Dr. Bappa Das

Scientist (Agricultural Meteorology)


                                                                Address: G-7, Natural Resource Management,

                                                                ICAR - CCARI,               

                                                                Old Goa 403 402

                                                                Phone: 0832-2284678 Ext. 112

                                                                Fax: 0832-2285649

                                                                Email: bappa.das@icar.gov.in, bappa.iari.1989@gmail.com



Academic background:

Ph. D. (Agricultural Physics) from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2016

M.Sc. (Agricultural Physics) from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 2012
B.Sc. (Agri.) from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, 2010


Research interests

  1. Effect of climate change on crop yield through use of Crop Growth Simulation Models

  2. Statistical Crop Weather Model development for the major crops grown in West Coast Plains and Ghats

  3. Modeling of Reference Evapotranspiration with limited data availability

  4. Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in agriculture.

Membership in professional societies     

  1. Indian Society of Agrophysics

  2. Indian Society of Remote Sensing

  3. Agricultural Research Service Scientists Forum

  4. Indian Science Congress Association


Awards and honours

  1. "Young Scientist Award in the section of "Agriculture and forestry science" during the 104th Indian Science Congress at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh during 3rd to 7th January, 2017". ​

  2. 2nd Best Oral presentation award-2014, International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)Technical commission -8, Hyderabad, India.

  3. Best Student of the Year 2012 for outstanding academic performance during M.Sc. degree programme Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

  4.  Recipient of IARI Merit Scholarship for pursuing Ph. D. in Agricultural Physics at IARI for the Academic Session 2012-2013.

  5.  Recipient of INSPIRE Fellowship for pursuing Ph. D. in Agricultural Physics after securing 1st rank in M.Sc. in Division of Agricultural Physics.

  6. 17th in CSIR-NET Exam in Dec 2011 (Earth Sciences)

  7. 2nd rank in ICAR-JRF in 2010 (Physical Sciences)

Research Publications


  • Bappa Das, D. Chakraborty, V. K. Singh, P. Aggarwal, R. Singh, B. S. Dwivedi, 2014. Effect of integrated nutrient management practice on soil aggregate properties, its stability and aggregate-associated carbon content in an intensive rice-wheat system. Soil and Tillage Research 136: 9-18.

  •  Bappa Das, D. Chakraborty, V. K. Singh, P. Aggarwal, R. Singh, B. S. Dwivedi, 2014. Effect of organic inputs on strength and stability of soil aggregates under rice-wheat rotation. International Agrophysics 28: 163-168.

  •  V. Banerjee, P. Krishnan, Bappa Das, A.P.S. Verma, E. Varghese, 2015. Crop Status Index as an indicator of wheat crop growth condition under abiotic stress situations. Field Crops Research 181: 16–31.

  •  Bappa Das, D. Chakraborty, V. K. Singh, M. Ahmed, A.K. Singh, A. Barman. Integrated nutrient management effect on soil physical quality and organic carbon in an intensive rice-wheat rotation. Pedosphere (Accepted).

  •  Bappa Das, R.N. Sahoo, Sourabh Pargal, Gopal Krishna, V.K. Gupta, R. Verma, C. Viswanathan, 2016. Measuring leaf area index from colour digital image of wheat crop. Journal of Agrometeorology 18 (1): 22-28.

  •  Bappa Das, R.N. Sahoo, S. Pargal, Gopal Krishna, R. Verma, R. Tiwari, C. Viswanathan, V.K. Sehgal & V.K. Gupta, 2015. Spectral based non-invasive estimation of plant chlorophyll content. Journal of Agricultural Physics 15(1): 88-102.