Name Dr. Vishakha Kumbhare

 

Designation Scientist B
Qualification M. Sc. (Biochemistry), Ph. D (Forestry)
Experience 19 years
Subject Area Nutritional chemistry, Chemistry of non-wood forest products
Publication

     Bulletins: 02

     Book chapters: 02

     Reviews: Nil

     Research papers: 15

     Popular articles: 02

     Papers presented in seminars/conferences: 13

     Technical reports: 01

Research papers in journals:

a. National Journals

1.      Sonkar , S.D. , Kumbhare, V., Lepande, C., Sahai, A., and Pandey, D.K. 1993. Nodulation in Acacia nilotica seedlings in relation to primary fertilizer. Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity, 1:3&4, 302-306.

2.       Bhargava, A., Kumbhare, V., Srivastava, A., and Sahai, A. 1996. Bamboo parts and seeds for additional source of nutrition. J. Fd. Sci. Technol., 33:2, 145-146.

3.      Srivastava, A., Bhargava, A., and Kumbhare, V. 1996. Effect of Adhatoda vasica leaf extractives on bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) leaf roller : Pyrausta bambucivora (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae). My Forest , 32 : 4, 319-322.

4.      Srivastava, A., Kumbhare, V., Pandey, D.K., and Srivastava, S. 1996. Preliminary Phytochemical and insecticidal studies of leaf extract of Adhatoda vasica on Albizia lebbeck defoliator. Rhesala imperata Wak. [Lepidoptera : Noctuidae]. Indian Journal of Forestry, 19:1, 83-86.

5.      Srivastava, A., Kumbhare, V., and Bhargava, A. 1996. Phytochemical screening of some multipurpose tree species of Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh). Indian Journal of Forestry, 19:1, 31-34.

6.      Bhargava, A., Srivastava, A., and Kumbhare, V. 1997. Insecticidal activity of leaf alkaloids of Adhatoda vasica on Albizia lebbek defoliator Rhesala imperata Wak. Lepidoptera : Noctuidae. Pestology, Vol.XXI, No. 1.

7.      Bhargava, A., Srivastava, A., and Kumbhare, V. 1998. Antifungal activity of polyphenolic complex of Acacia nilotica bark. The Indian Forester, 124 : 5.

8.      Kumbhare, V., and Bhargava, A. 1999. Studies on the nutritional composition of Sterculia species. J. Fd. Sci. Technol.,  36:6, 542-544.       

9.      Vishakha Kumbhare and Alka Bhargava 2007. Effect of processing on nutritional value of central Indian bamboo shoots. Part-I. J. Food Sci. Technol, 44(1), 29-31.

10.  Kumbhare, V and Bhargava, A. 2008. Studies on the vitamin content of bamboo seeds. Indian Forester, vol. 134, No. 9, Sept., 1271-1273.

b. International Journals

1.      Vishakha Kumbhare 2009. HPLC estimation of phenolic acids in leaves of some Central Indian bamboo species. Journal of Bamboo and Rattan, vol.8, Nos. 1&2, pp. 23-29.

Papers published in conference/seminar proceedings

  1. 1.Bhargava, A., Sahai, A., Kumbhare, V., and Bhandari, A.S. 2000. Uses of halogens in controlling deterioration of some tropical tree seeds. XXI IUFRO World Congress, Kuala Lampur , Malaysia .

  2.  Pandey, A.K., Kumbhare, V. and Chowdhry. P.K. 2004. Sustainable development of Aonla (Phyllanthus emblica L.) through non-destructive harvesting practices. Proceedings of the International Conference on “Multipurpose Trees in the Tropics: Assessment, Growth and Management” 22-25 November, 2004, Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur jointly organized by IUFRO and ICFRE, Dehradun.

  3.  Kumbhare Vishakha. 2007. Effect of processing on the anti-nutritional constituents in central Indian Bamboo shoots. Proceedings of the National Seminar on “State of Art in cultivation, Collection, Storage, processing & Marketing of Herbal, Medicinal and aromatic Plants” sponsored by University Grants Commission, New Delhi & M.P. council of Science & Technology, Bhopal, 22-23 Sept. 2007, pg.59-63.

  4. Vishakha Kumbhare and Alka Bhargava 2008. HPLC estimation of phenolic acids in some central Indian bamboo shoots, pg. 145-151. Proceedings of the National Seminar on “Forest, Medicinal Plants and People”, 21-22 February, organized by Dept. of Natural Resource Management, College of Forestry, Sirsi, UAS, Dharwad, Karnataka, sponsored by National Medicinal Plants Board, New Delhi.

Popular articles

  1. Srivastava, A., and Kumbhare, V. 1994. Need to Conserve tropical biodiversity. Tropical Sylvics, 2 : 1.

  2. Srivastava, A., and Kumbhare, V. 1996. Prospect of Phytochemical industry in Madhya Pradesh. Tropical Sylvics, 4 : 1.

 Chapters / articles published in edited books, monographs, proceedings etc.:

  1. Meshram, P. B. and Vishakha Kumbhare 2007. Chapter entitled “Role of Medicinal Plants in Management of Insects” was published in a book entitled “Eco-friendly Pest Management” Edited by Dr. Shivaji Deshmukh, Dr. J.H. Sabnis, Dr. Ujjwala Deshmukh,  Shivneri Publishers and Distributors, Mama Londhe Plot, Gadagenagar, Amravati (M.S.), India, pp. 1-78.

