Dr. Bijan  Majumdar

Dr. Bijan Majumdar

Senior Scientist
Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibers, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant and Soil Sciences from Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres ICAR, India

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Soil Science
62%
Soil Properties
90%
Soil Management
75%
Soil Conservation
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Das, B., K. Chakrabarti, S. Ghosh, B. Majumdar, S. Tripathi and A. Chakrabarti, 2012. Effect of efficient pectinolytic bacterial isolates on retting and fibre quality of jute. Ind. Crops Prod., 36: 415-419.
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  2. Sarkar, S., B. Majumdar and B. Maji, 2010. Weed Management in Jute by pre and Post Emergence Herbicides. In: Jute and Allied Fibres Production, Utilization and Marketing, Palit, P., M.K. Sinha, S. Mitra, A.R. Saha, J.H. Meshram, S.K. Laha and B.S. Mahapatra (Eds.)., Indian Fibre Society, Eastern Region, CRIJAF, Barackpore, Kolkata, pp: 220-224.

  3. Saha, R., V.K. Mishra, B. Majumdar, K. Laxminarayana and P.K. Ghosh, 2010. Effect of integrated nutrient management on soil physical properties and crop productivity under a maize (Zea mays)-Mustard (Brassica campestris) cropping sequence in acidic soils of Northeast India. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal., 41: 2187-2200.
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  4. Saha, R., P.K. Ghosh, V.K. Mishra, B. Majumdar and J.M.S. Tomar, 2010. Can agroforestry be a resource conservation tool to maintain soil health in the fragile ecosystem of North-East India? Outlook Agric., 39: 191-196.
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  5. Saha, A.R., D.N. Maitra, B. Majumdar, S. Saha and H. Chowdhury, 2010. Response of kenaf (Hibiscus canabinus) to integrated nutrient management in relation to its fibre productivity, nutrient uptake and soil properties. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 80: 146-150.
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  6. Saha, A.R., B. Majumdar, D.N. Maitra and S. Saha, 2010. Influence of Integrated Management in Mesta-Mustard Cropping System on Residual Soil Fertility and Microbial Population of Soil. In: Jute and Allied Fibres Production, Utilization and Marketing, Palit, P., M.K. Sinha, S. Mitra, A.R. Saha, J.H. Meshram, S.K. Laha and B.S. Mahapatra (Eds.)., Indian Fibre Society, Eastern Region, CRIJAF, Barackpore, Kolkata, pp: 162-167.

  7. Majumdar, B., S. Sarkar, A.R. Saha, D.N. Maitra and L. Chakraborty, 2010. Efficacy of pre and Post Emergence Herbicides on Weed Control in Jute (Chorchorus olitorius L.) and their Effect on Soil Properties. In: Jute and Allied Fibres Production, Utilization and Marketing, Palit, P., M.K. Sinha, S. Mitra, A.R. Saha, J.H. Meshram, S.K. Laha and B.S. Mahapatra (Eds.)., Indian Fibre Society, Eastern Region, CRIJAF, Barackpore, Kolkata, pp: 215-219.

  8. Majumdar, B., D. Suparna and M.N. Saha, 2010. Monitoring of Microbial Status of Retting Water and Soil of Some Jute Growing Areas of South Bengal. In: Jute and Allied Fibres Production, Utilization and Marketing, Palit, P., M.K. Sinha, S. Mitra, A.R. Saha, J.H. Meshram, S.K. Laha and B.S. Mahapatra (Eds.)., Indian Fibre Society, Eastern Region, CRIJAF, Barackpore, Kolkata, pp: 225-229.

  9. Majumdar, B., A.R. Saha, S. Sarkar, B. Maji and B.S. Mahapatra, 2010. Effect of herbicides and fungicides application on fibre yield and nutrient uptake by jute (Corchorus olitorius), residual nutrient status and soil quality. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 80: 878-883.

