Name Dr. (Smt.) Maitreyee Kundu

Designation Scientist 'F'
Qualification M. Sc., M. Phil., Ph. D.
Experience 26 Years
Subject Area Seed Technology
Publication 76

International Journal

  1. Kundu, M. and Sett, R. (1999). Regeneration through organogenesis in rattan.Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture, 59: 219-222.
  2. Kundu, M. and Kachari, J. (2000). Desiccation sensitivity and recalcitrant behavior of seeds Aquilaria agallocha Roxb.Seed Science & Technology, 28:755-760,.
  3. Kundu, M. (2001). Desiccation and storage of Dipterocarpus retusus seed. In Danida Forest Seed Center (IPGRI) Newsletter: No. 8 pp-20-21.
  4. Kundu, M. and Chanda S. (2001). Preliminary studies on desiccation and storage of Calamus tenuis Roxb. seed. In Danida Forest Seed Center Newsletter (IPGRI): No. 9.
  5. Kundu, M. and Kachari, J. (2002). Preliminary studies on storage behavior of Termunalia myriocarpa seed. In Danida Forest Seed Centre Newsletter (IPGRI): No. 10.
  6. Kundu, M., Chanda, S. and Kachari, J. (2003). Germination and storage behavior of Phoebe goalparensis Hutch. seeds. Seed Science & Technology, 31:659-666.
  7. Kundu, M. (2008). Prediction of viability of seeds of Pongamia pinnata under controlled conditions. Seed Science & Technology, 36: 481-485.
  8. Kundu, M. (2009). Effect of seed maturity on germination and desiccation tolerance of Moringa oleifera seed. Seed Science & Technology, 37:589-596.
  9. Kundu, M & Sett, R. (2011). Effect of maturation on seed quality in Holoptelea integrifolia. Seed Science & Technology, 39(2) 402-411.
  10. Kundu, M & Sett, R. (2010). Desiccation tolerance and storage response of Bassia latifolia Roxb. Seeds. Paper published in the proceeding of IUFRO Tree Seed Symposium: recent advances in seed research and ex situ conservation held at Taipei, Taiwan August 16 – 18, 2010. Pp 129-136.
  11. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2011. Hardwickia binata Roxb. Seed Leaflet, No. 152. 2011, p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  12. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2011. Schleichera oleosa (Lou.) Oken. Seed Leaflet, No. 53. 2011, p.1-2. Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  13. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2012. Emblica officinalis Gaertn. Seed Leaflet, No. 154., p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  14. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2012. Holoptelea integrifolia Planch. Seed Leaflet, No. 155., p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  15. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2012. Madhuca longifolia (Koenig) J. F. Macb. Seed Leaflet, No. 156., p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  16. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2012. Bischofia javanica Blume. Seed Leaflet, No. 157., p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  17. 17. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2012. Michelia champaca Linn.. Seed Leaflet, No. 158., p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  18. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2012.Dipterocarpus retusus Blume. Seed Leaflet, No. 159., p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  19. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2012. Phoebe goalparensis Hutchinson. Seed Leaflet, No. 160., p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  20. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2012. Terminalia myriocarpa van Heurck & Müll. Arg.. Seed Leaflet, No. 161., p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  21. Kundu, M. and Chaturbedi, N. (2014). The role of fruit coat in germination of Pterocarpus marsupium seeds. International Journal of Current Research, 6:7935-7937.
  22. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2015. Sapindus laurifolius Vahl. Seed Leaflet, No. 162, p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  23. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2015. Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb. Seed Leaflet, No. 163, p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  24. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2015. Terminalia chebula Retz. Seed Leaflet, No. 164., p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  25. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2015. Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre. Seed Leaflet, No. 165., p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  26. Kundu, M., Schmidt, L. (Editor), 2015. Terminalia arjuna (Roxb. ex DC) Wight & Arn. Seed Leaflet, No. 166, p-1-2.Forest & Landscape, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

National Journal 

  1. Kundu, M. and Sett, R. (1996). Kala-azar in India: A brief account, Leishmania- Macrophage interactions and antileishmania; chemotherapy. Journal of Human Ecology, 7(2): 101-114.
  2. Kundu, M. and Sett, R. (1997). Gene manipulation: its impact on tree improvement. Journal of Human Ecology 8(1): 21-31.
  3. Kundu, M. Sharma, P., Kachari, J. and Sett, R. (1997). Effect of pretreatment on germination and seedling vigour in Alstonia scholaris. Seed Research, 25(1): 16-18.
  4. Kundu, M. & Kachari, J. (2001). Effects of accelerated aging on moisture content, germination percentage and electrolyte leachate of seeds of Cassia fistula Linn. Seed Research 29(2), 215-218.
  5. Sett, R., Kundu, M. and Sharma, P. (2002). Regeneration of plantlets through organogenesis in Calamus tenuis. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology 7: 358-361.
  6. Kundu, M. and Sett, R. (2005). Development of Aquilaria agallocha Roxb. seeds: acqisition of germinability, desiccation sensitivity and storage response. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology 10: 362:366.
  7. M. Kundu and S. Chanda (2007) Morphological studies on the development of Aquilaria agallocha Roxb. seeds. Seed Research, 35(2), 243-245.
  8. M. Kundu (2008). Evaluation of seed quality during maturation for effective collection. ENVIS Forestry Bulletin. ENVIS Centre on Forestry Forest Research Institute (ICFRE) Dehra Dun.
  9. Kundu, M.,Chaturbedi, N. (2014). The role of fruit coat in germination of Pterocarpus marsupium seeds. International J. current research (6): 7935-937.

Books

1. Kundu, M. and Mukhopadhyaya, M.C. (2001). Effect of growth retardants on tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) infected with Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid & White) Chitwood. In: Recent Advances in Animal Science Research. Eds. Prof. S. K. Ghosal and Prof. Dipak Ray. Orion Press International, West Bengal.

2. Kundu, M. (2003). Seed and seed handling. In: Gmelina arborea : A Technology Mission. eds. Ashok Kumar, A. N. Singh, R.K. Kalita and K.G. Prasad. Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat, India

3. M. Kundu and S. P. Tripathi (2007). Conditions for storage of seeds at ambient temperatures.Plant Physiology. –Current trends. Eds. P.C.Trivedi, Pointer publishers. Jaipur 302003 (Raj.) India.

4. R. Sett, S. K. Banerjee, R. Nayak and M. Kundu (2008) Growth of tree saplings in Flyash. Palaeobotany to Modern Botany. Eds. P.C.Trivedi, Pointer publishers. Jaipur 302003 (Raj.) India.

5. "Biodiversity of India: Loss and Conservation", R. Sett and M. Kundu.(2011) In: Forestry: Research and Management in India. Eds. A. Bijalwan and C.P. Kala, Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal.

6. Sett, R. & Kundu, M. (2011). Biodiversity in India: Loss & Conservation. In: Environmental threat-Resource Depletion and Sustainable development. Avishkar Publishing and Distribution, Jaipur, India.

7. Kundu, M. & Sett, R. (2012). Effects of fruit maturity, storage and pretreatments on germination of Mimusops elengi seeds for effective collection and ex-situ conservation. In: Non-timber forest products and medicinal plants conservation, improvement and sustainable utilization. Eds. Sanjay Singh and Rameswar Singh Pp- 193-204. Institute of Forest Productivity. Ranchi, India.

8. Kundu, M. (2014). Identification of the best seed collection time with respect to seed maturation stage. In ‘Seed Technology and Seed Pathology’, eds: Archana Sharma, O.P.Chaubey and Ram Prakash. Pp-115-126.

9. Contributed in preparation of the State of the art Report: ICFRE State of Knowledge Series- 1: Advances in Forest Seed Science & Technology; eds. Manisha Thapliyal. Greenfields Publishers, Dehra Dun.

10. Kundu M. (2015) The Role of Fruit Coat in Germination of Pterocarpus Marsupium. In ‘Advances in Tree Seed Science and Silviculture. Buvaneswaran et al (Eds).IFTGB, Coimbatore, pp-148-153.

