Department of Botany

  

Department Faculties

  

Prof. Ajay Krishna Saha

Name: Prof. Ajay Krishna Saha
Date of Birth : 30/12/1958
Phone number's : +91-9436451595(M)
E-mail's : aksahabot[at]tripurauniv.ac.in , aks.58[at]rediffmail.com , aksaha.58[at]gmail.com
Academic Qualifications : M.Sc., Ph.D.
Present Designation/position : Professor
Topics Taught : Mycology and Plant Pathology

Membership/Positions in learned academic bodies/organizations Positions:

Sl No.PostAgency
1 Life Member The Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata-700017
2 Life Member Mushroom Society of India, Chambaghat, Solan.
3 Life Member Indian Mycological Society, Kolkata-700019
4 Member Tripura Biodiversity Board,Government of Tripura.
5 Member Governing Body Tripura Biotechnology Council, Government of Tripura
6 Member Indian Academy of plant sciences.

Research Projects:

Sl No.TitleSponsored Agency and Officer ConcernedPeriodAmountAchievement
1 Study of health status of seeds stored by the Cultivators of Tripura UGC 2009-2010 2lakhs Completed with publications of 7 Research article
2 Studies on nutritional status, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of some wild edible mushrooms of Tripura, DST DBT, Govt. of India 2014-2017 64.04 lakhs Ongoing
3 Studies on Mould spore diversity as environmental allergen in outdoor and indoor environments of urban and rural areas of Agartala, Tripura”. DBT, Govt. of India 2014-2017 38.97 lakhs Ongoing

Conference Presentaions:

Sl No.Conferences/ Seminar/ Workshop attendedDuration/ DateOrganized byTitle of Paper presented
1 National Seminar 16th -17th Nov, 2010 M.B.B. College Agartala; sponsored by U.G.C. New Delhi Capacity Building of Students of Higher Education with Special Reference to Tribal Students in Tripura.
2 National Seminar 11th – 21st July 2010 Tripura Institute of Technology, Govt. of Tripura; Sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi Participated as a Resource Person in “Soft Computing in Bioinformatics”
3 National Seminar 6th September 2010 Conference Hall, Tripura University, Suryamaninagar, Tripura-799022 “Global Climate Changes and Clean Development Mechanism: Issues and Impacts”
4 National Conference 27-29,2011 Dept of Chemistry Tripura University, Suryamaninagar, Tripura-799022 and Indian Society for surface science and Technology(ISSST) Kolkata-700032 XVth National conference on surfactants, Emulsions and biocolloids-2011
5 National Symposium (IMSS-2012) 02-04 Feb. 2012 Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, 35, B.C. Road, Kolkata-19 “Comparison of mycorrhizal associations in Michelia champaca, Solanum tuberosum and Phyllostachys manii”
6 State level training 18th to 25th February, 2012 Department of Botany, Tripura University and IAIM,FRLHT, Bangalore Participated as a Resource Person in Documentation assessment and promotion of local health traditions in Tripura.
7 DBT National Seminar Cum Workshop 2nd – 6th March, 2012 Department of Botany, Tripura University, Suryamaninagar-799022 Participated as a Resource Person in Bamboo cultivation and Resource Utilization .
8 DBT National Seminar 31st March, 2012 DBT, Project, Dept. of Biochemistry, Agartala Govt. Medical College, Tripura University (Central) Seminar on molecular biology.
9 National Seminar 22/5/2012 Tripura Biodiversity Board Celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity

Book Published / Chapter contributed:

Sl No.Title with Page No.Book title, editor and publisherISBN/ISSN No
1 Studies on some aspects of mushrooms of hilly tracts and plains of West Bengal. Vol – 1 Pp 119-124 Research World Jayanti Prakashani, Agartala, India 978-93-89404-20-3
2 Plant water stress response mechanisms Pp. 149-172. Approaches to plant stress and their management. Springer 10.1007/978-81-322-1620-9_8
3 Wheat diseases: Epidemiology and Management. Chapter -3 Pp.42-87 Crop diseases and their management strategies. Aavishkar 978-81-7910-492-7

Publications (year wise) :

  1. A.K .Saha and N. Samajpati (1983) Effect of different media and incubation period on the growth of some tropical edible mushrooms. Indian Journal of Mycological Research. 21(1): 49 - 51.
  2. A.K Saha and N. Samajpati (1983) Effect of different temperature on growth of Collybia sp. Tricholoma sp. Indian Journal of Mycological Research 21(1): 41 - 43.
  3. A.K. Saha and N. Samajpati (1983) Effect of different hydrogen - Ion - concentrations on the growth of Collybia sp Tricholoma sp. and Oudemansiella canarii. Indian Journal of Mycological Research. 21(1): 57 - 59.
  4. A.K. Saha and N. Samajpati (1984) Effect of different carbon sources on the growth of Collybia sp. In culture. Indian Journal of Mycological Research. 22(1): 77 - 79.
  5. A.K.Saha and N. Samajpati (1986) Studies on extra cellular carboxymethyl cellulase, glucosidase and amylase production by three edible mushrooms. Indian Journal of Mycological Research. 24(2): 115 - 123.
  6. A.K. Saha and N. Samajpati (1987) Effect of carbon sources on the growth and protein production of Collybia diminuta Tricholoma lobayense and Oudemansiella canarii in submerged culture. Mushroom journal for the Tropics. 7: 77 - 82.
  7. Md. Shajahan, N.Roy. Choudhury, A.K. Saha and N.Samajpati (1988) Mushroom flora of Khasi Hills (Meghalaya). Indian Journal of Mycological Research 25(2): 75 - 85.
  8. A.K. Saha and N. Samajpati (1987) Effect of nitrogen sources on the growth and protein production of Collybia diminuta, Tricholoma lobayense and Oudemansiella canarii in submerged culture. Indian Journal of Mycological Research. 25(1): 45 - 54.
  9. A.K. Saha and N. Samajpati (1992) Effect of macro and micro elements on the growth and protein-production of Collybia dimunuta, Tricholoma lobayense and Oudemansiella canarii in stationary Liquid culture. Journal of Mycopathological Research. 30(2):177 - 183.
  10. A.K. Saha and N. Samajpati (1992) Amino Acid content of mycelia protein of Collybia diminuta, Tricholoma lobayense and Oudemansiella canarii grown in liquid culture. Journal of National Botanical Society 46: 35 - 40.
  11. A.K. Saha and N. Samajpati (1993). Ash and Mineral content of mycelia of Collybia diminuta, Tricholoma lobayense and Oudemansiella canarii grown in liquid culture. Journal of Mycopathological Research. 31(1): 29 - 34.
  12. A.K. Saha and N. Samajpati (1993). Vitamin B and C content in mycelia of Collybia diminuta,Tricholoma lobayense and Oudemansiella Canarii grown in liquid culture. Journal of Mycopathological Research. 31(1): 43 - 48.
  13. S. Bhattacharya and A.K.Saha (2008).Effect of PCMil and Ratan on the root tip mitosis of Allium cepa L. Journal of Botanical Society of Bengal. 62(1): 67-70.
  14. S. Bhattacharya and A.K.Saha (2008) Comparative analysis of mitotic abnormalities in Allium cepa L induced by fungicide Bavistin and Dithane M 45. Journal of Botanical Society of Bengal. 62(2):17-24.
  15. A.K. Saha and S. Saha (2008). Some common rice diseases of Machmara ADC village, North Tripura. Journal of Mycopathological research. 46(2) 297-302.
  16. S. Bhattacharya and A.K. Saha (2010). Comparative Evaluation of Monocrotophos and Fenvelerate as Cytotoxic agent using Allium cepa L Chromosome Assay. Advances in Plant Sciences. 23(2); 717-719.
  17. A.K. Saha and S. Bhattacharya (2010) Comparative Evaluation of Cytotoxicity Induced by Chloropyriphos and Endosulfan on A. cepa L. Root Meristem. Advances in Plant Sciences. 23(2) ; 669-671.
  18. S. Bhattacharya and A.K. Saha (2009) Effect of some Commonly Used Insecticides on Phenol Content in root of Allium cepa L. Journal of Mycopathological Research. 47(2) 211-213.
  19. S. Bhattacharya and A.K. Saha (2009) Phytotoxic effect of Fenvelerate, Endosulfan and Malathion on Allium cepa L roots at biochemical levels. Journal of Botanical Society of Bengal. 63(1) 53- 55.
  20. A.K. Saha, and S. Bhattacharya (2009) Effect of Chlorocid ans Monocid on Carbohydrate and Protein contents in roots of Allium cepa L. Journal of Botanical Society of Bengal. 63(1) 69-71.
  21. S. Acharya and A.K. Saha (2010) Total Soluble Protein, Phenol and Sugar level in Pleurotus djamor of Tripura. Journal of Mycopathological Research. 48(2); 343-348.
  22. S.Acharya , P.K. Choudhury and A.K.Saha (2011); A comparative study of total soluble protein, amino acids and total nitrogen contents in fresh and stored seed grains of different rice cultivars of North and West Tripura; Journal of Botanical Society of Bengal 65(1) : 51-56.
  23. S. Acharya and A.K. Saha (2011); Antimicrobial activity of Pleurotus djamor; Journal of Mycopathological research (2011); 49(2); 329-332.
  24. S. Acharya and A.K. Saha (2010); Antibacterial activity of Tinospora Corifolia (Willd.) Hook f. & Thomson against Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Ishiyama) Swing et al. Journal of the Botanical Society of Bengal; (2010); 64(2); 125-129.
  25. A. K. Saha, S. Acharya and A. Roy (2012). Antioxidant level of wild edible mushroom: Pleurotus djamor (Fr.) Boedijn. Journal of Agricultural Technology 8(4): 1343-1351.
  26. S Bhowmik, B.K. Datta, and A.K. Saha (2012). Determination of mineral content and heavy metal content of some traditionally important aquatic plants of Tripura, India using atomic absorption spectroscopy. Journal of Agricultural Technology. 8(4):1467-1476.
  27. A.K. Saha, S. Acharya and S Bhattacharya (2012). A comparative study of total carbohydrates and phenols in diversified rice cultivars of North and West Tripura during fresh and stored condition. Journal of Botanical Society of Bengal. 66(1): 85-87.
  28. Panna Das and A.K. Saha (2012). Comparison of mycorrhizal association in Michelia champaca, Solanum tuberosum and Phyllostachys manii. Journal of Mycopathological Research. 50(2): 279-284.
  29. S Bhowmik, B.K. Datta, and A.K. Saha (2013). Ethno medicinal and Phytochemical Screening of some hydrophytes and Marsh Plants of Tripura, India. World Applied Sciences Journal 22 (10): 1453-1459.
  30. A .K. Saha, A. Roy and P. Das. (2013). Fungal colonization of phylloplane of Psidium guineense sw. growing in Suryamaninagar, Tripura, northeast India. International Journal of Basic and Applied Chemical Sciences. 3(1): 62-67.
  31. A. Roy, A .K. Saha and P. Das. (2013). Studies on Colletotrichum capsici - a plant pathogenic fungus: selection of culture medium for growth and determination of minimum inhibitory concentration of fungicide. International Journal of Scientific Research. 2(4): 17-18.
  32. Panna Das, Aparajita Roy, Atithi Debnath, Sukla Bhattacharjee, Sudipta Sinha and Ajay Krishna Saha (2013). Fungal diversity in the rhizosphere of Acacia auriculiformis a. cunn. ex benth and Bambusa balcooa roxb. growing in suryamaninagar, tripura, northeast india. Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences. 3(1):123-127.
  33. P. Das, A.K. Saha and Highland Kayang (2013). Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal morphology in Michelia champaca L." Journal of Mycopathological Research. 51(1):177-179.
  34. A .K. Saha, Supta Deb, Rinki Sarma and Panna Das (2014). Endophytic fungi of two underutilized fruit tree species: Dillenia indica L. and Elaeocarpus floribundus Blume. NeBio/ an international journal of environment and biodiversity. 5(1): 1-5.
  35. Atithi Debnath, Ajay Krishna Saha and Panna Das (2014). Arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization in Aquillaria malaccensis Lamk. and in its surrounding herbaceous community. Mycorrhiza News. 25(4):2-7
  36. Panna Das, Aparajita Roy and Ajay Krishna Saha (2014). Chemical analysis of a wild edible mushroom: Pleurotus djamor (Rumph. ex Fr.) Boedijn. Mushroom Research 23 (2) : 141-146.
  37. Atithi Debnath, Sudipta Sinha, Ajay Krishna Saha, and Panna Das (2014) Arbuscular mycorrhiza fungal diversity in the open land adjacent to rubber plantation in Tripura, Northeast India. Mycorrhiza News 26(3): 6-9.
  38. Das A. R., Borthakur M., Saha A. K., Joshi S. R., Das P. Growth of mycelial biomass and fruit body cultivation of Lentinus squarrosulus collected from home garden of Tripura in Northeast India. J App Biol Biotech. 2015; 3 (04): 017-019.
  39. Bhowmik S., Datta B.K. and Saha A.K. (2015). Epidermal and pollen morphology of two species of Hygrophila Roxburgh and its taxonomic relation. International Journal of Advanced Biological Research. 5(2): 192-196.
  40. Debnath A, Karmakar P, Debnath S, Roy Das A, Saha AK and Das P(2015). Arbuscular mycorrhizal and dark septate endophyte fungal association in some plants of Tripura, North-East India. Current Research in Environmental & Applied Mycology 5 (4): 394–403.

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