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Agronomy      (27 scientists)

Dr Y. S. Shivay


Field of Specialisation : Nutrient management, Rice-Wheat Agronomy, Organic Farming

Dr Y. S. Shivay

Professor, Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur

Ph.D : Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technoloigy, Pantnagar

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Agronomy

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   8

   Ph.D :   14

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

  1. Shivay, Y.S., Krogstad, T. and Singh, B.R. 2010. Mineralization of copper, manganese and zinc from rock mineral flour and city waste compost for efficient use in organic farming. Plant and Soil 326(1): 425–435. DOI 10.1007/s11104-009-0023-0
  2. Shivay, Y.S., Kumar, D., Prasad, R. and Ahlawat, I.P.S. 2008. Relative yield and zinc uptake by rice from zinc sulphate and zinc oxide coatings onto urea. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 80(2): 181–188. DOI 10.1007/s10705-007-9131-5
  3. Shivay, Y.S., Kumar, D. and Prasad, R. 2008. Effect of zinc-enriched urea on productivity, zinc uptake and efficiency of an aromatic rice-wheat cropping system. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 81(3): 229–243. DOI 10.1007/s10705-007-9159-6
  4. Shivay, Y.S., Prasad, R. and Rahal, A. 2008. Relative efficiency of zinc oxide and zinc sulphate-enriched urea for spring wheat. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 82: 259–264. DOI 10.1007/s10705-008-9186-y.
  5. 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(7 & 8): 1154–1167. DOI: 10.1080/00103620801925869.
  6. Shivay, Y.S. and Prasad, R. 2012. Zinc-coated urea improves productivity and quality of Basmati rice (Oryza sativa L.) under zinc stress condition. Journal of Plant Nutrition 35: 928–951. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2012.663444.
  7. Shivay, Y.S., Prasad, R. and Pal, M. 2014. Effect of conditioning zinc sulfate heptahydrate (ZnSHH) with zinc oxide (ZnO) and neem oil on growth, productivity, zinc biofortification of grain and zinc uptake by basmati rice. Journal of Plant Nutrition 37: 1873–1884. DOI:10.1080/01904167.2014.911887.
  8. Shivay, Y.S., Prasad, R. and Pal, M. 2014. Effect of levels and sources of sulfur on yield, sulfur and nitrogen concentration and uptake and S-use efficiency in basmati rice. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 45(18): 2468–2479. DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2014.941472.
  9. Shivay, Y.S., Pooniya, V., Pal. M., Ghasal, P.C., Bana, R.S. and Jat, S.L. 2019. Coated urea materials for improving yields, profitability and nutrient use efficiencies of aromatic rice. Global Challenges 3(12): 1900013. https://doi.org/10.1002/gch2.201900013. Impact Factor of 4.306.
  10. Shahane, A.A., Shivay, Y.S., Prasanna, R. and Kumar, D. 2020. Nutrient removal by rice–wheat cropping system as influenced by crop establishment techniques and fertilization options in conjunction with microbial inoculation. Scientific Reports 10: 21944. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-78729-w. [NAAS rating: 10.01]

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

  1. Gypsum-enriched urea: Introduction of summer forage crops viz. maize, cowpea and maize + cowpea mixture in rice-wheat cropping system was initiated first time at the Division of Agronomy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute and New Delhi. Also, gypsum-
  1. Agronomic biofortification of food-grains with zinc: There is growing global concern on zinc deficiency in humans and efforts are being made to develop food-grain crop varieties with denser zinc grains for the last several years without much success. Our
  1. Phosphogypsum-enriched urea for increased nitrogen-use efficiency and productivity of Basmati rice-wheat cropping system: Application of 7.5% phosphogypsum-enriched urea (PGEU) significantly increased rice yield (20.5%) and rice kernel quality parameters,
  1. Utilization of summer fallow for sustainability of rice-wheat system: The growing of dual purpose summer legumes i.e. mungbean (grain), cowpea (green pod), rice bean, Sesbania and the forage crops (cowpea, maize) ensures enhancement in productivity and so
  1. Development and evaluation of sulphur coated urea for increased nitrogen use efficiency and as source of sulphur for rice and wheat crops

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Fellow, Indian Society of Agronomy 2009, Fellow, Indian Society of Plant Physiology 2020, Fellow, Crop & Weed Science Society 2021, Fellow, International Society of Economic Botanists 2021
  1. FAI Golden Jubilee Award 2012 of Rs. 50,000/ for Excellence in the field of Nutrient Management in Rice.
  1. International Zinc Association and FAI Award 2016 of Rs. 100,000/ for research work done on zinc nutrition of major crops and cropping systems
  1. Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences 2017, Gold Medals-ISA and SAP
  1. IARI Best Teacher Award 2009 & Bharat Ratna Dr. C. Subramaniam Award 2018 in Natural Resource Management & Agril. Engineering