Name:                                                             Dr. Bhupendra Singh Adhikari

Designation:                                                   Scientist-F
& Head

                                                                        Habitat
Ecology Department

Present address: Wildlife
Institute of India, P.O. Box #18

Chandrabani, Dehra Dun 248 001, Uttarakhand, India

Phone  91 135 2640112-115,
FAX  91 135 2640117

Email:   adhikaribs@wii.gov.in

 

Papers published

 

International: 

 

1.       
Singh S.P., B.S. Adhikari & D.B. Zobel (1994).
Biomass, productivity, leaf longevity and forest structure along an altitudinal
gradient in the Central Himalaya. Ecological
Monographs
64 (4): 401-421.       

2.       
Adhikari B.S., Y.S. Rawat & S.P. Singh (1995). Structure and
function of high altitude forests in Central Himalaya. I. Dry Matter Dynamics. Annals of Botany 75: 237-248.

3.       
Adhikari B.S., Y.S. Rawat & S.P. Singh (1995). Structure and
function of high altitude forests in Central Himalaya. II. Nutrient Dynamics. Annals of Botany 75: 249-258.

4.       
Rikhari H.C., B.S. Adhikari & Y.S. Rawat (1997).
Woody species composition of temperate forests along an elevational gradient in
Indian Central Himalaya. Journal of
Tropical Forest Science.
10 (2):
197-211.

5.       
Dhaila-Adhikari
S., B.S. Adhikari & S.P. Singh
(1997). Leaf growth pattern in co-existing evergreen and deciduous species of
Himalayan forest. Oecologia Montana
6: 23-27.

6.       
Rikhari H.C.
& B.S. Adhikari (1998).
Population structure and protective role of subalpine forests in Central
Himalaya. Journal of Sustainable Forestry
7 (3/4): 5-21.

7.       
Adhikari B.S., S. Dhaila-Adhikari & Y.S. Rawat (2000).
Structure of Himalayan moist temperate cypress forest at and around Naini Tal,
Kumaun Himalayas. Oecologia Montana
6: 7-17.

8.       
Rawat G.S. &
B.S. Adhikari (2005).
Human
and livestock pressure on plant diversity in the rangelands of Changthang
plateau, Ladakh, India. In: II GMBA symposium “Linking mountain diversity with fire, grazing and erosion“, in
La Paz, Bolivia. 201-212.

9.       
Rawat G.S. &
B.S. Adhikari (2005).
Floristics
and Distribution of Plant Communities Across Moisture and Topographic Gradients
in Tso Kar Basin, Changthang Plateau, Eastern Ladakh. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 37 (2):
539–544.

10.   
Adhikari B.S., Babu M.M., Saklani P.L. & Rawat G.S. (2007). Distribution,
use pattern and prospects for conservation of medicinal shrubs in Uttaranchal
State, India
.  Journal
of Mountain Science
 4 (2): 155-180.

11.    Dhaila-Adhikari
S. & Adhikari B.S. (2007).
Veneration of a Deity by Restoration of Sacred Grove in a Village Minar, Kumaun
Region of Uttarakhand: A Case Study.  Journal of American Science  3 (2): 45-49.

12.    Adhikari B.S.
(2008). Chusua nana: An orchid, new record for Nanda Devi National Park
(Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve), Uttarakhand, India. Journal of American Science 4 (4): 27-31.

13.   
Adhikari B.S. & Babu M.M. (2008). Floral diversity of Baanganga Wetland, Uttarakhand, India. Check
List
4 (3): 279–290.

14.   
Adhikari, B.S., Uniyal,
S.K. & Rawat, G.S. (2009). Vegetation structure and community patterns of
Tehri Dam Submergence Zone, Uttarakhand, India. EurAsia J BioSci 3, 6, 40-49.

15.   
Adhikari, B.S. (2009). Status
and distribution pattern of coarse woody debris along an altitudinal gradient
in Askot Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand, West Himalaya
. Journal
of Forestry Research
20(3):
205–212.

