Dr. Amritesh Chandra  Shukla

Dr. Amritesh Chandra Shukla

Associate Professor
Mizoram University, India

Highest Degree
D.Sc. in Botany from Mizoram University Aizawl, India

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Dr. Amritesh Chandra Shukla is currently working as Professor at Mizoram University, India. He obtained his PhD in Botany from same University. His main area of interest related to Natural Products. His main area of expertise includes Antifungal, Antibacterial, Anti-dermatophytic, Biological Management, Bioefficacy, Mode of Action, Drug Formulation, Natural Product(s), and Storage Pest Management. He has published 49 articles in journals, as well as 55 articles in national and international conferences contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Medicinal Plants
Natural Products
Aromatic Plant




Mizoram University Aizawl, India


Selected Publications

  1. Shukla, A.C., 2013. Plant Secondary Metabolites As Source of Postharvest Disease Management: An Overview. J. Stored Prod. Postharvest Res., 4: 1-10.
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  2. Chinlampianga, M., R.K. Singh and A.C. Shukla, 2013. Ethnozoological Diversity of Northeast India: Empirical Learning with Traditional Knowledge Holders of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh. Indian J. Traditional Knowl., 12: 18-30.
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  3. Kumar, A., R. Gupta, R.K. Mishra, A.C. Shukla and A. Dikshit, 2012. Pharmaco-Phylogenetic Investigation of Micromeria biflora Benth and Citrus reticulata Blanco. National Acad. Sci. Lett., 35: 253-257.
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  4. Shukla, A.C., M. Chinlampianga, A. Verma, A. Dikshit and D.K. Upreti, 2011. Efficacy and Potency of Lichens of Mizoram As Antimycotic Agents. Indian Phytopathol., 64: 367-370.
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  5. Shukla, A.C., K.P. Pandey, R.K. Mishra, A. Dikshit and N. Shukla et al., 2011. Broad spectrum antimycotic plant as a potential source of therapeutic agent. J. Nat. Products, 4: 42-50.
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  6. Shukla, A.C., A. Kumar, R. Gupta and A. Dikshit, 2011. Phylogenetic interactions based on antibacterial activity of some essential oils. Proceeding of the 98th Indian Science Congress, Janaury 3-8, SRM University, Chennai, India, pp: 36-pp: 37.

  7. Shukla, A.C., A. Kumar, A. Verma, R.K. Mishra and O. Prakash et al., 2011. Turmeric an age-old panacea for many ills can be a potential source of antidermatophytic agent. J. Exp. Sci., 2: 4-10.
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  8. Shukla, A.C., 2011. Synergism between plants essential oil against gram negative water borne bacterial pathogens. Proceeding of the National Symposium on Recent Researches in Physical and Biological Sciences, February 14-15, KNIT, Sultanpur, India, -.

  9. Mishra, R.K., V. Mishra, O. Prakash, N. Shukla and A.C. Shukla et al., 2011. Quantitative Detection of Cariogenic Streptococcus mutans from Saliva Using TaqMan Assay by Real-Time PCR: A Case Study in Allahabad. J. Ecobiotechnol., 3: 20-25.
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  10. Kumar, A., R.K. Misra, S. Srivastava, A. Tiwari and A. Pandey et al., 2011. Antibacterial activity of Trachyspermum ammi L. and its major active constituents against water borne pathogens. Proceedings of the 98th Indian Science Congress, January 3-8, SRM University, Chennai, India, pp: 37-pp: 38.

  11. Kumar, A., R.K. Mishra, S. Srivastava, A.K. Tiwari and A. Pandey et al., 2011. Role of phylogenetic analysis for anti-bacterial activity of essential oil of Trachyspermum Ammi L. against water borne pathogens. Adv. Environ. Biol., 5: 1271-1278.
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  12. Kumar, A., R.K. Mishra, A.C. Shukla and A. Dikshit, 2011. In vitro antimicrobial activity of medicinal plants against water borne bacteria with their phylogenitic evaluation. National Acad. Sci. Lett., (In Press). .

  13. Kumar, A. and A.C. Shukla, 2011. Studies on some botanicals for the purification of unsafe drinking water. Proceeding of the XXXIII Conference of Indian Botanical Society and International Symposium on the New Horizons of Botany, November 10-12, Organized by Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India, -.

  14. Shukla, A.C., 2010. Medicinal Plant and their IPR related aspects. Proceeding of the National level Technical Workshop on Remote Sensing, March 9-10, GIS and GPS Application in Natural Resource Management Botany Department, Mizoram University, -.

  15. Mishra, R.K., A.C. Shukla, M. Alam and A. Dikshit, 2010. Antagonistic evaluation of plants growth promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPRS) against leaf blight causing phytpathogens. National J. Life Sci., 7: 141-144.

