ICAR - Central Arid Zone Research Institute

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Employee's Detail (Scientific)

Name Dr. M.L. Soni
Designation Senior Scientist (Soil Chemistry/Fertility/Microbiology)
Qualification Ph.D.(Soil Science), CCS HAU, Hisar (Haryana.
Email Id soni_ml2002@yahoo.co.in
Date of Birth 1964-12-13     (yyyy-mm-dd)
Service Particulars 1.Scientist: 30-12-1997 to 29-12-2006 at CAZRI, RRS,Bikaner 2.Senior Scientist: 30-12-2006 to continuing at CAZRI, RRS, Bikaner.
Major Reserach Areas 1.Soil Fertility improvement through Integrated Farming Systems research 2.Wind erosion monitoring 3.Carbon sequestration. 4. ALU tools for GHGs inventories.
No. of Reserach Publications Indian:   
Visit Abroad 1.National Plant Genetic Resource Centre , Arusha, Tanzania -- 2008. 2.University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany---2009. 3.Natural Resource Ecology Lab, Colorado State University, Colorado, USA—2009-10.
Guided for M.Sc./Ph.D (No. of Students) Nil
Awards Received 1.University Merit Scholarship during Masters Degree. 2.University Second Prize and Academic Certificate during Masters Degree. 3.UNDP Scholarship during Ph.D. Degree. 4.Best paper presentation award (Poster session) in National Symposium on Livelihood Security and Diversified Farming Systems in Arid Regions held at CAZRI, Jodhpur during 14-16 Jan , 2006. 5.Best paper presentation award (Poster session) in National Symposium on Grassland and Fodder Research in the New Millennium held at IGFRI,J
Other Relevent Information Established international collaboration through two multi-location international projects involving partners from (i) U.K., Germany, Denmark, Tanzania, Ghana, Botswana, Namibia and India in one project on Bambara groundnut and (ii)The Netherlands, Germany,Spain, Dubai, Pakistan, Bangladesh in another project on Biosaline Agro forestry. Both the projects were sponsored by European Union.