Dr. Nagendra Nath Goswami
Fellow, Elected 1994
Born in Chandabilla, W. Bengal, India on 1 August 1934. Educated at Banerjeedanga High School, w. Bengal, 1946-49; Jhargram Agricultural College, W. Bengal, 1949-53; Indian Agricultural Research Institute(IARI), New Delhi 1955-57, 1958-60; BSc. Agr (Hons.) 1953; Assoc. IARI, 1957; PhD. 1960.
Senior Scientific Officer/Head, Plant Nutrition, Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres (earlier Jute Agricultural Research Institute), Barrackpore, W.Bengal, 1963-69; Senior Soil Scientist, 1969-75, Professor, 1975-80 and Head, Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, 1980-85, Dean and Joint Director (Edn), 1985-93, 1994, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; Vice Chancellor, CS Azad Univ. of Agri. & Technology, Kanpur, 1993-94.
Awards/Honours: ISCA President, Agricultural Sciences, 1985-86, President, Indian Society of Soil Science, 1993-94, Chairman, Commission IV (Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition), International Society of Soil Science (now International Union of Soil Sciences), 1986-90. AB Joshi Memorial Award for biennium 2013-14.
Fellow: Indian Society of Soil Science.
Research Areas: Soil science, agricultural chemistry, plant nutrition
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