Subhrajit Saha

Dr. Subhrajit Saha is an assistant professor at Biology Department of Georgia Southern University, GA, USA. He has a Ph.D. in Forestry from University of Florida (USA) and B.Sc. in Horticulture from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (India). His primary research interests include soil carbon dynamics & plant nutrition under agroforestry and energy crop systems. Dr. Saha has received the Bilateral Fellowship from DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) to work as a visiting scientist in summer 2012 with Prof. Norbert Lamersdorf under the Bioenergie-Regionen stärken (BEST) project. Dr. Saha has worked with several international organizations and has experience in Asia, Europe, Central America and Africa.

Project Title: Carbon Sequestration in Abundant Grassland-Orchard Systems (AGOS) in Germany.

Selected Publications
Saha, S.K., Nair, P.K.R., Nair, V.D., Kumar, B.M. 2010. Carbon storage in relation to soil size-fractions undertropical tree-based land-use systems. Plant and Soil 328: 433 – 446.

Saha, S.K., Nair, P.K.R., Nair, V.D., Kumar B.M. 2009. Soil carbon stock in relation to plant diversity in homegarden systems in Kerala, India. Agroforestry Systems 76:53 – 65.

Saha, S.K., L.E.Trenholm, and J.B.Unruh. 2007. Effect of fertilizer source on nitrate leaching and St.Augustinegrass turf quality. HortScience 42(6): 1478 – 1481.

Saha, S.K., L.E.Trenholm, and J.B.Unruh. 2005. Effect of fertilizer source on water use of St. Augustinegrass and ornamental plants. HortScience 40 (7): 2164 – 2166.

Nair, P.K.R., Saha, S.K., Nair, V., Haile S. 2011. Potential for greenhouse gas emissions from soil carbon stock following biofuel cultivation on degraded lands. Land Degradation & Development 22(4): 395–409.

Saha, S.K., Stein, T.V., Nair, P.K.R, Andreu, M. 2011. The socioeconomic context of carbon sequestration in agroforestry: A case study from homegardens of Kerala, India. In: Kumar, B. M. and Nair, P. K. R. (eds.), Carbon Sequestration in Agroforestry Systems: opportunities and Challenges, pp. 281 – 298. Springer Science, The Netherlands. ISBN 978-94-007-1629-2.

Book Review by S.K. Saha: Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes (G. Schroth et al., eds). 2006. Island Press, Washington. Agroforestry Systems 68 (3): 247 – 249.