Akhilesh Kumar

Akhilesh Kumar
Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University), Dayalbagh, Agra · Botany

Ph D

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October 2000 - May 2005
Dr R M L A U Faizabad
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In December 2009 and May 2010 an insect pest was observed on Jatropha curcas L. (Euphorbiaceae) saplings at the Biomass Farm Site, Banthara, of CSIRNational Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India. On the basis of morphology of the insect pest and symptoms caused on its host, it was identified as Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Homoptera: Co...
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Purpose The aim of the present investigation was to document the phytotherapeutic knowledge and veterinary healthcare management practices among the Tharu tribal community of Uttar Pradesh, India and to determine the consensus of such practices, in order to evaluate the potential for new veterinary drugs of herbal origin. Methods This study was con...
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The aim of present study was to explore and document medicinal plants used for the traditional dermatological healthcare management practices by the the Tharu tribal community of Uttar Pradesh. The study was conducted during 2000–2004. Information was gathered from 230 informants residing in 46 villages in Terai region of Indo-Nepal boarder using q...
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Jatropha gossypiifolia L. (Euphorbiaceae) is a small shrub native to Mexico and Subtropical America, now grows naturally in most tropical areas of the world. It is a neglected and underutilized plant of multiple values. It is cultivated as live fence for the protection of agricultural crops and various parts of the plant are globally used for healt...
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The aim of present study was to identify medicinal plant species used for the management of healthcare problems prevalent among the Magar tribal community of Palpa district, Nepal. Data about medicinal uses of plants were collected by questionnaire, personal interview and group discussion with pre-identified informants. The present study includes a...
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Jatropha curcas L. (Euphorbiaceae) is a multipurpose perennial shrub/small tree, native to Mexico and Subtropical America, now grows naturally in most tropical areas of the world. It is an underutilized plant of multiple values. Various parts of the J. curcas are globally used for healthcare management of plants, human being and domesticated animal...
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Proliferation of fly ash (FA) deposits and its toxicity have become a global concern, which contaminate the ecosystems of our Earth. In this regard, identification of potential plant species for FA deposits' restoration is the main concern. Keeping this view in mind, the present study was conducted to identify potential plant species naturally grow...
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An ethnobotanical inventory was conducted in the rural areas of Kannauj districts, Uttar Pradesh during 2007-09 following standard ethnobotanical methods for documentation of underexploited, non-conventional, traditional and indigenous wild vegetables for further studies leading to sustainable utilization of these resources to overcome malnutrition...
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Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit. is native to Central America and Mexico, but now grows naturally in most tropical areas globally. It is a neglected and underutilized; medium to small sized tree of multiple values. It is commonly known as wild tamarind in English and subabul in Hindi. In recent years, Leucaena has gained a great attention for i...
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Jatropha gossypiifolia L. (Euphorbiaceae) is a small shrub native to Mexico and Subtropical America, now grows naturally in most tropical areas of the world. It is a neglected and underutilized plant of multiple values. It is cultivated as live fence for the protection of agricultural crops and various parts of the plant are globally used for healt...
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Nepal Himalayas have been known as a rich source for valuable medicinal plants since Vedic periods. Present work is the documentation of indigenous knowledge on plant utilization as natural remedy by the inhabitants of terai forest in Western Nepal. Study was conducted during 2010-2011 following standard ethnobotanical methods. Data about medicinal...
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Chickpea grown in fly ash (FA) treated soil (25, 50, and 100% FA) was used to evaluate the effect of FA on antioxidants, metal concentration (Fe, Zn, Cu, Cr, and Cd), photosynthetic pigments (chlorophyll a (chl-a), chlorophyll b (chl-b), total chlorophyll (total chl), and carotenoids), growth and yield performance. All antioxidants in roots, shoots...
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Devipatan division, situated in Terai belt of North-Eastern Uttar Pradesh is characterized by rich phytogenic diversity and Tribal (Tharu) population. Tharu tribe is endowed with vast knowledge of medicinal plants. They have strong believe in supernatural powers (magicotherapeutic properties) of plants in treatment and prevention of various disease...
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Tharu, an important tribe of Uttar Pradesh, live in a number of forested villages in Terai belt of Uttar Pradesh along Indo-Nepal border endowed with vast knowledge of medicinal plants. Present communication deals with 20 important plant species used against various hair disorders, viz.: hair fall, dandruff and graying of hair etc. and as hair toni...

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