Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding


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To commemorate the memory of the late Shri Rafi Ahmed Kidwai and to
recognise suitably any outstanding research work done by scientists in the field of
agriculture and animal husbandry, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research
instituted in 1958 11 prizes known as "The Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Memorial Prizes
for Agricultural Research". The first Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Prize for significant
research in the field of Agricultural Botany was awarded in September, 1960, to Dr.
B. P. Pal, Director, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, for the famous
Pusa wheat varieties bred by him. Dr. B. P. Pal is a founder-member of the Indian
Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding and has also been the Editor of the Indian
Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding ever since its inception in 1941. The
Executive Council and members of the Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding
wish to convey through the columns of the Society's Journal theil warm felicitations
to Dr. Pal on this award and to wish him many more years of distinguished service
in the cause of Indian agriculture.


Year: 1960
Volume: 20
Issue: 3
Article DOI: NA
Print ISSN: 0019-5200
Online ISSN: 0975-6906



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