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PUBLICATIONS OF RBDC, IMPHAL

Literature available for distribution

1.  BIOFERTILIZER pamphlets in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Manipuri and Mizo 

2.  Biofertiliser – A training manual (Free available on request)

3.  Organic farming - A Training manual (Free available on request)

4.  Exploiting biofertilizers in N.E. Region  (Free available on request only 
to Senior   Departmental officers, production units and University and College teachers)

Research publications                                      23 No (list given)

Book chapters and status papers                     13 No. (list given)

Books authored, edited and published                  4  No. (list given)

Other publications                                         25 no. (list given)


DETAILED LIST OF PUBLICATIONS OF RBDC, IMPHAL

Research Papers

1.  Chandra, K., Mukherjee, P.K., Karmakar, J.B. Chandra, K. and Mukherjee, P.K.  1995 Survivability and preservation of Rhizobium and Azotobacter strains in porcelain bead at the climatic condition of Manipur. Environment and Ecology 13(3) : 601-603

2.  Chandra, K and Singh, A.1997 Symbiotic effectiveness and colonial characteristics within local strains of soybean Rhizobium. J. Hill Research 10(1) : 13-15.

3.  Chandra, K. 1996 Isolation of Rhizobium from nodules by syringe method. J. Hill Research 10(1) : 99-100.

4.  Chandra, K. and Mukherjee, P.K. 1996 Evaluation of symbiotic potential of nitrogen fixation of indigenous Bradyrhizobium sp. for Vigna unguiculata and Cajanus cajan in Manipur. Environment and Ecology 14(3) : 713-718.

5.  Chandra, K., Mukherjee, P.K. and Singh, Jai 1995 Evaluation of local strain versus recommended strain of Rhizobium cultures for soybean crop at the hills of Manipur. J. Hill Research 8 : 229-231.

6.  Chandra, K., Mukherjee, P.K. and Karmakar, J.B. 1995 Lime pelleting of inoculated seed and their influence on the survival of Rhizobium in acid soils of NEH Region. J. Hill Research 8 : 199-202.

7.  Chandra, K. and Karmakar, J.B. 1996 Tolerance of fungicides on the locally isolated Rhizobium strains of soybean and pea and comparative study on their nodulation. Environment and Ecology 14 : 35-38.

8.  Chandra, K. and Singh, K.J. 1996 Effect of Azotobacter and phosphate solubilizing microorganisms on yield of rice crop. Environment and Ecology 14 : 39-41.

9.  Chandra, K., Karmakar, J.B. and Singh, K.J. 1995 Effect of combined use of inorganic nitrogen and Azotobacter culture in rice at the agroclimatic conditions of Manipur. Environment and Ecology  13 : 595-597.

10.  Chandra, K., Mukherjee, P.K. and Karmakar, J.B. 1995 Effect of phosphate solubilizing bacteria on rhizobial symbiosis in soybean at rainfed conditions of Manipur. Environment and Ecology 13 : 436-438.

11.  Chandra, K. 1995 Carrybag fermentor  Biofertiliser Newsletter 3(1) : 7-8.

12. Chandra, K. 1995 Polythene air filters. Biofertiliser Newsletter 3(1) : 9-10

13.   Raychaudhuri, M., Kumar, K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 1997 Lime-Rhizobium interaction on soybean in Kanhaplohumult of Manipur hills. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 45 : 739-742.

14.   Raychaudhuri, M., Kumar, K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 1997 Effect of Rhizobium japonicum and phosphorus on nutrient uptake and yield of soybean (Glycin max) in an ultisol of Manipur hills. Indian J. agric. Sci. 67 : 459-462.

15.  Raychaudhuri, M., Raychaudhuri, S. and Kumar, K. 1998 Response of soybean to lime and phosphorus in an ultisol of Manipur. J. Indian Soc. Soil Sci. 46 : 628-632.

16.  Raychaudhuri, M., Kumar, K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 2001 Response of blackgram to residual lime and Rhizobium in an acid hill soil of Manipur. In Recent Advances in Biofertilizer Technology, Eds. A.K. Yadav, M.R. Motsara and S. Raychaudhuri, SPURT, New Delhi. pp 400-403.

