Dr. Afroz  Alam

Dr. Afroz Alam

Associate Professor
Banasthali Vidyapith, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Botany from University of Lucknow, India

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Biography

Dr. Afroz Alam is currently working as Associate Professor at Banasthali University, India. He obtained his PhD in Botany from same University. His main area of interest related to Plant Systematic and Biodiversity. His main area of expertise includes Bryophyte Systematic, Biodiversity, Medicinal Plants, Mycology, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Economic Botany, and Bio-control of Pollution. He has published 43 research papers in journals, 1 book chapter, 2 books, and 7 abstracts contributed as author/co-author. He also attended/presented in 8 workshops/seminar/conferences. He is life member of Indian Bryological Society, Association of Indian Plant Taxonomy (Phytotaxonomy), Lucknow University Botany Department Alumni Association, and annual member of Indian Botanical Society. He is also serving as Editor/Reviewer for Plant Systematic and Evolution (Springer), European Journal of Medicinal Plants (Science domain International), Arid Land Research and Management (Science Direct), African Journal of Biotechnology, Agriculture Research Journal, and International Journal of Advances in Medical Sciences and Biotechnology.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Bryophyta
62%
Systematics
90%
Biodiversity
75%
Botany
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Verma, P.K., K.K. Rawat and A. Alam, 2019. A new species of the genus Lejeunea Lib.(Marchantiophyta, Lejeuneaceae) From Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats, India. Indian Forester, 145: 198-199.
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  2. Priya, S., N. Kumar, S. Sachdeva, A. Alam and T. Kumar et al., 2019. Screening for seedling salt tolerance in chickpea (Cicer arientinum L.). Int. J. Chem. Stud., 7: 17-20.
  3. Pandey, S., V. Sahu, K.K. Rawat, P.K. Verma, S.C. Sharma and A. Alam, 2019. Variation in papillae and mamillae in moss genera of Mount Abu (Rajasthan): An SEM study. Phytomorphology, 69: 33-39.
  4. Mukund, V., S.K. Behera, A. Alam and G.P. Nagaraju, 2019. Molecular docking analysis of nuclear factor-κB and genistein interaction in the context of breast cancer. Bioinformation, 15: 11-17.
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  5. Mukund, V., M.S. Saddala, B. Farran, M. Mannavarapu, A. Alam and G.P. Nagaraju, 2019. Molecular docking studies of angiogenesis target protein HIF-1α and genistein in breast cancer. Gene, 701: 169-172.
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  6. Iwuala, E., V. Odjegba, C. Umebese, V. Sharma and A. Alam, 2019. Physiological and gene expression studies of selected Zea mays L. and Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br. genotypes to simulated drought stress condition. Vegetos, 32: 397-406.
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  7. Dariya, B., A. Alam and G.P. Nagaraju, 2019. Biology, Pathophysiology and Epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer. In: Theranostic Approach for Pancreatic Cancer, Nagaraju, G.P. and S. Ahmad (Eds.)., Academic Press, USA., ISBN: 9780128194577, pp: 1-50.
  8. Alam, A., Kanchan and I. Emmanuel, 2019. Contemporary medicinal uses of ethnomedicinally important plant: Arjuna [Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.) Wight and Arn.]. Ann. Phytomed., 8: 63-69.
  9. Alam, A., A. Dwivedi and I. Emmanuel, 2019. Resurrection plants: Imperative resources in developing strategies to drought and desiccation pressure. Plant Sci. Today, 6: 333-341.
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  10. Alam, A. and V. Sharma, 2019. Heavy metal management-A phytoremediation perspective. Curr. Environ. Eng., 6: 4-8.
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  11. Adebusola, A., O. Victor, I. Emmanuel and A. Alam, 2019. Effect of nitrogen application on the phytochemical production in Jatropha curcas L.(Angiosperms: Euphorbiaceae) during drought conditions. Plant Sci. Today, 6: 183-189.
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  12. Tushar, S., R. Nidhi, D. Diksha, V. Preeti and K. Rameshbabu et al., 2018. Comparison of different non-viral DNA delivery methods in buffalo somatic cells. Vegetos-Int. J. Plant Res., 31: 137-145.
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  13. Srivani, G., S.R. Bethi, S. Aliya, A. Alam and G.P. Nagaraju, 2018. VFGFR and PDGFR Targeting in Pancreatic Cancer. In: Role of Tyrosine Kinases in Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Nagaraju, G.P. (Ed.). Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-13-1485-8, pp: 83-96.
  14. Sharma, T., N. Rawat, D. Dua, M.K. Singh, A. Alam and M.S. Chauhan, 2018. Transfection methods affect cellular function and gene expression. Anim. Sci. Pap. Rep., 36: 431-451.
