R.S. Upadhyay

Professor
Ph. D (BHU)
Contact Information:
(O)0542-6701108 ;(Lab) 2307147, Ext. 338; ;(M) 9336917534 ;(R) 0542-2570872
Fax number: 0542-2367174;
E-mail : upadhyay_bhu@yahoo.co.uk
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Academic Qualifications:
 
S. No.DegreeInstitutionYear
1.B.Sc.Gorakhpur University1974
2.M.Sc.Banaras Hindu University1976
3.Ph. D.Banaras Hindu University1980
 
 
 
Brief writeup on area of specialization
 


Mycology and Plant Pathology, Microbial Technology The areas of research include biological control of plant pathogens, programmed plant cell death in response to pathogens, induced resistance in plants and their immunization, plant growth promoting microbes, role of rhizobacteria in detoxifying phytotoxic effects, development of molecular markers in tracking microbes in environment, effect of biotic and abiotic factors on plants, molecular basis of plant-microbe interaction, computational insight into plant defense related transcriptional factors, development of a novel transgenic cotton against whitefly attack, morphological and molecular characterization of zoosporic true fungi and fungal-like organisms.

Positions Held
 

  • 1984-1988 Lecturer, Banaras Hindu University.
  • 1988-1991 Senior Lecturer, Banaras Hindu University.
  • 1988-1991 UGC Research Scientist-B, Banaras Hindu University (on lien from BHU).
  • 1991-1999 Reader, Banaras Hindu University.
  • 1999- Professor, Banaras Hindu University. (continued).
  • 2011- Coordinator, Environmental Science, Banaras Hindu University.
  • 2010-2012 Student Advisor, Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University.
  • 2011- 2014 Coordinator, Environmental Science, BHU.
  • 2010-till now Dy. Coordinator, Centre of Advanced Study in Botany, BHU.
  • Chairman, Management Committee, Mahamana Vidyalay, BHU.
  • Chairman, Management Committee, Malviya Sishu Vihar, BHU.
  • Member, University Admission Coordination Board, BHU.
 
Current Research Projects: Current research interest focuses on biological control of plant pathogens, programmed plant cell death in response to pathogens, bioremediation of toxic effluents, induced resistance in plants and their immunization, plant growth promoting microbes, chitinase production from actinomycetes, mycorrhizal technology for reclamation of wastelands, role rhizobacteria in detoxifying phytotoxic effect, development of molecular markers in tracking microbes in environment.
 
Keywords: Zoosporic fungi. Externally funded research projects currently in progress: None
 
Honours/Awards (National/ International)
  • Young Scientist best paper award of the Indian Botanical Society, 1984.
  • Young Scientist Award of the Indian National Science Academy, 1986.
  • Prof. L.S.S. Kumar Memorial Award of the Indian National Science Academy, 1986.
  • Prof. Hira Lal Chakarvarty Award of the Indian Science Congress Association 1986 (Presented by The Prime Minister).
  • Visiting Scientist of The Royal Society, London 1988-89.
  • Research Associate of NIH, U.S.A. (1990-91)
  • INSA- JSPS Fellowship (1994-95).
  • Biography published in reference books: 20
 
Any additional information:
 

List of 10 major Publications

  1. Upadhyay, R. S. and Rai, B. (1982). Ecology of Fusarium udum causing wilt disease of pigeon-pea: Population dynamics in the root region. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 78: 209-220.

  2. Rai, B. and Upadhyay, R. S. (1983). Gibberella indica: The perfect state of Fusarium udum. Mycologia 74: 343-346

  3. Fernandes, M.F., Visintin, L., Upadhyay, R.S. and Jayaswal, R.K. (1992). Transposon Tn 5-259 mutagenesis of Pseudomonas cepacia to isolate mutants deficient in antifungal activity. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 38: 309-312. Impact factor 1.2.

  4. Zeilinger, S., Gupta, V.K., Dahms, T.E.S., Silva, R.N., Singh, H.B., Upadhyay, R.S., Gomes, E.V., Tsui, C.K. and Nayak, C.S. (2015). Friends or foes? Emerging insights from fungal interactions with plants. FEMS Microbiology Reviews 40(2): 182-207. Impact factor 11.3.

  5. Shukla, A.K., Upadhyay, S.K., Mishra, M., Saurabh, S., Singh, R., Singh, H., Thakur, N., Rai, P., Pandey, P., Hans, A.L., Srivastava, S., Rajapure, V., Yadav, S., Singh, M.K., Kumar, J., Chandrasekar, K., Verma, P.C., Singh, A.P., Nair, K.N., Bhadauria, S., Wahajuddin, M., Singh, S., Sharma, S., Omkar, Upadhyay, R.S., Ranade, S.A., Tuli, R. and Singh, P.K. (2016). Expression of an insecticidal fern protein in cotton protects against whitefly. Nature Biotechnology 34(10): 1046-1051. Impact factor 35.7.

  6. Patel, C.B., Shanker, R., Gupta, V.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). Q-PCR based culture-independent enumeration and detection of Enterobacter: an emerging environmental human pathogen in riverine systems and potable water. Frontiers in Microbiology 7: 172-181. Impact factor 4.0.

  7. Meena, M., Swapnil, P. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Isolation, characterization and toxicological potential of Alternaria-mycotoxins (TeA, AOH and AME) in different Alternaria species from various regions of India. Scientific Reports 7: 8777. Impact factor 4.1.

  8. Aamir, M., Singh, V.K., Meena, M., Upadhyay, R.S., Gupta, V.K. and Singh, S. (2017). Structural and functional insights into WRKY3 and WRKY4 TFs to unravel the WRKY–DNA (W-Box) complex interaction in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). A computational approach. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 819. Impact factor 3.6.

  9. Meena, M., Aamir, M., Kumar, V., Swapnil, P. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2018). Evaluation of morpho-physiological growth parameters of tomato in response to Cd induced toxicity and characterization of metal sensitive NRAMP3 transporter protein. Environmental and Experimental Botany 148: 144-167. Impact factor 3.6.

  10. Aamir, M., Singh, V.K., Dubey, M.K., Kashyap, S.P., Zehra, A., Upadhyay, R.S. and Singh, S. (2018). Structural and functional dissection of differentially expressed tomato WRKY transcripts in host defense response against the vascular wilt pathogen (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici). PLoS ONE 13(4): e0193922. Impact factor 2.7.

 

Experience of Educational Administration / Member of Academic Bodies of other Universities and B.H.U.

  1. Member, Academic Council (1998-2001), Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, Haryana.

  2. Member, Executive Council (1998-2001), Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, Haryana (Nominated by Hon'ble Governor of Haryana).

  3. Member, University Court (1998-2001), Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, Haryana (Nominated by Hon'ble Governor of Haryana).

  4. Member of the Board of Studies and Research Degree Committees of various universities.

  5. Member, Selection Committee for appointment of teaching positions in various Universities.

  6. Invited to act as expert by the Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi. And UPPSC.

  7. Invited to act as expert by Orissa Public Service Commission, Cuttak. Served as warden of Broacha and Bhabha hostels of BHU.

  8. Served as member of various administrative and academic bodies of BHU.

  9. Served as member of various administrative and academic bodies of BHU.

Member of National/ International committees and Editorial Boards

  • Member of National/ International committees and Editorial Boards.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Indian Mycological Society, Kolkata.
  • Member, Council, Indian Mycological Society, Kolkata. Member, Editorial Board, Advances in Biological Research

Major Research Facilities available in the laboratory

Major Research Facilities available in the laboratory Inoculation chamber, culture room, Thermal cycler, Gel documentation unit, UV/Vis spectrophotometer, Electrophoresis units, gel elutor, refrigerated centrifuge, lyophilizer, incubators hybridization oven, deep freezers (-40 C, -80 C), sonicator, shaking water bath, electronic balance, microphotography unit, etc. Gel elutor, refrigerated centrifuge, BOD incubator, growth chambers, poly house, lyophilizer, incubators, hybridization oven, deep freezers, sonicators, shaking water bath, electronic balance, microphotography unit.

 

Experience of Guiding Research

  • No. of Ph. D. Produced: 15;
  • No. of Ph. D. under supervision: 7;
  • Postdoctoral supervised: 3
  • Research Projects: Completed: 6
 

Details of Courses undertaken in USA

Name of the course Institution and place Period of courses attended Total Duration of the course in weeks days
1. Microbial Genetics Illinois State University Fall Semester, 1990 4 Months
2.  Molecular & Developmental Genetics                Illinois State University Fall Semester, 1990 4 Months
3.  Microbial Pathogens Illinois State University Spring Semester, 1991 4 Months
4. Molecular Biology Illinois State University Spring Semester, 1991 4 Months
5.  Molecular Biology ofGene Illinois State University Fall Semester, 1991 4 Months
6.  Microbial  Physiology Illinois State University Fall Semester, 1991 4 Months

->Attended these courses as Visiting Faculty at Illinois State University.

 

National seminar/symposia/conferences/organized in India: 4

  • Foreign countries visited: Australia (1983), England (1988-89), U.S.A. (1990-91), Japan (1994-95), Philippines (1987), Malaysia (1989), Hong Kong (1987), Thailand (1987), Singapore (1991).
  • Invited Lectures delivered in foreign universities: 6
  • Lectures delivered in Refresher/Orientation courses/Contact Programme: 10
  • B. Sc. And M. Sc./M.D. level dissertations guided: 45

  • Citation of the work
    1. The research work has been cited in various journal articles and books worldwide.
    2. Three papers selected for FUCUS column of Plant Disease published by the American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, Minnesota.
    3. One research papers selected as model paper by the International Scientific Institute, Cambridge.
    4. EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

    • Member of Research Board of Advisors of the Biographical Institute, North Carolina, U.S.A.
    • Worked as Overseas Correspondent of Pesticide Outlook published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
    • Vice-President of Indo-Japanese Association, Banaras.
    • Life member of Red Cross Society.
Significant contributionsm
  • Discovery of perfect sate of Fsarium udum which was identified as a new species of Gibberella (G. indica).
  • New disease cycle of pigeon-pea.
  • New mode of survival of fungi as mycoparasites.
  • New mode of dispersal of Fusarium udum by termites.
  • Several new mycoparasitic hosts of Fusarium udum.
  • First report of formation of resting spores of mycoparasites with fungal hosts.
  • Isolation and identification of an antifungal compound from Pseudomonas cepacia.
  • Isolation of antifungal antibiotic deficient mutant of Pseudomonas cepacia by transposon mutagenesis.
  • Isolation of improved strain of Trichoderma viride for biological control of wilt disease of pigeon-pea. 
  • Development of mycorrhizal technology for reclamation of coal mine spoils and saline-alkali soil.
  • Development of microbial technology for bioremediation of textile effluents.
  • Developed technique to immunize tomato plants against crown and root rot and wilt diseases of tomato.
  • Reduction of programmed cell death in tomato has been demonstrated.
 

PUBLICATIONS OF DR. R.S. UPADHYAY MONOGRPH/EDITED BOOK AND AS CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

    A. Monograph:

  1. Upadhyay, R. S. (2001). Wilt of pigeon-pea. Banaras Hindu University Press, BHU, Varanasi.

    B. Edited Book:

  2. Gupta, V.K., Schmoll, Herrera-Estrella A, Upadhyay R.S., Drzhinina and Tuohy M.G. (2014). Biotechnology and Biology of Trichoderma. Elsevier B. V., USA.
  3. Kharwar R.N., Upadhyay R.S., Dubey N.K. and Raghuwanshi R. (2014). Fungal Diversity and Biotechnology in Food Security. Springer, India.
  4. Rai, B., Arora, D. K., Upadhyay, R. S. and Dubey, N. K. (1998). Trends in Microbial Exploitation. International Society for Conservation of Natural Resources, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.


    C. Chapters in Books:

  5. Upadhyay, R. S. and Rai, B. (1983). Mycoparasitism with reference to biological control of plant disease. In Recent Advances in Plant Pathology (Eds. Akhter Husain et al.), pp. 48-72, Print House (India) Lucknow.
  6. Upadhyay, R. S. and Rai, B. (1984). Ecology of Fusarium species causing root diseases. In Progress in Microbial Ecology (Eds. K.G. Mukerji et al.), pp. 37-72, Print House India, Lucknow.
  7. Upadhyay, R. S. and Rai, B. (1985). Antagonistic behaviour of root region microflora of pigeon-pea against Fusarium udum. In Ecology and Management of Soil-borne Plant Pathogens (Eds. C.A. Parker et al.), pp. 131-133. The American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A.
  8. Upadhyay, R. S. and Rai, B. (1985). Biological control of soil-borne plant pathogens. In Frontiers of Applied Microbiology (Eds. K.G. Mukerji et al.), pp. 261-262, Print House (India), Lucknow.
  9. Rai, B. and Upadhyay, R. S. (1988). Impact of air pollutants on phylloplane microflora and disease development. In Environment and Biotechnology (Eds. B.P. Singh, et al.), pp. 71-96, Today and Tomorrow's Printers and Publishers, New Delhi.
  10. Upadhyay, R. S. and Rai, B. (1988). Biocontrol agents of plant pathogens: Their use and practical constraints. In Biocontrol of Plant Diseases (Eds. K.G. Mukerji and K.L. Garg), pp. 15-36, CRC Press Inc. Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.A.
  11. Upadhyay, R. S. and Rai, B. (1989). Wilt disease of pigeon-pea and its causal organism Fusarium udum Butler. In Perspectives of Phytopathology (Eds. V.P. Agnihotri et al.), pp. 241-275, Today and Tomorrow's Printers and Publishers, New Delhi.
  12. Upadhyay, R. S. (1990). Ecology and biological control of Fusarium udum. In Proceedings of 11th International Congress of Plant Protection, Vol.II, pp. 310-316, Ed. E.D. Magallona, Manila, Philippines.
  13. Upadhyay, R. S. and Rai, B. (1992). Wilt of pigeon-pea. In Plant Diseases of International Importance (Eds. A.N. Mukhopadhyay et al.), pp. 387-413, Prentice Hall, New York, U.S.A.
  14. Upadhyay, R. S. and Jayaswal, R.K. (1992). Pseudomonas cepacia causes mycelial deformities and inhibition of conidiation in phytopathogenic fungi. Current Microbiology 24:181-187.
  15. Jariwala, S., Chandra, A., Upadhyay, R. S. and Rai, B. (1994). Role of Trichoderma in biological control of plant pathogens. In Biological Control of Plant Diseases, (Eds. J.P. Tewari et al.), Aditya Books Private Limited, New Delhi.
  16. Jariwala, S., Chandra, A., Upadhyay, R. S. and Rai, B. (1994). Soil pollutants and their effects soil microflora. In Fungal Ecology and Biotechnology (Eds. B. Rai et al.), pp. 83-105, Rastogi Publication, Meerut.
  17. Upadhyay, R. S. Jayaswal, R.K. and Rai, B. (1996). Biological control of soil-borne plant pathogens in relation to soil conditions. In Concepts in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (Ed. K.G. Mukerji), Aditya Books Private Limited, New Delhi.
  18. Upadhyay, R. S. and Mishra, S. (1998). Exploitation of Pseudomonads in biological control of plant pathogens. In Trends in Microbial Exploitation (Eds. B. Rai et al.), pp. 97-112, International Society for Conservation of Natural Resources, Varanasi.
  19. Mishra, R.C. and Upadhyay, R. S. (1998). Prospects of application of fungi for biodegradation of cellulosic wastes and ethanol production. In Trends in Microbial Exploitation (Eds. B. Rai et al.), pp. 206-218, International Society for Conservation of Natural Resources, Varanasi.
  20. Dubey, Ram S., Dubey, R. S., Upadhyay, S. N. and Upadhyay, R. S. (1998). Microbial corrosion and its mitigation through microorganisms. In Trends in Microbial Exploitation, pp. 241-258, International Society for Conservation of Natural Resources, Varanasi.
  21. Upadhyay, R. S. (1998). Microbes and Environment: An overview. In New Trends in Microbial Ecology. pp. 26-35, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
  22. Nivedita, Kumar, A. and Upadhyay, R. S. (1999). Microorganism mediated metal recovery from ores. Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Development and Productivity, (Ed. R. C. Rajak), pp. 374-385, Scientific Publishers (India), Jodhpur.
  23. Upadhyay, R. S. (2000). Soil conditions and biological control of plant pathogens. In: Microbes and Plant (Ed. A. Sinha), pp. 239-256. Campus Books International, New Delhi.
  24. Upadhyay, R. S. (2000). Developments and new frontiers in plant pathology. In Proceedings of Sixth Refresher Course in Botany, Ed. L. C. Rai and J. P. Gaur), pp. 51-55. UGC-Academic Staff College, Banaras Hindu Univesrity, Varanasi.
  25. Dubey, R.C. and Upadhyay, R. S. (2001). Survival and control of Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid. In Innovative approaches in Microbiology (Ed. D. K. Maheshwari and R.C. Dubey), pp. 169-180, Bisen Singh Mahendra Pal Sing, Dehra Dun.
  26. Srivastava, S., Upadhyay, R. S., Kumar A. and B. V. Pandey (2001). Microbial bioremediation of environmental problems. In. Ecology and Ethology of Aquatic Biota (Ed. A. Kumar), pp. 265-282, Daya Publishing house, New Delhi.
  27. Upadhyay, R. S. (2001). Antagonism mechanisms of Trichoderma and biological control of plant pathogens. In: Biological Control of Pests (Ed. A. M. Deshmukh), pp. 69-91, Deshmukh Publications, Satara.
  28. Pandey, B. V., Kumar, A. and Upadhyay, R. S. (2002). Impact of textile effluents on water bodies and their microbial bioremediation. In Ecology and Conservation of Lakes, Reservoirs and Rivers (A. Kumar), pp. 495-502.
  29. Singh, B. K. and Upadhyay, R. S. (2002). Fungal host pathogen interaction: attack and defense mechanisms. In: Advances in Plant Physiology (Ed. A. Hemantranjan), pp. 311-332, Scientific Publishers, (India), Jodhpur.
  30. Upadhyay, R. S. (2002). Microbial bioremediation of textile effluents. In Biotransformations: Bioremediation technology for health and environment (Ed. V. P. Singh and R. D. Staplenton), pp. 331-348, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  31. Verma, N. and Upadhyay, R. S. (2003). Immunization of plants against pathogens: mechanisms and methods. In Advances in Plant Physiology (Plant Physiology & Plant Molecular Biology) (Ed. A. Hemantranjan), 481-499, Scientific Publishers, (India).
  32. Upadhyay, R. S. and Nivedita (2003). Bioleaching and extraction of iron from pyrite ore by the bacterium Thiobacillus. In Proceedings of Conference on Separation Process Industries (Eds. P. Mishra, B.N. Rai, K.K. Srivastava and S.N. Upadhyay), pp. 170-180, Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Banaras Hindu University.
  33. Thapaliyal, A. and Upadhyay, R. S. (2003). Microorganism mediated plant growth promotion in fly ash. In: Environmental Pollution: Problems and Management (Ed. D. D. Pandey), pp. 75-92, Jaspal Publication, Patna.
  34. Verma N. and Upadhyay, R. S. (2006). New vistas for plant-microbe studies. In: Environmental degradation and conservation (Ed. D.D. Pandey), pp. 175-182, Jaspal Prakashan, Patna.
  35. Verma N. and R.S. Upadhyay (2006). New techniques to study plant-microbe interaction (Ed. D. D. Pandey) pp. 1-12.
  36. Upadhyay R.S., Raghuwanshi R. and Kumar A. (2007). Mycorrhiza and revegitation of saline-alkali soil: A review. IN Biotechnology: Plant Health Management (Eds. N. Sharma and H.B. Singh) pp. 727-740, International Book Distributing Co., Lucknow.
  37. Prasad V, Singh, B. K., Kumar K.S., Ahmed M. and Upadhyay R. S. (2008). Microorganism mediated management of plant pathogens. In: Potential Microorganisms for sustainable agriculture- A techno-commercial perspective (Ed. D. K. Maheshwari and R. C. Dubey). Pp. 267-285, I. K. international Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
  38. Mishra O.P, Pooniya V., Ali Z., Upadhyay R.S. and Prasad R. (2008). Antioxidant status of children with acute renal failure. Pediatric Nephrology 23: 2047-2051.
  39. Raghuwanshi, R. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2009). Impact of mycorrhizal technology in reclamation of saline-alkali soil. In: Molecular and physiological aspects of toxicology (Ed. K. Shah), pp. 44-74. Banaras Hindu University Varanasi.
