Girish Chander (Senior Scientist-Soil Science)
Email: G.Chander@cgiar.org
Phone: +91 40 30713173

Research Papers:

2016

Soil Health Mapping and Direct Benefit Transfer of Fertilizer Subsidy - PMO Strategy Document Series (Research Report IDC-6). Suhas P.Wani, Girish Chander, Tapas Bhattacharyya and Mukund Patil (2016): 2016. (Type: Book | Links | BibTeX)
Sustainable use of natural resources for crop intensification and better livelihoods in the rainfed semi-arid tropics of Central India. SP Wani, G Chander, KL Sahrawat, DK Pal, P Pathak, G Pardhasaradhi and PJ Kamdi (2016): In: 78 , pp. 13-19, NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, 2016, ISSN: 1573-5214. (Type: Incollection | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Soil mapping and variety-based entry-point interventions for strengthening agriculture-based livelihoods – exemplar case of ‘Bhoochetana’ in India. Girish Chander, Suhas P.Wani, Kamma Krishnappa, Kanwar Lal Sahrawat, Gazula Pardhasaradhi and Lingraj Shivappa Jangawad (2016): In: SOIL AND WATER MANAGEMENT, 110 (9), pp. 9, Current Science, 2016. (Type: Incollection | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Water needs and productivity of Jatropha curcas in India: myths and facts. SP Wani, KK Garg and G Chander (2016): In: 10 , pp. 240-254, 2016. (Type: Incollection | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

2015

Enhancing nutrient use efficiencies in rainfed systems. Suhas P.Wani, Girish Chander and Rajneet K.Uppal (2015): In: Rakshit Amitava, Singh Harikesh Bahadur and Sen Avijit (Ed.): Nutrient Use Efficiency: from Basics to Advances, pp. 359-380, Springer India, 2015, ISBN: 978-81-322-2168-5. (Type: Incollection | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Enhanced nutrient and rainwater use efficiency in maize and soybean with secondary and micronutrient amendments in the rainfed semi-arid tropics. Girish Chander, Suhas P.Wani, KL Sahrawat and C Rajesh (2015): In: Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 61 (3), pp. 285-298, 2015. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
An assessment of soil fertility status of the rainfed regions of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. R Ghosh, G Chander, A Rathore, R Telangre, SK Rao, SN Sharma, S Pande and M Sharma (2015): In: Indian Journal of Soil Conservation, 43 (2), pp. 142–146, 2015. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Soil-test-based balanced nutrient management for sustainable intensification and food security: Case from Indian semi-arid tropics. SP Wani, G Chander, KL Sahrawat and G Pardhasaradhi (2015): In: Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 46 (1), pp. 20–33, 2015. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

