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Mr. S.H. JAIN
 

Designation: Scientist- D & Head

 

Qualification:  M.Sc.

 

Area of Specialization:   Analytical chemistry

 

Research Interests:      Chemistry of Forest Products

Expertise and Other Interest:

  • Chemical extraction, separation, identification and utility of natural products

  • Chemistry of sandalwood and its products, Essential oils.

Honors/Awards/Fellowships/Recognition:

  • United Kingdom ODA fellowship (1993)

  • Life member Indian Academy of Wood Science

Research Publication:

Number of Research Papers Published: 70

Details of Research Papers Published:

International Journals:

  1. S.H. Jain, Hemant Kumar and Ranjana Arya.  Distribution of Sandal (Santalum album l.) current growth rates, predicted yield of heartwood and oil content and future potential in semi arid and arid region of Rajasthan, India. Forest trees and Livelihoods, 17, 2007, 261-266.

  2. S.H.Jain, V.G.angadi, A.N.Rajeevalochan, K.H.Shankaranarayana, K.S.Theagarajan and C.R.Rangaswamy. Identification of provenances of sandal in India for genetic conservation. ACIAR proceedings, No.84, 1998,117-120

  3. V.G.Angadi, S.H. Jain, A. N. Rajeevalochan, G. Ravikumar and K.H. Shankaranarayana. A note on peroxidase reagents to distinguish between high and low yielder of Sandal (Santalum album L.) in field. Sandalwood Research Newsletter, Australia,  July 16, 2002. 7

  4. S.H.Jain, V.G.angadi and Shankaranarayana. K.H, Edaphic, environmental and     genetic factors associated with growth and adaptability of sandal (Santalum album     L) in provenances, Sandalwood Research Newsletter, Australia, 17, Feb 2003, 6-7 

  5. S.H.Jain, Angadi. V.G and Shankaranarayana. K.H, Relationship between girth        and heartwood/ oil yield of sandal provenances. Sandalwood Research       Newsletter, Australia, 17, Feb 2003, 4-5.

  6. V.G. Angadi, S.H.Jain and Shankaranarayana. K.H. Genetic diversity between       sandal populations of different provenances in India, Sandalwood Research      Newsletter, Australia, 17, February 2003, 4-5.

  7. S. H. Jain, H. C. Nagaveni & G. Vijayalakshmi (2011). Effect of leaf and bark extracts of Cleistanthus collinus (Benth. & Hook) and Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC in combination with inorganic compounds against wood decay fungi J Indian Acad Wood Sci 8(2):198-2000

  8. S.Mohan, R.Ezhumalai, S.H.Jain, G.Ravikumar (2012). Chemical constituents of the essential oil from Dysoxylum malabaricum Bedd. wood of Western Ghats, India. J Indian Acad Wood Sci 7(1&2):71-74.

  9. S.Mohan, H C Nagaveni, S.H.Jain and G.Ravikumar (2011). Evaluation of wood extract of Dysoxylum malabaricum Bedd.wood against palnt pathogenic fungus, Fusarium oxysporum Schlecht J Indian Acad Wood Sci 8(2):204-206.

  10. K.Murugesan, G.Ravikumar, S.H.Jain, S.Mohan and Smitha G Nair (2011). Wood exudates: an overview on aromatic gums and resins. J Indian Acad Wood Sci 8(2)72-75

National journals:

  1. H.S.Ananthapadmanabha, C.R.Rangaswamy, C.R.Sarma, H.C.Nagaveni, S.H.Jain, K.R.Venkatesan and H.P.Krishnappa. Host requirement of Sandal. The Indian forester,110(3), 264-268, March 1984.

  1. C.R.Rangaswamy, S.H.Jain and K.Parthasarathi. Soil properties of some sandal bearing areas. Van vigyan, 24(3&4), 61-68, Sep-Dec 1986.

  1. C.R.Rangaswamy, H.S.Ananthapadmanabha, H.C.Nagaveni, S.H.Jain. Nutrient uptake and host requirement of sandal. Van Vigyan, 24(3&4), 61-68, Sep-Dec 1986.

  1. S.H.Jain, C.R.Rangaswamy and C.R.Sarma. Soil properties and their relationship to the growth of sandal. Myforest, 24(2), 141-146, June1988.

