Tropical Ecology and Conservation Biology Lab_Bharati Patel

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Tropical Ecology and
Conservation Biology Lab
  Principal Investigator:  
  Peroth Balakrishnan, Ph D  
     
 
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute (JNTBGRI)
 
 
Wildlife Research and Conservation Trust (WRCT)
 
   

 

 

   
Bharati Patel  
   
Junior Research Fellow, Tropical Ecology & Conservation Biology Lab  
  :bharatipatel09@gmail.com, bharati@jntbgri.res.in  
Web :http://www.tropicalecology.in/bharati  
   
     
  Research Interests:  
 
Forest ecology, biodiversity monitoring, wildlife-habitat relationships, plant systematics and evolution, science communication
 
   
  Presernt work:

Patterns of tree cavity occurrence and use by vertebrates in tropical forests of the Western Ghats: a community web approach and its implications in forest management (funded by Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India)

 

Education:

 
   
2007-2009:

M.Sc. Forestry, IGKV, Raipur, India

 
   
2003-2006:
B.Sc. in Botany, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, India.  
Affiliations:
 
  2017-present: Research Fellow at Tropical Ecology & Conservation Biology Lab, JNTBGRI, Thiruvananthapuram, India.  
    2017: Junior Research Fellow at Chhattisgarh State Climate Change Cell, Raipur, India.  
    2016-present: Guest Faculty at Chattisgarh State Forest Training School, Raipur, India.  
    2016-2017: Feature Editor at Central Chronicle, Raipur, India.  
  2010-2015:

Freelance Science Communicator and Translator at Central Chronicle and Sumup.

 
    2010-2011: Senior Research Fellow at IINRG, Ranchi, India.  
  2009-2010: District Co-ordinator at Shree Sadguru Seva Foundation, Korba, India.  
Fellowships, grants and awards:
 
   
2017:
Junior Reserarch Fellowship, MoEF&CC, Govt of India.  
 
2010:

Senior Research Fellowship from ICAR, Govt. of India.

 
Publications:
 
  • Pal, Govind and Patel, Bharati (2013). An economic analysis of lac marketing in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. Indian Forester, 139(3):256-259. [PDF]

  • Jaiswal, A.K., Pal, Govind, Singh, J.P. and Patel, Bharati (2013). Growth analysis of lac production in Madhya Pradesh. Indian Forester, 139(5). [PDF]

  • Patel, Bharati (2012). Threatened medicinal flora of Udanti Wildlife Sanctuary, Chhattisgarh. Indian Forester, 138 (7):610- 615. [PDF]

  • Jaiswal, A.K., Pal, Govind, Singh, J.P. and Patel, Bharati (2012). Lac production growth anayasis for the state of Odisha. Bioved, 23(1): 1-5. [PDF]

  • Jaiswal, A.K., Pal, Govind, Singh, J.P. and Patel, Bharati (2011). Study of lac production growth in Jharkhand: District-wise and Crop-wise analysis. Indian Forester, 137(11):1309-1312. [PDF]

  • Jaiswal, A.K., Pal, Govind, Singh, J.P. and Patel, Bharati (2011). Growth analysis of lac production for the state of Chhattisgarh. Journal of Non-timber Forest Products, 18(3):175-180. [PDF]

 
         
Popular articles:  
       
   
  • Patel, Bharati (2017). We are depleting 1/5th of plant resources. Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 27 May. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati and P. Balakrishnan (2017). Biodiversity should not suffer for tourism. Features (Special Page), Central Chronicle, 22 May. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati (2017). I am Nature and Nature is me. Leisure (Cover Story), Central Chronicle, 22 April. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati (2017). Hello-is anybody in? Leisure (The Green Diary), 15 April. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati. (2017). Visual aids for conservation awareness – Documentary Movies. Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 1 April.. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati. (2017). Forests and Energy - Forests as storehouse of energy. Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 25 March. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati. (2017). A snag is not a scrap. Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 18 March. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati (2017). Thriving all small worlds through pulses. Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 25 February. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati. (2017). Are you tapping the resources sustainably? Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 28 January. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati. (2017). Why we are loosing forest? Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 17 January. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati. (2017). Jagnath Wildlife Safari – Land of a hunter turned conservator. Leisure (Travellogue), Central Chronicle, 10 January. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati. (2016). An year of pledges. Do we realize what we pledge for? Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 31 December. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati (2016). Drive Safely! Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 17 December. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati. (2016). Save me to save yourself! Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 10 December. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati. (2016). The Red Alert! Are we heading towards it? Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 12 November. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati and Singh, Arti. (2016). Death of Nagada like starvation looms large over Chhattisgarh. Wellness (Cover Story), Central Chronicle, 18 September. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati. (2016). Wear bio-degradable products and save environment. Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 17 September. [Link]

  • Patel, Bharati. (2016). Who is fuelling the rallys? Leisure (The Green Diary), Central Chronicle, 27 August. [Link]

  • Pal, Govid and Patel, Bharati. (2010). Marketing of Lac in Chhattisgarh (English). Agriculture Today, September 2010:45-46. [Link]

 
         
Seminars/conferences:  
     
   
  • Presented paper at International conference – ‘Student’s Conference on Conservation Science’ organized by Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore in 2011.

  • Presented paper at National seminar on “Forest Resources: Diversity, utilization and conservation” organised by University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore in 2011.

  • Abstract selected for International Conference on ‘Managing Sustainable Development of Rural Economy and Agri-Business’ organized by Banaras Hindu University, Banaras, U.P. in 2011.

  • Presented paper at National conference on “Biodiversity of medicinal and Aromatic Plants: collection, characterization and utilization” organised by Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Association of India, Anand, Gujarat in 2010.

  • Presented paper at South-Asian conference on ‘Water in Agriculture’ organized by Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidhyalaya, Raipur, Chhattisgarh in 2007.

 
     
Training/workshops:
 
 
  • Wildlife Biology: Tools and Techniques by Ecology and Rural Development Society, Jodhpur in association with Wildlife Division of Rajasthan Forest Department in Jalore District in 2016.

  • Botanical Nomenclature Course - 2017 by Botanical Survey of India, Pune at IISER Pune (Maharashtra) in 2017

  • BHUVAN Overview Training by National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad in 2016.

  • Training of Trainers (TOT) by Department of HRD & IT, Forest Department, Chhattisgarh in 2016.

  • Refresher course on Plant Taxonomy by Indian Academy of Sciences and Botanical Garden (University of Agricultural Sciences), Bangalore (Karnataka) in 2012.

  • Social Impact Assessment by Centre for Science and Education, New Delhi in 2012.

  • Biomonitoring of Wetlands by Energy and Wetlands Research Group, CES, IISc., Bangalore (Karnataka) in 2012.

  • Improved techniques of lac cultivation by Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Ranchi (Jharkhand) in 2011.

  • Integrated Pest Management Training Programme by Central Integrated Pest Management Centre, Raipur (C.G.) in 2008.

 
         
Membership in academic and scientific bodies:  
         
   
  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Association of India,  Anand, Gujarat (Life member)  

  • National Institute of Ecology,  Jaipur, Rajasthan (Member).

 
       
 
     
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