Shankar  Ganapathi Shanmugam

Shankar Ganapathi Shanmugam

Assistant Research Professor

Agronomy - Soil Microbiology

Mailing Address:
Box 9555
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Physical Address:
117 Dorman Hall
Mississippi State, MS 39762


  • Shanmugam, S. G., W. L. Kingery. 2018. Changes in soil microbial community structure in relation to plant succession and soil properties during 4000 years of pedogenesis. European Journal of Soil Biology 88:80-88. Download
  • Hankins, S. C., M. S. Cox, W. L. Kingery, S. G. Shanmugam, P. Gerard, R. W. Lemus. 2017. Crop growth and nutrient uptake from an Inceptisol and Vertisol with high biochar application rates. International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Research 3(5):3965-3989. Download
  • Shanmugam, S.,G., Z. V. Magbanua, M. A. Williams, K. Jangid, W. B. Whitman, D. G. Peterson, W. L. Kingery. 2017. Bacterial diversity patterns differ in soils developing in sub-tropical and cool-temperate ecosystems. Microbial Ecology 73(3):556-569. Download
  • Shanmugam, S. G., N. W. Buehring, M. W. Ebelhar, M. S. Cox, J. L. Oldham, D. G. Peterson, W. L. Kingery. 2016. Short-term effects of tillage treatments on soil microbial biodiversity under soybean-corn rotation. International Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Research 2(5):1277-1303. Download
  • Williams, M.A., K. Jangid, S. G. Shanmugam, W. B. Whitman. 2013. Bacterial communities in soil mimic patterns of vegetative succession and ecosystem climax but are resilient to change between seasons. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 57:749-757. Download