Publications

Books, Bulletins and Manuals

  1. Biswas DR (2009) Practical Manual on Methods of Chemical Analysis of Manures and Fertilizers. Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, pp.78.
  2. Chhonkar PK, Bhadraray S, Patra AK and Purakayastha TJ (2007) Experiments in Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Westville Publishing House, New Delhi, pp. 182.
  3. Chhonkar PK, Bhadraray S and Purakayastha TJ (2005) Phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soils. Monograph, Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, IARI, New Delhi, pp.34.
  4. Datta SC (2008) Theory and Principles of Simulation Modeling in Soil-Plant System. Capital Publishing Company, New Delhi, pp. 274.
  5. Datta SP, Meena MC, Dwivedi BS and Shukla AK (2017) Manual on Advanced Techniques for Analysis of Nutrients and Pollutant Elements in Soil, Plant and Human. Westville Publishing House,  New Delhi. pp 144 (ISBN 978-93-83491-87-2)
  6. Dhyan-Singh, Chhonkar PK and Dwivedi BS (2005) Manual on Soil, Plant and Water Analysis. Westville Publishing House, New Delhi, pp. 200.
  7. Dwivedi BS, Meena MC, Saharawat YS and Datta SP (2013) Soil Health Assessment Techniques (Eds.). Division of SS&AC, IARI, New Delhi.
  8. Manjaiah KM, Purakayastha TJ and Patra AK (2009) Radiotracer Techniques in Soils and Fertilizers - A Practical Manual. Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, pp. 34.
  9. Rattan RK, Datta, SP, Chhonkar PK and Singh AK (2005) Heavy Metal Contamination through Sewage Irrigation in Peri-urban Areas of National Capital Territory of Delhi. Technical Bulletin (TB-ICN: 37/2005), Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, pp. 51.
  10. Sharma A, Ahmed N, Kumar S and Mir JI (Eds.) (2015). Soil management strategies. Kalyani publishers, New Delhi. pp 1-194.
  11. Sharma BM and Singh RV (2007) STCR Approach for Fertilizer Recommendations Based on Targeted Yield Concept. Technical Bulletin (TB-ICN: 47/2007), Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, pp. 68.
  12. Singh RD, Sarvendra Kumar, Singhal SK  and Dwivedi BS (Eds.) (2016). Practical manual for soil analysis. Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India. Pp 1-80.
  13. Singh V, Sharma VK and Singh S (2014). “Management of problem soils and wasteland” Publiser; Bharti Bhandar, 6 Sunil complex, Western Kachhahari Road, opposite R G Degree College, Meerut (U.P.)  Pp.120
  14. Singh V, Singh BH, Sharma VK and Singh H (2014). “Principles of Soil Physics and Soil Conservation” Publisher; S.R. Scientific publication, Agra, Pp -190. ISBN: 978-93-83774-14-2.
  15. Singh, V, Singh, H, Sharma VK, Singh J and Singh BH (2014).“Agricultural Meterology” Publisher; S.R. Scientific publication, Agra, Pp -120 (In Hindi) ISBN: 978-93-83774-12-8
  16. Singh, V, Sharma VK and Singh S (2016) "Fundamentals of Soil Science" Publiser; Bharti Bhandar, 6 Sunil complex, Western Kachhahari Road, Opposite R G Degree College, Meerut (U.P.) pp. 212 (In Hindi)
  17. Singh V, Kumar VK and Singh, S (2016) "Soil fertility, fertilizers and integrated nutrient management" Publiser; Bharti Bhandar, 6 Sunil complex, Western Kachhahari Road, Opposite R G Degree College, Meerut (U.P.) pp.196 (In Hindi)