17.  Raychaudhuri, M., Kumar, K. and Raychaudhuri, S.2001 Legume-Rhizobium symbiosis in soybean and blackgram based cropping systems of Manipur. In Recent Advances in Biofertilizer Technology, Eds. A.K. Yadav, M.R. Motsara and S. Raychaudhuri, SPURT, New Delhi. pp 404-407.

18. Raychaudhuri, S. and Upadhyaya, R.K. 2001 Evaluation of rice starch water as sticking agent on survival and nodule development of Rhizobium leguminosarum. In Recent Advances in Biofertilizer Technology, Eds. A.K. Yadav, M.R. Motsara and S. Raychaudhuri, SPURT, New Delhi. pp 419-421.

19.  Yadav, A.K., Tripathy, S. and Mishra, R.K. Competitiveness and persistence of introduced Bradyrhizobium strains against native rhizobial population of cowpea (miscellany) group. In Recent Advances in Biofertilizer Technology, Eds. A.K. Yadav, M.R. Motsara and S. Raychaudhuri, SPURT, New Delhi. pp 391-399.

20.  Yadav, A.K., Mohanty, S. and Mishra, R.K. 2001 Screening of native isolates of Azospirillum associated with sugarcane in Orissa In Recent Advances in Biofertilizer Technology, Eds. A.K. Yadav, M.R. Motsara and S. Raychaudhuri, SPURT, New Delhi. pp 422-426.

21.  Yadav, A.K., Singh, L.I. and Mishra, R.K. 2001 Azospirillum biofertilizer- A supplement to nitrogen nutrition for sugarcane crop. In Recent Advances in Biofertilizer Technology, Eds. A.K. Yadav, M.R. Motsara and S. Raychaudhuri, SPURT, New Delhi. pp 427-432.

22.  Yadav, A.K., Tripathy, G. and Mishra, R.K. 2001 In search of biofertilizers for highly acidic and lateritic soils with special reference to Tea plantations. In Recent Advances in Biofertilizer Technology, Eds. A.K. Yadav, M.R. Motsara and S. Raychaudhuri, SPURT, New Delhi. pp 439-441.

23. Singh, T. and Yadav, A.K. 1998 Development of Fermentation Technology at National Biofertilizer Development Centre. Biofertiliser Newsletter. 6 : 2-7.


Book Chapters and Status papers

1.  Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 1999 Role of National Biofertilizer Development Project in promotion of Biofertilizers in North East. In Use and Development of Microbial Inoculants. Eds. T. Singh, A.K. Yadav and S. Raychaudhuri. NERCB, Guwahati, pp 163-172.

2.  Yadav, A.K. and S. Raychaudhuri 2001 Scenario of biofertilizer production and use in the country  vis-a-vis north east India.  In Souvenir, II North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers, AAU, Jorhat. pp 14-21.

3.  Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 2001 Performance of inoculants in farmers field of north east. In Three Decades of Research on Biofertilizers and Organic Farming in North East India. Eds. A.K. Yadav and S. Raychaudhuri. NERAB and II NERCB, AAU, Jorhat. pp 99-110.

4.   Raychaudhuri, M., Kumar, K. and Raychaudhuri, S. Use of biofertilizers in increasing the productivity of some cropping systems of Manipur hills. In Three Decades of Research on Biofertilizers and Organic Farming in North East India. Eds. A.K. Yadav and S. Raychaudhuri. NERAB and II NERCB, AAU, Jorhat. pp 34-42.

5.  Upadhyay, R.K. 1999 Dinitrogen fixation in biological and abiological system - A view.  In Souvenir, North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers, Guwahati, 22-23 Jan, 1999. pp 22-26.

6.  Singh, Jagat 1999 Bonus potentialities of microbial inoculants. In Souvenir, North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers, Guwahati, 22-23 Jan, 1999. pp 18-21.

7.  Raychaudhuri, S., Shukla, A.K. and Verma, V.K. 2001 How to know your compost.  In Souvenir, II North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers, AAU, Jorhat. pp 63-66.

8.  Rai, A.B., Kumar, Manoj and Raychaudhuri, S. 2001 Biopesticides : An important component of integrated disease management in sustainable agriculture.  In Souvenir, II North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers, AAU, Jorhat. pp 67-73.

