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Shilpa Shree K.G

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Division of Natural Resources
in Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
Research Accomplishments: 

 (During the Period of 2019-2023)

  1. Standardization of fly ash and pressmud based soilless potting media for Chrysanthemum, Marigold, Dracaena and Epipremnum aureum
  2. Standardization of agricultural by-products based soilless potting media for Chrysanthemum, Marigold, Dracaena and Epipremnum aureum
  3. Assisted as Co- Principal Investigator in Screening and identification of ornamental plant species suitable for improvement of air quality in the vertical landscape system
  4. Assisted as Co-Principal Investigator in Standardization of rate of application of plant growth regulators for improving growth and flowering of Spathiphyllum Wallisii
Varieties / Technologies Developed: 


Assisted as Co- Principal Investigator in development of germplasms of chrysanthemum DFR C-1 (INGR21108), DFR C-2 (INGR21109), DFR C-3 (INGR21110)


(Best 10/High Impact) 

    1. K.G. Shilpa Shree, P. Naveen Kumar, S.A. Safeena, K.S. Girish, and K.V. Prasad. 2023. Evaluation of growing media comprising industrial and agricultural by-products for seedlings production of annual chrysanthemum and calendula. Environment and Ecology, 41(2A): 961-967.
    2. Safeena, S.A, Shilpa Shree, K.G, P. Naveen Kumar, Tarak Nath Saha and K.V. Prasad. Effect of growth regulators on growth and flower production of popular indoor plant, Peace lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii). Environment and Ecology, 41(2A):979-984.
    3. Shilpa Shree K.G., K.V. Prasad, S.A. Safeena, Tarak Nath Saha, Ganesh B. Kadam, Nitika Gupta and Pritam R. Jadhav. 2021. Effect of potting media containing industrial by-products on growth and flowering of chrysanthemum cv. Basanti. Indian Journal of Horticulture. 78(2): 221-226.
    4. Saha, T.N., Prasad, K.V., Kumar P.N., Sarkar, S.K, Petawal, V.C., Kadam, G.B., Raju, D.V.S. and Shilpa Shree, K.G. 2021. Induction of novel variants in Chrysanthemum morifolium through electron beam radiation.  Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 91(5): 744-748.
    5. Safeena S.A., Shilpa Shree K.G., P. Naveen Kumar ,Tarak Nath Saha and K.V. Prasad. 2021. Studies for Determination of Air Pollution Tolerance Index of Ornamental Plant Species Grown in the Vertical Landscape System. Biological Forum. 13(1): 388-399.
    6. K.G. Shilpa Shree, Ganesh B. Kadam, K.S. Girish and K.V. Prasad. 2017. Chemical Characterization of Soils Under Floriculture Crops in Selected Villages of Pune and Satara Districts of Maharashtra. Int. J. Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences.6(10): 3574-3583.
    7. K.G. Shilpa Shree, C.T. Subbarayappa and S. Doreswamy. 2015. Effect of Soil Application of Micronutrients on Quality of Mulberry and Cocoon Production. Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 6(4): 830-833.

Books Chapter

  1. Shilpa Shree K.G. and Safeena, S.A. 2023. Role of mineral fertilization and plant growth regulators on essential oil content and composition of flower crops. In Nagaratna Biradar, Rayees Ahmed Shah, Adil Ahmad (Eds.), Recent Advances in Agricultural Sciences and Technology. ISBN 978-93-91995-07-2
Awards & Recognitions: 


  1. Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship 2021-22 under Waste to Wealth mission of Office of PSA to Government of India.
  2. Young Woman Scientist Award-2021 by Agro Environmental Development Society on the occasion of International Conference on “Advances in Agriculture, Environmental and Biosciences for Sustainable Development” (AAEBSD-2021) held on August 5-7, 2021.
  3. University of Agricultural Sciences (Bengaluru) Gold Medal, University of Agricultural Sciences STCR Gold medal and Dr. A.M. Krishnappa Memorial Gold Medal for General Merit for securing highest OGPA in Ph. D. degree in 2015-16.
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