NTRF Research Publication

Some Significant Research Publications

From NTRF Funded Projects


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Tea Biotechnology

  1. Sreedhar, C.H. and Satyanarayana, N.1996, Compatibility between tea (Camellia Spp.) clones in grafting of fresh cuttings. Journal of Plantation Crops 24 (Suppl.) : 413-418
  2. Balasaravanan, T., Vilod Haridas, Raj Kumar, R., Marimuthu, S. and Gunaseelan, K.X.1999. Hormonal regulations in somatic embryo maturation in tea. Pp.39. National Conference on Biotechnology: Hitherto & Henceforth, The American College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
  3. Balasaravanan, S., Marimathu, S., Raj Kumar, R. and Balasaravanan, T.2000. Isolation, culture and fusion of protoplasts in tea. Pp 3-9 In: Recent Advances in plantation crops research. Eds. N Muraleedharan and R. Raj Kumar. Allied Publishers limited, Chennai.
  4. Balasubramanian, S., Marimuthu, S., Raj Kumar, R. and Vinod Haridas. 2000. Somatic embryogenesis and multiple production in Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze. Journal of Plantation Crops. 28: 44-49
  5. Marimathu, S., Balasubramanian, S. and Raj Kumar, R. 1998. Biotechnological approaches in tea research: recent attempts and progress. Bulletin of UPASI Tea Scientific Department 52: 27-33.
  6. Raj Kumar, R., Marimuthu, S., Balasubramanian, S. and Muraleedharan, N. 1998. Evolving New Elite Tea Cultivars Biotechnological Approaches. Assam Review and Tea News. 77: 20-22.
  7. Vinod Haridas, Balasaravanan, T., Raj Kumar, R. and Marimuthu, S.2000. Factors influencing somatic embryogenesis in Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze. Pp. 31-35. In: Recent Advances in plantation drops research. Eds. N. Muraleedharan and R. Raj Kumar. Allied Publishers Limited, Chennai.
  8. Identification of differentially expressed genes in dormant (banji) bud of tea (C. sinensis (L.)O. Kuntze) using substractive hybridization approach. – Dr. A. K. Azad Mondal, 2011
  9. Molecular cloning and characterization of nucleoside diphosphate kinase 1 cDNA in tea, 2012, A. K. Azad Mondal.
  10. Characterization of nucleotide di phosphate kinase (NDPK1) c DNA in tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze), 2012, A. K. Azad Mondal.

Tea Quality Improvement

  1. Gunasekar, M., Marinuthu, S. and Ramasamy, V. 1996. Substrate specificity of biosoperoxidases in the shoots of tea (iCamellia spp. L.) clones. J. Plantation Crops. 24 (Supplement): 560-568.
  2. Joseph Lopez, S., Marimuthu, S., Ramakrishnan, M., Raj Kumar, R.2000. Reconstruction of tea polyphenol oxidase by limited proteolysis and its effect on black tea quality. International Conference on Plantation Crops, Hyderabad, pp: 12.
  3. Marimuthu, S., Ramakrishnan, M., Joseph Lopez, S and Raj Kumar, R.2000. Exploitation of Agaricus bisporus for extraction, purification and characterization of polyphenol oxidase and its application in tea processing. National seminar on recent advances in plant biology, Kasaragod, Pp. 72.
  4. Marimuthu, S., Senthilkumar, R.S., Balasubramanian, S., Raj Kumar, R. and Aneetha Christie, S. 2000. Effect of addition of Biopectinase on biochemical composition of CTC Black tea. Recent Advances in Plantation Crops Research. Eds. N.Muraleedharan and R.Raj Kumar, Allied publishers limited, Chennai, India. Pp 265-269.


