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Biswanath Dari

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b.dari [at] oregonstate.edu

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  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Crop production
  • Soil health and Nutrient cycling
  • Agricultural resources (fertilizer, irrigation water, post-harvest residue) management
  • Environmental (soil and water quality) protection
  • Promoting alternate agricultural resources (biochar, biosolids, manure etc.)

At OSU

Beyond OSU

Personal Interests: 

In my personal time, I prefer to go hiking, biking, running and spend time in nature with my better half. I personally enjoy mentoring students to train them to get into grad school and cope up with grad life for a better academic career as and when my time permits.    

Biography

Dari is an agricultural-cum-environmental scientist broadly trained in sustainable agriculture, soil, environment, agronomy related research which includes crop production, nutrient cycling, and agricultural resource management, and environmental protection. His academic involvement in terms of interdisciplinary research, teaching, and extension includes general agriculture, basic soil sciences, soil and water management, sustainable agriculture, soil fertility & nutrient cycling, soil health assessment, soil test/recommendation, soil biogeochemistry, nutrient risk assessment, promoting alternate agricultural resources (biochar, biosolids, manures, etc.).

Professional Accomplishments

Professional Affiliations: 
  • Soil Science Society of America: Member (2011 to present)
  • American Society of America: Member (2011 to present)
  • Crop Science Society of America: Member (2011 to present)
  • SERA-17; An organization for innovative solutions to minimize phosphorus losses from agriculture (2011 to 2015)
Employment: 

Assistant Professor, Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center, Oregon State University (Jan 2020 -) (Department of Crop and Soil Science)

Post-doctoral Fellow, Aberdeen Research and Extension center, University of Idaho (August 2017 to Dec 2019)

Post-doctoral Research Associate, Soil and Water Sciences Department and North Florida Research and Education Center, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida (September 2015 to August 2017)

Certified Analyst, UF/IFAS Analytical Services Laboratories (Extension Soil Testing Laboratory – Analytical Research Laboratory), University of Florida, (August 2011 to November 2015)

Laboratory Manager, Environmental Soil Chemistry Laboratory, Soil and Water Sciences Department, University of Florida (August 2011 to September 2015).

Education: 

Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.)                                                                                 August 2015 

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida                             

Major: Soil and Water Sciences

Graduate Research Assistant and Graduate Teaching Assistant

Master of Science                                                                                                              July 2010

Punjab Agricultural University, Punjab, India

Major: Agricultural Meteorology

Minor: Soil Science

Junior Research Fellow of Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Bachelor of Sciences in Agriculture)                                                                              June 2008

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, West Bengal, India

Major: Soil Science

Service: 

Peer-review/Editorial Services

  • Chair (2020): Biochar Community, American Society of Agronomy.
  • Vice-chair (2019): Biochar Community, American Society of Agronomy.
  • Associate Editor, Agronomy Journal, American Society of Agronomy, Soil Science Society of America, Crop Science Society of America (2018 to present) (https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/files/publications/aj-masthead-for-web-6-mar-2018.pdf)
  • Editor, Open Agriculture Journal (2017 to present)
  • American Society of Agronomy: Graduate Student Committee Member (2014 to 2015)
  • Editor: Soil Methods On-line: ACS320. Methods of Soil Analysis, ASA, CSSA, SSSA Books, March 2017 - December 2020.
  • PeerJ Ambassador
  • Gamma Sigma Delta, 2015-2016.
  • Ad hoc Journal Review: Agronomy Journal, Soil Science Society of America Journal, PLOS One, Chemosphere, Geoderma, Agriculture Ecosystem and Environment, Plant and Soil, MDPI (Soils, Forestry, Diversity), Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Science of the Total Environment, Canadian Center of Science and Education journals such as Sustainable Agricultural Research, Journal of Sustainable Development, Environment and Pollution, Environment and Natural Resources Research, and Open Agriculture

 

