Employment Record & Experience (Starting from the present position)
Institution & place of posting
ICAR, New Delhi
ICAR-Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research, Anand, Gujarat, India
27.04.2015 to till date
ICAR, New Delhi
18.09.2010 to 25.04.2015
4 years 7 months
ICAR, New Delhi
11.05.2010 to 17.09.2010
SWMRU, NAU, Navsari
1 year 3 months
Senior Research Fellow
SWMRU, NAU, Navsari
17.11.2008 to 10.02.2009
Physiological interventions to modify functional partitioning in Ashwagandha
Screening Kalmegh genotypes for Rain-fed condition
Photosynthetic efficiency in MAPs
Transcriptome and diversity analysis based on EST-SSR in Gymnema sylvestre genotypes
Nodal officer Tribal Sub Plan
Nodal Officer NEH Scheme
Recent 3 major contributions:
Developed three germplasms of Basils namely Rudra-2, DOS-1 and DOB-1 and registered at PGRC, ICAR, New Delhi
Putative biosynthetic pathway of polyoxypregnane glycoside and gymnemic acid biosynthesis in Gymnema sylvestre identified
13 Micro RNAs identified from Transcriptome data in Gymnema sylvestre
Physiological efficiencies of Gymnema genotype evaluated and genotypes categorized into groups of high, medium, and low physiological activity
SRA data (four samples) Gymnema sylvestre submitted to NCBI Repository
Recent awards and recognitions:
Best poster award for presenting poster in seminar on ‘Physiological and molecular interventions on sustainable crop productivity under changing climatic conditions’ organized by ISPP, New Delhi and DMAPR, Anand held at Anand, on 17th January, 2012. pp 167.
Best research papers published in Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika, 2012 for “isozymes and SDS-page profiling in rice under salinity pp 168.
Current collaborative activities:
Recent most significant publications:
Kalariya, K.A., N. Gajbhiye, D. Minipara, R.P. Meena, S. Kumar, A. Saha,A. Trivedi, P. Manivel(2019). Deep sequencing-based de novo transcriptome analysis reveals biosynthesis of gymnemic acid in Gymnema sylvestre (Retz.) Schult, Ecological Genetics and Genomics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egg.2019.100047.
Kalariya, K.A., Minipara, D., Saran, P.L. et al. (2019). Photosynthetic efficiency in Gymnema sylvestre (Retz.) R.Br. genotypes Vegetos. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42535-019-00062-z.
Kalariya KA, Meena RP, Saran PL and Manivel P. Identification of Micro RNA from Transcriptome data in Gymnema sylvestre. Horticulture, Environment, and Biotechnology Vol 60 (3)
Saha Ajoy, Basak B.B., Gajbhiyea N.A, Kalariya K.A., Manivel P. (2019). Sustainable fertilization through co-application of biochar and chemical fertilizers improves yield, quality of Andrographis paniculata and soil health. Industrial Crops & Products 140 (2019) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2019.111607
Parmeshwar L. Saran, Bimal Lodaya, Hiren Patel, Ram Prasnna Meena & Kuldeepsingh A. Kalariya (2019). Identification of Sweet Basil Accessions Rich in Herbage, Essential Oil, and Anethole Yield from India. Journal of Herbs Spices & Medicinal Plants https://doi.org/10.1080/10496475.2019.1616346.
Ram P.Meena, Kuldeepsingh A. Kalariya, Parmeshwar L.Saran, Ponnuchamy Manivel (2019). Evaluation of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera L.) Dunal accessions and breeding lines against leaf spot disease caused by Alternaria alternata under subtropical condition of India. Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jarmap.2019.100211
Parmeshwar Lal Saran, Riddhiben Patel, Ram Prasnna Meena, Kuldeepsingh A. Kalariya and Ravish Choudhary (2019). Mini cutting technique: an easy and cost-effective way of Tinospora cordifolia multiplication. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 89 (2): 206–9.
Kalariya, K.A., Minipara, D.B. and Manivel, P. (2018) De novo transcriptome analysis deciphered polyoxypregnane glycoside biosynthesis pathway in Gymnema sylvestre 3 Biotech 8: 381
Kalariya KA, Mehta D, Goswami N, Singh AL, Chakraborty K, Mahatma MK, Zala PV and Patel CB (2018). Stomatal clustering pattern in Arachis hypogaea L. under water deficit stress. Indian Journal of experimental biology 55(12):880-883
Singh AL, Nakar RN, Chaudhary Vidhya, Chakraborty K, Goshwami Nisha, Kalariya K.A., Ajay B.C., Zala P.V. & Patel C.B (2018). Physiological efficiencies in 186 peanut cultivars of various botanical groups. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, Vol. 56, December 2018
Chakraborty K, Bishi SK, Singh AL, Zala PV, Mahatma MK, Kalariya KA and Jat RA (2017). Rapid induction of small heat shock proteins (sHSP) improves physiological adaptation to high temperature stress in peanut. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. DOI:10.1111/jac.12260
Saran PL, Tripathy V, Saha A, Kalariya KA, Suthar M and Kumar J. (2017). Selection of superior Ocimum sanctum L. accessions for industrial application. Industrial Crops and Products 108:700-707 DOI:10.1016/j.indcrop
Chakraborty K, Mahatma MK, Thawait LK, Bishi SK, Kalariya KA and Singh AL (2016). Water deficit stress affects photosynthesis and sugar profile in source and sink tissues of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) and impacts kernel quality. Journal of Applied Botany and Food Quality 89: 98-104
Chakraborty K, Bhaduri Debarati, Meena HN and Kalariya KA (2016). External potassium (K+) application improves salinity tolerance by promoting Na+-exclusion, K+-accumulation and osmotic adjustment in contrasting peanut cultivars. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 103: 143-154
Kalariya KA, Singh AL, Goswami Nisha, Mehta Deepti, Mahatma MK, Ajay BC, Chakraborty K, Zala PV, Chaudhary V and Patel CB (2015). Photosynthetic characteristics of peanut genotypes under excess and deficit irrigation during summer. Physio. & Mol. Biol. of Plants 21 (3), 2015. DOI:10.1007/s12298-015-0300-8
Chakraborty K, Singh AL, Kalariya KA and Zala PV (2014). Physiological responses of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) cultivars to water deficit stress: Status of oxidative stress and antioxidant enzyme activities. Acta Botanica Croatica 74 (1). DOI10.1515/botcro-2015-0011
Singh AL, Nakar RN, Chakraborty K, Kalariya KA (2014). Physiological efficiencies in mini-core peanut germplasm accessions during summer season Photosynthetica 52 (4): 627-635.
Other peer reviewed publication:
Kuldeep Singh A. Kalariya, Amrut Lal Singh, Rupesh Nakar, Pratap V. Zala, Koushik Chakraborty and Chhabilbhai B. Patel. (2019) Physiological plasticity of 60 cultivars of Arachis hypogaea under natural drought conditions of semiarid region in India. Journal of Plant Development Sciences, Vol. 11 29-37
Kuldeepsingh Kalariya, Narendra Gajbhiye and Jitendra Kumar (2018) Foliar Application of Signal Molecules can Augment Quality in in Andrographis paniculate under Prolonged Water Deficit Stress. Indian Journal of Agricultural Biochemistry, 31 (1)
Kalariya KA and Minipara DB (2018). An Overview of Triterpenoid Biosynthesis in Plants and Structural Depiction of Gymnemasides and Gymnemosides from Gymnema Sylvestere. Journal of Plant Physiology and Pathology. DOI:10.4172/2329-955X.1000174
Saran PL, Meena RP, Kalariya KA and Manivel P (2018). Selection of Dwarf and Compact Morphotypes of Sweet Basil for High Density Plantation. Journal of Plant Physiology and Pathology. DOI:10.4172/2329-955X.1000173
Singh AL, Nakar RN, Chaudhari V, Chakraborty K, Kalariya KA (2018). Gangadhara K, Bishi SK, Patel CB and Singh S. Photosynthetic efficiency among Indian peanut cultivars and influence of seasonal variation and zinc. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology. DOI:10.1007/s40502-018-0361-0
Saran PL, Devi G, Kalariya KA and Manivel P (2018). Holy basil cultivation for doubling the farmer’s income in sandy loam soils. Journal of Plant Development Sciences 10(3) : 181-184
Kalariya KA, Singh AL, Chakraborty K, Ajay BC, Zala PV, Patel CB, Nakar RN, Goswami N and Mehta D (2017). SCMR. A More Pertinent Trait than SLA in Peanut Genotypes Under Transient Water Deficit Stress During Summer. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India - Section B: Biological Sciences, 87(2):579-589
Ajay BC, Meena HN, Singh AL, Dagla MC, Kumar N, Bera SK, Makwana AD and Kalariya KA (2016). Genotypic variability and inheritance of irono phosphorus, potassium and zinc contents in segregating generations of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Journal of Oilseeds Research, 33(2) : 102-107
Kalariya KA, Shah RR and Mahatma MK (2015). Response of exogenous abscisic acid on photosynthesis in contrasting rice genotypes under salinity shock. Indian Journal of Agricultural Biochemistry 27 (2), 111-115
Kalariya KA, Singh AL, Chakraborty K, Patel CB and Zala PV 2015. Relative water content as an index of permanent wilting in groundnut under progressive water deficit stress. Electronic Journal of Environmental Sciences, 8: 17-22
Kalariya KA, Shah RR and Mahatma MK (2015). Response of exogenous abscisic acid on photosynthesis in contrasting rice genotypes under salinity shock. Electronic Journal of Environmental Sciences, 8: 11- 15
Swami RK, Mahatma MK, Parekh MJ, Kalariya KA and Mahatma L (2015). Alteration of Metabolites and Polyphenol Oxidase Activity in Wilt Resistant and Susceptible Pigeonpea Genotypes during Fusarium udum Infection. Indian Journal of Agricultural Biochemistry , 28(1):18-23
Kalariya KA, Singh AL, Chakraborty K, Zala PV and Patel CB (2013). Photosynthetic characteristics of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) under water deficit. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology 18:157-163
Chakraborty K, Bishi SK, Singh AL, Kalariya KA and Kumar L (2013). Moisture deﬁcit stress affects yield and quality in groundnut seeds. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology 18(2):136–141
Meena HN, Jain NK, Bhalodia PK, Bhaduri D and Kalariya KA (2012). Performance of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea)- cow pea (Vigna unguiculata) cropping system under various salinity levels in black clay soils of Saurastra, Gujarat, Current Advances in Agricultural Sciences, 4 (1): 72-75
Books authored :
Singh AL, Misra JB, Pal KK, Dey R, Chakraborty K, Kalariya KA, Mahatma MK, Zala PV, Chaudhary V, Kumar L and Nautiyal PC (2013). Research Accomplishment of Basic Science Unit of DGR, Directorate of Groundnut Research, (ICAR) Junagadh, 136 p. pp 145-146
Singh AL, Chakraborty K, Kalariya KA, Mann A, Chaudhary V, Goswami N, Mehta D, Zala PV and Patel CB (2013). Summary and Recommendations of National Conference of Plant Physiology-2013 on “Current trends in Plant Biology Research”, 13-16 Dec, 2013, at DGR, Junagadh
Singh AL, Radhakrishanan T, Pal KK, Mishra GP, Chakraborty K, Mahatma MK, Kalariya, KA, Misra, JB (2013). Souvenir of National Conference of Plant Physiology-2013 on “Current trends in Plant Biology Research”, 13-16 Dec, 2013, at DGR, Junagadh. pp.93 pp 149-150
Singh AL, Chakraborty K, Kalariya KA, Mann A, Chaudhary V, Goswami N, Mehta D, Zala PV and Patel CB (2013). Summary and Recommendation, National Conference of Plant Physiology on “Current Trends in Plant Biology Research” 13-16 Dec, 2013, at DGR, Junagadh
Kalariya KA, Goswami N, Mehta D, Singh AL, and Saran PL (2018). Chlorophyll fluorescence: A physiological mechanism and a physical tool in plant eco-physiological studies. In Vol. 17, 2018 Scientific Publishers (India), Jodhpur, India
Singh AL, Goswami N, Nakar RN, Kalariya KA and Chakraborty K (2014). Physiology of groundnut under water deficit stress. In Recent Advances in Crop Physiology Vol 1. pp. 1-85
Singh AL, Nakar RN, Goswami N, Kalariya KA, Chakraborty K and Singh M (2013). Water deficit stress and its management in groundnut. In Advances in Plant Physiology, Vol. 14 Ed. A. Hemantaranjan Scientific Publishers (India), Jodhpur, pp. 371-465
Other professional activities:
Life member-Indian Society for Plant Physiology(ISPP), IARI, Pusa, New Delhi, India.
Life member-Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Association of India (MAPAI), Anand, India.
Life member- Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists, C.S.A.UAT, Kanpur, UP, India.
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