Gehlot Hukam Singh


List of Research Publications of Prof. Hukam Singh Gehlot


  1. Tak N, Gehlot HS, Meghwal Raju Ram, Ardley Julie,  Tiwari R, Tian R, Brau L, Goodwin L, Han J, Liolios K, Huntemann M, Palaniappan K, Pati A, Mavromatis K, Ivanova N, Markowitz V, Woyke T, Kyrpides N, Reeve W (2014) Genome sequence of nitrogen fixing tree rhizobia (Ensifer sp. PC2) isolated from root nodule of Prosopis cineraria (Khejri) native to Thar Desert of India Stand Genomic Sci In Press (IF: 3.17)
  2. Ramesh Raliya, J.C.Tarafdar, H. Mahawar, Rajesh Kumar, Priya Gupta, Tanu Mathur R.K.Kaul, Praveen-Kumar, A. Kalia, R. Gautam, S.K.Singh, H.S.Gehlot (2014) ZnO nanoparticles induced exopolysacharide production by B.subtilis strain JCT1 for arid soil applications International Journal of Biological Macromolecules (Elsevier) – 65: 362-368 (IF: 3.22)
  3. Gehlot HS, Tak N, Dagla HR, Davis TD (2014) Indigenous and Modern Scientific Strategies for Characterization, Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Bio-resources of the Indian Thar Desert Journal of Arid land Studies 24 (1) 5-8 (IF: 0.45)
  4. Pooja Mahendu, N.S.Shekhawat, M.K Rai, V Kataria & H.S.Gehlot (2014) Evaluation of aeroponics for clonal propagation of Caralluma edulis, Leptadenia reticulate and Tylophora indica- three threatened medicinal Asclepiads Physiol Mol Biol Plants DOI 10.1007/s12298-014-0240-8 (Springer)
  5. Gehlot HS, Tak N, KaushikM, Mitra S, Chen WM, Poweleit N, Panwar D, Poonar N, Parihar R, Tak A, Sankhla IS, Ojha A, Rao SR, Simon MF, dos Reis Junior FB, Perigolo N,. Tripathi AK, Sprent JI, Young JPW, James EK, Gyaneshwar P (2013) An invasive Mimosa in India does not adopt the symbionts of its native relatives. Annals of Botany 112 (1): 179-196. (IF: 3.62)-Oxford Press
  6. Tak N, Gehlot HS, Kaushik M, Choudhary S, Tiwari R, Tian R, Brau L, Goodwin L, Han J, Liolios K, Huntemann M, Palaniappan K, Pati A, Mavromatis K, Ivanova N, Markowitz V, Woyke T, Kyrpides N, Reeve W (2013) Genome sequence of Ensifer sp. TW10; a Tephrosia wallichii (Biyani) microsymbiont native to the Indian Thar Desert. Stand Genomic Sci 9: 304-314. (IF: 3.17)
  7. Pooja Mahendu, H.S.Gehlot, N.S.Shekhawat, J.B. Vibha, Rachna Dinesh,(2013) In Vitro Plant Regeneration of Cymbopogon jawarancusa (Jones) Schult from Merismatic base of Spikelet. Natl. Acad. Sci. Lett.  DOI 10.1007/s40009-013-0210-7 (Springer)
  8. Gehlot HS, Dheeren Panwar, Nisha Tak, , Alkesh Tak, Indu S Sankhla, Neetu Poonar, Rashmita Parihar, N.S. Shekhawat, Mahesh Kumar, Ravi Tiwari, Julie Ardley, Euan James, J.I. Sprent (2012) Nodulation of legumes from the Thar desert of India and molecular characterization of their rhizobia. Plant and Soil Springer, 357:227-243 (IF: 3.25)

9.      Sprent, Janet I. and Gehlot, Hukam S.(2011) 'Nodulated legumes in arid and semi-arid environments: are they important?', Plant Ecology & Diversity, 3: 3, 211 — 219, (Impact Factor, 2.05)

