M.M. and Khan, I. (2009). Evaluation of Pinhole Castration Technique in Rams. Small Ruminant Research., 84 (2009). Pp 61-64. (Journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/smallrumres).

B    Research papers published in refereed journals [Indian]:
01.    Kirmani, M.A. and Singh, Ashok (1985). Mortality pattern in exotic sheep. Ind. Vet. Med. J., 9(3): 147-151.
02.    Kirmani, M.A.; Singh, Harpal; Singh, Vikram and Chaudhary, R.P.(1986).The estimates of certain genetic parameters in Hampshire, South Down and Polled Dorset breeds of sheep. Ind. J. Animal. Res., 20(1): 19-24.
03.    Kirmani, M.A.; Singh, Harpal; Singh, Vikram and Chaudhary, R.P.(1986). Studies on exotic breeds of sheep.1. Breed differences in pre- and post-weaning body weights under semi-migratory raising system in India. Ind. J. Animal. Res., 20(1): 51-56.
04.    Kirmani, M.A.; Singh, Harpal; Singh, Vikram and Chaudhary, R.P.(1988). Genetic studies on growth in pure and crossbred sheep. Ind. Vet. Med. J., 12(1): 32-39.
05.    Kirmani, M.A.; Singh, R.V.; Singh, A. and Chaudhary, R.P.(1989). Serum   Alkaline Phosphatase( SAP) polymorphism and its relationship with economic traits in Sahiwal and its crosses with exotic breeds. Ind. Vet. Med. J., 13(4): 247-252.
06.    Kirmani, M.A.; Singh, R.V.; Sharma, O.P. and Chaudhary, R.P.(1990). Estimates of genetic and phenotypic parameters of haemoglobin quantity in Sahiwal and crossbred cattle. Ind. J. Dairy Sci.,43(1): 112-113.
07.    Kirmani,M.A.; Singh, R.V. and Chaudhary, R.P.(1990). Serum Amylase polymorphism and its relationship with economic traits in Sahiwal and its crosses with exotic breeds. Ind. Vet. Med. J., 14(1): 52-56.
08.    Kirmani, M.A.; Singh, R.V.; Sharma, O.P. and Chaudhary, R.P.(1991). Haemoglobin quantity at different age groups and haemoglobin phenotypes in cattle. Ind. J. Animal. Sci., 61(9): 1002-1003.
09.    Kirmani, M.A.; Singh, Harpal; Singh, Vikram and Chaudhary, R.P.(1991). Genetic and phenotypic parameters of greasy fleece weight at first shearing in purebred and crossbred sheep in J&K state. Ind. J. Heredity, XXIII (1&2): 1-5.
10.    Kirmani, M.A.; Singh, R.V.; Singh, Ashok and Chaudhary, R.P.(1993). Haemoglobin (HB) polymorphism and its relationship with economic traits in Sahiwal and its crosses with exotic breeds. Ind. J. Dairy Sci., 46(3): 137-139.
11.    Singh, Ashok and Kirmani, M.A.(1986). Sex ratio in sheep. Ind.Vet. Med. J., 10(1): 46-49.
12.    Singh, Ashok and Kirmani, M.A. (1987). Twinning and Sex ratio in sheep. Ind.Vet.J., 64: 533-534.
13.    Singh, Ashok; Kirmani, M.A.; Singh, R.V. and Chaudhary, R.P.(1987). Serum Albumin and Transferrin polymorphism studies by polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE) in Indian water buffaloes    ( Bubalus bubalis). Ind. Vet. Med. J., 11(3): 142-146.
14.    Singh, Ashok; Chaudhary, R.P. and Kirmani,M.A.(1989). Association between some blood proteins/ enzymes polymorphic systems and linear body measurements in Sahiwal and crossbreds. Ind. J. Dairy Sci., 42(3): 419-423.
15.    M. Aijaz Ahmed; Mir, A.S.; Pandit, B.A. and Kirmani, M.A.(1990). Albendazole in the treatment of gastro-intestinal nematodes in sheep.     J. Vet. Parasitology, 4(1): 77-78.
16.    Singh, Ashok; Kirmani,M.A.; and Chaudhary, R.P.(1991). Factors affecting sex ratio in crossbred cattle. Ind.Vet. J., 68(3): 282-285.
17.    Bhat, A.S.; Kirmani,M.A.; Mir, S.D. and Risam, K.S.(1991). Sex ratio and twinning at birth in sheep. Ind. J. Animal. Res., 25(2): 112-114.
18.    Mir, S.D.; Kirmani,M.A. and Bhat, A.S.(1993). Time of parturition in Corriedale ewes. Ind. Vet. J., 70(7): 643-644.
19.    Sarfraz, Ahmed and Kirmani,M.A.(1993). Tosh: The costliest fibre and its properties. Wool & Woollens of India., XXX(3):19-20.
20.    Hussain,S.S.: Zama, M.M.S.; Kirmani,M.A.; Molvi, B.A. and  Buchoo, B.A.(1994). A note on potentiation of Thiopentone anaesthesia with diazepam petozacine premedication in sheep. Ind.J. Vet. Surgery, 15(2): 90.