  1. K.H.Shankaranarayana,S.H.Jain and B.S.Kamala. Fatty acid and mineral composition of seeds from young and mature sandal seeds. Indian Journal of Forestry,13(3), 250-251, sep 1990.

  1. C.R.Rangaswamy, S.H.Jain, and C.R.Sarma. Effect of Inorganic fertilizers on seedlings of casuarinas, sandal and teak. Myforest, 26(4), 323-326, Dec 1990

  1. V.G.angadi, B.S.Kamala, S.H.Jain, A.N.Rajeevalochan and C.R.Sarma. Effect of application of single element (micro nad macro) on the growth of sandal seedlings. Myforest, 31(4), 5-7, Dec 1995

  1. S.H.Jain, V.G.angadi, G.Ravikumar,  K.S.Theagarajan and K.H.Shankaranarayana Studies on cultivation and chemical utilization of Sandal (Santalum album Linn) Fafai Journal, July-Sep 1999, 49-53.

  1. Ranjana Arya, S.H. Jain and K.K. Chaudhuri. Status of Lesser-known trees in Rajasthan for their potential uses.  My Forest, 40(4), Dec. 2004, 421-431.

  1.  K.H.Shankaranarayana, G.Ravikumar, V.G. Angadi, S.H.Jain and Sanjai Mohan, IFS.   Evalution of quality parameters for Sandal (Santalum album L.) and Jigat (Persea macrantha). Sowrabha, 2, Apr 2005, 61-62.

  1.  M.L.Sujatha, Namitha C.Yadav, S.H.Jain, S.Mohan, T.R.Prashith Kekuda. Investigation on phytochemical screening and antibacterial potential of methanol    extract of Baccaurea courtallensis Muell.-Arg and Prosopis juliflora DC.  Biotechnology 3, 3, June 2009, 162-164

  1.  M.L.Sujatha, Namitha C.Yadav, S.H.Jain, S.Mohan, T.R.Prashith Kekuda. Successive solvent extraction and phytochemical profile of Baccaurea courtallensis Muell.-Arg and Prosopis juliflora DC. Natural products, 5, 2, June 2009, 81-84.

  1.  S.H.Jain, C.Soumya and G.Ravikumar. Phytochemical analysis and anti microbial activity of Cleistanthus collinus (ROXB.) Benth and Hook. Natural products, 6, 1, March 2010, 39-42.

  1. S.H.Jain and G Ravikumar.(2010)  A brief review on essential oil extraction and equipment.  Chemical technology J 5(1) ,19-24.

  1. Nagaveni, H.C., Sheela, B.R., G. Vijayalakshmi and S.H. Jain(2012). Management of Colletotricum gloeosporioides leaf spot of Pongamia pinnata by Prosopis juliflora plant extract. Annals of forestry, 20 (1): 117-124.

  1. Nagaveni, H.C., Sheela, B.R., G. Vijayalakshmi and S.H. Jain (2012). Leaf spot Management of Pongamia pinnata seedlings by Cleistanthus collinus  plant extracts. Indian Journal of forestry , 35 (3): 307-312.

  1. S.H.Jain, Swapnapriaya and H.C.Nagaveni (2011) Fungitoxicity of Cleistanthus collinus Roxb. extract on selected endemic forest tree seed pathogens. Natural Products, NAPAIJ 7(1), 12-15.

  1. Swapnapriaya, H.C.Nagaveni and S.H.Jain, (2011) In-vitro fungi toxic studies of Prosopis juliflora bark and leaf extracts against forest tree seed pathogens. My Forest 47(1), 27-32

  1. S.H.Jain, C. Soumya and G. Ravi kumar.(2010) Phytochemical analysis and anti microbial activity of Cleistanthus collinus (ROXB) Benth. & Hook. Natural products, 6,1,  39-42.

  1. M.L.Sujatha, Namitha C Yadav, S.H.Jain, S.Mohan and T.R.Prashith Kekuda (2009), Investigation on phytochemical screening and antibacterial potential of methanol extract of Baccaurea courtallensis Muell.-Arg and Prosopis juliflora DC.Bio-Technology-An Indian Journal, 3(3):161-164.

  1. S.H.Jain, G.Ravikumar, K.T.Chandrashekar and S.Mohan (2011). Biochemical methods for identification of male and female plants in Garcinia gummigutta. Biochemistry-An Indian Journal. BCAIJ, 5(4): 203-206.

  1. P. Sharada, H.C.Nagaveni, O.K.Remadevi and S.H.Jain (2013) Toximetric studies on some major bamboo pathogens. Indianforester, 139(9):814-820

Papers Published in Proceedings of Symposiums/Conferences:

International Conference:

  1. S.H.Jain, Ranjana Arya, Hemant Kumar and K.K.Chaudhuri. Sandal (Santalum album L.) a high value tree (HVT) species - potential multi purpose tree of arid/semi arid region  Multipurpose trees in the tropics Management and improvement strategies. Proceedings of IUFRO   International conference Nov. 20-25, 2004 held at AFRI Jodhpur.

  2. S.H.Jain, Hemant Kumar, Ranjana Arya and R.L.Srivastava.  Protection and       efficient utilization of plantation grown lesser-known timbers of arid region       in India - Acacia tortilis, Prosopis juliflora and Prosopis cineraria. International conference on wood protection IRG-36, 24-28 April 2005 at Bangalore. 

  3. S.H.Jain, G.Ravi Kumar, K.Murugesan and S.C. Joshi (2012). Biochemical colour reaction - a tool to evaluate oil content in Sandal (Santalum album L.) trees. International Sandalwood Symposium, Hawaii University, Hawaii, USA, October 21st – 24th, 2012 

  4. S.H.Jain, G.Ravikumar, G.Sowmya, S.Mohan and K.Murugesan (2011).       Sandalwood- History and Chemistry in Art & Joy of mankind. FAO conference on Art & Joy of Wood (International conference held at IWST, Bangalore Oct, 19-22).

  5. S.Mohan, G.Ravikumar, S.H.Jain, Pankaj Aggarwal and S.C.Joshi (2011). Relevance of cultural and traditional values of red sanders. FAO conference on Art & Joy of Wood (International conference held at IWST, Bangalore Oct, 19-22).

  6. S.Mohan, S.H.Jain, G.Ravikumar, K.Murugesan (2011). White Cedar-The wood of royal heritage. FAO conference on Art & Joy of Wood (International conference held at IWST, Bangalore Oct, 19-22).

  7.  Suresh.H.Jain, G Ravikumar, S Mohan, and Sanjay Naithani (2014) Emerging trends in extraction methods of sandalwood oil. International seminar on sandalwood: Current trends and Future prospects, 26-28 February 2014, IWST Bangalore

  8. G Jagadeesh, *G Ravikumar and S H Jain (2014) Shockwave assisted hydro distillation of sandalwood oil – A new Innovative method. International seminar on sandalwood: Current trends and Future prospects, 26-28 February 2014, IWST Bangalore 

  9. S Mohan, Suresh H Jain, G Ravikumar and Sanjay Naithani (2014) Adulteration of sandalwood oil, detection and purity evaluation. International seminar on sandalwood: Current trends and Future prospects, 26-28 February 2014, IWST Bangalore

  10. G.Shashidhara, A.A.Farooqui, R.Umashankar, S.H.Jain, V.G.angadi and Suresh N.Sondur. Assessment of genetic diversity and relatedness in sandalwood using      RAPD markers. Proceedings of " The international conference on the status of      Plant, Animal and Microbe Genomes    Research".   Jan 12 - 16, 2002, 224,      San Diego, CA, USA

National Conference:

  1. K.H.Shankaranarayana, V.G. Angadi, S.H.Jain, G. Ravikumar, K.S.Reddy and K.S.Rao. Evaluation of quality parameters for sandal and jigat. Presented in the wokshop on “Fast growing high yielding selected cultivars of NTFP’s including medicinal plants” 16-18, Jan 2002, at IWST Bangalore.

  2. Angadi.V.G, S.H.Jain, K.H.Shankaranarayana, G.Ravikumar, K.T.Chandrashekar and K.S.Rao  Specific gravity/ viscosity measurements for fixing up quality of JIGAT used in Agarbathi Industry. Agabathi manufacturers association of India,   Seminar on Agarbathi beyond 2000, May 2001

  3. S.H.Jain, Hemant Kumar, Ranjana Arya and K.K.Chaudhuri Woodcraft industry in Rajasthan – A challenging opportunity for Wood Preservation. National workshop on “Wood preservation in India:   Opportunities, challenges and strategies. Held on 20-21 Oct. 2003 at IWST, Bangalore.

  4. S.H.Jain and Ranjana Arya. Utilization of plantation grown timber species with application of appropriate post harvest technology to substitute tradational timbers in arid/ semi arid regions. National seminar on wood substitution through Engineered wood, Bamboo and other Lignocellulosics held on 17th Dec. 2004 at IPIRTI, Bangalore.

  5. S.H.Jain, Ranjana Arya, Hemant Kumar and K.K.Chaudhuri Rational utilization of plantation grown lesser known timber species in arid region.  National workshop on “Conservation and Sustainable utilisation of lesser known tree species”. 8- 10 March 2004, FRI, Dehradun.

  6. S.H.Jain and Ranjana Arya Extension strategies for enhanced usage of lesser-known wood. Regional workshop on Challenges in Forestry Research Extension, 18-19 October, 2005 at AFRI, Jodhpur.

  7. S.H.Jain, K.H.Shankaranarayana, G.Ravikumar V.G. Angadi and Sanjai Mohan, IFS. New cultivars of high yielding varieties of lesser known aromatic and medicinal plants –Patchouli (Pogestemon cablin) and Long pepper (Piper longum). National workshop on lesser known NTFP’s: Status, Conservation, Management & Sustainable Utilisation held on 28-29 March 2006 at IWST, Bangalore.

  8. Sanjai Mohan, IFS, K.H.Shankaranarayana, G.Ravikumar V.G. Angadi and S.H.Jain Chemical and utilization aspects of forest based essential oils. National workshop on lesser known NTFP’s: Status, Conservation, Management & Sustainable Utilisation held on 28-29 March 2006, at IWST, Bangalore.

  9. V. G. Angadi, G.Ravikumar, S.Mohan and S.H.Jain. UV – Spectroscopic method for estimating percentage of sandalwood oil in adulterated mixture. Proceedings of “National seminar on Conservation, Improvement, Cultivation and Management of sandal” held on 12th -13th Dec 2007 at IWST, Bangalore.

  10. S.H.Jain, G.Ravikumar, S.Mohan and V.G.Angadi. Chemical composition of various sandalwoods in World trade. Proceedings of “National seminar on Conservation, Improvement, Cultivation and Management of sandal” held on 12th -13th Dec 2007 at IWST, Bangalore 

  11. Mohan.S, G.Ravikumar, V.G.Angadi and S.H.Jain. Olfactory and odour charactersticsof Santalum album L (East Indian sandalwood oil). Proceedings of “National seminar on Conservation, Improvement, Cultivation and Management of sandal ” held on 12th  -13th Dec 2007, at IWST, Bangalore.

  12. Sushmita De, N.Ramarao, R.Ezhumalai and S.H.Jain. Preliminary phytochemical analysis of mangrove species, presented in “National     workshop on Mangroves of India: Biodiversity, Protection and Environmental services held on 7th - 8th Feb 2008, at IWST Bangalore. S. H Jain, C. Soumya and G . Ravikumar (2009). Phytochemical analysis and anti microbial activity of Cleistanthus collinus (ROXB) Benth. & Hookextracts National forestry conference 9-11 Nov 209, FRI Dehradun.

  13. S.Mohan, G.Ravikumar, S.H.Jain and V.G.Angadi (2007). Olfactory and odour characteristics of Santalum album L (East Indian sandalwood oil). National seminar on conservation, improvement, cultivation and management of sandal, IWST, Bangalore.

  14. Ranjana Arya, S.H. Jain and Hemant Kuma (2011) Potential of Non-traditional timber species of Prosopis juliflora and P. cineraria for handicraft and other small scale industries. National seminar on “Prosopis juliflora: past present and future, AFRI Jodhpur.

  15. Sowmya C., Jyothi B., S.H. Jain, B.S. Chandrashekar and G. Ravi Kumar (2011) Socio-Economic and Status of Marketing of NWFPs in Karnataka.  . National seminar on medicinal and aromatic plants, IFP, Ranchi

  16. S.Mohan, G.Ravikumar, S.H.Jain and V.G.Angadi (2008).A paper entitled “A brief review on essential oil extraction and equipment” was presented in ‘National workshop on “Grower, Industry linking for promotion of medicinal and Aromatic plant cultivation” held on 12th – 13th Feb 08 at AMPS, Oddakkali, Asamannor, Ernakulam,, Kerala.

