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Expert NameMr. Bherulal Devrajani
TitleProfessor/ Chairman
DivisionDepartment of Land & Water Management
InstitutionSindh Agriculture University
CityTandoja Jam
Telephone92 2233 5282/(5460 Res)
Work ExperienceWorking on a USDA/PARC project sponsored through Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad (1974-1985) as senior Agricultural Research Engineer and full time Principal investigator. The project area was spread over all Sindh Province and studied Agricultural Machines Efficiency in terms of working, Economic and irrigation water use on Wheat, Cotton, and Sugarcane production. Also worked on Sindh Government Concultancy service as Principal Investigator for socio-economic impact of mechanization and tractors selection. At lower state university worked on project on water quality monitoring, water table management, water quality, sub-irrigation, and solute transport studies for saline and waterlogged soils.
QualificationsM.Sc. Agricultural Engineering (Pakistan). M.Sc. Agricultural Economics (Pakistan). M.E. Agricultural Engineering USA). Ph.D. Agricultural Engineering (USA).
Number of Publications50
Awards* Area Representative Pakistan Society of Agricultural Engineers.
Other Activities1. Member Pakistan Society of Agriculture Engimneers. 2. Member American Society of Agriculture Engineers. 3. Member Asian Association of Agriculture Engineers. 4. Member Irrigation Association, USA. 5. Life Member Pakistan Engineering Council.
Publications1. Devrajani, B.T. 1987. Mechanized tillage - better use of irrigation water. Jr. AMA, IX (1). 2. Devrajani, B.T. 1987. Mechanized versus bullock cultivation - consumptive water use. Jr. AMA, IX (2). 3. Devrajani, B.T., R.S. Kanwar, and T.B. Bailey, 1995. Effect of soil salt concentration on the transort of salts to groundwater in a layered soil-A laboratory study. Agric. Engr. Jr. 4(1&2), 1-16. 4. Devrajani, B.T., R.S. Kanwar, and T.B. Bailey, 1984. Construction, preparation and use of large soil columns for hydraulic conductivity and solute transport studies. Jr. Drainage and Reclamation, DRIP, Vol. 7, N°1&2, pp. 42-54. 5. Devrajani, B.T., J.L. Butler, and A.Q. Ansari, 1987. Appraisal of mechanization in Sindh Province of Pakistan, Jr., AMA., IX (4).
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
Last updated10/05/2007 10:23:00

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