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Pradeep Wagle

Postdoc in Earth Observation and Modeling Group

Center for Spatial Analysis, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology,

University of Oklahoma

101 David L. Boren Blvd. Norman, Oklahoma 73019, USA

Phone: 1(405) 714-4872, Email: pradeep.wagle@ou.edu


 

Education

Ph.D. in Crop Science, 2013, Oklahoma State University

M.S. in Horticulture, 2010, Oklahoma State University

B.S. in Agriculture, 2004, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

 

Professional Experience

August 2013                           Postdoctoral Research Associate

Center for Spatial Analysis, and Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, University of Oklahoma, USA

June 2010 – July 2013           Graduate Research Assistant

            Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Oklahoma State University

April 2008 – May 2010         Graduate Research Assistant

            Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Oklahoma State University

 

Research interests

  • Impacts of climate change and land use change on biosphere-atmosphere exchange of carbon dioxide, water vapor, and energy fluxes
  • Upscale ecosystem level fluxes to regional and global scales
  • Integration of eddy flux measurement and remote sensing
  • Ecosystem modeling

 

Peer-reviewed journal publications

  1. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2013. Effect of Soil Moisture on Ecosystem Respiration and Its Relationship with Soil Temperature in Switchgrass. BioEnergy Research (Special Issue: Scheduled Date for Available Online: November 1, 2013).
  2. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2013. Seasonal Variability in Net Ecosystem Carbon Dioxide Exchange over a Young Switchgrass Stand. Global Change Biology Bioenergy (DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12049).
  3. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2012. Growing Season Variability in Evapotranspiration, Ecosystem Water Use Efficiency, and Energy Partitioning in Switchgrass. Ecohydrology (DOI: 10.1002/eco.1322).
  4. Wagle, P., M. W. Smith, B. W. Wood, and C. T. Rohla. 2011. Response of Young Bearing Pecan Trees to Spring Foliar Nickel Applications. Journal of Plant Nutrition 34:1558-1566.
  5. Wagle, P., M. W. Smith, B. W. Wood, and C. T. Rohla. 2011. Supplemental Foliar Nickel and Copper Applications Do Not Reduce Kernel Necrosis in Pecan Trees Receiving Excess Nitrogen. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 42:2219-2228.

Non peer-reviewed publications

  1. Wagle, P., M. W. Smith, B. W. Wood, and C. T. Rohla. 2010. Supplemental Foliar Nickel and Copper Applications Do Not Reduce Kernel Necrosis in Pecan Trees Receiving Excess Nitrogen. Oklahoma Pecan Growers Association LI (4):1-2.
  2. Wagle, P., M. W. Smith, B. W. Wood, and C. T. Rohla. 2010. Response of Young Bearing Pecan Trees to Spring Foliar Nickel Applications. Oklahoma Pecan Growers Association LI (4):3.
  3. Wagle, P., M. W. Smith, B. W. Wood, and C. T. Rohla. 2010. Foliar Application of Nickel and Copper on Pecan Performance. Oklahoma Pecan Growers Association LI (1):3.

Published conference proceedings

  1. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2012. Effect of Soil Moisture on Ecosystem Respiration and Its Relationship with Soil Temperature in Switchgrass. Proceedings of the National Conference on the Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, Sun Grant Initiative 264-270.
  2. Kakani, V. G., C. B. Godsey, P. Wagle, A. J. Foster, A. Kakani, R. Sripathi, and A. Pandey. 2012. Energy Beets as a Bioenergy Feedstock in the Southern Great Plains. Proceedings of the National Conference on the Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, Sun Grant Initiative 282-288.
  3. Wagle, P., M. W. Smith, B. W. Wood, and C. T. Rohla. 2009. Response of Pecan to Foliar Applied Nickel and Copper. Proceedings of Oklahoma Pecan Growers Association 79:42-44.

