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Department of Agronomy

Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

Ph: +1-785-532-6101
Fx: +1-785-532-6094

Dr. Impa Somayanda

Dr. Impa Somayanda

Research Associate

Email Dr. Somayanda

Kansas State University
3406G Throckmorton PSC
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: +1-785-532-6101
Fx: +1-785-532-6094

Supervisor: Dr. Pierzynski

Education

Education
  • Ph.D. Crop Physiology, University of Agricultural Studies, GKVK, Bangalore,India 2007
  • M.S. Crop Physiology, University of Agricultural Studies, GKVK, Bangalore,India

Publications

  • Tuyogon DSJ, Impa SM, Castillo OB, Larazo W, Johnson-Beebout SE. 2016. Enriching rice grain zinc through zinc fertilization and water management. Soil Science Society of America Journal,121-134
  • Izquierdo M, Impa SM, Johnson-Beebout SE, Weiss DJ, Kirk GJD. 2015. Measurement of isotopically-exchangeable Zn in Zn-deficient paddy soil. European Journal of Soil Science.doi:10.1111/ejss.12303.
  • Inez H. Slamet-Loedin, Beebout SE, Somayanda IM, Nikolaos Tsakirpaloglou. 2015. Enriching rice with Zn and Fe while minimizing Cd risk. Frontiers in Plant Sciences, 6:121.
  • Impa SM, Morete MJ, Ismail AM, Schulin R, Johnson-Beebout SE. 2013. Zn uptake, translocation and grain Zn loading in rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes selected for Zn deficiency tolerance and high grain Zn. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64:2739–2751.
  • Impa SM, Gramlich A, Tandy S, Schulin R, Frossard E, Johnson-Beebout SE. 2013. Internal Zn allocation influences Zn deficiency tolerance and grain Zn loading in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Frontiers in Plant Science, 4:534.
  • Mabesa RL, Impa SM, Grewal D, Johnson-Beebout SE. 2013. Contrasting grain-Zn response of biofortification rice (Oryza sativa L.) breeding lines to foliar Zn application. Field Crops Research, 149: 223-233.
  • Rose TJ, Impa SM, Rose MT, Pariasca-Tanaka J, Mori A, Heuer S, Johnson-Beebout SE, Wissuwa M. 2013. Enhancing phosphorus and zinc acquisition efficiency in rice: a critical review of root traits and their potential utility in rice breeding. Annals of Botany, 112: 331-345.
  • Qin J, Impa SM, Tang Q, Yang S, Yang J, Tao Y, Jagadish SVK. 2013. Integrated nutrient, water and other agronomic options to enhance rice grain yield and N use efficiency in double-season rice crop. Field Crops Research, 148:15-23.
  • Impa SM, Johnson-Beebout SE. 2012. Mitigating zinc deficiency and achieving high grain Zn in rice through integration of soil chemistry and plant physiology research. Plant and Soil, 361: 3-41.