Name Smt. Neelu Singh

Designation Scientist "F" & Head, Biodiversity and Sustainable Management Division
Qualification M. Sc. (Chemistry)
Subject Area Natural Chemical Products

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3.      Gupta,G.N., Lal Prem, Singh Neelu, Singh,B abd Bohra,N.K. 1994. Response of Ailanthus excels to Nand P fertilization on an arid sandy soil. Indian Forester, 4:368-373.

4.      Gupta, G.N., Singh, Neelu, Bohara, N.K. & Singh, Bilas 1995. Effect of fertilizer application on growth and biomass production of Ailanthus excels on an arid land. Annals of Arid Zone, 34 (2), 121-125. 

5.      Singh Neelu , Patel, R.K. and Bhargava, Alka  1995. Toxicity of Jatropha curcas against Rattus rattus. Rodent News Letter ,19: 9-10.

6.      Meshram, P.B., Singh, Neelu and Bhargava, Alka 1995.  Antifeedant activity of Jatropha curcas and Pongamia pinnata against Ailanthus web worm Attava fabriciella Swed. My Forest, 30: 57-60.

7.      Singh Neelu and Bhargava, Alka 1996.  Evaluation of Jatropha curcas seed constituents against some forest insect pests. Pestology, 20: 20-23.

8.      Singh Neelu and Bhargava, Alka 1996.  Evaluation of neem terpenoids as feeding deterrent against Ailanthus web worm Attava fabriciella Swed. My Forest , 32: 31-33.

9.      Singh Neelu , Harsh, N.S.K. and Bhargava, Alka 1996.  Bio-deterioration of Jatropha curcas seeds.  Annals of Forestry ,4: 52-54.

10.  Tiwari, S.P., Singh, B.P. and Singh Neelu 1996.  Effect of wood plant extract on larval mortality hatching and penetration of root knot nematode. Meloidogyne incognita .Weed News, 2: 24-27.

11.  Gupta ,G.K., Kuppuswamy, Choudhary, K.R., Singh, Neelu and Lata,  K. 1996. Effect of fertilizers on early growth of desert species Prosopis cineraria and Tecomella undulata. Annals of Forestry ,4 (1):29-33.

12.  Singh Neelu and Bhargava, Alka. 1997. Bio-efficacy of Jatropha against Ailanthus web worm Attava fabriciella Swed. World Weed, 4: 25-27.

13.  Kulkarni, N., Singh Neelu, Joshi, K.C. and Bhargava, Alka. 1997.  Neem tree, Azadiracta indica (A. Juss) as a potential source of bio-pesticide-application in forest insect control, Journal of Tropical Forestry, 13: 168-174.

14.  Kulkarni, N., Singh, N. and Patle, R.K. 1997.  Antifeedant properties of plant: their application in forest insect pest. Proceedings of International Workshop on forestry research in conservation of natural forests, UNDP, ICFRE. pp.54-64.

15.  Neelu Singh and Sushil Kumar 1998. Ecofriendly pest suppression: Bio-pesticides from forests plants. In Eco-friendly approaches in pest management, Eds.: Prashad, D., Gautam, R.D.), Venus Publication, New Delhi. pp 73-123.   

16.  Singh, Neelu and Kumar, Sushil 1999.  Screening of saponin glycocides isolated from Madhuca indica seeds against forest pests. Annals of Entomology 19: 34-36.

17.               Kulkarni ,N., Singh, Neelu ,Joshi,K.C. and Lal, R.B. 1999. Activity of Lantana camara Var. Aculeata extract against the larvae of bamboo leaf roller Crypsitya coclesalis (Walker) Lepidoptera : Pyralidae. In Bio-pesticides in insect pests management , Eds. S. Ignacimuthu , Sen Alok, S.J. , Entomology Research Institute, Loyola, College, Chennai, pp. 118-123.  

18.  Singh, Neelu 2002. Phytochemicals as biopesticides, the urgent need of eco-safe alternatives. Pragati : 4-5.

19.  Singh Neelu. 2000 . Final Report of Project entitled “ Screening of phytochemicals of forest species and their utility in pest control” submitted to ICFRE,pages 1-66.

20.  Singh, Neelu and Singh, B.P. 2000.  Ratanjyot (Jatropha curcas) – a wonderful small tree of immense potential as a substitute of synthetic chemicals.  Pragati: 4-9.

21.              Singh, Neelu and Singh, B.P. 2003.  Hai ratno ki khan-chamatkari paudha Ratanjyot (in Hindi), Pragati : 22-26.

22.              Neelu Singh. 2005 . Final Report of Project entitled “ Evaluation of forest species for saponin potential and their value addition”. submitted to ICFRE. Pages 1-25.

23.              Singh, Neelu and Bhargava, Alka 2007.  Bio-efficacy of various fractions of Jatropha curcas seed oil against teak defoliator, Hyblaea puera. Ann. Entomol.,  25: 65-68.

 24.              Dadwal V.S., Singh, Neelu , Mir, I.A. and Jamaluddin 2007.  Studies on mycoflora of tree-borne oil seeds and its effect on oil contents. Indian J. Trop. Biodiv.15: 87-89.

 25.              Singh, Neelu and Kumar, Sushil 2007. Antifeedant activities of parthenin, isolated from Parthenium hysterophorus against forest pests. Annals of  Entomology 22: 55-57.

 26. Neelu Singh 2008 . Final Report of Project entitled “Processing techniques of NWFPs of   Chhattisgarh  TBOs–Madhuca latifolia, Shorea obusta,Schleichera oleosa, Pongamia pinnata and Buchanania lanzan”. Submitted to CGMFD, Chhattisgarh. Pages m1-32.

