Dr. Mala Neogy (HOD) – Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Govt. College

Dr. Mala Neogy (HOD)

Designation: Associate Professor

Department: Botany

Qualification: M.Sc. (C.U.), M. Phil. (C.U.), Ph. D. (Visva Bharati)

Area of Specialization: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

E-mail: mala.neogy@gmail.com

Research Interests:

Plant physiology and Biochemistry, Phyto-remediation and Phyto-chemistry

Research Projects Completed

  • Title of the project: Antioxidant activity in some leafy vegetables: A comparative study.
  • Funding agency: UGC funded Minor Research Project
  • Status: Completed

Research Publications

  1. Neogy, M. and Bhattacharya A. (2015) Qualitative screening of phytochemical and comparative study of dietary antioxidative properties of three commonly used leafy vegetables of West Bengal. Int J of Pharm Pharm Sci.7 (10).
  2. Neogy M. and Mukherji S. (2010) Effect of aluminium on activities of some antioxidant enzymes in Vigna radiate Wilczek. J. Botan. Soc. Bengal 64(1): 57-60.
  3. Neogy M., Dutta J.K., Roy A.K. and Mukherji S. (2002) Studies on phytotoxic effect of aluminium on growth and morphological parameters of Vigna radiate Wilczek. J. Environ. Biol. 23(4): 411-416. Triveni Enterprise, India.
  4. Neogy M., Dutta J.K., Roy A.K. and Mukherji S. (2002) Changes in nitrogen, amino acid and proline content in mungbean (Vigna radiate Wilczek) as effected by toxic levels of aluminium. Indian J. of Plant Physiol. 7(1) :62-65. Springer India, India
  5. Neogy, M. Dutta J.K., Mukherji S. and Roy A.K. (2001) Effect of aluminium on pigment content, Hill activityand seed yield in mungbean. Indian J. of Plant Physiol. 6(4): 381-385. Springer India, India
  6. Neogy M., Dutta J.K., Mukherji S, and Ghorai A.K. (1999) Effect of aluminium on some physiological parameters and seed yield in mungbean (Vigna radiate Wilczek). Indian J. of Plant Physiol. 4(4) :317-319. Springer India, India
  7. Pem A, Paul N, Neogy M. and Mukherji S. (1997) Response of pea seedlings to automobile exhaust. J. Natl.Bot. Soc. 51: 93-97.
  8. Neogy M and Mukherji S. (1996) Interaction of penicillin with various membrane active agents on pigment release from beet root tissue. J. Natl. Bot. Soc. 50:65-67.
  9. Dutta A.K.., Thappa S. and Neogy M. (1995). Mitostatic effects induced by aluminium salts in some plant species. Environment and Ecology 13(4):809-813.

Professional Membership of the Scientific Society

  1. Life member of Plant Physiology Forum of India
  2. Life member of Botanical Society of Bengal.

Research Guidance

Post-Graduation dissertation guidance: 15

Teaching Experience

Under graduate teaching: 1992-present
  • Darjeeling Government College
  • Hooghly Mohsin College
  • Bidhannagar College
  • Bethune College
  • Taki Government College
  • Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Government College
Post graduate teaching: 6 years
  • Darjeeling Government College
  • Bethune College

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