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Department of Soil Science


Dr. Ramesh Chandra


DESIGNATION:Professor
QUALIFICATION:Ph.D. (Soil Science)
SPECIALISATION:Soil Microbiology
EMAIL:rc[dot]pantnagar[at]gmail[dot]com
CONTACT NO.:9412982048 (M)

Research projects

  • P.I., AICRP on MULLaRP funded by ICAR

  • Research areas/areas of interest

  • BNF in grain legumes, Soil biological health

  • Selected Research Publications

    1. Bhattacharjya, S.., Chandra, R., Sharma, M.P., Sharma, S.K. and Agnihotri, R.. 2017. Biochar and Crop Residue Amendments on Soil Microbial and Biochemical Properties. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., India, Sect. B Biol. Sci. 87(3): 975-983.

    2. Bhattacharjya, S., Bhaduri, D., Chauhan, S., Chandra, R., Raverkarar, K.P. and Pareek, N. 2017. Comparative evaluation of three contrasting land use systems for soil carbon, microbial and biochemical indicators in North-Western Himalaya. Ecological Engineering 103: 21–30.

    3. Bhatt, B., Chandra, R., Ram, S. and Pareek, N. 2016. Long-term effects of fertilization and manuring on productivity and soil biological properties under rice (Oryza sativa)–wheat (Triticum aestivum) sequence in Mollisols. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 62(8): 1109-1122 (http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1080/ 03650340.2015.1125471.

    4. Bhattacharjya, S., Chandra, R., Pareek, N. and Raverkar, K. P. 2016. Biochar and crop residue application to soil: effect on soil biochemical properties, nutrient availability and yield of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 62(8):1095-1108 DOI: 10.1080/03650340.2015.1118760.

    5. Rana, M., Chandra, R. and Pareek, N. 2015. Co-inoculation effect of endophytic bacteria with Mesorhizobium sp. in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) on nodulation, yields, nutrient uptake and soil biological properties. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 63(4): 429-435.

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