9.  Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 2000 Low cost technology for preparation of media for mass culture of biofertilizers. Symp. Current Status of biofertilizer technology and its Promotion in Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Kerala and Pondicherry, Ed. R.N. Bisoyi, RBDC, Bangalore, pp 7-14

10.  Yadav, A.K. 2001 Biofertilizers- Policy perspectives in North Eastern Region. National Workshop on “Microbial Biodiversity Perspecting for PGPR’s of N.E. Region. 15-19 Oct. 2001, IASST, Guwahati, pp 35-42.

11.  Chandra, K., Mukherjee, P.K. and Karmakar, J.B. 1993 Potentiality of biofertilizers in North East. Biofertiliser Newsletter 1(1) : 8-9.

12.  Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 2001 Biofertilizers in integrated plant nutrient supply system- A practical approach. In Integrated Nutrient Supply Management System. Ed. N.P.  Singh, Concept Publishers, New Delhi. pp 107-123.

13.  Yadav, A.K. 2001 Development and use of biofertilizers in present day fertilizer scenario. In Integrated Nutrient Supply Management System. Ed. N.P.  Singh, Concept Publishers, New Delhi. pp 124-128.


Books authored, Edited and published

1.  Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 1999 Exploiting Biofertilizer in North Eastern Region. Published on the Occasion of the North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers. p 123.

2.  Singh, T., Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 1999 Use and Development of Microbial Inoculants. Published on the Occasion of the North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers. p 175.

3.  A.K. Yadav, Motsara, M.R. and Raychaudhuri, S. 2001 Recent Advances in Biofertilizer Technology. Publ. Society for Promotion and Utilization of Resources, New Delhi. p 506.(Priced publication). 

4.  Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 2001 Three Decades of Research in Biofertilizers and Organic Farming. Pub. North Eastern Regional Association on Biofertilizers, AAU, Jorhat. p 124.


Other books, Souvenirs, Training manuals edited and published

1.  SOUVENIR Ist North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers. 22-23 January 1999. Organized jointly by RBDC, Imphal and Deptt of Agriculture, Assam.

2.  Yadav, A.K. (compiled) SOUVENIR 2nd North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers. 22-24th January 2001. Organized jointly by RBDC, Imphal and Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat.

3.  Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 1998 Introducing Biofertilizers in North Eastern Region. (A Training Manual)  RBDC, Imphal.

4.  Production and Quality control of Biofertilizers. (A Training Manual for Orientation Course). Compiled by A.K. Yadav, RBDC, Imphal

5.  BIOFERTILISERS - A Training Manual 2001., RBDC, Imphal.

6. ORGANIC FARMING FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE, Compiled and edited by A.K. Yadav. Published by RBDC, Imphal - A Training manual


Seminar and Symposia Papers/Presentations

1.   Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 1996 Biofertilizers and their potentiality in rice. Manipur Science Congress, Manipur University, Imphal. p 37.

2.  Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 1998 Biological nitrogen fixation - Expectations and actual contribution to agriculture in the northeastern region. National Seminar on Management Strategies for NEH Ecosystem, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Barapani, Meghalaya August 8-10, 1998. p 56.

3.  Raychaudhuri, S. ans Jagat Singh 1999 A comparative study on the performance of locally isolated strains with alien strains.  North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers, 22-23 January 1999, Guwahati.p  33. 

4.  Raychaudhuri, M., Kumar, K. and Raychaudhuri, S 1999 Legume-Rhizobium symbiosis in soybean and blackgram based cropping systems of Manipur hills.  North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers, 22-23 January 1999, Guwahati.  p 30-31

5.  Raychaudhuri, M., Kumar, K. and Raychaudhuri, S 1999 Response of blckgram to residual lime and Rhizobium in an acid hill soil of Manipur.  North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers, 22-23 January 1999, Guwahati. p 30.

6.  Raychaudhuri, M., Kumar, K. and Raychaudhuri, S 2000 Direct and residual effect of FYM and biofertilizers on maize blackgram-mustard cropping system of Manipur hills. National Seminar on Strategies for Agricultural Research in North East., ICAR Complex for NEH Region, Barapani 2000.

