Shiva Shankar, K.
Agricultural Sciences & ForestryDB: 21-01-1938
Chikmagalur Town, Chikmagalur Dist., Karnataka, India.
Poona University, Poona, Maharashtra, (B.Sc. (Agri.)Hons,1959); (M.Sc. (Agri.) in Agronomy,1962); Katholieke Universitiet te Leuven, Belgium, (M.S. in Soil Science, 1974; & D.Sc. in Soil Biology, 1976); Specialized Training in Microbiology at The Institute for Atomic Sciences for Agriculture, Wageningen, The Netherlands.(1975-76).
President, Environment Protection Institute, Bangalore; Chairman, Agriculture and Animal Sciences Museum, UAS Bangalore (1995-1998); Professor & HoD, Forestry (1993- 1995); Professor of Crop Production (1991-1993); Professor & Head, Dept of Agronomy (1987 -1991); Professor of Crop Production (1985-1987); Associate Professor of Agronomy (1977-1985); Assistant Professor of Agronomy (1968-1977 ); At Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu: Lecturer in Agriculture (1963-1968). Directorate of Agriculture, Mysore State; Research Assistant in Soils & Agricultural Chemistry (1962-63)
Agronomy, Soil Fertility & Foliar Nutrition of Crops, Crop Production, Organic Farming, N2 Fixation & Microbial studies, Composting, Molybdenum Nutrition, Straw and Crop residues v/s CO2 Fertilization.
Awards and fellowships
A Gold Medal and a Certificate of Merit for the Distinction secured at the M.Sc (Agri.) by the Mayor of Poona; Katholieke Universitiet te Leuven Academic Fellowship, Belgium (1972-1976)Fellow: Indian Society of Agronomy (1992).
President, Environment Protection Institute. 170 / 1, 17th Cross, J P Nagar II Phase, Bangalore- 560 078, Karnataka.
1359, 9thCross, JP Nagar, I Phase, Bangalore -560 078, Karnataka.