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1.       Upadhyay, V.P., and J.S. Singh 1985.  Nitrogen dynamics of decomposing hardwood   leaf litter in a central  Himalayan forest.   Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 17:  827 - 830.  


2.       Upadhyay, V.P., and J.S. Singh 1985.  Decomposition of woody branch litter on an altitudinal   transect in central Himalaya. Vegetatio 64: 49 - 54.           


3.       Upadhyay, V.P. U. Pandey and J.S. Singh, 1985. Effect of habitat on decomposition of standard leaf litter species.   Biology and Fertility of soils   1: 201 - 208. 


4.       Upadhyay, V.P. 1987.  Leaf litter decomposition and Calcium release in forests of    Central Himalaya.  J. Tropical Forestry 3: 242 – 245.                                        


5.       Tripathi, S. K., K.R. Verma and  V. P. Upadhyay, 1987. Analysis of forest vegetation     of Kasar Devi  hill  of  north  west  Almora division  in   Kumaun  Himalaya. Proc. Indian Acad. Sci (Plant Sci) 97: 265-276.


6.       Bisht, Jeevan S. V.P. Upadhyay and J.S. Bisht, 1988.   The role of soil nutrient and termites in decomposition of branch wood litter of Shorea robusta in sub-tropical Sal forest.  Geo Eco Trop.   12: 115 –123. 


7.       Upadhyay, V.P., 1988. Effect of relative humidity and substrate moisture content on the decomposition pattern of standard leaf litter species. Env. Ecology 6: 672-675.


8.       Upadhyay, V.P. 1988(June). Pattern of immobilization and release of nitrogen in decomposing leaf litter in Himalayan forests. Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. 98:   215-226.


9.       Upadhyay, V.P. and J.S. Singh 1989(March). Patterns of nutrient immobilization and release in decomposing forest   litter in central Himalayas, India. J. Ecol. 77:127-146. 


10.    Upadhyay, V.P.,   J.S. Singh and   V. Meentemeyer, 1989(March).    Dynamics and weight loss of leaf   litter in central Himalayan   Forests: abiotic versus litter quality influences. J. Ecol. 77:  147-161.


11.    Upadhyay, V.P., Jeet Ram   and   R.P.  Singh, 1989.  Analysis of   herbaceous vegetation   under Quercus    leucotrichophora A. Camus, forests in Kumaun Himalaya. Res. J. Plant Env.     5: 41-46.


12.    Upadhyay, V.P., and J.S. Singh, 1989. Nitrogen release pattern in decomposing oak and pine litter in Naini Tal Hills, India. Indian Forester 115: 320-326.


13.    Tripathi, S.K., V.P. Upadhyay and K.R. Verma, 1989.  A comparison of different indices of diversity in tree species in Kasar Devi forests in Kumaun  Himalaya. Vegetos 2: 86-93.


14.    Chandra, R., V.P. Upadhyay and S.S. Bargali, 1989.   Analysis of herbaceous vegetation   under oak and pine forests along an altitudinal gradient in central   Himalaya. Env. and Ecol.  7:  521-525.


15.    Chandra, and V.P. Upadhyay, 1989. Phytosociology of herbaceous vegetation in foothill forests of central Himalaya. Res. J. Plant and Env. 5: 35-42.


16.    Tripathi, S.K., R.S. Singh, V.P. Upadhyay and R.P. Singh, 1989.     Population structure of Pinus roxburghii and Quercus leucotrichophora forests of Almora hills. J. Tree Sci. 8:  78-80.


17.    Pande, P., S.K. Tripathi and V.P. Upadhyay, 1989.  Epiphytic Bryophytes on certain tree species of Aberfoyle mixed oak-conifer forest in Naini Tal. Vegetos 2: 127-133.


18.    Rikhari, H.C., B.S. Rana, L.S. Lodhiyal and V.P. Upadhyay, 1989.  Population structure of chir pine (Pinus roxburghii Sarg. forests in part of Kumaun Himalaya.  Indian J. Forestry 12: 205-209.