2014

Micronutrient cations status in vegetable growing soils of sub-humid and wet- temperate zones of Himachal Pradesh. G Chander, S Sharma, V Sharma, S Verma, S Sharma and TS Verma (2014): In: Himachal Journal of Agricultural Research, 40 (1), pp. 79–83, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Copper dynamics in a typic hapludalf under rice-wheat cropping system after Twelve Years of Annual Lantana Camara L. Residue Incorporation. Sandeep Sharma, Girish Chander and TS Verma (2014): In: Journal of Plant Nutrition, 37 (7), pp. 1093-1103, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Nitrogen dynamics under long term Lantana Camara (L.) residue and fertilizer application in a rice-wheat cropping system. Sandeep Sharma, Girish Chander and TS Verma (2014): In: Journal of Plant Nutrition, 37 (11), pp. 1804-1816, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Soil test-based nutrient balancing improved crop productivity and rural livelihoods: case study from rainfed semi-arid tropics in Andhra Pradesh, India. Girish Chander, Suhas P.Wani, Kanwar L.Sahrawat, Sreenath Dixit, B Venkateswarlu, C Rajesh, P Narsimha Rao and G Pardhasaradhi (2014): In: Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 60 (8), pp. 1051-1066, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Balanced nutrient management for crop intensification and livelihood improvement: A case study from watershed in Andhra Pradesh, India. SR Chennamaneni, SP Wani, G Chander and KL Sahrawat (2014): In: Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, pp. 1–14, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Climate change mitigation and adaptation potential of conservation agriculture: Effects on rainwater use efficiency, runoff, soil moisture, soil organic carbon and energy use. RA Jat, P Pathak, SP Wani, R Sudi, KL Sahrawat, K Srinivas and G Chander (2014): In: World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, pp. 11–12, Springer Netherlands, 2014. (Type: Inproceeding | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Effects of boron fertilization on calcium : Boron ratio and boron mobility in cauliflower. G Chander, S Sharma, V Sharma, S Sharma, S Verma and TS Verma (2014): In: Journal of Research, 51 (2), pp. 128–131, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Enhanced nutrient and rainwater use efficiency in maize and soybean with secondary and micro nutrient amendments in the rainfed semi-arid tropics. G Chander, SP Wani, KL Sahrawat and C Rajesh (2014): In: Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Integrated nutrient management using deoiled jatropha cake for sustained and economic food production. SP Wani, G Chander, KL Sahrawat and PN Rao (2014): In: International Journal of Plant Production, 8 (4), pp. 549–562, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Science-led interventions in integrated watersheds to improve smallholders? Livelihoods. SP Wani, G Chander and KL Sahrawat (2014): In: NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, 70 , pp. 71–77, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Soil test-based nutrient balancing improved crop productivity and rural livelihoods: case study from rainfed semi-arid tropics in Andhra Pradesh, India. G Chander, SP Wani, KL Sahrawat, S Dixit, B Venkateswarlu, C Rajesh, P Narsimha Rao and G Pardhasaradhi (2014): In: Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, pp. 1–29, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Vermicomposting : Recycling wastes into valuable manure for sustained crop intensification in the semi-arid tropics. SP Wani, G Chander and C Vineela (2014): In: Bioresources for Sustainable Plant Nutrient Management, pp. 123–151, Satish Serial Publishing House, Delhi, 2014. (Type: Incollection | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

2013

Balanced and integrated nutrient management for enhancedand economic food production: Case study from rainfed semi-arid tropics in India. Girish Chander, Suhas P.Wani, Kanwar L.Sahrawat, Prasad J.Kamdi, Chitendra K.Pal, Dilip K.Pal and Tej P.Mathur (2013): In: Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 59 (12), pp. 1643-1658, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Soil potassium fractions in rice-wheat cropping system after twelve years of lantana residue incorporation in a Northwest Himalayan Acid Alfisol. Sandeep Sharma, Girish Chander, TS Verma and Sudhir Verma (2013): In: Journal of Plant Nutrition, 36 (12), pp. 1809-1820, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Balanced and integrated nutrient management for enhanced and economic food production: Case study from rainfed semi-arid tropics in India. G Chander, SP Wani, KL Sahrawat, PJ Kamdi, CK Pal, DK Pal and TP Mathur (2013): In: Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, pp. 1–16, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Integrated plant genetic and balanced nutrient management enhances crop and water productivity of rainfed production systems in Rajasthan, India. G Chander, SP Wani, KL Sahrawat, CK Pal and TP Mathur (2013): In: Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, pp. 1–18, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Improved crop productivity and rural livelihoods through balanced nutrition in the rainfed semi-arid tropics. SP Wani, G Chander, KL Sahrawat, S Dixit and B Venkateswarlu (2013): International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India, (Resilient Dryland Systems Report no. 58.), 2013. (Type: Technical Report | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Managing soil fertility constraints in market-led shift to high value agriculture for benefiting smallholders in the semi-arid tropics. G Chander, SP Wani, DL Maheshwer, P Hemalatha, KL Sahrawat, K Krishnappa, GL Sawargaonkar, KH Anantha, R Sudi, LS Jangawad, CH Srinivasa Rao, G Pardhasaradhi and RA Jat (2013): In: Journal of SAT Agricultural Research, 11 , pp. 1–11, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Soil test based balanced nutrient management for sustainable intensification and food security: Case from indian semi-arid tropics. G Chander, SP Wani, KL Sahrawat, G Pardhasaradhi, C Rajesh, PJ Kamdi, CK Pal and PVN Rao (2013): In: 13th International Symposium for Soil Plant Analysis, pp. 1–2, 2013. (Type: Inproceeding | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