  1. Ramakrishnan, M., Swaminathan, K., Marimathu, S and Sinthilkumar, R.S. and Raj Kumar, R. 1999. Screening of microbes for tea processing enzymes. National conference on Biotechnology: Hitheroto & Henceforth. The American College, Madurai.
  2. Rakamrishnan, M., Raj Kumar, R., Marimuthu, S and Joseph Lopez, S.2000. Prediction of black tea quality by using fresh leaf constituents as indicators. Papers presented in International Conference on Plantation Crops, Hyderabad 12-15 December 2000. Abstract No. p-68, pp: 65.
  3. Senthilkumar, R.S., Swaminathan, K., Marimuthu, S. and Raj Kumar, R.2000. Micorbial enzymes for tea processing. Recent Advances in Plantation Crops research. Eds. N. Muraleedharan and R. Raj Kumar, Allied publishers limnited, India. Pp 273-276.
  4. Senthilkumar, R.S., Marimuthu, S., Raj Kumar, R., Joseph Lopez, S. and Ramakrishnan, M. 2001. Role of certain enzymes on the quality of CTC black tea. Bulletin of UPASI Tea Research Foundation. 54: 109-118.
  5. Biochemical parameters of made teas from Dooars and Terai region with secial reference to different grades, In press, Dr. S. K. Pathak
  6. Biochemical constituents (precursors) in tea shoots responsible for  quality and their effect on made teas in different regions of North Bengal, In press, Dr. S. K. Pathak.
  7. Radhakrishnan, B. and Mahendran, P., 2009, Studies on the effect of vermicompost and vermiwash on growth and development of tea (Camellia sinensis)., Journal of Plantation Crops 38(1): 27-31.

Plant Nutrient Dynamics

  1. V.Sudhahar, S.Venkatesan 2004 Influence of temperature and moisture onurea hydrolysis of tea soils. Journal of Plantation crops, 32 (Suppl.) 253-256.
  2. Venkatesan, S., Ganapathy, M. N. K. 2004 Nitrate reductase activity in tea as influenced by various levels of nitrogen and potassium fertilizers. Communications in Soil and Plant Analysis. 35 (9&10): 1283-1292.
  3. Venkatesan, S., Verma, D.P., Ganapathy, M.N.K. 2003. Targeted yield equations of nitrogen for clonal teas under south Indian conditions. Journal of Indian Society of Soil Science. 51 (2): 178-183.
  4. Phukan Ishan, Bhagat, R.M. and Saffique, S. 2007. Conversion of biowaste into vermicompost. I. Suitability of earthworm - Suitability of earthworm. Two & Bud. 54 pp. 34-41
  5. Phukan Ishan, Bhagat, R.M. and Jahan, A. 2007. Conversion of biowaste into vermicompost. II. Comparative efficiency of cattle manure and vermicompost on soil properties and growth of young tea. Two & Bud 54 pp 42-45.
  6. Radhakrishnan, B. and Mahendran, P. 2007 Conversion of biowaste into vermicompost. Comparative efficiency of cattle manure and vermicompost on soil properties and growth of young tea. Newsletter of UPASI Tea Research Foundation.17 (1): 5-6.
  7. Radhakrishnan, B. and Mahendran,2008, Effect of different bedding materials available tea plantations on the quality of Vermicompost.Newsletter of UPASI Tea Research Foundation 18(1): 2.
  8. Radhakrishnan, B. and Mahendran, P.2009, Vermiwash : A biotonic for plant growth and soil health in tea plantations. Planter`s chronicle  105 (2): 18-25.

Tea Soil and Plant Synergy

  1. Venkatesan, S., Murugesan, S., Ganapathy, M.N.K., Verma, D.P., 2004. Long-term impact of nitrogen and potassium fertilizers on yield, soil nutrients and biochemical parameters of tea. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 84(14): 1939-1944.
  2. Verma, D.P., Venkatesan, S.2000. Evaluation of soil test methods of available nitrogen for tea in south India. In: Recent advances in plantation crops Allied Publishers Ltd., ChennaiL 191-198.
  3. Borah, D.K., 2005. Effect of time and methods of application on leaching loss of NH4 and NO3 Nitrogen. Indian Journal of Hill Farming, 17(2).
  4. Borah, D.K., 2005. Effects of mode and time of fertilizers applications on the extend of potassium leaching loss on tea soils of Assam, Journal of Potassium Research.
  5. Radhakrishnan, B. and Mahendran, P. 2009, Studies on the vermicompost and vermiwash on growth and development of young tea plants, Newsletter of UPASI Tea Research Foundation 19(1): 3.
  6. Radhakrishnan, B. and Mahendran, P., 2010, Studies on the biology  and composting  efficiency of Eisenia foetida (Savigny) and Eudrilus eugeniae (Kinberg) in Tea Plantations, Pp. 282-288. In : Organic Horticulture Principles, Practices and Technologies. (Eds.) Singh, H.P. and Thomas, V. Westville Publishing House, New Delhi.
  7. I. K. Phukan, R. M. Bhagat, B. P. Saikia and B. K. Barthakur, Soil properties under rehabilitation and non-rehabilitation conditions in tea soils of Assam (World Tea Science Congress Tocklai; Oral presentation) (In press),  World Tea Science Congress Tocklai; Oral presentation.
  8. K. Poobathiraj, G. Pitchaimari, A. C. Ramesh babu and N. Palani., 2010, Effect of nutrient enriched organic manures on chemical properties of tea soils, News letter of UPASI TEA RESEARCH FOUNDATION. 20 (1). 4.
  9. K. Poobathiraj and N. Palani, 2011, Isolation of humic acid fractions from different tea growing soils of South India, News letter of UPASI TEA RESEARCH FOUNDATION. 21 (1). 3.

