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Dr Sarvendra Kumar


Field of Specialisation : Soil Science- Soil Chemistry / Fertility / Microbiology : Conservation Agriculture / soil biotechnology / soil biodiversity / nutrient cycling

Dr Sarvendra Kumar

Sr. Scientist

M.Sc. : Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Ph.D : Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   3 Guided as Chairman

   Ph.D :   6 student Guiding as Chairman

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

  1. Kumar S., Patra, A.K., Dhyan S. and Purakayastha, T.J. (2014) Long-term chemical fertilization along with farmyard manure enhances resistance and resilience of soil microbial activity against heat stress. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, 200:156–162. (Impact factor- 4.15)
  2. Debnath, S., Patra, A.K., Ahmed, N., Kumar S. and Dwivedi, B.S. (2015) Assessment of microbial biomass and enzyme activities in soil under temperate fruit crops in North Western Himalayan Region. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 15 (4): 848-866. (Impact factor- 3.60)
  3. Bhattacharyya, R., Bhatia, A., Das, T.K., Lata, Kumar S., Tomer, A., Ritu., Singh, G., Kumar S. and Biswas A.K. (2018) Aggregate–associated N and global warming potential of conservation agriculture-based cropping of maize-wheat system in the north-western Indo–Gangetic Plains. Soil & Tillage Research, 182: 66-77. (Impact factor- 7.42)
  4. Modak, K., Biswas, D.R., Ghosh, A., Pramanik, P., Das, T.K., Das, S., Kumar, S., Krishnan, P. and Bhattacharyya, R. (2020) Zero-tillage and residue retention impact on soil aggregation and carbon stabilization within aggregates in subtropical India. Soil and Tillage Research 202, 104649, doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2020.104649. (Impact factor- 7.42)
  5. Sharma, A., Kumar, S., Mir, J.I., Kumar, R., Sharma, O.C., Lal, S., Kumawat, K.L., Ahmed, N., Singh, D.B., Ganie, M.A. and Razvi, S. (2021) Restricting depletion of soil organic carbon by amending nutrient-N input to soils. Land Degradation & Development. https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.3974. (Impact factor- 4.37)
  6. Sharma A., Kumar, S., Khan, S.A., Kumar, A., Mir, J.I., Sharma, O.C., Singh, D.B. and Arora, S. (2021) Plummeting anthropogenic environmental degradation by amending nutrient-N input method in saffron growing soils of north-west Himalayas. Scientific Reports, 11: 2488. (Impact factor- 4.99)
  7. Vishwanath, Kumar, S., Purakayastha, T.J., Datta, S.P., Rosin K.G., Mahapatra, P., Sinha, S.K and Yadav, S.P. (2022) Impact of forty-seven years of long-term fertilization and liming on soil health, yield of soybean and wheat in an acidic Alfisol. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 68: 531-546. (Impact factor- 3.09
  8. Amresh K., Kumar Sarvendra, Venkatesh, K., Singh, N. K., Mandal, P.K. and Sinha, S.K. (2022) Physio‑molecular traits of contrasting bread wheat genotypes associated with 15N influx exhibiting homeolog expression bias in nitrate transporter genes under different external nitrate concentrations. Planta (2022) 255:104. (Impact factor- 4.54)
  9. Vikram, K. V., Meena, S. L., Kumar, S., Ranjan, R., Nivetha, N., and Paul, S. (2022). Influence of medium-term application of rhizobacteria on mustard yield and soil properties under different irrigation systems. Rhizosphere, 24, 100608. (Impact factor- 3.43)
  10. Dey, S., Purakayastha, T. J., Sarkar, B., Rinklebe, J., Kumar, S., Chakraborty, R., Datta, ., Lal, K. and Shivay, Y. S. (2023). Enhancing cation and anion exchange capacity of rice straw biochar by chemical modification for increased plant nutrient retention. Science of The Total Environment, 886, 163681. (Impact factor- 10.75)

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

  1. Patent- Design a instrument for soil managment in saffron production. Name of instrument; PICK AXE; Design No- 361202-001 dated 25-03-2023 Patent No. 131627 by GOI
  1. Copyright for Software: A Software Application Predictor and Planner for Almond (PPA), Reg. No. SW-8054/2014 Dated 14/07/2014 by GOI
  1. Devloped Nutrients Managment Protocol for Apple for high and medium density Plantation
  1. Protocol for Resistance and resilience of soil microbial functions against abiotic stress
  1. Devloped Proctocol for collection and storage condiation of soil samples for biological properties assesment

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Young Scientist Award 2015, GKV Society, Agra
  1. Secretary, Delhi Chapter of The Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi-110012
  1. Golden Achievers Award-2022, Council for Academic and Performance Appraisal, New Delhi