Dr. Rafiq  Ahmad Lone

Dr. Rafiq Ahmad Lone

Lecturer
University of Kashmir, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Botany from Jiwaji University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Biography

Dr Rafiq Lone is presently working as Assistant Professor of Botany at SBBS University, Khiala Jalandhar-Punjab- India. He has completed his M. Sc and PhD in Botany from Jiwaji University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. Dr Lone has been awarded National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) by SERB, DST, Government of India. Previously he was working as Lecturer (Academic arrangement) in higher education, Jammu and Kashmir, Teaching Assistant at School of Studies in Botany, Jiwaji University, Gwalior-India, and Project Fellow in a project funded by MPCST-Bhopal-(M.P)-India. Dr Lone has 5 years of teaching and 10 years of research experience He has published more than 25 research papers in National and International journals besides published more than 14 book chapters. Dr Lone has attended 25 national and international conferences across the country and has presented papers on plant-microbe interaction and plant phenolics. He has many awards to his credit. His main area of research interest focuses on Plant-microbe interaction, Plant Nutrition, Plant Phenolics and Invasion Biology.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Biochemistry
62%
Mycorrhiza
90%
Plant Nutrition
75%
Plant Phenolics
55%

Selected Publications

    8
  1. Shuab, R., R. Lone, S. Khan, K.K. Koul and Z.A. Reshi, 20198. Cinnamate and phytohormones interaction interplay on sugar pool fractions, phytochemical constituents and molecular changes in isolated cucumber cotyledons. S. Afr. J. Bot., 121: 422-430.
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  2. Pathak, D., R. Lone and K.K. Koul, 2019. Isolation, screening and molecular characterization of free-living bacteria of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) and their interplay impact on growth parameters of potato plant under Mycorrhizal association. Scientia Horticult., 252: 388-397.
  3. Dar, Z.A., R.A. Bhat, J.I.A. Bhat, SA. Mir and A. Amin et al., 2019. Microbial Diversity and Their Role in Plant and Soil Health Under Stress Conditions. In: In vitro Plant Breeding towards Novel Agronomic Traits, Kumar, M., A. Muthusamy, V. Kumar and N. Bhalla-Sarin (Eds.)., Springer, Germany.
  4. Bhat, R.A., B.A. Beigh, S.A. Mir, S.A. Dar, M.A. Dervash, A. Rashid and R. Lone, 2019. Biopesticide Techniques to Remediate Pesticides in Polluted Ecosystems. In: Biopesticide Techniques to Remediate Pesticides in Polluted Ecosystems, Wani, K.A. and Mamta (Eds.)., IGI Global, USA., pp: 387-407.
  5. Wani, K.A., J. Manzoor, R. Shuab and R. Lone, 2018. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi as Biocontrol Agents for Parasitic Nematodes in Plants. In: Mycorrhiza-Nutrient Uptake, Biocontrol, Ecorestoration, Varma, A., R. Prasad and N. Tuteja (Eds.). Springer, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-319-68866-4, pp: 195-210.
  6. Sofi, M.N., R.A. Bhat, S. Rashid, N.A. Mir, S.A. Mir and R. Lone, 2018. Rhizosphere Mycorrhizae Communities an Input for Organic Agriculture. In: Mycorrhiza-Nutrient Uptake, Biocontrol, Ecorestoration, Varma, A., R. Prasad and N. Tuteja (Eds.). Springer, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-319-68866-4, pp: 387-413.
  7. Mishra, R., R. Lone, J. Manzoor and R. Shuab, 2018. Imbalance due to pesticide contamination in different ecosystems. Int. J. Theoret. Applied Sci., 10: 239-246.
  8. Lone, R., R. Shuab, S. Khan, J. Ahmad and K.K. Koul, 2018. Influence of mycorrhizal inoculation on carrot growth, metabolites and nutrition. J. Plant Nutr., 41: 432-444.
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  9. Bhat, R.A., M.A. Dervash, M.A. Mehmood, B.M. Skinder and A. Rashid et al., 2018. Mycorrhizae: A Sustainable Industry for Plant and Soil Environment. In: Mycorrhiza-Nutrient Uptake, Biocontrol, Ecorestoration, Varma, A., R. Prasad and N. Tuteja (Eds.). Springer, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-319-68866-4, pp: 473-502.
  10. Shuab, R., R. Lone, J. Ahmad and Z.A. Reshi, 2018. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi: A Potential Tool for Restoration of Degraded Land. In: Mycorrhiza-Nutrient Uptake, Biocontrol, Ecorestoration, Varma, A., R. Prasad and N. Tuteja (Eds.). Springer, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-319-68866-4, pp: 415-434.
  11. Wani, K.A., Mamta, R. Shuab and R.A. Lone, 2017. Earthworms and Associated Microbiome: Natural Boosters for Agro Ecosystems. In: Probiotics in Agroecosystem, Kumar, V., M. Kumar and S. Sharma (Eds.). Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 9789811040580..
  12. Shuab, R., R. Lone and K.K. Koul, 2017. Influence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on storage metabolites, mineral nutrition, and nitrogen-assimilating enzymes in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) plant. J. Plant Nutr., 40: 1386-1396.
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  13. Pathak D., R.A. Lone and K.K. Koul, 2017. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) and Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) Association in Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)-A Brief Review. In: Probiotics in Agroecosystem, Kumar, V., M. Kumar and S. Sharma (Eds.). Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 9789811040580.
