Area: Anatomy and Embryology of Legume (Papilionaceous) species, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) of seeds, Plant Tissue Culture of Legumes & Medicinal plants.
Qualification: M.Sc. , Ph.D.
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Brief Profile: CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr Mrs Shikha Bansal is the Head of Department of Botany & Microbiology at St. Aloysius College.

RESEARCH EXPERINCE: 10 years
(i) Five years (August 1979 to September 1984) leading to the award of Ph.D. Degree.
(ii) Three years (August 1990 to July 1993) as Part Time (Women) Research Associate in U.G.C. sanctioned project.
(iii) Two years supervisory experience (2011-2013).

AWARD/ PRIZE/ HONOUR CONFERRED:

  • Conferred the best paper presentation award at 6th All India Botanical Conference at Bhubneswar (Orissa) (28.12.83-30.12.83)

RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED : 11

  • Agrawal, S. (1984) Seed Structure in some Indigofera species Jour. Ind. Bot. Soc. 63 : 11-19.
  • Chopra, S. Agarwal, S & Singh, R.P. (1984) Seed morphology in some Phaseolus species Geophytol. 14 (1) : 114-117.
  • Trivedi, B. S. & Agarwal, S. (1987) Seed structure in some Rhyncosia species. Geophytol. 17 : 186-195.
  • Bansal, S. (1993) Seed Structure in Cajaninae cajan (L) Millasp. Ind Jour Appl Pure biol. 89(1) : 5-10.
  • Bansal, Y.K.; Chibbar, T; Bansal, S. and Singh M (1994) Plantlet regeneration from hypocotyl and cotyledon explants of clus-terbean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L) Jour. Phytol Res 7 (1) : 57-60.
  • Bansal, S and Bansal Y.K. (1995) An efficient shoot multiplication and plantlet formation schedule in chickpea (Cicer arietinum). Jour Phytol Res. 8 (1) : 31-34.
  • Bansal, S (1995) Seed anatomy in Lathyrus (Papilionoideae Fabaceae) In : Advances in Plant Reproductive Biology Vol I (Editors Y.S. Chauhan & A.H. Pandey) Narendra Publishing House, Delhi PP 233-242.
  • Bansal, S and Bansal Y.K. (1998) In vitro regeneration of platelets and differentiation of flower buds from explants of peanut (Arachis hypogea L. cultivar Jyoti). Glimpses in Plant Research 12 : 391-398.
  • Bansal, S. (2000). Spermoderm pattern in some taxa of Cajaninae (Papilionoideae) Adv. Plant Sci. 13(1): 291-295.
  • Bansal, S., Bharati A. J. and Bansal Y.K. (2012) Efficient in vitro regeneration of a medicinal plant Harsinghar (Nyctanthes arbor-tristis L.) Plant Tissue Culture & Biotech 22(2): 137-147.
  • Bansal, Y.K. and Bansal, S (2012) Protoplast culture, fusion and somatic hybridization in : Plant Tissue Culture: Totipotency to Transgenics (H.P. Sharma, Ed) Agrobios (India) Jodhpur pp216-240.

ABSTRACTS: 07

  • Agrawal, Shikha (1980). Studies on the variability of carpels in Eruca sativa Lam. J. Indian Bot. Soc. 59 : (Suppl) : 80.
  • Trivedi, B.S. and Shikha Agarwal (1981). Structure and development of seed coat in Vigna catjang. Third Indian Geopnhytological Conference, Lucknow).
  • Agarwal, Shikha (1981). Structure and development of seed coat in Dolichos lablab Linn. J. Indian Bot. Soc. 60 : (Suppl) : 59.
  • Agarwal, Shikha (1982). Morphology and anatomy of seed of some Lathyrus species. J. Indian Bot. Soc. 61 (Suppl).
  • Trivedi, B.S. and Shikha Agarwal (1982). Morphology and anatomy of seeds of Atylosia species. J. Indian Bot. Soc. 61 (Suppl).
  • Trivedi, B.S. and Shikha Agarwal (1984). Spermoderm pattern under SEM in Rhyncosia species. J. Indian Bot. Soc. 63 (Suppl).
  • Agarwal, Shikha (1984). Seed structure in some Desmodium species. J. Indian Bot. Soc. 63 (Suppl).

WORKSHOP/ CONFERENCES/ SYMPOSIA ATTENDED:

  • IIIrd Indian Botanical Conference, Lucknow (28.12.80-30.12.80)
  • IIIrd Indian Geophytological Conference, Lucknow (14.11.81-16.11.81)
  • IVth Indian Botanical Conference, Calicut (28.12.81-30.12.81)
  • VIth Indian Botanical Conference, Bhubaneswar (28.12.83-30.12.83)
  • XIVth Indian Botanical Conference, Lucknow (28.12.91-30.12.91)
  • XVI Indian Botanical Conference, Jabalpur (03.12.93-05.12.93)
  • National Symposium on “Tissue culture of Medicinal plants” at Calcutta University, Calcutta. (23.02.95-24.02.95).
  • 49th Annual Meting of the Indian Phytopathological Society and National Symposium on The Biology of Plant Microbe Interactions at R.D. University, Jabalpur (15.02.97-17.02-97).
  • International Symposium on Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Development and Productivity at Department of Biosciecne, R.D. University, Jabalpur (14.11.98-16.11.98).
  • National Symposium on “Frontiers of Research in Plant Sciences” at Calcutta University, Calcutta (02.12.99-04.12.99).
  • International Symposium on Microbial Diversity : Opportunities, Challenge and Relevance in New Millennium and Microtech 2004, at R.D. University, Jabalpur (19.11.2004-21.11.2004).
  • Microtech 2005 at Department of Biosciecne, R.D. University, Jabalpur (19.11.2005).
  • Biotechnology: Challenges & Prospects. Scientific Terminology Workshop, Deptt. of Bioscience, R. D. University, Jabalpur (10.07.2007-12.07.2007).
  • National Symposium on Plant Pathogenesis: Exploitation and Management & 59th Annual Meet of Indian Phytopathological Society (IPS), Deptt. of Bioscience R. D. University, Jabalpur (16-18 Jan 2007).
  • Microtech 2007 (19.11.2007).
  • National seminar on Progress in Life Sciences for Human Welfare at Deptt. Of Zoology & Biotechnology, Govt. Model Science College (Autonomous) Jabalpur (5-6 Feb 2011).
  • Participated in 34th session of All India Botanical Conference at Lucknow University, Lucknow (10.10.2012-12.10.2011).
  • Participated in 33rd Plant Tissue Culture Association India (PTCAI) Annual Meet & National Symposium on Impact of Plant Tissue Culture on Advancement in Plant Biology at St. Xavier’s College and Loyola Centre for Research and Development, Ahmedabad (19.01.2012-21.01.2012).
  • Participated in 35th All India Botanical Conference at M.S. University Baroda, Vadodara (Gujarat). (08.12.2012-10.12.2012).
  • Participated in 34rd Plant Tissue Culture Association India (PTCAI) Annual Meet & National Symposium at CFTRI (Central Food Technical Research Institute), CSRI, Mysore (11.03.2013=13.03.2013)

 

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