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  • Prof Mohammed Latif Khan

  • Professor
  • Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar
Publications 1986 - 2020

Publications

  • 171
    Journal Articles
  • 18
    In Proceedings
  • 25
    Chapters
    in Book
  • 2
    Book
  • 3
    Other
  • 2
    Chapter
  • 19
  • 4
  • 5
  • 46

Citations / H-Index

1049 Citations
17 h-index
836 Citations

Google Scholar

Co-author Network


Expertise

Ecology

Forest Regeneration Dynamics, Population Biology of RET Species, Bioresources of Indian forests.

Personal Information

Prof Mohammed Latif Khan

Male
Department of Botany Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya
Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India - 470003


Experience

  • Professor

    Department of Botany

    Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar

  • Professor

    Botany

    Guru Ghasidas University

  • Professor

    Forestry

    North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

  • Associate Professor

    Forestry

    North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

  • Assistant Professor

    Forestry

    North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

  • Assistant Professor

    Forestry

    Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural, Sciences & Technology of Jammu

  • Post-Doctoral Associate

    Botany

    North-Eastern Hill University

  • Research Fellow

    Botany

    North-Eastern Hill University


Qualification

  • Ph.D.

    North Eastern Hill University, Shillong (India)


Honours and Awards

2020

02 Graduate students from Biology Department, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada doing research under my mentorship since August, 2019 under the international visiting fellowships received from different funding agencies.

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI), New Delhi

2019

Global Initiatives for Academic Network (GIAN) programme ‘Molecular Genetics & Genomics in Biodiversity Conservation’ (sanctioned amount Rs. 5.44 lakhs)

Mininstry of Human Resource & Development, New Delhi

2019

Received the appreciation for publishing the article in the most reputed journal ‘Nature’ of the world on 26th Nov., 2019 at the occasion of Gour Jaynti, Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya Sagar, M.P.

Vice Chancellor,Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya Sagar, M.P.

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2020

02 Graduate students from Biology Department, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada doing research under my mentorship since August, 2019 under the international visiting fellowships received from different funding agencies.

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI), New Delhi

2019

Global Initiatives for Academic Network (GIAN) programme ‘Molecular Genetics & Genomics in Biodiversity Conservation’ (sanctioned amount Rs. 5.44 lakhs)

Mininstry of Human Resource & Development, New Delhi

2019

Received the appreciation for publishing the article in the most reputed journal ‘Nature’ of the world on 26th Nov., 2019 at the occasion of Gour Jaynti, Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya Sagar, M.P.

Vice Chancellor,Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya Sagar, M.P.

2018

Fellowship

International Society for Environmental Botanists, Lucknow, India

2018

Shastri Mobility Programme Fellowship

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI), New Delhi

2016

Received the appreciation as a Coordinator of High Level Steering Committee of Third Cycle of Assessment and Accreditation of the Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar by NAAC held during 2015.

Vice Chancellor,Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, MP

2015

Received the appreciation as an expert at 13th Chhattisgarh Young Scientist Congress- 2015 (Sponsored by Chhattisgarh Council of Science & Technology) held during 28 February-1 March, 2015 at Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur.

Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur, CG

2010

Fellow

National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi

2009

Fellow

National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi

2008

DBT - Overseas Associateship at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi

2007

Fellow

International Society for Tropical Ecology, Varanasi

2006

Fellow

Range Management Society of India, Jhansi

2006

Fellow

National Institute of Ecology, New Delhi

2004

DBT- Overseas Associateship to work at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi

1995

Nanda Memorial Award for Young Scientist

Indian Society for Tree Scientists, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India.

1995

DST-BOYSCAST Fellowship to work at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA.

Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2019

Evaluation of nuclear and chloroplast genome sequences for development of DNA barcode in selected Musa species occurring in north-eastern India

Dr. (Ms) Gurumayum Ranibala, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology, Nirjuli (Itanagar), Arunachal Pradesh, India

2016

Molecular and biochemical characterization of Clerodendrum spp. occurring in North East India

Dr. Janmoni Kalita, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

2016

Regeneration Ecology of Pinus merkusii Jhung & De Vries in Anjaw District of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Dr. ANUP KUMAR DAS, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

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2019

Evaluation of nuclear and chloroplast genome sequences for development of DNA barcode in selected Musa species occurring in north-eastern India

Dr. (Ms) Gurumayum Ranibala, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology, Nirjuli (Itanagar), Arunachal Pradesh, India

