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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Principal Scientist & Project Coordinator
Department AICRP (STCR)
Institution
Indian Institute of Soil Science ( IISS)
Nabibagh, Berasia Road Bhopal 462038
Address
Indian Institute of Soil Science Nabibagh, Berasia Road
Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh
462038
India
Nationality India
Tel +91-755-2733314
Fax +91-755-2733310
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Website http://pradipdey.webs.com, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9161-4707
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Natural Resource Management
Research Activities Plan and coordinate research on soil sustainability. Having experience of research on salt affected soils and poor quality waters.

Hindi, Bengali
Skills/Expertise Presently working as Principal Scientist and Project Coordinator at Indian Institute of Soil Science, having more than 20 years of post Ph.D. standing in National Agricultural Research System (NARS) of India under various institutes of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). Research work has embraced carbon sequestration and conservation agriculture in different land use system under reclaimed sodic soil, nutrient and crop management in watershed, root pruning-cum-fertiliser application, in-situ moisture conservation, changes in soil properties in multi-tier fruit based cropping system model and its link to wider system consideration. Having research experience as soil scientist including work related to soil and plant analysis and water management of agri-horticultural and agroforestry (multipurpose trees) system. Having experience of participatory on-farm research on sugarcane based cropping system. Also having technical expertise in leading and successful completion of a multidisciplinary and multi-location World Bank funded National Agricultural Technology Project (NATP-PSR-42) as Principal Investigator. Involved as an expert and key liaison for soil resources assessment and management in an International Project on watershed funded by Australian Centre of International Agricultural Research. Contributed a total of 201 published work which include 52 research papers, 5 books, 12 book chapters, 23 technical/extension bulletins, 33 popular articles and 79 other publications with major emphasis in soil and water management as well as soil sustainability. Delivered 10 TV talks and 10 radio talks for extending technologies to farmers. Owned two gold medals, four scholarship/ fellowships including World Bank Summit Scholarship and 20 professional honours/recognition. Specially developed skills include planning and implementation of research projects in soil sustainability and crop responses to plant nutrients, conducting technical meetings, guiding Post Graduate students for Dissertation or Thesis, identification of research priorities and formulating work strategy as desired with available resources, extension activities for dissemination of research findings and other relevant information, good knowledge in computers with respect to operating systems and software, scientific documentation, analysis of data, preparing status review and reports, editing scientific writing, compiling and amalgamating subject matter advancements, obtaining extra mural funding for research projects of international relevance, ability to coordinate efforts of many Staff to meet organizational goals, decision-making with the spirit of creativity, stability and dedication, penchant to work in a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment. Prior to becoming Project Coordinator of AICRP (STCR), Dr. Dey has served as Principal Scientist at Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (CSSRI), Karnal. He was Officer In-Charge of Prioritization, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) Unit and oversaw two other important sections (Institute Technology Management Unit and Publication and Support Services Unit) simultaneously. He was Member-Secretary of both the Research Advisory Committee and the Institute Research Council of CSSRI. He was instrumental in developing the CSSRI Vision-2030. While Working as Senior Scientist, he has developed horticulture-based land-use model for different toposequences. Dr. Dey has received many professional/academic honours/awards, including a two Gold Medals from IARI, four Fellowship/Scholarship including World Bank Summit Scholarship besides twenty other awards/recognitions. He served on the Executive Council of the Indian Society of Soil Science. Presently he is the Vice President of Indian Society of Agro Physics; He has held accredited faculty position at the Birsa Agricultural University, India. Peer recognition includes Founder Honourary-Secretary of Indian Society of Soil Salinity and Water Quality; Editor of three Scientific Journals; Member of five IUCN Commissions; Biome Expert Group Lead, Wood- and Shrublands Ecosystem, ESP (IUCN); Reviewer of Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK, Awarded “Social Innovator” by the World Bank, Washington DC. Dr. Dey holds a Ph.D. in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry from the IARI and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Pondicherry University, India.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Pradip DEY)

Dey, P. (2011). Irrigation with poor quality water vis-à-vis soil health management. The IUP Journal of Soil and Water Sciences, 4(2): 64-75.
