List of Research Publications of Prof. Hukam Singh Gehlot


  1. Tak
    N, Gehlot HS, Meghwal Raju Ram, Ardley Julie,  Tiwari R, Tian R, Brau L, Goodwin L, Han
    J, Liolios K, Huntemann M, Palaniappan K, Pati A, Mavromatis K, Ivanova N,
    Markowitz V, Woyke T, Kyrpides N, Reeve W (2014) Genome sequence of
    nitrogen fixing tree rhizobia (Ensifer sp. PC2) isolated from root nodule
    of Prosopis cineraria (Khejri) native to Thar Desert of India Stand Genomic Sci In Press (IF: 3.17)

  2. Ramesh Raliya, J.C.Tarafdar, H. Mahawar, Rajesh
    Kumar, Priya Gupta, Tanu Mathur R.K.Kaul, Praveen-Kumar, A. Kalia, R.
    Gautam, S.K.Singh, H.S.Gehlot
    (2014) ZnO nanoparticles induced exopolysacharide production by B.subtilis strain JCT1 for arid
    soil applications International
    Journal of Biological Macromolecules (Elsevier) – 65: 362-368 (IF: 3.22)

  3. Gehlot HS, Tak
    N, Dagla HR, Davis TD (2014) Indigenous and Modern Scientific Strategies
    for Characterization, Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of
    Bio-resources of the Indian Thar Desert Journal of Arid land Studies 24 (1) 5-8 (IF: 0.45)

  4. Pooja Mahendu, N.S.Shekhawat, M.K Rai, V Kataria
    & H.S.Gehlot (2014)
    Evaluation of aeroponics for clonal propagation of Caralluma edulis,
    Leptadenia reticulate and Tylophora indica- three threatened medicinal Asclepiads
    Physiol Mol Biol Plants DOI
    10.1007/s12298-014-0240-8 (Springer)

  5. Gehlot HS, Tak
    N, KaushikM, Mitra S, Chen WM, Poweleit N, Panwar D, Poonar N, Parihar R,
    Tak A, Sankhla IS, Ojha A, Rao SR, Simon MF, dos Reis Junior FB, Perigolo
    N,. Tripathi AK, Sprent JI, Young JPW, James EK, Gyaneshwar P (2013) An
    invasive Mimosa in India does not adopt the symbionts of its native
    relatives. Annals of Botany 112
    (1): 179-196. (IF: 3.62)-Oxford

  6. Tak N, Gehlot
    , Kaushik M, Choudhary S, Tiwari R, Tian R, Brau L, Goodwin L, Han
    J, Liolios K, Huntemann M, Palaniappan K, Pati A, Mavromatis K, Ivanova N,
    Markowitz V, Woyke T, Kyrpides N, Reeve W (2013) Genome sequence of
    Ensifer sp. TW10; a Tephrosia wallichii (Biyani) microsymbiont native to
    the Indian Thar Desert. Stand
    Genomic Sci
    9: 304-314. (IF:

  7. Pooja Mahendu, H.S.Gehlot, N.S.Shekhawat, J.B.
    Vibha, Rachna Dinesh,(2013) In Vitro Plant Regeneration of Cymbopogon
    jawarancusa (Jones) Schult from Merismatic base of Spikelet. Natl. Acad. Sci. Lett.  DOI 10.1007/s40009-013-0210-7 (Springer)

  8. Gehlot HS,
    Dheeren Panwar, Nisha Tak, , Alkesh Tak, Indu S Sankhla, Neetu Poonar,
    Rashmita Parihar, N.S. Shekhawat, Mahesh Kumar, Ravi Tiwari, Julie Ardley,
    Euan James, J.I. Sprent (2012) Nodulation of legumes from the Thar desert
    of India and molecular characterization of their rhizobia. Plant and Soil Springer,
    357:227-243 (IF: 3.25)

9.      Sprent,
Janet I. and Gehlot, Hukam S.(2011)
‘Nodulated legumes in arid and semi-arid environments: are they important?’, Plant Ecology & Diversity
, 3: 3,
211 — 219,
(Impact Factor, 2.05)

