GU-IRINS

Meenu Saraf

Professor & Head

Doctorate in philosophy (Ph.D.),M.Sc.,Bachelors in sciences

Specialization Soil and Agriculture Microbiology
Area of Research/Interest Soil and Agriculture Microbiology
Teaching Experience 28
Total Research
Website / Blog
Email msaraf@gujaratuniversity.ac.in

Books

  • Application of Fusaria in agricultural and Industrial biotechnology. In: Biology of Organisms - A Techno Commercial Approach, (Eds.)
  • P. Pandey and M Saraf
  • IK International Publisher Pvt. Ltd.
  • 2006  |    |   Pages : -
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  • GM in sustainable crop production. In: Biology of Organisms - A Techno Commercial Approach
  • Meenu Saraf
  • , IK International Publisher Pvt. Ltd
  • 2006  |    |   Pages : -
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  • Rhizoremediation in soil for Sustainable Agriculture. In: Potential Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture – A Techno Commercial Perspective
  • Meenu Saraf, Neelam Tank and Narayanan Rajendran
  • D. K. Maheshwari and R. C. Dubey, IK International Publisher Pvt. Ltd.
  • 2008  |    |   Pages : -
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  • Biofuels: the role of biotechnology in improving their sustainability and profitability. In: Sustainable Agriculture Reviews
  • Meenu Saraf and Astley Hastings
  • E. Lichtfouse. Springer Publications
  • 2010  |    |   Pages : -
  • 978-90-481-9513-8
  • ). The role of ACC deaminase producing PGPR in sustainable agriculture. In: Plant Growth and Health Promoting Bacteria
  • Meenu Saraf, Chaitanya Kumar Jha and Dhara Patel
  • D, K, Maheshwari, Springer Publications
  • 2010  |    |   Pages : -
  • 10.1007/978-3-642-13612-2_16
  • Biocontrol of Plant diseases by pseudomonads: Current status and future prospectus
  • Meenu Saraf and Urja Pandya
  • Dr. B. S.Kapoor and Dr. Anil Arora, Bikaner, Communicated with Madhu publication Ltd.
  • 2011  |    |   Pages : -
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  • Perspectives of PGPR in Agri –Ecosystems. In: Bacteria in Agrobiology: Crop Ecosystems
  • Meenu Saraf, Shalini Rajkumar and Tithi Saya
  • D. K. Maheshwari, Springer Publication,
  • 2011  |    |   Pages : -
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  • Enterobacter: Role in Plant growth Promotion. In: Bacteria in Agrobiology: Plant Growth Responses
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha, Abhinav Aeron, Baldev V. Patel, Meenu Saraf and Dinesh Kumar Maheshwari
  • D. K. Maheshwari, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2011  |    |   Pages : -
  • DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-20332-9_8
  • Hormonal Signaling by PGPR Improves Plant Health under stress conditions. In: Bacteria in Agrobiology: Stress Management
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha and Meenu Saraf
  • D. K. Maheshwari, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2012  |    |   Pages : -
  • DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-23465-1_7
  • Nutrient availability and management in the rhizosphere by microorganisms. In: Bacteria in Agrobiology: Stress Management
  • Dinesh Kumar Maheshwari, Sandeep Kumar, Narendra K Maheshwari, Dhara Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • D. K. Maheshwari, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • 2012  |    |   Pages : -
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  • Rhizobacteria for Management of Fungal-Nematode Disease Complex. In: Bacteria in Agrobiology: Disease Management,
  • Abhinav aeron, Dhara Patel, Chaitanya Kumar Jha, Meenu Saraf and Dinesh Kumar Maheshwari
  • D. K. Maheshwari, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2013  |    |   Pages : -
  • DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-33639-3_14
  • Integrated diseases management in groundnut for sustainable productivity. In: Bacteria in Agrobiology: Crop Productivity
  • Urja Pandya and Meenu Saraf
  • Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
  • 2013  |    |   Pages : -
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-37241-4-15.
  • Potential of Rhizobia in Productivity Enhancement of Macrotyloma uniflorum L. and Phaseolus vulgaris L. Cultivated in the Western Himalaya. In: Bacteria in Agrobiology: Crop Productivity.
  • D. K Maheshwari, Mohit Agarwal, Shrivardhan Dheeman and Meenu Saraf
  • D. K. Maheshwari, Meenu Saraf, Abhinav Aeron. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2013  |    |   Pages : -
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-37241-4_6
  • Microbial Chitinases: Manifestations and Perspectives. In: Industrial Microbiology: Microbes in process
  • Sneha Jha, Chaitanya Kumar Jha and H. A. Modi
  • Dr. Neelam Garg and Dr. Abhinav Aeron, Nova science International
  • 2013  |    |   Pages : -
