Diganta Narzary

Diganta Narzary

Department of Botany
Gauhati University
Guwahati 781 014, Assam, India.

Phone : +91-9401804717

Email d_narzary@gauhati.ac.in



  • Member Secretary, Institutional Ethics Committee, G.U.
  • In-Charge of Departmental Computer Lab
  • In-Charge of Departmental Instrumentation Facility

  • Microbiology
  • Plant Systematics
  • Microbiology
  • Bio-instrumentation
  • Molecular Biology
Journal Publications
  1. Chaudhary LB, Rana TS, Narzary D & Verma S , A new species of Astragalus L. (Leguminosae) from India based on morphological and molecular markers, Botanical Journal of Linnean Society 154, 27-34, 2007
  2. Rana TS, Verma S, Srivastava A, Srivastava J, Narzary D & Ranade SA, Molecular distinction amongst some cultivated and wild species of Bauhinia L. (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae) in India using PCR based methods, Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 8(3&4), 179-186, 2007
  3. Ranade SA, Rana TS & Narzary D , SPAR profiles and genetic diversity amongst pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) genotypes, Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants 15(1), 61-70, 2009
  4. Narzary D, Mahar KS, Rana TS & Ranade SA , Analysis of genetic diversity among wild pomegranates in Western Himalayas, using PCR methods, Scientia Horticulturae 121, 237-242, 2009
  5. Narzary D, Rana TS & Ranade SA , Genetic diversity in ISSR profiles across natural populations of Indian pomegranates (Punica granatum L.), Plant Biology 12, 806-813, 2010
  6. Rana TS, Narzary D & Ohri D , Genetic diversity and relationships among some wild and cultivated species of Chenopodium L. (Amaranthaceae), using RAPD and DAMD methods, Current Science 98(6), 840-846, 2010
  7. Rana TS, Narzary D & Ranade SA , Systematics and taxonomic disposition of the genus Punica L., Fruit, Vegetable and Cereal Science and Biotechnology 4(2), 19-25, 2010
  8. Narzary D, Rana TS & Ranade SA , Molecular analyses of genetic diversity in pomegranates., Fruit, Vegetable and Cereal Science and Biotechnology 4(2), 126-143, 2010
  9. Rana TS, Narzary D & Ohri D , Molecular differentiation of Chenopodium album complex and some related species using ISSR profiles and ITS sequences, Gene 495, 29-35, 2012
  10. Bera SK, Basumatary SK, Gogoi B & Narzary D , Pollen rain signature of Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India, Journal of Frontline Research in Arts and Science 2, 79-87, 2012
  11. da Silva JAT, Rana TS, Narzary D, Verma N, Meshram DT & Ranade SA , Pomegranate biology and biotechnology: A Review, Scientia Horticulturae 160, 85-107, 2013
  12. Singh R, Narzary D, Bhardwaj J, Singh AK, Kumar S & Kumar A, Molecular diversity and SSR transferability studies in Vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanioides L. Nash), Industrial Crops and Products 53, 187-198, 2014
  13. Narzary D, Verma S, Mahar KS & Rana TS, A rapid and effective method for isolation of genomic DNA from small amount of silica: dried leaf tissues, National Academy Science Letters June, 1-4, 2015

Book (or Book Chapters)
  1. Sharma B, Narzary D & Jha DK, Book Title: Bacterial Diversity in Sustainable Agriculture, Short Article Title: Culture Independent Diversity Analysis of soil microbial community and their significance , 305-340, Publisher: Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2014
  2. T.S. Rana, D. Narzary, S. Verma, K.S. Mahar, Baleshwar, S.A. Ranade & K.N. Nair, Book Title: Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics : Classical & Modern Methods, Short Article Title: Methods and Approaches in Plant Molecular Systematics , 383-416 , Publisher: New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, 2014

Edited Volumes
  1. B. Tanti & D. Narzary, Book Title: Workshop manual on Advance Biological Tools & Techniques, Volume: , Publisher: Department of Botany, Gauhati University, Guwahati-14, Year: 2013

On-going Research Projects
  1. “Analysis of microbial community of coal overburdened sites of different ages in Assam” Funded by DBT under the Scheme “Units of Excellence” in Biotechnology in NER, 2013-14 (Total Budget: Rs. 112.85 lakhs for three years)
  2. “Microbiological and biochemical studies on traditionally fermented rice-beer of North East India” funded by DST under SERB special program, 2013-14 (Total Budget: Rs. 12.0 lakhs for two years)

Research Scholars

  1. Mr. K Niren Singh (Ph.D. scholar)
  2. Ms. Panchamita Basumatary (Project JRF)
  3. Ms. Lakshmi Rupa Das (Ph.D. scholar)
  4. Mr. Nitesh Boro (Ph.D. scholar)
  5. Ms. Dipsikha Shyam (Rajiv Gandhi National Fellow)
  6. Ms. Nizara Ahmeda (Maulana Azad National Fellow)
  7. Ms. Sukanya Kakati (M.Phil. Student)
  8. Ms. Sukanya Das (M.Phil. Student)

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