Conference presentations

  1. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2013. Net Ecosystem CO2 Exchange in Switchgrass and High Biomass Sorghum in the Southern Great Plains of the United States. ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meetings, Tampa, FL, November 3-6 (To be presented: Poster).
  2. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2013. Evapotranspiration and Ecosystem Water Use Efficiency in Switchgrass and High Biomass Sorghum in the Southern Great Plains of the United States. ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meetings, Tampa, FL, November 3-6 (To be presented: Oral).
  3. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2013. Seasonal Variability in Net Ecosystem Carbon Dioxide Exchange in Young Switchgrass Stand. 24th Annual Research Symposium, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, February 20-22 (Oral presentation).
  4. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2012. Seasonal Variations in Carbon Dioxide Exchange of Drought Stressed Switchgrass Ecosystem. ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meetings, Cincinnati, OH, October 21-24 (Oral presentation).
  5. Kakani, V. G., C. B. Godsey, P. Wagle, A. J. Foster, A. Kakani, R. Sripathi, and A. Pandey. 2012. Energy Beets as Year Round Bioenergy Feedstock for Southern Great Plains. ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meetings, Cincinnati, OH, October 21-24.
  6. Kundan, D., P. Wagle, and V. G. Kakani. 2012. Spatially Explicit Modeling of Switchgrass Carbon Sequestration in Oklahoma. ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meetings, Cincinnati, OH, October 21-24.
  7. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2012. Seasonal Variations in Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapor Exchanges in Switchgrass. Biomass 2012, Washington D. C., July 10-11 (Poster presentation).
  8. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2012. Seasonal Variability in Evapotranspiration, Water Use Efficiency, and Energy Partitioning in Switchgrass. Oklahoma EPSCoR Annual State Conference, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, April 10 (Poster presentation).  
  9. Kakani, V. G., P. Wagle, A. J. Foster, C. B. Godsey, A. Kakani, R. Sripathi, and A. Pandey. 2012. Evaluating Energy Beet Potential as Bioenergy Feedstock in Southern Great Plains. Oklahoma EPSCoR Annual State Conference, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, April 10. 
  10. Wagle. P. and V. G. Kakani. 2012. Carbon Dioxide and Water Exchanges between a High Biomass Sorghum Field and the Atmosphere. 23rd Annual Research Symposium, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, February 20-24 (Oral presentation). 
  11. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2011. Eddy Covariance Based Estimates of Net Ecosystem Exchanges in Bioenergy Cropping Ecosystems. ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX, October 16-19 (Poster presentation).
  12. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2011. Net Ecosystem Exchanges of Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapor in a Sorghum Field. Great Plains Sorghum Conference & 28th Biennial Sorghum Research and Utilization Conference, Stillwater, OK, September 12-14 (Oral presentation).
  13. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2011. Net Ecosystem Exchanges of Bioenergy Cropping Ecosystems. Oklahoma EPSCoR Annual State Conference, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, April 21 (Poster presentation).
  14. Wagle, P. and V. G. Kakani. 2010. Eddy Covariance Method to Determine Net Ecosystem Exchange of Bioenergy Crops. Oklahoma Research Day, Cameron University, Lawton, OK, November 12 (Poster presentation).
  15. Wagle, P., M. W. Smith, B. W. Wood, and C. T. Rohla. 2010. Nitrogen-nickel Interaction on Growth of Container-grown Pecan Seedlings. 21st Annual Research Symposium, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, February 17-19 (Oral presentation).
  16. Wagle, P., M. W. Smith, B. W. Wood, C. T. Rhola, and C. C. Reilly. July 2009. Foliar Application of Nickel and Copper on Pecan Performance. American Society for Horticultural Science, St. Louis, MO, July 25-29. HortScience 44(4):1119 (Poster presentation).
  17. Wagle, P., M. W. Smith, B. W. Wood, B. S. Cheary, B. L. Carroll, C. C. Reilly, and C. T. Rohla. 2009. Influence of Foliar Application of Nickel and Copper on Leaf Elemental Concentration and Pecan Performance. 20th Annual Research Symposium, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, February 16-20 (Oral presentation).

Journal referee (if any)

Crop Science Journal (Since September 2011)

American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences (Since September 2012)

 

Professional and Honorary organizations

American Society of Agronomy                                                                                     2011

Crop Science Society of America                                                                                   2011

Soil Science Society of America                                                                                     2011

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi                                                                             2009

Golden Key International Honor Society                                                                       2008

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)                                2008

American Society for Horticultural Science                                                       2008 - 2010

Oklahoma Pecan Growers Association                                                             2008 - 2010

 

Awards

Tedrowe and Sandra Bowles Coulter Memorial Scholarship ($ 1000)              2013 - 2014

Outstanding PhD Student Award                                                                                  2012

(Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Oklahoma State University)

Williams Distinguished Graduate Fellowship ($ 2200)                                      2012 – 2013

Sitlington Enriched Graduate Scholarship ($ 5000 each year)                           2010 – 2013

Ralph S. Matlock Scholarship ($ 1000)                                                              2011 – 2012

David Hopper Memorial Scholarship ($ 500)                                                     2009 – 2010

Robert C & Doris R Arens Scholarship ($ 1000)                                               2008 - 2009

David Hopper Memorial Scholarship ($ 1000)                                                   2007 – 2008

Merit Scholarships from Tribhuvan University                                                   1998 - 2004

 



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