Dr
Afroz Alam

Associate
Professor,

Department
of Bioscience & Biotechnology

Banasthali
University

Rajasthan

















































































































































































































Publications



Publications:
52


Published
Papers



1.       



 Afroz Alam (2014). Morphotaxonomy of Fossombronia
Raddi (Metzgeriales) from Nilgiri hills (India), Frahmia 7:1-12



2.       



Naveen Sahu,
Afroz Alam, Krishna Kumar Rawat, Praveen Kumar Verma (2014). Spore
morphologyof some south Indian species of Asterella P. Beauv.
(Marchantiophyta). Journal of American Science; 10: 18-24.



3.       



Afroz Alam (2014).  Morphotaxonomy of three
rare terricolous taxa of Jungermanniales occurring in Nilgiri hills (western
Ghats) India.  International Journal of
Environment, 3(2): 263-275.



4.       



 Afroz
Alam
, S. Vats, V. Sharma (2014).  Biomonitoring of Heavy Metal Pollution at
Mount Abu (Rajasthan, India) using Riccia Billardieri Mont. & Nees
Ex Gottsche, Lindenb. & Nees (Bryophyta: Hepaticae). International
Journal of Scientific Research in Knowledge, 2(6):  277-284.



5.       



Afroz Alam, S. Pandey,
V. Singh, S. C. Sharma and V. Sharma (2014). Moss flora of Mount Abu
(Rajasthan), India: An updated checklist. Tropical Plant Research 1(1):
8–13



6.       



Afroz Alam (2014).
Bio-Monitoring of metal deposition in Ranthambhore national park (Rajasthan),
India using Riccia aravalliensis Pande et Udar. Elixir Bio Tech. 69: 22838-22842



7.       



R. C. Pantola and Afroz Alam (2013). Correlation between copper
induced changes in peroxidase activities and its accumulation in seedling
roots of Brassica juncea. Mycopath,
11 (2):



8.       



Afroz Alam (2013). Antifungal efficacies of Hyophila
rosea
Williams (Bryophyta: Pottiaceae). Mycopath 11 (1): 15-17.



9.       



Praveen
Kumar Verma, Afroz Alam & K. K. Rawat (2013). Assessment of
Liverworts and Hornworts flora of Nilgiri hills, Western Ghats (India).
Polish Botanical Journal 58(2): 525-537



10.   



Sharad
Vats & Afroz Alam (2013).
Antioxidant activity of Barbula
javanica
Doz. et Molk.: A relatively unexplored bryophyte. Elixir Applied
Botany 65: 20103-20104.



11.   



Afroz Alam, V. Sharma, P. K. Verma & K. K. Rawat (2013). Scanning
Electron Microspory of some selected south Indian taxa of Marchantiales
(Bryophyta: Hepaticae). Archive for Bryology, vol. 190: 1-6



12.   



Afroz Alam (2013). Bio-monitoring of metal deposition
in Ranthambhore National Park (Rajasthan), India using Plagiochasma
rupestre
(G. Frost) Stephani. Archive for Bryology, vol. 186: 1-10



13.   



Sharad
Vats and Afroz Alam (2013).
Antibacterial Activity of Atrichum
undulatum
(Hedw.) P. Beauv. against some pathogenic Bacteria. Journal of
Biological Sciences. Vol. 13 (5): 427-431.



14.   



Geeta
Asthana & Afroz Alam (2013) Cololejeunea clavatopapillata
Steph.  —New to Asia, Tropical
Bryology, Vol. 35:39-42.



15.   



Afroz Alam, Vinay Sharma, Shiv Charan Sharma and Sonu Yadav
(2013). Hypnum plumaeforme
Wilson – New addition to the Bryoflora
of Western Himalayas, India. Archive
for Bryology, 170: 1-4.



16.   



Afroz Alam (2013). Moss
Flora of Western Himalayas (India)- An updated Checklist. Archive for
Bryology, 168: 1-28.



17.   



Afroz Alam (2013). Moss
flora of Munsiyari (Uttarakhand), Western Himalayas, India. Archive for
Bryology, 161: 1-11.



18.   



Afroz Alam, K. K. Behera, Sharad Vats & M.
Iqbal (2013). A preliminary study on
bryodiversity of Similipal Biosphere Reserve (Odisha), India. Archive for
Bryology 157: 1-9.



19.   



Afroz Alam, D. Sharma & Sonu Yadav (2012) Solenostoma
tetragonum
(Lindb.) R. M. Schust. ex Vana et D. G. Long var. kodaikanaleinsis
var. nov. from Palni hills, Tamil Nadu.
Phytotaxonomy, Vol. 12: 68-71.