Bio-management of Pests

  1. Baby, U.I. and Chandromouli, B. 1996. Biological antagonism of Trichoderma and Gliocladium spp. Against certain primary root pathogens of tea. Journal of Plantation Crops. 24 (Supplement): 249-255
  2. Prem kumer, R. Sanjay,R. and Ponmurugan,P. 2002. Forecasting of blister blight disease of tea. Plantation Crop Research and Development in the New Millennium: 535-540
  3. Selvasundaram, R. Muraleedharan, N. and Sachin, P.J. Kairomones for trapping shot hole borer infesting tea. Poster presented at the international conference “Area wide control of insect pests: integrating the sterile insect and related nuclear and other techniques sterile insect technique” organized by United Nations international atomic energy agency (IAEA), Food and agricultural organization (FAO) at Vienna, Austria.
  4. N.Muraleedharan, Evaluation of three entomopathogenic fungi for the control of red spider mites at International Conference on O-Cha (Tea) culture and science, Japan.
  5. S. Debnath, P. Dutta., A. Rahman,. M. Sarmah., S. R. Sarmah, A. Dutta., R. Begum.,    M. Borthakur and B. K. Barthakur, 2011, Field performance of a native entomopathogen  Metarhizium anisopliae against live wood eating termite of tea in Cachar, Presented at WTSC,TRA,Tocklai


  1. N.Muraleedharan, Studies on the pathogenicity of Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) a fungal pathogen of the shot hole borer of tea, Microbials in insect pest management.
  2. N.Muraleedharan, Morphology and pathogenicity of Paecilomyces fumosoroseus, fungal pathogen of leaf roller and aphids of tea, Placrosym XV.
  3. Mukhopadhyay, A, and Das, S and Sarkar, M. 2004 Laboratory rearing of Sycamnus Croceovittatus (Dohra) (Heteroptera: Reduviidac), a predator of red slug caterpillar on termite food. Journal of Applied Zoological Research, 15(2): 168-170
  4. Das, S., Sarkar, M and Mukhopadhyay, A.2005 changing diversity of hymenopteran parasitods from organically and conventionally managed tea ecosystem, of North Bengal, India. Journal of Environmental Biology, 26(3/4): 1-5
  5. Mukhopadhyay. A, Shepra, and P.W, Pradhan. B, 2002. Diversity of ground arthropod community at organic and chemically intensive tea plantation of Darjeeling terai, Journal of Environmental Biology, J. Environ. Biol, 24(4), 471 = 476
  6. Barundeb Banerjee, 2008, Insect guild succession on tea foliage, Proc. Nat. Aead. Sci. India, Sect-B, Vol.79, Pt.I,2009
  7. T. K. Roy, D. C. Dhali, S. Saha and D. Roychaudhuri, 2009, Typical Orb-weaving spiders (Aranedae : Araneae) of tea Ecosysem of Dooars, West Bengal, Insect Environment, Vol.15 (3), 2009
  8. Prof. D. Roychaudhuri,2010, Jumping spiders (Araneae : Slticidae) of four reserve forests of Duars, West Bengal, Bionotes : Vol.12(1)
  9. Tapan Kumar Roy, Dhruba Chandra Dhali, Sumana saha and Dinendra Raychaudhuri,2010, Resurrection of the endemic bird dung crab spiders, Phrynarachne Thorell (Araneae:Thomisidae) of 19th Century India, Mun. Ent. Zool. Vol.5, No.2, 543
  10. Tapan Kumar Roy, Dhruba Chandra Dhali, Sumana saha and Dinendra Raychaudhuri,2010, Orb-weaving spiders (Aranedae : Araneae) in the tea Ecosysem of Assam, Bionotes, 12(4) : 113-114,
  11. Tapan Kumar Roy, Dhruba Chandra Dhali, Sumana saha and Dinendra Raychaudhuri,2010, Spiders of the Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, Bionotes, 12(4) : 122,
  12. Tapan Kumar Roy, Dhruba Chandra Dhali, Sumana saha and Dinendra Raychaudhuri,2010, The world spider catalog, version 11.0, Citation : The American Museum of Natural History
  13. Souvik Sen, Tapan Kumar Roy, Dhuraba Chandra Dhali, Sumana Saha, Dinendra Roychaudhuri, 2011, First record of the genus Tukaraneus Barrion and Litsinger and Neoscona yptinika Barrion and Litsinger (Araneae:Araneidae) from India, Journal of Asia Pacific Entomology 14: 367-371
  14. P. Ponmurugan, V. Elango, s. Marimuthu, T. C. Chaudhuri, D. Srinivanan, B. Mythili Ganamangai and K. Manju Karunambika, 2011, Evaluation of actinomycetes isolated from southern Indian tea plantation for the biological control of tea pathogens, Journal of Plantation Crops,  39 (1): 239-243
  15. Dr. N. Muraleedharan, Dr. B. Radhakrishnan, 2010, A Monograph on Vermiculture and Vermicomposting in Tea Growing Areas, A joint publication.
  16. Prof. B. C. Ghosh, Dr. T. C. Chaudhuri, 2010, A Manual on Vermicomposting for Tea Industry in North-East India, A joint publication.

