Sajjad Rahimi-Moghaddam | Crop modeling | Young Scientist Award

Assist Prof Dr. Sajjad Rahimi-Moghaddam | Crop modeling |Young Scientist Award

Assist Prof Dr. Lorestan University, Iran

đŸ‘©â€đŸ”ŹDedicated Assistant Professor at Lorestan University, specializing in Production Engineering and Plant Genetics. Holds a Ph.D. in Agroecology, focusing on climate change effects on maize yield. Recognized for academic excellence, ranking first in master’s exams and fifth in the Ph.D. exam. Published in renowned journals, contributing to the understanding of agro-climatic impacts on crop yields. Skilled in research and modeling, with a track record of closing yield gaps in crops. Committed to advancing agricultural science and bridging the gap between agronomic and genetic factors for sustainable crop production. 🌟

 

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đŸŒŸCurrent Position

Assistant Professor, Department of Production Engineering and Plant Genetics, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Lorestan University, Khorramabad, Iran.

🎓Educational Background

PhD: Agroecology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran Thesis: Modeling the effects of climate change on maize (Zea mays L.) yield in Khuzestan province: Adaptation strategies Supervisors: Dr. Jafar Kambouzia and Dr. Reza Deihimfard. MSc: Agroecology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran Thesis: Determination of genetic coefficients of some maize cultivars in Iran to be applied in crop simulation models Supervisors: Dr. Reza Deihimfard and Dr. Saeid Soufizadeh Advisors: Dr. Jafar Kambouzia and Dr. Farhad Nazariyan Firuzabadi BA: Agronomy and Plant Breeding, Lorestan University, Iran

🏆Academic Honors:

First Rank in the master exam trends of agroecology in 2011 among 6035 participants. First Rank in the master exam trends of agronomy in 2011 among 6035 participants. Twelfth Rank in the final round of the sixteenth Olympiad in agricultural engineering (Iran) and won a scholarship in 2011. Fifth Rank in the PhD exam trends of agroecology in 2013 among 800 participants.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Adaptation strategies to lessen negative impact of climate change on grain maize under hot climatic conditions: A model-based assessment
    • Authors: S Rahimi-Moghaddam, J Kambouzia, R Deihimfard
    • Journal: Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
    • Year: 2018
    • Volume: 253
    • Pages: 1-14
    • Citations: 68

 

  • Risk assessment of frost damage to sugar beet simulated under cold and semi-arid environments
    • Authors: R Deihimfard, S Rahimi-Moghaddam, K Chenu
    • Journal: International Journal of Biometeorology
    • Year: 2019
    • Pages: 511-521
    • Citations: 28

 

  • Future climate change could reduce irrigated and rainfed wheat water footprint in arid environments
    • Authors: R Deihimfard, S Rahimi-Moghaddam, B Collins, K Azizi
    • Journal: Science of the Total Environment
    • Year: 2022
    • Volume: 807
    • Pages: 150991
    • Citations: 27

 

  • Towards withholding irrigation regimes and drought-resistant genotypes as strategies to increase canola production in drought-prone environments: A modeling approach
    • Authors: S Rahimi-Moghaddam, H Eyni-Nargeseh, SAK Ahmadi, K Azizi
    • Journal: Agricultural Water Management
    • Year: 2021
    • Volume: 243
    • Pages: 106487
    • Citations: 25

 

  • Analysis of growth functions that can increase irrigated wheat yield under climate change
    • Authors: H Eyni‐Nargeseh, R Deihimfard, S Rahimi‐Moghaddam, …
    • Journal: Meteorological Applications
    • Year: 2020
    • Volume: 27
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: e1804
    • Citations: 20

 

 

Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Introduction of Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Introduction of Agricultural and Biological Sciences research plays a pivotal role in addressing global challenges related to food security, environmental sustainability, and human health. This multifaceted field encompasses the study of living organisms, their interactions, and the development of innovative solutions to enhance agricultural productivity and biodiversity conservation.