 27.  Neelu Singh 2008.  Final Report of Project entitled “Quality assessment of NWFPs from    different Chhattisgarh regions species: Asparagus racemosus , Buchanania lanzan, Andrographis paniculata, Phyllanthus emblica and Embelia ribes”. Submitted to CGMFD, Chhattisgarh. pages 1-31.


28.  Neelu Singh 2008 . Final Report of Project entitled “  Non destructive harvesting practices for selective MFPs, species–Buchanania  lanzan (Chironjee). Submitted to CGMFD, Chhattisgarh. Pages 1-28.

 29.  Neelu Singh. 2008. Establishment of Jatropha curcas L. in degraded lands: A potential source of bio-chemicals. Green Farming, 1:45-47. 

 30.  Singh, Neelu and Tripathi, S.P. 2008. Variation in oil contents and anti-nutritional factors phytates in different provenances of Jatropha curcas Linn. Journal of lipid science and technology .40: 113-116.

31.  Singh, Neelu and Kumar Sushil 2008.  Anti-termite activity of Jatropha curcas Linn. biochemicals. Pestology,  XXXII : 31-33.

 32.  Singh Neelu and Berry, N. 2008. Evaluation of bio-chemicals of neoil seeds in organic farming. Green Farming ,2: 39-42.

33.  Berry, N., Singh, N. and Pal, R.S. 2009. Bamboo: Potential in agroforestry systems. Proceedings of national conference on Bamboo: Management, conservation, value addition and promotion at TFRI, Jabalpur, 12-14 March, pp. 103-114.

  Paper presented in Seminar /Symposia


1.      Singh, Neelu 2002. Padap Rasayan: Sroth Avam Upayog. Paper presented in  Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan, held at Jabalpur from 12-14th January 2002 pp. 128.

2.      Singh, Neelu ,Kumbhare, Vishakha and Bisen, S.S. 2003. Establishment of Jatropha curcas    in degraded lands: present status and future prospects as a potential source of biochemicals.  Paper presented in National seminar on “Management of degraded forest for forest productivity Enhancement and carbon sink Expension” Jan. 15-16 th 2003 pp.46 .

3.      Singh, Neelu and Bhargava, Alka . 2000. Non-edible oil yielding tree species: potential source of pesticidal chemicals. Paper presented in International “XXI IUFRO World Congress, Kualaumpur, Malaysia Aug. 7-12, 2000 pp.17.

4.      Singh , Neelu , Sushil Kumar and lal Hori  2005. Evaluation of potential source utilization of phytochemicals, saponin glycosides in pesticidal formulations. Paper presented in National Seminar on “Recent advances in medicinal and aromatic plants” held at Sardar Vallabh Bhai University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut on Feb. 15-17 ,2005

5.      Singh, Neelu and Tripathi, S.P. 2006.  Variation in oil contents and anti-nutritional factor, phytats in different provenamces of Jatropha curcas Linn. Paper presented in National Workshop on “Lesser Non-Timber Forest Products: Status, Conservation, Management & Sustainable utilization” held at Bangalore on March, 28-29, 2006 pp. 134.

6.      Singh, Neelu, Abha Rani and Berry, Nanita. 2006.  Prospects of Jatropha curcas Linn as a potential source of bio-chemicals in organic farming. Paper presented in National Seminar on “Prospects of organic farming” held at Regional centre of organic farming, Jabalpur on April, 26-27, 2006.  pp. 115-117.

7.      Singh, Neelu and Bulah, Rajkumar 2006.  Effect of drying methods on chemical composition of Costus speciosus (koem.).  Paper presented in National Seminar on “Medicinal Aromatic and Spices plants – perspective and potential” organized by IGKV, Raipur held at IGKV, Bilaspur on Dec. 18-19, 2006  pp.36-37.

8.      Singh, Neelu 2006.  Forest origin fatty oil seeds: their potential utilization. Paper presented in training course on Improving forest productivity through technological interventions, held at TFRI, Jabalpur on Feb. 15-17, 2006, pp. 1-7.   

9.      Singh, Neelu and Berry, Nanita 2008. Potential utilization of bio-chemicals of non-edible oil seeds in intensive tree farming. Paper presented in National symposium on intensive forest farming: The state of the art, held at Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana on Feb. 12-14, 2008 pp. 136.

10.  Singh, Neelu, Berry, Nanita and Pandey, A.K. 2008.  Underutilized NTFP-TBOs: A potential source of raw material for forest based Industries. Paper presented in National workshop on I” Sustainable Management of NTFPs” held at Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur on Jan. 18-19, 2008 pp. 23

11.  Singh,Neelu 2008. Phytochemicals of Bamboo and their utilization. Paper presented in “Tranning programme on Bamboo Technology and Trade development”held at SFRI, Jabalpur on Sept. 29-5th Oct. 2008 pp.258-260.

12.  Singh, Neelu 2008. Extraction , processing and value addition of medicinal plants. Paper presented in Brain storming session on “Uses of chemistry in forestry” held at Home Science College, Jabalpur on  26 thSeptember,2009.

13.  Singh, Neelu 2009. Eco -friendly pest suppression: potential use of phytochemicals of forest species in Integrated Pest Management. Paper presented in  Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan, held at Indore from at Indore from 1-3 December, 2009 pp.35.

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15. Singh,Neelu 2009 Role of Medicinal plants in Tribal health and economy in central India: Present Status and future prospects .Paper presented in International symposium on “Tribal Health” held at Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals (ICMR) ,Jabalpur on 27 Feb.-1st March, 2009.pp -29-30.