Dr. Anuradha Patel
Assistant Professor (Guest)
Department of Botany,
Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra
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Research Interests

  • Physiology and biochemistry of plants and cyanobacteria under different
  • Environmental stress condition.
  • Aquatic ecosystem management under different environmental stress condition.


Teaching Assignments:

Odd Semester (July-Dec)

  • SAC 501: Manure, fertilizer and soil fertility
  • BOM 301:Bryophytes
  • VAT 507: Prod. Tech of legume and oilseed
  • VGT 501: Soil cultivation
  • VGT 305:  Soil science
  • ESc191: Environmental Sciences

Even Semester (Jan-May)

  • BOM812: Plant metabolism growth and development
  • AGR403: Farming system and sustainable agriculture
  • PPA 601: Disease field Horti. Crop and their management
  • ABS 402: Economic botany
  • VAT 205: Plant propagation
  • VGT 404: Plant Biology
  • ESc. 281: Environmental Sciences

List of Publications

  • Patel, A., Tiwari, S., Prasad, S. M. (2021). Arsenate and arsenite-induced inhibition and recovery in two diazotrophic cyanobacteria Nostoc muscorum and Anabaena sp.: study on time-dependent toxicity regulation.Environmental Science and Pollution Research.(Impact Factor- 4.223; Springer).


  • Tiwari, S.,Patel, A., Prasad, S. M. (2021). Auxin and cytokinin alleviate chromium induced oxidative stress in Nostoc muscorum and Anabaena by modulating ascorbate glutathione cycle. J. plant growth regulation.  (Impact Factor- 4.169; Springer).


  • Mishra R K., Tiwari, S., Patel, A., Prasad, S. M. (2021). Arsenic contamination, speciation, toxicity and defense strategies in plants. Brazilian journal of botany. (Impact Factor- 1.296; Springer)
  • Patel, A., Tiwari, S., Prasad, S. M. (2020). Effect of time interval on arsenic toxicity to paddy field cyanobacteria as evident by nitrogen metabolism, biochemical constituent, and exopolysaccharide content. Biological Trace Element Research (Impact Factor- 3.738; Springer)
  • Tiwari, S., Patel, A., Prasad, S. M. (2020). Phytohormone up-regulates the biochemical constituent, exopolysaccharide and nitrogen metabolism in paddy-field cyanobacteria exposed to chromium stress. BMC microbiology(Impact Factor- 3.2). (Springer)
  • Singh, D. K., Patel, A., Tiwari, S. (2020). Copper oxide nanoparticle application alleviates the cadmium toxicity in Triticum aestivum evident by growth, pigment and oxidative stress. Int. Jr. Inovative .Res. Anal. Rew. (ISSN -2349-5138)
  • Patel, A.,Tiwari, S., Prasad, S. M. (2019).  Auxin (IAA) up regulates growth,   photosynthetic pigment and antioxidant machinery in paddy field cyanobacteria Nostoc muscorum (ISSN- 0971-1260).
  • Patel, A.,Tiwari, S., Prasad, S. M. (2018). Toxicity assessment of arsenate and arsenite on growth, chlorophyll a fluorescence and antioxidant machinery in Nostoc muscorum. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf. 167: 369-379 (Impact Factor- 6.29; ISSN- 0147-6513).
  • Tiwari, S., Patel, A., Prasad, S. M. (2018). Kinetin alleviates chromium toxicity on growth and PS II photochemistry in Nostoc muscorum by regulating antioxidant system. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf. 161: 296-304 (Impact Factor- 6.29; ISSN- 0147-6513).
  • Kumar, J., Patel, A., Tiwari, S., Tiwari, S., Prasad, S. M. (2018). Pretilachlor toxicity is decided by discrete photo-acclimatizing conditions: Physiological and biochemical evidence from Anabaena sp. and Nostoc muscorum. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf. 156: 344-353 (Impact Factor- 6.29; ISSN- 0147-6513).


Selected book chapters:                                                                  

  • Tiwari, S.,Patel, A., Pandey, N., Singh S., Pandey, A., Prasad, S. M. (2021).  Photosynthesis and Energy Flow in Cyanobacteria.  Ecophysiology and Biochemistry of Cyanobacteria, Springer.



  • Patel, A., Tiwari, S., Pandey, N., Gupta, D., Prasad, S.M. (2020). Role of spices beyond a flavoring agent: the antioxidant and medicinal properties: “Ethno pharmacological investigation of Indian spices” eds Mishra, N., (IGI Global publication, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2524-1)


  • Tiwari, S., Patel, A., Pandey, N., Raju, A., Singh, M., & Prasad, S. M. (2020). Deficiency of Essential Elements in Crop Plants. Sustainable Solutions for Elemental Deficiency and Excess in Crop Plants, 19.


