Jay Prakash Verma | Sustainable Agricultural | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr Jay Prakash Verma | Sustainable Agriculture | Best Researcher Award

Senior Assistant Professor at Banaras Hindu University, India

Dr. Jay Prakash Verma is a Senior Assistant Professor (III) at the Plant Microbe-Interaction Lab, Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is also a former Visiting Professor at the Soil Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Soil Science, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil, and a former Visiting Fellow at the Hawkesbury Institute of the Environment, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia.

 

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📚 Educational Qualification:

  • Ph.D. in Botany and Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University.
  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology.
  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Botany, Banaras Hindu University.

🏆 Academic Achievements:

  • 5 Ph.D. degrees awarded, 4 M.Phil. degrees, and supervision of numerous M.Sc. dissertations.
  • Research areas include Pesticide Degrading Microbes, Bioethanol Production, and Plant Growth Promotion.

🌱 Teaching Experience:

  • Teaching various environmental and microbiology courses since 2011.

👨‍🔬 Research Focus:

Dr. Jay Prakash Verma’s research spans a diverse spectrum in environmental microbiology and sustainable agriculture. His work encompasses:

  • Plant-Microbe Interaction: Investigating the intricate relationships between plants and microbes for sustainable agricultural practices.
  • Microbial Consortia: Developing innovative microbial consortia for applications in biofertilizers, bioethanol production, and pesticide degradation.
  • Soil Health Management: Contributing to the restoration of soil health, especially in degraded and arid regions, through cutting-edge research.
  • Bioremediation: Exploring the potential of microbes in bioremediation processes for degraded soils.

Dr. Verma’s multifaceted research significantly contributes to addressing environmental challenges and advancing sustainable agricultural solutions. 🌍🌾

Citations:

Dr. Jay Prakash Verma’s citation metrics showcase a strong impact in the academic community:

All-Time Citations:

  • Citations: 9326
  • h-index: 46
  • i10-index: 89

Citations Since 2019:

  • Citations: 6568
  • h-index: 41
  • i10-index: 79

These metrics highlight the continuous and significant contributions Dr. Verma has made to his field, demonstrating the ongoing impact of his research since 2019. 📚🔍

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Chander Prakash | Sustainable Agricultural | Best Researcher Award

Mr Chander Prakash | Sustainable Agriculture | Best Researcher Award

Ph.D. (Research Scholar) at  Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

Chander Prakash is a dedicated professional with a background in Mechanical Engineering, holding a B.Tech from Ludhiana College of Engineering & Technology and an M.Tech in Industrial Engineering from Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Industrial and Production Engineering from Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Chander is committed to advancing research in his field.

 

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Education:

  • Ph.D. in Industrial and Production Engineering (Pursuing) – Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
  • M.Tech in Industrial Engineering – Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana (2017)
  • B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering – Ludhiana College of Engineering & Technology (2015)

Professional Experience:

  • Teaching Assistant – Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana (Aug 2015 – Jul 2017)
  • Lecturer/Lab Instructor – Pannu Polytechnic Collge, Batala (Feb 2018 – Jun 2019)

Research Topics:

  • M.Tech: “A Study to Investigate Vibration Exposure among On-Road Tractor Vehicle Drivers.”
  • Ph.D.: “Optimization of Human and Machine Health Parameters in Tractor Farming.”

👨‍🔬 Research Focus:

Chander Prakash’s research is primarily centered around the intersection of industrial engineering and agricultural technology. His work delves into the application of Smart Farming, emphasizing IoT systems, challenges, and opportunities. His comprehensive studies on Whole-Body Vibration among tractor drivers contribute significantly to occupational health. With a keen focus on optimization, he explores ride conditions, lumbar spine stress, and vibration exposure during soil tillage operations. Chander’s research extends to modeling and optimizing tractor ride conditions under various operational scenarios. Through his impactful work, he strives to enhance both human and machine health in the agricultural sector. 🌐👨‍🌾

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Raquel Breitenbach | Sustainable Agricultural | Excellence in Research

Prof Dr Raquel Breitenbach | Sustainable Agricultural | Excellence in Research

Professor at  IFRS, Brazil

Raquel Breitenbach is an accomplished educator, extensionist, and researcher at the Federal Institute of Education, Science, and Technology of Rio Grande do Sul – Campus Sertão. With a solid academic background, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Rural Development and Agribusiness Management, a Teaching degree in the same field, a Master’s degree, and a Ph.D., all obtained from the Federal University of Santa Maria.

