Complete List of publications of Dr P Ananda Kumar

(a) Research papers

1. Kumar PA, Grover HL, Abrol Y P 1981 Potential for nitrate reduction in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Journal of Plant Nutrition 3: 843-852.
2. Kumar PA 1982. Correlation between photosynthetic rate and other physiological characters in seven tobacco cultivars. Photosynthetica 16: 564-567.
3. Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1982 Glutamine synthetase activity in the reproductive organs of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 9: 144-148.
4. Pokhriyal TC, Kumar PA, Varade PB, Abrol YP 1983. Effect of defloration on nitrate reductase and glutamine synthetase activities in the root nodules of chickpea (Cicer ariteinum L.). International Chickpea Newsletter. 8: 31-32.
5. Kumar PA, Nair TVR, Abrol YP 1983 Effect of exogenous supply of amino acids, amide, urea and ureide on free NH+4 level in mungbean. Experientia 39: 1302-1303.
6. Kumar PA, Nair TVR, Abrol YP 1984 Effect of photorespiratory metabolites, inhibitors and methionine sulphoximine on the accumulation of ammonia in the leaves of mung bean and Amaranthus. Plant Science Letters 33: 303-307.
7. Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1986. Photorespiration in the pod walls of mung bean (vigna radiata L. Wilczek). Journal of Nuclear Agriculture and Biology 15: 132-134.
8. Kumar PA, Nair TVR, Abrol YP 1988 Glycine supports in vivo reduction of nitrate in barley leaves. Plant Physiology 88: 1486-1488.
9. Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1989. Refixation of photorespiratory CO2 and NH3 by the leaf disks of Parthenium hysterophorus L. Journal of Plant Physiology 134: 113-114.
10. Kumar PA, Nair TVR, Abrol YP 1989. Nitrate reductase: localization and source of reductant. Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy B54: 409-412.
11. Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1989 Effect of photorespiratory inhibitors on nitrate reduction in vivo in the leaves of barley and maize. Canadian Journal of Botany 67: 3426-3427.
12. Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1989. Photorespiratory nitrogen metabolsim in nitrate reductase-deficient barley. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 16: 123-126.
13. Kumar PA, Abrol YP. 1990. Photorespiratory nitrogen metabolism in the C3-C4 intermediate species, Moricandia arvensis. Biochemie Physiologie Pflanzen 186: 109-115.
14. Kumar PA, Chatterjee SR, Abrol YP. 1990. Photorespiratory ammonia assimilation in the leaves of barley, sorghum and Moricandia arvensis. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 2: 164-166.
15. Kumar PA, Abrol YP. 1990. Effect of methionine sulphoximine on the enzymes of nitrogen metabolism in barley leaves. Proceedings of Indian Academy of Sciences. 100: 97-100.
16. Kumar PA, Chatterjee SR, Abrol YP 1991. Effect of ploidy on some physiological characters in the cultivated species of Brassica. Cruciferae Newsletter 14: 22-23.
17. Varaprad KS, Kumar PA 1991. Effect of single and concomitant inoculations of Heterodera cajani and Fusarium solani on the activities of nitrate reductase and glutamine synthetase in cowpea. Nematologica Mediterranea 19: 55-56.
18. Kirti PB, Hadi S, Kumar PA, Chopra VL 1991. Production of sodium chloride tolerant Brassica juncea plants by in vitro selection at the somatic embryo level. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 83: 233-237.
19. Abdin MZ, Kumar PA, Abrol YP. 1992. Biochemical basis of variability in nitrate reductase activity in wheat cultivars. Plant and Cell Physiology 33: 951-954.
20. Abdin MZ, Lakkineni KC, Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1993. Nitrate reduction in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.): Relationship with malic acid content and carbohydrate status. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 20: 31-33.
21. Kumar PA, Lakshmikumaran M, Abrol YP 1993. Hormonal regulation of nitrate reductase gene expression in Hordeum vulgare. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 3, 472-473.
22. Swamy NR, Baldev B, Kumar PA, Chander PR 1993. Photoinductive requirements of Cuscuta reflexa Roxb. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology 36: 259-260.
23. Kumar PA, Raghuveer P, Abrol YP 1993. Photorespiratory nitrogen metabolism. Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy B59: 279-284.
24. Kumar PA, Kruse E, Andriesse X, Weisbeek P, Kloppstech K 1993. Integration of a cyanobacterial protein involved in nitrate reduction into isolated Synechococcus but not into pea thylakoid membranes. European Journal of Biochemistry 214: 533-537.
25. Kumar PA, Sharma RP 1994. Genetic engineering of crop plants with δ-endotoxin genes of Bacillus thuringiensis. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 3: 3-9.
26. Sivasankar A, Lakkineni KC, Rane J, Kumar PA, Nair TVR, Abrol YP 1995. Photosynthetic characteristics of urea-treated wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) . Journal of Plant Nutrition 18: 2213-2217.
27. Kumar PA and Sharma RP 1995 Codon usage in Brassica genes. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 4: 113-115.
28. Dash PK, Sharma RP, Kumar PA 1995. Shoot regeneration in the genotypes of cauliflower. Cruciferae Newsletter 17: 6-7.
