Bhupinder Jatana

Assistant Professor- Horticulture, Vegetable Crops
Horticulture Program Team, Plant and Environmental Sciences Department, Edisto Research and Education Center

Office: Edisto REC, 64 Research road, Blackville, SC
Phone: 864-633-9087


 Educational Background

Postdoctoral fellow
Cornell University 2022

Ph.D. Plant and Environmental Sciences
Clemson University 2021

M.Sc. Agronomy
Punjab Agricultural University 2016

B.Sc. Agriculture
Punjabi University 2013


Jatana, B.S., Gami, S., Ketterings, Q.M. (2022) Assessing the impact of mixing acid whey with dairy manure on pH and nitrogen dynamics during manure handling. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (Submitted)

Jatana, B.S., Ray, C., Kitchens, C., Gerard, P., Tharayil, N. (2022) Rendered materials partly substitute inorganic nitrogen fertilizers and improve nitrogen recovery in maize production system. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems.

Zhang, Z., Jatana, B.S., Gill, J., Campbell, B., Suseela, V., Tharayil, N. (2022) Cross inoculation of rhizobiome from a congeneric ruderal plant (Andropogon virginicus) imparts drought tolerance in maize (Zea mays) through changes in root morphology and proteome. The Plant Journal.

Jatana, B.S., Kitchens, C., Ray, C., Gerard, P., Tharayil, N., (2021) Dual inoculation with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and phosphorus solubilizing fungi synergistically enhances the mobilization and plant uptake of phosphorus from meat and bone meal. Frontiers in Soil Science.

Jatana, B.S., Ram, H., Gupta, N., Kaur, H., (2021) Wheat response to foliar application of salicylic acid under different sowing environments. Journal of Crop Improvement.

Jatana, B.S., Kitchens, C., Ray, C., Tharayil, N. (2020) Regulating the nutrient release rates from proteinaceous agricultural byproducts using organic amendments and its effect on soil chemical and microbiological properties. Biology and Fertility of Soils,

Jatana, B.S., Ram, H., Gupta, N. (2020) Application of seed and foliar priming strategies to improve the growth and productivity of late sown wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Cereal Research Communications,