Management of Pesticide Residues in Tea

  1. Manikandan, K.N., Muraleedharan, N., Selvasundaram, R. and Sudhakaran, R. 2000. Studies on the residues of certain pesticides and their persistence in tea, pp. 355-359. In: Recent Advances in Plantation Crops Research. Eds. N.Muraleedharan and R.Raj Kumar. Allied Publishers Limited, Chennai.
  2. Muraleedharan, N., Manikandan, KN. And Selvasundaram, R. 2000. Degradation of Pesticide Residues in Tea. Pp: 159-162. In: Proceedings of the Indo-UK workshop of Innovative pest and Disease Management in Horticultural and Plantation crops. SPIC Science Foundation, Chennai.
  3. Manikandan, KN., Muraleedharan, N., Selvasundaram, R. 2001. Residues of deltamethrin in black tea. Bulletin of UPASI Tea Research Foundation 54 : 88-92.
  4. Muraleedharan, N., Manikandan, KN. 2001. Pest control and pesticide residues in tea. iStandards India 15(4): 10-13.
  5. Manikandan, KN., Muraleedharan, N., Selvasundaram, R. 2001. Residues and persistence of chlorpyrifos in processed black tea. Journal of Plantation Crops 29 (3): 35-37
  6. Manikandan, KN., Muraleedharan, N., Selvasundaram, R. 20095. Degradation of quinalphos during processing of black tea. Journal of Plantation Crops 33 (2): 146-148.
  7. Shankar, A., Sood, C., Kumar, V and Ravindranath, S.D. 2001. Modified extraction and clean-up procedure for the detection and determination of parathion methyl and chlorpyrifos residues in tea. Pest Management Science, 57: 458-462.
  8. Singh, A. Kumar, V., Jaggi, S., Ravindranath, S.D., and Shankar, A.2001. Transfer of insecticide residue from made tea – case study of book keeping between brew and spent leaves. Indian Journal of Applied Entomology, 15(1): 7-11
  9. B. K. Borthakur, 2007, Prospects of termite control in tea plantation of North East India with native entomopathogenic fungi, Presented at The Third International conference on O-CHA (Tea) culture and science.Nov.2-4, Schizuoka,Japan.
  10. Babu, A., Roobak Kumar, A., Sankara Rama Subramanium, M., and
  11. V. K. Jasin Rahman. Impact of certain pesticides on Oligota pygmaea, a major predator of red spider, Newsl.UPASI Tea Res.Found.19 (2): 2.
  12. Perumalsamy, K., Selvasundaram, R., Roobakkumar, A., Jasin Rahman, V., Babu, A., and Muraleedharan, N., 2009, Life table and predation of Oligota pygmaea (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) a major predator of the red spider mite, Oligonychus coffeae (Acarina: Tetranychidae) infesting tea. Biological Control,. 51: 96-101
  13. Dr. T. C. Chaudhuri, 2010, Global efforts in fixation and harmonization of quality standards and Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) in tea at ISO* and IGG on tea, FAO, Presented in the 4th International Conference on O-CHA (Tea) Culture & Science,  China
  14. Perumalsamy, K., Selvasundaram, R., Roobakkumar, A., Jasin Rahman, V and Muraleedharan, N.,2010,  Life table and predatory efficiency of Stethorus gilvifrons (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), an important predator of the red spider mite, Oligonychus coffeae (Acari: Tetranychidae), infesting tea. Exp Appl Acarol 50: 141-150
  15. Prof. D. Roychaudhuri, 2010, Taxonomic Account, Phrynarachne tuberosa (Blackwall, 1864), Mun. Ent. Zool. Vol.5, No.2, 544-550.
  16. Dr. I. K. Phukan, 2011, Pesticide residues in tea and their intake assessment using brew factor.
  17. Dr. T. C. Chaudhuri,2011, Quality management in tea and MRL issues, Proceedings : Centenary Celebration - International Conference on Tea, Jorhat, Assam.
  18. Dr. T. C. Chaudhuri, Secretary, NTRF, 2011, Production and Management Strategies for Organic Tea in India, Proceedings of Tea Organic Low Carbon International Symposium.

