Professor Madhav Gadgil: A Bibliometric Portrait


  • Sidlingappa M Huded Knowledge Resource Centre, Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Raghvendra S. Vanjari Research Centre, Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Abid Fakre Alam Global Library, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana, INDIA
  • Sachin Tirlapur Library Resource Centre, BITS Law School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, INDIA



Scientometric portrait, Bio-bibliometrics, Publication productivity, Prof. Madhav Gadgil, Western Ghats, Ecology


The present study focuses on measuring the contributions of Professor Madhav Gadgil in the field of ecology. Throughout his 49-year publishing career, Gadgil has published 89 publications, collectively receiving 4119 citations. Notably, 63 out of 89 (70.78%) of his publications resulted from collaborations with other researchers. Among his collaborators, Gadgil has had the most active partnership with NV Joshi, who co-authored 12 publications. Other notable collaborators include R Guha, (6 publications) and G Utkarsh (5). Most of his collaborations (72) have been with researchers from India. Additionally, he has collaborated with researchers from Canada in 5 publications. Gadgil's publications have garnered a cumulative total of 4119 citations, resulting in an average of 46.28 citations per publication and an average of 84.06 per year. Notably, he has published the highest number of articles (13) in Current Science and has shown a prolific output in 1996 and 1999, with 6 publications each.

Country wise distribution of publications.




How to Cite

Huded, S. M., Vanjari, R. S., Alam, A. F., & Tirlapur, S. (2023). Professor Madhav Gadgil: A Bibliometric Portrait. Journal of Data Science, Informetrics, and Citation Studies, 2(3), 243–254.