Scientist Profile

Employee ID BAU0253
Name Dr. AWADHESH KUMAR PAL
College Bihar Agricultural College, Sabour
Department Plant Breeding & Genetics
Designation Assistant Professor-cum-Jr. Scientist
Qualification Ph.D.
DOB 17/08/1978
DOJ 21/09/2012
Mobile 7549271602
Email awapal@gmail.com
Area of Specialisation Molecular Stress Physiology, Transgenic Plants, Tissue Culture
Research Activities Member of Wheat, Weed Management, Climate Change and Pulses Research Teams of BAU, Sabour * Projects held: As Principal Investigator: National - 2; State Plan- 3 As Co-Principal Investigator: National: 2; State Plan- 6 Coordinator of Tissue Culture Research Team Officer In Charge, Tissue Culture Laboratory
Professional Experience Asst. Prof., BAU Sabour (4.5 years); Production Supervisor, Mahindar Subh Labh; Asst. Manager R&D, Merino Industries, Hapur, Ghaziabad; SRF, mahindra Subh Labh; SRF/JRF, IHBR CSIR, Palampur, HP
Training Acquired 1. Winter school (21 days) on “Genomics and Phenomics Assisted Crop Breeding: Principles and Practices”, IARI, New Delhi, India, 2015 (18.11.2015 to 08.12.2015)
Award Fellowship Young Scientist Award, Thailand (2016); Best Oral presentation, Thialand (2016); Young Scientist Award, DST, New Delhi (2014), Best Oral presentation, DBT workshop (2015), CSIR JRF (June & Dec, 2014)
Editorial Skill Reviewers of three journals
Extension Activities i. Participation in Kisan Mela through exhibition of research product to farmers. ii. Participation Kisan Chaupal programmes. iii. Monthly duty for Farmers helpline and advisory; Partcipation in Bihar Diwas etc.

Research Publication and Books

1 Anil Kumar Singh, Vishal Sharma, Awadhesh Kumar Pal, Vishal Acharya and Paramvir Singh Ahuja, 2013, Genome-wide organization and expression profiling of NAC transcription factor family in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.), DNA Research, 20(4), 403-423.
2 Amita Bhattacharya, Uksha Saini, Robin Joshi, Devinder Kaur, Awadhesh Kumar Pal, Nitish Kumar, Ashu Gulati, Prashant Mohanpuria, Sudesh Kumar yadav, Sanjay Kumar, Paramvir Singh Ahuja, 2014, Osmotin-expressing transgenic tea plants have improved stress tolerance and are of higher quality, Transgenic Research, 23, 211-223.
3 B.D. Prasad, P. Kumar, S. Sahni, V. Kumar, S. Kumari, P. Kumar, and A.K. Pal, 2016, An improved protocol for Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation and regeneration of Indica rice (Oryza sativa l. var. Rajendra kasturi), Journal of Cell and Tissue Research, 16(2), 5597-5606.
4 Awadhesh Kumar Pal, Karan Acharya, Surinder Kumar Vats, Sanjay Kumar and Paramvir Singh Ahuja, 2013, Over-expression of PaSOD in transgenic potato enhances photosynthetic performance under drought, Biologia Plantarum, 57(2), 359-364.
5 Karan Acharya, Awadhesh Kumar Pal, Arvind Gulati, Sanjay Kumar, Anil Kumar Singh, Paramvir Singh Ahuja, 2013, Overexpression of Camellia sinensis Thaumatin-Like Protein, CsTLP in potato confers enhanced resistance to Macrophomina phaseolina and Phytophthora infestans infection, Molecular Biotechnology, 54(2), 609-622.
6 Tribhuwan Kumar, Ravi S. Singh, Awadhesh Kumar Pal and Ravi Kesari, 2016, Biotechnological advancement in banana (Musa spp.) with perspective on value addition—a review, Progressive Research – An International Journal, 11(2), 139-149.
7 Awadhesh Kumar Pal, Karan Acharya, and Paramvir Singh Ahuja, 2012, Endogenous auxin level is a critical determinant for in vitro adventitious shoot regeneration in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.), Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 21(2), 205-212.
8 R.D. Ranjan, A.S. Gontia, A.K. Pal, S. Kumar, B. Kumar, K. Bhawni and Nishi Kumari, 2016, Morphological and physiological responses of dual purpose wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties to nitrogen & seed rates, Agricultural Reviews, , .
9 Rakesh Deo Ranjan, C.S. Azad. A.S. Gontia, Sudhir Kumar and A.K. Pal, 2017, Influence of seed rate and Nitrogen levels on photosynthetic CO2 assimilation, chlorophyll content on growth and productivity of dual purpose wheat cultivars, Progressive Research- An International Journal, 12 (2), 1655-1660.
10 Awadhesh Kumar Pal, 2014, Plant Viruses: Causes of Plant Diseases and their Management. In: S.K. Gupta and Monica Sharma (Eds.) Approaches and trend in plant disease management., Scientific Publishers, New Delhi, India, Book Chapter, 361-395.
11 Awadhesh Kumar Pal, 2014, Tissue Culture lab se udyamit vikas. In Aditya, Vishwakarma R. and Anil (Eds.). Krishi aur Udyamita., Directorate of Extension, Bihar Agricultural University., Book Chapter, 152-158.
12 Rafat Sultana, A.K. Chaudhary, Awadhesh Kumar Pal, A.K. Saxena, Bishun Deo Prasad and Ravi Gopal Singh, 2013, Abiotic stresses in major pulses: Current status and strategies-Problems and Prospects. In: R.K. Gaur and Pradeep Sharma (Eds). Approaches to plant stresses and their management., Springer, India, Book Chapter, ..
13 2) R.R. Singh, Awadhesh K. Pal and Ravi Kumar, 2017, Kaushal prasikshan dwara tissue culture me Udyamita. In: P.K. Singh, Ramanuj Vishwakarma, Shambhu Prasad, Ravi Ranjan Kumar, Aniol, Ramdatt and Tushar Ranjan (Eds.) Kaushal Vikash se Krishi Vikash., Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur, India, Book Chapter, ..
14 Awadhesh K. Pal, Sareeta Nahakpam, R.D. Ranjan & P.K. Singh, 2017, Crop Physiology: A practical Manual for Under Graduate Students, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur., Practical Manual, ..
15 Amrina Safi, Awadhesh Kumar, Vishal Sharma, Sonika Kalia, Sanjay Kumar, Paramveer Singh Ahuja and Anil Kumar SIngh, 2017, Transgenioc potato plants overexpressing SOD and APX exhibit enhanced lignification and starch biosynthesis with improved salt stress tolerance, Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, doi:10.1007/s11105-017-1041-3, doi:10.1007/s11105-017-1041-3.
16 1) Vaishali Sharma, Tushar Ranjan, Pankaj Kumar, Awadhesh Kumar Pal, Vijay Kumar Jha, Sangita Sahni and Bishnu Deo Prasad, 2016, Protein-Protein Interaction Detection: Methods and Analysis. In: B.D. Prasad, Sangita Sahni, Prasant Kumar and M.W. Siddiqui (Eds.) Plant Biotechnology. Vol 1: Principles, Techniques and Applications., Apple Academic Press., Book Chapter, ..
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