Journal Articles & Others

Journal Articles

Avik Ray and Abhra Chakraborty. The edible biota in irrigated, deepwater, and rainfed rice field of Asia – a neglected treasure – for sustainable food system. Environment, Development and Sustainability.

Avik Ray,  Chakraborty D, Ghosh S. 2020. A Critical Evaluation Revealed the Proto-indica Model Rests on a Weaker Foundation and Has a Minimal Bearing on Rice Domestication. Ancient Asia. 2020 Nov 3;11

Rajasri Ray and Avik Ray (2020) Medicinal practices of sacred natural sites: a socio-religious approach for successful implementation of primary healthcare services. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 20:34, 1-46. doi: 10.32859/era.20.34.1-46,

Ray A, Ray R and Sreevidya EA (2020) How Many Wild Edible Plants Do We Eat—Their Diversity, Use, and Implications for Sustainable Food System: An Exploratory Analysis in India. Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 4:56. doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2020.00056

Chattopadhyay B, Garg KM, Ray R and Rheindt FE., 2019. Fluctuating fortunes: genomes and habitat reconstructions reveal global climate-mediated changes  in bats’  genetic diversity.  Proceedings of Royal Society B. 286: 20190304.

Civáň, P., Ali, S., Batista-Navarro, R., Drosou, K., Ihejieto, C., Chakraborty, D., Ray, A., Gladieux, P. and Brown, T.A., 2019. Origin of the aromatic group of cultivated rice (Oryza sativa L.) traced to the Indian subcontinent. Genome biology and evolution, 11(3), pp.832-843.

Chakraborty, D. and Ray, A., 2019. Population genetics analyses of North-East Indian indigenous rice landraces revealed divergent history and alternate origin of aroma in aus group. Plant Genetic Resources, pp.1-11.

Svizzero, S., Ray, A. and Chakraborty, D., 2019. Awn Reduction and the Domestication of Asian Rice: A Syndrome or Crop Improvement Trait?. Economic Botany, pp.1-12.

Bakshi Madhurima, Ghosh Somdeep, Chakraborty Debarati, Hazra Sugata, and Chaudhuri Punarbasu. 2018. Assessment of potentially toxic metal (PTM) pollution in mangrove  habitats using biochemical markers: A case study on Avicennia officinalis L. in and around Sundarban, India. Marine Pollution Bulletin 133 : 157–172

Ray Avik and Chakraborty Debarati. 2018. Shattering or not shattering: that is the question in domestication of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 65: 391-395

Ray Rajasri, Sreevidya EA, and Ramachandra TV. 2017. Functional importance of sacred forest patches in the altered landscape of Palakkad region, Kerala, India. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 33(6): 379-394.

Deb D, Li Bo, Chattopadhyay SK, and Ray Avik. 2017. Identification of an endangered tree as a new record of Cordia macleodii, with an update of Cordia in West Bengal, India, Webbia, DOI: 10.1080/00837792.2017.1415043
Chakraborty Debarati, Deb D, and Ray Avik. 2016. An analysis of variation of the aroma gene in rice (Oryza sativa L. subsp. indica Kato) landraces. Genetic resources and crop evolution 63(6): 953-959.
Ahmad B, Baider C, Bernardini B, Biffin E, Brambach F, Burslem D, Byng JW, Christenhusz M, Florens FBV, Lucas E, Ray Avik, Ray Rajasri, Smets E, Snow N, Strijk JS, Wilson PG, Syzygium Working Group. 2016. Syzygium (Myrtaceae): Monographing a taxonomic giant via 22 coordinated regional revisions. PeerJ Preprints 4:e1930v1
Ray Rajasri, Chandran MDS and Ramachandra, TV. 2015. Hydrological importance of sacred forest fragments in Central Western Ghats of India. Tropical Ecology 56(1): 87-99.
Ray Avik and Ray Rajasri. 2014. Rapid divergence of ecotypes of an invasive plant. AoB Plants, 6.
Ray Avik and Quader S. 2014. Genetic diversity and population structure of Lantana camara in India indicates multiple introductions and gene flow. Plant Biology, 16(3): 651-658.
Ray Avik, Deb D, Ray Rajasri and Chattopadhayay Balaji. 2013. Phenotypic characters of rice landraces reveal independent lineages of short-grain aromatic indica rice. AoB plants 5.
Ray Rajasri and Ramachandra TV. 2010. Small sacred groves in local landscape: are they really worthy for conservation? Current Science, 98(9): 1178-1180.
Bhattacharyya Rajasri, Asokan A, Bhattacharya P and Prasad R. 2009. The potential of certification for conservation and management of wild MAP resources. Biodiversity and conservation 18(13): 3441
Jaman H, Chakraborty Debarati and Saha P. 2009. A study of the thermodynamics and kinetics of copper adsorption using chemically modified rice husk. CLEAN–Soil, Air, Water 37(9): 704-711.
Bhattacharya P, Prasad R, Bhattacharyya Rajasri and Asokan A. 2008. Towards certification of wild medicinal and aromatic plants in four Indian states. Unasylva 230 (59): 35 – 44.
Bhattacharyya Rajasri, Bhattacharya S and Chaudhuri S. 2006. Conservation and documentation of the medicinal plant resources of India. Biodiversity and Conservation 15(8): 2705 – 2717

Book Chapters

Avik Ray. (In Press) Domestication, Cultivation, and Diversification of Crops in Shifting Cultivation Systems across the Highlands of India – A Cross-Cultural Investigation.. In: Farmer Innovations and Best Practices by Shifting Cultivators in Asia-Pacific. Cairns, M.F. (Ed.), Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Ghosh Surajit ​, Nandy Subrata, Chakraborty Debarati, Kumar Raj, Kumar Vishal, Chattopadhyay Shourjomoy and Srivastava Parul. 2018. ​Assessment of Flood-Emanated Impediments to Kaziranga National Park Grassland Ecosystem—A Binocular Vision with Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System, Chapter: 17, In: Geospatial applications for natural resources management, Chander Kumar Singh ​(Ed.)​, Publisher: CRC Press, pp.275-290.


Conference Articles
Dutta Sudeshna. 2016. In search of her home : Nirmala Putul and the Adivasi voice of resistance. International Seminar Of Poetry and Revolution (1965-2015): Wings of Change. Organized by the Centre for Studies in Latin American Literatures and Cultures (CSLALC), Dept. of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Calcutta. 19th  – 20th January, 2016 

Chakraborty D, Jaman H , Das P. 2010.Assessment on Methylene Blue Dye Removal Present In Industrial Effluent-Isotherm & Kinetic Study Using Wheat Bran. In 17th West Bengal State Science & Technology  Congress (WBSSTC),Kolkata, 5-6 March 2010. Organised by West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences.

Jaman H, Chakraborty Debarati, Das P . 2009. Biosorption of Copper present in wastewater using Aspergillus niger. In Chemference’09 Proceedings. Organised by Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT,Chennai, 22-23 August 2009.Volume: ChEmf 09-305.

Popular Articles
Chakraborty Debarati, Ray Avik. 2017. Dhaner Katha. In Nunete Bhatete 2: Harie jawa khabarer golpo. R.B. Sanyal & A.Tapas (Ed.).The Cafe Table. ISBN 978-81-934239-1-2.

Ray Avik, Ray Rajasri and T.V.Ramachandra (2016) Floral massing of Western Ghats. Sahyadri E-news, Issue 56.

Ray Avik and Bhattacharyya Rajasri. Medicinal weeds – a different story, MFP News, Vol. XIX, No 1: 9-11, January-March, 2009

Technical Report
Conservation and Sustainable Management of Wetland Ecosystems Across India (2015) Sahyadri E-news (Online), Issue 49.