  1. M.S. Rathore, H.S.
    and N.S. Shekhawat (2010) Biotechnological approaches for
    propagation and prospecting of important medicinal plants from Indian Thar
    Desert. International Journal of Plant Production 4:67-72 (IF: 1.081)

  2. M.S. Rathore, N.S .Shekhawat and H.S. Gehlot (2009) Need of
    assessing rhizobia for their plant growth promoting activities associated
    with native wild legumes inhabiting Aravalli ranges of Rajasthan, India. Botany
    Research International
    2:115- 122

  3. Neelam Poonar, H.S.Gehlot,
    Shanu Khana and B.S. Yadav (2008) Estimation of biochecmicals in ber
    fruits at different developmental stages: a comparative account. Haryana J Hortic Sci 37 (3&4)

  4. Neelam
    Poonar, H.S.Gehlot and B.S.
    Yadav (2008) Evaluation of antioxidant potency of dried ber fruits.
    Haryana J Hortic Sci 37 (3&4) 270

  5. H.R. Dagla, H.S.
    and N.S. Shekhawat (2007). Desert Bloom. Vigyan Pragati, National Institute
    of Scientific and Communication and Information Resource (NISCAIR).

  6. S. Trivedi, H.S.
    and S.R. Rao (2006). Protein Thermo Stability in Archaea
    and Eubacteria. Genetic and
    Molecular Research
    5(4):816-827 (IF:

  7. Seema Trivedi, S.R. Rao and H.S. Gehlot (2005) Nucleic acid stability in
    thermophilic prokaryotes: a review. Journal of Cell and Molecular Biology.
    4(1): 61-69

  8. H.S.
    , Anila Purohit and N.S. Shekhawat (2005) Alterations in
    protein profiles and metabolic patterns in Sesamum indicum cultivars under salinity stress.
    Journal of Cell and Molecular Biology
    . 4(1):31-39

  9. P. Gehlot, D.K. Purohit and H.S. Gehlot (2005) Evaluation of Pseudomonas fluorescens as a Biocontrol Agent and
    Biofertilizer Associated with Chilli Rhizosphere. Biofertilizer Newsletter. 13(2):12-16

  10. Anila Purohit, H.S.
    , Pooja Khurana and Poonam Agarwal (2005) An evaluation of
    early seedling growth characteristics of Sesama Cultivars under Salt Stress. Plant Archives. 5(1):249-256 (NAAS IF=3)

  11. H.S.
    , Sunita Mali and Anila Purohit (2003) Role of specific ions
    on growth and metabolic patterns in moth bean (C3) and pearl millet (C4)
    of Indian Desert. Indian J. Plant Physiol.
    8(2):145- 149 ) (IF by NAAS: 4..0
    in 1-10 scale

  12. N. Sankhla, T.D. Davis, H.S. Gehlot, A. Upadhyaya, A. Sankhla and D. Sankhla
    (1991) Growth and organogenesis in Moth Bean cultures as influenced by
    Triazole Growth Regulators and Gibberellic Acid. J. Plant Growth Regulation.
    10:41-45 (IF: 2.066)

  13. H.S.
    , A. Upadhyaya, T.D. Davis, A. Sankhla, D. Sankhla and N.
    Sankhla (1989) Growth and organogenesis in Moth Bean callus as affected by
    Paclobutrazol. Plant and Cell Physiol 30(6):933-936 (IF: 4.9)

  14. A. Upadhyaya, H.S.
    , T.D. Davis, N. Sankhla, A. Sankhla and D. Sankhla (1989) In Vitro growth , metabolism and
    regeneration of Moth Bean callus as influenced by flurprimidol. Biochem.
    185(3/4):245-252 (IF:4.7)



Research Papers in Proceedings

  1. Pooja
    Khurana, H.S. Gehlot, H.R. Dagla and N.S. Shekhawat (2008) Development of
    Suitable Protocol for Regeneration of Lasiurus sindicus (Shewan): A
    valuable grass of Thar Desert, In: I.D. Arya and Sarita Arya (eds)
    Utilization of Biotechnology in Plant Sciences, Forest Research Institute,
    Dehradun, pp: 1-6

