Publication by faculty members during 2013-14 (i.e. from 1st April 2013 to 31st March, 2014)

Dr. K Shah, Professor

1. Rai A.C., Singh M., Shah K. (2013) Engineering ZAT 12 gene encoding C2H2 like zinc finger transcription factor enhances heat and drought stress tolerance in Solanumlycopersicon (tomato) plants. Phytochemistry(U.K.) 85:44-50. [IF 4.82]
2. Shah K., Singh M., Rai A.C. (2013) Effect of heat-shock induced oxidative stress is suppressed in BcZAT12 expressing drought tolerant tomato. Phytochemistry(U.K.) 95:109-117. [IF 4.82]
3. Shah K, Nandi I., Singh N. (2014) Towards water security through sustainable management of water resources. Current Science, Vol 106, no.6, 25 March 2014 pp 795.
4. Chand R, Kumar M, Kushwaha C, Shah K, and Joshi A.K (2014) Role of melanin in release of extracellular enzymes andselection of aggressive isolates of Bipolarissorokiniana in Barley. Current Microbiology. Vol 69, pp 202-211. [IF 1.52]
5. Shah K, Sharma PK, Nandi I, Singh N (2014) Water sustainability: reforming water management in new global era of climate change. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, DOI 10.1007/s11356-014-2812-0. [IF 1.5]
6. Jayaswal A., Mishra A., Mishra H., Shah K (2014) Evaluation of novel Saquinaviranalogs for resistance mutation compatibility and potential as an HIV-Protease inhibitor drugBioinformation 10(4): 227-232. [IF 1.15]
7. Shah K, Gupta S, Mishra H, Sharma PK,Jayaswal A (2014) Examining structural analogs of elvitegravir as potential inhibitors of HIV-1 integrase. Archives of Virology, DOI 10.1007/s00705-014-2038-y. [IF 2.2]
8. Singh P and Shah K (2014) Evidences for reduced metal-uptake and membrane injury upon application of nitric oxide donor in cadmium stressed rice seedlings. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 83:180-184.[IF 2.5]

Dr. GS Singh, Professor

1. Tripathi, A., Singh, G.S. (2013). Perception, anticipation and responses of people to changing climate in the Gangetic plain of India. Current Science. 105:1673-1684.
2. Singh, GS., Tripathi, A. (2013). Changing climate in Indo-gangetic region of eastern UP, India. In: PR Sharma, RS Yadava and VN Sharma (Eds.). Interdisciplinary Advances in Geography. RK Books, New Delhi.
3. Singh, GS.,Poonam., Mall, U. (2013). Terai arc landscape and Taungya system: Ecology, biodiversity and conservation. In: PR Sharma, RS Yadava and VN Sharma (Eds.). Interdisciplinary Advances in Environmental and Earth System Studies. Geography. RK Books, New Delhi.
4. Mall, U., Singh, GS. (2014). Soil seed bank dynamics: History and ecological significance in sustainability of different ecosystems. In MH Fulekar, B Phatak, RK Kale (Eds.) Environment and Sustainable Development.

Dr. RK Mall, Professor

1. Mall, R K, S D Attri, K K Singh, 2013: Climate Change and Sustainable Water Resource Management, VayuMandal, 39, No 1-2, Jan-Jun, 2013, pp 76-90
2. Mall R K, 2013: Water Security and Climate Change: An Indian Perspectives, Newsletter of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Ahmedabad Chapter, India Vol. 25, No.1, 2013
3. R Bhatla, Gyawali, B, R K Mall and Raju PVS, 2013: Study of possible linkage of PDO with IndianSummer Monsoon in relation to QBO, VayuMandal, Vol. 39, No 1-2, Jan-Jun, 2013, pp 09-14

