Director DDE

Dr. A.N. Kargupta
Director, DDE, LNMU, Darbhanga.
Professor:Post-Graduate Department of Botany
L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga- 846004

  • Ph.D. (Burdn.), F.B.S., UGC Career Awardee, Govt. of India.
  1. Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1981): On a new variety of Stigeoclonium S.geraldii Islam (geraldii Islam var. bengalense var. nov.) from West Bengal (Abstr.) Proc. 68th Indian Sci. Congres Pt. 3:7.
  2. Sarma, P., Mustafa, G. and Kargupta, A.N. (1982): New records of Spirogyra from West Bengal- II (Abstr.) Proc. 69th Indian Sci. Congr. Pt. 3:12.
  3. Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1982): On the occurrence of Leptosiropsis Jao – A chaetophoralean alga, new to Indian flora (Abstr.) JIBS, 61:2.
  4. Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1983): On three species of the genus Stigeoclonium, new to Indian flora (Abstr.) Indian Sci. Congr. Pt. 3:4.
  5. Jha, V., Kargupta, A.N. and Jha, U.N. (1985): Utilization and conservation of aquatic resources in Mithila, North Bihar, India (Abstr.) 2nd International Conf. Environ. Edu. 9.
  6. Kargupta, A.N. and Sarma, P. (1986): Two new varieties of the genus Draparnaldiopsis Smith &Klyver from West Bengal, (Abstr.) JIBS, 65 (Suppl.) : 2.
  7. Kargupta, A.N., Sarma, P. and Jha, V. (1986): New Record of a chaetophoralean alga Leptosiropsis(L. torulosa Jao) from eastern India. Environment & Ecology (1): 179-181
  8. Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1986): New species of the genus Zygnemopsis(Zygnematales: Cholorophyceae) from India. Hydrobiologia 139: 247-250.(The Netherland)
  9. Verma, A.M. and Kargupta, A.N. (1986): Seasonal variation of wall vegetation of Darbhanga, North Bihar. Environment & Ecology 4(2): 339-342.
  10. Kargupta, A.N. (1987): New records of some members of Ulotrichales from West Bengal. Phykos 26: 47-52.
  11. Kargupta, A.N. (1987): Occurrence of two rare chaetophoralean algae, new to Bihar (Abstr.) 74th Indian Sci. Congr. Pt. 3:3.
  12. Kargupta, A.N. and Sarma, P. (1987): Rae species of Bulbochaete(Cholorophyceae: Oedogoniales) from Birbhum and Murshidabad district of West Bengal, India. Hydrobiologia 153: 13-21. (The Netherland)
  13. Kargupta, A.N., Dwivedi, N.P., Verma, A.M. (1987): A revised key to species of Spirogyra Link (Cholorophyceae: Zygnemataceae) occurring in India. Mendel 1(4): 76:88.
  14. Kargupta, A.N., Kumari, B. and Verma, A.M. (1987): Two new species of the genus SpirogyaraLink from esterm India. Science & Culture 53:149-151.(Bose Res. Inst., Kolkata)
  15. Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1987): New records of Stigeoclonium spp. (Chaetophorales: Chlorophyceae) from West Bengal, India. Bangladesh J. Bot. 16 (1): 15-37(Dhaka, Bangladesh)
  16. Sarma, P. and Kargupta, A.N. (1987): New records of Zygnema spp. (Chlorophyceae: Zygnematales) from West Bengal, India. Nova Hedwigia 45 (3-4): 471-485. (Germany)
  17. Kargupta, A.N. (1987): New reports of some members of Chaetophorales from Bihar, India. Biosc. 6(2): 155-173.
  18. Kargupta, A.N. (1989): Indian Zygnemataceae – I. The genus Mougeotia from West Bengal. Biojournal 1(1): 97-105.
  19. Kargupta, A.N., Jha V., Mishra, R.K. and Mahto, A. (1990): Periphyton on Euryale ferox Salisb. A primary observation on the composition and ecology. Biojournal 2 (2): 369-370.
  20. Ahmad, M.R. and Kargupta, A.N. (1990): New records of some green algae from Bihar. Econ. Tax. Bot. 15(1): 203-209.(Jodhpur)
  21. Kargupta, A.N. and Ahmad, M.R. (1991): Freshwater green algal flora of North Bihar-II Econ. Tax. Bot. 15(1): 203-209.