16.    Dhaila-Adhikari,
S. & B. S. Adhikari (2009).
Conserving biodiversity through faith and beliefs in Kumaun Region,
Uttarakhand. In: Mountain Forum’s
on-line library.

17.   
Bhattacharyya, S., B.S. Adhikari and G.S. Rawat (2009). Abundance of Royle’s pika
(Ochotona roylei) along an altitudinal gradient in Uttarakhand, Western
Himalaya. Hystrix It. J. Mamm. 20(2): 111-119.

18.   
Adhikari, B.S., M.M. Babu, P.L. Saklani and G.S. Rawat (2010).
Medicinal plants diversity and their conservation status in Wildlife Institute
of India (WII) Campus, Dehradun. Ethnobotanical
Leaflets
14: 46-83.

19.    Rai, I.
D., P. Kumar, R. R. Bharati, B. S.
Adhikari
and G. S. Rawat (2010).
Corallorhiza trifida Chatel.: a
little known partial myco-heterotrophic
orchid from the Valley of Flowers national park, western Himalaya,
India. Taiwania 55 (4): 391-395.

20.   
Tiwari, U. L.
and B. S. Adhikari (2011). Berberis
rawatii
sp. nov. (Berberidaceae) from India. Nordic Journal of Botany 29: 184-188.

21.   
Kotia, A., K.
Angmo, R.R. Bharti, B.S. Adhikari and G.S. Rawat (2011). A record of the
little-known Stoat Mustela erminea
ferghanae
from Ladakh, India. Small Carnivore Conservation 44: 42-43.

22.   
Rawat. G.S., B.S.
Adhikari
and S.K. Uniyal (2011). Rangelands of eastern Ladakh: Threatened
plant communities and strategies for their conservation. In: Global change,
biodiversity and livelihoods in cold desert region of Asia. K.G. Saxena, L.
Liang and X. Xue (Eds.), 51-59p.

23.   
Tiwari, U.L., B. S. Adhikari and G. S. Rawat (2011). On the Recollection and Rediscovery of Onosma pyramidale Hook. f.,
Boraginaceae from Chamoli, Uttarakhand.
Asian Journal of Pharmacy and Life Science 1(4): 406-408.

24.   
Bharti, R.R., B. S. Adhikari and G.
S. Rawat (2011).
Assessing vegetation changes in timberline ecotone
of Nanda Devi National Park, Uttarakhand. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 18: (2012)
472–479. [
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jag. 2011.09.018]

25.   
Rai, I.D., B. S. Adhikari, G. S. Rawat and K. Bargali (2012). Community
Structure along Timberline Ecotone in Relation to Micro-topography and
Disturbances in Western Himalaya.
Notulae Scientia Biologicae
4(2): 41-52.

26.   
Rai,
I.D., B. S. Adhikari and G. S. Rawat (
2012). Mass Foliar Damage at Subalpine-Timberline Ecotone in
Western Himalaya Due to Extreme Climatic Events.
American Journal of
Climate Change
1: 104-107.
[http://www.SciRP.org/journal/ajcc]

27.       
Tiwari UL, BS
Adhikari
& GS Rawat (
2012). A checklist of Berberidaceae in Uttarakhand,
Western Himalaya, India
.
Check List 8(4):
610–616
.
[http://www.checklist.org.br]

28.   
Mohanta R.K., B. S. Adhikari,
H.K. Sahu and K.K. Swain (2012).
The
biological values and conservation status of sacred groves in the Balasore
Wildlife Division, Odisha: A case study.
Int.
J. Conserv. Sci
. 3(3): 207-216.

29.  Rai, I.D. and B. S. Adhikari (2012).
Rhododendron rawatii (Ericaceae), a
new species from the Western Himalaya, India.
Phytotaxa 71:10-16.

30.   
Abhinaba M & BS Adhikari (2012). Plant Community Composition and Structure of
Chenab Valley in a Part of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve.
Notulae Scientia Biologicae 4(3):45-56.

31.   
Angmo K, BS Adhikari & GS Rawat
(2012). Changing aspects of Traditional Healthcare System in Western Ladakh,
India.
Journal of Ethnopharmacology 143(2): 621-630.