2016

Molecular and biochemical characterization of Clerodendrum spp. occurring in North East India

Dr. Janmoni Kalita, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

2016

Regeneration Ecology of Pinus merkusii Jhung & De Vries in Anjaw District of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Dr. ANUP KUMAR DAS, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

2015

Diversity and population structure of a few selected species of Primula L. in Arunachal Pradesh

Dr. AMAL BAWRI, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

2014

PHYSICO-CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SOILS AND NUTRIENT CONTENT IN THE CULMS DURING PRE-FLOWERING, FLOWERING AND POST-FLOWERING PHASES OF Dendrocalamus hamiltonii NEES IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH AND Melocanna baccifera (ROXB.) KURZ IN MIZORAM

Dr. Salam Dilip, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

2012

Soil nutrients dynamics and associated microbial biomass under different agro-ecosystems of East Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh

Dr. SHAFIQUL ISLAM BHUYAN, NORTH EASTERN REGIONAL INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh

2012

VEGETATION CHARACTERIZATION AND CHANGE DETECTION ANALYSIS ON LULC USING RS & GIS OF KAMRUP DISTRICT IN ASSAM, N.E. INDIA

Dr. Jyotishman Deka , North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

2012

Species diversity and regeneration status of selected Rhododendron species along an altitudinal gradient in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh

Dr. Sanjeeb Bharali , North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

2012

INVENTORY, CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE UTILIZATION OF AGRODIVERSITY AT AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE IN EAST SIANG DISTRICT OF ARUNACHAL PRADESH, EASTERN HIMALAYA

DR. JIMMY YEBJENY YUMNAM, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

2011

Population structure and conservation practices of Aquilaria malaccensis Lam. in homegardens of upper Assam and its prospects in socio-economic development

Dr. Purabi Saikia, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology

2008

STUDIES ON DIVERSITY AND REGENERATION ECOLOGY OF RHODODENDRONS IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH

Dr. ASHISH PAUL, ASSAM UNIVERSITY, SILCHAR

2008

Regeneration Ecology of Gymnocladus assamicus Kanjilal ex P.C. Kanjilal (Leguminosae): An Economically Important Critically Endangered Tree Species in Arunachal Pradesh

Dr. BAHARUL ISLAM CHOUDHURY, ASSAM UNIVERSITY, SILCHAR

2005

SITE SPECIFICITY, GROWTH AND PRODUCTIVITY OF ARUNDINARIA MALING GAMBLE IN JANG AREA OF ARUNACHAL PRADESH

DR. KSH. LAL BIHARI SINGHA, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong (India)

2004

STUDIES ON PLANT DIVERSITY AND REGENERATION OF A FEW TREE SPECIES IN THE SACRED GROVES OF MANIPUR

Dr. KHUMBONGMAYUM ASHALATA DEVI, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong (India)

2003

Ecological studies on seed production, dispersal, germination and seedling fitness of Rudraksh (Elaeocarpus ganitrus, Roxb.)

Dr. Putul Bhuyan, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong (India)

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2013

Society for Science of Climate Change and Sustainable Environment (SSCE), Lucknow.

Life Member

2008

National Academy of Environmental Sciences, New Delhi

Life Member

2007

International Society of Environmental Botanists, NBRI, Lucknow

Life Member

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2013

Society for Science of Climate Change and Sustainable Environment (SSCE), Lucknow.

Life Member

2008

National Academy of Environmental Sciences, New Delhi

Life Member

2007

International Society of Environmental Botanists, NBRI, Lucknow

Life Member

2000

National Institute of Ecology, New Delhi, India

Life Member

2000

Indian Society for Remote Sensing, Dehradun, India

Life Member

1998

Indian Society for Seed Science & Technology, New Delhi, India

Annual

1997

Indian Science Congress

Life Member

1997

Indian Society for Conservation Biology, India

Annual

1994

All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi

Life Member

1992

Indian Society for Tree Scientists, India

Life Member

1990

Rangeland Management Society of India, India

Life Member

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Membership In Committees

2019

Inducted in the executive body of International Society of Environmental Botanists (2019 till present).

Executive Member

2017

On the panel of taskforce of DBT, New Delhi for the project’ Demonstration of cultivation, processing and value addition of selected aromatic crops in Bundelkhand region (2017- till present).

Member

2017

Elected as Vice President of Executive Council of National Institute of Ecology (NIE), New Delhi (2017-2020)

Vice President

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2019

Inducted in the executive body of International Society of Environmental Botanists (2019 till present).

