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DR. PRAJJAL DEY

Qualification:

  • BSc. Agriculture, (2010-2014)College of Agriculture, Tripura University, Tripura India, Pin-799210.
  • MSc. Agriculture (Crop Physiology), (2014-2016) Department of Crop Physiology, U.A.S, G.K.V.K, Bangalore, Karnataka, Pin-560065.
  • Ph.D. Plant Physiology, (2016-2021) Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Pin-751003. (still not awarded)
  • ICAR NET in Plant Physiology Qualified in the Year 2017.

Broad Current Research Interest:

  • Salinity stress and its effect on productivity.
  • Endophytes and Secondary Metabolites.
  • Low light stress and its effect on cereals productivity.
  • Abiotic Stress and its signaling in plants.

Fellowships/Grants/Selections:

  • U.G Merit Scholarship from Directorate of Higher Education, Tripura for B.Sc. Agriculture Progrramme; 2010-2014.
  • ICAR JRF Fellowship from Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Govt. of India for M.Sc. Crop Physiology Programme; 2014-2016.
  • ICAR SRF Fellowship from Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Govt. of India for Ph.D. in Plant Physiology Programme; 2014-2016.

Academic positions:

  • Assistant Professor (June 2019- till date) in Crop Physiology, Department of Crop Physiology and Biochemistry,Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha-754006.
  • Research Fellow (2018 –2019) at ICAR National Rice research Fellow, Cuttack, Odisha-753006

Research paper

Scopus Indexed Journal /UGC Care Journals/Web of Science Journals/NAAS Journals

  • Dey P*,Sampangi-Ramaiah M.H, Jambagi S, Kumari M.V, Oelmüller, R, Nataraja, K.N, Ravishankar, K.V, Ravikanth, G, Shaanker, R.U (2020) An endophyte from salt-adapted Pokkali rice confers salt-tolerance to a salt-sensitive rice variety and targets a unique pattern of genes in its new host. Scientific reports, 10(1), pp.1-14.
  • Kesawat M.S, Kherawat B.S, Singh A, Dey P*, Kabi M, Debnath D, Saha D, Khandual A, Rout S, Ali A, Palem R.R (2021) Genome-Wide Identification and Characterization of the Brassinazole-resistant (BZR) Gene Family and Its Expression in the Various Developmental Stage and Stress Conditions in Wheat (Triticumaestivum L.). International journal of molecular sciences 22(16): 8743-8747
  • Kumar M, Kherawat BS, Dey P*, Saha D, Singh A, Bhatia SK, Ghodake GS, Kadam AA, Kim HU, Manorama, Chung SM, and Kesawat MS (2021). Genome-wide identification and characterization of PIN-FORMED (PIN) gene family reveals role in developmental and various stress conditions in Triticumaestivum Int J MolSci 22(14): 7396.
  • Kumar A, Panda D, Mohanty D, Biswal M, Dey P*, Dash M, Sah R.P, Kumar S, Baig M.J , Behera L(2020) Role of sedoheptulose-1, 7 bisphosphatase in low light tolerance of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants26(12): 2465-2485.
  • Panda D, Biswal M, Mohanty S, Dey P*, Swain A, Behera D, Baig M.J, Kumar A, Sah R.P., Tripathy B.C, Behera L(2020) Contribution of phytochrome a in the regulation of Sink capacity, starch biosynthesis, grain quality, grain yield and related traits in rice. Plant Archives20(1):1179-1194.
  • Kumar A, Panda D, Biswal M, Dey P*, Behera L, Baig M.J, Nayak L, Ngangkham U, Sharma S (2019) Low light stress influences resistant starch content and glycemic index of rice (O. sativa L). Starch‐Stärke 71(5-6): 1800216-217.
  • Singhal R.K, Saha D, Skalicky M, Mishra U.N, Chauhan J, Behera L.P, Lenka D, Chand S, Kumar V, Dey P*, Pandey, S (2021) Crucial Cell Signaling Compounds Crosstalk and Integrative Multi-Omics Techniques for Salinity Stress Tolerance in Plants. Frontiers in Plant Science 1227-1228.

Book Chapter

  • Indu S, Chauhan J,  Kumar B,  Kumar V,  Dey P*,  Mishra U.D,  Sahu C,   Singhal R (2020) Plant Abiotic Stress Physiology: Volume 2: Molecular Advancements/ Plant Environment Interaction in Developing Crop Species Resilient to Climate Change.Frontiers in Plant Soil Interaction: Apple Academic Press.
  • Pandey H, Singhal R.K, Dey P*, Saha D, Mishra U.D,  Chauhan J,  Pattnaik D (2021) Physiological, biochemical, and molecular adaptation mechanisms of photosynthesis and respiration under challenging environments. ELSEVIER Acedmic press.
  • Chand S, Chauhan J, Dadarwal B.K, Kumar V, Dey P*, Mishra U D, Singhal R (2021)Plant-Environment Interaction in Developing Crop Species Resilient to Climate Change.Apple Academic Press.

Teaching interests:

   
Course Code   
   
Course Title   
   
Credit Hours   
   
Program   
   
University   
   
    
FCP 102      
   
Fundamentals of Crop Physiology   
   
2(1+1)   

B.Sc. (Hons.)
Agriculture
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
    
IBL-101      
   
Introductory Biology   
   
3(2+1)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
    
HEM 102       
   
Environmental studies and disaster management   
   

   
2(1+1)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
    
IFR 105      
   
Introductory forestry   
   
1(1+0)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
    
AGR 108      
   
Organic Farming   
   
3(2+1)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
    
HCP-101      
   
Introductory Crop Physiology   
   
2(1+1)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
7. HOP 305   
   
Organic Farming   
   
2(1+1)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
Course Code   
   
Course Title   
   
Credit Hours   
   
Program   
   
University   
   
    
FCP 102      
   
Fundamentals of Crop Physiology   
   
2(1+1)   

B.Sc. (Hons.)
Agriculture
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
    
IBL-101      
   
Introductory Biology   
   
3(2+1)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
    
HEM 102       
   
Environmental studies and disaster management   
   

   
2(1+1)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
    
IFR 105      
   
Introductory forestry   
   
1(1+0)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
    
AGR 108      
   
Organic Farming   
   
3(2+1)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
    
HCP-101      
   
Introductory Crop Physiology   
   
2(1+1)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   
   
7. HOP 305   
   
Organic Farming   
   
2(1+1)   
   
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture   
   
Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha   

Popular Article:

  • Dey P* (2019) Low Light and Its Impediments in rice productivity. Annual Report/Newsletter, Faculty of Agriculture, SriSri University., 1(1): 30-31.
  • Dey P*, Parida S(2019) Low light and crop productivity. AgrobiosNewsletter, 17(3): 21-22.
  • Dey P*, Parida S (2018) Mechanism of Drought Stress in Upland Rice (Oryza Sativa L.).Agrobios Newsletter, 17(4): 17-18.
  • Dey P*, Parida S (2018) How Mineral Nutrient Prevent Plant Diseases. Agrobios Newsletter, 16(5):17-18.
  • Debnath D, Dey P* (2020) Organic Matter Versus Chemical Treatment: A Tug of War to Manage the RhizoctoniaSolani. Agriculture & Food e-Newsletter, 2(5):459-461.
  • Datta D, Dey P* (2020) Siderophores and its importance in modern science. Agriculture and Food e-Newsletter, 3(6):462-464.
  • Datta D, Dey P* (2020) IPDM: a solution for doubling farmers income. Agriculture and Food e-Newsletter 4(3): 411-413.

Conference:

  • National seminar on ‘Forestry and Agriculture for Sustainable Future’ organized by Orissa Environmental Society and Orissa University of Agriculture And Technology, Bhubaneswar, 3-4 Dec, 2016.
  • Workshop on “Modelling Landscape connectivity using circuit theory” organized by UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru, 6th February, 2016.
  • National seminar on ‘Recent Soil Science Research in Odisha’ organized by Indian Society of Soil Science, Bhubaneswar, 31st October, 2017.
  • International Symposium on “Genome Editing Technologies and their Applications in Biology, Medicine and Agriculture” organized by Adnat Society And KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, 16-18 February,2017.
  • National Conference on “Innovative Farming for Food and Lively-hood Security in Changing Climate” organized at BCKV, West Bengal, 12-13 January, 2018.
  • International conference on Frontiers of Rice Research for improving productivity, Profitability and climate Resilience organized at NRRI, Cuttack. 6- 9th February, 2018
  • National Conference on “Challenges and Innovative Approaches in Agriculture and Allied Science Research” organized at Regional SericultureResearch Station, Central Silk Board, Govt. of India, Salem, Tamil Nadu, 26th-27th July, 2019.

