Position: Head, Germplasm Evaluation Division
Work Address: Germplasm Evaluation Division, National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110012
Research Activities: Plant genetic resource management including germplasm characterization, evaluation, multi-location evaluation, documentation of data base. Prebreeding, germplasm enahancement, ex-situ and in-situ conservation, regeneration and augmentation of genetic resources of field and horticultural crops with special emphasis on neglected and underutilized species (NUS). Development and deployment of plant varieties and land races particularly in neglected and underutilized species against the changing climate through participatory research with farming community in the Himalayan region in respect of organic farming, household food and nutrition security, use of NUS in eco-spiritual tourism, on-farm conservation of genetic resources etc.
Country: India Fields of Expertise: Genetics and evolution
, Plant Genetic Resources