Dr. Vivek Vaishnav

Designation: Assistant Professor

Specialization: Forestry, Forest Genetics

Contact: 9893888667

Email: vivekvaishnav [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in, vivekvaishnaw [AT] live.in

Ph.D. Forestry/Forest Genetics (Forest Research Institute University, Dehradun, India)

A) Publications:

  1. Pal AK, Vaishnav V, Meena B, Pandey N and Rana TS (2020). Adaptive fitness of Sapindus emarginatus Vahl populations towards future climatic regimes and the limiting factors of its distribution. Scientific Reports. 10.1038/s41598-020-60219-8

  2. Vaishnav V, Mahesh S and Kumar P (2019). Assessment of genetic structureof the endangered forest species Boswellia serrata Roxb. population of central India. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 31(2): https://doi.org/10.26525/jtfs2019.31.2.090098

  3. Vaishnav V and Ansari SA (2018). Detection of the QTL associated with wood density evaluating genetic structure and linkage disequilibrium of teak (Tectona grandisL. f.) germplasm bank. Journal of Forestry Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11676-018-0751-1

  4. Vaishnav Vand Ansari SA (2018). Genetic differentiation and adaptation in teak (Tectona grandisL.f.) metapopulations. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter.  doi: 10.1007/s11105-018-1101-3

  5. Vaishnav V, Wali S, Tripathi S, Negi MS, Ansari SA (2018). A preliminary investigation of AFLP marker-wood density trait association in teak (Tectona grandisL.f.). Annals of Forest Research. doi: 10.15287/afr.2018.1018

  6. Vaishnaw V, Mohammad N, Wali S, Kumar R, Tripathi S, Negi MS, Ansari SA (2015). AFLP markers for the analysis of genetic diversity and structure of teak (Tectona grandis) in India. Canadian Journal of Forest Research.  https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfr-2014-0279

  7. Vaishnav V and Janghel U (2018). A note on the clonal propagation of depleted threatened species Boswellia serrata Roxb. through branch cuttings. Tropical Plant Research 5 (1): 27-28. doi: 10.22271/tpr.2018.v5.i1.005

  8. Vaishnav V, Mahesh S, and Kumar P (2017). Polymorphism of microsatellites designed from expressed sequence tags of dicot/monocot Carbonic anhydrases in teak (Tectona grandisL. f.) genome. Indian Forester143 (12) : 1260-1264. https://goo.gl/wUxvNZ

  9. Mohammad N, Vaishnaw V, Mishra J, Mahesh S, Kumar P and Ansari SA (2016). Genetic fidelity testing in micro propagated plantlets of Albiziaprocera(Roxb.) using RAPD and ISSR markers. Indian Forester142(6): 558-562. https://goo.gl/1fFRno

  10. Mahesh S, Vaishnav V, Kumar P, Mohammad N and Ansari SA (2016). Characterization and validation of teak plus trees ramets of national teak germplasm bank through microsatellites. Tropical Plant Research3(1): 213-220. https://goo.gl/eExytS

  11. Gautam A, Bajpai P, Vaishnav V, and Dhuria SS (2014). Identification and enumeration of trees family and species of Guru GhasidasVishwavidyalay campus, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. Indian Forester140 (3): 306-308. https://goo.gl/8Yn8oQ

B) Research Fellowship/ Awards:

  1. C SIR- Research Associate by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, India from 25/06/2018 to 31/12/2019

  2. CSIR-Senior Research Fellowship by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, India from 10/04/2017 to 18/06/2018

  3. Junior Research Fellowship by SFRTI (State Forest Research and Training Institute), Raipur, India from 11/09/2015 to 03/09/2016

  4. Junior Research Fellowship by ICFRE (Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education), India from 30 August 2013 to 31 March 2015

C) Research Experience:

  1. CSIR- Research Associate at CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India in a project titled ‘Expediting candidate gene based SNP association for lignin content in Tectona grandisL. f.’ from 25 June 2018 to 31/12/2019 (18 months)

  2. CSIR-Senior Research Fellow at Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi, India, in a project titled ‘Development of Phenylalanine ammonia-lyase (PAL)gene nuclear DNA-based marker for candidate gene-based association mapping in teak (Tectona grandisL.f.)’ from 11 April 2017 to 21 June 2018 (14 months)

  3. Technical Officer (Forestry) at Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi, India, from 05 September 2016 to 10 April 2017 (6 months)

  4. Junior Research Fellow at State Forest Research & Training Institute, Raipur, India in a project titled 'To find out the causes and its possible remedial measures of poor fruiting in Aonla plantations of Chhattisgarh from 11 September 2015 to 03 September 2016 (12 months)

  5. Junior Research Fellow at Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, MadhyaPradesh, India, in a project titled ‘Study on genetic structure, linkage disequilibrium and marker-wood trait association mapping of Tectona grandis’ from 30 August 2013 to 31 March 2015 (19 months)

  6. Doctoral Researcher at Tropical Forest Research Institute (Forest Research Institute University, DehraDun, India in ‘Study on genetic structure, linkage disequilibrium and marker-trait association in teak (Tectona grandisL. f.) of National germplasm bank, Chandrapur, Maharashtra, using microsatellite markers’ from 1 March 2012 to 6 June 2017


D) Seminar/ Conferences (Talks/ Posters):

  1. Vaishnav V (2018). Genetic differentiation and adaptation of teak (Tectona grandisL.f.) meta-population in India. In proceedings of National Seminar on Challenges and Opportunities in Life Sciences- 2018 organized at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, India during 20th April 2018.

  2. Vaishnav V, Bano N, Volkaert H and Ansari SA (2018). Development of Phenylalanine ammonia-lyase (PAL)gene-based nuclear DNA marker and characterization of the tgPAL gene in teak (Tectona grandisL.f.). In proceedings of International conference on Advances in Environment, Agricultural Biotechnology (ICAEA) -2018 organized at St. Xavier’s College Ranchi, Jharkhand, India during 22rd and 24th February 2018.

  3. Vaishnav V, Mahesh S, Mohammad N, Ansari SA (2014). Screening of EST-SSR primers in teak(Tectona grandisL. f.)designed from carbonic anhydrase gene sequences of model plant species. In proceedings of International Conference on Frontier Discoveries and Emerging Opportunities in Life Science (FDEOLS- 2014). pp- 175 held at Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India

  4. Vaishnav V, Mahesh S, Mohammad N, Ansari SA (2013). Genetico- statistics continuum: A review. In Proceeding of National Conference on ‘Recent Advances in Applied Statistics and its Application in Forestry’ organized at Tropical forest research institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India during 15th to 17th April 2013.

E) Training/ Workshop:

  1. Training programme on, Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, at Chhattisgarh Administration Academy, Raipur, India during 15th to 17th March 2016.

  2. Training Course on, Production, Processing and Utilization of Natural Resin and Gums, at Indian Institute of Natural Resin and Gums, (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), Ranchi, India during 2nd to 11th May 2011.

  3. Training programme on, Administrative set up, Working Plan, Nursery Management, MFP Collection Processing and Trading, Zoo Management, Seed Orchard Management, Wood seasoning and Other Forestry Operational Programme, at Chhattisgarh State Forest Department, Bilaspur Forest Circle, India during 9th February to 28th March 2011.

  4. Workshop on, Integrating Conservation and Rural Livelihood Strategies in Joint Forest management Area, sponsored by RCNAEB, MoEF, Govt. of India, held at Bilaspur, India, during January 31st – February 02, 2011.