Medicinal Attributes of Tea

  1. Deb, S., Chakraorty, C and Chatterjee, R.N. 2005. Evaluation of anti stress effect of black tea (world blend) theaflavins and thearubigins in Drosophila system. Proceedings National Seminar on Molecule to Man. 29 pp.
  2. Das, A.S., Mukherjee, M and Mitra, C. 2004. Evidence of prospective – anti-osteoporosis effect of black tea extract (BTE) in a bilaterally ovariectomized rat model. Asia Pacific J Clin Nutr 13(2): 210-216.
  3. Das D., Mukherjee, S and Mitra, C.2002 Alcohol-induced hepatic oxidative stress. Prospective protective effect of Black tea extract. 21 Annual Conference of Society of Toxicology, India 4.
  4. Das, D. Mukherjee, S and Mitra, C.2003. Protective effect of aquous extract of black tea (camellia sinensis) against ethanol-induced hepatic toxic effects. 15 Annual Conference of the Physiological Society of India. 78.
  5. Das, A.S., Mukherjee S, Mukherjee, M, Das A.S. and Mitra, C.2003. Aquous extract of black tea (Camellia sinensis) prevents chronic ethanol toxicity. Current Science, 88(6): 952-961.
  6. Das, A.S., Mukherjee, M., and Mitra, C. 2004. Evidence for a prospective anti-osteoporosis effect of black tea (Camellia sinensis) extract in a bilaterally ovariectomized rat model. Asia Pacific Journal of clinical Nutrition. 13 (2): 210-216.
  7. Sinha, D. Roy, M., De, S., Siddiqi, M and Bhattacharya, R.K. 2003. Modulation of arsenic induced cytotoxicity by tea. Asia Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 4:233-237.
  8. Kundu, T., Bhattacharya, R.K., Siddiqui, M and Rot, M. 2005. Correlation of apoptosis with comet formation induced by tea polyphenols in human leukemia cells. Journal of Environmental pathology, Toxicology and oncology, 24(2): 89-102
  9. Kundu, T.Subhabrato De, Madhuita Roy, Siddiqui, M and Bhattacharya, R.K. 2005. Induction of apoptosis in human leukemia cells by black tea and its polypheol theaflavin. Cancer Letters, 20: 1-11.
  10. Krishnan, R, and Maru, B. 2004. Inhabiroty effect(s) of polymeric black polyphenol fractions on the formation of [3H] – B(a)P – derived DNA adducts. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 52: 4261-4269
  11. Kriahnan, R, and Maru, G. 2003. Evaluation of chemopreventive effects of black tea thearubigins. Symp. On Arsenic contamination in ground water and its health effects 1: 24-25
  12. Kriahnan, R, and Maru, G. 2002. Effect of black tea thearubigins on the formulation of Benzo (a) Pyrene [B (a) P] derived DNA adducts in vitro Environmental Genomics and Health Sciences. 64-65.
  13. Poddar, S. 2004. Dietary intervention with iron and black tea infusion in reducing cytotoxifity of arsenic Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 42: 900-903.
  14. Poddar, S., and De, M. 2002. Black tea as dietary protectant in combination with milk and sugar against arsenic in mice invivo Applied Nutrition. 27: 11-15
  15. Chattopadhyay, P, Besra, S.E., Gomes, A., Sur, P., Mitra, S. and Vedasiromoni, J.R. 2004. Anti-inflammatory activity of tea (Camellia sinensis) root extract Life Sciences, 74: 1839-1849.
  16. Bhattacharyya, A., Choudhuri, T., Pal, S., Chattopadhyay, S., Dutta, G.K., Sa. G and Das, T. 2002. Apoptogenic effects of black tea on Ehrlichs ascites carcinoma cell. Carcinogene:is, 23(1): 101 – 106.