  10. Tripathi, M.K., B. Majumdar, S.K. Sarkar, H. Chowdhury and B.S. Mahapatra, 2009. Effect of integrated nutrient management on sunnhemp (Crotalaria juncea) and its residual effect on succeeding rice (Oryza sativa) in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 79: 694-698.
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  11. Saha, R., B. Majumdar and P.K. Ghosh, 2009. Efffect of soil properties on prediction of soil moisture retention characteristics in acid soils of Meghalaya. Environ. Ecol., 27: 539-541.

  12. Mahapatra, B.S., A.R. Saha, A. Majumder, S. Mitra, B. Majumdar, H. Chowdhury and M.K. Sinha, 2009. Improving yield and quality of jute and allied fibres through secondary and micronutrients. Indian J. Fertilisers, 5: 124-128.

  13. Saha, A.R., D.N. Maitra, B. Majumdar, S. Saha and S. Mitra, 2008. Effect of integrated nutrient management on roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) productivity, its mineral nutrition and soil properties. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 78: 418-421.
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  14. Majumdar, B., S. Sarkar, A.R. Saha, D.N. Maitra and B. Maji, 2008. Effect of herbicides and fungicides applied to jute (Chochorus olitorius L.) on fibre yield and nutrient uptake by jute and changes in microbial dynamics of soil. Environ. Ecol., 26: 1613-1618.

  15. Majumdar, B., B. Maji, M.N. Saha and U.N. Borkar, 2008. Ecologically Viable Improved Method and Biochemistry of Retting of Jute and Mesta. In: Jute and Allied Fibre Updates: Production and Technology, Karmakar, P.G., S.K. Hazra, T. Ramasubramaniam, R.K. Mandal, M.K. Sinha and H.S. Sen, (Eds.)., CRIJAF, Barrackpore, Kolkata, pp: 242-250.

  16. Ghorai, A.K., S. Sarkar, D.K. Biswas and B. Majumdar, 2008. Weed Management in Jute and Mesta. In: Jute and Allied Fibre Updates: Production and Technology, Karmakar, P.G., S.K. Hazra, T. Ramasubramaniam, R.K. Mandal, M.K. Sinha and H.S. Sen, (Eds.)., CRIJAF, Barrackpore, Kolkata, pp: 175-193.

  17. Saha, R., V.K. Mishra and B. Majumdar, 2007. Movement and distribution of nitrogen as influenced by application methods of urea under simulated water management practices in acid soils of Meghalaya. J. Hill Res., 20: 28-31.

  18. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2007. Effect of rock phosphate, superphosphate and their mixtures with FYM on soybean and on soil P-pools in a Typic hapludalf of Meghalaya. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci., 55: 167-174.
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  19. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh and R. Saha, 2007. Effect of nitrogen, farmyard manure and non-symbiotic nitrogen fixing bacteria on yield, nutrient uptake and soil fertility in upland rice (Oryza sativa). Indian J. Agric. Sci., 77: 335-339.
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  20. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh and R. Saha, 2007. Effect of different P carriers with FYM to soybean and forms of K in acidic alfisol of Meghalaya. Environ. Ecol., 25: 519-522.
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  21. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh and K. Kumar, 2007. Forms of phosphorus and soil acidity in different land management systems of Meghalaya. Indian J. For., 30: 127-134.