  40. Upadhyay, R. S., Raghuwanshi, R. and Kumar, A. 2009. Mycorrhizal diversity in different ecosystems. In: Ecology and Biotechnology of Mycorrhiza (Ed. G. D. Sharma and D. K. Jha) (in press)
  41. Upadhyay, R. S. 2009. Biological control of plant pathogens: Progress and constraints in application. In: Biological Control of Plant pathogens (Invited Paper).
  42. Upadhyay, R.S., Raghuwanshi, R. and Kumar A. (2010). Microbial diversity in saline-alkali soils of India in relation to its reclamation. In (Ed. Kamal) (under publication).
  43. Ahmed, M. and Upadhyay R.S. (2009). Agriculturally important microorganisms and sustainable agriculture. In: In: Plant Diseases and its magement (Ed. P. C. Trivedi), pp.172-186.
  44. Prasad, V. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2011). Ascorbate-Glutathione: Saviours against oxidative stress. In: Oxidative Stress in Plants: Causes, Consequences and Tolerance (Ed. N.A. Anjum), PP. 149-176, I.K. International, New Delhi.
  45. Ahmed, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2012). Soil microbial diversity in relation to maize cultivation for sustainable agriculture. In: Modern Trends in Microbial Biodiversity of Natural Ecosystem (Eds. A. Sinha et al.), Daya Publishing House, New Delhi.
  46. Prasad, V., Upadhyay, R.S. and Pandey, R.R. (2012). Applications of microorganisms in nanotechnology. In: Microbial Applications (Eds. R. Gaur et al.), pp. 352-365, I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
  47. Sharma, B.K., Singh, A., Singh, H.B. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2012). Enhanced resistance to fungal pathogens in plants through selective utilization of fungal genes. In: Biotechnology of Fungal Genes (Ed. V.K. Gupta), pp. 93-111, CRC Press (Taylor and Francis), USA.
  48. Upadhyay, R.S., Raghuwanshi, R. and Kumar, A. (2012). Mycorrhizal diversity and advantages in different ecosystems. In: Microbes: Diversity and Function (Eds. H. Kehri, D.J. Bagyaraj and K.V.R. Tilak), New India Publishing House, New Delhi.
  49. Ahmed, M., Singh, V. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2012). Brassica rhizosphere-microbe interactions and their role in phytoremediation. In: The Plant Family Brassicaceae: Contribution Towards Phytoremediation (Ed. N.A. Anjum), pp. 139-152, Springer, The Netherlands.
  50. Upadhyay, R.S. (2012). Microbial control of plant pathogens. In: Emerging Trends in Plant Sciences. (Ed. P.K. Das), PP. 5-15, U.N. Dhur & Sons (P) Ltd., Kolkata.
  51. Jain, A., Singh, A., Singh, B.N., Singh, S., Upadhyay, R.S., Sarma, B.K. and Singh, H.B. (2013). Biotic stress management in agricultural crops using microbial consortium. In: Bacteria in Agrobiology: Disease Management (Ed. D.K. Maheshwari), pp.427-448, Springer, Heidelberg.
  52. Prasad, V., Singh, V.K., Meena, M., Tiwari, A., Zehra, A. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2013). Production and technological applications of enzymes from microbial sources. In: Applications of Microbial Genes in Enzyme Technology (Series: Microbiology Research: Advances Genetics-Research and Issues), (eds. V.K. Gupta et al.), pp. 175-204, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., NY, USA.
  53. Singh, A., Sarma, B.K., Singh, H.B. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2013). Trichoderma: A silent worker of plant rhizosphere. In: Biotechnology and Biology of Trichoderma (Eds. V.K. Gupta et al.), pp. 533-542, Elsevier B.V., USA.
  54. Singh, V.K., Meena, M., Tiwari, A., Zehra, A., Dubey, M.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2014). Fungal toxins and their impact on the living systems. In: Microbial Diversity and Biotechnology in Food Security (Eds. R.N. Kharwar et al.), pp. 513-530, Springer, India.
  55. Zehra, A., Dubey, M.K., Tiwari, A., Meena, M., Kumari, P., Singh, V.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2015). Fungal biomolecules and their role in pathogenicity. In: Fungal Bio-molecules: Sources, Applications and Recent Developments (Eds. V.K. Gupta et al.), pp. 363-375, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., England.
  56. Patel, J.S., Kumar, G., Sarkar, A., Singh, A., Ahmed, M., Upadhyay, R.S. and Sarma, B.K. (2016). Microbial resources in management of pulse pathogens. In: Microbial Empowerment in Agriculture: A Key to Sustainability and Crop Productivity (Eds. B.K. Sarma and A. Singh), pp. 385-416, Biotech Books, New Delhi.
  57. Singh, S., Singh, V.K., Aamir, M., Dubey, M.K., Patel, J.S. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). Role of cellulase in paper and pulp industry. In: New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering (Eds. V.K. Gupta et al.), pp. 153-163, Elsevier B.V.
  58. Singh, S., Aamir, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2015). Potential application Trichoderma sp. in biocontrol of soil borne disease. In: Microbes in Soil and Their Agricultural Prospects (Eds. K.K. Choudhary and D.W. Dhar), pp. 362-376, NOVA Science Publisher, USA.
  59. Ranghuwanshi, R., Singh, S., Aamir, M., Saxena, A., Gupta, V.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). Microfungi in biofuel and bioenergy research. In: Biology of Microfungi (Eds. V.K. Gupta et al.), pp. 543-571, Springer.
  60. Singh, V.K., Patel, C.B., Tiwari, A., Kumari, P. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Bioremediation potential of soil fungi in arsenic contaminated soils. In: Plants and Microbes in an Ever Changing Environment (Ed. S.S. Singh), pp. 1-26, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., USA.
  61. Meena, M., Zehra, A., Dubey, M.K., Aamir M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Penicillium enzymes for the food industries. In: New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering (Ed. V.K. Gupta), pp. 167-186, Elsevier.
  62. Meena, M., Dubey, M.K., Swapnil, P., Zehra, A., Kumari, P. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). The rhizosphere microbial community and methods of its analysis. In: Advances in PGPR Research (Eds. H.B. Singh, B.K. Sarma and C. Keswani), pp. 275-295, CAB International, UK.
  63. Singh, V., Ray, S., Bisen, K., Keswani, C., Upadhyay, R.S., Sarma, B.K. and Singh, H.B. (2017). Unravelling the dual applications of Trichoderma spp. as biopesticide and biofertilizer. In: Advances in PGPR Research (Eds. H.B. Singh, B.K. Sarma and C. Keswani), pp. 275-295, CAB International, UK.
  64. Meena, M., Swapnil, P., Zehra, A., Aamir, M., Dubey, M.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Beneficial microbes for disease suppression and plant growth promotion. In: Plant-Microbe Interactions in Agro-Ecological Perspectives. Vol (2). Microbial Interactions and Agro-Ecological Impacts (Eds. D.P. Singh, H.B. Singh, R. Prabha), pp. 395-432, Springer.
  65. Zehra, A., Dubey, M.K., Meena, M., Aamir, M., Patel, C. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2018). Role of Penicillium species in bioremediation process. In: New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering (Eds. V.K. Gupta and S. Rodriguez-Couto), pp. 247-256, Elsevier.
  66. Singh, V., Maharshi, A., Singh, D.P., Upadhyay, R.S., Sarma, B.K. and Singh, H.B. (2018). Role of microbial seed priming and microbial phytohormone in modulating growth promotion and defense responses in plants. In Advances in Seed Priming (Eds. A. Rakshit, H.B. Singh and B.K. Sarma), pp. 115-126, Springer.
  67. Meena, M., Swapnil, P., Zehra, A., Aamir, M., Dubey, M.K., Patel, C.B. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2018). Virulence factors and their associated genes in microbes. In: New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering-Microbial Genes (Eds. H.B. Singh, V.K. Gupta and S. Jogaiah), pp. 181-208, Elsevier.
  68. Patel, C.B., Singh, V.K., Singh, A.P., Meena, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2018). Microbial genes involved in interaction with plants. In: New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering-Microbial Genes (Eds. H.B. Singh, V.K. Gupta and S. Jogaiah), pp. 181-208, Elsevier.

