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Chethan Kumar G

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Education details :



Research Topic

Name of the University


Bachelor of Science



University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru-560065


Master of Science


Bio-amelioration of Cadmium toxicity through Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) and Pseudomonas striata

Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110012


Doctor of Philosophy


Studies on Production Potential of Astaxanthin by Haematococcus pluvialis

Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110012



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Name of the Institute



ICAR-Indian Institute of Framing Systems Research, Modipuram, Meerut (U.P.)-250110



ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru-560089




Field of Work :

  1. Cropping Systems and Resources Management
  2. Organic Farming and Integrated Nutrient Management
  3. Carbon Dynamics and Nutrient Transformations
  4. Integrated Farming Systems and Green House Gas Emissions
  5. Soil Health Management
  6. Biological Indicators of Soil Health
  7. Soil Microbial Diversity and Ecosystem Services
  8. Biostimulants in Agriculture
  9. Micronutrients Nutrition in Horticultural Crops



Publications :

Research Articles

Debashis Dutta, A.L. Meena, Chethan Kumar G, R.P. Mishra, P.C Ghasal, Amit Kumar, Jairam Chaudhary, Chandra Bhanu, Vaibhav Kumar, Ankur Kumar, R.B Tewari & A.S Panwar (2020). Long Term Effect of Organic, Inorganic and Integrated Nutrient Management on Phosphorous Dynamics under Different Cropping Systems of Typic Ustochrept Soil of India, Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 51:21, 2746-2763, DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2020.1849258.

Debashis Dutta, A.L. Meena, Amit Kumar, N Subash, R.P. Mishra, P.C Ghasal, Jairam Chaudhary, Chandra Bhanu, Raghavendra KJ, Chethan Kumar G, Ankur Kumar, Vaibhav Kumar, R.B Tewari & A.S Panwar (2022). Influence of different nutrient management practices and cropping systems on organic carbon pools in Typic Ustochrept soil of Indo-Gangetic Plains in India, Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, DOI: 10.1007/s42729-021-00741-4.

Sunil Kumar, AL Meena, Chethan Kumar G, LK Meena, P Punia, Poonam Kashyap, Raghvendra KJ, AS Panwar and Vijay Khajuria (2021). Characterization of practices for livelihood assessment in region: A case study of district Jammu, The Pharma Innovation Journal, SP-10(8): 800-805.

Sunil Kumar, Chethan Kumar G., Lalit Krishan Meena, Amrit Lal Meena, Vijay Khajuria, Jairam Chaudhary, R. K. Naresh, Peyush Punia and Poonam Kashyap (2021). Characterization of Organic, Inorganic and Integrated Farming Practices for Livelihood Assessment in Jammu Region A Case Study of Sambha District, International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 11(7): 108-124.

Sunil Kumar, RK Naresh, AS Panwar, Poonam Kashyap, PC Ghasal, AL Meena, Jairam Chaudhary, LK Meena, Prem Singh and Chethan Kumar G (2019). Prediction of long term conservation tillage effect on soil organic carbon within aggregates and soil microbial community composition under rice-wheat rotation in subtropical India: A review, International Journal of Chemical Studies, 7(2): 1635-1647.

LK Meena, BB Channppagoudar, MK Meena and Chethan Kumar G (2019). Influence of organics on various growth parameters and yield of cluster bean genotypes, International Journal of Chemical Studies, 7(3): 1438-1441.

Sunil Kumar, M Shamim, P Kashyap, P Punia, AL Meena, LK Meena, Chethan Kumar G and AS Panwar 2020. Assessment of performance of crop model and meteorological indicators in forecasting potato yield in Western Uttar Pradesh, International Journal of Chemical Studies, 8(5): 329-335.

Shaifali and Chethan Kumar G (2021). Microbial remediation of heavy metals, International Journal of Chemical Studies, 9(2): 92-107.


Book Chapters

Prashant Vasantrao Shende, Lalit Krishan Meena, Chethan Kumar G and Amarjeet Singh Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata (Burm.f.) Wall. ex Nees) (2019). Medicinal Plants in India: Importance and Cultivation Vol-1, 324-339, Eds: SN Ghosh, Amit Nath, Parshant Bakshi ISBN: 9789388668095, NPH India Publishers.

Chethan Kumar G., Jairam Chaudhary, Lalit Krishan Meena, Amrit Lal Meena and Amit Kumar (2021). Function-driven microbial genomics for eco-friendly agriculture In Microbes in Land Use Change Management. Ed: Jay Shankar Singh, Shashank Tiwari, A.K Singh, Copyright © 2021 Elsevier Inc. 389-431.

Chethan Kumar G., Dutta D., Chaudhary J., Meena A.L. (2021) Functional Diversity Management through Microbial Integrity for Sustainability. In: Rakshit A., Singh S., Abhilash P., Biswas A. (eds) Soil Science: Fundamentals to Recent Advances. Springer, Singapore.


Popular Articles/E-publications

Amrit Lal Meena, Amit Kumar, Chethan Kumar G and Lalit Krishan Meena (2019). Carbon Sequestration in Biochar Amended Soils, Agriallis, 1 (5): 1-15.

Amrit Lal Meena*, Lalit Krishan Meena, Chethan Kumar G and Amit Kumar (2019). Mycorrhiza Enriched Biofertilizers for Enhancing Plant Growth, Agriallis, 1 (4): AL201927, 1-10.

Amrit Lal Meena, Chethan Kumar G, Lalit Krishan Meena and Amit Kumar (2020). Phytoremediation of Wastewater and Effluents Using Aquatic Weeds, Agriallis, 2 (1): AL202035, 1-12.

Lalit Krishan Meena, Amrit Lal Meena, Chethan Kumar G, Amit Kumar and Nisha Lekshmi V (2020). Biofortification: A Tool to Reduce Micronutrient Malnutrition, Biomolecule Reports- An International eNewsletter BR/10/19/03, 1-9.

Amrit Lal Meena, Nisha Lekshmi V, Chethan Kumar G, Amit Kumar, Jairam Choudhary and Lalit Krishan Meena (2020). Iron Biogeochemistry: Effect of Iron (Fe3+) Fertilization on Global Warming, Food and Scientific Reports, 1: 31-35.

Amrit Lal Meena, Samlesh Kumari, Nisha Lekshmi V, Chethan Kumar G and Sunil Kumar (2020). Sewage sludge application in agriculture: Impact on crops and human health, Food and Scientific Reports, 1: 53-58.


i.    Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) – in All India Agricultural Entrance Test for Master Degree Programme (M.Sc at IARI, New Delhi).

ii.   Senior Research Fellowship for Doctoral degree at IARI, New Delhi.

iii.  ARS-National Eligibility Test (NET) – 2009 in Agricultural Microbiology conducted by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), India.

iv.  Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) – 2010 in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry conducted by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), India.

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