Nilakshee Devi

Nilakshee Devi

Professor

MSc (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati) MPhil (Gauhati)

Plant Taxonomy

Department of Botany
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- ndevi@gauhati.ac.in

Plant Taxonomy

Palynology

Ethnobotany

M. Sc. in Botany with specialization in Plant Taxonomy from Gauhati University

M. Phil. in Botany from Gauhati University

Ph. D. in Botany from Gauhati University

Lecturer in Botany in Guwahati College, Guwahati (1997-1999)

Lecturer in Botany in Gauhati University, Guwahati (1999-2009)

Associate Professor in Botany, Gauhati University, Guwahati (2009-2015)

Professor in Botany, Gauhati University, Guwahati (2015 onwards)

National Scholarship at Post Graduate level

Gold Medalist in M.Sc. (Botany), Gauhati University

Ø  N. Devi, B. Saha Das & G. C. Sarma (1996). Flowering  calendar of tree species of Guwahati with special reference to their allergic significance. Indian Journal of Appl. Immunology. 10(1):31-34. [ISSN NO.0972-6691]

Ø  N. Devi & G. C. Sarma  (1999). Survey of Aquatic Flora of Goalpara District. Advances in Plant Science Research in India. 9:97-104. [ISSN :0971-6386]

Ø  N. Devi, B. Saha Das & G. C. Sarma  (2002). Airspora of  Semi-Urban Areas of Guwahati City. Indian Journal of Aerobiology 15 (1 & 2): 20-31. [ISSN :0971-1546]

Ø  B. Saha Das, N. Devi & G. C. Sarma (2002). Pollen Productivity in Some Species of Grasses and their Aerial Pollen Incidence. Indian Journal of Aerobiology 15 (1 & 2): 63-65. [ISSN :0971-1546]

Ø  D. Deka, G. C. Sarma, N. Devi & Namrata Pathak (2006). Indigenous Herbal Medicines used against Malaria in Goalpara and Morigaon District of Assam. Journal of  Economic & Taxonomic  Botany 30 (suppl.): 177-183. [ISSN: 2050-9768]

Ø  N. Devi (2007). Inventorization and Prospects of Sustainable Utilization of Certain Common Medicinal Plants of N. E. Region.  Biodiversity Herbal Medicine (Ed. S. Jyrwa). B. B. Publication, Shillong. Pp.18-29. [ISBN no. 978-81-8370-154-9]

Ø  N. Devi & G. C.Sarma (2007). Incidence of Airborne pollen grains in Central Guwahati with special reference to their allergenic significance. Indian Journal of Aerobiology 20 (1 & 2): 35-44. [ISSN :0971-1546]

Ø  S. Sarkar, D. Deka & N. Devi (2008). Studies on some medicinally important wetland angiosperms used by the Bodo tribe of Kamrup District in Assam, India. Pleione 2(1):20-26. [ISSN:0973-9467]

Ø  N. Devi (2008).  Medicinal Plants: Cultivation and Conservation in Northeast India. In: Biodiversity Herbal Medicine (Ed. S. Jyrwa). Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi. Pp.223-237. [ISBN no. 978-81-8370-154-9]

Ø  S. Paul, N. Devi & G. C. Sarma (2010). Diversity of some medicinally important species of Aristolochia Linnaeus (Aristolochaceae)  in Assam, India. Pleione 4(2): 250-255. [ISSN:0973-9467]

Ø N. Devi (2010). Perspectives in Aerobiology and Allergy . Prag Ayur.1(4):26-29.

Ø  D. Deka, S. Sarkar & N. Devi (2010). A Taxonomical Study on Certain Species of Desmodium common in Assam. International Journal- Advances in Plant Sciences, 23(2):617-622. [ISSN:0970-3586]

Ø  D. Deka, S. Sarkar & N. Devi (2010). Significance of some Weedy Species of Desmodium in Traditional Herbal Medicine of  Assam. International Journal- Advances in Plant Sciences 23(2):745-748. [ISSN:0970-3586]

Ø  K. Bhattacharjee, G. Deka, N. Devi, G. C. Sarma & D. Deka (2010). Comparative study of Aeromycoflora of two libraries. Indian Journal of Aerobiology 23(2): 68-72. [ISSN :0971-1546]

Ø  S. Paul, N. Devi and G. C. Sarma (2010). Floristic Diversity of Subankhata Reserve Forest under Manas Biosphere Reserve  (Assam)   and Conservation through Community Participation Programme. Journal of Advanced Plant Sciences (JAPS)5(1&2):17-21.