21.    Abdulrashid; Willayat, M.M.; Wani, S.A.; Bachh, A.S.; Kirmani, M.A.and Malik, H.U. (1994). Control of Brucellosis in livestock farms of SKUAST-Kashmir. Ind. J. Comp. Microbiol. Immunol. Infect. Dis., 15(3&4): 63-64.
22.    Hussain, S.S.; Sudhan, N.A. and Kirmani,M.A.(1994). Puncture of lung following gunshot injury in a cow. Ind. Vet. J., 71(10): 1021-1022.
23.    Wani, Sarfraz Ahmed ; Kirmani, M.A.; Risam, K.S. and Misgar, G.R.(1995). Studies of wool quality in crossbred sheep in Kashmir valley. Wool & Woollens of India., XXXII(4):37-38.
24.    Bhat, A.S.; Kirmani, M.A.;Risam, K.S.; Darzi, M.M.; Sudhan, N.A. and Ganai, N.A. (1996). Mortality pattern and causes in goats maintained under  semi-migratory management under  temperate conditions of Kashmir valley. Ind. Vet. J., 73(7):786-787.
25.    Peer, M.S.; Sudhan, N.A.; Risam, K.S. and Kirmani, M.A.(1998). Preweaning lamb mortality pattern at an organized sheep farm under temperate conditions of Kashmir. Ind. Vet .J., 75(1): 46-48.
26.    Risam, K.S.; Mir, M.Y, and Kirmani, M.A.(1999). Genetic parameters of birth and weaning weights in closed flock of Corriedale sheep. Ind. J. Small Ruminants, 5(1): 1-3.
27.    Bhat, M.R.; Kirmani, M.A.;Ganai, T.A.S.;Bhat, A.S.; Ganai, N.A. and  Risam, K.S. (1999). Factors affecting reproductive traits of Corriedale sheep. Ind. J. Small Ruminants, 5(2): 87-89.  
28.    Mir, M.Y.; Risam, K.S.; Kirmani, M.A. and Ganai, T.A.S. (2000). Genetic and environmental factors influencing greasy fleece yield in a closed flock of Corriedale sheep. Ind. J. Animal. Sci., 70(5): 540-542.
29.    Makhdoomi, D.M.; Shakeel Ahmed; Kirmani, M.A.; Banik, S. and Sheikh, G.N. (2007). Physico-anatomical characteristics of Bactrian versus Dromedary with special reference to Ladakh Bactrian. Editor: Gahlot, T.K.(2007). Proceedings of the International Camel Conference – Recent Trends in Camelids Research and Future Strategies for Saving Camels. February 16-17, 2007. Pp 166 – 167. International Camel Conference, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, 334001, Rajasthan, India.
 30.    Makhdoomi, D.M.; Banik, S.; Shakeel Ahmed; Sheikh, G.N. and Kirmani, M.A. (2007). Perineural anesthesia as an aid in lameness diagnosis and management in double humped camel of Ladakh. Editor: Gahlot, T.K.(2007). Proceedings of the International Camel Conference – Recent Trends in Camelids Research and Future Strategies for Saving Camels. February 16-17, 2007. Pp 178 – 180. International Camel Conference, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, 334001, Rajasthan, India.

Contact address    P.O.Box: 307,
Department of Animal Science, JUCAVM, Jimma, Ethiopia.
Cell phone: 00251-923796594;
Email: kirmanima@gmail.com; kirmanima@yahoo.com