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Dr. Nivedita Chaudhary

M.Sc.; NET-JRF (UGC); Ph.D. (BHU, India); PostDoc (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Agriculture Research Organization, Israel)


Air Pollution and Climate Change: Air Monitoring and Effects on Plants

Ph.D.- Environmental Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P., India, 2009-2015

M.Sc.- Environmental Science, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, U.P., India, 2006-2008

B.Sc.- Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, , U.P., India, 2003-2006

Post-Doctoral Fellow (December 2016 – April 2019): The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, In collaboration of Agricultural Research Organization, Gilat Research Center, Negev, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Israel.

Senior Research Fellow (April – December 2016): Department of Botany, Institute of Science, Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO-Norway project), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P., India.


S. No. Authors Title of Article Journal/Conference Details Journal/Conference Publication Year
1 Yadav D S, Mishra A K, Rai R, Chaudhary N, Mukherjee A, Agrawal S B, Agrawal M Responses of an old and a modern Indian wheat cultivar to future O3 level: Physiological, yield and grain quality parameters Environmental Pollution, (2020), 259, 113939, DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.113939. (Impact factor: 5.714) Journal 2020
2 Yadav D S, Rai R, Mishra A K, Chaudhary N, Mukherjee A, Agrawal S B, Agrawal M ROS production and its detoxification in early and late sown cultivars of wheat under future O3 concentration Science of the Total Environment, (2019) 659, 200-210, DOI: 0.1016/j.envpol. 2020.113939. (Impact factor: 5.589) Journal 2019
3 Singh A A, Fatima A, Mishra A K, Chaudhary N, Mukherjee A, Agrawal M, Agrawal S B Assessment of ozone toxicity among 14 Indian wheat cultivars under field conditions: growth and productivity Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, (2018) 190(4), 190. DOI: 10.1007/S10661-018-6563-0. (Impact factor: 1.959) Journal 2018
4 Chaudhary N and Agrawal S B The role of elevated ozone on growth, yield and seed quality amongst six cultivars of mung bean Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety (2015) 111, 286-294. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2014.09.018. (Impact factor: 4.527) Journal 2015
5 Chaudhary N and Agrawal S B Cultivar specific variations in morphological and biochemical characteristics of mung bean due to foliar spray of ascorbic acid under elevated ozone Acta Physiologiae Plantarum (2014) 36 (7), 1793-1803. DOI: 10.1007/s11738-014-1553-5. (Impact factor: 1.608) Journal 2014
6 Chaudhary N and Agrawal S B Role of gamma radiation in changing phytotoxic effect of elevated level of ozone in Trifolium alexandrinum L. (Clover) Atmospheric Pollution Research, (2014) 5, 1, 104-112. DOI:10.5094/APR.2014.013. (Impact factor: 2.918) Journal 2013
7 Chaudhary N, Singh S, Agrawal SB, Agrawal M Assessment of six Indian cultivars of mung bean against ozone by using foliar injury index and changes in carbon assimilation, gas exchange, chlorophyll fluorescence Environmental monitoring and assessment, (2013),185 (9), 7793-7807. DOI: 10.1007/s10661-013-3136-0. (Impact factor: 1.959) Journal 2013
8 Chaudhary N and Agrawal S B Intraspecific responses of six Indian clover cultivars under ambient and elevated levels of ozone Environmental Science and Pollution Research, (2013)20 (8), 5318-5329. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-013-1517-0. (Impact factor: 2.914) Journal 2013
9 SB Agrawal and Nivedita Chaudhary Ozone Pollution: Effects on plants and human health Book: Language Hindi; Hindi Publication Committee, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India (ISBN: 978-81-929746-3-7) Other 2014
10 KK Choudhary, N Chaudhary, SB Agrawal Reactive Oxygen Species: Generation, Damage, and Quenching in Plants During Stress - Revisiting the Role of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS In: “Revisiting the Role of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in Plants: ROS Boon or Bane for Plants?” John Wiley & Sons Limited, Chichester, West Sussex, UK) Book Chapter 2017
11 N Chaudhary, KK Choudhary, SB Agrawal Pesticides usage, uptake, and mode of action in plants with special emphasis on photosynthetic characteristics In: Pesticides in Crop Production: Physiological and Biochemical Action, Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd) Book Chapter 2019

UGC-Start-Up Grant

Entitled "Assessment of critical level of ozone pollution on vegetation using biomonitoring as a tool"