  2. N. Sankhla, P. AgarwaI, W.A. Mackay, H.S. Gehlot (2006). Ber (Zizyphus) Fruits: Apple of arid
    regions of Indian Thar Desert. In: Proc. IVth on MQUIC, A. Purvis et al (eds). Acta Hort. 712, ISHS 2006. 449-452

  3. N. Sankhla, H.S.
    , P. Agarwal, R. Choudhary and S. Joshi (2006) Postharvest
    Ripening of Ziziphus mauritiana Fruits:
    Effect of 1-Mthylcyclopropane. Proc. Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer.

  4. N.S. Shekhawat, V. Kataria, M. Singh, M. Phulwaria,
    J.B.Vibha, M.S. Rathore, H.R. Dagla, R.P. Singh and H.S. Gehlot (2004) Regeneration and micropropagation in
    service of forestry as basic and applied plant sciences. In: Proc.
    Biotechnology for a better future L.D’ Souza (ed.) 283-289. SAC
    Publications, Mangalore

  5. H.S.
    , R. Dinesh, R. Choudhary, S. Joshi and N. Sankhla (2003) In Vitro studies on chickpea
    seedlings: Effect of salt on growth and antioxidant activity. Proc.
    Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer
    . 119-122

  6. R. Dinesh, H.S.
    , R. Choudhary, S. Joshi and N. Sankhla (2003) Effect of
    gebberellin biosynthesis inhibitors on In
    growth and antioxidant activity in chick pea seedlings. Proc.
    Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer
    . 123-126

  7. R. Choudhary, S. Joshi, H.S. Gehlot and N. Sankhla (2003) Chlorophyll
    fluorescence, Phytosynthesis and enzyme activity in ber (Zizyphus rotundifolia) under
    salinity stress . Proc. Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer.

  8. H.S. Gehlot,
    Anila Purohit, Sunita Mali, N.S. Shekhawat and Z.S. Solanki (2002) Role of
    exogenously applied salicylic acid on growth, metabolites and oxidative
    damage in cultivars of Sesamum (Sesamum indicum L) In: Proc.
    National Seminar on role of plant physiology for sustaining quality and
    quantity of food production in relation to environment. (M.B. Chetti ed.),
    Dharwad (Karnataka), India. pp: 74-79

  9. T.D. Davis, H.S.
    , C.P. Williams and N. Sankhla (1992) Comparative shoot
    growth retarding activity of Paclobutrazol and XE-1019. Proc.
    Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer.
    14:121-1 24

  10. H.S.
    , T.D. Davis, A. Sankhla, D. Sankhla, A. Upadhyaya and N.
    Sankhla (1987a) Influence of triazole growth regulator and GA3 on In Vitro differentiation from Moth
    Bean callus. Proc. Plant Growth Reg. Soc. America 14:103 -107

  11. H. S.
    , A.Upadhyaya and N. Sankhla (1987b) Growth characteristics
    of salt selected and non- selected cell lines of Moth Bean (Vigna aconitifolia) In: Proc. Nat.
    Symp. Cell & Tissue Culture of Eco. Imp. Plant, Reddy G M (ed),
    Hyderabad, (India) 135-140

  12. H.S.
    , A. Upadhyaya and N. Sankhla (1983) Effect of Polyamines on
    Transpiration and Stomatal Opening. Proc.
    Natl. Adv. Front. Pl. Sci.,
    Jodhpur, (India) 239-241


Research Papers and reviews as book chapters

  1. Saroj Nein , H.S.
    , Sanjay Purohit and S.P. Bohra (1997) Polyamines in Plant
    Biology. In:Purohit SS (ed) Agro’s Annual Review of Plant Physiology. Agro
    Botanica Publisher, Bikaner, India, 3:1-35

