(03222)   282-243

Snehashish Dutta Gupta


Ph.D. (Kalyani University)

Specialization :
Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology

Phone :
03222-283114 (O), 03222-283115 (R)

E-mail :


  • Imaging photosynthesis
  • Plant tissue culture engineering
  • Cryopreservation of endangered medicinal plants
  • Evaluation of bioactive potential in selected medicinal plants


  • JSPS Invitation Fellowship, 2007·Rashtriya Gaurav Award, India International Friendship Society, 2004
  • Fellow Member, Plant Tissue Culture Association (India), 2004
  • JSPS Invitation Fellowship, 2003
  • INSA- Visiting Scientist, 2001
  • Visiting Scientist, University of Tennessee, 1999, 1996-97
  • UNESCO (Biotechnology Action Council) sponsored membership of IAPTC, 1996, 95
  • National Scholarship for Study Abroad, MHRD, Govt. of India 1988, 89
  • Certificate of Merit, Kalyani University, 1980


  • Plant tissue culture engineering, Eds. S. Dutta Gupta and Yasuomi Ibaraki, Springer, The Netherlands, 2006, 2007 (Braille Ed.), Reprinted (2008), 2010 (Paper back).
  • Reactive oxygen species and antioxidants in higher plants, Ed. S. Dutta Gupta, CRC Press and Science Publisher, USA, 2010.
  • Dutta Gupta, S., and Prasad, V.S.S. (2010) Matrix supported liquid culture and machine vision analysis of regenerated shoots of gladiolus. In: Protocols for In Vitro Propagation of Ornamental Plants, Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 589,(eds. S.M. Jain and S.J. Ochatt), pp. 97-107, Springer, The Netherlands.
  • Dutta Gupta, S. (2010) Role of free radicals and antioxidants in in vitro morphogenesis. In: Reactive Oxygen Species and Antioxidants in Higher Plants, Science, (ed. S. Dutta Gupta), pp. 229-247, CRC Press and Sci. Pub., USA.


  • Ibaraki, Y. and Dutta Gupta, S. (2011), "Thermal imaging of micropropagated plantlets for evaluation of possible wilting", Environment Control in Biology, JSABEES, Japan, 49, 141-148.
  • Ibaraki, Y., Matsumura, K. and Dutta Gupta, S. (2010), "Lowcost photochemical reflectance index measurements of micropropagated plantlets using image analysis", Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Elsevier, 71, 170-175.
  • Ibaraki, Y. and Dutta Gupta, S. (2010), "Nondestructive evaluation of the photosynthetic properties of micropropagated plantlets by imaging photochemical reflectance index under low light intensity", In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology – Plant, Springer, 46, 530-536.
  • Yadav, S.P., Ibaraki, Y. and Dutta Gupta, S. (2010), "Estimation of the chlorophyll content of micropropagated potato plants using RGB based image analysis", PCTOC-J, Plant Biotechnology, Springer, 100, 183-188.
  • Dutta Gupta, S. and Prasad, V.S.S. (2010), "Shoot multiplication kinetics and hyperhydric status of regenerated shoots of gladiolus in agar-solidified and matrix-supported liquid cultures", Plant Biotechnology Report, Springer, 4, 85-94.
  • Shyam Kumar, M., Datta, P.K. and Dutta Gupta, S. (2009), "In vitro evaluation of UV-opacity potential of Aloe vera L. gel from different germplasms", Journal of Natural Medicine,Springer, 63, 195-199.