Dinesh Panday

Scientist, Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management


Ph.D. in Soil and Water Sciences: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nebraska, NE, United States

M.S. in Environmental Science: Lincoln University, MO, United States

B.S. in Agriculture: Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Tribhuvan University, Nepal


Peer-reviewed articles

Panday, D., Mikha, M.M., Collins, H.P., Jin, V.L., Kaiser, M., Malakar, A., Cooper, J. and Maharjan, B. Optimum rates of surface applied coal char decreased soil ammonia volatilization loss. Journal of Environmental Quality 2020, 1-12.

Subedi, R., Bhatta, L.D., Udas, E., Agrawal, N.K., Joshi, K.D. and Panday, D. 2019. Climate-smart practices for the improvement of crop yields in mid-hills of Nepal. Cogent Food & Agriculture 2019, 5(1), 1631026.

Panday, D., Ojha, R.B., Chalise, D., Das, S. and Twanabasu, B. Spatial variability of soil properties under different land use in the Dang district of Nepal. Cogent Food & Agriculture 2019, 5(1), 1600460.

Pokharel, D., Jha, R.K., Tiwari, T.P., Gathala, M.K., Shrestha, H.K. & Panday, D. Is conservation agriculture a potential option for cereal-based sustainable farming system in the eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains of Nepal? Cogent Food & Agriculture 2018, 4(1), 1557582.

Panday, D., Maharjan, B., Chalise, D., Shrestha, R.K. and Twanabasu, B. Digital soil mapping in the Bara district of Nepal using kriging tool in ArcGIS. PLoS ONE 2018, 13(10), e0206350.

Pandey, S., Bhatta, N., Paudel, P., Pariyar, R., Maskey, K., Khadka, J., Thapa, T., Rijal, B. and Panday, D. Improving fertilizer recommendations for Nepalese farmers with the help of soil-testing mobile van. Journal of Crop Improvement 2018, 32(1), 19-32.

Kharal, S., Khanal, B.R. and Panday, D. Assessment of soil fertility under different land-use systems in Dhading district of Nepal. Soil Systems 2018, 2(4), 57.

Panday, D. and Nkongolo, N.V. Comparison of models for predicting pore space indices and their relationships with CO2 and N2O fluxes in a corn-soybean field. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 2016, 96(3), 328-335.

Panday, D. and Nkongolo, N.V. Effect of soil air and water on greenhouse gases emissions in a corn-soybean rotation. Procedia Environmental Sciences 2015, 29, 293-294.

Panday, D. and Nkongolo, N.V. Soil water potential control of the relationship between moisture and greenhouse gas fluxes in corn-soybean field.  Climate 2015, 3(3), 689-696.

Conference proceedings

Panday, D. and Maharjan, B. Yield response and ammonia volatilization in variably irrigated corn in western Nebraska. In Proceedings of Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference 2018, 17, 162-168.

Panday, D. Honeybees, their pollination behavior and relation to livelihoods.  In Proceedings of International Conference on Biodiversity, Livelihood and Climate Change in the Himalayas. Editors: Jha, P.K., Shrestha, K.K., Chaudhary, R.P. and Shrestha, B.B. Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu. 2015, 197-208.

Panday, D. Adapting climate change in agriculture: the sustainable way in Nepalese context. In Hydro Nepal Special Issue: Conference Proceeding 2012, 91-94.

Book chapter

Panday, D., Ferguson, R.B. and Maharjan, B. Flue gas desulfurization gypsum as soil amendment. In Soil Amendments for Sustainability: Challenges and Perspectives. CRC Press, FL. 2018, 191-200.