This following is a list of published papers involving our Staff.

2021

Book chapters

    Recarbonizing global soils: A technical manual of recommended sustainable soil management

  1. J.K. Mutegi, N. Chirinda, H. Boulal, S. Zingore, T. Oberthur, K. Majumdar, C. Njeru, A. Kiwai. 2021. In, Recarbonizing global soils: A technical manual of recommended sustainable soil management, (eds. ), 14, pp. 150-178, FAO and ITPS, doi: 10.4060/cb6595en
  2. The Soil-Human Health Nexus

  3. K. Majumdar, T.S. Murrell, S. Dutta, R.L. Mikkelsen, A. Kotnis, S. Zingore, G. Sulewski, T. Oberthür. 2021. In, The Soil-Human Health Nexus, (eds. R. Lal), CH 15: Illustrating a Disjoint in the Soil-Plant-Human Health Nexus with Potassium, pp. 159-195, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group,

Articles

    A recalibrated and tested LINTUL-Cassava simulation model provides insight into the high yield potential of cassava under rainfed conditions

  1. J.G. Adiele, A.G.T. Schut, R.P.M. van den Beuken, K.S. Ezui, P. Pypers, A.O. Ano, C.N. Egesi, K.E. Giller. 2021. A recalibrated and tested LINTUL-Cassava simulation model provides insight into the high yield potential of cassava under rainfed conditions, European Journal of Agronomy 124, pp. 126242, doi: 10.1016/j.eja.2021.126242

  2. Co-benefits of nutrient management tailored to smallholder agriculture

  3. P. Chivenge, K. Saito, M.A. Bunquin, S. Sharma, A. Dobermann. 2021. Co-benefits of nutrient management tailored to smallholder agriculture, Global Food Security 30, pp. 100570, doi: 10.1016/j.gfs.2021.100570

  4. Crop nutrient management using Nutrient Expert improves yield, increases farmers\' income and reduces greenhouse gas emissions

  5. T.B. Sapkota, M.L. Jat, D.S. Rana, A. Khatri-Chhetri, H.S. Jat, D. Bijarniya, J.M. Sutaliya, M. Kumar, L.K. Singh, R.K. Jat, K. Kalvaniya, G. Prasad, H.S. Sidhu, M. Rai, T. Satyanarayana, K. Majumdar. 2021. Crop nutrient management using Nutrient Expert improves yield, increases farmers\' income and reduces greenhouse gas emissions, Scientific Reports 11, doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-79883-x

  6. Crop response to El Nino-Southern Oscillation related weather variation to help farmers manage their crops

  7. R. Chapman, J. Cock, M. Samson, N. Janet ski, K. Janetski, D. Gusyana, S. Dutta, T. Oberthür. 2021. Crop response to El Nino-Southern Oscillation related weather variation to help farmers manage their crops, Scientific Reports 11, doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-87520-4

  8. Dynamics of N-P-K demand and uptake in cassava

  9. J.G. Adiele, A.G.T. Schut, K.S. Ezui, P. Pypers, K.E. Giller. 2021. Dynamics of N-P-K demand and uptake in cassava, Agronomy for Sustainable Development 41, doi: 10.1007/s13593-020-00649-w

  10. Fostering a climate-smart intensification for oil palm

  11. J.P. Monzon, M.A. Slingerland, S. Rahutomo, F. Agus, T. Oberthür, J.F. Andrade, A. Couëdel, J.I. Rattalino Edreira, W. Hekman, R. Van den Beuken, F. Hidayat, I. Pradiko, D.K.G. Purwantomo, C.R. Donough, H. Sugianto, Y.L. Lim, T. Farrell, P. Grassini. 2021. Fostering a climate-smart intensification for oil palm, Nature Sustainability pp. 1-7, doi: 10.1038/s41893-021-00700-y

  12. Improved nutrient management in cereals using Nutrient Expert and machine learning tools: Productivity, profitability and nutrient use efficiency

