Name Dr. VIJENDRA NATH


Designation

Director,

Scientist " F" and Head 

Biodiversity and Sustainable Management Division, TFRI, Jabalpur .

Qualification M. Sc. (Botany), Ph. D.
Experience  26 years
Subject Area Biodiversity conservation and Ethnobotany
Publication

 Research papers:  90

 Hand Books:           02

Paper published as chapter in Book

  1. Rai R. and Nath V.2000. A case study on Baiga tribe of Rajbeda Van Samiti in buffer zone of Kanha National Park In ICFRE- FORD FOUNDATION (edited Tropical Forest Research Institute , Jabalpur) pp. 179 -182, TFRI, Jabalpur
  2. Rai, R., Nath, V. and Shukla, P. K., 2001. Characteristics and Ethnobotanical studies on Primitive tribes of Madhya Pradesh. In : Recent progress in Medicinal Plants (ed. A. Govil ), pp:543- 55, Research Book Centre, New Delhi.
  3. Shukla P. K. ,Rai, R. and Nath , V. 2001.Documentation of New Plant Species of Medicinal and Food Values in Tribal region of Madhya Pradesh. In: Recent progress in Medicinal Plants (ed. A. Govil ),pp :117- 119 , Research Book Centre, New Delhi.
  4. Nath, V. Shukla, P.K. and Rai, R. 2001. Ethnobotanical documentation of germplasm of medicinal values and their conservation. In : Recent progress in Medicinal Plants (ed. A. Govil ). pp :95-104, Research Book Centre, New Delhi.
  5. Nath, V. Shukla, P.K.Rai, R and Pancha, I.L.2004. Economically important forest species in tribal region of Madhya Pradesh. In: Forest Conservation and Management (ed. NECS, Shilong), pp: 463-469, Govt. of india, North Eastern Council Secretariats, Shilong,.
  6. Rai, R. and Nath V. 2006. Use of indigenous herbal medicinal plants of Gond traditional healers in cure of skin diseases in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. In: Medicinal plants and traditional knowledge (ed. P.C. Trivedi ), pp: 229 - 235 , I.K. International Publication. House. New Delhi.
  7. Nath V.and Shandangi, D.K. 2007. Environmental aspects of forest Biodiversity conservation and management in mountains region of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. In:"Global Biodiversity - Status and Conservation". (ed. P. C. Trivedi) pp 200-209, Pointer Publishers, Jaipur.
  8. Jain A., Bhowmik, A.K. Nath, V. and Benerjee, S.K., 2009: Impact of plantation on ecosystems development in drastically disturbed coal mine overburden spoils. In: Sustainable rehabilitation of degraded ecosystems (eds. O.P. Choubey, V. Bahadur and P. K. Shukla), pp :190-205, SFRI, Jabalpur.

Paper published in Journals

  1. Nath. V.,Rao Rama and Gupta, S. 1993.Botanic Garden - Need for. Tropical sylvics. 1: 26-27.
  2. Nath V, Rao Rama N and Gupta S.1993. Check list of ligneous resources of TFRI campus. Indian. Journal of. Tropical. Biodiversity. 1: 51-62.
  3. Nath V, Rao Rama N and Gupta S.1993. Diversity of plant resources at Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh. Indian. Journal of. Tropical. Biodiversity. 1: 264-267.
  4. Singh S and Nath V. 1998. Studies on seed characteristics of some important tree species of central India. Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity, 3-6: 84-88.
  5. Sonkar , S.D., Nath, V. Singh, A.K., and Banerjee, S.K. 1999. Physiochemical attributes of coal mine spoils of Jayant as influenced by plantations of different tree species. Environment & Ecology, 17 : 546-551.
  6. 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.
  7. Sonkar , S.D., Nath, V. Singh, A.K., and Banerjee, S.K. 1999. Performance and suitability of some nitrogen and non nitrogen fixing tree species in loamy skeletal soil of Jabalpur (M.P.). Environment & Ecology. 17 : 818-822.
  8. Rai R.,Nath V. and Shukla P.K. 2002.Ethno-medicinal studies on Bhariya Tribes in Satpura plateau of Madhya Pradesh., Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Bioved , Allahabad, 13:109-114.
  9. Rai R.,NathV.and Shukla P.K.2002. Medicinal plants used by hill korwa tribe of Chhattisgarh in centra India., Journal of Tropical Forestry ,18: 67-77.
  10. Rai R,Nath V and Shukla P K.2003 Ethnobiological studies on Hill Korwa tribes of Chhattisgarh. Journal of Tropical Forestry, 19: 35-46.
  11. Nath V and Rai R.2005. Use of medicinal plants by traditional herbal healers in Central India. The Indian Forester 13: 463 - 468.
  12. Rai R and Nath V. 2005.Some lesser known oral herbal contraceptives in folk claim in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. Journal of Natural Remedies, 5 : 153 - 159.
  13. Shadangi D K and Nath V 2005.Impact of seasons on ground flora under plantations and Natural Forest in Amarkantak. The Indian Forester, 131 : 240 - 25.
  14. Shadangi D K and Nath V 2006. Litter decomposition in eucalyptus and pine plantation and natural sal forests related to micro-arthropod in different season in Amarkantak (M.P.). The Indian Forester, 132: 420 - 428. Nath V, Pal Rajat S and Banerjee S K 2008. Bamboo - its distribution, production, habitat and agroforestry potentiality. The Indian Forester (Special issue, March, 2008), 134: 387-396.
  15. Shadangi D K and Nath V. 2008. Ecotone and climatic change. Journal of Tropical Forestry., 246 : 1-6.
  16. Nath V and Khatri P K. 2009. Documentation of traditional knowledge on ethno-medicinal information from traditional herbal healers in Jabalpur and Seoni districts, Madhya Pradesh. Journal of Tropical Forestry. (Communicated in July 2009).

