Dr. Mohd Sayeed Akhtar

Dr. Mohd Sayeed Akhtar

Assistant Professor
Gandhi Faiz-E-Aam College, Shahjahanpur, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Pathology and Microbiology from Aligarh Muslim University india

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Pathology
62%
Microbiology
90%
Plant Protection
75%
Meloidogyne
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Swamy, M.K., N. Nalina, D. Nalina, M.S. Akhtar and B. Purushotham, 2019. Heavy Metal Stress and Tolerance in Plants Mediated by Rhizospheric Microbes. In: Salt Stress, Microbes, and Plant Interactions: Causes and Solution, Akhtar, M.S. (Ed.)., Vol. 1, Springer Nature, Singapore.

  2. Swamy, M.K. and M.S. Akhtar, 2019. Natural Bio-active Compounds: Volume 2: Chemistry, Pharmacology and Health Care Practices. Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 9789811372049, Pages: 492.

  3. Saboon, S.K. Chaudhari, S. Arshad, M.S. Amjad and M.S. Akhtar, 2019. Natural Compounds Extracted from Medicinal Plants and Their Applications. In: Natural Bio-active Compounds: Production and Applications, Akhtar, M.S., M.K. Swamy and U.R. Sinniah (Eds.)., Springer Nature, Singapore, pp: 193-207.

  4. Qing, S., Q. Shoutian, G. Hongyan, Y. Ming and M.K. Swamy et al., 2019. Biosynthesis, characterization and biological activities of silver nanoparticles from Pogostemon cablin Benth. methanolic leaf extract. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 19: 4109-4115.
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  5. Mustafa, G., M.S. Akhtar and R. Abdullah, 2019. Global Concern for Salinity on Various Agro-Ecosystems. In: Salt Stress, Microbes and Plant Interactions: Causes and Solution, Akhtar, M.S. (Ed.)., Vol. 1, Springer Nature, Singapore.

  6. Mustafa, G. and M.S. Akhtar, 2019. Crops and Methods to Control Soil Salinity. In: Salt Stress, Microbes and Plant Interactions: Mechanisms and Molecular Approaches, Akhtar, M.S. (Ed.)., Vol. 2, Springer Nature, Singapore.

  7. Kumar, M. and M.S. Akhtar, 2019. Application of Microbial Biotechnology in Improving Salt Stress and Crop Productivity. In: Salt Stress, Microbes and Plant Interactions: Mechanisms and Molecular Approaches, Akhtar, M.S. (Ed.)., Vol. 2, Springer Nature, Singapore.

  8. Kalam, M.A., G. Ahmad, A. Shahzad, S.A.M. Maqbul and M.S. Akhtar, 2019. Therapeutic Potential of Rhizomatous Plants used in Unani Medicare System. In: Natural Bio-active Compounds: Chemistry, Pharmacology and Health Care Practices, Swamy, M.K. and M.S. Akhtar (Eds.)., Vol. 2, Springer Nature, Singapore, pp: 409-464.

  9. Javid, S., S.K. Chaudhari, I. Munir, M.S. Amjad, K.F. Akbar, F. Yasmeen and M.S. Akhtar, 2019. Plant Metabolites and Pharmacological Activities of Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Forssk.) Decne. In: Natural Bio-active Compounds: Production and Applications Akhtar, M.S., M.K. Swamy and U.R. Sinniah (Eds.)., Vol. 1, Springer Nature, Singapore, pp: 551-560.

  10. Ansari, I.A. and M.S. Akhtar, 2019. Recent Insights on the Anticancer Properties of Flavonoids: Prospective Candidates for Cancer Chemoprevention and Therapy. In: Natural Bio-active Compounds: Production and Applications, Akhtar, M.S., M.K. Swamy and U.R. Sinniah (Eds.)., Springer Nature, Singapore, pp: 425-448.

