Prakash Nagabovanalli B
Prakash Nagabovanalli B is a Professor of Soil Science at University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Bangalore, India. He has contributed immensely in identifying silicon deficient areas and categorization in different soils of South India. He organized the Indo US workshop on Silicon in Agriculture during 25-27 February 2010 and the 8th PSILPH at UAS, Bangalore during 18-22 October 2012. He has guided 14 masters and four PhD students in Soil Science. He has contributed for release of silicon based technology (recycling of rice hull ash and foliar silicic acid) in the package of practices of UAS, Bangalore. He has more than 40 publications published in national and international journals. Being President of the International Society for Silicon in Agriculture and related disciplines since 2014, he will be involved in organizing 7th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture in 2017 at UAS, Bangalore, India.