SOAS KRMU Faculty Dr. Varsha Pandey

Faculty

Varsha Pandey

Dr. Varsha Pandey

Assistant Professor -Agricultural Sciences

Interest Area(s)

  • Soil testing
  • Soil Test Crop Response 
  • Soil Chemistry and soil fertility

Ph.D. and Postgraduate in Soil Science from G. B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. Experience of extensive lab work while performing the master’s and Ph.D. thesis. More than 1-year professional experience of research work as a Young Professional. Ph. D. research work was on the topic “Use of STCR approach for optimization of integrated nutrients recommendation in Maize (Zea mays L.)- Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) crop rotation to obtain better growth and yield”. Winner of gold medal and Indian Society of Soil Science Zonal Award for the North zone (Best presentation of M.Sc. thesis) and also received Plantica Young Scientist Award-2021 organized by Association of Plant Science Researchers (APSR), Plantica foundation.

  • Ph.D. in Soil Science from G. B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (2018-2022).
  • Masters in Soil Science from G. B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar in 2018.
  • Bachelors in Agriculural Sciences from G. B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar in 2016.
  • Assistant professor at K.R.Mangalam University, Gurugram from January 2022 – Till date. 
  • Research experience as Young Professional (YP II) at G. B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar on the project entitled “Impact of Nano fertilizers, biofertilizers and sea weed extracts on crop yields and soil health” from Feb 2020 to Dec 2021.
 
  • STCR, soil quality and soil health indexing, nanofertilizers. 
  • Attended ‘Fertiliser Orientation Course’ conducted by FAI at GBPUA&T, Pantnagar (2015).
  • Poster presentation at 2nd International Conference on Advances in Agricultural, Biological and Applied Sciences for Sustainable Future (ABAS-2018) at Meerut on the topic Soil acidity, its effect on crop production and management of acid soils (2018).
  • Poster presentation at UCOST - Uttarakhand state science and technology conference, Dehradun on Assessment of soil health under different land use systems in a Mollisol (2019).
  • Oral presentation at Global Perspective in Agricultural and Applied Sciences for Food and Environmental Security (GAAFES-2019) at Naintal, UK, India on Soil Test Crop Response: An approach towards integrated nutrient management (2019).
  • Oral presentation at National webinar on Zero Budget Natural Farming organised by Plantica at Zoom cloud meeting platform on the topic ZBNF: An effective way to improve soil health (2020).
  • Oral presentation virtually on Effect of blanket recommendation and STCR recommendation on maize-wheat cropping system during 29th national web conference on sustainable soil and water management for biodiversity conservation, food security and climate resilience organized by Soil Conservation Society of India (SCSI) (2020). 
  • Poster presentation virtually on impact of different mode of nutrition on NPK uptake by maize-wheat cropping system in a Mollisol during 2nd Asian web conference on Managing hill resources and diversities for zero hunger and climate resilence organized by Soil Conservation Society of India (SCSI) (2021).
  • Oral presentation on Effect of integrated use chemical fertilizers, FYM and green manures on soil fertility after maize harvesting in maize-wheat cropping system in a Mollisol during National web seminar on Natural Resource Conservation and Management, ANRCM, Lucknow (2021).
 
  • Effect of Integrated Use of Organic Manures and Chemical Fertilizers under Soil Test Crop Response Approach on Soil Properties and Yield of Maize (Zea mays L.) in International Journal of Plant & Soil Science 2021, 33(10): 40-47.
  • Correlation between physical, chemical and biological properties of soil under different land use systems in International Journal of Chemical Studies 2019, 7(1):469-471.
  • Study of Microbial Count in Soil under Different Land Use Systems in a Mollisol in International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences 2019, 8(1): 16-21.
  • Assessment of Chemical Properties of Soil under Different Land use Systems in a Mollisol in International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences 2019, 8(11): 1165-1175.
  • 5. Assessment of physical properties of soil under different land use systems in a Mollisol in Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2018, 7(6): 2645-2648.