General Information

Name                      : Prof. A. N. Kargupta

Mailing Address      :
P. G. Department of Botany, L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga (Bihar).

E-mail                      :




Academic Experience (Teaching & Research)

U.G. & P.G. classes over 38 Years at L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga.

Research Research Projects Operated : 02 (One
Minor and One Major) funded by UGC.

               Research papers published  : 51 (National and International Journals)

               Books and monographs published   : 02

The genus Spirogyra
(Zygnematales) in West Bengal, India.

J. Cramer Publisher, Stuttgart,
Berlin, Germany, 1992, pp. 75, 229 figs.

Algar flora of North Bihar (Zygnemataceae), India

Bishen Singh and Mahendra Pal Singh
Publisher, Dehradun, 2004. Pp. 237 ISBN : 81 – 511 – 0330 -0.

               Books (edited) : 04

                            (i) Kargupta, A.N. and
Siddiqui, E.N. (1995) : Algal Ecology : An Overview,

publishers, Dehradun, India pp. 438, ISBN : 81 – 7089-206 – 6.

                            (ii) Verma, B.N., Kargupta, A.N. and
Goyal, S.K. (1998) : Advances in Phycology,

Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. 394, ISBN : 81 – 86580 – 32 – 8.

                            (iii) Verma,
B.N., Kargupta, A.N. and Yadav, R.N. (2003) : Phycology : Nature      

                             Nurture, Kalyani
Publisher, New Delhi, pp. 425, ISBN : 81 – 2720 – 0825 – 6.

                           (iv) Keshri, J.P.
and Kargupta, A.N. (2005) : Glimpses of Indian Phycology (P.

                             Sarma Felicitation Volume) Bishen Singh
Mahendra Pal Singh Publisher,

                             Dehradun, pp.
384, ISBN: 81 – 211 – 033 – 9. 

                 Books (contributed)-
Chapters/Papers contributed in over 5 books

                 M.Phil. Guided & degree
– 01

                 Ph.D. Guided & degree
– 04

                 Invited/Contributed Paper Presentationsin over 15

Conferences/Symposia/Seminars held in India and abroad


Name & Affiliation



Citations of Work in Authoritative Indian/Foreign Books/Monographs


Kargupta, A.N.
(1987), Phykos 26, p. 51 cited in Krishnamurthy, V. 1998 Algae of India
and neighboring countries 1 Chlorophycota in page No. 65 – 66.

Kargupta, A.N.
and Sarma, P. (1992), Cited in Algae of India Vol. – II, Botanical
Survey of India, 2012 (R.K. Gupta) pp. 77 – 90.

Kargupta, A.N.
and Jha, R.N. (1995), in Biology of conjugales (Eds. Vidyavati & Noor)
Printwell publisher cited in Kadlubowska, J.Z. (2001) in
Phytomorphology, Golden Jubilee Vol.

Kargupta, A.N.
and Jha, R.N. (2004), Algal flora of North Bihar cited in Algae of India
Vol. – II (R.K. Gupta) , 2012, Botanical Survey of India Publisher, pp. 77-90.


Publications of Research Papers :


1)     Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1981) :
On a new variety of Stigeoclonium
Islam (S. geraldii
Islam var. bengalense var. nov.) from
West Bengal (Abstr.) Proc. 68th
Indian Sci. Congres
Pt. 3:7.

2)     Sarma, P.,  Mustafa, G. and Kargupta, A.N. (1982) : New
records of Spirogyra spp. from West
Bengal – II (Abstr.) Proc. 69th
Indian Sci. Congr.
Pt. -3:12.

3)     Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1982) :
On the occurrence of Leptosiropsis
Jao – A chaetophoralean alga, new to Indian flora (Abstr.) JIBS, 61:2.

4)     Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1983) :
On three species of the genus Stigeoclonium,
new to Indian flora (Abstr.) Proc.
Indian Sci. Congr.
Pt. 3:4.

5)     Jha, V., Kargupta, A.N. and Jha, U.N.
(1985) : Utilization and conservation of aquatic resources in Mithila, North
Bihar, India (Abstr.) Proc. 2nd
International Conf. Environ. Edu.

6)     Kargupta, A.N. and Sarma, P. (1986) :
Two new varieties of the genus Draparnaldiopsis
Smith & Klyver from West Bental, (Abstr.) JIBS, 65 (Suppl.) : 2.

