ICFRE - 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. N.K.Bohra

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Scientist C

Silviculture & Forest Management Division

Area Of Specialization:

Climate change, medicinal plants and Soil-water conservation


  1. Gupta, G.N., Singh, Neelu, Bohra, N.K. and Bilas Singh (1995). Effect of fertilizer application on growth and biomass production of Ailanthus excelsa on an arid land. Annals of Arid Zone 34(2):121-125
  2. Gupta,G.N.,Kuppuswamy,V,Chaudhary,K.R.,Bohra,N.K.,Singh,Neelu and Kusumlata(1996). Annals of Forestry 4(1):29-33
  3. Bohra, N.K. and D.K.Purohit (1997). Aflatoxin Contamination in stored seeds and pods of Acacia senegal (L.Willd) Proceeding of IUFRO Symposium 1997.Edited by D.G.W. Edwards and S.C.Naithani.
  4. Arya, Ranjana, Gupta, G.N., Kacchawaha and N.K.Bohra (1998). Growth and Ameliorative Effect of Atriplex lentiformis in response to management Practices on an Arid Salt Affected Land. Current Agriculture.22(1-2);pp 69-75. Bohra, N.K. and D.K.Purohit (2000). Fungal Toxins-Their Adverse Effects on Living Organism. Indian Journal of Environment Sciences.4(2);pp 163-168.
  5. Bohra, N.K. and D.K.Purohit (2000). Biodeterioration of stored seeds of certain arid zone tree species .Phytopathology 53(1); pp112-114.
  6. Bohra, N.K. and Mahindra singh (2001). ALGAROBA (PROSOPIS JULIFLORA; Kabuli Kikar): Myths and Facts. International Journal of forestry Usufruct Management 2(1 &2 );pp 59-61.
  7. Bohra, N.K. (2001).Managing Pinus radiata Forest stands through 'STANDPAK'.Indian Journal Of Forestry,24(2);209-213.
  8. Bohra, N.K. (2001). Some Locations of Eucalyptus Specimens in Wanganui,MFP News 11(4); pp 4.
  9. Bohra, N.K. (2002). Biodiversity in Flora and Fauna of Rajasthan, My Forest 38(2);pp 183-187.
  10. Bohra, N.K. and D.K.Purohit (2002). Effect of some aqueous plant extract on toxigenic strain of Aspergillus flavus. Advances in Plant Sciences,15(1);103-106.
  11. Bohra, N.K. (2002).PC-STANDPAK-A vital package for managing radiata pine stands. Wasteland news ,May-July 2002;pp44-45.
  12. Bohra, N.K. (2002). Plants for Reclamation of Saline Lands. Indian Journal of Environmental Sciences 6(1);pp17-21.
  13. Bohra, N.K. (2002). Mycoflora and Elaboration of Aflatoxin in stored and pods of Prosopis cineraria. Advances in Plant Sciences,16(1);63-66.
  14. Bala, N., Singh G. and N.K.Bohra (2003). Effect of irrigation on growth of three tree species in Indian Arid Zone. Annals of Arid Zone ,42(1);pp 61-67.
  15. Pramod kumar, Singh G., Bala, N., and N.K.Bohra (2003).Ethno botanical Study of Forest of Banaskantha and Sabarkantha Districts Of Gujarat: A case Study on some tribal villages. Indian Journal of Environment and Ecoplanning,7(2);pp303-306.
  16. Pramod kumar, Bala, N., Singh G. Chaukiyal, S.P.,Mutha,S., Limba,N.K.,and N.K.Bohra (2004). Socioeconomic conditions with special reference to common access resources: A case study from Gujarat and Rajasthan .Indian Forester 981-989.
  17. Singh,G.,Mutha,S.,Bala,N.,Rathod,T.R.Bohra,N.K.andG.R.Kuchhawaha (2005). Growth and productivity of Tecomella undulata based on agroforestry system in the Indian Desert. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods, vol 15.pp 89-101.
  18. Bohra, N.K. (2006).Diversity of VAM/AM Fungi in the Indian Thar Desert.Oikoassay,19(1 and 2);pp23-24.
  19. Bala, N. Singh, G. Kumar, P Limba N.K. and. Bohra N.K (2006). Water-logging and salinity threatening food security in the canal command area of IGNP. Presented in National Workshop on 'Forestry for Food Security in Dry Zone" held at AFRI, Jodhpur on 5-6th October 2006. Pp 14.
  20. Bala, N. Singh, G.. Bohra, N. K. Choudhary K. R and. Gupta. R. K (2006). Growth and biomass accumulation in Eucalyptus camaldulensis irrigated at different water regimes in an arid sandy plains of India, Indian Forester
  21. Pramod Kumar, Bala, N. and N. K. Bohra, (2006). Carbon Sequestration Potential in Degraded Soils of Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of India through People's Participation. Submitted to Int. J. For. Usuf. Mngt. 7(1):17-25.
  22. Bohra, N.K. (2007). Ecological Studies on Luni River Basin. Nature Environment and Pollution Technology.6(1)1;pp29-35.
  23. Gehlot, Praveen, Bohra, N.K. and D.K.Purohit (2008). Endophytic Mycoflora of Inner Bark of Prosopis cineraria- a key stone Tree species of Indian Desert. American –Eurasian Journal of Botany, 1(1):01-04.
  24. Bohra ,N.K., Aasif, S. And P.Z.Ishtiyak (2008) Selective breeding of Breeding of trees,GF TM   Plus seed certification System for Radiata Pine Seedlots. Wasteland News  Vol XXIII No3 February-April pp47-49.
  25. Bohra,N.K(2008).Socio-economic dimension of Desert Plants Wasteland News  Vol XXIII No3 February-April pp47-49.
  26. Pramod Kumar, Singhal,R.M. and Bohra, N. K. (2009). Ecological Analysis of some Woody species of Mine Affected Areas of North-West Himalayas. Nature Environment and pollution Technology Vol.8 (4)773-776.
  27. Pramod Kumar and Bohra, N. K. (2009). Fuel Wood Consumption Pattern in the villages of Arid Region of India. International Journal for Usufruct Management.10(2):38-43.
  28. Bala, N. Singh, G.  Limba N.K. and. N.K Bohra (2009). Increasing Productivity of waterlogged Zone of Canal Command area in Indian Desert. Paper published in 60 th International Executive Council Meeting and 5 th Asian Regional Conference 6-11 December 2009 at New Delhi.
  29. Bohra,N.K.(2009).Changing climatic scenario in Forestry and Agriculture with reference to Indian Arid Zone. Abstract in IVth National Forestry Conference  held at FRI,dehradun 9-11 December 2009 pp 213.
  30. Mishra, D.K. and N.K.Bohra (2009). Bamboo types and usages with reference to Rajasthan and Gujarat. Abstract published in National seminar on Bamboo "Plantation, Management and its utilization held at AFRI,Jodhpur from 17-19 th March 2009.
  31. Mishra, D.K. and N.K.Bohra (2009). Establishment of Seed Production Areas (SPA) of Acacia nilotica L.Var.indiaca in Rajasthan. Abstract published in International conference on Nurturing Arid Zones for People and the Environment : Issue and Agenda for the 21 st century held at CAZRI from 24-28 November 2009 pp.152.
  32. Bohra, N.K., Kumar, Pramod, Jain, Sarita and N.K.Limba (2009). Senna –A cash crop for Arid Region. MFP News Vol XIX July-September 2009,No  3 pp.29-30.
  33. N. Bala, Pramod Kumar, N. K. Bohra, N. K. Limba, S. R. Baloch and G. Singh (2009). Production and decomposition of litter in plantation forests of Eucalyptus camaldulensis along canal command area in Indian desert. Indian Forester 136(2): 163-172.
  34. D. K. Mishra and N. K. Bohra (2010). Establishment of seed production area of Eucalyptus camaldulensis var. camaldulensis in Rajasthan. Green Farming 1(1):  34-37.
  35. N. K. Bohra, J. K. Shukla, A. Tripathi and D. K. Mishra (2011). Neem - a wonder tree. MFP News XXI. (1): 13-15.
  36. N. K. Bohra and D. K. Mishra (2011). Bamboo types and usages with reference to Rajasthan and Gujarat. In Proceeding of Advances in bamboo plantation, management and utilization, pp 240-247, I. D. Arya, T. S. Rathore, Sarita Arya and Tarun Kant (eds.), published by the AFRI, Jodhpur.
  37. N. K.Bohra and D. K.Mishra (2011). Boswellia serrata-Indian Frankincense tree. MFP News July-Sept. XXI (3): 24-25.
  38. N. K. Bohra, D. K. Mishra, R. L. Suara and J. K. Shukla (2011). Role of bamboo in socio-cultural aspects in Rajasthan and Gujarat stated of India. MFP News XXII (1): 7-11.
  39. N. K. Bohra, J. K. Shukla, A. Tripathi and D. K. Mishra (2011). Tribulus terrestris-An important medicinal plant of arid zone. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 18(1): 63-66.
  40. D.K.Mishra., N. K. Bohra, Tripathi, Atul, R. L. Suara, J. K. Shukla and Arjun Ram (2011). Performance of Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari under Arid Environment. In: IV National Forestry Conference, pp73-81, Ombvir Singh and V.R.R. Singh (eds.), S.S. Techno Print, Pvt. Ltd., Dehradun.
  41.  N.K. Bohra and D.K. Mishra (2012). Endangered species of Thar Desert-A review. MFP News, 4:17-20.
  42. D.K. Mishra, N.K. Bohra and Devendra Kumar (2013). Growth performance of Jatropha curcas Linn. under arid environments. Intl. J. for Usef. Mngt., 14(1): 36-49.
  43. Bohra, N.K. (2013). White clover-A wonder crop of New Zealand, International Journal of Farming and Allied Sciences, Vol. 2 (7): 160-162.
  44.  N.K. Bohra and D.K. Mishra (2014). Gmelina arborea-Medicinal values with biodiesel potential. MFP News XXIV (4): 13-16.
  45.  N.K. Bohra and D.K. Mishra (2014). Salvadora persica (Tooth Brush Tree)-An Important tree species of multidirectional uses. MFP News XXIV (2): 12-14.
  46.  N.K. Bohra and D.K. Mishra (2014). Seabuckthorn-Wonder plant of Uttrakhand, (2014), e-journal of applied forest ecology, Volume 2(2):59-64.
  47.  D.K. Mishra, N.K. Bohra and Aditi Mishra (2015). Clonal performance of Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari. e-journal of applied forest ecology, Volume 3 (1): 58-64.
  48.  D.K. Mishra, N.K. Bohra, J.K. Shukla and A. Tripathi (2015). Fruit maturity as criteria of seed selection and germination study in Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari. J. Tro. Forestry, 31(III): 13-17.
  49.  N. K. Bohra, D.K. Mishra and P. Ali. (2015). Rhodola rosea: Medicinal plant for stress reduction and longevity. MFP News, XXV (3), 5-6.


 Chapters in Books:

    1.   Bohra, N.K. and Pradeep Chaudhary (2011) Developing Strategies for Rehabilitation of Oran and Gauchers of Western Rajasthan. In: Common   Property Resource Management- A Focus on Forestry, Published by Academic Foundation, New Delhi, pp 295-304.
    2.   N. Bala and N. K. Bohra (2012). Shusk kshetra me jal pravandhan (Hindi). In: Samekit Jal Grahan Kshetra Prabandhan Prashikshan Karykram Ke Antargat Pariyojana Karyanyavayan Agency, Jan Grahan Vikas Dal Tatha Kishanon Hetu Sandarbh Samagree, N.K. Bohra and D.K. Mishra (Eds), AFRI,  Jodhpur. Pp. 101-105.
    3.   Gehlot Praveen, Bohra Naveen and Dharmesh Harwani (2015) Entophytic Microorganism and their functions. In: Microbes in action. Published by Agrobios (India),Jodhpur




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