Leadership Positions

  • Graduate Student Competition Judge – ASA Environmenetal Quality, Soil and Environmnetal Quality, Biochar Community etc. (2016 to 2019)
  • Co-ordinated Open Houses, Analytical research laboratories, Univ. of Florida.
  • Vice President of Agricultural and Life Sciences College Council (2014-2015)
  • Moderator:
    • Session(s):Soil Chemistry Oral I and II (includes student competition) (#126 and 127)”; SSSA Division, ASA-CSSA-SSSA annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, Nov 10-13, 2019.
    • Symposium: “Correctly Calculating Nitrogen Rates for Sustainable Crop Production and Environmental Protection: Advances Towards Understanding Natural Processes Governing Nitrogen Availability (#249); SSSA Division: Nutrient Management and Soil and Plant Analysis, ASA-CSSA-SSSA annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, Nov 10-13, 2019.
  • Poster Judging:
    • Soil and Environmental Quality section, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 2016
    • Animal Agriculture and Soils, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Meeting, Tampa, FL, 2017
    • Global Agronomy, ASA and CSSA Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2018
    • Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition, SSSA Meeting, san Diego, CA, 2019
    • Soil Chemistry, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 2019.

 

Leadership Activities

  • Internship (assisted members of the media at Newsroom) at the 2014 Annual SSSA, ASA and CSSA Meetings, held in Long Beach, November 2-5, 2014
  • Internship (assisted members of the media at Newsroom) at the 2013 Annual SSSA, ASA and CSSA Meetings, held in Tampa, Florida, USA, November 3-6, 2013
  • Volunteered at “Water Choices V” program- A Day long think tank on Water held at Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center on September, 2012
  • Volunteered at 14th Annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum, University of Florida, September, Sept 6, 2013
  • Volunteered at 13th Annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum, University of Florida, September, Sept 7, 2012
  • Volunteered at the 4th UF Water Institute Symposium, University of Florida, Feb 11-12, 2014
  • Volunteered at the 3rd UF Water Institute Symposium, University of Florida, Feb 15-16, 2012

 

Student Organizations and Student Club

  • Mayor of Diamond Village, Graduate and Family Housing under Mayor Council (MC) at University of Florida (December 2012 to August 2015)
  • Grant reviewer and member of Graduate Student Council (GSC), University of Florida, Florida, USA (2013-1015)
  • Fund Raiser and Active member, UF Wetlands Club (2014-2015)
  • Lead the New Graduate Orientation by GSC: Planning committee member, Tour guide instructor and coordinator, University of Florida, 2013  

 

Other Service Activities

  • Science Fair Judge at the Regional Science Fair Program at Santa Fe College, Gainesville on February 6, 2014
  • Science Fair Judge at the Alachua County School Volunteer Program at Ft. Clarke Middle School, Gainesville on Dec 10, 2013
  • Science Fair Judge at the Professional Academies Magnet (PAM) at Loften High School, Gainesville on May 30, 2013
  • Science Fair Judge at the Alachua County School Volunteer Program at Bishop Middle School, Gainesville on Nov 15, 2012
  • Presented India at the College of Education’s International Day Celebration at the University of Florida, Fall 2013