7)     Kargupta, A.N., Sarma, P. and Jha, V.
(1986). : New Record of a chaetophoralean alga Leptosiropsis (L. torulosa
Jao) from eastern India. Environment
& Ecology 4 (1):

8)     Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1986):
New species of the genus Zygnemopsis
(Zygnematales: Cholorophyceae) from India. Hydrobiologia

9)     Verma, A.M. and Kargupta, A.N.
(1986): Seasonal variation of wall vegetation of Darbhanga, North Bihar. Environment & Ecology 4 (2):

10)Kargupta, A.N. (1987): New records of
some members of Ulotrichales from West Bengal. Phykos 26: 47-52.

11)Kargupta, A.N. (1987) : Occurrence of two rare chaetophoralean algae new to
Bihar (Abstr.) Proc. 74th
Indian Sci. Congr.
Pt. – 3:3.

12)Kargupta, A.N. and Sarma, P. (1987):
Rare species of Bulbochaete
(Cholorophyceae: Oedogoniales) from Birbhum and Murshidabad districts of West
Bengal, India. Hydrobiologia 153:

13)Kargupta, A.N., Dwivedi, N.P., Verma,
A.M. (1987): A revised key to species of Spirogyra
Link (Cholorophyceae: Zygnemataceae) occurring in India. Mendel 1(4): 76-88.

14)Kargupta, A.N., Kumari, B. and Verma,
A.M. (1987): Two new species of the genus Spirogyra
Link from esterm India. Science &
Culture 53:

15)Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1987):
New records of Stigeoclonium spp.
(Chaetophorales: Chlorophyceae) from West Bengal, India. Bangladesh J. Bot. 16 (1): 15-37.

16)Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1987):
New records of Zygnema spp.
(Chlorophyceae: Zygnematales) from West Bengal, India. Nova Hedwigia 45 (3-4): 471-485.

17)Kargupta, A.N. (1987): New reports of
some members of Chaetophorales from Bihar, India. Adv. Biosc. 6 (2): 155-173.

18)Kargupta, A.N. (1989): Indian
Zygnemataceae – I. The genus Mougeotia
from West Bengal. Biojournal 1 (1):

19)Kargupta, A.N., Jha, V., Mishra, R.K.
and Mahto, A. (1990): Periphyton on Euryale
Salisb. A primary observation on the composition and ecology. Biojournal 2 (2): 369-370.

20)Ahmad, M.R. and Kargupta, A.N.
(1990): New records of some green algae from Bihar. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 15 (1): 203-209.

21)Kargupta, A.N. and Ahmad, M.R. (1991):
Freshwater green algal flora of North Bihar – II. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 15 (1): 203-209.

22)Kargupta, A.N., and Sarma, P. (1991):
New records of Coleochaete species
from West Bengal, India. Bangladesh J.
Bot. 20 (2):

23)Jha, V., Kargupta, A.N., Dutta, R.N.,
Jha, U.N., Mishra, R.K. and Sarswati, K.C., (1991): Utilization and
conservation of Euryale ferox Salisb.
In Mithila (North Bihar), India. Aquatic
Botany, The Netherland. 39:

24)Kargupta, A.N. and Mishra, V. (1992):
A new species of Cylindocapsa
(Chlorophyceae: Ulotrichales) – C. iyengarai
sp. nov.  from Bihar, India. Nova Hedwigia 55 (3-4): 527-531.

25)Kargupta, A.N. and Dubey, P. (1994):
Cyanobacterial flora of Darbhanga and bordering areas of Nepal: A taxonomic
consideration. Adv. Plant. Sci. 2:

26)Jha, V., Saraswati, K.C., Kargupta,
A.N. and Mishra, S. (1994): Plants in cultural life of Mithila (N. Bihar),
India. Adv. Plant Sci. Res. 2:

27)Kargupta, A.N. and Jha, R.N. (1995):
Taxonomy of Indian Zygnemataceae: A review. In: Biology of Conjugales (Eds. Vidyavati & M.N. Noor), Printwell,
Jaipur, pp. 104-129.

28)Kargupta, A.N. and Ahmad, MD. R.
(1995): The genus Spirogyra
(Chlorophyceae: Zygnemataceae) from Mithilanchal, Bihar. In: Biology of Conjugales (Eds. Vidyavati
& M.N. Noor), Printwell, Jaipur, pp. 195-218.

29)Kargupta, A.N. and Jha, V. (1996):
Makhana (Euryale ferox salisb.): A
potential aquatic crop of Northern India. In: Agriculture and Biotechnology (Special number) (Ed. A.K. Bhatnagar,
Delhi University Botanical Society, New Delhi) pp. 101-108.

30)Kargupta, A.N. (1996): Monotypic
genus Arnoldiella (Cladophorales:
Chlorophyceae): A new record from Indian subcontinent. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 18 (2): 439-441.