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  15. Sharma, M., S.K. Gupta, B. Majumder, V.K. Maurya, F. Deeba, A. Alam and V. Pandey, 2018. Proteomics unravel the regulating role of salicylic acid in soybean under yield limiting drought stress. Plant Physiol. Biochem., 130: 529-541.
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  16. Pandey, S., V. Shrama and A. Alam, 2018. Phylogeny based on 16S rRNA sequence and morphology of selected mosses of Mount Abu, Rajasthan (India). Meta Gene, 16: 218-225.
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  17. Pandey, S., K.K. Rawat, P.K. Verma and A. Alam, 2018. Diversity of family pottiaceae in mount abu (Rajasthan) with morphology and anatomy of selected Taxa. Vegetos-Int. J. Plant Res., 31: 64-75.
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  18. Pandey, S., A. Alam, D. Chakraborty and V. Sharma, 2018. An improved protocol for genomic DNA isolation from bryophyte species. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. India Sect. B: Biol. Sci. 10.1007/s40011-018-0995-8.
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  19. Mukund, V., A. Alam and G.P. Nagaraju, 2018. EGFR and Cytoplasmic Kinase Src Targeting in Pancreatic Cancer. In: Role of Tyrosine Kinases in Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Nagaraju, G.P. (Ed.). Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-13-1485-8, pp: 97-105.
  20. Kumar, T., C. Bharadwaj, N. Tiwari, C.T. Satyavathi, B.S. Patil, A. Sarker and A. Alam, 2018. Morphological characterization and grouping of chickpea (Cicer arietinum) genotypes for drought tolerance. Indian J. Agric. Sci., 88: 1740-1745.
  21. Kumar, T., C. Bharadwaj, N. Tiwari, C.T. Satyavathi, A. Alam and A. Sarker, 2018. Molecular marker based diversity of chickpea landraces, wild derivatives and breeding lines using SSR and gene markers. Vegetos, 31: 23-29.
  22. Iwuala, E.N., V. Odjegba, V. Sharma and A. Alam, 2018. Differential traits of two genotypes of Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br. under simulated drought condition. Vegetos-Int. J. Plant Res., 31: 115-120.
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  23. Begum, D., N. Merchant, S. Aliya, A. Alam and G.P. Nagaraju, 2018. EGFR and FGFR in Growth and Metastasis of Colorectal Cancer. In: Role of Tyrosine Kinases in Gastrointestinal Malignancies, Nagaraju, G.P. (Ed.). Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-13-1485-8, pp: 141-170.
  24. Alam, A., 2018. Bryomonitoring of Environmental Pollution. In: Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants, Vats, S. (Ed.). Springer, New York, ISBN: 978-98-110-9028-8, pp: 349-365.
  25. Alam, A. and S.C. Sharma, 2018. Bryophyte Diversity in Rajasthan (India). LAP Lambert Academic Publishers, Germany, ISBN: 9786138345534, Pages: 216.
  26. Zaman, R., A. Alam, M.A. Jafri, G. Sofi and G. Ahmad, 2017. Nephroprotective effect of Beekh Kasni (Roots of Cichorium intybus) in the form of methanolic and aqueous extract in Gentamycin induced rat models. J. Pharm. Phytochem., 6: 337-341.
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  27. Sharma, V. and A. Alam, 2017. Ethnobotany (Including Medicinal Plants). Rastogi Publications, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-9-3507-8174-6, Pages: 384.
  28. Sharma, M., S.K. Gupta, B. Majumder, V.K. Maurya, F. Deeba, A. Alam and V. Pandey, 2017. Salicylic acid mediated growth, physiological and proteomic responses in two wheat varieties under drought stress. J. Proteomics, 163: 28-51.
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  29. Rajitha, B., G.P. Nagaraju, W.L. Shaib, O.B. Alese and J.P. Snyder et al., 2017. Novel synthetic curcumin analogs as potent antiangiogenic agents in colorectal cancer. Mol. Carcinogenesis, 56: 288-299.
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  30. Muppala, S., S.K. Konduru, N. Merchant, J. Ramsoondar and C.K. Rampersad et al., 2017. Adiponectin: Its role in obesity-associated colon and prostate cancers. Critical Rev. Oncol./Hematol., 116: 125-133.
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  31. Fatima, S., R. Zaman, N. Haider, S. Shamsi and A. Alam, 2017. Design and development of Unani anti-inflammatory cream. J. Ayurveda Integr. Med. 10.1016/j.jaim.2017.03.002.
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  32. Alam, A., A. Tripathi, V. Sharma and N. Sharma, 2017. Essential Oils: A novel consumer and eco-friendly approach to combat postharvest phytopathogens. J. Adv. Biol. Biotechnol., 11: 1-16.
