1.       Upadhyay,
V.P., and J.S. Singh 1985.  Nitrogen
dynamics of decomposing hardwood   leaf
litter in a central  Himalayan forest.   Soil Biology and Biochemistry.
17:  827 – 830.  


2.       Upadhyay, V.P., and J.S. Singh
1985.  Decomposition of woody branch
litter on an altitudinal   transect in
central Himalaya. Vegetatio 64: 49 – 54.           


3.       Upadhyay, V.P. U. Pandey and J.S.
Singh, 1985. Effect of habitat on decomposition of standard leaf litter species.   Biology and Fertility of soils   1: 201 – 208. 


4.       Upadhyay,
V.P. 1987.  Leaf litter decomposition and
Calcium release in forests of    Central
Himalaya.  J. Tropical Forestry 3:
242 – 245.                                        


5.       Tripathi, S. K., K.R. Verma and  V. P. Upadhyay, 1987. Analysis of forest
vegetation     of Kasar Devi  hill 
of  north  west 
Almora division  in   Kumaun 
Himalaya. Proc. Indian Acad. Sci (Plant Sci) 97: 265-276.


6.       Bisht, Jeevan S. V.P. Upadhyay and J.S.
Bisht, 1988.   The role of soil nutrient
and termites in decomposition of branch wood litter of Shorea robusta in
sub-tropical Sal forest.  Geo Eco Trop.   12: 115 –123. 


7.       Upadhyay, V.P., 1988. Effect of
relative humidity and substrate moisture content on the decomposition pattern
of standard leaf litter species. Env. Ecology 6: 672-675.


8.       Upadhyay, V.P. 1988(June). Pattern of
immobilization and release of nitrogen in decomposing leaf litter in Himalayan
forests. Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. 98:  


9.       Upadhyay, V.P. and J.S. Singh
1989(March). Patterns of nutrient immobilization and release in decomposing
forest   litter in central Himalayas,
India. J. Ecol. 77:127-146. 


10.    Upadhyay, V.P.,   J.S. Singh and   V. Meentemeyer, 1989(March).    Dynamics and weight loss of leaf   litter in central Himalayan   Forests: abiotic versus litter quality
influences. J. Ecol. 77:  147-161.


11.    Upadhyay, V.P., Jeet Ram   and  
R.P.  Singh, 1989.  Analysis of  
herbaceous vegetation   under Quercus   
A. Camus, forests in Kumaun Himalaya. Res. J.
Plant Env.
     5: 41-46.


12.    Upadhyay, V.P., and J.S. Singh, 1989.
Nitrogen release pattern in decomposing oak and pine litter in Naini Tal Hills,
India. Indian Forester 115: 320-326.


13.    Tripathi, S.K., V.P. Upadhyay and K.R.
Verma, 1989.  A comparison of different
indices of diversity in tree species in Kasar Devi forests in Kumaun  Himalaya. Vegetos 2: 86-93.


14.    Chandra, R., V.P. Upadhyay and S.S.
Bargali, 1989.   Analysis of herbaceous
vegetation   under oak and pine forests
along an altitudinal gradient in central  
Himalaya. Env. and Ecol. 
7:  521-525.


15.    Chandra, and V.P. Upadhyay, 1989.
Phytosociology of herbaceous vegetation in foothill forests of central
Himalaya. Res. J. Plant and Env. 5: 35-42.


16.    Tripathi, S.K., R.S. Singh, V.P.
Upadhyay and R.P. Singh, 1989.    
Population structure of Pinus
and Quercus
forests of Almora hills. J. Tree Sci. 8:  78-80.


17.    Pande, P., S.K. Tripathi and V.P.
Upadhyay, 1989.  Epiphytic Bryophytes on
certain tree species of Aberfoyle mixed oak-conifer forest in Naini Tal. Vegetos
2: 127-133.


