LAL PRASAD AMGAIN, PhD (Agronomy)

Dean (Agriculture), Tikapur, Kailali, Far-Western University, Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur, Nepal

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS:

  1. Guided 17 M . Sc. Ag. Agronomy students at IAAS, TU as a major supervisor, reviewed about 30 M Sc Ag thesis of Agronomy Department, Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), Rampur, Chitwan, reviewed about dozen of national and international journal research articles, and a PhD thesis of Agronomy of Mymansingh Agriculture University, Bangladesh.
  2. Guided about 25 M. Sc. Ag students from Agronomy, Conservation Ecology, Entomology and Soil Science at IAAS and AFU as co-adviser and 20 under-graduate students on UPA at IAAS, Lamjung Campus.
  3. Visited South Korea, Australia, Thailand, Bangladesh and India to attend international training, crop science congress and other academic seminars/ conferences and post-graduate studies.
  4. Visited about 60 districts of Nepal in different agriculture related activities like student research field supervision and training activities.
  5. Worked as Patron of symposium proceedings, IAAS, Lamjung Campus, President, TUTA, IAAS Rampur Campus and member of about 10 more agriculture related organizations throughout the country.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Amgain, L. P. A.R. Sharma, J. Timsina and P. Wagle. 2019. Water, nutrient, and energy use efficiencies of no-till rainfed cropping systems with or without residue retention in a semi-arid dryland area. Global J. Agriculture and Allied Sciences. Nepalese Agricultural Professionals in America.1 (1):30-42. dx.doi.org.10.35251 giaas. 2019.004.
  2. Amgain, L. P. A.R. Sharma, and A. Shrestha. 2019. Preceding winter season crops and residue management practices on root–shoot characters, yield and economics of succeeding pearl-millet under no-tilled semi-arid ecosystem. International Journal of Agro-chemistry. 5(1): 16–27.
  3. Amgain, L. P. A.R. Sharma, and A. Shrestha. 2019. Preceding rainy-season crops and residue management practices on growth, yield and economics of succeeding wheat under zero-till semi-arid condition. Am J Biomed Sci & Res. 1(2):43-50. AJBSR.MS.ID.000512.
  4. Amgain, L. P., B. Dhakal, U. Shrestha and S. Marasini. 2019. Agronomic management and climate change scenario simulations on productivity of rice, maize and wheat in central Nepal using DSSAT ver 4.5 crop model. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources 2(1).193-214. Doi: https://doi.org/10.3126/janr.v2i1.26068
  5. Amgain, L.P. and U. Dhakal. 2019. Climate change adaptation measures for assessing agro-climatic indices, productivity and profitability of late planted chickpea in Madi, Chitwan. The Journal of Agriculture and Environment. Vol. 20:186-198.
  6. Amgain, L. P., S. Marasini and Buddha BK. 2018. A glimpse on post-graduate thesis researches of Agronomy Department of IAAS and prioritized future research directions. Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources 1(1), 90-113. doi: https://doi.org/10.3126/janr.v2i1.26068

ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  1. Conservation Agriculture, Crop Diversification, Crop Simulation Modeling and Climate Smart Agriculture
  2. Farming Systems, Cropping Systems, Seed Technology, Soil Science and Environmental Sciences

Corresponding mail: lal.amgain@fwuagriculture.edu.np, dean@fwuagriculture.edu.np, amgainlp@gmail.com