Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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SINGH DR P K

Fellow, Elected 1999


Born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India on 18th une 1967. Educated at Banaras Hindi University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, B.Sc. (Hons), 1987; Banaras Hindi University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, M.Sc. (Ag.), 1989 Banaras Hindi University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, Ph.D. 1992.

Principal Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 2009- till date

Senior Scientist, Division of Crop Improvement, Indian Institute Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 2001–2008;   Scientist   (Sr.  Scale),   Division  of  Crop Improvement,  Indian   Institute   Sugarcane  Research, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 1997-2001; Scientist, Division of Crop Improvement, Indian Institute Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 1993-1997; Scientist, Division of Crop Improvement, Indian Institute Pulse Research, Uttar Pradesh, 1993-1993; ARS, NAARM, Hyderabad, 1992-1993.

Awards/Honours: Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar , 2014-2015, Hindi Griha Patrika Puraskar, 2001, Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award 2013, Gold Medal 1989, Gold Medal 1987-89, 1st position in M.Sc. (Ag.). Gold Medal 1984-87, 1st position in B.Sc. (Ag.).

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi, Association for the Advancement of Biodiversity Science.

Research Areas: Sugarcane improvement, biotic & abiotic stress, MARS & MABB

Address: Crop Improvement Division,ICAR- Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Dilkusha, Lucknow – 226 002 UP; [Cell: +91-9415183851; +91-9910731338, E-mail: praveenmeera@yahoo.com