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Independent experts nominated by country party

Manohara Tattekere Nanjappa

First name
Last name
Tattekere Nanjappa
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Plant Science
Natural Resource Management
Soil Science
UN languages spoken


Job function
Rain Forest research Institute, Jorhat, Assam
Telephone number
0091 376 2305168
Work experience
Research experience: 14 years - I have been working on Palms – taxonomy, reproductive biology and biodiversity conservation. Main areas of interests- Plant systematics, Reproductive biology, Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation. Completed two research projects. At present leading two projects in North East India – Diversity and Conservation of rattans; and on medicinally important plant- Morinda Citrifolia L. Noni – as livelihood option for the people of North East India. (National Medicinal Plant Board, New Delhi funded project). _x000D_
Reviewed Manuscript of International Journals - Plant Genetic Resources (MS No.133-13)_x000D_
Nominated member of Editorial Board - “Proceedings of the International Academy of Ecology and Environmental Sciences”, Hong Kong._x000D_
Worked in the ICFRE project on ‘Revisiting Forest Type of India’- conducted field survey of and analysed vegetation at Assam (11 locations) and Meghalaya States (3 locations); identified the plant species, classified and analysed data._x000D_
Participated in the “SAARC Expert Group Meeting on Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts and Risks to Different Forest Types of South Asia”, from 22 – 24 October, 2013, at Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat, India. Worked as rapporteur and internal member; people from 6 different SAARC Nations participated in this meeting.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
-B. Sc. University of Mysore, 1992, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology._x000D_
-M.Sc. University of Mysore, 1996, Botany._x000D_
-Ph.D. Botany, 2007. University of Mysore.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
Rajesh Tandon, T. N. Manohara, B. H. M. Nijalingappa and K R Shivanna. 2001. Pollination Pollen- pistil Interaction in Oil Palm, Elaeis guineensis. Ann. Bot. 87: 831-838._x000D_
T. N. Manohara, S. N. Ramaswamy and G. R. Shivamurthy. 2007. Calamus - dwindling resources? Curr. Sci. 92: 290-292._x000D_
Manohara, T. N., Linto, E.L. & Renuka, C. 2010. Diversity and conservation of palms in Andaman & Nicobar archipelago. Biodiversity Conservation 19: 3655-3666._x000D_
T.N. Manohara. 2013. Nutritional Evaluation of Shoots of Two Rattans of Northeast India—Calamus flagellum Griff. ex Mart. and C. floribundus Griff. (Arecaceae). Economic Botany 67(3): 263-268._x000D_
T.N. Manohara. 2013. Wasp-mediated seed dispersal in agarwood plant (Aquilaria malaccensis), a critically endangered and overexploited species of North East India. Curr. Sci. 105(3):298-299.
Other activities
Life Member:_x000D_
- The Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, India._x000D_
- The Indian Botanical Society, Department of Botany, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. _x000D_
- Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy (IAAT), Department of Botany, University of Calicut, Calicut._x000D_
- Swamy Botanical Club, Department of Plant Sciences, Scholl of Life Science, Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirappali, Tamil Nadu._x000D_
- Advances in Plant Sciences, Muzzafar Nagar, U.P._x000D_
- Phytomorphology, New Delhi._x000D_
- International Journal of Plant Reproductive biology_x000D_
- Current Science Association, Bangalore, Karnataka.
Summer Research Fellowship – 2007 jointly sponsored by INSA-IASc.-NASc. under Teacher category
Organisation name
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education,
Organisation street address
PIN: 785 001, 785001
Organisation city
Jorhat, Assam
Organisation country