32.   
Tiwari U.L., G.S. Rawat and B.
S. Adhikari
(
2012). Rediscovery of two
endemic species of Berberis from Uttarakhand, Western Himalaya, India. Biodiv. Res. Conserv. 28: 19-24.

33.   
Angmo K, BS Adhikari & GS Rawat
(2012). Sighting of a snow leopard in Sumdoh Valley, Ladakh. CATnews 57: 28-29.

34.   
Adhikari BS, A Kunzes, JS Jalal & G.S. Rawat (2013). Rediscovery of Dactylorhiza kafiriana,
a lesser known orchid from Suru valley, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Richardiana 13: 220-225.

35.   
Ninad B. Raut NB, UL Tiwari, BS
Adhikari
, GS Rawat & S Chandola (2013). Population Status of Commercially Important Medicinal Plants in Dehradun
Forest Division, Uttarakhand (India).
Notulae Scientia Biologicae 5(2): 175-182.

36.   
Bhattacharyya, S, BS
Adhikari
& GS Rawat (2013).
Forage selection by Royle’s pika (Ochotona
roylei
) in the western Himalaya, India. Zoology
116(5):300-306.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.zool.2013.05.003

37.   
Mitra M, A Kumar, BS
Adhikari
& GS Rawat (2013). A note on transhumant pastoralism in Niti
valley, Western Himalaya, India. Pastoralism:
Research, Policy and Practice
3(29):1-6.

38.   
Rai
ID, RR Bharti, BS Adhikari & GS
Rawat (2013). Structure and Functioning of Timberline Vegetation in the Western
Himalaya: A Case Study. High Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the
Hindu Kush Himalayas. 91-107. In: W Ning, GS Rawat, S Joshi, M Ismail & E
Sharma (eds), Special Publication. International Centre for Integrated Mountain
Development, Kathmandu, Nepal.

39.   
Bisht
S & BS Adhikari (2014). Dendribium longicornu: an addition to
the orchid flora of western Himalaya. Richrdiana
XIV: 157-168.

40.   
Kotia A, BS Adhikari, GS Rawat & MKS
Pasha (2014).
Status
and Distribution of Coleus barbatus Benth. in Tehri Garhwal District, Uttarakhand.
Journal
of Biodiversity & Endangered Species
2(2): 127.   http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2332-2543.1000127

41.   
Hanh NP, NQ Binh & BS Adhikari (2014). Distribution of Alpinia (Zingiberaceae) and their use
pattern in Vietnam.
Journal of Biodiversity
& Endangered Species
2(2):
121.  
http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2332-2543.1000121

42.   
Bhattacharyya, S, BS
Adhikari
& GS Rawat (2014).
Influence of Snow, Food,
and Rock Cover on Royle’s Pika Abundance in Western Himalaya.
Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research,
46(3):558-567.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1657/1938-4246-46.3.558

43.   
Bhattacharyya, S, BS
Adhikari
& GS Rawat (2014).
Influence of microclimate on the activity of
Royle’s pika in the western Himalaya, India. Zoological Studies 53:73 
http://www.zoologicalstudies.com/content/53/1/73

 

 

National:

1.       
Adhikari
B.S.
, H.C. Rikhari, Y.S. Rawat & S.P. Singh (1991). High altitude
forest: composition, diversity and profile structure in a part of Kumaun
Himalaya. Tropical Ecology 32
(1):86-97.

2.       
Dhaila, S. & B.S.
Adhikari
(1992). Certain fungal diseases of fruits and vegetables in the
markets of Kumaun. Journal of Plant and
Environment
7 (1&2):99-106.

3.       
Adhikari
B.S.
, M. Joshi, H.C. Rikhari & Y.S. Rawat (1992). Cluster analysis
(Dendrogram) of high altitude (2150 – 2500m) forest vegetation around Pindari glacier
in Kumaun Himalaya. Journal of
Environmental Biology
13 (2): 101-105.

4.       
Rawat Y.S. & B.S.
Adhikari
(1993). Biomass, net primary production and nutrient dynamics of Quercus floribunda Lindl. forest in
Central Himalaya. In: “High
Altitudes of Himalaya”
, Y.P.S. Pangtey & R.S. Rawal (eds.)
1:400-418.

5.       
Garkoti S.C.,
B.S. Adhikari
, Y.S. Rawat & N. Pande (1993). An Ecological study of
epiphytic vegetation on Quercus
leucotrichophora
trees. Advances in
Forestry Research in India
Vol. IX:122-127.

6.       
Adhikari
B.S.
, S.C. Garkoti & Y.S. Rawat (1993). Productivity of shrub layer in
different high altitude forests in Central Himalaya. Advances in Forestry Research in India Vol. IX:134-143.

7.       
Adhikari
B.S.
& S. Dhaila (1995). Litter decomposition of certain high altitude tree
species. Advances in Forestry Research in
India
Vol. XI:1-6.

8.       
Adhikari
B.S.
, S. Dhaila & Y.S. Rawat (1996). Density-diameter distribution (d-d)
curves in exposed and unexposed areas at and around Nainital, U.P. Indian Forester 122(6):520-522.

9.       
Adhikari B.S., H.C.
Rikhari, S. Dhaila & Y.S. Rawat (1996). Regeneration status of high
altitude forests in a part of Kumaun Himalaya. Annals of Forestry 4 (1):41-46.

10.   
Singh S.P., B.S.
Adhikari
, S.C. Garkoti & Y.S. Rawat (1996). Structural and functional
characteristics of the forest ecosystems around Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve.
UNESCO Seminar, GBPIHED, Kosi-Katarmal, Almora. In: “Conservation and Management of Biological Resources in
Himalaya”,
P. S. Ramakrishnan et al. (eds.). 413-432.

11.   
Samant S.S., R.S. Rawal, B.S. Adhikari & U. Dhar (1998). Establishment and maintenance
of a functional arboretum at Kosi-Katarmal, Almora, Kumaun Himalaya. In: Research for Mountain Development: Some
initiatives and Accomplishments
. Anonymous 
(eds.)  289-317.

12.   
Dhaila-Adhikari S., B.S. Adhikari & S.P. Singh (2001). Phenological behaviour of
co-existing evergreen and deciduous species with particular reference to Water
Stress. In: Plant Diversity of the
Himalaya.
Prof. Y.P.S. Pangtey,
a Commemoration Volume. P.C. Pandey and S.S. Samant (eds.), 411-420p.

13.    Adhikari
B.S.
, M.M. Babu, P.L.
Saklani & G.S. Rawat (2003). Medicinal Trees of Uttaranchal State:
Distribution, Use Pattern and Prospects for Conservation. Indian Forester 129 (2): 243-267.

14.    Adhikari
B.S.
(2004). Ecological
attributes of vegetation in Nanda Devi National Park. 2:15-38. In: Biodiversity Monitoring Expedition Nanda
Devi 2003
. A report to the MoEF, Govt. of India, Uttaranchal State Forest
Department, Dehra Dun. 

15.   
Adhikari
B.S.
& G.S. Rawat (2004). Assessment of Garhwal Himalayan forests with
special reference to climate change. 115-125p. In: “Proceedings of the workshop
on vulnerability assessment and adaptation due to climate change on Indian
agriculture, forestry and natural ecosystems”. Eds. Ravindranath et al.., July
18-19, 2003. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Ministry of Environment
& Forests, Govt. of India.

16.    Adhikari
B.S.
, S.K. Uniyal, A.
Awasthi & G.S. Rawat (2005). Bird observations from Tehri dam submergence
zone, west Hiamlaaya, Uttaranchal. Indian
Forester
 Vol. 131 (2): 251-256.

17.    Adhikari
B.S.
, M.M. Babu, P.L.
Saklani & G.S. Rawat (2005). Distribution, Use Pattern and potential for
Conservation of Medicinal Climbers in Uttaranchal State. Indian Forester 131 (7): 901-916.

18.   
Mohanta, R.K., D. Kumar, B.S. Adhikari and
A.K. Bhardwaj (2009). Presence of birds in and around wildlife and territorial
Division Forest Office premises, New Tura, West Garo Hills, Meghalaya. Indian Forester (Special issue) 135(10):
1437-1441.

