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  • Prof Narayan Chandra Mandal

  • Professor
  • Visva-Bharati University
Publications 1989 - 2022

Publications

  • 63
    Journal Articles
  • 12
    Book Chapter
  • 1
    Book
  • 2
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 1
    Review
  • 1
    Other
  • 6
    Projects
  • 1
  • 6

Citations / H-Index

278 Citations
9 h-index
276 Citations

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Expertise

Plant Sciences

Professor of Botany with Mycology, Plant Pathology and Microbiology specialization. Major fields of research are: Biological control, Plant-microbe interaction, post-harvest preservation, antifungals and antibacterials from natural sources, exploitation of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria

Personal Information

Prof Narayan Chandra Mandal

Male
Department of Botany, VISVA-BHARATI, Santiniketan 731235, West Bengal, INDIA, Visva-Bharati University, Bolpur
Bolpur, West Bengal, India - 731235


Experience

  • Professor

    Department of Botany

    Visva-Bharati University

  • Head of the Department

    Botany

    Visva-Bharati University

  • Director-in-Charge

    Physical Education, Sports, National Services and Students WelfareSNS

    Visva-Bharati University

  • Reader

    Botany

    Visva-Bharati University

  • Lecturer - Senior Scale

    Botany

    Visva-Bharati University

  • Lecturer

    Botany

    Visva-Bharati University

  • Lecturer

    Botany

    University of North Bengal


Qualification

  • Ph.D.

    Bose Institute, University of Calcutta

  • M.Sc.

    University of Kalyani

  • B.Sc.

    Bankura Christian College, The University of Burdwan

  • Higher Secondary

    Ranibandh H.S. School

  • Madhyamik (10th)

    Haludkanali High School


Honours and Awards

2020

E. J. Butler Memorial Award

Indian Mycological Society

2017

Elected as President, East Zone, ISMPP

Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology

2001

Visiting Scientist

University of Wyoming, USA

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2020

E. J. Butler Memorial Award

Indian Mycological Society

2017

Elected as President, East Zone, ISMPP

Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology

2001

Visiting Scientist

University of Wyoming, USA

1986

Extramural Fellowship

CSIR

1984

University Merit Award (for being First Class first)

University of Kalyani

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2022

Control of post-harvest fungal spoilage of selected pulse- and oil- seeds using lactic acid bacteria

Dr. Sucheta Mandal, Visva-Bharati

2022

Production optimization and characterization of antifungal enzymes from gut bacterial isolates of Hemidactyles flaviviridis and Chrysomya megacephala (Thesis submitted)

Sandipan Banerjee, Visva-Bharati

2022

Development of Biological control strategies to inhibit fungal pathogens of Tichosanthes dioica Roxb. (Thesis submitted)

Satinath Das, Visva-Bharati

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2022

Control of post-harvest fungal spoilage of selected pulse- and oil- seeds using lactic acid bacteria

Dr. Sucheta Mandal, Visva-Bharati

2022

Production optimization and characterization of antifungal enzymes from gut bacterial isolates of Hemidactyles flaviviridis and Chrysomya megacephala (Thesis submitted)

Sandipan Banerjee, Visva-Bharati

2022

Development of Biological control strategies to inhibit fungal pathogens of Tichosanthes dioica Roxb. (Thesis submitted)

Satinath Das, Visva-Bharati

2021

Natural prebiotics from Dioscoreia alata L. and Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw. for improving the efficacy of probiotic bacteria

Dr. Biplab Bandyopadhyay, Visva-Bharati

2021

Study of bacterial endophytes of Cicer arietinum L. and their role in plant growth promotion and defence against pathogens causing black root rot disease

Dr. Pralay Shankar Gorai, Visva-Bharati

2020

Studies on biological potential of selected endophytic fungi isolated from three common medicinal plants

Dr. Sohini Chatterjee, Visva-Bharati

2018

Phytochemical screening, antioxidant potential, antimicrobial and immunomodulatory activities of four wild edible Termitomyces spp.

