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Dr. Ashutosh Kumar Pandey

Assistant Professor, Agricultural Sciences

ashutosh.pandey1@sharda.ac.in

About

Dr. Ashutosh Kumar Pandey has been working as Assistant Professor in school of Agriculture Sciences, Sharda University, U.P. He has obtained his B.Sc. (2005) and M.Sc. (2007) in Botany from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He received Ph.D. degree in Biology form department Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Finland in year 2015. Dr. Pandey has received three prestigious postdoctoral fundings from both national and international organizations (1) DS-Kothari postdoctoral fellowship form University Grants Commission (UGC) in year 2016 (2) Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani, Israel in year 2016 and (3) Estonian Research Council, Estonia, Estonia in year 2017. He has 14 research articles and 1 book chapter (international) and 2 national level publications. His research interests includes, impact of changing environment on plants, plant eco-physiology, Climate change, Abiotic stress, Plant signaling, food security,  plant ecophysiology, plant biochemistry.

 

Experience
  • More than 8 years experience
Qualification
  • Postdoctoral Fellow at Institute of Technology, University Of Tartu, Estonia
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Dr. DS Kothari ) at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
  • Senior Research Fellow at ICAR-Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, Lucknow, India
  • Ph.D. from University of Eastern Finland, Finland
  • M.Sc. (Botany) (Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India)
  • B.Sc. (Botany) (Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Award & Recognition

  • Received FinCEAL Travel Grant to visit University Of Eastern Finland in 2017
  • Postdoctoral grant from Agricultural Research Organization- (State of Israel\ Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development), October 2016
  • Awarded a Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society travel grant in 2015
  • CSIR – Senior Research Fellow April 2011 for 2 year

Research

  • Ghosh, A., Pandey, A.K., Agrawal M., Agrawal S B 2020  "Assessment of growth, physiological, and yield attributes of wheat cultivar HD 2967 under elevated ozone exposure adopting timely and delayed sowing conditions." Environmental Science and Pollution Research 1-16. 2020. (DOI: 10.1007/S11356-020-08325-Y) (I.F. 3.306).
  • Pandey, A.K., Majumder, B., Keski-Saari, S., Kontunen-Soppela, S., Pandey, V., Oksanen, E 2019. High Variation in Resource Allocation Strategies among 11 Indian Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Cultivars Growing in High Ozone Environment. Climate, 7(2), 23; 2019. (https://doi.org/10.3390/cli7020023) (I.F. 1.89) (First Author)
  • Pandey A.K., Ghosh A., Agrawal., M., Agrawal S.B. Effect of elevated ozone and varying levels of soil nitrogen in two wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cultivars: Growth, gas-exchange, antioxidant status, grain yield and quality. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety158:59-682018 (DOI: 10.1016/J.ECOENV.2018.04.014) (I.F. 4.7) (First Author)
  • Deeba F, Pandey A.K., Pandey V Organ specific proteomic dissection of Selaginella bryopteris undergoing dehydration and rehydration. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:425. (2016). (DOI: 10.3389/FPLS.2016.00425) (I.F. 3.948).
  • Majumder, B., Pandey, A. K., Oksanen, E., K. Nailwal,T.K., Pandey V Pandey, A. K., Majumder, B., Keski-Saari, S., Kontunen-Soppela, S., Pandey, V., Oksanen, E. Evaluation of impact of tropospheric ozone on Gladiolus cultivars using Ethylenediurea (2018) 5 (7): 31-41 (ISSN-2349-5162)
  • Pandey A. K, Majumder B., Keski-Saari S, Kontunen-Soppela S, Mishra A, Sahu N, Pandey V., Oksanen E. Searching for common responsive parameters for ozone tolerance in 18 rice cultivars in India: results from ethylenediurea studies. Science of the Total Environment 532:230-238, 2015. (DOI: 10.1016/J.SCITOTENV.2015.05.040).  (I.F. 6.71) (First Author).
  • Pandey, A.K., Majumder, B., Keski-Saari, S., Kontunen-Soppela, S., Pandey, V., Oksanen, E. Differences in responses of two mustard cultivars to ethylenediurea (EDU) at high ambient ozone concentrations in India. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 196, 158-166, 2014. (DOI: 10.1016/J.AGEE.2014.07.003 ) (I.F. 4.24) (First Author)
  • Pandey V, Ranjan S, Deeba F, Pandey, A. K, Singh R, Shirke P. A, Pathre U.V. Desiccation-induced physiological and biochemical changes in resurrection plant, Selaginella bryopteris. Journal Plant Physiology. 1; 167 (16):1351-9. 2010. (DOI: 10.1016/J.JPLPH.2010.05.001) (I.F. 3.037).
  • Raj A, Pandey, A. K, Sharma Y. K, Khare P.B, Srivastava Pankaj K., Singh N. Metabolic adaptation of Pteris vittata L. gametophyte to arsenic induced oxidative stress. BioresourceTechnology, 102, (20): 2011. 9827-9832 (DOI: 10.1016/J.BIORTECH.2011.08.017) (I.F. 5.33)
  • Bajpai R, Pandey, A. K, Deeba F, Upreti DK, Nayaka S, Pandey V. Physiological effects of arsenate on transplant thalli of the lichen Pyxine cocoes (Sw.) Nyl Environmental Science and Pollution Research,19 (19):1494-1502 , 2012 (DOI: 10.1007/S11356-011-0628-8) (IF: 2.828)
  • Deeba F, Pandey, A. K, Ranjan S, Mishra A, Singh R, Sharma Y. K., Shirke P. A., Pandey V. Physiological and proteomic responses of cotton (Gossypium herbaceum L.) to drought stress. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 53: 6-18, 2012 (DOI: 10.1016/J.PLAPHY.2012.01.002) (I.F. 3.33).
  • Oksanen E, V. Pandey, Pandey, A. K, S. Keski-Saari, S. Kontunen-Soppela., C. Sharma  Impacts of increasing ozone on Indian plants. Environmental Pollution, 177:189-200 2013. (DOI: 10.1016/J.ENVPOL.2013.02.010) (I.F. 6.79).
  • Srivastava, P. K., Gupta, M., Pandey, A. K., Pandey, V., Singh, N.,Tewari, S. K. Effects of sodicity induced changes in soil physical properties on paddy root growth. Plant soil and Environment, 60(4), 165- 169. 2014. (DOI: 10.17221/926/2013-PSE ) (I.F. 1.407)
  • Mandanala, R., Gupta, V., Pandey, A. K., Srivatava, S., Pandey, V., Singh, PK., Tuli, R. Tobacco Chloroplasts as Bioreactors for the Production of Recombinant Superoxide Dismutase in Plants, an Industrially Useful Enzyme.  Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 33(4), 1107-1115. 2015. (DOI: 10.1007/S11105-014-0805-2) (I.F. 1.76).