7.  Raychaudhuri, M., Kumar, K., Raychaudhuri, S and Sanjeev Kumar 2001 Efficacy of Rhizobium with liming in furrows in groundnut. 2nd North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers. 22-24th January 2001. p 7.

8.  Yadav, A.K., Raychaudhuri, S. and Verma, V.K. 2001 Effect of fungal toxicity on legume-Rhizobium symbiosis. 2nd North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers. 22-24th January 2001 p 10.

9.  Shukla, A.K., Verma, V.K. and Yadav, A.K. 2001. Legume inoculant response and native population. 2nd North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers. 22-24th January 2001 p 12.

10.  Verma, V.K., Shukla, A.K. and Yadav, A.K. 2001 Studies on liquid inoculant formulations for Rhizobium, Azospirillum and phosphate solubilizing bacteria. 2nd North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers. 22-24th January 2001 p 13.

12.  Ngachan, S.V., Yadav, A.K., Raychaudhuri, S., Singh, K.L., Singh, Ingobi, L., Raghumani, Th. and Sharma, B.K. 2001. Rhizobium application in groundnut in the farmers field. 2nd North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizers. 22-24th January 2001. p 59

13.  Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 2001 Prospects and potentialities of biofertilizers in Manipur. In National Seminar on Recent Advances in Life Science. Deptt of Life Science, Manipur University, 2-3 March 2001. p 91.


Popular articles

1.  Chandra, K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 1995 Regional Biofertilizer Centre- A review. Manipur Today, Independence Day Special. pp 20-23

2.  Chandra, K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 1997 Biofertilizers-An ecofriend to tea gardens. J. N.E. Council, 16 : 10-16.

3.  Yadav, A.K. and Raychaudhuri, S. 2001 Scope of biofertilizers in horticultural crops of Arunachal Pradesh. State Level Workshop on Development of Horticulture in A.P. 27-28 April, 2001, pp 33-37.

4.  Yadav, A.K. 1998 Potentiality of Biofertilizers in wasteland Development. State level Workshop on Waste Land Management in Manipur. pp 33-36.

5.  Yadav, A.K. 1998 Role of biofertilizers in increasing agricultural productivity of N.E. Region. State Level Workshop on Agricultural Management, in Sikkim. pp 40-43

6.  Yadav, A.K. 2000 Biofertilizers in Nagaland in last three years. State level Workshop on Integrated Nutrient Management at SASARD, Medziphema. pp 19-27.


Publications under process or sent for publicatioN

Research publications

1.  Yadav, A.K., Raychaudhuri, S. and Verma, V.K. 2002 Effect of fungal toxicity on legume-Rhizobium symbiosis. In Past Present and Future Perspectives in Biofertilizer Technology. SPURT (in Press)

2.  Massimo Raychaudhuri, Kailash Kumar1, S. Raychaudhuri2 and Sanjeev Kumar3 L.Ingobi Singh, Th.Raghumani Singh and B.K.Sharma. 2002  Efficiency of Rhizobium with liming in furrows in groundnut. In Past Present and Future Perspectives in Biofertilizer Technology. SPURT (in Press)

3.  S.V. Ngachan, A.K.Yadav*, S.Raychaudhuri*, K.Lokeswar Singh,  L.Ingobi Singh, Th.Raghumani Singh and B.K.Sharma. 2002 Rhizobium application in groundnut in the farmers field. In  Past Present and Future Perspectives in Biofertilizer Technology. SPURT (in Press)


Book Chapters and Review articles

1.  A.K. Yadav and S. Raychaudhuri1  2002. Biofertilizers as agro-inputs - past present and future perspectives. In Past Present and Future Perspectives in Biofertilizer Technology. SPURT (in Press).

2. A.K. Yadav and S. Raychaudhuri1 2002 Bacterial taxonomy with special reference to taxonomy and phylogeny of diazotrophs.  In Past Present and Future Perspectives in Biofertilizer Technology. SPURT (in Press).

Book (Edited

1.      Yadav, A.K., Raychaudhuri, S. and Talukdar, N.C. 2002 Past Present and Future Perspectives in Biofertilizer Technology. In Press. (Approx. 400 pages)


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