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Agronomy      (27 scientists)

Dr Ram Swaroop Bana


Field of Specialisation : Rainfed conservation agriculture, Cereal systems (millet/rice/maize/wheat-based) modelling

Dr Ram Swaroop Bana

Sr. Scientist

M.Sc. : Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi

Ph.D : Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Agronomy

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   6

   Ph.D :   2

Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only

  1. Bana, R.S., Singh, D., Nain, M.S., Kumar, H., Kumar, V. and Sepat, S. 2020. Weed control and rice yield stability studies across diverse tillage and crop establishment systems under on-farm environments. Soil & Tillage Research 204 (2020) 104729. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2020.104729. (NAAS rating = 13.37)
  2. Bana, R.S., Bamboriya, S., Kumar, V., Godara, S., Gaydon, D.S., Laing, A.M., Dhakar, R.K., Shivay, Y.S., Meena, V.S. and Singh, D. 2023. Identifying optimum residue levels under long-term conservation agriculture for greater crop and water productivity, sustainability and carbon sequestration of rice-wheat cropping system using APSIM model. Soil & Tillage Research https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2023. 105745. (NAAS Rating = 13.37)
  3. Bana, R.S., Grover, M., Singh, D. et al. 2023 Enhanced pearl millet yield stability, water use efficiency and soil microbial activity using superabsorbent polymers and crop residue recycling across diverse ecologies. European Journal of Agronomy https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2023. 126876. (NAAS Rating = 11.72)
  4. Bana, R.S., Jat, G.S., Grover, M. et al. 2022. Foliar nutrient supplementation with micronutrient-embedded fertilizer increases biofortification, soil biological activity and productivity of eggplant. Scientific Reports 2022, (NAAS rating = 11)
  5. Bana, R.S., Faiz, M.A., Sangwan, S., Choudhary, A.K., Bamboriya, S.D., Godara, S. and Nirmal, R.C. 2023. Triple-zero tillage and system intensification lead to enhanced productivity, micronutrient biofortification and moisture-stress tolerance ability in chickpea in a pearlmillet-chickpea cropping system of semi-arid climate. Scientific Reports 2023, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-36044-0 (NAAS rating = 11)
  6. Bana, R.S., Grover, M., Kumar, V. et al. 2021. Multi-micronutrient foliar fertilization in eggplant under diverse fertility scenarios: Effects on productivity, nutrient biofortification and soil microbial activity. Scientia Horticulturae 294 (2022) 110781. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2021.110781 (NAAS Rating = 10.34)
  7. Bana et al. 2022. Seed Germination Ecology of Chenopodium album and Chenopodium murale. Biology 2022, 11(11), 1599; https://doi.org/10.3390/biology11111599 (NAAS Rating 11.17)
  8. Bana, R.S.*, Yogi, A.K., Godara. S., Sangwan, S., Choudhary, A.K., Nirmal, R.C., Bamboriya, S.D., Shivay, Y.S., Singh, D., Singh, T., Yadav, A., Nagar, S. and Singh, N. 2023. Elucidating the interactive impact of tillage, residue retention and system intensification on pearl millet yield stability and biofortification under rainfed agro-ecosystems. Frontiers in Nutrition 10:1205926. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2023.1205926 (NAAS Rating = 12.59)
  9. Bana, R.S., Bamboriya, S.D., Padaria, R.N. et al., 2022. Planting Period Effects on Wheat Productivity and Water Footprints: Insights through Adaptive Trials and APSIM Simulations. Agronomy 2022, 12, 226. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy12010226 (NAAS Rating = 9.95)
  10. Bana, R.S., Choudhary, A.K., Nirmal, R., Kuri, B.R., Sangwan, S., Godara, S., Bansal, R., Singh, D., and Rana D.S. 2024. High-value crops' imbedded groundnut-based production systems vis-à-vis system-mode integrated nutrient management: Long-term impacts on system-productivity, system-profitability and soil biofertility indicators in semi-arid climate. Frontiers in Plant Science. 14:1298946. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2023.1298946 (NAAS Rating = 12.63)

Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :

  1. Developed sustainable intensification options of rice-wheat cropping system through inclusion of summer forage crops
  1. Studied influence of organic nutrient sources and moisture management on productivity, bio-fortification and soil health in pearlmillet + clusterbean intercropping system of semi-arid India
  1. Conservation agriculture enhances crop and renewable energy productivity and carbon footprints in pearl millet � mustard cropping system
  1. Assessed various moisture-stress management options on productivity, nutrient uptake and water use efficiency of wheat under different irrigation regimes
  1. Standardised aqua-fertilization technology in rainfed wheat

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Endeavour Research Fellowship of Govt. of Australia for Post-Doctoral Research
  1. IFOAM Award of 500 Euro from International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFAOM), Bonn Germany
  1. Certificate of Appreciation from ANASTU, Ministry of Higher Education. Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
  1. Early Career Research Award, SERB, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India, 2018
  1. Dr P.S. Deshmukh Young Agronomist Award 2016 of Indian Society of Agronomy for Outstanding contribution in the area of Agronomic research, teaching and technology transfer.