Dr. Isaac Lepcha

Dr. Isaac Lepcha

Lecturer, Plant & Soil Science
262 Brehm Hall
Martin, TN. 38238
Office Number: (731) 332-9114
Fax Number: (731) 881-7968

Academic History:

  • Ph.D. 2018 Plant, Insect and Microbial Sciences (Spl. Crop, Soil and Pest Management), Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, USA
  • M.S. 2011 Plant Sciences (Spl. Crop Science), Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands,
  • B.S. 2004 Agricultural Sciences, A.N.G.R Agricultural University, Hyderabad, India

Research interests

  • Cropping systems with specific interests on the use of alternative crops (Forages) and cover crops.
  • Tillage and soil conservation.
  • Sustainable crop production, ecology and agroecosystems.


  • Introduction to Plant and Soil Science (PLSC 110: On-campus and online)
  • Forage Crops (PLSC 422)
  • International Food and Fiber Production Systems (AGRI 295)
  • Soil Science lab (SOIL 210)