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Plant Physiology      (18 scientists)

Dr Pramod Kumar


Field of Specialisation : Abiotic stress

Dr Pramod Kumar

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Meerut University, Meerut

Ph.D : G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Plant Physiology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   7

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

  1. Kumar* P, Mishra US and Pant RC (1995). Kinetics of phosphate uptake in excised maize root. Biol. Plant,. 37(3): 381-389. NAAS Rating 7.75
  2. Sharma PC and Kumar* P (1999). Alleviation of salinity stress during germination in Brassica juncea by pre-sowing chilling treatments to seeds. Biol. Plant., 42: 451-455. NAAS Rating 7.75
  3. Kumar* P., Lakshmi, N.J. and Mani, V.P. (2000). Interactive effects of salicylic acid and phytohormones on photosynthesis and grain yield of soybean (Glycine max L. Merrill). Physiol. & Mol. Biol. Plants, 6 :179-186 . NAAS Rating 8.39
  4. Kumar* P. and Pant, R.C. (2001). Inositol phospholipid metabolism in relation to washing or adaptive ageing induced ion uptake in maize (Zea mays L.) roots. Physiol. Mol. Bio. Plants, 7(2): 139-144. NAAS Rating 8.39
  5. Joshi R., Shukla A. and Kumar* P. (2010). Interactive effect of GA3 and polyamines on in vitro somatic embryogenesis from immature embryos in maize (Zea mays L.). Maydica 55 :111-119. NAAS Rating 6.58
  6. Verma D., Joshi R., Shukla A. and Kumar* P. (2011). Protocol for in vitro somatic embryogenesis and regeneration of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Indian J. Exp Biol., 49: 958-963. NAAS Rating 6.93
  7. Joshi R. and Kumar* P. (2012). Lysigenous aerenchyma formation involves non-apoptotic programmed cell death in rice (Oryza sativa L.) roots. Physiol Mol Biol Plants, 18(1):19. DOI 10.1007/s12298-011-0093-3. NAAS Rating 8.39
  8. Kumar* P. Pal M., Joshi R and Sairam R. K (2013). Yield, growth and physiological responses of Mung bean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] genotypes to waterlogging at vegetative stage. Physiol Mol Biol Plants, 19(2):209220. NAAS Rating 8.39
  9. Vineeth T. V. Kumar* P. and G.K. Krishna (2016). Bioregulators protected photosynthetic machinery by inducing expression of photorespiratory genes under water stress in chickpea. Photosynthetica, DOI: 10.1007/s11099-016-0073-5, 54 (2): 234-242. NAAS Rating 9.19
  10. Kumar, P. Yadav, S. and Singh, M.P. (2020). Possible involvement of xanthophyll cycle pigments in heat tolerance of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants, 26:17731785. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12298-020-00870-7 NAAS Rating 8.39

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

  1. Developed a protocol for in vitro production of virus free plants of Amaranthus hypochondriacus.
  1. Contributed towards development and release of rice varieties namely VL Dhan 65, VL Dhan 85, VL Dhan 86 (Cold tolerant), Vivek Dhan 154, VL Dhan 207, VL Dhan 208, VL Dhan 209 (drought tolerant).
  1. Developed PGRs based formulation for enhancing yield of pea in hill region.
  1. Developed PGRs based formulations for enhancing yield of soybean in hill region.
  1. Developed bioregulators based formulations for enhancing yield of chickpea in plain.

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Junior Research Fellowship awarded by UGC in 1986.
  1. Junior Research Fellowship awarded by CSIR in 1987.
  1. Senior Research Fellowship awarded by CSIR in 1989
  1. First award for a scientific popular article in Hindi on Hormone Sey Badhhayen Sabji Ka Utpadan published in Kheti (2009) vol. 62: 5-9 by IARI, New Delhi in 2010.
  1. Fellow, Indian Society of Plant Physiology awarded by Indian Society for Plant Physiology in November, 2010.