Dr. Payel Mitra, Visva-Bharati

2018

Biological control of bacterial wilt of two solanaceous crops

Dr. Sunrit Basu Sarbadhikari, Visva-Bharati

2017

Isolation, Characterization and Purification of Broad Spectrum antimicrobial compounds from food grade lactic acid bacteria

Dr. Soma Barman, Visva-Bharati

2016

Studies on mechanism of phosphate solubilization by some members of rhizobacteria and their plant growth promoting attributes

Dr. Ranjan Ghosh, Visva-Bharati

2014

Use of lactic acid bacteria for control of surface infecting pathogens and as probiotics

Dr. Sucheta Das, Visva-Bharati

2014

Studies on pesticide degradation by plant growth promoting rhizobacteria

Dr. Shampa Dutta, Visva-Bharati

2013

Role of Box C of Nut RNA in N-mediated antitermination in bacterial virus Lambda

Dr. Srabani Pal (nee Kundu), Jadabpur University

2011

Morphotaxonomic and biochemical studies of some Cyanobacteria from the rice fields of West Bengal under natural and in vitro stress conditions

Dr. Manojit Debnath, Visva-Bharati

2011

Airspora studies over crop fields of Murshidabad district, West Bengal, in relation to the occurence and control of plant diseases

Dr. Asit Chandra Mandal, Visva-Bharati

2011

Studies on Phosphate solubilization by rhizobacteria

Dr. Arijit Mukhopadhyay, Visva-Bharati

2009

Production of bacteriocin by Pediococcus acidilactici for application as topical therapeutics and probiotics

Dr. Vivekananda Mandal, Visva-Bharati

2007

Studies on phosphate solubilization and crop productivity by some common diazotrophs isolated from rhizosphereRhizobacteria

Dr. Ramhari Pal, Visva-Bharati

2005

Microbiological study of some natural water sources of Darjeeling

Dr. Binod Chandra Sharma, Visva-Bharati

2003

Characterization of seed germination and seedling performance of some fast growing fuel wood species and identification of some markersplants

Dr. Arijit Sinhababu, Visva-Bharati

2002

Studies of root-nodule bacteria under some stress conditions

Dr. Debasish Bakshi, Visva-Bharati

2001

Chemotaxonomical Studies in some members of Bignoniaceae

Dr. Nibedita Bandyopadhyay, Visva-Bharati

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2017

Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology

Life Member and Executive Council Member

2013

Indian Science Congress

Life Member

2006

Plant Physiology Forum

Life Member

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2017

Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology

Life Member and Executive Council Member

2013

Indian Science Congress

Life Member

2006

Plant Physiology Forum

Life Member

2002

Indian Mycological Society

Life Member

2001

Association of Microbiologists of India

Life Member

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Membership In Committees

2022

Central Admission Committee, Visva-Bharati

Member

2018

Institutional Animal Ethics Committee, Visva-Bharati

Chairman

2017

DST-PURSE

Joint Co-ordinator

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2022

Central Admission Committee, Visva-Bharati

Member

2018

Institutional Animal Ethics Committee, Visva-Bharati

Chairman

2017

DST-PURSE

Joint Co-ordinator

2015

Admission Co-ordination Committee, Visva-Bharati

Chairman

2015

Research Board, Visva-Bharati

Member

2014

Institutional Bio-safety Committee, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

External Expert Member

2012

Commission of Scientific and Technical Terminology, GoI, for preparing Botany Glossory in Hindi and other regional languages

Expert Member

2006

Academic Council, Visva-Bharati

Member

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Research Projects

Earthworm gut microbes mediated carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (CPAHs) remediation in contaminated soil

Funding Agency : DBT

Development of bio-pesticide against fungal diseases of tea using phosphate solubilizing rhizobacteria

Funding Agency : Tea Board of India

Assessment of Anti-Fungal Activity of the Extracts of a Plant of North East Institute of Science & Technology (CSIR) and Searching for its Probable Mechanism of Action

Funding Agency : CSIR

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Earthworm gut microbes mediated carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (CPAHs) remediation in contaminated soil

Funding Agency : DBT

Development of bio-pesticide against fungal diseases of tea using phosphate solubilizing rhizobacteria

Funding Agency : Tea Board of India

Assessment of Anti-Fungal Activity of the Extracts of a Plant of North East Institute of Science & Technology (CSIR) and Searching for its Probable Mechanism of Action

Funding Agency : CSIR

An ethnobotanical survey of indegenous angiosperm flora of Tripura and assessment of antimicrobial potentials of those plants

Funding Agency : DBT

Exploitation of free living phosphate solubilizing rhizobia for improvement of soil fertility and promotion of plant growth

Funding Agency : UGC

Use of lactic acid bacteria for the development of potential topical therapeutic agents and probiotics

Funding Agency : ICMR

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