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Microbiology      (20 scientists)

Dr Subrata Nath Bhowmik


Field of Specialisation : Plant-soil-microbial interactions and mycorrhizal symbioses

Dr Subrata Nath Bhowmik

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Maharashtra

Ph.D : Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Microbiology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   03

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

  1. Gulab Singh Yadav, Subhash Babu, Anup Das, S.N. Bhowmik, Mrinmoy Datta & Raghavendra Singh (2019): Soil carbon dynamics and productivity of ricerice system under conservation tillage in submerged and unsubmerged ecologies of Eastern Indian Himalaya, Carbon Management, DOI: 10.1080/17583004.2018.1545518
  2. G. S. Yadav, R. Lal, R. S. Meena, S. Babu, A Das, S. N. Bhowmik, M. Datta, J. Layak, P. Saha (2017) Conservation tillage and nutrient management effects on productivity and soil carbon sequestration under double cropping of rice in north eastern region of India. Ecological Indicators, http;//dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.08.071
  3. G. S. Yadav, R. Datta, S. I. Pathan, R. Lal, R. S. Meena, S. Babu, A Das, S. N. Bhowmik, M. Datta, P. Saha and P. K. Mishra (2017) Effects of conservation tillage and nutrient management practices on soil fertility and productivity of rice (Oryza sativa L.)-rice system in North Eastern Region of India. Sustainability , 9:1816; doi: 10.3390/su9101816
  4. S. N. Bhowmik, Gulab Singh Yadav and Mrinmay Datta (2015) Rapid mass multiplication of Glomus mosseae inoculum as influenced by some biotic and abiotic factors. Bangladesh Journal of Botany 44: 209-214
  5. S. N. Bhowmik (2015) Effect of most-probable-number method and plate count methods on fungal population density at different pH of assay medium. Bangladesh Journal of Botany. 44: 315-317
  6. G. S. Yadav, M. Datta, S. Babu, A. Das, S. N. Bhowmik, H. Ranebennur, C. Debnath, P. Saha (2015) Effect of tillage and crop-establishment techniques on productivity, profitability and soil health under maize (Zea mays)maizefield pea (Pisum sativum) cropping system. Indian Journal of Agronomy 60: 360-364.
  7. S. N. Bhowmik, M. R. Manikantan, Deepika Goswami, Gulab Singh Yadav (2014) Effect of some culture extracts of Aspergillus oryzae on dehulling properties of pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan L.). African Journal of Microbiology Research. 8: 3960-3968
  8. G. S. Yadav, M. Datta, S. Babu, C. Debnath, S. N. Bhowmik, M. A. Ansarim and S. V. Ngachan (2014) Effect of zero tillage basin planting and N nutrition on growth, yield, water productivity and nitrogen use efficiency of late planted broccoli in North East Hilly Region of India. The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 84 (11): 1434-7
  9. S. N. Bhowmik, S. Balasubramanian and D. N. Yadav (2013) Influence of most-probable-number method and container perforation numbers on fungal population density during tempeh production. The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 83 (8): 88992
  10. D. N. Yadav, K. K. Singh, S. N. Bhowmik and R. T. Patil (2010) Development of peanut milkbased fermented curd. International Journal of Food Science and Technology 45, 26502658

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

  1. Developed consortia inoculant of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi from isolates of Acaulospora, Gigaspora, Glomus for efficient phosphorus utilization by crops in acid soils of NER
  1. Developed acid tolerant consortia inoculant of phosphate solubilizing bacteria for upland farming in NER
  1. Developed rice-soy based tempeh
  1. Developed peanut milk based fermented curd

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Invited reviewer of peer reviewed journals-Journal of Food Science and Technology (Mysore, India), Agricultural Research (New Delhi, India), Current Science (Bangaluru, India since 2013
  1. External examiner: North East Hill University (NEHU), Meghalaya, India; Tripura University, Tripura, India; Central Agricultural University (CAU), Manipur, India
  1. Member of review committee for the Indo-Swiss Biotechnology Research Initiative, New Delhi during 2010
  1. Awarded distinction in M. Sc. (Agriculture), MPKV, Maharashtra, India
  1. Awarded NEC merit scholarship in M. Sc. (Agriculture), MPKV, Maharashtra, India