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ICAR - Indian Institute of Maize Research

(ISO 9001:2015 certified)

Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs

Mr. Deep Mohan Mahala

Designation: Scientist (Soil Science)

Qualification: M.Sc. (Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry) from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

Address: ICAR- Indian Institute of Maize Research, PAU Campus, Ludhiana, Punjab-141004

Email: Deep.mohan@icar.gov.in

Mobile: +91-8949164343

Work experience: Scientist, Indian Institute of Maize Research, Ludhiana 141 004 (India) from July 2018- till date
Area of interest: Conservation Agriculture, Plant Nutrition, Soil Biology, Organic Farming


Research Papers:

  • Parihar CM, Singh AK, Jat SL, Ghosh A, Dey A, Nayak HS, Parihar MD, Mahala DM, Yadav RK, Rai V, Satayanaryana T, Jat ML (2019) Dependence of temperature sensitivity of soil organic carbon decomposition on nutrient management options under conservation agriculture in a sub-tropical Inceptisol. Soil Till Res 190:50-60. (NAAS Rating: 9.82)
  • Parihar CM, Parihar MD, Sapkota TB, Nanwal RK, Singh AK, Jat SL, Nayak HS, Mahala DM, Singh LK, Kakraliya SK, Stirling CM, Jat ML (2018) Long-term impact of conservation agriculture and diversified maize rotations on carbon pools and stocks, mineral nitrogen fractions and nitrous oxide fluxes in Inceptisol of India. Sci Total Environ 640-641:1382-1392. (NAAS Rating: 10.61).
  • Kumar V, Gathala MK, Saharawat YS, Parihar CM, Kumar R, Kumar R, Jat ML, Jat AS, Mahala DM, Kumar L, Nayak HS (2019) Impact of tillage and crop establishment methods on crop yields, profitability and soil physical properties in rice–wheat system of Indo‐Gangetic Plains of India. Soil Use Manage 35.2 (2019): 303-313.
  • Mahala DM, Jat SL, Parihar CM, Singh AK, Bamboriya SD, Rakhsit S (2019) AICRP on Maize Research : Salient Achievements and Future Research Directions in Nutrient Management Research. Ind J Fert 15(4):418-426. http://krishi.icar.gov.in/jspui/handle/123456789/21329
  • Singh AK, Jat SL, Parihar CM, Mahesh Kumar, Singh CS, Hallikeri SS, Sreelatha D, Manjulatha G and Mahala DM (2020) Precision nutrient management for enhanced yield and profitability of maize (Zea mays). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 90(5): 952–956.
  • Yadav BD, Yadav N, Yadav RK, Mahala DM, Yadav SS, Kumawat R, Yadav VK, Bijarnia A, Dhakar GL and Yadav DL (2020) Soil Pollution with Nickel, its Geochemistry, Health Issues and Reclamation: A Review. Chemical Science Review and Letters 9(34): 233-240.

Book Chapters:

  • Mukesh Choudhary, B.S. Jat, S.L. Jat, Deep Mohan Mahala and Bhupender Kumar. (2019) Quality Seed Production of Maize in Mizoram. In book: National Workshop on “Scientific Maize cultivation in North East India”. Aizawl, Mizoram (5th March, 2019) pp. 26-35. ISBN: 978-93-5351-011-4. Publisher: ICAR Research complex for NEH region, Umiam, Meghalaya
  • Yadav RK, Yadav MR, Mahala DM, Kumar R, Kumar D, Yadav N, Yadav SL, Sharma VK, Yadav S (2019) Soil Microbial Hotspots and Hot Moments: Management vis-a-vis Soil Biodiversity. In: Kumar A., Meena V. (eds) Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria for Agricultural Sustainability. Springer, Singapore.
  • Jat ML, Parihar CM, Mahala DM, Nayak HS, Jat HS, Parihar MD, Sidhu HS (2019) Residue Management in Conservation Agriculture. In: Samra JS and Singh G (eds) Crop residure burning management strategies for safe environment. GSFRED, India.
  • Mahala DM, Maheshwari HS, Yadav RK, Prabina BJ, Bharti A, Reddy KK, Kumawat C, and Ramesh A (2020) Microbial Transformation of Nutrients in Soil: An Overview. In: Sharma SK, Singh UB, Sahu PK, Singh HV, Sharma Pk (eds) Rhizosphere Microbes. Springer, Singapore 175-211.
  • S.D. Bamboriya, S.L. Jat, D. Shreelatha, D.M. Mahala and Sujay Rakshit. Mechanized maize production for enhanced productivity and profitability. IIMR Technical Bulletin 2020/1.Indian Institute of Maize Research, PAU Campus, Ludhiana-141004.

Significant recognition:

  • Recipient of “CSIR-NET and JRF” from Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India during Ph.D
  • Recipient of “Junior Research Fellowship” from ICAR, Govt. of India for M. Sc. program.
  • Recipient of ICAR’s- “National Talent Scholarship” for B.Sc. (Agriculture) program.