Here are five suitable subtopics in Agricultural and Biological Sciences:

Crop Genetics and Breeding

This subfield focuses on improving crop varieties through genetic manipulation and selective breeding techniques to enhance yield, disease resistance, and nutritional content, contributing to sustainable agriculture.

Eco-friendly Pest Management

Research in this area explores alternative and environmentally friendly methods for controlling pests and diseases in agriculture, reducing the reliance on chemical pesticides.

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

This subtopic involves the application of biotechnology tools to modify and improve plants and animals for various agricultural purposes, such as developing drought-resistant crops or disease-resistant livestock.

Biodiversity Conservation

Conservation biology studies aim to protect and sustain the planet’s rich biodiversity, addressing issues like habitat loss, species extinction, and the preservation of ecosystems critical for agriculture and life on Earth.

Soil Health and Nutrient Management

This area delves into maintaining and enhancing soil fertility, minimizing soil erosion, and optimizing nutrient management practices to ensure sustainable agricultural production while preserving soil ecosystems.

These subtopics represent just a fraction of the diverse and dynamic field of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, highlighting the importance of research in addressing pressing global challenges related to agriculture, ecology, and human well-being.

Itishree Pattnaik | Agriculture, Gender, migration, food security, rural development

Itishree Pattnaik – Leading Researcher in Agriculture, Gender, migration, food security, rural development

đŸ‘šâ€đŸ«Assoc Prof Dr. Itishree Pattnaik an Dr at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore India and Research, Department of Immunology and Microbiology , stands as a distinguished Academician/Research Scholar in the domain of India. Holding a  Ph.D on CAgriculture, Gender, migration, food security, rural development. Their professional journey exemplifies dedication and expertise. 📚

🎓Education:

She completed her Ph.D. in Economics in 2009 from the University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, with a thesis titled “Comparative Performance of Agricultural Sector in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa,” under the guidance of Prof. R. Vijay. Prior to her doctoral studies, she pursued M.Phil. in Economics from the same university in 2004, achieving a commendable 65%, with a thesis on “Trends in Investment in R&D in Indian Agriculture,” supervised by Prof. D. Narshima Reddy. Her academic journey began with a Master of Arts in Economics in 2002, where she secured first class with a 66% distinction from the University of Hyderabad. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics, also with first class honors and a 66% distinction, from Ramadevi Women’s Collage, Utkal University, Odisha, in 2000. Furthermore, her educational foundation includes Higher Secondary studies in Economics, Mathematics, Logic, and Psychology, where she achieved first class with a 66% distinction in 1997, followed by a Secondary School certification with first class honors and a 69% distinction in 1995 from the Council of Higher Secondary Education and the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha, respectively.

🌐 Professional Profiles:

Academic Award: 

  • Honorable Mention, 2023 Bina Agarwal Prize for Young Scholars, International Society of Ecological Economics. Boston, USA.
  • Best Paper Award, at the 60th Labour Economics Conference, organised by Indian Society of Labour Economics, held at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development research, Mumbai, 19th December – 21st December. 2018.

Members in Committees:

  • Life Member, Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), India, since 2018.
  • Member in Association of Academics for Social Justice (AASJ) (during 2023-24)
  • Member in Indian Association of Social Science Institutions (IASSI) (during 2018-19 and 2023-24)
  • Member in Indian Association of Women Studies (IAWS) (during 2019-20).
  • Members of the ‘Advisory committee – Networking and Advocacy’, Working Group for Women and Land Ownership (WGWLO), Ahmedabad (2018-2019).
  • Coordinator of GIDR-Working Paper Series (2019-2023)

Publications:

  • Pattnaik Itishree and Kuntala Lihiri-Dutt (2023), Feminization of Hunger in Climate Change: Linking Rural Women’s Health and Wellbeing in India, Climate and Development, Taylor & Francis Group. Published online December 13th 2023
  • Itishree Pattnaik (2022), Women’s Labour Contribution and Decision Making Power: Evidence from Gujarat, Anvesak. December. 52(2):33-48. ISSN 0378-4568. UGC Care list I.
  • Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Itishree Pattnaik (2022), Women-headed Households in Agriculture: Report from West Bengal, India, Ecology, Economy and Society–the INSEE Journal 5 (1): 223-229. ISSN No. 2581-6101. SCOPUS
  • Amita Shah, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Itishree Pattnaik (2022), Women’s Role in Agriculture and Food Security: Learnings from Gujarat and West Bengal. Ecology, Economy and Society–the INSEE Journal, 5 (1): 89-107. ISSN number:2581-6101. SCOPUS
  • Pattnaik Itishree and Kuntala Lihiri-Dutt (2022), Do Women Like to Farm? Evidence of Growing Burdens of Farming on Women in Rural India. The Journal of Peasant Studies, 49 (3): 629-651. DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2020.1867540. ISBN Number: 03066150, 17439361. SCOPUS
  • Pattnaik Itishree (2020), Agricultural Performance in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh: An Enquiry into the Patterns Processes and Impacts. Orissa Economic Journal, 52 (2) 57-83. Published on January 2021. ISSN No. 0976-5409. UGC Care list I.
  • Amita Shah and Itishree Pattnaik (2021), ‘Pattern and Dynamics of the Rural Non-farm Economy: A Case Study of Gujarat’. Journal of Social and Economic Development. June, 23(1), 48-70. ISBN No. 0973-886X. ABDC list
  • Pattnaik Itishree, and Kuntala Lihiri-Dutt (2020), ‘What Determines Women’s Agricultural Participation? A Comparative Study of Landholding Households in Rural India’ Journal of Rural Studies 76 (2020) 25–39. ISSN No. 0743-0167. SCOPUS
  • Pattnaik Itishree, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, Stewart Lockie and Bill Prichard (2018), ‘The Feminization of Agriculture or the Feminization of Agrarian Distress? Tracking the Trajectory of Women in Agriculture in India’, Journal of Asia Pacific Economy, 23 (1), 138-155. ISBN No. 13547860, 14699648. SCOPUS
  • Pattnaik Itishree and Amita Shah (2015), ‘Trends and Decomposition of Agricultural Growth and Crop Output in Gujarat: Recent Evidence’, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 70 (2), 182-193. ISBN No. SCOPUS
  • Pattnaik Itishree (2015), ‘Structural Break and Phases in Agricultural Sector: An Analysis of Bihar and Odisha’, Journal of Regional Development and Planning, 3(2), 35-54. ISBN No. ‎ Peer Reviewed.

 

Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Introduction of Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Introduction of Agricultural and Biological Sciences research plays a pivotal role in addressing global challenges related to food security, environmental sustainability, and human health. This multifaceted field encompasses the study of living organisms, their interactions, and the development of innovative solutions to enhance agricultural productivity and biodiversity conservation.

Here are five suitable subtopics in Agricultural and Biological Sciences:

Crop Genetics and Breeding

This subfield focuses on improving crop varieties through genetic manipulation and selective breeding techniques to enhance yield, disease resistance, and nutritional content, contributing to sustainable agriculture.

Eco-friendly Pest Management

Research in this area explores alternative and environmentally friendly methods for controlling pests and diseases in agriculture, reducing the reliance on chemical pesticides.

Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

This subtopic involves the application of biotechnology tools to modify and improve plants and animals for various agricultural purposes, such as developing drought-resistant crops or disease-resistant livestock.

Biodiversity Conservation

Conservation biology studies aim to protect and sustain the planet's rich biodiversity, addressing issues like habitat loss, species extinction, and the preservation of ecosystems critical for agriculture and life on Earth.

Soil Health and Nutrient Management

This area delves into maintaining and enhancing soil fertility, minimizing soil erosion, and optimizing nutrient management practices to ensure sustainable agricultural production while preserving soil ecosystems.

These subtopics represent just a fraction of the diverse and dynamic field of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, highlighting the importance of research in addressing pressing global challenges related to agriculture, ecology, and human well-being.