  22. Kargupta, A.N., and Sarma, P. (1991): New records of Coleochaete species from West Bengal, India. Bangladesh J. Bot. 20(2): 149-156.(Dhaka)
  23. Jha, V., Kargupta, A.N., Dutta, R.N., Jha, U.N., Mishra, R.K. and SAaraswati, K.C., (1991): Utilization and conservation of Euryale feroxSalisb. In Mithila (North Bihar), India. Aquatic Botany, The Netherland. 39: 295-314.
  24. Kargupta, A.N. and Mishra, V. (1992): A new species of Cylindrocapsa(Chlorophyceae): Ulotrichales) – C. iyengarai sp. nov.from Bihar, India. Nova Hedwigia 55(3-4): 527-531.(Germany)
  25. Kargupta, A.N. and Dubey, P. (1994): Cyanobacterial flora of Darbhanga and bordering areas of Nepal: A taxonomic consideration. Plant. Sci. 2: 92-119.
  26. Jha, V., Saraswati, K.C., Kargupta, A.N. and Mishra, S. (1994): Plants in Cultural life of Mithila (N. Bihar), India. Plant Sci. Res. 2: 92-119.
  27. Kargupta, A.N. and Jha, R.N. (1995): Taxonomy of India Zygnemataceae: A review. In: Biology of Conjugales(Eds. Vidyavati& M.N. Noor), Printwell, Jaipur, pp. 104-129.
  28. Kargupta, A. N. and Ahmad, MD. R. (1995): The genus Spirogyra (Chlorophyceae: Vidyavati& M.N. Noor), Printwell, Jaipur, pp. 195-218.
  29. Kargupta, A.N. and V. (1996): Makhana (Euryale ferox salisb.): A potential aquatic crop of Northern India. In: Agriculture and Biotechnology (Special number) (Ed. A.K. Bhatnagar, Dellhi University Botanical Society, New Delhi) pp. 101-108.
  30. Kargupta, A.N. (1996): Monotypic genus Arnoldiella (Cladophorales: Chlorophyceae): A new record from Indian subcontinent. Econ. Tax. Bot. 18(2): 439-441.
  31. Jha, V., Kargupta, A.N. and Jha, A. (1996): Leaves and flowers utilized as supplementary vegetables in Darbhanga (N. Bihar) and their ethnobotanical significance. Econ. Tax. Bot. 12: 395-402.
  32. Kargupta, A.N. (1996): New record of Draparnaldiopsis alpina(Chlorophyta) for India. Bangladesh J. Botany 25(1): 99-101.(Dhaka)
  33. Kargupta, A.N. (1996): Contribution to our knowledge of Bulbochaete(Chlorophyta: Oedogoniales) from West Bengal, India. Phytomorphology 46 (4): 329-333.(Delhi University)
  34. Kargupta, A.N. (1996): Notes on two taxa of Bulbochaete(Chlorophyta: Oedogoniales) from West Bengal, India. Phykos 35 (1&2): 53-56.(New Delhi, IARI)
  35. Kargupta, A.N., Mukherjee, D.D. and Sarma, P. (1997): On two new taxa of Bulbochaete(Chlorophyceae: Oedogoniales) from West Bengal, India. Phytomorphology 47 (2): 135-139. (Delhi University)
  36. Kargupta, A.N. and Jha, S. (1997): The genus Stigeoclonium from North Bihar and bordering areas of Nepal. Phykos 36 (1-2): 37-42.(IARI, New Delhi)
  37. Kargupta, A.N. (1998): ConjugationinZygnemataceae. In: Advances in Phycology (Ed. B.N. Verma, A.N. Kargupta and S.K. Goyal), APC Publ., New Delhi, pp. 95-111.
  38. Kargupta, A.N. (1999): Taxonomy of Zygnemataceae: Problems and Prospects. In: Recent Trend in Algal Taxonomy 1. Taxonomical issues (Ed. Vidyavati&Mahato), APC Publ. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. 141-154.
  39. Jha, S. and Kargupta, A.N. (2001): Cyanobacterial flora of Eastern Koshi Basin, Nepal. Ecoprints 8 (1): 37-43.(Nepal, Kathmandu)
  40. Kargupta, A.N. (2003): Taxonomy of Zygnemataceae: An Ovverview in Phycology: Nature and Nurture (EdtVerma, B.N., Kargupta, A.N. and Yadav, R.N.) pp. 263-272.]
