International Journal of Plant Science and Horticulture










Shambhu Kumar

Forest Pathology Department, KSCSTE-Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), India


Dr. Shambhu Kumar is presently working as a Senior Scientist at Department of Forest Pathology, KSCSTE-Kerala Forest Research Institute, Kerala, India. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Botany (Mycology) from Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, India. He has over ten years research experience. Dr. Kumar is the recipient of Fast Track Young Scientist award by SERB-DST, Government of India and worked at Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow. He has published over fifty research papers in peer-reviewed and reputed international and national journals. He has participated and presented papers in several international and national conferences/symposia and acquired national training on Biodiversity, Bioinformatics and Molecular taxonomy. He is a member of the International Society for Fungal Conservation (ISFC), UK, Life member of the Mycological Society of India, and Society for Basic and Applied Mycology. He is an Editorial member and reviewer of various international and national journals.