Toxicology: Agriculture And Environment: Pesticide Chemistry And Toxicology

About the Author

Author(s): Dileep K. Singh

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DOI: 10.2174/97816080513731120101000i


Dr. Dileep K. Singh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, Delhi and is working on pesticide toxicology, bioremediation of pesticide molecules, soil microbial ecology, and soil health and soil fertility. He has about seventeen years of teaching experiences in Postgraduate Departments of the University i.e. in the Department of Zoology and Department of Agrochemicals and Pest Management and has similar years of research experiences. He has completed nine research projects funded by IAEA/FAO, NATP-CGP (World Bank), ICAR, DBT and DST. Four ongoing research projects are funded by DST, DBT, IAEA/FAO and DU-DST Purse Scheme.

He has published 27 international papers in journals like J. Agricultural Food Chemistry, Environmental Science and Technology, Chemosphere, Canadian J. Microbiology, Biodegradation, J. Environ. Science and health and Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. Impact factor of these journals ranges between 0.9 to 4.36. About 9 national papers are published in journals like Pesticide Research Journal, Indian J. of Microbiology and Indian J. of Entomology. He has been an Executive Editor of Indian J. of Microbiology since 2006. He has been elected Treasurer, Association of Microbiologists of India (2011-2013). Reviewed many international research papers i.e. FEMS Microbiology Letter, J. Environmental Science and Health (B), Bull. NRC, Applied Soil Ecology, International Journal of Analytical Chemistry etc. and book on microbiology. About 84 abstracts were published in proceedings of conferences, symposium and workshops. He has published two popular books on pesticides in Hindi and has contributed two chapters in book. He has been associated in writing chapters on Pesticide in e-book by NISCAIR (CSIR), New Delhi, India (2005). E-Chapters on Toxicology of insecticides and “Insecticidal method of pest control” are available on the website, posted on 28th September, 2007. He is also a member of working group for creating e-content for ACPM constituted by NISCAIR, New Delhi , India (2006) Member of Content Advisory Committee for Biology, constituted by MHRD New Delhi for the preparation of e-Biology Book (2006) on

Ten students have obtained their Doctorate Degree under his supervision and six students are working for the same. Four Post Doctorate students have also worked with him. About 22 students have obtained their M. Phil. Degree under his supervision and about 25 students of M.Sc. (ACPM) have submitted their projects. He is a member of The National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad. India (2008), Pesticide Society of India, the Association of Microbiologists of India, and Entomological Society of India. His research group is working on pesticide residue analysis, soil microbial ecology, soil health and microbial bioremediation of pesticides. He was an elected member of Academic Council (2002-2006) of University of Delhi for two terms and had four years administrative experiences as Resident Tutor in one of the PG hostels of the University. He is a member of many committees in the university and in other organizations. More information about author is available on website

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