  33. Alam, A., A. Prakash, A.K. Sharma, V.S.J. Saxena and B. Yadav, 2017. Partial purification and characterization of protease enzyme from soil-borne fungi. Mycopath, 14: 29-35.
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  34. Alam, A., 2017. Ethnobryology in India. In: Ethnobotany of India: Western Ghats and West Coast of Peninsular India, Pullaiah, T. and K.V. Krishnamurthy (Eds.). Vol. 2, CRC Press, USA., pp: 318-330.
  35. Alam, A. and V. Sharma, 2017. Potential of glycophytes and halophytes in phytoremediation of salt and metal contaminated soils: A review. Curr. Environ. Eng., 4: 53-65.
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  36. Alam, A. and V. Sharma, 2017. Phytoremediation: A natural way of reclamation. Curr. Environ. Eng., 4: 3-4.
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  37. Alam, A. and A. Santra, 2017. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a case of situs inversus totalis: A review of technical challenges and adaptations. Ann. Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surg., 21: 84-87.
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  38. Singh, V., A. Alam, P. Katara and V. Sharma, 2016. Co-regulatory genes of CEBiP: A stress responsive gene for rice blast infection. MOJ Proteomics Bioinform., 4: 123-128.
  39. Singh, V., A. Alam and A. Sharma, 2016. Evaluation of phytochemicals, antioxidant and antibacterial activity of Hyophila involuta (Hook.) Jaeg. and Entodon plicatus C. Muell. (Bryophyta) from Rajasthan, India. Int. J. Sci. Res. Knowledge, 4: 56-63.
  40. Sharma, A.K., V. Sharma, J. Saxena, B. Yadav, A. Alam and A. Prakash, 2016. Partial purification and characterization of protease enzyme from Soil borne bacteria. Sci. Temper, 7: 65-72.
  41. Rawat, K.K., A. Alam and P.K. Verma, 2016. Checklist of mosses (Bryophyta) of Gangetic Plains, India. Bangladesh J. Plant Taxonomy, 23: 97-106.
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  42. Rajitha, B., G.P. Nagaraju, W.L. Shaib, O.B. Alese and J.P. Snyder et al., 2016. Novel synthetic curcumin analogs as potent antiangiogenic agents in colorectal cancer. Mol. Carcinogenesis, 56: 88-99.
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  43. Rajitha, B., A. Belalcazar, G.P. Nagaraju, W.L. Shaib and J.P. Snyder et al., 2016. Inhibition of NF-κB translocation by curcumin analogs induces G0/G1 arrest and downregulates thymidylate synthase in colorectal cancer. Cancer Lett., 373: 227-233.
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  44. Pandey, S., V. Sharma and A. Afroz, 2016. Potential of microsatellites markers for the genetic analysis of bryophytes. Notulae Sci. Biol., 8: 37-46.
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  45. Nagaraju, G.P., R. Basha, B. Rajitha, O.B. Alese, A. Alam, S. Pattnaik and B. El-Rayes, 2016. Aquaporins: Their role in gastrointestinal malignancies. Cancer Lett., 373: 12-18.
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  46. Nagaraju, G.P., B. Rajitha, S. Aliya, R.P. Kotipatruni and A.S. Madanraj et al., 2016. The role of adiponectin in obesity-associated female-specific carcinogenesis. Cytokine Growth Factor Rev., 31: 37-48.
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  47. Nagaraju, G.P., A.S. Madanraj, S. Aliya, B. Rajitha and O.B. Alese et al., 2016. MicroRNAs as biomarkers and prospective therapeutic targets in colon and pancreatic cancers. Tumor Biol., 37: 97-104.
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  48. Mishra, S. and A. Alam, 2016. Bombax ceiba L.: An overlooked plant with immense medicinal properties. SMU Med. J., 3: 202-210.
  49. Dwivedi, S., A. Alam, G.S. Shekhawat, V. Sharma and J. Kumari, 2016. Enzymatic and non-enzymatic behaviour of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni against fluoride induced stress. Int. J. Scient. Res. Knowledge, 4: 69-76.
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  50. Dwivedi, S., A. Alam and G.S. Shekhawat, 2016. Relative production and quantification of stevioside from In-vitro generated shoots, callus, suspension culture and synseeds of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni. Plant Cell Biotechnol. Mol. Biol., 17: 155-166.
  51. Dwivedi, S., A. Alam and G.S. Shekhawat, 2016. Antioxidant response of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni (Angiosperms: Asteraceae) during developing phase of suspension cell culture. Plant Sci. Today, 3: 115-123.
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  52. Bishnoi, A., V. Singh, V. Sharma and A. Alam, 2016. Antibacterial activity of Anoectangium clarum Mitt. (Bryophyta: Pottiaceae) against some pathogenic bacteria. SMU Med. J., 3: 650-659.
