Name Dr. A. K. Bhowmik

Designation Scientist "C"
Qualification M. Sc., Ph. D.
Experience 27 years
Subject Area Ecology
Publications 48

 Research Papers

  1. Totey, N.G,Bhowmik A.k and Khatri P.k  1986.  Performance of sal on soils derived from different parent materials in Shahdol Forest Division, M.P. Indian Forester 112:No 1 Page 18-31.

  2. Totey, N.G, Singh A.K, Bhowmik, A.K, and p.K. Khatri P.K  1986  Effect of forest covers on physico-chemical properties of soils developed on sandstone Indian Forester, vol. 112,No. 4, page 314-327.

  3. Totey,N.G, Bhowmik A.k and Khatri P.k ,Chouhan, J.S and Kulkarni, R   Growth of teak seedlings in nursery Indian Forester vol.112, No,9, page 792-800.

  4.  Totey,N.G, Kulkarni, R, Bhowmik A.K  and Khatri P.k, Dahia V.K, and Prasad A 1987  Afforestation of salt affected wasteland   I Screening of forest tree species of M.P. for salt tolerance Indian Forester vol, 113, No, 12, page 805-815.

  5. Nautiyal, Subhash, Totey N.G, Singh, A.K, and Bhowmik, A.K 1987  Forest vegetation survey of south Raipur Division, m.P. : A Quadrate Analysis. Indian Journal of Forestry vol,1091), 16-18.

  6. Totey,N.G, Prasad A, Kapoor, K.S, Khatri P.k   Chouhan, J.S, Bhowmik A.K. and  Dahia V.K. 1988  Effect of Nitrogen and Phosphorous fertilization on Dendrocalamus seedlings. Indian Forester vol. 114, No. 9, page 592-600.

  7. Totey,N.G, Prasad A, Kapoor, K.S, Nautiyal s,  Khatri P.k   and  Bhowmik A.K  1989  Studies on the growth performance of some green manure leguminous crops and their residual effect on the organic matter and available nutrients in eroded teak nursery soils of Nainpur (M.P.)  Indian Forester  vol, 115, No,6, page 404-413.

  8. Namdeo, R.K, Prasad Arun, Bhowmik A.K, Khatri, P.K and Totey N.G 1989   Does teak plantation deteriorate soil nutrient status  Jou. of tropical Forestry, vol. 5 (iii), page 155-162.

  9. Prasad Arun Namdeo, Bhowmik A.K, Khatri, P.K and Totey N.G 1989  Depletion of soil nutrients in teak mortality area  Jour. of Tropical Forest, vol. 5 (iii) page 147-154.

  10. Prasad A, Totey,N.G, Singh, A.K, Kulkarni R, Khatri P.k, Bhowmik, A.K, Chouhan, J.S, and  Dahia V.K 1989  Profile development in relation to topography J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. vol. 37 : 790-797.

  11. Prasad, Arun, Totey, N.G., Kapoor, K.S., Chouhan, J.S. and Bhowmik, A.K.  1990.  Effect some salts on the soils reaction and dry matter yield of Leucaena leucocephala and Acacia auriculiformis.  Indian Forester 116: 227-232.

  12. Prasad, Arun, Khatri, P.K., Bhowmik, A.K., and Totey, N.G.  1990. Relationship of Teak mortality in Khandwa (M.P.) and available soil iron and manganese.  Journal of Indian Society of Soil Science 38: 174-176.

  13. Prasad, Arun, Khatri, P.K., Bhowmik, A.K., and Totey, N.G.  1990.  Effect of phosphorus on the growth of Bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) seedlings.  Journal of Indian Society of Soil Science 38: 765-766.

  14. Bhowmik, A.K., and Totey, N.G.  1990.   Characteristics of some soils under Teak forests.  Journal of Indian Society of Soil Science 38: 481-487.

  15. Totey, N.G.  and  Bhowmik, A.K. 1990. Sand mineralogy of soils of Mahgaon Teak Forests Mandla, Madhya Pradesh.  Journal of Indian Society of Soil Science 38: 361-362.

  16. Namdeo, R.K. Prasad, Arun, Kharkwal, G.N., Bhowmik, A.K., Khatri, P.K., Bisen, S.S. and Totey, N.G.  1991.  Preliminary study on physico-chemical properties of soil as treated to Tendu (Diospyrus melanoxylan) leaf quality for Beedi making.  Indian Journal of Minor Forest Produce I: 42-51.

  17. Prasad, Arun, Totey, N.G., Khatri, P.K. and Bhowmik, A.K. 1991.  Effect of added tree leaves on the composition of humus and availability of nutrient in soil.  Journal of Indian Society of Soil Science 39: 429-434.

  18. Prasad, Arun, Totey, N.G.,  Khatri, P.K. and Bhowmik, A.K. 1991.  Effect of added salts on the uptake of phosphorus and potassium by Leucaenma leucocephala and Acacia auriculiformis seedlings.  Nitrogen Fixing Tree Research Report 9, 1991.