20.   



Afroz Alam, Abhishek Tripathi, V. Sharma and
S.C. Sharma (2012) Bryoflora of Munsyari and Dharchula Tehsil of Pithoragarh,
Uttarakhand, Western Himalayas, India; Archive for Bryology, Vol.
140:1-11. (2012)



21.   



Afroz Alam, S. Khan, V. Sharma, S.C. Sharma and
Aruna Rani (2012) RAPD and morphological analysis of bryophytes – Thuidium
tamariscinum
(Hedw.) Schimp. and Hyophyla comosa Dixon in P. de la
Varde, Researcher, 4(11):98-103]. (ISSN: 1553-9865). (2012)



22.   



Afroz Alam, V. Sharma, S.C. Sharma and Punam
Kumari (2012) Antibacterial activity of the alcoholic extracts of Entodon
nepalensis
Mizush. against some pathogenic bacteria, Report and
Opinion  4:(10):44-47.(ISSN:
1553-9873).



23.   



Afroz Alam and V. Sharma (2012) Seasonal
variation in accumulation of heavy metals in Lunularia cruciata (Linn.)
Dum. at Nilgiri hills, Western Ghats, International Journal of Biological
Science and Engineering. Vol. 3 (2): 91-99 (ISSN: 1976-1519).



24.   



Afroz Alam, Sharad Vats & K. K. Behera,
(2012). Exormotheca ceylonensis Meijer – a threatened liverwort in
India, rediscovered in Palni Hills, Tamil Nadu, Journal of Threatened Taxa.
Vol. 4(5): 2593–2595. (2012)



25.   



Afroz Alam (2012) Some Indian bryophytes known
for their biologically active compounds, International Journal of applied
biology and pharmaceutical technology. Vol. 2(3): 239-246. (2012)



26.   



Afroz Alam, V. Sharma and S.C. Sharma (2012) In
vitro
antifungal efficacies of aqueous extract of Targionia hypophylla
L. against growth of some pathogenic fungi. (2012), International Journal of
Ayurvedic and herbal medicine. Vol. 2 (2): 229-233.



27.   



Afroz Alam, V. Sharma and S.C. Sharma (2012) An
Association between Macromitrium sulcatum (Hook.) Brid. and Ulothrix
zonata
(Weber & Mohr) Kützing. Archive for Bryology, Vol.
129:1-4. (2012)



28.   



Afroz Alam (2012) Antifungal activity of Plagiochasma
rupestre
(Forst.) Steph. extracts. Researcher, Vol 4(3): 61—64.
(2012)



29.   



Afroz Alam, K. K. Behera,
Sharad Vats, D. Sharma & V Sharma (2012). Impact of Bryo-Diversity
depletion on Land Slides in Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats (South India) Archive
for Bryology
Vol. 122: 1-7. (2012)



30.   



Afroz Alam (2012) Liverworts Flora of Parson’s
valley, Nilgiri hills (Western Ghats), South India. Archive for Bryology,
Vol. 119: 1-20 (2012)



31.   



Deepak
Sharma & Afroz Alam (2011). Present Status of Liverwort diversity
at Pachmarhi (Madhya Pradesh). Journal of Indian Botanical Society,
Vol. 90 (3&4): 332-338. (2011)



32.   



Afroz Alam, P.K. Verma, G. Asthana and S. Yadav
(2011) Moss Flora of Palni Hills (Tamil Nadu), India-A Checklist , Archive
for Bryology
Vol. 112: 1-7. (2011)



33.   



Muddassar
Iqbal, Anima Langer, Fayaz Butt and Afroz Alam (2011) Studies on the
associates of Conocephalum conicum L. (Dumort.) and Dumortiera
hirsuta
Sw. (Nees).  American
Journal of Plant Sciences
Vol. 2:283-286. (2011) Impact Factor: 0.27



34.   



Afroz Alam, V. Sharma and S.C. Sharma (2011)
Bryoflora of Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan (India),  Archive for Bryology Vol. 106: 1-8.
(2011)



35.   



Muddassar
Iqbal, Anima Langer and Afroz Alam (2011) Intraspecific variability
assessment (Ecological and Morpho-anatomical) in Conocephalum conicum (L.)
Dumort. in North- West Himalaya (Bhaderwah, J&K), India. In: Archive
for Bryology
.  Vol. 104: 1-13.
(2011)



36.   



