Dr. Jay Prakash Verma

Dr. Jay Prakash Verma

Assistant Professor
Banaras Hindu University, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Botany from Banaras Hindu University, India

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Biography

Dr. Jay Prakash Verma is currently working as Assistant Professor in Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi India. He obtained his Ph.D. in Botany from same University. He also completed 3 projects and now associates with 3 research projects as Co- Investigator. He also organized 5 seminars. He is member of Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi, and Indian Meteorological Survey of India, New Delhi. His area of research interest related to Well familiar with various modern Techniques and handling of different Equipments i.e PCR, Gel Electrophoresis, SDS PAGE Apparatus, Gel Documentation System, Lyophilizes, UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, Plant Growth Chamber, BOD Incubator, Centrifuge, pH Meter, Conductivity Meter, Flame Photometer, AAS etc. He also participated in 10 seminars and symposia. He is Technical Editors of Biotechnology, Journal of Applied Sciences, International Journal of Soil Science, Asian Journal of Biological Sciences and Bacteriology Journal. He is also serving as reviewer of Interdisciplinary Sciences, Computational Life Sciences, Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Biotechnology (JAEB). He has published (20) research papers in journals, (3) book chapters, (2) articles in conference proceeding, and (17) abstract in conferences contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Biochemistry
62%
Plant Biotechnology
90%
Soil Microbiology
75%
Botany
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Pereira, A.P.A., A. Durrer, T. Gumiere, J.L. Goncalves and A. Robin et al., 2019. Mixed Eucalyptus plantations induce changes in microbial communities and increase biological functions in the soil and litter layers. For. Ecol. Manage., 433: 332-342.
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  2. Krishna, R., S.G. Karkute, W.A. Ansari, D.K. Jaiswal, J.P. Verma and M. Singh, 2019. Transgenic tomatoes for abiotic stress tolerance: Status and way ahead. 3 Biotech, Vol. 9. 10.1007/s13205-019-1665-0.
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  3. Jaiswal, D.K., J.P. Verma, R. Krishna, A.K. Gaurav and J. Yadav, 2019. Molecular characterization of monocrotophos and chlorpyrifos tolerant bacterial strain for enhancing seed germination of vegetable crops. Chemoshere, 223: 636-650.
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  4. Al-Battashi, H., N. Annamalai, S. Al-Kindi, A.S. Nair, S. Bahry, J.P. Verma and N. Sivakumar, 2019. Production of bioplastic (poly-3-hydroxybutyrate) using waste paper as a feedstock: Optimization of enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation employing Burkholderia sacchari. J. Cleaner Prod., 214: 236-247.
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  5. Verma, J.P., K.N. Tiwari, J. Yadav and A.K. Mishra, 2018. Development of microbial consortia for growth attributes and protein content in micropropagated Bacopa monnieri (L.). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. India Sect. B: Biol. Sci., 88: 143-151.
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  6. Verma, J.P., D.K. Jaiswal, R. Krishna, S. Prakash, J. Yadav and V. Singh, 2018. Characterization and screening of thermophilic Bacillus strains for developing plant growth promoting consortium from hot spring of Leh and Ladakh region of India. Front. Microbiol., Vol. 9. 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01293.
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  7. Verma, J.P., 2018. Functional importance of the plant microbiome: Implications for agriculture, forestry and bioenergy: A book review. J. Cleaner Prod., 178: 877-879.
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  8. Verma, J.P. and J. Yadav, 2018. Effect of environment friendly microbial consortium on biomass and grain yield of chickpea under sustainable agriculture. Environ. Eng. Manage. J., 17: 513-522.

  9. Verma, J.P. and D.K. Jaiswal, 2018. Extremophilic enzymatic processing of lignocellulosic feedstocks to bioenergy: A book review. J. Cleaner Prod., 181: 571-573.

  10. Singh, S.P., S. Singh, J.P. Verma and R. Kuma, 2018. Fluoride deposition on soils located in the surroundings of an Aluminium Smelter plant in Renukut, Utter Pradesh, India. J. Emerg. Technol. Innov. Res., 5: 622-626.

