Plant physiology and biochemistry
Cytogenetics, Plant genetic diversity, Molecular Biology and Plant Biochemistry
Plant Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
Microbiology and Microbial Ecology
Seed dormancy, Biopriming of seeds using PGPR for germination improvement and disease control
Cyto-genetical studies, Molecular Biology & Ethnobotany
Plant Taxonomy (especially Angiosperm and Pteridophyte)
Plant Ecology; Ethno-botany; Biodiversity and Conservation; GIS and RS; and Tissue Culture
Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of plant abiotic stress and Phytonanotechnology.
Plant (Microbe interaction with special emphasis on endophytes and mycorrhizae)
Microbial diversity with special interest in diversity and ecology of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) es- pecially, in pristine forests and cultivated areas.