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plant pathologist

Harikesh Bahadur Singh, Indian plant pathologist. Achievements include significant contributions towards the development of high-yielding varieties of medicinal and aromatic plants; patents in field. Recipient Technology prize, Biological Sciences, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1999, SOM award, Essential Oil Association India, 2005.

Background

Singh, Harikesh Bahadur was born on July 18, 1953 in Pratapgarh, India.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Avadh University, Faizabad, India, 1975. Master of Science, Gorakhpur University, India, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1981.

Career

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research postdoctoral fellow Banaras Hindu University, 1981—1982, research associate, 1983—1984, pool officer, 1984. Lecturer North-Eastern Hill University, Medziphema, India, 1984—1989, senior lecturer, 1989—1992. Associate professor plant pathology Govind Ballabh Pant University Agriculture and Technology hill campus, India, 1992—1993.

Scientist Central Institute Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, 1993—1994, Central Institute Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Field Station, Pantnagar, India, 1994—1998. Scientist, head plant pathology National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include significant contributions towards the development of high-yielding varieties of medicinal and aromatic plants. Patents in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Fellow: International College Nutrition, India, Indian Phytopathological Society, National Academy Agricultural Sciences, India.