    D.Original research papers in International Journal of repute:

  69. Rai, B., Upadhyay, R.S. and Gupta R.C. (1977). Resting body formation by Fusarium udum inside the sporangiophores of Rhizopus nigricans during hyphal parasitism. Microbios Letters 6: 126-127.
  70. Singh, D.B. and Upadhyay, R.S. (1977). Record of fungal spore content near a crop field. Journal of Scientific Research 27: 73-79.
  71. Rai, B. and Upadhyay, R.S. (1978). Micromonospora globosa Krass: a destructive parasite of Fusarium udum Butler. Microbios Letters 8: 123-128.
  72. Upadhyay, R.S., Singh, D.B. and Rai, B. (1978). Ecology of microfungi in a tropical coastal sand belt. Indian Journal of Marine Science 7: 187-190.
  73. Singh, D.B., Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1978). Changes in amino acid and sugar contents of healthy and diseased leaves of barley and roots of pigeon-pea. Acta Botanica Indica 6: 154-158.
  74. Rai, B. and Upadhyay, R.S. (1978). A note on the distribution of Trichoderma in Indian soils. Acta Botanica Indica 6 (Suppl.): 195-198.
  75. Upadhyay, R.S. and Singh, D.B. (1978). Seed mycoflora of mustard and their responses to storage and seed treatments with fungicides. Journal of Scientific Research 29: 171-182.
  76. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1979). Coprinus lagopus as a potent and frequent saprophytic colonizer of pigeon-pea in soil. Science and Culture 45: 171-172.
  77. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1979). Ecological survey of Indian soil fungi with special reference to Aspergilli, Penicillia and Trichoderma. Revue Ecologie et de Biologie du Sol 16: 39-49.
  78. Gupta, R.C., Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1979). Hyphal parasitism and chlamydospore formation by Fusarium oxysporum on Rhizoctonia solani. Mycopathologia 67: 127-132.
  79. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. and Gupta, R.C. (1979). Hyphal parasitism and reproductive body formation by Fusarium udum within Cunninghamella echinulata during parasitism. Microbios Letters 11: 69-75.
  80. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1980). Interrelationship between Coprinus lagopus and Fusarium udum in soil in relation to competitive saprophytic colonization and microbial antagonism. Plant and Soil 56: 169-173.
  81. Upadhyay, R.S., Rai, B. and Gupta, R.C. (1981). Fusarium udum as a mycoparasite of Mortierella subtilissima. Plant and Soil 56: 169-174.
  82. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1981). Effect of cultival practices and soil treatments on incidence of wilt disease of pigeon-pea. Plant and Soil 62: 309-312.
  83. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1981). Fungistatic activity of different Indian soils against Fusarium udum Bulter. Plant and Soil 63: 181-187.
  84. Upadhyay, R.S., Rai, B. and Gupta, R.C. (1981). Fusarium udum parasitic on Aspergillus luchuensis and Syncephalastrum racemosum. Plant and Soil 63: 407-415.
  85. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1982). A possible mode of dispersion of Fusarium udum Butler in soil by termites. Science and Culture 48: 207-220.
  86. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1982). Ecology of Fusarium udum causing wilt disease of pigeon-pea: Population dynamics in the root region. Transactions of the British Mycological Society 78: 209-220.
  87. Rai, B. and Upadhyay, R.S. (1983). Gibberella indica: The perfect state of Fusarium udum. Mycologia 74: 343-346.
  88. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1983). Hyphal interaction and parasitism amongst some rhizosphere fungi of pigeon-pea. Indian Phytopathology 36: 302-306.
  89. Rai, B. and Upadhyay, R.S. (1983). Competitive saprophytic colonization of pigeon-pea substrate by Fusarium udum in relation to environmental factors, chemical treatments and micro¬bial antagonism. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 15: 187-191.
  90. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1983). Competitive saprophytic ability of Fusarium udum Butler in relation to some microfungi of root region of pigeon-pea. Indian Phytopathology 36: 539-544.
  91. Upadhyay, R.S., Rai, B. and Gupta, R.C. (1983). A possible mode of survival of Fusarium udum as a mycoparasite. Acta Mycologica 19: 115-119.
  92. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1983). Extension plant pathology in Indian agriculture. Everyman's Science 18: 12-16.
  93. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1983). A new disease cycle of wilt of pigeon-pea. Current Science 52: 978-981.
  94. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1987). Studies on antagonism between Fusarium udum Bulter and root region microflora of pigeon-pea. Plant and Soil 101: 79-93.
  95. Upadhyay, R.S. (1987). Tolerance to higher temperature by Aspergillus nidulans and its possible implication in biologi¬cal control of wilt disease of pigeon-pea. Plant and Soil 97: 273-277.
  96. Rai, B., Upadhyay, R.S. and Srivastava, A.K. (1988). Utilization of cellulose and gallic acid by litter inhabiting fungi and its possible implication in litter decomposition of a tropical deciduous forest. Pedobiologia 32: 157-166.
  97. Rai, B., Solanki, R.S. and Upadhyay, R.S. (1988). Influence of air pollutants on biological control of leaf spot of rice by phylloplane fungi. In Proceeding of the Brighton Plant Protection Conference- Pests and Diseases 1988, pp. 1183-1188, British Council of Plant Protection, Brighton, U.K.
  98. Upadhyay, R.S. (1988). Soil biological factors in Fusarium suppressive soils. In Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Soil Disinfestation, Belgium.
  99. Upadhyay, R.S. (1990). Ecology and biological control of Fusarium udum. In Proceedings of 11th International Congress of Plant Protection, Vol. II, (Ed. E.D. Magallona), pp. 310-316, Manila, Philippines.
  100. Upadhyay, R.S., Visintin, L. and Jayaswal, R.K. (1991). Environmental factors affecting the antagonism of Pseudomonas cepacia against Trichoderma viride. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 37: 880-884.
  101. Upadhyay, R.S. (1992). Ecology and biological control of Fusarium udum in relation to soil fungistasis of antagonistic microorganisms. Journal of Plant Protection in the Tropics 9: 1-9.
  102. Fernandes, M.F., Visintin, L., Upadhyay, R.S. and Jayaswal, R.K. (1992). Transposon Tn 5-259 mutagenesis of Pseudomonas cepacia to isolate mutants deficient in antifungal activity. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 38: 309-312.
  103. Sinha, I. and Upadhyay, R.S. (1992). Fungitoxicity of some pesticides against Fusarium udum, the wilt causing organism of pigeon-pea. Hindustan Antibiotics Bulletin 32: 36-38.
  104. Upadhyay, R.S. and Jayaswal, R.K. (1992). Pseudomonas cepacia causes mycelial deformities and inhibition of conidiation in phytopathogenic fungi. Current Microbiology 24: 181-187.
  105. Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (1992). Necrotrophic self destruction in fungi. Microbios Letters 69: 135-137.
  106. Jayaswal, R.K., Fernandes, M., Upadhyay, R.S., Visintin, L., Kurz, M., Webb, J. and Rienheart, K. (1993). Antagonism of Pseudomonas cepacia against phytopathogenic fungi. Current Microbiology 26: 17-22.
  107. Sinha, I. and Upadhyay, R.S. (1993). Modification of biocontrol potential of Trichoderma viride. Acta Phytopathologica 28: 2-4.
  108. Upadhyay, R.S. (1994). Book Review on Aspects of Tropical Mycology (Eds. S. Isaac et al.). Tropical Ecology 35: 353-354.
  109. Mishra, R.C. and Upadhyay, R.S. (1995). Enhanced polysachharidase activity by mutants of Aspergillus luchuensis (ALR3 and ALR 6). In Proceedings of the European Congress of Biotechnology, Nice, France.
  110. Upadhyay, R.S. (1996). Microbial factors in Fusarium suppressive soils. Vasundhara 1: 25-30.
  111. Upadhyay, R.S. and Maurya, R.K. (1997). Toxic industrial effluents and their bioremediation by free and immobilized cells and enzymes of microorganisms. Vasundhara 2: 61-69.
  112. Upadhyay, R.S., Gaur, J.P. and Jaiswal V.S. (1997). National seminar on conservation of endangered species- A report. Current Science 73: 9-11.
