Profile of Dr. Alagawadi, Ajjanna Ramaraddi

Alagawadi,  Ajjanna Ramaraddi

Elected Fellow –2012

Agricultural Sciences & Forestry- Agricultural Microbiology

DB: 15-04-1953

Birth place

Radder Naganur; Nargund; Gadag; Karnataka


U A S, Bangalore, B.Sc.(Agri.) (1976); M.Sc.(Agri) in Agril. Microbiology (1979); I.A.R.I, New Delhi, Ph.D. in Microbiology (1986); Alfred University, NY, USA, Post Doc. (1997-98). 

Positions held 

Dean (PGS), UAS, Dharwad (2012 till date); Dean (Agri.),  Agricultural College, Bijapur, UASD (2008-2012); Professor (Agril. Microbiology), UASD (1995- 2008); Associate Professor,  (Agril. Microbiology), UASD (1987-1995); Assistant Professor (Agril. Microbiology), UASD / UASB (1982-1987); Research  Assistant (Agril. Microbiology), UASB (1978-1981).

Research Area

Agricultural Microbiology –BNF, Microbial mineral phosphate solubilization, Biofertilizers, Microbial Ecology, Microbial Biodiversity, Microbial Biotechnology, Environmental Microbiology, Microbial management of abiotic stresses.

Awards and fellowships

GOI, DBT Overseas Associateship (1997); University Cash Incentive Award for bringing externally funded research projects worth more than 25 lakhs (2001).


Dean (PGS), University of Agricultural Sciences
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