 

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Education/Degree:

  • Ph.D. in Rural Extension, UFSM, 2011-2012
  • Master’s in Rural Extension, UFSM, 2006-2008
  • Bachelor’s in Rural Development and Agribusiness Management, UERGS, 2002-2005

🌱 Research Projects:

Sustainable development in the Alto Uruguai region. Local food production and governance in high-end Brazilian restaurants. Business plan application in a family winery and development of wine tourism experiences

🏆 Awards and Titles:

Excellence in academic performance (2006-2010). Featured in the 7th Research, Extension, and Teaching Salon of IFRS (2022)

👩‍💼 Professional Experience:

Government Employee at IFRS since 2010. Engaged in various research projects, managerial positions, and academic committees

👨‍🔬 Research Focus:

Raquel Breitenbach’s research primarily focuses on the dynamics of generational succession in agriculture, especially among young rural women studying agrarian sciences. Her work delves into gender differences and emotional aspects influencing family farm business succession in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. She explores the intersection of innovation and sustainability in agroecological practices within family farming. Raquel also contributes to discussions on the legal and informal aspects of cheese marketing in southern Brazil and investigates factors influencing flexitarian choices in reducing meat consumption. Her research sheds light on the significance of the National School Feeding Program for the empowerment of rural women. 🌾👩‍🌾👩‍🔬🚜

Publications Top Notes:

  1. Generational succession in agriculture: academic debate and scientific trends
    • Authors: Boscardin, M., Breitenbach, R., Vaz, F.N.
    • Published in: Ciencia Rural, 2024, 54(5), e20220363
  2. Should I stay or should I go? Gender differences and factors influencing family farm business succession in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    • Authors: Breitenbach, R., Foguesatto, C.R.
    • Published in: Land Use Policy, 2023, 128, 106597
  3. “I DECIDED TO STAY”: EMOTIONAL ASPECTS AS DETERMINING FACTORS OF THE SUCCESSION PROCESS IN IPIRANGA DO SUL/RS
    • Authors: Breitenbach, R., Dallagnol, R.P., Troian, A.
    • Published in: Revista Brasileira de Gestao e Desenvolvimento Regional, 2023, 19(1), pp. 101–122
  4. O que influencia os flexitarianos a reduzir o consumo de carne no Brasil?
    • Authors: Boscardin, M., Dorr, A.C., Breitenbach, R., Brandão, J.B.
    • Published in: Estudos Avancados, 2023, 37(109), pp. 243–260
  5. Young rural women students of agricultural sciences: do they not want or do not have the opportunity to be successors?
    • Author: Breitenbach, R.
    • Published in: Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 2023, 62(1), e262212
  6. To be or not to be a successor? The aspirations of the rural youth of Rio Grande do Sul
    • Authors: Breitenbach, R., Corazza, G.
    • Published in: Revista Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Ninez y Juventud, 2021, 19(3)

 

 

Achalu Yarimo | Agriculture | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr Achalu Yarimo | agriculture | Best Researcher Award

Research and Community Service Deputy Director at  Ambo University, Ethiopia

Dr. Achalu Chimdi is an accomplished soil scientist and Associate Professor of Soil Science at Ambo University, Ethiopia. With nearly two decades of expertise in teaching and research, he specializes in soil fertility, soil chemistry, land use planning, nitrogen cycling, nutrient management, soil and water conservation, biogeochemistry, and environmental contamination management.