  13. J. Timsina, S. Dutta, K.P. Devkota, S. Chakraborty, R.K. Neupane, S. Bishta, L.P. Amgain, V.K. Singh, S. Islam, K. Majumdar. 2021. Improved nutrient management in cereals using Nutrient Expert and machine learning tools: Productivity, profitability and nutrient use efficiency, Agricultural Systems 192, pp. 103181, doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2021.103181

  14. Long-term conservation agriculture and best nutrient management improves productivity and profitability coupled with soil properties of a maize-chickpea rotation

  15. V. Pooniya, R.R. Zhiipao, N. Biswakarma, S.L. Jat, D. Kumar, C.M. Parihar, K. Swarnalakshmi, A. Lama, A.K. Verma, D. Roy, K. Das, K. Majumdar, T. Satyanarayana, R.D. Jat, P.C. Ghasal, H. Ram, R. Jat, A. Nath. 2021. Long-term conservation agriculture and best nutrient management improves productivity and profitability coupled with soil properties of a maize-chickpea rotation, Scientific Reports 11, doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-89737-9

  16. Mapping micronutrients in grain and soil unearths hidden hunger in Africa

  17. K.E. Giller, S. Zingore. 2021. Mapping micronutrients in grain and soil unearths hidden hunger in Africa, Nature doi: 10.1038/d41586-021-01268-5

  18. Meta-analysis of yield and nitrous oxide outcomes for nitrogen management in agriculture

  19. T.M. Maaz, T.B. Sapkota, A.J. Eagle, M.B. Kantar, T.W. Bruulsema, K.Majumdar. 2021. Meta-analysis of yield and nitrous oxide outcomes for nitrogen management in agriculture, Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/gcb.15588

  20. Modeling growth, development and yield of cassava: A review

  21. P. Moreno-Cadena, G. Hoogenboom, J.H. Cock, J. Ramirez-Villegas, P. Pypers, C. Kreye, M. Tariku, K.S. Ezui, L.A. Becerra-Lopez-Lavalle, S. Asseng. 2021. Modeling growth, development and yield of cassava: A review, Field Crops Research 267, doi: 10.1016/j.fcr.2021.108140

  22. Multi-faceted impact and outcome of COVID-19 on smallholder agricultural systems: Integrating qualitative research and fuzzy cognitive mapping to explore resilient strategies

  23. R. Goswami, K. Roy, S. Dutta, K. Ray, S. Sarkar, K. Brahmachari, M.Kr. Nanda, M. Mainuddin, H. Banerjee, J. Timsina, K. Majumdar. 2021. Multi-faceted impact and outcome of COVID-19 on smallholder agricultural systems: Integrating qualitative research and fuzzy cognitive mapping to explore resilient strategies, Agricultural Systems 189, pp. 103051, doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2021.103051

  24. Nutrient management in calcareous soil improves rice-maize sustainable yield index, performance indicators

  25. S.P. Singh, S.K. Dutta, S. Jha, S.S. Prasad, S.K. Chaudhary, V. Sahi, K. Majumdar. 2021. Nutrient management in calcareous soil improves rice-maize sustainable yield index, performance indicators, Journal of Plant Nutrition doi: 10.1080/01904167.2020.1867740

  26. Six years of conservation agriculture and nutrient management in maize-mustard rotation: Impact on soil properties, system productivity and profitability

  27. V. Pooniya, N. Biswakarma, C.M. Parihar, K. Swarnalakshmi, A. Lama, R.R. Zhiipao, A. Nath, M. Pal, S.L. Jat, T. Satyanarayana, K. Majumdar, R.D. Jat, Y.S. Shivay, D. Kumar, P.C. Ghasal, K. Singh. 2021. Six years of conservation agriculture and nutrient management in maize-mustard rotation: Impact on soil properties, system productivity and profitability, Field Crops Research 260, pp. 108002, doi: 10.1016/j.fcr.2020.108002

  28. Socio-economic predictors, soil fertility knowledge domains and strategies for sustainable maize intensification in Embu County, Kenya

  29. M.W. Mucheru-Muna, M.A. Ada, J.N. Mugwe, F.S. Mairura, E. Mugi-Ngenga, S. Zingore, J.K. Mutegi. 2021. Socio-economic predictors, soil fertility knowledge domains and strategies for sustainable maize intensification in Embu County, Kenya, Heliyon 7, pp. e06345, doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e06345

  30. Soil and leaf potassium, calcium and magnesium in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) plantations grown on three different soils of India: Status, stoichiometry and relations

  31. S.K. Behera, K. Suresh, A.K. Shukla, M. Kamireddy, R.K. Mathur, K. Majumdar. 2021. Soil and leaf potassium, calcium and magnesium in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) plantations grown on three different soils of India: Status, stoichiometry and relations, Industrial Crops and Products 168, pp. 113589, doi: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2021.113589

  32. Soil organic matter prediction using smartphone-captured digital images: Use of reflectance image and image perturbation

  33. S.Gorthi, R.K. Swetha, S. Chakraborty, B. Li, D.C. Weindorf, S. Dutta, H. Banerjee, K. Das, K. Majumdar. 2021. Soil organic matter prediction using smartphone-captured digital images: Use of reflectance image and image perturbation, Biosystems Engineering 209, pp. 154-169, doi: 10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2021.06.018

  34. Suitability of root, tuber, and banana crops in Central Africa can be favoured under future climates

  35. R. Manners, E. Vandamme, J. Adewopo, P. Thornton, M. Friedmann, S. Carpentier, K.S. Ezui, G. Thiele. 2021. Suitability of root, tuber, and banana crops in Central Africa can be favoured under future climates, Agricultural Systems 193, pp. 103246, doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2021.103246

  36. The Productivity and Nutrient Use Efficiency of Rice-Rice-Black Gram Cropping Sequence Are Influenced by Location Specific Nutrient Management

  37. T. Shankar, M. Banerjee, G.C. Malik, S. Dutta, D. Maiti, S. Maitra, H. Alharby, A. Bamagoos, A. Hossain, I.A. Ismail, A. El. Sabagh. 2021. The Productivity and Nutrient Use Efficiency of Rice-Rice-Black Gram Cropping Sequence Are Influenced by Location Specific Nutrient Management, Sustainability 13, pp. 3222, doi: 10.3390/su13063222

2020

Articles

    A new paradigm for plant nutrition. Issue Brief 01

  1. T. Bruulsema, I. Cakmak, A. Dobermann, B. Gerard, K. Majumdar, M. McLaughlin, P. Reidsma, B. Vanlauwe, E. Wollenburg, F. Zhang, X. Zhang. 2020. A new paradigm for plant nutrition. Issue Brief 01, Scientific Panel on Responsible Plant Nutrition PDF

  2. Does Improved Plant Nutrition Provide a Credible Entry Point for Climate and Weather Adaptive Crop Production?

  3. K. Majumdar. 2020. Does Improved Plant Nutrition Provide a Credible Entry Point for Climate and Weather Adaptive Crop Production?, Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science 66, pp. S84-S103, PDF

  4. Fertilizer management in smallholder cocoa farms of Indonesia under variable climate and market prices

  5. M. P. Hoffmann, T. Oberthür, M. Fisher, R. P. Rötter, K. Janetski, N. Janetski, M. Samson, J. Cock. 2020. Fertilizer management in smallholder cocoa farms of Indonesia under variable climate and market prices, Agricultural Systems 178, pp. 102759, doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2019.102759

  6. Macronutrient Management Effects on Nutrient Accumulation, Partitioning, Remobilization, and Yield of Hybrid Maize Cultivars

  7. K. Ray, H. Banerjee, S. Dutta, S. Sarkar, T. S. Murrell, V. K. Singh, K. Majumdar. 2020. Macronutrient Management Effects on Nutrient Accumulation, Partitioning, Remobilization, and Yield of Hybrid Maize Cultivars, Frontiers in Plant Science 11, pp. 1-19, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.01307