  11. Singh, B.K., P. Trivedi, S. Singh, C.A. Macdonald and J.P. Verma, 2018. Emerging microbiome technologies for sustainable increase in farm productivity and environmental security. Microbiol. Aust. .
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  12. Pereira, A.P.A. and J.P. Verma, 2018. Impact of Brazilian microbiome for boosting agriculture, animal husbandry and human being: A book review. J. Cleaner Prod., 184: 309-310.

  13. Kumar, A. and J.P. Verma, 2018. Does plant-Microbe interaction confer stress tolerance in plants: A review? Microbiol. Res., 207: 41-52.
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  14. Jaiswal, D.K. and J.P. Verma, 2018. Role of geomicrobiology and biogeochemistry for bioremediation to clean the environment. Environ. Anal. Ecol. Stud., Vol. 1. 10.31031/EAES.2018.01.000505.
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  15. Verma, J.P., D.K. Jaiswal, S. Singh, A. Kumar, S. Prakash and J.A. Cura, 2017. Consequence of phosphate solubilising microbes in sustainable agriculture as efficient microbial consortium: A review. Climate Change Environ. Sustain., 5: 1-19.
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  16. Meena, V.S., S.K. Meena, J.P. Verma, A. Kumar and A. Aeron et al., 2017. Plant beneficial rhizospheric microorganism (PBRM) strategies to improve nutrients use efficiency: A review. Ecol. Eng., 107: 8-32.
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  17. Meena, V.S., B.R. Maurya, S.K. Meena, R.K. Meena, A. Kumar, J.P. Verma and N.P. Singh, 2017. Can Bacillus Species Enhance Nutrient Availability in Agricultural Soils? In: Bacilli and Agrobiotechnology, Islam, M., M. Rahman, P. Pandey, C. Jha and A. Aeron (Eds.). Springer, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-319-44408-6, pp: 367-395.

  18. Kumar, A., D.K. Jaiswal and J.P. Verma, 2017. Soil health and climate change: Book review. Curr. Sci., 112: 1280-1281.

  19. Jaiswal, D., J.P. Verma and J. Yadav, 2017. Microbe Induced Degradation of Pesticides in Agricultural Soils. In: Microbe-Induced Degradation of Pesticides, Singh, S. (Ed.). Springer, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-319-45155-8, pp: 167-189.

  20. Dubey, R.K., V. Tripathi, S.A. Edrisi, M. Bakshi and P.K. Dubey et al., 2017. Role of Plant Growth-Promoting Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Remediation. In: Advances in PGPR Research, Singh, H.B., B.K. Sarma and C. Keswani (Eds.). CABI Publication, Wallingford, UK., ISBN: 9781786390325, pp: 75-125.

  21. Verma, J.P., D.K. Jaiswal, J. Yadav and H.B. Singh, 2016. Cleaner production of agriculture due to beneficial interactions between plants and bacteria. J. Cleaner Prod., 129: 359-360.

  22. Verma, J.P., D.K. Jaiswal and P.K. Maurya, 2016. Screening of bacterial strains for developing effective pesticide-tolerant plant growth-promoting microbial consortia from rhizosphere soils of vegetable fields of eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. Energy Ecol. Environ., 1: 408-418.
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  23. Verma, J.P. and D.K. Jaiswal, 2016. Book review: Advances in biodegradation and bioremediation of industrial waste. Front. Microbiol., Vol. 6. 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01555.
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  24. Prakash, S. and J.P. Verma, 2016. Global Perspective of Potash for Fertilizer Production. In: Potassium Solubilizing Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture, Meena, V.S., B.R. Maurya, J.P. Verma and R.S. Meena (Eds.). Springer, New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-81-322-2774-8, pp: 327-331.