2012

Balanced plant nutrition enhances rainfed crop yields and water productivity in Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh states of India. G Chander, SP Wani, KL Sahrawat and LS Jangawad (2012): In: Journal of Tropical Agriculture, 50 (1-2), pp. 24–29, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Carbon sequestration and land rehabilitation through Jatropha curcas (L.) plantation in degraded lands. SP Wani, G Chander, KL Sahrawat, CH Srinivasa Rao, G Raghvendra, P Susanna and M Pavani (2012): In: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 161 , pp. 112–120, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Enhancing agricultural productivity and rural incomes through sustainable use of natural resources in the semi-arid tropics. SP Wani, Yin Dixin, Zhong Li, WD Dar and G Chander (2012): In: Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 92 (5), pp. 1054–1063, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Jatropha curcas biodiesel, challenges and opportunities: Is it a panacea for energy crisis, ecosystem service and rural livelihoods?. SP Wani and G Chander (2012): In: Carels , Sujatha and Bahadur (Ed.): Jatropha, Challenges for a New Energy Crop : Volume 1: Farming, Economics and Biofuel, 1 , pp. 311–331, Springer, New York, 2012. (Type: Incollection | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Soil health awareness: Soil science at doorsteps of the farmers. SP Wani, G Chander and KL Sahrawat (2012): In: pp. 1–9, 2012. (Type: Inproceeding | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

2011

Improving phosphorus use through co-inoculation of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and phosphate-solubilizing bacteria in maize in an acidic alfisol. VK Suri, Anil K.Choudhary, Girish Chander, TS Verma, MK Gupta and N Dutt (2011): In: Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 42 (18), pp. 2265-2273, 2011. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Improving phosphorus use through co-inoculation of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and phosphate-solubilizing bacteria in maize in an acidic alfisol. VK Suri, Anil K.Choudhary, G Chander, TS Verma, MK Gupta and N Dutt (2011): In: Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 42 (18), pp. 2265–2273, 2011. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Influence of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and applied phosphorus on root colonization in wheat and plant nutrient dynamics in a phosphorus-deficient acid alfisol of Western Himalayas. VK Suri, Anil K.Choudhary, G Chander and TS Verma (2011): In: Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 42 (10), pp. 1177–1186, 2011. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Macro benefits from zinc, boron and sulphur fertilization of rainfed systems in the semi-arid zone of India. G Chander, SP Wani, KL Sahrawat, G Pardhasaradhi, C Rajesh, N Rao, CK Pal and P Kamadi (2011): In: 3rd International Zinc Symposium, pp. 1–2, 2011. (Type: Inproceeding | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Widespread zinc and other deficiencies in the rainfed semi-arid tropics of India: Soil maps as tools to delineate and manage deficient regions. KL Sahrawat, SP Wani, G Chander, G Pardhasaradhi and MI Ahmed (2011): In: 3rd International Zinc Symposium, pp. 1–2, 2011. (Type: Inproceeding | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

2010

Soil microbiological and chemical changes in rice-wheat cropping system at Palampur (Himachal Pradesh) after twelve years of Lantana camara L. residue incorporation. Sandeep Sharma, Girish Chander and TS Verma (2010): In: Journal of Tropical Agriculture, 48 (1-2), pp. 67-67, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Effect of vam fungi and applied phosphorus through STCR precision model on growth, yield and nutrient dynamics in maize in acid alfisol. VK Suri, Anil K.Choudhary and G Chander (2010): In: Progressive Agriculture, 10 (3), pp. 12–18, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Nutrient content of cauliflower (Brassica oleracea L. var. botrytis) as influenced by boron and farmyard manure in North West Himalayan alfisols. G Chander, TS Verma and S Sharma (2010): In: Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science, 58 , pp. 248–251, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
Water use efficiency enhanced through balanced nutrient management - A case study from Rajasthan. G Chander, SP Wani, KL Sahrawat and TP Mathur (2010): In: 2nd International Conference on Environmental Management, pp. 435–441, 2010. (Type: Inproceeding | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)