Dr. Paramesha V.         Scientist (Agronomy)


                                                                                        Address: Natural Resource Management,

                                                                ICAR - CCARI,               

                                                                Old Goa 403 402

                                                                Email: paramesha.v@icar.gov.in



Academic background:

Ph. D. (Agronomy) from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2014
M.Sc. (Agri.) (Agronomy) from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, 2010
B.Sc. (Agri.) from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, 2008


Research interests

  1. Integrated farming system for west coast plains and Ghats agro-climatic zones

  2. Integrated weed management in Rice based cropping system

  3. Soil and water conservation

Membership in professional societies     

  1.  Indian Society of Agronomy.
  2. Agricultural Research Service Scientists Forum

Research Publications


  • Basavalingaiah, K.; Paramesh, V.; Parajuli, R.; Girisha, H.C.; Shivaprasad, M.; Vidyashree, G. V; Thoma, G.; Hanumanthappa, M.; Yogesh, G.S.; Misra, S.D. Energy flow and life cycle impact assessment of coffee-pepper production systems: An evaluation of conventional, integrated and organic farms in India. Environ. Impact Assess. Rev. 2022, 92, 106687.

  • Basavalingaiah, K.; Ramesha, Y.M.; Paramesh, V.; Rajanna, G.A.; Jat, S.L.; Dhar Misra, S.; Kumar Gaddi, A.; Girisha, H.C.; Yogesh, G.S.; Raveesha, S.; et al. Energy Budgeting, Data Envelopment Analysis and Greenhouse Gas Emission from Rice Production System: A Case Study from Puddled Transplanted Rice and Direct-Seeded Rice System of Karnataka, India. Sustainability 2020, 12, 6439.

  • Das, B.; Nair, B.; Arunachalam, V.; Reddy, K.V.; Venkatesh, P.; Chakraborty, D.; Desai, S. Comparative evaluation of linear and nonlinear weather-based models for coconut yield prediction in the west coast of India. Int. J. Biometeorol. 2020, 64, 1111–1123.

  • Das, B.; Nair, B.; Reddy, V.K.; Venkatesh, P. Evaluation of multiple linear, neural network and penalised regression models for prediction of rice yield based on weather parameters for west coast of India. Int. J. Biometeorol. 2018, 62, 1809–1822.

  • Hashim, M.; Dhar, S.; Vyas, A.K.; Paramesh, V.; Kumar, B. Integrated nutrient management in maize (Zea mays)-wheat (Triticum aestivum) cropping system. Indian J. Agron. 2015, 60, 352–359.

  • Jinger, D.; Dhar, S.; Dass, A.; Sharma, V.K.; Paramesh, V.; Parihar, M.; Joshi, E.; Singhal, V.; Gupta, G.; Prasad, D.; et al. Co-fertilization of Silicon and Phosphorus Influences the Dry Matter Accumulation, Grain Yield, Nutrient Uptake, and Nutrient-Use Efficiencies of Aerobic Rice. Silicon 2021.

  • Krishna, V.R.; Paramesh, V.; Arunachalam, V.; Das, B.; Elansary, H.O.; Parab, A.; Reddy, D.D.; Shashidhar, K.S.; El-Ansary, D.O.; Mahmoud, E.A. Assessment of Sustainability and Priorities for Development of Indian West Coast Region: An Application of Sustainable Livelihood Security Indicators. Sustainability 2020, 12, 8716.

  • Kumar, B.; Dhar, S.; Paul, S.; Paramesh, V.; Dass, A.; Upadhyay, P.K.; Kumar, A.; Abdelmohsen, S.A.M.; Alkallas, F.H.; El-Abedin, T.K.Z. Microbial Biomass Carbon, Activity of Soil Enzymes, Nutrient Availability, Root Growth, and Total Biomass Production in Wheat Cultivars under Variable Irrigation and Nutrient Management. Agronomy 2021, 11, 669.

  • Kumar, B.; Dhar, S.; Vyas, A.K.; Paramesh, V. Impact of irrigation schedules and nutrient management on growth, yield and root traits of wheat (Triticum aestivum) varieties. Indian J. Agron. 2015, 60, 87–91.

