PRAMOD POKHREL

Ph. D. Student

 

Contact

Email: ppokhrel@tamu.edu
Office: Room Number: 336, Heep Center, TAMU

Education

M.S., Plant Soil and Environmental Science (May 2016), West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX
B. S., Agriculture (2006-2010), Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Tribhuvan University, Chitwan, Nepal

My Research Interests

Bioenergy Cropping Systems
Crop Modeling
Cover Cropping

Peer Reviewed Publication

Thapa, S., B. A. Stewart, Q. Xue, P. Pokhrel, T. Barkley, and M. Bhandari. 2016. Growing Corn in Clumps Reduces Canopy Temperature and Improves Microclimate. Journal of Crop Improvement. 30:6. 614-631. DOI: 10.1080/15427528.2016.1217445

Book Chapter

Stewart, B. A., P. Pokhrel, and M. Bhandari. 2016. Positive and Negative Effects of Phosphorus Fertilizer on U.S. Agriculture and the Environment in R. Lal and B.A. Stewart (eds.) Soil Phosphorus: Advances in Soil Science. CRC Press, FL.

Abstracts and Presentations

Pokhrel, P., N. Rajan, J. Jifon, D. Menefee, M. Mikeska, and D. Zapata. 2017. Agronomic Performance of Newly Developed Lignocellulosic Bioenergy Crops in Texas. Texas Plant Protection Conference, Dec 06-07, College Station, TX (Won first prize in graduate stduent poster competition).
Pokhrel, P., N. Rajan, J. Jifon. Modeling the Growth of Bioenergy Crops Using DSSAT. 2017. ASA-CSSA-SSA International Annual Meeting, FL. Oct 23-26.
Pokhrel, P., N. Rajan, J. Jifon, D. Memefee, M. Mikeska, and D. Zapata. Agronomic Performance of Newly Developed Lignocellulosic Bioenergy Crops in Texas. 2017. ASA-CSSA-SSA International Annual Meeting, FL. Oct 23-26.
Pokhrel, P., B.A. Stewart, Q. Xue, S. Thapa, and M. Bhandari. 2015. Concentrating Fertilizer under Clumps of Grain Sorghum to Increase Efficiency. ASA-CSSA-SSA International Annual Meeting, MN. Nov 15-18.
Thapa, S., B. A. Stewart, Q. Xue, Y. Chen, P. Pokhrel, and T. Barkley. 2015. Growing Sorghum and Corn as a Strategy to Improve Microclimate, Grain Yield, and Harvest Index. ASA-CSSA-SSA International Annual Meeting, MN. Nov 15-18.
Thapa, S., B.A. Stewart, Q. Xue, Y. Chen, and P. Pokhrel. 2015. Growing Grain Sorghum in Clumps to Improve Microclimate and Grain Yield. International Soil Conservation Organization 18th Conference, El Paso, TX. May 31-June 4, 2015.