Dr. Abhishek  Walia

Dr. Abhishek Walia

Assistant Professor
Csk Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University Palampur, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, India

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Physiology
62%
Microbiology
90%
Biochemistry
75%
Mycology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Sharma, R., P. Sharma, A. Chauhan, A. Walia and C.K. Shirkot, 2016. Plant growth promoting activities of rhizobacteria isolated from Podophyllum hexandrum growing in North-West regions of the Himalaya. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. India Section B: Biol. Sci. 10.1007/s40011-016-0722-2.
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  2. Guleria, S., A. Walia, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2016. Purification and characterization of detergent stable alkaline protease from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens SP1 isolated from apple rhizosphere. J. Basic Microbiol., 56: 138-152.
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  3. Guleria, S., A. Walia, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2016. Optimization of milk-clotting enzyme production by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens SP1 isolated from apple rhizosphere. Bioresour. Bioprocessing, Vol. 3. 10.1186/s40643-016-0108-6.
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  4. Guleria, S., A. Walia, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2016. Molecular characterization of alkaline protease of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens SP1 involved in biocontrol of Fusarium oxysporum. Int. J. Food Microbiol., 232: 134-143.
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  5. Guleria, S., A. Walia, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2016. Immobilization of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens SP1 and its alkaline protease in various matrices for effective hydrolysis of casein. 3 Biotech, Vol. 6. 10.1007/s13205-016-0519-2.
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  6. Chauhan, A., S. Gularia, P.P. Balgir, A. Walia, R. Mahajan, P. Mehta and C.K. Shirkot, 2016. Tricalcium phosphate solubilization and nitrogen fixation by newly isolated Aneurinibacillus aneurinilyticus CKMV1 from rhizosphere of Valeriana jatamansi and its growth promotional effect. Braz. J. Microbiol., 48: 294-304.
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  7. Walia, A., P. Mehta, S. Guleria, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2015. Molecular cloning and sequencing of alkalophilic Cellulosimicrobium cellulans CKMX1 xylanase gene isolated from mushroom compost and characterization of the gene product. Braz. Arch. Biol. Technol., 58: 913-922.
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  8. Walia, A., P. Mehta, S. Guleria and C.K. Shirkot, 2015. Modification in the properties of paper by using cellulase-free xylanase produced from alkalophilic Cellulosimicrobium cellulans CKMX1 in biobleaching of wheat straw pulp. Can. J. Microbiol., 61: 1-11.
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  9. Walia, A., P. Mehta, S. Guleria and C.K. Shirkot, 2015. Improvement for enhanced xylanase production by Cellulosimicrobium cellulans CKMX1 using central composite design of response surface methodology. 3 Biotech, 5: 1053-1066.
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  10. Shiwani, G., W. Abhishek, C. Anjali, M. Rishi and C.K. Shirkot, 2015. Mutagenesis of Cellulosimicrobium sp. CKMX1 for hyper-production of xylanase in solid state fermentation of apple pomace. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. India Sect. B: Biol. Sci., 85: 241-252.
  11. Sharma, R., A. Walia, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2015. Multi-trait plant growth promoting bacteria from tomato rhizosphere and evaluation of their potential as bioinoculants. Applied Biol. Res., 17: 1-12.
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  12. Mehta, P., A. Walia, S. Kulshrestha, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2015. Efficiency of plant growth‐promoting P‐solubilizing Bacillus circulans CB7 for enhancement of tomato growth under net house conditions. J. Basic Microbiol., 55: 33-44.
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  13. Mehta, P., A. Walia and C.K. Shirkot, 2015. Functional diversity of phosphate solubilizing plant growth promoting rhizobacteria isolated from apple trees in the Trans Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh, India. Biol. Agric. Hortic., 31: 265-288.
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  14. Kumar, A., S. Guleria, P. Mehta, A. Walia, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2015. Plant growth-promoting traits of phosphate solubilizing bacteria isolated from Hippophae rhamnoides L.(Sea-buckthorn) growing in cold desert Trans-Himalayan Lahul and Spiti regions of India. Acta Physiol. Plant., 37: 1-12.
  15. Abhishek, W. and C.K. Shirkot, 2015. Purification and Characterization of Xylanase in SSF of Apple Pomace. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Deutschland, Germany, pp: 1-278.
  16. Walia, A., P. Mehta, S. Guleria, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2014. Impact of fungicide mancozeb at different application rates on soil microbial populations, soil biological processes and enzyme activities in soil. Sci. World J., Vol. 2014. 10.1155/2014/702909.