  1. M.S. Rathore, H.S. Gehlot and N.S. Shekhawat (2010) Biotechnological approaches for propagation and prospecting of important medicinal plants from Indian Thar Desert. International Journal of Plant Production 4:67-72 (IF: 1.081)
  2. M.S. Rathore, N.S .Shekhawat and H.S. Gehlot (2009) Need of assessing rhizobia for their plant growth promoting activities associated with native wild legumes inhabiting Aravalli ranges of Rajasthan, India. Botany Research International 2:115- 122
  3. Neelam Poonar, H.S.Gehlot, Shanu Khana and B.S. Yadav (2008) Estimation of biochecmicals in ber fruits at different developmental stages: a comparative account. Haryana J Hortic Sci 37 (3&4) 225-226
  4. Neelam Poonar, H.S.Gehlot and B.S. Yadav (2008) Evaluation of antioxidant potency of dried ber fruits. Haryana J Hortic Sci 37 (3&4) 270
  5. H.R. Dagla, H.S. Gehlot and N.S. Shekhawat (2007). Desert Bloom. Vigyan Pragati, National Institute of Scientific and Communication and Information Resource (NISCAIR). 3:19-20.
  6. S. Trivedi, H.S. Gehlot and S.R. Rao (2006). Protein Thermo Stability in Archaea and Eubacteria. Genetic and Molecular Research 5(4):816-827 (IF: 1.03)
  7. Seema Trivedi, S.R. Rao and H.S. Gehlot (2005) Nucleic acid stability in thermophilic prokaryotes: a review. Journal of Cell and Molecular Biology. 4(1): 61-69
  8. H.S. Gehlot, Anila Purohit and N.S. Shekhawat (2005) Alterations in protein profiles and metabolic patterns in Sesamum indicum cultivars under salinity stress. Journal of Cell and Molecular Biology. 4(1):31-39
  9. P. Gehlot, D.K. Purohit and H.S. Gehlot (2005) Evaluation of Pseudomonas fluorescens as a Biocontrol Agent and Biofertilizer Associated with Chilli Rhizosphere. Biofertilizer Newsletter. 13(2):12-16
  10. Anila Purohit, H.S. Gehlot, Pooja Khurana and Poonam Agarwal (2005) An evaluation of early seedling growth characteristics of Sesama Cultivars under Salt Stress. Plant Archives. 5(1):249-256 (NAAS IF=3)
  11. H.S. Gehlot, Sunita Mali and Anila Purohit (2003) Role of specific ions on growth and metabolic patterns in moth bean (C3) and pearl millet (C4) of Indian Desert. Indian J. Plant Physiol. 8(2):145- 149 ) (IF by NAAS: 4..0 in 1-10 scale)
  12. N. Sankhla, T.D. Davis, H.S. Gehlot, A. Upadhyaya, A. Sankhla and D. Sankhla (1991) Growth and organogenesis in Moth Bean cultures as influenced by Triazole Growth Regulators and Gibberellic Acid. J. Plant Growth Regulation. 10:41-45 (IF: 2.066)
  13. H.S. Gehlot, A. Upadhyaya, T.D. Davis, A. Sankhla, D. Sankhla and N. Sankhla (1989) Growth and organogenesis in Moth Bean callus as affected by Paclobutrazol. Plant and Cell Physiol 30(6):933-936 (IF: 4.9)
  14. A. Upadhyaya, H.S. Gehlot, T.D. Davis, N. Sankhla, A. Sankhla and D. Sankhla (1989) In Vitro growth , metabolism and regeneration of Moth Bean callus as influenced by flurprimidol. Biochem. Physiol. Pflanzen 185(3/4):245-252 (IF:4.7)



