SCIENTIST (Soil Science - Chemistry/Fertility/Micro Biology)

Name:Dr. Shrvan Kumar
Scientist (Soil Chemistry/Fertility/Microbiology)
ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Regional Research Station, Bharuch (Gujarat)
Office No.: 02642-225688 (Fax) 225673
Mobile No.:9712171164; 9416293308
E-mail: shrvan.kumar@icar.gov.in, shrvanpau@gmail.com

Current Research Area:

Saline Vertisols of Bara tract (Gujarat)
Use of municipal solid waste compost on different crops in saline Vertisols
Use of Industrial Effluent in Agriculture
Management of salt affected Vertisols and associated soils

Awards:

  • Recipient of all India NTS (National Talent Scholarship) by ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural
    Research) during B.Sc. Agri. (Hons.) degree 2002-06.
  • Recipient of All India junior research fellowship (JRF) by ICAR during M.Sc. program (2006-08) in
    Soil Science.

Qualifications:

Ph.D. (Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry)

Trainings attended:

  • Three month 94th FOCARS ARS Training at NAARM, Hyderabad, India from 15 Sept 2011 to 13 Dec. 2011.

  • Attended the three-week training course on “Sustainable Natural Resource management for Ecological Agriculture” under the auspices of Centre of Advanced Faculty Training (CAFT) in Soil Science Department at PAU, Ludhiana from10 Oct. to 30 Oct., 2012.

Publications (National /International /Bulletins etc):

  • Shrvan Kumar, Garg A.K. and Aulakh M.S. (2016) Effects of conservation agriculture practices on physical, chemical and biological attributes of soil health under soybean-rapeseed rotation. Agricultural Research. 5 (2): 145-161.

  • Shrvan Kumar, Das Amaresh and Chinchmaltpure Anil R. (2016). Soil properties and available sulphur variability under irrigated and rainfed cotton in Bara tract of Bharuch, Gujarat. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 15(4): 296-301.

  • Shrvan Kumar, Das Amaresh and Chinchmaltpure Anil R. (2016). Evaluation of underground water quality of Bara tract of Bharuch District (Gujarat). International Journal of Agriculture Sciences, 8 (54): 2923-2925.

  • Indivar Prasad, G.G. Rao, Anil R Chinchmalatpure, Shrvan Kumar, Nikam Vinayak Ramesh, Chandrakant Singh and D.K. Sharma (2016). Morpho-physiological traits imparting salinity tolerance in maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids under saline water irrigation in Vertisols. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 47 (16): 1930-1939.

  • Shrvan Kumar, M. S. Aulakh and A. K. Garg (2011) Soil aggregates, organic matter, and labile C and N fractions after 37 years of N, P and K applications to an irrigated subtropical soil under maize- wheat rotation. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. (A 1): 170-181.

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  • Aulakh M.S., Garg A.K. and Shrvan Kumar (2013) Impact of integrated nutrient, crop residue and tillage management on soil aggregates and organic matter fractions in semiarid subtropical soil under soybean-wheat rotation. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 4:2148-2164.

  • Benbi D.K., Toor A.S. and Shrvan Kumar (2012) Management of organic amendments in rice-wheat cropping system determines the pool where carbon is sequestered. Plant Soil. 360: 145-162.

  • Aulakh M. S., Manchanda J. S., Garg A. K., Kumar S., Gerd Dercon and Minh-Long Nguyen (2012) Crop production and nutrient use efficiency of conservation agriculture for soybean-wheat rotation in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of Northwestern India. Soil Tillage Research.120: 50-60.

Symposiums/Conferences/Others:

  • Shrvan Kumar, Amaresh Das, Anil R Chinchmaltpure, Indivar Prasad, Monika Shukla and David Camus D. (2017). Assessment of micronutrient status under irrigated and rainfed cotton on saline Vertisols in Bara tract of Bharuch district of Gujarat. Poster presented in 5th National Seminar on “Climate Resilient Saline Agriculture: Sustaining Livelihood Security” of Indian Society of Soil Salinity and Water Quality, Karnal to held on January 21-23, 2017 at SKRAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India, 27pp.

  • David Camus, Anil R Chinchmalatpure, Rakesh Garg, Shrvan Kumar, Indivar Prasad and Monika Shukla (2017). Influence of various sodicity levels on growth and cationic distribution in clonal Eucalyptus plantation. Poster presented in 5th National Seminar on “Climate Resilient Saline Agriculture: Sustaining Livelihood Security” of Indian Society of Soil Salinity and Water Quality, Karnal to held on January 21-23, 2017 at SKRAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India, 41pp.

  • Nikam Vinayak, Anil R Chinchmalatpure, Sanjay Kad, G. Gururaja Rao, Indivar Prasad, Shrvan Kumar, and David Camus (2017). Performanace and impact of salt tolerant wheat varieties on saline Vertisols of Gujarat. Oral presented in 5th National Seminar on “Climate Resilient Saline Agriculture: Sustaining Livelihood Security” of Indian Society of Soil Salinity and Water Quality, Karnal to held on January 21-23, 2017 at SKRAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India, 125pp.

  • Monika Shukla, Anil R Chinchmalatpure, Indivar Prasad, Shrvan Kumar and David Camus (2017). Germination of Finger millet and Little millet varieties under different levels of saline water irrigation. Poster presented in 5th National Seminar on “Climate Resilient Saline Agriculture: Sustaining Livelihood Security” of Indian Society of Soil Salinity and Water Quality, Karnal to held on January 21-23, 2017 at SKRAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India, 66 pp.

