Dr. A. K. Singh

Principal Scientist

Soil Chemistry / Fertility / Microbiology


RESEARCH AREAS



Soil health and fertility, Soil carbon sequestration, Natural resource management for climate resilient agriculture, Soil & water quality, Environmental soil science, Cropping system.


CONTACTS



Tel: +91-33-25353776
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E-mail Address:
arvind.singh3@icar.gov.in
singhak30@gmail.com

PROJECTS

  1. Impact of tropospheric ozone on crop production under jute-rice cropping system, (NICRA, ICAR sponsored; Budget: 22.5 lakhs)
  2. Improvement of soil carbon stocks and farm productivity through integrated cropland management practices in jute cultivation areas: A Farmer’s Participatory Research, (In House Project, Budget: 25.20 Lakh)
  3. Natural resource management for climate smart jute farming through capacity building of scheduled caste farmers in West Bengal, (DST-NRDMS sponsored, Budget: 17.95 Lakh)
  4. Modelling Carbon Sequestration under Jute based Agro-ecosystem,(In House Project, Budget: 6.11 Lakh)

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  1. Outstanding Krishi Vigyan Kendra Award (2014) by ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region
10 IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS

  1. Singh, A. K. and Chakraborti Mandira (2019) Water and nitrogen use efficiency in SRI through AWD and LCC: farmer-participatory experiment. The Indian Journal of Agriculture Science, 89 (12): 2059–63
  2. Singh, A. K., Behera, M.S., Mazumdar, S. P. and Kundu, D. K. (2019) Soil Carbon Sequestration in Long-Term Fertilization under Jute-Rice-Wheat Agro-Ecosystem. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 50(6): 739-748
  3. Singh, A. K., Jha, S.K., Majumdar, B., Roy, M. L., Sarkar, S. and Ghorai, A. K. (2019) Impacts of climate smart jute farming on resource use efficiency, productivity and economic benefits in rural eastern India. Outlook on Agriculture, 48(1) : 75-82
  4. Singh, A.K., Rahman Britan and Thakur, R. (2019) Land Suitability and Irrigation Potential for Improving Cropping Intensity to Ensure Food Security of Tribal Farmers in NE India. Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science, 67 (3) : 281-290
  5. Singh, A. K., Barman, D., Behera, M. S., Mazumdar, S. P., Saha, A. R. and Kundu, D. K. (2018) Impact of climate change on productivity of tropical rice-wheat-jute system under long term fertilizer management in alluvial soils. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Allied Science, 7(11): 1623-1632.
  6. Singh, A.K. and Chakraborti Mandira (2018) The Effects of Crop Establishment Method, Soil–Water Regime and Integrated Nutrient Management Practices on Sustainability of Rice Yield in North-Eastern India. Agricultural Research, 7(4): 456-462
  7. Singh, A.K., Kumar Mukesh and Mitra, S. (2018) Carbon footprint and energy use in jute and allied fibre production. The Indian Journal of Agriculture Science, 88(8):1305-1311.
  8. Singh, A.K. (2018) Toxic aqueous discharge of iron and sulphur from spoiled coal mined lands and its control by phytostabilization process. Current Science, 115(3):529-534,
  9. Singh, A. K. and Das, D. (2018) Integrated vertical farming system an innovative way of efficient utilization of small-land and farm resources in urban areas. Indian Farming, 68(6): 23–24
  10. Singh, A.K., Majumdar, B., Roy, M.L. and Ghorai, A.K. (2019) Climate Resilient Jute Farming. Technical/Extension Bulletin- 05/2019, ICAR-Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Barrackpore, Kolkata