My Awards

Honors and Awards: 
  • Energypath 2017 Scholarship: Sustainable Energy Fund, an independent non-profit organization in Pennsylvania, USA, 2017.
  • Recognition of High Scholarship, Outstanding Achievement or Service by Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, April, 2015.
  • Best Poster Award in the “2014 Graduate Student Poster Competition” by Biochar Community. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting held in Long Beach, CA, Nov 2-5, 2014 (monetary award of $100).
  • Second place in the “2014 Graduate Student Oral Competition” by Pedology Division. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting held in Long Beach, CA, Nov 2-5, 2015 (monetary award of $100).
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award by “Association of Agricultural Scientists of Indian Origin (AASIO)”. Association with ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting held in Long Beach, CA, Nov 2-5, 2014 (monetary award of $200).
  • Recipient of certificate for selection and participation of the “2014 Graduate Student Leadership Conference”. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting held in Long Beach, CA, Nov 2-5, 2014.
  • “Environmental Quality Outstanding Graduate Student Award” under Environmental Quality section in American Society of Agronomy (ASA). ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, held in Tampa, FL, Nov 3-6, 2013 (monetary award of $250).
  • Second place in the “Graduate Student Poster Competition” under the section of “Animal Agriculture and Environmental Community”. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, Nov, Tampa, FL, Nov 3-6, 2013 (monetary award of $100).
  • First place in the “Graduate Student Soil Poster Contest” in Southern Branch meeting of American Society of Soil Science held in Orlando, FL, Feb, 2013 (monetary award of $200).
  • Internship (two days) helping with remote posters. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting held in Tampa, FL, Nov, 2013 @ $100.
  • The Graduate Student Travel Grants, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting held in Cincinnati, OH, 2012 @ $65.
  • Excellence in Graduate Studies and Best Dissertation Award: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2015-2016.
  • The A S Herlong Sr. Fellowship, IFAS/CALS, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2014-15 (monetary award of $2,000).
  • Outstanding CALS international student, Univ. of Florida International Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2014.
  • The William Robertson Fellowship, Soil and Water Science Department, Univ. of Florida, FL, 2014 (monetary award of $1,000).
  • Nominated among 14 finalists for Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship (Fall Semester, 2014) at University level, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • The Doris Lowe and Earn and Verna Lowe Scholarship, IFAS/CALS, University of Florida, FL, 2013-2014 (monetary award of $1,500)
  • V W Carlisle Fellowship, SWSD, IFAS/CALS, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Fall Semester, 2013 (monetary award of $1000)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award for maintaining Grade Point of 4.0 from University of Florida International Centre, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    • Academic Year: 2014-2015
    • Academic Year: 2013-2014
    • Academic Year: 2012-2013
    • Academic Year: 2011-2012
  • The Graduate School Grinter Fellowship, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    • Academic Year: 2013-2014 (monetary award of $2,000)
    • Academic Year: 2012-2013 (monetary award of $2,416)
    • Academic Year: 2011-2012 (monetary award of $2,000)
  • The Office of the Vice President for Research travel grant, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, @ $400
    • Year: 2013 (for attending ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL)
    • Year: 2014 (to be attended ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA).
  • Recognition for Leadership and Services provided to the Agricultural and Life Sciences College Council. College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, April, 2015.
  • Recognition for Outstanding service, Mayors’ Council, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2015. 
  • Recognitions from International Honorary for Leaders in University Apartment Community (IHLUAC), University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2014.
  • The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Travel Grant, 2012 @ $200.
  • ICAR Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi, India (2008-2010) selected on all India basis.
  • Merit certificate for maintaining overall GPA of 8.0 throughout the master’s program (2008-2010), Department of Agricultural Meteorology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India.
  • University Merit Scholarship, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (2004-2008)

My Publications

Proceedings and Conference Presentations: 

PUBLICATIONS

Referred/Adjudicated

  • Dari B, CW Rogers, A Leytem and KL Schroeder (2019). Evaluation of Soil Test Phosphorus Extractants in Idaho Soils. Soil Science Society of American Journal. doi:10.2136/sssaj2018.08.0314
  • Dari B, CW Rogers, X Liang, G Hu, and R Mikkelsen (2019). Plant, grain and soil responses of irrigated malt barley as affected by cultivar, phosphorus and sulfur application in an alkaline soil. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 1-11. doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2019.1589504
  • Rogers CW, B Dari, G Hu, and R Mikkelsen (2019). Dry matter accumulation and nutrient uptake and partitioning of irrigated feed, food and malt barley. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Sciences. 000:1-7. https://doi.org/10.1002/jpln.201800336
  • Rogers CW, B Dari, K.L. Schroeder (2019). Comparison of Soil-Test Extractants for Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Sulfur and Micronutrients in Idaho Soils. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment, 2:190067. doi:10.2134/age2019.08.0067
  • Rogers, C.W. S. Pristupa, B Dari. Soil Carbonate Analysis using the Solvita Compost Maturity Gel System. Agricultural & Environmental Letters. 4:190044. doi:10.2134/ael2019.09.0044
  • Dari B, VD Nair, AN Sharpley, P Kleinman, D Franklin, and WG Harris (2018). Consistency of the Threshold Phosphorus Saturation Ratio across a Wide Geographic Range of Acid Soils. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment, 1:180028. doi:10.2134/age2018.08.0028
  • Yan Z, S Chen, B Dari, and Q Chen (2018). Phosphorus forms and sorption-desorption characteristics affected by manure application in a calcareous soil. Geoderma. 322:163-171. doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.02.035
  • Dari B, and D Sihi (2018). A decadal overview of biochar research in agriculture. Journal of Agricultural Physics. 18: 14-20. http://www.agrophysics.in
  • Nair VD, PK Ramachandran Nair, B Dari, AM Freitas, N Chatterjee, and FM Pinheiro (2017). Biochar in the agroecosystems-climate-change-sustainability nexus. Front. Plant. Sci. 8:2051. doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.02051
  • Dari B, VD Nair, and WG Harris (2017). Approaches for evaluating subsurface phosphorus loss potential from soil profiles. Agriculture, Ecosystem and Environment. 245: 92-99. doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2017.05.006
  • Sihi D, B Dari, DK Sharma, H Pathak, L Nain, and OP Sharma (2017). Evaluation of soil health in organic vs. conventional farming of basmati rice in North India. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 180:389-406. doi.org/10.1002/jpln.201700128
  • Dari B, VD Nair, WG Harris, PKR Nair, LE Sollenberger, and R Mylavarapu (2016). Relative Influence of soil- vs. biochar properties on soil phosphorus retention. Geoderma. 280:82-87. doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2016.06.018
  • Dari B, D Sihi, SK Bal, and S Kunwar (2016). Performance of direct-seeded rice under various dates of sowing and irrigation regimes in semi-arid region of India. Paddy and Water Environment. 15:395-401. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10333-016-0557-8
  • Dari B, VD Nair, J Colee, WG Harris, and R Mylavarapu (2015). Estimation of isotherm parameters: A simple and cost-effective procedure. Front. Environ. Sci. 3:70. (Listed as 2016 University Florida/IFAS High Impact Publication) doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2015.00070
  • Sihi D, DK Sharma, H Pathak, YV Singh, OP Sharma, L Chaudhary, and B Dari (2011). Evaluation of yield, quality and pest management strategies in certified organic and conventional system of basmati rice (Oryza sativa) cultivation. Oryza-An International Journal of Rice, p 24-29. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/282828217