 Paper presented in Seminar/symposium/conference/workshop

  1. Rao Rama N and Nath V. 1997. Conservation of wild plant genetic resources and future needs. Proc. UNDP - ICFRE Seminar ,FRI, Dehradun ,25 -26 April,1997.
  2. Rai, R. Nath ,V and Shukla, P. K. 2000. "Ethnobiology on BaigaTribes of Madhya Pradesh" Proc. National Seminar on "Ethnobiology and Conservation of Cultural and Biological diversity", New Science College, Rewa,21-22 Oct.2000.
  3. Nath, V., and Shukla, P.K. 2000 Attended national seminar on "Biodiversity conservation and management with special emphasis on Biosphere reserve." Held at EPCO, Bhopal from 24-27 Nov. 2000 and participated in discussion for future strategies on management of Biosphere reserve.
  4. Nath, V. 2001 Attended training cum seminar on Eco- rehabilitation of stress site held at TFRI, Jabalpur from 27-28, Dec. 2001 and participated in preparation of final recommendations.
  5. Nath, V. 2004 Organized and attended National workshop on "Regional Strategies for plant conservation" held at TFRI, Jabalpur from 26-27 Feb. 2004, and organized the workshop as convener and presented research papers.
  6. Nath V, 2006- attended National seminar on "Prospects of organic farming" held at RCOF, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, Jabalpur, from 26-27 April, 2006 and presented a paper entitled - Conserving biodiversity of the country and organic farming.
  7. Nath, V. 2007- attended National seminar on "Increasing forest productivity - genetics and breeding options" held at TFRI, Jabalpur from 21-23 Feb. 2007 and presented a paper entitled - conserving biodiversity of the country- preservation plots
  8. Shadangi,D.K., Nath,V.and P.K.Shukla (2002). Documentation technique biological resources. Proceeding of Modular Workshop on Documentation of Biological Resources in MP. SFRI,Jabalpur.
  9. Rai, R. and Nath, V. 2002. Socio-Economic and Livelihood Pattern of ethnic group- Baiga in Achanakmarg Sal Forest , Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. Proc. National Seminar on "Field Biology of Sal Forest", GGD, University Bilaspur. Sponcered by UGC, Oct 26-28.., 2002.
  10. Shadangi, D.K. and Nath, V. 2002. Seasonal changes of ground flora under Sal forest in Amarkantak. Proceedings of National Seminar on "Field Biology of Sal Forest".GGD, University Bilaspur. Sponcered by UGC., Oct 26-28. 2002.
  11. Shadangi D K. and Nath V. 2003. Soil seed bank in degraded land of Chhattisgarh. Proceedings of National Conference on "Changing Environment and Biodiversity with Physico-Chemical Parameters". Sponsored by Chhattisgarh Council of Science and Technology at K.G.Arts & Science College Raigarh (CG),10-11 March.2003.
  12. Rai, R. and Nath V. 2003. Medicinal Plants used by tribals and suitable for different soil types in Degraded forest of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Proc. National Seminar: "Management of Degraded forests for productivity enhancement and carbon sink expansion", TFRI, Jabalpur, 14-15 Jan.,2003.
  13. Rai, R. and Nath V. 2003. Sustainable Management of Different Soil Types by Planting Selected Forest Tree Species in India. Paper accepted in International Conference as Short Rotation Forestry for Industrial Development April 6-13, 2003, YPS Univ. of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, for Poster Presentation and Proceedings of Conference.2003.
  14. Rai, R. and Nath V. 2004.Tribal concept of Conservation of Plants in Central India , National Workshop on "Regional strategy for Plant Conservation", 26-27 , February. Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur.2004.
  15. Shadangi, D.K. and Nath, V. 2004. Plant diversity in preservation plots of Maharashtra. Ibid, p.04.,2004.
  16. Jamalludin and Nath V. 2004. Role of microorganisms in conservation of plant diversity. Ibid, p.06.2004.
  17. Bisen, S. S. and Nath, V. 2004. Non-destructive harvesting - an approach for sustainable development and conservation of phyto-diversity. Ibid, p.24.2004.
  18. Rai R and Nath V.2004 Lesser known Tree Species of Medicinal Value used by Tribes of Madhya Pradesh . National Workshop on 'Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Lesser known Tree species', March 21-22,2004, Organised by Forest Research Institute Dehra Dun, 2004.
  19. Rai R and Nath V. 2004. Glimpse on herbal medicinal plants conserved in Sacred Groves , Deogudi by Gond tribals of Central India .National Workshop on "Strategy for Conservation of Sacred Groves" , IFGTB, Coimbatore.2004.
  20. Rai R and Nath V.2004. Tribal concepts of Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Multipurpose tree species of medicinal value in Central India . International Conference on "Multi purpose trees in the tropics", 22-25 Nov 2004, AFRI, Jodhpur, 2004.
  21. Rai R. and Nath V. 2005. Plants used by indigenous inhabitants in stress sites of Madhya Pradesh (India ) International Conference on "Suitable Crop Production in Strees Environments : Management & Genetic Option" JNKVV, Jabalpur, Feb 9-12, 2005.
  22. Rai R and Nath V.2005. Medicinal and Aromatic plant product -oil used in ethnomedicine by Gond tribe in Central India.. National Seminar on "Medicinal & Aromatic Plants- Biodiversity, Conservation, Cultivation & Processing", IGKVV Raipur, CG , 26-27 Feb, 2005.
  23. Rai R and Nath V. 2005. Herbal medicines in cure of prevalent diseases in tribal pockets of Madhya Pradesh. National Sympo. Emerging technologies & their application in assessment, conservation & management of threatened wild medicinal plants & their habitat,23-25 Feb, SFRI,Jabalpur,2005.
  24. Rai R. and Nath V. 2006. Ethno-medicinal studies in Pachmari Biospere Reserve. National Seminar on "Environment and Development" organized by EPCO, Bhopal,16-17 Jan. 2006.
  25. Nath V. Shadangi D K and Fransis A. 2006. Conservation biodiversity of the country through organic farming "Prospects of organic farming" Govt. of India, Ministry of Agriculture, RCOF, Jabalpur, 26-27 April, 2006.
  26. Nath V. and Shadangi D K. 2007. Conserving Biodiversity of the country - Preservation Plots. Paper presented in National Conference on Increasing Forest Productivity : Genetic & Breeding Options.TFRI, Jabalpur, February 2007.
  27. Nath V. and Khatri P K. 2009. Floristic and ethno-botanical resources of protected area of Chhattisgarh.National seminar on "Socio-economic development of ethnic population in Chhattisgarh with integrated approach to natural resources" held on 4-5 March 2009 at Baster Vishwavidhyalaya, Baster (CG).

