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Department of Microbiology

Dr. Ajay Veer Singh

DESIGNATION:Associate Professor
SPECIALISATION:Rhizosphere Microbiology
CONTACT NO.:9719019798

Completed Research Projects:

  • Exploration of plant growth promoting bacteria for biofortification of zinc and iron in wheat and soybean crops (UGC Funded w.e.f. April 2015- April 2017)

  • Characterization of plant growth promotory rhizobacteria for zinc and iron assimilation in wheat for reducing micronutrient malnutrition (University Funded 2015)

  • Functional characterization of endophytic bacterial population of Aloe vera and Ocimum sanctum from Pantnagar and its research centers (University Funded 2014)

  • Selected Research Publications

    1. Rahul Yadav, Ajay Veer Singh, Manish Kumar and Shweta Yadav. 2016. Phytochemical analysis and plant growth promoting properties of endophytic fungi isolated from tulsi and aloe vera. Int. J. Agricult. Stat. Sci. 12(1), 239-248.

    2. Rahul Yadav, Ajay Veer Singh, Samiksha Joshi and Manish Kumar. 2015. Antifungal and enzyme activity of endophytic fungi isolated from Ocimum sanctum and Aloe vera. African Journal of Microbiology Research. 9(29): 1783-1788.

    3. Ajay Veer Singh, Ramesh Chandra & Reeta Goel 2013. Phosphate solubilization by Chryseobacterium sp. and their combined effect with N and P fertilizers on plant growth promotion. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 59(5): 641-651.

    4. Ajay Veer Singh, Abhinay Sharma and Bhavdish N. Johri. 2012. Phylogenetic profiling of culturable bacteria associated with early phase of mushroom composting assessed by amplified rDNA restriction analysis. Ann Microbiol. 62:675–682.

    5. Ajay Veer Singh, Shachi Shah and Birendra Prasad. 2010. Effect of phosphate solubilizing bacteria on plant growth promotion and nodulation in soybean (Glycine max (L) Merr. Journal of Hill agriculture 1: 35-39.


    Student Name ID. No. Advisor Name Thesis Title Year of Completion
    M.Sc. (Microbiology)
    Ms. Samiksha Joshi 35974 Dr. Ajay Veer Singh Isolation and Characterization of Endophytic Bacterial Population of Aloe vera and Ocimum sanctum 2014
    Mr. Rahul Yadav 36030 Dr. Ajay Veer Singh Isolation and Characterization of Endophytic Fungal Population of Aloe vera and Ocimum sanctum 2014
    Mr. Satish Chandra Pandey 45489 Dr. Ajay Veer Singh Isolation and Characterization of Plant Growth Promoting rhizobacteria for Biofortification of iron and zinc in wheat 2015
    Ms. Ruchi Sankhwar 45497 Dr. Ajay Veer Singh Screening of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria for Zinc and Iron Assimilation in Wheat 2015
    Ms. Saloni Rawat 47003 Dr. Ajay Veer Singh Zinc and Iron Biofortification Strategies through Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria in Wheat 2016
    Ms. Hina Parveen 48146 Dr. Ajay Veer Singh Siderophore Production and Zinc Solubilization Potential of Wheat Rhizosphere Bacteria and their Assessment on Plant Growth Promotio 2017
    Ms Roshni 48127 Dr. Ajay Veer Singh Microbial consortia development of siderophore producing and zinc solubilizing bacteria and their assessment on plant growth promotion 2017
    Mr. Amir Khan 49415 Dr. Ajay Veer Singh Characterization of drought tolerant plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and their evaluation on wheat 2017
    Ms. Vinita Gouri 49694 Dr. Ajay Veer Singh Growth promotory effect of drought tolerant bacteria on wheat crop under drought stress 2017

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