 

Extension Publications and Trade Articles/Newsletter (Peer-reviewed/Evaluated)

  • Rogers, CW, B Dari, and O Walsh (2019). Fertility in Southern Idaho Soils for Crop Production: Soil Testing Procedures. University of Idaho Extension, Moscow, ID (accepted)
  • Dari B, CW Rogers, and O Walsh (2019). Understanding factors controlling ammonia volatilization from fertilizer nitrogen applications. University of Idaho Extension, Moscow, ID. Bul. 926.
  • Rogers CW, B Dari, and O Walsh (2019). Best management practices for minimizing ammonia volatilization from fertilizers nitrogen application in Idaho crops. University of Idaho Extension, Moscow, ID. Bul. 927. http://www.extension.uidaho.edu/detail.aspx?IDnum=2233
  • Dari B, VD Nair, and WG Harris (2017). Parameters for site-specific soil phosphorus loss modelling from soil test data. UF/IFAS Extension Publication: EDIS; SL442. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu

 

Magazines and Popular Articles

  • Rogers CW, B Dari, A Leytem (2019). Soil phosphorus testing on alkaline calcareous soils. WERA- Article 103. Crop and Soils Magazine. American Society of Agronomy. doi:10.2134/cs2019.52.0510
  • Rogers CW, B Dari, and G Thurgood (2019). Idaho Grain Magazine. Cereal Residue as part of a cropping system. Winter 2019.
  • Rogers CW, B Dari, and O Walsh (2017). Idaho Grain Magazine. Fertilizer management for yield and quality in spring barley. Winter 2017.
  • Mackowiak C and B Dari (2017) Soil phosphorus storage capacity as affected by P fertilizer sources. Florida Cattlemen Association Article.

 

Book Chapters (Invited)

  • Dari B and D Sihi (2018). Future of rice crop under enriched CO2 environment. In: S Bal, J Mukherjee, B Chowdhury and A Dhawan (eds.). Advances in crop Environmental Interaction. SK Bal et al., (eds.). Advances in Crop Environment Interaction.  Springer Nature, Singapore. Pp 425-437. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-1861-0_17
  • Dari B, and D Sihi. Heavy Metals as Emerging threats in Indian Soils. In: Soil Management, Springer (accepted).
  • Invited Seminar/Presentation

