On-going Research Projects

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Data Base on Salt Affected Soils & Poor Quality Waters

  1. NRMACSSRISIL201700500929. Spectral characterizations of saline soil located at Nain experimental farm of ICAR-CSSRI in Panipat district of Haryana. (Arijit Burman, R. Srivastava, A.K. Mandal, Jogendra Singh and R.K. Yadav)
  2. NRMACSSRISIL201800100954. Mapping and characterization of salt affected soils in Uttar Pradesh using remote sensing and GIS. (A.K. Mandal, Arijit Barman, R.K. Yadav V.K. Mishra, Sanjay Arora, S.K. Jha, M.J. Kaledhonkar and P.C. Sharma)

Reclamation and Management of Alkali Soils

  1. NRMACSSRISIL201600400902. Farmer participatory enterprise mix diversification on reclaimed sodic land (Gajender, R. Raju, A.K. Rai, R.K. Yadav, Madhu Choudhary, Raj Kumar, Anil Kumar, Dar Jaffer Yusuf and K.S. Kadian)
  2. NRMACSSRISIL201600100899. Characterization and application of sewage sludge and municipal solid waste compost for reclamation of sodic soils. (Parul Sundha, A.K. Rai, Gajender, Nirmalendu Basak and Priyanka Chandra)
  3. NRMACSSRISIL201700100925. Isolation, identification and assessment of salt tolerant zinc solubilising bacteria for enhancing availability and use efficiency of zinc in salt affected soils. (Awtar Singh, R.K. Yadav, A.K. Rai and Madhu Choudhary)
  4. NRMACSSRISIL201700200926.Dynamics of nitrogen and organic matter fractions in soils under long-term conservation agriculture in reclaimed sodic soil. (Ashim Datta, Madhu Choudhary and P.C. Sharma)
  5. NRMACSSRISIL201700300927.Sustainable nutrient management strategies for partially reclaimed salt affected soils. (Ajay Kumar Bhardwaj, Priyanka Chandra and Bhaskar Narjary)
  6. NRMACSSRISIL201700600930. Development of endo-rhizospheric fungal consortia to increase salt tolerance in crops. (Priyanka Chandra, Awtar Singh and Kailash Prajapat)
  7. NRMACSSRISIL201701500939. Planned adaptations and co-production of adaptive knowledge to agro-ecological stressors: Perspectives of multi-stakeholders of North-Western India. (Ranjay K. Singh, Anshuman Singh, R.K. Yadav, Parveen Kumar and P.C. Sharma)
  8. NRMACSSRISIL201800200955. Amelioration of iron deficiency in direct seeded/aerobic rice in reclaimed sodic soils. (Babu Lal Meena, Ram Kishor Fagodiya, R.L. Meena, M.J. Kaledhonkar and P.C. Sharma)
  9. NRMACSSRISIL201801700969. Developing of soil quality indices for sodic soil under different reclamation strategies (Nirmalendu Basak, Arvind Kumar Rai, Parul Sundha, R.L. Meena, R.K. Yadav and P.C. Sharma)
  10. NRMACSSRISIL201802200974. Rice-wheat system performances and dynamics of salt and water under contrasting tillage, residue and irrigation management practices. (H.S. Jat, Ashim Datta, Madhu Choudhary, Satyendra Kumar and P.C. Sharma)
  11. NRMACSSRISIL201900100977. Impact assessment of salt tolerant wheat variety KRL 210 in salt affected regions. (Anil Kumar, Kiran Kumar T.M., Kailash Prajapat, Bhagya Vijayan, Arvind Kumar)

Drainage Investigations and Performance Studies

  1. NRMACSSRISIL201701000934. Developing guidelines for suitability of geosynthetic filter materials for Sub-Surface Drainage systems in different agro-climatic. (D.S. Bundela, R.K. Fagodiya and Raj Mukhopadhyay)
  2. NRMACSSRISIL201701100935. Studies on salt load dynamics of drainage water and improvement in soil salinity in sub surface sites in Haryana, (Satyendra Kumar, Bhaskar Narjary, Kailash Prajapat and D.S. Bundela)