  11. Ansari, I.A. and M.S. Akhtar, 2019. Current Insights on the Role of Terpenoids as Anticancer Agents: A Perspective on Cancer Prevention and Treatment. In: Natural Bio-active Compounds: Chemistry, Pharmacology and Health Care Practices, Swamy, M.K. and M.S. Akhtar (Eds.)., Vol. 2, Springer Nature, Singapore, pp: 53-58.

  12. Akhtar, N., S.K. Chaudhari, S. Arshad, H. Fatima, M.S. Amjad and Saboon, 2019. Biological Activities and Nutritional Value of Physalis peruviana L. In: Natural Bio-active Compounds: Production and Applications, Akhtar, M.S., M.K. Swamy and U.R. Sinniah (Eds.)., Vol. 1, Springer Nature, Singapore, pp: 587-598.

  13. Akhtar, M.S., M.K. Swamy and U.R. Sinniah, 2019. Natural Bio-active Compounds: Volume 1: Production and Applications. Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 9789811371530, Pages: 611.

  14. Akhtar, M.S., I.A. Alaraidh and M.K. Swamy, 2019. Data Measurement, Data Redundancy and Their Biological Relevance. In: Essentials of Bioinformatics, Hakeem, K.R., N.A. Shaik, B. Banaganapalli and R. Elangi (Eds.)., Vol. 3, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

  15. Akhtar, M.S., I.A. Alaraidh and K.R. Hakeem, 2019. Experimental Approaches for Genome Sequencing. In: Essentials of Bioinformatics, Hakeem, K.R., N.A. Shaik, B. Banaganapalli and R. Elangi (Eds.)., Vol. 3, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

  16. Akhtar, M.S., 2019. Salt Stress, Microbes, and Plant Interactions: Causes and Solution, Volume 1 Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 9789811388002, Pages: 322.

  17. Akhtar, M.S., 2019. Salt Stress, Microbes and Plant Interactions: Mechanisms and Molecular Approaches-Volume 2. Springer, Singapore.

  18. Akhtar, M.S. and ‎M.K. Swamy, 2019. Natural Bio-active Compounds: Volume 3: Biotechnology, Bioengineering and Molecular Approaches. Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 9789811374371, Pages: 330.

  19. Ahmad, I. and M.S. Akhtar, 2019. Use of Nanoparticles in Alleviating Salt Stress. In: Salt Stress, Microbes and Plant Interactions: Causes and Solution, Akhtar, M.S. (Ed.)., Vol. 1, Springer Nature, Singapore.

  20. Aasim, M., M. Sameeullah, M. Karatas, S. Bakirci, A. Allah Bakhsh and M.S. Akhtar, 2019. An Insight into Biotechnological Approaches used for Improvement and Secondary Metabolites for Medicinal Aquatic Plant, Water Hyssop (Bacopa monnieri L.). In: Natural Bio-active Compounds: Biotechnology, Bioengineering and Molecular Approaches, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.)., Springer Nature, Singapore.

  21. Swamy, M.K., S. Paramashivaiah, L. Hiremath, M.S. Akhtar and U.R. Sinniah, 2018. Micropropagation and Conservation of Selected endangered Anticancer Medicinal Plants from the Western Ghats of India. In: Anticancer Plants: Natural Products and Biotechnological Implements, Volume 2, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8064-7, pp: 481-505.

  22. Parasar, N.R., C. Chikkaputtaiah, M. Lal and M.S. Akhtar, 2018. Metabolomic Study of Chemo-Preventive Phytochemicals and their Therapeutic Prospects. In: Anticancer Plants: Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions, Volume 4, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8417-1, pp: 197-207.

  23. Lal, M., N.R. Parasar, C. Chikkaputtaiah and M.S. Akhtar, 2018. Potentiality of Anticancer Plant Derived-Compounds of North-East India. In: Anticancer Plants: Properties and Applications, Volume 1, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8548-2, pp: 77-89.

