Dr. Varsha Nakala

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Varsha is working as Assistant Professor in the School of Agriculture Science, Anurag University, Hyderabad. She received her Ph.D. in Agronomy with a research topic on Weed management options in groundnut (Arachis hypogaeaL.) + pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan(L)Millsp.] relay intercropping system”at Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, Gujarat. She finished her M.Sc. research on “Bioefficacy of diuron with sequential application of herbicides for weed control in cotton”at PJTSAU, Hyderabad. She attended several STTPs/FDPs/Workshops/Seminars in the field of Agronomy. She has published more than ten research papers in various reputed national and international journals/conferences.

Research Interests

  • Irrigation management
  • Weed management
  • Precision Farming
  • Sensor based farming
  • Integrated nutrient management
  • Integrated farming system

Teaching Interests

  • Fundamentals of Agronomy
  • Water and irrigation management
  • Weed management
  • Agrometeorology
  • Production Technology of Crops

Selected Publications

  1. Varsha Nakala, R.K. Mathukia, P.K. Chovatia, R.M. Solanki. (2022). Productivity of groundnut + pigeonpea relay intercropping system as influenced by weed management options. Legume Research.
  2. Varsha N, T Ramprakash, M Madhavi and KB Suneetha Devi(2018). Urease and dehydrogenase enzyme activityinfluenced by Diuron. International Journal of Chemical Studies, 6(5): 1656-1659.
  3. N. Varsha, M. Madhavi, T. Ramprakash and K.B. Suneetha Devi. (2021). Relative density of weeds and weed indices as influenced by weed control options in cotton. Indian Journal of Weed Science, 51(1): 86–91.
  4. Varsha N and Mathukia, R.K. (2021). Economical efficacy of weed management options in groundnut + pigeonpea relay intercropping system. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 11(6): 1-8.
  5. N. Varsha, G. Pratibha, M. Madhavi and T. Ramprakash .(2020). Energy balance studies of weed control practices in rainfed cotton. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54(4): 489-494.
  6. Varsha N, T Ramprakash, M Madhavi and KB Suneetha Devi. (2019). Acid and alkaline phosphatase enzyme activity influenced by diuron. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 8(3): 2177-2180.
  7. N. Varsha, M. Madhavi, T. Ramprakash and K. B. Suneetha Devi. (2018). Efficacy of Diuron Along with Sequential Application of Herbicides for Weed Control in Cotton.International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences 7(6): ISSN: 2319-7706

Selected Awards and Honors

External Profile Links

  • Ph.D. (Agronomy), Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, Gujarat, India, 2021.
  • M.Sc. (Agronomy), Professor Telangana State Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, T.S., India, 2018.
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture, College of Agriculture, Rajendranagar, T.S., India, 2016.
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