Muddassar Iqbal, Anima Langer and Afroz Alam
(2011) Conocephalum conicum (L.)
Dumort. (Snake Liverwort) Threatened
in Bhaderwah (J & K) due to Environmental Shock, American Journal of
Plant Sciences
Vol. 2: 554-560. (2011) Impact Factor: 0.27



37.   



Afroz Alam, Tripathi, A., Vats, S.,
Behera, K. K., Sharma, V. (2011). In
vitro
antifungal efficacies of aqueous extract of Dumortiera hirsuta (Swaegr.)
Nees against sporulation and growth of postharvest phytopathogenic fungi. Archive
for Bryology
. Vol. 103: 1-9. (2011)



38.   



P.
K. Verma, Afroz Alam and S.C. Srivastava (2011) Status of
Mosses in Nilgiri Hills (Western Ghats), India.  Archive for Bryology , Vol. 102:
1-16. (2011)



39.   



Afroz Alam (2011). Diversity and Distribution of
terricolous liverworts (Hepaticae) in Nilgiri hills, Tamil Nadu, India. Proceedings
of National Academy of Sciences
(Biological Section). Vol. 81 B,  Part II: 206-217 (2011)



40.   



Afroz Alam & S. C. Srivastava (2011). Liverwort
Diversity in Palni hills, Tamil Nadu-A Checklist.  NELMBO Bull. Bot. Surv. India, Vol.
51: 99-122. (2009)



41.   



Afroz Alam & S. C. Srivastava (2009). Current Status
of Genus Plagiochasma in Nilgiri and Palni hills with SEM details of
Spores.  Indian Journal of Forestry
vol. 32(4) 623-634. (2009)



42.   



Afroz Alam (2009). Rare and Endangered
terricolous liverworts of Nilgiri and Palni Hills, Tamil Nadu. Journal of
Indian Botanical society
vol.88 (3 &4): 236-238 (2009)



43.   



Afroz Alam & S. C. Srivastava (2009). Marchantia
paleacea

Bert. As an indicator of heavy metal pollution. Indian Journal of
Forestry,
vol. 32(3) 465-470. (2009)



44.   



Afroz Alam (2008). New additions to the
Bryoflora of Nilgiri hills (Tamil Nadu), South India. Geophytology  38 (1 – 2): 
41-44. (2008)



45.   



Afroz Alam, Adarsh Kumar & S. C. Srivastava (2009). Jungermannia (Plectocolea)
nilgiriensis sp.nov. from Nilgiri Hills (Western Ghats) India.  Bull. Bot. Surv. India Vol. 49, Nos.
1-4: pp. 219-224. (2007)



46.   



S. C.
Srivastava, P. K. Verma & Afroz Alam (2006).
Plagiochila
gracilis

Lindenb. & Gott. and P. subtropica St. in Western Ghats (Nilgiri
Hills).  Phytotaxonomy Vol. 6:
78-83. (2006)



47.   



S. C.
Srivastava & Afroz Alam (2005). Frullania tamarisci (L.)
Dum.  – A New Phorophyte for Stigonema
Cf. minutum (C.A.Agardh) Hassall. 
Indian
Journal of Forestry

vol. 28 (4): 429-432. (2005)



48.   



S. C.
Srivastava & Afroz Alam (2005).
Family Scapaniaceae-New to
South Indian Bryoflora.  Indian
Journal of Forestry
, vol. 28 (3): 287-290.  (2005)



49.   



S. C.
Srivastava & Afroz Alam (2004).
Frullania riojaneirensis (Raddi)
Spruce- an addition to Indian Bryoflora. 
Geophytology, vol. 33 (1 & 2): 47-51 (2004).



50.   



S. C.
Srivastava & Afroz Alam (2002).
A collection of Frullania
from Nilgiri hills with F. densiloba St. as a new record for India, Journal
of the Bombay Natural History Society
, 
vol. 99(2), pp. 224-231. (2002)


 














Books 



2.



Afroz Alam & S. C. Srivastava (2012). Hepaticae of Nilgiri hills, Western
Ghats India (India), Vol. I- Terrestrial diversity. LAP-Lambert Academic
Publishers, Germany, ISBN:-978-3-659-30425-5 (Monograph)



3.



Naveen Sahu, S. C.
Srivastava, Afroz Alam (2013).
Palyno-taxonomy
of some selected taxa of family Aytoniaceae,
LAP-Lambert Academic
Publishers, Germany, ISBN:-978-3-659-48039-3.



 

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