  1. Bhattacharyya, A., Sa, G.., Das, T and Siddiqui, M. 2003 Black tea – induced cellular survival: evidence for reduced toxicity and enhanced immunity in mice under stress. International Journal of Tea Science, 2:34-39
  2. Bhattacharyya, A., Mandal, D.P., Lahiri, l, Sa. G and Das, T, 2004. Black tea protects imunocytes from tumor induced apoptosis by changing Bel-2/Bax ratio. Cancer Letters, 209:147-154.
  3. Mandal, D.P., Lahiry, L., Bhattacharyya, A., Bhattacharyya, Abhijit, Sa, G and Das, T. 2004. Pharmacotherapeutics of tea: proposed strategies and pharmacological studies. International Journal of Tea Sciences, 3:261-272.
  4. Chaudhuri, T., Sur, P., Gomes, A. Das, S.K.., and Ganguly. D.K. 1998. Effect of tea root extracts (TRE) on solid tumours induced by 3-methylcholan-threne in mice. Phytotherapy Research, 12:62-64.
  5. Banerjee, S., Misra, A., Chattopadhyay, D.J. and Chatterjee, I.B. 2005. Black tea as an antidote for cigarette smoke induced oxidative damage of proteins. In: Banerjee, B. and Chaudhuri, T.C. (eds): Medicinal Properties of Tea. Oxford & IBH, New Delhi: pp 113-131.
  6. Lahiry, L., Mandal, D.P., Bhattacharyya, A., Sa, G and Das, T. 2005. Cancer prevention by cancer regression and rejuvenation of partner’s defense system; dual role of tea. In: Banerjee and Chaudhuri, T.C. (eds): Medicinal Properties of tea. Oxford & IBH, New Delhi (Ms 89 – 112).
  7. Shukla, Y and Tanya, P. 2002. Anticarcimogenic effect of black Tea on pulmonary tumors of Swiss Albino mice Cancer Letters, 176:37-141.
  8. Krishnan, Rajesh and Maru, G.B. 2005. Inhibitory effect(s) of Polymeric Black Tea Polyphenols on the Formation of B(a) P-Derived DNA Adducts in Mouse Skin: Journal of Environmental Pathology, Tocicology and Oncology, 24(2)103 – 114.
  9. Krishnan, R, Raghunathan, R and Maru, G.B. 2005. Effects of polymeric black tea polyphenols on benzo(a)pyrene [B(a)P]-induced cytochrome P4501A1 and 1A2 in mice, Xenobiotica, 671-682
  10. Krishnan, Rajesh and Maru, G.B. 2006. Isolation and analyses of polymeric polyphenols fractions from black tea, Food Chemistry 331 – 340.
  11. Banerjee. Shuvjit, Maity. Pasas, Mukherjee. Subhendu, Sil, K. Alok, Panda. Kousthbh, Chattopadhyay. Dhrubajyoti, Chatterjee. B. I., Black tea prevents cigarette smoke-induced apoptosis and lung damage, Journal of Inflamation 2007, 4:3 doi: 10.1186/1476-925-4-3
  12. Chattopadhyay, S., Mukherjee, S., Sanyal, A. K., Sen, D and Mitra, C. 2008. Working postures of tea pluckers and its interrelationship with their plucking efficiency. Occupational Ergonomics, 6 : 143 – 157.
  13. Padmini, E., Prema, K., Geetha, V., and Usha Rani, M. 2008. Comparatuve study on composition and antioxidant properties of mint and black tea extracts. 2008. International Journal of Food Science and Technology.
  14. Padmini Ekambaram, Usha Rani Munuswami and Lavanya Srinivasan, 2008, Effect of mint and tea infusions on the antioxidant capacity of preeclamptic endothelial cells, Journal of Microbal Biotech and Sc. Vol. 10, No. (4) : 2008 : 903-909
