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Dr.P.K. Nagar

Dr. P. K. Nagar

Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, India


Email: nagar_pk2001@yahoo.co.uk


Qualifications

1974 Ph.D., Banaras Hindu University, Plant Physiology

1966 M.Sc., Banaras Hindu University, Plant Physiology

1964 B.Sc., Banaras Hindu University, Agriculture


Publications (Selected)

  1. Sharma, P: Pandey, S; Bhattacharya, A; Nagar, P.K. and Ahuja, P.S. 2004. Role of ABA and desiccation tolerance in somatic embryos of tea. Indian Jour. Plant Physiol. (Sp. Issue in Int. Cong. Plant Physiol.): 661-665
  2. Sharma, P, Pandey, S, Bhattacharya, A, Nagar, P.K. and Ahuja, P.S.  2004. ABA associated biochemical changes during somatic embryo development in Camellia sinensis. Jour. Plant Physiol.  161(11): 1269-1276
  3. Nagar, P.K; and Sood, S. 2004.   Advances in plant hormone receptors. In: Advances In Plant Physiology Series, An International Treatise Series, Hemantranjan, R.(Ed.). 7: 383-400
  4. Bhattacharya, A, Nagar, P.K. and Ahuja, P.S. 2004.  Changes in Indole-acetic acid and other biochemical parameters during seed development in Camellia sinensis. Acta Physiol. Plant. 26(4): 399-404
  5. Sood, S; and Nagar, P.K. 2004. Changes in endogenous polyamines during flower
  6. development in two diverse species of rose. Plant Growth Regul. 44:117-123
  7. Gupta D; Bhardwaj R; Nagar P.K. and Kaur, S. 2004.  Isolation and characterisation of Brassinosteroids from leaves of tea. Plant Growth Regul. 43:  97-100
  8. Sood, S; and Nagar, P.K. 2005. Alterations in endogenous polyamines in bulbs of tuberose ( Polianthes tuberosa L.). Scientia Hortic. 105: 483-490
  9. Sood, S; and Nagar, P.K. 2005. Xylem and phloem derived polyamines during flowering in two diverse species of rose. Jour. Plant Growth Regul. 24: 36-40
  10. Nagar, P.K; and Sood, S. 2006. Changes in endogenous auxins during winter dormancy in tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze).  Acta Physiol. Plant. 28: 165-169
  11. Nagar, P.K. 2006. Changes in plant growth substances during ripening and post harvest periods in fruits. In Advances in Plant Physiology Series. An International Treatise. Hemantaranjan, R. (Ed).  9: 475-491
  12. Bhardwaj, R; Arora, H.K; Nagar, P.K. and Thukral, A.K. 2007. Brassinosteroids: A New class of Plant Growth Regulators: In: Prof. C.P.Malik Commemorative volume.(In Press)
  13. Thakur, R; Sood, A; Nagar, P.K; Pandey, S; Sobti, R.C. and Ahuja, P.S. 2006.Regulation of growth of Lillium plantlets in liquid medium by application of paclobutrazole or amcymidol for its amenability in a bioreactor system: Growth parameters.  Plant Cell Reports. 25(5): 382-391
  14. Sood, S; Vyas, D, and P.K.Nagar. 2006. Physiological and Biochemical changes during flower development in two diverse species of rose.  Scientia Hortic.180(4): 390-396
  15. Bhattacharya, A. and Nagar, P.K. 2006. Changes in endogenous cytokinin activity during seed development in tea. Indian Jour. Plant Physiol.11 (3): 287-290
  16. Bhattacharya, A., Saini, U., Sharma, P., Nagar, P.K. and Ahuja, P.S. 2006
  17. Osmotin-regulated reserve accumulation in genetically transformed tea somatic embryos:A step towards regulation of stress tolerance and seed recalcitrance. Seed Sci.Res. 16: 203-211
  18. Bharadwaj, R., Kaur, S., Nagar,P.K. and Arora, H.K.2007 Isolation and characterization of Brassinosteroids from immature seeds of Camellia chinensis  Plant Growth Regul. 53 (1): 1-5
  19. Nagar, P.K. Sharma, M,.Pati.P.K. and Ahuja,P.S. 2007, Rose: Some important findings with special reference to physiology of flowering. Flori. and Orn. Biotech.1(2): 102-114
  20. Sood, S., and Nagar, P.K. 2008. Postharvest alterations in endogenous polyamines and ethylene in two diverse species of rose. Acta Physiol. Plant. 30: 242-248
  21. Nagar, P.K. and Sharma, M. 2008. Role of Polyamines during Somatic embryogenesis. In Advances in Plant Physiology Series - An International Treatise,Hemantaranjan, R. (Ed.). 10:271-287


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