Selected publications of Dr. Ankur Patwardhan 

1. P. Koparde, P. Mhaske and A. Patwardhan (2015). Habitat correlates of Odonata species diversity in the northern Western Ghats, India. Odonatologica 44(1/2) 2015: 21-43. (Link)

 2. A. Joglekar, M. Tadwalkar, M. Mhaskar, B. Chavan, K. N. Ganeshaiah and A. Patwardhan (2015). Tree species composition in Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary, Northern Western Ghats of India. Curr. Sc. Vol. 108 (9) : 1688- 1693. (    

3. A. Patwardhan, M. Pimputkar and R. Joshi. Salacia chinensis L. – Utility and Propagation Techniques. Medplant : ENVIS Newsletter on Medicinal Plants. Vol. 8 (1-4) : 12-13.  (   

4. P. Koparde, M. Mhaskar, P. Mhaske and A. Patwardhan (2015). Spatial distribution and habitat coorelates of Nilgiri Wood-pigeon (Columba elphinstonii) in north Western Ghats, India. Taprobanica. Vol. 7 (1). Pp 20-28( 

5. A. Patwardhan. (2014). Economic incentives and conservation : A case study of Ajeevali Sacred grove. In Sacred Groves of India, A Compendium. Eds. Nanditha Krishna and M. Amrithlingam. 

6. A. Patwardhan, M. Pimputkar and R. Joshi (2014). Evaluation of anti-diabetic property of extracts of different plant parts of Salacia chinensis Linn.J. Biodivers Biopros Dev. Vol 1(1). (Link 

7. P. Koparde, P. Mhaske and A. Patwardhan (2014). New records of dragonflies and damselflies (Insecta : Odonata) from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. Vol 6(5) : 5744-5754(

 8. Patwardhan, A. , Mhaskar, M. , Joglekar, A. , Tadwalkar, M. , Wagh, R. and Vasudeva, R. (2014). Propagation and cultivation techniques of Embelia ribes (Vidanga) in Future Crops. Vol. II, pp 237–256. (Eds. K. V. Peter), published by Daya Publishing House, N. Delhi.

 9. N Marathe, M Rasane, H Kumar, A Patwardhan, Y Shouche and S Diwanay. (2013). In vitro antibacterial activity of Tabernaemontana alternifolia (Roxb) stem bark aqueous extracts against clinical isolates of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials. 12:26. ( 

10. Mhaskar, M. Joglekar, A., Tadwalkar, M., Wagh, R., Patil, R., Chavan, B., Joshi, S., Gunaga, S., Manjunath, A., Thriveni, H., Vasudeva, R. and Patwardhan, A. (2013). Nursery techniques of Embelia ribes (Vidanga) : A red listed medicinal plant species. Vansanshodhan Patrika. Vol. 1/1:35-40  

11. A Padhye, A Patwardhan……A Patwardhan. (2013). Butterflies of Northern Western Ghats: A Compilation of Checklists. Ela Journal. Vol.2 (1) : 3-22. ( 

12. S Pande, A Mahabal….. A Patwardhan. (2013). Biodiversity of the Parvati-Pachgaon Hills : A ‘habitat island’ in Pune Metropolis. Ela Journal. Vol.2 (1) : 23-41. ((

 13. M. Tadwalkar, A. Joglekar, M. Mhaskar, R. Kanade, B. Chavan, A. Watve, K. N. Ganeshaiah and A. Patwardhan. (2012). Dispersal modes of woody species from the northern Western Ghats, India. Tropical Ecology. 53(1): 53-67. ( 

14. A. Kulkarni, A. Patwardhan, A. Upadhye, and N. Malpathak. (2011). Pharmacognostic evaluation of Chonemorpha grandiflora, an endangered medicinal plant. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (IJPSR). Vol. 2(10): 2690-2693.

15. M. Mhaskar, S. Joshi, B. Chavan, A. Joglekar, N. Barve and A. Patwardhan. (2011). Status of Embelia ribes Burm f. (Vidanga), an important medicinal species of commerce from northern Western Ghats of India. Curr. Sc. 100 (4) : 547-552. ( 

16. Kulkarni, A., Patwardhan, A. and Malpathak, N. (2011). In vitro studies and secondary metabolite production in Tabernaemontana alternifolia L. in Scholarly Articles in Botany.   

17. A. Kulkarni, A. Patwardhan, U. Lele and N. Malpathak. (2010). Production of Camptothecin in cultures of Chonemorpha grandiflora. Pharmac. Res. 2 (5) : 296-299. ( 

18. Gharpure, G., Chavan, B., Lele, U., Hastak, A., Bhave, A., Malpure, N., Vasudeva, R., Patwardhan, A. (2010). Camptothecin accumulation in Ophiorrhiza rugosa var. prostrata from northern Western Ghats. Curr. Sc. 98 (3) : 302-304. ( 

19. Kanade, R., Tadwalkar, M. , Kushalappa, C.  and Patwardhan, A.  (2008). Vegetation composition and woody species diversity at Chandoli NP, northern Western Ghats, India. Curr. Sc. 95 (5) : 637-646. (   

20. Kanade, R., Goturkar, S., Pathak, N. and Patwardhan, A.  (2008). Social and economic linkages of biodiversity conservation. A case study of Ajeevali sacred grove. In Nanditha Krishna (eds.) Ecological Traditions of Maharashtra. C.P.R.Environmental Education Centre. 93-98.   

21. Patwardhan, A., Sahasrabuddhe,K., Mahabaleshwarkar,M., Joshi,J., Kanade, R. and  Goturkar, S. (2006). Changing Status Of Urban Water Bodies And Associated Health Concerns In Pune, India. In Sandipa Lahiri Anand (eds.) Global Water Pollution : Perspectives and Cases. ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad. 206-212.  

22.  Patwardhan, A., Gandhe, R., Ghole, V. and Mourya, D. (2005). Larvicidal activity of the fungus Aphanomyces (oomycetes : Saprolegniales) against Culex quinquefasciatus. J Commun Dis. 37(4):269-74. ( 

23. Patwardhan, A. (2005). in Ecosystems and Human Well Being. Vol. 4. Multiscale Assessments : Findings of the Sub-global Assessments Working Group, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Island Press, Washington, DC. (   

24. Ghate, U., Patwardhan, A. and Waran, A.  (2005). Reduced urban consumerism and enhanced rural bio-enterprises for food, water and climatic security. Current Science. 88(2): 213-214. ( 

25. Patwardhan, A.,  Kanade, R., Sahasrabuddhe, K., Nalavade,S.,  Ghotge, N., and U. Ghate. (2003). Social review of pastoral ecosystem services in Western India. African Journal of Range and Forage Science. Vol. 20. Pp.194-197.  

26. Patwardhan, A., Nalavade,S., Sahasrabuddhe, K. and Utkarsh, G. (2001). Urban wildlife and protected areas in India. Parks. The international journal of protected area managers. Vol. 11. No. 3. : 28-34. (




Dr. Ankur Patwardhan. 

Member, High Level Monitoring Committee (MoEF, GoI) for Eco-sensitive Zone of Mahabaleshwar-Pachgani 

Head, Dept. of Biodiversity, Abasaheb Garware College, Karve Road, Pune, – 411004