Journal articles



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2010

M Babita, M Maheswari, L M Rao, Arun K Shanker, D Gangadhar Rao (2010) Osmotic adjustment, drought tolerance and yield in castor (Ricinus communis L.) hybrids Environmental and Experimental Botany In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online 15 June 2010

2009

Arun K Shanker, M Maheswari, S K Yadav, B Venkateswarlu (2009)  In silico analysis for the presence of HARDY an Arabidopsis drought tolerance DNA binding transcription factor product in chromosome 6 of Sorghum bicolor genome   Nature Precedings (preprint)  

A K Shanker, Maduraimuthu Djanaguiraman, Bandi Venkateswarlu (2009) Chromium interactions in plants: current status and future strategies   Metallomics 1: 5. 375-383 September  

B Venkateswarlu and Arun K Shanker (2009) Climate change and agriculture: Adaptation and mitigation strategies   Indian Journal of Agronomy 54: 2. 226-230 June  

2008

P Rai, R R Yadav, Arun K Shanker, Munna Ram, U P Singh (2008) Pruning Management in Albizia Species: Effect on Tree Growth, Under storey Forage Production and Floral Composition   Annals of Arid Zone 47: 1. 47-54 March 

G R Rao, G R Korwar, A K Shanker, Y S Ramakrishna (2008) Genetic associations, variability and diversity in seed characters, growth, reproductive phenology and yield in Jatropha curcas (L.) accessions   Trees-Structure And Function 22: 30. 697-709 OCT  

2007

Dar A, Ram Newaj, R S Yadav, Ajit, A K Shanker, S K Dhyani (2007)  Management effects on growth, biomass, carbon and nitrogen accumulation in Albizia procera (Roxb.) Benth. at 4 years age under agro forestry system in semi-arid India   Journal of Tropical Forestry 23: 3-4. 73-80  

2006

M Djanaguiraman, J A Sheeba, A K Shanker, D D Devi, U Bangarusamy (2006)  Rice can acclimate to lethal level of salinity by pretreatment with sublethal level of salinity through osmotic adjustment   Plant And Soil 284: 50. 363-373 JUN  

A K Shanker (2006) Countering UV-B stress in plants: Does selenium have a role?   Plant And Soil 282: 22. 21-26 APR  

2005

R Newaj, M K Bhargava, A K Shanker, R S Yadav, Ajit, P Rai (2005)  Resource capture and tree-crop interaction in Albizia procera-based agroforestry system   Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 51: 1. 51-68  

A K Shanker, R Newaj, P Rai, K R Solanki, K Kareemulla, R Tiwari, Ajit (2005)  Microclimate modifications, growth and yield of intercrops under Hardwickia binata Roxb. based agroforestry system   Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 51: 3. 281-290  

Ram Newaj, R S Yadav, Shabir Ahmend Dar, Ajit, Arun K Shanker (2005)  Response of management practices on rooting pattern of Albizia procera and their effect on grain yield of soybean and wheat in agrisiviliculture system   Indian Journal of Agroforestry 7: 1. 1-9 

A K Shanker, V Ravichandran, G Pathmanabhan (2005) Phytoaccumulation of chromium by some multipurpose-tree seedlings   Agroforestry Systems 64: 13. 83-87 JAN  

A K Shanker, C Cervantes, H Loza-Tavera, S Avudainayagam (2005) Chromium toxicity in plants   Environment International 31: 139. 739-753 JUL  

A K Shanker, C Shanker (2005) Impact factor: Is it dragging science off course?   Current Science 89: 3. 1782-1783 DEC 10  

M Djanaguiraman, D D Devi, A K Shanker, J A Sheeba, U Bangarusamy (2005)  Selenium - an antioxidative protectant in soybean during senescence   Plant And Soil 272: 59. 77-86 MAY  

2004

M Djanaguiraman, D Durga Devi, Arun K Shanker, U Bangarusamy (2004)  Influence of selenium on antioxidant enzymes and yield of soybean   Journal of Agricultural. Resource Management 3: 1-4 

Ram Newaj, M K Bhargava, R S yadav, Ajit, Arun K Shanker (2004)  Tree-crop interaction in Albizia Procera based agroforestry system in relation to soil moisture, light and nutrients   Indian Journal of Agroforestry 5: 17-29 

M Djanaguiraman, D Durga Devi, Arun K Shanker, J Annie Sheeba, U Bangarusamy (2004) Impact of selenium spray on monocarpic senescence of soybean (Glycine max L.)   Food, Agriculture & Environment (JFAE) 2: 2. 44-47  

A K Shanker, M Djanaguiraman, R Sudhagar, K Jayaram, G Pathmanabhan (2004)  Expression of metallothionein 3-like protein mRNA in sorghum cultivars under chromium (VI) stress   Current Science 86: 7. 901-902  

A K Shanker, G Pathmanabhan (2004) Speciation dependant antioxidative response in roots and leaves of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench cv CO 27) under Cr(III) and Cr(VI) stress   Plant and Soil 265: 1-2. 141-151  

A K Shanker, M Djanaguiraman, R Sudhagar, C N Chandrashekar, G Pathmanabhan (2004) Differential antioxidative response of ascorbate glutathione pathway enzymes and metabolites to chromium speciation stress in green gram (Vigna radiata (L.) R.Wilczek. cv CO 4) roots   Plant Science 166: 42. 1035-1043 APR  

M Djanaguiraman, D Durga Devi, Arun K Shanker, J Annie Sheeba, U Bangarusamy (2004)  The role of nitrophenol on delaying abscission of tomato flowers and fruits   Food, Agriculture & Environment (JFAE) 2: 2. 183-186  

2002

A K Shanker, C Vijayalaksmi, A Senthil, G Pathmanabhan (2002)  Hetrosis for Ammonia Assimilating Enzymes in Sunflower (Helianthus annus) Hybrid TNCSH-1   Journal of Plant Biology 29: 2. 165-168 

2001

Ram Newaj Solanki K R Ajit, handa A K, Arun K Shanker (2001) Root distribution pattern in Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. Under different root management practices in agrisilvicultural system   Indian Journal of Agroforestry 3: 1. 29-35 

2000

V K Gupta, K R Solanki, R V Kumar, Arun K Shanker (2000)  Neem and its floral biology: A brief outlook.   SAIC News letter 9: 1. 3 

A K Shanker, A K Bisaria, A K Handa, K R Solanki (2000)  Seasonal Variation in Leaf Physiology and its Relationship with Nitrogen Dynamics in Albizia amara Boivin   Annals of Arid Zone 39: 1. 51-56 

1999

Arun K Shanker VK Gupta PK Mandal AK Handa, K R Solanki (1999) Studies on reproductive behaviour of Neem : An isozyme characterization approach   Agroforestry News letter 10: 4. 7 

A K Shanker, K R Solanki (1999) Seasonal changes in nitrate reductase activity and total N in Albizia amara Boivin   Forests Trees and Livelihoods 10: 2. 101-105 

1998

Arun K Shanker, K R Solanki (1998) Nitrogen fixing trees in Agroforestry systems   Tree World 8: 1. 3-4 

Book chapters

2009

A K Shanker (2009) Other Environmental Health Issues: Chromium: Environ pollution and health effects   In: Encyclopedia of Environmental Health Edited by: JO Niragu. Elsevier Science 

2008

A K Shanker (2008) Mode of action and toxicity of trace elements   In: Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health Edited by: M. N. V. Prasad. 523-550 John Wiley & Sons, Inc  

A K Shanker, B Venkateswarlu (2008) Biotechnological approaches to mitigate multiple abiotic stresses in crops   In: Plant Physiology: Current Trends Edited by:P.C. Trivedi. 1-32 Pointer Publishers, Jodhpur, India 

2004

A K Shanker (2004) Uptake and phytoaccumulation of chromium by selected tree species.   In: Waste Water Management Edited by:V.P. Singh and R.N. Yadav. 453 Allied Publishers, Mumbai, India 

2000

AK Shanker AK Handa (2000)  Micro-climate variations in Dalbergia sissoo based Agroforestry systems   In: Multipurpose Tree Species: Research, Retrospect and Prospect Agrobios Jodhpur 

AK Handa, AK Shanker et al (2000)  Vegetative propagation of Albizia amara   In: Multipurpose Tree Species: Research, Retrospect and Prospect Agrobios Jodhpur 

Conference papers

2005

Arun K Shanker, G pathmanabhan (2005)  Rt-Pcr Studies of Metallothionein 3-Like Protein Reveals mRNA Level Expression In Sorghum Seedlings Under Hexavalent Chromium Stress   In: Third International Conference on Plants and Environmental Pollution (ICPEP-3) 

2004

M Djanaguiraman, D Durga Devi, Arun K Shanker, U Bangarusamy (2004)  The role of nitrophenol on delaying abscission of tomato flowers and fruits   In: 18th International Conference on Plant Growth Substances 

Arun K Shanker (2004)  Plasma Membrane H+ ATPase and Fe(Ill) Reductase: Key Enzymes When Engineering Tolerance to Chromium Speciation Stress in Plants   In: BIOHORIZON 2004 6th National Symposium on Biochemical engineering and biotechnogy 

2003

Arun K Shanker, R Sudhagar, G Pathmanabhan (2003)  Growth, Phytochelatin SH and antioxidative response of Sunflower as affected by chromium speciation   In: 2nd International Congress of Plant Physiology on sustainable plant productivity under changing environment 

Arun K Shanker, R Sudhagar, G Pathmanabhan, V K Gupta, P Rai (2003)  Tissue specific expression of metallothionein 3 (mts) like protein mRNA in Albizia amara boivin under chromium stress.   In: National Symposium in agroforestry and sustainable development 

2001

V Ravichandran, G Pathmanabhan, Arun K Shanker (2001)  Influence of presowing seed hardening on growth and yield of pearlmillet under rainfed conditions   In: National Symposium on Role of Plant Physiology for Sustaining Quality and Quantity of Food Production in Relation to Environment 

Arun K Shanker, V Ravichandran, G Pathmanabhan (2001) Effect of tocopherol and thiamine HCL on growth and yield of irrigated pearl millet (Pennisitum purpurium).   In: National Symposium on Role of Plant Physiology for Sustaining Quality and Quantity of Food Production in Relation to Environment 

Ravichandran V, G Pathmanabhan, Arun K Shanker (2001) Effect of GA3 substitutes on seed set and yield in hybrid rice seed production.   In: National Symposium on Role of Plant Physiology for Sustaining Quality and Quantity of Food Production in Relation to Environment 

Arun K Shanker, C Vijayalaksmi (2001) Physiological basis of heterosis in seed water imbibitions and seedling growth in sunflower (Helianthus annus).   In: National Symposium on Role of Plant Physiology for Sustaining Quality and Quantity of Food Production in Relation to Environment 

2000

Ram Newaj Arun K Shanker, A K Handa (2000)  Tree- crop interface in Dalbergia sissoo based Agroforestry system   In: International Conference on managing natural resources for sustainable agricultural production in the 21st Century 

1998

A K Shanker (1998) Relative Growth Rate, Nodulation and and Ammonia assimilation in individual Acacia nilotica var. cupressiformis seedlings at different N levels.   In: National Symposium on Future Goals of Physiological Research for the Improvement of Plant Resources 

1995

NC Upadhayay, R C Sharma, Arun K Shanker, P Thaplial (1995)  Tuber yield and quality of Potato as influenced by fertilization through organic manure and inorganic fertilizers   In: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Indian Society of Soil Science 

PhD theses

2003

A K Shanker (2003)  Physiological, biochemical and molecular aspects of chromium toxicity and tolerance in selected crops and tree species   Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India: 

Masters theses

1990

A K Shanker (1990)  Physiological apects of Nitrogen Metabolism and Productivity in Soybean (Glycine max L. Merrill)   Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India: 

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2008

A K Shanker (2008)  Chromium: Mechanism of action in biological systems   Scirus Topic Pages: * are produced by scientific experts * facilitate knowledge sharing * provide the latest and most relevant journal and web results [Scirus Topic Page]