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General Information

Dr. Iswar Chandra Barua


AAU Service Information
Date of joining in AAU service 01-03-1990 (dd-mm-yyyy)
College College of Agriculture
Department Agronomy
Designation Principal Scientist
Official e-mail iswar.c.barua[at]aau.ac.in
Educational Qualification
Degree Institution/University Year Subject Specialization/Area of reasearch
B,Sc, Gauhati University 1980 - -
M.Sc. Gauhati University 1982 Botany with special paper in Plant Taxonomy (Angiosperms)
Ph.D. Gauhati University 1993 Angiosperm Taxonomy
Employment History
Position Institution/University Place From To
Lecturer in Botany Birjhora Mahavidyalaya Bongaigaon 17-10-1988 28-02-1990
Junior Scientist AICRP on Weed Management, Assam Agricultural University Jorhat 01-03-1990 16-03-1999
Senior Scientist AICRP on Weed Management, Assam Agricultural University Jorhat 17-03-1999 30-06-2008
Principal Scientist AICRP on Weed Management, Assam Agricultural University Jorhat 01-07-2008 Till date
Achievements
# Achievement Description
1 Fellow, Indian Society of Weed Science in 2012
2 Awarded Patent In the name of AAU on a wound healing drug under Indian Patent Act (No. 270519 dated 29.12.2015)
3 Recognition Award for Weed Taxonomy Works, given by the Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, in 2019
Membership
Society Name Membership Type Year
Indian Society of Weed Science Life Member -
Assam Science Society Life Member -
Society for Ethnopharmacology Life Member -
Indian Association of Angiosperm Taxonomy Life Member -
Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society Associate Member 2013
Publications
Research Articles

Barua, I.C.; Deka, J.; Gogoi, K.; Bayan, H.; Kalita, H. and Bezbaruah, R.(2022). Spouting behaviour of weeds through mulch materials and their non-chemical management in Chili (Capsicum annuum L.). Journal of Wastes Biomass Management, 4(2): 111-115, DOI:http://doi.org/10.26480/jwbm.02.2022.111.115

Saikia, B.; Buragohain, L.; Barua, C.C.; Sarma, J.; Tamuli, S.M.; Kalita, D.J.; Barua, A.G. and Chandra, I.(2022). Evaluation of anti-amnestic effect of Conyza bonatiensis in rats. Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 54(2): 102-109, DOI:10.4103/ijp.ijp_201_19

Barua, C.C.; Sulakhiya, K.; Haloi, P.; Buragohain, L.; Saikia, B.; Barua, I.C.; Pathak, D.C. and Tamuli, S.(2020). Erigeron linifolius Attenuates Lipopolysachharide?Induced Depressive?Like Behavior in Mice by Impeding Neuroinflammation, Oxido?Nitrosative Stress, and Upregulation of Tropomyosin Receptor Kinase B?Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Monoaminergic Pathway in the Hippocampus. Pharmacognosy Magazine, 15(62): 92-103

Nath, S.; Tamuli, K.J.; Gogoi, B.; Bordoloi, M.J.; Das, A.; Barua, C.C. and Barua, I.C.(2020). Antioxidant properties, phenolic and mineral profiling, assessment of angiotensin I converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory potential of Elsholtzia communis (Collett & Hemsl.) Diels from North East India. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 40(101247): 1-8

Bordoloi, M.J.; Bordoloi, P.K.; Dutta, P.P.; Singh, V.; Nath, S.; Narzary, B.; Bhuyan, P.D.; Rao, P.G. and Chandr, I.(2016). Studies on some edible herbs: Antioxidant activity, phenolic content, mineral content and antifungal properties. Journal of Functional Foods, 23(1): 220-229

Barua, I.C.(2010). The Genus Ludwigia (Onagraceae) in India. Rheedea, 20(1): 59-70

Barua, I.C.(1988). Primitive land plants (Angiosperms) and their distribution pattern in Assam. Journal of Economic Taxonomic Botany, 12(1): 81-92

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Book

Ahmed, M. and Barua, I.C.(2013). Package of Practices for Medicinal Plants of Assam. Directorate of Horticulture & F.P., Govt. of Assam, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam

Barua, I.C. and Sharma, R.K.(2013). Roadmap of Medicinal Plants and Action Plan of National Mission of Medicinal Plants for Assam. Directorate of Horticulture & F.P., Govt. of Assam, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam

Barooah, H. and Barua, I.C.(2010). Exploring Indigenous Fruits and Green Vegetables of Assam. Directorate of Horticulture & F.P., Govt. of Assam, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam

Barua, I.C.(2001). Orchid Flora of Kamrup District, Assam (with illustrations). Bishen Shing Mahendra Pal Shing, Dehra Dun, India, ISBN:81-211-0196-4

Ojha, N.J.; Deka, N.C. and Barua, I.C.(1995). BIJ UTPADAN PROJUKTIVIDYA (Seed Production Technology) (in Assamese). Assam Higher Secondary Education Council, Govt. of Assam, Bamunimoidam, Guwahati, Assam

Book Chapter

Deka, J. and Barua, I.C.(2023). Weed as a bioindicator of climate change. in : Climate Change- Conservation, Biodiversity and Sustainability, Dutta, S.K. and Deka, J. Das, R.; Sarmah, A.K.; Chandrasekaran, R.; (Eds), College of Agriculture, Jorhat,Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-785013, Assam, pp 42-58, ISBN:978-81-963002-1-0.

Bezbaruah, R.; Barua, C.C.; Buragohain, L.; Borah, P.; Barua, I.C. and Panigrahi, G.(2021). Ethanolic Extracts of Dysphania ambrosioides Alleviates Scopolamine-Induced Amnesia in Experimental Animals. in : Phytomedicine and Alzheimer's Disease, Bhattacharjee, A.; Ramakrishna, A.; Obulesu, M.; (Eds), Taylor & Francis Group,London, pp 247-259.

Mahanta, K.; Bora, N.; Deka, J. and Barua, I.C.(2019). Herbicide Residues in Rice–Based Cropping Systems in Assam. in : Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World-12: Herbicide Residue Research in India, Sondhia, S.; Choudhury, P.P.; Sharma, A.R. (Eds), Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.,152 Beach Road, #21-01/04 Gateway East, Singapore 189721, Singapore , pp 305-324, ISBN:978-981-13-1037-9.

Barua, I.C. and Deka, J.(2016). Weed Invasion and Management. in : Weed Science and Management, Yaduraju, N.T. and Sharma, A.R. Das, T.K.; (Eds), Indian Soc. Weed SCi., Jabalpur and Indian Soc. Agronomy, New Delhi,ICAR-Directorate of Reed Research, Jabalpur-482004, pp 271-292, ISBN:13:978-81-931978-9-9.

Barua, I.C. and Talukdar, P.K.(2015). Assam's Plant Diversity- Conservation and Utilization. in : Agriculture in Assam (Second Edition), Bhattacharyya, A. and Sarma, D.K. Mishra, P.; (Eds), Assam Agricultural University,Jorhat-785013, Assam, pp 269-298, ISBN:978-81-929804-9-2.

Barua, I.C.(2011). AXOMOR GHANH-BON (Weeds of Assam) (In Assamese). in : Asamar Prakritik Sampad, Bezbaruah, A.; Bhuyan, M.; (Eds), Assam Science Writers Association,Jorhat, Assam, pp 156-168, ISBN:978-81-922521-0-0.

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Conference Paper

Deka, J.; Barua, I.C. and Borah, N.(2022). Biology, invasiveness and management od Panicum repens Linn. (Family: Poaceae)3rd International Weed Conference "Weed problems and management challenges: Future perspective" Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat,Dec, 20 - 23,ISWS, Anand AU, ICAR-DWR & ICAR,Anand, India, Vol. 0(0), 38 - .

Barua, I.C.; Deka, J. and Gogoi, K.(2022). Managing weeds with competitive varieties in upland direct-seeded autumn rice in Assam3rd International Weed Conference "Weed problems and management challenges: Future perspective" Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat,Dec, 20 - 23,ISWS, Anand AU, ICAR-DWR & ICAR,Anand, India, Vol. 0(0), 95 - .

Senapati, N.; Kuyrmi, K. and Barua, I.C.(2022). Performance of potato under different weed management practices3rd International Weed Conference "Weed problems and management challenges: Future perspective" Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat,Dec, 20 - 23,ISWS, Anand AU, ICAR-DWR & ICAR,Anand, India, Vol. 0(0), 326 - .

Barua, I.C. and Deka, J.(2020). Threshold density of certain weeds in transplanted riceISWS Biennial ConferenceICAR-CCARI, Goa, India,Feb, 05 - 07,ISWS, ICAR-CCARI, DWR & ICAR, India ,Goa, India, Vol. 0(0), 43 - .

