Mr. Roshan Babu Ojha
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Mr. Roshan Babu Ojha

Nepal Agricultural Research Council, Kathmandu, Nepal

Highest Degree
Ph.D. Student in Soil Organic Carbon from University of New England, Armidale, Australia

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Roshan Babu Ojha (M.Sc.Ag, 2014; B.Sc.Ag, 2012 Tribhuwan University), currently a PhD Scholar in the University of New England, is a soil scientist to the Soil Science Division, Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) since 2015. He served as a national focal point for the Global soil partnership program of UNFAO, Rome, Italy from 2016-2018. Before joining NARC, he worked as an assistant professor in Himalayan College of Agricultural Science and Technology, Purwanchal University and teaches several courses of soil science. Soil fertility, integrated plant nutrient management, and soil health are his field of expertise. He is an awardee of ‘Young Scientist’ award (2017) hosted by Society of Agriculture Innovation and Development, India and ‘Outstanding Contribution Scientist in Soil Conservation’ award (2018) jointly hosted by the Global Soil Partnership, UNFAO, Italy and the organizing committee of soil health and sustainable development international symposium, Beijing, China.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Soil Fertility
Crop Nutrition Management
Soil Organic Matter Dynamics

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Shrestha, S., R.B. Ojha, N.G. Pradhan and B.D. Joshi, 2018. Performance of tomato with organic manures in plastic tunnel. J. Nep. Agric. Res. Counc., 4: 1-6.
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  2. Ojha, R.B., 2018. Nitrogen-sulphur use economics in rapeseed productivity at Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal. Adv Plant Agric. Res., 10.15406/apar.2018.08.00332.
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  3. Jnawali, A.D., R.B. Ojha and S. Marahatta, 2015. Role of Azotobacter in soil fertility and sustainability: A review. Adv. Plants Agric. Res., Vol. 2. .
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  4. Devkota, D., S.C. Dhakal, D. Dhakal, D.D. Dhakal and R.B. Ojha, 2015. Assessment of factors affecting adoption and total income from vermicompost production in Chitwan, Nepal. J. Inst. Agric. Anim. Sci., 33: 19-26.
  5. Ojha, R.B., S.C. Shah, K.R. Pande and D.D. Dhakal, 2014. Soil properties and earthworm population dynamics influenced by organic manure in winter and spring seasons at rampur, chitwan, nepal. Int. J. Appl. Sci. Biotechnol., 2: 193-198.
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  6. Ojha, R.B and D. Devkota, 2014. Earthworms:'soil and ecosystem engineers'-a review. World J. Agric. Res., 2: 257-260.
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  7. Ojha R.B., S.C. Shah, K.R. Pande and D.D. Dhakal, 2014. Residual effect of farm yard manure in spring season at rampur, chitwan, nepal. Int. J. Sci. Res. Agric. Sci., 1: 165-171.
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  8. Devkota, D., S.C. Dhakal, D. Dhakal, D.D. Dhakal and R.B. Ojha, 2014. Economics of production and marketing of vermicompost in chitwan, nepal. Int. J. Agric. Soil Sci., 2: 112-117.