18.    Rikhari, H.C., B.S. Rana, L.S. Lodhiyal
and V.P. Upadhyay, 1989.  Population
structure of chir pine (Pinus roxburghii
Sarg. forests in part of Kumaun Himalaya. 
Indian J. Forestry 12: 205-209.


19.    Tripathi, S.K.,    V.P. Upadhyay and K.R. Velma, 1989.   Diversity of shrub species at Kasar Devi
forest in Kumaun Himalaya. Env. and Ecol.   7: 1989, 537-542.


20.    Singh, S.P., K. Pande, V.P. Upadhyay
and J.S. Singh, 1990. Fungal communities associated with the decomposition of a
common leaf litter (Quercus
A.Camus) along an elevational transect in the central
Himalaya. Biol. Fertl. Soils    9:


21.    Loshali, D.C., V.P. Upadhyay, R.P.
Singh and J.S. Singh, 1990.  Overland
flow and soil movement from forests in Kumaun Himalaya. Can. J. Forest
Res.   20: 606-608.


22.    Singh, S.P.,   P.K. Ralhan, V.P. Upadhyay and G.C.S. Negi,
1990(April).  Seasonal changes in stem
diameter   and leaf development in a
tropical montane forest. J. Vegetation Science 1: 165-172.


23.    Upadhyay, V.P., 1990.     Decomposition of oak leaf litter in a
pine-mixed broadleaf forest in Himalaya. Indian J. Ecol. 17: 25-28.   




24.    Upadhyay, V.P. and Y.S. Rawat,
1991.  Changes in sodium content
during      decomposition of forest
litter in Himalaya.  Trop. Ecol.
32: 1991, 287-295.


V.P., Sudhakar Kar and S.Ramakrishna Rao, 1992.
Hamari Prakritic Sampada-Chilika.   Paryavaran 4: 27-29.


26.    Upadhyay V.P., U. Sridharan and S. Kar,
1993. Bhitarkanika – Ek Adarsh Paristhithikaya Tantra.   Paryavaran   5: 70-71.


27.    Upadhyay, V.P. 1993.    Effect of initial litter quality on
decomposition rate of tree leaf litter in Himalayan forest ecosystems.  Trop. Ecol.  34: 44-50.


28.    Upadhyay, V.P., U. Sridharan and
S.Ramakrishna Rao, 1994.  Green house
Prabhav Evam Vriksharopan. Paryavaran 6(4):  48.


29.    Upadhyay, V.P., & N.L.N.S. Prasad.
1995.   Andaman Evam Nicobar Dweep Samooh
Mein Jan Jeevan (Hindi). Paryavaran 9:33-35.


30.    Upadhyay, V.P., R.P. Singh and B.S.
Rana, 1997.  Soil respiration in
disturbed     forest ecosystems of
central Himalaya.  Indian Forester   123: 77-81.


31.    Upadhyay, V.P., and R.P. Singh, 1997.
Comparative rates of leaf litter decomposition of central Himalayan hardwood
and conifer   species.    J. Tree Science 16: 1-8.


32.    Upadhyay, V.P., 1997. Orissa Mein Vanya
Praniyon Ka Paristhithikaya Star (Hindi). Paryavaran


33.    Upadhyay, V.P., 1998(Dec). Regulation
and control of ground water management and development. Curr. Sci.  75: 1287-1288.


34.    Upadhyay, V.P., S. Kerketta and Rajiv
Ranjan, 1998. Environmental awareness, education and eco-development. Sabujima


35.    Rajiv Ranjan and Upadhyay, V.P.,
1999(Nov). Ecological problems due to shifting cultivation.  Curr. Sci.   77: 


36.    Upadhyay, V. P., and U. Sridharan,
1999. Environment Scenario of Bhubaneswar city. Ori-Forest V 98-103.


37.    Upadhyay, V.P. and M.R. Prasad, 1999.
Current Environmental Issues and concerns. Sabujima 75-86.


38.    Upadhyay, V.P.2000.  The Tropical Rain Forest Ecosystem of  Andamans. Sabujima 69-80.


39.    Mishra, R.K., V.P.Upadhyay and R.C.
Mohanty, 2000.  Niche width, diversity
and distribution pattern of tree species in Similipal Biosphere reserve. J.  Indian Botanical Society 79: 61-65.





