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Rao S. Mylavarapu

Professor
Soil and Nutrient Management

Soil Testing Lab (ESTL/ARL)

 

Program Areas

Research
Departmental Research Areas:

Research focus:
Focuses on extension and research programs in soil and nutrient management. Directs Extension Soil Testing Lab and Analytical Research Lab.

Extension

Publications

Select Publications
  • Chavez, E., Z. He, P. Stoffella, R.S. Mylavarapu, Y.C. Li, and V. Baligar. 2015. Concentration of Cadmium in Cacao Beans and its Relationship with Soil Cadmium in Southern Ecuador. Science of the Total Environment. 15:205-214. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.06.106.
  • Kadiyala, M.D.M., J.W. Jones, R.S. Mylavarapu, Y.C. Li, M.D. Reddy and M. Umadevi. 2015. Study of Spatial Water Requirements of Rice under Various Crop Establishment Methods Using GIS and Crop Models. J. Agrometeorology. 17:1-10.
  • Acharya, S. and R.S. Mylavarapu. 2015. Modeling shallow water table dynamics under subsurface irrigation and drainage. Agric. Water Management. 149:166-174.
  • Kadiyala, M.D.M., J.W. Jones, R.S. Mylavarapu, Y.C. Li, and M.D. Reddy. 2015. Identifying Irrigation and Nitrogen Best Management Practices for Aerobic Rice-Maize Cropping System for Semi-Arid Tropics using CERES-Rice and Maize models. Agricultural Water Management. 149:23-32.
  • Kadiyala, M.D.M., R.S. Mylavarapu, Y.C. Li, G.B. Reddy, K.R. Reddy and M.D. Reddy. 2014. Uptake Efficiency of 15N-Urea in Flooded and Aerobic Rice Fields under Semi-arid Conditions. Paddy and Water Environment. doi:10.1007/s10333-014-0473-8
  • Acharya, S., J. Jawitz, R.S. Mylavarapu. 2014. Evapotranspiration Estimation from Diurnal Water Table Fluctuations: Implementing Drainable and Fillable Porosity in the White Method. Vadose Zone J. 13. doi:10.2136/vzj2014.04.0048
  • Mylavarapu, R.S., T. Borisova, E. Momol and G. Israel. 2014. Use of Soil Tests for Residential Landscapes: A Survey of Soils Lab Open House participants in Alachua County, Florida. Journal of Extension. 52(1). 1RIB6.

Book Chapters

  • Mylavarapu, R., C.C. Mitchell, and H.J. Savoy. 2014. Soils of the Southeastern US. In Soil Test Methods from the Southeastern United States. Southern Cooperative Series Bulletin No. 419. USDA-SERA-IEG-6. ISBN 1-58161-419-5. (http://www.clemson.edu/sera6/MethodsManualFinalSERA6.pdf)
  • Mitchell, C.C. and Mylavarapu, R. 2014. Soil Test Correlation and Calibration for Recommendations. In Soil Test Methods from the Southeastern United States. Southern Cooperative Series Bulletin No. 419. USDA-SERA-IEG-6. ISBN 1-58161-419-5. (http://www.clemson.edu/sera6/MethodsManualFinalSERA6.pdf)

Factsheets

Extension Publications (EDIS)

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Mailing Address:
Soil and Water Sciences Department
2181 McCarty Hall, PO Box 110290
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611

Office:
G171 McCarty Hall A

(352) 294-3113
(352) 392-3399 fax

email: raom@ufl.edu