Dr. U.  Surendran

Dr. U. Surendran

Research Scientist
Centre for Water Resources Development and Management, Calicut, India,


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry from Tamilnadu Agricultural University, India

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Soil Management
62%
Soil Properties
90%
Soil Fertility
75%
Water Resources
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Vijayan, A.K., U. Surendran, V. Bujair and E.J. Joseph, 2018. Influence of increased temperature along with nutrient management treatments on CO2 emission and crop productivity of cowpea in polyhouse conditions vs natural open conditions under changing climate scenario. Int. J. Plant Prod., 12: 107-114.
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  2. Surendran, U., A.K. Vijayan, V. Bujair and E.J. Joseph, 2018. Influence of open and polyhouse conditions on soil carbon dioxide emission from Amaranthus plots with different nutrient management practices under changing climate scenario. Curr. Sci., 114: 1311-1317.
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  3. Raja, P., B.P. Bhaskar, U. Surendran, K. Rajan, S.K. Sarkar, D.B. Malpe and M.S.S. Nagaraju, 2018. Pedogenesis of spatially associated red and black soils in Purna valley from semi-arid region of central India. Chem. Geol., 483: 174-190.
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  4. Surendran, U., V. Kumar, S. Ramasubramoniam and P. Raja, 2017. Development of drought indices for semi-arid region using drought indices calculator (DrinC)-A case study from madurai district, a semi-arid region in India. Water Resour. Manage., 31: 3593-3605.
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  5. Surendran, U., C.M. Sushanth, G. Mammen and E.J. Joseph, 2017. FAO-CROPWAT model-based estimation of crop water need and appraisal of water resources for sustainable water resource management: Pilot study for Kollam district-humid tropical region of Kerala, India. Curr. Sci., 112: 76-86.
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  6. Surendran, U., C. Chandran and E.J. Joseph, 2017. Hydroponic cultivation of Mentha spicata and comparison of biochemical and antioxidant activities with soil-grown plants. Acta Physiol. Plant., Vol. 39. 10.1007/s11738-016-2320-6.
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  7. Jayakumar, M., S. Janapriya and U. Surendran, 2017. Effect of drip fertigation and polythene mulching on growth and productivity of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.), water, nutrient use efficiency and economic benefits. Agric. Water Manage., 182: 87-93.
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  8. Jayakumar, M., M. Rajavel, U. Surendran, G. Gopinath and K. Ramamoorthy, 2017. Impact of climate variability on coffee yield in India-with a micro-level case study using long-term coffee yield data of humid tropical Kerala. Climatic Change, 145: 335-349.
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  9. Jayakumar, M. and U. Surendran, 2017. Intercropping and balanced nutrient management for sustainable cotton production. J. Plant Nutr., 40: 632-644.
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  10. Surendran, U., V. Ramesh, M. Jayakumar, S. Marimuthu and G. Sridevi, 2016. Improved sugarcane productivity with tillage and trash management practices in semi arid tropical agro ecosystem in India. Soil Tillage Res., 158: 10-21.
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  11. Surendran, U., S.R. Subramoniam, P. Raja, V. Kumar and V. Murugappan, 2016. Budgeting of major nutrients and the mitigation options for nutrient mining in semi-arid tropical agro-ecosystem of Tamil Nadu, India using NUTMON model. Environ. Monit. Assess., 188: 250-250.
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  12. Surendran, U., O. Sandeep and E.J. Joseph, 2016. The impacts of magnetic treatment of irrigation water on plant, water and soil characteristics. Agric. Water Manage., 178: 21-29.
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  13. Surendran, U., M. Jayakumar and S. Marimuthu, 2016. Low cost drip irrigation: Impact on sugarcane yield, water and energy saving in semiarid tropical agro ecosystem in India. Sci. Total Environ., 573: 1430-1440.
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  14. Surendran, U., M. Jayakumar and S. Marimuthu, 2016. Low cost drip irrigation: Impact on sugarcane yield, water and energy saving in semiarid tropical agro ecosystem in India. Sci. Total Environ., 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.07.144.
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  15. Sridevi, G., U. Surendran and C.A. Srinivasamurthy, 2016. Influence of human urine combined with farm yard manure and chemical fertilizers on french bean and maize cropping sequence in lateritic soils of Karnataka, India. Int. J. Plant Prod., 10: 335-346.
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  16. Jayakumar, M., M. Rajavel and U. Surendran, 2016. Climate-based statistical regression models for crop yield forecasting of coffee in humid tropical Kerala, India. Int. J. Biometeorol., 60: 1943-1952.
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  17. Chandran, K.M. and U. Surendran, 2016. Study on factors influencing the adoption of drip irrigation by farmers in humid tropical Kerala, India. Int. J. Plant Prod., 10: 347-364.

