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Dave Kumar Nanda

geneticist

Dave Kumar Nanda, Indian geneticist. Member American Society Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Seed Trade Association, Indiana Seed Producers Association Indiana (past president), Sigma Xi.

Background

Nanda, Dave Kumar was born on March 15, 1938 in Mandibahuddin, India. Son of Chaman Lal and Ganga Devi (Sehgal) Nanda.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Delhi University, 1958. Master of Science, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy. in Agronomy and Genetics, University Wisconsin, 1964.

Career

International trainee DeKalb Ag Research (Illinois), 1964-1965. Director research Edward J. Funk & Sons, Inc., Kentland, Indiana, 1965-1968. Eastern area research director Pfizer Genetics, Inc., Windfall, Indiana, 1968-1980.

Vice president research O's Gold Seed Company, Parkersburg, Iowa, 1980-1986, Seedtec International, Inc., vice president research, 1986-1988. Director corn research Stewart Seeds, Inc., since 1988. President India Association Cedar Falls-Waterloo, 1983-1984.

Research assistant maize, millets collecting unit leader The Rockefeller Foundation,1960-1961.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Seed Trade Association, Indiana Seed Producers Association Indiana (past president), Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Connie Kalra, September 17, 1966. Children: Arvin Kumar, Paul Kalra.

father:
Chaman Lal Nanda

mother:
Ganga Devi (Sehgal) Nanda

spouse:
Connie Kalra

children:
Arvin Kumar Nanda

Paul Kalra Nanda