Dr. Raj Bahadur Yadava

Dr. Raj Bahadur Yadava, Principal Scientist & I/c Head
Field of Specialisation: Soil Science (Soil Fertility)
Email ID: raj_yadava@rediffmail.com

M.Sc: G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pant Nagar
PhD: G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pant Nagar
Post Doc (if any): -
Joining date in ICAR : 
1986-10-31 00:00:00

Publications (Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating above 6.0 with first or corresponding author only):
  1. Yadava, R.B. and R.B. Varshney. 1997. Multistorey silvipastoral approach for sustaining soil fertility in degraded rangelands of Bundelkhand. Range Mgmt & Agroforestry. 18(2): 195- 200.

  2. Pahwa, M.R. and  R.B. Yadava. 2000. Influence of sulphur and zinc on nitrogen fixation effectiveness in Stylosanthes hamata. Range Mgmt. & Agroforestry. 21(1): 104- 106.

  3. Pahwa, M.R., R.B. Yadava and A.K. Patra. 2001. Influence of biological nitrogen fixation on forage and crude protein yield under pure and mixed stand of Cenchrus ciliaris and S. hamata. Range Mgmt. & Agroforetry. 22(1): 113- 117.

  4. Pahwa, M.R. and R.B. Yadava. 2002. Efficiency of Bradyrhizobium strains in relation to forage cowpea varieties. Range Mgmt. & Agroforestry. 23(1): 72- 74.

  5. Tripathi, S.B. and R.B. Yadava. 2002. Effect of liming on growth and mineral nutrition of some forage species in acid soils. Range Mgmt. & Agroforestry23(1): 31- 34.

  6.  Pahwa, M.R. and R.B. Yadava. 2003. Comparative efficacy and competitiveness of Bradyrhizobium in stylo based mixed pasture in a tropical soil. Range Mgmt. & Agroforestry 24(1): 58- 61.

  7. Singh, J.B., Pradeep Behari and R.B. Yadava. 2007. On the estimation of evapotranspiration, water use efficiency and crop coefficient of Lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) in central India. Current Science. 93(1): 17- 19.

  8. S.K. Das, R.K. Bhatt, R.B. Yadava, G. Suresh, K. Kareemulla, Arvind K. Rai, A.B. Mojumdar, P.S. Pathak, D.K. Singh and M.K. Singh. 2007. Effect of fly ash application on forage productivity, nutrient content and physiology of sorghum- cowpea intercrops.  Range Mgmt. & Agroforestry. 28(2): 406-408.

  9. Manjunath, M., Yadava, R.B., Rai, A.B. and Singh, B. 2017. Microbial analysis of fresh amaranthus from organic and conventional production. International Food Research Journal24(3): 950- 954.

  10. Manjunath, M., Kumar, Upendra, Yadava, R.B., Rai, A.B. and Singh, B. 2018. Influence of organic and inorganic sources of nutrients on functional diversity of microbial communities in vegetable cropping system of Indo-Gangetic plains. Comptes Rendus Biologies. https://doi.org/1016/j.crvi.2018.05.002.

Patent / Technologies / Varieties / Methodologies / System etc. (Five only):
  1.  Crop -group specific micronutrient formulations “Kashi Sookshma Shakti” for cole crops, Tomato, Cowpea and Okra.
  2.  Nutrient management modules for organic production of vegetables.
  3.  Fly ash utilization as soil ameliorant for forage production in Bundelkhand soils.
  4.  Integrated nutrient management modules in forages
  5.  Pasture production and utilization systems for minimizing runoff losses.
Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Five only):