  25. Meena, V.S., I. Bahadur, B.R. Maurya, A. Kumar, R.K. Meena and J.P. Verma, 2016. Potassium-Solubilizing Microorganism in Evergreen Agriculture: An Overview. In: Potassium Solubilizing Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture, Meena, V.S., B.R. Maurya, J.P. Verma and R.S. Meena (Eds.). Springer, New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-81-322-2774-8, pp: 1-20.

  26. Meena, V.S., B.R. Maurya, J.P. Verma and R.S. Meena, 2016. Potassium Solubilizing Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture. Springer, India, ISBN: 978-81-322-2776-2, Pages: 331.

  27. Jaiswal, D.K., J.P. Verma, V. Kumar and J. Yadav, 2016. Isolation and characterization of microbial strains from pesticide contaminated sites of Uttar Pradesh. Agric. Sustain. Dev., 3-4: 91-101.

  28. Jaiswal, D.K., J.P. Verma, S. Prakash, V.S. Meena and R.S. Meena, 2016. Potassium as an Important Plant Nutrient in Sustainable Agriculture: A State of the Art. In: Potassium Solubilizing Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture, Meena, V.S., B.R. Maurya, J.P. Verma and R.S. Meena (Eds.). Springer, New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-81-322-2774-8, pp: 21-29.

  29. Jaiswal, D. and J.P. Verma, 2016. The Significance of Plant Associated Microbial Rhizosphere for the Degradation of Xenobiotic Compounds. In: Plant Responses to Xenobiotics, Singh, A., S.M. Prasad and R.P. Singh (Eds.). Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-10-2859-5, pp: 307-3016.

  30. Gupta, A. and J.P. Verma, 2016. The comprehensive approach for cellulosic ethanol production: A book review. J. Cleaner Prod., 112: 1256-1257.

  31. Verma, J.P., D.K. Jaiswal, V.S. Meena, A.K. Kumar and R.S. Meena, 2015. Issues and challenges about sustainable agriculture production for management of natural resources to sustain soil fertility and health: A book review. J. Cleaner Prod., 107: 793-794.

  32. Verma, J.P., D.K. Jaiswal, V.S. Meena and R.S. Meena, 2015. Current need of organic farming to enhance sustainable agriculture for health world. J. Cleaner Prod., 102: 545-547.
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  33. Meena, V.S., S.K. Meena, J.P. Verma, R.S. Meena and B.N. Ghosh, 2015. The needs of nutrient use efficiency for sustainable agriculture. J. Cleaner Prod., 102: 562-563.
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  34. Meena, V.S., S.K. Meena, J.P. Verma and R.S. Meena, 2015. Current trend to mitigate climate change and sustainable agriculture: A book review. J. Cleaner Prod., 102: 548-549.

  35. Meena, V.S., J.P. Verma and S.K. Meena, 2015. Towards the current scenario of nutrient use efficiency in crop species. J. Cleaner Prod., 102: 556-557.
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  36. Meena, V.S., B.R. Maurya, J.P. Verma, A. Aeron, A. Kumar, K. Kim and V.K. Bajpai, 2015. Potassium solubilizing rhizobacteria (KSR): Isolation, identification and K-release dynamics from waste mica. Ecol. Eng., 81: 340-347.
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  37. Meena, R.S., V.S. Meena, S.K. Meena and J.P. Verma, 2015. Towards the plant stress mitigate the agricultural productivity: A book review. J. Cleaner Prod., 102: 552-553.

  38. Meena, R.S., V.S. Meena, S.K. Meena and J.P. Verma, 2015. The needs of healthy soils for a healthy world. J. Cleaner Prod., 102: 560-561.
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  39. Meena, R.S., R.S. Yadav, M.L. Reager, N. De and V.S. Meena et al., 2015. Temperature use efficiency and yield of groundnut varieties in response to sowing dates and fertility levels in western dry zone of India. Am. J. Exp. Agric., 7: 170-177.

  40. Meena, R.S., J.B. Singh, S.P. Singh, S.K. Verma, S.K. Singh, V.S. Meena and J.P. Verma, 2015. Towards the prime response of manure to enhance nutrient use efficiency and soil sustainability a current need: A book review. J. Cleaner Prod., 112: 1258-1260.