Management of Marginal Quality Waters

  1. NRMACSSRISIL201400700865. Conjunctive water use strategies with conservation tillage and mulching for improving productivity of salt affected soils under limited fresh water irrigation.(Arvind Kumar Rai, Nirmalendu Basak, Satyendra Kumar, Bhaskar Narjari and Gajender)
  2. NRMACSSRISIL201501500891. Assessing use of press mud/press mud compost in gypsum beds for neutralization of RSC in irrigation water. (R.K. Yadav, Satyendra Kumar, Parul Sundha and Madhu Choudhary)
  3. NRMACSSRISIL201502100897. Isolation, identification and evaluation of plant growth promoting bacteria for mitigating salinity stress in crops. (Madhu Choudhary, Gajender, Awtar Singh and T. Damodaran)
  4. NRMACSSRISIL201700900933. Development of salinity yield relations for different crops under micro-irrigation for updating water quality guidelines. (Ram Kishor Fagodiya, B.L. Meena, R.L. Meena, M.J. Kaledhonkar, D.S. Bundela and P.C. Sharma)
  5. NRMACSSRISIL201802100973. Salinity management and modeling under drip Irrigation, raised bed and mulch for optimum yield. (Bhaskar Narjary, Satyendra Kumar R.K Fagodiya and Raj Mukhopadhayay)

Crop Improvement for Salinity, Alkalinity and Waterlogging Stresses

  1. NRMACSSRISIL201500800884. Identification of high yielding and salt tolerant genotypes in pomegranate. (Anshuman Singh and Anita Mann)
  2. NRMACSSRISIL201501100887. Development of rice genotypes for salt tolerance in rice: Conventional and Molecular approaches. (Krishnamurthy, S.L., P.C. Sharma,Y.P. Singh S.K. Sarangi and Lokeshkumar B.M.)
  3. NRMACSSRISIL201700400928. Development of Soybean [Glycine max (l.) Merrillis] genotypes for higher yield under Salt Stress. (Vijayata Singh and S.K. Sanwal)
  4. NRMACSSRISIL201700700931. Development of salt tolerant and high yielding Indian Mustard (Brassica juncea L.Czern & Coss) genotypes using Classical and Modern breeding approaches. (Jogendra Singh, P.C. Sharma and Vijayata Singh)
  5. NRMACSSRISIL201700800932. Morpho-physiological characterization and standardization of agronomic practices of quinoa (Chenopoium quinoa) for salt affected ecosystems. (Kailash Prajapat, S. K. Sanwal and P.C. Sharma)
  6. NRMACSSRISIL201701300937. Wheat improvement for salt and waterlogging tolerance thorugh conventional and molecular approaches. (Arvind Kumar, P.C. Sharma, Ashwani Kumar and Y.P. Singh)
  7. NRMACSSRISIL201800300956. Identification of salt tolerant genotypes in jamun (Syzygium cumini L. Skeels) (Anshuman Singh and Ashwani Kumar)
  8. NRMACSSRISIL201801800970. Genetic improvement of chickpea for salt tolerance through conventional and molecular breeding approaches. (S.K. Sanwal, Vijayata Singh and Anita Maan)
  9. NRMACSSRISIL201802300975. Screening of potato genotypes for higher tuber yield under salinity stress- (Parveen Kumar, V.K. Gupta, PS (VB), CPRS, Modipuram)

Agroforestry in Salt Affected Soils

  1. NRMACSSRISIL201701200936. Evaluation of potential Olive germplasm for salt affected soils. (Manish Kumar, Rakesh Banyal, Ashwani Kumar and Arijit Barman)
  2. NRMACSSRISIL201701300938 Enhancing productivity potential of saline soils through agroforestry interventions. (R. Banyal, A.K. Bhardwaj, Parveen Kumar and Raj Kumar)
  3. NRMACSSRISIL201800400957. Improvement of Melia dubia for salt tolerance through selection approach. (Raj Kumar, Rakesh Banyal and Awtar Singh)