Executive Member

2017

On the panel of taskforce of DBT, New Delhi for the project’ Demonstration of cultivation, processing and value addition of selected aromatic crops in Bundelkhand region (2017- till present).

Member

2017

Elected as Vice President of Executive Council of National Institute of Ecology (NIE), New Delhi (2017-2020)

Vice President

2017

Executive Council Member of Society for Science of Climate Change and Sustainable Environment (SSCE), Lucknow. (2017- 2020).

Executive Council Member

2016

Global Forest Biodiversity Initiatives (USA) (since 2016 till present).

Member

2016

Member of South Asia Region Network of IUCN – CEM (Critical Ecosystem Management), IUCN CEM South Asia Core Group (since 2016 till present).

Member

2016

UGC nominee in the advisory committee for monitoring the progress of SAP programme of Department of Biosciences, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, HP (2016-2019).

University Grant Commission Nominee

2015

Society for Science of Climate Change and Sustainable Environment (SSCE), Lucknow.

Executive Council Member

2014

Elected as Vice President of Executive Council of National Institute of Ecology (NIE), New Delhi (2014-2017)

Vice President

2012

Advisory Management Committee of Regional Centre, National Afforestation and Eco-Development Board (MOEF), NEHU, Shillong

Member

2012

Inter-Academy Advisory Panel of INSPIRE Programme of DST, New Delhi.

Experts

2012

MOEF, Govt. of India to celebrate “International Year of Biodiversity

Experts

2012

Core Committee on Climate Change Action Plan, Arunachal Pradesh.

Member

2012

Scientific World Journal (Ecology section), UK.

On the editorial board

2012

Journal “Nature and Environment”.

On the Editorial Board

2011

Multidisciplinary Committee for implementation of Environment safeguard measure, NEEPC, Arunachal Pradesh.

Member

2011

Committee for State Pollution Control Board of Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh.

Member

2011

Long Term Ecological Observatory, MoEF & CC, New Delhi

Member

2010

Committee for Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan of Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh.

Member

2010

Committee for State Medicinal Plant Board of Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh.

Member

2010

National Institute of Ecology, India.

Councilor

2009

Research Advisory Group Meeting of Rain Forest Research Institute, ICFRE, Jorhat, Assam.

Member

2008

Rangeland Management Society of India.

Councilor

2008

Indian Journal of Agroforestry.

Editor

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Research Projects

Soil processes in forests and grasslands’ under Indian Long Term Ecological Observatories (LETO) Programme for Climate Change” by has been approve.

Funding Agency : MoEFCC under the coordinator ship of IISC (Centre for Ecological Studies), Bangalore

Monitoring spatio-temporal dynamics of Above Ground Biomass in forests ecosystems using Airborne L & S band SAR images.

Funding Agency : Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad

Monitoring and phenological assessment of invasive plant species using airborne visible/infrared imaging spectrometer – next generation (AVIRIS – NG) and Sentinel-1 SAR images.

Funding Agency : Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad

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Soil processes in forests and grasslands’ under Indian Long Term Ecological Observatories (LETO) Programme for Climate Change” by has been approve.

Funding Agency : MoEFCC under the coordinator ship of IISC (Centre for Ecological Studies), Bangalore

Monitoring spatio-temporal dynamics of Above Ground Biomass in forests ecosystems using Airborne L & S band SAR images.

Funding Agency : Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad

Monitoring and phenological assessment of invasive plant species using airborne visible/infrared imaging spectrometer – next generation (AVIRIS – NG) and Sentinel-1 SAR images.

Funding Agency : Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad

A study on potential and effects of Gliricidium sepiumas an invasive tree. (National Post-Doctoral Fellowship awarded to Dr. Devika Bajpai),

Funding Agency : DST SERB

Effect of Lantana camara on Carbon Sequestration and CO2 Efflux of Different Forest Types in Central India. (Dr. D.S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded to Bilal Ahmad Wani),

Funding Agency : UGC, New Delhi

Assessing the carbon sequestration potential of different forest types in Central India in response to climate change. (National Post-Doctoral Fellowship awarded to Javid Ahmad Dar),

Funding Agency : DST-SERB

Studies on ecosystem dynamics of disturbed & undisturbed tropical rain forests of Arunachal Pradesh.

Funding Agency : MoEF & CC, New Delhi

Exploration and conservation of ecologically and economically important threatened plant species occurred in sacred groves of Assam.

Funding Agency : GBPIHED- MoEF & CC

A study on reproduction potential of invasive tree Gliricidia sepium in relation to its invasion success. (Post-Doctoral Fellowship for Women awarded to Devika Bajpai),

Funding Agency : UGC, New Delhi

All India Coordinated project on Sacred Grove Ecosystem Service Assessment of Madhya Pradesh. Co- Principal Investigator

Funding Agency : MoEF New Delhi, Govt. of India

Inventory, biodiversity value, status and strategies for conservation of sacred groves of central India.

Funding Agency : CSIR, New Delhi

Cultural Landscape: Linking biodiversity conservation with sustainable development in Arunachal Pradesh.

Funding Agency : UNESCO/ MA Found. USA

Exploration of microbial diversity and microbial role in arsenic mobilization in contaminated ground water of North Eastern states (Arunachal Pradesh & Assam).

Funding Agency : DBT, New Delhi

Isolation, characterization and identification of natural pigments of food and industrial values from filamentous fungi.

Funding Agency : DBT, New Delhi

Establishment of State Biotech Hubs (SBT hubs) by DBT under special programme for North Eastern States of India.

Funding Agency : DBT, New Delhi

Study on species diversity of Primula in eastern Himalayan region, India.

Funding Agency : John D. & C. T. MacArth. Foundation, USA

Spatial and temporal changes in Land-use/Land cover of Dehang Debang Biosphere Reserve of Arunachal Pradesh and its effect on plant diversity and population dynamics of important tree species.

Funding Agency : MoEF & CC, New Delhi

Monitoring of developmental activities of Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks.

Funding Agency : Govt. of A P (Wildlife & Bio-Diver.)

Modernization of Plant Biotechnology & Biochemistry Laboratory.

Funding Agency : AICTE, New Delhi

Conservation and reintroduction of rare, endemic and endangered rhododendron species in the Indian Eastern Himalayas.

Funding Agency : The American Rhod. Soc., USA

Land use and land cover dynamics and impact of human dimension in Brahmaputra river basin.

Funding Agency : NRSC (ISRO), Hyderabad

Mapping of population status and conservation strategies of Taxus wallichiana Zucc. andIllicium griffithii Hook. – two threatened medicinal tree species in Arunachal Pradesh.

Funding Agency : CSIR, New Delhi

Expansion of infrastructure in plant microbe interaction & Biotechnology Laboratory.

Funding Agency : AICTE, New Delhi

Inventory of biodiversity in agricultural landscapes, economic uses and conservation for sustainable development in Eastern Himalayan region of Arunachal Pradesh.

Funding Agency : DST, New Delhi

Rodent control and Ecological analysis of the impact of bamboo flowering in Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram of Northeast India.

Funding Agency : DST, New Delhi

Biomass and Carbon Assessment in India.

Funding Agency : IIRS, Dehra Dun

Establishment of biotech-hub at NERIST.

Funding Agency : DBT, New Delhi

State of Environment (SOE) Report of Arunachal Pradesh.

Funding Agency : MoEF & CC, New Delhi

Web GIS based digital atlas of the sacred groves of the north-east India: pilot study with sacred groves of Arunachal Pradesh.

Funding Agency : DSIR (DST), New Delhi

Evaluation of regeneration behavior of selected endangered/threatened tree species in disturbed and undisturbed tropical rain forests of Arunachal Pradesh.

Funding Agency : DST, New Delhi

Exploration of germplasm of bamboos and canes in North Eastern India.

Funding Agency : ICAR (NATP), New Delhi

Studies on exploration, population status and conservation of Rhododendrons – keystone species in Arunachal Pradesh.

Funding Agency : CSIR, New Delhi

Plant population dynamics under varied perturbation regimes and in forest successional environment, i.e., biodiversity fluxes and dynamics over space and time.

Funding Agency : UNESCO MacArthur Foundation, USA

Inventory, biodiversity value, status and strategies for conservation of sacred groves of Manipur.

Funding Agency : GBPIHED, Almora

Mapping and Quantitative Assessment of Plant Resources and its Distribution in Madhya Pradesh, Central India

Funding Agency : DBT, New Delhi

Seed dispersal, germination and fitness of seedlings of Rudraksh (Elaeocarpus ganitrus).

Funding Agency : DST New Delhi

Strengthen the existing Botanical Garden at NERIST.

Funding Agency : MoEF & CC, New Delhi

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