  24. Kumar, V.V., M.K. Swamy and M.S. Akhtar, 2018. Anticancer Plants and their Conservation Strategies: An Uptake. In: Anticancer Plants: Properties and Applications, Volume 1, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8548-2, pp: 455-483.

  25. Khan, I., M.A. Yusuf, I.A. Ansari and M.S. Akhtar, 2018. Anticancer Potential of Andrographolide, A Diterpenoid Lactone from Andrographis paniculata: A Nature’s Treasure for Chemoprevention and Therapeutics. In: Anticancer Plants: Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions, Volume 4, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8417-1, pp: 143-163.

  26. Gupta, P.K., P. Agrawal, P. Hedge and M.S. Akhtar, 2018. Xylooligosaccharides and their Anticancer Potential: An Update. In: Anticancer Plants: Natural Products and Biotechnological Implements, Volume 2, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8064-7, pp: 255-271.

  27. Chengzheng, W., W. Jiazhi, C. Shuangjiang, M.K. Swamy, U.R. Sinniah, M.S. Akhtar and A. Umar, 2018. Biogenic synthesis, characterization and evaluation of silver nanoparticles from Aspergillus niger JX556221 against human colon cancer cell line HT-29. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 18: 3673-3681.
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  28. Behera, S., S. Rath, M.S. Akhtar and S.K. Naik, 2018. Biotechnological Intervention through Tissue Culture in Hedychium coronarium: A Potential Anticancer Plant. In: Anticancer Plants: Natural Products and Biotechnological Implements, Volume 2, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8064-7, pp: 551-564.

  29. Ansari, I.A., I. Khan, M.S. Khan and M.S. Akhtar, 2018. Organosulfur Compounds of Garlic as Potent Chemotherapeutic Agents against Cancer. In: Anticancer Plants: Clinical trials and Nanotechnology, Volume 3, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8216-0, pp: 253-272.

  30. Angelini, P., B. Tirillini, M.S. Akhtar, L. Dimitriu, E. Bricchi, G. Bertuzzi and R. Venanzoni, 2018. Essential Oil with Anticancer Activity: An Overview. In: Anticancer Plants: Natural Products and Biotechnological Implements, Volume 2, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8064-7, pp: 207-231.

  31. Akhtar, M.S. and ‎M.K. Swamy, 2018. Anticancer Plants: Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions-Volume 4. Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 9789811084171, Pages: 360.

  32. Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy, 2018. Anticancer Plants: Properties and Application-Volume 1. Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 9789811085482, Pages: 582.

  33. Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy, 2018. Anticancer Plants: Natural Products and Biotechnological Implements, Volume 2. Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 9789811080647, Pages: 564.

  34. Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy, 2018. Anticancer Plants: Clinical Trials and Nanotechnology, Volume 3. Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8215-3, Pages: 322.

  35. Ahmed, H., A.S. Jurimi, M.K. Swamy, M.S.A. Hamdani and D. Omar et al., 2018. Botany, Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Significance of Sida cordifolia: A Traditional Medicinal Plant. In: Anticancer Plants: Properties and Applications, Volume 1, Akhtar, M.S. and M.K. Swamy (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-8548-2, pp: 517-537.

  36. Jain, N., A. Bhargava, V. Pareek, M.S. Akhtar and J. Panwar, 2017. Does seed size and surface anatomy play a role in combating phytotoxicity of nanoparticles. Ecotoxicology, 26: 238-249.
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  37. Akhtar, M.S., M.K. Swamy, I.A. Alaraidh and J. Panwar, 2017. Genomic Data Resources and Data Mining. In: Plant Bioinformatics, Hakeem, K.R., A. Malik, F. Vardar-Sukan and M. Ozturk (Eds.). Springer, New York, ISBN 978-3-319-67156-7, pp: 267-278.

  38. Swamy, M.K., M.S. Akthar and U.R. Sinniah, 2016. Root Exudates and their Molecular Interactions with Rhizospheric Microbes. In: Plant, Soil and Microbes, Volume 2: Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions, Hakeem, K.R. and M.S. Akhtar (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-29572-5, pp: 59-77.