40.    Upadhyay, V.P., Rajiv Ranjan and J.S.
Singh, 2002. The Human Mangrove      
Conflicts-The way out.    Current
.   83: 1328-1336.


41.    Srivastav, Ajay, Prasad M.R., and
Upadhyay V.P., 2002. Environmental Concerns for Sustainable Industrial
Development.   Sankalpa Vol. X,
No.2.   63-70.


42.    Upadhyay, V.P .2002. Mining in Orissa:
Impact on Biodiversity.  Sabujima


43.    Mishra R.K., V.P.Upadhyay and R.C.
Mohanty, 2003.  Vegetation diversity of
Similipal Biosphere reserve. E-planet 1 (1): 4- 9.


44.    Upadhyay V.P., B. S. Rana and R.K.,
Mishra 2003.  Fine root productivity of
two central   Himalayan forest
ecosystems. Plant Science Res. 25:21-25.


45.    Upadhyay V.P .2003. Restoration of
habitats: From seed to plant.  Sabujima
11: 50-53.


46.    Srivastav, Ajay and V.P.Upadhyay 2004.
Integrating environment and development: History of environmental
consciousness. Sabujima 12:40-44.


47.    Upadhyay V.P., B.S. Kharmawphlang and
B.Laitthma 2005. Plants and people in  
Meghalaya.  Sabujima


48.    Upadhyay, V. P., M. Rajeswar Prasad, A.
Srivastav and Khazan Singh 2005.Eco tools for urban     waste management in India. J. Human
. 18(4): 253-269.


49.    Mishra, P. K., J. R .Sahu and
V.P.Upadhyay 2005.Species diversity    in
Bhitarkanika mangrove ecosystem in Orissa, India. Lyonia  8: 73-81


50.    Mohanty R.C. R.K. Mishra, S. Bal and
V.P. Upadhyay 2005. Plant diversity assessment of shorea robusta dominated
forest stands of Similipal Biosphere Reserve. J. Indian Bot. Society


51.    Mishra R.K., V. P. Upadhyay, S. Bal, P.
K. Mohapatra and R.C. Mohanty, 2006. 
Phenology of species of moist deciduous forest sites of Similipal
Biosphere reserve. Lyonia 11(1):5-17


52.    Behura, S., R. K. Mishra, Shantanu K.
Dutta and V. P. Upadhyay 2006.Implementation of Environmental management
options in chromite mining region of Orissa, India. J. Indian Assoc. Env.
. 33:17-23


53.    Dutta, Shantanu K., V. P. Upadhyay and
U. Shridharan 2006. Environmental management of industrial hazardous wastes in
India. J. Env. Sci. Engg. 48:143-150


54.    Upadhyay.
P. ,P. K. Mishra and J. R. Sahu 2007. Biodiversity Resources of Bhitarkanika
Mangrove  ecosystem. E-planet 5(1):12-15.


55.    Upadhyay,
V. P., P. K. Mishra and J. R .Sahu 2008. Ecology of Bhitarkanika mangroves
Orissa. Trees for Life  Journal


Upadhyay V.P., P. K.
Mishra and J. R. Sahu 2008. Vegetation structure and species distribution pattern
of mangrove species in Bhitarkanika ecosystem, Orissa, India
. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution
5(4): 69-76.


57.    Mishra,
R.K., V.P. Upadhyay and R.C. Mohanty 2008. Vegetation ecology of Similipal
biosphere reserve, Orissa, India.  J.
Applied Ecol. and Env. Research


58.    Upadhyay,
V. P., P. K. Mishra and J. R .Sahu 2008. Population status of mangrove species
in estuarine regions of Orissa coast, India. Tropical Ecology. 49:


59.    Singh
Lalji, Anshu Singh, S.S. Bargali and V.P. Upadhyay 2008.
Leaf litter decomposition and nutrient release pattern in multipurpose tree
species of Central India. J. Basic and Appl. Biology 1(4): 14-21.


60.    Upadhyay,
V.P., H.S.Malviya, Sudha Behura and D.K.Rout, 2009. Ecological methods for
biodiversity assessment in EIA. Indian


61.       Malviya,
H. S., Sudha Behura, V.P. Upadhyay, and J.K.Tewari 2009.Environmental
strategies for North eastern region, India.
Indian J.Env.Ecoplan
. 16:131-143

62.       Mishra,
P. K. and Upadhyay, 2010. Phenology of mangroves tree species on Orissa coast,
India. Tropical Ecology 51:289-295


63.       Upadhyay,
V.P. and J.K. Tewari 2011. Environmental management in bauxite and aluminium
sector projects.  The Indian Mining and Engineering Journal 50:


64.       Mishra,
R.K. Mishra, V.P. Upadhyay and R.C. Mohanty. 2011. Ecological Problems of Tree
Species in two protected ecosystems of Eastern Ghat, India. Journal of Environmental Biology 32:111-116.

Upadhyay, V.P. and P.
K. Mishra, 2012.  Ecology of Seedlings of
Mangroves Species on Estuarine East Coast of India.  International J. Ecol. Env. Sci. 38:101-107

66.       Upadhyay, S.,S.K.Sahu, G.K.Pand and
V.P.Upadhyay, 2012.  Human ecology of a
village in Similipal biosphere reserve, Orissa, India. Plant Science Research 31:54-59 

67.       Upadhyay,  Shekhar, S. K. Sahu, G. K. Panda and V.P.
Upadhyay 2012.  Linkages between
Agriculture and Forest: Case Study from three tribal villages in a Biosphere
Reserve of India. Geo Eco Trop  36:39-48.

Upadhyay, V.P. and P.
K. Mishra, 2014.  An Ecological analysis
of Mangroves Ecosystems of Odisha on Eastern Coast of India.  Proc.
Indian National Science Academy 80:647-661

69.     Upadhyay, V.
P. 2007. Five keys to be green and healthy. Sabujima 15: 12-15.

70.     Upadhyay,
V.P. and M.R. Prasad, 2008. The climate change and our responsibility. Sabujima

71.     Rajiv Ranjan
and Upadhyay, V.P., 2008(Jan). Kaziranga udyan mein Gainda. Paryavaran Urza
Times 10(12):19-20

72.     Prasad, M.R.,
and V.P. Upadhyay, 2008. EIA process in India-In pursuit of environmental
excellance-I.Prakruti Vikash 1(3)1-5

73.     Prasad, M.R.,
and V.P. Upadhyay, 2008. EIA process in India-In pursuit of environmental
excellance-II. Prakruti Vikash 1(4)8-10.

74.      Prasad, M.R.,
and V.P. Upadhyay, 2009. Man, mangroves and management. Sabujima 17:64-67.

75.     Upadhyay,
V.P. 2011. Reclamation of degraded mining lands in estern region of India: An
action plan. Prakruti Vikas. 15-20
(March, 2011).





1.       Upadhyay, V.P., Aigul
K. Akhmetovva and T. Yagasaki, 2010.
study of vegetation of Shikinomori Park protected Forests: Project report (J 1004188) JICA, Yokohama International Centre,
Yocohama, Japan-230001.