  8. Maize yield in smallholder agriculture system: An approach integrating socio-economic and crop management factors

  9. S. Dutta, S. Chakraborty, H. Banerjee, R. Goswami, K. Majumdar, B. Li, M. L. Jat. 2020. Maize yield in smallholder agriculture system: An approach integrating socio-economic and crop management factors, PLOS One 15, pp. e0229100, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0229100

  10. Modelling climate change impacts on maize yields under low nitrogen input conditions in sub-Saharan Africa

  11. G. N. Falconnier, M. Corbeels, K. J. Boote, ...., K. A. Amouzou, et al.. 2020. Modelling climate change impacts on maize yields under low nitrogen input conditions in sub-Saharan Africa, Global Change Biology 26, pp. 5942-5964, doi: 10.1111/gcb.15261

  12. Nutrient Management in Conservation Agriculture– A Special Focus on Smallholder Farmers of South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

  13. S. Dutta, S. Njoroge, A. Tangi, H. Moulay, S. Zingore, M. El Gharous, K. Majumdar. 2020. Nutrient Management in Conservation Agriculture– A Special Focus on Smallholder Farmers of South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, SATSA Mukhapatra - Annual Technical Issue 24, pp. 45-68, PDF

  14. Nutrient management options for enhancing productivity and profitability of conservation agriculture under on-farm conditions in central highlands of Kenya

  15. N. D. Murimi, W. M. Mucheru-Muna, E. Mugi-Ngenga, S. Zingore, J. K. Mutegi. 2020. Nutrient management options for enhancing productivity and profitability of conservation agriculture under on-farm conditions in central highlands of Kenya, AIMS Agriculture and Food 5, pp. 666-680, doi: 10.3934/agrfood.2020.4.666

  16. Response of olive tree to ammonium nitrate fertilization under saline conditions

  17. A. Larbi, R. Baccar, H. Boulal. 2020. Response of olive tree to ammonium nitrate fertilization under saline conditions, Journal of Plant Nutrition pp. 1-14, doi: 10.1080/01904167.2020.1862188

  18. Science-based decision support for formulating crop fertilizer recommendations in sub-Saharan Africa

  19. J. Rurinda, T. Balemi, J. M. Jibrin, S. Zingore, K. Masuki, J. A. Andersson, M. F. Pampolino, I. Mohammed, J. Mutegi, A. Y. Kamara, B. Vanlauwe, P. Q. Craufurd. 2020. Science-based decision support for formulating crop fertilizer recommendations in sub-Saharan Africa, Agricultural Systems 180, pp. 102790, doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2020.102790

  20. Short-term impacts of soil nutrient management on maize (Zea mays L.) productivity and weed dynamics along a toposequence in Eastern Zimbabwe

  21. J. Chipombho, J. T. Rugare, S. Mabasa, S. Zingore, A. B. Mashingaidze, R. Chikowo. 2020. Short-term impacts of soil nutrient management on maize (Zea mays L.) productivity and weed dynamics along a toposequence in Eastern Zimbabwe, Heliyon 6, pp. e05223, doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05223

  22. Supplementary potassium and calcium improves salt tolerance in olive plants

  23. A. Larbi, H. Kchaou, B. Gaaliche, K. Gargouri, H.Boulal. 2020. Supplementary potassium and calcium improves salt tolerance in olive plants, Scientia Horticulturae 108912, pp. 1-10, doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2019.108912

  24. Towards closing cassava yield gap in West Africa: Agronomic efficiency and storage root yield responses to {NPK} fertilizers

  25. J.G. Adiele, A.G.T. Schut, R.P.M. van den Beuken, K.S. Ezui, P. Pypers, A.O. Ano, C.N. Egesi, K.E. Giller. 2020. Towards closing cassava yield gap in West Africa: Agronomic efficiency and storage root yield responses to {NPK} fertilizers, Field Crops Research 253, pp. 107820, doi: 10.1016/j.fcr.2020.107820

