Name Prof. A. N. Rai
Prof. A. N. Rai
Department Botany
Address (Off)

Department Of Botany, School of Biological Sciences, Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar 470003, (M.P.), India

Address (Res.)

House No 09, Sunrise Town, Phase II, Tili, Sagar, M.P.

Phone No. 09425635982
Mobile No. 09425635982
E-Mail anrai_mycology@yahoo.com

Date of Appointment

First Appointment 04-04-1985
Present Position Professor
Current Position Professor
Ph.D. Research details

CSIR (JRF, SRF) and RA after Research

Year of Award 1983
Topic of Research Studies on the Fungi parasitizing forest flora of Terai Belt of North Eastern U.P.
Research Experience 30 Years
Teaching   Experience 30 Years
Industrial  Experience --
Field of Specialization Mycology & Plant Pathology
Current area of Work Fungal Taxonomy

Experience Details

(1)Lecturer, Principal Hindu P.G. College, Moradabad, U.P.: 01 Year & 07 months

(2)Lecturer, Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar 470003, M.P.:05 Years

(3) Sr. Lecturer, Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar 470003, M.P.:08 Years, 01 month & 24 days

(4) Reader, Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar 470003, M.P.: 08 Years

(5) Professor, Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar 470003, M.P.: 07 Years, 04 months

Research Guidance 14
Research (Ph.D.) Guided - Total No 14

Research (Ph.D.) Guided

(1)Pramila Chouksay: Taxonomic study of Phytoparasitic fungi from phanerogamic flora of Sagar M.P. with special reference to Hyphomycets. 1992 (03.04.1992)

(2) Chakradhar Sharma:Foliicolous fungi from the forest flora of M.P. with special reference to Deutermycotina. 1995 (18.04.1995)

(3) Kunendra Kumar Gadpandey : Leaf spot fungi from the forest flora of Madhya Pradesh-A Mycotaxonomic study. 1995 (02.11.1995)

(4) Seema Lata Jain: Studies of fungal diseases of garden and forest plants. 1999 (16.12.1999)

(5) Shrinarayan Tripathi: Foliicolous fungal forms from Nauradehi Forest of Sagar : A Taxonomic study. 2002 (23.09.2002)

(6) Ramakant Dubey: Foliicolous Mycoflora of Sagar – A systematic study. 2003 (14.08.2003)

(7) Swadeep Shrivastava: Foliicolous Fungi Imperfecti of Sagar – A Survey and Study. 2003 (15.09.2003)

(8) Roop Shikha Agarwal: Studies on Fungal Diseases of Forests plants of Mandla Region. 2004 (25.02.2004)

(9) Smita Jain: Foliicolous Microfungi from M.P. : A mycotaxonomic Investigation. 2004 (19.08.2004)

(10) Sandhya Parihar: A Foliicolous Mycotaxonomic Survey and Study of Fungi at and around Sagar. 2008 (15.03.2008)

(11) Vandana Tiwari: Fungal Diseases of the Plants from Sagar University Campus : A Survey and Mycological Study. 2008 (02.09.2008)

(12) Varun Raj Yadav: A Study on some follicolous forms from Bundelkhand region, M.P.: a mycotaxonomic treatment. 2011(16.03.2011)

(13) Naveen Kumar Verma: A mycotaxonomic survey and study of the forest flora of Chhindwara (MP). 2012 (04.07.2012)

(14) Ravindra Singh Thakur: Follicolous Fungal diseases from forest flora of Betul (MP): a survey and mycotaxonomic investigation. 2013 (02.09.2013)

Dissertation /Projects (PG) Guided: Total No. --
Dissertation/Projects (PG) Guided
Awards/Recognitions 1. Gold Medalist of the University (1976) 2. UGC Career award (1993- 1996) 3. Elected for Executive council of Mycological Society of India for 1995 and 1996 4. UGC Research award (2006-2009) 5. Fellow of Indian Botanical Society -2000 6. Fellow of Indian Phytopathological Society- 2002 7. Member of the Council Mycological Society of India 2001 - 2004 8. Fellow of Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology- 2007 9. Fellow of Mycological Society of India-2011 10. Member of the Council Mycological Society of India 2011, 2012
Membership of Societies/Associations 1. Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association 2. Life Member of Indian Botanical Society 3. Life Member of Indian Phytopathological Society 4. Life Member of Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology 5. Life Member of Botanical Society, Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar 6. Life Member of Society for Basic and Applied Mycology 7. Life Member of Mycological Society of India
Invited Lectures 1. In Refresher course at ASC, UTD, Sagar 2. Lecture in Workshop in Department of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology in 2008 3. Lecture in Hands on training on Microbial Biotechnology and Field visit along with lab work: one day in January 2013
Seminar/Symposium Attended/Delivered 1. National Symposium on Pure and applied Limnology, 15-20 April, 1985, Department of Botany, UTD, Sagar, MP 2. All India Symposium of Microbes and Environment, 10-12 August, 1987, Department of Botany, UTD, Sagar, MP 3. National Symposium on current trends in Taxonomy of Phytopathogenic Microorganisms and other aspects of Plant Pathology, 27-28 Jan, 1991, Department of Botany, University of Gorakhpur 4. XIV Botanical conference 28-30 December 1991, Department of Botany Lucknow University, Lucknow. 5. Zonal meeting (IPS) and Symposium on Management of microbes in service of Mankind, 19-21 November, 1992, Department of Botany, University of Allahabad 6. Zonal meeting (IPS) and National Symposium on Frontiers in the Microbial Biotechnology, 11-13 Nov, 1994, Department of Botany, Kakatiya University, Warangal 7. National Seminar on Progress in Ecological Research, 15-17 March, 1996, Department of Botany, UTD, Sagar, MP 8. National Conference on relevance of Taxonomy in conservation of Bio
Faculty Improvement/Short Term Training programme 1. National Workshop on Environmental Biopollution, 29 Sep 8 Oct, 1986, Department of Botany, Marathwada University, Aurangabad 2. National Workshop on Fungal Ecology, 8-10 Dec, 1990, Department of Botany, Osmania University Hyderabad 3. Workshop on State-of-the-art Techniques for studying marine and fresh water fungi, 3-8 Oct, 1994, Goa University, (Goa University and NIO Goa) 4. Workshop on Scientific and Technical Terminology (Environmental Science) by Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi, 24-26 Oct, 2005, Department of Botany, UTD, Sagar, MP 5. National Workshop on Fungal Bioremediation, 14-15 Oct, 2006, SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai 6. National Training Programme on Microbial Diversity Analysis of Extremophiles, 26-30 Nov, 2006, NBAIM, Mau Nath Bhanjan, UP 7. Short Term Training Program on Plant Identification and Management of Herbarium, 12-16 May, 2008, FRI, Dehradun 8. Nation Workshop on Molecular Techniques in Microbiology and Plant Patholo
Publication details (Total No.) International:13  National:  65
Research Publications Details

1. Rai, A.N., Rai, B. and Kamal (1980). Walkeromyces Thaung and Prarpithomyces Thaung, Two new generic records from India. Curr. Sci., 49 (12) : 480-483.

2. Rai, A.N. and Kamal (1982). A new species of Pseudocercospora Speg. Curr. Sci., 51 (6) : 287-288.

3. Rai, A.N., Kamal and Singh, S.K. (1982). A new species of Mycovellosiella Rangel. Curr. Sci., 51 (16) : 781-782.

4. Rai, A.N., Singh, S.K. and Kamal (1982). Additions to the new host record for Sclerotium rolfsii (Sacc.) Curz from India. Environment India, 5 : 55-56.

5. Kamal and Rai, A.N. (1982). Pseudocercospora carissae a synonym of Sirosporum carissae. Indian Phytopath., 35(2) : 316-317.

6. Rai, A.N. and Kamal (1983). Some new host records for Acremonium zonatum from India. Indian Phytopath., 36 (I) : 160-161.

7. Kamal, Rai, A.N. and Morgan-Jones, G. (1983). Notes on Hyphomycetes XLV. (Neopericonia, a new Pnaeodictyosporous Genus from India. Mycotaxon, 18 : 15-18.

8. Kamal, Rai, A. N. and Morgan-Jones, G. (1983). Notes on Hyphomycetes XLVI. Parafulvia, A new foliicolous, Phaeophragmosporous Genus with catenate conidia. Mycotaxon, 18 : 67-71.

9. Kamal, Rai, A.N. and Morgan – Jones, G. (1984). Notes on Hyphomycetes, XLVII. New Species of Sarcinelia and Sirosporium Mycotaxon, 20 : 589-594.

10. Kamal, Rai, A.N. and Morgan-Jones, G. (1984). Pseudochuppia, A new foliicolous, Dictyosporic hyphomycete Genus from India. Mycologia, 76 (I) : 163-166.

11. Kamal, Gupta C. and Rai A.N. (1985). Two New Species of Pseudocercospora from India. Indian Phytopath., 38 (4) : 704-706

12. Rai, A.N., Rai, B. and Kamal (1986). A new species of Mycovellosiella Rangel from India. Curr. Sci., 55 (8) : 412-413.

13. Rai, A.N. and Kamal (1986). A new species of Mycovellosiella Rangel from India. Curr. Sci., 55 (16) : 798-799.

14. Rai, A.N. and Kamal (1986). Fungi of Gorakhpur XLII. Kavaka, 14 (1, 2) : 31-36.

15. Rai, A.N. and Kamal (1987). New Cercospora species from India. Tans. Br. Mycol. Soc., 89 (I) : 124-126.

16. Rai, A.N. and Kamal (1988). A new species of Phaeoramularia Muntanola. Curr. Sci., 57 (12) : 670-672.

17. Rai, A.N. and Kamal (1989). Two new species of Pseudocercospora from India. Curr. Sci., 58 (23) : 1327-1330.

18. Rai, A.N. and Kamal (1989). A new Stenella species from India. Mycol. Res., 93 (3) : 398-399.

19. Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1989). A new leaf spot disease of Eleodendron glaucum from India. Indian Phytopath., 43 (I) : 122.

20. Rai, A.N. and Kamal (1990). A new species of Stenella from India. Indian Phytopath., 43 (2) : 214-216.

21. Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K. M. (1990). A new host record or Thielavia appendiculata from India. Indian Phytopath., 43 (I) : 124.

22. Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K. M. (1990). A new leaf spot disease on Ficus benghalensis L. caused by Coniothyrium olivaceum Bonard from India. Acta Bot. Indica, 18 : 150.

23. Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1990). A new record of Geomerella cingulata from India. Indian Phytopath., 43 (2) : 237.

24. Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1990). New host record from India. Indian Phytopath., 43 (2) : 238.

25. Dubey, R.K., Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1990). Pseudocercospora gymnosporiae sp. nov. from India. Mycol. Res., 94 (7) : 1004-1005.

26. Kamal, Rai, A.N. and Moses, A.S. (1991). Some new species and a new combination in Pseudocercospora from India. Mycol. Res., 95 : 401-404.

27. Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1991). New Species of Cercospora from India. Kavaka, 19 : 31-32.

28. Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1991). New Cercospora species on monocotyledons from India. Indian Phytopath., 44 : 225-227.

29. Rai, A.N. and Kamal (1992). Two new species of Ascochyta from India. Indian Phytopath., 45 (I) : 23-25.

30. Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1992). A new species of Pseudocercospora from India. Indian Phytopath., 45 : 449-451.

31. Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A. N., Mishra, A S. and Vyas, K.M. (1992). Mycovellosiella adinae sp. nov. from India. Indian Phytopath., 45 : 451-452.

32. Rai, A.N., Rai, B. and Kamal (1993). Five new species of Pseudocercosporella from India. Mycol. Research., 97(1) : 28-34.

33. Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N., Mishra, A.S. and Vyas, K.M. (1993). A new species of Stenella from India. Acta Bot. Indica, 25 : 131-132.

34. Kumar, R., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1994). A new species of Botryotrichum from U.P. Indian Phytopath., 47(2) : 181-182.

35. Kumar, R., Rai, A.N. and Kamal (1994). Two new hyphomycetes from Indian sub-continent. Indian Phytopath., 47 (2) : 127-132.

36. Rai, A.N. and Rai, B. (1995). Two new hyphomycetes from India. Mycological Research, 99(8) : 1004-1006.

37. Sharma, C.D., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1995). Two new leaf loving Dematiaceous taxa from Madhya Pradesh. Indian Phytopath., 48(4) : 412-418.

38. Gadpandey, K.K., Sharma, C.D., Dwivedi, D.K. and Rai, A.N. (1995). Some new ectoparasitic hyphomycetes from Madhya Pradesh India. J. Liv. – World, 2(2) : 69-80.

39. Gadpandey, K.K., Sharma, C.D., Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1996). Two new hyphomycetes from India. Mycological Research, 100 (10) : 1194-1196.

40. Rai, A.N. (1996). A new species of Gonatophragmium from the forest flora of the Indian sub-continent. Mycological Research, 100 (10) : 1263-1264.

41. Sharma, C.D., Gadpandey, K.K., Rai, A.N. and Vyas K.M. (1996). Some additions to the new hyphomycetous taxa from Indian sub-continent. Journal Indian Bot. Soc., 75 : 37-40.

42. Sharma, C.D., Gadpandey, K.K., Rai, A.N. and K.M. Vyas (1996). Some new hyphomycetes associated with leaf spot of forest plants in Madhya Pradesh, India. Mycological Research, 100(11) : 1388-1392.

43. Sharma, C.D., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1996). Two new hyphomycetes from Central India. Indian Journal of Mycol. Plant Pathol., 26(3) : 310-315.

44. Sharma, C.D., Gadpandey, K.K., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1996). Some additions to the foliicolous hyphomycetes from India. Kavaka, 24 : 19-23.

45. Gadpandey, K.K., Dwivedi, D.K. and Rai, A.N. (1998). Three new species of Phaeoramularia from India. Indian Phytopath., 51(1) : 36-42.

46. Sharma, C.D., Gadpandey, K.K., Firdousi, S.A., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (1998). Three new species of Cladosporium from M.P. Indian Phytopath., 51 (2) : 152-160.

47. Rai, A.N. (2001). Two New species of Periconiella from India. Indian Phytopath., 54(3) : 358-361.

48. Jain, Seema Lata, Rai, A.N. and Mehta, P. (2002). Additions to the genus Corynespora Gussow from India. Indian Phytopath, 55(I) : 51-56.

49. Dubey, R.K. and Rai, A.N. (2003). Two new hyphomycetous fungi from India. Indian Phytopath., 56(4) : 486-490.

50. Agarwal, R., Rai, A.N. and Vayas, K.M., (2003). a new species of Tretospora from India. J. Basic Appl. Mycol., 2(I) : 48-49.

51. Jain, Smita, Rai, A.N. and Shrivastava, S. (2003). Two new species of Fungal Genus Stenella from M. P. J. Basic Appl. Mycol., 2(I) : 66-70.

52. Shrivastava, S., Rai, A.N. and Jain, Smita (2003). Two new texa of foliicolous fungi from India. J. Basic Appl. Mycol., 2(I) : 83-87.

53. Jain, Seema Lata, Rai, A.N. and Mehta, P. (2003). A new species of Pseudocercospora. J. Mycol. Pl. Pathol., 33(3) : 456-459.

54. Jain, Seema Lata, Rai, A.N., Mehta, P. and Jain, Smita (2004). Two new species of Pseudocercospora from Sagar (M.P.). J. Bot. Soc. Univ. Sagar, 39 : 22-27.

55. Jain, Smita, Rai, A.N. and Shrivastava, S. (2004). Some new imperfect fungal forms from India., J. Bot. Soc., Univ. Sagar, 39 : 82-87.

56. Jain, Seema Lata, Rai, A.N. and Mehta, P. (2004). Two new anamorphic fungi from Madhya Pradesh. Indian Phytopathology, 57(2) : 226-230.

57. Jain, Seema Lata, Rai, A.N. and Mehta, P. (2004). Some addition to the fungus genus Cercospora Fres. from India. J. Mycol. Pl. Pathol. 34 (3) : 923-925

58. Jain, Smita and Rai, A.N. (2004). Some addition to the Hyphyphomycetes from India. Indian Phytopathology, 57 (4) : 469-477.

59. Jain, Smita and Rai, A.N. (2005). Three new taxa of Dichomera Cke from India. J. Mycol. Pl. Pathol. 35 (3) : 463-467.

60. Rai A. N. (2006). A new hypomycetous species from India. Inidan Phytopathology, 59 (1) : 120-122.

61. Sharma, C.D., Rai, A.N. and Vyas, K.M. (2006). An undescribed fungal genus of the forest flora of M.P. (India). J. Bot. Soc. Univ. Sagar, 41 : 111-115.

62. Jain, Smita and Rai, A.N. (2007). Three undescribed species of Alternaria Nees ex. Fr. from India. J. bot. Soc. Univ. Sagar, 42 : 87-94.

63. Rai, A.N. (2007). A new species of Stenella Syd. From India. Indian Phytopathology, 60 (3) : 383-385.

64. Shrivastava, S., Verma, N.K., Yadav, V.R. and Rai, A.N. (2008.) A new species of Pseudocercospora Speg. From Sagar M.P. J. Bot. Soc. Univ. (43): 35-38.

65. Chauksey, P., Rai, A.N., Tripathi, S.N. and Verma N.K. (2008). Some additions to the fungus genus Cercospora Fries from Central India. J. Bot. Soc. Univ. (43): 68-73.

66. Shrivastava, S., Yadav, V.R, Verma, N.K. and Rai, A.N. (2008). A new addition to the foliicolous fungi from India. J. Bot. Soc. Univ. (43): 115-118.

67. Jain, Seemalata, Rai, A.N. and Mehta, P. (2009). Some new fungi from Central India. J. Indian bot. Soc., 88 (1&2) : 46-55.

68. Tiwari, Vandana and Rai, A.N. (2009). New species of Megalodchium and Monochaetia from India. Indian Phytopathology, 62 (2) : 268-272.

69. Tiwari, Vandana and Rai, A.N. (2009). Two new species of foliicolous fungi from India. Indian Phytopathology, 62 (3) : 384-388.

70. Shrivastava, S., Verma, N.K. and Rai, A.N. (2009). Some new Hyphomycetes from India. J. Mycol. Pl. Pathol., 39 (2) : 305-308.

71. Shrivastava, S., Verma, N.K. and Rai, A.N. (2010). Two New Additions to Hyphomycetes from Central India. J. Mycol. Pl. Pathol., 40 (2) : 265-268.

72. Chauksay, P., Rai, A.N., Shrivastava, S. and Verma, N.K. (2010). Some additions to the foliicolous fungi from Central India. Biozone, 2(1&2): 211-217.

73. Shrivastava, S., Verma, N., Yadav, V.R. and Rai, A.N. (2010). Two novel taxa of Coelomycetes from Central India. J. Mycol. Pl. Pathol., 40 (3) : 383-386.

74. Tripathi, S.N., Rai, A.N. and Verma N.K. (2011). Three new species of Alternaria Nees ex Fries from Sagar (M.P.). Biozone, 3 (1&2) : 510-517.

75. Dubey, R.K., Rai, A.N., Shrivastava, S., and Verma, N.K. (2011). Two new records of hyphomycetes from India. Indian Phytopathology, 64 (4) : 390-391.

76. Chauksey, P., Rai, A.N. and Verma N.K. (2011). Some additions to thefoliicolous fungi from the forest flora of Madhya Pradesh, Sagar. Microbial Biotechnology and Ecology, Daya Publishing House, New Delhi, 1: pp268-274.

77. Dubey, R.K., Rai, A.N., Verma, N.K. and Thakur, R.S. (2011). Three novel additions to the fungal genus Cercospora Fres. From Central India of Coelomycetes from Central India. J. Mycol. Pl. Pathol., 41 (4) : 512-517.

78. Tripathi, S.N., Rai, A.N. and Verma N.K. (2012). Some additions to the hyphomycetes from central India. J. Mycol. Plant. Pathol., 42 (2) : 201-206.

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Research projects Details

(1) Foliicolous Hyphomycetes of forest Flora of Madhya Pardesh and their Pathologial significance, 1989-1992, CSIR, New Delhi, 1,18,750/-, Fungal Taxonomy

(2) Foliar Hyphomycetes from forest flora of MP: Retrival, Revaluation and Redisposition ,1998, UGC, 10,000/-, Fungal Taxonomy

(3) Extensive and Intensive survey of the forest mycoflora of Madhya Pradesh with special reference to follicolous hyphomycetes,1993-1996, UGC,2,00,000/-, Fungal Taxonomy

(4) Fungal biodiversity from forest flora of Madhya Pardesh: A mycotaxonomic study,1999-2001,UGC,20,000/-,Fungal Taxonomy

(5) Fungal biodiversity from the forest flora of Madhya Pradesh- a survey and stydy.2006-2009, UGC,4,00,000/-,Fungal Taxonomy

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