  16. Mishra, R.K., A. Kumar, A.C. Shukla, P. Tiwari and A. Dikshit et al., 2010. Quantitative and Rapid Antibacterial assay of Micromeria biflora Benth. leaf essential oil against dental caries causing bacteria using phylogenetic approach. J. Ecobiotechnol., 2: 22-26.
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  17. Yadav, R.S., M.K. Yadav, K. Khilari and A.C. Shukla, 2009. Fungal products: An eco-friendly input for integrated crop disease management. Vegetos, 22: 1-15.
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  18. Shukla, A.C., 2009. Volatile oil of Cymbopogon pendulus as an effective fumigant pesticide for the management of storage-pests of food commodities. National Acad. Sci. Lett., 32: 51-59.
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  19. Shukla, A.C, N. Shukla, A. Dikshit and H. Lalramnghinglova, 2009. Ethno medicinal approach to drug development: Present status and future prospects. Planta Med. USA, 75: 963-963.
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  20. Shukla, A.C., 2008. Efficacy and potency of an Ethno botanically important Curcuma spp. against the fungi causing post harvest diseases. Phytotaxonomy, Vol. 8. .

  21. Shukla, A.C., 2008. Bioactive investigations of some Cymbopogon spp. (lemongrass oil) against the most notorious fungi causing post harvest diseases. J. Basic Appl. Mycol., 7: 34-37.

  22. Singh, R., A.C. Shukla and L. Prasad, 2007. Antifungal Screening of some higher plants against storage fungi. Progressive Agric., 7: 128-131.
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  23. Shukla, A.C., A. Shukla, R.C. Mishra and A. Dikshit, 2005. Bioactive plants: a potential substitute for synthetics. Adv. Med. Plants, 1: 35-56.

  24. Rao, G.N., S.J. Rao, K. Ananthanarayanan, S.K. Shahi and M. Patra et al., 2005. Antifungal activity of some chemicals against human pathogenic fungi (dermatophytes). Nat. Acad. Sci. India, 75: 288-293.
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  25. Shukla, A.C., A. Shukla, R.C. Mishra and A. Dikshit, 2004. Broad spectrum herbal fumigant formulation for the management of stored grain pests. Proceedings of the International Conference on Controlled Atmosphere and Fumigation in Stored Products, August 08-13, 2004, Gold Coast, Australia, pp:56-pp:56.
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  26. Dikshit, A., S.K. Shahi, K.P. Pandey, M. Patra and A.C. Shukla et al., 2004. Aromatic plants: a source of natural chemotherapeutants. National Acad. Sci. Lett. India, 27: 145-164.

  27. Shukla, A.C., K.P. Pandey, S. Dutta, S.K. Shahi and D.K. Upreti et al., 2003. Antifungal activity of lichen Ramalina sp. and Stereocaulon sp. against some storage fungi. J. Univ. Allahabad Stud. India, 2: 7-9.

  28. Shahi, S.K., M. Patra, A.C. Shukla and A. Dikshit, 2003. Use of essential oil as botanical-pesticide against post harvest spoilage in Malus pumilo fruit. Mallus Pumilo. Bio Control, 48: 223-232.
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  29. Shukla, A.C., S.K. Shahi, D.S. Tewari and A. Dikshit, 2002. Control of Fusarial wilt diseases of Pigeon pea by Trachyspermum ammi. J. Trop. Agric. Trinidad, 79: 88-93.
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  30. Shukla, A.C., S.K. Shahi and A. Dikshit, 2002. Epicarp of Citrus sinensis: A potential source of natural pesticide. Indian Phytopathol., 53: 468-471.
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  31. Shahi, S.K., A.C. Shukla, A. Dikshit and D.K. Upreti, 2002. Use of Lichen as antifungal drug against superficial fungal infections. J. Med. Aromat. Plant Sci., 22: 169-172.

  32. Shahi, S.K., M. Patra, A.C. Shukla and A. Dikshit, 2001. Botanical drug for therapy against fungal infections in human beings. Nat. Acad. Sci. Lett., 24: 73-78.
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  33. Shahi, S.K., A.C. Shukla, A. Dikshit and D.K. Uperti, 2001. Broad spectrum antifungal properties of the lichen Heterodermia laucomela. Lichenologist, U.K., 33: 177-179.
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  34. Shahi, S.K., A.C. Shukla, A.K. Bajaj, G. Medgely and D. Remik et al., 2000. Broad spectrum herbal therapy against superficial fungal infections. Skin Pharmacol. App. Skin Physiol.Germany, 13: 60-64.
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  35. Shahi, S.K., A.C. Shukla and A. Dikshit, 1999. Broad spectrum antimycotic drug for the control of fungal infection in human beings. Curr. Sci. India, 76: 836-839.
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  36. Shahi, S.K., A.C. Shukla and A.Dikshit, 1999. Antifungal studies of some essential oils at various pH levels for betterment of antifungal drug response. Curr. Sci., India, 77: 703-706.
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