Book chapters

    Improving Potassium Recommendations for Agricultural Crops

  1. T.S. Murrell, J.J. Volenec, S.M. Brouder. 2020. In, Improving Potassium Recommendations for Agricultural Crops, (eds. R. Norton, G. Sulewski, R.M. Mikkelsen, T.S. Murrell, M.L. Thompson), Ch. 1: The Potassium Cycle and Its Relationship to Recommendation Development, pp. 1-46, Springer, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_1
  2. K. Goulding, T.S. Murrell, R.L. Mikkelsen, C. Rosolem, J. Johnston, H. Wang, M.A. Alfaro. 2020. In, Improving Potassium Recommendations for Agricultural Crops, (eds. R. Norton, G. Sulewski, R.M. Mikkelsen, T.S. Murrell, M.L. Thompson), Ch. 3: Outputs: Potassium Losses from Agricultural Systems, pp. 75-97, Springer, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_3
  3. T.S. Murrell, D. Pitchay. 2020. In, Improving Potassium Recommendations for Agricultural Crops, (eds. T.S. Murrell, R.M. Mikkelsen, G. Sulewski, R. Norton, M.L. Thompson), Ch. 9: Evaluating Plant Potassium Status, pp. 219-261, Springer, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_9
  4. V.K. Singh, B.S. Dwivedi, S.S. Rathore, R.P. Mishra, T. Satyanarayana, K. Majumdar. 2020. In, Improving Potassium Recommendations for Agricultural Crops, (eds. T.S. Murrell, R.M. Mikkelsen, G. Sulewski, R. Norton, M.L. Thompson), Ch. 11: Timing Potassium Applications to Synchronize with Plant Demand, pp. 363-384, Springer, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_13
  5. J.J. Volenec, S.M. Brouder, T.S. Murrell. 2020. In, Improving Potassium Recommendations for Agricultural Crops, (eds. T.S. Murrell, R.M. Mikkelsen, G. Sulewski, R. Norton, M.L. Thompson, ), Ch. 14: Broadening the Objectives of Future Potassium Recommendations, pp. 385-415, Springer, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_14
  6. K. Majumdar, R.M. Norton, T.S. Murrell, F. Garcia, S. Zingore, L.I. Prochow, M. Pampolino, H. Boulal, S. Dutta, E. Francisco, M.S. Tan, P. He, V.K. Singh, T. Oberthür. 2020. In, Improving Potassium Recommendations for Agricultural Crops, (eds. T.S. Murrell, R.M. Mikkelsen, G. Sulewski, R. Norton, M.L. Thompson), Ch. 11: Assessing Potassium Mass Balances in Different Countries and Scales, pp. 283-340, Springer, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_11
  7. Improving Potassium Recommendations for Agricultural Crops.

  8. R.L. Mikkelsen, T.L. Roberts. 2020. In, Improving Potassium Recommendations for Agricultural Crops., (eds. M.L. Thompson, T.S. Murrell, R.M. Mikkelsen, G. Sulewski, R. Norton), Ch. 2: Inputs: Potassium Sources for Agricultural Systems, pp. 47-73, Springer, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_2

2019

Articles

    Integrated Nutrient Management for Eggplant: Yield and Quality Models through Artificial Neural Network

  1. U. Thingujam, K. Bhattacharyya, K. Ray, A. Phonglosa, A. Pari, H. Banerjee, S. Dutta, K. Majumdar. 2019. Integrated Nutrient Management for Eggplant: Yield and Quality Models through Artificial Neural Network, Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 51, pp. 70-85, doi: 10.1080/00103624.2019.1695824

  2. Macronutrients influence yield and oil quality of hybrid maize (Zea mays L.)

  3. K. Ray, H. Banerjee, S. Dutta, A. K. Hazra, K. Majumdar. 2019. Macronutrients influence yield and oil quality of hybrid maize (Zea mays L.), PLOS One 14, pp. e0216939, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216939

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