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Global Change Research Institute, CAS
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Mgr. Binu Timsina Rokaya

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Position: doktorand

Branch: Department of Biodiversity Research

Workplace: ÚVGZ AV ČR, v.v.i.Prokišova 356/7České Budějovice370 01

Email: binu.timsina@gmail.com

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Research Focus

Population biology and ecology of medicinal orchids

Education

ongoing           PhD. Population biology of medicinal orchids in Nepal”, Institute for Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic (Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Pavel Kindlmann, DrSc.).              

2004-2006       M.Sc. in Botany (Main Subjects: Ecology, Taxonomy, Cyto-genetics, Pathology, Physiology etc.; Specialization: (Advanced Ecology–Applied Ecology).

Appointments

2016 – Global Change Research Institute CAS

Since 2012- Czech Globe, Academy of Sciences in Czech Republic

Important research visits and fellowships

2010     International Conference on Biodiversity, Livelihood and Climate Change in the Himalayas, December 12-14, 2010, Kathmandu, Nepal (as a participant and poster presenter).

2007    Professionalism Enhancement in Web Development and Hardware Basics: A Training organized by BellaSAP, SAP-International and Bellanet Asia 15 July-31 August, 2007 (as a participant).

2007   Participated in A Training Workshop on Research Methodology, organized by Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University Kirtipur, Kathmandu from June 28- July 20, 2007(as a participant).

2007    National Seminar on Sustainable Use of Biological Resources, organized jointly by Ecological Society (ECOS, Kathmandu), Institute of Forestry (TU) and Prithvi Narayan Campus (TU) at Pokhara on April 22-23, 2007 (as a participant).

2005    Third National Botanical Conference and 14th Annual General Meeting of Nepal Botanical Society, organized by Nepal Botanical Society in collaboration with RONAST, May 12-13, 2005, Kathmandu, Nepal (as a participant).

2005     Having permanence teaching licence to teach in secondary level issued by Ministry of Education and Sports, Nepal.

 

Brief scientometrics

Publication in Peer-reviewed Journals         

Timsina B, Kindlmann P, Rokaya MB, Vrchotová N, Tříska J, Horník Š, Sýkora J. (2018) Xanthones Content in Swertia multicaulis D. Don from Nepal. Molecules, 3;23(5), pii: E1067. doi: 10.3390/molecules23051067

Timsina, B.; Rokaya, M. B.; Münzbergová, Z.; Kindlmann, P.; Shrestha, B.; Bhattarai, B. & Raskoti, B. B. Diversity, distribution and host-species associations of epiphytic orchids in Nepal. Biodiversity and Conservation, 2016, 25, 2803-2819.

Rokaya M.B., Timsina B., Münzbergová Z., Bhattarai, K.R. 2012. Rheum australe D. Don: A review of its botany, ethnobotany, phytochemistry and pharmacology. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 141: 761-774.

Rokaya M.B., Münzbergová Z., Shrestha M.R., Timsina B. 2012. Distribution Patterns of Medicinal Plants along an Elevational Gradient in Central Himalaya, Nepal. Journal of Mountain Science 9: 201-213.

Rokaya M.B., Münzbergová Z., Timsina B. 2010. Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants from the Humla district of western Nepal. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 130 (2010) 485-504.

Timsina B., Shrestha B.B, Rokaya M.B., Münzbergová Z. 2010. Impact of Parthenium hysterophorus L. invasion on plant species composition and soil properties of grassland communities in Nepal. Flora. doi:10.1016/j.flora.2010.09.004.

Abstracts

Rokaya M.B., Münzbergová Z., Shrestha M.R., Timsina B. 2008. Species richness and patterns of uses of medicinal plants along a central Himalayan elevational gradient, Nepal. In Abstracts:Plant Population Biology for the coming decade, popbio 2008, Luxembourg.

Rokaya M.B., Timsina B., Shrestha B.B, Münzbergová Z. 2009.Effect of Parthenium hysterophorus L. invasion on plant community composition and soil properties.In Abstracts:Plant Population Biology in a changing world, Bern, 2009.

Timsina B., Shrestha B.B., Rokaya M. 2010. Impact of Parthenium hysterophorus L. invasion on soil and plant species composition of grasslands in central Nepal. In Abstracts:International Conference on Biodiversity, Livelihood and Climate Change in the Himalayas, December 12-14, 2010, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Research Works

2004   Plant Diversity of Dakshinkali, Kathmandu- report Submitted to Amrit Science College, Kathmandu, Nepal

2004  Environmental Monitoring of a Brick Factory Area, Bhaktapur- report Submitted to Amrit Science College, Kathmandu, Nepal

2007  Study of Fresh Vegetables Sold in the branch of Kalimati Tarkari Bazar at Machhapokhari, Balaju, Kathmandu- report submitted to Central Department of Botany, T.U., Kirtipur

2007    General Survey and Ecological Conditions of Lichens in Gombodada, Rasuwa District, Bagmati Zone- report submitted to Central Department of Botany, T.U., Kirtipur

2007  Lantana camara L.: Ecology, Distribution, Uses and Its Allelopathic Effects on Seed Germination and Seedling Growth of Raphanus sativus L.- report submitted to Central Department of Botany, T.U., Kirtipur

2007 Cultivation Patterns, Trade Status and Economic Importance of Swertia chirayita (Roxb.ex Flem) Karsten in Jibjibe Area of Rasuwa District, Central Nepal. – report submitted to Central Department of Botany, T.U., Kirtipur

2007  Different Types of Energy Resources Used in Dhaibung VDC Ward no: 5 Kalikasthan, Rasuwa.- report submitted to Central Department of Botany, T.U., Kirtipur

2007  Study of Importance, Threats and Management Practices of Taudaha, Kathamandu, Nepal, a report submitted to Central Department of Botany, T.U., Kirtipur- report submitted to Central Department of Botany, T.U., Kirtipur

2007   Quantitative Study of Trees, Shrubs and Herbs in Bokshe Community Forest, in Panchkhhal, Sindhupalchok, a report submitted to Central Department of Botany, T.U., Kirtipur- report submitted to Central Department of Botany, T.U., Kirtipur

Dissertation     

2007  Impact of Parthenium hysterophorus L. Invasion on Soil and Plant Species Composition of grasslands in Central Nepal, M.Sc. Dissertation Submitted to Central Department of Botany, T.U.