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  53. Bishnoi, A., A. Alam and V. Sharma, 2016. Comparative assessment of antifungal efficacy of Anoectangium clarum Mitt. and Hyophila spathulata (Harv.) A. Jaeger. Mycopath., 13: 89-92.
  54. Alam, A., K.K. Rawat, P.K. Verma and S. Yadav, 2016. Bryodiversity of Eastern ghats (India). Sci. Temper, 7: 13-22.
  55. Alam, A. and S. Pandey, 2016. Marchantia polymorpha L.: An emerging model plant system to study contemporary plant biology-a review. Plant Sci. Today, 3: 88-99.
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  56. Alam, A. and R.C. Pantola, 2016. Intercellular Copper Accumulation and Biochemical Changes in Response to Cu induced Oxidative Stress in Brassica species. GRIN Verlag, Open Publishing GmbH, Munchen, ISBN: 978-3-66-833732-9, Pages: 160.
  57. Verma, P.K., K.K. Rawat and A. Alam, 2015. Metalejeunea cuculata (Reinw., Blume Et Nees) Grolle new to India from Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats. Ann. Forest., 23: 20-25.
  58. Verma, P.K., K.K. Rawat and A. Alam, 2015. Plagiochila sisparensis Steph.-a vulnerable liverwort from Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats. Plant Sci. Today, 2: 151-153.
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  59. Verma, K., S. Dixit, G.S. Shekhawat and A. Alam, 2015. Antioxidant activity of heme oxygenase 1 in Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. (Indian mustard) under salt stress. Turk. J. Biol., 39: 540-549.
  60. Verma, K., A. Kumari, V. Sharma and A. Alam, 2015. Evaluation of antibacterial activity of certain plant extracts against some bacterial strains. Mycopath, 13: 13-19.
  61. Verma, K. and A. Alam, 2015. Role of hemeoxygenase1 in alteration of antioxidant defense responses of Brassica Juncea (L.) Czern. under salt stress condition. Int. J. Scientific Res. Environ. Sci., 3: 0119-0128.
  62. Srivatava, S.C., D. Chakraborty and A. Alam, 2015. Bryology in India-retrospect and prospects. Plant Sci. Today, 2: 123-125.
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  63. Shukla, A., A. Lalit, V. Sharma, S. Vats and A. Alam, 2015. Pearl and finger millets: The hope of food security. Applied Res. J., 1: 59-66.
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  64. Shukla, A., A. Lalit, V. Sharma and A. Alam, 2015. Screening of phytoconstituents and antimicrobial activity of hexane extract of Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br. and Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn. Applied Res. J., 1: 384-387.
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  65. Sharma, V., G. Garg and A. Alam, 2015. Extraction and characterization of industrially valuable oil from Eruca sativa (L.) Mill. through FT-IR and GC-MS analysis. Am. J. Biol. Chem., 2: 23-28.
  66. Sharma, V. and A. Alam, 2015. Plant Tissue Culture. I.K International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., India, ISBN: 9789384588441, Pages: 496.
  67. Sharma, S., V. Sharma and A. Alam, 2015. Alteration in β-1, 3-glucanases enzyme in Sesamum indicum L. infected with Macrophomina phaseolina. Mycopath, 12: 67-75.
  68. Sharma, A.K., V. Sharma, J. Saxena, R. Chandra, A. Alam and A. Prakash, 2015. Isolation and screening of amylolytic bacteria from soil. Int. J. Scient. Res. Agric. Sci., 2: 159-165.
  69. Sharma, A.K., V. Sharma, J. Saxena, B. Yadav, A. Alam and A. Prakash, 2015. Optimization of protease production from bacteria isolated from soil. Applied Res. J., 1: 388-394.
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  70. Sharma, A.K., V. Sharma, J. Saxena, B. Yadav, A. Alam and A. Prakash, 2015. Isolation and screening of extracellular protease enzyme from bacterial and fungal isolates of soil. Int. J. Scient. Res. Environ. Sci., 3: 334-340.
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  71. Sharma, A.K., V. Sharma, J. Saxena, B. Yadav, A. Alam and A. Prakash, 2015. Effect of culture conditions on protease production and activity of protease from soil borne fungi. Int. J. Scient. Res. Environ. Sci., 3: 411-419.
  72. Rawat, K.K., P.K. Verma and A. Alam, 2015. Nomenclatural updates in Kashyap's 'Liverwort flora of western Himalayas and Panjab Plains'. Plant Sci. Today, 2: 179-183.
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  73. Rawat, K.K., A. Alam and P.K. Verma, 2015. Moss flora of Rajasthan and Punjab plains. Plant Sci. Today, 2: 154-158.