19.    Mohanta, R.K., A.K. Bhardwaj, B.S.
Adhikari
& P.K. Mathur (2009).
Distribution and conservation status of Sacred Groves (SGs) in Garo
Hills, Meghalaya. Indian Forester 135
(12): 1627-1649.

20.    Dhaila-Adhikari S. & B.S. Adhikari (2009). Sacred Groves: People’s Contribution to
Conservation. In: Special Habitats and Threatened Plants of India. Wildlife
Institute of India, Dehradun, Envis
Bulletin
223-227pp.

21.    Rai, I.D., B.S.
Adhikari
& G.S. Rawat (2010). A unique patch of timberline ecotone with
three species of Lady’s slipper orchids in Garhwal Himalaya, India. Journal
of Threatened Taxa
2(3): 766-769.

22.    Tiwari, U.L., B.S. Adhikari & G.S. Rawat (2010). Notholirion macrophyllum (D. Don.) Boiss. New record for western
Himalaya, India. Indian Journal of
Forestry
33(2): 233-234.

23.    Rawat, G.S. and B.S. Adhikari (2011). Saussurea
hookeri
C.B. Clarke (Asteraceae): A new record for Jammu and Kashmir,
India. Indian Journal of Forestry
34(2): 189-190.

24.   
Bharti,
R. R., I.D. Rai, B. S. Adhikari and
G. S.
Rawat (2011).
Timberline
change detection using topographic map and satellite imagery: a critique.
Tropical Ecology 52(1): 133-137.

25.    Rai, I.D., S. Bhattacharyya and B.S. Adhikari (2011). Common Coot Fulica atra: first report for Kedarnath
Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Himalaya, Uttarakhand, India. Indian Birds Vol. 7 No. 4: 110.

26.    Rai, I.D.,
B. S. Adhikari and
G. S.
Rawat (2012).
Floral
diversity along sub-alpine and alpine ecosystems in Tungnath area of Kedarnath
wildlife sanctuary, Uttarakhand. Indian
Forester
138(10): 927-940.

27.   
Raut N.B., B. S. Adhikari and G. S. Rawat (2012). Depletion
of traditional knowledge of medicinal plants. Current Science
103 (8): 873-874.

28.   
Adhikari B.S. & G.S. Rawat (2012). Structural and
Functional Attributes of Forests Along an Altitudinal Gradient in Garhwal
Himalaya. 39-50.
Glimpses of forestry research in the Himalayan region. Special Issue on
International Year of Forests – 2011. G.C.S. Negi & P.P. Dhyani Eds. G.B.
Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development,
Almora, Uttarakhand, India.

29.   
Kumar A, M Mitra, BS Adhikari & GS Rawat (2013).
Archetype Conservation in Trans-Himalayan Region of Nanda Devi Biosphere
Reserve, Western Himalaya. eJournal of
Applied Forest Ecology
(eJAFE) 1(1): 84-86.

30.   
Kumar A, M Mitra, BS Adhikari & GS Rawat (2013). Additions to the plant wealth of Nanda Devi
Biosphere Reserve,
Western Himalaya. Indian Forester 139(10):
959-961.

31.   
Adhikari BS, M Mitra, A Kumar & GS Rawat (2013). Cold
arid region of Nanda Devi biosphere reserve, Uttarakhand: A case study. 61-73. In: Proceeding of National Conference
on “Climate Change: Socio-Economic
and Environmental Issues-Problems and Challenges”, organized by Department of
Botany, Meerut College, Meerut, U.P.

32.   
Rai ID, BS Adhikari & GS
Rawat (2014). A rare and endangered
root parasite: Balanophora involucrata
Hook. F. & Thompson.
Indian Forester  140(4):435-436.

 

Book/Manual

 

Rawat G.S., B.S.
Adhikari
& S. K. Chandola (2004). Manual
for rapid inventory and mapping of the medicinal and aromatic plants in
Utaranchal
. For Uttaranchal medicinal and aromatic plants board.