Prasad, M.R. and V.P.
Upadhyay. 2008.  Legislative Tools for
Management of Water Resources in India. In: Prevention of surface water
pollution: Policies and Programmes
(M. Kar and P K Mohapatra eds.).
Department of Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar

Upadhyay, V.P. 2009.
Need for Action Plans for utilization of industrial wastes. In : Recent Trends
in Management of Industrial Wastes (P.K. Mohapatra and M. Kar. eds.), Utkal
University, Bhubaneswar. pp 61-72


Upadhyay,V.P. 2009.
Orissa state requires Environment infrastructure to address issues relating to
ecosystem degradation. In: Attenuation of stress in plants( H K Patra
, PG Dept Botany Utkal University Bhubaneswar p.83-88


Upadhyay, V.P. 2009.
Regulations are good tools for achieving environmental excellence in mining
sectors. In : Guidance for Solving Environmental Challenges of Mining,
Construction, Processing and Oil and Gas Fields Projects: Clearance Design,
Engineering, Inspection and Management (J. Bhattacharya. ed.) Wide Publishing
Kolkata. pp.17-29 .


Upadhyay, V.P. 2010.
Changes in fresh water inflow to Bhitarakanika Mangroves and Likely Ecological
Concerns. In. Environmental Stress
Impacts on Plants
(ed. H. K. Patra) pp.13-22. Utkal University,


6.       Upadhyay,
V.P. 2011. Environmental Stress due to fly ash in Coal Based Power Plants and
its management. In: Biotechnology and
Stress Management
(ed. H.K. Patra) pp.8-22 Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.


7.       Bhattacharjee,
Dola and V. P. Upadhyay, 2012.  Dealing
with Ecological Stress in Coastal Ecosystems. 
In: H. K. Patra ed. Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.


8.       Mishra, R. K., V. P. Upadhyay,
P. K. Nayak, S. Pattanaik and R. C. Mohanty, 2011.  Composition and Stand Structure of Tropical
Moist Deciduous Forest of Similipal Biosphere Reserve, Orissa, India. In: Forest Ecosystems. Intec Publishers,
Rijeka, Croatia. 


Upadhyay, V. P. and S
R K Rao 2007. .India’s water resources: Conservation and management. In: Proc.
mitigating the challenges of water scarcity
. Andhra University
Visakhapatnam. 28p.


Upadhyay, V. P. and D
K Rout. 2007. Ecological strategies for Biodiversity Conservation. In: Proc.
National Seminar
Dep. Environmental Sciences Sambalpur University Sambalpur


V.P. 2007. Evolution of international Environmental regulations in mining
sector projects. In: Seminar  Proceedings of 7th International
Mining History Congress and SGAT 
pp. 177-194


V.P. 2007. Evolution of international Environmental regulations in mining
sector projects. In Seminar  Proceedings of 7th International
Mining History Congress and SGAT 
pp. 177-194


13.    Upadhyay,
V.P. 2009. Need for Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Orissa. In :
Souvenir, “National Seminar    on Coastal
Erosion” Beach Protection Council, Orissa pp.17-21


14.    Upadhyay,
V.P. 2010, Environmental Governance, compliance and management in mining
projects. In: International Seminar on
Development of Chromite, Nickel and PGM resources.
Society of Geoscientists
and Allied Technologists, Vol. 1 pp.220-228.


15.    Upadhyay,
V. P. & M. R. Prasad 2011. 
Ecological significance of plants in Buddhism.  Prakruti
4 (8): 02-07


16.    Prasad,
M. R. & V. P. Upadhyay  2011.
Environmental Legislations And Compliance In Mining Sector Projects.
In: Proceedings of the seminar
on “Approach and strategy fpr integrated development of Joda-Barbil-Koira
Mining Area, Orissa”
Vol.I pp. 71-85,
2011  SGAT, Bhubaneswar.


V. P. 2011.Improving the Social and Ecological Services in Mining Areas.  Paper presented during International Seminar
on Mining Legislation (2-3 December, 2011) SGAT, Bhubaneswar.


Upadhyay, V.P., Addressing Research and
Development Issues for Sustainable Productivity in Mining Sector Project.  In :
SDMinER’14 Seminar on Sustainable Development in Mineral and
Earth Resources, pp.44-49, New Delhi.