Profile of Dr. B. M. Khadi

Khadi, Basavaraj M.

Elected Fellow 2009

Basic Sciences:

f. Genetics and Plant Breeding

DB: 01-06-1954

Birth place

Kalkeri, Bijapur (Dist.), Karnataka, India

Education

University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, B.Sc. (Agri.), 1975 ; G.B. Pant University of Agri. Tech. Pantnagar, M.Sc. (Agri.) (Plant Breeding),1977; University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, Ph.D, 1983; Tashkent, Govt. of USSR, Post Doc. (Genet. & Biotech.), 1987-1989.

Positions held 

Dean  (Post Graduate Studies), University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, 2008 onwards; Director, Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR), 2005-2008;   Principal Scientist (Cotton) and Head, ARS, Dharwad, 1995-2005; Plant Scientist (Cotton) and i/c. Sr. Scientist (Cotton) (Technical Head), UAS, Dharwad, 1989-1995; Post Doc. Research Fellow, USSR, 1987-1989; Sorghum Breeder,  UAS, Dharwad, 1987-1987; Assistant Cotton Breeder, UAS, Bangalore, 1983-1987; Research Assistant, UAS, Bangalore, 1980-1983.

Research Area

Plant Breeding, Genetics, Tissue culture, Molecular markers, Introgression Breeding.

Awards and fellowships

Best FAO visiting scientist, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of Iran, 2000; Certificate of Merit, Cotton Research Institute, Nazille, Turkey, 1998; Certificate of honor by Agril. Res. Education and Extension, Govt. of IR, Iran, 1997;  Team Research award (Leader), Indian Council of Agril. Research, New Delhi, 2000; Team Research award (Member), Indian Council of Agril. Research, New Delhi, 2006; Sir C.V. Raman Young Scientist Award, 1998-1999; Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, Bangalore, 2002; KSKVI Board Platinum Jubilee Felicitation Award, Karnataka State Khadi and Village Industries Board Bangalore, 2002; Merit Certificate for outstanding research on cotton contribution, Main Cotton Research Station, Surat, Gujarat, 1996; Cash Incentive Award, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, 1996, 2001, 2003; Team award for Best Maintenance of Agricultural Research Station, Dharwad Farm, 1998-99, 1999-2000 and 2001-02; Hutchinson Memorial Award, Indian Society for Cotton Improvement, Mumbai, 1999; Dr.A.B.Joshi Gold Medal, 2000-01; C.T.Patel Memorial Trust, Nagpur, 2002; Certificate of Appreciation, Textile Association (India) Mumbai, 2003; Rao Bahaddur Ramdhan Singh Award for Best Cotton Research, Trust HAU, Hisar, 2005.

International Society for Tropical Crop Research and Development, Trichur, India, 1992; Indian Geneticists Society, Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 1995; National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 2010.

Address

Dean (PG Studies), University of Agricultural Sciences, Krishinagar, Dharwad 580005, Karnataka, India.

Residence

House No. 2,  PUROB, Saptapur x cross, Dharwad 580 001, Karnataka State, India.
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