Dr. JP Verma – Assistant Professor

1. Abhilash, P.C., Dubey, R.K., Tripathi, V., Srivastava, P., Verma, J.P., Singh H.B. (2013)Remediation and management of POPs-contaminated soils in a warming climate: challenges and perspectives. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI 10.1007/s11356-013-1808-5 (Impact Factor 2.671).
2. Lavakus, Yadav, J., Verma, J.P.,Jaiswal, D.K., Kumar, A. (2014). Evaluation of PGPR and different concentration of phosphorus level on plant growth, yield and nutrient content of rice (Oryzasativa). Ecological Engineering, 62C, 123-128. DOI information: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2013.10.013 (Impact Factor: 2.958).
3. Meena, V., Maurya, B.R., Verma, J.P. (2014). Does a rhizospheric microorganism enhance K+ availability in agricultural soils?. Microbiological Research 169, 337–347 (Impact Factor: 1.993), DOI: 10.1016/j.micres.2013.09.003
4. Verma, J.P.,Yadav J., Tiwari, K.N., Jaiswal, D.K. (2014). Evaluation of plant growth promoting activities of microbial strains and their effect on growth and yield of chickpea (Cicerarietinum L.) in India. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 70 (2014) 33-37. (Impact factor: 3.654).doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.12.001
5. Verma, J.P.,Jaiswal, D.K., Sagar,R. (2014). Pesticide Relevance and their Microbial Degradation: a-state-of-art. Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology (DOI: 10.1007/s11157-014-9341-7) (Impact factor: 2.340).
6. Yadav, J., Verma, J.P. (2014). Effect of seed inoculation with indigenous Rhizobium and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on nutrients uptake and yields of chickpea (CicerarietinumL.). European Journal of Soil Biology 63, 70-77 (Impact Factor: 1.838).

Dr. RP Singh – Assistant Professor

a. Research Article - National

1. Singh, R.P., Embrandiri, A., Ibrahim, M.H., and Singh, P. (2013) Effect of different Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) concentrations on Seed Germination, Seedling Growth and Physiological response of Kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). Journal of Environmental Science and Sustainability (JESS) 1 (3): 97 – 102, 2013.
1. Embrandiri, A., Ibrahim, M.H., Singh, R. P. (2013). Palm oil mill waste utilization: Sustainability in Malaysian context. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2013, ISSN 2250-3153
2. Embrandiri, A., Singh, R. P., Ibrahim, M.H. (2013). Biochemical, Morphological and Yield responses of Lady's Finger plants to varying ratios of palm oil mill waste (Decanter cake) application as bio-fertilizer. International Journal Of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture, 2:2-7.
3. Marcal,S.M.D., Araujo, A.S.F., Nunes, L.A.P.L., de Melo, W.J. and Singh, R.P. (2013). Metals in cowpea (Vignaunguiculata L.) after amendment of composted tannery sludge, Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research. 73 (3):282-287.
4. Singh,R. P., Sharma, B., Sarkar, A., Sengupta, C., Singh, P., Ibrahim, M.H. (2014) Biological Responses of Agricultural Soils to Fly-Ash Amendment. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 232.

