Dr. Akhilesh KumarResearch Scientist
National Botanical Research Institute, India
Ph.D. in Botany from National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India
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Dr. Akhilesh Kumar is currently working as Young Scientist at CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow. He has completed his Ph.D. in Botany from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University Faizabad. Previously he was appointed as Lecturer at Pratap Bahadur Postgraduate College, Pratapgarh, and Research Associate at CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow. He is professional member of Italo-latin American Society of Ethno Medicine, and the Blue Planet Society. He is member of editorial board in International journal of Botany, Research Journal of Medicinal Plants, Asian Journal of Biological Science, Journal of Biological Science, Journal of Applied Science, and Life Science Leaflets. He is also serving as reviewer for many scientific journals. He has published 28 research articles in journals contributed as author/co-author. His area of expertise includes quality and safety evaluation of herbs and herbal products, waste land management, macro-propagation techniques, development of package of practices for cultivation of medicinal, aromatic and energy crops, extraction and evaluation of herbal dye and pesticides, utilization of industrial wastes in agriculture, and ethno botany.