  19. Prasad, Arun, Khatri, P.K., Bhowmik, A.K., Horilal and  Totey, N.G.  1991. Effect of NPK application on growth and fruit yield of Solanum mammosum Linn.  Indian Journal of Minor Forest Produce I : 117-123.

  20. Totey, N.G., Prasad, Arun, Singh, A.K., Sonkar , S.D. ,  Bhowmik, A.K., Khatri, P.K. and Kulkarni, R. 1992.  Influence of parent rock on physical and chemical properties of soils developed under natural forest condition in Nagri Range , South Raipur (M.P.).  Indian Journal of Forestry 15: 32-37. 

  21. Singh, A.K., Singh, R.B., Bhowmik, A.K. and Banerjee, S.K. 1992.  Suitability and performance of different tree species in skeletal soil of Sambalpur (Orissa).  Indian Agriculturist 36: 231-235.

  22. Totey, N.G., Bhowmik, A.K., Khatri P.K. and Banerjee, S.K. 1993. Litter fall and nutrient dynamics in soil under Bamboo. Indian Agriculture.  37: 89-97.

  23. Gupta, B.N., Singh, A.K., Bhowmik, A.K., Singh, R B. and Banerjee, S.K. 1993. Response of fertilizer on growth and biomass production of Pithecellobium dulce in coal mine overburdens of Orissa. Annals of Forestry 1: 130-135.

  24. Totey, N.G., Banerjee, S.K., Prasad, Arun, Bhowmik, A.K. and Khatri, P.K. 1993.  Soil productivity as related to radial growth of Sal (Shorea robusta) of Raipur forest, Madhya Pradesh. Environment and Ecology 11: 868-874.

  25. Singh, A.K., Bhowmik, A.K., Behari, Bipin, Sonkar , S.D. and Banerjee, S.K. 1993.  Effect of biofertilizers on growth and biomass production of Albizia procera in copper mine overburdens. Indian Journal Tropical Biodiversity 1: 216-220.

  26. Totey, N.G., Bhowmik, A.K., Khatri, P.K. and Banerjee, S.K. 1993.  Litter fall and nutrient dynamics in soil under Bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus). Indian Agriculturist 37: 89-97.

  27. Gupta, B.N., Singh, A.K., Bhowmik, A.K. and Banerjee, S.K.  1994.  Suitability of different tree species for coal mine overburdens. Annals of Forestry 2: 85-87.

  28. Williams, A.J., Singh, R.B., Bhowmik, A.K., Singh, A.K. and Banerjee, S.K. 1994.  Suitability of different tree species for copper mine overburdens. Environment and Ecology 12: 116-118.

  29. Singh, A.K., Bhowmik, A.K., Williams, A.J., Singh, R.B. and Banerjee, S.K. 1994.  Effect of compost and fertilizers on nutrient accumulation in Albizia procera in coal mine overburdens. Indian Journal of Forestry 17: 166-171.

  30. Williams, A.J., Singh, R.B., Bhowmik, A.K., Singh, A.K. and Banerjee, S.K. 1994.  Effect of compost and fertilizers on growth of Albuzia procera in copper mine overburdens. Indian Agriculturist 38: 15-19.

  31. Singh, A.K., Singh, R.B., Bhowmik, A.K., Chand, S. and Banerjee, S.K. 1995.  Relative initability of different tree species for copper mine overburdens.  Van Vigyan 33: 122-125.

  32. Mishra, A.K., Williams, A.J., Bhowmik, A.K. and Banerjee, S.K. 1995.  Performance of different NFT and non-NFT species on fly ash. Environment and Ecology 13: 920-923.

  33. Singh, A.K., Bhowmik, A.K., Chand, S. and Banerjee, S.K. 1995.  Response of mulches on growth and biomass production of Albizia procera in copper mine overburdens. Van Vigyan 33: 126-129.

  34. Banerjee, S.K., Manjhi, R.B., Bhowmik, A.K., Biswas , S.C. , Mishra, A. and Singh., A.K. 1996.  Growth performance of tree species at different micro sites of coal mine over burden of Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh. My Forest 32: 201-206.

  35. Singh, A.K., Singh, R.B., Bhowmik, A.K. and Banerjee, S.K. 1996.  Nutrient accumulation in Albizia procera as influenced by application of compost and fertilizers in copper mine overburden. My Forest 32: 90-97. 

  36. Bhowmik, A.K., Mishra, A.K., Mishra, P.N. and Banerjee, S.K. 1996.  Performance of different NFT and non NFT species on iron mine overburdens. Environment and Ecology 14: 607-611.

  37. Mishra, A.K., Bhowmik, A.K. and Banerjee, S.K. 1996.  Effect of mulches on growth of tree species on fly-ash. Environment and Ecology 14: 411-414.

  38. Mishra, A.K., Manjhi, R.B., Bhowmik, A.K. and Banerjee, S.K. 1996.  Vegetation succession of flyash of thermal power plant. My Forest 32 : 193-200.