  113. Kumar, A., Nivedita and Upadhyay, R.S. (1999). VA mycorrhizae and revegetation of coal mine spoils: A review. Tropical Ecology 40: 1-10.
  114. Arora, D.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2000). Biotechnology of plant protection- Application and technology development. Current Science 79: 1049-1051.
  115. Sand, A. R., Raghuwanshi, R., Kumar A. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2001). Interaction of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhyzae with Fusarium udum in relation to wilt disease of pigeon-pea. Journal of Indian Botanical Society 80: 219-224.
  116. Singh, R., Singh, B.K., Upadhyay, R.S., Rai, B. and Lee, Y.S. (2002). Biological control of fusarium wilts of pigeonpea. Plant Pathology Journal 18(5): 279-283.
  117. Chaurasia, S.N.P, Upadhyay, R.S. and Singh, R. (2002). Influence of some physico-chemical factors on cellulolytic activity of Rhizoctonia solani. Environmental Biology and Conservation 7: 57-61.
  118. Upadhyay, R.S., Jayaswal, R.K., Singh, R. and Lee, Y.S. (2003). Influence of physiological and environmental factors on growth and sporulation of an antagonistic species of Trichoderma viride. Mycobiology 31(1): 36-41.
  119. Upadhyay, R.S. and Nivedita (2003). Bioleaching and extraction of iron from pyrite ore by the bacterium Thiobacillus. In Proceedings of Conference on Separation Process Industries (Eds. P. Mishra, B.N. Rai, K.K. Srivastava and S.N. Upadhyay), pp. 170-180, Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.
  120. Kumar, A., Raghuwanshi, R. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2003). Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizaal association in naturally vegetated coal mine spoil. Tropical Ecology 44(2): 1-5.
  121. Pandey, B.V. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2004). Physiological properties of the effluents of carpet industries of Sant Ravidas Nagar: A case study. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection 23: 1364-1366.
  122. Raghuwanshi, R. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2004). Performance of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae in saline alkali soil in relation to various amendments. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 20: 1-5.
  123. Raghuwanshi, R. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2005). Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal mediated effect on plant survival in a saline-alkali soil in relation to various amendments. The Indian Journal of Forestry 28: 295-299.
  124. Pandey, B.V. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2006). Spectroscopic characterization and identification of Pseudomonas fluorescens mediated metabolic products of Acid Yellow-9. Microbiological Research 161: 311-316.
  125. Pandey, B.V. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2006). Effect of environmental conditions on bioremediation of textile dyes by microorganisms. Nature Environment and Pollution Technology 5: 31-36.
  126. Mishra, O.P., Singhal, D., Upadhyay, R.S., Prasad, R. and Atri, D. (2007). Cerebrospinal fluid zinc, magnesium, copper and gamma-aminobutyric acid level in seizures. Journal of Pediatric Neurology 5: 39-44.
  127. Upadhyay, R.S. and Prasad, V. (2008). Programmed cell death in plant-microbe interaction. Journal of Scientific Research 52: 143-149.
  128. Singh, S.S., Upadhyay, R.S. and Mishra, A.K. (2008). Physiological interaction in Azolla-Anabaena system adapting to the salt stress. Journal of Plant Interactions 3: 145-155.
  129. Mishra, O.P., Pooniya, V., Ali, Z., Upadhyay, R.S. and Prasad, R. (2008). Antioxidant status of children with acute renal failure. Pediatric Nephrology 23: 2047-2051.
  130. Prasad, V. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2008). Programmed cell death in plant-microbe interaction: an overview. Journal of Scientific Research 52: 143-149.
  131. Pandey, B.V. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2009). Biodegradation of textile dyes by free and immobilized cells of microorganisms. Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology & Environmental Science 11: 235-239.
  132. Ahmed, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2009). Rhizosphere fungi of tomato; their effect on seed germination, seedling growth and the causal agent of wilt of tomato. Journal of Mycopathological Research 47(2): 99-110.
  133. Ahmed, M. and Upadhyay R.S. (2009). Role of soil amendment with plant growth promoting fungi and wilt pathogen on growth and yield of tomato. Indian Journal of Mycology and Plant Pathology 39(2): 312-316.
  134. Ahmed, M. and Upadhyay R.S. (2009). Combined effect of soil amendment with plant growth promoting fungi and chemicals on growth and yield of tomato. Journal of Eco-Friendly Agriculture. 5(1): 27-31.
  135. Singh, B.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2009). Generation of PCNB resistant mutant of Trichoderma harzianum 4572 to enhance enzymatic production and biocontrol efficacy against Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. Journal of Mycopathological Research 47(1): 15-22.
  136. Singh, B.K., Singh, R., Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (2009). Antagonistic potential of Trichoderma virens against Fusarium wilt diseases of tomato, pigeonpea and lentil for biological control. The Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 88(3 & 4): 37-43.
  137. Prasad R., Singh A.R., Das, B.K., Upadhyay, R.S., Singh, T.B. and Mishra, O.P. (2009). Cerebrospinal fluid and serum zinc, copper magnesium and calcium levels in children with idiopathic seizure. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 3: 1841-1846.
  138. Singh, B.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2009). Management of southern stem blight by PCNB-resistant mutants of Trichoderma harzianum 4572 incited by Scletotium rolfsii. Journal of Agriculture Technology 5(1): 85-98.
  139. Singh, B.K., Singh, R., Upadhyay, R.S. and Rai, B. (2009). Antagonistic potential of Trichoderma virens against Fusarum wilt diseases of tomato, pigeonpea and lentil for biological control. The Journal of Indian Botanical Society 88: 37-43.
  140. Khare, A. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2009). Induction of mutant strains of Trichoderma viride 1433 for biocontrol of Pythium aphanidermatum. Environmental Biology and Conservation 14: 21-27.
  141. Singh, B.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2009). Management of southern stem blight of soybean by PCNB-resistant mutants of Trichoderma harzianum 4572 incited by Sclerotium rolfsii. Journal of Agriculture Technology 5(1): 85-98.
  142. Singh, R., Maurya S. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2010). Improvement of antagonistic capability of Trichoderma harzianum by UV-irradiation for management of Macrophomina phaseolina. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection 43: 1579-1588.
  143. Prasad, V. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2010). Alternariae altrnata f. sp. lycopersici and its toxin trigger production of H2O2 and ethylene in tomato. Journal of Plant Pathology 92(1): 103-108.
  144. Pandey, B.V. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2010). Pseudomonas fluorescens can be used for bioremediation of textile effluent Direct Orange. Tropical Ecology 51 (2S): 397-403.
  145. Khare, A., Singh, B.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2010). Biological control of Pythium aphanidermatum causing damping-off of mustard of Trichoderma viride 1433. Journal of Agriculture Technology 6(2): 231-243.
  146. Singh, S.S., Mishra, A.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2010). Potentiality of Azolla as a suitable P-biofertilizer under salinity through acid phosphatase activity. Ecological Engineering 36: 1076-1082.
  147. Ahmed, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2010). Combined effect of soil amendment with Trichoderma harzianum and ferrous sulphate in presence of the wilt pathogen on growth and yield of tomato in the field. Journal of Eco-friendly Agriculture 5(2): 183-86.
  148. Ahmed, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2010). Effect of soil amendment with plant growth promoting fungi on growth and yield of tomato. Journal of Mycopathological Research 48(1): 35-43.
