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Agronomy      (27 scientists)

Dr Dinesh Kumar


Field of Specialisation : Soil fertility management, Rice agronomy, Organic Agriculture

Dr Dinesh Kumar

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : G.B.P.U.A. & T., Pantnagar (Udham Singh Nagar), Uttarakhand

Ph.D : ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Agronomy

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

   Ph.D :   6

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

  1. Kumar, D., Devakumar, C., Kumar, R., Das, A., Panneerselvam, P. and Shivay, Y.S. 2010. Effect of neem-oil coated prilled urea with varying thickness of neem-oil coating and nitrogen rates on productivity and nitrogen-use efficiency of lowland irrigated rice under Indo-Gangetic plains. Journal of Plant Nutrition 33:19391959, 201.
  2. Kumar, D., Devakumar, C., Kumar, R., Panneerselvam, P., Das, A., and Shivay, Y.S. 2011. Relative efficiency of prilled urea coated with major neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) oil components in lowland irrigated rice of the Indo-Gangetic plains, Archives of Agronomy & Soil Science, 57(1):6174.
  3. Kumar, D., Shivay, Y.S. Dhar, S., Kumar, C. and Prasad, R. 2013. Rhizospheric Flora and the Influence of Agronomic Practices on Them: A Review. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India, Section B: Biological Sciences, 83(1): 114. DOI 10.1007/s40011-012-0059-4.
  4. Prasad, R., Shivay, Y.S. and Kumar, D. 2014. Agronomic biofortification of cereal grains with iron and zinc. In Donald L. Sparks, editor: Advances in Agronomy 125: 5591.
  5. Kashiri, H.O. and Kumar, D. 2017. Coating of essential oils onto prilled urea retards its nitrification in soil. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science . 63 (1): 96-105.
  6. Shivay, Y.S., Kumar, D. and Prasad, R. 2008. Relative efficiency of zinc sulfate and zinc oxide-coated urea in rice-wheat cropping system. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 39: 11541167.
  7. Mahajan, G.R., Pandey, R.N., Sahoo, R.N., Gupta, V.K., Datta, S.C. and Kumar, D. 2017. Monitoring nitrogen, phosphorus and sulphur in hybrid rice (Oryza sativa L.) using hyperspectral remote sensing. Precision Agriculture 18(5): 736 761. , DOI 10.1007/s11119-016-9485-2.
  8. Kumar, R., Devakumar, C., Kumar, D., Panneerselvam, P., Kakkar, G. and Arivalagan, T. 2008. Influence of edaphic factors on the mineralization of neem oil coated urea in four Indian soils. J. Agric. Food Chem., 56 (21):1018310191.
  9. Kumar, R., Devakumar, C., Sharma, V., Kakkar, G., Kumar, D. And Panneerselvam, P. 2007. Influence of physicochemical parameters of Neem (Azadirachta indica A Juss) oils on nitrification inhibition in soil. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 55, 13891393.
  10. Prasad, R., Shivay, Y.S. and Kumar, D. 2013. Zinc fertilization of cereals for increased production and alleviation of zinc malnutrition in India. Agricultural Research 2:111118. DOI 10.1007/s40003-013-0064-8.

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

  1. Identified the thickness of neem-oil coating for increased nitrogen use efficiency of prilled urea in lowland rice
  1. Identified the major neem oil components for coating of prilled urea to improve nitrogen use efficiency in lowland rice.
  1. Essential oils coated urea has been evaluated for higher nitrogen use efficiency and nitrogen saving in direct seeded rice.
  1. Sulphur, potassium, zinc and iron management schedule for aerobic rice-wheat cropping system have been developed.
  1. Nutrient management schedule developed for organic farming of rice-wheat and rice-wheat- mungbean cropping systems

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. IARI Best Teacher Award 2015
  1. Dr P.R. Deshmukh Young Agronomist Award 2000
  1. Dr D.N. Puri Memorial Award for the Biennium 2007-2008
  1. Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship 2008
  1. Indian Society of Agronomy Fellow 2012