  • Kumar, R.M.; Paramesh, V.; Yamanura, Y.; Rajanna, G.A. Weeds of vineyard ecosystem and their management with selected broad spectrum herbicides. Indian J. Agric. Sci. 2021, 91.

  • Madar, R.; Singh, Y.V.; Meena, M.C.; Das, T.K.; Paramesh, V.; Al-Mana, F.A.; A Mattar, M.; O Elansary, H. Residue and potassium management strategies to improve crop productivity, potassium mobilization, and assimilation under zero-till maize–wheat cropping system. Agriculture 2020, 10, 401.

  • Mahajan, G.R.; Manjunath, B.L.; Morajkar, S.; Desai, A.; Das, B.; Paramesh, V. Long-Term Effect of Various Organic and Inorganic Nutrient Sources on Rice Yield and Soil Quality in West Coast India Using Suitable Indexing Techniques. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 2021, 1–15.

  • Manjunath, B.L.; Paramesh, V.; MAHAJAN, G.R.; DAS, B.; REDDY, K.V.; CHAKURKAR, E.B.; SINGH, N.P. Sustainability through resource recycling, soil fertility and carbon sequestration from integrated farming systems in West Coast India. The Biosacan 2018, 13, 27–32.

  • Manjunath, B.L.; Paramesh, V.; Mahajan, G.R.; Reddy, K. V; Das, B.; Singh, N.P. A five years study on the selection of rice based cropping systems in Goa, for west coast region of India. J. Environ. Biol. 2018, 39, 393–399.

  • Manjunatha, B.N.; Patil, A.S.P.; Gowda, J. V; Paramesh, V. Effect of different system of rice intensification on yield, water requirement and water use efficiency (WUE). J. Crop Weed 2009, 5, 308–310.

  • Paramesh, V.; Arunachalam, V.; Nikkhah, A.; Das, B.; Ghnimi, S. Optimization of energy consumption and environmental impacts of arecanut production through coupled data envelopment analysis and life cycle assessment. J. Clean. Prod. 2018, 203.

  • Paramesh, V.; Dhar, S.; Vyas, A.K.; Dass, A. Studies on impact of phosphoenriched compost, chemical fertilizer and method of zinc application on yield, uptake and quality of maize (Zea mays). Indian J. Agron. 2014, 59, 613–618.

  • Paramesh, V.; Lakshmipathy, M.; ArunKumar, P. Sustainability of environment through biodynamic agriculture. Asian J. Environ. Sci. 2015, 10, 50–56.

  • Paramesh, V.; Ravisankar, N.; Das, B.; Reddy, K.V.; Singh, N.P. Energy Budgeting and Sensitivity Analysis of Rice (Oryza sativa)–Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Cropping System in Indogangentic Plains of India. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci 2017, 6, 1534–1544.

  • Paramesh, V.; Sridhara, C.J.; Shashidhar, K.S. Effect of integrated nutrient management and planting geometry on root parameter and nutrient uptake of aerobic rice. Agric. Updat. 2013, 8, 217–220.

  • Paramesh, V.; Sridhara, C.J.; Shashidhar, K.S.; Bhuvaneswari, S. Effect of integrated nutrient management and planting geometry on growth and yield of aerobic rice. Int. J. Agric. Sci. 2014, 10, 49–52.

  • Paramesh, V.; Sridhara, C.J.; Shashidhar, K.S.; Sridhar, C.J. Leaf Area, Leaf Area Index and Leaf Area Duration Influenced by Integrated Nutrient Management and Planting Geometry in Aerobic Rice.

  • Paramesh, V.; Sridhara, C.J.; Shashidhar, K.S.; Vinoda, K.S. Soil nutrient balance in aerobic rice as affected by integrated nutrient management and planting geometry. J. Interacademicia 2013, 17, 441–446.

  • Paramesh, V.; Arunachalam, V.; Nath, A.J. Enhancing ecosystem services and energy use efficiency under organic and conventional nutrient management system to a sustainable arecanut based cropping system. Energy 2019, 187, 115902.

  • Paramesh, V.; Chakurkar, E.B.; Bhagat, T.; Sreekanth, G.B.; Kumar, H.B.C.; Rajkumar, S.; Gokuldas, P.P.; Mahajan, G.R.; Manohara, K.K.; Ravisankar., N. Impact of integrated farming system on residue recycling, nutrient budgeting and soil health. Indian J. Agric. Sci. 2020, 91, 44–48.

  • Paramesh, V.; Parajuli, R.; Chakurkar, E.B.; Sreekanth, G.B.; Kumar, H.B.C.; Gokuldas, P.P.; Mahajan, G.R.; Manohara, K.K.; Viswanatha, R.K.; Ravisankar, N. Sustainability, energy budgeting, and life cycle assessment of crop-dairy-fish-poultry mixed farming system for coastal lowlands under humid tropic condition of India. Energy 2019, 188, 116101.

  • Paramesh, V.; Singh, S.K.; Mohekar, D.S.; Arunachalam, V.; Misra, S.D.; Jat, S.L.; Kumar, P.; Nath, A.J.; Kumar, N.; Mahajan, G.R.; et al. Impact of sustainable land‐use management practices on soil carbon storage and soil quality in Goa State, India. L. Degrad. Dev. 2021.

  • Paramesh, V.; Sreekanth, G.B.; Chakurkar, E.B.; Chethan Kumar, H.B.; Gokuldas, P.; Manohara, K.K.; Ramdas Mahajan, G.; Rajkumar, R.S.; Ravisankar, N.; Panwar, A.S. Ecosystem Network Analysis in a Smallholder Integrated Crop–Livestock System for Coastal Lowland Situation in Tropical Humid Conditions of India. Sustainability 2020, 12, 5017.

  • Policepatil, A.; Chittapur, B.; Paramesh, V. Response of Bt cotton hybrids for targeted yield under Northern transitional zone of Karnataka. J. Crop Weed 2009, 5, 313–315.

  • Rajanna, G.A.; Murali, K.; NAYAK, P.; Lakshmipathy, R.N.; GOPAKALLI, P.; Paramesh, V. Effect of different sources and time of application of organic manures on yield attributes, yield and economics of aerobic rice (Oryza sativaL.). Int. J. Agric. Sci. 2011, 7, 193–196.

  • Rajanna, G.A.; Murali, K.; Pradeep, G.; Paramesh, V.; Lakshmipathy, R.N.; Divya, M. Effect of different sources and time of application of organic manures on growth parameters, growth indices, dry matter production and nutrient uptake of aerobic rice (Oryza sativa L.). Int. J. For. Crop Improv. 2010, 1, 84–88.

  • Rajkumar, S.; Nayar, R.; Rajagopal, K.; Chakurkar, E.B.; Venkatesh, V.S.; Nambiar, P.; Paramesh, V. Socio-demographic influences on various consumer food safety indices: an empirical study of ethnic Goan pork sausage consumers. Br. Food J. 2021.

  • Singh, N.P.; Paramesh, V. Improving farmers prosperity in coastal ecosystems of india through integrated farming system. Indian J. Agrono 2016.

  • Sridhara, S.; Ramesh, N.; Gopakkali, P.; Paramesh, V.; Tamam, N.; Abdelbacki, A.M.M.; Elansary, H.O.; El-Sabrout, A.M.; Abdelmohsen, S.A.M. Application of homobrassinolide enhances growth, yield and quality of tomato. Saudi J. Biol. Sci. 2021.

  • Paramesh, V.; Dhar, S.; Dass, A.; Kumar, B.; Kumar, A.; ElAnsary, D.O.; Elansary, H.O. Role of Integrated Nutrient Management and Agronomic Fortification of Zinc on Yield, Nutrient Uptake and Quality of Wheat. Sustainability 2020, 12, 12.

  • Venkatesh, L.; Policepath, A.S.; Yogeeshappa, H.; Manjunatha, B.N.; Naveen, N.E.; Paramesh, V. Maize-Lucerne Intercropping System in Transitional Tract of Karnataka. Environ. Ecol. 2010, 28, 1783–1786.