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Dr. T Satyanarayana

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International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI)
354, Sector-21, POCKET A, HUDA, Gurgaon 122016.
Haryana. INDIA
Dr. T. Satyanarayana has been named Director of the South Asia (SA) Program of the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) effective July 1, 2016. Dr. Satyanarayana joined the staff of IPNI as Deputy Director, India Program-South Zone, effective November 1, 2008. In 2005, Dr. Satyanarayana received his Ph.D. degree from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) in New Delhi. He received his M.Sc. degree at Dr. Y.S.P.U.H. & F. in Himachal Pradesh in 2001, and his B.Sc. Ag. from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in 1998. Most recently, Dr. Satyanarayana was Deputy Manager-Business Development & Agri Technical Services, with Shriram Fertilizers & Chemicals, DSCL. In that role, he was involved with identifying emerging trends in agriculture and other allied businesses, imparting training, developing publications, and coordinating the functioning of 110 Shriram Krishi Vikas Kendras (SKVKs). From 2005 to 2007, he worked as Deputy Manager-Regulatory Affairs, with Coromandel Fertilisers Ltd. in Hyderabad. Dr. Satyanarayana was also a Senior Research Fellow at IARI from 2001 to 2002 and worked on projects related to the rice-wheat cropping system. He is author or co-author of several research publications.


Ph. D (Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry) 2005 Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India
M. Sc (Soil Science) 2001 Dr. Y S Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India
B. Sc (Agriculture) 1998, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India

Awards & Recognition

  • Holder of IARI Senior Research Fellowship
  • Qualified ICAR-National Eligibility Test for Lectureship
  • Holder of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship
  • Holder of merit scholarship sponsored by Govt. of Pondicherry

  • Selected Publications

  • Satyanarayana Talatam and Raina, J, N. (2005). Nutritional status of apple growing soils and plants of Himachal Pradesh I - Macronutrients. J. Soil Water Conservation. 4(1&2): 72-78.
  • Satyanarayana Talatam and Raina, J, N. (2005). Nutritional status of apple growing soils and plants of Himachal Pradesh II- Micronutrients. J. Soil Water Conservation. 4(3&4) : 25-30.
  • Coumar, M. V., Singh, S. and Satyanarayana Talatam (2004). Availability and utilization of phosphorus from rock phosphate enriched biogas slurry under mustard. J. Nuclear Agril. Biol. 33(3-4): 154-163.
  • Sharma, U., Krishan, G. and Satyanarayana Talatam (2002). Soil bioresources in agriculture. In: Bioresource technology, (G. Tripathi Ed.), CBS Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 44-56.
  • Satyanarayana Talatam, Sarjeet Singh, Coumar, M. V. and Dhyan Singh (2007) Effect of organic manures on Phosphorus use efficiency and grain yield of wheat and blackgram grown in sequence. J. Nuclear Agril. Biol 36 (1-2): 25-29
  • T Satyanarayana, H. S. Khurana and Kaushik Majumdar (2009) Current status of fertiliser use in India with reference to Agro Ecological Zones and Crops. In: Site-specific integrated nutrient management in rice and rice based cropping systems, Directorate of Rice Research, Hyderabad, pp. 60-68.
  • Johnston, A. M., Khurana, H. S., Majumdar, K. and Satyanarayana, T. (2009) Site-specific nutrient management - Concept, current research and future challenges in Indian agriculture. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 57(1): 1-10.
  • Malarvizhi, P., Thiyageshwari, S., Paramasivan, M., Geetha, R., Kasthuri Thilagam, V., Nagendra Rao, T. and Satyanarayana, T. (2009). Nutrient management to improve maize productivity in Tamil Nadu. Better Crops-India. 3(1): 22-24.
  • Satyanarayana, T. and Parida, B. K. (2009). Crop growth as influenced by zinc and organic matter in Cadmium rich polluted soils. In: The proceedings of the International Plant Nutrition Colloquium XVI, University of California, Davis, Paper 1123.
  • Edited Book: Kumaragamage D., T. Satyanarayana, Harmandeep Singh, and K. Majumdar (Editors). 2009. Use of Phosphorus and Potassium Fertilizers in Sri Lankan Agriculture. Intl. Plant Nutrition Inst. (IPNI), Gurgaon, Haryana, India. pp. 197.
  • Book Chapter: Harmandeep Singh, K. Majumdar, and T. Satyanarayana. 2009. Crop, soil, and nitrogen fertilization management strategies to reduce nitrate accumulation in plants. Submitted Sept. 30, 2009.
  • Satyanarayana, T., Malarvizhi, P. and Thiyageshwari, S. (2010). Performance of systematic approach to nutrient management to improve maize productivity in Tamil Nadu, India. In: Nutrient Best Management Practices, 19th World Congress of Soil Science, Brisbane, Australia, Paper 0078.