Name Dr. Fatima Shirin

Designation Scientist "F"  & Head, Genetics and Plant Propagation Division
Qualification M. Sc., Ph.D.
Experience 14 Years
Subject Area Tissue Culture of Forestry Species, micropropagation of bamboos, forest trees and medicinal plants
Publication 20

PAPERS PUBLISHED IN JOURNALS

  1. Shirin, F, Kumar S. and Mishra Y. 2000. In vitro plantlet production system for Kaempferia galanga, a rare Indian medicinal herb. Plant Cell Tissue Organ Culture 63: 193-197.
  2. Shirin, F, Rana P.K. and Mandal A.K. 2005. In vitro clonal propagation of mature Tectona grandis through axillary bud proliferation. Journal of Forest Research 10: 465-469.
  3. Shirin, F, Arya S. and Arya I.D. 2005. Micropropagation of Bambusa vulgaris through enhanced axillary branching from nodal segments of field grown culms. Journal of Plant Biology 32: 33-38.
  4. Shirin, F and Maravi, S. 2006. In vitro clonal propagation of Crataeva nurvala, an important medicinal tree through enhanced axillary branching. Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants 12: 165-174.
  5. Shirin, F and Rana P.K. 2007. In vitro plantlet regeneration from nodal explants of field grown culms in Bambusa glaucescens Willd. Plant Biotechnology Reports 1: 141-147.
  6. Shirin, F and Arya S. 2003. Comparison of different nutrient media for in vitro shoot multiplication and rhizogenesis in Bambusa nana Roxb. MyForest 39: 53-59.
  7. Shirin, F, Arya S. and Arya I.D. 2003. Effect of nutrient media on in vitro shoot multiplication and rhizogenesis in Bambusa vulgaris Schard ex Wendl. Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity 11: 57-62.
  8. Shirin, F and Sarkar A.K. 2003. Removal of phenolic exudates from explants of Tectona grandis. Teaknet 30: 4-6.
  9. Shirin, F, Sarkar A.K., Ansari S. A. and Mandal A. K. 2002. Standardization of sterilizing treatment for in vitro propagation of half-sib families of teak. Teaknet 26: 1-3.
  10. Shirin, F, Kumar D. and Pederick L. 1998. Variation in wood specific gravity of Pinus radiata in Victoria, Australia. Indian Forester 124: 150-157.
  11. Shirin, F, Sharma R. and Mandal A.K. 1996. Genetic testing in tree improvement programme. Tropical Slvics 4: No. 1.
  12. Kumar, P, Ansari S.A. and Shirin F. 1995. Effect of leaf /soil applied IAA with kinetin or thiamine on shoot growth of Albizia lebbek. Ann.For. 4: 195-199.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Arya, I.D., Rana P.K., Satstangi R., Muzaffar S., Shirin F., Sharma S. and Arya S. 2002. Rapid and mass multiplication of bamboos through tissue culture techniques. In: Role of plant tissue culture in biodiversity conservation and economic development (Eds. Nandi,S.K., Palni, L.M.S. and Kumar, A.), pp 29-39. Gyanodaya Prakashan, Nainital, India.
  2. Shirin, F, Mishra Y., Yadav S., Patel P. and Ansari S.A. 2008. Effect of various culture conditions on in vitro shoot multiplication in Bambusa nutans Wall and Bambusa tulda Roxb. In: Forest Biotechnology in India (Eds. Ansari, S.A., Narayanan, C. and Mandal, A.K. ), pp. 177-185. Satish Serial Publishing House, Delhi.

PAPER PRESENTED IN CONFERENCE

  1. Shirin, F. attended National Symposium on Research Trends in thrust Areas of biological Sciences held at Government Model science College, Jabalpur, M.P. from 28-29 April 2003 and presented a paper entitled In vitro clonal propagation of some important medicinal plants.
  2. Shirin, F. attended XIX M.P. Young Scientist Congress held at Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar from 12- 13 April 2004 and presented a paper entitled Propagation of Bambusa vulgaris Schard ex Wendl through tissue culture technique.
  3. Shirin, F. attended National Symposium on Plant Biotechnology: New Frontiers held at CIMAP, Lucknow from 18-20 Nov 2005 and presented a poster entitled In vitro propagation of Bambusa nutans Wall., using nodal explants from mature culm.
  4. Shirin, F. attended National Conference on Tree Biotechnology: Indian Scenario held at TFRI, Jabalpur from 9-10 Feb, 2006 and presented a research paper entitled "Efficient in vitro plantlet production of Bambusa nutans Wall. and Bambusa tulda Roxb. Shirin, F. attended National Conference on Increasing Forest Productivity: Genetics and Breeding Options held at TFRI, Jabalpur from 21-23 Feb, 2007 and presented a research paper entitledMicropropagation of Bambusa nutans Wall.
  5. Shirin, F. attended National Conference on Biotechnology for the 21st Century : New Horizons being held at St. Aloysius College, Jabalpur from 18-19 December, 2009 and presented a paper entitled In vitro propagation of Saraca indica L., a commercially important vulnerable medicinal tree.

RESEARCH REPORTS

  1. Final report of project entitled "Developing tissue culture protocols for forestry species : Micropropagation of Bambusa vulgaris and Kaempferia galanga"
  2. Final report of project entitled "Developing tissue culture protocols for forestry species (a) Tectona grandis (Teak).