  149. Raghuwanshi, R. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2010). Status of mycorrhizal fungi in saline alkaline habiatat. Biological Forum 2: 60-62.
  150. Raghuwanshi, R. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2010). Population dynamics of microflora in a saline-alkaline habitat. BIOZONE: International Journal of Life Sciences 2: 218-222.
  151. Mishra, O.P., Gupta, A.K., Prasad, R., Ali, Z., Upadhyay, R.S., Mishra, S.P., Tiwary, N.K. and Schaefer, F.S. (2011). Antioxidant status of children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology 26(2): 251-56.
  152. Kumar, A., Raghuwanshi, R. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2011). Arbuscular mycorrhizal technology in reclamation and revegetation of coal mine spoils under various revegetation models. Engineering 2: 683-689.
  153. Pandey, R.R., Pandey, B.V. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2011). Characterization and identification of Pseudomonas fluorescens NCIM 2100 degraded metabolic products of Crystal Violet. African Journal of Biotechnology 10(4): 624-663.
  154. Ahmed, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2011). Role of soil amendment with Trichoderma viride and carbendazim in presence of wilt pathogen on growth and yield of tomato. Journal of Eco-friendly Agriculture 6(2): 194-197.
  155. Khare, A. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2011). Influence of some cultural factors on production of cellulase and ß-1, 3-glucanase by the mutant strains of Trichoderma viride 1433. Journal of Agricultural Technology 7(2): 403-412.
  156. Ahmed, M., Upadhyay, R.S., Dar, M.A. and Singh, H.B. (2011). Medicinal plants used by nomadic tribals of Rjaouri Pir Panjal foothills of North-West Himalayas in Jammu and Kashmir, India. International Journal of Medicinal Plants and Related Industries 3: 53-58.
  157. Singh, R., Maurya, S. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2011). Antifungal efficacy of Trichoderma species against Macrophomina phaseolina. Journal of Agriculture Technology 8(6): 1925-1933.
  158. Patel, C.B., Vajpayee, P., Singh, G., Upadhyay, R.S. and Shanker, R. (2011). Contamination of potable water by enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli: qPCR based culture-free detection and quantification. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 74(8): 2292-2298.
  159. Patel, C.B., Vajpayee, P., Singh, G., Jyoti, A., Upadhyay, R.S. and Shanker, R. (2011). Computation and in-silico validation of a Real-time PCR Array for quantitative detection of fecal coliforms in surface and potable water. International Journal of Biotechnology & Biosciences 1(2): 185-194.
  160. Abhishek, N., Mishra, S., Lehri, A., Amla, D.V., Upadhyay, R.S. and Nautiyal, C.S. (2012). Identification and quantification of heterologous compounds parthenin and organic acids in Parthenium hysterophorus L. using HPLC-PDA-MS-MS. Analytical Letters 46(1): 48-59.
  161. Mishra, S., Chauhan, P.S., Goel, A.K., Upadhyay, R.S. and Nautiyal, C.S. (2012). Pseudomonas putida NBRIC19 provides protection to neighboring plant diversity from invasive weed Parthenium hysterophorus L. by altering soil microbial community. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 34(6): 2187-2195.
  162. Prasad, R., Anil, Mishra, O.P, Mishra, S.P., Upadhyay, R.S. and Singh, T.B. (2012). Oxidative stress in children with neurocysticercosis. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 31(10): 1012-1015.
  163. Mishra, S., Upadhyay, R.S. and Nautiyal, C.S. (2013). Unravelling the beneficial role of microbial contributors in reducing the allelopathic effects of weeds. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 97(13): 5659-5668.
  164. Singh, A., Jain, A., Sarma, B.K., Upadhyay, R.S. and Singh, H.B. (2013). Rhizosphere microbes facilitate redox homeostasis in Cicer arietinum against biotic stress. Annals of Applied Biology 163: 33-46.
  165. Singh, A., Sarma, B.K., Upadhyay, R.S. and Singh, H.B. (2012). Compatible rhizosphere microbes mediated alleviation of biotic stress in chickpea through enhanced antioxidant and phelylpropanoid activities. Microbiological Research 168: 33-40.
  166. Singh, V.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2013). The hypersensitive response: a case of cell death induction in plants. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology 2(3): 561-576.
  167. Singh, V.K., and Upadhyay, R.S. (2013). Oxidative stress and DNA damage induced by arsenic phytotoxicity in hydroponically grown tomato plant. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Global Scenario of Traditional System of Medicine, Ayurveda, Agriculture and Education 2013, pp. 502-506, BHU (Barkachha campus), Varanasi, India.
  168. Tiwari, A. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2013). Production of hydrogen peroxide and physiological changes in tomato after infection of Alternaria alternata. International Journal of Current Research 5(07): 1766-1770.
  169. Dubey, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2013). Isolation and characterization of some Indian Hyphochychytiomycetes. International Research Journal of Biological Sciences 2(6): 31-34.
  170. Singh, V.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2014). Fusaric acid induced cell death and changes in oxidative metabolism of Solanum lycopersicum L. Botanical Studies 55: 66.
  171. Singh, A., Jain, A., Sarma, B.K., Upadhyay, R.S. and Singh, H.B. (2014). Rhizosphere competent microbial consortium mediates rapid changes in phenolic profiles in chickpea during Sclerotium rolfsii infection. Microbiological Research 169: 353-360.
  172. Singh, A., Jain, A., Sarma, B.K., Upadhyay, R.S. and Singh, H.B. (2014). Beneficial compatible microbes enhance antioxidants in chickpea edible parts through synergistic interactions. LWT-Food Science and Technology 56: 390-397.
  173. Verma, N., Ahmed, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2014). Induction of resistance in tomato against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici. Persian Gulf Crop Protection 3(4): 25-36.
  174. Singh, V.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2015). Effects of arsenic phytotoxicity on reactive oxygen species and antioxidant defence system in tomato plants. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry 96(9): 1374-1383.
  175. Meena, M., Prasad, V., Zehra, A., Gupta, V.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2015). Mannitol metabolism during pathogenic fungal–host interactions under stressed conditions. Frontiers in Microbiology 6: 1019.
  176. Zeilinger, S., Gupta, V.K., Dahms, T.E.S., Silva, R.N., Singh, H.B., Upadhyay, R.S., Gomes, E.V., Tsui, C.K. and Nayak, C.S. (2015). Friends or foes? Emerging insights from fungal interactions with plants. FEMS Microbiology Reviews 40(2): 182-207.
  177. Patel, J.S., Upadhyay, R.S., Singh, H.B., Kharwar, R.N., Ahmed, M. and Sarma, B.K. (2016). A simple and efficient protocol for isolation of RNA from different tissues of chickpea and pea. International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology 9(1): 39-43.
  178. Singh, R., Maurya, S. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). The improvement of competitive saprophytic capabilities of Trichoderma species through the use of chemical mutagens. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology 47: 10-17.
  179. Patel, J.S., Sarma, B.K., Singh, H.B., Upadhyay, R.S., Kharwar, R.N. and Ahmed, M. (2016). Pseudomonas fluorescens and Trichoderma asperellum enhance expression of Ga subunits of the pea heterotrimeric G-protein during Erysiphe pisi infection. Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 1206-1218.
  180. Patel, C.B., Shanker, R., Gupta, V.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). Q-PCR based culture-independent enumeration and detection of Enterobacter: an emerging environmental human pathogen in riverine systems and potable water. Frontiers in Microbiology 7: 172-181.
  181. Singh, V.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). A plant model for assessing arsenic phytotoxicity: effect on growth and oxidative stress response molecules. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agriculture, Environment and Biological Sciences (ICAEBS-16), 2016, pp. 18-22, Pattaya, Thailand.
  182. Meena, M., Zehra, A., Dubey, M., Amir, M., Gupta, V.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). Comparative evaluation of biochemical changes in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) infected by Alternaria alternata and its toxic metabolites (TeA, AOH, and AME). Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 1408.
  183. Shukla, A.K., Upadhyay, S.K., Mishra, M., Saurabh, S., Singh, R., Singh, H., Thakur, N., Rai, P., Pandey, P., Hans, A.L., Srivastava, S., Rajapure, V., Yadav, S., Singh, M.K., Kumar, J., Chandrasekar, K., Verma, P.C., Singh, A.P., Nair, K.N., Bhadauria, S., Wahajuddin, M., Singh, S., Sharma, S., Omkar, Upadhyay, R.S., Ranade, S.A., Tuli, R. and Singh, P.K. (2016). Expression of an insecticidal fern protein in cotton protects against whitefly. Nature Biotechnology 34(10): 1046-1051.
  184. Singh, V., Upadhyay, R.S., Sarma, B.K. and Singh, H.B. (2016). Seed bio-priming with Trichoderma asperellum effectively modulate plant growth promotion in pea. International Journal of Agriculture Environment & Biotechnolgy 9: 361-365.
  185. Singh, V., Upadhyay, R.S., Sarma, B.K. and Singh, H.B. (2016). Trichoderma asperellum spore dose depended modulation of plant growth in vegetable crops. Microbiological Research 1: 74-86.
  186. Dubey, M.K., Zehra, A., Meena, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). Taxonomic notes on Allomyces neomoniliformis (Blastocladiaceae) isolated from Nainital lake, Uttarakhand, India. Vegetos 29: 2-7.
  187. Meena, M., Zehra, A., Dubey, M.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). Mannitol and proline accumulation in Lycopersicum esculentum during infection of Alternaria alternata and its toxins. International Journal of Biomedical Science & Bioinformatics 3(2): 64-68.
  188. Zehra, A., Dubey, M.K., Meena, M., Aamir, M., Ahirwal, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). Improvement of lycopene, ascorbic acid and total phenol content of post harvest tomato fruits by exogenous application of salicylic acid and methyl jasmonate. Food and Pharma International 1(1): 1-7.
  189. Singh, V.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). Induction of defence responses by fusaric acid (Fusarium toxin) in tomato plant. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agriculture, Environment and Biological Sciences (ICAEBS-16). pp. 116-121, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  190. Singh, R., Maurya, S. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2016). The improvement of competitive saprophytic capabilities of Trichoderma species through the use of chemical mutagens. Brazilian journal of Microbiology 47: 10-17.
  191. Singh, V.K., Singh, H.B. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Role of fusaric acid in the development of ‘Fusarium wilt’ symptoms in tomato: physiological, biochemical and proteomic perspectives. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 118: 320-332.
  192. Meena, M., Zehra, A., Swapnil, P., Dubey, M.K., Patel, C.B. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Effect on lycopene, ß-carotene, ascorbic acid and phenolic content in tomato fruits infected by Alternaria alternata and its toxins (TeA, AOH and AME). Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection 50(7-8): 317-329.
  193. Zehra, A., Dubey, M.K., Meena, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Effect of the different environmental conditions on growth and sporulation of some Trichoderma species. Journal of Environmental Biology 38: 197-203.
  194. Meena, M., Swapnil, P., Zehra, A., Dubey, M.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Antagonistic assessment of Trichoderma spp. by producing volatile and non-volatile compounds against different fungal pathogens. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection 50(13-14): 629-648.
  195. Meena, M., Swapnil, P. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Isolation, characterization and toxicological potential of Alternaria-mycotoxins (TeA, AOH and AME) in different Alternaria species from various regions of India. Scientific Reports 7: 8777.
  196. Zehra, A., Meena, M., Dubey, M.K., Aamir, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Synergistic effects of plant defense elicitors and Trichoderma harzianum on enhanced induction of antioxidant defense system in tomato against Fusarium wilt disease. Botanical Studies 58: 44.
  197. Zehra, A., Meena, M., Dubey, M.K., Aamir, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Activation of defense response in tomato against Fusarium wilt disease triggered by Trichoderma harzianum supplemented with exogenous chemical inducers (SA and MeJA). Brazilian Journal of Botany 40(3): 651-664.
  198. Dubey, M.K., Zehra, A., Aamir, M., Meena, M., Ahirwal, L., Singh, S., Shukla, S., Upadhyay, R.S., Bueno-Mari, R. and Bajpai, V.K. (2017). Current update, improvement strategies and potential applications of fungal glucose oxidase (GOD). Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 1032.
  199. Meena, M., Gupta, S.K., Swapnil, P., Zehra, A., Dubey, M.K. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2017). Alternaria toxins: potential virulence factors and genes related to pathogenesis. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 1451.
  200. Aamir, M., Singh, V.K., Meena, M., Upadhyay, R.S., Gupta, V.K. and Singh, S. (2017). Structural and functional insights into WRKY3 and WRKY4 TFs to unravel the WRKY–DNA (W-Box) complex interaction in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). A computational approach. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 819.
  201. Meena, M., Aamir, M., Kumar, V., Swapnil, P. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2018). Evaluation of morpho-physiological growth parameters of tomato in response to Cd induced toxicity and characterization of metal sensitive NRAMP3 transporter protein. Environmental and Experimental Botany 148: 144-167.
  202. Dubey, M.K., Aamir, M., Kaushik, M.S., Khare, S., Meena, M., Singh, S. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2018). PR toxin –Biosynthesis, genetic regulation, toxicological potential, prevention and control measures: Overview and challenges. Frontiers in Pharmacology 9: 288.
  203. Dubey, M.K., Zehra, A., Meena, M. and Upadhyay, R.S. (2018). Taxonomic note on a rare fish infecting freshwater mould Achlya ambisexualis Raper 1939 (Achlyaceae) isolated from Chandraprabha dam, Uttar Pradesh, India. Indian Journal of Fisheries 65(1): 71-78.
  204. Aamir, M., Singh, V.K., Dubey, M.K., Kashyap, S.P., Zehra, A., Upadhyay, R.S. and Singh, S. (2018). Structural and functional dissection of differentially expressed tomato WRKY transcripts in host defense response against the vascular wilt pathogen (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici). PLoS ONE 13(4): e0193922.
  205. Kumari, P., Meena, M., and Upadhyay, R.S. (2018). Characterization of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) isolated from the rhizosphere of Vigna radiata (mung bean). Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology 16: 155-162.
  206. Kumari, P., Meena, M., Gupta, P., Dubey, M.K., Nath, G., and Upadhyay, R.S. (2018). Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and their biopriming for growth promotion in mung bean (Vigna radiata (L.) R. Wilczek). Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology 16: 163-171.
  207. Dubey, M.K., Upadhyay, R.S., Kamil, D., and Gupta, R.C. (2018). Sporidesmium binserum sp. nov. from Binser forest of Almora Himalaya, India. Indian Phytopathology 71: 457-462
  208. Aamir, M., Singh, V.K., Dubey, M.K., Meena, M., Kashyap, S.P., Katari, S.K., Upadhyay, R.S., and Singh, S. (2018). In silico prediction, characterization, molecular docking and dynamic studies on fungal SDRs as novel targets for searching potential fungicides against Fusarium wilt in tomato. Frontiers in Pharmacology 9:138.
 

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