  2. H.S.
    , Sanjay Purohit, K.K. Bora and S.P. Bohra (1998) Salicylic
    acid : A new PGR in Signal Transduction. In: Hemantranjan A (ed) Advances
    in Plant Physiology. Scientific Publisher (India) Jodhpur, 1:273-291

  3. H.S.
    , S. Mali and Sheela Agarwal (1999) Stress Proteins in
    Plants. Agro’s Ann. Rev. of Plant Physiology, Agro Botanica Publisher,
    Bikaner, India, IV:249 -289

  4. Sheela Agarwal, Varsha Pandey and H.S. Gehlot (1999)
    Oxidative Burst in Plants. Agro’s Ann. Rev. of Plant Physiology, Agro
    Botanica Publisher, Bikaner, India, IV:290-337

  5. Sheela Agarwal and H.S. Gehlot (2000) An Update on Brassinorides .In:
    Advances in Plant Physiology (Ed. A. Hemantranjan) Scientific Publishers
    (India) Jodhpur, 3:149-1 79

  6. H.S.
    and S.P. Bohra (2003) Perception and sensing mechanism in
    plants: A lesson from prokaryote and yeast osmosensing In: Glimpses in
    plant sciences and biotechnology, (Ed. P.C. Trivedi) Pointer Publisher,
    Jaipur, India pp. 94-112

  7. H.S.
    , N.S. Shekhawat and A. Hemantranjan (2003) GE crops: need,
    potential and contentions. In: Advances in plant physiology (Ed. A.
    Hemantranjan), Scientific Publishers (India) 6:1-35

  8. N. Sankhla, H.S.
    , R. Choudhary, S. Joshi and R. Dinesh (2006).
    Ecophysiological studies on Indian desert plants: Effect of salt on
    antioxidant defense systems in Zizyphus
    . In: M.A. Khan and D.J. Weber (eds), Ecophysiology of High
    Salinity Tolerant Plants, 201-213. Springer.
    Printed in the Netherlands

  9. H.S.
    Dheeren Panwar, R. Parihar, N. Tak, S. Trivedi and N.S. Shekhawat
    (2008) Nodulating native legumes and associated rhizobia found in arid
    regions of the Thar desert. In: P. Parihar and L. Parihar (eds) Advances in Applied microbiology,
    Agrobios India, 27-36.

  10. H.S.
    , Poonam Agarwal, Pooja Khurana and N.S. Shekhawat (2008)
    Biology and Biotechnology of Lasiurus
    (Shewan): A Valuable Grass of Thar Desert. In: Ashwani Kumar
    and N.S. Shekhawat (eds) Plant Tissue Tissue Culture and Molecular
    Markers, I.K. International Publisher, New Delhi, pp 371-384

  11. Raju R MeghwaI, N.K .Dwivedi and H.S. Gehlot (2009)
    Assessment of soluble protein content in some promising moth bean
    germplasm accessions. In: D. Kumar, A. Henry and K.P.R. Vittal (eds).
    Legumes in dry areas, Scientific Publisher, India 77-81.

  12. H.S.Gehlot
    and Seema Trivedi (2010) Introduction to Bioinformatics. In: Parihar &
    Parihar (eds). Advances in Applied Biotechnology, pp 167-175 Agrobios,

  13. Raturi A, Tak N, Gehlot HS (2014) Bacterial endophytes and their significance
    in the sustainable production of food in non-legumes In: Narendra Tuteja
    and Saravjeet S. Gill (eds.) Climate change and plant abiotic stress
    tolerance–VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA Weinheim pp 1013-1039

  14. Dheeren Panwar, Nisha Tak, Hukam S Gehlot (2014) Nodulated Native Legumes in an Arid Environment
    of Indian Thar Desert In: M.H.Fulekar & R.K.Kale (eds.) Recent Trends
    in Plant Sciences-I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi,
    India pp 280-294

  15.  Archana
    Ojha, Nisha Tak, H.S.Gehlot
    Satyawada Rama Rao (2014) Genetic diversity analysis of rhizobial
    symbionts associated with legumes of India In:  (In

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