Dr. Atul  Bhargava

Dr. Atul Bhargava

Associate Professor
Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari, Bihar, India


Highest Degree
PostDoc Fellow in Botanical Sciences from University of Lucknow, India

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Biography

Dr. Atul Bhargava completed his Ph.D in 2005 from National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow and Postdoctoral studies from Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Cytogenetics at the University of Delhi, India. He is working as Senior Faculty at Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Lucknow and Programme Leader for the prestigious B.Sc (H)-BT programme at Amity University Uttar Pradesh. He has more than 40 research papers in reputed journals, 2 books and numerous book chapters to his credit. Dr. Bhargava is also serving as an editorial board member of several international journals of repute. His research interest includes Genetic improvement of plants, Plant molecular markers, Genetic diversity analysis, Nanobiotechnology, Biochemical analysis, PCR-based techniques and Phytoextraction.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Cytogenetics
62%
Plant Genetics
90%
Molecular Marker
75%
Plant Analysis
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Bhargava, A. and D. Ohri, 2016. Origin of Genetic Variability and Improvement of Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.). In: Gene Pool Diversity and Crop Improvement, Rajpal, V.R., S.R Rao and S.N. Raina (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp: 241-270.
  2. Srivastava, S. and A. Bhargava, 2015. Genetic Diversity and Heavy Metal Stress in Plants. In: Sustainable Development and Biodiversity, Ahuja, M.R. and S.M. Jain (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp: 241-270.
  3. Srivastava, S. and A. Bhargava, 2015. Genetic Diversity and Heavy Metal Stress in Plants. In: Genetic Diversity and Erosion in Plants: Indicators and Prevention (Sustainable Development and Biodiversity, Volume 7), Ahuja, M.R. and S.M. Jain (Eds.). Springer, New York, USA., ISBN: 978-3-319-25637-5, pp: 189-223.
  4. Srivastava, S. and A. Bhargava, 2015. Biofilms and human health. Biotechnol. Lett., (In Press). 10.1007/s10529-015-1960-8.
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  5. Srivastava, S., N. Pathak, A. Bhargava and P. Srivastava, 2014. Nanotechnology: The Science of the Future. In: Current Trend in Life Science, Shukla, D.S. and D.K. Pandey (Eds.). JBC Press, New Delhi, India, ISBN-13: 9789381558980, pp: 182-195.
  6. Srivastava, S. and A. Bhargava, 2014. Microbial Biofilms: From Nature to Human Body. In: Current Trend in Life Science, Shukla, D.S. and D.K. Pandey (Eds.). JBC Press, New Delhi, India, ISBN-13: 9789381558980, pp: 1-16.
  7. Bhargava, A. and S. Srivastava, 2014. Transgenic Approaches for Phytoextraction of Heavy Metals. In: Improvement of Crops in the Era of Climatic Changes, Volume 1, Ahmad, P., M.R. Wani, M.M. Azooz and L.P. Tran (Eds.). Chapter 3, Springer, New York, USA., pp: 57-80.
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  8. Singh, A.K., A. Bhargava, G. Kaur, A. Sharma and K. Misra, 2013. Bioinformatics Tools and Resources for Cancer Diagnosis and Drug Development. In: Horizons in Cancer Research, Volume 51, Watanabe, H.S. (Ed.). Nova Science Publishers Inc., USA., ISBN: 978-1-62417-329-5, pp: 165-176.
  9. Bhargava, A. and S. Srivastava, 2013. Quinoa: Botany, Production and Uses. CABI, Oxforshire, UK., ISBN-13: 9781780642260, Pages: 264.
  10. Singh, A.K., A. Bhargava and R. Gaur, 2012. Role of Bioinformatics in Microbial Study. In: Microbial Applications, Gaur, R., S. Mehrotra and R.R. Pandey (Eds.). I.K. International Publ., New Delhi, India, ISBN-13: 9789381141014, pp: 159-166.
  11. Raina, S.N., S. Jain, D. Sehgal, A. Kumar and T.H. Dar et al., 2012. Diversity and relationships of multipurpose seabuckthorn (Hippophae L.) germplasm from the Indian Himalayas as assessed by AFLP and SAMPL markers. Genet. Resour. Crop Evol., 59: 1033-1053.
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  12. Fuentes, F.F., D. Bazile, A. Bhargava and E.A. Martinez, 2012. Implications of farmers' seed exchanges for on-farm conservation of quinoa, as revealed by its genetic diversity in Chile. J. Agric. Sci., 150: 702-716.
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  13. Bhargava, A., V.K. Gupta, A.K. Singh and R. Gaur, 2012. Microbes for Heavy Metal Remediation. In: Microbial Applications, Gaur, R., S. Mehrotra and R.R. Pandey (Eds.). I.K. International Publ., New Delhi, India, ISBN-13: 9789381141014, pp: 167-177.
  14. Bhargava, A., F.F. Carmona, M. Bhargava and S. Srivastava, 2012. Approaches for enhanced phytoextraction of heavy metals. J. Environ. Manage., 105: 103-120.
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  15. Bhargava, A. and S. Srivastava, 2012. Biotechnology: New Ideas, New Developments (A Textbook of Modern Technology). Nova Science Publishers Inc., USA., ISBN-13: 9781621005391, Pages: 276.
  16. Srivastava, S., N. Pathak, A. Bhargava and P. Srivastava, 2011. Nanotechnology for cancer diagnosis and therapy. IMTU Med. J., 2: 19-30.
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  17. Fuentes, F. and A. Bhargava, 2011. Morphological analysis of quinoa germplasm grown under lowland desert conditions. J. Agron. Crop Sci., 197: 124-134.
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  18. Shukla, S., A. Bhargava, A. Chatterjee, A.C. Pandey and B.K. Mishra, 2010. Diversity in phenotypic and nutritional traits in vegetable amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor), a nutritionally underutilised crop. J. Sci. Food Agric., 90: 139-144.
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  19. Shukla, S., A. Bhargava, A. Chatterjee, A.C. Pandey and A.R.A. Kumar, 2010. Genetic interrelationship among nutritional and quantitative traits in the vegetable amaranth. Crop Breed. Applied Biotechnol., 10: 16-22.
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  20. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2010. Mineral composition in foliage of some cultivated and wild species of Chenopodium. Spanish J. Agric. Res., 8: 371-376.
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  21. Bhargava, A. and F.F. Fuentes, 2010. Mutational dynamics of microsatellites. Mol. Biotechnol., 44: 250-256.