  • Patel, A.,Tiwari, S., Raju, A., Pandey, N., Singh, M., & Prasad, S. M. (2020). Heavy Metal Contamination of Environment and Crop Plants. In Sustainable Solutions for Elemental Deficiency and Excess in Crop Plants (pp. 303-333). Springer, Singapore.


  • Tiwari, S., Patel, A., Singh, M., Prasad, S. M. (2019). Regulation of temperature stress in plants“Plant life under changing environment” eds Tripathi, D.K., Singh, V.P., Vijay Chauhan, D. K., Sharma, S., Prasad, S. M. Dubey, N. K.  Ramawat, N., (Elsevier, ISBN: 9780128182048)


  • Tiwari, S., Parihar, P., Patel, A., Singh, R., Prasad, S. M. (2018). Metals in cyanobacteria: Physiological and Molecular regulation. In “Cyanobacteria: From basic science to applications”. eds. Mishra, A. K., Tiwari, D.N., Rai, A. N. (Elsevier, ISBN- 978-0-12-814667-5).


  • Patel, A.,Tiwari, S., Parihar, P., Singh, R., Prasad, S. M. (2018). Carbon nanotubes as plant growth regulators: Impacts on growth, reproductive system and soil microbial community. In “Nanomaterials in plants, algae and micro-organisms” eds. Tripathi, D.K., Ahmad, P., Sharma, S., Chauhan, D. K., Dubey, N. K. (Elsevier, ISBN-9780128114872).


  • Bashri, G., Patel, A., Singh, R., Parihar, P., Prasad, S.M. (2018). Mineral solubilization by micro-organism: mitigating strategy in mineral deficient soil; in “book microbial technology. Eds. Patra, J.K., Vishnuprasad, C.N., Das, G.Springer, pp. 265-285.


  • Bashri, G., Parihar, P., Singh, R., Patel, A., Prasad, S.M. (2018). Plant and nanoparticle interface at the molecular level: An integrated overview. in book “Nanomaterials in plants, algae and microorganism”; Eds. Tripathi, D.K., Ahmad, P., Sharma, S., Chauhan, D.K., Dubey, N.K. Elsevier, pp. 325-344.


  • Patel, A.,Kumar, J.K., Singh, M., Prasad, S. M. (2016). Silicon translocation in plants recent advances and future prospective eds. Tripathi, D.K., Ahmad, P., Sharma, S., Chauhan, D. K., Dubey, N. K. (Elsevier, ISBN-9780128114872).


  • Awards and Fellowships
  • Gold medalistin M.Sc. in  Plant ecology and Plant resource and utilization
  • Received NFO Junior Research fellowship (JRF) from May 2015- May 2017 and senior research fellowship (SRF) from Jun 2017- April 2019.

Workshops  Attended


  • Participated in workshop on ―Advances of Biosciences and Bioengineering‖ in Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNIIT), Allahabad on 19-25 October, 2016.
  • Participated in workshop on ―Biodiversity Awarness Workshop organised by CSIR- National Botanical Research Institute, Allahabad on 30 March 2015.
  •  Participated in workshop on ―Technological Innovation in Agriculture and Rular Development organized by Society of Biological sciences and Rular Development in the academy at Allahabad on 13-20 December 2015.


Seminar Attended/Paper presented

  • Presented paper entitled ― ICAR National Academy of Agricultural Research Management Hyderabad December 21-23 2019.
  • Presented paper entitled ―Arsenic stress induced negative effect on growth, pigments in Nostoc muscorum in an international symposium on indiscriminate development: Current scenario and socio-environmental challenges (IDCSC 2018) held on 18-19 March 2018
  • Presented paper entitled ―Effect of Arsenic on antioxidant capacity and nutritional value of Nostoc muscorum in an international conference on prospective of medical, food, pharma and agro technology from health to wealth and future challenges held on 19-20 February 2018.
  • Presented paper entitled ―Investigation of oxidants and antioxidative status of Helianthus annus L. seedlings simultaneously exposed to arsenic and UV-B stress using variance analysis test in an national seminar on application of scientific and statistical software in research , organized by the UP Rajashri Tondon Open University, Allahabad held on 30-31 March 2017.
  • Arsenic induced changes in growth of two cyanobacteria, Nostoc muscorum and Anabaena PCC7120 in an International conference organized by Biological Sciences and Bio-statistics, organized by the UP Rajashri Tondon Open University, Allahabad held on 09-10 March 2017.
  • Presented paper entitled ―An assessment of chromium toxicity in Amaranthus viridis in national seminar organized by the UP Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Allahabad held on 11 March 2016.
  •  Presented paper entitled ―Investigation of antioxidant status in Nostoc muscorum photo-acclimatised to different light intensity exposed to pretilachlor‖ in national seminar organized by the society of biological sciences and ruler development held on 05-06 November 2016.
  • Responses of paddy field cyanobacteria to salt stress: Growth, oxidative stress markers and status of ascorbate glutathione cycle enzymes‖ in national seminar organized by the National Academy of Sciences India, held on 06-08 December, 2015.