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Plant Physiology      (18 scientists)

Dr Renu Pandey


Field of Specialisation : Mineral nutrition, Climate change

Dr Renu Pandey

Head, Professor and 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 :   8 (2 ongoing)

   Ph.D :   3 (5 ongoing)

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

  1. 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, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-023-10944-x
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-87182-2
  5. 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, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-022-10646-w
  6. Soumya PR, Singh D, Sharma S, Singh AM, Pandey R* (2021) Evaluation of diverse wheat (Triticum aestivum) and triticale (× Triticosecale) genotypes for low phosphorus stress tolerance in soil and hydroponic conditions. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 21: 1236-1251
  7. Pandey R*, Lal MK, Vengavasi K (2018) Differential response of hexaploid and tetraploid wheat to interactive effects of elevated [CO2] and low phosphorus. Plant Cell Reports 37:1231�1244. doi.org/10.1007/s00299-018-2307-4
  8. 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
  9. Vengavasi K, Pandey R*, Abraham G, Yadav, RK (2017) Comparative analysis of soybean root proteome reveals molecular basis of differential carboxylate efflux under low phosphorus stress. Genes, 8, 341. doi:10.3390/genes8120341
  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)