  15. Udayan Bhattacharya, Babli Halder, Sibabrata Mukhopadhyay and Ashok K. Giri, 2009, Role of oxidation-triggered activation of JNK and p38 MAPK in black tea polyphenols induced apoptotic death of A375 cells, The Official Journal of the Japanese Cancer Association, Cancer Sci, Vol.100 No. 10, 1971-1978
  16. Asankur Sekhar Das, Maitrayee Mukherjee, Dolan Das and Chandan Mitra, 2009, Protective action of Aqueous black tea (Camellia sinensis) Extract (BTE) against ovariectomy-induced oxidative sress of mononuclear cells and its associated progression of bone loss, Phytotherapy research, Phytother, Res:23, 1287-1294.
  17. Amar K. Chandra, Neela De, 2010, Goitrogenic/antithyroidal potential of green tea eztract in relation to catechin in rats, Food and Chemical Toxicology 48  2304–2311.
  18. Amar K Chandra, Neela De and Shyamosree Roy Choudhury, 2010, Effect of different doses of un-fractionated green and black tea extracts on thyroid physiology, Human and Experimental Toxicology, 30(8) 884–896,
  19. Biplab Adhikary, Sudhir Kumar Yadav, Kshama Roy, Sandip K. Bandyopadhyay and Subrata Chattopadhyay, 2011, Black Tea and Theaflavins Assist Healing of Indomethacin-induced Gastric Ulceration in Mice by Antioxidative Action, Hindawi publishing corporation Volume 2011, Article ID 546560, 11 pages.
  20. Dr. T. C. Chaudhuri, 2011, Global efforts to secure tea dring for health and safety, National Conference on Tea Science "Opportunitea"
  21. Biplab Adhikari, Sudhir K. Yadav, Sandip K. Bandyopadhyay, Subrata Chattopadhyay, 2011, Epigallocatechin gallate accelerates healing of indomethacin-induced stomach ulcers in mice, Pharmaceutical Reports, 63: 527-536.
  22. Amar K. Chandra, Shyamosree Roy Choudhury, Neela De & Mahitosh Sarkar, 2011, Effect of green tea (Camellia sinensis L.) extract on morphological and functional changes in adult male gonads of albino rats, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, Vol.49 September 2011, pp.689-697
  23. Dr. Pahari Ghosh, 2011, Effect of Tea in Cerebrovascular Disease and Diabetes, Journal of Vevekananda Institute of Medical Science,
  24. Ananya Chatterjee, Sirshendu Chatterjee, Sandip K. Bandyopadhyay, 2012, H. Pylori induced gastric ulcer : Pathophysiology and Herbal Remedy, Int J Biol Med Res. 2012:; 3(1): 1461-1465


  1. Bhattacharyya. Nabarun, Seth. Sohan, Tudu. Bipan, Tamuly. Pradip, Jana. Arun, Ghosh. Devdulal, Bandyopadhyay. Rajib, Manabendra. Bhuyan, Sadhapandit. Santanu. 2006, Detection of optimum fermentation time for black tea manufacturing using electronic nose, Sensors and Actuators 2006.
  2. Bhattacharyya. Nabarun, Seth. Sohan, Tudu. Bipan, Tamuly. Pradip, Jana. Arun, Ghosh.          Devdulal, Bandyopadhyay. Rajib, Manabendra. Bhuyan. 2006, Monitoring of black tea fermentation process using electronic nose, Journal of Food Engineering.
  3. Mr. S. Sanyal, In Press, Impregnation of oxygen during permentation of CTC Tea, World Tea Science Congress
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