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  17. Walia, A., P. Mehta, A. Chauhan, S. Kulshrestha and C.K. Shirkot, 2014. Purification and characterization of cellulase-free low molecular weight endo β-1, 4 xylanase from an alkalophilic Cellulosimicrobium cellulans CKMX1 isolated from mushroom compost. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 30: 2597-2608.
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  18. Walia, A., P. Mehta, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2014. Effect of Bacillus subtilis strain CKT1 as inoculum on growth of tomato seedlings under net house conditions. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. India Section B: Biol. Sci., 84: 145-155.
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  19. Shiwani, G., W. Abhishek, C. Anjali and C.K. Shirkot, 2014. Genotypic and phenotypic diversity analysis of alkalophilic proteolytic Bacillus sp. associated with rhizosphere of apple trees in trans Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. India Sect. B: Biol. Sci. 10.1007/s40011-014-0447-z.
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  20. Rana, N., M. Kumar, A. Walia and S. Sharma, 2014. Tomato fruit quality under protected environment and open field conditions. Int. J. Bio-resour. Stress Manage., 5: 422-426.
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  21. Mehta, P., A. Walia, N. Kakkar and C.K. Shirkot, 2014. Tricalcium phosphate solubilisation by new endophyte Bacillus methylotrophicus CKAM isolated from apple root endosphere and its plant growth-promoting activities. Acta Physiol. Plant., 36: 2033-2045.
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  22. Guleria, S., K. Sharma, A. Walia, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2014. Population and functional diversity of phosphate solubilizing bacteria from apricot (Prunus armeniaca) of mid and high regions of Himachal Pradesh. Bioscan, 9: 1435-1443.
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  23. Chauhan, A., S. Guleria, A. Walia, R. Mahajan, S. Verma and C.K. Shirkot, 2014. Isolation and characterization of Bacillus sp. with their effect on growth of tomato seedlings. Indian J. Agric. Biochem., 2: 193-201.
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  24. Walia, A., P. Mehta, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2013. Production of alkalophilic xylanases by Paenibacillus polymyxa CKWX1 isolated from decomposing wood. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. India Section B: Biol. Sci., 83: 215-223.
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  25. Walia, A., P. Mehta, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2013. Optimization of cellulase-free xylanase production by alkalophilic Cellulosimicrobium sp. CKMX1 in solid-state fermentation of apple pomace using central composite design and response surface methodology. Ann. Microbiol., 63: 187-198.
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  26. Walia, A., P. Mehta, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2013. Antagonistic activity of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria isolated from tomato rhizosphere against soil borne fungal plant pathogens. Int. J. Agric. Environ. Biotechnol., 6: 571-580.
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  27. Rana, N., A. Walia and A. Gaur, 2013. α-amylases from microbial sources and its potential applications in various industries. Nat. Acad. Sci. Lett., 36: 9-17.
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  28. Mehta, P., A. Walia, A. Chauhan, S. Kulshrestha and C.K. Shirkot, 2013. Phosphate solubilisation and plant growth promoting potential by stress tolerant Bacillus sp. isolated from rhizosphere of apple orchards in trans Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh. Ann. Applied Biol., 163: 430-443.
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  29. Mehta, P., A. Walia, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2013. Plant growth promoting traits of phosphate-solubilizing rhizobacteria isolated from apple trees in trans Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh. Arch. Microbiol., 195: 357-369.
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  30. Guleria, S., A. Walia, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2013. Optimization of cultural conditions for cellulase-free xylanase production by mutant strain of alkalophilic Cellulosimicrobium sp. CKMX1 in submerged fermentation. Applied Biol. Res., 15: 137-144.
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  31. Joshi, V.K., W. Abhishek and R. Neerja, 2012. Production of Bioethanol from Food Industry Waste: Microbiology, Biochemistry and Technology. In: Biomass Conversion: The Interface of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Materials Science, Chinnappan, B., B. Shikha and S.D. Ranjit (Eds.). Springer, Germany, Berlin, pp: 251-311.
  32. Abhishek, W. and C.K. Shirkot, 2012. Screening of PGPR to Promote Early Growth of Tomato Seedlings. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Deutschland, Germany, pp: 1-114.
  33. Rana, N., A. Walia and V. Rana, 2011. Isolation of an antifungal protein from Kiwifruits. Int. J. Food Fermentation Technol., 1: 129-131.
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  34. Mehta, P., W. Abhishek, A. Chauhan and C.K. Shirkot, 2011. Accelerated solubilization of inorganic phosphate and production of antifungal activity in soil by plant growth promoting rhizobacteria isolated from apple rhizosphere. J. Mycol. Plant Pathol., 41: 343-349.
  35. Anjali, C., M. Preeti, M. Rishi, W. Abhishek and C.K. Shirkot, 2011. Deodar wood dust: An alternative substrate for amylase production by an alkalophilic Bacillus sp. by using solid state fermentation. Asian Sci., 6: 41-47.