Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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SHARMA DR R K

Fellow, Elected 1989


Born in Haridwar, Uttarkhand, India on 1st Sept 1958. Educated at PB Municipal Intermediate College, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, 1968-1975; College of Science, Gurkul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, B.Sc ., 1976-78; G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUA&T), Pantnagar Udam Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, M.Sc. (Ag), 1981; G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUA&T), Pantnagar Udam Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, Ph.D.,1995

Principal Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 2008- continue

Scientist, Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan VPKAS, Alomra, Uttarakhand, 1985 - 1992; Scientist (Sr Scale), Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan VPKAS, Alomra, Uttarakhand, 1992 - 2003 and Senior Scientist, Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan VPKAS, Alomra, Uttarakhand, 2003 - 2005, Senior Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2005 – 2008

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Society of Advancement of Wheat Research, Karnal

Research Areas: Crop improvement in Rice, Lentil, Soybean, Forage sorghum and presently working for development of rust resistance, terminal heat tolerant varieties of bread

Address: A-7 Type V, Pusa Campus, IARI, New Delhi - 110012, Cell: 9868571961, Email: Sharma.rk.rk@gmail.com