  41. Gupta, A. and J.P. Verma, 2015. Sustainable bio-ethanol production from agro-residues: A review. Renew. Sustain. Energy Rev., 41: 550-567.
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  42. Verma, J.P., J. Yadav, K.N. Tiwari and D.K. Jaiswal, 2014. Evaluation of plant growth promoting activities of microbial strains and their effect on growth and yield of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) in India. Soil Biol. Biochem., 70: 33-37.
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  43. Verma, J.P., D.K. Jaiswal and R. Sagar, 2014. Pesticide relevance and their microbial degradation: A-state-of-art. Rev. Environ. Sci. Bio/Technol., 13: 429-466.
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  44. Meena, V.S., B.R. Maurya and J.P. Verma, 2014. Does a rhizospheric microorganism enhance K+ availability in agricultural soils? Microbiol. Res., 169: 337-347.
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  45. Lavakush, Y. Janardan, J.P. Verma, D.K. Jaiswal and A. Kumar, 2014. Evaluation of PGPR and different concentration of phosphorus level on plant growth, yield and nutrient content of rice (Oryza sativa). Ecol. Eng., 62: 123-128.
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  46. Janardan, Y. and V.J. Prakash, 2014. Effect of seed inoculation with indigenous Rhizobium and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on nutrients uptake and yields of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). European J. Soil Biol., 63: 70-77.
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  47. Verma, J.P., J. Yadav, K.N. Tiwari and A. Kumar, 2013. Effect of indigenous Mesorhizobium spp. and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on yields and nutrients uptake of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) under sustainable agriculture. Ecol. Eng., 51: 282-286.
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  48. Tiwari, K.N., V. Tiwari and J.P. Verma, 2013. Tissue culture studies in medicinal plant-A review. Biol. Forum-An Int. J. .

  49. Abhilash, P.C., R.K. Dubey, V. Tripathi, P. Srivastava, J.P. Verma and H.B. Singh, 2013. Adaptive soil management-correspondence article. Curr. Sci., 104: 1275-1276.
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  50. Abhilash, P.C., R.K. Dubey, V. Tripathi, P. Srivastava and J.P. Verma et al., 2013. Remediation and management of POPs-contaminated soils in a warming climate: challenges and perspectives. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 20: 5879-5885.
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  51. Verma, J.P., J. Yadav and K.N. Tiwari, 2012. Enhancement of nodulation and yield of chickpea by co-inoculation of indigenous Mesorhizobium spp. and plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria in Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Communic. Soil Sci. Plant Anal., 43: 605-621.
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  52. Verma, J.P. and R. Verma, 2012. Organic Fertilizers and Their Impact on Agricultural Production System. In: Organic Fertilizers: Types, Production and Environmental Impact, Singh, R.P. (Ed.). Nova Publishers, NY, USA, pp: 217-232.

  53. Verma, J.P. and J. Yadav, 2012. Evaluation of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and their effect on plant growth and grain yield of chickpea (Cicer arietinum l.) under sustainable agriculture production. Proceedings of the International Conference on Agriculture, Science and Engineering (ICASE2012), Vol. 1., September 3-7, 2012, Port Harcourt-Nigeria, pp: 127-131.

  54. Tiwari, K.N., J.P. Verma and J. Singh, 2012. Water Intoxication by Cyanobacteria. In: Microbial Toxins and Toxigenic Microbes, Pandey, V.D. and S.K. Singh (Eds.). Studium Press (India) LLC, New Delhi, ISBN: 9789380012544, pp: 369-394.