Manuals and Bulletin: List with Title, authors, Year, total pages

  • Lab Manual of Crop Physiology (2021) Dey P 2021, 1-50.
  • Lab Manual of Organic Farming(2021)Dey P 2021, 1-50

FDP/MDP/Fesher/Induction Courses:

  • One Day Faculty Development Program on “How To Be An Effective Online Teacher” (29th June, 2020), conducted by Prof.(Dr.) Ajay Kr. Singh, Vice Chancellor, Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha, India
  • One Day Faculty Development Program on “Mind Management 2.0” (20th June, 2021) conducted by Prof. Ajay Kumar Singh, Vice Chancellor, Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha, India
  • One week Faculty Development Programme on “Recent Advances in Crop Management” (14th -19th June, 2021) organized by departments of Agronomy, Horticulture and Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, M. S. Swaminathan School of Agriculture,Centurion University of Technology & Management, Odisha, India.

Professional affiliations:

  • Life member of the ‘Society for Advancement of Agricultural Innovations (SAAI).’
  • Editorial board member of the journal “Innovative Farming”.
  • Organizing Committee member (Programme Associate) of the National Conference on “Innovative Farming for Food and Livelyhood Security in Changing Climate”
  • Organizing Committee member (Programme Associate) of the National Conference on ‘Challenges and Innovative Approaches in Agriculture and Allied Sciences Research’

Awards/recognitions:

  • Best Article Award (Article ID-23756) on Organic Matter Versus Chemical Treatment: A Tug of War to Manage the RhizoctoniaSolaniawarded by Agriculture and Food e-Newsletter Magazine, 2020.
  • Awarded 1st Prize in Poster Presentation, 1st national Seminar on Innovative Farming for Food and Livelihood Security in Changing Climate organized by Society for Advancement of Agricultural Innovations, BCKV, West Bengal, 2018
  • Awarded Best Oral Presentation Award on Challenges and Innovative Approaches in Agriculture and Allied Sciences Research organized by Society for Biotic and Environmental Research,Salem Tamil Nadu, 2019
  • Participated in the KRISHI MELA, organized by University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru,2014
  • State level debate championship 2nd position organized by Tripura State Agriculture Department, KRISHI MELA, 2011.
  • Winner for All India 5th National Science Olympiad Test (North-Eastern Zone), 2003.

Journals:

  • Kumar, A., Panda, D., Biswal, M., Dey, P., Behera, L., Baig, M.J., Nayak, L., Ngangkham, U. and Sharma, S., Low Light Stress Influences Resistant Starch Content and Glycemic Index of Rice (O. sativa L), Starch‐Stärke, 2019; p.1800216. (NAAS-8.17)
  • Panda, D., Biswal, M., Behera, L., Baig, M.J., Dey, P., Nayak, L., Sharma, S., Samantaray, S., Ngangkham, U. and Kumar, A., 2019. Impact of low light stress on physiological, biochemical and agronomic attributes of rice. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 8(1), pp.1814-1821.(NAAS-5.21)
  • Dey, P., Panda, D., Biswal, M., Behera, L., Baig, M.J., Nayak, L., Sharma, S., Samantaray, S., Ngangkham, U. and Kumar, A., 2019 . Low Light Mediated Growth Responses in Rice: Implications for the role of photoreceptors and challenges Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry (Accepted manuscript) (NAAS-5.21)
  • Dey, P., Panda, D., Dash, D., Kumar, A., Rout, G., and Baig, M.J., 2019 Understanding the mechanism of LL stress in rice-Current trends and future perspectives Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (Communicated) (NAAS-8.72)

What subject you teach at SSU ?

  • CROP PHYSIOLOGY
  • FORESTRYDISASTER
    MANAGMENT

Awards:

  • ICAR – SRF 2nd rank in 2016.
  • ICAR – JRF 11th rank in 2014
  • DBT – JNU – 28th rank in 2014
  • Qualified For 5th National Science Olympiad Test (2003)
  • Best Poster Award for the conference “Innovative Farming For Food And Lively-hood Security In Changing Climate”(2017)
    State level debate championship 2nd position organised by Tripura State Agriculture Department (2011).

Interests:

  • Singing
  • Meditation