Upendra Singh

International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Vice President, Research

Mr. Singh has more than 35 years of experience in soil-plant-nutrient dynamics and fertilizer research and development/application of crop simulation models and decision support systems (DSS) in agricultural research, extension, and decision-making. He coordinates and conducts research in collaboration with National and International Agricultural Research Centers on better understanding and quantification of nutrient dynamics and environmental processes; development/co-development and evaluation of new fertilizer formulations; and development, field testing, and application of decision support software to simulate biophysical processes, with special emphasis on sustainable agriculture, crop yield forecasting, nutrient dynamics and environmental quality. He uses laboratory, greenhouse, and field research and modeling approach to evaluate the comparative agronomic, economic, and environmental advantages and tradeoffs to alternative technologies and cropping and nutrient management strategies. He has conducted research projects and training programs in over 36 countries and has more than 200 publications. 

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