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Mahender Kumar R

Mahender Kumar R

Mahender Kumar R

Principal Scientist and Head (Agronomy) Crop Production Section Directorate of Rice Research Rajendranagar Hyderabad- 500 030 Phone : 040-24591236/292 Mobile: 94404 76493 Email: [email protected] [email protected]


• Worked in Japan for a period of 9 months on rice cultivation technology.cultivation technology. • ‘P’ management in rice and rice based cropping system. • Development of leaf color chat for ‘N’ management in rice • Agro technology for hybrid rice cultivation • Package of practices for SRI

Research Interest

Developing cost effective and environment friendly agro - technologies in different rice ecosystems
Developing suitable SRI technology for wide scale adoption of SRI method across the country for enhancing water and productivity
Enhancement of Water productivity in irrigated rice ecosystem in different cropping systems 
Long term Soil health improvement in rice production systems.
Studies on the long term interaction effect of different fertilizers, water and crop establishment methods in different soil situations

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