IPI International Potash Institute
IPI International Potash Institute

Regional activities

IPI activity in India
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Coordination: India

The main aim of IPI activity in India is to promote "Balanced Nutrition" with emphasis on K nutrition in the main crops. This mission is carried out via research and extension activities: field experiments, demonstration plots, farmers meetings, dealers training programs, field days, workshops and conferences, publications and awards and assistance for researchers.

Scientific abstracts

Paper title
Year published
 
Language
Impact of Low Potassium Fertilization on Potassium Transformation under Different Crop Management Systems in Western Plain of Arid India
Sunil Kumar, I.J. Gulati, S.R. Yadav, R.S. Yadav, P.C. Moharana, R.L. Meena, B.L. Tailor, and R.S. Singh
Journal of Plant Nutrition 41(4):411-424 (2018)
2018
 
English
Yield of and Nutrient-Water Use by Maize Exposed to Moisture Stress and K Fertilizers in an Inceptisol of West Bengal, India
Bhattacharyya, K., T. Das, K. Ray, S. Dutta, K. Majumdar, A. Pari, and H. Banerjee
Agricultural Water Management 206:31-41 (2018)
2018
 
English
Potassium Solubilization, Plant Growth Promoting Substances by Potassium Solubilizing Bacteria (KSB) from Southern Indian Tea Plantation Soil
Balasubramanian Bagyalakshmi, Ponnusamy Ponmurugan, and Angusamy Balamurugan
Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology 12:116-124
2017
 
English
Response of Seed Cotton Yield to Potassium Fertilization under Cotton-Wheat Cropping System
Rajesh Kumar, D.S. Jakhar, Dheeraj Panghaal and Devraj
Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci. 2017.6(3):1252-1258 (2017)
2017
 
English
Grading of Potato Tuber as Influenced by Potassium Level and Mulch Materials
Md. Ashraful Islam Pulok, Tuhin Suvra Roy, Md. Nazmul Haque, Md. Shahjalal Hossain Khan, Md. Nahid Parvez
Focus on Science 2(4) (2016)
2016
 
English
Identification and Characterization of Potassium Solubilizing Bacteria (KSB) from Indo-Gangetic Plains of India
Madhumonti Sahaa, Bihari Ram Maurya, Vijay Singh Meena, Indra Bahadur, and Ashok Kumar
Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology 7:202-209 (2016)
2016
 
English
Site-Specific Nutrient Management for Cassava in Southern India
Byju, G., M. Nedunchezhiyan, A.C. Hridya, and Sabitha Soman
Agron. J. 108(2):830-840 (2016)
2016
 
English
Crops Response to Applied Potassium in Vertisols Long-Term Fertilizer Experiment in India
Singh, M., and R.H. Wanjari
Indian J. of Fertilizers 11(7):30-34 (2015)
2015
 
English
Distribution of Forms of Potassium in Relation to Different Agroecological regions of North-Eastern India
Reza, S.K., Utpal Baruah, T. Chattopadhyay, and Dipak Sarkar
Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 60(4-6):507-517
2014
 
English
Potassium Nutrition and Management in Indian Agriculture Issues and Strategies
Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Sharan Bhoopal Reddy, and Sumanta Kundu
Indian J. of Fertilizers 10(5):58-80 (2014)
2014
 
English
Significance of Potassium Use in Haryana Agriculture
Singh, J.P., K.S. Grewal, and R.S. Antil
Indian J. of Fertilizers 10(2):30-38
2014
 
English
Spatial Distribution of Soil Available Nutrients in the Potato Growing Pockets of Hoshiarpur District of Punjab
Jatav, M.K., V.K. Dua, Manoj Kumar, S.P. Trehan, and Sushil Kumar
Potato Journal
2014
 
English
Effect of Integrated Nutrient Management Practices on Yield of Potato
Sumati Narayan, Raihana H. Kanth, Raj Narayan, Farooq A. Khan, Parmeet Singh, and Shabir U. Rehman
Potato Journal 40(1):84-86
2013
 
English
2013
 
English
2013
 
English
Potassium Buffering Characteristics of Ten Typical Rice Soils of Lesser Himalayas
Mushtaq A. Wani
Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 59(1):61-70
2013
 
English
Potassium Fertilization in Rice-Wheat System across Northern India: Crop Performance and Soil Nutrients
Vinod K. Singh, V.K., B.S. Dwivedi, R.J. Buresh, M.L. Jat, K. Majumdar, B. Gangwar, V. Govil, and S.K. Singh
Agron. J. 105(2):471-481
2013
 
English
Potassium Management in Rice-Maize Systems in South Asia
Jagadish Timsina, Vinod Kumar Singh and Kaushik Majumdar
J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 176(3):317-330
2013
 