31)Jha, V., Kargupta, A.N. and Jha, A.
(1996): Leaves and flowers utilized as supplementary vegetables in Darbhanga
(N. Bihar) and their ethnobotanical significance. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 12: 395-402.

32)Kargupta, A.N. (1996): New record of Draparnaldiopsis alpina (Chlorophyta)
for India. Bangladesh J. Botany 25 (1):

33)Kargupta, A.N. (1996): Contribution
to our knowledge of Bulbochaete
(Chlorophyta: Oedogoniales) from West Bengal, India. Phytomorphology 46 (4): 329-333.

34)Kargupta, A.N. (1996): Notes on two
taxa of Bulbochaete (Chlorophyta:
Oedogoniales) from West Bengal, India.
Phykos 35 (1&2):

35)Kargupta, A.N., Mukherjee, D.D. and
Sarma, P. (1997): On two new taxa of Bulbochaete
(Chlorophyceae: Oedogoniales) from West Bengal, India. Phytomorphology 47 (2): 135-139.

36)Kargupta, A.N. and Jha, S. (1997):
The genus Stigeoclonium from North
Bihar and bordering areas of Nepal. Phykos
36 (1-2):

37)Kartupta, A.N. (1998): conjugation in
Zygnemataceae. In : Advances in
(Ed. B.N. Verma, A.N. Kargupta and S.K. Goyal), APC Publ., New
Delhi, pp. 95-111.

38)Kargupta, A.N. (1999): Taxonomy of
Zygnemataceae: Problems and Prospects. In: Recent
Trend in Algal Taxonomy
Vol. 1. Taxonomical issues (Ed. Vidyavati &
Mahato), APC Publ. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. 141-154.

39)Jha, S. and Kargupta, A.N. (2001):
Cyanobacterial flora of Eastern Koshi Basin, Nepal. Ecoprint 8 (1): 37-43.

40)Kargupta, A.N. (2003) : Taxonomy of
Zygnemataceae: An Overview in Phycology
: Nature and Nurture
(Edt Verma, B.N., Kargupta, A.N and Yadav, R.N.) pp263-272.

41)Kargupta, A.N. and Ahmad, M. R.,
(2004): The genus Oedogonium
(Chlorophycae: Oedogonialis) from Bihar, India. J. L. N. Mithila University 1 (1): 1-5.

42)Keshri, J.P. Kargupta, A.N. and
Mustafa, G. (2005) : Contributions of the Burdwan school of Phycology In
Glimpses of Indian Phycology (Edt.
Keshri, J.P. and Kargupta, A.N.) pp. 361-384.

43)Kargupta, A.N. and Keshri, J.P.
(2006): New records of macrandrous Oedogonium
(Oedogoniales: Chlorophyceae) taxa from West Bengal, India. Algological Studies  (Arch für Hydrobiologia) 122: 57-71.

44)Kargupta, A.N. and Keshri, J.P.
(2006): New records of Chaetophorales (Chlorophyta) from West Bengal, India. Geophytology 36 (1-2): 43-45.

45)Jha, S. and Kargupta, A.N. (2006):
Taxonomy of the genus Oscillatoria
Vaucher from the river Koshi Basin. In Environment and Plants : Glimpses of Research in South Asia (Edt. Jha
et. al.) ECOS, Nepal, pp. 264-274.

46) Mairh, A. and Kargupta, A.N. (2009):
Cyanophytes of Damodar river, Jharkhand, India. Vegetos 22 (2): 71-74.

47)Jha, S. & Kargupta, A.N. (2012):
Record of two Genera: Spirulina and Arthrospira (Nostocales, Cyanophyceae) along
River Koshi Basin of Nepal and Bihar. Phytomorphology
62 (1-2):

48)Kargupta, A.N. and Bose, S.K.(2012):
Marphotaxonomy of some Chlorococcales from Darbhanga, North Bihar. Biospectra 7 (1): 119-126.

49)Verma, A.B. and Kargupta, A.N. (2012)
: Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nsh. : A
miracle grass. Botanica Mithilantica 1:

50)Keshri, J.P. and Kargupta, A.N.
(2013) : The genera Draparnaldia Bory
and Draparnaldiopsis Smith et. al.
Klyver (Chaetophorales : Chlorophyta)
in India. (Abstr.) National confer. On “Frontiers
in Algology and Algal Biotechnology: (NCFAAB).
pp. 47 – 48.

51)Kargupta, A.N., Keshri, J.P. and
Mallick, P. (2013): Mougeotia nummuloides
(Hassall) DeToni – A new record from India J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 37 (4) : 644 –


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