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Dr. Pradeep Kumar Chand

Pradeep Kumar Chand Name : Dr.   Pradeep Kumar Chand
Designation : Professor of Botany & Director, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre
Qualification : Ph.D. (Nottingham, UK)
Phone No. : +91-8895300135
E-mail ID : pkchanduubot(at)rediffmail(dot)com
  • Plant Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering
  • Plant Cell, Tissue & Organ culture
  • Protoplast Fusion for Somatic Hybridization
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome
    2. PhD Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Registration No Name of the Co-guide if any Fellowship received if any during research Topic of PhD Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 Behera, P. R. Jena, R. C., Das, A., Thirunavoukkarasu M., Chand, P.K.: Genetic stability and coumarin content of transformed rhizoclones and regenerated plants of a multi-medicinal herb, Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell. Plant Growth Regulation DOI: 10.1007/s10725-016-0145-3 (2016) (published online 14 January 2016). -,
      2 Jena, R.C., Samal, K.C., Pal, A., Das, B. K., Chand, P.K.: Genetic diversity among some promising Indian local selections and hybrids of cashew nut based on morphometric and molecular markers. International Journal of Fruit Science 16: 69‚??93 (2016). -,
      3 Nayak, P., Sharma, M., Behera, S. N., Thirunavoukkarasu, M. and Chand, P.K.: High-performance liquid chromatographic quantification of plumbagin from transformed rhizoclones of Plumbago zeylanica L.: Inter-clonal variation in biomass growth and plumbagin production. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 175:1745-1770 (2015). -,
      4 Jena, S.S., Sahu, L., Ray, D. K., Mishra, S. K., Chand, P.K.: PIXE - based quantification of health-proactive trace elements in genetically transformed roots of a multi-medicinal plant, Sida acuta Burm.f. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 303:2101-2112 (2015). -,
      5 Sahu, L., Ray. D. K., Chand, P.K. Proton induced X-ray emission (PIXE) technique for determining multi-element composition of transformed hairy root cultures of Boerhaavia diffusa L.: an important medicinal herb. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 300:345‚??354 (2014). -,
      6 Behera, P. R., Parhi, P., Roy, D. K., Rautray, T. R., Pal, A., Thirunavoukkarasu, M., Chand, P. K. Multi-elemental profiling of in vitro calliclones vis-√†-vis in vitro and in vivo leaf samples of a medicinal herb Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell. using energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence technique. Advanced Science Letters 20 (3-4): 769-777(2014). -,
      7 Pal, A., Swain, S.S., Mukherjee,,A.K., Chand, P.K. Agrobacterium pRi TL-DNA rolB & TR-DNA opine genes transferred to the spiny amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus L.) ‚??A nutraceutical crop. Food Technology & Biotechnology 51 (1): 26-35 (2013). -,
      8 Pal, A., Swain, S.S., Mukherjee,,A.K., Das A. B. and Chand, P.K. Stable germ line transformation of a leafy vegetable crop amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor L.) mediated by Agrobacterium tumefaciens. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology- Plant 49: 114-128 (2013). -,
      9 Sahu, L., Jena, S.S., Swain, S.S., Sahoo, S., Chand, P.K. Agrobacterium rhizogenes -mediated transformation of a multi-medicinal herb,  Boerhaavia diffusa L.: Optimization of the process and anti-microbial activity against bacterial pathogens causing urinary tract infections. Frontiers in Life Sciences 7(3-4): 197-209 (2013). -,
      10 Behera, P.R., Thirunavoukkarasu, M. and Chand, P.K.: Adventitious plant regeneration from different explants of Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research 7 (37): 2761-2768 (2013). -,
      11 Mondal, T.K., Bantwa P., Sarkar, B., Ghosh, P. and Chand, P.K. : Cellular differentiation, regeneration, and secondary metabolite production in medicinal Picrorhiza spp. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 112:143‚??158 (2013). -,
      12 Samal, K.C., Jena, R. C., Swain, S.S., Das, B.K., Chand, P.K. : Evaluation of genetic diversity among commercial cultivars, hybrids and local mango (Mangifera indica L.) genotypes of India using cumulative RAPD and ISSR markers. Euphytica (2012) 185:195‚??213. -,
      13 Swain S.S., Sahu, L., Pal, A., Barik, D. , Pradhan, C. and Chand, P.K. Hairy root cultures of butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea L. ) : Agrobacterium x plant factors influencing transformation. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology (2012) 28:729‚??739. -,
      14 Swain, S.S., Rout, K.K., Chand, P.K. Production of triterpenoid anti-cancer compound taraxerol in Agrobacterium-Transformed Root Cultures of butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea L.). Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 168:487‚??503 (2012). -,
      15 Swain, S.S., Ray, D.K., Chand, P.K. ED-XRF spectrometry-based trace element composition of genetically engineered rhizoclones vis-√†-vis natural roots of a multi-medicinal plant, butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea L.). Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 293:443‚??453 (2012). -,
      16 Das, A.B, Jena, S., Pradhan, C. and Chand, P.K. : Genetic variability among male populations of a minor mangrove Excoecaria agallocha L. as evident by chromosome morphology and DNA markers. Nucleus 54(1):39‚??47 (2011). -,
      17 Nayak, P., Behera, P.R.,Thirunavoukkarasu, M., and Chand, P.K.: ED-XRF spectrometry-based comparative inorganic profile of leaf-derived in vitro calli and in vivo leaf samples of Phyllanthus amarus Schum. & Thonn. ‚?? a hepatoprotective herb. Applied Radiation and Isotopes 69 :567-573 (2011). -,
      18 Naik, S.K. and Chand, P.K.: Tissue culture-mediated biotechnological intervention in pomegranate - a review. Plant Cell Reports 30 : 707-721 (2011). -,
      19 Jena, R. C., Samal, K.C., Chand, P.K., Das, B.K. : Molecular characterization of 12 mango germplasm using RAPD markers. Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology 20(1): 91-99 (2010). -,
      20 Swain S.S., Sahu, L., Barik, D. and Chand, P.K. Agrobacterium x plant factors influencing transformation of Joseph’s Coat (Amaranthus tricolor L.). Scientia Horticulturae 125 (3) : 461-468 (2010). -,
      21 Swain, S.S, Tripathy, T., Mohapatra, P.K. and. and Chand, P.K. : Photosynthetic and transpiration responses of in vitro regenerated Solanum nigrum L.. during ex vitro adaptation. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology- Plant. 46:134‚??141(2010). -,
      22 Behera, P.R., Nayak, P., Barik, D.P., Rautray, T. R.,.Thirunavoukkarasu, M., and Chand, P.K.: ED-XRF spectrometric analysis of comparative elemental composition of in vivo and in vitro roots of Andrographis paniculata (Burm.f.) Wall.exNees - a multi-medicinal herb. Applied Radiation and Isotopes 68 :2229-2236 (2010). -,
      23 Nayak, P., Behera, P.R., Thirunavoukkarasu, M. and Chand, P.K. : High frequency plant regeneration through adventitious multiple shoot organogenesis in epicotyl explants of Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis Gaertn.) Scientia Horticulturae 123: 473-478 (2010). -,
      24 Satapathy, K.B. and Chand, P.K.: Growth and nitrogen content of symbiont-free waterfern Azolla regenerated from in vitro culture of frond primordia. Cytologia 73(4): 445-452 (2008). -,
      25 Barik, D. P., Naik, S.K., Mudgal, A. and Chand, P.K. : Rapid plant regeneration through in vitro axillary shoot proliferation of butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea L.) ‚?? a twinning legume. In vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology ‚?? Plant 43 : 144-148 (2007). -,
      26 Naik, S.K. and Chand, P.K. : Nutrient-alginate encapsulation of in vitro nodal segments of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) for germplasm distribution and exchange. Scientia Horticulturae 108 : 247-252 (2006). -,
      27 Barik, D.P., Mohapatra, U. and Chand, P.K. : Direct adventitious shoot organogenesis in epicotyl segments of grasspea (Lathyrus sativus L.). Australian Journal of Botany 54: 505-508 (2006). -,
      28 Barik, D.P., Mohapatra, U. and Chand, P.K. : Transgenic grass pea (Lathyrus sativus L.): Factors influencing Agrobacterium ‚?? mediated transformation and regeneration. Plant Cell Reports 24 : 523-531 (2005). -,
      29 Barik, D.P., Mohapatra, U. and Chand, P.K. : High frequency in vitro regeneration of Lathyrus sativus L. Biologia Plantarum 49 : 637-639 (2005). -,
      30 Barik, D. P., Naik, S.K., Mohapatra, U. and Chand, P.K. : High frequency axillary shoot proliferation in cotyledonary node explants of grasspea (Lathyrus sativus L.). In vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology ‚?? Plant 40 (5) : 467-470 (2004). -,
      31 Naik, S. and Chand, P.K. : Silver nitrate and aminoethoxyvinylglycine promote in vitro adventitious shoot regeneration of pomegranate (Punica granatum). Journal of Plant Physiology 160 (4) : 423- 430 (2003). -,
      32 Mondal, T.K. and Chand, P.K. : Detection of genetic variation among micropropagated tea [Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze] by RAPD analysis. In vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant 38(3): 296-299 (2002). -,
      33 Singh, A.K., Chand, S., Pattnaik, S. and Chand, P.K.: Adventitious shoot organogenesis and plant regeneration from cotyledons of Dalbergia sissoo Roxb., a timber yielding tree legume. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 68: 203-209 (2002). -,
      34 Mondal, T.K., Bhattacharya, A., Ahuja, P.S. and Chand, P.K. : Transgenic tea [Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze cv. Kangra Jat] plants obtained by Agrobacterium - mediated transformation of somatic embryos. Plant Cell Reports 20: 712-720 (2001). -,
      35 Mandal, J., Pattnaik, S. and Chand, P.K. : Growth response of the alginate -encapsulated nodal segments of in vitro - cultured basils. Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants 8(4): 65-74 (2001). -,
      36 Pattnaik, S., Pradhan, C., Naik, S.K. and Chand, P.K. : Shoot organogenesis and plant regeneration from hypocotyl - derived cell suspensions of a tree legume Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant 36(5): 407-411 (2000). -,
      37 Pattnaik, S., and Chand, P.K. : Morphogenic response of the alginate - encapsulated axillary buds from in vitro shoot cultures of six mulberries. Plant Cell Tissue Organ Culture 60: 177-185 (2000). -,
      38 Mandal, J., Pattnaik, S. and Chand, P.K : Alginate encapsulation of axillary buds of Ocimum americanum L. (hoary basil), O. basilicum L. (sweet basil), O.gratissimum L. (shrubby basil) and O. sanctum L. (sacred basil). In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology- Plant 36 (4) : 287-292 (2000). -,
      39 Naik, S.K., Pattnaik, S. and Chand, P.K. : High frequency axillary shoot proliferation and plant regeneration from cotyledonary nodes of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.). Scientia Horticulturae 85: 261-270 (2000). -,
      40 Naik, S.K., Pattnaik, S.K. and Chand, P.K. : In vitro propagation of pomegranate (Punica granatum L. cv. Ganesh) through axillary shoot proliferation from nodal segments of mature tree. Scientia Horticulturae 79: 175-183 (1999). -,
      41 Sahoo, Y. and Chand, P.K. : Micropropagation of Vitex negundo L. a woody aromatic medicinal shrub through high frequency axillary shoot proliferation. Plant Cell Reports 18: 301-307 (1999). -,
      42 Pradhan, C., Pattnaik, S.K. and Chand, P.K. : Rapid in vitro propagation of East Indian Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia Roxb.) through high frequency shoot proliferation from cotyledonary nodes. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 7 : 61-64 (1998). -,
      43 Pradhan, C., Kar, S., Pattnaik, S.K. and Chand, P.K. : Propagation of Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. through in vitro shoot proliferation from cotyledonary nodes. Plant Cell Reports 18: 122-126 (1998). -,
      44 Nayak, N.R., Chand, P.K., Rath, S.P. and Patnaik, S.N. : Influence of some plant growth regulators on the growth and organogenesis of Cymbidium aloifolium (L.) Sw. seed-derived rhizomes in vitro. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant 34: 185-188 (1998). -,
      45 Sahoo, Y. and Chand, P.K. : In vitro multiplication of a medicinal herb, Tridax procumbens L. (Mexican Daisy, Coatbuttons) : Influence of explanting season, growth regulator synergy, culture passage and planting substrate. Phytomorphology 48: 195-205 (1998). -,
      46 Pradhan, C., Pattnaik, S.K., Dwari, M., Patnaik, S.N. and Chand, P.K.: Efficient plant regeneration from cell suspension derived callus of East Indian Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia Roxb.). Plant Cell Reports 18: 138-142 (1998). -,
      47 Pattnaik, S.K. and Chand, P.K.: Rapid clonal propagation of three important mulberries : Morus cathyana Hemsl., M. lhou Koiz. and M. serrata Roxb. through in vitro culture of apical shoot buds and nodal explants from mature trees. Plant Cell Reports 16: 503-508 (1997). -,
      48 Sahoo, Y., Pattnaik, S.K. and Chand, P.K. : In vitro clonal propagation of an aromatic medicinal herb Ocimum basilicum L. (Sweet basil) by axillary shoot proliferation. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant 33: 293-296 (1997). -,
      49 Bhuyan, A.K., Pattnaik, S.K. and Chand, P.K. : Micropropagation of curry leaf tree (Murraya koenigii (L) Spreng.) by axillary proliferation using intact seedlings. Plant Cell Reports 16: 779-782 (1997). -,
      50 Sahoo, Y., Pattnaik, S.K. and Chand, P.K. : Plant regeneration from callus cultures of Morus indica L. derived from seedling and mature plants. Scientia Horticulturae 69: 85-98 (1997). -,
      51 Chand, P.K., Sahoo, Y., Pattnaik, S.K. and Patnaik, S.N. : Evaluation of procedures for interspecific protoplast fusion in mulberry. Indian Journal of Sericulture 35(1): 46-49 (1996). -,
      52 Pattnaik, S.K., Sahoo, Y. and Chand, P.K. : Micropropagation of a fruit tree, Morus australis Poir. syn. M. acidosa Griff. Plant Cell Reports 15: 841-845 (1996). -,
      53 Pattnaik, S.K. and Chand, P.K. : In vitro propagation of two medicinal herbs, Ocimum americanum L. syn. O. canum Sims. (hoary basil) and O. sanctum L. (holy basil). Plant Cell Reports 15: 846-850 (1996). -,
      54 Dwari, M. and Chand, P.K. : Evaluation of explants, growth regulators and culture passage for enhanced callus induction, proliferation and plant regeneration in the tree legume Dalbergia lanceolaria L. Phytomorphology 46(2): 123-131 (1996). -,
      55 Chand, P.K. and Chand, S. : High frequency plant regeneration from Solanum viarum protoplasts. Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants (USA) 3(4): 21-34 (1995). -,
      56 Pattnaik, S.K., Sahoo, Y. and Chand, P.K.: Efficient plant retrieval from alginate-encapsulated vegetative buds of mature mulberry trees. Scientia Horticulturae 61: 227-239 (1995). -,
      57 Chand, P.K., Davey, M.R., Power,J.B. and Cocking, E.C. : Amphidiploid somatic hybrids between Solanum dulcamara L. and Solanum viarum Dunal by micromanipulation of heterokaryons following protoplast electrofusion. The Nucleus 30 : 53-58 (1991). -,
      58 Chand, P. K., Davey, M.R., and Power, J. B. : Efficient plant regeneration from cell suspension protoplasts of the woody medicinal plant Solanum dulcamara L. (bittersweet, woody night shade). Plant Cell Tissue Organ Culture 22 : 119-125 (1990). -,
      59 Aziz, M. A., Chand, P.K., Power,J. B. and Davey, M.R. : Somatic hybrids between the forage legumes Lotus corniculatus L. and L. tenuis Waldst et Kit. Journal of Experimental Botany 41 : 471-479 (1990). -,
      60 Chand, P.K., Rech, E. L., Golds, T. J., Power,J. B. and Davey, M.R. : Electroporation stimulates transformation of freshly isolated protoplasts of Solanum dulcamara L. by Agrobacterium. Plant Cell Reports 8 : 86-89 (1989). -,
      61 Rech, E. L., Ochatt, S, J., Chand, P.K., Davey, M. R., Mulligan, B. J. and Power, J.B. : Electroporation increases DNA synthesis in cultured plant protoplasts. Nature Biotechnology 6 : 1091-1093 (1988). -,
      62 Chand, P.K., Ochatt, S.J., Rech, E. L. ,Power,J.B. and Davey, M.R. : Electroporation stimulates plant regeneration from protoplasts of the woody medicinal species Solanum dulcamara L. Journal of Experimental Botany 39 : 1267-1276 (1988). -,
      63 Ochatt, S.J., Chand, P.K., Rech, E. L., Davey, M.R. and Power, J.B : Electroporation-mediated improvement of plant regeneration from colt cherry (Prunus avium x Pseudocerasus) protoplasts. Plant Science 54 : 165-169 (1988). -,
      64 Chand, P.K., Davey, M.R., Power,J.B. and Cocking, E.C. : An improved procedure for protoplast fusion using polyethylene glycol. Journal of Plant Physiology 133 : 480-485 (1988). -,
      65 Rech, E. L., Ochatt, S.J., Chand, P.K. ,Power,J.B. and Davey, M.R. : Electro-enhancement of plant protoplast derived cell division. Protoplasma 141: 169-176 (1987). -,
      66 Mukhopadhyay, M., Mondal, T. K., Chand, P.K.: Biotechnological advances in tea (Camellia sinensis [L.] O. Kuntze) ‚?? a review. Plant Cell Reports. 35: 255-287 (2016). -,
      67 Rout K.K., Swain S.S., Chand P.K.: Quantification of ő≤-sitosterol in hairy root cultures and natural plant parts of butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea L.). Journal of Planar Chromatography-Modern TLC 27 (1): 42‚??46 (2014). -,
      68 Barik, D. P., Acharya, L., Mukherjee, A. K., Chand, P.K. Analysis of genetic diversity among the selected grasspea (Lathyrus sativus L.) genotypes using RAPD markers. Zeitscrift fur Naturforschong 62c: 869-874 (2007). -,
    2. National Publications:
      1 Chand, P. K. : Enzyme purification improves protoplast plating efficiency of the woody medicinal species Solanum dulcamara L. Plant Science Research 121 : 43‚??45 (1990). -,
      2 Chand, P.K., Sahoo,Y. and Pattnaik, S. K. : Artificial seeds ‚?? A novel method for mulberry propagation. Indian Silk 30 : 33-38 (1994). -,
      3 Tripathy, S. K., Swain, P.K., Patnaik, S. N., Chand, P. K. and Kole, C.R. : Optimization of variables for effective tissue culture of Lathyrus sativus L. Orissa Journal of Agricultural Research 7 : 26-29 (1994). -,
      4 Chand, P.K., Sahoo,Y. and Pattnaik, S. K. : Prospects of in vitro genetic manipulations in mulberry sericulture. Indian Silk 33 : 3-6 (1994). -,
      5 Patnaik, S. N. and Chand, P. K. : Protoplast techniques for plant genetic engineering. Plant Science Research 18 : 77-92(1996). -,
      6 Chand, P.K., Sahoo, Y., Pattnaik, S.K. and Patnaik, S.N. : Evaluation of procedures for interspecific protoplast fusion in mulberry. Indian Journal of Sericulture 35(1): 46-49 (1996). -,
      7 Chand, P. K. and Pattnaik, S. K. : Variation in morphogenic response of eight elite mulberry (Morus species) genotypes in vitro. Development Science 1: 51-68 (1998). -,
      8 Barik, D.P., Mohapatra, S., Mohapatra, U. and Chand, P.K. : Callus induction and plant regeneration in grasspea, Lathyrus sativus L. cv. `Nayagarh Local'. Plant Science Research 23: 10-16 (2001). -,
      9 Chand, P.K. : Uptake of a membrane-impermeable dye phenosafranine by electroporated protoplasts of a medicinal plant species Solanum dulcamara L. Plant Science Research 26: 10-15(2004). -,
      10 Beura, R., Mohanty, I., Sahoo, D., Mahapatra, D. and Chand, P.K. : Direct ex vitro tuber formation in minitubers of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) raised through in vitro culture. Plant Science Research 27 : 81-88 (2005). -,
      11 Beura, R., Mahapatra, D. and Chand, P.K. : In vitro microtuberization for production of seed potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). Proceedings of AP Akademi of Sciences 9 (2) : 253-258 (2005). -,
      12 Naik, S.K. and Chand, P.K.: Micropropagation of pomegranate through in vitro culture of meristems : a review. Plant Science Research 32 : 9-17 (2010). -,
      13 Swain, S.S., Pal, A., Sahu, L., Pradhan, C., Barik, D.P., Chand, P.K.: Nutrient-alginate encapsulated nodal explants of butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea L.) as synseeds for germplasm conservation and exchange. Plant Science Research 32: 48-55 (2010). -,
      14 Mukherjee, A., Naskar, S. K., Poddar, A., Dasgupta, M., Sahoo, M.R. and Chand, P.K. : Submergence and salinity tolerance in sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) Progress and prospects. Plant Science Research 31: 1-9 (2010).

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      15 Behera, P.R., Pal, A., Thirunavoukkarasu, M. and Chand, P.K. : Elemental profiling of leafy shoots of in vitro regenerated plants of a rare multi-medicinal herb Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell. : Implications in human healthcare. Plant Science Research 33: 34-43 (2011). -,
      16 Mukherjee, A., Naskar, S.K., Pradhan, D.M.P., Sahoo, B.K., Sahoo, M.R., Mukherjee, A.K. and Chand, P.K. : Biotic and abiotic stress tolerance in taro (Colocasia esculenta [L.] Schott.) for adaptability to changing climate : A review. Plant Science Research 33: 1-10 (2011). -,
      17 Nayak, P., Thirunavoukkarasu, M. and Chand, P.K.: An optimized protocol for efficient in vitro propagation of white leadwort (Plumbago zeylanica L.) ‚?? an important medicinal shrub. Plant Science Research 33: 44-51(2011). -,
      18 Sahu, L., Swain, S.S., Pal,A., and Chand, P.K. : Acetosyringone stimulates hairy root formation in an important ethno-medicinal plant species, Boerhaavia diffusa L. via Agrobacterium rhizogenes‚??mediated genetic transformation. Plant Science Research 33: 17-26 (2011). -,
    3. Review Articles:
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):
    1 Chand, P. K. and Aziz, M.A. : Genetic engineering of some crop species using Ri plasmid vectors. In : Proceedings National Symposium : “Plant Sciences in the Nineties”, Kalyani University, India pp. 114-126 (1991).
    2 Rao, M. S., Swain, P.K., Chand, P.K., Patnaik, S. N. and Rath, S. P. : Towards micropropagation of Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb. Proceedings of Third All India Conference of Cytology and Genetics, Nagpur, India Vol. 3 pp. 96-100 (1992).
    3 Aziz, M. A., Chand, P. K. and Davey, M. R. : Transformation of Lotus species using an Ri plasmid vector. In : Moss, J. P. (ed.) “Biotechnology and Crop Improvement in Asia”, ICRISAT, Patancheru, A. P., India. pp. 201-203 (1992).
    4 Pattnaik, S.K. and Chand, P.K. : Artificial seeds as an aid to clone white mulberry (Morus alba L.). In : Dautzenberg, H. and Poncelet, D. (eds) Proceedings International Workshop “Bioencapsulation V. From Fundamentals to Industrial Applications”, Potsdam, Germany pp. 165-168 (1996).
    5 Satapathy, K. B., Chand, P. K. and Mohanty, R. C. : Symbiotic cyanobacterium Anabaena azollae and organic rice farming. In : Mohanty, R. C. and Chand, P. K. (Eds.) “Microbes in our Lives”, PGAIM, Utkal University, pp.26-46 (2005).
    6 Satapathy, K. B., Chand, P. K. and Mohanty, R. C. : Azolla biofertilizer for rice farming : an appraisal. In : Panigrahi, J. K. (Ed.) “Science for Society”. ISCA : Bhubaneswar, pp. 150-163 (2005).
    7 Satapathy, K.B. and Chand, P.K. : Some familiar ethno-medicinal plants of Orissa used in homeopathy. In: Proc Natl. Sem. “Common Medicinal Plants and Their Use”, Jan 8, 2008, pp. 21-29 (2008).
    8 Satpathy, K.B. and Chand, P.K. : Dwindling medicinal plant diversity in medium and low land rice fields of coastal Orissa. In: Gupta, N. and Mohapatra, A.K. (Eds.) Proc. Symp. “Wetland and Mangrove Biodiversity in Orissa Coast”, Regional Plant Resource Centre, Bhubaneswar, pp. 17-20 (2008).
    9 Chand, P. K., Sahoo, S. and Satapathy, K. B. : Tissue culture studies on some important medicinal plants of Orissa. In : Sahoo, R. K. (ed.) Conservation, Cultivation and Utilization of Medicinal Plants. (2008).
    10 Chand, P. K., Mohapatra, U. and Rath, S.P.: Towards engineering herbicide tolerance in black gram (Vigna mungo [L.] Hepper). In : Patra, H. K. (ed.) “Abiotic Stress Tolerance”, SAP-DRS in Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar pp. 38-54 (2008).
    11 Poddar, A., Mohapatra, P.K. and Chand, P.K. : Nickel effects on seedling physiology of eggplant (Solanum melongena L.). In: H.K. Patra (Ed.) “Attenuation of Stress Impacts on Plants”, SAP-DRS in Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar pp. 109-116. (2009).
    12 Satapathy, K.B. and Chand, P.K. : Phytoremediation of chromium toxicity in water resources of ‘Sukinda chrome zone’ using Azolla and its floating associates. In: Bastia, A.K. and Mohapatra, U.B. (Eds.) Proc. Natl. Sem. “Recent Trends in Monitoring and Bioremediation of Mine and Industrial Environment” North Orissa University, Baripada, pp.54-62 (2009).
    13 Barik, D.P., Mohapatra, U.B. and Chand, P.K. : Agrobacterium ‚??mediated transformation of grass pea. In: Vaz Patto, C. and Rubiales, D. (Eds.) Grain legumes 54: 14 (2009).
    14 Chand, P.K. : Frontiers in life sciences. Key note address. In: Natl. Conf. “New Frontiers in Life Sciences”, XIII Odisha Bigyan Congress, ISCA, Dec 09-11: pp.01-35 (2010).
    15 Chand, P.K., Cocking, E.C., Lister, A., Davey, M. R. and Power,J.B. :¬† An improved PEG fusion procedure for flow sorting of plant protoplasts. In : Puite et al (eds.) “Progress in Plant Protoplast Research”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, London, pp. 211-212 (1988).
  1. Edited Books :
  2. Text Books :
  3. Book Chapters :
  4. Research Books :
1 Convener: National Seminar on ‚??‚??Biotechnological Approaches for Conservation & Utilization of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants‚?Ě on the 25th March 2014‚?Ě.
2 Convenor-cum-Organizing Secretary: 7th Odisha Bigyan Congress, 2003.
1 Shyamananda Pattnaik Memorial Gold Medal as Best Graduate in Botany (Hons) of Utkal University in 1976.
2 University Gold Medal for securing First Rank in First Class in M.Sc. Examination in Botany of Utkal University in 1978.
3 IRRI Research Fellowship: at the International Rice Research Institute, Manila, The Philippines : 1985.
4 Commonwealth Scholarship by the British Council for conducting doctoral research (Ph.D.): at the University of Nottingham, UK : 1985 - 1988.
5 INSA (Indian National Science Academy) Visiting Fellowship: University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi : 1998-99.
6 SERC (Science & Engineering Research Council, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India) Visiting Fellowship: at University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi : 1997-98.
7 Biotechnology Overseas Associateship (Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India): University of New Hampshire, Durham, USA : 1999 - 2000.
8 Bijoy Govind Memorial Gold Medal - 2003 for contribution to the field of Plant Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering in the State of Odisha.
9 “UGC Research Award” (University Grants Commission, New Delhi) : 2006.
10 Fellow, Indian Botanical Society (FBS): Since October, 1995.
11 Member, The National Academy of Sciences, India (MNASc) : Since April, 1998.
12 OUAT Award for Significant Contribution to Botany: conferred by Orissa Botanical Society: 2014.
13 President, Orissa Botanical Society: 2015.
14 Member of the Syndicate, Utkal University: since 2015.
15 Fellow, Society of Applied Biotechnology (FSAB): Since March, 2012.
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