Publications: Dr Balkar Singh


Journals and Books


1.       Balkar Singh, Surender Singh, Surender Singh, Liyakat Ali, Ritu Mahajan.
Ethnobotanical Significance and Antimicrobial Activity of Blumea lacera (Roxb.) DC. International Journal of Pharmaceutical
& Biological Archives 2010; 1(3):314 – 316.

2.       Balkar Singh, Nidhi Dutt, Dinesh Kumar, Surender Singh, Ritu Mahajan.  Taxonomy, Ethnobotany and Antimicrobial
Activity of Croton bonplandianum, Euphorbia hirta and Phyllanthus fraternus.
Journal of Advances in
Developmental Research
2011; 2 (1) 21-29.

3.       Balkar Singh, Poonam Sangwan. Taxonomy, Ethnobotany and
Antimicrobial Activity of Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Br., Carissa carandas L. and Catharanthus
(L.) G. Don. International Journal of Biotechnology and
Biosciences 2011; 1(1) 102-112.

4.       Surender Singh, S., Singh, B.,
Mishra, B.K., Pandey, A.K. and Lata (2011) Microbes in Agrowaste Management for
Sustainable Agriculture. In: Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and
Biotechnology. (Eds. Satyanarayana, T.; Johri, B. N. and Prakash, A.). Springer
Verlag, New York, U.S.A. pp 127-152.

5.       Singh
S, Singh RJ, Kumar K, Singh B, Shukla L. 2013. Biofertilizers and Green
Manuring for Sustainable Agriculture. In “Modern Technologies for Sustainable
Agriculture” Eds. Sunil Kumar & Birendra Prasad, New India Publishing
Agency, New Delhi : 129-150

6.       Anita
Dua, Garg Gaurav, Singh Balkar, Ritu Mahajan 2013. Antimicrobial
Properties of Methanolic Extract of Cumin (Cuminum Cyminum) Seeds.
International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy. 4(1), 104-107.

7.       Balkar Singh, Jagmahender Singh. 2014. Ethnobotanical uses of some
plants from central Haryana, India. Phytodiversity 1(1&2): 7-24

8.       Nidhan Singh, Balkar Singh &
B.D.Vashistha. 2014. Genus Solanum L. in North and North-eastern Haryana
(India): diversity,
status and ethnobotanical significance. Phytodiversity 1(1&2): 31-42.

9.       Jagmahender Singh, Balkar Singh. 2014.
Ethnobotanical Uses of Some Plants from Jind District of Haryana. Full Paper In
Proc. of
“National Seminar
on Next Generation Sciences: Vision 2020 & beyond” Held At MD
University Rohtak on 8
th March 2014. 

10.   Preet Rachna, Vashistha BD, Singh B.
2014.  Antimicrobial activity of some
Indian mosses. Int. J. Biotech Biosci, 4(3):203-209.

11.   Balkar Singh, Nidhan Singh & Krishan Kumar.
2015. A Pictorial Guide to Common Garden Plants. Unique Publications, Panipat.
ISBN 9789383861453. Pp 152.

12.   Nidhan Singh, Balkar Singh, Gurcharan Singh & Anil K.
Thakur. 2015.  Genus Cyclanthera Schrad.
(Cucurbitaceae) in India with notes on distribution of Cyclanthera
(Ser.) Cogn. In Himachal Pradesh, India.
Phytodiversity 2(1): 51-55.


Papers Presented in
Conferences/Seminars etc.


1.       Balkar Singh and Matta N.K. 2002. HMW-glutenin
subunit composition and quality score of some Indian wheat varieties
National Symposium on ‘New opportunities and challenges for improving crop
productivity through Biotechnology’ held in Department of Biotechnology and
Molecular Biology, CCSHAU, Hisar from 13-15 February 2002.

2.       Balkar Singh and Matta N.K. 2004. Effect of Soil
Salinity on Seed Storage Proteins and Grain Quality in Wheat.
National Seminar on Ecology and Environmental Management: Issues and Research
Needs, held in Deptt. of Botany, K.U. Kurukshetra held from  8-9 January 2004.

3.       Balkar Singh, Nidhan Singh and Pran Nath. 2005. Cordia
dichotoma – A Rare Medicinal Tree of Haryana.
National Seminar on “Role of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in Ayurveda,
Unani and Siddha system of Medicine” held at Deptt of Plant Breeding CCS Haryana
Agriculture University, Hisar from 3-5 March 2005.

4.       Balkar Singh and Pran Nath. 2005. Some Herbal
Remedies from Panipat District of Haryana
. In XXVIII Annual conference of the Indian Botanical Society and National
Symposium on Plant Science Research in India- Challenges and Opportunities,
held at Botanical Survey of India, Northern Circle, Dehradoon from 24-26
October 2005.

5.       Balkar Singh, Surender Singh, Nidhan Singh. 2006. Biodiversity Loss due to
Excessive Use of Herbicide and Intensive Agriculture
. In National
Seminar on “Environmental Stresses and Biodiversity”, held at KVA DAV College
Karnal from November 8-9, 2006.

6.       Balkar Singh, Surender Singh. 2011. Antimicrobial
Activity of
Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb. an Important
Medicinal Plant
. In National
Semianr on Chemistry in Our Lives” March 29, 2011, Arya P G College Panipat

7.       Balkar Singh & Nidhan Singh. 2011. Convolvulaceae in Haryana:
Floristic Diversity and Some New Records
. In National Seminar on Global Warming and Its
Impact on Bio-Diversity held at GMN National (P.G.) College Ambala Cantt,
Haryana from November 8-9, 2011.

8.       Mridu, Vanita Rai and Balkar Singh. 2011. Participation of People at Grass Root Level to Conserve
Biodiversity in Haryana
: An
Urgent Need of Time
. In National Seminar on Global
Warming and Its Impact on Bio-Diversity held at GM National (P.G.) College
Ambala Cantt, Haryana from November 8-9, 2011.

9.       Balkar Singh and Poonam.
Uses of Some Ethnomedicinal Plants from Fatehabad District of Haryana
. In National Seminar on Study of Biodiversity
in Today’s Perspective held at Dayal Singh College Karnal from 10-12 March

10.   Balkar Singh. 2013. eFloraofindia. Paper presented in Joint Indo-US Workshop on
Biodiversity Informatics Held at Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the
Environment, Bangalore, India from January 19-20, 2013

11.   Balkar Singh and Nidhan Singh. 2013. Biodiversity
Documentation In India: Role of Online Citizen Science Forums. In XXIII
Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy and National Seminar
on “Recent Advances in Plant Taxonomy Research” held at RTM Nagpur University,
Nagpur from 27.12.13 to 29.12.13.

12.   Nidhan Singh, Balkar Singh and B.D. Vashistha. 2013. Diversity and Ethnobotany of Family Solanaceae in
North and North-Eastern Haryana.
Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy and National Seminar
on “Recent Advances in Plant Taxonomy Research” held at RTM Nagpur University,
Nagpur from 27.12.13 to 29.12.13.