Dr. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (BHU)
Contact Information:
+91-9452791507 (cell)
Email Id:abhishekdwivedy1987@gmail.com; akdwivedy.bot@bhu.ac.in

 
 
Academic Qualifications:
 
S. No.DegreeInstitutionYear
1.B.Sc.Banaras Hindu University2010
2.M.Sc.Banaras Hindu University2012
3.Ph. D.Banaras Hindu University2018
 
 
Area of specialization:

Bioprospection of plant essential oils; Nanoencapsulation and characterization of essential oils and their components; developing plant based preservative against storage pests and associated toxins

Current Research Projects:Nil
Awards & Recognitions:

  1. Certificate of merit for best paper in XXXVII All India Botanical Conference of the Indian Botanical Society, 2014
  2. Senior research fellowship from CSIR, 2015
  3. Junior research fellowship from CSIR (Life Science), Dec. 2012 , AIR-51
  4. Junior research fellowship from UGC (Environmental Science) - June 2013
  5. Qualified GATE 2011 and 2012
  6. Best parliamentarian award of the youth parliament organized by Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (2015)
Additional information :

  1. Life Member, Indian Botanical Society
  2. Paper presented in Conference (International-2, National-10)
  3. Workshop attended (04)
  4. Diploma in Yoga from BHU (2017)
  5. Qualified GATE 2011 and 2012
List of 10 major Publications:
  1. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Vipin Kumar Singh, Bhanu Prakash, and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2018). Illicium verum Hook.f. essential oil as a novel plant based preservative in view of efficacy against aflatoxin secreting molds, free radical generation and enhanced potential through nanoencapsulation. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 111, 102-113. (IF: 3.977)
  2. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Bhanu Prakash, Chandan Singh Chanotiya, Deepa Bisht and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2017). Chemically characterized Mentha cardiaca L. essential oil as plant based preservative in view of efficacy against biodeteriorating fungi of dry fruits, aflatoxin secretion, lipid peroxidation and safety profile assessment. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 106, 175-184. (IF: 3.977)
  3. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Akash Kedia, Manoj Kumar and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2016). Essential oils of traditionally used aromatic plants as green shelf life enhancers for herbal raw materials from microbial contamination and oxidative deterioration. Current Science, 110(2), 143-145. (IF: 0.926)
  4. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Manoj Kumar, Neha Upadhyay, Bhanu Prakash and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2016). Plant essential oils against food borne fungi and mycotoxins. Current Opinion in Food Science, 11:16-21. (IF: 3.734) Cited in editorial remark
  5. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Manoj Kumar, Akash Kedia, Prashant Kumar Mishra, Chandan Singh Chanotiya and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015). Assessment of chemically characterised Abelmoschus moschatus Medik. seed essential oil as shelf life enhancer of herbal raw materials based on antifungal, antiaflatoxigenic and antioxidant efficacy. Plant Biosystems, 151(1), 139-147. (IF: 1.390)
  6. Akash Kedia, Bhanu Prakash, Prashant Kumar Mishra, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015). Trachyspermum amni L. essential oil as plant based preservative in food system. Industrial crops and products, 69, 104-109. (IF: 3.849)
  7. Akash Kedia, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Angad Kumar Pandey, Ravi Ranjan Kumar, Parbat Regmi and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015). Efficacy of chemically characterized Foeniculum vulgare Mill. seed essential oil in protection of raw tobacco leaves during storage against fungal and aflatoxin contamination. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 119, 991-998. (IF: 2.386)
  8. Akash Kedia, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Dhruva Kumar Jha and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015). Efficacy of Mentha spicata essential oil in suppression of Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin contamination in chickpea with particular emphasis to mode of antifungal action. Protoplasma, 253(3), 647-53. (IF: 2.45)
  9. Neha Upadhyay, Vipin Kumar Singh, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Somenath Das, Anand Kumar Chaudhari and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2018). Cistus ladanifer L. essential oil as a plant based preservative against molds infesting oil seeds, aflatoxin B1 secretion, oxidative deterioration and methylglyoxal biosynthesis. LWT-Food Science and Technology, 92, 395-403. (IF: 3.129)
  10. Prashant Kumar Mishra, Bhanu Prakash, Akash Kedia, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Nawal Kishore Dubey and Sayeed Ahmad (2015). Efficacy of Caesulia axillaris, Cymbopogon khasans and Cymbopogon martinii essential oils as plant based preservatives against degradation of medicinal component of raw materials of Andrographis paniculata by fungal spoilage. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 104, 244-250. (IF: 3.562)