Book Chapter:

  • Pandey, A. K., Ghosh, A., Rai, K., Fatima A., Agrawal, M., Agrawal, S.B. 2019. Abiotic Stress in Plants: A General Outline. In Hasanuzzaman M, Nahar K, Fujita M, Oku H, Islam T(eds) Approaches for Enhancing Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants Chapter 1, pp 1-46 CRC Press,.  eBook ISBN9781351104722) (DOI: 10.1201/9781351104722).

National paper/Magazines (02) / Book chapter (01)

  • Singh, V.K., Pandey, Ashutosh, K., Singh, Anurag and Soni, M.K. (2016). Mitigating climatic change impact on tomato (Solanum lycopersicum Mill.) under protected cultivation. Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability, 4(2): 199-202 (NASS rating 4.86)
  • Singh, V.K., Soni, M.K., Singh, Anurag and Pandey, Ashutosh K. (2016). Strategies for micro- irrigation in guava and mango for improving quality production. In: Precision Farming and Resource Management. Tiwari, K.N., Jha, M.K., Chatterjee, C., Mishra, A. (eds) published by Excel India Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 122-127.

Certifications

  • Ashutosh K. Pandey, Farah Deeba, Ashvarya Mishra, Ashish Asthana & Vivek Pandey. 2010. Antioxidant system response in moss Barbula indica under water stress in Fourth International Conference on Plants & Environmental Pollution (ICPEP-4) at NBRI Lucknow, India during December 8-11, 2010.
  • Farah Deeba, Ashutosh K. Pandey, Vivek Pandey, & P.B. Khare. 2012. Role of light in desiccation induced changes in fluorescence and antioxidant metabolism in Selaginella bryopteris in international symposium on ferns and fern-allies, at Palampur Himachal Pradesh, India during November 10-12, 2010.
  • Farah Deeba, Ashutosh K. Pandey, Vivek Pandey, P.B Khare. 2008 Changes in Antioxidative Enzymes during desiccation in Selaginella bryopteris. in International Symposium on Perspectives in Pteridophytes at NBRI Lucknow, India during November 27-29, 2008.
  • Shubhi Srivastava, Anshita Raj, Ashutosh K. Pandey, Nandita Singh. 2008. Screening the phytoremediation potential of adiantum capillus- veneris L., Diplazium esculentum and comparing it with Pteris vittata., an hyperaccumulator of arsenic in International Symposium on Perspectives in Pteridophytes at NBRI Lucknow, India during November 27-29, 2008.
  • Ashvarya Mishra, Ashutosh K. Pandey, Farah Deeba, Baisakhi Majumder, Vivek Pandey. 201. Studies of ROS and Antioxidant Responses in Sporobolus coromendalianus, in National Conference on Reactive Oxygen Species: Roles in Animals and Plant Biology, Department of Biochemistry, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India Dec 23-24 , 2011 (POSTER)
  • Ashutosh K. Pandey, Keski-Saari S, Blande J, Kontunen-Soppela S, Pandey V, Keinänen M, Oksanen E. 2013. Responses in two cultivars of Indian mustard Brassica juncea to tropospheric ozone. SPPS conference 2013, in Denmark, Programme & Abstracts. 48. (POSTER)
  • Sari Kontunen-Soppela, Ashutosh K. Pandey, Baisakhi Mazumder, Sarita Keski-Saari, Vivek Pandey, Elina Oksanen Screening of rice cultivars for EDU response at two field experiment in India. International conference on Ozone and Plants, 18-21 May2014 Beijing, China (POSTER).