 

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Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. in Soil Science Program, Department of Natural Resource Management, Haramaya University in collaboration with MTT-Agri food research center, Finland (March 2013)
  • MSc. in Chemistry, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (July 2005)

Employment and Academic Ranks:

  • Associate Professor at Ambo University (Oct. 2017 – Present)
  • Associate Professor at Wollega University, Nekemte (July 2017 – Oct. 2017)
  • Assistant Professor at Wollega University, Nekemte (Jan. 2012 – July 2017)
  • Lecturer at Wollega University, Nekemte (June 2007 – Oct. 2009)

Administrative Positions Held:

  • Deputy Director for Research and Community Service, Ambo University (Jan. 2018 – Present)
  • Director for the Research and Technology Park, Wollega University (July 2015 – Oct. 2017)
  • University Vice Director for Student Service Center, Wollega University (May 2013 – Nov. 2013)
  • Director for the Post Graduate, Research and Technology Transfer, College Natural and Computational Sciences, Wollega University (Nov. 2013 – Jan. 2015)

 

Research Focus 🌱🔬:

Dr. Achalu Chimdi’s research encompasses a diverse array of soil science topics, showcasing a commitment to sustainable development and environmental stewardship. His work spans the assessment of soil chemical properties, effects of lime rates on P-adsorption characteristics, and the impact of land-use changes on soil properties and carbon sequestration.

As a corresponding author in multiple publications, Dr. Chimdi has delved into areas such as the ecology of ground-nesting stingless bees, population size assessment of indigenous rhizobia in faba bean soil, and the effects of deforestation on soil fertility. His research extends to practical applications, including water purification through sorption and the influence of effluent on soil physico-chemical properties.

Overall, Dr. Achalu Chimdi’s research portfolio reflects a holistic approach to soil science, contributing valuable insights to agricultural practices, ecosystem health, and sustainable resource management. 🌍💡

Citations:

The information provided indicates that the individual has a total of 61 citations across 7 documents. The h-index is mentioned as 2. The h-index is a metric that quantifies both the productivity and impact of a researcher’s work. In this case, the h-index is 2, suggesting that the researcher has at least 2 publications that have been cited at least 2 times each.

It’s important to note that the h-index is just one metric among many used to assess a researcher’s impact and should be considered in conjunction with other factors such as the total number of citations and the context of the researcher’s field.

 

Publications Top Notes:

Selected Publications by Achalu Chimdi, PhD

  1. “Effects of Land Use on Selected Soil Properties and Carbon Sequestration in the Gurra Watershed: The Case of Chalia District, West Shoa Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia”
    • Authors: Achalu Chimdi, Emiru Gurmessa
    • Published in the South African Journal of Botany, 2023, Volume 156, Pages 21–28.
  2. “Contribution of Coffee Plants to Carbon Sequestration in Agroforestry Systems of Southwestern Ethiopia”
    • Authors: Niguse, G., Iticha, B., Kebede, G., Chimdi, A.
    • Published in the Journal of Agricultural Science, 2022, Volume 160(6), Pages 440–447.
  3. “Effects of Rhizobium Inoculation and P Fertilizer Levels on Selected Soil Properties, Yield, and Yield Components of Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.): The Case of Abuna Gindeberat, West Shewa Zone, Ethiopia”
    • Authors: Achalu Chimdi, Dereje Negasa, Girma Chala
    • Published in Applied and Environmental Soil Science, 2022, Volume 2022, Article ID 3635989.
  4. “Climate Change-Induced Agricultural Drought over Moist-Cool and Moist-Warm Climatic Zones: A Case Study in Ale and Adami-Tulu Woredas, in Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia”
    • Authors: Benti, F., Chimdi, A.
    • Published in Caraka Tani: Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 2019, Volume 34(2), Pages 188–199.
  5. “Removal of Fluoride from Drinking Water by Sorption Using Diatomite Modified with Aluminum Hydroxide”
    • Authors: Akafu, T., Chimdi, A., Gomoro, K.
    • Published in the Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry, 2019, Volume 2019, Article ID 4831926.

These publications reflect Dr. Achalu Chimdi’s diverse research contributions to soil science, carbon sequestration, agriculture, and environmental sustainability. For access to the full articles, please refer to the respective journals.