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  74. Kumari, N., I. Sharma, A. Alam and V. Sharma, 2015. Screening of sorghum genotypes and biochemical changes for resistance to damage caused by Macrophomina phaseolina. Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Protect., 48: 760-775.
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  75. Kumari, N., I. Sharma, A. Alam and V. Sharma, 2015. Oxidative stress and role of antioxidant machinery in two cultivars of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) to combat the damage induced by Macrophomina phaseolina. Eur. J. Biotechnol. Biosci., 3: 5-13.
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  76. Kumar, T., C. Bharadwaj, A.H. Rizvi, A. Sarker, S. Tripathi, A. Alam and S.K. Chauhan, 2015. Chickpea landraces: A valuable and divergent source for drought tolerance. Int. J. Trop. Agric., 33: 633-638.
  77. Kumar, T., C. Bharadwaj, A. Alam, P. Singh, T. Singhal, S.K. Chauhan, S. Bhatia and A. Sarker, 2015. Development and characterization of recombinant inbreed lines for seed related traits in chickpea. Int. J. Trop. Agric., 33: 639-642.
  78. Dwivedi, S. and A. Alam, 2015. Next Generation Sequencing: A Way to Accelerate the Upcoming Epigenetic Research. In: Emerging Technologies of the 21st Century, Roy, A.K. (Ed.). Chap. 5, New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi.
  79. Dwivedi, S. and A. Alam, 2015. Marker Free Plants-A Route for Transgenics from Micro to the Market with Enhanced Biosafety. In: Emerging Technologies of the 21st Century, Roy, A.K. (Ed.). Chap. 7, New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, ISBN-13:9789383305339, Pages: 890.
  80. Bishnoi, A. and A. Alam, 2015. Anibacterial activity of Hydrogonium arcuatum (Griff.) Wijk. & Marga (Bryophyta; Pottiaceae). Res. J. Med. Med. Sci., 10: 46-50.
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  81. Alam, A., V. Shrama, K.K. Rawat and P.K. Verma, 2015. Bryophytes -the ignored medicinal plants. SMU Medical J., 2: 299-316.
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  82. Alam, A., S. Vats and A. Tripathi, 2015. Plant Physiology. Narendra Publishing House, Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-84337-23-0.
  83. Alam, A., K.K. Rawat, P.K. Verma, V. Sharma and D. Sengupta, 2015. Moss flora of central India. Plant Sci. Today, 2: 159-171.
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  84. Alam, A., 2015. Textbook of Bryophyta. I.K International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., India, ISBN: 9789382332541, Pages: 464.
  85. Alam, A., 2015. Moss flora of India: An Updated Summary of Taxa. GRIN Verlag Publishers, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-656-92858-4, Pages: 183.
  86. Alam, A., 2015. Moss Flora of India. GRIN Pulishing, Germany.
  87. Alam, A., 2015. Morphotaxonomy of genus Targionia L. (Marchantiales) from Nilgiri hills (India). Int. J. Environ., 14: 58-67.
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  88. Alam, A. and V. Sharma, 2015. Horticultural importance of bryophytes-a review. Int. J. Hortic., 5: 1-9.
  89. Vats, S., P. Solanki and A. Alam, 2014. Efficient in vitro regeneration of Vigna radiate (L.) wilczek. Researcher, 6: 22-25.
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  90. Sahu, N., A. Alam, K.K. Rawat and P.K. Verma, 2014. Spore morphology of some south Indian species of Asterella P. Beauv. (Marchantiophyta). J. Am. Sci., 10: 18-24.
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  91. Rizvi, A.H., V.K. Dwivedi, R.K. Sairam, S.S. Yadav, C. Bharadwaj, A. Sarker and A. Alam, 2014. Physiological studies on moisture stress tolerance in chickpea (Cicer Arietinum L.) genotypes. Int. J. Scientific Res. Agric. Sci., 1: 23-31.
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  92. Pantola, R.C. and A. Alam, 2014. Potential of brassicaceae burnett (Mustard family; Angiosperms) in phytoremediation of heavy metals. Int. J. Scient. Res. Environ. Sci., 2: 120-138.
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  93. Dixit, S., G.S. Shekhawat and A. Alam, 2014. Heme oxygenase-1 (BJHO-1) functions in modulating antioxidant defence responses against Cadmium induced oxidative stress: An in vitro and in vivo comparative analysis. J. Int. Acad. Res. Multidisciplinary, 2: 27-44.
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  94. Dhir, R., G.S. Shekhawat and A. Alam, 2014. Improved protocol for somatic embryogenesis and calcium alginate encapsulation in Anethum graveolens L.: A medicinal herb. Applied Biochem. Biotechnol., 173: 2267-2278.
