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Profile of Dr. Venkatesh M.S.

Personal Information

Name : Dr. Venkatesh M.S.
Designation : Principal Scientist
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Mobile No. : +91-9731382331
Date of joining ICAR : 10th November 1997
Discipline and specialization : Soil Science (Soil Fertility/ Chemistry/ Microbiology)
Training/advance exposure in the area of work :

Nutrient management in pulses based crops and cropping system.

Professional Information

Contribution to the scientific advancement

  • Nutrient management in acid soils under hill ecosystem.
  • Nutrient management in pulse based cropping system.

Current area of research

  • Nutrient management in pulse based cropping system of peninsular India.


  • Venkatesh M.S., K.K. Hazra and P.K. Ghosh (2013). Critical Tissue Zinc Concentration In Chickpea And Lentil For Plant Diagnostics (Zn). Indian Journal of Plant Physiology. 18(2): 191-194.
  • Venkatesh M.S. K.K. Hazra and P.K. Ghosh (2014). Critical tissue zinc concentration in short duration mungbean (Vigna radiata) for plant diagnostics. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 84 (7): 892-895.
  • Hazra K.K., M.S. Venkatesh, P.K. Ghosh, A.N. Ganeshamurthy, N. Kumar, N. Nadarajan, A.B. Singh (2014). Long-term effect of pulse crop inclusion on soil plant nutrient dynamics in puddle rice – wheat cropping system on an Inceptisol of Indogangetic plain zone of India. Nutrient cycling in Agro-Ecosystems 100: 95-110.
  • Ghosh, P.K., Hazra K.K., Venkatesh MS, Singh K.K., Kumar Narendra and Mathur R.S. (2016). Potential of crop residue and fertilizer on enrichment of carbon pools in in upland soils of sub-tropical India. Agricultural Research 5(3), 261-268 (Published online, August 2016, DOI-10.1007/s 40003-016-0215-9).
  • Venkatesh M.S., Hazra K.K., Ghosh P.K., Kushwaha B.L., Ganeshamurthy A.N., Masood Ali, Jagdish Singh and Mathur R.S. (2017) . Long-term effect of crop rotation and nutrient management on soil plant nutrient cycling and nutrient budgeting in Indo-gangetic plains of India. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science.

Awards and Fellowships

  • ICAR Junior fellowship for M.Sc. Agriculture (1990-92).
  • CSIR Senior Research Fellowship for Ph.D.(1994-97)
  • Received Team Award from FAI for Role of phosphorus in crop production.
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