Dey, P. and Jain, J.M. (1996). Nitrogen mineralization from enriched green manures as influenced by water manage¬ment practices. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 44 (4): 633-638. Dey, P. and Jain, J.M. (1997). Mineralization and nitrifi¬cation in soil amended with urea and enriched green manures in submerged soil system. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 45 (2): 249-255. Dey, P. and Jain, J.M. (2000). Evaluation of urea enriched green manures for their efficiency to sustain the productivity of rice-wheat system. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 48 (1): 102-107. Mongia, A.D., Dey, P. and Singh, Gurbachan (1997). Impact of soil sodicity on performance of some tree species: A study of spatial variability. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 45 (4): 810-812. Mongia, A.D., Dey, P. and Singh, Gurbachan (1998). Ameliorating effect of forest trees on a highly sodic soil in Haryana. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 46 (4): 664-668. Singh, P.N., Singh, G. and Dey, P. (1996). Effect of supplemental irrigation and nitrogen application to wheat on water use, yield and uptake of major nutrients. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 44: 198-201. Bhatnagar, V.K., Singh, R.D., Dey, P. and Singh, P.N. (1999). Physical properties and water retention of three intensively sugarcane cultivated soil. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 47 (3): 535-538.
Dey, P. and Singh, R.P. (1993). Sensitization effect of some long chain fatty acids on the photodegradation of chlorpyrifos. Pesticide Res. J. 5: 38-42. Dey, P. and Yadav, D.V. (1996). Chlorophyll scan, yield and juice quality of chlorotic sugarcane ratoon as influenced by foliar application of ferrous sulphate. Indian J. Sugarcane Technol. 11: 131-135. Dey, P., Yadav, D.V. and Singh, P.N. (1996). Soil factors affecting growth parameters and juice quality in sugarcane grown on salt affected soils. Indian J. Sugarcane Technol. 10 (2): 139-140. Dey, P. and Yadav, D.V. (1998). Distribution and variation of nitrogen and phosphorus in sugarcane growing soils of western Uttar Pradesh. Indian J. Sugarcane Technol. 13 (1): 34-36. Dey, P., Yadav, D.V. and Rai, R.K. (1999). Distribution pattern of sulphur and micronutrients in chlorotic and non-chlorotic sugarcane ratoon. Indian J. Sugarcane Technol., 14 (2) : 65-67. Dey? P. and Yadav, D.V. (2000). Model for calculation of pol in cane from routinely analysed quality parameters. Indian Sugar, 50 (2): 109-113. Dey, P. and Yadav, D.V. (2002). Diagnostic ratio of micronutrient and chlorophyll in the LTM leaf of chlorotic and non-chlorotic sugarcane ratoon. Indian Sugar, 52 (11): 585-588. Dey, P., Yadav, D.V. and Rai, R.K. (2003). Translocation of sulphur in chlorotic and non-chlorotic plants of sugarcane ratoon. Indian J. Plant Physiol. 8 (4): 408-410. Dey, P. and Yadav, D.V. (2003). Spatial variability of micronutrients in sugarcane growing soils of western Uttar Pradesh. Indian J. Sugarcane Technol. 109-111. Dey, P. and Jain, J.M. (2003). Yield and nitrogen uptake of residual wheat in rice-wheat cropping system as influenced by greenmanures. The Andhra Agric. J. 50 (1&2): 1-5. Dey, P. and Yadav, D.V. (2004). Transport index of iron in chlorotic and non-chlorotic sugarcane ratoon. J. of research (BAU),16 (2): 283-286. Dey, P. and Yadav, D.V. (2005). Maximising yield and juice quality of chlorotic sugarcane ratoon through foliar application of ferrous sulphate. Indian J. Fertilisers 1 (8): 41-43. Dey, P., Rai, Mathura, Kumar, S., Nath, Vishal, Das, Bikash and Reddy, N.N. (2005). Effect of biofertiliser on physico-chemical characteristics of guava (Psidium guajava) fruit. Indian J. Agri. Sci. 75 (2): 95-96. Dey, P. (2003). Dynamics and balance of nitrogen in sugarcane agro-system. Fertiliser News, 48 (7): 31-36. Dey, P. and Sikka, Alok K. (2010). Water conservation through rainwater harvesting. The IUP Journal of Soil and Water Sciences, 3 (1): 61-71. Dey, P., Rai, Mathura, Gangopadhyay, K.K., Das, Bikash, Nath, Vishal and Reddy, N.N. (2010). Effect of phosphorus on growth, yield use efficiency and leaf nutrient composition of litchi grown on alfisol. Indian J. Hort, 67(3): 394-396. Dey, P. and Sarkar, A.K.