Seven students are currently working for their PhD degree.
PhD thesis titles of the
(i) Livestock dependence
and grassland resource management in mid and high elevations of western
Arunachal Pradesh, India.
(ii) An ecological study of
plant residue quality and compost application on soil nutrient dynamics and
crop production in a rice based farming system of Arunachal Pradesh.
(iii) Impact of grazing on
microbial biomass and mineralization in the soils of grassland ecosystem at
(iv)An ecological study of
plant species diversity, regeneration status and utilization patterns in
forests of Cachar and Hailakandi districts of Assam, India.
(v) Phenology and
nutrient dynamics of leaves in tropical forests of south Assam, India.
(vi) Structural diversity
and traditional uses of plant resources of tropical and sub tropical forests
of South Assam, Eastern Himalaya.
MPhil: Two students
are working for Phil dissertation.
students have submitted their dissertations for postgraduate degree.
1. Garkoti, S.C. &
S.P. Singh (1992). Biomass, Productivity and Nutrient Cycling in Alpine
Rhododendron Community of Central Himalaya. Oecologia Montana. 2:
2. Singh, R.P., B.S. Rana &
S.C. Garkoti (1993). Biomass and production patterns of three
dominant tree species along a girth series in a natural tropical forest of
Chakia, Varanasi (India). Indian forester 119: 472 - 480.
3. Garkoti, S.C.,
B.S. Adhikari, Y.S. Rawat & N. Pande (1993). An Ecological study of
Epiphytic Vegetation on Quercus leucotrichophora trees. Advances in
Forestry Research in India. IX: 122-127.
4. Adhikari, B.S., S.C.
Garkoti & Y.S. Rawat (1993). Productivity of shrub layer in high
altitude forest of Central Himalaya. Advances in Forestry Research in
India. IX: 134 - 143.
5. Joshi, B. & S.C.
Garkoti (1994). Seasonal changes in fine root biomass in Quercus
floribunda forest of Central Himalaya. Bio-Science Research Bulletin.
6. Garkoti, S.C. &
S.P. Singh (1994). Nutrient Cycling in three Central Himalayan Forests
Ranging from Close-canopied to Open-canopied tree-line forests. Arctic
and Alpine Research. 26: 339 - 348.
7. Garkoti, S.C. &
S.P. Singh (1995).Variation in forest biomass and net primary productivity
in the high mountains of Central Himalaya. Journal of Vegetation Science.
8. Garkoti, S.C.
(1995). Shrub layer productivity in Central Himalayan high elevation
forests. Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy. B61 (1):
9. Garkoti, S.C. &
S.P. Singh (1995). Forest Floor biomass, litter fall and nutrient return in
Central Himalayan high altitude forests. Vegetatio.120: 33-48.
10. Garkoti, S.C. &
S.P. Singh (1996). Patterns of Epiphytic biomass and diversity on Quercus
floribunda. Advances in Forestry Research in India. XV: 145-154.
11. Garkoti, S.C.
(1996). Nutrient dynamics in high altitude shrubs of Central Himalaya.
Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy. B 62: 281-286.
12. Singh, S.P., Y.S. Rawat
& S.C. Garkoti (1997). Failure of brown oak (Quercus
leucotrichophora) to regenerate in Central Himalaya- A case of
environmental semisurprise. Current Science. 73: 371-374.
13. Garkoti, S.C. &
S.P. Singh (1997). Structure and functioning of herbaceous vegetation in
high mountains of Central Himalaya. Tropical Ecology. 38: 153 - 156.
14. Usman, S., Y.S. Rawat,
S.P. Singh & S.C. Garkoti (1998). Fine root biomass, productivity and
root turnover in evergreen forests of Central Himalaya. Oecologia Montana.
15. Negi, G.C.S., H.C.
Rikhari & S.C. Garkoti (1998). Hydrological studies in three high
altitude forests in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Kumaun Himalaya.
Hydrological Processes. 12: 343-350.
16. Garkoti, S.C. &
S.P. Singh (1999). Litter decomposition and nutrient release in Central
Himalayan high altitude forests. Tropical Ecology. 40: 19-26.
17. Garkoti, S.C.
(1999). Changes in weight loss and nutrient composition of woody litter in
three forests on high altitudinal zones of Central Himalaya. Tropical
Ecology 40: 129-136.
18. Malhotra, P., S.C.
Garkoti, Y.S. Rawat & S. P. Singh (1999). Morphological differences and
habitat relationship of four common herb species of oak and pine forests of
Central Himalaya. Oecologia Montana. 7: 15-20.
19. Garkoti, S.C.,
D.B. Zobel and S.P. Singh (2000). Comparison of water relations of seedlings
and trees of two Himalayan oaks. International Journal of Ecology and
Environmental Sciences 26:213-222.
20. Garkoti, S.C.,
D.B. Zobel and S.P. Singh (2001). Leaf Conductance of primary and mature
leaves of Pinus roxburghii: A comparison. Journal of Forest
Research 6: 1-5.
21. Zobel, D.B., S.C.
Garkoti, S.P. Singh, A. Tewari and C.M.S. Negi (2000). Patterns of water
potentials among forest types of the central Himalaya. Current Science.
22. Garkoti, S.C.,
S.B. Akoijam & S.P. Singh (2002). Ecology of water relations between
mistletoe (Taxilus vestitus) and its host oak (Quercus
floribunda). Tropical Ecology. 43: 243-249.
23. Garkoti, S.C.,
D.B. Zobel & S.P. Singh (2003). Variation in drought response of Sal (Shorea
robusta) seedlings. Tree Physiology. 23: 1021 - 1030.
24. Singh, S.P., D.B. Zobel,
S.C. Garkoti, A. Tewari& C.M.S. Negi (2006). Patterns in water
relations of central Himalayan trees. Tropical Ecology. 47:159-182.
25. Garkoti, S.C.
(2007) Estimates of biomass and primary productivity in a high altitude
maple forest of central Himalaya. Ecological Research.
26. Zobel, D.B., S. P.
Singh, S. C. Garkoti, A. Tewari & C.M.S. Negi (200x). Water relations
of Himalayan trees: character correlations and adaptation. Tree
27. Garkoti, S.C.
(200x). Fine root productivity and turnover in high altitude forests of
central Himalaya. Journal of Forest Research. (revised).