Profile of Dr. Santosh Kumar Thakur

Dr. Santosh  Kumar Thakur
Associate Professor – cum – Sr. Scientist
Soil Science

  • Ph.D (Soil Science) – HAU, Hisar, Haryana
  • M.Sc. (Soil Science) – RAU, Pusa, Bihar
  • B.Sc. (Ag.) – RAU, Pusa, Bihar
  • Thakur, S.K. and Singh, K.D.N. (1996). Effect of biofertilizers on the nitrogen economy of Sugarcane. Indian Sugar, (6): 403-409.
  • Singh, K.D.N., Mishra G.K. and Thakur, S.K. (1997). Effect of potasium on yield and quality of autumn planted sugarcane on calcareous Soils. Bhartiya Sugar, 22 (9): 25-28.
  • Kumar, M., Yadav, K., Thakur, S.K. and Mandal, K. (1998). Effect of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and Rhizobium inoculation on nodulation, root  colonization, nitrogen fixation and yield of chickpea. Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science, 46(3):  375-378.
  • Thakur, S.K. and Singh, K.D.N. (2000). Efficiency of Agricultural wastes and weeds for biogas production. Journal of Research (BAU),12 (30): 11-15.
  • Thakur, S.K. and Singh, K.D.N. (2003). Anaerobic digestion of agricultural wastes and weeds for biogas production. Annals of Biology, 19 (2): 245-249.
  • Thakur, S.K., Tomar, N.K. and Pandeya, S.B. (2004). Sorption of phosphate on pure and cadmium enriched calcium carbonate and clay. Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science.52 (1): 23-28.
  • Chaudhary, S.K., Thakur R.B. and Thakur, S.K. (2004). Effect of relative proportion of fertility on  the performance of maize + berseem intercropping system.  Forage Research 30  (1): 22-24.
  • Singh, K.D.N., Kumar M. and Thakur, S.K. (2004).Influence of amendments on soil properties and availability of micronutrients to sugarcane in calcareous saline-sodic soils. Annals of Plant and Soil Research  6 (2): 109-113.
  • Singh, K.D.N. and Thakur, S.K. (2005). Influence of phosphorus enrich with organic manures on cane yield , P uptake and juice quality of sugarcane ratoon in calciorthent. Annals of Plant and Soil Research 7 (1): 38-40.
  • Chaudhary, S.K. and Thakur, S.K. (2005). Productivity of pigeon pea (Cajanus canjan) based intercrops. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 75 (8): 496-497.
  • Thakur, S.K., Tomar N.K. and Pandeya, S.B. (2006). Influence of phosphate on cadmium sorption by calcium carbonate. Geoderma 130 : 240-249.
  • Chaudhary,S.K., Thakur, S.K. and Thakur, R.B. (2006). Effect of sources and methods of nitrogen application on growth, yield and N uptake of transplanted lowland rice (Oryza sativa) and their residual effect on succeeding wheat. (Triticum aestivum). Indian Journal of Agronomy 51 (1): 1:2
  • Chaudhary,S.K., Thakur, S.K. and Pandeya, A.K (2007). Effect of sources and methods of nitrogen application on growth, yield and N uptake of transplanted lowland rice (Oryza sativa) and their residual effect on succeeding wheat. (Triticum aestivum). Oryza 51 (1): 1:2
  • Thakur, S.K., Alam, M., and Umesh, U.N. (2007). Long term effect of integrated nutrient management productivity and sustainability of sugarcane in calciorthent. Indian Journal of   Sugarcane Technology,22 (1& 2), 9-13.
  • Alam, M., Kumar, M., Thakur, S.K. and Jha, C.K. (2008). Effect of distillery effluent on soil, crop and ground water.  Indian Sugar, LVII (12): 47-50
  • Thakur, S.K, Alam, M. and Jha, C.K (2008). Screening of sugarcane genotypes against salinity.  Proceedings of National Seminar on Sugarcane, Pantnagar   223-226.
