Arid Forest Research Institute

Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education
(An Autonomous Body of Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Govt. of India)
 
 

Dr. Ranjana Arya

M.Sc. Ph.D

Head & Scientist-F

Non Wood Forest Products Division

 

Area Of Specialization:

Organic Chemistry and Soil Scinece.

Publications

Papers in International Journals

 

  1. S.H. Jain, Ranjana Arya and Hemant Kumar (2007). Distribution of Sandal (Santalum album l.) current growth rates predicted yield of heartwood and oil content and future potential in semiarid and arid regions of Rajasthan, India . Forest Trees and Livelihood, 17(3): 61-67.
  2. Ranjana Arya.(2006). Studies on growth and biomass production of different fodder tree species in a silvi-pastoral trial under hot arid conditions in India. Journal of Arid Environment 65(1)179-191.
  3. Ranjana Arya, K. R. Chaudhary and R.R.Lohara. (2005). Effect of Nitrogen and gypsum on establishment and early growth of Salvadora persica (L.) in a salt affected soil in hot arid zone. Forest trees and Livlihood 15:291-306.
  4. V.P.Tewari and Ranjana Arya (2005). Degradation of Arid Rangelands in Thar Desert, India: A Review" Arid Land Research and Management 18(1): 1-12.
  5. Ranjana Arya (2003). Yield of Cassia angustifolia in combination to different tree species in a silvi-herbal trial under hot arid conditions in India. Bioresource technology, 86(2): 165-169.
  6. Gupta G. N. and Ranjana Arya (1995). Performance of Atriplex on a salt land in Indian arid region. Journal of Arid Environment, 30: 67-73.
  7. Vikas Babu, Ranjana Arya, M. Ilyas and K.T. Nasim (1994). 9-Hydroxy-2, 2.6, 7-Tetramethyl-2H [1] Benzopyran-(1-Phenylethylene-10-yl)-[3,2-b]-Dihydropyran-4-one from Calophyllum tomentosum. Phytochemistry, 35(2) 507-10.
  8. Ranjana Arya, Vikas Babu, M. Ilyas and K.T. Nasim (1992). Myricetin 3'-Rhamnoside-3-Galactoside from Buchanania lanzan (Anacardiaceae). Phytochemistry, 31(7) 2569-70.

