Dr. S. Vijayakumar, Scientist

Dr. S. Vijayakumar, Scientist

Name:-  Dr.S.Vijayakumar

Designation:-   Scientist

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Official phone number:-  9891467717

Google scholar link:- https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=auudV_UAAAAJ&hl=en

Research gate link:-  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Vijayakumar_S2

ORCID link:- https://orcid.org/my-orcid?orcid=0000-0002-1797-7980

Educational Qualification:-  

  • B.Sc. (Ag.) Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 2011.
  • M.Sc. (Ag.) Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 2014.
  • Ph.D. (Ag.) Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 2017

Employment Record / Work Experience:-

  • Scientist ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad 8-10-2021 to until now.
  • Scientist ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack 13-10-2017 to 7-10-2021.
  • Scientist ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad 5-07-2017 to 4-10-2017.

Area research specialization:-

Precision farming, Rice Agronomy, Climate change, Crop simulation model, Remote Sensing.

Important projects under taken:-

  • DST funded project entitled "Enhancing resilience of rice based production system to climate change". Total Budeget 2.4 crore.
  • DBT funded project entitled "Comparative assessment of greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions and mitigation cum adaptation strategies in rice ecologies of two contrasting Agro-climatic zones of Assam". Total Budget 80 lakh.
  • Evaluating IoT enabled AWD system for reducing GHG emissions and enhancing sustainability of rice production. Total budget 16.25 lakh. Funded by CULTYVATE & Vilgro.
  • Response of POLY4 fertilizer on growth, yield and soil health of irrigated rice crop. Total Budget 12.94 lakh. Funded by Sirius Minerals India Pvt Ltd.
  • Comparative Assessment of Aldor (30-00-05+7S) as an alternative to Urea on yield and nutrient use efficiency of irrigated rice ecosystem. Total Budget 15.24 lakh. Funded by Sirius Minerals India Pvt Ltd.

Award and Honors:-

  • ICAR-Junior Research Fellowship in 2012.
  • IARI Merit Fellowship in 2014.
  • ICAR-Senior Research Fellowship in 2015.
  • International Plant Nutrient Institute (IPNI) Scholar award, Canada in 2016.
  • Best M.Sc thesis from Indian Society of Agronomy in 2016.
  • Best poster award in fourth International Agronomy Congress, New Delhi in 2016.
  • Best oral presentation award in National Seminar on Climate Resilient Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture organized at Annamalai University in 2019.
  • Best Young Scientist award form ICAR-IIRR, Hyderabad in 2021.
  • Best oral presentation award in 9th Annual Convention and National Webinar on “Managing Agro-Chemicals for Crop and Environmental Health” in February 25-26, 2022.

Editors/Reviewers of the Journals:-

  • Oryza.
  • Journal of Rice Research.
  • Indian Journal of Agro-forestry.
  • Indian Farming.
  • Current Science.
  • Academia Letters Team.
  • Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition

Member of Scientific Society:-

  • Life member of the Indian Society of Agronomy.
  • Life member of the Society for Advancement of Rice Research.
  • Life member of Indian Society of Weed Science

Training Undergone:-

  • Generating crop information using remote sensing, RIICE technology and mobile application on 18-20th December 2017, held at the Department of Remote sensing & GIS, TNAU, Coimbatore.
  • Participated in two-week training course on UAV Remote Sensing – Possible Application & Future Advances organized by North Eastern Space Applications Centre, Umiam, Meghalaya from 16th September, 2019 to 27th September, 2019.
  • Attended training programme on Geospatial Analysis using QGIS and R organized by ICAR – NAARM, Hyderabad from 27th February – 3rd March 2020.
  • Participated in the Online Training Programme on “Time Series Data Analysis” Organized by ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad during 04-09 January, 2021.
  • Participated in the Online Training Programme on “Recent Advances in Organic Farming Research" Organized by ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad during 22-26 February, 2022.
  • Attended 21 days training program on Recent advances in electronic devices, artificial intelligence and machine learning for precision agriculture organized by ICAR-Central institute of agricultural engineering, Bhopal during February 1-21, 2022.
  • Attended 21 days training program on Geospatial Science and Technology Applications in Agriculture conducted from 11th – 31st May, 2022 by the Department of Remote Sensing and GIS, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

