Dr. Pranjal Morang

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Dr. Pranjal Morang

Assistant Professor, M.Sc., Ph.D., Post. Doc.

Contact : +91-9101465283

Awards/scholarship/honors won:

  1. Post Doctoral Fellow (2014 to 2017) at Guahati University under the University Grant Commission, New Delhi.
  2. Awarded for Best performance in Quiz at the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) virtual workshop on “Art of Science Communication”
  3. Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship (ST/SC) Junior Research Fellow (2008-2013) University Grant Commission, New Delhi.

Invited talk/Papers presented in the Conferences/seminar

  1. Morang, B.K. Dutta, D.K. Jha and Dileep kumar BS “PGPR and its sustainable production of tea” Paper presented in International Conference (AMI-2016) organized by Dept.of Botany Gauhati University, Guwahati, from 24-27 November’ 2016.
  2. Morang, B.K. Dutta, D.K. Jha and Dileep Kumar B.S ”Induced systemic resistance against brown root disease of tea by application of PGPR” Paper (poster) presented in International Conference (AMI-2015) organized by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, from 07-10 December’ 2015
  3. Morang, B.K. Dutta, D.K. Jha and Dileep Kumar B.S. “Growth promotion and disease suppression effect of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) on brown root rot disease of tea” Paper presented in National symposium on Molecular biology and biotechnology research in N.E. India organized by Pub Kamrup College, from 19-21 August, 2015
  4. Morang, B.K. Dutta, D.K. Jha and Dileep Kumar B.S. “Integrated approach to management of brown root rot disease of tea” Paper presented in National symposium on Challenges and management approach for the crop diseases of national importance-status and prospects, organized by ISMPP and Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, from 12-14 Feb’ 2015.
  5. Morang, B.K. Dutta, D.K. Jha and Dileep Kumar B.S. “Growth promotion and disease suppression effect of isolated plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) against brown root rot disease of tea” Paper presented in National Symposium on “Unravelling plant-microbe interactions for supporting plant health” organized by Department of Botany Gauhati University, Ghy-14 from 27-28, Oct. 2014.
  6. Morang, B.K. Dutta and Dileep Kumar B.S. “Root diseases of tea (Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze) plant and their control measure- A review. Paper presented on “International Conference on Global Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Environmental Sustainability in the 21st Century” organized by Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Assam University, Silchar from 15-17 February, 2012.
  7. Morang., Dutta B.K. and Dileep Kumar B S. “Efficacy of systemic fungicides against Brown root rot (Fomes lamoensis) disease of tea in vitro and in nursery condition” . Paper presented in 24th Annual general meeting of Indian Phytopathological Society (Eastern Zone), 2011 & National Symposium on “Microorganisms and Plant Health” organized by Department of Botany Gauhati University, Ghy-14 from 4-5, Nov. 2011.
  8. Morang, Sarma, A.R, Dutta, B.K. and Dileep Kumar, B. S “Biological control of brown root rot disease of tea (Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze)”. Paper presented in National Seminar On Biodiversity conservation (Forest and Land Resource Management) organized by Department of Ecology & Environmental Science, Assam University, Silchar from 4-5 March 2010.
  9. Morang, Gogoi, B.K., Dutta, B.K. and Dileep Kumar, B. S. “Growth promotion and Control of brown root rot of tea through rhizobacterial strain under the agro-climatic condotionds of Barak Vallry of Assam. Paper presented in the “First Asian PGPR Congress for Sustainable Agriculture” held at Hyderabad from 21-24th June 2009.