  18. Swarup A, Singh D, Dwivedi BS, Purakaystha TJ and Datta SP (Eds.) (2008) Integrated Plant Nutrient Supply and Management System for Enhancing Soil Quality, Input Use Efficiency and Crop Productivity. Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, IARI, New Delhi, pp. 160.
  19. Biswas, D.R. and Bandyopadhyay, K.K. (Eds.) (2017). Abstracts: National Seminar on Developments in Soil Science–2016. Indian Society of Soil Science, 81st Annual Convention held at the R.V.S.K.V.V., Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, 20-23 October 2016
  20. Das Ruma, Das Shrila, Barman Mandira, Biswas Sunanda and Mukherjee Arkabanee (2018) Arsenic pollution and some possible mitigation processes. In: Metallic contamination and its Toxicity. Daya Publishing House, New Delhi. pp 23.
  21. D. Golui, M. Barman, S.P. Datta and A.K. Shukla (2017). Fractionation of Micronutrients and Metals in Soil. In Manual on Advance Techniques for Analysis of Nutrients and Pollutant Elements in Soil, Plant and Human, Ed. S.P.Datta, M.C. Meena, B.S. Dwivedi and A.K. Shukla. Westville Publishing House, New Delhi (ISBN 978-93-83491-87-2).
  22. Dey Abir, Meena MC and Datta SP (2017). Sequential boron fractionation and colorimetric estimation. In: Manual on Advanced Techniques for Analysis of Nutrients and Pollutant Elements in Soil, Plant and Human (S.P. Datta et al. eds.). Westville Publishing House, New Delhi. pp 38.
  23. D. Golui, S.C. Dutta and R. Das (2017). Determination of soil pH and EC by different methods: Comparison and Interpretation. In Manual on Advance Techniques for Analysis of Nutrients and Pollutant Elements in Soil, Plant and Human, Ed. S.P.Datta, M.C. Meena, B.S. Dwivedi and A.K. Shukla. Westville Publishing House, New Delhi (ISBN 978-93-83491-87-2).
  24. D. Golui, S.P. Datta, M.C. Meena and A.K. Shukla (2017). Determination of Arsenic in Water, Soil, Plant and Biomarker. In Manual on Advance Techniques for Analysis of Nutrients and Pollutant Elements in Soil, Plant and Human, Ed. S.P.Datta, M.C. Meena, B.S. Dwivedi and A.K. Shukla. Westville Publishing House, New Delhi (ISBN 978-93-83491-87-2).
  25. Dwivedi B. S. and Vinod Sharma (2017). Soil and Water pp. 220-239 In: “Krishi Aayam: Jigyasha avam Samaadhan, ICN: H-157/2017(Eds. Dr. Prbhat Kumar, Smt. Shashi Gupta, Smt. Husnaara avam Smt Geetanjali Joshi) ICAR- ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
  26. Dwivedi BS, Meena MC and Dey Abir (2017). Determination of available boron in soil and plant. In: Manual on Advanced Techniques for Analysis of Nutrients and Pollutant Elements in Soil, Plant and Human (S.P. Datta et al. eds.). Westville Publishing House, New Delhi. pp 33
  27. Dwivedi BS, Singh VK and Meena MC (2017). Efficient nitrogen management under predominant cropping systems of India. In: The Indian Nitrogen Assessment (YP Abrol, et al. (Editors). Elsevier, UK. (ISBN 978-0-12-811836-8).
  28. Manjaiah K.M.., Raj Mukhopadhyay, Neethu Narayanan and S.C. Datta (2018). Clay amendments for environmental clean-up. In: Soil Amendments for Sustainability: Challenges and Perspectives, Eds A. Rakshit, B. Sarkar and P. Abhilashis, CRC press.
