Dr. Rakesh Kumar
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Dr. Rakesh Kumar

Assistant Professor & Head
Vijay Singh Pathik Govt. (PG) College, India

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, India

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Plant Physiology
Forest Ecology
Medicinal Plant
Plant Stress

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Kumar, R., 2016. Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the traditional practitioners of Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh (India). eJ. Appl. For. Ecol., 4: 9-15.
  2. Kumar, R., S. Vijay and N. Khan, 2013. Comparative nutritional analysis and antioxidant activity of fruit juices of some Citrus spp. Octa J. Biosci., 1: 44-53.
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  3. Kumar, R., 2013. Seed germination of Stevia rebaudiana influenced by various potting media. Octa J. Biosci., 1: 143-146.
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  4. Kumar, R., S. Nautiyal, P. Kumar and A. Bahuguna, 2004. Seed source variation in khair (Acacia catechu willd.). Indian Forester, 130: 530-536.
  5. Kumar, R. and M. Pal, 2004. Low-cost planting stock production of bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus Roxb.) using culm cuttings. J. Bamboo Rattan, 3: 401-409.
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  6. Kumar, R. and M. Pal, 2004. Growth and proliferation of bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus Roxb.) seedlings influenced by various growth regulators. J. Bamboo Rattan, 3: 91-97.
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  7. Kumar, R. and M. Pal, 2004. Effect of trimming of culms on growth and proliferation of bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus Roxb.) propagules. J. Bamboo Rattan, 3: 23-26.
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  8. Kumar, R., M. Pal and U.V.S. Teotia, 2003. Species specific variation in chlorophyll fluorescence in twenty species of bamboo. Ann. For., 11: 209-214.
  9. Kumar, R. and M. Pal, 2003. Planting stock selection of bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) using macro proliferation technique. J. Bamboo Rattan, 2: 23-28.
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  10. Kumar, R. and M. Pal, 2003. Effect of culm number in mother seedlings on growth and proliferation of Dendrocalamus strictus propagules. J. Bamboo Rattan, 2: 241-247.
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  11. Kumar, R. and M. Pal, 2003. Carbohydrates in relation to rooting of culm cuttings of Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb.). Indian Forester, 129: 1355-1360.
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  12. Gulati, H., R. Kumar and S. Nautiyal, 2003. Comparative study for photosynthetic efficiency of some promising clones of Dalbergia sissoo (Roxb.). Ann. For., 11: 201-208.
  13. Nautiyal, S., R. Kumar and A. Husen, 2002. Status of medicinal plants in India: Some latest issue. Anal. For., 10: 181-190.
  14. Kumar, R., M. Pal and U.V.S. Teotia, 2002. Diurnal changes in chlorophyll fluorescence in four species of bamboo. J. Bamboo Rattan, 1: 341-349.
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  15. Chauhan, P.S., R. Kumar and J.D.S. Negi, 2002. Foliage water loss pattern in sal (Shorea robusta gaertn. f.) and its associates under stress. Indian Forester, 128: 655-659.
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  16. Kumar, R., M. Pal, R. Pandey and R. Mathur, 2001. Factor analysis of growth parameters in Dendrocalamus strictus seedlings: An exploratory approach. J. Bamboo Rattan, 1: 11-21.
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  17. Kumar, R., R. Pandey and M. Pal, 2000. Statistics of biomass structure of Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb.) nees seedlings. Indian Forester, 126: 993-1001.
  18. Kumar, R., R. Pandey and M. Pal, 2000. Non-linear regression models in bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) seedlings. Indian Forester, 126: 154-158.
  19. Kumar, R., M. Pal and R. Pandey, 2000. Correlation in growth parameters of bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) seedlings as affected by culm number. J. Non-timber For. Prod., 7: 112-115.