19.    Tripathi, S.K.,    V.P. Upadhyay and K.R. Velma, 1989.   Diversity of shrub species at Kasar Devi forest in Kumaun Himalaya. Env. and Ecol.   7: 1989, 537-542.


20.    Singh, S.P., K. Pande, V.P. Upadhyay and J.S. Singh, 1990. Fungal communities associated with the decomposition of a common leaf litter (Quercus leucotrichophora A.Camus) along an elevational transect in the central Himalaya. Biol. Fertl. Soils    9: 245-251.


21.    Loshali, D.C., V.P. Upadhyay, R.P. Singh and J.S. Singh, 1990.  Overland flow and soil movement from forests in Kumaun Himalaya. Can. J. Forest Res.   20: 606-608.


22.    Singh, S.P.,   P.K. Ralhan, V.P. Upadhyay and G.C.S. Negi, 1990(April).  Seasonal changes in stem diameter   and leaf development in a tropical montane forest. J. Vegetation Science 1: 165-172.


23.    Upadhyay, V.P., 1990.     Decomposition of oak leaf litter in a pine-mixed broadleaf forest in Himalaya. Indian J. Ecol. 17: 25-28.    




24.    Upadhyay, V.P. and Y.S. Rawat, 1991.  Changes in sodium content during      decomposition of forest litter in Himalaya.  Trop. Ecol. 32: 1991, 287-295.


25.    Upadhyay V.P., Sudhakar Kar and S.Ramakrishna Rao, 1992. Hamari Prakritic Sampada-Chilika.   Paryavaran 4: 27-29.


26.    Upadhyay V.P., U. Sridharan and S. Kar, 1993. Bhitarkanika - Ek Adarsh Paristhithikaya Tantra.   Paryavaran   5: 70-71.


27.    Upadhyay, V.P. 1993.    Effect of initial litter quality on decomposition rate of tree leaf litter in Himalayan forest ecosystems.  Trop. Ecol.  34: 44-50.


28.    Upadhyay, V.P., U. Sridharan and S.Ramakrishna Rao, 1994.  Green house Prabhav Evam Vriksharopan. Paryavaran 6(4):  48.


29.    Upadhyay, V.P., & N.L.N.S. Prasad. 1995.   Andaman Evam Nicobar Dweep Samooh Mein Jan Jeevan (Hindi). Paryavaran 9:33-35.


30.    Upadhyay, V.P., R.P. Singh and B.S. Rana, 1997.  Soil respiration in disturbed     forest ecosystems of central Himalaya.  Indian Forester   123: 77-81.


31.    Upadhyay, V.P., and R.P. Singh, 1997. Comparative rates of leaf litter decomposition of central Himalayan hardwood and conifer   species.    J. Tree Science 16: 1-8.


32.    Upadhyay, V.P., 1997. Orissa Mein Vanya Praniyon Ka Paristhithikaya Star (Hindi). Paryavaran


33.    Upadhyay, V.P., 1998(Dec). Regulation and control of ground water management and development. Curr. Sci.  75: 1287-1288.


34.    Upadhyay, V.P., S. Kerketta and Rajiv Ranjan, 1998. Environmental awareness, education and eco-development. Sabujima 62-69.


35.    Rajiv Ranjan and Upadhyay, V.P., 1999(Nov). Ecological problems due to shifting cultivation.  Curr. Sci.   77:  1246-1250.


36.    Upadhyay, V. P., and U. Sridharan, 1999. Environment Scenario of Bhubaneswar city. Ori-Forest V 98-103.


37.    Upadhyay, V.P. and M.R. Prasad, 1999. Current Environmental Issues and concerns. Sabujima 75-86.


38.    Upadhyay, V.P.2000.  The Tropical Rain Forest Ecosystem of  Andamans. Sabujima 69-80.


39.    Mishra, R.K., V.P.Upadhyay and R.C. Mohanty, 2000.  Niche width, diversity and distribution pattern of tree species in Similipal Biosphere reserve. J.  Indian Botanical Society 79: 61-65.





40.    Upadhyay, V.P., Rajiv Ranjan and J.S. Singh, 2002. The Human Mangrove       Conflicts-The way out.    Current Science.   83: 1328-1336.


41.    Srivastav, Ajay, Prasad M.R., and Upadhyay V.P., 2002. Environmental Concerns for Sustainable Industrial Development.   Sankalpa Vol. X, No.2.   63-70.


42.    Upadhyay, V.P .2002. Mining in Orissa: Impact on Biodiversity.  Sabujima 15-20.


43.    Mishra R.K., V.P.Upadhyay and R.C. Mohanty, 2003.  Vegetation diversity of Similipal Biosphere reserve. E-planet 1 (1): 4- 9.


44.    Upadhyay V.P., B. S. Rana and R.K., Mishra 2003.  Fine root productivity of two central   Himalayan forest ecosystems. Plant Science Res. 25:21-25.


45.    Upadhyay V.P .2003. Restoration of habitats: From seed to plant.  Sabujima 11: 50-53.


46.    Srivastav, Ajay and V.P.Upadhyay 2004. Integrating environment and development: History of environmental consciousness. Sabujima 12:40-44.


47.    Upadhyay V.P., B.S. Kharmawphlang and B.Laitthma 2005. Plants and people in   Meghalaya.  Sabujima 13:108-115.


48.    Upadhyay, V. P., M. Rajeswar Prasad, A. Srivastav and Khazan Singh 2005.Eco tools for urban     waste management in India. J. Human Ecol. 18(4): 253-269.


49.    Mishra, P. K., J. R .Sahu and V.P.Upadhyay 2005.Species diversity    in Bhitarkanika mangrove ecosystem in Orissa, India. Lyonia  8: 73-81


50.    Mohanty R.C. R.K. Mishra, S. Bal and V.P. Upadhyay 2005. Plant diversity assessment of shorea robusta dominated forest stands of Similipal Biosphere Reserve. J. Indian Bot. Society 84:21-29


51.    Mishra R.K., V. P. Upadhyay, S. Bal, P. K. Mohapatra and R.C. Mohanty, 2006.  Phenology of species of moist deciduous forest sites of Similipal Biosphere reserve. Lyonia 11(1):5-17


52.    Behura, S., R. K. Mishra, Shantanu K. Dutta and V. P. Upadhyay 2006.Implementation of Environmental management options in chromite mining region of Orissa, India. J. Indian Assoc. Env. Manage. 33:17-23


53.    Dutta, Shantanu K., V. P. Upadhyay and U. Shridharan 2006. Environmental management of industrial hazardous wastes in India. J. Env. Sci. Engg. 48:143-150


54.    Upadhyay. P. ,P. K. Mishra and J. R. Sahu 2007. Biodiversity Resources of Bhitarkanika Mangrove  ecosystem. E-planet 5(1):12-15.


55.    Upadhyay, V. P., P. K. Mishra and J. R .Sahu 2008. Ecology of Bhitarkanika mangroves Orissa. Trees for Life  Journal 3(4):1-5


56.    Upadhyay V.P., P. K. Mishra and J. R. Sahu 2008. Vegetation structure and species distribution pattern of mangrove species in Bhitarkanika ecosystem, Orissa, India. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution 5(4): 69-76.


57.    Mishra, R.K., V.P. Upadhyay and R.C. Mohanty 2008. Vegetation ecology of Similipal biosphere reserve, Orissa, India.  J. Applied Ecol. and Env. Research 6:89-99


58.    Upadhyay, V. P., P. K. Mishra and J. R .Sahu 2008. Population status of mangrove species in estuarine regions of Orissa coast, India. Tropical Ecology. 49: 183-188.


59.    Singh Lalji, Anshu Singh, S.S. Bargali and V.P. Upadhyay 2008. Leaf litter decomposition and nutrient release pattern in multipurpose tree species of Central India. J. Basic and Appl. Biology 1(4): 14-21.


60.    Upadhyay, V.P., H.S.Malviya, Sudha Behura and D.K.Rout, 2009. Ecological methods for biodiversity assessment in EIA. Indian J.Env.Ecoplan.16:157-168  

61.       Malviya, H. S., Sudha Behura, V.P. Upadhyay, and J.K.Tewari 2009.Environmental strategies for North eastern region, India. Indian J.Env.Ecoplan. 16:131-143 

62.       Mishra, P. K. and Upadhyay, 2010. Phenology of mangroves tree species on Orissa coast, India. Tropical Ecology 51:289-295


63.       Upadhyay, V.P. and J.K. Tewari 2011. Environmental management in bauxite and aluminium sector projects.  The Indian Mining and Engineering Journal 50: 9-11  

64.       Mishra, R.K. Mishra, V.P. Upadhyay and R.C. Mohanty. 2011. Ecological Problems of Tree Species in two protected ecosystems of Eastern Ghat, India. Journal of Environmental Biology 32:111-116. 

65.             Upadhyay, V.P. and P. K. Mishra, 2012.  Ecology of Seedlings of Mangroves Species on Estuarine East Coast of India.  International J. Ecol. Env. Sci. 38:101-107 

66.       Upadhyay, S.,S.K.Sahu, G.K.Pand and V.P.Upadhyay, 2012.  Human ecology of a village in Similipal biosphere reserve, Orissa, India. Plant Science Research 31:54-59  

67.       Upadhyay,  Shekhar, S. K. Sahu, G. K. Panda and V.P. Upadhyay 2012.  Linkages between Agriculture and Forest: Case Study from three tribal villages in a Biosphere Reserve of India. Geo Eco Trop  36:39-48. 

68.             Upadhyay, V.P. and P. K. Mishra, 2014.  An Ecological analysis of Mangroves Ecosystems of Odisha on Eastern Coast of India.  Proc. Indian National Science Academy 80:647-661 

69.     Upadhyay, V. P. 2007. Five keys to be green and healthy. Sabujima 15: 12-15. 

70.     Upadhyay, V.P. and M.R. Prasad, 2008. The climate change and our responsibility. Sabujima 80-84. 

71.     Rajiv Ranjan and Upadhyay, V.P., 2008(Jan). Kaziranga udyan mein Gainda. Paryavaran Urza Times 10(12):19-20 

72.     Prasad, M.R., and V.P. Upadhyay, 2008. EIA process in India-In pursuit of environmental excellance-I.Prakruti Vikash 1(3)1-5 

73.     Prasad, M.R., and V.P. Upadhyay, 2008. EIA process in India-In pursuit of environmental excellance-II. Prakruti Vikash 1(4)8-10. 

74.      Prasad, M.R., and V.P. Upadhyay, 2009. Man, mangroves and management. Sabujima 17:64-67. 

75.     Upadhyay, V.P. 2011. Reclamation of degraded mining lands in estern region of India: An action plan. Prakruti Vikas. 15-20 (March, 2011).





1.       Upadhyay, V.P., Aigul K. Akhmetovva and T. Yagasaki, 2010. phytosociological study of vegetation of Shikinomori Park protected Forests: Project report (J 1004188) JICA, Yokohama International Centre, Yocohama, Japan-230001. 42p.






1.             Prasad, M.R. and V.P. Upadhyay. 2008.  Legislative Tools for Management of Water Resources in India. In: Prevention of surface water pollution: Policies and Programmes (M. Kar and P K Mohapatra eds.). Department of Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
2.             Upadhyay, V.P. 2009. Need for Action Plans for utilization of industrial wastes. In : Recent Trends in Management of Industrial Wastes (P.K. Mohapatra and M. Kar. eds.), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. pp 61-72


3.             Upadhyay,V.P. 2009. Orissa state requires Environment infrastructure to address issues relating to ecosystem degradation. In: Attenuation of stress in plants( H K Patra ed.), PG Dept Botany Utkal University Bhubaneswar p.83-88


4.             Upadhyay, V.P. 2009. Regulations are good tools for achieving environmental excellence in mining sectors. In : Guidance for Solving Environmental Challenges of Mining, Construction, Processing and Oil and Gas Fields Projects: Clearance Design, Engineering, Inspection and Management (J. Bhattacharya. ed.) Wide Publishing Kolkata. pp.17-29 .


5.             Upadhyay, V.P. 2010. Changes in fresh water inflow to Bhitarakanika Mangroves and Likely Ecological Concerns. In. Environmental Stress Impacts on Plants (ed. H. K. Patra) pp.13-22. Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.


6.       Upadhyay, V.P. 2011. Environmental Stress due to fly ash in Coal Based Power Plants and its management. In: Biotechnology and Stress Management (ed. H.K. Patra) pp.8-22 Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.


7.       Bhattacharjee, Dola and V. P. Upadhyay, 2012.  Dealing with Ecological Stress in Coastal Ecosystems.  In: H. K. Patra ed. Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.


8.       Mishra, R. K., V. P. Upadhyay, P. K. Nayak, S. Pattanaik and R. C. Mohanty, 2011.  Composition and Stand Structure of Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest of Similipal Biosphere Reserve, Orissa, India. In: Forest Ecosystems. Intec Publishers, Rijeka, Croatia. 


9.             Upadhyay, V. P. and S R K Rao 2007. .India’s water resources: Conservation and management. In: Proc. mitigating the challenges of water scarcity. Andhra University Visakhapatnam. 28p.


10.          Upadhyay, V. P. and D K Rout. 2007. Ecological strategies for Biodiversity Conservation. In: Proc. National Seminar Dep. Environmental Sciences Sambalpur University Sambalpur (Abstract).


11.          Upadhyay, V.P. 2007. Evolution of international Environmental regulations in mining sector projects. In: Seminar  Proceedings of 7th International Mining History Congress and SGAT  Bhubaneswar pp. 177-194


12.          Upadhyay, V.P. 2007. Evolution of international Environmental regulations in mining sector projects. In Seminar  Proceedings of 7th International Mining History Congress and SGAT  Bhubaneswar pp. 177-194


13.    Upadhyay, V.P. 2009. Need for Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Orissa. In : Souvenir, “National Seminar    on Coastal Erosion” Beach Protection Council, Orissa pp.17-21


14.    Upadhyay, V.P. 2010, Environmental Governance, compliance and management in mining projects. In: International Seminar on Development of Chromite, Nickel and PGM resources. Society of Geoscientists and Allied Technologists, Vol. 1 pp.220-228.


15.    Upadhyay, V. P. & M. R. Prasad 2011.  Ecological significance of plants in Buddhism.  Prakruti Vikash 4 (8): 02-07


16.    Prasad, M. R. & V. P. Upadhyay  2011. Environmental Legislations And Compliance In Mining Sector Projects. In: Proceedings of the seminar on “Approach and strategy fpr integrated development of Joda-Barbil-Koira Mining Area, Orissa” Vol.I pp. 71-85, 2011  SGAT, Bhubaneswar.


17.       Upadhyay, V. P. 2011.Improving the Social and Ecological Services in Mining Areas.  Paper presented during International Seminar on Mining Legislation (2-3 December, 2011) SGAT, Bhubaneswar.


18.       Upadhyay, V.P., Addressing Research and Development Issues for Sustainable Productivity in Mining Sector Project.  In : SDMinER’14 Seminar on Sustainable Development in Mineral and Earth Resources, pp.44-49, New Delhi.