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  95. Alam, A., S. Vats and V. Sharma, 2014. Biomonitoring of heavy metal pollution at mount abu (Rajasthan, India) using Riccia Billardieri mont. and nees ex gottsche, lindenb. and nees (Bryophyta: Hepaticae). Int. J. Scientific Res. Knowl., 2: 277-284.
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  96. Alam, A., S. Pandey, V. Singh, S. C. Sharma and V. Sharma, 2014. Moss flora of Mount Abu (Rajasthan), India: An updated checklist. Trop. Plant Res., 1: 8-13.
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  97. Alam, A., A.H. Rizvi, K. Verma and C. Gautam, 2014. The changing scenario in indian agriculture: A review. Int. J. Scientific Res. Agric. Sci., 1: 118-127.
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  98. Alam, A., 2014. Soil degradation: A challenge to sustainable agriculture. Int. J. Scientific Res. Agric. Sci., 1: 50-55.
  99. Alam, A., 2014. Professor S. C. Srivastava- A living legend of indian bryology. Frahmia, 9: 1-10.
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  100. Alam, A., 2014. Morphotaxonomy of three rare terricolous taxa of Jungermanniales occurring in Nilgiri hills (western Ghats) India. Int. J. Environ., 3: 263-275.
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  101. Alam, A., 2014. Morphotaxonomy of Fossombronia raddi (metzgeriales) from nilgiri hills (India). Frahmia, 7: 1-12.
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  102. Alam, A., 2014. Bio-monitoring of metal deposition in Ranthambhore national park (Rajasthan), India using Riccia aravalliensis Pande et Udar. Elixir Bio Tech, 69: 22838-22842.
  103. Verma, P.K., A. Alam and K.K. Rawat, 2013. Assessment of liverwort and hornwort flora of Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats (India). Polish Botanical J., 58: 525-537.
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  104. Vats, S. and A. Alam, 2013. Antioxidant activity of Barbula javanica Doz. Et Molk.: A relatively unexplored bryophyte. Elixir Applied Bot., 65: 20103-20104.
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  105. Vats, S. and A. Alam, 2013. Antibacterial activity of Atrichum undulatum (Hedw.) P. Beauv. Against some pathogenic bacteria. J. Biol. Sci., 13: 427-431.
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  106. Tripathi, A., N. Sharma, V. Sharma and A. Alam, 2013. Integrated eco-friendly management of Fusarium corm rot and yellows by sowing hot water, UV-C and/or essential oil treated gladiolus corms in soil solarized and/or essential oil fumigated experimental fields. Int. J. Horticult. Crop Res., 3: 51-63.
  107. Tripathi, A., N. Sharma, V. Sharma and A. Alam, 2013. A review on conventional and non-conventional methods to manage post-harvest diseases of perishables. Researcher, 5: 6-19.
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  108. Tripathi, A., N. Sharma, A. Alam and V. Sharma, 2013. Control of Aspergillus niger (L.)Van Tieghem in mango: A fruit utilizing combination of yeast and chitosan (a soft fungicide). Int. J. Horticult. Crop Res., 3: 43-49.
  109. Tripathi, A., A. Alam, N. Sharma and V. Sharma, 2013. Bioactivity of essential oil of Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit. Against pathogenic microflora. Global J. Applied Agric. Res., 3: 45-48.
  110. Sharma, V. and A. Alam, 2013. Current trends and emerging challenges in horticulture. J. Horticulture, 1: 1-2.
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  111. Sahu, N., S.C. Srivastava and A. Alam, 2013. Palyno-Taxonomy of Some Selected Taxa of Family Aytoniaceae Cavers. LAP-Lambert Academic Publishers, Germany, ISBN-13:- 978-3659480393, Pages: 116.
  112. Pantola, R.C., K. Verma and A. Alam, 2013. Copper Scavenging Potential and its effect on chlorophyll in seedlings of Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. Adv. Res. J. Plant Anim. Sci., 1: 14-17.
  113. Pantola, R.C. and A. Alam, 2013. Correlation between copper induced changes in peroxidase activities and its accumulation in seedling roots of Brassica juncea. Mycopath, 11: 59-64.
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  114. Asthana, G. and A. Alam, 2013. Cololejeunea clavatopapillata steph.-new to Asia. Trop. Bryol., 35: 39-42.
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  115. Alam, A., V. Sharma, S.C. Sharma and S. Yadav, 2013. Hypnum plumaeforme Wilson-new addition to the bryoflora of Western Himalayas, India. Arch. Bryol., 170: 1-4.
  116. Alam, A., V. Sharma, P.K. Verma and K.K. Rawat, 2013. Scanning electron microspory of some selected south indian taxa of marchantiales (Bryophyta: Hepaticae). Arch. Bryol., 190: 1-6.
  117. Alam, A., M. Iqbal and S. Vats, 2013. Cultivation of some overlooked bulbous ornamentals-a review on its commercial viability. Rep. Opin., 5: 9-34.