Reclamation and Management of Coastal Saline Soils

  1. NRMACSSRISIL201600800906. Assessing carbon sequestration potential of conservation tillage practices under rice based cropping systems in coastal saline soils. (U.K. Mandal, D. Burman, S.K. Sarangi and T.D. Lama)
  2. NRMACSSRISIL201600900907. Impact of deficit irrigation on salt dynamics and crop productivity in coastal saline soils. (T. D. Lama, D. Burman, S. K. Sarangi K.K. Mahanta and Bhaskar Narjary)
  3. NRMACSSRISIL201801100964. Evaluation of pressurized irrigation system for rabi rice in coastal salt affected soils. (K.K. Mahanta, S.K. Sarangi, U.K. Mandal, D. Burman and S.Mandal)
  4. NRMACSSRISIL201801500967. Economics of land modification models under waterlogged sodic soils of Uttar Pradesh.(Subhasis Mandal, V.K. Mishra and C.L. Verma)

Reclamation and Management of Salt Affected Vertisols

  1. NRMACSSRISIL201601000908. Cost effective drainage in waterlogged saline Vertisols for improving crop productivity in Gujarat. (Sagar Vibhute D., Anil R. Chinchmalatpure, David Camus. D and M.J. Kaledhonkar)
  2. NRMACSSRISIL201601100909. Maximization of yield and factor productivity through integrated nutrient management in desi cotton based cropping systems in saline vertisols. (Shrvan Kumar, David Camus. D, Bisweswar Gorain and Anil R. Chinchmalatpure)
  3. NRMACSSRISIL201800500958. Conjunctive use of saline groundwater and surface water in Vertisols for improving water productivity under drip irrigated wheat. (Sagar D. Vibhute, Anil R. Chinchmalatpure, Shrvan Kumar and Bisweswar Gorain)
  4. NRMACSSRISIL201800600959. Pulpwood-based silvipastoral systems for saline Vertisols. (David Camus D, Shrvan Kumar and Bisweswar Gorain)
  5. NRMACSSRISIL201800700960. Assessment and mapping of salt affected soils of Gujarat using remote sensing and GIS. (Anil R. Chinchmalatpure, Shrvan Kumar, Bisweswar Gorain, A.K. Mandal, M.J. Kaledhonkar, Arijit Barman and scientist from AICRP –Indore centre)
  6. NRMACSSRISIL201800800961. Development of Desi cotton genotypes (G. herbaceum and G. arboreum) for salt affected Vertisols. (Lokeshkumar B.M., Shrvan Kumar, Anil R. Chinchmalatpure and P.C. Sharma)

Reclamation and Management of Alkali Soils of Central and Eastern Gangetic Plains

  1. NRMACSSRISIL201601200910. Breeding of salt tolerant polyembryony mango rootstocks and assessment of bio-efficacy of the microbial formulations in control of Fusarium wilt of banana and guava.{(T. Damodaran (PI), V.K. Mishra and S.K. Jha, S. Rajan and Umesh. (CISH, Lucknow)
  2. NRMACSSRISIL201601300911. Bio-augmenting crop residues degradation for nutrient cycling through efficient microbes to enhance productivity of salt affected soils. (Sanjay Arora, Y.P. Singh and A.K. Singh)
  3. NRMACSSRISIL201601400912. Feasibility of marine gypsum an alternative source of mineral gypsum for the reclamation of sodic soils. (S. K. Jha, V.K. Mishra T. Damodaran and Y.P. Singh)
  4. NRMACSSRISIL201800900962. Development of soil moisture sensor to automate solar PV based irrigation system in salt affected soils. (Atul Kumar Singh, C.L. Verma A.K. Bhardwaj, V.K. Mishra and Anju Kumari Singh (GBPP, Lucknow))
  5. NRMACSSRISIL201801900971. Managing soil sodicity and waterlogging problems in permanent land modification modules under Sarada Sahyak canal command area. (V.K. Mishra, C.L. Verma, Y.P. Singh S.K. Jha, T. Damodran, M.J. Kaledhonkar and P.C. Sharma)
  6. NRMACSSRISIL201802400976 . Rain water harvesting, storage and use in Fluoride affected area of Unnao (U.P.)-(C.L. Verma, S.K. Jha and A.K. Singh)