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  • Administrative position Held Dean Research from 12-5-2017
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Research Papers Published

  • "Conyza canadensis suppresses plant diversity in its non-native ranges but not at home: a transcontinental approach." New Phytologist, 202(4): 1286 -1296 {ISSN: ISSN: 1469} Impact Factor= 6.73
  • "Performance of the herb Verbascum thapsus along environmental gradients in its native and non-native ranges." Journal of Biogeography, (DOI), 0(0): 0 -0 {ISSN: 1365-2699} Impact Factor= 4.969
  • "Phenotypic plasticity: Cause of the successful spread of the genus Potamogeton in the Kashmir Himalaya." Aquatic Botany (DOI), 0(0): 0 -0 {ISSN: 0304-3770} Impact Factor= 1.471
  • ". Components, Processes and Consequences of Biotic Homogenization: A Review" Contemporary Problems of Ecology,, 7(2): 123 -136 {ISSN: 1995-4255} Impact Factor= 0.140
  • "Characterization of alien aquatic flora of Kashmir Himalaya: implications for invasion management" Tropical Ecology, 55(2): 143 -157 {ISSN: 0564-3295} Impact Factor= 0.7
  • "Effect of butachlor (G) on soil enzyme activity" European Journal of Soil Biology, 61(0): 94 -100 {ISSN: 1365-2389} Impact Factor= 2.0
  • "Heavy metal sequestration by Potamogeton natans and Ceratophyllum demersum in a Himalayan RAMSAR site: management implications." Wetlands Ecology and Management (DOI), 0(0): 0 -0 {ISSN: 0923-4861} Impact Factor= 1.218
  • "CpDNA polymorphic microsatellite markers for Lemna minor: phylogeographic implications." Applications in Plant Sciences (DOI), 0(0): 0 -0
  • ". Effect of different nitrogen and carbon sources and concentrations on the mycelial growth of ectomycorrhizal fungi under in-vitro conditions." Scavandian Journal of Forest Research. (Accepted), 0(0): 0 -0 {ISSN: 0282-7581} Impact Factor= 1.115
  • ". Ectomycorrhizal fungal species of Kashmir Himalaya: identification and characterization by ITS analysis (DOI)" Brazilian Journal of Botany, 37(4): 531 -542 {ISSN: 0100-840}
  • ". Influence of ectomycorrhizal inoculation on Pinus wallichiana and Cedrus deodara seedlings under nursery conditions." Frontiers in Biology, 9(82): 82 -88 {ISSN: 1674-7984}
  • "regional guidelines. A case study from Kashmir Himalaya." Journal for Nature Conservation (DOI), 0(0): 0 -0 {ISSN: 1617-1381} Impact Factor= 1.833
  • "Four newly recorded species of Dryopteridaceae from Kashmir Valley, India." Biodiversity, 15(0): 6 -11 {ISSN: 1412-033X}
  • "New records of Pteridophytes for Kashmir Valley, India." Biodiversity, 15(0): 131 -136 {ISSN: 1412-033X}
  • "Ferns and fern allies of District Shopian, Kashmir Valley, India." Biodiversity, 16(0): 27 -43 {ISSN: 1412-033X}
  • "Antibacterial and antioxidant activity of methanol extracts of Crocus sativus L. c.v. Kashmirianus" Frontiers in Life Science. (DOI), 0(0): 0 -0 {ISSN: 2155-3769} Impact Factor= 0.227
  • "Distribution pattern of rooted floating leaf type macrophytes in response to water depth in a fresh water lake of Kashmir Himalaya" J Ecosys Ecograph (Accepted), 0(0): DOI No. 10.4172/2
  • "Clonal growth architecture and spatial dynamics of 10 species of the genus Potamogeton across different habitats in Kashmir Valley, India." Hydrobiology (Accepted), 0(0): DOI No. 10.1007/s Impact Factor= 2.275
  • "Typha orientalis Presl (Typhaceae): a new species record for India." Checklist (Accepted), 0(0): DOI No. dx.doi.or
  • "A cross-city molecular biogeographic investigation of arbuscular mycorrhizas in Conyza canadensis rhizosphere across native and non-native regions" Ecological Processes (Accepted), 0(0): DOI No. 10.1186/s
  • "Reproductive ecology of Potamogeton pectinatus L. (= Stuckenia pectinata (L.) Börner) in relation to its spread and abundance in freshwater ecosystems of Kashmir Valley, India." Tropical Ecology (Accepted), 0(0): 0 -0 Impact Factor= 0.708
  • "Influence of environmental and anthropogenic factors on the species distribution in alpine rangelands of Gurez valley, Kashmir, India" Tropical Ecology, 56(3): 335 -346 Impact Factor= 0.708
  • "Morphological and molecular characterization of the ectomycorrhiza Amanita sp. associated with Pinus wallichiana A. B. Jacks." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: (Accepted)Biological Sciences, 0(0): 0 -0 Impact Factor= 0.396
  • "Ceratophyllum platyacanthum subsp. oryzetorum (Kom.) Les : A Plant New to the Indian Subcontinent from Kashmir Himalaya." Checklist (Accepted), 0(0): 0 -0
  • "A novel mechanism of self-pollination in Ajuga bracteosa Wallich ex Benth" Current Science (Accepted), 0(0): 0 -0
  • "Taxonomic diversity, distribution pattern and management implications of weed flora in rice fields of Kashmir Valley" Indian Journal of Weed Science, 47(1): 11 -15
  • "Roads act as corridors for the spread of alien plant species in the mountainous regions: A case study of Kashmir Valley, India" Tropical Ecology, 56(2): 183 -190 Impact Factor= 0.708
