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Vimala D. Nair

Research Professor, Environmental Soil Chemistry

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  • Select Publications

    Books

    Nair, P. K. R., B. M. Kumar, and V.D. Nair. 2021. An Introduction to Agroforestry: Four Decades of Scientific Developments. 2nd Edition. Springer Nature, The Netherlands. https://link.springer.com/book/9783030753573

    Nair, P. K. R., and V. D. Nair. 2014. Scientific Writing and Communication in Agriculture and Natural Resources. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-319-03100-2; DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-03101-9

    Book Chapter

    • Nair, V.D., and K.R. Reddy. 2013. Phosphorus sorption and desorption in wetland soils. pp 667 – 678. In: DeLaune, R., Reddy, K.R., Richardson, C.J., and Megonigal, P. (ed). Methods on biogeochemistry of wetlands. Soil Science Society of America Publication.

    Selected Refereed Journal Publications

    • Freitas, A. M., V. D. Nair, and W.G. Harris. 2020. Biochar as influenced by feedstock variability: Implications and opportunities for phosphorus management. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4:510982 doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2020.510982
    • Nair, V. D., L. E. Sollenberger, W. G. Harris, A. N. Sharpley, A. M. Freitas, J. C. B. Dubeux Jr. and A. N. Rodriguez. 2020. Mining of soil legacy phosphorus without jeopardizing crop yield. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment 3(1), e20056 https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20056 
    • Liao, X., V. D. Nair, A. Canion, D. Dobberfuhl, F. Katelyn, and P. Inglett. 2019. Subsurface transport and potential risk of phosphorus to groundwater across different land uses in a karst springs basin, Florida, USA. Geoderma. 338: 97-106
    • Dari, B., V. D. Nair, A. N. Sharpley, P. Kleinman, D. Franklin and W. G. Harris. 2018. Consistency of the Threshold Phosphorus Saturation Ratio across a Wide Geographic Range of Acid Soils. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. doi:10.2134/age2018.08.0028
    • Nair, V. D., P. K. R. Nair, B. Dari. A. M. Freitas, N. Chatterjee, and F. M. Pinheiro. 2017. Biochar in the Agroecosystem–Climate-Change–Sustainability Nexus. Frontiers in Plant Science 8. 2051 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.02051
    • Dari, B., V. D. Nair, W. G. Harris, P. K. R. Nair, L. Sollenberger, and R. Mylavarapu. 2016. Relative influence of soil- vs. biochar properties on soil phosphorus retention. Geoderma. 280:82-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2016.06.018 
    • Nair, V. D., M. W. Clark, and K. R. Reddy. 2015. Evaluation of legacy phosphorus storage and release from wetland soils. Journal of Environmental Quality. 44: 1956 – 1964. doi:10.2134/jeq2015.03.0154.
    • Nair, V. D, and W. G. Harris. 2014. Soil phosphorus storage capacity for environmental risk assessment. Advances in Agriculture. doi:10.1155/2014/723064.
    • Nair, V. D. 2014. Soil phosphorus saturation ratio for risk assessment in land use systems. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 2:6. doi:10.3389/fenvs.2014.00006
    • Nair, P. K. R., V. D. Nair, B. M. Kumar, and J. Showalter. 2010. Carbon sequestration in agroforestry systems. Advances in Agronomy. 108:237-307.
    • Dari, B., V.D. Nair, W.G. Harris, P.K.R. Nair, L. Sollenberger, and R. Mylavarapu. 2016. Relative influence of soil- vs. biochar properties on soil phosphorus retention. Geoderma. 280:82-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2016.06.018 
    • Dari, B., V.D. Nair, J. Colee, W.G. Harris, and R. Mylavarapu. 2015. Estimation of phosphorus isotherm parameters: a simple and cost-effective procedure. Front. Environ. Sci. 3:70. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2015.00070.
    • Nair, V.D., M.W. Clark, and K.R. Reddy. 2015. Evaluation of legacy phosphorus storage and release from wetland soils. J. Environ. Qual. 44: 1956 – 1964. doi:10.2134/jeq2015.03.0154.
    • Nair, V.D, and W.G. Harris. 2014. Soil phosphorus storage capacity for environmental risk assessment. Advances in Agriculture. doi:10.1155/2014/723064.
    • Nair, V.D. 2014. Soil phosphorus saturation ratio for risk assessment in land use systems. Front. Environ. Sci. 2:6. doi:10.3389/fenvs.2014.00006
    • Nair, P.K.R., and V.D. Nair. 2014. "Solid-Fluid-Gas": The state of knowledge on carbon sequestration potential of agroforestry systems in Africa. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 6:22–27.
    • Chakraborty, D., V.D. Nair, W.G. Harris and R.D. Rhue.  2012. Environmentally-relevant phosphorus retention capacity of sandy coastal plain soils. Soil Sci. 177:701-707.
    • Nair, P.K. R., V.D. Nair, B.M. Kumar, and J. Showalter. 2010. Carbon sequestration in agroforestry systems. Adv. Agron. 108:237-307.
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CONTACT INFORMATION

Mailing Address:
Soil and Water Sciences Department
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University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611

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(352) 294-3137
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email: vdn@ufl.edu