  39. Swamy, M.K., M.S. Akthar and U.R. Sinniah, 2016. Response of PGPR and AM Fungi toward Growth and Secondary Metabolite Production in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. In: Plant, Soil and Microbes, Volume 2: Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions, Hakeem, K.R. and M.S. Akhtar (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-29572-5, pp: 145-168.

  40. Swamy, M.K., M.S. Akhtar and U.R. Sinniah, 2016. Antimicrobial properties of plant essential oils against human pathogens and their mode of action: An updated review. Evidence-Based Complement. Altern. Med., Vol. 2016. 10.1155/2016/3012462.
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  41. Paiku, A.S., S. Kamaruzaman, A. Khairulmazmi and M.S. Akhtar, 2016. Morphological and molecular characterization of Pratylenchus coffeae Isolates from Banana rhizosphere in Peninsular Malaysia. Niger. J. Nematol., 3: 13-19.

  42. Khan, M.A., B. Paul, W. Ahmad, S. Paul, C. Aggarwal, Z. Khan and M.S. Akhtar, 2016. Potential of Bacillus Thuringiensis in the Management of Pernicious Lepidopteran Pests. In: Plant, Soil and Microbes: Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions, Hakeem, K.R. and M.S. Akhtar (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-29573-2, pp: 279-303.

  43. Khan, A.A., S. Ahmad and M.S. Akhtar, 2016. Occurrence, Distribution and Molecular Identification of Phytoplasma-Associated Diseases in Ornamental Plants. In: Plant, Soil and Microbes: Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions, Hakeem, K.R. and M.S. Akhtar (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-29573-2, pp: 207-225.

  44. Hakeem, K.R., M.S. Akhtar and S.N.A. Abdullah, 2016. Plant, Soil and Microbes: Volume 1: Implications in Crop Science. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-27453-9, Pages: 366.

  45. Hakeem, K.R., M. Sabir, M.S. Akhtar, F.H. Ibrahim, M. Ozturk, M. Ashraf and M.S.A. Ahmad, 2016. Nitrate and nitrogen oxides: Sources, health effects and their remediation. Rev. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 242: 183-217.
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  46. Hakeem, K.R. and M.S. Akhtar, 2016. Plant, Soil and Microbes: Volume 2: Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-29573-2, Pages: 438.

  47. Biwi, M.S.H.R., A.S. Paiko, A. Khairulmazmi, M.S. Akhtar and A.S. Idris, 2016. Control of basal stem rot disease (BSR) in oil palm by supplementation of calcium, copper and salicylic acid. Plant Pathol. J., 32: 396-406.
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  48. Angelini, P., E. Bricchi, M.S. Akhtar, A. Properzi, J.L.E. Fleming, B. Tirillini and R. Venanzoni, 2016. Isolation and Identification of Allelochemicals from Ascocarp of Tuber species. In: Plant, Soil and Microbes: Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions, Hakeem, K.R. and M.S. Akhtar (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-29573-2, pp: 227-254.

  49. Akhtar, M.S., A.A. Khan, M.K. Swamy and K.R. Khalid, 2016. Impact of metal nanoparticles on the morphological and physiological changes in plants: A review. Front. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 2: 179-183.
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  50. Abdullah, S.N.A. and M.S. Akhtar, 2016. Plant and Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogen Interaction: Mechanism and Mode of Action. In: Plant, Soil and Microbes: Implications in Crop Science, Hakeem, K.R., M.S. Akhtar and S.N.A. Abdullah (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-27453-9, pp: 29-53.

  51. Yadav, B.K., M.S. Akhtar and J. Panwar, 2015. Rhizospheric Plant Microbe Interactions: A Key Factor to Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition. In: Plant Microbe Symbiosis-Applied Facets, Arora, N.K. (Ed.). Springer, India, ISBN: 978-81-322-2067-1, pp: 127-145.