Proceedings

International

1. Kundu, M. (2003). Preliminary studies on seed longevity of Pongamia pinnata. Sent and accepted for IUFRO RG Seed Physiology Symposium at University of Georgia, USA on 14-15 August, 2003.

2. Kundu M. and K. Lonharkar (2006). Influence of pretreatments on germination of seeds of three medicinal plants- Rauvolfia serpentina, Emblica officinalis and Ablomoscus moscatus. Paper accepted and abstract published in symposium at IUFRO Tree Seed Symposium held on July, 2006 at Fredericton, NB Canada.

3. Abstract entitled ‘Desiccation tolerance and storage response of Bassia latifolia Roxb. Seeds’ by Maitreyee Kundu and Rupnarayan Sett published in Proceedings of IUFRO Seed Symposium: Recent Advances in Seed Research and Ex-situ conservation held at Taipai, Taiwan in 16-18 August 2010. Pp 129.

4. Abstract entitled ‘Effect of automobile exhaust on leaves of five resistant tree species on highly polluted road sides at Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh’- Rupnarayan Sett and Maitreyee Kundu published in Proceedings of International Conference on Climate Change & Environment (ICCCE-2010) held at Kochi, India in 24-26 October, 2010.Pp 25-26.

Workshops/Symposia (National)

1. Kundu M. and Chanda S. (2001). Recent trends in seed technology for tree improvement programme. In : Procd., Workshop cum training on application of improved technologies for afforestation in northeast India (eds. B. Goala and K G Prasad). Institute of Rain and Moist Deciduous Forests Research, Jorhat. PP 34-38.

presented in National Conference ‘ Bamboos: Management, Conservation, value addition and promotion held on march 12-14, 2008 at Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur.

3. Kundu, M & Sett, R. (2011). Effects of fruit maturity, storage and pretreatments on germination of Mimusops elengi seeds for effective collection and ex-situ conservation. Proceeding of the National conference on ‘Conservation, improvement and sustainable use of medicinal plants and non-wood forest products at Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi on 8-9 March, 2011. Pp 15.

4. Kundu, M & Sett, R. (2010). Germination and ex-situ conservation of Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.) Wight & Arn. Seeds. Abstract published in proceeding of National Conference on Sustainable production and utilization of medicinal and aromatic plants: current trends and prospects at Bhubaneswar, Orissa held on 8-10 April,2010.

5. Sett, R. & Kundu, M (2010). Effect of automobile exhausts on leaves of five resistant tree species on highly polluted road sides at Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. Abstract published in Book of Abstracts of the ‘International Conference on Climate Change & Environment (ICCCE-2010) held at Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, India .Pp 25.

6. Sett, R. & Kundu, M (2010). The medicinal plant Flemingia macrophylla grows better when intercropped with Dalbergia sissoo. Abstract published in proceeding of National Conference on Sustainable production and utilization of medicinal and aromatic plants: current trends and prospects at Bhubaneswar, Orissa held on 8-10 April,2010.

7. Abstract entitled 'Impact of simulated acid rain on seedling of important tree species in nursery condition' was published in the proceeding of the National Workshop on Rehabilitation of Degraded lands at Centre for Social Forestry and Eco-Rehabilitation, Allahabad held on 6th-7th October, 2009.

8. Abstract entitled 'Germination and storage of Terminalia chebula Ritz. seeds' was published in the proceeding of the National Forestry Conference at Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun held on 9th to 11th November, 2009.

9. Abstract entitled “Germination and ex-situ conservation of Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.) Wight & Arn. Seeds”by published in Proceedings of National Conference on “Sustainable Production and Utilization of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Current Trends and Future Prospects” held at Bhubaneswar, Orissa in 8-9 April 2010.Pp 67.

10. Abstract entitled “Effects of fruit maturity, storage and pretreatments on germination of Mimusops elengi seeds for effective collection and ex-situ conservation.” By Maitreyee Kundu and Rupnarayan Sett published in Proceedings of National Conference on Conservation, Improvement and sustainable use of medicinal plants and non-wood forest products held at Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi in 8-9 March, 2011.

11. Abstract entitled “The medicinal plant Flemingia macrophylla grows better when intercropped with Dalbergia sissoo” by Rupnarayan Sett and Maitreyee Kundu published in Proceedings of National Conference on “Sustainable Production and Utilization of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Current Trends and Future Prospects” held at Bhubaneswar, Orissa in 8-9 April 2010.pp. 54.

12. Abstract entitled “Seed quality in relation to stage of maturation and seed dry weight during development in Hardwickia binata” by Maitreyee Kundu published in Proceedings of 1st Indian Forest Congress 2011held at New Delhi 22nd to 25th November 2011. Pp 149.

13. Abstract entitled “Development of germinability, desiccation tolerance and hardseededness in developing seeds of Abelmoscus moscatus (L) Medic.” By Nimisha Chaturvedi, Rupnarayan Sett and Maitreyee Kundu accepted for publication in Proceedings of National conference on “Forest, Environment and Climate change: Issues and Challenges’ to be held in January 30-31, 2012 at Bilaspur, Chattisgarh.

14. Abstract entitled “Effects of soil type, sowing depth and moisture on germination of seeds of Schleichera oleosa (Lou.) Oken.” By Maitreyee Kundu and Nimisha Chaturvedi, and accepted for publication in Proceedings of National seminar on “Strategy for restoration of Forest Biodiversity of Natural Forests and Plantations” to be held in September, 2012 at SFRI, Jabalpur.

15. Abstract entitled “The role of fruit coat in germination of Pterocarpus marsupium.” By Maitreyee Kundu accepted for publication in Proceedings of National conference on “The National Workshop on Tree Seed Science and Silviculture was held at IFGTB from 28-29th November 2013.

16. Abstract entitled “Effect of storage on seed dormancy and viability of Phyllanthus emblica Linn.” by Maitreyee Kundu was published in Proceedings of National Seminar on ‘Advancement and recent development in tree seed technology to enhance forest productivity’ held at 21st -22nd February 2014 at State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur.

17. Abstract entitled “Identification of the best seed collection time with respect to seed maturation stage” by Maitreyee Kundu was published in Proceedings of National Seminar on ‘Advancement and recent development in tree seed technology to enhance forest productivity’ held at 21st -22nd February 2014 at State Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur.

18. Abstract entitled “Development of germination and desiccation tolerance in developing seeds of Pterocarpus marsupium’ by Maitreyee Kundu was published in Proceedings of ‘National Workshop on Forest Seed Science: Recent advances and challenges in seed research’ held in 26th -27th February 2014 at Forest Research Institute Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

19. Abstract entitled “'Storage response of seeds of Aquilaria agallocha Roxb. on their viability’ by Maitreyee Kundu was published in Proceedings of National Seminar on ‘Recent advances on agarwood research’ held in 10-11 March, 2015 at Rain Research Institute, Jorhat.

(4) Journals

Bulletins/Magazines

1. Seed Testing Procedures. In : Technical Bulletin on Applied Forestry Research for Field Foresters, prepared for Institutional Training for foresters of North East India (sponsored by UNDP-ICFRE). Institute of Rain & Moist Deciduous Forests Research, Jorhat.

2. Bamboo Kissan Nursery 2002 (Bengali version). Published by The Director, Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat

Others: Popular article

1. Mohanto, N., Kachari, J., Kundu M., and Sett M. (1996). One tambool a day, keeps disease faraway. Rain Forest News, 1(1) 9-10.

2. Kachari, J., Patgiri, I., Kundu, M., Sett, R. (1997). Neem gosor upokarita aru bharotor orthonitit year probhab. Poyovara, 28(8): 34-35.

3. Bora,I.P.; Kachari, J.; Kundu, M; Sett. R. ( 1998): Gene Prajuktividyar ek Bismayakar Meadan - Gene sansthopite udvid ( Assamese).Poyovara.