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Agricultural Chemicals      (13 scientists)

Dr (Mrs) Aditi Kundu


Field of Specialisation : Development of agrochemicals, natural product research, nutraceuticals

Dr (Mrs) Aditi Kundu

Sr. Scientist

M.Sc. : Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

Ph.D : Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Agricultural Chemicals

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   5 guided + 1 pursuing

   Ph.D :   3 pursuing

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

  1. Kumar, R., Kundu, A., Dutta, A., Saha, S., Das, A., & Bhowmik, A. (2021). Chemo-profiling of bioactive metabolites from Chaetomium globosum for biocontrol of Sclerotinia rot and plant growth promotion. Fungal Biology, 125(3), 167-176.
  2. Kundu, A., Dutta, A., Mandal, A., Negi, L., Malik, M., Puramchatwad, R., Antil, J., Singh, A., Rao, U., Saha, S., & Kumar, R., (2021). A comprehensive in vitro and in silico analysis of nematicidal action of essential oils. Frontiers in Plant Science, 11, 614143
  3. Dutta, S., Kundu, A., Dutta, A., Saha, S., & Banerjee, K. (2021). A comprehensive chemical profiling of phytochemicals from Trachyspermum ammi and encapsulation for sustained release. LWT, 147, 111577.
  4. Keerthiraj, M., Mandal, A., Dutta, T. K., Saha, S., Dutta, A., Singh, A., & Kundu, A. (2021). Nematicidal and molecular docking investigation of essential oils from Pogostemon cablin ecotypes against Meloidogyne incognita. Chemistry & Biodiversity, 18(9), e2100320.
  5. Kumar, R., Mandal, A., Saha, S., Dutta, A., Chawla, G., Das, A., & Kundu, A. (2023). Zanthoxylum alatum fruits: process optimization for tambulin-rich valuable phyto-compounds, antifungal action coupled with molecular modeling analysis. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 1-18.
  6. Keerthiraj, M., Bhowmik, A., Saha, S., Dutta, A., Chawla, G., & Kundu, A. (2022). Optimisation of patchoulol in the lipid-soluble concentrates of Pogostemon cablin using response surface methodology (RSM) coupled with genetic algorithms (GA). Industrial Crops and Products, 182, 114826.
  7. Manjesh, K., Kundu, A., Dutta, A., Saha, S., & Neelakanthaiah, B. S. (2022). Bio-insecticidal nanoemulsions of essential oil and lipid-soluble fractions of Pogostemon cablin. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, 874221-874221.
  8. Kundu, A., Mandal, A., Dutta, A., Saha, S., Raina, A. P., Kumar, R., & Ghosh, A. (2022). Nanoemulsification of Kaempferia galanga essential oil: Characterizations and molecular interactions explaining fungal growth suppression. Process Biochemistry, 121, 228-239.
  9. Dutta, S., & Kundu, A. (2022). Macroporous resin?assisted enrichment, characterizations, antioxidant and anticandidal potential of phytochemicals from Trachyspermum ammi. Journal of Food Biochemistry, e13847.
  10. Neel, S., Mandal, A., Dutta, A., Saha, S., Das, A., Chawla, G., & Kundu, A. (2023). Response surface methodology guided process optimizations, modeling and biofunctional analysis of phytochemicals from Nigella sativa seeds as a potential antifungal agent. Industrial Crops and Products, 199, 116695.

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

  1. Know-hows developed for intensification of patchouli alcohol in the lipid-soluble concentrate of Pogostemon cablin leaves.
  1. Process for resin assisted purification of rosmarinic acid-3-O-glucopyranoside from Trachyspermum ammi seeds.
  1. Essential oil based oil-in-water emulsions for antifungal action against Aspergillus and Penicillium species.
  1. Process for intensification of a lignan, tambulin from Zanthoxylum alatum fruits.
  1. Nanoemulsification of essential oils and fat soluble phyto-components using natural biopolymers for pest control

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. IInd Dr. HK Jain Memorial Young Scientist Award in 2022, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
  1. Outstanding women scientist award in 2019 during National Agrochemicals Congress: Country's status on various fronts of Agrochemicals. Society of Pesticide Science-India.
  1. Shasya Suraksha Yuva Pratibha Award, 2016. Association for Advancement in Plant Protection.
  1. Best poster awards in 2012, 2016, 2019 and 2023 in different National and International conferences/symposium
  1. IARI Merit medal for outstanding Academic Performance in Ph.D. 2011. ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.