Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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KUMAR DR JAGDISH

Fellow, Elected 1986


Born in Nalag, India on 1 March 1946. Educated at Government Middle School, Namhol, 1953-60; Govt. High School, Jukhala, 1960-62; Himachal Agricultural College, Solan, B.Sc. (Ag) 1962-67, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, M.Sc., 1967-69; University of  Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, Ph.D. 1969-73.

Principal Soybean Breeder and Leader Soyfood Program, Sevita International Corporation, Inkerman, Ontario, Canada, 2004 to date

 Leader, India-Canada Joint Venture on Soybean Improvement: Ruchi High-Ri ch Seeds Limited, Indore, M P, India. Teaching Assistant University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 1971-73; Assistant Professor, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1973-77; Principal Chickpea Breeder and Molecular Biologist ICRISAT, ISGPB Fellow Directory Patancheru 1977-2005; Pulses Specialist, Winrock International (USAID), Ishurdi, Bangladesh 1984-85; Pulses Breeder, Agrodev Canada (CIDA), Dhaka, Bangladesh 1991-94; Chickpea Breeder and Molecular Biologist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and Agriculture Environmental Renewal Canada, Delhi, Ontario and Kemptville, Ontario, 2001-2004.

Awards/Honours: Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial Gold Medal, 1967, Crop Improvement Award, 1991, Jenna Reddy Venkat Reddy Award 2001, International Research Award of the North American Pulse Improvement Association 2001, Millennium Best Scientist Award, ICRISAT 2001, Banagladesh-ICRISAT Cooperation Award 2002, and CGIAR-World Bank King Baudouin Award 2002; Member Science Committee Canadian Aid 2013.

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics; Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development.

Research Areas: Plant genetics, breeding, molecular biology, soybean nutragenomics

Address: Principal Soybean Breeder and, Leader Soyfood Program, Sevita International Corporation, 11451 Cameron Road, Inkerman, Ontario, Canada K0E 1J0 ; 107 Gladeview Private, Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada K1T4C5 ; [Tel: Off. 1-613-989-5400 Ext-530; Res. 1-613-739- 9002, Cell: 1-613-229-5681; Fax: 1-613-989-2200; Email: jagdishkumar46@gmail.com; Jagdishk@sevita.com]

Born in Nalag, India on 1 March 1946. Educated at Government Middle School, Namhol, 1953-60; Govt. High School, Jukhala, 1960-62; Himachal Agricultural College, Solan, B.Sc. (Ag) 1962-67, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, M.Sc., 1967-69; University of  Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, Ph.D. 1969-73.

Principal Soybean Breeder and Leader Soyfood Program, Sevita International Corporation, Inkerman, Ontario, Canada, 2004 to date

 Leader, India-Canada Joint Venture on Soybean Improvement: Ruchi High-Ri ch Seeds Limited, Indore, M P, India. Teaching Assistant University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 1971-73; Assistant Professor, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1973-77; Principal Chickpea Breeder and Molecular Biologist ICRISAT, ISGPB Fellow Directory Patancheru 1977-2005; Pulses Specialist, Winrock International (USAID), Ishurdi, Bangladesh 1984-85; Pulses Breeder, Agrodev Canada (CIDA), Dhaka, Bangladesh 1991-94; Chickpea Breeder and Molecular Biologist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and Agriculture Environmental Renewal Canada, Delhi, Ontario and Kemptville, Ontario, 2001-2004.

Awards/Honours: Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial Gold Medal, 1967, Crop Improvement Award, 1991, Jenna Reddy Venkat Reddy Award 2001, International Research Award of the North American Pulse Improvement Association 2001, Millennium Best Scientist Award, ICRISAT 2001, Banagladesh-ICRISAT Cooperation Award 2002, and CGIAR-World Bank King Baudouin Award 2002; Member Science Committee Canadian Aid 2013.

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics; Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development.

Research Areas: Plant genetics, breeding, molecular biology, soybean nutragenomics

Address: Principal Soybean Breeder and, Leader Soyfood Program, Sevita International Corporation, 11451 Cameron Road, Inkerman, Ontario, Canada K0E 1J0 ; 107 Gladeview Private,Ottawa,Ontario,Canada K1T4C5 ; [Tel: Off. 1-613-989-5400 Ext-530; Res. 1-613-739- 9002, Cell: 1-613-229-5681; Fax: 1-613-989-2200; Email: jagdishkumar46@gmail.com; Jagdishk@sevita.com]