Paper published/communicated in Journal

  1. Morang,P., B.K. Dutta, Dileep Kumar B.S. and D.K. Jha (2016). Control of brown root rot disease in tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze) by using some systemic fungicides. Academia Journal of Scientific Research. 4(1): 008-015. DOI: 10.15413/ajsr.2016.0279 (Impact factor 0.351)
  1. George, E, Kumar, S.N., Jcob J., Bommasani, B., Lankalapalli, R.S., Morang, P. and B.S. Dileep Kumar (2015). Characterization of bioactive metabolites from a plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and their exploitation as antimicrobial and plant growth promoting-agents. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 176:529-546. DOI 10.1007/s12010-015-1593-3. (Impact factor 1.751 NAAS rating 7.89)
  2. Mishra, A.K. Morang, P., Deka, M., Kumar, S.N.and B.S. Dileep Kumar (2014). Plant growth-promoting rhizobacterial strain-mediated induced systemic resistance in tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze) through defense-related enzymes against brown root rot and charcoal stump rot. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. DOI 10.1007/s12010-014-1090-0. (Impact factor 1.751 NAAS rating 7.89)
  3. Dutta, S., Morang, P., Kumar, S.N.and B.S. Dileep Kumar (2014) “Two rhizobacterial strains, individually and in interaction with Rhizobium sp enhanced fusarial wilt control, growth and yield in pigeon pea. Journal of Microbiology. DOI 10.1007/s12275-014-3496-3. 2(9): 778-784. (Impact factor 1.529 NAAS rating 7.28)
  4. Dutta, S., Morang, P., Kumar, S.N.and B.S. Dileep Kumar (2013) “Fusarial wilt control and growth of pigeon pea through bioactive metabolites produced by two Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria. World journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology . 1-13. DOI 10.1007/s11274-013-1532-9. (Impact factor 1.658 NAAS rating 7.26)
  5. Morang, P. Kumar BS and Dutta B.K. (2011) “In vitro evaluation of antagonistic potential of Bacillus cereus isolated from Tea Rhizosphere soil in Barak Valley region of Assam.” Assam University Journal of Science and Technology, Biological and Environmental Sciences (An International journal), 8 (I): 65-70.
  6. Morang, P., R. Sarma, B. K. Dutta, B.K. Gogoi and B. S. Dileep Kumar. (2012) “Bio- control of brown root rot disease of tea through rhizobacterial strains under the agro climatic condition of Barak Valley of Assam, India.Biodiversity: Researches in North East India (ed) Dutta, B.K and Choudhury, P. Assam University Publication, Silchar, 25-34pp.
  7. Morang, P. Dutta B.K. and DIleep kumar BS (2012)“Growth promotion and Bio control approaches of Brown root rot disease of Tea (Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze) by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J Plant Pathol Microb 3:129 doi:10.4172/2157-7471.1000129 (Impact factor- 0.4)
  8. Morang, P. Dutta B.K. and DIleep kumar BS (2012) “Efficacy of systemic fungicides against Brown root rot (Fomes lamoensis) disease of tea (Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze) in vitro and in nursery condition.World Journal of Agricultural Sciences 8(3):316-321. (NAAS rating 6.05).
  9. Morang, P., Dutta, B.K. Dileep Kumar, B.S., Ranjita, I. (2013). “Antagonistic potential of some isolated soil fungi against brown root rot disease of tea in Barak Valley of Assam” Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. Vol. 7 (1):711-716. (impact facor-0.073 NAAS rating 6.4)

Training/Seminar/Conference/Workshop Attendant/Participated

  1. Participated and successfully completed 10 days training program on “Adaptation and Mitigation options for Climate Resilient Agriculture” organized under NICRA held at ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya during 21-30 April’2015.
  2. Participated in the ASM virtual workshop on “Art of Science Communication” held at Gauhati University, Guwahati on 20th April’2015.
  3. Participated International Conference on “Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Health” from 16-17 March, 2012. organized by Department of Life Science and Bioinformatics, Assam University, Silchar, Assam.
  4. Participated on “PCR based DNA Fingerprinting” Organised by Biotech Hub, Assam University, Silchar from 21st to 23rd March, 2013.
  5. Participated Young Ecologist talk and interact (YETI) Organized by IIT Guwahati on 13th-15th December, 2011
  6. Participated workshop on “Statistics in Drug Discovery Researches” Organised by Bioinformatics Centre, Assam University, Silchar on 8th -9th October 2010.
  7. Participated Regional Seminar on “Intellectual property & Innovation Management in knowledge Era” Organised by the National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) in collaboration with Assam University, on 12th -13th January 2009 at silchar, Assam.
  8. Attendant International conference on “Current trends in algal bioresource utilization” from 4-6 December , 2006 organized by the Department of Ecology Environmental Science, Assam University, Silchar, Assam.