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Prof. Avishek Datta

Professor, Head of FAB Department
Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Systems and Engineering, Department of Food, Agriculture, and Bioresources

Ph.D. (Crop Science/Agronomy), University of New England, New South Wales, Australia (2008)

M.Sc. (Agronomy), B.C. State Agricultural University, West Bengal, India (2002)

B.Sc. (Agriculture) Hons., B.C. State Agricultural University, West Bengal, India (2000)

  • Crop production under conventional and organic farming systems in relation to food security and climate change
  • Crop tolerance to soil and environmental stresses
  • Crop water management
  • Dryland agriculture; Ecological agriculture and organic farming
  • Integrated pest and nutrient management
  • Soil fertility management; Crop weed management and herbicide tolerance
  • Weed ecology and management
  • Experimental design and data analysis
  1. Alam A, Ullah H, Cha-um S, Tisarum R, Datta A. (2021). Effect of seed priming with potassium nitrate on growth, fruit yield, quality and water productivity of cantaloupe under water-deficit stress. Scientia Horticulturae 288:110354
  2. Chakma R, Saekong P, Biswas A, Ullah H, Datta A. (2021). Growth, fruit yield, quality, and water productivity of grape tomato as affected by seed priming and soil application of silicon under drought stress. Agricultural Water Management 256:107055
  3. Zulfiqar F, Datta A, Tsusaka TW, Yaseen M. (2021). Micro-level quantification of determinants of eco-innovation adoption: An assessment of sustainable practices for cotton production in Pakistan. Sustainable Production and Consumption 26:752–760
  4. Roy D, Datta A, Kuwornu JKM, Zulfiqar F. (2021). Comparing farmers’ perceptions of climate change with meteorological trends and examining farm adaptation measures in hazard-prone districts of northwest Bangladesh. Environment, Development and Sustainability 23:8699–8721
  5. Chakma R, Biswas A, Saekong P, Ullah H, Datta, A. (2021). Foliar application and seed priming of salicylic acid affect growth, fruit yield, and quality of grape tomato under drought stress. Scientia Horticulturae 280:109904