  41. Kargupta, A.N. and Ahmad, M.R., (2004): The genus Oedogonium (Chlorophycate: Oedogonialis) from Bihar, India. J. L. N. Mithila University 1 (1): 1-5.
  42. Keshri, J.P. Kargupta, A.N. and Mustafa, G. (2005): Contributions of the Burdwan school of Phycology InGlimpses of Indian Phycology (Edt. Keshri, J.P. and Kargupta, A.N.) pp. 361-384.
  43. Kargupta, A.N. and Keshri, J.P. (2006): New records of macrandrousOedogonium (Oedogoniales: Chlorophyceae) taxa from West Bengal, India. Algological Studies (Arch fur Hydrobiologia) 122: 57-71.(The Netherland)
  44. Kargupta, A.N. and Keshri, J.P. (2006): New records of Chaetophorales (Chlorophyta) from West Bengal, India.Geophytology 36 (1-2): 43-45.(Lucknow, Palacobol, Res. Inst.)
  45. Jha, S. and Kargupta, A.N. (2006): Taxonomy of the genus Oscillatoria Vaucher from the river Koshi Basin. In Environment and Plants : Glimpses of Research in South Asia (Edt. Jhaet. al.) ECOS, Nepal, pp. 264-274.
  46. Mairh, A. and Kargupta, A.N. (2009): Cyanophytes of Damodarriver, Jharkhand, India. Vegetos 22(2): 71-74.(U.P.)
  47. Jha, S. &Kargupta, A.N. (2012): Record of two Genera: Spirulina and Arthrospira(Nostocales, Cyanophyceae) along River Koshi Basin of Nepal and Bihar. Phytomorphology 62(1-2): 25-31.(Delhi University)
  48. Kargupta, A.N. and Bose, S.K.(2012): Marphotaxonomy of some Chlorococcales from Darbhanga, North Bihar, Biospectra 7 (1): 119-126.
  49. Verma, A.B. and Kargupta, A.N. (2012): Vetiveriazizanioides (L.) Nsh. : A miracle grass. BotanicaMithilantica 1: 50-58.
  50. Kesheri, J.P. and Kargupta, A.N. (2013): The genera Draparnaldia Bory and Draparnaldiopsis Smith et. al. Klyver (Chaetophorales: Chlorophyta) in India. (Abstr.) National confer. On “Frontiers in Algology and Algal Biotechnology: (NCFAAB). 47-48.
  51. Kargupta, A.N., Keshri, J.P. &Mallick, P. (2013): Mougeotia nummuloides (Hassall) Detoni- A new record from India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 37(4): 644-646.
  52. Kargupta, A.N. and Kumari Swati (2015)- New record of some taxa of the genus Bulbochaete (Chlorophyceae-Oedogoniales) from North Bihar, India Phytomorphology, 65 (3-4): in press (Delhi University)


  1. Kargupta, A.N. and Sarma, P. (1992): The genus Spirogyra (Chlorophyceae: Zygnemataceae) in West Bengal, India. Bibliotheca Phycologica 91: 1-75 (with 229 figures), J.Cramer, Stuttgart, Berlin (Germany).
  2. Kargupta, A.N. and Jha, R.N. (2004): Algal flora of North Bihar (Zygnemataceae). Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh Publ., Dehradun- pp. 237. ISBN: 81-511-0330-0.


  1. Kargupta, A.N. and Siddiqui, E.N. (1995): Algal Ecology: An Overview, International Publishers, Dehradun, India. pp. 438, ISBN: 81-7089-206-6.
  2. Verma, B.N., Kargupta, A.N. and Goyal, S.K. (1998): Advances in Phycology, Associated Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. 394, ISBN: 81-86580-32-8.
  3. Verma, B.N., Kargupta, A.N. and Yadav, R.N. (2003): Phycology: Nature and Nurture, Kalyani Publisher, New Delhi, pp. 425, ISBN: 81-2720-0825-6.
  4. Keshri, J.P. and Kargupta, A.N. (2005): Glimpses of Indian Phycology (P. Sarma Felicitation Volume) Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh Publ., Dehradun, pp. 384. ISBN: 81-211-0333-9.