Mr. Kajal Das

Scientist

Agronomy


RESEARCH AREAS



Crop production, soil fertility and nutrient management, water management, weed management, farming systems and organic farming (Agronomy)

Development of improved weed management strategies to enhance fibre and rhizome productivity of ramie

Soil health characterization and carbon sequestration potential in ramie-based cropping system

Identification of host genes related to stem rot disease resistance in jute and development of segregating population for resistance gene mapping


CONTACTS



Tel: +91-03666-287432
Mobile:

E-mail Address:
kajaldas.icar.gov.in
kdas5507@gmail.com

PROJECTS

  1. Development of improved weed management strategies to enhance fibre and rhizome productivity of ramie for North-Eastern India, (In House Project)
  2. Introduction, maintenance, characterization and conservation of jute, mesta and flax germplasm, (In House Project)
  3. Soil health characterization and carbon sequestration potential in ramie-based cropping system in Eastern India, (In House Project)
  4. Identification of host genes related to stem rot disease resistance in jute and development of segregating population for resistance gene mapping, (In House Project)

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  1. Recipient of IARI Merit Medal (IARI Gold Medal) for Outstanding Academic Performance in Master of Science Degree Programme
  2. Recipient of IARI Merit Scholarship (Secured 1st Rank in the IARI Ph.D. Entrance Examination) for pursuing Ph.D.at IARI
  3. 1st Rank Holder in Natural Resource Management School, IARI, which consist of seven disciplines namely Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Physics, Agronomy, Environmental Sciences, Microbiology, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry and Water Science and Technology
  4. Recipient of ICAR–Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for pursuing M.Sc. in Agronomy and also qualified AICE-SRF (PGS) - 2017 in the Sub-subject of Agronomy under the Major subject group of Natural Resource Management –II for the academic year 2017-18
  5. Successfully qualified the CBSE-UGC-NET examination held on 22/01/2017 in the discipline of Environmental Science
10 IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS

  1. Das, K., Pooniya, V., Choudhary, A.K., Swarnalakshmi, K., Bana, R.S., Parihar, C.M., Sarkar, S.K. (2018) Effect of integrated crop management modules on crop productivity and soil physico–chemical and biological properties under direct-seeded basmati rice. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 88(7):1142-6
  2. Das, K., Pooniya, V., Choudhary, A.K., Swarnalakshmi, K., Parihar, C.M., Bana, R.S., Sarkar, S.K. (2017) Integrated crop management modules for enhancing productivity and profitability of direct-seeded basmati rice (Oryza sativa L.). Indian Journal of Agronomy, 62(4):528-530
  3. Das, K., Pooniya, V., Choudhary, A.K., Bana, R.S., Parihar, C.M., Singh, A., Sarkar, S.K., Swarnalakshmi, K. (2017) Plant height, dry matter accumulation, LAI at different growth stages and yield of direct-seeded basmati rice under different ICM modules. Annals of Agricultural Research, 39(2):131-134
  4. Singh, A., Dass, A., Singh, C.V., Dhar, S., Sudhishri, S., Das, K., Sarkar, S.K. (2017) Growth, productivity and nutrient concentration of aerobic rice (Oryza sativa L.) under different planting methods, irrigation schedules and soil adjuvant application. Annals of Agricultural Research, 38(4):368-374