  • "Floristic composition and diversity patterns of vascular plants in mountain meadow of Gurez Valley, Kashmir, India." Taiwania, 60(0): 8 -17
  • "Do alien plant invasions cause biotic homogenization of terrestrial ecosystems in the Kashmir Valley, India?" Tropical Ecology, 56(0): 111 -123 Impact Factor= 0.708
  • "Ferns and fern allies of District Shopian, Kashmir Valley, India." Biodiversitas, 16(0): 27 -43
  • "Low genetic diversity despite multiple introductions of the invasive plant species Impatiens glandulifera in Europe" BMC Genetics (Accepted), 0(0): DOI No. 10.1186/s Impact Factor= 2.40
  • "Invasion by Conyza sumatrensis alters soil microbial community structure in urban ecosystems" Ecological Processes, 5(10): DOI No. 10.1186/s13717-016-0054-4 {ISSN: 2192-1709}
  • ". Reproductive ecology of Potamogeton pectinatus L. (= Stuckenia pectinata (L.) Börner) in relation to its spread and abundance in freshwater ecosystems of Kashmir Valley, India." Tropical Ecology, 57(4): 787 -803 {ISSN: 0564-3295} Impact Factor= 0.887
  • "Ectomycorrhizae: Activity and Growth" European Academic Research, 4(5): 4481 -4505
  • "Management of Nymphoides peltatum using water level fluctuations in freshwater lakes of Kashmir Himalaya" Limnology, 0(0): DOI No. 10.1007/s10201-016-0503-x {ISSN: 1439-8621} Impact Factor= 0.745
  • "Aquatic Plant Hydrocharis morsus-ranae (Hydrocharitaceae), Reaching to the Kashmir Himalaya" Journal of Japanese Botany, 91(0): 100 -104 {ISSN: 00222062}
  • "Pre-adaptation or genetic shift after introduction in the invasive species Impatiens glandulifera" Acta Oecologica, 70(0): 60 -66 {ISSN: 1146-609X} Impact Factor= 1.420
  • "Clonal growth architecture and spatial dynamics of 10 species of the genus Potamogeton across different habitats in Kashmir Valley, India" Hydrobiologia, 767(0): 289 -299 {ISSN: 0018-8158} Impact Factor= 2.051
  • "Fruit morphology of the genus Potamogeton L. in Kashmir Himalaya and its utility in taxonomic delimitation" Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity, 10(2): 274 -278 {ISSN: 2287-884x}
  • "Biology of Amaranths" Botanical Review, 83(4): 382 -436 Impact Factor= 2.769
  • "Plus tree selection and their seed germination in Pinus wallichiana A.B. Jackson from Kashmir Himalaya, India-an approach basic and fundamental in genetic tree improvement of the species" NEBIO, 8(4): 279 -286
  • "Stigmatic movement promotes cross pollination in Rheum webbianum Royle: An important endemic medicinal plant of Kashmir Himalaya" National Academy Science Letters, 40(6): 435 -438 Impact Factor= 0.369
  • "Pteridophyte diversity in Hirpora wildlife sanctuary, Shopian, Kashmir Valley, Jammu & Kashmir" Indian Forester, 143(3): 254 -261
  • "Vehicular arbuscular mycorrhizal (VAM) fungi-as a major biocontrol agent in modern sustainable agriculture system" Russian Agricultural Sciences, 43(2): 132 -137
  • "Management of Nymphoides pefltatum using water level fluctuations in freshwater lakes of Kashmir Himalaya" Limnology, 18(2): 219 -231 Impact Factor= 0.913
  • "Factors influencing seedling emergence of three global invaders in greenhouses representing major eco-regions of the world" Plant Biology, 20(0): 610 -618 {ISSN: 1435-8603}
  • "Rheum australe, an endangered highvalue medicinal herb of North Western Himalayas: a review of its botany, ethnomedical uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology" Phytochemistry Review, 17(0): 573 -609 {ISSN: 1572-980X}
  • "Polyploidy determines the stage of invasion: clues from Kashmir Himalayan aquatic flora" Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 40(58): DOI No.
  • "Root-associated fungi of Pinus wallichiana in Kashmir Himalaya" Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 48(8): 923 -929
  • "Altitudinal distribution of native and alien plant species along roadsides in Kashmir Himalaya, India" Tropical Ecology, 59(1): 1 -11
  • "Inventory and characterization of new populations through ecological niche modelling improve threat assessment" Current Science, 114(3): 519 -531

Books Published

  • "Jatropha curcas: A Prospective Energy Crop. In: Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Mohammad Jawaid and Umer Rashid(eds.) Biomass and Bioenergy: Processing and Properties.". Springer International Publishing Print. {ISBN: 978-3-319-07640-9} pp 17
  • "Constructed Wetlands: Role in Phytoremediation of Heavy Metals". Springer International Publishing. pp 15
  • "Mycorrhiza-Nutrient uptake, Biocontrol, Ecorestoration/Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: A potential tool for restoration of degraded land". Springer International Publishing AG. pp 22


DepartmentSubjectCourse TaughtSemester
BotanyM. Sc. BotanyUrban Ecology1
BotanyM. Sc. BotanyBiostatistics1
BotanyM. Sc. BotanyEcology2