Profile of Dr. J. Bagyaraj

Bagyaraj, Joseph 

Elected Fellow 2008
Agricultural Sciences & Forestry
Agricultural Microbiology / Mycorrhiza

DB: 09-10-1940

 

Birth place

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Education

Mysore University, Mysore, Karnataka, (B.Sc. (Ag.), 1961); Karnatak University, Dharwar, Karnataka, (M.Sc. (Ag.), 1963); University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, (Ph.D., 1971).

Positions held 

Chairman, CNBRCD, Bangalore (2001-to date); NASI Sr. Scientist, CNBRCD, Bangalore (2011- to date); INSA Hon. Scientist, CNBRCD, Bangalore (2009- 2010); INSA Senior Scientist, University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Bangalore (2004-2008); ICAR Emeritus Scientist, UAS, Bangalore (2001-2003); Head, Dept. of Agricultural Microbiology, UAS, Bangalore (1991-2000); Professor, Dept. of Agricultural Microbiology, UAS, Bangalore (1987-1991); Associate Professor, Dept. of Agricultural Microbiology, UAS, Bangalore (1972- 1986); Visiting Scientist, Ruakura Research Station, Hamiltion, New Zealand (1981-1983); Assistant Professor, Dept. of Agricultural Microbiology, UAS, Bangalore (1966-1972).

Research Area

Agricultural Microbiology Mycorrhizal symbiosis, Biofertilizers, Biological control.

Awards and fellowships

Mycological Soc. of India Shome Memorial Award (1996); Assoc. of Microbiological Soc. of India S. R. Vyas, Memorial Award (1998); Univ. of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore Distinguished Alumni Award (2001); Soc. of Soil Biology and Ecology Distinguished Scientist Award (2002); Univ. of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwar Life Time Achievement Award (2004); Dr. G. Rangaswami Endowment Award in Agricultural Microbiology (2005); NCOF/Bangalore Univ./Natl. Hort. Mission Distinguished Scientist Award (2009); Professor T. S. Sadasivan Lecture Award of INSA (2009); Dr. V. Agnihotrudu Memorial Lecture Award of MSI (2011).

Indian Phytopathological Society (1981); National Academy of Sciences, India (1991); National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (1993); Indian National Science Academy (1993); Association of Microbiologists of India (2004); Mycological Society of India (2006);
National Academy of Biological Sciences (2008); Society of Agricultural Biotechnologists (2011).

Address

NASI Sr. Scientist & Chairman, CNBRCD, 41, RBI Colony, Anand Nagar, Bangalore 560024, Karnataka.

Residence

41, RBI Colony, Anand Nagar, Bangalore 560024, Karnataka
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