Natural Resource Management




Natural Resource Management


Dr. A. Raizada

Principal Scientist

(Agro forestry)


Section in-charge  

  • Rehabilitation of degraded lands through suitable agro-forestry practices in the Himalayas and SAT of the Deccan.

  • Biomass production and nutrient dynamics in forests and plantations.

  • Watershed planning, development, monitoring and assessment..........more



Dr. Gopal R. Mahajan

Senior Scientist

(Soil Science)  

"My research interest is soil fertility and plant nutrition and management of degraded soils (coastal saline soils and mine reject soils)......... more


Dr. Uthappa A. R.


(Agro forestry)

  • Carbon sequestration potential 

    Litter and nutrient dynamics

    Tree crop interaction studies


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Dr. Paramesha V.



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

  • Integrated weed management in Rice based cropping system

  • Soil and water conservation ......... more



Dr. Bappa Das


(Agricultural Meteorology)

  • Effect of climate change on crop yield through use of Crop Growth Simulation Models

  • Statistical Crop Weather Model development for the major crops grown in West Coast Plains and Ghats

  • Soil and water conservation  ......... more


Dr. Sujeet Desai


(Land and Water Management Engineering)  

  •  Hydrological Modelling and Climate change

  • Remote Sensing and GIS in Land and Water Management

  •  Soil and Water Conservation  ......... more