  2.  Article entitled “Career as a women scientist: A road for the future” was published in a book entitled “Working women and job satisfaction” (2009) edited by Dr. Anita Mishra, page no. 41-44, Sunita Book Depot, MP Nagar, Bhopal (M.P.), India.

Papers presented in Seminar/Workshop/Conference

 a.      National

  1.  Pandey, A.K., Kumbhare, V. and Hori Lal (2004). Conservation and sustainable utilization of medicinal plant resources.  National Workshop on Regional Strategy for Plant Conservation, 26-27 February, 2004, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur .

  2.   Pandey, A.K., Kumbhare, V. and Hori Lal (2004). Medicinal plants in Madhya Pradesh: Potential and Constraints. National Interactive Meet on Scope and Opportunities in Reseaarch and Business of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 29-30 October, 2004, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow .

  3.  Pandey, A.K., Kumbhare, V. and Chowdhry. P.K. (2004). Sustainable development of Aonla (Phyllanthus emblica L.) through non-destructive harvesting practices. International Conference on Multipurpose trees in the Tropics: Assessment, Growth and Management, 22-25 November, 2004, Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur .

  4.  Kumbhare, V. and Meshram, M. 2006. Attended the conference and Poster presented the research paper entitled “Bone Fracture Healing Plants used by the tribals in India ” presented in the National Conference on Natural Products and Biodiversity:    Chemistry & utilization, held on Nov. 2&3, 2006 at FRI, Dehradun.

  5.  Kumbhare, V. 2007. Effect of processing on the anti-nutritional constituents in central Indian bamboo shoots. Proceeding of the National Seminar on “State of Art in Cultivation, collection, storage, processing & marketing of Herbal, Medicinal and aromatic plants” at Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidyalaya, Chitrakoot, Satna District, 22-23 Sept. 2007.

  6.  Kumbhare, V. and Bhargava, A. 2007. HPLC estimation of phenolic acids in some Central Indian bamboo leaves. Proceedings of the national seminar on “Conservation and management of bamboo resources” 29-30th November, 2007 at Institute of forest Productivity, Ranchi .

  7.  Kumbhare, V. 2008. HPLC estimation of phenolic acids in some Central Indian bamboo shoots. Paper presented in National Seminar on “ Forest , medicinal plants and people” to be held at College of forestry, Sirsi, Karnataka from February 21-22, 2008.    

  8.  Kumbhare, V. 2009. Career as a Woman Scientist: A road for the Future. Paper presented in National seminar on “Working women and job satisfaction” at Rajmata Scindia Govt. Girls College , Chhindwara (MP), 26-27 February.

  9.  Kumbhare, V. 2009. Ethnomedicinal uses of hadjor, Cissus quadrangularis Linn. Paper presented in National Seminar on “Biodiversity: Need for Conservation and Measures for Public Awareness” at Govt. P.G. College , Chhindwara, 29th March.

  10.  Kumbhare, V. 2010. HPLC estimation of phenolic acids in some Central Indian bamboo shoots after processing. Paper presented in the National Seminar on Productivity enhancement and value addition of Bamboos organized on 9th – 10th March 2010 at  Institute of Forest Productivity , Ranchi .   

  11.  Kumbhare, V. 2010. Applications of Cissus quadrangularis Linn. (Hadjor) in nutraceutical food products. Paper presented in national Conference on “Sustainable Production and Utilization of medicinal and aromatic plants: Current trends and future prospects” organized by Regional Plant Resource Centre, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, supported by State Medicinal Plants Board, Forest and Environment Dept., Govt. of Orissa on 8th – 9th April 2010.  

 b.      International

1)      Vishakha Kumbhare 2008. Effect of processing on mineral and vitamin composition of bamboo shoots. Poster presented in International Conference on improvement of bamboo Productivity and Marketing for sustainable Livelihood held on 15th – 17th April at New Delhi .

2)      Vishakha Kumbhare 2009. Abstract entitled Quantification of active chemical constituents of Hadjor, Cissus quadrangularis Linn. at different growth stages for best harvesting timePoster presented in the International Symposium on Current Status and Opportunites in Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (AROMED) during Feb 21 – 24, 2010 under the themeBIOPROSPECTING PHYTOCHEMICALS”.

 Technical Reports :

  1. Bhargava, A. and Kumbhare, V. 2000. Study of nutritional value of some forest species. Project report submitted to Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, Dehradun.

 Brochures/Bulletins 

  1. Kumbhare, V. and Buxy, S. 2009. Cissus quadrangularis (Hadjor) published in English.

  2. Kumbhare, V., Meshram, M., and Buxy, S. 2010. Hadjor (Cissus quadrangularis) published in Hindi.