  18. Surendran, U., O. Sandeep, G. Mammen and E.J. Joseph, 2015. A Novel technique of magnetic treatment of saline and hard water for irrigation and its impact on cow pea growth and water properties. Int. J. Agric. Environ. Biotechnol., 6: 85-92.
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  19. Jayakumar, M., U. Surendran and P. Manickasundaram, 2015. Drip Fertigation Program on Growth, Crop Productivity, Water, and Fertilizer-Use Efficiency of Bt Cotton in Semi-arid Tropical Region of India. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal., 46: 293-304.
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  20. Surendran, U., C.M. Sushanth, G. Mammen and E.J. Joseph, 2014. Modeling the impacts of increase in temperature on irrigation water requirements in Palakkad district: a case study in humid tropical Kerala. J. Water Clim. Change, 5: 472-485.
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  21. Surendran, U., C.L. Maria and E.J. Joseph, 2014. Rainfall, Runoff, Soil and Nutrient Loss Relationships Under Cassava+Pineapple Strip Cropping in Humid Tropical Kerala, India. J. Root Crops, 39: 37-41.
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  22. Marimuthu, S., U. Surendran and P. Subbian, 2014. Productivity, nutrient uptake and post-harvest soil fertility as influenced by cotton-based cropping system with integrated nutrient management practices in semi-arid tropics. Arch. Agron. Soil Sci., 60: 87-101.
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  23. Marimuthu, S., U. Surendran and P. Subbian, 2014. Nutrient balance, Seed cotton yield and economics of cotton based cropping Systems in Semi arid tropics for sustainability. Arch. Agron. Soil Sci., 60: 87-101.

  24. Jayakumar, M., U. Surendran and P. Manickasundaram, 2014. Drip fertigation effects on yield, nutrient uptake and soil fertility of Bt cotton in semi arid tropics. Int. J. Plant Prod., 8: 375-390.
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  25. Surendran, U. and D. Vani, 2013. Influence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in sugarcane productivity under semiarid tropical agro ecosystem in India. Int. J. Plant Prod., 7: 269-277.
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  26. Surendran, U. and D. Vani, 2013. Influence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in sugarcane productivity under semiarid tropical agro ecosystem in India. Int. J. Plant Prod., 7: 269-277.
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  27. Surendran, U., K. Sivakumar, M. Gopalalkrishnan and V. Murugappan, 2010. Modeling based fertilizer prescription using nutmon-toolbox and DSSAT for soils of semi arid tropics in India. Libyan Agric. Res. Center J. Int., 1: 221-230.

  28. Surendran, U. and V. Murugappan, 2010. Pragmatic approaches to manage soil fertility in sustainable agriculture. J. Agron., 9: 57-69.
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  29. Surendran, U. and V. Murugappan, 2007. Nutrient budgeting in tropical agro ecosystem-modeling district scale soil nutrient balance in Western Zone of Tamil Nadu using nutmon-toolbox. Int. J. Soil Sci., 2: 159-170.
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  30. Surendran, U. and V. Murugappan, 2007. A micro and meso level modeling study for assessing sustainability in semi arid tropical agro ecosystem using. J. Sust. Agric., 29: 151-179.
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  31. Sivakumar, K., L. Devarajan, K. Dhanasekaran, D. Venkatakrishnan and U. Surendran, 2007. Effect of humic acid on the yield and nutrient uptake of rice. ORYZA-Int. J. Rice, 44: 277-279.
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  32. Krishnasamy, R., U. Surendran, C. Sudhalakshmi and M.E. Raja, 2007. Boron Adsorption on Semiarid Soils of Tamil Nadu, India. In: Advances in Plant and Animal Boron Nutrition, Xu, F., H.E. Goldbach, P.H. Brown, R.W. Bell and T. Fujiwara (Eds.). Part 3, Spriner, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, ISBN-10: 1-4020-5381-9, pp: 331-343.