  14. Lone, R., R. Shuab, S. Khan, J. Ahmad and K.K. Koul, 2017. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi for Sustainable Agriculture. In: Probiotics in Agroecosystem, Kumar, V., M. Kumar and S. Sharma (Eds.). Springer, Singapore, pp: 553-577.
  15. Anjum, J., R. Lone and K.A. Wani, 2017. lychee (Lychee chinensis): Biochemistry, Panacea and Nutritional Value. In: Lychee Disease Management, Kumar, M., V. Kumar, N. Bhalla-Sarin and A. Varma (Eds.). Springer, USA., pp: 237-256.
  16. Shuab, R., N.A. Malla, J. Ahmad, R. Lone and K.K. Koul, 2016. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungal symbiosis with saffron (Crocus sativus L.) plant. J. New Biol. Rep., 5: 59-67.
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  17. Lone, R., R. Shuab, N.A. Malla, A.K. Gautam and K.K. Koul, 2016. Beneficial effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on underground modified stem propagule plants. J. New Biol. Rep., 5: 41-51.
  18. Lone, R., R. Shuab and K.K. Koul, 2016. AMF association and their effect on metabolite mobilization, mineral nutrition and nitrogen assimilating enzymes in saffron (Crocus sativus) plant. J. Plant Nutr., 39: 1852-1862.
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  19. Shuab, R., R. Lone and K.K. Koul, 2015. Cinnamate and cinnamate derivatives in plants. Acta Physiol. Plant.. 10.1007/s11738-016-2076-z.
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  20. Sheikh, I.A., D. Vyas, R. Lone and V. Singh, 2015. Ganoderma lucidum and Trametes hirsuta as potent antioxidants in free radical systems in vitro. World J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci., 4: 1695-1710.
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  21. Lone, R., R. Shuab, V. Sharma, V. Kumar, R. Mir and K.K. Koul, 2015. Effect of ArbuscularMycorrhizal fungi on growth and development of potato (Solanumtuberosum) plant, Asian J. Crop Sci., 7: 233-243.
  22. Lone, R., R. Shuab, K.A. Wani, M.A. Ganaie, A.K. Tiwari and K.K. Koul, 2015. Mycorrhizal influence on metabolites, indigestible oligosaccharides, mineral nutrition and phytochemical constituents in onion (Allium cepa L.) plant, Scientia Horticulturae, 193: 55-61.
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  23. Wani, K.A., K. Mamta, T.A. Khan and R. Lone, 2014. Fungal contamination of carpet industry in Gwalior Madhya Pradesh (India). Indoor Built Environ., 23: 724-729.
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  24. Shuab, R., R. Lone, J. Naidu, V. Sharma, S. Imtiyaz and K.K. Koul, 2014. Benefits of inoculation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on growth and development of onion (Allium cepa) plant. Am. Eur. J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 14: 527-535.
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  25. Sheikh, I.A., D. Vyas and R. Lone, 2014. Antioxidant Potential of Mushrooms. In: Advanced Research and Practices in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Qureshi, F.A., M.K. Goyal and S. Jain (Eds.). AR Pathfinder, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, pp: 100-114.
  26. Saral, A., R. Lone, D. Pathal, R. Prasad, A. Varma and K.K. Koul, 2014. Interaction of novel plant-growth proting fungus (PGPF) piriformosporaindica with plants and PGPR, Int. J. Bioinf. Biol. Sci., 2: 127-146.
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  27. Lone, R., S. Agarwal and K.K. Koul, 2014. Taxonomic characteristic of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi-A review, Int. J. Microbiol. Res., 5: 190-197.
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  28. Lone, R., R. Shuab and K.K. Koul, 2014. Role of cinnamate and cinnamate derivatives in pharmacology, Global J. Pharmacol., 8: 328-335.
  29. Ahmad, Z., R. Lone, R. Shuab and K.K. Koul, 2014. Techniques for the isolation and in-vitro screening of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (pgpr) from rhizosphere, Middle-East J. Sci. Res., 22: 72-77.
  30. Upadhyay, K.K., R. Lone, R. Khan and K.A. Wani, 2013. Calcium level in agricultural soil from gwalior city after harvesting of wheat (Triticum aestivum). Academic J. Plant Sci., 6: 119-121.
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  31. Shuab, R., R. Lone and K.K. Koul, 2013. Cinnamate-kinetin interaction-effects on metabolite mobilization in isolated cucumber cotyledons, Am.Eur. J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 13: 1516-1525.
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  32. Agarwal, S., R. Lone, F. Farooq, R. Shuab and K.K. Koul, 2013. In vitro establishment of Arbuscularmycorrhizal fungi (AMF) in cucumber (Cucumissativus) roots, Adv. Biores., 4: 155-159.
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  33. Koul, K.K., S. Agarwal and R. Lone, 2012. Diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with the medicinal plants from Gwalior-Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh-India, Am.-Eur. J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 12: 1004-1011.
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  34. Agarwal, S., K.K. Koul and R. Lone, 2010. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi- Essential Rtners in Sustainable Plant Growth. In: Bioinoculants for Integrated Plant Growth, Lakshman, H.C. (Eds.)., M.D. Publications PVT LTD., New Delhi, pp: 53-76.