29. Kumar PA, Bisaria S, Pai RA, Sharma RP 1995. Comparative shoot regeneration in the genotypes of chickpea. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 33: 77-78.
30. Kumar PA, Malik VS and Sharma RP 1996 Insecticidal proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis. Advances in Applied Microbiology 42:1-43.
31. Lakkineni KC, Rane J, Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1996. Thiol compounds support nitrate reduction in the leaves of Brassica campestris. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 34: 387-389.
32. Rane J, Lakkineni KC, Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1997. Salicylic acid protects nitrate reductase activity in wheat seedlings. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 22: 119-121.
33. Jain V, Kumar PA, Rajam MV, Abrol YP 1997. Effect of polyamines on nitrate reduction in wheat seedlings. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology. 35: 1121-1124.
34. Sivasankar A, Lakkineni KC, Jain V, Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1998. Differentialresponse of two wheat genotyes to nitrogen supply. I. Ontogenic changes in leaf growth and photosynthesis. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 181: 21-27.
35. Sivasankar A, Lakkineni KC, Jain V, Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1998. Differentialresponse of two wheat genotyes to nitrogen supply. II. Mesophyll cell characteristics and photosynthesis of laminae at full expansion. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 181: 65-70.
36. Kumar PA, Mandaokar A, Sreenivasu K, Chakrabarti SK, Sharma SR, Bisaria S, Kaur S and Sharma RP 1998 Insect-resistant transgenic brinjal plants. Molecular Breeding 4: 33-37.
37. Selvapadiyan A, Reddy VS, Kumar PA, Ahmed S and Bhatnagar R 1998 Native cry1Ia5 gene confers complete protection in transgenic tobacco against Helicoverp armigera. Molecular Breeding 4: 473-478.
38. Sreenivasu K, Kumar PA and Sharma RP 1998 Plant regeneration via somatic embryogenesis in pigeonpea ( Cajanus cajan L. Millsp). Plant Cell Reports 17: 294-297.
39. Mandaokar A, Chakrabarti SK, Kumar PA and Sharma RP1998 A fusion gene coding for two different δ-endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis toxic to Plutella xylostella and useful for resistance management. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 14: 599-601.
40. Chakrabarti SK, Mandaokar A, Kumar PA and Sharma RP 1998a Toxicity of lepidopteran specific delta endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis towards neonate larvae of Helicoverpa armigera. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 72: 336-337.
41. Chakrabarti SK, Mandaokar A, Kumar PA and Sharma RP 1998b Synergistic effect of two δ-endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis on Helicoverpa armigera. Current Science 75: 663-664.
42. Kumar PA, Mandaokar A and Sharma RP 1998 Genetic engineering of eggplant (Solanum melongena ). AgBiotech News and Information 10: 329-331.
43. Rao NGV, Majumdar A, Mandaokar A, Nimbalkar SA and Kumar PA 1999 Susceptibility of brinjal shoot and fruit borer to the δ-endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis. Current Science 77: 336-337.
44. Abrol YP, Chatterjee SR, Kumar PA and Jain V 1999 Improvement in nitrogen use efficiency : physiological and molecular approaches. Current Science 76: 1357-1364.
45. Chandra A, Ghosh P, Mandaokar A, Bera AK, Sharma RP, Das S and Kumar PA 1999 Amino acid substitution in α-helix 7 of Cry1Ac δ-endotoxin of Bacillus thuringiensis leads to enhanced toxicity to Helicoverpa armigera Hubner. FEBS Letters 458: 175-179.
46. Chakrabarti SK, Mandaokar A, Pattanayak D, Shukla A, Naik PS ,Sharma RP and Kumar PA 1999 Bacillus thuringiensis cry1Ab gene confers resistance to potato against Helicoverpa armigera Hubner. Potato Research 42: 227-238.
47. Mandaokar A, Goyal RK, Shukla A, Bhalla R, Chaurasia A, Reddy VS, Altosaar I, Sharma RP and Kumar PA 2000. Transgenic tomato plants resistant to fruitborer (Helicoverpa armigera Hubner ). Crop Protection 19: 307-312.
48. Pattanayak D, Srinivasan K, Mandaokar A, Shukla A, Bhalla R and Kumar P A 2000. AFLP fingerprinting and genetic characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 16: 667-672.
49. Prasad DV, Sharmila P, Kumar PA and Saradhi PP 2000 Transformation of Brassica juncea with a bacterial codA gene enhances tolerance to salt stress. Molecular Breeding 6; 489-499.
50. Pattanayak D, Chakrabarti S K, Kumar P A and Naik, P S 2001 Characterization of genetic diversity of some serovars of Bacillus thuringiensis by RAPD. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 39: 897-901.
51. Mahapatro G K, Gupta G P and Kumar P A 2001 Bioassay of insecticidal Cry1A proteins against Earias vitella Bab. Insect Science and its Application 21: 225- 228.
52. Aziz MA, Singh S, Kumar PA and Bhatnagar R 2002 Expression of protective antigen in transgenic plants: A step towards edible vaccine against anthrax. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 299: 345-351.
53. Prabhavati V, Yadav JS, Kumar PA and Rajam MV 2002. Abiotic stress tolerance in transgenic eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) by introduction of bacterial mannitol phosphodehydrogenase gene. Molecular Breeding. 9: 137-147.
54. Paul KA, Sharma SR, Sresty TVS, Bisaria S, Kumar PS, Saradhi PS, Frutos R, Altosaar I and Kumar PA 2005. Transgenic cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. Capitata) resistant to Diamondback moth. Indian Journal of Biotechnology 4:72-77.
55. Bhalla R, Dalal M, Panguluri SK, Jagadish B, Mandaokar A, Singh AK and Kumar PA 2005. Isolation, characterization and expression of a novel vegetative insecticidal protein gene of Bacillus thuringiensis. FEMS Microbiology letters 243: 467-472.
56. Panguluri SK, Sridhar J, Jagadish B, Sharma PC and Kumar PA 2005. Isolation and characterization of a green tissue specific promoter from pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan). Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 43: 369-372.
57. Aziz, M. A, Sikriwal, D, Singh, S, Jarugula, S. and Kumar. P. A.; Bhatnagar, R. 2005. Transformation of an edible crop with pagE gene of Bacillus anthracis. FASEB Journal 19:1501-1503.
58. Nain V, Jaiswal R, Dalal M, Ramesh B and Kumar P A 2005. Polymerase chain reaction analysis of transgenic plants contaminated by Agrobacterium. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 23: 59-65.
59. Abraham T, Jagadish B, Panguluri SK and Kumar PA. 2005. AFLP Fingerprinting of cotton genotypes. Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology. 6: 1-8.
60. Verma A and Kumar P A 2005. Isolation and deletion analysis of meristem- specific promoter from Sorghum bicolor. Indian Journal of Biotechnology 4: 516-521.
61. Verma A and Kumar P A. 2005. In vitro plant regeneration from different explants of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench). Plant Cell Biotechnologyand Molecular Biology. 6: 101-108.
62. Kumar PS, Janaiah K, Govil JN, Kumar PA and Sharma PC 2006. AFLP fingerprinting in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp) and its wild relatives. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 53: 523-531.
63. Kumar, A., Verma, A. Singh, S. K., Raghava, S.P.S. and Kumar P.A. 2006 In vitro shoot regeneration from leaf segments of carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L.) via indirect organogenesis. Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 7: 65-68.
64. Rao L S, Usharani P, Deshmukh P S, Kumar P A and Panguluri SK 2006. RAPD and ISSR fingerprinting in cultivated chickpea [Cicer arietinum (L.)] and its wild progenitor Cicer reticulatum. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 54: 1235-1244.
65. Jaiswal R, Nain V, Abdin M Z and Kumar P A. 2007. Isolation of pigeonpea legumin gene promoter and identification of conserved regulatory elements using tools of bioinformatics. Indian Journal of Biotechnology 6: 495-503.
66. Chen, Z. J., —-Kumar, P. A., —- and Paterson, A.H. 2007. Towards sequencing cotton (Gossypium) genomes. Plant Physiology 145: 1303-1310.
67. Keshamma E., Sreevathsa, R., Arthikala, M. K., Kumar, P. A., Amrita Raja Vinoda Kumar, A. R. V., Basavaraj Madhusudhan, B. and Udayakumar M, 2008. A chimeric cry1X gene imparts resistance to Spodoptera litura and Helicoverpa
armigera in the transgenic groundnut. EurAsian Journal of BioSciences, 2: 53-65.
68. Sivasudha, T. and Kumar, P. A. 2008. Isolation, sequencing and in silico analysis of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) sucrose synthase promoter. Journal of Plant Sciences 3: 203-215.
69. Verma, A. Nain, V., Kumari, C., Singh, S. K., Narasu, M. L. and Kumar, P. A. 2008. Tissue specific response of Agrobacterium tumefaciens attachment to Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants.14: 307-313.
70. Sivasudha T and Kumar PA. 2007 Sequence analysis of cereal sucrose synthase genes and isolation of sorghum sucrose synthase gene fragment. African Journal
of Biotechnology 6: 2386-2392.
71. Chaudhury, D., Madanpotra, S., Jaiwal, R., Saini, R., Kumar, P.A., Jaiwal, P.K. 2007. Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated high frequency genetic transformation of an Indian cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) cultivar and transmission of transgenes into progeny. Plant Science 172: 692-700.
72. Nain V, Verma A, Kumar N, Sharma P, Ramesh B and Kumar P A. 2008 Cloning of an ovule specific promoter from Arabidopsis thaliana and expression of β glucuronidase. Indian Journal of Biotechnology 46: 207-211.
73. Saraswaty N, Nain V, Sushmita K and Kumar P A. 2008. A fusion gene encoding two different insecticidal proteins of Bacilus thuringiensis. Indian Journal of Biotechnology 7: 204-209.
74. Vijay D., Dadlani, M., Kumar, P.A. and Panguluri, S K. 2009. Molecular Marker Analysis of Differentially Aged Seeds of Soybean and Safflower. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 27: 282-291.
75. Nandeshwar, S. B., Moghe S., Chakrabarty, P. K., Deshattiwar, M. K., Kranthi, K., Kumar, P. A., Mayee, C. D. and Khadi, B. M. 2009. Agrobacterium transformation of cry1Ac gene in diploid cotton Gossypium arboreum cv. RG 8 and regeneration of transgenic plants. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 27: 549-
76. Arvinth, S., Arun, S., Selvakesavan, R. K., J. Srikanth, J., Mukunthan, J., Kumar, P. A., Premachandran M. N. and Subramonian N. 2010. Genetic transformation and pyramiding of aprotinin-expressing sugarcane with cry1Ab for shoot borer (Chilo infuscatellus) resistance. Plant Cell Reports. 29: 383-395.
77. Sharma, P., Nain, V., Lakhanpal, S. and Kumar P. A. 2010 Synergistic activity between Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab and Cry1Ac toxins against maize stem borer (Chilo partellus Swinhoe). Letters in Applied Microbiology 51: 42-47.
78. Acharjee, S., Sarmah, B., Kumar, P. A., Olsen, K., Mahon, R., Moar, M. J., Moore, A. and Higgins, T. J. V. 2010. Expression of a sequence-modified cry2Aa gene for resistance to Helicoverpa armigera in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Plant Science 178: 333-339.
79. Sharma, P., Nain, V., Paul S. L. and Kumar, P. A. 2010. Binding of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1A toxins with brush border membrane vesicles of maize stem borer (Chilo partellus Swinhoe). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 106: 333-335.
80. Shrivastava, D., Nain, V., Sahi, S., Verma, A., Sharma, P., Sharma, P. C. and Kumar, P. A. 2010. Modeling and molecular dynamic simulation studies of pathogen resistance (R) protein from brinjal (Solanum melongena L). Bioinformation 5: 326-330.
81. Leelavathi, S., Bhardwaj, A., Kumar, S., Dass, A., Pathak, R., Pandey, S. S., Tripathy, B. C., Padmalatha, K. V., Dhandapani, G., Kanakachari, M., Kumar, P. A., Cella, R. and Reddy, V. S. 2011. Genome-wide transcriptome and proteome analyses of tobacco psaA and psbA deletion mutants. Plant Molecular Biology76: 407-425.
82. Raghavendra, K. P., Phanindra, M. L. V., Kumar, B. K., Dhandapani, G. and Kumar, P. A. 2011. Identification of differentially expressed genes during bud stage of cotton boll development using suppression subtractive hybridization and cDNA macroarray. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 20: 12-19.
83. Chellaiah, A. Gupta, G. P., Karuppaiah, S. and Kumar, P. A. 2011. Chimeric δ-endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis with increased activity against Helicoverpa armigera. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 31: 59-68.
84. Gahloth, D., Shukla, U., Birah, A., Gupta, G. P., Kumar, P. A., Dhaliwal, H.S. and Sharma, A.K. 2011. Bioinsecicidal activity of Murraya koenigii miraculin type protein against Helicoverpa armigera and Spodoptera litura. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 78: 132-144.
85. Ramu, S.V., Rohini, S., Reddy G. K., Neelima, M. G., Shanmugam, N. B., Kumar, A. R. V., Sarangi, S. K., Kumar, P. A. and Udayakumar, M. 2011. Expression of a synthetic cry1AcF gene in transgenic Pigeon pea confers resistance to Helicoverpa armigera. Journal of Applied Entomology 136: 675-687.
86. Nadella, K. D., Marla, S. S. and Kumar, P. A. 2012. Identification of SNP mutations in DREB1, HKT1 and WKRY1 genes involved in drought and salt stress tolerance in Durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L. var durum). OMICS 16: 149-159.
87. Chelliah A. Gupta, G. P., Karuppaiah, S. and Kumar, P. A. 2012. Antagonistic effect of Cry1Ac and Cry1Jb on cotton bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences.82:
88. Padmalatha, K. V., Dhandapani, G., Kanakachari, M., Kumar, S., Dass, A., Patil, D. P., Rajamani, V., Kumar, K., Pathak, R., Rawat, B., Leelavathi, S., Reddy, P. S., Neha Jain, N., Kasu N. Powar, K. N., Hiremath, V., Katageri, I. S., Malireddy K. Reddy, M. K., Solanke, A. U., Reddy, V. S. and Kumar, P. A. 2012. Genome-wide transcriptomic analysis of cotton under drought stress reveal significant down-regulation of genes and pathways involved in fibre elongation and up-regulation of defense responsive genes. Plant Molecular Biology 78: 223–246.
89. Wang, Z., Hobson, N., Galindo, L., Zhu, S., Shi, D., McDill, J., Yang, L., Hawkins, S., Neutelings, G., Datla, R., Lambert, G., Galbraith, D., Grassa, C., Geraldes, A., Cronk, Q., Cullis, C., Dash, P., Kumar, P. A., Cloutier, S., Sharpe, A., Wong, G., Wang, J. and Deyholos, M. 2012. The genome of flax (Linum usitatissimum) assembled de novo from short shotgun sequence reads. The Plant Journal 72: 461-473.
90. Pattanayak, D., Solanke, A.U. and Kumar P. A., 2013. Plant RNA Interference Pathways: Diversity in Function, Similarity in Action. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 31:493–506.
91. Padmalatha K. V., Patil, D. P., Kumar, K., Dhandapani, D., Kanakachari, M., Phanindra, M. L. V., Kumar, K., Mohan, T. C, Prakash, A. H., Vamadevaiah, H. M., Katageri, I. S., Leelavathi, S., Kumar, P. A. and and Reddy, V. S. 2012. Functional genomics of fuzzless-lintless mutant of Gossypium hirsutum cv. MCU5 reveal key genes and pathways involved in cotton fibre initiation and elongation. BMC Genomics 13:624-628.
92. Kumar, S., Kumar, K., Pandey P., Rajamani, V., Padmalatha, K. V., Dhandapani, G., Kanakachari M., Leelavathi, S., Kumar, P. A. and Reddy, V.S. 2013. Glycoproteome of elongating cotton fiber cells. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics. 12: 3677-3689.
93. Lochab, S, Kumar, P. A, and Raghuram, N. 2014. Molecular characterization of nitrate uptake and assimilatory pathway in Arthrospira platensis reveals nitrate induction and differential regulation. Archives of Microbiology. 196: 385-394
94. Dhandapani, G., —–, Kumar P. A. 2014. A gene encoding Cold-Circadian rhythm-RNA binding like protein (CCR-Like) from upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) confers tolerance to abiotic stresses in transgenic tobacco. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, DOI: 10.1007/s11105-014-0729-x

95. Ahmad I, Solanke AU, Deshmukh DP, Kanakachari M, Sreevathsa, Pattanayak D, Sharma TR & Kumar PA. 2014. Isolation and characterization of ethylene responsive factor (ERF) genes from brinjal. Indian J Hort 71: 49-54.

96. Kanakachari M, Ahmad I, Solanke AU, Jayabalan N & Kumar PA. 2014. Characterization of antioxidant genes during fruit development and ripening in brinjal (Solanum melongena). Intl J Curr Biotechnol. 2: 29-34.

97. Dash, PK., Cao, Y., Jailani, AK., Venglat, P., Xiang, D. Rai, R., Sharma, R., Tirunavukkarasu, N., Abdin, MZ., Yadava, DK., Singh, NK., Saingh, J., Selvaraj, G., Deyholos, M., Kumar, PA. and Datla, R. 2014.Genome-wide analysis of drought induced gene expression changes in flax (Linum usitatissimum). GM Crops and Food. 5: 106-119.

98. Singh, R.K., Singh, V.K., Rao, S.R., Phanindra, M.L.V., Raman, K.V., Solanke, A.U., Kumar, P. A., Sharma, T.R. 2015. Expression of Finger Millet EcDehydrin7 in transgenic tobacco confers tolerance to drought stress. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 177: 207-216.

99. Singh, V.K., Nain, V., Sharma, P., Rao, K.R.S.S., Birah, A., Gupta, G.P. and Kumar, P. A. 2015. Enhanced toxicity of purified Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac δ-endotoxin. Current Trends in Biotechnology and Pharmacy, 9: 97-106.

100. Bhawna, Chaduvula, P.K., Bonthala, V.S., Verma, M., Siddiq, E. A. Kumar, P.A. and Prasad, G.M.N.V. 2015. CmMDb: A Versatile Database for Cucumis melo Microsatellite Markers and other horticulture crop research, PLOS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118630.

101. James D, Tarafdar T, Biswas, K, Sathyavati TC, Padaria, JC and Kumar PA 2015. Development and characterization of a high temperature stress responsive subtractive cDNA library in Pearl millet Pennisetum glaucum. Indian J Experimental Biology 53: 543-550.

102. Kumar, S. Kanakachari, M., Gurusamy, , Kumar, K., Prabhakaran, N., Kethireddy V. P., Solanke, A., Gamanagatti, S., Vamadevaiah, H., Katageri, I., Leelavathi, S., Kumar, P. A. and Reddy, V.S. 2016. Genome-wide transcriptomic and proteomic analyses of bollworm infested developing cotton bolls revealed the genes and pathways involved in the insect pest defense mechanism. Plant Biotechnology Journal 14: 1438-1455.

103. Kanakachari, M., Solanke, A.U., Prabhakaran, N., Ahmad, I., Dhandapani, G., Jayabalan, N. and Kumar, P. A. 2016. Evaluation of suitable reference genes for normalization of qPCR gene expression studies in Brinjal (Solanum melongena) during fruit developmental stages. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 178: 433-450

104. Das, A., Datta, S., ——, Kumar, P. A. and Singh, N.P. 2016. Expression of chimeric Bt gene, Cry1Aabc in transgenic pigeonpea (cv. Asha) confers resistance to gram pod borer (Helicoverpa armigera ). Plant Cell Tissue Organ Culture. 127: 705-715.

105. Bageshwar, UK., Srivastava, M., Pardha Saradhi, P., Paul, S., Gothandapani, S., Jaat, RS., Shankar, P., Yadav, R., Biswas, DR., Kumar, PA., Padaria, JC., Mandal, PK., Annapurna, K.  and Das, HK. 2017. An environment friendly engineered Azotobacter can replace substantial amount of urea fertilizer and yet sustain same wheat yield. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. doi:10.1128/AEM.00590-17

(b) Scientific reviews

1. Abrol YP, Kumar PA, Nair TVR 1984. Nitrate uptake, assimilation and grain nitrogen accumulation. Advances in Cereal Science and Technology 6: 1-8.
2. Singh P, Kumar PA, Abrol YP, Naik MS 1985. Photorespiratory nitrogen cycle-A critical evaluation. Physiologia Plantarum 66: 169-176.
3. Rajam MV, Dagar S, Waie B, Yadav JS, Kumar PA, Shoeb F and Kumria R 1998 Genetic engineering of polyamine and carbohydrate metabolism for osmotic stress tolerance in higher plants. Journal of Biosciences 23: 478-482.
4. Pattanayak D and Kumar PA 2001 Plant biotechnology: recent advances and future perspectives. Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy B 66: 265-310.
5. Kumar PA 2001 Plant biotechnology: Future perspectives. Defence Science Journal. 51: 1-13.
6. Paul KA, Kumar PA and Saradhi PP 2002. Genetic transformation of vegetable Brassicas: A review. Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 3:1-10.
7. Kumar PA 2002. Bacillus thuringiensis and insect pest management in agriculture. Proceedings of AP Academy of Sciences 6: 29-36.
8. Ranjekar PK, Patankar A, Gupta V, Bhatnagar R, Bentur J and Kumar PA 2003. Genetic engineering of crop plants for insect resistance. Current Science 84: 101-110.
9. Kumar PA 2003 Insect pest-resistant transgenic crops. In: Advances in Microbial Control of Insect Pests (Ed. R K Upadhyay), pp. 71-82, Kluwer Academic, New York.
10. Saraswathy N and Kumar PA 2004. Protein engineering of δ-endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology. Vol 7, Issue 2.
11. Kumar P A. 2004. Cautious use of Bt genes in transgenic crops. Current Science 86: 632-633.
12. Dalal M and Kumar P A. 2005. Biotechnology of vegetable crops: Current trends Proc. A P Academy of Sciences 9: 219-228.
13. Dalal M., Dani R. G. and Kumar P. A. 2005. Current trends in the genetic engineering of vegetable crops Scientia Horticulturae 107: 215-225

(c) Articles published in conference volumes

14. Abrol YP, Kumar PA, Dhar D 1986. Nitrogen Metabolism In: Plant Physiology Research in India. SP Sen (ed). pp. 73-78.
15. Abdin MZ, Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1989. Does NADH limit nitrate reduction in wheat genotypes? In: Current Research in Photosynthesis, Vol. 4, M Baltscheffsky (ed), pp. 66-70, Kluwer, Dordrecht.
16. Kumar PA, Abrol YP. 1990. Effect of amino donors on (1-14C) glycolate and glyoxylate decarboxylation and photorespiratory NH4 accumulation in the leaves of barley and sorghum. In: Proceedings of the International Congress on Plant Physiology, SK Sinha (ed), pp. 1071-1078, New Delhi.
17. Karunachand L, Kumar PA, Abrol YP. 1990. Emission of hydrogen sulphide from the leaf disks and extracts of Brassica spp., Arachis hypogaea and Triticum aestivum. In: Proceeding of the International Congress on Plant Physiology, SK Sinha (ed), pp. 1246-1249. New Delhi.
18. Kumar PA, Sharma RP 1995. Revolutionizing plant breeding through biotechnology, In: Sustaining Crop and Animal Productivity, DL Deb (ed), pp.147-156, Narosa, New Delhi.
19. Kumar PA, Mohapatra T, Archak S, Sharma RP 1995. Expression of Bacillus thuringiensis δ-endotoxin in transgenic tobacco and cauliflower. In: Agricultural Biotechnology, VL Chopra, Sharma RP and Swaminathan MS (eds), pp. 191-197, Oxford-IBH, New Delhi.
20. Sharma, H. C., Ananda Kumar, P., Seetharama, N., Hari Prasad, K. V., and Singh, B. U. 1999. Role of transgenic plants in pest management in sorghum. In: Symposium on Tissue Culture and Genetic Transformation of Sorghum, 23–28 Feb 1999. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Patancheru, India.
21. Kumar, P. A. 2009. Bt cotton: New challenges. In: Proc. National Symp. Bt cotton: Opportunities and Prospects, Ed. M.S. Chauhan, K.R. Kranthi, M.V. Venugopalan, A.R. Reddy and R.S. Sangwan, Cotton Res. Dev. Association, CCSHAU, Hisar, pp. 6-8.

(d) Chapters contributed to books

22. Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1990. Ammonia assimilation in higher plants. In: Nitrogen in Higher Plants, YP Abrol (ed), pp. 159-179, John Wiley and Sons, New York.
23. Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1992. Ammonia assimilation and loss in higher plants. Recent Advances in Plant Biology, CP Malik and YP Abrol (eds), pp. Narendra Publishing House, New Delhi.
24. Kumar PA, Raghuveer P, Abrol YP 1993.Interactions between carbon and nitrogen metabolism. In: photosynthesis and Plant Productivity, YP Abrol, P Mohanty, Govindjee (eds), pp. 339-350, Kluwer, Dordrecht.
25. Sharma RP, Kumar PA, Kaur S 1997. Genetic engineering of crop plants for insect resistance using crystal protein genes of Bacillus thuringiensis. In: Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, KK Tiwari, GS Singhal (eds), pp. 43-52, Narosa, New Delhi.
26. Kumar PA, Sharma RP 1998. Engineering crop plants for insect pest management In: Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in Crop Improvement, PK Gupta (ed), pp. 104-116, Rastogi Publications, Meerut.
27. Mandaokar A, Kumar PA, Malik VS and Sharma RP 1998 Bt-transgenic plants: progress and prospects. In: Applied Plant Biotechnology (eds: VL Chopra, VS Malik and SR Bhat), pp. 285-300. Oxford-IBH, New Delhi.
28. Sharma RP, Kumar PA 1998. Biotechnological approaches for insect pest control in crop plants. In: Biotechnology and Biodiversity in Agriculture and Forestry, BN Prasad (ed), pp. 77-89, Oxford-IBH, New Delhi.
29. Kumar PA 2000. Biotechnological approaches for Insect pest management in fruits and vegetables. In: Biotechnology in Horticultural and Plantation Crops, KL Chadha (ed), pp. 159-170. Malhotra Publishing House, New Delhi.
30. Mandaokar A, Kumar PA and Sharma RP 2000 Genetic engineering for vegetable crop improvement. In: Biotechnology in Horticultural and Plantation Crops, KL Chadha (ed), pp. 352-368, Malhotra Publishing House, New Delhi.
31. Kumar P A and Bambawale OM 2002 Insecticidal proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis and their application in agriculture. In: Advances in Microbial Toxin Research. (Ed: R K Upadhyay), pp.259-280. Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York.
32. Kumar PA, Parry MAJ, Mitchell RAC, Ahmad A and Abrol YP 2003 Photosynthesis and nitrogen use efficiency. In: Photosynthetic Nitrogen Assimilation and Associated Carbon Metabolism (Eds CH Foyer and G Noctor), Kluwer, Dordrecht.
33. Singh ND, Kumar PA and Jaiwal PK 2003. In vitro regeneration and genetic transformation of chickpea. In: Applied Genetics of Leguminosae Biotechnology, Eds. Jaiwal P K and Singh R P, pp. 47-68, Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht.
34. Jaiswal R and Kumar PA 2003. Genetic engineering for insect resistance. In: Improvement Strategies of Leguminosae Biotechnology, Eds. Jaiwal P K and Singh R P, pp.245-254., Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht.
35. Kumar P A 2003.Genetic engineering of vegetable crops for insect resistance, Eds Singh R P and Jaiwal P K , pp. 27-39, Sci Tech Publishing, USA.
36. Sresty T V and Kumar P A 2004 Genetic engineering of plants for therapeutic purposes. In: Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Research, Vol 4,Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Eds Govil JN, Kumar PA, V K Singh. pp. 275-294, Studium Press, Houston, USA.
37. Abdin M Z, Israr M, Kumar P A and Jain S K 2004. Molecular approaches to enhance artemisinin contentin Artemisia annua. In: Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Research, Vol 4, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. Eds Govil JN, Kumar PA, V K Singh, pp. 145-162, Studium Press, Houston, USA.
38. Jaiswal R, Kumar P S, Abdin M Z and Kumar P A 2005. Genetic transformation of grain legumes. In: Plant Biotechnology and its Applications in Tissue Culture Eds. Kumar A, Roy S and Sopory, S. K.), pp. 243-283, I. K International, New Delhi.
39. Sharma, K K, Kumar P A, Singh N P. and Sharma H C. 2005. Insecticidal genes and their potential in developing transgenic crops for resistance to Heliothis / Helicoverpa. In: Heliothis/Helicoverpa Management. Ed H C Sharma, Oxford- IBH, New Delhi, pp. 255-274.
40. Ajirlo S A, Jagadish B, Mishra R L and Kumar P A. 2006. Insect resistant transgenic floricultural crops. In: Floriculture, Ornamental and Plant Biotechnology Vol. III, Ed. Jaime da Silva Teixeira, pp. 548-552, Global Science Books, U.K.
41. Kumar P A. 2006. Biotechnology and biosafety. In: Environment and Agriculture (Eds. K. L. Chaddha and M. S. Swaminathan), pp. 882-890. Malhotra Publishing House, New Delhi.
42. Dalal M. and Kumar P. A. 2006. Transgenic vegetables for pharmaceutical and industrial applications. In: Plant Biotechnology (Ed. PC Trivedi, pp. 11-123, Pointer Publishers, Jaipur.
43. Kumar P A. 2006. Biosafety of transgenic horticultural crops. In: Post-harvest Management Marketing and Trade in Horticultural Crops, Eds. Chadha, K.L., Pal, R.N., Singh, S.K. and Prasad K.V., pp. 1132-1136. Horticultural Socirty of India, New Delhi.
44. Kumar P A. 2007. Genetic transformation of plants by gene targeting. In: Agriculture for Food Security and Rural Growth, Ed. V. Dhawan, The Energy Research Institute, New Delhi, pp. 267-294.
45. Rajam, M V. Prabhavati V, Rotino G L, D. Sihachakr D, Elisabeth Mansur E and Kumar, P. A. 2008. Eggplant. In: Kole C, Hall TC (Eds). “Compendium of Transgenic Crop Plants: Transgenic Vegetable Crops”, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, 2008, pp 47-72.
46. Liang H, Kumar P A, Nain V, Powell W A and Carlson J E, 2010. Selection and Screening Strategies. In: Transgenic Plants, Vol. 1, Principles and Development, (Eds. C. Kole, C. H. Michler, A. G. Abbott and T. C. Hall, pp. 85-144, Springer, Heidelberg.
47. Kumar, B. K. and Kumar, P. A. 2010. Insect resistant transgenic plants. In:Pests and Pathogens: Management Strategies (Eds). V. D. Reddy, P. N. Rao and K. V. Rao, BS Publications, Hyderabad, pp. 487-520.
48. Nain, V., Sahi, S and Kumar P.A. 2011. In Silico Identification of Regulatory Elements in Promoters. In: Computational Biology and Applied Bioinformatics (Eds. Lopes, H. S and Cruz, L. M.), InTech, pp. 47-66.

49. Solanke, A. U. and Kumar, P. A. 2013. Phenotyping of tomatoes. In: Phenotyping for Plant Breeding: Applications of Phenotyping Methods for Crop Improvement. (Eds. Panguluri, S. K. and Kumar, A. A.), 169-204, Springer, New York.

50. Yadav, R. C., Solanke, A. U., Kumar, P., Pattanayak, D., Yadav, N. R. and Kumar, P. A. 2013. Genetic engineering for tolerance to climate change related traits. In: Genomics and Breeding for Climate-Resilient Crops: Vol. 1 Concepts and Strategies. (Ed. Kole), pp. 285-330, Springer, Heidelberg.

51. Sreevathsa R., Solanke, A. U. and Kumar, P. A. 2015. Biotechnology for insect pest management in vegetable crops. In: Recent Advancements in Gene Expression and Enabling Technologies in Crop Plants (Eds). K. Azhakanandam, A. Silverstone, H. Daniell and M.R. Davey, Springer, New York, pp. 313-387.

52. Sreevathsa, R. Pattanayak, D. and Kumar, P. A. 2015. Impact of genetically engineered insect resistant crops in developing countries. In: Reddy, D. V. R., Kumar, P. A., Kumar P. L., Loebenstein, G. and Rao, C.K. (eds), 2015. Genetically Engineered Crops in Developing Countries, Studium Press, Houston, USA.

53. Kumar, P. A. 2017. Genome editing and crop improvement. In: Global Challenges and Opportunities for the Century Ahead. (Eds.) V.D. Reddy, K.V. Rao and K.R. Krishna. B.S. Publications, Hyderabad.

(e) Books:

1. Govil JN, Kumar PA, V K Singh 2004. Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Research, Vol 4, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. Studium Press, Houston.
2. Karihaloo, J. L. and Kumar, P. A. 2009 Bt cotton in India: A status report. Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology, New Delhi, India.
3. Jain, V. and Kumar, P. A. 2011. Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Plants. New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi.
4. Reddy, DVR., Kumar, P. A., Kumar P. L., Loebenstein, G. and Rao, C.K. 2015. Genetically Engineered Crops in Developing Countries, Studium Press, Houston, USA.

5. Kumar, P.A., Balachandran, S.M., Neeraja, C.N., Sundaram, R.M., Madhav, M.S., Mangrauthia, S.K., Divya, P.S. and Barbadikar, K.M. 2017. Biotechnology for Rice Improvement. Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad.

(f). Other publications (Popular articles)

1. Abrol YP, Kumar PA 1979. RuBP carboxylase-A wonder protein. Science Reporter 17: 763-768.
2. Kumar PA, Abrol YP 1986. Abscissic acid in animals. Science Reporter 23: 509.
3. Rao DG, Kumar PA 1987. Temporal separation of nitrogen fixation and photosynthesis in blue-green algae. Science Reporter 24: 112.
4. Kumar PA 1988. C3-C4 intermediate plants. Science Reporter 25: 214-215.
5. Kumar PA 1989. Antisense RNA Science Reporter 26: 344.
6. Kumar PA 1994. Crops by design Science Reporter 31: 20-23.
7. Kumar PA, Sharma RP 1995. Bacillus thuringiensis – A farmer’s friend. Science Reporter 32: 30-31.
8. Kumar PA 1995. Mosquito control by bactetia. Yojana. 39: 20.
9. Kumar PA, Sharma SR 1997. Biotechnological improvement of vegetable Brassicas. Indian Horticulture. 41: 55-56.
10. Kumar PA 1998. Green fluorescent plants. Science Reporter (October issue).
11. Kumar PA and Dalal M., 2004. Genetic engineering of vegetable crops. Indian Farming 54: 24-26.
12. Kumar PA 2005. Novel way to create GM plants. Science Reporter 42: 18.
13. Kumar P A 2005. Bt-Crops. Advanced Biotech 4: 20-24.
14. Kumar P. A. 2007. Gene targeting in plants. SABP Newsletter (October)3:10
15. Niranjan, R. S. and Kumar P. A. 2008. Vikasit hotee geenantarit fasalen. Kheti 11: 12-16 (in Hindi).
16. Kumar P. A. 2009. Bt brinjal. Biotech News. 4:108-111.
17. Singh, R and Kumar P. A. 2010. Khady surakshe keliye parajeenee phasalen. Kheti 63: 3-5 (Hindi).
18. Kumar, P. A. 2011. Bt cotton: A revolution. 11: 28-29.
19. Kumar, P.A. 2011. Biosafety of Bt crops. Pharma Bioworld 9: 40-43.
20. Kumar P.A. 2012. GM Crops and food security (Telugu). Raithu Lokam 44: 3-4.