English
Contribution of Nutrients through Critical Irrigation from Diverse Water Sources in Selected Watersheds of Semi-arid Tropical India
Srinivasarao, Ch., S.P. Wani, K.L. Sahrawat, V.S. Jakkula, S. Kundu, B.K. Rajashekar Rao, S. Marimuthu, P. Pathak, C. Rajesh, and G. Pardhasaradhi
Indian J. of Fertilizers 27(1):58-69
2012
 
English
Critical Carbon Inputs to Maintain Soil Organic Carbon Stocks under Long-Term Finger Millet (Eleusine coracana [L.] Gaertn.) Cropping on Alfisols in Semiarid Tropical India
Srinivasarao, C., B. Venkateswarlu, A. Kumar Singh, K. Pandu Ranga Vittal, S. Kundu, G. Ravindra Chary, G. Narayanaiyer Gajanan, and B. Kogganur Ramachandrappa
J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. DOI: 10.1002/jpln.201000429
2012
 
English
Economics of Potassium Fertiliser Application in Rice, Wheat and Maize Grown in the Indo-Gangetic Plains
Majumdar, K., A. Kumar, V. Shahi, T. Satyanarayana, M.L. Jat, D. Kumar, M. Pampolino, N. Gupta, V. Singh, B.S. Dwivedi, M.C. Meena, V.K. Singh, B.R. Kamboj, H.S. Sidhu, and A. Johnston
Indian J. of Fertilizers 8(5):44-53
2012
 
English
2012
 
English
Growth Rates for Potato in India and their Implications for Industry
Scott, G.J., and V. Suarez
Potato Journal 38(2):100-112
2012
 
English
2012
 
English
2012
 
English
2012
 
English
Productivity and Fertility of Soils in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of South Asia
Bijay Singh and Varinderpal Singh
Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 58(1):33-40
2012
 
English
Relationship between Chloride Salts of Sodium and Potassium with Seedling Growth of BRRI dhan 41
Mandal, T., M.Z. Hossain, M.S. Jahan, and G.M.M. Rahman
Bangladesh J. Agric. and Environ. 8(1):19-25 (2012)
2012
 
English
Soil Fertility Management Strategies for Maximising Cotton Production of India
Srinivasarao, Ch., D. Blaise and M.K. Venugopalan, K.P. Patel, D.P. Biradar and Y.R. Aladakatti, S. Marimuthu, G.S. Buttar and M.S. Brar, and S. Ratna Kumari and V. Cheng Reddy
Indian J. of Fertilizers 8(12):80-95
2012
 
English
Soil Potassium Fertility and Management Strategies in Andhra Pradesh Agriculture
Srinivasarao, Ch., and K. Surekha
Indian J. of Fertilizers 8(10):40-56
2012
 
English
Soybean Yield and Chemical Composition in Response to Phosphorus-Potassium Nutrition in Kashmir
M. Kaleem Abbasi, Majid Mahmood Tahir, Waleed Azam, Zaheer Abbas and Nasir Rahim
Agron. J. 104(5):1476-1484
2012
 
English
Nutrient Use Pattern in Rice under Irrigated Agro-ecosystem of Haryana
Lathwal, O.P.
Indian J. of Fertilizers 7(8):44-49 (2011)
2011
 
English
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Infographics
The Role of Potassium (K) in the Plant (in Urdu)
Potassium and Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE) in Urdu
Potassium in Soil and Plant Systems (in Urdu)
IPI profile infographic
Chloride - an essential nutrient
Potassium and Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE)
Managing Water and Fertilizer for Sustainable Agricultural Intensification - infographic
Potassium Improves your Crop Quality
Potassium Improves your Health
Potassium in Soil and Plant Systems
The Role of Potassium (K) in the Plant
What does a Plant Need to Live
Assessment of the Impact of Targeted Use of Fertilizer on Irrigated Rice in Asia
The Role of Potassium (K) in the Plant (in Urdu)

New publication

What's new in the region...

  • Paper: The Impact of Potassium Fertilization on Sugarcane Yields: A Comprehensive Experiment of Pairwise Demonstration Plots in Uttar Pradesh, India more >
  • Paper: Effects of Potassium Application Regime on Productivity and Drought Tolerance Parameters of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) in Odisha, India more >
  • K in the Literature: Impact of Low Potassium Fertilization on Potassium Transformation under Different Crop Management Systems in Western Plain of Arid India more >
  • K in the Literature: Yield of and Nutrient-Water Use by Maize Exposed to Moisture Stress and K Fertilizers in an Inceptisol of West Bengal, India more >
  • K in the Literature: Distribution of Forms of Potassium in Relation to Different Agroecological regions of North-Eastern India more >