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Assist Prof Dr. Rajesh Kumar Soothar | Irrigation | Young Scientist Award

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ«Profile Summary

Dedicated and accomplished professional with a Ph.D. in Agricultural Water Resources and extensive experience in academia. Possesses a strong academic background with a Master’s degree in Irrigation and Drainage and a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering. Over six years of progressive experience as an Assistant Professor, delivering high-quality education and contributing to research in the field. Previously served as a Lecturer and Teaching Assistant, demonstrating a commitment to academic excellence. Skilled in research, teaching, and mentoring, with a focus on agricultural engineering and water resource management.

🌐 Professional Profiles

 

 

πŸŽ“ Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Agricultural Water Resources and its Environment)
    • Year: 2020
    • Grade: 92%
    • Institution: Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China
  • M.E. (Irrigation and Drainage)
    • Year: 2014
    • Grade: 87%
    • Institution: SAU (Possibly referring to an unspecified university or institution)
  • B.E. (Agricultural Engineering)
    • Year: 2011
    • Grade: 3.6 (CGPA)
    • Institution: SAU (Possibly referring to an unspecified university or institution)

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’Ό Employment Record (Professional Experience)

  • Assistant Professor
    • Period: February 16, 2017 – Present
    • Total Service: 6 years + 2 months (as of March 2024)
  • Lecturer
    • Period: May 05, 2014 – February 15, 2017
    • Total Service: 2 years + 8 months
  • Teaching Assistant (Department of Basic Engineering)
    • Period: June 24, 2013 – May 04, 2014
    • Total Service: 11 months
  • Research Assistant (HEC)
    • Period: May 26, 2012 – May 04, 2014
    • Total Service: 2 years

πŸ“šTop Noted Publication

  1. Title: Drought priming improved water status, photosynthesis and water productivity of cowpea during post-anthesis drought stress

    • Authors: M Tankari, C Wang, H Ma, X Li, L Li, RK Soothar, N Cui, M Zaman-Allah, …
    • Journal: Agricultural Water Management
    • Volume: 245
    • Page: 106565
    • Year: 2021

     

    Title: Evaluating the performance of SALTMED model under alternate irrigation using saline and fresh water strategies to winter wheat in the North China Plain

    • Authors: RK Soothar, W Zhang, Y Zhang, M Tankari, U Mirjat, Y Wang
    • Journal: Environmental Science and Pollution Research
    • Volume: 26
    • Pages: 34499-34509
    • Year: 2019

     

    Title: Sustaining yield of winter wheat under alternate irrigation using saline water at different growth stages: a case study in the North China Plain

    • Authors: RK Soothar, W Zhang, B Liu, M Tankari, C Wang, L Li, H Xing, D Gong, …
    • Journal: Sustainability
    • Volume: 11
    • Issue: 17
    • Page: 4564
    • Year: 2019

     

    Title: Leaf Gas Exchange, Plant Water Relations and Water Use Efficiency of Vigna Unguiculata L. Walp. Inoculated with Rhizobia under Different Soil Water Regimes

    • Authors: M Tankari, C Wang, X Zhang, L Li, RK Soothar, H Ma, H Xing, C Yan, …
    • Journal: Water
    • Volume: 11
    • Issue: 3
    • Page: 498
    • Year: 2019

     

    Title: EVALUATE THE EFFECT OF NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS FERTILIZER DOSES ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF SPINACH (SPINACIA OLERACEA L.).

    • Authors: M Solangi, V Suthar, B Wagan, AG Siyal, A Sarkc, RK Soothar
    • Journal: Science International
    • Volume: 28
    • Issue: 1
    • Year: 2016

     

    Title: Analysis of Conveyance Losses from Tertiary Irrigation Network

    • Authors: RKS Naeem Shah Bukhari Syed, Zhao Shuqi, Muhammad Munir Babar
    • Journal: Civil Engineering Journal
    • Volume: 7
    • Issue: 10
    • Pages: 1731-1740
    • Year: 2021

     

    Title: Effect of different soil moisture regimes on plant growth and water use efficiency of Sunflower: experimental study and modeling

    • Authors: MAR R. K. Soothar, A. Singha, S. A. Soomro, A. Chachar, F. Kalhoro
    • Journal: Bulletin of the National Research Centre
    • Volume: 45
    • Year: 2021

     

    Title: Comparative study of scientific and traditional water application practices for wheat crop

    • Authors: AA Tagar, A Soomro, SM Bhatti, S Memon, RK Soothar
    • Journal: Pakistan Journal of Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering and Veterinary …
    • Year: 2016

     

    Title: Effects of irrigation frequencies on soil salinity and crop water productivity of fodder maize

    • Authors: AN Chachar, MU Mirjat, RK Soothar, IA Shaikh, MH Mirjat, SA Dahri
    • Journal: Acta Ecologica Sinica
    • Volume: 40
    • Issue: 4
    • Pages: 277-282
    • Year: 2020

     

    Title: Estimating seepage losses in different size of earthen watercourses at farm level

    • Authors: RK Soothar, MS Mirjat, MA Mangrio, AS Chandio, N Leghari
    • Journal: Pakistan Journal of Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering and Veterinary …
    • Year: 2015

     

    Title: Drought priming alleviated salinity stress and improved water use efficiency of wheat plants

    • Authors: A Singha, RK Soothar, C Wang, EET MarΓ­n, M Tankari, W Hao, Y Wang
    • Journal: Plant Growth Regulation
    • Year: 2022

     

    Title: Soil Salt Accumulation, Physiological Responses, and Yield Simulation of Winter Wheat to Alternate Saline and Fresh Water Irrigation in the North China Plain

    • Authors: RK Soothar, C Wang, L Li, N Cui, W Zhang, Y Wang
    • Journal: Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
    • Year: 2021

     

    Title: Nutrient uptake of some okra varieties as influenced by different levels of applied N, P and K

    • Authors: M Solangi, AA Tagar, AM Solangi, AG Siyal, RK Soothar, AR Shah
    • Journal: Sci Inter
    • Volume: 27
    • Pages: 4327-4331
    • Year: 2015

     

Rajesh Kumar Soothar | Irrigation | Young Scientist Award

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