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research scientist

Aditya Pratap, Indian research scientist. Achievements include discovery of use of imperata cylindrica as an alternate pollen source in place of maize in doubled haploidy breeding through wheat x maize system. Research Project grant, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, 2006-2008, Generation Challenge Programme, 2009, Department Biotechnology, Government of India, since 2009.

Background

Pratap, Aditya was born on October 18, 1977 in Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India. Son of Ambarish Chandra Gupta and Rani Devi.

Career

Assistant professor Saskatchewan University Agricultural Sciences & Technology, Jammu, India, 2004—2008. Senior scientist Indian Institute Pulses Research, Kanpur, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of use of imperata cylindrica as an alternate pollen source in place of maize in doubled haploidy breeding through wheat x maize system.

Membership

Member of Royal Society Crop Science, Indian Society Pulses Research and Development.

Connections

Married Rakhi Mittal, June 22, 2004. 1 child Puranjay Agrawal.

father:
Ambarish Chandra Gupta

mother:
Rani Devi

spouse:
Rakhi Mittal

child:
Puranjay Agrawal Pratap