M.Sc. : Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi
Ph.D : Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi
PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Plant Physiology
No. of Students Guided : - M.Sc : 7
Publications (Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only) :
- Paul, V.*, Pandey, R. and Srivastava, G. C. (2012). The fading distinctions between classical patterns of ripening in climacteric and non-climacteric fruit and the ubiquity of ethylene - An overview. J Food Science and Technology. 49: 1-21.
- Raghuveer, P., Paul, V., Deveshwar, J.J., Khetarpal, S., Kumar, S. and Chandra, R. (1997). Multiple shoot induction by benzyladenine and complete plant regeneration from seed explants of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Plant Cell Reports 16: 565-571.
- Paul, V.* and Pandey, R. (2014) Role of internal atmosphere on fruit ripening and storability - a review. J Food Science and Technology. 51: 1223-1250.
- Paul, V.* and Srivastava, G. C. (2006) Role of surface morphology in determining the ripening behaviour of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) fruits. Scientia Horticulturae 110: 84-92.
- Paul, V.*, R. Ezekiel and Pandey, R. (2016). Sprout suppression on potato: Need to look beyond CIPC for more effective and safer alternatives. J Food Science and Technology 53:1-18.
- Paul, V.*, Pandey R. and Srivastava, G. C. (2010) Ripening of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). Part I: 1-Methylcyclopropene mediated delay at higher storage temperature. Journal Food Science and Technology. 47: 519-526.
- Paul, V.*, Pandey R. and Srivastava, G. C. (2010) Ripening of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). Part II: Regulation by its stem scar region. J Food Science and Technology. 47: 527-533.
- Paul, V.*, Ezekiel, R. and Pandey, R. (2016). Acrylamide in processed potato products: Progress made and present status. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 38: 276 (1-23).
- Paul, V.*, Ezekiel, R. and Pandey, R. (2018). Use of CIPC as a potato sprout suppressant: Health and environmental concerns and future options. Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops and Foods (Netherlands). 10: 17-24.
- Kumar, R., Paul, V.*, Pandey, R., Sahoo, R.N. and Gupta, V.K. (2022). Reflectance based non-destructive determination of colour and ripeness of tomato fruits. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants. 28: 275-288.
Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :
- Method: Paul, V.* and Pandey R. (2018). 1-Methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) treatments. In: Novel Postharvest Treatments of Fresh Produce. Series: Innovation in Postharvest Technology. Sunil Pareek (Ed.). CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. Boca Raton FL. Pp 149-215.
- Technology: Paul, V.* and Pandey, R, (2021). Current status of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) use in postharvest management of apple. Indian Food Industry Mag. 3 (4): 24-38.
- Technology: Ezekiel, R., Mehta, A., Singh, B., Kumar, D., Kumar, N. R., Paul, V. and Das, M. (2005). CIPC [Isopropyl N-(3-chlorophenyl) carbamate] for sprout suppression in potatoes during storage. Technical Bulletin No. 69. Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI), Shimla, India.
- Method/Technology: Kumar, R., Paul, V.*, Pandey, R., Sahoo, R.N. and Gupta, V.K. (2022). Reflectance based non-destructive determination of lycopene content in tomato fruits. Proceedings of National Academy of Science (India), Section B, Biological Sciences. 92: 759-769.
- Method/System: Pradeep, S.D., Paul, V.*, Pandey, R., Nisha and Kumar, P. (2022). Relevance of ear and ear-related traits in wheat under heat stress. In: Climate Change and Crop Stress Molecules to Ecosystems. Shanker A K, Shanker C, Anand A and Maheswari M (Eds.). Academic Press, Elsevier Inc. Chapter 9, Pp 231-269. ISBN: 978-0-12-816091-6.
Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :
- Best Poster Award (2015) in 3rd International Plant Physiology Congress (2015) on Challenges and Strategies in Plant Biology Research. For research work “Evaluation of root system architecture for adaptation to water stress in wheat: Deeper rooting”.
- Best Paper Award (2021). G.S. Sirohi Best Paper Award Indian Society of Plant Physiology (ISPP). For research work "Dynamics of mineral nutrients in tomato fruits during ripening: On the plant".
- JFST Best Paper Award (2010) in the field of Food Technology. For research work “Ripening of tomato: Regulation by its stem scar region”.
- First Prize in Oral Presentation (2021) in Technical Session “Quality, Safety and Hygiene in Food Processing”. In: International Conference on Sustainable Approaches in Food Engineering and Technology (SAFETy – 2021). For their research work “Acrylamide quantification in potato-based Indian traditional snacks”.
- Fellow of Indian Society for Plant Physiology (2009). Fellowship given for the overall contributions made in the field of Plant Physiology and Cognate Sciences.