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  118. Alam, A., K.K. Behera, S. Vats and M. Iqbal, 2013. A preliminary study on bryodiversity of similipal biosphere reserve (Odisha), India. Arch. Bryol., 157: 1-9.
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  119. Alam, A., 2013. Moss flora of western Himalayas India-an updated checklist. Arch. Bryol., 168: 1-28.
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  120. Alam, A., 2013. Moss Flora of Munsiyari (Uttarakhand), Western Himalayas, India. Arch. Bryol., 161: 1-11.
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  121. Alam, A., 2013. Bio-monitoring of metal deposition in Ranthambhore National Park (Rajasthan), India using Plagiochasma rupestre (G. Frost) Stephani. Arch. Bryol., 186: 1-10.
  122. Alam, A., 2013. Antifungal efficacies of Hyophila rosea williams (Bryophyta: Pottiaceae). Mycopath, 11: 15-17.
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  123. Alam, A. and V. Sharma, 2013. Environmental Biotechnology - A Review. Researcher, 5: 71-93.
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  124. Vats, S., R. Tiwari, A. Alam, K.K. Behera and R. Pareek, 2012. Evaluation of phytochemicals, antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of in vitro culture of Vigna unguiculata L. walp. Researcher, 4: 70-74.
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  125. Alam, A., V. Sharma, S.C. Sharma and P. Kumari, 2012. Antibacterial activity of the alcoholic extracts of Entodon nepalensis Mizush. Against some pathogenic bacteria. Rep. Opinion, 4: 44-47.
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  126. Alam, A., V. Sharma and S.C. Sharma, 2012. An Association between Macromitrium sulcatum (Hook.) Brid. and Ulothrix zonata (Weber & Mohr) Kutzing. Arch. Bryol., 129: 1-4.
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  127. Alam, A., V. Sharma and S.C. Sharma, 2012. In vitro Antifungal efficacies of aqueous extract of Targionia Hypophylla L. against growth of some pathogenic fungi. Int. J. Ayur. Herb. Med., 2: 229-233.
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  128. Alam, A., S. Vats and K.K. Behera, 2012. Exormotheca ceylonensis meijer-A threatened liverwort in India, rediscovered in Palni Hills, Tamil Nadu. J. Threatened Taxa, 4: 2593-2595.
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  129. Alam, A., S. Khan, V. Sharma, S.C. Sharma and A. Rani, 2012. RAPD and morphological analysis of bryophytes - Thuidium tamariscinum (Hedw.) Schimp. and Hyophyla comosa Dixon in P. de la Varde. Researcher, 4: 98-103.
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  130. Alam, A., K.K. Behera, S. Vats, D. Sharma and V. Sharma, 2012. Impact of bryo-diversity depletion on land slides in Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats (South India)-a study. Arch. Bryol., 122: 1-7.
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  131. Alam, A., K.K. Behera and S. Vats, 2012. Biodrainage: An Overview. In: Green Agriculture: Newer Technologies, Behera, K.K. (Ed.). Chap. 6, New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, ISBN-13: 9789381450277.
  132. Alam, A., D. Sharma and S. Yadav, 2012. Solenostoma tetragonum (Lindb.) R. M. Schust. ex Vana et D. G. Long var. kodaikanaleinsis var. nov. (Marchantiophyta: Jungermanniaceae) from Palni Hills, Tamil Nadu. Phytotaxonomy, 12: 68-71.
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  133. Alam, A., A. Tripathi, V. Sharma and S.C. Sharma, 2012. Bryoflora of munsyari and dharchula tehsil of pithoragarh, uttarakhand, western Himalayas, India. Arch. Bryol., 140: 1-11.
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  134. Alam, A., 2012. Some Indian Bryophytes Known for their Biologically Active Compounds. Int. J. Appl. Biol. Pharm. Technol., 3: 239-246.
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  135. Alam, A., 2012. Liverworts Flora of Parson's valley, Nilgiri hills (Western Ghats), South India. Arch. Bryol., 119: 1-20.
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  136. Alam, A., 2012. Antifungal Activity of Plagiochasma rupestre (Forst.) Steph. Extracts. Researcher, 4: 62-64.
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  137. Alam, A. and V. Sharma, 2012. Text Book of Economic Botany. Pointer Publishers, (Jaipur) India, ISBN:-978-81-7132-724-9.
  138. Alam, A. and V. Sharma, 2012. Seasonal variation in accumulation of heavy metals in Lunularia cruciata (Linn.) Dum. At Nilgiri hills, Western Ghats. Int. J. Biol. Sci. Eng., 3: 91-99.