Konwar, M.J. and Barua, I.C.(2020). Weed management for conservation agriculture-A studyISWS Biennial ConferenceICAR-CCARI, Goa, India,Feb, 05 - 07,ISWS, ICAR-CCARI, DWR & ICAR, India ,Goa, India, Vol. 0(0), 29 - .

Baruah, A.; Barua, I.C. and Pal, S.(2019). Effect of organic manuring in Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst) cultivation under different spacing International Seminar on Agriskills for Convergence in Research, Industry & Livelihood (SCRIL)Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Kalyani, West Bengal,Nov, 28 - Nov, 01,Crop and Weed Science Society, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Kalyani, West Bengal,Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Kalyani, West Bengal, Vol. 0(0), 29 - .

Barua, I.C.; Deka, J. and Mahanta, K.(2018). A taxonomic assessment of asteracean weed Acmella in India.ISWS Golden Jubilee International Conference on “Weed and Society : Challenges and Opportunities”Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur, M.P.,Nov, 21 - 24,Indian Society of Weed Science,Jabalpur, Vol. 0(0), 30 - 30.

Barua, I.C.; Deka, J.; Mahanta, K.; Devi, M. and Sharma, R.(2015). Characterizing weed flora, shifts and nesting capacity of habitats in deep water rice areas of Assam.25th Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society Conference on “Weed Science for Sustainable Agriculture, Environment and Biodiversity”Hyderabad, India,Oct, 13 - 16,Indian Society of Weed Science & Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society,Hyderabad, India, Vol. 2(0), 70 - 70.

Barua, I.C.; Deka, J. and Devi, M.(2013). Invasive weeds and vegetation dynamics in Assam.24th Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society ConferenceBandung, Indonesia,Oct, 22 - 25,Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society,Bandung, Indonesia, Vol. 0(0), 166 - 170.

Deka, J.; Barua, I.C.; Bora, N. and Deka, N.C.(2013). Weed flora and their management in aquatic environments of Assam, India.24th Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society ConferenceBandung, Indonesia,Oct, 22 - 25,Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society,Bandung, Indonesia, Vol. 0(0), 227 - 234.

Barua, I.C.; Deka, J.; Deka, N.C. and Bora, N.(2010). Echinochloa in the Brahmaputra valley, Assam.ISWS Biennial Conference on Recent Advances in Weed Science ResearchIGKVV, Raipur,Feb, 25 - 26,Indian Society of Weed Science,ISWS, Jabalpur, Inida, Vol. 0(0), 44 - 44.

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Thesis

Hazarika, A.D.(2012). Study on Genetic Diversities among the Leguminous members of undivided Sibsagar district of Assam.Ph.D. thesis submitted to Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam

Begum, S.(2012). A Systematic Study on the Genus Ficus Linn. In the Brahmaputra Valley, Assam.Ph.D. thesis submitted to Life Sciences, Sinhania University, Rajasthan

Goswami, T.(2007). Systematic Study of the Exotic Dicotylenous Flora of Assam.Ph.D. thesis submitted to Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam

Newspaper Article

Barua, I.C.(26-10-2022)Karbi Paharot Amritbrikhya aru Gorolor Sandhanat (In search of Devine tree and Poisons in Karbi hills)-[an Assamse article on Gnetum gnemon and PartheMeerjangchik (Journal of Diphu Sahitya Sabha- 2020-22: Ed. Dr. Kadambini Terangpi).22(1),28-30, Diphu Sahitya Sabha, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India, Diphu, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India

Bulletine

Barua, I.C.; Konwar, M.J.; Sarmah, R. and Gogoi, K.(2019). Axom Krishi Vishwavidyalae Udvaban Kora Xashya Utpadonor babe Opotrin Niyantranar Anumudita Prayukti Xomuh (Weed Control Recommendations for Crop Prod. AICRP on Weed Management, AAU-Jorhat Centre, Jorhat

Barua, I.C.; Konwar, M.J. and Gogoi, K.(2019). Weed Control Recommendations for Crop Production in Assam Agricultual University. AICRP on Weed Management, AAU-Jorhat Centre, Jorhat

Bora, N.; Deka, J.; Deka, N.C. and Barua, I.C.(2011). Impact of salient weed management technologies. AICRP on Weed Management, AAU-Jorhat Centre, Jorhat

Deka, J.; Deka, N.C.; Barua, I.C. and Bora, N.(2007). Parthenium and Its Management. AICRP on Weed Management, AAU-Jorhat Centre, Jorhat

Rajkhowa, D.J.; Bhuyan, R.P.; Barua, I.C. and Yaduraju, N.T.(2005). Weed Management in Tea. National Research Centre for Weed Science, Jabalpur

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