Elected Fellow - 2007
Agricultural Sciences & Forestry – Genetics & Plant BreedingDB: 04-08-1937
Sharada Vilas College, Mysore (B.Sc. (Ag.),1957); Agricultural College, Bangalore (M.Sc.(Ag.), 1960); Agricultural College & Research Institute, Coimbatore (Ph.D., 1965).
Director, JSS Rural Development Foundation, Ramanuja Raod, Mysore to date; Chairman, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, New Delhi (2001-2002); Vice-Chancellor, University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Dharwad (1994-2000); Director of Instruction (1993-1994); Professor of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Seed Technology, UAS, Bangalore (1981-1993); Associate Professor; Assistant Professor
Agriculture-Genetics, Plant Breeding, Seed Technology, Parthenium weed management
KKM Award (1972); Hooker Award (1981); Karnataka Govt. Rajyothsava Award (1984); Nagamma Dattathreya Award (1989); Sir Chotu Ram Award (1996); Basava Guru Karunya Award (1996); Bharat Ratna Sir M. Vishweshwarayya Memorial Award (1999); Padma Shri (2005).
Awards and fellowships
National Academy Sericulture Sciences; Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding; Indian Society of Seed Technologists; Indian Science Writer’s Association.
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