  29. Manjaiah, K.M., S. Sandeep, T. Ramesh, and M. R. Mayadevi (2018) Soil organic carbon stocks under different agroforestry systems of north-eastern regions of India. In: Agroforestry: Anecdotal to Modern Science, Eds. J. C. Dagar and V. P. Tewari, Springer Verlag, Singapore.
  30. Meena MC, Dwivedi BS, Mahala Deepmohan, Das Shrila and Dey Abir (2017). Nutrient dynamics and management under conservation Agriculture. In: System based Conservation Agriculture (VK Singh et al. eds.). Westville Publishing House, New Delhi. pp 42.
  31. Meena MC (2018). Dietary minerals analysis in plant and food materials. In: Molecular breeding for higher productivity, quality, food colorants, nutraceuticals and bioactive health compounds in vegetable crops (T.K. Behera, Shrawan-Singh, B.B. Sharma and B.S. Tomar, Eds.). Division of Vegetable Science, IARI, New Delhi-110012, India (TB-ICN: 185/2018)
  32. Purakayastha, T. J., Mandal, Asit, Kumari, Savita (2017). Phytoremediation of Metal- and Salt- Affected Soils. In: S. Arora (ed.) Bioremediation of salt affected soils: An Indian Perspective, Springer International Publishing, Germany, pp. 211-231.
  33. Sharma, V. K. and Yaduvansi, N. P. S. (2017). Gypsum Requirement for Alkali Soil pp. 91-94 In: "Manual on Advanced Techniques for Analysis of Nutrients and Pollutant Elements in Soil, Plant and Human", ISBN: 978-93-83491-87-2 (Eds. S. P. Datta, M.C. Meena, B. S. Dwivedi and A. K. Shukla) – Westville Publishing House, New Delhi
  34. Sharma, V. K., Kumar, Sarvendra; Rosin, K. G., Chobhe, Kapil Atmaram and Barman, Mandira (2017). Lavangrast mridaon main poshak tatvaon ki kami ke lakshan avam unki poorti ke upay pp. 98-104 In: Unnat “Unnat Parvatiy Krishi Hetu Mrida avam Jal Prabandhan”-ISBN: 978-93-83168-25-5 (Eds. Anil Kumar Mishra, K.G. Rosin, Rajendra Kumar avam Ravindra Kaur)-Water Technology Centre,ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
  35. Sharma, Vinod Kumar, Kumar, Sarvendra; Rosin, K. G., Chobhe, Kapil Atmaram and Barman, Mandira (2017). Uchcha fasalotpadan hetu potash ka mahtva avam prabandhan pp. 87-92 In: “Unnat Parvatiy Krishi Hetu Mrida avam Jal Prabandhan”-ISBN: 978-93-83168-25-5 (Eds. Anil Kumar Mishra, K.G. Rosin, Rajendra Kumar avam Ravindra Kaur) -Water Technology Centre,ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
  36. S.P. Datta, M.C. Meena and D. Golui (2017). Risk Assessment of Metal Contaminated Soils. In Manual on Advance Techniques for Analysis of Nutrients and Pollutant Elements in Soil, Plant and Human, Ed. S.P.Datta, M.C. Meena, B.S. Dwivedi and A.K. Shukla. Westville Publishing House, New Delhi (ISBN 978-93-83491-87-2).
  37. S.P. Datta, M.C. Meena and D. Golui (2017). Use of Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) for Analysis of Trace Elements. In Manual on Advance Techniques for Analysis of Nutrients and Pollutant Elements in Soil, Plant and Human, Ed. S.P.Datta, M.C. Meena, B.S. Dwivedi and A.K. Shukla. Westville Publishing House, New Delhi (ISBN 978-93-83491-87-2).
  38. S.P. Datta, M.C. Meena, D. Golui and A.K. Shukla (2017). Determination of Total and Extractable Micronutrients and Heavy Metals in Soil. In Manual on Advance Techniques for Analysis of Nutrients and Pollutant Elements in Soil, Plant and Human, Ed. S.P.Datta, M.C. Meena, B.S. Dwivedi and A.K. Shukla. Westville Publishing House, New Delhi (ISBN 978-93-83491-87-2).