 Papers in National Journals

  1. Ranjana Arya  R. R. Lohara and R. L. Meena (2014) Survival and biomass production of Salvadora persica  on various types of salt affected soils  under arid conditions in Rajasthan and Gujarat. Annals of Arid Zone, 53(1),43-48.
  2. Ranjana Arya and Vinod Singh Gour (2013): Conservation strategy for critically endangered species if the Thar Desert: Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari, Indian Forester, 139(8):744-745.
  3. Ranjana Arya (2012) Establishment and Biomass yield of Salvadora persica with different treatments in the little ran of Kachchh Current agriculture 36(1-2), 41-46.
  4.  Ranjana Arya, Hemant Sharma, RRohara and R L. Meena (2012). Silvi-pastoral system for ensuring fodder availability and site improvement: A study under arid conditions in Bhuj, Kachchh, Ind. J. Agroforestry 14 (2): 6-12(2012)
  5. Ranjana Arya, R. R. lohara and R. L. Meena (2010): Performance of Exotic Acacia spp on highly saline black silty clay soil in the little Rann of Kachchh.  Current Agriculture.34(1-2): 69-73.
  6. Ranjana Arya and Hemant Kumar (2010). Chemistry of Salvadora persica (Miswak): A boon to saline wasteland. Envis Forestry Bulletin, vol. 10(1), p. 159-165.
  7. Ranjana Arya, R. R. lohara and R. L. Meena (2010): Performance of Exotic Acacia spp on highly saline black silty clay soil in the little Rann of Kachchh.  Current Agriculture.34(1-2): 69-73.
  8. Ranjana Arya and Hemant Kumar (2010). Chemistry of Salvadora persica (Miswak): A boon to saline wasteland. Envis Forestry Bulletin 10(1):159-165.
  9. Ranjana Arya, R. R. lohara and R. L. Meena (2010). Performance of exotic Acacia spp on highly saline black silty clay soil in the little rann of Kachchh.  Current Agriculture 34(1-2): 69-73.
  10. Ranjana Arya (2009). Performance of Atriplex spp on various soil structures on arid salt affected soil in Rajasthan. Current Agriculture: 33: 1-7
  11. Ranjana Arya and R. R. Lohara, (2008). Performance of halophytes and glycophytes on various types of mounds on arid salt affected soil in hot arid region. Current Agriculture: 32, 91-97.
  12. Ranjana Arya, Hemant Kumar, R.R. Lohara and R. K Meena (2007). Studies on variation in total soluble carbohydrate and protein concentration in various plant species grown on arid salty soil. Current Agriculture 31:109-115
  13. Ranjana Arya and R.R. Lohara (2006) Studies on mound practices for establishment and growth of various plant species on saline and waterlogged soil in hot arid zone Indian Forester 132 (5), 556-564, 2006
  14. Ranjana Arya, Hemant Kumar and R.K. Gupta (2007) Commiphora wightii -natural occurrence and strategies for conservation. J. Ayurveda, NIA, Jaipur  (Vol 1, no 4 33-36).
  15. Ranjana Arya, G. R. Kachhwaha, K.R. Chaudhary and R. R. Lohara (2006) Performance of various plant species on water harvesting structures under frost prone arid conditions in India My Forest, vol 42(2): 193-205.
  16. Ranjana Arya and Upendra Shukla (2005) Growth and water use of some important forestry species after 52 months of age under irrigated conditions in hot arid zone Current Agriculture Vol 29: 113-119
  17. Ranjana Arya, S.H.Jain and K.K.Chaudhary (2004) Potentials of Lesser-known trees in Rajasthan. My Forest 40(4): 421-431.
  18. Ranjana Arya and K.R.Chaudhary (2002). Studies on morphological status of Acacia nilotica for gum production. Current Agriculture 26(1-2):61-62.
  19. Tripathi, Y.C. H.K. Sharma and Ranjana Arya (2001). Ethno-medicinal appraisal of traditional phyto-medicines of arid Rajasthan. J. Med. Arom.Sci., 22 & 23 (4A & 1A): 487-498.
  20. Ranjana Arya and Y. C. Tripathi (2000). Contents and Quality traits of Gum Obtained from Acacia nilotica grown at Jodhpur. Indian Drugs, 37(7): 332-334.
  21. Ranjana Arya, Gupta G. N. and Kacchwaha, G. R. (1998). Response of exotic and indigenous halophytes to soil amendments on an arid salt. Annals of Forestry, 6(1): 47-53.
  22. Ranjana Arya, Gupta G. N. Kacchwaha, G. R. And Bohra, N. K. (1998). Growth and ameliorating effect of Atriplex lentiformis in response to management practices on an arid salt affected land. Current Agriculture, 22(1-2): 69-75.
  23. Ranjana Arya, Gupta G. N. and Kacchwaha, G. R. (1997). Performance of selected tree species on an arid salt land under different management practices. Current Agriculture, 21(1-2): 101-106.
  24. Ranjana Arya, Gupta G. N., Kacchwaha, G. R. and Limba, N. K. (1996). Response of Atriplex lentiformis to management practices on arid salt land. Annals of Arid zone, 35(2): 133-135.
  25. Ranjana Arya, Vikas Babu, M. Ilyas and K.T. Nasim (1989). Phytochemical examination of the leaves of Anacardium occidentale. J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 66:
  26. Ranjana Arya, Vikas Babu, M. Ilyas and K.T. Nasim (1989). Chemical examination of the leaves of Rhus mysorensis. J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 66:
  27. Ranjana Arya, Vikas Babu, M. Ilyas and K.T. Nasim (1988). Flavonoids from the leaves of Buchanania lanzan (Anacardiaceae). J. Ind. Chem. Soc., 65: 882
  28. Iqbal Ahmed, Mohd. Kami, Ranjana Arya, K. T. Nasim and M. Ilyas. (1985) Biflavonyl pigments from the leaves of Cupressus lawsoniana (Syn. C. nutkanus) and Fitzoraya patagonica (Cupressaceae). Ind. J. Chem., 24B 321-322.

