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. U.K. Tomar

M.Sc. Ph.D

Head & Scientist-F

Forest Genetics & Tree Breeding Division

 

Area Of Specialization:

Botany, Tree Improvement, Propagation and Forest Genetics

Publications

Papers in International Journals

 

  1. Tomar, U.K. & Gupta, S.C  1988a. Somatic embryogenesis and organogenesis in callus cultures of a leguminous tree ‑ Albizia richardiana King.  Plant Cell Rep. 7: 70‑73.
  2. Tomar, U.K. & Gupta, S.C. 1988b.  In vitro plant regeneration of leguminous trees -- Albizia spp. Plnt Cell Rep. 7: 385‑388.
  3. Kaushik, N, Singh, G., Tomar, U.K. Naik, S.N. Satya Veer, Bisla, S.S., Sharma, K.K., Banargee, S.K., & Thakkar, P. 2007. Variability of Azadirachtin content in Neem (Azadirachta indica) trees growing in India. Curr. Sci. 92: 1400-1406.
  4. Singh, A., Negi, M.S., Rajagopal, J. Bhatia, S., Tomar, U.K., Srivastav, P.S. & Lakshmikumaran, M.  1999,  Asssesment of genetic diversity in Azadirachta indica using AFLP markers. Theor. Appl. Genet. 99: 272-279.
  5. Tomar, U.K. and Kaushik, N. 2008. Neem Azadirachta indica (A.Jusieu) biodiversity in india for bioresource: Azadirachtin – An important Biopesticide. Asian Journal of Experimental Sciences. (Aceepted) .
  6. Tomar, U.K. Singh, G. and Kaushik, N. 2009. Variations in azadirachtin content of Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss.) seeds as influenced by various factors. Int. J. Forestry – (Accepted).
  7. U.K. Tomar and N. Kaushik ( 2011). Neem Azadirachta indica (A.Jusieu) biodiversity in india for bioresource: Azadirachtin – An important biopesticide. Asian J. Exp. Sci. 25:15-21.
  8. G. Singh, A.U. Khan, Ashok Kumar, N. Bala and U.K. Tomar (2012). Effects of rainwater harvesting and afforestation on soil properties and growth of Emblica officinalis while restoring degraded hills in western India. African J. Environ. Sci. Technology, 6(8): 300-311.
  9.  Tyagi, H. & Tomar U. K. (2013). Factors affecting in vitro shoot proliferation and rooting of mature Tecomella undulata (Sm.) Seem tree. Research in Plant Sciences, 1(2), 38-44.
  10. G. Singh, M. Bhati, T.R. Rathod, and U. K. Tomar (2014). Physiological responses to nutrient accumulation in trees seedlings irrigated with municipal effluent in Indian Desert. Physiology Journal, Volume 2014, Article ID 545967, 15 pages. doi.org/10.1155/2014/545967

 Papers in National Journals

  1. Tomar, U.K.  1986.  Z‑DNA, It's biological significance. Botanica 36: 88‑89.
  2. Rathore, T.S., Parveen, Tomar, U.K. & Vyas, C.S.  1994. In vitro clonal propagation of adult neem (Azadirachta indica) tree. NEEM ‑ News letter of International Neem Network Vol. 1 (No.1): 9‑11.
  3. Mishra, R.N. & Tomar, U.K.  1995. Biotehnology for genetic improvement of Neem - A Mini Review. Neem News Letter II (1): 22-25.
  4. Sharma, N. Mishra, D.K. & Tomar, U.K.  1995. Vegetative propagation of neem, Azadirachta indica. Neem News Letter II (3): 10.
  5. Parveen, Kakani, R.K., Vyas, C.S. & Tomar, U.K. 1995. Tissue culture studies on Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss.).  Neem News Letter II (3):15 -17.
  6. Mishra, D.K. & Tomar, U.K.  1995.  Comparative studies on see of Azadirachta indica A. Juss. (Neem) different seasons. Neem News Letter II (3): 18.
  7. Sharma, N.K. & Tomar U.K. 2003. Vegetative propagation of Ailanthus excelsa Roxb through stem cuttings. My Forest 39: 299-308.
  8. Emmanuel, C.J.S.K. Mishra, D.K. & Tomar, U.K 1997.Coservation and Management of Germ plasm. My Forest  32(2): 421-426.
  9. Tomar U.K., Negi, U. & Sharma, N.K. 2004. Successful Grafting in Ailanthus excelsa Roxb - a brief report. My Forest 40: 35-37.
  10. Tomar, U.K. 2005. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from four-year-old fabaceous tree – Albizia richardiana King & prain. My Forest 41: 543-548.
  11. Tomar, U.K. Negi, U., Sinha, A.K. & Dantu, P.K. 2007. An Overview of the Economic Factors Influencing Micropropagation. My Forest 43: 523-532.
  12. Srivastava, R.L., Sharma, S.K., Emmanuel, C.J.S.K. and Tomar, U. K. 2008. Field trials of tissue culture raised bamboos in Rajasthan and Gujarat. Indian Forester 134 (7): 916-922.
  13. Dantu, P.K. and Tomar, U.K.  2008. Molecular Markers - Their Utility and Application in Forest Trees. My Forest 44: 149-170.
  14. Parveen and Tomar, U.K. (2009) In vitro high frequency of adventitious shoot regeneration from hypocotyls segment of Ailanthus excelsa Roxb. Ann. For. 17: 21-26.
  15. U.K. Tomar, G. Singh and Nutan Kaushik (2011). Screening Azadirachta indica A. Juss tree for enhancing azadirachtin and oil contents in dry areas of Gujarat, India. J. Forestry Research 22: 217-224.

 Chapters in Books/Souvenir Abstracts:

  1. Tomar, U.K. Sharma, N.K., Parveen & Emmanuel, C.J.S.K. (2004). Literature review on clonal propagation of important arid zone species. In: B.B.S. Kapoor & Ahmed Ali(eds)Sustainable Resource Management. Madhu Pub. Bikaner pp. 71-96.
  2. Sharma, N.K., R.K. Gupta and U.K. Tomar (2008) Standardization of micropropagation technique of Ailanthus excelsa Roxb. adult tree. In: Forest Biotechnology in India (Eds. S.A. Ansari, C. Narayanan and A.K. Mandal). Satish Serial Publication House, Delhi, pp. 251-261.
  3. U.K. Tomar, Usha Negi and A. K. Sinha (2008) Economics and factors influencing micropropagated plants. In: Forest Biotechnology in India (Eds. S.A. Ansari, C. Narayanan and A.K. Mandal). Satish Serial Publication House, Delhi, pp. 263-274.
  4. Tomar, U.K. (Ed.) 2004. SUVENIR CUM ABSTRACTS of IUFRO Conference on "Multipurpose Trees in the Tropics: Assessment, Growth and Management", held at Jodhpur (November 22-25, 2004) Published by Shanta Priners, Jodhpur, pages 1-338.
  5. Tomar, U.K., and Singh, G. 2006. Abstract: National Workshop on Food Security in Dry Zone. Published by AFRI, Jodhpur Sponsored by Ministry of Environment & Forest, Government of India. pp 1-41.
  6. Arya, I.D., Tomar, U.K., Kant, T. and Kaur, B. (2009). Abstracts: National Seminar on bamboo "Plantation, management and its Utilization" held at AFRI Jodhpur on March 17-19, 2009.
  7. Tripathi, G. Sharma,B.M., Shasmal, J. and Tomar, U.K. (2010) Chapter Number 20: Transposable Elements. In: G. Tripathi (ed.) Cellular and Biochemical Science. pp. 455-475. (ISBN: 978-81-88237-85-2).
  8. Tomar, U.K. and Kumar, D. Prem (2009) Chapter Number 41: Protoplast Culture and Somatic Hybridization. In: G. Tripathi (ed.) Cellular and Biochemical Science. pp 876-891(ISBN: 978-81-88237-85-2) .
  9. Kumar, D. Prem and Tomar, U.K. (2009) Chapter Number 42: Somatic Embryogenesis. In: G. Tripathi (ed.) Cellular and Biochemical Science. pp. 892-908 (ISBN: 978-81-88237-85-2).
  10. G. Tripathi, B. M. Sharma, J. Shasmal and U. K. Tomar (2010). Transposable elements. In: Cellular and Biochemical Science, G. Tripathi (ed.), pp. 455-475.
  11. U.K. Tomar, R.L. Srivastava, G. Singh and C.J.S.K. Emanuel (2011). Performance of Bambusa bambos and Dendrocalamus strictus tissue culture plants in degraded soils of Rajasthan and Gujarat. In: Advances in Bamboo plantation, management and Utilization, I.D. Arya, T.S. Rathore, S. Arya and T. Kant (eds), Vinay Printing and Binding, Jodhpur, pp. 442-455.
  12. U.K. Tomar (2012). Assessment, management, conservation and improvement of forest genetic resources of North Western India. In: K. Palanisamy, N. Krishnakumar & R. Anandalakshmi (eds.), Forest Genetic Resources Managemnent in India, pp. 159-165. Published by I.F.G.T.B. Coimbatore, TN, INDIA.

 Chapters in Proceedings:

  1. Gupta, S.C. & Tomar, U.K. (1988).  The threatened habitats and the role of tissue culture. In: Proc. Natl. Seminar on "Threatened Habitats", Moradabad. pp. 99‑112.
  2. Tomar, U.K. (1996).  Micropropagation of Adult Neem (Azadirachta indica) and its field trials. In "National Seminar on Neem" held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on Jan. 5th, 1996.
  3. Tomar U.K. (1998). Research on Theme Tree- Neem at Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur, In: Proceedings of National Seminar on Popularising Theme Trees among the people including rural and Urban Forest Industry (Sept. 24-25, 1998), FRI, Dehra Dun. pp: 90-101.
  4. Emmanuel, C.J.S.K., Tomar, U.K. & Kant T. &  (2003). Tree improvement for enhancing the productivity of Oran and Gauchars. In: Proceeding of workshop on Development of suitable strategy for rehabilitation of Oran and Gauchars. Pp. 71-76.
  5. Tomar, U.K., Kant T. & Emmanuel, C.J.S.K. (2003). Planting of quality stock for fuel and fodder in community lands using clonal techniques. In: Proceeding of workshop on Development of suitable strategy for rehabilitation of Oran and Gauchars in Rajasthan. Pp. 77-80.
  6. U.K. Tomar, R.L. Srivastava, G. Singh and C.J.S.K. Emmanuel (2011). Performance of Bambusa bambos and Dendrocalamus strictus tissue culture plants in degraded soils of Rajasthan and Gujarat. In: Advances in Bamboo Plantation, management and its Utilization pp 442-456. I. D. Arya, T. S. Rathore, Sarita Arya and Tarun Kant (eds.). Published by the AFRI, Jodhpur.

 Paper presented in International/National Seminars/Conferences/symposium:

  1. Tomar, U.K. &  Gupta, S.C. 1986.  Organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis in some leguminous trees (Albizia spp.). 6th Int. Congr. Plant Tissue  & Cell Culture, Univ. Minnnesota, Minnneapolis, U.S.A. p.47  Abs. No. 27.
  2. Tomar, U.K. & Gupta, S.C. 1987.  High frequency somtic embryogenesis in a leguminous tree   Albizia richardiana King. 2nd Ann. Conf. Int. Plant Biotech. Network, Bangkok, Thailand, Abs. No. 55.
  3. Tomar, U.K. & Gupta, S.C. 1989. Micropropagationn of a leguminous tree ‑ Albizia richardiana  King.  In: Int. Conf,"Fast growing & Nitrogen Fixing Trees", Marburg, Germany, p. 130.
  4. Tomar, U.K. & Gupta, S.C.  1990.  Some  factors affecting somatic embryogenesis in callus cultures of leguminous tree ‑ Albizia richardiana King. 7th Int. Congr. Plant tissue & Cell Culture. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. p. 253., Abs. No. B4‑49.
  5. Gupta, S.C. & Tomar, U.K.  1991.  Micropropagation  of woody leguminous species. In: Proc. Int. Congr. Plant Tissue Culture, Tropical Species, Bogota, South America.
  6. Tomar, U.K. & Gupta S.C.  1992.   Factors  affecting  somatic embryogenesis in four year old callus of fabaceous tree ‑ Albizia richardiana King & Prain. In: Proc. National  Workshop on "Mass  Propagation of Tree Species Through In Vitro Method. New Delhi, pp. 38‑47.
  7. Tomar, U.K. 1993. Regional workshop on Production of Genetically Improved Planting Material for Afforestation Programme held at IFGTB, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (June 18-26, 1993).
  8. Tomar, U.K. 1994.Micropropagation of Azadirachta indica adult tree. In: 2nd International Consultation on Neem Improvement, held at Jodhpur (Feb. 28 - March 4, 1994).
  9. Tomar, U.K. & Sharma, N. 1998. Micropropagation of Ailanthus excelsa an Important fodder tree species of Arid Regions. In: Tree Sciences Conference 98 held at Indian Interantional Center &WWF New Delhi on April 10-13, 1998. Abstract p. 21.
  10. Tomar, U.K. & Rathore, T.S. 1998. In vitro clonal propagation of Azadirachta indica from juvenile and mature stock of plants. In: Tree Sciences Conference 98 held at Indian Interantional Center &WWF New Delhi on April 10-13, 1998. Abstract p. 28.
  11. Priyanku Teotia, Tarun Kant, C.J.S.K. Emmanuel and U.K. Tomar, 2000. Studies on callus induction and maintenance from various seedling explants of Azadirachta indica (Neem). In: National Symposium on Prospects & Potential of Plant Biotechnology in India in 21st Century & 23rd Meeting of PTCA[I], JNV University, Jodhpur, p. 67.
  12. Sharma, N., C.J.S.K. Emmanuel and U.K. Tomar, 2000. Development of clonal propagation technique for Ailanthus excelsa Roxb. An important fodder tree of Rajasthan. In: National Symposium on Prospects & Potential of Plant Biotechnology in India in 21st Century & 23rd Meeting of PTCA[I], JNV University, Jodhpur, p. 68. 
  13. Usha Negi and U.K. Tomar, 2000. Factors affecting various Micropropagation stages of Adult Acacia nilotica spp indica – An important desert tree. In: National Symposium on Prospects & Potential of Plant Biotechnology in India in 21st Century & 23rd Meeting of PTCA[I], JNV University, Jodhpur, p. 86
  14. Tomar, U.K. & Sharma, N.K. 2004. Development of Clonal Propagation Techniques for Ailanthus excelsa Roxb. In: 2004 IUFRO Joint Conference Division 2. Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding in the Age of Genomics: Progress and Future.
  15. Negi, N., Choudhary, G.R., Gupta, R.K. & Tomar, U.K. 2004. Standardization of clonal techniques for Adult Acacia nilotica Spp indica A. Juss. In: 2004 IUFRO Joint Conference Division 2. Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding in the Age of Genomics: Progress and Future.
  16. Sinha, A.K., Srivastava, R.L. and Tomar, U.K. (2005) Information Technology for forestry research extension: Potential Impediment and Direction. In: Reg. Workshop on Challenges in For. Res. Ext. (Oct. 18-19, 2005) held at AFRI, Jodhpur.
  17. Emmanuel, C.J.S.K., Tomar, U.K. and Tarun Kant (2005) Extension Technologies Found Useful In Tree Improvement Work held at AFRI Jodhpur In: Reg. Workshop on Challenges in For. Res. Ext. (Oct. 18-19, 2005) held at AFRI, Jodhpur.
  18. Sharma, N.K., Gupta, R.K. & Tomar, U.K. (2006) Standardization of micropropagation technique of Ailanthus excelsa Roxb. adult tree. In: Nat. Con. on "Tree Biotech.: Indian Scenario" held at TFRI, Jabalpur (Abstract p 26).
  19. Tomar, U.K., Usha Negi and A.K. Sinha, 2006 Economics and factors influencing micropropagated plants. In: Nat. Con. on "Tree Biotech.: Indian Scenario" held at TFRI, Jabalpur (Feb 9-10, 2006). Abstract p 27.
  20. Tomar, U.K. and Sinha, A.K. 2006. Determining and Minimizing Cost of Micropropagated Tree Species. In: National Symposium on Plant Biotechnology, held at Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun (Abstract p-14).
  21. Negi, U., Parveen & Tomar, U.K. 2006. Factors Affecting Different Micropropagation Stages of Adult Acacia nilotica Subsp. Indica Brenan Tree. In: In: National Symposium on Plant Biotechnology,held at Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun Abstract p-36.
  22. Tomar, U.K. (2007). Presented paper on "Cost of Micropropagated Tree species - Some Bare Facts" in National workshop on Prioritization and Characterization of Fast Growing Native Tree Resources" Organized at IFGTB, Coimbatore TN (August 8-9, 2007).
  23. Tomar, U.K. (2007). Presented paper on "Molecular Markers in Plant Biodiversity Assessment and Tree Improvement programme" National workshop on Prioritization and Characterization of Fast Growing Native Tree Resources" Organized at IFGTB, Coimbatore TN (August 8-9, 2007).
  24. Tomar, U.K. (2008). Presented status report of species, water management and spacing trial under NMBA Project in National Workshop on "Bamboo Multiloactional Trials and Vegetative Propagation" at BCKV Kalyani, Kolakota WB on Feb 20-21, 2008.
  25. Tomar, U.K. (2008) Performance of six bamboo species and differential response of Bambusa bambos and Dendocalamus strictus under water and fertilizer amendments in dry area of Rajasthan and Gujarat. Presented in national conference on "Bamboos: Management, Conservation, Value addition and Promotion" held at Jabalpur on March 12-14, 2008.
  26. Tomar, U.K. and Kaushik, N. 2008. Neem Azadirachta indica (A.Jusieu) biodiversity in india for bioresource: Azadirachtin – An important Biopesticide. In 2nd National Conference of Zoology, held at SS Memorail College Ranchi, Jharkhand from Nov. 17-19. Page 43.
  27. Srivastava, R.L., Emmanuel, C.J.S.K. and Tomar, U. K. 2009: Performance of Bambusa bambos and Dendrocalamus strictus tissue culture plants in degraded soils of Rajasthan and Gujarat. Presented in National Seminar on bamboo "Plantation, management and its Utilization" held at AFRI Jodhpur on March 17-19, 2009. P. 22.
  28. Ravi, N., Choudhary, G.R., Rathore, T.R. and Tomar, U.K., 2009. Evaluation of introductory and water managementtrial of Bamboos to increase productivity in Banswara, Rajasthan. Presented in National Seminar on bamboo "Plantation, management and its Utilization" held at AFRI Jodhpur on March 17-19, 2009. p. 45.
  29. U.K. Tomar, R. L. Srivastava and G. Singh (2009).Growth performance of Bambusa bamboo and Dendrocalamus strictus tissue culture plants after three years in Rajasthan and Gujarat. In: IV National Forestry Conference held at FRI, Dehradun 9-11 December, p 45.
  30. U.K. Tomar, G. Singh and P. H. Chawhan (2010). Evaluation of three years old field trials of Bambusa bambos and Dendrocalamus strictus tissue culture plants in degraded soils of Rajasthan and Gujarat. In: National Seminar on Productivity Enhancement & Value Addition of Bamboos, held at Ranchi, 9-10 March, p 6.

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