Dr. Nayan  Roy

Dr. Nayan Roy

Assistant Professor
MUC Women`s College, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant-Insect Interactions from Burdwan University, India

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Biography

Dr. Nayan Roy is currently working on biodiversity, pest biology including their behavioral as well as population ecology. He have a running MRP on green pest management of jute pest. He is also working on allelopathy and green nanotechnology. He has completed his Ph. D. from the Department of Zoology, University of Burdwan, under the supervision of Dr. Anandamay Barik (Assistant Professor) in chemical ecology of plant-insect interactions. He also qualified the CSIR-NET (JRF) and SET in Life Sciences in 2008. He published 17 research papers in different peer-reviewed international and national journals from 2010 to 2014. His prior work experience includes Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, M.U.C. Womens College, Burdwan, India, CSIR Junior Research Fellow in Department of Zoology, University of Burdwan and completed his fruitful years of teaching and research in different fields of chemical ecology of plant-insect interactions. He is also Editorial Board Member of different journals.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Chemical Ecology
62%
Plant-Insect Interactions
90%
Nanotechnology
75%
Phytochemistry
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Roy, N., P. Chowdhury, S. Dutta, R. Garain and T. Das, 2015. Air quality analysis by suspended particulate matter in urban and rural areas of burdwan district. Rev. Multidisciplinary Res. J., 1: 88-91.

  2. Roy, N., 2015. Life table and population parameters of Diacrisia casignetum kollar (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) on jute, Chorchorus capsularis (cv. Sonali; JRC-321), leaves. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud., 2: 23-29.
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  3. Roy, N., 2015. Host phytochemicals in regulation of nutritional ecology and population dynamics of Podontia quatuordecimpunctata L. (Coleoptera :Chrysomelidae). Int. J. Horticult., 5: 1-11.

  4. Roy, N., 2014. Role of Chorchorus capsularis phytochemicals on the feeding dynamics of Diacrisia casignetum Kollar (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). J. Entomol. Zool. Stud., 2: 227-236.
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  5. Roy, N. and A. Barik, 2014. Long-chain free fatty acids from sunflower (asteraceae) leaves: Allelochemicals for host location by the arctiid moth, Diacrisia casignetum kollar (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). J. Kansas Entomol. Soc., 87: 22-36.
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  6. Roy, N., S. Laskar and A. Barik, 2013. Amino acids through developmental stages of sunflower leaves. Acta Botanica Croatica, 72: 41-51.
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  7. Roy, N., C. Chattopadhyay and A. Barik, 2013. Assessing the attractiveness of odorous esterified fatty acids to arctiid moth, Diacrisia casignetum kollar. Ecoscan, 3: 87-91.

  8. Roy, N., S. Laskar and A. Barik, 2012. The attractiveness of odorous esterified fatty acids to the potential biocontrol agent, Altica cyanea. J. Asia-Pacific Entomol., 15: 277-282.
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  9. Roy, N., S. Laskar and A. Barik, 2012. Determination of n-alkane profile through developmental state of sunflower leaves. South Pacific J. Natl. Applied Sci., 30: 72-76.
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  10. Roy, N. and A. Barik, 2012. The impact of variation in foliar constituents of sunflower on development and reproduction of Diacrisia casignetum Kollar (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Psyche, (In Press). 10.1155/2012/812091.
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  11. Roy, N. and A. Barik, 2012. Influence of four host plants on feeding, growth and reproduction of Diacrisia casignetum (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Entomol. Sci., 16: 112-118.
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  12. Roy, N. and A. Barik, 2012. Alkanes used for host recognition by the arctiid moth Diacrisia casignetum Kollar. J. Entomol. Res., 36: 345-350.

  13. Mukherjee, A., N. Sarkar, N. Roy and A. Barik, 2012. Green approach of gold nanoparticle synthesis from sunflower leaf. Int. J. Nanotechnol. Appli., 6: 89-96.

  14. Roy, N., M. Basu, C. Chattopadhyay and A. Barik, 2011. Allelopathic effects of rice field weed, Ludwigia adscendens (L.) on germination and seedling growth of three economic crop plants. Int. J. Hortic. Crop Sci. Res., 1: 15-20.

  15. Roy, N. and A. Barik, 2010. The role of volatiles in tritrophic interactions. Environ. Ecol., 28: 352-355.

  16. Roy, N. and A. Barik, 2010. Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles from the unexploited weed resources. Int. J. Nanotechnol., 4: 95-101.

  17. Roy, N. and A. Barik, 2010. Allelopathic potential of Ludwigia adscendens (L.) on germination and seedling growth of greengram, Vigna radiata (L.) cultivated after rice. Agric. Sci. Digest, 30: 192-196.

  18. Basu, M., N. Roy and A. Barik, 2010. Seasonal abundance of net zooplankton correlated with physico-chemical parameters in a freshwater ecosystem. Int. J. Lakes Rivers, 3: 67-77.