  22. Majumdar, B., K. Kumar, M.S. Venkatesh and B.P. Bhatt, 2007. Long-term effect of various agroforestry systems on soil characteristics and forms of nitrogen build up in acidic alfisol of Meghalaya. Indian J. For., 30: 15-20.
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  23. Saha, R., V.K. Mishra and B. Majumdar, 2006. Displacement and transformation of urea-N from undisturbed soil columns as influenced by water management practices. Environ. Ecol., 24: 642-645.
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  24. Venkatesh, M.S., K. Kumar, B. Majumdar and Patiram, 2005. Sorption and desorption of zinc as influenced by liming in some acid soils of Meghalaya. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci., 53: 319-323.
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  25. Venkatesh, M.S., B.P. Bhatt, K. Kumar, B. Majumdar and K. Singh, 2005. Soil properties influenced by some important edible bamboo species in the North Eastern Himalayan region, India. J. Bamboo Rattan, 4: 221-230.
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  26. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2005. Nitrogen requirement for lowland rice (Oryza sativa) in valley lands of Meghalaya. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 75: 504-506.
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  27. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2005. Effect of potassium and farmyard manure on yield, nutrient uptake and quality of ginger in a Typic hapludalf of Meghalaya. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 75: 809-811.
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  28. Majumdar, B., K. Kumar, M.S. Venkatesh and Patiram, 2005. Effect of liming on phosphorus adsorption and desorption behaviour of acidic alfisols and entisol of Meghalaya. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci., 53: 188-193.
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  29. Venkatesh, M.S., K. Kumar, B. Majumdar and Patiram, 2004. Effect of P levels, FYM and lime on uptake of micronutrients by Maize (Zea mays) and their availability in an acidic alfisol of Meghalaya. Indian J. Hill Farm., 17: 29-35.

  30. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2004. Effect of different farming systems on phosphorus fractions in an acid alfisol of Meghalaya. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci., 52: 29-34.
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  31. Majumdar, B., K. Kumar, R. Saha, K.K. Satapathy and Patiram, 2004. Different forms of nitrogen as affected by Bun systems of cultivation on hill slopes of Meghalaya. Indian J. Hill Farm., 17: 9-14.

  32. Majumdar, B., K. Kumar, M.S. Venkatesh, Patiram, and B.P. Bhatt, 2004. Effect of different agroforestry systems on soil properties in acidic alfisol of Meghalaya. J. Hill Res., 17: 1-5.

  33. Venkatesh, M.S., B. Majumdar, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2003. Status of micronutrient cations under various land use systems of Meghalaya. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci., 51: 60-64.
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  34. Venkatesh, M.S., B. Majumdar and K. Kumar, 2003. Effect of rock phosphate, SSP and their mixtures with FYM on yield, quality and nutrient uptake by turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) in acid alfisol of Meghalaya. J. Spices Aromat. Crops, 12: 47-51.

  35. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2003. Response of garlic (Allium sativum L.) to phosphorus and sulphur application in acid alfisol of Meghalaya. J. Spices Aromat. Crops, 12: 183-186.

  36. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2003. Effect of N levels, FYM and mother rhizome removal on yield, nutrient uptake and quality of ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.) and different forms of N build up in an acidic Alfisol of Meghalaya. Crop Res., 25: 478-483.

  37. Majumdar, B., G.S. Nayak and A.K. Dwivedi, 2003. Individual and interaction effect of phosphorus, sulphurand zinc in fababean growth on a Typic chromustert. JNKVV Res. J., 37: 8-12.

  38. Venkatesh, M.S., B. Majumdar, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2002. Response of ginger (Zingiber officinale R.) to phosphorus sources, FYM and mother rhizome removal in acid alfisol of Meghalaya. Anal. Agric. Res., 23: 548-553.

  39. Venkatesh, M.S., B. Majumdar, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2002. Residual effect of sulphur carriers on yield, nutrient uptake and quality of mustard (Brassica juncea L.) in acid alfisol of Meghalaya. Anal. Agric. Res., 23: 214-218.
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  40. Venkatesh, M.S., B. Majumdar, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2002. Effect of sulphur, phosphorus and molybdenum on yield and nutrient uptake by blackgram (Phaseolus mungo) in acidic alfisol of Meghalaya. Indian J. Hill Farm., 15: 61-67.

