Singh Balkar


Publications: Dr Balkar Singh


Journals and Books


1.       Balkar Singh, Surender Singh, Surender Singh, Liyakat Ali, Ritu Mahajan. Ethnobotanical Significance and Antimicrobial Activity of Blumea lacera (Roxb.) DC. International Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biological Archives 2010; 1(3):314 – 316.

2.       Balkar Singh, Nidhi Dutt, Dinesh Kumar, Surender Singh, Ritu Mahajan.  Taxonomy, Ethnobotany and Antimicrobial Activity of Croton bonplandianum, Euphorbia hirta and Phyllanthus fraternus. Journal of Advances in Developmental Research 2011; 2 (1) 21-29.

3.       Balkar Singh, Poonam Sangwan. Taxonomy, Ethnobotany and Antimicrobial Activity of Alstonia scholaris (L.) R. Br., Carissa carandas L. and Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don. International Journal of Biotechnology and Biosciences 2011; 1(1) 102-112.

4.       Surender Singh, S., Singh, B., Mishra, B.K., Pandey, A.K. and Lata (2011) Microbes in Agrowaste Management for Sustainable Agriculture. In: Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Biotechnology. (Eds. Satyanarayana, T.; Johri, B. N. and Prakash, A.). Springer Verlag, New York, U.S.A. pp 127-152.

5.       Singh S, Singh RJ, Kumar K, Singh B, Shukla L. 2013. Biofertilizers and Green Manuring for Sustainable Agriculture. In “Modern Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture” Eds. Sunil Kumar & Birendra Prasad, New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi : 129-150

6.       Anita Dua, Garg Gaurav, Singh Balkar, Ritu Mahajan 2013. Antimicrobial Properties of Methanolic Extract of Cumin (Cuminum Cyminum) Seeds. International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy. 4(1), 104-107.

7.       Balkar Singh, Jagmahender Singh. 2014. Ethnobotanical uses of some plants from central Haryana, India. Phytodiversity 1(1&2): 7-24

8.       Nidhan Singh, Balkar Singh & B.D.Vashistha. 2014. Genus Solanum L. in North and North-eastern Haryana (India): diversity, ecological status and ethnobotanical significance. Phytodiversity 1(1&2): 31-42.

9.       Jagmahender Singh, Balkar Singh. 2014. Ethnobotanical Uses of Some Plants from Jind District of Haryana. Full Paper In Proc. of “National Seminar on Next Generation Sciences: Vision 2020 & beyond” Held At MD University Rohtak on 8th March 2014. 

10.   Preet Rachna, Vashistha BD, Singh B. 2014.  Antimicrobial activity of some Indian mosses. Int. J. Biotech Biosci, 4(3):203-209.

11.   Balkar Singh, Nidhan Singh & Krishan Kumar. 2015. A Pictorial Guide to Common Garden Plants. Unique Publications, Panipat. ISBN 9789383861453. Pp 152.

12.   Nidhan Singh, Balkar Singh, Gurcharan Singh & Anil K. Thakur. 2015.  Genus Cyclanthera Schrad. (Cucurbitaceae) in India with notes on distribution of Cyclanthera brachystachya (Ser.) Cogn. In Himachal Pradesh, India. Phytodiversity 2(1): 51-55.


Papers Presented in Conferences/Seminars etc.


1.       Balkar Singh and Matta N.K. 2002. HMW-glutenin subunit composition and quality score of some Indian wheat varieties in National Symposium on ‘New opportunities and challenges for improving crop productivity through Biotechnology’ held in Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, CCSHAU, Hisar from 13-15 February 2002.

2.       Balkar Singh and Matta N.K. 2004. Effect of Soil Salinity on Seed Storage Proteins and Grain Quality in Wheat. In National Seminar on Ecology and Environmental Management: Issues and Research Needs, held in Deptt. of Botany, K.U. Kurukshetra held from  8-9 January 2004.

3.       Balkar Singh, Nidhan Singh and Pran Nath. 2005. Cordia dichotoma – A Rare Medicinal Tree of Haryana.In National Seminar on “Role of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha system of Medicine” held at Deptt of Plant Breeding CCS Haryana Agriculture University, Hisar from 3-5 March 2005.

4.       Balkar Singh and Pran Nath. 2005. Some Herbal Remedies from Panipat District of Haryana. In XXVIII Annual conference of the Indian Botanical Society and National Symposium on Plant Science Research in India- Challenges and Opportunities, held at Botanical Survey of India, Northern Circle, Dehradoon from 24-26 October 2005.

5.       Balkar Singh, Surender Singh, Nidhan Singh. 2006. Biodiversity Loss due to Excessive Use of Herbicide and Intensive Agriculture. In National Seminar on “Environmental Stresses and Biodiversity”, held at KVA DAV College Karnal from November 8-9, 2006.

6.       Balkar Singh, Surender Singh. 2011. Antimicrobial Activity of Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb. an Important Medicinal Plant. In National Semianr on Chemistry in Our Lives” March 29, 2011, Arya P G College Panipat Haryana.

7.       Balkar Singh & Nidhan Singh. 2011. Convolvulaceae in Haryana: Floristic Diversity and Some New Records. In National Seminar on Global Warming and Its Impact on Bio-Diversity held at GMN National (P.G.) College Ambala Cantt, Haryana from November 8-9, 2011.

8.       Mridu, Vanita Rai and Balkar Singh. 2011. Participation of People at Grass Root Level to Conserve Biodiversity in Haryana: An Urgent Need of Time. In National Seminar on Global Warming and Its Impact on Bio-Diversity held at GM National (P.G.) College Ambala Cantt, Haryana from November 8-9, 2011.

9.       Balkar Singh and Poonam. 2012. Traditional Uses of Some Ethnomedicinal Plants from Fatehabad District of Haryana. In National Seminar on Study of Biodiversity in Today’s Perspective held at Dayal Singh College Karnal from 10-12 March 2012. 

10.   Balkar Singh. 2013. eFloraofindia. Paper presented in Joint Indo-US Workshop on Biodiversity Informatics Held at Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bangalore, India from January 19-20, 2013

11.   Balkar Singh and Nidhan Singh. 2013. Biodiversity Documentation In India: Role of Online Citizen Science Forums. In XXIII Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy and National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Plant Taxonomy Research” held at RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur from 27.12.13 to 29.12.13.

12.   Nidhan Singh, Balkar Singh and B.D. Vashistha. 2013. Diversity and Ethnobotany of Family Solanaceae in North and North-Eastern Haryana. In XXIII Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy and National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Plant Taxonomy Research” held at RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur from 27.12.13 to 29.12.13.