Professor Emeritus

M.Sc, MS (Agron,UNL,USA), PhD (Agron,UNL,USA)


Has teaching and research experience in reputed national and international institutes in India, USA, Brazil, Kenya, Jamaica, and Ethiopia. Worked at Forest Research Institute (FRI, Dehra Dun), International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT, Hyderabad), University of Nebraska (Lincoln, USA), Federal University of Paraiba (Brazil), University of Nairobi (Kenya), University of West Indies (Jamaica), Maharajah's Post-Graduate College (Vizianagaram), and Wollega University (Ethiopia). Has varied experience in Agricultural Consultancy and Seed Production.

Taught Principles of Agronomy, Introduction to Soils, Plant Physiology, Stress Physiology, Mineral Nutrition of Plants, Agricultural Biotechnology, and Seed Technology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Was student with the highest GPA (4.0 from 4.0 maximum) during PhD at University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA.