Dr. J. C. Tarafdar did his M. Sc. and Ph. D. degrees in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi and Post Doctorate from Institute of Agricultural Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany. He has made original and well recognized contribution on mobilization of native phosphorus. He has successfully developed biosynthesized nano nutrients and nano induced polysaccharide powder for agricultural use. He has published 368 research articles in national and international journals which include 38 book chapters and four books. He has four patents and 73 new organisms in his credit.