Profile of Dr. E.V.D. Sastry

Sastry, E. V. D.

Elected Fellow 2010

Agricultural Sciences & Forestry Plant Breeding & Genetics

DB: 01-07-1957

Birth place

Vadluru, West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India

Education

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P., (B.Sc.(Ag.) Hons., 1977); (M.Sc.(Ag.)., 1979); (Ph.D., 1983); Wolverhampton Polytechnic, UK- OTTA., 1990).

Positions held 

Sr. Breeder (spices) and Head, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, S K Rajasthan Agricultural University  (2006 to date); Sr. Breeder and In-charge, All India Coordinated Research Project on Spices, S K Rajasthan Agricultural University  (2004-2006); Associate Professor (Expatriate Expert) Ethiopia (2004-2005); Associate Professor, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, S K Rajasthan Agricultural University (2004); Associate Professor (Expatriate Expert) Ethiopia (2003-2004); Associate Professor, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, S K Rajasthan Agricultural University (1989-2003); Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, S K Rajasthan Agricultural University (1982-1989); Sr. Research Fellow, Banaras Hindu University (1982); Jr. Research Fellow, Banaras Hindu University (1980-1982).

Research Area

Spices breeding, Eruca breeding, Quantitative genetics.

Awards and fellowships

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding (2000);

Indian Society of Seed Spices (2010).

Address

Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, S K N College of Agriculture, (S K Rajasthan Agricultural University), Jobner - 303 329, Rajasthan.

Residence

61, Raghu Vihar, Maharani Farm Area, Durgapura, Jaipur - 302 018, Rajasthan
[O: 01425-254041; R: 01425-2763442; evdsastry@yahoo.com