  52. Swamy, M.K., U.R. Sinniah and M.S. Akhtar, 2015. In vitro pharmacological activities and GC-MS analysis of different solvent extracts of Lantana camara leaves collected from tropical region of Malaysia. Evidence-Based Complement. Altern. Med. 10.1155/2015/506413.
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  53. Swamy, M.K., M.S. Akhtar, S.K. Mohanty and U.R. Sinniah, 2015. Synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles using fruit extract of Momordica cymbalaria and assessment of their in vitro antimicrobial, antioxidant and cytotoxicity activities. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Mol. Biomol. Spectrosc., 151: 939-944.
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  54. Rashid, M.H., M. Krehenbrink and M.S. Akhtar, 2015. Nitrogen-Fixing Plant-Microbe Symbioses. In: Sustainable Agriculture Reviews, Lichtfouse, E.(Ed.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-319-09131-0; pp: 193-234.

  55. Khan, M.A., Z. Khan, W. Ahmad, B. Paul, S. Paul, C. Aggarwal and M.S. Akhtar, 2015. Insect Pest Resistance: An Alternative Approach for Crop Protection. In: Crop Production and Global Environmental, Hakeem, K.R. (Ed.)., 1st Edn., Springer, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-23161-7, pp: 257-282.

  56. Khan, M.A. and M.S. Akhtar, 2015. Agricultural Adaptation and Climate Change Policy for Crop Production in Africa. In: Crop Production and Global Environmental Issues, Hakeem, K.R. (Ed.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-23161-7, pp: 437-441.

  57. Bhaduri, D., S. Pal, T.J. Purakayastha, K. Chakraborty, R.S. Yadav and M.S. Akhtar, 2015. Soil Quality and Plant-Microbe Interactions in Rhizosphere. In: Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 17, Lichtfouse, E. (Ed.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-33-191-6741-1, pp: 307-335.

  58. Ashkani, S., M.Y. Rafii, M. Shabanimofrad, M. Foroughi and P. Azizia et al., 2015. Multiplex SSR-PCR approaches for semi-automated genotyping and characterization of loci linked to blast disease resistance genes in rice. Comptes Rendus Biol., 338: 709-722.
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  59. Ashkani, S., M.Y. Rafii, M. Shabanimofrad, G. Miah and M. Sahebi et al., 2015. Molecular breeding strategy and challenges toward improvement of blast disease resistance in rice crops. Front. Plant Sci., Vol. 6. 10.3389/fpls.2015.00886.
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  60. Akhtar, M.S., Z. Gezahegn and D. Woyessa, 2015. Isolation and characterization of food associated selected bacterial strains and evaluation of Thevetia peruviana leaf extracts towards their antibacterial potentials. J. Coastal Life Med., 3: 150-157.

  61. Akhtar, M.S., J. Panwar, S.N.A. Abdullah, Y. Siddiqui, M.K. Swamy and S. Ashkani, 2015. Biocontrol of Plant Parasitic Nematodes by Fungi: Efficacy and Control Strategies. In: Organic Amendments and Soil Suppressiveness in Plant Disease Management, Meghvansi, M.K. and A. Varma (Eds.). Chapter 11, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-319-23074-0, pp: 219-247.

  62. Akhtar, M., M.K. Swamy, A. Umar, A. Sahli and A. Abdullah, 2015. Biosynthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles from methanol leaf extract of Cassia didymobotyra and assessment of their antioxidant and antibacterial activities. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 15: 9818-9823.
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  63. Birhanu, S,, M.S. Akhtar and D. Muleta, 2014. Management of post-harvest fruit spoilage fungi by some potential spice extracts. Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Protect., 47: 2124-2140.
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  64. Bhargava, A., N. Jain, M.L. Barathi, M.S. Akhtar, Y.S. Yun and J. Panwar, 2014. Synthesis, Characterization and Mechanistic Insights of Mycogenic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles. In: Nanotechnology for Sustainable Development, Diallo, M.S., N.A. Fromer and M.S. Jhon (Eds.). Springer, New York, ISBN: 978-3-319-05040-9, pp: 337-348.