Ø  S. Paul, N. Devi & G. C. Sarma (2011). Medicinal plants of Subankhata Reserve Forest under Dhansiri forest division, Manas Biosphere Reserve in Assam, India. Pleione 5(2): 286 – 291[ISSN:0973-9467]

Ø  S. Paul, N. Devi & G. C. Sarma (2011). Medicinal plants of Ultapani Forest Range under Holtugaon Division, Manas  Biosphere Reserve [Assam]. International Journal of Applied Biology & Pharmaceutical Technology (IJABPT) 2(4):257-263. [ISSN:0976-4550]

Ø  S. Paul, N. Devi & G. C. Sarma (2013).Ethnobotanical Utilization of Some Medicinal Plants by Bodo People of Assam (India) in the Treatment of Joundice. International Journal of Science & Advanced Technology 1 (8):172-177. [ISSN:2221-8386]

Ø  N. Devi G. C. Sarma &S.K. Baishya (2012).Wild Edible Fruits of Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Pleione 6(2): 348 –352. [ISSN:0973-9467]

Ø  G. Deka & N. Devi (2012). Diversity of Airborne pollen  grains over rice field. International Journal of Applied Biology & Pharmaceutical Technology (IJABPT) 3(4):183-188. [ISSN:0976-4550]

Ø  G. Deka & N. Devi (2012). Airborne fungal diversity of a rice field in Kamrup District, Assam. Indian Journal of Aerobiology 25(2):65-68. [ISSN :0971-1546]

Ø  S. Paul & N. Devi (2013).Floral morphology and foliar anatomy of Blumea lanceolaria (Roxburgh) Druce [Asteraceae]. Pleione 7(1):32-38. [ISSN:0973-9467]

Ø  S. Paul & N. Devi (2013).New reports of Blumea axillaris (Lamarck) de Candolle [Asteraceae] for North  East India from Assam. Pleione 7(1):299-302. [ISSN:0973-9467]

Ø  S. Paul, N. Devi & G. C. Sarma (2013) Ethnobotanical Utilization of some medicinal plants by Bodo people of  Manas Biosphere Reserve in the treatment of Malaria (2013). International Research Journal of Pharmacy 4(6):102-105. [ISSN:2230-8407]

Ø  S. Paul & N. Devi (2014).Morphological Variations of Cypselas in six Taxa of the genus Sonchus Linn. of Tribe Lactuceae (Asteraceae) from Assam (India). Advances in Plant Sciences 27 (2): 363-367.[ISSN:0970-3586].

Ø  N. Devi (2014).Conservation of Bio – diversity of Subhankhata  under Baska district, Manas Biosphere Reserve, Assam through community conservation programme. Advances in Plant Sciences 27 (2): 387-390. [SSN:0970-3586].

Ø  D. Deka, S. Sarkar & N. Devi (2014). Importance of Certain Species of Bambusa Schreb in Folklore Life of Assam: An Ethnotaxonomical Observation. Advances in Plant Sciences 27 (2): 423-428. [SSN:0970-3586].

Ø  S. Paul & N. Devi (2014).Blumea malcolmii (C. B. Clarke) Hooker f. [Asteraceae] a new record for the State of Assam, India. Pleione 8(1):120-123. [ISSN:0973-9467]

Ø  S. Paul & N. Devi (2014).Diversity of the genus Sonchus Linnaeus (Asteraceae) in Assam.  Pleione 8(2):427-434. [ISSN:0973-9467]

Ø  S. Paul & N. Devi (2014). Blumea eriantha  A. P. de Candlle (Asteraceae)- a new record for North –East India from Assam. Pleione 8(2):529-531. [ISSN:0973-9467]

Ø  N. Deka & N. Devi (2015). Wild edible aquatic and marshland angiosperms of Baksa district, BTC area, Assam, India. Pelagia Research Library 5(1):32-48. [ISSN:2249-7412]

Ø  S. K. Basumatary,  S. Tripathi, S. K. Bera, C. M. Nautiyal, N. Devi & G. C. Sarma (2014). Late Pleistocene palaeoclimate based on vegetation of the Eastern Himalayan foothills in the Indo-Burma Range, India. Palynology 39(2): 220-233, 2015.       http: //dx. doi.org /10.1080/ 01916122. 2014. 945665 (Impact factor:1)

Ø  N. A. Haque & N. Devi (2015). Survey of wetland macrophytes of Goalpara district of Assam, India. Pleione 9(1): 119 - 130.

Ø  R. Tamuli Talukdar & N. Devi (2015).Utilization of some aroids of Kamrup District of Assam, India.

Ø D. Kalita  & N. Devi (2015). Observations on the foliar Architecture and micro-morphology of Diospyros lanceifolia Roxburgh (Ebenaceae). Pleione 9(2):449-455.

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 Ø  Botanical Society of Assam

Ø  East Himalayan Society for Spermatophyte Taxonomy,West Bengal

Ø  Academy of Plant Sciences, India, U. P.

Ø  Indian Aerobiological Society (Life member & Member of Executive Council 2013 -2014).

Ø  International Society for Conservation of Natural resources (ISCON), Varanasi.

Ø  Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy

Ø   Seminar on “Value Addition to Bioresources of N. E. India, Post Harvest Technology and Cold Chain” (19th to 21st May, 2006) held at G.U. Campus organized by Deptt. of Botany, G. U. and ASTEC, Govt. of India.

Ø   Workshop on “Bioinformatics and its Future Prospects” (9th June, 2006) organized by Deptt. of Botany, G. U. and DOEACC Centre Guwahati/ Tezpur.

Ø   National seminar on “Exploration, Utilization and Strategic Action Plan for Sustainable Management of Plant Resources”from 27th -28th February, 2009 at Deptt. of Botany, G. U.

Ø   First H.K. Baruah memorial lecture organized on 4th January, 2007.

Ø   Second H.K. Baruah memorial lecture organized on 7th January, 2008.

Ø  National Symposium on “Microorganism and Plant Health..” on 4 th & 5th November, 2011 at   Gauhati University, Guwahati.

Ø  UGC (SAP-1) sponsored National Seminar on Plant Resources of NE Region and their bioprospecting held on 30th March, 2013.

Ø  National Seminar on RET plants of NE India and their Conservation Strategies on 21st, March, 2014 .

Ø  Third H.K. Baruah memorial lecture organized on 30th May, 2014.

Ø   Fourth H.K. Baruah memorial lecture organized on 19 th February, 2016.

Ø  Fifth H.K. Baruah memorial lecture organized on 15th March, 2017.

Completed Research Projects:

1. "Floristic Studies on Macrophytic Diversity of Nameri National Park (Ass) and Pakke Tiger Reserve (A. P)" funded by the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India (Rs. 10 lakh) [Dec, 2008-Dec, 2011]
2. "Management of Manas Biosphere Reserve through Biodiversity Evaluation in gap area& Community Participation" funded by the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India. (Rs. 16 lakh) [Oct, 2008-Oct, 2011]

On going Research Project:
"Screening, Biochemical Evaluation and Toxicity Study of Some Wild Edible Mushrooms of Assam" funded by the Assam Science Technology and Environment Council. (Rs. 8.3 lakh) [03-07-2017 to 03-07-2019]

 

             Research Supervision:    Ph. D. Awarded: 05

                                         M. Phil. Awarded:03

Research scholars (at present):

Sukrity Dutta (Ph. D)

Dipjyoti Kalita (Ph. D)

 Mamita Kalita(Ph. D)

Debaleena Dey (Ph. D)

Manash Baruah(M. Phil.)

Saurabh Baruah (M. Phil.)