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Meena Bohara

Country of origin: Nepal Currently in: Nepal, Bhaktapur General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background


2020 Doctorate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Nutrient dynamics through in-situ litter decomposition in Nepal

Research Keywords: 
Litter Decomposition; Plant and Soil Nutrient; Stable Isotope; Mountain Ecosystem

Publications resulting from Research: 

Bohara, M.*, Yadav, R.K.P., Dong, W.; Cao, J., Hu, C*. Nutrient and Isotopic Dynamics of Litter
Decomposition from Different Land Uses in Naturally Restoring Taihang Mountain, North
China. Sustainability 2019, 11, 1752.

Bohara M., Acharya K., Perveen S., Hu, C*., Yadav, R.K.P., Shrestha K., Manevski, K., Xiaoxin L.
Litter decomposition and nutrient dynamics of selected tree species along elevation gradients
of Central Himalaya, Nepal. (Under Review)

Bohara, M., Hu, C*., Yadav, R.K.P. Ecological stoichiometry of litter-soil continuum in naturally
restoring Taihang Mountain ecosystem, North China (Under Review)

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
I currently working as a faculty of Science Health and Technology at Nepal Open University, Nepal. I am a founding president of a research-based NGO (Nature Conservation and Study Center).

Workshop and Conference Attended

2019 Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, Xian, China 2019 Conference -Stable Isotopes in Biosphere Systems
2015 The Small Earth Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal International Conference on ClimateChange Innovation and Resilience for Sustainable Livelihood
2011 Kathmandu, Nepal Students’ Conservation Conference and Exhibition


TU-CDES Alumni Association

Presentation given

In situ litter decomposition and nutrient release from forest trees along an elevation gradient in Central Himalaya
Kathmandu, Nepal
Event: Sixth Graduate Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development, Himalayan Knowledge Conclave (5-6 August), organized by Resources Himalaya Foundation
In-situ Litter Decomposition and Nutrient Dynamics: Nepal
Kathmandu, Nepal
Event: NatureSpeaks, Himalayan Nature
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Sep 2015
CAS-TWAS President's Fellowship
The fellowship was awarded for the students from developing nations to pursue PhD degree in Chinese Academy of Sciences for 4 years.
Jan 2013
Next Generation Conservation Award
Recipient of Next Generation Conservation Award, thesis grant by Building Climate Change Resilience Capacity of Mountain People of Nepal, USAID funded Climate Change Resilient Development (CCRD) Project, Resources Himalaya Foundation (2013).

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