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Welcome !! 

Dr. Vasanth Kumar is a leading agri scientist of the country who is known for his innovative research products and creative methods of agri-extension. He has obtained M.Sc. (Botany), M.Phil. (Seed Pathology) and Ph.D. (Applied Botany) from the University of Mysore and has served as Asst. Professor in the same university before joining the seed industry as a research plant pathologist. He is instrumental in developing several simple, cost effective, repeatable disease screening techniques that have led to development of disease resistant hybrids in crops like Maize, Sorghum, Pearl millet, Tomato, Brinjal, Pepper, Cucurbits, Okra, etc. He is also known for his science writing and has won many awards for the same.

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Recognition’s !! 

  • Best Science Communicator Award 2011 by Vision Group on Science & Technology, Dept. of Information Technology and Biotechnology, Science and technology, Govt. of Karnataka.
  • Member, Task Force on ‘Biological Agents in Agriculture’, Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.
  • Leading Scientist of the world 2009, International Biographical Centre, GREAT BRITIAN.
  • Agricultural Extension Award 2007, By Indian Phytopathological Society , New Delhi.
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