  55. Lavakush, J. Yadav and J.P. Verma, 2012. Isolation and characterization of effective plant growth promoting rhizobacteria from rice rhizosphere of Indian soil. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 5: 294-303.
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  56. Yadav, J., J.P. Verma, V.K. Rajak and K.N. Tiwari, 2011. Selection of effective indigenous Rhizobium strain for seed inoculation of chickpea (Cicer aritenium L.) production. Bacteriol. J., 1: 24-30.
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  57. Yadav, J., J.P. Verma, S.K. Yadav and K.N. Tiwari, 2011. Effect of salt concentration and pH on soil inhabiting fungus Penicillium citrinum Thom. for solubilization of tricalcium phosphate. Microbiol. J., 1: 25-32.
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  58. Yadav, J., J.P. Verma and K.N. Tiwari, 2011. Solubilization of tricalcium phosphate by fungus Aspergillus niger at different carbon source and salinity. Trends Applied Sci. Res., 6: 606-613.
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  59. Yadav, J., J.P. Verma and K.N. Tiwari, 2011. Plant growth promoting activities of fungi and their effect on chickpea plant growth. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 4: 291-299.
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  60. Verma, J.P., V. Singh and J. Yadav, 2011. Effect of copper sulphate on seed germination, plant growth and peroxidase activity of Mung bean (Vigna radiata). Int. J. Bot., 7: 200-204.
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  61. Verma, J.P., J. Yadav and K.N. Tiwari, 2011. Use of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria as Biofertilizers. In: Biodiversity and Sustainable Development. Tiwari, K.N. and S. Lata (Eds.). Prasanna Prakashan, Bhopal, pp: 37-58.

  62. Yadav, J., Prasad and J.P. Verma, 2010. Effect of Rhizobium and PGPR combination on nodulation, plant growth, yield and nutrient uptake by mungbean (Vigna radiate L.). Environ. Ecol. J., 28: 2568-2571.

  63. Yadav, J., J.P. Verma and K.N. Tiwari, 2010. Effect of plant growth promoting Rhizobacteria on seed germination and plant growth Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) under in vitro conditions. Biol. Forum-An Int. J., 2: 15-18.
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  64. Verma, J.P., S. Singh, M. Ghosh and P.K. Srivastava, 2010. Identification and characterization of cellular locus of limonin biotransforming enzyme in Pseudomonas putida. Int. J. Food Sci. Technol., 45: 319-326.
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  65. Verma, J.P., J. Yadav, K.N. Tiwari, Lavakush and V. Singh, 2010. Impact of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on crop production. Int. J. Agric. Res., 5: 954-983.
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  66. Verma, J.P., J. Yadav and K.N. Tiwari, 2010. Use of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria as Biofertilizers. In: Biodiversity and Sustainable Development. Tiwari, K.N. and S. Lata (Eds.). Academic World, Bhopal.

  67. Verma, J.P., J. Yadav and K.N. Tiwari, 2010. Stimulation of nodulation and plant growth of chickpea by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Rhizobium leguminosarum. Biozone, 2: 319-323.

  68. Verma, J.P., J. Yadav and K.N. Tiwari, 2010. Application of Rhizobium sp. BHURC01 and plant growth promoting rhizobactria on nodulation, plant biomass and yields of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Int. J. Agric. Res., 5: 148-156.
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  69. Tiwari, K.N., J.P. Verma and J. Singh, 2010. Water Intoxication by Cyanobacteria. In: Microbial Toxins and Toxigenic Microbes, Pandey, V.D. and S.K. Singh (Eds.). Studium Press Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India.

  70. Pandeya, K., K.N. Tiwari, J. Singh, J.P. Verma and S.D. Dubey, 2010. In vitro propagation of Clitoria ternatea L. A rare medicinal plant. J. Med. Plants Res., 4: 664-668.
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  71. Yadav, J. and J.P. Verma, 2009. Response of wheat to PGPR and organic manures in cereal and legume based cropping sequences under nascent stage of organic farming. Ann. Plant Soil Res., 11: 122-125.

  72. Verma, J.P., J. Yadav and K.N. Tiwari, 2009. Effect of Mesorhizobium and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on nodulation and yields of chickpea. Biol. Forum-An Int. J., 1: 11-14.
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