(2011). Revisiting indigenous farming knowledge of Jharkhand (India) for conservation of natural resources and combating climate change. Indian J. Traditional Knowledge 10(1): 71-79. Das, Bikash, Nath, Vishal and Dey, P. (2004). Investigation on flushing and panicle emergence in litchi under sub-humid sub-tropical plateau region of eastern India. Indian J. Hort. 61 (1): 1-5. Das, Bikash, Nath, Vishal, Jana, B.R., Dey, P., Pramanik, K.K. and Kishore, D.K. (2007). Performance of strawberry cultivars grown on different mulching materials under sub-humid subtropical plateau conditions of Eastern India. Indian J. Hort. 64 (2): 136-143. Das, Bikash, Nath, Vishal, Jana, B.R., Kumar, S. and Dey, P. (2007). Evaluation of different method of crop regulation in guava grown under rainfed plateau conditions of Eastern India. Indian J. Hort. 64 (3): 294-300. Sarkar, P.C., Srivastava, S. and Dey, P. (2006) Effect of lac-based post harvest treatments on storage behavior of pointed gourd (Parwal) at room temperature. Beverage & Food World, 33 (12): 24-26. Srivastava, T.K. and Dey, P. (2000). SWOT analysis of sugarcane cultivation under submerged condition. Indian Sugar 46 (4): 664-668. Singh, P.N., Mohan, S.C. and Dey, P. (1997). Irrigation scheduling and nitrogen application in relation to water use, yield and quality of sugarcane. Indian J. Sugarcane Technol. 12: 46-51. Singh, P.N., Dey, P., Bhatnagar, V.K. and Singh R.D. (2001). Effect of press mud, FYM and irrigation regimes on water use, yield and quality of sugarcane. Indian J. Sugarcane Technol. 16 (2): 9-12. Singh, P.N., Dey, P. and Singh, R.D. (2003). Productivity, quality and water use efficiency of sugarcane in relation to manurial and irrigation schedules. Indian J. Sugarcane Technol. 18 (1 & 2): 35-38. Rai, Mathura, Dey, P., Gangopadhyay, K.K., Das, Bikash, Nath, Vishal, Reddy, N.N. and Singh, H.P. (2002). Influence of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium on growth parameters, leaf nutrient composition and yield of litchi (Litchi chinensis). Indian J. Agri. Sci. 72 (5): 267-270. Vishal Nath, Das, Bikash, Rai, Mathura, Dey, P., Kumar, S. and Kumar, Manoj (2003). Mango based cropping system for uplands of sub-humid plateau region of eastern India. Progessive Hort. 35 (2): 142-145. Vishal Nath, Das, Bikash, Dey, P., Rai, Mathura, Kumar, Monaj and Kumar, Ashok (2005). Orchard management practices for litchi in eastern India, in-situ water harvesting and moisture conservation for improving fruit yield and quality. Progessive Hort. 37 (1): 56-62. Kumar, S. and Dey, P. (2011). Effects of different mulches and irrigation methods on root growth, nutrient uptake, water-use efficiency and yield of strawberry. Scientia Hort. 127(3): 318-324. Gautam, R.K., Nayak, A.K., Sharma, D.K., Qadar, Ali, Dey, P. and Singh, G. (2010). Morphological and chemical fingerprinting of Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) genotypes grown in sodic soil Agrochimica, 54 (5): 289-302. Das, Bikash, Jana, B.R.,.Dey, P. and Nath, Vishal (2011). Assimilate partitioning behavior in relation to fruit growth in ?Shahi? litchi. International Journal of Fruit Science, 11 (1): 88-98. Kumar, S. and Dey, P. (2012) . Influence of soil hydrothermal environment, irrigation regime, and different mulches on the growth and fruit quality of strawberry (Fragaria X ananassa L.) plants in a sub-temperate climate. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology 87 (4): 374?380.
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Created: 2011-04-29 Last Updated: 2015-07-03 by Pradip DEY