    Indivar Prasad, Anil R Chinchmalatpure, Monika Shukla, Shrvan Kumar, Chandrakant Singh and G.G. Rao (2017). Performance of desi cotton (G. herbaceum L.) genotypes under controlled salinity in microplots. Poster presented in 5th National Seminar on “Climate Resilient Saline Agriculture: Sustaining Livelihood Security” of Indian Society of Soil Salinity and Water Quality, Karnal to held on January 21-23, 2017 at SKRAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India, 109 pp.

  • Anil R. Chinchmalatpure, David Camus D., Ram Vaibhav, Indivar Prasad, Monika Shukla, and Shrvan Kumar (2016). Impact of industrial effluent on quality of ground water in Ankleshwar industrial estate in Bharuch district of Gujarat. Paper presented at National Seminar on Development in Soil Science 2016, Indian Society of Soil Science, at RVSKVV, Gwalior from 20-23 October 2016, 206 pp.

  • Nikam, Vinayak R, Singh, R.K., Prasad, Indivar, Kumar, Shrvan and Sharma, D.K. (2015). Dynamics of varietal performance and replacement by farmers, technological gap in saline and sodic environment. In : Second International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management held at PJTSAU, Hyderabad during Jan, 7-10, 474p.

  • Nikam, Vinayak R., Singh, R.K. Prasad, Indivar, Kumar, Shrvan Kumar and Chinchmalatpure, Anil R. (2014). Salt tolerant varieties: Performance and replacement by farmers in saline and sodic environment of Haryana. In: 4th National Seminar on Innovative Saline Agriculture in Changing Environment held at RVSKV Gwalior during Dec. 12-14.

  • Rao, G. Gururaja, Indivar Prasad, Shrvan Kumar, Nikam Vinayak Ramesh and D.K. Sharma (2013) Agricultural salinity management: Crop production technologies. Lead lecture in ISCAR National Symposium on “Managing Natural Resources for Enhancing Agriculture and Allied Productivity in Coastal Region under Changing Climate” to held on 11-14 December, 2013 at Regional Research Station, CSSRI, Bharuch, Gujarat, India.

  • Indivar Prasad, Shrvan Kumar, G. Gururaja Rao and D.K. Sharma (2013) Yield and yield components of some maize hybrids under saline water irrigation in Vertisols. Oral presented in ISCAR National Symposium on “Managing Natural Resources for Enhancing Agriculture and Allied Productivity in Coastal Region under Changing Climate” to held on 11-14 December, 2013 at Regional Research Station, CSSRI, Bharuch, Gujarat, India.

  • Indivar Prasad, Shrvan Kumar, G. Gururaja Rao and D.K. Sharma (2013) Morphological and physiological traits imparting tolerance to salinity in some herbaceum and arboreum cotton lines. Oral presented in National Seminar on “Technology for Development and Production of Rainfed Cotton” to held on October 24-25, 2013 at Regional Cotton Research Station, Navsari Agricultural University, Bharuch, Gujarat, India.

  • Rao G. Gururaja, A.R. Chinchmalatpure, R.L. Menna, Indivar Prasad, Shrvan Kumar, V. Kumar and D.K. Sharma (2013) Herbaceum cotton: An ideal option for saline Vertisols. Poster presented in National Seminar on “Technology for Development and Production of Rainfed Cotton” to held on October 24-25, 2013 at Regional Cotton Research Station, Navsari Agricultural University, Bharuch, Gujarat, India.

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  • Milkha Singh Aulakh, J.S. Manchanda, A.K. Garg and S. Kumar (2010) FAO/IAEA Coordinated Research Project on Integrated Soil, Water and Nutrient Management for Conservation Agriculture: Assessment of Feasibility of Conservation Agriculture in Relation to Crop Productivity and Soil Health in Soybean-Wheat and Soybean–Rapeseed Cropping Systems. Department of Soil Science. Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India, 88 pp.

  • Milkha Singh Aulakh, J.S. Manchanda, A.K. Garg and S. Kumar (2009). Impacts of conservation agriculture on crop production and soil health in subtropical region of South Asia. Presented in Symposium on ‘Understanding the benefits, difficulties, limitations and adoption of Conservation Agriculture’ during ‘2009 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings’, 1-5 November 2009, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

  • Milkha Singh Aulakh, J.S. Manchanda, A.K. Garg and S. Kumar (2009). Effects of conservation farming in soybean-wheat and soybean-rapeseed rotations on crop production and soil health. Presented at Fourth and Final Research Coordination Meeting of “FAO/IAEA Coordinated Research Project on Integrated soil, water and nutrient management for conservation agriculture”, 5-9 October 2009, Vienna, Austria.

Honors/awards/professional recognitions conferred:

  • Recipient of all India NTS (National Talent Scholarship) by ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) during B.Sc. Agri. (Hons.) degree 2002-06.

  • Recipient of All India junior research fellowship (JRF) by ICAR during M.Sc. program (2006-08) in Soil Science.

Scientific memberships:

Life time member of Indian Society of Soil Salinity & Water Quality (ISSSWQ)


Mailing Address

ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (ICAR-CSSRI), Regional Research Station, Bharuch-392 012, Gujarat