  17. S. Mohan, S H Jain, K Murugesan, G Ravikumar (2011). Chemistry of Bamboo- a review. National seminar on “Recent advances in bamboo propagation, management and utilization, IWST, Bangalore.

  18. S.H.Jain, G.Ravikumar, S.Mohan, K.Murugesan and Smita G Nair (2011).Bamboo-an economically important raw material in agarbathi industry. National seminar on “Recent advances in Bamboo Propagation, Management and Utilization”, IWST, Bangalore

  19. S.Mohan, H.C.Nagaveni, S.H.Jain, G.Ravikumar (2011). Antifungal activity of Dysoxylum malabaricum Bedd. wood ethyl acetate extract against  Fusarium oxysporum – a plant pathogenic fungus. National workshop on “New Frontiers and future of Wood Science & Technology in India, IWST, Bangalore.

  20. K.Murugesan, G.Ravikumar, S.H.Jain, S.Mohan and Smita G Nair (2011).Wood exudates- an overview on aromatic gums and resins of economic importance. National workshop on “New Frontiers and future of Wood Science & Technology in India. IWST, Bangalore.

  21. S.H.Jain, H.C.Nagaveni, G. Vijayalakshmi and G. Ravikumar (2011)  Effective control of wood decay fungi by leaf and bark extracts of Cleistanthus collinus and in combination with inorganic ions S.H.Jain, H.C.Nagaveni, G. Vijayalakshmi and G. Ravikumar. National workshop on “New frontiers and future of wood science & Technology in India, IWST, Bangalore

  22. Ranjana Arya, S.H. Jain, Hemant Kumar and T.S. Rathore (2011). Potential of lesser known timber species of arid region for handicraft industries of Rajasthan National workshop on “New frontiers and future of wood science & Technology in India.  IWST, Bangalor 

  23. Sharada.P, H.C.Nagaveni, O.K.Remadevi and S.H.Jain (2011). Toximetric studies on some major bamboo pathogens..  National seminar on “Recent advances in bamboo propagation, management and utilization,  IWST, Bangalore

  24. Sharada.P, H.C.Nagaveni, O.K.Remadevi and S.H.Jain.(2011) Disinfection of mycroflora of stored seeds of Dendrocalamus barndisi using chemicals and extracts of Prosopis juliflora.  National seminar on “Recent advances in bamboo propagation, management and utilization, IWST, Bangalore

Popular articles

  1. S.H.Jain. Chandana published in local language Hindi, AFRI Darpan, Oct-Dec. 2003 published quarterly by AFRI Jodhpur

  2. Article on post harvest technology studies of three plantation species published in Rajasthan patrika, dated 22, Sept. 2005, Hindi daily.

  3. Technical bulletin on portable distillation unit to extract essential oil, published by IWST, July 2008

Number of Books Published:

  • A chapter entitled “Portable distillation unit for extraction of essential oils and Extension effort” G.Ravikumar, S.H.Jain and Pankaj Agarwal, edited by S.C.Joshi et al IWST, 2010

Completed Projects (Only PI):

  1. Evaluation of oil yield and composition of new cultivars of high yielding varieties of   aromatic and medicinal plants – Pogestemon patchouli and Piper longum        ( 2000-2003)
  2. Development of methods for detection of adulterants and evaluation of quality parameter for assessing purity of Jigat.  (2007-2008)
  3. Synthesis of organometalic complex replacing arsenic component in CA preservative by organic ligand (plant extractive) and evaluate as semi bio preservative (2008-11)
  4. Quantitative estimation of sandal oil from different locations by colour reaction  (2010-2013)          

Current Research projects:

  1. Chemical modification of Eucalyptus hybrid oil and development of fragrant Products (IWST/CFP/XI-146-2013-2016)

Communication Address:

Mr. S.H. Jain

Scientist- D and Head

Chemistry of Forest Products Division

Institute of Wood Science and Technology

18th Cross, Malleshwaram

Bangalore- 560003, Karnataka State, India

Tel: 0091-80-22190194 (O);  0091-80-22190242(R)

Mob.: 9449344093

Fax:0091-80-23345029

E-Mail:   shjain@icfre.org   and shjain06@gmail.com

 

 
 
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