Bulletins/ Hand-Books

  1. Nath V. 1995. "Community tree selection, installation and maintenance". Three Months FAO Training Report. TFRI, Jabalpur.
  2. Nath V, Rao Rama N, Pant N C and Lal R B. 1997.Hand Book on "Seed collection, processing and storage", ICFRE Publication No. 14
  3. Banarjee S K, Nath V and Singh S. 2004. Abstracts, National workshop on "Regional strategy for plant conservation", 26-27 Feb. 2004, TFRI, Jabalpur.
  4. Nath V.2004. Recommendations / Proceedings of the National Workshop on "Regional strategy for plant conservation", 26-27 Feb., 2004, TFRI, Jabalpur.

 Technical Reports

  1. Dr. V. Nath.1999. Evaluation report of "Applying agroforestry systems research concepts and methods to the development of wasteland using Neem trees", M/o Rural Areas and Employment, New Delhi, January, 1999.
  2. Dr. D.K.Shadangi and Dr. V. Nath.2002. Evaluation report of preservation plot, Glory of Allapalli, Maharashtra, Nov. 2002 Dr. D.K.Shadangi and Dr. V. Nath.2002. Evaluation report of preservation plot, Waghotra, Maharashtra, Dec.. 2002
  3. Dr. D.K.Shadangi and Dr. V. Nath.2002. Evaluation report of preservation plot, Koena, Maharashtra, April, 2003
  4. Dr. D.K.Shadangi and Dr. V. Nath.2003. Evaluation report of preservation plot, Bhimashankar, Maharashtra, Sept., 2003
  5. Dr. V. Nath 2007. Evaluation report of five preservation plots of Maharashtra, Eastern region, Forest Department, Chandrapur (MH). 2007 -Kolsa preservation plot Dewada preservation plot Kanhargaon (4 & 10) preservation plot Kanhargaon (12) preservation plot
  6. Dr. V. Nath.2007. Evaluation report of five preservation plots of Maharashtra, Western region, Forest Department, Pune (MH). - 2007Matheran preservation plot Talavli preservation plot Dolkhamb preservation plot Sarni preservation plot Tansa preservation plot
  7. Dr. V.Nath.2008 Evaluation report of preservation plot of Maharashtra - "Chaparala preservation Plot" Eastern region, Forest Department, Chandrapur (MH). 2008
  8. Dr.V. Nath. Evaluation report of preservation plot of Maharashtra - "Tadgaon preservation Plot" Eastern region, Forest Department, Chandrapur (MH). 2008

Pamphlets

  1. Dr. V. Nath. 2009. 15 pamphlets (in Hindi) have been published having the description of 15 medicinal plants being used by the traditional herbal healers of this region for cure of various diseases among the tribal/local people for distribution for creating aware