  33. Subramoniam, S.R., K. Subbiah V.P. Duraisami and U. Surendran, 2006. Micronutrients and zn solubilizing bacteria on yield and quality of grapes variety thompson seedless. Int. J. Soil Sci., 1: 1-7.
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  34. Surendran, U., V. Murugappan, R. Jagadeeswaran, A. Bhaskaran and S.R. Subramoniam, 2005. Predicting the potential production of various rice genotypes using DSSAT CERES-Rice model and estimating the yield gap under various agroecological regions of Tamil Nadu. Bull. Agric. Sci., 3: 29-34.

  35. Surendran, U., V. Murugappan, A. Bhaskaran, R. Jagadeeswaran and S.R. Subramoniam, 2005. Nutrient budgeting at district scale in a semi arid tropical region in Tamil Nadu. J. Agric. Resource Manage., 4: 55-57.

  36. Surendran, U., V. Murugappan, A. Bhaskaran and R. Jagadeeswaran, 2005. Nutrient budgeting using NUTMON - Toolbox in an irrigated farm of semi arid tropical region in India: A micro and meso level modeling study. World J. Agric. Sci., 1: 89-97.
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  37. Surendran, U., L. Devarajan, V. Murugappan and S.R. Subramoniam, 2005. Particulate and mineral associated organic matter in water stable aggregates as affected by mineral fertilizer and humic acid application. Bull. Agric. Sci., 3: 35-38.

  38. Surendran, U., K. Arivazhagan, V. Suresh and S. Marimuthu, 2005. Effect of split application of muriate of potash and sulphate of potash on yield and nutrient availability of rice cv. PY 5. Res. Crops, 6: 46-49.

  39. Surendran, U., 2005. Split application of muriate of potash and sulphate of potash on growth, yield attributes, uptake and availability of nutrients in lowland rice cv. PY-5. J. Agric. Sci., 1: 42-48.

  40. Sudhalakshmi, C., R. Krishnasamy, D. Jegadeeswari and U. Surendran, 2005. Genotypic Evaluation of Rice (Oryza sativa) for Tolerance to Zinc Stress under Hydroponic Culture. In: Plant Nutrition for Food Security, Human Health and Environmental Protection, Li, C.J., F.S. Zhang and A. Doberman (Eds.). Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China, pp: 784-785.

  41. Subramoniam, S.R., S. Subbiah, V.P. Duraisami and U. Surendran, 2005. Micronutreints and Pseudomonass fluorescens on yield and yield characteristics and quality of Thompson seedless grapes. Bull. Agric. Sci., 3: 17-23.

  42. Subramoniam, S.R., A.C. Sekaran, J. Pitchai and U. Surendran, 2005. Influence of fly ash and industrial wastes on chemical properties of lateritic soils and yield of rice under ela conditions. Bull. Agric. Sci., 2: 7-10.

  43. Sivakumar, K., L. Devarajan, S.R. Subramoniam, U. Surendran and N. Senthilkumar, 2005. Combined effect of humic acid and fertilizers on macronutrient uptake of rice (ASD 16). Bull. Agric. Sci., 3: 57-61.

  44. Krishnasamy, R., D. Jegadeeswari, U. Surendran and C. Sudhalakshmi, 2005. Screening of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) genotypes for their iron efficiency. World J. Agric. Sci., 1: 98-100.
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  45. Arivazhagan, K., S. Natarajan and U. Surendran, 2004. Effect of split application of different potassic fertilizers on yield and nutrient uptake by rice cv. PY 5. J. Ecobiol., 16: 175-180.

  46. Surendran, U., K. Arivazhagan and N.S. Kumar, 2003. Effect of timing of potassic fertilizers on yield of rice and nutrient availability in soil. Ann. Plant Soil Res., 5: 116-117.