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  22. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla, R. Kumar and D. Ohri, 2009. Metroglyph analysis of morphological variation in Chenopodium spp. World J. Agric. Sci., 5: 117-120.
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  23. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla, J. Srivastava, N. Singh and D. Ohri, 2008. Genetic diversity for mineral accumulation in the foliage of Chenopodium spp. Sci. Horticult., 118: 338-346.
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  24. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla, J. Srivastava, N. Singh and D. Ohri, 2008. Chenopodium: a prospective plant for phytoextraction. Acta Physiol. Plant., 30: 111-120.
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  25. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2008. Implications of direct and indirect selection parameters for improvement of grain yield and quality components in Chenopodium quinoa Willd. Int. J. Plant Prod., 2: 184-191.
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  26. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2008. Genotype x environment interaction studies in Chenopodium album L.: An underutilized crop with promising potential. Commun. Biometry Crop Sci., 3: 3-15.
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  27. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla, S. Rajan and D. Ohri, 2007. Genetic diversity for morphological and quality traits in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) germplasm. Gen. Resour. Crop Evolution, 54: 167-173.
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  28. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2007. Gynomonoecy in Chenopodium quinoa (Chenopodiaceae): Variation in inflorescence and floral types in some accessions. Biologia, 62: 19-23.
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  29. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2007. Genome size variation in some cultivated and wild species of Chenopodium (Chenopodiaceae). Caryologia, 60: 245-250.
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  30. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2007. Genetic variability and interrelationship among various morphological and quality traits in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.). Field Crops Res., 101: 104-116.
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  31. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2007. Evaluation of foliage yield and leaf quality traits in Chenopodium spp. in multiyear trials. Euphytica, 153: 199-213.
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  32. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2007. Effect of sowing dates and row spacings on yield and quality components of quinoa (Chenapodium quinoa) leaves. Ind. J. Agric. Sci., 77: 748-751.
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  33. Shukla, S., A. Bhargava, A. Chatterjee, J. Srivastava, N. Singh and S.P. Singh, 2006. Mineral profile and variability in vegetable amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor). Plant Foods Hum. Nutr., 61: 21-26.
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  34. Shukla, S., A. Bhargava, A. Chatterjee, A. Srivastava and S.P. Singh, 2006. Genotypic variability in vegetable amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor L for foliage yield and its contributing traits over successive cuttings and years. Euphytica, 151: 103-110.
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  35. Kumar, A., A. Bhargava, S. Shukla, H.B. Singh and D. Ohri, 2006. Screening of exotic Chenopodium quinoa accessions for downy mildew resistance under mid-Eastern conditions of India. Crop Protec., 25: 879-889.
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  36. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla, B.S. Dixit, R. Bannerji and D. Ohri, 2006. Variability and genotype x cutting interactions for different nutritional components in Chenopodium album L. Hortic. Sci., 33: 29-38.
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  37. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2006. Karyotypic studies on some cultivated and wild species of Chenopodium (Chenopodiaceae). Gen. Resour. Crop Evolution, 53: 1309-1320.
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  38. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2006. Chenopodium quinoa-an Indian perspective. Indus. Crops Prod., 23: 73-87.
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  39. Shukla, S., A. Bhargava, A. Chatterjee, A. Srivastava and S.P. Singh, 2005. Estimates of genetic variability in vegetable amaranth (A. tricolor) over different cuttings Horticul. Sci., 32: 60-67.
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  40. Bhargava, A., T.S. Rana, S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2005. Seed protein electrophoresis of some cultivated and wild species of Chenopodium. Biol. Plant., 49: 505-511.
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  41. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2005. Medicinal uses of Chenopodium- a review. J. Med. Aromatic Plant Sci., 27: 309-319.
  42. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2005. Determination of genetic diversity in Chenopodium spp. Indian J. Gent. Plant Breed., 65: 202-206.
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  43. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2005. Analysis of genotype × environment interaction for grain yield in Chenopodium spp. Czech J. Gen. Plant Breed., 41: 64-72.
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  44. Shukla, S., A. Bhargava, A. Chatterjee and S.P. Singh, 2004. Estimates of genetic parameters to determine variability for foliage yield and its different quantitative and qualitative traits in vegetable amaranth (A. tricolor). J. Gent. Breed., 58: 169-176.
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  45. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2004. Nuclear DNA amounts in 112 species of tropical hardwoods- new estimates. Plant Biol., 6: 555-561.
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  46. Bhargava, A., S. Shukla and D. Ohri, 2003. Genetic variability and heritability of selected traits during different cuttings of vegetable Chenopodium. Ind. J. Gen. Plant Breed., 63: 359-360.
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