  • Dari B, CW Rogers, and X Liang. 2019. Plant, Grain, and Soil Response of Irrigated Malt Barley as Affected by Cultivar, Phosphorus, and Sulfur Applications on an Alkaline Soil. Plant Sciences Seminar Series. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Idaho.
  • B Dari, CW Rogers, and Garrett Thurgood (2019). Post-harvest Residue Management in Idaho Cereal Crops. Caribou County Grain Seminar. Grace, Idaho, USA (Conference Proceeding publications).
  • Nair VD, B Dari, and PKR Nair (2016). Biochar as a soil amendment: Potential role of coconut byproducts. pp 46-47. Book of Abstract. 3rd International Symposium on Coconut Research and Development. ICAR – Central Plantation Crops Research Institute Kasaragod, Kerala, India, Dec 10-12, 2016.
  • Dari B, VD Nair, R Mylavarapu and WG Harris (2014). Can biochar amendments reduce soil phosphorus loss risk? SERA 17 Annual Meeting, Des Moines, IA, July 22-25, 2014.
  • Dari B, VD Nair, and R Mylavarapu. Biochar application effects on soil phosphorus sorption and release. 15th Annual Forum, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Sept 18, 2014 (oral presentation).
  • Dari B, and SK Bal (2010). Performance of direct seeded rice as influenced by different irrigation regimes in semi-arid condition. National Symposium on Sustainable rice production system under changed climate held in Central Rice Research Institute (CRRI), Cuttack, Orissa, India, Nov 27-29, 2010.

Professional Meeting Papers and Proceedings     

  • Thurgood G, CW Rogres, B Dari, J Marshall, O Walsh, KL Shroder (2019). Survey of C:N Ratios of Barley and Wheat Cultivars in Idaho. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Nov 10-13 (poster presentation).
  • Rogers CW, B Dari, K.L. Schroeder (2019). Comparison of Soil-Test Extractants for Potassium, Secondary, and Micronutrients in Idaho Soils. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Nov 10-13 (poster presentation).
  • Ray A, B Dari, D Sihi, S Tandon, A Dubey (2019). Bio-Adsorption of Cobalt and Lead Ions from Aqueous Solution Using Bamboo Biochar. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Nov 10-13 (poster presentation).
  • Dari B, CW Rogers and AB Leytem (2019). Evaluation of soil phosphorus tests in calcareous soils of western united states. SSSA International Soils Meeting, San Diego, CA, Jan 6-9 (poster presentation).
  • Rogers CW and Dari B (2019). Comparison soil-tests extractants for secondary nutrients and micronutrients analysis in calcareous soils of western united states. SSSA International Soils Meeting, San Diego, CA, Jan 6-9 (poster presentation).
  • Dari B, CW Rogers, X Liang, G Hu, and R Mikkelsen (2018). Plant, grain and soil responses of irrigated malt barley as affected by cultivar, phosphorus and sulfur application in an alkaline. ASA and CSSA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Nov 4-7 (poster presentation).
  • Dari B, CW Rogers, X Liang, G Hu, and R Mikkelsen (2018). Plant, grain and soil responses of irrigated malt barley as affected by cultivar, phosphorus and sulfur application in an alkaline. ASA and CSSA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Nov 4-7 (poster presentation).
  • Dari B, VD Nair, A Sharpley, D Franklin, P Kleinman, WG Harris (2017). An Environmental Phosphorus Monitoring Tool for Soils of the Eastern and Midwestern USA. ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, Oct 22-25 (poster presentation).
  • Nair VD, LE Sollenberger, B Dari, A Freitas, WG Harris and J Dubeux (2017). An Environmental Phosphorus Monitoring Tool for Soils of the Eastern and Midwestern USA. ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, Oct 22-25 (oral presentation).
  • Mackowiak, C, B Dari, and VD Nair (2017). Plant influence soil phosphorus storage capacity in soils receiving alternative fertilizers. ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, Oct 22-25 (poster presentation).
  • Dari B, CL Mackowiak, VD Nair, and JP Shirley (2016). Soil phosphorus storage capacity in Florida soils receiving fertilizer alternatives. ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, Nov 6-9 (oral presentation).
  • Dari B, CL Mackowiak, VD Nair and JP Shirley (2016). Use of biosolids in reducing phosphorus loss from Florida agricultural soils. 17th Annual Forum, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Sept 15 (poster presentation).
  • Dari B, VD Nair, WG Harris, R Mylavarapu (2015). Estimation of isotherm parameters: A simple and cost-effective procedure. ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Nov 15-18 (poster presentation).
  • Schmidt CA, B Dari, N Chatterjee, DS Howlett, and VD Nair. Nutrient and Water Retention Dynamics of Biochar Produced from Pinyon- Juniper Forest Thinning in Nevada. ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Nov 15-18 (Third place in student poster presentation).
  • Chatterjee N, B Dari, VD Nair, PKR Nair (2015). Phosphorus sorption behavior in biochar-amended soils. ASA, CSSA and SSSA ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Nov 15-18 (poster presentation).
  • Dari B, VD Nair, WG Harris and R Mylavarapu (2014). Input parameters in phosphorus loss predictive models as applied to Spodosol and Ultisol horizons. ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, Nov 2-5 (Second place in graduate student oral presentation competition).
  • Dari B, VD Nair, R Mylavarapu and WG Harris (2014). Hardwood and poultry litter biochar effects on phosphorus sorption of soil. ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, Nov2-5 (Best graduate student award for poster presentation).
  • Dari B, VD Nair, R Mylavarapu and WG Harris (2014). Phosphorus sorption behaviour in manure-impacted soil amended with biochar. World Congress of Soil Science, Jeju, Korea, June 8-13 (poster presentation).
  • Dari B, VD Nair, WG Harris and R Mylavarapu (2013). Tools for predicting phosphorus release from soils of animal and agricultural production system. ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, Nov 3-6 (Second place in graduate student poster presentation competition).
  • Dari B, VD Nair and R Mylavarapu R. Obtaining model input parameters for predicting phosphorus leaching using PLEASE model. 14th Annual Forum, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Sept 6 (poster presentation).
  • Dari B, VD Nair, R Mylavarapu and WG Harris (2012). Relating “Freundlich  KF” parameters to the soil phosphorus saturation ratio. ASA Southern Branch Meeting, Orlando, FL, Feb 3-5 (First place in graduate student soil poster presentation contest)
  • Dari B, VD Nair, RD Rhue and R Mylavarapu (2012). Relation of Langmuir parameters to the soil phosphorus saturation ratio. ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting held in Cincinnati, OH, Oct 21-24 (poster presentation).
  • Dari B, VD Nair, RD Rhue and R Mylavarapu (2012). Obtaining Langmuir parameters from a soil test solution. 13th Annual Forum, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Sept 7 (poster presentation).
  • Dari B, VD Nair, DA Graetz, and R Mylavarapu (2012). Soil phosphorus dynamics in a dairy farm during a seven-year period. 3rd Water Institute Symposium, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Feb 15-16 (poster presentation
  • *Dari B, SK Bal, SK Jalota, and J Mukherjee (2011). Growth, development and yield of direct seeded rice as influenced by irrigation regimes and microclimate variation. International Conference on Preparing Agriculture for Climate Change (ICPACC), Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, Punjab, India, Feb, 2011 (poster presentation).

