Sikkim University

Dr. Arun Chettri

Designation: Assistant Professor
Date of Joining: 2011
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Academic record & distinction [Masters onwards]

MSc (Botany) University of North Bengal

PhD (Botany) North-Eastern Hill University

PhD Topic: “Effect of forest fragmentation on vascular plant diversity in Khangchendzonga
Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim with emphasis on regeneration of some important taxa


Areas of Specialization

Plant Ecology and Taxonomy; Plant distributional Modeling; Conservation Biology


Sample Publications

  1. Chettri Arun, Saroj K. Barik, Pandey, Harendra N. and Mark K. Lyngdoh (2010) ‘Liana diversity and abundance as related to microenvironment in three forest types located in different elevational ranges of the Eastern Himalayas’, Plant Ecology and Diversity,3(2): 175–185.
  2. Chettri, Arun, SK Barik (2011) ‘Assessing ethnobotanical value and threat status of Tetrastigma rumicispermum (Lawson) Planch, a lesser known liana species of Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim’, Indian Journal of Traditional knowledge, 12(2): 339-341.
  3. Adhikari, A. Chettri and S. K. Barik (2009) ‘Modelling the ecology and distribution of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) in the Indian subcontinent,’ Current Science, 97(1):73-78.

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