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Nematology      (15 scientists)

Dr Anju Kamra


Field of Specialisation : Management of Nematodes with Environment- friendly Methods

Dr Anju Kamra

Principal Scientist



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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Nematology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   6

   Ph.D :   5

Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only

  1. Gaur, H.S. and Anju Dhingra* (1991) Management of Meloidogyne incognita and Rotylenchulus reniformis in nursery beds by soil solarization and organic soil amendment. Revue de Nematologie 14: 189-195
  2. Anju Kamra, M. Abhilash and Subhendu Bhadraray (2006). Experimental evidence on enhanced nutrient mineralization due to a bacterivorous nematode, Mesorhabditis cranganorensis (Khera).International Journal of Nematology 16:169-177.
  3. Meher HC, Gajbhiye VT, Singh G, Kamra A & Chawla G (2009). Nematicidal efficacy, enhanced degradation and cross adaptation of carbosulfan, cadusafos and triazophos under tropical conditions. Nematology 12: 211� 214(NAAS SCORE: 7.22 )
  4. Meher HC, Gajbhiye VT, Singh G, Kamra A & Chawla G (2010) Persistence and Nematicidal efficacy of carbosulfan, cadusafos, phorate and triazophos in Soil and uptake by chickpea and tomato crops under tropical conditions. J Agric Food Chem 58: 1815–1822. NAAS SCORE :9.75)
  5. Prasanna Holajjer, Anju Kamra, Hari S. Gaur and Dolly Wattal Dhar (2011). Bioefficacy and shelf life of carrier based formulations of cyanobacterium, Synechococcus nidulans against Meloidogyne incognita infecting brinjal. International Journal of Nematology 20(2):162-168
  6. Prasanna Holajjer, Anju Kamra, Hari S. Gaur and Dolly Wattal Dhar (2012). In vitro nematicidal activity of a terrestrial cyanobacterium, Synechococcus nidulans towards plant-parasitic nematodes. Nematology: 14 (1) : 85-92151 (NAAS SCORE: 7.22 )
  7. Prasanna Holajjer, Anju Kamra, H.S. Gaur, M. Manjunath (2013) Potential of cyanobacteria for biorational management of plant parasitic nematodes: A review Crop Protection 53: 147-151 (NAAS SCORE: 8.17 )
  8. C Sellaperumal, Anju Kamra and D.K. Sharma(2015). Biological Services of Streptomyces lavendulae MTCC 706 on invasion, development and reproduction of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita infecting Tomato cv Pusa Ruby. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 86(8): 998-1003 ( NAAS SCORE : 6..25)
  9. Holajjer P, Kamra, A and Singh P. (2016) Influence of nematode bacterial interactions on N and P mineralization in soil and on decomposition of crop residues during aerobic composting. Applied Ecology and Environmental research 14(2) : 283-299.(NAAS SCORE: 6.5)
  10. M Devindrappa, A Kamra, M Grover and Bharat Gawade (2022)Nematicidal rhizobacteria with plant growth-promoting traits associated with tomato in root-knot infested polyhouses Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control https://doi.org/10.1186/s41938-022-00539-1 (NAAS Score 8.0)

Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :

  1. Identified virulent nematicidal isolates of blue green alga, Synechococcus nidulans, bacteria Bacillus subtilis and fungal isolate of Trichoderma asperellum for management of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita infecting vegetable crops.
  1. Established proof of concept that bacterivorous nematodes enhance the rate of carbon and nitrogen mineralization in interaction with soil bacteria and organic substrates present in soil.

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. D.J. Raski Award for best paper presentation awarded by Nematological Society of India, 1993
  1. Smt Guman Devi Verma Memorial Award for Best Women Scientist , Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology &University of North Bengal (Siliguri), 2009
  1. SPPS Meritorious Scientist Award , Society of Plant Protection Sciences,2011
  1. Best paper presentation in Hindi at IARI, during Hindi Chetna Maas at IARI, 2011