  65. Akthar, M.S., B. Degaga and T. Azam, 2014. Antimicrobial activity of essential oils extracted from medicinal plants against the pathogenic microorganisms: A review. Issues Biol. Sci. Pharm. Res., 2: 1-7.

  66. Akhtar, M.S., G. Birhanu and S. Demisse, 2014. Antimicrobial activity of Piper nigrum L. and Cassia didymobotyra L. leaf extract on selected food borne pathogens. Asian Pacific J. Trop. Dis., 4: S911-S919.

  67. Akhtar, M.S. and U. Ahmad, 2014. Biosynthesis of nanomaterials and their applications. Rev. Adv. Sci. Eng., 3: 197-198.

  68. Akhtar, M.S. and T. Azam, 2014. Effects of PGPR and antagonistic fungi on the growth, enzyme activity and Fusarium root-rot of pea. Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Protect., 47: 138-148.
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  69. Akhtar, M.S. and S.N.A. Akmar, 2014. Mass production techniques of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: Major advantages and disadvantages. Biosci. Biotechnol. Res. Asia, 11: 1199-1204.
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  70. Akhtar, M.S. and A. Umar, 2014. A special issue on biosynthesis of nanomaterials and their applications. Rev. Adv. Sci. Eng., 3: 197-198.
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  71. Sintayehu, B. and M.S. Akhtar, 2013. Biofilm Formation in Rhizobium legume Symbiosis. In: Plant Microbe Symbiosis-Applied Facets 2, Arora, N. (Ed.)., Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

  72. Fentahun, M., M.S. Akhtar, D. Muleta and F. Limmese, 2013. Isolation and characterization of nitrogen deficit Rhizobium isolates and their effect on growth of haricot bean. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 46: 5942-5952.

  73. Bhargava, A., N. Jain, M.L. Barathi, M.S. Akhtar, Y.S. Yun and J. Panwar, 2013. Synthesis, characterization and mechanistic insights of mycogenic iron oxide nanoparticles. J. Nanoparticle Res., Vol. 15. 10.1007/s11051-013-2031-5.
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  74. Azam, T., M.S. Akhtar and Hisamuddin, 2013. Histological interactions of Paecilomyces lilacinus with root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita and their effect on the growth of tomato. Adv. Sci. Engin. Med., 53: 245-251.
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  75. Azam, T., Hisamuddin and M.S. Akhtar, 2013. Effect of Cassia tora leaf extract on the growth and yield characteristics of tomato and on the reproduction of root-knot nematode in fly ash amended soil. Adv. Sci. Eng. Med., 5: 177-181.
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  76. Akhtar, M.S., J. Panwar and Y.S. Yun, 2013. Biogenic synthesis of metallic nanoparticles by plant extracts. ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 1: 591-602.

  77. Akhtar, M.S., B. Chali and T. Azam, 2013. Bioremediation of arsenic and lead by plants and microbes from contaminated soil. Res. Plant Sci., 1: 68-73.
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  78. Akhtar, M.S. and T. Azam, 2013. Effect of Aspergillus awamori, Paenibacillus polymyxa and composted organic manures on the growth and fusarium root-rot of pea. ISRN Biotechnol., (In Press). .

  79. Akhtar, M.S. and J. Panwar, 2013. Efficacy of root-associated fungi and PGPR on the growth of Pisum sativum (cv. Arkil) and reproduction of the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita. J. Basic Microbiol., 53: 318-326.
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  80. Yadav, R.S., S.C. Meena, S.I. Patel, K.I. Patel, M.S. Akhtar, B.K. Yadav and J. Panwar, 2012. Bioavailability of Soil P for Plant Nutrition. In: Farming for Food and Water Security, Sustainable Agriculture Reviews, Lichtfouse, E. (Ed.). Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp: 177-200.

