Rahul Parikh did his Masters of Science in Pure Botany from The Maharaha SayajiRao University of Baroda. He is now pursuing his PhD from the same university.
He joined Navrachana University in August 2016 as an Assistant Professor.
Rahul Parikh has cleared CSIR-NET.
Rahul Parikh teaches plant evolution, plant physiology, ecology and taxonomy to undergraduate students in the BSc Program. He exposes students to various fundamental aspects of botany and has chosen teaching as a way to conduct independent research in botany.
Rahul Parikh is an accomplished researcher. His research involves techniques to reduce various aspect of stress caused on plants thus indirectly helping for sustenance of biodiversity. Currently he is pursuing his PhD on Designing and Evaluating Techniques for Defluorinating the groundwater with plant material in an eco-friendly manner avoiding any chemical methods so as to provide each and every person protection from fluoride menace. He so far has published five papers in peer reviewed journals.
Mangalorkar, P. S., Rana, K. G., Parikh, R. D., & Nagar, P. S. (2013). The Effect of Different Chemical Treatments and Salt Stresson the Germination Potential of Tavernieracuneifolia (Roth) Ali seeds. Journal of Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences (JCBPS), 4(1), 369.
Parikh, P., & Parikh, R. (2013). Current status of fluoride contamination in ground water of Kheralu block of Mehasana district, Gujarat. International Journal of Environmental Sciences, 3(6), 2199-2207
Parikh, P., & Parikh, R. (2014). A study of physico-chemical properties of ground water of Kheralu taluka, Gujarat, India. Environment Conservation Journal, 15(3), 143-148.