Dr P.C. Abhilash, Assistant Professor

1. Abhilash, P.C*.,Dubey, R.K. (2014) Integrating aboveground-belowground responses to climate change. Current Science 106:1637-1638[IF: 0.935].
2. Bakshi, M., Singh, H.B., Abhilash, P.C*. (2014) Unseen impact of nanoparticles: More or less? Current Science 106: 350-352 [IF:0.935]
3. Abhilash, P.C*.,Dubey, R.K., Tripathi, V., Srivastava, P., Verma, J.P., Singh, H.B. (2013) Adaptive soil management. Current Science 104: 1275-76. [IF:0.935]
4. Abhilash, P.C*., Singh, B., Srivastava, P., Schaeffer, A., Singh, N. (2013) Remediation of lindane by Jatrophacurcas L: Utilization of multipurpose species for rhizoremediation. Biomass & Bioenergy 51: 189-193 [IF: 2.975]
5. Abhilash, P.C*.,Dubey, R.K., Tripathi, V., Srivastava, P., Verma, J.P., Singh, H.B. (2013) Remediation and management of POPs-contaminated soils in a warming climate: Challenges and perspectives. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20: 5879-85 [IF:2.618]
6. Singh, A., Jain, A., Sarma B.K., Abhilash, P.C., Singh, HB. (2013) Solid waste management of temple floral offerings by vermicomposting using Eiseniafetida. Waste Management 33:113-1118. [IF: 2. 485].
7. Srivastava, S., Verma, P.C., Chaudhry, V., Singh, N., Abhilash, P.C., Kumar, K.V., Sharma, N., Singh, N. (2013) Influence of inoculation of arsenic-resistant Staphylococcus arlettae on growth and arsenic uptake in Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. Var R46. Journal of Hazardous Materials 262: 1039-1047. [IF: 3.925]

Dr. T Banerjee, Assistant Professor

1. Sen et al. 2014. Atmospheric fine and coarse mode aerosols at different environments of India and the Bay of Bengal during winter-2014: Implication of a coordinated campaign. Accepted in MAPAN, Springer. (DOI : 10.1007/s12647-014-0109-x ) (IF-0.48).
2. Mall RK, Bhatt D, Sonkar G and Banerjee T. 2014. Simulation modeling and climate change: issues and challenges. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. (DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-3096-0) (IF- 2.76).

Dr. V Prasad, Assistant Professor

1. Meena, M., Prasad, V., Upadhyay, R.S. (In press) Assessment of Alternariaalternataisolates for metabolite production isolated from different locations of Varanasi. Environmental Biology and Conservation.
2. Meena, M., Prasad, V., Upadhyay, R.S. (Accepted) Evaluation of biochemical changes in leaves of tomato infected with Alternariaalternataand its metabolite. Environmental Biology and Conservation.

Dr. S Srivastava, Assistant Professor

1. Pathare, V., Srivastava, S., Suprasanna, P. (2013) Evaluation of effects of arsenic on carbon, nitrogen and sulfur metabolism in two contrasting varieties of Brassica juncea. ActaPhysiologiaePlantarum 35:3377-3389.
2. Srivastava, S., Srivastava, A.K., Suprasanna, P., D’Souza, S.F. (2013) Quantitative real-time expression profiling of aquaporin-isoforms and growth response of Brassica junceaunderarsenite stress. Molecular Biology Reports 40:2879-2886.
3. Srivastava, S., Srivastava, A.K., Suprasanna, P., D’Souza, S.F. (2013) Identification and profiling of arsenic stress-induced microRNAs in Brassica juncea. Journal of Experimental Botany 64:303-315.

Dr. K Ram, Assistant Professor

1. He, C., Li, Q.B., Liou, K.N., Zhang, J., Qi, L., Mao, Y., Gao, M., Lu, Z., Streets, D.G., Zhang, Q., Sarin, M.M., Ram, K. (2014) A global 3-D CTM evaluation of black carbon in the Tibetan Plateau. Atmospheric Chemistry Physics Discussion 14: 7305-7354, doi: 10.5194/acpd-14-7305-2014 (Impact Factor: 5.510).
2. Ram, K., Tripathi, S.N., Sarin, M.M., Bhattu, D. (2014) Primary and secondary aerosols from an urban site (Kanpur) in the Indo-Gangetic Plain: Impact on CCN, CN concentrations and optical properties. Atmospheric Environment 89: 655-663, doi: doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.02.009(Impact Factor: 3.110).
3. Srivastava, A.K., Bisht, D.S., Ram, K., Tiwari, S., Srivastava, M. (2014) Characterization of carbonaceous aerosols over Delhi in Ganga basin: seasonal variability and possible sources. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-10, doi: 10.1007/s11356-014-2660-y (Impact Factor: 2.618).

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