Dr. Ram Sagar

Professor
Contact Information:
(O) +91-542-2307147+334(Extn.No.)
(Lab) +91-542-2307147+310(Extn.No.)
(M) +91 9451575695
E.mail:sagar@bhu.ac.in, sagarbhu@gmail.com
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Academic Qualifications:
 
S. No.DegreeInstitutionYear
1.B.Sc.(Hons.)Banaras Hindu University1995
2.M.Sc.Banaras Hindu University1997
3.Ph. D.Banaras Hindu University2002
 
Current Research Interests :
 

Soil processes and species diversity of dry tropical environment in relation to Global Climate Change driving factors.

Awards:

DST Fast-track Young Scientist in 2005.
TWAS Fellowship for Research and advanced training.

Achievements:

Fellow of International Society for Tropical Ecology. Cited in Who’s who in the world (2010).
Member of National Institute of Ecology
Treasure of International Society for Tropical Ecology

 
Externally funded research projects, currently in progress:

: Ph.D. Produced:: 03; Project Completed: 04 and Ongoing: 01.

Any additional information:
 

Complete list of Research Publications:

A. Original Research Articles: 33
B. Reviews: 03
C. Full length papers in conference proceedings: Nil
D. Books and Chapters in Books: 04
E. Other publications, if any (other than Conference Abstracts): Nil