  41. Venkatesh, M.S., B. Majumdar, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2002. Effect of phosphorus, FYM and lime on yield, P uptake by maize and forms of soil acidity in typic hapludalf of Meghalaya. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci., 50: 254-258.
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  42. Venkatesh, M.S., B. Majumdar, B. Lal and K. Kumar, 2002. Relative performance of sulphur sources on sulphur nutrition of groundnut in acid alfisol of Meghalaya. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 72: 216-219.

  43. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, K.K. Satapathy, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2002. Effect of alternative farming systems to shifting cultivation on soil fertility. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 72: 122-124.

  44. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2002. Efficiency of rock phosphate, superphosphate and their mixture with farm yard manure on soybean in an acid alfisol of Meghalaya. Anal. Agric. Res., 23: 697-703.

  45. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2002. Effect of nitrogen, sulphur and pig manure application on yield, nutrient uptake and quality parameters of maize mustard crop rotation and residual nutrient build up in an acidic alfisol of Meghalaya. J. Hill Res., 15: 63-70.

  46. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2002. Effect of levels of potassium and FYM on yield and uptake of nutrients by sweet potato and different forms of K in an acid alfisol of Meghalaya. J. Potassium Res., 18: 84-89.

  47. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh and K. Kumar, 2002. Effect of nitrogen and farmyard manure on yield and nutrient uptake of turmeric and different forms of inorganic N build up in an acidic alfisol of Meghalaya. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 72: 528-531.
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  48. Majumdar, B., K.K. Satapathy, K. Kumar and Patiram, 2002. Changes in soil properties under Bun cultivation in acidic hill soil of Meghalaya. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci., 50: 130-132.
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  49. Venkatesh, M.S., B. Majumdar, K. Kumar, B. Lal and C.S. Singh, 2001. Effect of P and organic manures on yield and P uptake by maize in acid soil of Meghalaya. Agron. Digest, 1: 45-47.

  50. Venkatesh, M.S. and B. Majumdar, 2001. Phosphorus fixation capacity in acid alfisol of Meghalaya. Indian J. Hill Farm., 14: 136-140.

  51. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, K.K. Patiram and K.K. Satapathy, 2001. Long-term effect of different farming systems on soil characteristics and distribution pattern of nitrogen fractions in an acidic alfisol of Meghalaya. J. Hill Res., 14: 79-84.

  52. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, B. Lal, K. Kumar and C.S. Singh, 2001. Effect of phosphorus and zinc nutrition on ground nut in an acid Hapludalf of Meghalaya. Anal. Agric. Res., 22: 354-359.

  53. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, B. Lal and K. Kumar, 2001. Response of soybean (Glycine max) to phosphorus and sulphur in acid Alfisol of Meghalaya. Indian J. Agron., 46: 500-505.
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  54. Majumdar, B. and M.S. Venkatesh, 2001. Response of groundnut to phosphorus and zinc in relation to yield, quality and residual availability of P and Zn in acid soil of Meghalaya. Indian J. Hill Farm., 14: 29-32.

  55. Majumdar, B. and M.S. Venkatesh, 2001. Influence of phosphorus and sulphur on residual nutrient availability and dry matter yield of soyben in acid alfisol of Meghalaya. Indian J. Hill Farm., 14: 33-38.

  56. Venkatesh, M.S., B. Majumdar and B. Lal, 2000. Sulphur release in acid alfisol of ICAR complex farm. Indian J. Hill Farm., 13: 101-103.

  57. Lal, B., B. Majumdar and M.S. Venkatesh, 2000. Individual and interaction effects of P and Zn in lowland rice. Indian J. Hill Farm., 13: 44-46.

  58. Majumdar, B., M.S. Venkatesh, B. Lal and C.S. Singh, 1998. Response of garlic to lime application in acidic soil. Indian J. Hill Farm., 11: 111-112.

  59. Majumdar, B., G.S. Nayak, G.S. Rathore and A.K. Dwivedi, 1994. Response of fababean to phosphorus, sulphur and zinc nutrition in Black clay Vertisol. Fabis Newsletter, 34-35: 14-18.
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