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Biography

Prof. Rameshwar S. Kanwar

Iowa State University, USA

 

Email: rskanwar@iastate.edu

 

Qualifications

Ph.D., Iowa State University, Agricultural Engineering (Water Resources)

M.Sc., G.B. Pant Univ., Agricultural Engineering (Irrigation)

B.Sc., Pb. Agr. Univ., Agricultural Engineering

 

Publications (Selected)

  1. Bakhsh, A., R.S. Kanwar and J.L. Baker. 2010. N-Application Methods and Precipitation Pattern Effects on Subsurface Drainage Nitrate Losses and Crop Yields. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution Journal (In press).
  2. Kanwar, R.S. 2010. Sustainable Water Systems for Agriculture and 21st Century Challenges. Journal of Crop Improvement 24: 1–19.
  3. Guzman, J., G.A. Fox, R. Malone, and R.S. Kanwar. 2009. Escherichia coli transport from surface applied manure to subsurface drains through artificial biopores. Journal of Environmental Quality 38(6): 2412-2421.
  4. Bakhsh, A., R.S. Kanwar, J.L. Baker, J. Sawyer, and A. Mallarino. 2009. Annual swine manure applications to soybean under corn-soybean rotation. TRANSACTIONS of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 52 (3): 751-757.
  5. Tanaskovik, C.V., R. S. Kanwar, L.K. Heng, and D. Mukaetov. 2008. Irrigation and fertigation effects on nitrogen use efficiency & tomato yield. International Agricultural Engineering Journal 17(1-4): 19-26.
  6. Dar, J.S., M. Cheema, R.S. Kanwar, A. Wahid, and N. Dar. 2008. Impact of planting pattern and water stress on yield and oil quality of sunflower. International Agricultural Engineering Journal 17(1-4): 9-18.
  7. Bakhsh, A. and R.S. Kanwar. 2008. Soil and landscape attributes interpret subsurface drainage clusters. Australian Journal of Soil Research 46(8): 1-10.
  8. Pappas, E.A., R.S. Kanwar, J.L. Baker, J.C. Lorimor, and S. Mickelson.  2008. Fecal indicator bacteria in subsurface drain water following swine manure application.  TRANSACTIONS of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 51(5): 1567-1573.
  9. Fox, G.A., R. S. Kanwar, and R. Malone. 2008. Earthworms and E. coli: A perilous combination for drain flow water quality. Resource, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 15(6): 22-24.
  10. Bakhsh, A. and R.S. Kanwar. 2007. Tillage and N application rates effect on corn and soybean yields and NO3-N leaching losses. TRANSACTIONS of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 50(4): 1189-1198
  11. Reungsang, P., R.S. Kanwar, M. Jha, P.W. Gassman, K. Ahmad, and A. Saleh. 2007. Calibration and validation of SWAT for the upper Maquoketa River Watershed. International Journal of Agricultural Engineering 16(1-2): 35-48.
  12. Bakhsh, A., R.S. Kanwar, and R.W. Malone. 2007. Landscape and hydrologic attributes in developing and interpreting yield clusters. GEODERMA 140(3): 235-246.
  13. Ma, L., R.W. Malone, P. Heilman, L. R. Ahuja, T. Meade, S. A. Saseendran, J. C. Ascough, II, and R. S. Kanwar . 2007a. Sensitivity of tile drainage flow and crop yield on measured and calibrated soil hydraulic properties. GEODERMA 140(3): 284-296.
  14. Ma, L., R.W. Malone, P. Heilman, D.L. Karlen, R.S. Kanwar, C.A. Cambardella, S.A. Sasceendran, and L.R. Ahuja. 2007b. RZWQM simulations of long-term crop production, water and nitrogen balances in Northeast Iowa. GEODERMA 140(3): 247-259.
  15. Ma, L., R.W. Malone, P. Heilman, D.B. Jaynes, L. R. Ahuja, S.A. Saseendran, R. S. Kanwar, and J. C. Ascough, II. 2007c. RZWQM simulated effects of crop rotation, tillage, and controlled drainage on crop yield and nitrate-loss in drain flow. GEODERMA 140(3): 260-271.
  16. Malone, R.W., L. Ma, D.L. Karlen, T. Meade, D. Meek, P. Heilman, R.S. Kanwar, and J. L. Hatfield. 2007a. Empirical analysis and prediction of nitrate loading and crop yield for corn-soybean rotations. GEODERMA 140(3): 223-234.
  17. Malone, R.W., N. Huth, P.S. Carberry, L. Ma, T.C. Kaspar, D. L. Karlen, T. Meade, R.S. Kanwar, and P. Heilman. 2007b. Evaluating and predicting agricultural management effects under tile drainage using modified APSIM. GEODERMA 140(3): 310-322.
  18. Malone, R.W., L. Ma, P. Heilman, D.L. Karlen, R.S. Kanwar, and J.L. Hatfield. 2007c. Simulated N management effects on crop yield and tile-drainage nitrate loss. GEODERMA 140(3): 272-283.
  19. Saseendran, S. A., L. Ma, R. Malone, P. Heilman, L. R. Ahuja, R. S. Kanwar,  and Terry Meade. 2007. Simulating management effects of crop production, tile drainage, and water quality using the RZWQM-DSSAT. GEODERMA 140(3): 297-309.
  20. Bakhsh, A. and R.S. Kanwar. 2006. N-source effects on temporal distribution of NO3-N leaching losses to subsurface drainage water. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution Journal 11270(6): 1-16.