 

Articles

 

Adhikari BS (1994).  Oaks
of Himalaya. Special issue on High
Altitude Flora and Fauna.  Wildlife
Institute of India – News Letter.

Adhikari BS (1998). Bharat ki jantu sampada aur sankrakshit
shetra. In: “Jaiv vividhata sankrakshan mai janta ki bhagidari”, U Dhar et al.
(eds.) GBPIHED, Kosi-Katarmal, Almora.

 

Technical reports:

 

·     
BS Adhikari & GS
Rawat (2004). Developing predictive models for Impact of climate change on
forest vegetation in the western Himalaya. Final Technical Report submitted to
WINROCK International, 62p.

·      WII (2005). Vegetation, Bird and Mammal
Surveys in Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhutan
. Report submitted to WWF-Bhutan & Nature Conservation
Division, Royal Government of Bhutan
.

·      Rawat GS, JL Fox, S
Sathyakumar, BS Adhikari, K Sankar,
AJT Johnsingh, SK Uniyal, A Awasthi and A Upadhyay (2006). Rangeland production
ecology and habitat use by Wildlife and Livestock in Tso Kar Basin, Eastern
Ladakh. Wildlife Institute of India and the University of Tromso, Norway,
Institutional Cooperative Program between the in natural Resource Ecology and
Management. Final Project Report 50 p.
WII-UiTø Institutional Cooperative Program in
Natural Resource Ecology and Management in the Himalaya, submitted to NORAD.

·      WII (2006). Long Term Monitoring of Vegetation
and Biodiversity in WII campus, Chandrabani
. A report.

·     
Adhikari
BS
and MM Babu (2006). Flora and vegetation. 27-45 pp.
In: ‘An ecological assessment of Baan Ganga Wetlands, Uttaranchal’, In: Anon.
(2006), submitted to Uttaranchal Forest Department.

·      Adhikari BS (2008). Inventory of
Non-Timber Forest Products, their extraction/harvest and distribution,
productivity and regeneration status in Garo Hills Conservation area. In:
Mathur P.K. and Lehmkuhl J.F. (Technical Coordinators, 2008). Management of
Forests in India for Biological Diversity and Forest Productivity – A New
Perspective (Phase II), Final Technical Report, WII-USDA Forest Service
Collaborative Project, Wildlife Institute of India,, Dehradun, India, 204 pp.

·      WII (2009). Monitoring the changes in biological diversity after relocation of gujjars in Rajaji-Corbett
Conservation Area
. Final Technical report, WII, Dehradun.

·     
WII (2009).
Assessment
of vegetation and invasive plants at and around
Keshopur – Chhumb Community Reserve for the “Management Plan of Keshopur
– Chhumb Community Reserve (2009-10 to 
2014-15)”, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun.

·      WII
(2010). Market Chain Analysis, Usage and Market Linkages of Parmelia and
Coleus Harvested from the Wild in Uttarakhand. Submitted to TRAFFIC
India. 27p.

·      WII (2010). Kailash Sacred Landscape
Conservation Initiative – Feasibility Assessment Report: India submitted to
G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development, Almora for a
collaborative project between GBPIHED-WII-ICIMOD, Nepal by Wildlife Institute
of India, Dehradun. 77p.

·      WII (2011). Assessment of sand and
boulder mining impacts on wildlife values in Gaula river, Uttarakhand. Interim
Report submitted to Forest Department, Uttarakhand. 41p.

·      WII
(2011). Macro-Level EIA study of Chitradurga and Tumkur Districts of Karnataka.
66p.

·      Rawat GS,
BS Adhikari, S Chandola, UL Tiwari and NB Raut (2012). Rapid Survey and Mapping of  Medicinal
Plants in Forest Divisions of Garhwal Region, Uttarakhand.
Submitted to Uttarakhand Forest
Department,
431p.

·      Adhikari BS, GS Rawat, ID Rai, S Bhattacharyya
and RR Bharati (2013). Ecological
Assessment of Timberline Ecotone in Western Himalaya with special Reference to
Climate Change and Anthropogenic Pressures.
Final Report submitted to WII.

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