 

Extension literature

  1. Chobhe KA, Sharma,VK, Kumar S, Barman M, Singhal SK, and Kumar A (2016) Mirda apardan: Karn avam Niyantran. Prassar Doot, June, Pp 17-20
  2. Dwivedi BS and Meena MC (2015) Integrated Nutrient Management. pp 75-77. In: Souvenir of the Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela-2015, IARI, New Delhi.
  3. Meena, Mahesh Chand and Sharma, Vinod Kumar (2016) Mirda swasth kard avam mirda swasth banaye rkhane mein mahtva, Prassar Doot, December, Pp 19-23
  4. Meena MC and Dwivedi BS (2014) Problem of Irrigation Water and their Management. Prasar Doot, IARI, New Delhi.
  5. Pandey RN, Singh B, Burman A, Pradhan PR and Sharma VK (2013). Gehu kee bharpoor  paidawar ke liye manganese ka prabhadhan. Prasar Doot, February, 2013:  10-11.
  6. Pandey RN, Janakiram T, Raju DVS, Lakshmi Durga M and De (2015). Soil test based integrated nutrient management in flower crops. Indian Horticulture 60 (6): 42-44.
  7. Pandey RN, Singh B, Burman A, Pradhan PR and Sharma VK (2013) Gehoon ki paidavar kai liye magnease ka prabandhan. Prassar Doot, February, pp.10-11
  8. Sharma VK, Singhal SK, Barman M, Kumar S and Chobey KA (2016) Jlaakrant mridaon main jal avam poshak tatvon ka prabandhan. , Prassar Doot, December, Pp 27-29
  9. Sharma VK, Chobhe KA Kumar S, Barman M, Yaduvanshi,NPS and Dwivedi BS (2016) Soil Health Card and Soil Fertility Management.
  10. Sharma VK, Pandey R and Chandra S (2014) Mirda pariksan avam poshak tatvaon ki sanstutian. Kheti,  May, pp.35-40
  11. Sharma, VK, Singhal SK, Yaduvansi NPS, Kumar S and  Kausik, SC (2014) Adhik upaj labh avam mirda swasthay hetu santulit urwark prayog .  Prassar Doot, August, pp. 9-11
  12. Sharma VK, Singal SK,  Pandey RN, Diwedi BS and Kumar S (2014). Phsalo kee Adhik Upaj evam labh hetu mirda parikshn.  Pusa Surbhi, Saptum Ank (2013-14). p 33-37.
  13. Sharma VK, Singhal SK and  Singh M (2014) Kheti main  mirda vayu ki upyogita-  Prassar Doot, March, pp. 19-22.
  14. Sharma VK, Singhal SK, Yaduvanshi, NPS and Pandey R (2013) Kshariy mirdaon main  poshak tatvaun  ka prabandhan. Prassar Doot, February, pp.17-20
  15. Singhal SK, Sharma VK, Yaduvanshi NPS and Singh RD (2013). Kheti mein Potashka santulit upyog ati awashyak. Prasar Doot 5:26-29.
  16. Singhal SK, Sharma VK and Pandey RN (2013) Phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soils: A green cure technology. Indian Farming. 63(4): 20-22
  17. Singhal SK, Sharma VK and Thakur NP (2013) Labile Fractions of Soil Organic Matter: A Key Factor of the Quality of Agricultural Soils. Krishi Sandesh.  Published online: 22nd August, 2013
  18. Singhal SK, Sharma VK, Yaduvanshi NPS, and Singh Raj Dev (2013) Kheti main potash ka santulit upyog ati avashayak. Prassar Doot, October, pp. 26-29
  19. Singhal SK, and Sharma VK (2013) Mrida pH avam poshak tatvaun ki uplabdhatta. Prassar Doot, October, pp. 20-22
  20. Sharma VK, Pandey RN and Singh RV (2012) Soil Test Based Fertilizer Recommendations for Targeted Yield of Crops (Hindi). Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
  21. Sharma VK, Singhal SK and Sharma SK (2012)Testing  of Important Fertilizers for Adulteration (Hindi). Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
  22. Sharma VK, Singhal SK and Pandey RN (2012) Management of Saline and Alkaline Soils (Hindi). Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