  • 978-1-63117-12-7
  • Intensification of aerobic processing of the organic waste into compost. In: Composting for sustainable agriculture Series: Sustainable development and biodiversity
  • A. N. Ivankin, Urja Pandya and Meenu Saraf
  • D. K. Maheshwari, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2014  |    |   Pages : -
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  • In vitro evaluation of PGPR strains for their biocontrol potential against fungal pathogens. Microbial Diversity and Biotechnology in Food Security
  • U Pandya, M Saraf
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  • 2014  |    |   Pages : -
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  • Perspectives and application of Halophilic enzymes. In: Halophiles
  • Stuti Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • D. K. Maheshwari, Saraf Meenu, Springer International Publication
  • 2015  |    |   Pages : -
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-14595-2-15
  • Antifungal compounds from Pseudomonads and the study of their molecular features for disease suppression against soil borne pathogen. In: Plant Microbe Symbiosis: Applied facts.
  • Urja Pandya and Meenu Saraf
  • Naveen Kumar Arora. Springer India
  • 2015  |    |   Pages : -
  • ISBN: 978-81-322-2068-8
  • Sustainable cultivation of Microalgae on waste water. In: Applied Microbiology
  • Ankita Khemka, Stuti Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • Neelam Garg, Nova Publishers, Inc. New York, US
  • 2016  |    |   Pages : -
  • ISBN: 978-1-63484-520-5
  • Emergence of Methylobacterium spp. as potential organism in Agroecosystems. In: Bacterial metabolites in sustainable agroecosystems, Sustainable development and Biodiversity,
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha, D.K. Maheshwari, and Meenu Saraf
  • D. K. Maheshwari, Springer cham Heidelberg, NewYork Dordchet London
  • 2015  |    |   Pages : -
  • ISSN 2352-474X
  • Bacterial determinants and plant defense induction: Their role as biocontrol agents in sustainable agriculture. In: Plant, Soil and Microbes, Mechanics and molecular interactions
  • Stuti Patel, Riyaz Z. Sayeed and Meenu Saraf
  • K. R. Hakeem, M. S. Akhtar, Springer International publishing, Switzerland
  • 2016  |    |   Pages : -
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-29573-2_9
  • A review on the pharmacology of coleus forskohlii Briq: A threatened medicinal plant.
  • Tisha Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • Indian Botanical Society, Biodiversity for human welfare
  • 2017  |    |   Pages : -
  • ISSN: 0019-4468
  • Unravelling the interaction of plant and their Phyllosphere Microbiome. In: Understanding Host-Microbiome Interaction – An omics approach
  • Chetana Roat and Meenu Saraf
  • Ravindra Pal Singh, Ramesh Kothari, Prakash G. Koringa, Satya Prakash Singh, Springer Nature
  • 2017  |    |   Pages : -
  • ISBN: 978-981-10-5049-7
  • Potential of Rhizobia in Productivity Enhancement of Macrotyloma uniflorum L. and Phaseolus vulgaris L. Cultivated in the Western Himalaya. Bacteria in Agrobiology: Crop Productivity
  • D. K Maheshwari, Mohit Agarwal, Shrivardhan Dheeman and Meenu Saraf
  • Maheshwari D. K., Meenu Saraf, Abhinav Aeron. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2013  |    |   Pages : -
  • DOI10.1007/978-3-642-37241-4_6
  • Perspectives and application of Halophilic enzymes. Beneficial Usages of Halophilic Microorganisms
  • Stuti Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • Maheshwari D. K., Saraf Meenu, Springer International Publication
  • 2015  |    |   Pages : -
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-14595-2_15
  • Characterization of bacterial isolates on basis of biocontrol traits
  • Aarti Thakkar and Meenu Saraf
  • Scholar Press
  • 2016  |    |   Pages : -
  • ISBN: 978-3-659-83727-2.
  • Formulation of biocontrol products by carriers embedded with consortia
  • Aarti Thakkar and Meenu Saraf
  • Scholar Press
  • 2016  |    |   Pages : -
  • ISBN: 978-3-659-83873-6
  • Role of volatile metabolite from T. citrinoviride as biocontrol agent
  • Aarti Thakkar and Meenu Saraf
  • Lambert Press
  • 2016  |    |   Pages : -
  • ISBN: 978-3-659-88423-8
  • Study of Pseudomonas as biocontrol agent against fungal Pathogens
  • Aarti Thakkar and Meenu Saraf
  • Scholar Press
  • 2016  |    |   Pages : -
  • ISBN: 978-3-659-83938-2
  • Stastical optimization, cloning and insilico analysis of MBAA3.
  • Aarti Thakkar and Meenu Saraf
  • Lambert Press
  • 2016  |    |   Pages : -
  • ISBN: 978-3-659-90209-3
  • Rhizospheric Microflora: A Natural Alleviator of Drought stress in Agricultural crop. Microorganisms of sustain
  • J. Patel Priyanka, R. Trivedi Goral, K. Shah Rupal and Meenu Saraf
  • Springer nature
  • 2019  |    |   Pages : -
  • 978-981-13-6535-5

Publications

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  • Vidhya
  • July 2020  |  2 (11)
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  • Comprehensive depiction of novel heavy metal tolerant and EPS producing bioluminescent Vibrio alginolyticus PBR1 and V. rotiferianus PBL1 confined from marine organisms
  • Paritosh Parmar, Arpit Shukla, Dweipayan Goswami, Shailendra Gaur, Baldev Patel, Meenu Saraf
  • Microbiological Research
  • July 2020  |  1 (238)
  • 10.1016/j.micres.2020.126526
  • Twin Peaks: Presenting the Antagonistic Molecular Interplay of Curcumin with LasR and LuxR Quorum Sensing Pathways
  • Arpit Shukla, Paritosh Parmar, Priyashi Rao, Dweipayan Goswami, Meenu Saraf
  • Current Microbiology
  • July 2020  |  1 (77)
  • 10.1007/s00284-020-01997-2
  • Microbes as a boon for the bane of heavy metals
  • Divya Dave, Sameera Sarma, Paritosh Parmar, Arpit Shukla, Dweipayan Goswami, Anil Shukla & Meenu Saraf
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • July 2020  |  11 (1)
  • 10.1007/s42398-020-00112-2
  • Reckoning a fungal metabolite, Pyranonigrin A as a potential Main protease (Mpro) inhibitor of novel SARS-CoV-2 virus identified using docking and molecular dynamics simulation
  • Priyashi Rao, Arpit Shukla, Paritosh Parmar, Rakesh M.Rawal, Baldev Patel, Meenu Saraf, DweipayanGoswami
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • July 2020  |  1 (265)
  • 10.1016/j.bpc.2020.106425
  • Bacterial Endophytes and Extraction of Secondary Metabolites of Euphorbia caducifolia from Tropical Dry Regions in Gujarat
  • Mehta, Maitry, Acharya Maitry A, Rathod Zalak R and Saraf Meenu
  • Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications
  • July 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/06
  • Study of Secondary Metabolite Production from Bacteria Under Abiotic Stress
  • Gohil, Shivangi, Baria Kaushalya A, Rathod Jyoti J, Ravat Karishma D, Ritika Jain, Rathod Zalak R and Saraf Meenu.
  • Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/09
  • Effects of Auxin Producing Endophytic Bacteria to Sustain Growth Under Drought Stress
  • Trivedi, Goral, Priyanka Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/10
  • Role of Diazotrophic Bacteria in Elevating Growth of Hordeum vulgare
  • Sharma, Sheetal, Shraddha Gang and Meenu Saraf
  • Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/11
  • Screening of Hydrolytic Enzymes Produced by Bacteria Isolated From Mango Trees Rhizosphere and Mango Fruits (Mangifera indica)
  • Lucie M Kouamé, Florent K N’guessan, Mireille W Alloué-boraud, Rathod Zalak R,Shah Rupal K, Amita Mishra, Ritika Jain, Sharma Sarita and Meenu Saraf
  • Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/19
  • Screening and Optimization for Cellulase Production by Soil Bacterial Isolates JRC1 and JRC2
  • Ruparelia, Janki, Meenu Saraf and Chaitanya Kumar Jha
  • Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/26
  • Removal of Iron from Aqueous Solution by Novel Bacteria Isolated from Marine Macro Algae
  • Mishra, Amita, Venisha Christian, Lucie M. Kouamé and Meenu Saraf
  • Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/
  • Study of Bacteria Isolated From Biodegradable Polythene
  • Christian, Venisha, Amita Mishra and Meenu Saraf
  • Christian, Venisha, Amita Mishra and Meenu Saraf
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/33
  • To Determine the Minimum Inhibitory Concentrations and Minimum Bactericidal Concentrations of the Effective Plants Extract and Endophytes of Citrus limon
  • Rathod, Zalak, Ritika Jain, Sarita Sharma, Shah Rupal K, Kouame Mpike Lucie, Patel B V and Saraf Meenu
  • Rathod, Zalak, Ritika Jain, Sarita Sharma, Shah Rupal K, Kouame Mpike Lucie, Patel B V and Saraf Meenu
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/34
  • Isolation of heavy metal tolerantrhizobacteria from Zawar mines area, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • Sharma, Sarita, Shah Rupal K, Rathod Zalak R, Ritika Jain, Kouame M’pike Lucie, Meenu Saraf
  • Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/37
  • The Rise of Gingerol as Anti-QS Molecule: Darkest Episode in the LuxR-Mediated Bioluminescence Saga
  • Paritosh Parmar, Arpit Shukla, Priyashi Rao, Meenu Saraf, Baldev Patel, Dweipayan Goswami
  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • June 2020  |  1 (99)
  • 10.1016/j.bioorg.2020.103823
  • Development Of Sustainable Biofortification Strategy in Phaseolus Vulgaris Through Selenorhizobacteria Under Selenium Deficient Region
  • Patel, Priyanka, Goral Trivedi, Shreyas Bhatt, Hardik Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/01
  • Analyzing The Role Of Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria Isolated From Rhizospheric Soil Of Cyamopsis
  • Ritika Jain, Sarita Sharma, Rathod Zalak R, Shah Rupal K, Kouame M’pike Lucie and Saraf Meenu
  • Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1specialissue/03
  • Salinity Alleviation in Trigonella Foenum-Graecum by Employing Cytokinin from Rhizobium sp.
  • Shah, Rupal, Zalak R Rathod, Ritika Jain, Sarita Sharma, Kouame Mpike Lucie,Vikram H Raval and Meenu Saraf
  • Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications
  • June 2020  |  1 (13)
  • 10.21786/bbrc/13.1special issue/05
  • Characterization of novel thorium tolerant Ochrobactrum intermedium AM7 in consort with assessing its EPS-Thorium binding
  • Arpit Shukla, Paritosh Parmar, Dweipayan Goswami, Baldev Patel, Meenu Saraf
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials
  • April 2020  |  1 (388)
  • A review on Plant Growth Promoting Halophiles. Vidya- A journal of Gujarat University. Proceeding of National conference on synthetic biology approaches in drug discovery and microbial Biotechnology
  • Amita Mishra, Devangee Shukla and Meenu Saraf
  • March 2018  |  ()
  • Developing Plant Probiotic Bacteria grown Rohu fish on Bioformulation by PGPR activity. Vidya- A journal of Gujarat University. Proceeding of National conference on synthetic biology approaches in drug discovery and microbial Biotechnology
  • Rathod Zalak R., Meenu Saraf and Patel B. V.
  • March 2018  |  ()
  • Isolation of iron chelating bacteria and characterization of catecholate type of siderophore by HPLC analysis
  • Priyanka Patel, Goral Trivedi, Shah Rupal K. And Meenu Saraf
  • March 2018  |  ()
  • Screening and identification of ACC deaminase producing endophytic bacteria.A journal of Gujarat University Vidya
  • Goral Trivedi, Priyanka Patel, Shah Rupal K. and Meenu Saraf
  • March 2018  |  ()
  • Evaluation of Phosphate solubilizing potential of Halotolerant Rhizobacteria. Vidya- A journal of Gujarat University. Proceeding of National conference on synthetic biology approaches in drug discovery and microbial Biotechnology
  • Shah Rupal K., Patel Priyanka J., Trivedi Goral R. And Meenu Saraf
  • January 2018  |  ()
  • Role of Endophytes in agricultural crops under drought stress: current and future prospects.
  • Goral Trivedi, Rupal Shah, Priyanka Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2018  |  ()
  • Cumin: A Natural Drug
  • Rupal Shah, Priyanka Patel, Goral Trivedi and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2018  |  ()
  • Selenorhizobacteria: As biofortification tool in sustainable agriculture.
  • Priyanka Patel, Goral Trivedi, Rupal Shah and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2018  |  ()
  • Iron biofortification in mungbean using siderophore producing plant growth promoting bacteria.
  • Priyanka Patel, Goral Trivedi and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2018  |  ()
  • Amelioration of drought tolerant plant growth promoting endophytic bacteria from Ricinus communis.
  • Goral Trivedi, Priyanka Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2018  |  ()
  • Biofortification of Triticum aestivum through the inoculation of Zinc solubilizing plant growth rhizobacteria in field experiment
  • Shabnam Shaikh and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • 10.1016/j.bcab.2016.12.00
  • Biocontrol efficacy of Trichoderma asperellum MSST against tomato wilting by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici.
  • Stuti Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Interaction of root colonizing biocontrol agents demonstrates the antagonistic effect against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici on tomato.
  • Stuti Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • 10.1007/s10658-017-1192-y
  • Green Synthesis, Characterization of Metal Antibacterial Nanoparticles and Removal of Fluoride from Waste Water
  • Shabnam Shaikh, Meenu Saraf and Yadevendra Agrawal
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Strategic enhancement of Desertifilum tharense MSAK01 on dairy waste water: an integrated approach for remediation and biomass production.
  • Ankita Khemka and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • 10.1007/s132001-017-0525-
  • Zinc Biofortification: Strategy to Conquer Zinc Malnutrition through Zinc Solubilizing PGPR’s.
  • Shabnam Shaikh and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.00
  • Multifarious allelochemicals exhibiting antifungal activity from Bacillus subtilis MBCU5.
  • 49.Urja Pandya, Sunita Prakhash, Kishor Shende, Umesh Dhuldhaj and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • 10.1007/s/13205-017-0827-
  • An ABC transporter protein Pseudomonas pseudoalcaligenes involved in improved plant growth under salt stress
  • Dhara Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Biosynthesis of phytohormones from novel rhizobacterial isolates and their in vitro plant growth promoting efficacy
  • Tisha Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Radiation, radionuclides and bacteria: An in-perspective review.
  • Arpit Shukla, Meenu Saraf and Paritosh Parmar
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Exploration of novel plant growth promoting bacteria stenotrophomonas maltophilia MTP42 isolated from the rhizospheric soil of Coleus forskohlii.
  • Tisha Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Mutualism between Klebsiella SGM 81 and Dinthuscaryophyllus in modulating root plasticity and rhizospheric bacterial density.
  • Shraddha Gang and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Elicitation of plant defense enzymes against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici in tomato plant using a novel rhizobacteria Providencia rettgeri MSS2
  • Stuti Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Molecular cloning and in silico analysis of cellulase gene from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens MBAA3
  • Aarti Thakkar and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Isolation and screening of resveratrol producing endophytes from wild grape Cayratia Trifolia
  • Chetana Roat and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Elucidating rhizobacteria for vegetative propagation of Dianthus Caryophyllus: Delineating potential of bacterial IAA for root induction
  • Shraddha Gang and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Optimization of growth conditions for zinc Solubilizing Plant Growth associated Bacteria and Fungi
  • SS Shaikh, MS Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Siderophore Producing Aspergillus spp as Bioinoculant for Enhanced Growth of Mung Bean. International Journal of Advanced Agricultural Sciences and Technology.
  • Dhara Patel, Stuti Patel, Pooja Thakar, and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2017  |  ()
  • Synergistic effect of xylose and sucrose enhance aacumulation of stilbenes in endophytic fungus Aspergillus stellatus.
  • Chetana Roat and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2016  |  ()
  • Siderophore producing Aspergillus spp. as bioinoculant for enhanced growth of mungbean
  • Dhara Patel, Stuti Patel, Pooja Thakar and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2016  |  ()
  • Bioremediation and biomass production through mixotrophic cultivation of novel cyanobacteria Desertifilum tharense MSAK01: A statistical study
  • Ankita Khemka and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2016  |  ()
  • Rhizosphere microbial community structure: a Review
  • Shabnam Shaikh, Shraddha Gang and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2016  |  ()
  • Development of microbial consortia as a biocontrol agent for effective management of fungal diseases in Glycine max L.
  • Aarti Thakkar and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2015  |  ()
  • 10.1080/03235408.2014.893
  • Isolation and identification of allelochemicals produced by B. sonorensis for suppression of charcoal rot of Arachis hypogaea L.
  • Pandya Urja and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2015  |  ()
  • 10.1002/jobm.201400416.
  • Phycoremediation of dairy waste water coupled with biomass production using Lyptolyngbya spp
  • Ankita Khemka and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2015  |  4 ()
  • Plant growth promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR): a review
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2015  |  ()
  • Emerging role of Co-inoculation of Pseudomonas with cyanobacteria for increasing crop productivity.
  • Ankita Khemka and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2015  |  ()
  • Stilbenes: Chemistry and Pharmacological Properties.
  • Chetana Roat and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2015  |  ()
  • Purification and characterization of antifungal chitinase from Bacillus safensis MBCU6 and its application for production of chito-oligosaccharides
  • U Pandya, M Saraf
  • January 2015  |  ()
  • 10.1515/biology-2015-0112
  • Role of Allelochemicals in Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria for Biocontrol of Phytopathogens.
  • Meenu Saraf, Urja Pandya and Aarti Thakkar
  • January 2014  |  ()
  • Zymographic identification and biochemical characterization of chitinase against phytofungal pathogens.
  • Urja pandya, Ankit Sudhir, Hardik gohel, R. B. Subramanian and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2014  |  ()
  • Comparative Study of Different Soil Amendments and Microbes for Integrated Nutrient Management and Growth Promotion of Jatropha Curcas.
  • Dhara Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2014  |  ()
  • Assessment of ecological of rhizobacterial communities in vermicomposte and analysis of their potential to improve plant growth
  • Urja Pandya, Meenu Saraf and D. K. Maheshwari
  • January 2014  |  ()
  • 10.2478/s1175601404064
  • Application of Statistically Based Experimental Designs to Optimize Cellulase Production and Identification of Gene.
  • Aarti Thakkar and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2014  |  ()
  • 10.1007/s136590140046y
  • Formulation of Potential biological control products by using carriers embedded with microbial consortia
  • Aarti Thakkar and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2014  |  9 (12)
  • Influence of soil ameliorants and microflora on induction of antioxidant enzymes and growth promotion of Jatropha curcas L. under saline condition
  • Dhara Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2013  |  ()
  • Potential of plant growth promoting microorganisms as biofertilizers and biopesticides and it’s exploitation in sustainable agriculture.
  • Meenu Saraf, Aarti Thakkar, Urja Pandya, Mugdha Joshi and Jaina Parikh
  • January 2013  |  ()
  • Evaluation of rhizobacterial isolates for their biocontrol potential of seed borne fungal pathogens of Jatropha curcas L.
  • Meenu Saraf, Urja Pandya, Aarti Thakkar and Palak Patel
  • January 2013  |  ()
  • Growth enhancement of chickpea in saline soils using plant growth promoting rhizobacteria.
  • Dhara Patel, Chaitanya Kumar Jha, Neelam Tank and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2012  |  31 ()
  • Stimulation of the growth of Jatropha curcas by the plant growth promoting bacterium Enterobacter cancerogenus MSA2.
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha, Baldev Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2012  |  ()
  • Evaluation of multispecies plant growth promoting consortia for the growth promotion of Jatropha curcas L.
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2012  |  ()
  • Evaluation and biochemical characterization of distinctive pyoverdin form a Pseudomonas isolated from chickpea rhizosphere. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology
  • Neelam Tank, Narayanan Rajendran, Baldev Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2012  |  ()
  • Enhancement of growth of Trigonella spp using azide resistant Azotobacter under saline conditions
  • Patel AB and Saraf M
  • January 2012  |  14 (1)
  • Effect of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on Seed germination behaviour and seedling vigor of Jatropha curcas plant
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2011  |  1 (1)
  • Invitro evaluation of indigenous plant growth promoting rhizobacteria isolated from Jatropha curcas rhizosphere.
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2011  |  ()
  • Isolation of rhizobacteria from Jatropha curcas and characterization of ACC deaminase produced
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha, Kannepalli Annapurna and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2011  |  ()
  • Salinity resistant PGPR Ameliorates NaCl stress on tomato plants.
  • Neelam Tank and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2010  |  ()
  • Rhizosphere Microbial Activity: Their Future Prospects In Situ
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha, Baldev V Patel and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2010  |  ()
  • Combinatorial assessment on dominance and informative diversity of PGPR from rhizosphere of Jatropha curcas L.
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha, Dhara Patel, Narayanan Rajendran and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2010  |  ()
  • 10.1002/jobm.200900272
  • Application of fungi as a biocontrol agent and their biofertilizer potential in Agriculture.
  • Urja Pandya and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2010  |  1 (1)
  • Role of single fungal isolates and consortia as plant growth promoters under saline conditions.
  • Urja Pandya and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2010  |  5 (3)
  • Enhancement of plant growth and decontamination of nickel spiked soil using PGPR
  • Neelam Tank and Meenu Saraf
  • January 2008  |  ()
  • 10.1002/jobm.200800090
  • Biocontrol activity of different species of pseudomonas against phytopathogenic fungi in vivo and in vitro conditions.
  • Meenu Saraf, Aarti Thakkar and Baldev V Patel
  • January 2008  |  4 (3)
  • Effect of different treatments on early development of seedlings of Trigonella foenum”
  • 7.Meenu Saraf, Hiral Soni and Neelam Tank
  • January 2007  |  9 (2)
  • Influence of time on phosphate solubilization and IAA production in rhizobacterial isolates Cicer arietinum
  • N Tank, M Saraf
  • January 2006  |  1 (1)
  • Growth promoting potential of new bacterial isolates singly and it’s combination on trigonella sps.
  • Meenu Saraf, S. K. Dhiman and P. C. Dhandhukia
  • January 2006  |  19 (9)
  • Phosphate solubilization, exopolysaccharide production and indole acetic acid secretion by rhizobacteria isolated from Trigonella foenum-graecum
  • N Tank, M Saraf
  • January 2003  |  43 (1)
  • Influence of monocrotophos on growth, oxygen uptake and exopolysaccharide production of rhizobium NCIM 2271 on chickpea
  • M Saraf, N Sood
  • January 2002  |  ()
  • Effect of 2, 4-D on NR, NiR and Leghaemoglobin Synthesis in Root Nodules Formed by Bradyrhizobium japonicum in Glycine max
  • M Saraf, NK Arora, V Kumar
  • January 1999  |  14 (4)
  • Effects of carbaryl and 2,4-D on growth, nitrogenase and uptake hydrogenase activity in agar culture and root nodules formed by Bradyrhizobium japonicum.
  • M Saraf, A Khandelwal, R Sawhney, DK Maheshwari
  • January 1994  |  ()
  • 10.1016/S09445013(11)800
  • Vidya
  • Exploring Inorganic phosphate solubilizing trait of Halotolerant Rhizobacteria isolated from Cuminum cyminum. International Journal of Research in Advent Technology
  • R. Shah and M. Saraf
  • Analysis of Indole-3-acetic Acid (IAA) Production in Klebsiella by LC-MS/MS and the Salkowski Method. Bioprotocol
  • 72.Shraddha Gang, Sheetal Sharma, Meenu Saraf, Martin Buck and Jörg Schumacher
  • Copper: Its Biological role and Toxicity: Review. Journal of Indian Botanical Society.
  • Amita Mishra, Devangee Shukla and Meenu Saraf
  • Isolation and screening of bacteria from radionuclide containing soil for bioremediation of contaminated sites
  • Arpit Shukla, Paritosh Parmar Meenu Saraf and Baldev Patel

Programme Attended

Sr.No Programme name Title Level of programme From date To date Organized by roleoffaculty
1 Conference World congress of Induatrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing International 10-07-2006 10-07-2006 Toronto, Canada
2 Conference Stress Response in Microbes: From Molecules to Systems International 06-02-2009 06-02-2009 Austria
3 Conference Gujarat Science congress National 15-02-2009 15-02-2009 Veer Narmad South Gujarat University
4 Conference Regional conference on Microbial Technology for Sustainable Environment State Level 02-03-2009 02-03-2009 Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
5 Conference International conference on Environmental and advanced economies International 06-12-2009 06-12-2009 Ahmedabad Management association (AMA) Ahmedabad
6 Conference National congress on Bio-inoculants for sustainable agriculture National 16-02-2010 16-02-2010 Department of Microbiology, PSGVP Mandals Shahada, Maharastra.
7 Conference The world congress on industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing International 08-05-2008 08-05-2008 Chicago, USA
8 Conference 49th Annual conference, International symposium on Microbial Biotechnology: Diversity, Genomics and International 06-02-2008 06-02-2008 University of Delhi, Delhi.
9 Conference Gujarat Science congress National 15-02-2009 15-02-2009 Veer Narmad South Gujarat University.
10 Conference Regional conference on Microbial Technology for Sustainable Environment State Level 02-03-2009 02-03-2009 Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
11 Conference Regional conference on Microbial Technology for Sustainable Environment State Level 02-03-2009 02-03-2009 Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
12 Conference AMI Assocciation of Microbiologist of India International 06-02-2009 06-02-2009 NCL PUNE
13 Conference First Asian PGPR congress for sustainable agriculture International 21-06-2009 21-06-2009 Acharya N G Ranga agricultural University, India & Auburn University USA
14 Conference Regional conference on Microbial Technology for Sustainable Environment. State Level 02-03-2009 02-03-2009 Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
15 Conference Indo-Italian workshop on Bacteria and fungi for Environmental sustainability International 29-11-2010 29-11-2010 Amity institute of Microbial technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.
16 Conference Indo-Italian workshop on Bacteria and fungi for Environmental sustainability International 29-11-2010 29-11-2010 Amity institute of Microbial technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.
17 Conference Indo-Italian workshop on Bacteria and fungi for Environmental sustainability International 28-11-2009 28-11-2009 Amity institute of Microbial technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.
18 Conference Trends in Enzymology International 06-02-2010 06-02-2010 Ascona, Switzerland
19 Conference International conference on Asia food security International 10-08-2011 10-08-2011 Singapore
20 Conference Canada-Indo frontiers International 11-10-2011 11-10-2011 Toronto, Canada
21 Conference XXV Gujarat Science Congress National 26-02-2011 26-02-2011 Science city, Ahmedabad
22 Conference perth conference International 06-02-2011 06-02-2011 PERTH
23 Conference 2nd Asian PGPR congress 2011 National 06-02-2011 06-02-2011 Bejing, China.
24 Conference AMI Conference International 03-11-2010 03-11-2010 Chandigarh
25 Conference AMI Conference International 03-11-2011 03-11-2011 Chandigarh
26 Conference AMI Conference International 03-11-2011 03-11-2011 Chandigarh
27 Conference International Algal Summit International 21-02-2012 21-02-2012 TERI, New Delhi.
28 Conference International conference on Mycology and plant pathology: Biotechnological approaches International 27-02-2012 27-02-2012 Centre of Advanced study in Botany, B.H.U., Varansi
29 Conference 2nd group meeting Asian PGPR National 22-10-2012 22-10-2012 Vadodara
30 Conference Regional Scinece Congress on Science for shaping future of India National 15-09-2012 15-09-2012 India
31 Conference 2nd group meeting Asian PGPR National 22-10-2012 22-10-2012 VARANASI
32 Conference BRSI Pune International 25-11-2013 25-11-2013 D.Y.Patil Institute Pune
33 Conference BRSI Pune International 25-11-2013 25-11-2013 D.Y.Patil Institute Pune
34 Conference NCPP-2013(National Conference on Plant Physiology) National 13-12-2013 13-12-2013 Junagadh. Agriculture University
35 Conference XXXVI Annual conference of the Indian Botanical Society Choose Level 18-10-2013 18-10-2013 Department of Botany, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur
36 Conference International conference on Biotechnology for better tomorrow International 11-11-2013 11-11-2013 Maurtitus
37 Conference Fourth Biopesticides international conference BIOCICON 2013 International 28-11-2013 28-11-2013 -
38 Conference 4th science excellence National 04-01-2014 04-01-2014 Department of Botany, Gujarat University
39 Conference 4th science excellence National 04-01-2014 04-01-2014 Department of Botany, Gujarat University
40 Conference 4th science excellence, 2014 National 04-01-2014 04-01-2014 Department of Botany, Gujarat University
41 Conference Advances on PGPR research International 07-10-2014 07-10-2014 Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, BHU
42 Conference Indian Botanical Society International 11-11-2014 11-11-2014 Mumbai
43 Conference AMI 55th Annual conference International 06-02-2014 06-02-2014 Tamilnadu
44 Conference 6th International food legume research conference. International 06-02-2014 06-02-2014 Saskatoon University, Canada
45 Conference International Conference on Plants and environmental pollution International 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 CSRI-NBRI, Lucknow
46 Conference Gujarat Science Congress National 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 Science city, Ahmedabad
47 Conference Gujarat Science Congress National 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 Science city, Ahmedabad
48 Conference Gujarat Science Congress National 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 Science city, Ahmedabad
49 Conference 5th Science Excellence-2015 National 09-09-2015 09-09-2015 Dept. Of Botany, Gujarat University
50 Conference Indian Botanical Society International 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
51 Conference Indian Botanical Society International 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
52 Conference AMI-2015 International 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 JNU, NEW DELHI
53 Conference AMI Conference International 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 JNU, NEW DELHI
54 Conference AMI Conference International 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 JNU, NEW DELHI
55 Conference ICRTAS-2015 International 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 A.N. Patel Institute, M.B. Patel Campus, Anand, Gujarat
56 Conference ICRTAS-2015 International 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 A.N. Patel Institute, M.B. Patel Campus, Anand, Gujarat
57 Conference ICRTAS-2015 International 06-02-2015 06-02-2015 A.N. Patel Institute, M.B. Patel Campus, Anand, Gujarat
58 Conference Indian Science Congress National 06-02-2016 06-02-2016 mysore
59 Conference - State Level 06-02-2016 06-02-2016 Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Gujarat University
60 Conference National conference on microbial biotechnology, clustering research and industrial demand National 06-02-2016 06-02-2016 Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Gujarat University
61 Conference National conference on microbial biotechnology, clustering research and industrial demand National 06-02-2016 06-02-2016 Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Gujarat University
62 Conference ICNF-16-ISAB International 06-02-2016 06-02-2016 Anand
63 Conference ICNF-16-ISAB International 06-02-2016 06-02-2016 Anand
64 Conference One day National Symposium on: Integrating Bioinformatics, Drug Discovery and Microbial technology National 11-03-2017 11-03-2017 Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Gujarat University
65 Conference International conference on nutraceuticals and functional foods – The Challenges and opportunities Choose Level 06-02-2016 06-02-2016 Anand, AAU
66 Conference Ecosummit International 06-02-2016 06-02-2016 France
67 Conference Indian science congress International 06-02-2017 06-02-2017 Tirupati
68 Conference ISMPP International conference on Plant health for human welfare International 06-02-2017 06-02-2017 Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
69 Conference AMI, International symposium on Microbes for sustainable development: Scope and applications (MSDSA) International 08-11-2017 08-11-2017 Lucknow
70 Conference AMI, International symposium on Microbes for sustainable development: Scope and applications (MSDSA) International 08-11-2017 08-11-2017 Lucknow
71 Conference National conference on synthetic biology approaches in drug discovery and microbial biotechnology Choose Level 15-03-2018 15-03-2018 Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
72 Conference National conference on synthetic biology approaches in drug discovery and microbial biotechnology National 08-03-2018 08-03-2018 Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad,
73 Conference National conference on synthetic biology approaches in drug discovery and microbial biotechnology, National 13-03-2018 13-03-2018 Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
74 Workshop Bioinformatics Training Program (3 Days) May 2007 -
75 Workshop Algal biofuel Workshop (2 Days) 13-14 April 2010 -
76 Workshop Computer Training and Logistics (10 days) April 2007 -
77 Workshop - 22-12-2018 22-12-2018 -

Paper Presented

Sr.No Programme name Title Level of programme Organization Date Comment

Special Academics Distinctions

Sr.No ACHIEVEMENT / AWARD MONTH & YEAR Remarks
1 Junior Research Fellowship 1988-1991 Awardee the Junior Research Fellowship of University Grant Commission (UGC – India) for working for on a project for three years
2 Young Scientist Award 1991 Recipient of the Young Scientist Award of prestigious Indian Science Congress Asssociation
3 Reference Asia: Asia Who’s Who of Men and Women of Achievement - Listed in “Reference Asia: Asia Who’s Who of Men and Women of Achievement” Vol IX - pg. 447.
4 International Who’s who of Professional and Business Women - 5. Nominated By “International Who’s who of Professional and Business Women” Sixth Edition. American Biographical Institute. North Carolina, USA.
5 Indo American Who’s Who - Indo American Who’s Who
6 Indo American Who’s Who July 2009 Organized 8 days SHORT COURSE ON AGRICULTURAL BIOINFORMATICS
7 fellowship of SICI (Shastri Indo Canadian Institute) 2018 8. Awarded the fellowship of SICI (Shastri Indo Canadian Institute scheme Affiliated Prof. Charles Trevor, University of waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
8 A patent has been filed in India on use of rhizospheric microflora in establishment of Jatropha. App - Application no: 1163/MUM/2010 A
9 Research project grant working on “ Bacterial mediated drought tolerance: understanding the physio 2019 DST women scientist A

Collaborations

Sr.No Collaboration Name Organization Name YEAR Remarks
1 Prof Martin Buck ImperialCollege July 2018 UKIERI Project
2 - Supplied efficient rhizobacterial strains to GUJCOMASOL, Ahmedabad for field trials and commercial supply of biofertilizers. - -
3 - Dr. Kannepalli Annapurna, IARI, New Delhi, India. - -
4 - Dr. Dasantila Golemi Kotra, York University, Toronto, Canada - -
5 - Dr. Ashtley Hastings, University of Aberdeen, UK - -
6 - Dr. S K Menon, Director, Gujarat University, India - -
7 - Dr. Herbert Budziewkiez, Department of Organic Chemistry, Germany - -
8 - Dr. D K Maheshwari, G K University, Hardwar,India - -
9 - Dr. Jan Michalis, Associate Professor, Belgium - -
10 - Dr. Rajendran Narayanan, Associate Professor, Kentucky State University - -
11 - Dr. Charles Trevor, Associate Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada - -

Consultancy

Sr.No Project Title Organization Name Company Name YEAR
1