  39. Totey, N.G., Bhowmik, A.K. and Khatri, P.K. 1998.  Nutrient cycling under teak plantation.  Journal of Tropical Forestry 14(11). 

  40. Roychoudhury, N., Bhowmik, A.K., Jain, A., Joshi K.C. and Banerjee, S.K. 1998.  Relative resistance in Teak clones to Spodoptera litura (Fabricius) Boursim (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) in relation to certain leaf nutrients. Indian Journal of Forestry 21: 321-326.

  41. Banerjee, S.K., Kashyap, M.K., Manjhi, R.B., Dugaya D. and Bhowmik, A.K. 1998.  Response of fertilizers on growth, biomass production and nutrient uptake in Dalbergia sissoo grown in iron mine overburden. Advances in Forestry Research in India 19: 98-118.

  42. Banerjee, S.K., Nath, V., Bhowmik, A.K. and Manjhi, R.B. 1999.  Soil characteristics and vegetation distribution in and around lime kiln in Madhya Pradesh. Annals of Forestry 7: 77-86.

  43. Banerjee, S.K., Singh, A.K., Sonkar , S.D. and Bhowmik, A.K. 2002.  Microbial proliferation in relation to nutrient accumulation in revegetated coal mine spoil. Indian Agriculturist 46: 17-26.

  44. Bhowmik, A.K., Singh, A.K and Banerjee, S.K (2003)   Litterfall and nutrient dynamics in soil under Eucalyptus hybrid plantation Indian Agric 47(1720:95-106.

  45. Bhowmik,A.K , Sett, R, Jain, A and Banerjee S.K (2005)   Impact of ecorestoration on degraded forests of Niwas, West Mandla division (M.P.).Indian Agric, 49 (1&2) :39-51.

  46. Jain, A., Bhowmik, A.K., Manjhi, R.B. and Banerjee, S.K. 2006. Variation in morphological characteristics of Azadirachta indica A. Juss. in different populations of  central India . Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity 14: 160-165.

  47. Bhowmik, A.K. 2006.  [kuu dk;Z ds i'pkr Hkwfe ij rRdkfyd ouhdj.k dh rduhdh tkudkjhA  Our Earth (A Quarterly Magazine Devoted to Ecology and Environment Management), Lucknow .  pp. 24-26. 

  48. Bhowmik, A.K., Singh, R.B. and Singh, R.K. (2008).  Influence of mulching on growth yield and biomass production of Albizia procera in limestone mine overburden.  Indian J. Trop. Biod., 16(2) : 191-194.

  49. Bhowmik, A.K. and Jain, Avinash 2008.  Evaluation of forest tree species in pot culture using limestone mine spoil. Indian Agriculturist 52: 151-157.

  50. Bhowmik, A.K. 2009.  pwuk iRFkj [knku }kjk i;kZoj.k iznw"k.k jksdus ds tSfodk mik;A  Our Earth (A Quarterly Magazine Devoted to Ecology and Environment Management), Lucknow .  pp. 39-40. 

Reports / Review

  1. Banerjee, S.K., Singh, A.K., Jain, A., Bhowmik, A.K. (2002).  Development of afforestation methodology for different types of mined areas in Central India and ecological evaluation of rehabilitated areas.

  2. Banerjee, S.K., Singh, A.K., Jain, A., Bhowmik, A.K. (2003).  Development of Neem in various agro-ecological regions of India (M.P. & Orissa).

  3. Jain, Avinash and Bhowmik, A.K. (2005).  Impact of Eco-restoration on degraded forests in M.P.

  4. Sett, R. and Bhowmik, A.K. (2005).  Ecological and economic evaluation of Teak monoculture and mixed plantation.

  5. Mishra, P.N., Bhowmik, A.K. and Gupta, R. (2005).  Monitoring and evaluation of Coastal Shelter Belt plantations of Orissa. 

  6. Bhowmik, A.K., Harprasad and Manjhi, R.B. (2007).  Eco-restoration of limestone mined areas of M.P. 

Research papers presented in conference / workshop / symposia

  1. Bhowmik, A.K., Jain, Avinash (2008)  Eco-restoration of limestore mine areas of Madhya Pradesh.  Presented in National Seminar on Interventions of Environmental Moderation, Jan, 8-10, Navasari Agricultural University,  NAVSARI, GUJRAT.

  2. Jain, A., Bhowmik, A.K., Nath, V. and Banerjee, S.K. (2008)  Impact of plantation on ecosystem development of drastically disturbed coal mine overburden spoil.  Presented in National Seminar on Reclamation f mined lands of coal fields at SFRI, Jabalpur on August 5-6 2008.

  3. Bhowmik, A.K. (2009).  Ecorehabilitation of limestone mine area of Madhya Pradesh Presented in All India Seminar on "Development, Environment and We" organized by the Institution of Engineers (INDIA) Jabalpur Local Centre on 4th and 5th July 2009 at Civil Lines, Jabalpur.