 Papers presented in Seminar/Workshop/Conferences:

  1. Ranjana Arya, Gupta, G.N., Limba, N.K. and Kachhwaha, G.R. (1995). Plants to halt the salt in Indian Arid zone. Proc. Regional Forestry Research Meeting (western zone) at AFRI, Jodhpur, 6-7 Feb, 1995, pp 95.
  2. Ranjana Arya,, Gupta, G.N., and Kachhwaha, G.R. (1996). Performance of Atriplex lentiformis on arid saltland using different management practices. Workshop on Rehabilitation of salt affected lands, Aug30-31, 1996, Dept. of Watershed Development and Soil Conservation, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  3. Ranjana Arya, and Gupta, G.N. (1997). Atriplex on Arid saltland in Indian Desert. accepted for presentation in 62nd Annual Convention of Ind. Soc. Soil Sci., Oct. 18-21, 1997 at Science city Campus, Calcutta
  4. Ranjana Arya, (1998). Afforestation of salt affected soils presented in the Brain storming session on `Sustainable management of saline/sodic ground water and industrial effluents' on 22 Sept. 1998 at CAZRI, Jodhpur.
  5. Ranjana Arya, and Tripathi, Y.C. (1998). Industrial application of gums from arid zone flora. Accepted for poster presentation in the XIII Carbohydrate Conference at FRI, Dehradun.
  6. Tripathi, Y.C. and Arya, Ranjana (1998). Trends in consumption of carbohydrates as fat replacers. Accepted for poster presentation in the XIII Carbohydrate Conference at FRI, Dehradun
  7. Arya, Ranjana and Tripathi, Y.C. (1999) Chemical poisoning of foods and its consequences. In: National Seminar on Hazards of Milk, Food and Medicine Adulteration in India, 2nd Nov., 1999, Haridwar.
  8. Tripathi, Y.C. and Arya, Ranjana (1999) Adultration- A serious problem in plant based drugs. In: National Seminar on Hazards of Milk, Food and Medicine Adultration in India, 2nd Nov., 1999, Haridwar
  9. Ranjana Arya and Y. C. Tripathi (1999). Vegetal Sweetners, A safe alternative to sugars. XIV carbohydrate conference, 16-17 Dec. Dept. Of Chemistry, I.I.T. Madras, Chennai
  10. Tripathi, Y.C. and Arya, Ranjana (2000) Ethnomedicinal appraisal of traditional phytomedicines of arid Rajasthan. In: National Seminar on Frontiers of Research and Development in Medicinal Plants, 16-18 Sept., 2000, Central Instt. Of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), Lucknow.
  11. Tripathi, Y.C., Sharma, H.K. and Arya, Ranjana (2000) Concern over safety and efficacy of plant based drugs. In: National Seminar on Frontiers of Research and Development in Medicinal Plants, 16-18 Sept., 2000, Central Instt. of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), Lucknow.
  12. Arya, Ranjana and Tripathi, Y.C. (2000) Cellulose: A plant polysaccharide of industrial value. In: XVTH Carbohydrate Conference, 16-17 Oct., 2000, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat.
  13. Tripathi, Y.C., Arya, Ranjana and Srivastava, K.K. (2000) fungal polysaccharide: Potential and perspectives. In: XVTH Carbohydrate Conference, 16-17 Oct., 2000, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar , Gujarat.
  14. Tripathi, Y.C. and Ranjana Arya (2000). Scope for cultivation of Psoralea corlifolia in arid areas. Centennial Conference on Spice and Aromatic plants, 20-23 Sept. 2000, Indian Institue of Spice Research, Calicut
  15. Ranjana Arya and K. R. Chaudhary (2002). Plantation practices for saline and waterlogged areas. Presented in workshop on Innovative Plantation Technology and Joint Forest Management in IGNP area" at Bikaner on 10-11 January, 2002.
  16. Ranjana Arya (2003). Vegetation Status of a salt affected soil after five years of plantation Presented in Symposium on Impact of Human Activities on Thar Desert Environment at CAZRI, Jodhpur on 15-17. Feb. 2001.
  17. S.H.Jain, H.K.Sharma Ranjana Arya and K.K.Chaudhuri,(2003) "Wood craft industry in Rajasthan" in workshop of " wood preservation in India : challenges, opportunities and strategies" at IWST, Banglore on 20-21st October'03.
  18. Mala Rathore, Ranjana Arya and K.K. choudhury (2004). Potential of some lesser known oil seed Tree species from Indian arid zone. Submitted to the national workshop on Coservation and sustainable utilization of lesser known tree species at FRI, Dehradun on 8-10 March 2004.
  19. S.H.Jain, Ranjana Arya, Hemant Kumar and K.K.Chaudhuri (2004). Rational utilization of plantation grown lesser known timber species in arid region. Paper presented in National Workshop on "Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Lesser Known Tree Species", 8th – 10th March at FRI, Dehradun. .
  20. S.H.Jain and Ranjana Arya (2004) Utilization of plantation grown timber species with application of appropriate post harvest technology to substitute tradational timbers in arid/ semi arid regions. National seminar on wood substitution through engineered wood, Bamboo and other Lignocellulosics held on 17th Dec.2004 at IPIRTI, Bangalore.
  21. Ranjana Arya and R.R.Lohara (2004) Utilization of degraded arid salt lands with different management practices paper Presented in National Seminar on "Rehabilitation of Lands under Anthropogenic Stress & Degradation at Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi on 20th January 04.
  22. Ranjana Arya, Mala Rathore and R. L Srivastava (2004) Changes in protein concentration in various plants parts of Salvadora persica under the influence of Gypsum and nitrogen in arid salt affected soils in National seminar on recent advances in Analytical Chemistry Dept of Chemistry, JNVU, and Jodhpur from 29 Nov– 1 Dec 2004.
  23. S.H.Jain, Hemant Kumar, Ranjana Arya and R.L.Srivastava (2005) Protection and efficient utilization of plantation grown lesser-known timbers of arid region in India - Acacia tortilis, Prosopis juliflora and Prosopis cineraria in International conference on wood protection IRG-36, 24-28 April 2005 at Bangalore.
  24. S.H.Jain and Ranjana Arya (2005) Extension strategies for enhanced usage of lesser-known wood. Regional workshop on Challenges in Forestry Research Extension, 18-19 October, 2005 at AFRI, Jodhpur.
  25. Ranjana Arya, Mala Rathore, S.H.Jain, Hemant Kumar, R.R.Lohara and R.K.Meena (2005) Strategies for Extension of Important Non-wood products Technologies Regional workshop on Challenges in Forestry Research Extension, 18-19 October, 2005 at AFRI, Jodhpur
  26. Ranjana Arya, Hemant Kumar and R.R. Lohara (2006). Performance of Sueda nudiflora on arid sandy salt affected soil, Paper presented in Nat Workshop on "Forestry for Food Security" held at AFRI, Jodhpur from 6-7 Oct 06.
  27. Mala Rathore, Ranjana Arya and Rajendra Meena (2006) Some important fruit tree from forests of arid zone Paper presented in Nat Workshop on "Forestry for Food Security" held at AFRI, Jodhpur from 6-7 Oct 06
  28. Ranjana Arya, G.R.Kachhwaha, K. R. Chaudhary and R.R.Lohara. (2006) Growth and biomass production of important fodder species in various agroforestry systems under hot arid conditions.Presented in National symposium on Livlihood securities and diversified Farming systems in arid regions at CAZRI Jodhpur from 14-16 Jan 2006.
  29. Ranjana Arya, Hemant Kumar and R.L.Srivastava (2006) Ker (Capparis decidua) and Hingota (Balanites aegyptiaca): lesser known fruit species and their importance in Arid zone Economy in National workshop on lesser known NTFP: Status, conservation management and sustainable utilization at IWST Bangalore on 28-29 March 06.
  30. Ranjana Arya (2007). Afforestation of degraded arid salt land for Natural Resources Conservation. A paper presented in one day seminar on "Recent Advances in Natural Resource Appraisal for Sustainable Management" on 15.3.07 at State Remote Sensing Application Centre, Jodhpur
  31. Ranjana Arya, Hemant Kumar and R.K. Gupta (2007) Commiphora wightii - natural occurrence and strategies for conservation, a paper presented in National seminar on Guggulu at National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur from 17-19 Nov 07
  32. Ranjana Arya, Leena Sharma and R.R. Lohara (2007) Role of mound practices for afforestation of saline and waterlogged areas presented in the National Seminar on Revisiting Indira Gandhi Canal Command from 15-16 Dec 07 jointly hosted by RICAREWES in collaboration with CAZRI at CAZRI Jodhpur
  33. Ranjana Arya, Sangeeta Tripathi & Uma Lohra (2008) Role of women in NTFP Collection, .in Thar Desert of Rajasthan' in Int. Seminar on "Role of Plant Taxonomy in Biodiversity Management and human Welfare" organized at Forest Research Institute, Dehradun from December 1-3, 2008.(Abstracts: Page No.74)
  34. Sangeeta Tripathi , Rajesh Gupta and Ranjana Arya (2008) Strategies for Sustainable Management of NTFPs and its impact on rural livelihood with special emphasis on women in Arid Rajasthan a paper presented in National workshop on Sustainable Management of NTFP at TFRI Jabalpur from 18-19 Jan 08. 
  35. Sangeeta Tripathi, Ranjana Arya & R.K. Gupta (2008) Role of NTFP in Sustainable Management of Biodiversity in Thar Desert of Rajasthan' in International Seminar on "Role of Plant Taxonomy in Biodiversity Management and human Welfare", organized at Forest Research Institute, Dehradun from December 1-3, 2008.(Abstracts: Page No.76)
  36. Ranjana Arya, Hemant Kumar, R.R. Lohara and R.L. Meena (2008) Establishment of silvi-pastoral systems to enhance the productivity of highly degraded aridisol in Bhuj, Kachchh district in Gujarat- In National Symposium on Agroforestry Knowledge for Sustanability, Climate moderation and challenges ahead at NRC Jhansi from 15-17 Dec 08 (Abstract no 120)
  37. Ranjana Arya and V.P. Tewari (2009) Improving the productivity of degraded arid salt affected soil through halophytic shrub - Atriplex lentiformis (quail saltbush) in the Forage symposium'09- "Emerging Trends in Forage Research and Livestock Product" held at CAZRI, RSS Jaisalmer from February 16-17, 2009
  38. Ranjana Arya (2009) Enhancing productivity of degraded arid sandy salt affected land with improved technologies"- -Paper presented in two Days workshop on " Rehabilitation of Degraded lands" organized at Centre for Social Forestry and Eco-Rehabilitation, Allahabad from 6-7 Oct.,09.
  39. Ranjana Arya & Sangeeta Tripathi (2009) "Potential of some important medicinal plant species of arid/semi arid region for their performance on arid salt affected soils of Rajasthan"- - Paper presented in two Days workshop on " Rehabilitation of Degraded lands" organized at Centre for Social Forestry and Eco-Rehabilitation, Allahabad from 6-7 Oct.,09.
  40. Ranjana Arya & Sangeeta Tripathi (2009): "Alternative Forest Food during Drought and their Potential in Arid Rajasthan" Presented in IV National Forestry Conference held at F.R.I., Dehradun from 9-11 Nov., 2009.
  41. Ranjana Arya, R.R. Lohara and R.L. Meena (2009) "Performance of Acacia ampliceps Maslin on salt affected soils in arid India", poster presented in Five Days International conference on "Nurturing Arid Zones for people and the Environment: Issues and Agenda for the 21st Century' at CAZRI, Jodhpur, from 24-28 Nov,09.
  42. Ranjana Arya (2009) Response of some important tree species to fertiliser application on aridisol under irrigated conditions"- paper presented in Five Days International conference on "Nurturing Arid Zones for people and the Environment: Issues and Agenda for the 21st Century' at CAZRI, Jodhpur, from 24-28 Nov,09.
  43. Ranjana Arya (2009) Ziziphus based silvipastoral systems; an answer for improving productivity of degraded pasturelands"- paper presented in Three Days "National Forestry Conference" at FRI, Dehradun from 9-11 Nov,09.
  44. Ranjana Arya, R.R.Lohara, Hemant Sharma & R. L. Meena (2009). Afforestation techniques for highly saline black silty clay soil in little rann of Kachchh degraded arid sandy salt affected land with improved technologies –- paper presented in Three Days "National Forestry Conference" at FRI, Dehradun from 9-11 Nov, 09.
  45. Sangeeta Tripathi, Bhawana Sharma, G. R. Choudhary and Ranjana Arya (2010): 'IMPACT OF VFPC's ON RURAL LIVELIHOOD IN JAMNAGAR DISTRICT OF GUJARAT" Paper sent in National Conference on Forest people interaction to be held at Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan university, Pokhara, Nepal on 7th -8th June, 2010.
  46. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on, " Effect of plantation activities on biodiversity status on arid salt affected soil" in two days  Biodiversity workshop on 11-12 Oct  2010 jointly organized by  AFRI and Vishnoi Tigers Vanya avam Paryavaran sansthan
  47. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on, " Potential of Non-traditional timber species of Prosopis juliflora and P. cineraria for handicraft and other small scale industries" in National Workshop on ,"Prosopis juloflora: Past, Present and Future" organized at CAZRI, Jodhpur on 23-24 March, 2011
  48. Ranjana Arya  presented a paper on, "Natural germination of Salvadora persica under Prosopis juliflora in the protected conditions on arid salt affected soils in Jodhpur, Rajasthan" in National Workshop on ,"Prosopis juloflora: Past, Present and Future" organized at CAZRI, Jodhpur on 23-24 March, 2011.
  49. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on,"Potential of lesser known timber species of arid region for handicraft industries of Rajasthan as poster in one day workshop on "New frontiers and future of wood science and technology in India" at IWST Bangaluru on 20.1.2011. 
  50. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on, "Silvi-pastoral studies using Cenchrus ciliaris and C. setigerous in combination with two different top feed species to enhance the productivity of degraded forest land"  in National symposium organized by Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology at Bhuj from 4-5, march, 2011.
  51. Ranjana  Arya presented a paer on,"Effect of soil structures for establishment of C. ciliaris a non salt tolerant grass on arid salt affected areas of Rajasthan" presented in National Symposium on Agroforestry for Environmental Services, Livelihood security and climate resilient agriculture: challenges and opportunity at Jhansi on 3-5 Dec, 2011.
  52. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on, "Performance of tree species in silvipastoral systems in arid Rajasthan" presented in National Symposium on Agroforestry for Environmental Services, Livelihood security and climate resilient agriculture: challenges and opportunity at Jhansi on 3-5 Dec, 2011.
  53. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on, "Ethephon based gum tapping technique for sustainable gum harvesting from Guggul (Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari) in arid Rajasthan" in National Workshop on, "Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Commiphora wightii (Guggul)" organized by Gujarat Forest Department at Gandhinagar on 15-16 Sept., 2011.
  54. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on, " Biomass production from Salvadora persica and  Acacia ampliceps  maslin after five years of growth on arid salt affected sandy soils in India" in IUFRO symposium on, "Short Rotation Forestry: Synergies for Wood Production and Environmental Amelioration"  at Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana from 10.2.11 to 11.2.11.
  55. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on,” Status of Wood consumption in Handicraft industries of Jodhpur presented in Rediscovering wood: The key to a sustainable future an Internal conference at IWST Bangalore from 19-22 Oct 2011.
  56. Ranjana Arya and V.S. Gour (2011). Conservation strategy for critically endangered species of The Thar Desert: Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari in International Chemical and Environmental Engineering Conference, ICEEC2011, KL, Malaysia on 21-23 December 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia .Abstract published.
  57. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on," Silvipastoral systems for sustained fodder supply from degraded soils in Indian arid zone" in National seminar on Agroforestry: An Evergreen Agriculture for Food Security and Environmental Resilience from 2-4 Feb 2012 at ASPEE College of Horticulture and Forestry, NAU, Navsari (Gujarat).
  58. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on," Effect of Prosopis juliflora on soil peoperties and emergence of Salvadora persica seedlings on a degraded arid salt affected soil" in National Workshop on," Utilization of  Prosopis juliflora: Challenges and opportunities" organized at CAZRI, Jodhpur on 12-13 March, 2012.
  59. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on, "Antifungal activity of leaf and bark extracts of Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC. " in National Workshop on ," Utilization of  Prosopis juliflora: Challenges and opportinities" organized at CAZRI, Jodhpur on 12-13 March, 2012.
  60. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on," Ethephon based gum harvesting methodology for Guggul (Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari) in arid Rajasthan" in National Workshop on, "Sustainable management of natural gums and resins" organized by State Forest Research Institute, Polipathar, Jabalpur (M.P.) on 21-22 Dec. 2012.
  61. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on, "Survival and biomass production of Salvadora persica on various types of salt affected soils under arid conditions in Rajasthan and Gujarat” in the National Symposium of Arid Zone Research Association of India on “Managing stress in drylands under climate change scenarios” organized at CAZRI, Jodhpur on 1-2 December, 2012.
  62. Ranjana Arya (2012) "Managing arid salt sands for improved Forest Productivity"in  National Seminar on Forest Health Management (FHM-2012) organized at Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore on 21-22 March,2012.
  63. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on, ” Role of Prosopis juliflora in rejuvenation of salt affected areas” in National workshop on Prosopis juliflora: Retrospect and Prospect during 26-28Feb, 2013 at CAZRI, RRS ,Kukma, Bhuj.
  64. Ranjana Arya," Growth enhancement of Salvadora persica plantation due to fertilizer application on   salt affected soil in arid Rajasthan in National Workshop on Tree Seed Science & Silviculture 28th & 29th November 2013 at IFGTB Coimbatore (Abstract published not allowed to go).
  65. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on," Performance of Ziziphus mauritiana and  Cordia gharf  with different  modes of grass sowing in silipastoral system  degraded hilly pediments in Gujarat’ ,  in World Agroforestry Congress, 10 – 14 Feb 2013 at  NewDelhi.
  66. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on,"Nutritional evaluation of pods of Jivanti (Leptadenia reticulata )– an important medicinal plant of Rajasthan" in XIII Silviculture Conference held at Dehradun from 24-28 Nov., 2014
  67. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on," Momordica dioica : A potential NTFP for enhanced tribal livelihood  in  tribal belt of Sirohi District of Rajasthan" in 13th Silviculture Conference November, 24th to 28th, 2014 at FRI, Dehradun
  68. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on, " Performance of  Acacia ampliceps (Exotic ) on lithic, calcid, coarse sandy to loamy sand arid salt affected soil in Rajasthan" in  13th Silviculture Conference November, 24th to 28th, 2014 at FRI , Dehradun
  69. Ranjana Arya  presented a paper on, "Effect of  fertilizer application  on plant growth and fruit yield of Salvadora persica plantation on   salt affected soil in arid Rajasthan"in Tropical ecology congress at JNU New Delhi 10-12 Dec 2014.
  70. Ranjana Arya presented a paper on, "Impact of non timber forest produces (NTFP’s) on rural tribes' economy in tribal belt of Sirohi district in Rajasthan"  in Tropical ecology congress at JNU New Delhi 10-12 Dec 2014

 Chapters in books :

  1.  Ranjana Arya and Bindu Nirwan (2014): Ethephone based gum harvesting metyhodology for guggul(Commiphorea wightii)  (Arn.) Bhandari) in Arid Rajasthan. In Gums and Rein Yielding plants (eds. Dr. Pratibha Bhatnagar ), Pointer Publishers, Jaipur. pp.78-85.
  2. Ranjana Arya (2012). Significant trees and shrubs for development of perennial fodder resources and livelihood support of desert dwellers. In: Fodder for Sustainable Livestock Production and Environmental Security; ARS, Keshwana, Jalore, pp.76-84.
  3. Ranjana Arya and Hemant Kumar (2009) Non Wood Forest Products :Status and prospects in Rajasthan state in Ethnoforestry: The Future of Indian Forestry (ED S.C.Tiwari) Pub. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh Dehradun India pp 473-493
  4. R. L. Srivastava, Ranjana Arya and V. P. Tewari (2010) Potential of Jatropha cultivation in arid and semi arid areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat in Resource Management towards sustainable  Agriculture and Development Eds R K Behl, J.Kubat and T. Kleynhans, Agrobios Publication Jodhpur pp 243-252.
  5. Ranjana Arya and Hemant Kumar (2007) Management of mangroves and coral reefs in India -In: Water Resources Management and Development (Eds K.K.Singh, V. Phogat, Alka Tomar and Vinod Singh) Kalyani Publishers, New Delhi pp 545-566.
  6. Ranjana Arya (2007). Afforestation of salt affected land arid areas In: Dryland Ecosystem- Indian perspective. (Eds. K.P.R. Vittal, R.L. Srivastava, N. L. Joshi, Amal Kar, V.P. Tewari and S. Kathju) By CAZRI and AFRI, PP 113-126.
  7. Ranjana Arya and R.R. Lohara (2007). Important plant species suited for saline- sodic habitats. In: Water Resources Management and Development (Eds K.K.Singh, V. Phogat, Alka Tomar and Vinod Singh) Kalyani Publishers, New Delhi, PP 349-369.
  8. Ranjana Arya, G. R. Kachhwaha, K.R. Chaudhary and R.R. Lohara (2008) Growth and Biomass production of fodder species in agroforestry systems under arid conditions - in Diversification of Arid Farming Systems(Eds. Pratap Narain, M. P. Singh, Amal Kar, S. Kathju and Praveen Kumar) pub. Arid Zone Research Association of India and Scientific Publishers(India) Jodhpur, pp124-131
  9. Ranjana Arya (2002). Performance of some important tree species in silvipastoral system in arid Rajasthan Presented in workshop for Development of Suitable Strategies for rehabilitation of Orans and Gaucher in Rajasthan at Arid Forest Research Institute, on 16-17, April 2002.Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur pp. 63-70.
  10. Tripathi, Y.C. and Ranjana Arya (2001). Floral Resources of Indian Thar Desert In: Bioresource Technology (Ed. G. Tripathi) pp 16-33
  11. Tripathi, Y.C. and Arya, Ranjana (1999) Trends in consumption of carbohydrates as fat replacers in food products. In: Trends in Carbohydrate Chemistry, Vol. 5, (Eds. Soni, P. L. and Kumar, V.), Surya International Publications, Dehra Dun, pp. 99-107.

 Chapters in proceedings:

  1. Ranjana Arya and R.R.Lohara (2004) Growth And Biomass Yield From Salvadora Persica With Management Practices On Salt Affected Soil Under Hot Arid Conditions In India. IUFRO International conference on Multipurpose trees growth, assessment and management. 22nd-24th Nov 2004, AFRI, Jodhpur in Proceedings 2005: pp 102-108
  2. Ranjana Arya (2004)- Effect of plant species on soil properties under irrigated conditions in hot arid regions of India. IUFRO International Conference on Multipurpose trees growth, assessment and management. 22nd-24th Nov 2004, AFRI, Jodhpur in Proceedings 2005: pp 208-213.
  3. S.H.Jain, H.K.Sharma Ranjana Arya and K.K.Chaudhuri,(2004) Sandal (Santalum album L.) a potential multi purpose high value tree (HVT) species of arid region IUFRO International Conference on Multipurpose trees growth, assessment and management. 22nd-24th Nov 2004, AFRI, Jodhpur in Proceedings 2005: pp 387-392. 
  4. Ranjana Arya (2003). Vegetation Status of a salt affected soil after five years of plantation. In: Human Impact on Desert Environment (Eds: P. Narayan, S.Kathju, A. Kar, M.P Singh & P. Kumar). Proceeding of symposium on Impact of Human Activities of Thar Desert on Environment. Feb 2000, CAZRI, Jodhpur. Arid Zone Research Association of India & Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur.pp213-219.
  5. Ranjana Arya and Y. C. Tripathi (2000). Industrial application of gums from arid zone flora. pp 129-137. In: Trends in Carbohydrate Chemistry-5 (Eds: P.L.Soni & Vineet Kumar). Proceedings of XIII Carbohydrate Conference. 19-20 Nov.1998, FRI, Dehradun, Surya International Publications, Dehradun.
  6. Ranjana, Arya, Gupta, G.N., and Kachhwaha, G.R. (1998). Management of salt affected soils in arid Rajasthan. Presented in National Seminar on management of Natural resources in Rajasthan. 5-7 October, 1998 at College of Agriculture, R. A. U., Rajasthan in Proceedings pp 88-94. 
  7. Ranjana Arya, (1998). Plantation technology for Saline-alkali sites in proceedings of workshop on Plantation Establishment Technology for Wastelands jointly organised by IFFDC and AFRI, Jodhpur in Jan.98.

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