  • Pandey, S.S. ,Kamat ,Mandal,S.S.,Singh,H.,Kumar,S.,Alam,M.,Dwivedi,G.P.,           Thakur,S.K.  and Singh,V.P. (2009) . B.O.146 A high yielding and quality sugarcane variety  for  Bihar.   Indian Sugar, 21-26.
  • Thakur, S.K., Jha, C.K. and Paswan, S. (2010). Effect of salinity on germination, cane yield, uptake and juice quality of sugarcane genotypes. Environment and Ecology, 28 (1A), 315-318.
  • Alam, M., Sinha, S.K., Poddar, B.K., Jha, C.K., Kumari Geeta and Thakur, S.K. (2010). Biomethanated distillery effluent and bio-compost: Promising alternative of plant nutrients for sugarcane production. Proceeding of the 9th joint convention of STAI & SISSTA on 19- 21 August held at Chennai.
  • Thakur, S.K., Jha, C.K., Kumari Geeta and Singh, V.P. (2010). Effect of Trichoderma inoculated trash, nitrogen level and biofertilizer on performance of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) in calcareous soils of Bihar. Indian Journal of Agronomy, 55(4), 55-58.
  • Thakur S. K. and Jha C. K. (2011).  Integrated effect of nutrients on yield, uptake and juice quality of Sugarcane. Indian  Agriculturist, 55(3&4), 157-162.
  • Thakur , S. K, Jha, C. K, Alam, M. and Singh, V.P (2012). Productivity, quality and soil fertility of sugarcane (Saccharum spp complex hybrid) plant and ratoon grown under organic and conventional farming system. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 82 (10): 896 -99.
  • Thakur, S.K., Suman, N., Kumari, Geeta and Tomar, N.K (2013). Influence of Phosphate on Cadmium Sorption by Clay. Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science 61(2):135-139.
  • Kumari, Geeta, Thakur, S.K, Kumar, N. and Mishra, B. (2013). Long term effect of fertilizer, manure and soil organic carbon status under maize (Zea mays L.) – Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cropping system in alfisol. Indian Journal of Agronomy. 58(2):152-158.
  • Thakur, S. K, Kumari, G., Alam, M. and Singh, V.P (2013). Improving soil fertility and yield and quality of sugarcane through integrated application of NPK and compost in calcareous soils of Bihar. Indian Journal of Sugarcane Technology 27(2): 12-15.
  • Thakur, S. K, Kumari, G., Tiwari, S. and Tomar, N.K. (2015) Effect of phosphate on cadmium sorption in some arid and semi-arid soils of Haryana, India. The Ecoscan 9 (3&4):665-670.
  • Kumari, G., Thakur, S. K., Tiwari, S. and Pandeya, S.B. (2015) Chemical pools of lead in sludge-treated soils. Pollution Research, 34 (4): 713-719.
  • Thakur, S. K, Kumari, G., Tiwari, S, and Tomar, N.K. (2015). Effect of phosphate on   cadmium sorption in some arid and semi-arid soils of Haryana, India. The Ecoscan 9 (3&4):665-670.
  • Jha, C.K., Sinha, S.K. and Thakur, S.K. (2017) Enhancing soil fertility, nutrient uptake and sugarcane productivity through integrated use of iron and organics in sub-tropical system. Indian Journal of Ecology, 44 (Special Issue-5) 521-525.
  • Suman, S.N., Thakur, S.K. and Kumar, V. (2018) Effect of sludge on sorption of cadmium in calcareous soils. International Journal of Chemical Studies 6(1):1016 – 1021.
  • Thakur, S.K. and Pandey, S.S (2018)  Effect of different plant nutrients on soil fertility, yield and quality of sugarcane (Saccharum spp complex hybrid) in calcareous soils of Bihar. Indian Journal of Agronomy 63 (1): 50-53.

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Email id – santosh.sri@rpcau.ac.in