Dr. Tapan Kumar Adhya

Email : [email protected]

Awards and recognitions :

National Awards

  • Samanta Chandrasekhar Award for the year 2008 (awarded in February, 2010) by the Orissa Bigyan Academy under the aegis of the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Orissa.
  • Awarded Prof. G. Rangaswami Memorial Award in Agricultural Microbiology for the year 2009 by the Association of Microbiologists of India, New Delhi.
  • Dr. N. S. Randhawa Commemoration Award for excellence in research in Natural Resource Management for the year 2010 by the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi.
  • ICAR Norman Borlaug Award for providing a breakthrough for agriculture through a new insight that has created high potential value for future, for the year 2010 by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi

Academic Awards

  • University Gold medal for standing 1st in class I in the M.Sc. Examination (1972)
  • DBT National Associate by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India for the year 1992-93

Selected Publications

Full List
  1. Smith, P., Davies, C., Ogle, S.M., Zanchi, G., Bellarby, J., Bird, D.N., Boddey, R.M., McNamara, N., Powlson, D., Cowie, A., van Noordwijk, M., Davis, S., Richter, D., Kryzanowski, L., Van Wijk, M.T., Stuart, J., Kirton, A., Eggar, D., Newton-Cross, G., Adhya, T.K., Braimoh, A. (2012) Towards an integrated global framework to assess the impacts of land use and management change on soil carbon: current capability and future vision. Global Change Biology (In press).
  2. Bhattacharyya, P., Das, S. and Adhya, T.K. (2012) Root exudates of rice (Oryza sativa L.) cultivars affect rhizospheric P dynamics in soils with different P-status. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal (In press).
  3. Das, S. and Adhya, T.K. (2012) Dynamics of methanogenesis and methanotrophy in tropical paddy soils as influenced by elevated CO2 and temperature interaction. Soil Biol. Biochem.  47, 36-45
  4. Datta, A., Santra, S.C. and Adhya, T. K. (2011) Relationship between CH4 and N2O flux from soil and their ambient mixing ratio in a riparian rice-based agroecosystem of tropical region. J. Environ. Monitor. 13, 3469-3474
  5. Das, S., Bhattacharyya, P. and Adhya, T.K. (2011) Interaction effects of elevated CO2 and temperature on microbial biomass and enzyme activities in tropical rice soils. Environ. Monitor. Assess. 182 : 555–569