Full List of Publications:
A. Referred Scientific Articles in International Journal of repute:
  1. Bhanu Prakash, Priyanka Singh, Akash Kedia, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Anita Singh and N. K. Dubey (2012). Mycoflora and aflatoxin analysis of Arachis hypogaea L. and assessment of Anethum graveolens L. seed and leaf essential oils against isolated fungi, aflatoxin production and their antioxidant activity. Journal of Food Safety, 32, 481-491. (IF: 1.275)
  2. Akash Kedia, Bhanu Prakash, Prashant K. Mishra, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy and N. K. Dubey (2015). Trachyspermum amni L. essential oil as plant based preservative in food system. Industrial crops and products, 69, 104-109. (IF: 3.849)
  3. Bhanu Prakash, Akash Kedia, Prashant K. Mishra, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015). Assessment of chemically characterised Rosmarinus officinalis L. essential oil and its major compounds as plant-based preservative in food system based on their efficacy against food-borne moulds, aflatoxin secretion and as antioxidant. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 50, 1792-1798. (IF: 2.383)
  4. Bhanu Prakash, Prashant Kumar Mishra, Akash Kedia, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015). Efficacy of some essential oil components as food preservatives against food contaminating molds, aflatoxin B1 production and, free radical generation. Journal of Food Quality 38(4) 231-239. (IF: 0.841)
  5. Akash Kedia, Bhanu Prakash, Prashant Kumar Mishra, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015). Cuminum cyminum essential oil and its major components against infestation of chickpea and wheat from Callosobruchus chinensis and Sitophilus oryzae. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 18(3), 383-388. (IF: 0.875)
  6. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Manoj Kumar, Akash Kedia, Prashant Kumar Mishra, Chandan Singh Chanotiya and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015). Assessment of chemically characterised Abelmoschus moschatus Medik. seed essential oil as shelf life enhancer of herbal raw materials based on antifungal, antiaflatoxigenic and antioxidant efficacy. Plant Biosystems, 151(1), 139-147. (IF: 1.203)
  7. Prashant K Mishra, Bhanu Prakash, Akash Kedia, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Nawal Kishore Dubey and Sayeed Ahmad (2015). Efficacy of Caesulia axillaris, Cymbopogon khasans and Cymbopogon martinii essential oils as plant based preservatives against degradation of medicinal component of raw materials of Andrographis paniculata by fungal spoilage. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 104, 244-250. (IF: 3.562)
  8. Akash Kedia, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Angad Kumar Pandey, Ravi Ranjan Kumar, Parbat Regmi and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015). Efficacy of chemically characterized Foeniculum vulgare Mill. seed essential oil in protection of raw tobacco leaves during storage against fungal and aflatoxin contamination. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 119, 991-998. (IF: 2.16)
  9. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Akash Kedia, Prashant Kumar Mishra and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015). Prakritik Rasayano Dwara Padap Keeton Ka Prabandhan. Prajna, 60(2), 293-295.
  10. Akash Kedia, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Dhruva Kumar Jha and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015). Efficacy of Mentha spicata essential oil in suppression of Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin contamination in chickpea with particular emphasis to mode of antifungal action. Protoplasma, 253(3), 647-53. (IF: 2.457) Cited in editorial remark
  11. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Manoj Kumar, Neha Upadhyay and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2015) Green Chemistry in Agricultural Pest Management Programmes. Medicinal Chemistry doi: 10.4172/2161-0444.1000005. (IF: 1.72)
  12. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Akash Kedia, Manoj Kumar and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2016) Essential oils of traditionally used aromatic plants as green shelf life enhancers for herbal raw materials from microbial contamination and oxidative deterioration. Current Science, 110(2), 143-145. (IF: 0.883)
  13. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Manoj Kumar, Neha Upadhyay, Bhanu Prakash and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2016). Plant essential oils against food borne fungi and mycotoxins. Current Opinion in Food Science, 11:16–21. (IF: 3.734) Cited in editorial remark
  14. K. D. Yadav, A. K. Dwivedy, A. K. Chaudhary and N. K. Dubey (2017). A novel herbo-mineral formulation Sahaj Vati as shelf life enhancer of nutraceuticals based on aflatoxin inhibitory and antioxidant activity. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 79(1): 11-19. (IF: 0.762)
  15. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Bhanu Prakash, Chandan Singh Chanotiya, Deepa Bisht and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2017). Chemically characterized Mentha cardiaca L. essential oil as plant based preservative in view of efficacy against biodeteriorating fungi of dry fruits, aflatoxin secretion, lipid peroxidation and safety profile assessment. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 106, 175-184. (IF: 3.977)
  16. Nawal Kishore Dubey, Abhishek Kumar, Anand Kumar, Somenath Das (2017). Efficacy of Luvunga scandens Roxb. as antifungal, aflatoxin suppressor and antioxidant. Journal of Food technology and Preservation, 1:37-41
  17. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Vipin Kumar Singh, Bhanu Prakash, and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2018). Illicium verum Hook.f. essential oil as a novel plant based preservative in view of efficacy against aflatoxin secreting molds, free radical generation and enhanced potential through nanoencapsulation. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 111, 102-113. (IF: 3.977)
  18. Neha Upadhyay, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Manoj Kumar, Bhanu Prakash and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2018) Essential oils as eco-friendly, biorational alternatives of synthetic pesticides against infestation of stored food commodities caused by Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Essential oil Bearing Plants, 21:2, 282-297. (IF: 0.681)
  19. Neha Upadhya, Vipin Kumar Sing, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Somenath Das, Anand Kumar Chaudhari and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2018).Cistus ladanifer L. essential oil as a plant based preservative against molds infesting oil seeds, aflatoxin B1 secretion, oxidative deterioration and methylglyoxal biosynthesis. LWT-Food Science and Technology, 92, 395-403.
  20. Anand Kumar Chaudhari, Vipin Kumar Singh, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Somenath Das, Neha Upadhyay, Akanksha Singh, Mumtaz S. Dkhar2, Highland Kayang, Bhanu Prakash and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2018). Chemically characterised Pimenta dioica (L.) Merr. essential oil as a novel plant based antimicrobial against fungal and aflatoxin B1 contamination of stored maize and its possible mode of action, Natural Product Research (https://doi.org/10.1080/14786419.2018.1499634). (IF: 1.828)
  21. 21. Somenath Das, Vipin Kumar Singh, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Anand Kumar Chaudhari, Neha Upadhyay, Akanksha Singh, Ajay Krishna Saha, Shaon Ray Chaudhury, Bhanu Prakash and Nawal Kishore Dubey(2018). Assessment of chemically characterised Myristica fragrans essential oil against fungi contaminating stored scented rice and its mode of action as novel aflatoxin inhibitor. Natural Product Research (https://doi.org/10.1080/14786419.2018.1519826). (IF. 1.828
B. Book Chapters:
  1. Nawal Kishore Dubey, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Anand Kumar Chaudhari and Somenath Das (2018). Common toxic plants and their forensic significance. In book Natural Products and Drug Discovery, An integrated approach edited by Subhash C. Mandal, Vivekananda Mandal and Tetsuya Konishi. Elsevier publisher Mica Haley. 349-368 (ISBN: 978-0-08-102081-4).
  2. Vipin Kumar Singh, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Akanksha Singh, Simran Asawa, Awanindra Dwivedi, and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2018). Fungal Endophytes from Seaweeds: An Overview. In book Microbial Biotechnology Volume 2. Application in Food and Pharmacology edited by J. K. Patra, G. Das and Han-Seung Shin, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 483-498 (ISBN 978-981-10-7140-9).
  3. Nawal Kishore Dubey, Bhanu Prakash, Abhishek Kuar Dwivedy and Manoj Kumar (2016). Plants-derived products in sustainable pest management: Current status and future prospects, In book Perspectives of Plant Pathology in genomic era edited by P. Chowdappa, P. Sharma, D. Singh and A. K. Misra. Today’s and Tomorrow Printers and publisher. 457-467 (ISBN 81-7019-526-4).
  4. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Vipin Kumar Singh, Manoj Kumar, Neha Upadhyay, Somenath Das, Anand Kumar Chaudhari and Nawal Kishore Dubey (2018). Bioprospection of Traditionally used Medicinal Plants: An Overview” in book Angiosperm Systematics: Recent Trends and emerging Issues Felicitation Volume in honour of Dr. Tariq Husain Edited by : Priyanka Agnihotri & J.S. Khuraijam Published by : M/s Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun, India, 443-479, (ISBN: 978-81-211-0981-9).
  5. Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Neha Upadhyay, Simran Asawa, Manoj Kumar, Bhanu Prakash, Nawal Kishore Dubey (2018), Therapeutic Potential of Plant-Based Metal Nanoparticles: Present Status and Future Perspectives, in book Nanomaterials in Plants, Algae, and Microorganisms Concepts and Controversies: Volume 2 edited by D K Tripathi, D K Chauhan, Parvaiz Ahmad, Shivesh Sharma and N K Dubey. Published by Academic Press. London, 169-196, (ISBN: 978-0-12-811488-9).

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