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  139. Alam, A. and S.C. Srivastava, 2012. Hepaticae of Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats India (India), Vol. I: Terrestrial Diversity. LAP-Lambert Academic Publishers, Germany, ISBN:-978-3-659-30425-5, Pages: 400.
  140. Verma, P.K., A. Alam and S.C. Srivastava, 2011. Status of mosses in nilgiri hills (Western Ghats), India. Arch. Bryol., 102: 1-16.
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  141. Sharma, D. and A. Alam, 2011. Present Status of Liverwort Diversity at Pachmarhi (Madhya Pradesh). J. Indian Bot. Soc., 90: 332-338.
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  142. Iqbal, M., F.A. Butt, A. Langer and A. Alam, 2011. Studies on the Associates of Conocephalum conicum L. (Dumort.) and Dumortiera hirsuta Sw. (Nees). Am. J. Plant Sci., 2: 283-286.
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  143. Iqbal, M., A. Langer and A. Alam, 2011. Intraspecific Variability Assessment (Ecological and Morpho- Anatomical) in Conocephalum conicum (L.) Dumort. in North- West Himalaya (Bhaderwah, J&K), India. Arch. Bryol., 104: 1-13.
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  144. Iqbal, M., A. Langer and A. Alam, 2011. Conocephalum conicum (L.) Dumort. (Snake Liverwort) Threatened in Bhaderwah (J and K) due to Environmental Shock. Am. J. Plant Sci., 2: 554-560.
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  145. Behera, K.K., A. Alam, S. Vats, H.P. Sharma and V. Sharma, 2011. Organic Farming History and Techniques. In: Agroecology and Strategies for Climate Change, Lichtfouse, E. (Ed.). Vol. 8. Springer Science+Business Media B.V., USA., ISBN: 978-94-007-1905-7, pp: 287-328.
  146. Alam, A., V. Sharma and S.C. Sharma, 2011. Bryoflora of ranthambhore tiger reserve, Rajasthan (India). Arch. Bryol., 106: 1-8.
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  147. Alam, A., P.K. Verma, G. Asthana and S. Yadav, 2011. Moss Flora of Palni Hills (Tamil Nadu), India- A Checklist. Arch. Bryol., 112: 1-8.
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  148. Alam, A., A. Tripathi, S. Vats, K.K. Behera and V. Sharma, 2011. In vitro antifungal efficacies of aqueous extract of Dumortiera hirsuta (Swaegr.) Nees against sporulation and growth of postharvest phytopathogenic fungi. Arch. Bryol., 103: 1-9.
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  149. Alam, A., 2011. Diversity and distribution of terricolous liverworts (Hepaticae) in Nilgiri hills, Tamil Nadu, India. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. (Biol. Sect.), 81: 206-217.
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  150. Alam, A. and S.C. Srivastava, 2011. Liverwort diversity of palni hills (Tamil Nadu), India-a checklist. NELMBO Bull. Bot. Surv. India, 51: 99-122.
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  151. Alam, A., A. Kumar and S.C. Srivastava, 2009. Jungermannia (Plectocolea) Nilgiriensis sp.nov. from Nilgiri Hills (Western Ghats) India. Bull. Bot. Surv. India, 49: 219-224.
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  152. Alam, A., 2009. Rare and endangered terricolous liverworts of Nilgiri and Palni Hills, Tamil Nadu. J. Indian Bot. Soc., 88: 227-230.
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  153. Alam, A. and S.C. Srivastava, 2009. Current Status of Genus Plagiochasma in Nilgiri and Palni Hills with SEM Details of Spores. Indian J. For., 32: 623-634.
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  154. Alam, A. and S.C. Srivastava, 2009. Marchantia paleacea Bert. As An Indicator of Heavy Metal Pollution. Indian J. For., 32: 465-470.
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  155. Alam, A., 2008. Addition to bryoflora of Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, South India. Geophytology, 38: 41-44.
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  156. Srivastava, S.C., P.K. Verma and A. Alam, 2006. Plagiochila gracilis Lindenb gott and P. subtropica St in Western Ghats Nilgiri Hills. Phytotaxonomy, 6: 78-83.
  157. Srivastava, S.C. and A. Alam, 2005. Family Scapaniaceae - New to South Indian Bryoflora. Indian J. For., 28: 291-294.
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  158. Srivastava, S.C. and A. Alam, 2005. Frullania tamarisci (L.) Dum.-A New Phorophyte for Stigonema Cf. minutum (CA Agardh) Hassal. Indian J. For., 28: 429-432.
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  159. Srivastava, S.C. and A. Alam, 2004. Frullania riojanierensis -An Addition to Indian Bryoflora. Geophytol., 33: 47-51.
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  160. Srivastava, S.C. and A. Alam, 2002. A Collection of Frullania from Nilgiri hills with F. Densiloba As A New Record for India. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 99: 232-237.
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