  • Baisakhi Mazumder, Ashutosh K. Pandey, Vivek Pandey, Elina Oksanen. An assessment of the impact of ambient ozone on two field-grown linseed varities using EDU. International conference on Ozone and Plants, 18-21, May 2014 Beijing, China (POSTER)
  • Ashutosh K. Pandey, Baisakhi Mazumder, Sarita Keski-Saari, Sari Kontunen-Soppela, Vivek Pandey, Elina Oksanen. Difference in response of two mustard cultivars to ethylenediurea (EDU) at high ambient ozone concentrations in India. International conference on Ozone and Plants, 18 - 21 May 2014, Beijing, China (POSTER).
  • Sari Kontunen-Soppela, Ashutosh K. Pandey, Baisakhi Mazumder, Sarita Keski-Saari, Vivek Pandey, Elina Oksanen Screening of rice cultivars for EDU response at two field experiment in India. International conference on Ozone and Plants, 18-21, May 2014, Beijing, China (POSTER).
  • Ashutosh K. Pandey, Impact of ambient ozone on rice (Oryza sativa L.) and mustard (Brassica campestris L.) cultivars grown in the field condition of India. The 8th Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society Ph.D. Students Conference, June 16-19, 2014, in Uppsala, Sweden (ORAL).
  • Ashutosh K. Pandey Baisakhi Mazumder, Sarita Keski-Saari, Sari Kontunen-Soppela, Vivek Pandey, Elina Oksanen. Ozone: A threat to crop production in India. The 9th Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society Conference, August 9-13, 2015, in Stockhlom, Sweden (POSTER).
  • V K Singh, Ashutosh K. Pandey, Manoj K Soni and Anurag Singh; Prospects of protected cultivation under subtropical conditions: A case study with eight varieties of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.); during the conference on Perspective of Future Challenges and option in Agriculture at Jain Hills, Jalgaon, 28-31 May 2016, Maharasthra, India (POSTER).
  • Participated in two day Teachers training workshop by National Academy of Science India-BHU, February 10-11, 2017 at Seminar Complex, Institute of Science BHU, Varanasi, India (Workshop).
  • tosh K. Pandey, Ghosh, A, Agrawal, S.B. Effects of elevated ozone at varying soil nitrogen levels in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) at National Symposium on “Issues and Challenges in Ecological Sciences, ICES-2017” to be held from 23-25 Feb 2017 BHU, Varanasi, India (POSTER).
  • Ashutosh K. Pandey, Baisakhi Majumder, Sarita Keski-Saari, Sari Kontunen-Soppela, Vivek Pandey, Elina Oksanen. Searching for ozone-tolerance traits among eleven Indian wheat (Triticum aestivum) cultivars, participated to 27th SPPS congress Nordic Plant Biology, August 16-18 August 2017, Naantali, Finland (POSTER).
  • Participated in a workshop on Microscopy Techniques in Agriculture by Elison Blancaflor, Noble Research Institute LLC, USA at Estonian Crop Research Institute and University Of Tartu, Estonia 5-9 August 2019 (Workshop).
  • Ashutosh K. Pandey, Dmitry Yarmolinsky, Hannes Kollist (2019) Function of AtABCG22 in stomatal responsiveness to low air humidity presented a poster at ‘Plants in a Changing World. Integration of Photosynthesis, Adaptation and Development 6-8 November 2019, Helsinki, Finland (POSTER).

Area of Interest

  • Plant Eco-physiology
  • Climate change
  • Abiotic stress
  • Plant signaling
  • food security.