  81. Gupta, G., J. Panwar, M.S. Akhtar and P.N. Jha, 2012. Endophytic Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria as Biofertilizer. In: Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 11, Lichtfouse, E. (Ed.). Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp: 183-221.
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  82. Akhtar, M.S., B.K. Yadav, J. Panwar and R.S. Yadav, 2012. Potentiality of Thiobacillus in agricultural system. Adv. Sci. Engin. Med., 4: 77-80.
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  83. Akhtar, M.S., Z.A. Siddiqui and A. Wiemken, 2011. Role of Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and Rhizobium to control plant fungal disease. Sustain. Agric. Rev., 6: 263-292.

  84. Akhtar, M.S., Z.A. Siddiqui and A. Wiemken, 2011. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Rhizobium to Control Plant Fungal Diseases. In: Alternative Farming Systems, Biotechnology, Drought Stress and Ecological Fertilisation, Lichtfouse, E. (Ed.). Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp: 263-292.

  85. Akhtar, M.S., P. Singh and Z.A. Siddiqui, 2011. Management of Root-Knot Nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) on Tomato by Plant Health Promoting Bacteria. LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH and Co. KG., Germany, ISBN: 978-3-8443-9583-9, Pages: 84.

  86. Akhtar, M.S., 2011. Biocontrol of Root-Rot Disease Complex of Chickpea by Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and other Phosphate Solubilizing Microorganisms. LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH and Co. KG., Germany, ISBN: 978-3-8443-9004-9, Pages: 152.

  87. Akhtar, M.S. and Z.A. Jitendra Panwar, 2011. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and opportunistic fungi: Efficient root symbionts for the management of plant parasitic nematodes. Adv. Sci. Eng. Med., 3: 165-175.

  88. Akhtar, M.S., U. Shakeel and Z.A. Siddiqui, 2010. Biocontrol of Fusarium wilt by Bacillus pumilus, Pseudomonas alcaligenes and Rhizobium sp. on lentil. Turk. J. Biol., 34: 1-7.

  89. Akhtar, M.S. and Z.A. Siddiqui, 2010. Role of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria in Biocontrol of Plant Diseases and Sustainable Agriculture. In: Plant Growth and Health Promoting Bacteria, Maheshwari, D.K. (Ed.). Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp: 157-196.

  90. Akhtar, M.S. and Z.A. Siddiqui, 2010. Effect of AM fungi on the plant growth and root-rot disease of chickpea. American-Eurasian J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 8: 544-549.

  91. Siddiqui, Z.A., A. Qureshi and M.S. Akhtar, 2009. Biocontrol of root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita by Pseudomonas and Bacillus isolates on Pisum sativum. Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Protect., 12: 1154-1164.

  92. Siddiqui, Z.A. and M.S. Akhtar, 2009. Effects of antagonistic fungi and plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria on growth of tomato and reproduction of the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita. Aust. Plant Pathol., 38: 22-28.
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  98. Siddiqui, Z.A. and M.S. Akhtar, 2008. Synergistic effects of antagonistic fungi and a plant growth promoting rhizobacterium, an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus, or composted cow manure on the populations of Meloidogyne incognita and growth of tomato. Biocontrol Sci. Technol., 18: 279-290.

  99. Siddiqui, Z.A. and M.S. Akhtar, 2008. Effects of organic wastes, Glomus intraradices and Pseudomonas putida on the growth of tomato and on the reproduction of root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita. Phytoparasitica, 36: 460-471.

  100. Siddiqui, Z.A. and M.S. Akhtar, 2008. Effects of fertilizers, AM fungus and plant growth promoting rhizobacterium on the growth of tomato and on the reproduction of root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita. J. Plant Interact., 3: 263-271.

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  107. Akhtar, M.S. and Z.A. Siddiqui, 2007. Effects of Glomus fasciculatum and Rhizobium sp. on the growth and root-rot disease complex of chickpea. Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Protect., 40: 37-43.

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