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Plant Physiology      (18 scientists)

Dr Renu Pandey


Field of Specialisation : Mineral nutrition, Climate change

Dr Renu Pandey

Head, Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam

Ph.D : Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Plant Physiology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   10

   Ph.D :   4 (7+1 ongoing)

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

  1. Pandey R*, Sharma S, Mishra A, Sakhare AS, Meena SK, Vengavasi K (2024) Dual-nutrient stress tolerance in wheat is regulated by nitrogen and phosphorus uptake, assimilation, reutilization, and differential expression of candidate genes. Plant and Soil. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-024-06789-2
  2. Sharma S, Raviteja DH, Kumar T, Bindraban PS, Pandey R* (2024) Nutrient remobilization and C:N:P stoichiometry in response to elevated CO2 and low phosphorus availability in rice cultivars introgressed with and without Pup1. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 210, 108657. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2024.108657
  3. Vishwakarma H, Sharma S, Panzade KP, Kharate PS, Kumar A, Singh N, Avashthi H, Rangan P, Singh AK, Singh A, Angadi UB, Siddique KHM, Singh K, Singh GP, Pandey R*, Yadav R* (2024). Genome-wide analysis of the class III peroxidase gene family in sesame and SiPRXs gene validation by expression analysis under drought stress. Plant Stress, 11: 100367
  4. Sharma S, Pandey R*, Dimpka CO, Kumar A, Bindraban PS (2023). Growth stage-dependent foliar application of iron improves its mobilisation towards grain and enhances Fe use efficiency in rice. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, 42:5628–5641. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-023-10944-x
  5. Soumya PR, Vengavasi K, Pandey R* (2022) Adaptive strategies of plants to conserve internal phosphorus under P deficient condition to improve P utilization efficiency. Physiology & Molecular Biology of Plants, 28, 1981–1993 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12298-022-01255-8
  6. Paul P, Sharma S, Pandey R* (2022) Phosphorus scavenging and remobilization from root cell walls under combined nitrogen and phosphorus stress is regulated by phytohormones and nitric oxide cross-talk in wheat. Journal of Plant growth Regulation, 42:1614–1630. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-022-10646-w
  7. Meena SK, Pandey R*, Sharma S, Gayacharan, Vengavasi K, Dikshit HK, Siddique KHM, Singh MP (2021) Cross tolerance to phosphorus deficiency and drought stress in mungbean is regulated by improved antioxidant capacity, biological N2-fixation, and differential transcript accumulation. Plant and Soil, 466: 337-356
  8. Soumya PR, Burridge AJ, Singh N, Batra R, Pandey R*, Kalia S, Rai V, Edwards KJ (2021) Population structure and genome-wide association studies in bread wheat for phosphorus use efficiency traits using 35 K Wheat Breeder’s Affymetrix array. Scientific Reports, 11: 7601
  9. Vengavasi K, Pandey R* (2018) Root exudation potential in contrasting soybean genotypes in response to low soil phosphorus availability is determined by photo-biochemical processes. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 124, 1–9. doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2018.01.002
  10. Pandey R*, Zinta G, AbdElgawad H, Ahmad A, Jain V, Janssens IA (2015) Physiological and molecular alterations in plants exposed to high [CO2] under phosphorus stress. Biotechnology Advances, 33: 303-316. DOI: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2015.03.011

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

  1. Shoot labelling with 14CO2: A technique for assessing total root carbon exudation under phosphorus stress.
  1. Root acidification, a rapid method of screening soybean genotypes for low-phosphorus stress.
  1. Root exudation index: screening organic acid exudation and phosphorus acquisition efficiency in soybean genotypes.
  1. Optimization of nutrients for Rice to grow in hydroponics, Pusa Rice Hydroponics (PusaRicH).
  1. Identified nitrogen and phosphorus stress tolerant (HD2781) and sensitive (C306) wheat varieties

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Editor, Indian Society for Plant Physiology; Editor, BMC Plant Biology; Associate Editor, CABI A&B
  1. Member, Special Committee for Fundamental Research of Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH), Ministry of Ayush, Govt of India, (2015-2018, 2018-2021)
  1. World Phosphate Institute (IMPHOS)-The Fertilizer Association of India (FAI) Gold Medal, Citation and Rs. 50,000/- (2015) for �Role of Phosphorus in Yield and Quality of Crops�
  1. Fellow of Indian Society for Plant Physiology (FISPP) (2014); JJ Chinoy Gold Medal (2014); RD Asana Gold Medal (2004) conferred by ISPP
  1. BOYSCAST Fellowship (2006-07); International Travel Grants (DST, INSA, CSIR)