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Agricultural Chemicals      (13 scientists)

Dr Neera Singh


Field of Specialisation : Pesticide environmental chemistry

Dr Neera Singh

Professor, Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : M.D. University, Rohtak, Haryana

Ph.D : Utkal University, Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Agricultural Chemicals

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   4

   Ph.D :   9

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

  1. Neera Singh, H. Kloeppel, W. Klein (2002) Movement of metolachlor and terbuthylazine in core and packed soil columns. Chemosphere 47: 409-415
  2. Neera Singh, M. Megharaj, W.P. Gates, J. Churchman, G.J. Anderson, R.S. Kookana, R. Naidu, Z. Chen, Phil G. Slade, N. Sethunathan (2003) Bioavailability of an organophosphorus pesticide, fenamiphos, sorbed on an organo-clay. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 51: 2653-2658
  3. Neera Singh, M. Megharaj, R. S. Kookana, R. Naidu, N. Sethunathan (2004) Atrazine and simazine degradation in Pennisetum rhizosphere. Chemosphere 56: 257-263
  4. Kaushik Majumdar, Neera Singh (2007). Effect of soil amendments on sorption and mobility of metribuzin in soils. Chemosphere 66: 630-637
  5. Neera Singh (2009) Adsorption of herbicides on coal fly ash from aqueous solutions. Journal of Hazardous Materials 168: 233-237
  6. Neera Singh, A.E. Berns, D. Hennecke, J. Hoerner, W. Koerdel, A. Schaeffer. (2010) Effect of soil organic matter chemistry on sorption of trinitrotoluene and 2,4-dinitrotoluene. Journal of Hazardous Materials 173: 343-348
  7. Abhishek Mandal, Neera Singh, T.J. Purakayastha (2017) Characterization of pesticide sorption behaviour of slow pyrolysis biochars as low cost adsorbent for atrazine and imidacloprid removal. Science of the Total Environment 577: 376-385
  8. Suman Manna, Neera Singh, T.J. Purakayastha, A.E. Berns (2020) Effect of deashing on physico-chemical properties of wheat and rice straw biochars and potential sorption of pyrazosulfuron-ethyl. Arab. J. Chem. 13: 1247-1458
  9. Usha Kumari, T. Banerjee, Neera Singh (2021) Evaluating ash and biochar mixed biomixtures for atrazine and fipronil degradation. Environ. Technol. Innovation 23: 101745 DOI: 10.1016/j.eti.2021.101745
  10. Ashish Khandelwal, Ramya Sugavanam, B Ramakrishnan, Anirban Dutta, Eldho Varghese, Lata Nain, Tirthankar Banerjee, Neera Singh (2022) Free and immobilized microbial cultures mediated crude oil degradation and microbial diversity changes through taxonomic and functional markers in a sandy loam soil. Front. Environ Sci. 9: 794303 DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2021.794303

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

  1. Phtytoremediation strategies for pesticide decontamination
  1. Low cost adsorbent for pesticide removal from water
  1. Amendments for increased adsorption and reduced downward mobility of pesticides
  1. Biobeds for pesticide rinsate disposal
  1. Microbes for enhanced crude oil and polyaromatic hydrocarbon degradation

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Alexander von Humboldt Fellow (2015)
  1. NAAS Fellow (2019)
  1. BOYSCAST Fellow (2001)
  1. NAAS Associate (2006)
  1. Best Teacher Award, ICAR-IARI (2019)