Full list of publications

  1. Sagar, R., Li, G.Y., Singh, J.S. and Wan, S.Q. 2018. Carbon fluxes and species diversity in grazed and fenced typical Steppe grassland of Inner Mongolia, China. Journal of Plant Ecology 10.1093/jpe/rtx052.
  2. Singh, R., Sagar, R., Srivastava, P., Singh, P. and Singh, J.S. 2017 Herbaceous species diversity and soil attributes along a Forest-Savanna-Grassland continuum in a dry tropical region. Ecological Engineering 103: 226-235.
  3. Baboo, B., Sagar, R., Bargali, S.S. and Verma, H. 2017. Tree species composition, regeneration and diversity within the protected area of Indian dry tropical forest. Tropical Ecology 58: 451-465.
  4. Sagar, R. 2016. Soil Carbon sequestration mediated by herbaceous species diversity along the gradient of Nitrogen amendment in dry tropical environment of India. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences 42 (S): 43-50.
  5. Verma, H., Verma, Preeti., Sagar, R. 2016. Ecosystem and human wellbeing. M-09, Paper: Ecology. Subject: Botany, ePGPathshala. https://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/view_f.php?category=92
  6. Verma, Preeti., Verma, H., Sagar, R. 2016. Ecosystems processes. M-12, Paper: Ecology. Subject: Botany, ePGPathshala. https://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/view_f.php?category=92
  7. Verma, H., Verma, Preeti, Sagar, R. 2016. Few examples of Indian Ecosystems. M-15. Paper: Ecology. Subject: Botany, ePGPathshala. https://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/view_f.php?category=92
  8. Verma, Preeti., Agrawal, M. and Sagar, R. 2015. Assessment of potential health risks due to heavy metals through vegetable consumption in a tropical area irrigated by treated wastewater. Environment Systems and Decisions 35: 375-388.
  9. Verma, Punita., Sagar, R., Verma, H., Verma, Preeti and Singh, D.K. 2015. Changes in species composition, diversity and biomass of herbaceous plant traits due to N amendment in a dry tropical environment of India. Journal of Plant Ecology 8: 321-332.
  10. Verma, Punita., Sagar, R., Verma, Preeti, Singh, D.K. and Verma, H. 2015. Soil physico-chemical properties, herbaceous species diversity and biomass in a Nitrogen fertilization experiment. International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics 36: 66-82.
  11. Sagar R, Verma, Punita., Verma, H., Singh, D.K. and Verma, Preeti. 2015. Species diversity-primary productivity relationships in a Nitrogen amendment experiment at grasslands of Varanasi, India. Current Science 108:2163-2166.
  12. Verma, Preeti., Sagar, R., Giri, N., Patel, R., Verma, H., Singh, D.K. and Kumar, K. 2015. Variations in soil properties, species composition, diversity and biomass of herbaceous species due to ruminant dung residue in a seasonally dry tropical environment of India. Tropical Grasslands – Forrajes Tropicales 3: 112-128.
  13. Verma Punita., Verma, H. and Sagar, R. 2014. Composition, diversity, and biomass of herbaceous species and functional groups in a gradient of Nitrogen amendment in a dry tropical environment of India. Ecotropica 19: 1-14.
  14. Verma, Punita., Sagar, R., Kuldip and Singh, D.K. 2014. Spatio-temporal variations in microbial mediated Nitrogen (N) release under N fertilization experiment from Banaras Hindu University, India. In: Microbial Diversity and Biotechnology in Food Security. (Eds. R. N. Kharwar et al). Springer India. Pp 561-570, 2014, DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-1801-2_50.
  15. Verma, J.P., Jaiswal, D.K., and Sagar, R. 2014. Pesticide relevance and their microbial degradation: a-state-of-art. Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology 13: 429-466.
  16. Verma, Punita., Verma, Preeti and Sagar, R. 2013. Variations in N mineralization and herbaceous species diversity due to sites, seasons, and N treatments in a seasonally dry tropical environment of India. Forest Ecology and Management 297: 15-26.
  17. Sagar, R. and Sharma, G.P. 2012. Measurement of alpha diversity using Simpson index (1/?): the jeopardy. Environmental Skeptics and Critics 1:23-24.
  18. Sagar. R., Pandey, A. and Singh, J.S. 2012. Composition, species diversity, and biomass of the herbaceous community in dry tropical forest of northern India in relation to soil moisture and light intensity. The Environmentalist 32: 4585-4593.
  19. Sagar, R. and Verma, Punita. 2010. Effects of soil physical characteristics and biotic interferences on the herbaceous community composition and species diversity. The Environmentalist 30:289–298.
  20. Verma, Punita and Sagar, R. 2011. Effects of N application on the physical and chemical properties of soil under different moisture regimes in the experimental plots of Banaras Hindu University. Journal of Soil Science 1: 16-24.
  21. Singh, S.K., Pandey, C.B., Siddhu, G.S., Sarkar, D. and Sagar, R. 2011. Concentration and stock of carbon in the soils affected by land uses and climates in the western Himalaya, India. CATENA 87: 78-89.
  22. Verma, P. and Sagar, R. 2011. Effects of N-application on diversity of herbaceous species and Growth forms in dry tropical environment. International Journal of Botany 7: 260-273.
  23. Suman, S., Kapur, P., and Sagar, R. 2011. Phytodiversity potential exploration through micropropagation. In: Biotic potential and abiotic stress: special reference to plants. (Eds.A.K. Dwivedi, M. Srivastava, V.N. Pandey). pp. 284-306. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany.
  24. mposition, diversity and biomass of herbaceous species due to ruminant dung residue in a seasonally dry tropical environment of India. Tropical Grasslands – Forrajes Tropicales 3: 112-128.
  25. Sagar, R. Effects of anthropogenic interferances. Current Science 96 (11): 1435.
  26. Sagar, R., Singh Archita and Singh, J.S. 2008. Differential effect of woody plant canopies on species omposition and diversity of ground vegetation: a case study. Tropical Ecology 49: 189-197.
  27. Sahu, P.K., Sagar, R. and Singh, J.S. 2008. Tropical forest structure and diversity in relation to altitude and disturbance in a Biosphere Reserve in central India. Applied Vegetation Science 11: 461-470.
  28. Sagar, R., Raghubanshi, A.S. and Singh, J.S. 2008. Comparison of community composition and species diversity of understorey and overstorey tree species in a dry tropical forest of northern India. Journal of Environmental Management 88: 1037-1046.
  29. Sagar, R. and Singh, J.S. 2006. Tree density, basal area and species diversity in a disturbed dry tropical forest of northern India: implications for conservation Environmental Conservation 33: 256-262.
  30. Khurana, E., Sagar, R. and Singh, J.S. 2006. Seed size: a key trait determining species distribution and diversity of dry tropical forest in northern India. Acta Oecologia 29: 196-204.
  31. Sagar, R. and Singh, J.S. 2005. Structure, diversity, and regeneration of tropical dry deciduous forest of northern India. Biodiversity and Conservation 14: 935-959.
  32. Sagar, R. and Singh, J.S. 2004. Local plant species depletion in a tropical dry deciduous forest of northern India. Environmental Conservation 31: 55-62.
  33. Sagar, R., Raghubanshi, A.S. and Singh, J.S. 2003. Tree species composition, dispersion and diversity along a disturbance gradient in a dry tropical forest region of India. Forest Ecology and Management 186: 61-71.
  34. Sagar, R., Raghubanshi, A.S. and Singh, J.S. 2003. Asymptotic models of species-area curve for measuring diversity of dry tropical forest tree species. Current Science 84: 1555-1560.
  35. Sagar, R. and Singh, J.S. 2003. Predominant phenotypic traits of disturbed tropical dry deciduous forest vegetation in northern India. Community Ecology 4:63-71.
  36. Sagar, R. and Singh, J.S. 1999. Species diversity and its measurement. The Botanica 49: 9-16.
 

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