Extension Seminar, Presentation and Conference Proceeding

  • CW Rogers, B Dari, and H Neibling (2019). Irrigated Cereal Response to Nitrogen Applications to Improve Efficiencies for Yield and Protein. Western Nutrient Management Conference. Reno, USA (Conference Proceeding publications). INVITED
  • B Dari, CW Rogers, A Leytem and K Schroder (2018). Comparison of Soil Phosphorus Tests in Alkaline Calcareous Soils of Idaho. Idaho Nutrient Management Conference. Twin Falls, Idaho, USA (Conference Proceeding publications). INVITED
  • University of Idaho Cereal Field Day (Idaho Falls, ID). Presented two seminars on (i) Understanding Factors Controlling Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications, and (ii) Best Management Practices for Minimizing Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications in Idaho Crops (2019).
  • University of Idaho Cereal Field Day (Burly, ID). Presented two seminars on (i) Understanding Factors Controlling Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications, and (ii) Best Management Practices for Minimizing Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications in Idaho Crops (2019).
  • University of Idaho Cereal Field Day (Pocatello, ID). Presented two seminars on (i) Understanding Factors Controlling Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications, and (ii) Best Management Practices for Minimizing Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications in Idaho Crops (2019).
  • University of Idaho Cereal Field Day (Ashton, ID). Presented two seminars on (i) Understanding Factors Controlling Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications, and (ii) Best Management Practices for Minimizing Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications in Idaho Crops (2019).
  • University of Idaho Cereal Field Day (Preston, ID). Presented two seminars on (i) Understanding Factors Controlling Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications, and (ii) Best Management Practices for Minimizing Ammonia Volatilization from Fertilizer Nitrogen Applications in Idaho Crops (2019).

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