Ph. D. Thesis

Mahar K. S. (2012) Studies on Molecular Systematics of the genus Sapindus L. (Sapindaceae) in India using PCR based methods. Supervisers: Dr. L. M. S. Palni, Dr. T. S. Rana and Dr. Veena Pande. Kumaun University, Nainital, India.


M. Sc. Dissertation

Mahar K. S. (2006) Molecular Diversity Analysis of Maize Inbreds Using Simple Sequence Repeats. H.N.B.Garhwal University, Srinagar, India.


Book Chapter

·       Rana T. S., Narzary D., Verma S., Mahar K. S., Baleshwar, Ranade S. A. and Nair K. N. (2014) Methods and Approaches in Plant Molecular Systematics In: Rana T. S., Nair K. N., Upreti D.K. (Eds.) Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics : Classical & Modern Methods. New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi. pp 383-416. (ISBN 978-93-83305-41-4)


Research Papers

1.   Narzary D., Verma S., Mahar K. S., Rana T. S. (2014) A rapid and effective method for isolation of genomic DNA from small amount of silica-dried leaf tissues. National Academy Science Letters (In Press) (IF: 0.240)


2.   Singh N., Bajpai R., Mahar K. S., Tiwari V., Upreti D. K. and Rana T. S. (2014) ISSR and DAMD markers revealed high genetic variability within Flavoparmelia caperata in Western Himalaya (India). Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants. 20(4):501-508. doi:10.1007/s12298-014-0256-0


3.     Chowlu K., Mahar K. S., Sharma H. B., Ngapui R., Rao A. N. and Vij S. P. (2014) Bulbophyllum dickasonii Seidenf. (Orchidaceae): A new record for India with a complete morphological description. Kew Bulletin. 69:9495. doi:10.1007/s12225-014-9495-z


4.     Rana T. S., Mahar K. S., Pandey M. M., Srivastava S. K. and Rawat A. K. S. (2013). Molecular and Chemical Profiling of ‘Sweet flag’ (Acorus calamus L.) germplasm from India. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants. 19(2):231-237. doi:10.1007/s12298-013-0164-8


5.     Mahar K. S., Rana T. S., Ranade S. A., Pande V. and Palni L. M. S. (2013). Estimation of Genetic Diversity and Population Structure in Sapindus trifoliatus L., Using DNA Fingerprinting Methods. Trees – Structure and Function. 27(1):85-96. doi:10.1007/s00468-012-0770-z (IF: 1.869)


6.     Mahar K. S., Meena B., Rana T. S. and Ranade S. A. (2012). ISSR profile diversity of Soap nut (Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn.) in Western Himalayan region (India). Plant Biosystems. 146(3):614-621. doi:10.1080/11263504.2011.637090 (IF: 1.912)


7.     Mahar K. S., Rana T. S., Ranade S. A. and Meena B. (2011). Genetic variability and population structure in Sapindus emarginatus Vahl from India. Gene. 485(1):32-39. doi:10.1016/j.gene.2011.05.036 (IF: 2.082)


8.     Mahar K. S., Rana T. S. and Ranade S. A. (2011). Molecular analyses of genetic variability in soap nut (Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn.). Industrial Crops and Products. 34(1):1111-1118. doi:10.1016/j.indcrop.2011.03.029 (IF 3.028)


9.     Mahar K. S., Agrawal P. K., Babu B. K. and Gupta H. S. (2009). Assessment of Genetic Diversity among the Elite Maize (Zea mays L.) Genotypes Adapted to North-Western Himalayan Region of India using Microsatellite Markers. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 18(2):217-220. doi:10.1007/BF03263322 (IF: 0.810)


10.  Narzary D., Mahar K. S., Rana T. S. and Ranade S. A. (2009). Analysis of genetic diversity among wild pomegranates in Western Himalayas, using PCR methods. Scientia Horticulturae. 121(2):237-242. doi:10.1016/j.scienta.2009.01.035 (IF: 1.504)





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