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Dr. D. DAMODAR REDDY
M.Sc., Ph.D (SSAC).
DirectorContact Address:
DIRECTOR, ICAR -CENTRAL TOBACCO RESEARCH INSTITUTE, BHASKAR NAGAR RAJAHMUNDRY - 533 105
Phone (Mobile): 9440802569
Email Address: ddreddy132@gmail.com
Employment Record
  • Director,  ICAR - Central Tobacco Research Institute, Rajahmundry  :2014 - till date
  • Head – CC&SS ICAR - Central Tobacco Research Institute, Rajahmundry  :2009 - 2014
  • Principal Scientist,   ICAR - Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal  :2007 - 2009
  • Senior Scientist,  ICAR - Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal : 2001 - 2007
  • Scientist,  ICAR - Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal : 1994 - 2001
 
Area of Interest Tropical soil fertility and quality, Tobacco plant nutrition and leaf quality, Chemistry of phosphorus in soil-plant system, Nutrient use efficiency, Agricultural solid waste management
Publications
  1. Damodar Reddy, D., Subba Rao, A. and Singh, M. 2001 Crop residue addition effects on myriad forms and sorption of phosphorus in a Vertisol. Bioresource Technology, 80: 93-99. (NAAS rating = 10.75)
  2. Damodar Reddy, D. and Sharma, K.L. 2000 Effect of amending urea fertilizer with chemical additives on ammonia volatilization loss and nitrogen use efficiency. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 32: 24-27. (NAAS rating = 8.51)
  3. Damodar Reddy, D., Subba Rao, A. and Rupa T.R. 2000 Effect of continuous application of cattle manure and fertilizer phosphorus on crop yields and soil organic phosphorus in a Vertisol. Bioresource Technology, 75: 113-118. (NAAS rating = 10.75)
  4. Damodar Reddy, D.,  Subba Rao, A. and Takkar, P.N. 1999 Effects of repeated manure and fertilizer phosphorus additions on soil phosphorus dynamics under soybean-wheat rotation. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 28: 150-155. (NAAS rating = 8.51)
  5. Damodar Reddy, D., Subba Rao, A., Sammi Reddy, K. and Takkar, P.N. 1999 Yield sustainability and phosphorus utilization in soybean-wheat system on Vertisols in response to integrated phosphorus supply. Field Crops Research, 62: 181-190. (NAAS rating = 8.47)
  6. Damodar Reddy, D. 2007 Phosphorus solubilization from low-grade rockphosphates in the presence of decomposing soybean leaf litter. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 38: 283-291. (NAAS rating = 6.42)
  7. Damodar Reddy, D., Subba Rao, A., Singh, M. and Takkar, P.N. 2006 Organic Manure Based Phosphorus Supply Strategies: Effects on Crop Yield and Soil Test Maintenance P Requirement under Soybean-Wheat System. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 24 (1): 21-34. (NAAS rating = 6.38)
  8. Damodar Reddy, D. and Murthy, V. K. 2013 Simple and Inexpensive Water Extraction Method for Assaying Potassium Concentration in Tobacco Plant Tissue. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 44: 962-970 (NAAS rating = 6.42)
  9. Damodar Reddy, D., Subba Rao, A. and Singh, M. 2005 Changes in phosphorus fractions and sorption in an Alfisol following crop residue application. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 168: 241-247. (NAAS rating = 7.38)
  10. Damodar Reddy, D., Kushwaha, S., Srivastava, S. and Khamparia, R. S. 2014 Long-term wheat residue management and supplementary nutrient input effects on phosphorus fractions and adsorption behaviour in a Vertisol. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 45: 541-554 (NAAS rating = 6.42)
Awards/Honors

Items of Recognition

 

Year

 

Awarding Organization

1. Lal Bahadur Shastri Young  Scientist Award:1999-2000

2001

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi.

2. DR. B.C. Deb Memorial Award for Soil/Physical Chemistry – 2010-2011

2011

The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Kolkata.

3. NAAS – Associateship

2006

National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS), New Delhi.

4. Shri B. Lakshminarayana Memorial Award: 2002-03

2005

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi.

5. NAARM Merit Award-1995

1995

National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad

6. IMPHOS-FAI Award: 2009

2009

World Phosphate Institute, Casablanca, Morocco and FAI, New Delhi, India

7. Golden Jubilee COM memoration Young Scientist Award-2001

2001

Indian Society of Soil Science (ISSS), New Delhi.

8. Dr. S.P. Ray choudhary Gold Medal-1994

1995

Indian Society of Soil Science (ISSS-Delhi Chapter), New Delhi

9.IMPHOS-FAI Award: 2003

2003

World Phosphate Institute, Casablanca, Morocco and FAI, New Delhi, India

10.Member- IMC, Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal

2008 to

2010

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi.

11.Member/Chairman, FAD 4 -BIS

Since 2012

Bureau of Indian Standards,

New Delhi

12. Councilor –ISSS- 2008-09

2008

Indian Society of Soil Science (ISSS), New Delhi.

13.Member – Board of Management, Dr. YSR Horticultural University, V.R. Gudem

2014

 

14.Member – Board of Studies, Govt  College(A), Rajahmundry, A.P.

2012-14

 

15.Member, Tobacco Board, Min. of  Commerce, Guntur

2014

 

   16. Fellow, Andhra Pradesh Akademi of                             Sciences, Guntur

2015