Sheikh Tajamul Islam
Assistant Professor Bioresources
University of Kashmir, Srinagar
Contact: 9419555828, 9797155212
Plant Physiology
Research Interest
I am interested to study the mechanism of flower senescence and postharvest physiology of cut flowers so that we are able to improve the postharvest performance of cut flowers. I am also interested to understand the positive aspects of plant microbe interaction.
List of publications
I. Islam, S.T., Tahir, I., Shahri, W. and Bhat, M.A. Effect of cycloheximide on senescence and postharvest performance in Hemerocallis fulva cv. Royal Crown. J. Plant Sci. 6(1): 14-25. ISSN: 1816-4951.
II. Shahri, W., Tahir, I. Islam, S.T. and Bhat, M. A. Physiological and biochemical changes associated with flower development and senescence in so far unexplored Helleborus orientalis Lam. cv. Olympicus. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants 17(1): 33-39. ISSN: 0971-5894.
III. Bhat, M.A., Tahir, I., Shahri, W. and. Islam, S.T. Effect of cycocel and B-nine (growth retardants) on growth and flowering of Erysimum marshallii (Henfr.) Bois. J. Plant. Sci. 6(2): 95-101. ISSN: 1816-4951.
IV. Shahri, W., Tahir, I., Islam, S.T. and Bhat, M. A. Effect of dry and wet storage at cool temperatures on postharvest performance of Ranunculus asiaticus L. flowers. Front. Agric. China 5(3): 382-387. ISSN: 1673-7334.
V. Shahri, W., Tahir, I., Islam, S.T. and Bhat, M. A. Synergistic effect of STS and cool storage on postharvest performance of cut spikes of Consolida ajacis cv. Violet Blue. Hort. Environ. Biotechnol. 52(5): 466-470. ISSN: 22113452.
VI. Shahri, W., Tahir, I., Islam, S.T. and Ahmad, M. Response of some ornamental flowers of family Ranunculaceae to sucrose feeding. Afr. J. Plant Sci. 4(9): 346-352. ISSN: 1996-0824.
VII. Ali, S., Ganai, B. A., Kamili, A. N., Bhat, A. A., Mir, Z. A., Bhat, J. A., Tyagi, A., Islam, S. T., Mushtaq, M., Yadav, P., Rawat, S., Grover, A. Pathogenesis-Related Proteins and Peptides as Promising Tools for Engineering Plants with Multiple Stress Tolerance. Available from. Microbiological Research. 212: 29-237. ISSN: 0944-5013.