Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding



Fellow, Elected 1988

Born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India on 4th January, 1948,. Educated at University of Udaipur, Rajasthan College of Agriculture (RCA), B.Sc.(Ag.), 1969: G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, , M.Sc.(Plant Breeding), 1971: M.L. Sukhadia University, RCA, Udaipur, India, Ph.D. (Plant Breeding & Genetics), 1984; Gujarat University, Ahmadabad, LLB, 1990.

Research Assistant, Maize Breeding, University of Udaipur,1972-1975; Assistant Research Scientist (Ag. Bot.),1975-1984; Associate Research Scientist (Ag. Bot.), 1984-1991; Research Scientist (Maize), 1991-1994, Maize Research Station, Gujarat Agricultural University (GAU), Godhra; Research Scientist (Seed Technology), 1994-2008, S.D. Agricultural University (former GAU), Sardarkrushinagar.

Awards/honours : Recipient of ICAR Senior Research Fellowship for pursuing Ph.D. studies, 1981- 1984; Long-term Fellowship from Indian National Science Academy (INSA) New 1988; Recipient of Sardar Patel Agricultural Research Award from Government of Gujarat, 2000.

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding Research Area: Maize Breeding, Seed Technology

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