 

 

Awards and Recognitions

Year 2019

  1. Dr. B.S. Dwivedi elected as President, Delhi Chapter of ISSS and nominated as Chief Editor, Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science.
  2. Dr. S.P. Datta elected as Fellow, Indian Society of Soil Science and Fellow, West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology.
  3. Dr. T.J. Purakayastha elected as Fellow, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Fellow, West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology.
  4. Dr. D.R. Biswas elected as Secretary, Indian Society of Soil Science and President, Agriculture and Forestry Sciences Section, ISCA.
  5. Dr. Nayan Ahmed elected as Vice-President, The Clay Minerals Society of India and. Secretary, Delhi Chapter of Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning.
  6. Dr. K.M. Manjaiah nominated as Editor, Clay Research journal and Regional Coordinator, NAEAB, ICAR, New Delhi.
  7. Dr. Ranjan Bhattacharyya nominated as Editorial Board Member of the journals “Geoderma” and “Agriculture, Ecosystem and Environment”.
  8. Dr. M.C. Meena received Shri B. Lakshminarayana Memorial Award for the Biennium 2016-2017, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi and elected as Fellow, Society for Rapeseed Mustard Research, Bharatpur, and Treasurer, Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi.
  9. Dr. V.K. Sharma elected as Member of Editorial Board, Annals of Plant and Soil Research and Best Research Paper award by Journal of Food Science and Biotechnology.
  10. Dr. Debasis Golui received Jagar Nath Raina Memorial All India Best Research Award at Doctoral Level by Society for Advancement of Human and Nature and Professor V.S. Tripathi Memorial Award in Analytical and Environmental Chemistry by Indian Chemical Society.
  11. Dr. Debarup Das received FAI Golden Jubilee Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research.
  12. Dr. Sarvendra Kumar elected as Secretary, Delhi Chapter of ISSS.

 

Year 2018

  1. Dr. B.S. Dwivedi received ICAR-Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award for outstanding research contributions in NRM, Platinum Jubilee Commemoration Award of the Indian Society of Soil Science and FAI Golden Jubilee Award for outstanding work on N management for sustainable production.
  2. Dr. T.J. Purakayastha received Bharat Ratna Dr. C.Subramanium Award for outstanding Teachers.
  3. Dr. S.P. Datta was elected as Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
  4. Dr. Nayan Ahmed was elected as Fellow, The Clay Minerals Society of India.
  5. Dr. D.R. Biswas was elected as Secretary, Indian Society of Soil Science.

 

Year 2017

  1. Dr. B.S. Dwivedi received S.S. Ranade Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award, elected as Treasurer, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and nominated as Chief Editor, Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science
  2. Dr. Nayan Ahmed was elected as Vice-president, The Clay Minerals Society of India.
  3. Dr. D.R. Biswas was elected as Secretary, Indian Society of Soil Science.
  4. Dr. K.M. Manjaiah nominated as Regional Coordinator, NAEAB, ICAR, New Delhi.
  5. Dr. S.P. Datta received Bharat Ratna Dr. C. Subramanium Award for Outstanding Teacher.
  6. Dr. M.C. Meena elected as Treasurer of the Indian Society of Soil Science.
  7. Dr. Abir Dey received FAI-Golden Jubilee Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research in Fertilizer Usage and Mosaic Company Foundation Award for Outstanding Doctoral research in the Area of Plant Nutrition.
  8. Dr. Debasis Golui received ISCA Young Scientist Award, IARI Merit Medal, International Society of Exposure Science Travel Award and Young Scientist Award, National Environmental Science Academy.