Research Papers in Proceedings

  1. Pooja Khurana, H.S. Gehlot, H.R. Dagla and N.S. Shekhawat (2008) Development of Suitable Protocol for Regeneration of Lasiurus sindicus (Shewan): A valuable grass of Thar Desert, In: I.D. Arya and Sarita Arya (eds) Utilization of Biotechnology in Plant Sciences, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, pp: 1-6
  2. N. Sankhla, P. AgarwaI, W.A. Mackay, H.S. Gehlot (2006). Ber (Zizyphus) Fruits: Apple of arid regions of Indian Thar Desert. In: Proc. IVth on MQUIC, A. Purvis et al (eds). Acta Hort. 712, ISHS 2006. 449-452
  3. N. Sankhla, H.S. Gehlot, P. Agarwal, R. Choudhary and S. Joshi (2006) Postharvest Ripening of Ziziphus mauritiana Fruits: Effect of 1-Mthylcyclopropane. Proc. Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer. 181-184
  4. N.S. Shekhawat, V. Kataria, M. Singh, M. Phulwaria, J.B.Vibha, M.S. Rathore, H.R. Dagla, R.P. Singh and H.S. Gehlot (2004) Regeneration and micropropagation in service of forestry as basic and applied plant sciences. In: Proc. Biotechnology for a better future L.D' Souza (ed.) 283-289. SAC Publications, Mangalore
  5. H.S. Gehlot, R. Dinesh, R. Choudhary, S. Joshi and N. Sankhla (2003) In Vitro studies on chickpea seedlings: Effect of salt on growth and antioxidant activity. Proc. Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer. 119-122
  6. R. Dinesh, H.S. Gehlot, R. Choudhary, S. Joshi and N. Sankhla (2003) Effect of gebberellin biosynthesis inhibitors on In vitro growth and antioxidant activity in chick pea seedlings. Proc. Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer. 123-126
  7. R. Choudhary, S. Joshi, H.S. Gehlot and N. Sankhla (2003) Chlorophyll fluorescence, Phytosynthesis and enzyme activity in ber (Zizyphus rotundifolia) under salinity stress . Proc. Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer. 116-118
  8. H.S. Gehlot, Anila Purohit, Sunita Mali, N.S. Shekhawat and Z.S. Solanki (2002) Role of exogenously applied salicylic acid on growth, metabolites and oxidative damage in cultivars of Sesamum (Sesamum indicum L) In: Proc. National Seminar on role of plant physiology for sustaining quality and quantity of food production in relation to environment. (M.B. Chetti ed.), Dharwad (Karnataka), India. pp: 74-79
  9. T.D. Davis, H.S. Gehlot, C.P. Williams and N. Sankhla (1992) Comparative shoot growth retarding activity of Paclobutrazol and XE-1019. Proc. Plant Growth Reg. Soc. Amer. 14:121-1 24
  10. H.S. Gehlot, T.D. Davis, A. Sankhla, D. Sankhla, A. Upadhyaya and N. Sankhla (1987a) Influence of triazole growth regulator and GA3 on In Vitro differentiation from Moth Bean callus. Proc. Plant Growth Reg. Soc. America 14:103 -107
  11. H. S. Gehlot, A.Upadhyaya and N. Sankhla (1987b) Growth characteristics of salt selected and non- selected cell lines of Moth Bean (Vigna aconitifolia) In: Proc. Nat. Symp. Cell & Tissue Culture of Eco. Imp. Plant, Reddy G M (ed), Hyderabad, (India) 135-140
  12. H.S. Gehlot, A. Upadhyaya and N. Sankhla (1983) Effect of Polyamines on Transpiration and Stomatal Opening. Proc. Natl. Adv. Front. Pl. Sci., Jodhpur, (India) 239-241


