Publication

I. Peer reviewed
1. Smith, B.M., Chakrabarti, P., Chatterjee, A., Chatterjee, S., Dey, U.K., Dicks, L.V., Giri, B., Laha, S., Majhi, R.K. and Basu, P. (2017) Collating and validating indigenous and local knowledge to apply multiple knowledge systems to an environmental challenge: A case-study of pollinators in India. Biological Conservation 211(A), 20 – 28.
Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320717307309

 

2. Chakrabarti, P., Rana, S., Bandopadhyay, S., Naik, D.G., Sarkar, S. and Basu, P. (2015) Field populations of native Indian honey bees from pesticide intensive agricultural landscape show signs of impaired olfaction. Scientific Reports 5, 12504. DOI: 10.1038/srep12504.
Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/srep12504

 

3. Chakrabarti, P., Rana, S., Smith, B., Sarkar, S. and Basu, P. (2015) Pesticide induced oxidative stress in laboratory and field populations of native honey bees along intensive agricultural landscapes in two Eastern Indian states. Apidologie 46(1), 107 – 129.
Link: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01284428/document

 

II. Book chapter
1. Basu, P., Bhattacharya, R. and Chakrabarti, P. (2017) Pollination crises in the agro-ecosystems of the tropics: challenges and way forward. In G. Poyyamoli (Ed) Agroecology, ecosystems and sustainability in the tropics. Studera Press, New Delhi.

Link: http://www.studerapress.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/4-Pollination-Crises-in-the-Agroecosystems-of-the-Tropics-Challenges-and-Way-Forward.pdf

 

2. Basu, P. and Chakrabarti, P. (2015) Sub lethal effects of pesticides on pollinators with special focus on honey bees. In P.A. Sinu and K.R. Shivanna (Eds) Mutualistic interaction between flowering plants and animals. Manipal University Press, Manipal. ISBN: 978-93-82460-26-8.
Link: https://www.nhbs.com/mutualistic-interaction-between-flowering-plants-and-animals-book

 

3. Basu, P. and Chakrabarti, P. (2015) Pesticides and the Muted Buzz of the Bees. In Biswas, S., Mitra, M.K. and Bar, R. (Eds) Environmental impacts on health: towards a better future. Kolkata Readers Service, Kolkata. ISBN: 9789382623511.

 

III. Magazine articles
1. Article entitled “Food security in agriculture” in Food Safety, May 2016
Link: http://bsedkolkata.org.in/emagazine/food-safety/27-food-security-in-agriculture

 

2. Article entitled “The vanishing honey bees” in www.livelystories.com – an online magazine
Link: http://livelystories.com/2017/06/the-vanishing-honey-bees/

 

3. Article entitled “Story of the vanishing pollinators – honey bees” in SujalamSufalam, Issue number 2, April – June, 2013.

 

4. Article entitled “The invisible world” in Sujalam Sufalam, edition Wildlife Conservation. Issue number 3, October – December, 2013.

 

IV. Under preparation

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