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Dr. S. Raman, M.Sc.,(Agri),Ph.D,FISCAR


Dr. Swaminathan Raman was born on the 26th of September, 1942 at Thanjavur in Tamilnadu. After completing his graduation in Agriculture, from the Madras Agricultural College, Coimbatore. Dr. Raman obtained his M.Sc.( agriculture) in the field of Soil Science from the Institute of Agriculture, Anand. Subsequently, he obtained his doctorate in the field of Soil Science from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi in1981.

Dr. Raman has served the Gujarat Agricultural University in various capacities from 1969 to 2002 and retired as the Chief Scientist in Soil and Water Management. He has got more than 34 years of experience in the field of teaching and research and 25 years of experience in the field of administration. After superannuation, he is continuing his activities in the capacity of consultant to various state, national, and international organizations engaged in water resources management and protected cultivation.

Dr. Raman has got more than 200 publications to his credit in addition to around 30 technical bulletins. He co-authored a book MICRO IRRIGATION: Economics and Outreach, which was published by Macmillan Publishers.

Dr. Raman has been bestowed with many state and national level awards.




Combating Climate Change in India (Vol II)

Books by Dr. S. Raman

Protected agriculture is one of the answers to address the issue of climate change in the field of agriculture. This aims not only to increase crop productivity but also the income of the farmers. Further, this technology provides scope for organic cultivation.

In the pursuit of developing technologies for combating climate change through protected agriculture and thereby increasing the crop productivity, many scientists are working throughout the count

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Combating Climate Change in India

Books by S. Raman

Climate change is the talk of the day and is being experienced at a global level by all walks of life. Its effect on agriculture is very important as it not only reduces the soil and crop productivity but also reduces the income of the farmers. Mitigation and adaptation are two ways to combat climate change. Among the different approaches, plasticulture, i.e. the use of plastics in agriculture is one of the major approaches to address the issues of climate cha

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