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Agronomy      (27 scientists)

Dr Shiva Dhar


Field of Specialisation : Nutrient Management in Cropping System, Wheat Agronomy, Biofortification of cereals, Crop residue recycling and composting, Rhizospheric augmentation and system of wheat intensification

Dr Shiva Dhar

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Udhamsingh Nagar- 263145

Ph.D : G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Udhamsingh Nagar- 263145

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Agronomy

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   08

   Ph.D :   11

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

  1. Shiva Dhar, Barah, B. C., Vyas, A.K. and Uphoff, N. T. 2015. Comparing System of Wheat Intensification (SWI) with standard recommended practices in the north western plain zone of India.Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 62(7): 994-1006.
  2. Dibakar Mahanta, R.K. Rai, Shiva Dhar, E. Varghese, A. Rajab, T.J. Purakayasthaa.2018. Modification of root properties with phosphate solubilizing bacteria and arbuscular mycorrhiza to reduce rock phosphate application in soybean.Ecological Engineering, 111:3143
  3. Mahanta, D., Rai, R. K., Shiva Dhar, Raja. A, Purakayastha T. J. and Varghese, E. 2014 Influence of phosphorus and biofertilizers on soybean and wheat root growth and properties.Field Crops Research. 166:1-9
  4. R Raj, A Kumar, IS Solanki, Shiva Dhar, A Dass, AK Gupta, V Kumar,Vikash Kumar, CB Singh, RK Jat, UC Pandey.2017.Influence of crop establishment methods on yield, economics and water productivity of rice cultivars under upland and lowland production ecologies of Eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains.Paddy and Water Environment 15 (4): 861-877
  5. Shiva Dhar, S. D. Gupta, A. Singh and R. L. Arya 2001. Performance of grasses with cutting management under seasonal waterlogged conditions. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 71 (11): 698-701
  6. Shiva Dhar, Gupta, S. D., Tripathi, S.N. and Rai, S. K. 2003. Response of sorghum varieties to nitrogen and sowing time. Range management & Agroforestry 24(2):13234.
  7. Shiva Dhar, Das, S. K., Sunil Kumar and Singh, J. B. 2007. Productivity of forage sorghum as influenced by tillage and soil moisture conservation practices in sorghum-gram cropping system. Range Management and Agroforestry 28(2A):173-175.
  8. Shiva Dhar, Das, S. K., Sunil Kumar and Singh, J. B. 2008. Effect of tillage and soil moisture conservation practices on crop yields of chickpea (Cicer arietinum) and soil properties under rainfed conditions of central India. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 78(12):1042-1047.
  9. Shiva Dhar, Shukla, N. P. and Burman, D. 2005. Productivity of alley and sole cropping of berseem (Trifolium alexandrinum) sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) and forage bushes under different moisture regimes in hot sub-humid region of central India. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 75 (11): 712 6.
  10. Venkatesh Paramesh, Shiva Dhar, Anchal Dass, Bipin Kumar, Amit Kumar, Diaa O. El-Ansary and Hosam O. Elansary .2020. Role of Integrated Nutrient Management and Agronomic Fortification of Zinc on Yield, Nutrient Uptake and Quality of Wheat. Sustainability 12:3513 ; doi:10.3390/su12093513

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

  1. Scientifically standerdised SWI Method of wheat cultivation: Compared and standardized the SWI method of wheat cultivation
  1. Root Studies: Developed techniques for root measurement using mini rhizotron and Pioneer in Rhizospheric environment studies of agronomic experiments. Started work on rhizospheric parameters like root triats, rhizospheric microbes and rhizospheric enzymes
  1. Developed rapid composting method adopting aerobic windrow composting at large scale: For large scale composting reduced the cost and duration of composting (P-Enriched Compost, Crop residue mix compost, vermicompost, leaf compost, garden waste compost, e
  1. Developed cost reducing technology by modifying the structures for vermicomposting. Developed worms separation techniques through migration and reduced cost
  1. As a collaborator developed 04 wheat varieties:HD-2985 (Pusa Basant), HD-2987 (Pusa Bahar), HD 4728 (Pusa Malwi) and HD 3237

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Nanaji Deshmukh ICAR Award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research in Agricultural and Allied Sciences Certificate of Appreciation2015-16
  1. Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellow 2012 Commonwealth Scholarship Commission &British Council, Govt. of United Kingdom through UGC
  1. ICRA Fellow 2001 International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA), Netherlands.
  1. The Monthan Award South Asia 2009 Digital Empowerment Foundation in partnership with World Summit Award, Department of Information Technology, Govt. of India
  1. ISA FELLOW 2013 Indian Society of Agronomy, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi