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Student, PhD
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  •  2019-2021: M.Phil Environmental Science, School of Environmental Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • 2016-18: M.Sc.Environmental Science -Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • 2013-16: B.Sc. Botany (H) - Maitreyi College, University of Delhi, New Delhi

Publications/ Popular Science articles:

  1. Kumari, A. (2022). Riverine biodiversity and importance: Potential threat and conservational challenges. In Ecological Significance of River Ecosystems (pp. 235-264). Elsevier.
  2. Sarika, A. C., Kumari, A., & Chandel, B. Encapsulated Himalayan ecosystem and traditional knowledge: Jeopardized by tourism.
  3. Manek, H. (2023). Plant functional traits: mountainous soil function and ecosystem services. In Understanding Soils of Mountainous Landscapes (pp. 347-373). Elsevier.

Research Experiences and Internships

  1. 01/07/2019 - 31/07/2021: Effect of Nanoparticle Toxicity on Freshwater Algae (M.Phil Thesis). (School of Environmental Science, JNU, New Delhi)
  2. 3/10/2018- 30/06/2019: High Altitude Transition Zones in Himachal Pradesh: Long-term studies to assess the effects of Global Warming on Medicinal Plants (Phase –II). (Junior Project Fellow, Himalayan Forest Research Institute (HFRI), Shimla, Himachal Pradesh)
  3. 01/11/2017- 31/06/0218: Effect of heavy metals on growth and Photosynthetic parameters of Calotropis sp. (M.Sc.Thesis), (Institute of Environment and Sustainable, BHU)
  4. 01/09/2016- 01/05/2017: A case study on the Effect of Idol Immersion on ponds of Varanasi. (Department of Botany, BHU)
  5. 01/06/2017- 31/08/2017: Effect of heavy metal on K - solubilizing bacteria with its application on seed Germination. (Internship thesis -CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemical Research Institute, Bhavnagar, Gujarat
Date of Graduation: 
21.09.2021, Tuesday
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