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Independent experts nominated by country party

Patthra Pengthamkeerati

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Discipline of Expertise
Environmental sciences/ecology
Soil science
Other Disciplines
1. Carbon sequestration in agricultural area 2. Non-CO2 gases emission in agricultural area
3. Nutrient cycling (C and N) in agro ecosystem 4. Interaction among soil physical, chemical
Thematic areas: Carbon sequestration and GHG mitigation in agricultural soils
Thematic Areas
Carbon sequestration
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Geographical Focus
Job function
Associate Professor
Kasetsart University of Bangkok
Telephone number
662 / 5793877
Work experience
Research experiences on environmental-related issues in agricultural soils are as below.
1potential on mitigating greenhouse gas emission and soil carbon sequestration by good
Agricultural practice and water management in paddy rice field, (2) Efficiency evaluation
Application of environmental-friendly fertilizer for minimizing nitrogen loss and mitigating
Greenhouse gas emissions in cropland,(3) Effects of growing vetiver grass on soil physical
Properties, cassava productivity, and soil carbon sequestration, (4) Potential of physic nut
(Jatropha curcas L.) for sequestering carbon to soil, (5) Soil physical and microbiological
Properties affected by soil compaction, organic amendments and cropping in an agricultural
Soi, and (6) Study on negotiation in global warming forum relevant to agricultural sector and
Significance to Thailand.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
PhD in soil and Environmental Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA in 2004
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Pengthamkeerati P,Modtad A. 2016. Nitrification inhibitor effects on nitrous oxide emission,
Nitrogen transformation, and maize (Zea mays L.) yield in loamy sand soil in Thailand, Communications in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (in press), Taylor & Francis.

2. Pengthamkeerati P, Senkaew S,Modtad A, Prueksasit T. 2014. Cassava (Manihot esculenta
Crantz) yields, soil nitrous oxide emission and soil nitrogen transformation affected by nitrification
Inhibitors in loamy sand soil in Thailand, Communications in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 45(12, 1646-1657, Taylor & Francis.

3. Pengthamkeerati P, Motavalli PP, Kremer RJ. 2011. Soil microbial activity and functional
Diversity changed by compaction, poultry litter and cropping in a claypan soi. Applied Soil
Ecology, 48, 71-80, Elsevier.

4. Pengthamkeerati P, Motavalli PP, Kremer RJ, Anderson SH.2006. Soil compaction and poultry
Litter effects on factors affecting nitrogen availability in a claypan soil. Soil & Tillage Research, 91, 109-119, Elsevier.

5. Pengthamkeerati P, Motavalli PP, Kremer RJ, Anderson SH. 2005. Soil carbon dioxide efflux from a claypan soil affected by surface compaction and application of poultry litter Agriculture,
Ecosystems and Environment, 109, 75-86, Elsevier.
Other activities
1.Visiting fellow, the School of Resource Management, The University of Melbourne,
Australia (Mitigation of non-Co2 gas emission in agricultural soils: Enhanced efficiency
Fertilizer),supported by the Endeavour Research Fellowship, Australian Government

2. visiting fellow in the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), supported by Kasetsart University
And CAS (Modeling in nutrient cycling and GHG emissions in croplands)

3. Participant of the “Regional Training on National Greenhouse Gas Inventory Systems”;
Supported by USAID LEAD

4. Participant of the “Regional Workshop on Improvement and Development of Emission
Factor tor Methane from Rice Cultivation,”,supported by USAID LEAD

5. Member of Gamma Sigma Delta Society , the Honor Society of Agriculture, University of
Missouri, Mo,USA

1. Awards for international journal paper publication, Kasetsart University, Thailand (9 articles)

2. Charles Edmund Marshall Scholarship award, University of Missouri, USA

3. Popular vote (1st prize) for poster and booth presentation in the Industrial and Research

Project for Undergraduate Students, funded by Thai Research Fund (2 times)
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Chatuchak, Bangkok
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