Publications (Top 30):-

  • Ramesh K, Vijaya Kumar S, Upadhyay PK, Chauhan BS. 2022. Revisiting the concept of the critical period of weed control. The Journal of Agricultural Science 159(9-10): 636-642. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021859621000939.
  • Kumar, A., Nayak, A.K., Hanjagi, P.S., Kumari, K., Vijayakumar, S., Mohanty, S., Tripathi, R. and Panneerselvam, P. 2021. Submergence stress in rice: Adaptive mechanisms, coping strategies and future research needs. Environmental and Experimental Botany, p.104448. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2021.104448.
  • Vijayakumar S*, Dinesh Kumar, Kulasekaran Ramesh, Prabhu Govindasamy, Dinesh Jinger, Rubina Khanam, Saravanane P, Subramanian E, Ekta Joshi, VK Sharma and Sudhir K Rajpoot. 2021. Potassium nutrition in rice: A review. Oryza- An International Journal of Rice, 58 (3):341-353. https://doi.org/10.35709/ory.2021.58.3.1.
  • Dinesh Jinger, Moirangthem Thoithoi Devi, Shiva Dhar, Anchal Dass, V K Sharma, Vijaya Kumar S, Ekta Joshi, Hanuman Singh Jatav and Neelam Singh. 2020. Silicon application mitigates abiotic stresses in rice: A review. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 90 (11): 2043–2050.
  • Khanam, R., Kumar, A., Nayak, A.K., Shahid, M., Tripathi, R., Vijayakumar, S., Bhaduri, D., Kumar, U., Mohanty, S., Panneerselvam, P. and Chatterjee, D. B.S. Satapathy, H. Pathak. 2020. Metal (loid) s (As, Hg, Se, Pb and Cd) in paddy soil: Bioavailability and potential risk to human health. Science of The Total Environment 699, p.134330. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134330.
  • S Vijayakumar*, Anil Kumar Choudhary, M Deiveegan, E Subramanian, Ekta Joshi, B. Raghavendra Goud, T. Selva Kumar. 2022. The opportunities and challenges for harvest weed seed control (HWSC) in India: An opinion. Indian Journal of Weed Science (2022) 54(1): 11–17. http://dx.doi.org/10.5958/0974-8164.2022.00002.8.
  • S Vijayakumar, R Mahender Kumar, R M Sundaram, P Balasubramanian. 2022. Remote sensing based transformative crop insurance for rice. Opinion. Current Science. 123(3): 254-255.
  • Santosha Rathod, Vijayakumar S*, Nirmala Bandumula and Gayathri Chitikela. 2022. Prediction of Mango Production Using Machine Intelligence Techniques: A Case Study from Karnataka, India. Acta Scientific Agriculture 6(9): 16-22.
  • AK. Nayak, Rahul Tripathi, Manish Debnath, CK. Swain, B. Dhal, Vijaykumar S, AD. Nayak, S. Mohanty, MD. Shahid, Anjani Kumar, Manoj Rajak, K.C. Moharana, D. Chatterjee, S. Munda, P. Guru, Rubina Khanam, B. Lal, P. Gautam, S. Pattanaik, A.K. Shukla, Nuala Fitton, P. Smith, H. Pathak. Carbon and water footprint of rice, wheat & maize crop productions in India, Pedosphere, 2022, ISSN 1002-0160, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedsph.2022.06.045.
  • Choudhary AK, Sood P, Rahi S, Yadav DS, Thakur OC, Siranta KR, Dass A, Singh YV, Kumar A, Vijayakumar S, Bhupenchandra I, Dua VK, Shivadhar, Bana RS, Pooniya V, Sepat S, Kumar S, Rajawat MVS, Rajanna GA, Harish MN, Varatharajan T, Kumar A and Tyagi V (2022) Rice Productivity, Zn Biofortification, and Nutrient-Use Efficiency as Influenced by Zn Fertilization Under Conventional Transplanted Rice and the System of Rice Intensification. Front. Environ. Sci. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2022.869194.
  • Jinger, D., Dhar, S., Dass, A., Sharma, V.K., Paramesh, V., Parihar, M., Joshi, E., Singhal, V., Gupta, G., Prasad, D. and Vijayakumar, S. 2022. Co-fertilization of Silicon and Phosphorus influenced the Dry Matter Accumulation, Grain Yield, Nutrient Uptake, and Nutrient-Use Efficiencies of Aerobic Rice. Silicon 14: 4683-4697. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12633-021-01239-5.
  • Vijayakumar S*, Dinesh Kumar, Kulasekaran Ramesh, Dinesh Jinger & Sudhir K. Rajpoot. 2022. Effect of potassium fertilization on water productivity, irrigation water use efficiency, and grain quality under direct seeded rice-wheat cropping system, Journal of Plant Nutrition, 45 (13): 2023-2038. https://doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2022.2046071.
  • S. Vijayakumar, A. K. Nayak, A. P. Ramaraj, C. K. Swain, V. Geethalakshmi, S. Pazhanivelan, Rahul Tripathi and N. S. Sudarmanian. 2021. Rainfall and temperature projections and their impact assessment using CMIP5 models under different RCP scenarios for the eastern coastal region of India. Current Science, (121)2: 222-232. https://doi.org/10.18520/cs/v121/i2/222-232.
  • Pooja K, Saravanane P, Sridevi V, Nadaradjan S and Vijayakumar S*. 2021. Effect of cultivars and weed management practices on productivity, profitability and energetics of dry direct-seeded rice. Oryza-An International Journal of Rice, 58 (3):442-447. https://doi.org/10.35709/ory.2021.58.3.11.