Research Papers and reviews as book chapters

  1. Saroj Nein , H.S. Gehlot, Sanjay Purohit and S.P. Bohra (1997) Polyamines in Plant Biology. In:Purohit SS (ed) Agro's Annual Review of Plant Physiology. Agro Botanica Publisher, Bikaner, India, 3:1-35
  2. H.S. Gehlot, Sanjay Purohit, K.K. Bora and S.P. Bohra (1998) Salicylic acid : A new PGR in Signal Transduction. In: Hemantranjan A (ed) Advances in Plant Physiology. Scientific Publisher (India) Jodhpur, 1:273-291
  3. H.S. Gehlot, S. Mali and Sheela Agarwal (1999) Stress Proteins in Plants. Agro's Ann. Rev. of Plant Physiology, Agro Botanica Publisher, Bikaner, India, IV:249 -289
  4. Sheela Agarwal, Varsha Pandey and H.S. Gehlot (1999) Oxidative Burst in Plants. Agro's Ann. Rev. of Plant Physiology, Agro Botanica Publisher, Bikaner, India, IV:290-337
  5. Sheela Agarwal and H.S. Gehlot (2000) An Update on Brassinorides .In: Advances in Plant Physiology (Ed. A. Hemantranjan) Scientific Publishers (India) Jodhpur, 3:149-1 79
  6. H.S. Gehlot and S.P. Bohra (2003) Perception and sensing mechanism in plants: A lesson from prokaryote and yeast osmosensing In: Glimpses in plant sciences and biotechnology, (Ed. P.C. Trivedi) Pointer Publisher, Jaipur, India pp. 94-112
  7. H.S. Gehlot, N.S. Shekhawat and A. Hemantranjan (2003) GE crops: need, potential and contentions. In: Advances in plant physiology (Ed. A. Hemantranjan), Scientific Publishers (India) 6:1-35
  8. N. Sankhla, H.S. Gehlot, R. Choudhary, S. Joshi and R. Dinesh (2006). Ecophysiological studies on Indian desert plants: Effect of salt on antioxidant defense systems in Zizyphus spp. In: M.A. Khan and D.J. Weber (eds), Ecophysiology of High Salinity Tolerant Plants, 201-213. Springer. Printed in the Netherlands
  9. H.S. Gehlot, Dheeren Panwar, R. Parihar, N. Tak, S. Trivedi and N.S. Shekhawat (2008) Nodulating native legumes and associated rhizobia found in arid regions of the Thar desert. In: P. Parihar and L. Parihar (eds) Advances in Applied microbiology, Agrobios India, 27-36.
  10. H.S. Gehlot, Poonam Agarwal, Pooja Khurana and N.S. Shekhawat (2008) Biology and Biotechnology of Lasiurus sindicus (Shewan): A Valuable Grass of Thar Desert. In: Ashwani Kumar and N.S. Shekhawat (eds) Plant Tissue Tissue Culture and Molecular Markers, I.K. International Publisher, New Delhi, pp 371-384
  11. Raju R MeghwaI, N.K .Dwivedi and H.S. Gehlot (2009) Assessment of soluble protein content in some promising moth bean germplasm accessions. In: D. Kumar, A. Henry and K.P.R. Vittal (eds). Legumes in dry areas, Scientific Publisher, India 77-81.
  12. H.S.Gehlot and Seema Trivedi (2010) Introduction to Bioinformatics. In: Parihar & Parihar (eds). Advances in Applied Biotechnology, pp 167-175 Agrobios, India
  13. Raturi A, Tak N, Gehlot HS (2014) Bacterial endophytes and their significance in the sustainable production of food in non-legumes In: Narendra Tuteja and Saravjeet S. Gill (eds.) Climate change and plant abiotic stress tolerance–VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA Weinheim pp 1013-1039
  14. Dheeren Panwar, Nisha Tak, Hukam S Gehlot (2014) Nodulated Native Legumes in an Arid Environment of Indian Thar Desert In: M.H.Fulekar & R.K.Kale (eds.) Recent Trends in Plant Sciences-I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India pp 280-294
  15.  Archana Ojha, Nisha Tak, H.S.Gehlot Satyawada Rama Rao (2014) Genetic diversity analysis of rhizobial symbionts associated with legumes of India In:  (In Press)