 

Year 2016

  1. Dr. B.S. Dwivedi received XVII Hari Krishna Shastri Memorial Award (2016) for “Outstanding Research Contributions in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry”, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi
  2. Dr. B.S. Dwivedi received S.S. Ranade Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award for “Excellence in Micronutrient Research”, IMT Technologies, Pune, elected as Treasurer, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and nominated as Chief Editor, Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science
  3. Dr. K. M. Manjaiah elected as Fellow of the Indian Society of Soil Science, Joint Secretary of the Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science and nominated as an Editor of the journal Clay Research.
  4. Dr. M.C. Meena received S.N. Ranade Memorial Award-Junior Scientist for Excellence in Micronutrient Research by IMT Technologies Ltd., Pune and  Dr P.R. Verma Young Scientist Award-2017 by the Society for Rapeseed-Mustard Research, Bharatpur
  5. Dr. M. C. Meena received The Golden Jubilee Commemoration Young Scientist Award-2015 by the Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi and Dhiru Morarji Memorial Award-2016 of the Fertiliser Association of India.
  6. Dr. M.C. Meena received Best Poster Award by Indian Society of Agronomy, New Delhi during the 4th International Agronomy Congress at IARI, New Delhi and Elected Councillor, Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi.
  7. Dr. V. K. Sharma received Best poster Award in 4th International Agronomy Congress held at ICAR-IARI, New Delhi from 22-26th Nov., 2016 and nominated as Editor, Current Horticulture.
  8. Dr. Ranjan Bhattacharyya elected of Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, UK.
  9. Dr. T. J. Purakayastha received Outstanding Reviewer Status Award 2016 by Geoderma, Elsevier

 

Year 2015

  1. Dr. B.S. Dwivedi elected as Fellowof theIndian Society of Soil Science, nominated as Chief Editor of the Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science and elected as Treasurer,National Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
  2. Dr. D. R. Biswas received IARI Best Teacher Award for outstanding contribution and excellence in teaching.
  3. Dr. V. K. Sharma elected as Councilor of the Indian Society of Soil Science.
  4. Dr. M.C. Meena received Golden Jubilee Commemoration Young Scientist Award of the Indian Society of Soil Science.
  5. Dr. R. Bhattacharya appointed as an Associate Editor of the Agronomy Journal, Editorial Board Member of the Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment journal and nominated as Board Member of the International Soil & Tillage Research Organization (ISTRO).
  6. Dr. R. Bhattacharya received Fellowship award by the Royal Geographical Society, London, UK.
  7. Dr. Sarvendra Kumar nominated as Member of Editorial Board of Journal Annals of plant and soil research journal.
  8. Dr. S.P. Datta nominated as member Project Monitoring Committee (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council-DBT).
  9. Dr. Nayan Ahmed elected as Vice-President of the Clay Minerals Society of India.

 

Year 2014

  1. Dr. B.S. Dwivedi received IPNI-FAI Awardfor “Best Research on Management and Balanced Use of Inputs in Achieving Maximum Yield”, jointly constituted by International Plant Nutrition Institute and Fertiliser Association of India, New Delhi, nominated as Chief Editor of the Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science.
  2. Dr. T. J. Purakayastha received IARI-Best Teacher Award.
  3. Dr. R. Bhattacharya elected as Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, appointed as an Editor of the Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science, Indian Journal of Plant Physiology and as Associate Editor of the Indian Journal of Agronomy.
  4. Dr. S C. Datta nominated as Chief Editor of the journal Clay research.
  5. Dr. N. P. S. Yaduvanshi received Dr. J.S.P. Yadav Memorial Award for Excellence in Soil Science from the Indian Society of Soil Science.
  6. Dr. K. M. Manjaiah elected as Joint secretary of the Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science and nominated as an Editor of the journal Clay research.
  7. Dr. V. K. Sharma elected as Fellow of the Indian Society of Salinity Research Scientists and received Young Scientist Award by IAMR, Ghaziabad.
  8. Dr. R. D. Singh nominated as Member Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) for Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi.