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Plant Physiology      (18 scientists)

Dr Anjali Anand


Field of Specialisation : Climate change and Seed Physiology

Dr Anjali Anand

Principal Scientist

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

Ph.D : ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Plant Physiology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   6

   Ph.D :   1 (5 ongoing)

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

  1. Mukherjee P, Suryakumar P, Vanchinathan S, Krishnan V, Lal MK, Jha PK Chinnusamy V, Anand A, Prasad PVV. 2023. Hydrogen peroxide and GA3 levels regulate the high night temperature response in pistils of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Antioxidants. 12-342. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox12020342
  2. Thakur M, Tiwari S, Kataria S, Anand A. 2022. Recent advances in seed priming strategies for enhancing planting value of vegetable seeds. Scientia Horticulturae 305: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2022.111355
  3. Praveen S, Rudra SG, Singh B, Anand A. 2022. Impact of high night temperature on yield and pasting properties of flour in early and late-maturing wheat genotypes. Plants 11, 3096. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants11223096
  4. Kataria S, Anand A, Raipuria RK, Kumar S, Jain M, Watts A, Brestic M. 2022. Magnetopriming actuates nitric oxide synthesis to regulate phytohormones for improving germination of soybean seeds under salt stress. Cells 11: 2174. https://doi.org/10.3390/cells11142174
  5. Thakur M, Praveen S, Divte PR, Mitra R, Kumar M, Gupta CK, Bansal R, Roy S, Anand A, Singh B. 2021. Heavy metals “Not so heavy on plants”- Uptake and tolerance mechanisms. Chemosphere. doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.131957
  6. Sunil K, Thakur M, Mitra R, Basu S, Anand A. 2021. Sugar metabolism during pre- and post-fertilization events in plants under high temperature stress. Plant Cell Reports. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-021-02795-1
  7. Naguib WB, Divte PR, Chandra A, Sathee L, Singh B, Mandal PK, Anand A. 2021. Raffinose accumulation and preferential allocation of carbon (14C) to the developing leaves explains salinity tolerance in sugar beet. Physiol. Plant. 173(4):1421-1433. doi.org/10.1111/ppl.13420
  8. Thakur M, Sharma P, Anand A, Pandita VK, Bhatia A, Pushkar S. 2020. Raffinose and hexose sugar content during germination are related to infrared thermal fingerprints of primed onion (Allium cepa l.) seeds. Front. Plant Sci. 11:579037. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.579037
  9. Anand A, Kumari A, Thakur, M, Koul, A. 2019. Hydrogen peroxide signaling integrates with phytohormones during the germination of magnetoprimed tomato seeds. Scientific Reports 9: 8814, doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-45102-5
  10. Bhardwaj J, Anand A, Nagarajan S. 2012. Biochemical and biophysical changes associated with magneto-priming in germinating cucumber seeds. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 57: 67-73

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

  1. Pre sowing static magnetic field treatment (magneto-priming) of various crops increases the rate of germination and seedling vigour
  1. Developed prototype for magneto-priming of seeds of various crops to improve seedling vigour in collaboration with Industry
  1. Proposed the concept of "oxidative window" to maintain the concentration of free radicals that enables invigoration through oxidative signaling in primed seeds
  1. Plausible role of metallothioneins in the signal transduction pathway proposed
  1. High night temperature (>22oC) reduces spikelet fertility, yield and grain quality in rice

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. JJ Chinoy Gold Medal for significant contribution in Plant Physiology
  1. Fellow, Indian Society of Plant Physiology
  1. Best publication award-2013 by Society for Advancement of Human and Nature, YS Parmar, University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan
  1. Editor Indian Journal of Plant Physiology (2011-2016).
  1. Best Publication award by Fertilizer Association of India