  • Jaisankar, I., Varadan, R.J., Vijayakumar, S., Jambhulkar, N.N., Jerard, B.A., Ganguly, N., Rajkumar, M., Moses, E.M. and Simhachalam, P. 2021. Efficacy of Clonal Propagation in Andaman Padauk (Pterocarpus dalbergioides): Augmenting Conservation of an Endemic Ornamental Timber Species of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India. Forest Science. 2021, 67(5), 537–549. https://doi.org/10.1093/forsci/fxab029.
  • Pooja, K., Saravanane, P., Nadaradjan, S. Sundaravaradhan, S., Muthukumarasamy, S. and Vijayakumar, S*. 2021. Effect of cultivars and different weed management practices on yield, nutrient uptake and soil micro-flora in dry direct-seeded rice under coastal deltaic ecosystem. ORYZA-An International Journal of Rice, 58(1):21-25. https://doi.org/10.35709/ory.2021.58.1.4.
  • E Subramanian, C Aathithyan, VB Raghavendran, S Vijayakumar. 2020. Optimization of nitrogen fertilization for aerobic rice (Oryza sativa). Indian Journal of Agronomy 65(2): 180-184.
  • Jinger, D., S. Dhar, A. Dass, V.K. Sharma, V. Kumar S. and G. Gupta. 2020. Influence of residual silicon and phosphorus on growth, productivity, lodging and grain quality of succeeding wheat under rice-wheat cropping system. J. Environ. Biol., 41, 1676-1684. http://doi.org/10.22438/jeb/41/6/SI-250.
  • Saravanane P, Poonguzhalan R, Vijayakumar S And K. Pooja. 2020. Crop-weed competition in blackgram in coastal deltaic eco-system. Indian Journal of Weed Science 52(3): 283–285, 2020. http://doi.org/10.5958/0974-8164.2020.00055.6.
  • Vijayakumar S*, Kumar D, Sharma VK, Shivay YS, Anand A, Saravanane P, Jinger D, Singh N. 2019. Potassium fertilization to augment growth, yield attributes and yield of dry direct seeded basmati rice (Oryza sativa). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 89(11): 1916–1920.
  • Vijayakumar S*, Kumar D, Shivay YS, Sharma VK, Sharma DK, Saravanane P, Poornima S, Singh N. 2019. Energy budgeting of aerobic rice (Oryza sativa)-wheat (Triticum aestivum) cropping system as influenced by potassium fertilization. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 89 (11): 1911–1915.
  • S. Vijayakumar*, Dinesh Kumar, Y.S. Shivay, Anjali Anand, D.K. Sharma, V.K. Sharma and V. Govindasamy. 2019. Growth and productivity of wheat (Triticum aestivum) as influenced by potassium application. Indian Journal of Agronomy 64 (3): 341-347.
  • S. Vijayakumar*, Dinesh Kumar, Y.S. Shivay, Anjali anand, P. Saravanane and Nain Singh. 2019. Potassium fertilization for enhancing yield attributes, yield and economics of wheat (Triticum aestivum). Indian Journal of Agronomy 64 (2): 226-231.
  • Chatterjee, D., Nayak, AK., Vijayakumar, S., Debnath, M., Chatterjee, S., Swain, C.K., Bihari, P., Mohanty, S., Tripathi, R., Shahid, M. and Kumar, A. 2019. Water vapor flux in tropical lowland rice. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 191(9): 550. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-019-7709-4.
  • Vijayakumar S*, Dinesh Kumar, YS Shivay, Anjali Anand, Saravanane P, Poornima S, Dinesh Jinger and Nain Singh. 2019. Effect of potassium fertilization on growth indices, yield attributes and economics of dry direct seeded basmati rice (Oryza sativa L.). Oryza- An International Journal of Rice, 56(2): 214-220. https://doi.org/10.35709/ory.2019.56.2.6.
  • Dinesh Jinger, Shiva Dhar, Anchal Dass, V K Sharma, Ekta Joshi, S Vijayakumar and Gaurendra Gupta. 2018. Effect of silicon and phosphorus fertilization on growth, productivity and profitability of aerobic rice (Oryza sativa). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 88 (10): 1600–1605.
  • V. Kumar, A.K. Singh, S.L. Jat, C.M. Parihar, V. Pooniya, and S. Sharma. 2015. Nutrient uptake and fertilizer use efficiency of maize hybrids under conservation agriculture with nutrient expert based SSNM practices. Annals of agriculture research 36(2): 160-166.
  • V. Kumar, A.K. Singh, S.L. Jat, C.M. Parihar, V. Pooniya, B. Singh and S. Sharma. 2015. Precision nutrient and conservation agriculture practices for enhancing productivity, profitability, nutrient-use efficiencies and soil nutrient status of maize (Zea mays) hybrids. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 85(7): 926-930.
  • V. Kumar, A.K. Singh, S.L. Jat, C.M. Parihar, V. Pooniya, S. Sharma and B. Singh. 2014. Influence of site-specific nutrient management on growth and yield of maize (Zea mays) under conservation tillage. Indian Journal of Agronomy 59(4): 657-660.

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23 October 2021