Dr. Anand Swarup
Fellow, Elected 2000

Born in Shahgarhi, Etah, India on 15 May 1950. Educated at Radhey Lal Arya Intermediate College, Ahan, Aligarh, 1960-67; R.B.S. College, Bichpuri, Agra 1967-71; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1972-76; Institute of Soil Science & Forest Nutrition, Goettingen Germany 1980-81; Laboratory for Wetland Soils & Sediments, Louisiana State Univ. Baton Rouge, USA, 1989; Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden, Herts, U.K. 1997; International Rice Research Institute, Manila, Philippines, 1999; B.Sc. 1969; M.Sc. 1971; Ph.D. 1976.

Soil Scientist, 1976-82, and Sr. Soil Scientist, 1982-97 Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal; Project Coordinator (LTFE), Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal, 1997-2002; Head, Division of Soil and Crop Management, Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal 2002-06; Head (2006-2011), and Principal Scientist, Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Indian Agricultual Research Institute, New Delhi, 2006-12

Awards/Honours: FAI Silver Jubilee Award of Excellence 1990, PPIC-FAI Award 1994; ISSS 12th International Congress Commemoration Award, 1996; FAI Awards for best article 1989, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2010; TSI-FAI Award 2006; Vice-President, Indian Society of Soil Science 2007-08; SCSI National Fellow Award; FAI Golden Jubilee Award of Excellence, 2008; 13th Dr. B.V. Mehta Memorial Lecture Award of ISSS, 2009; President, Delhi Chapter 2009-10 & 2011-12, Indian Society of Soil Science; World Management Congress Lifetime Achievement Award, 2009.

Fellow: Indian Society of Soil Science; Soil Conservation Society of India.

Research Areas: Soil science, soil chemistry and fertility, fertilizer use, plant nutrition, salt affected & waterlogged soils, soil organic matter and carbon sequestration, integrated plant nutrient supply system and site-specific nutrient management.

Address: Ex-Head and Principal Scientist, Div. of Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; Plot PPG 302, DLF Park Place, Phase V, Gurgaon 122001, Haryana; Plot 809, Sector 6, Karnal (Haryana); [Tel: Cell: 09968246427, 09017673232; Email: swarup.iari@gmail.com]