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Kuruppacharil Varkey Peter, Indian research scientist. Recipient junior fellowship Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Pantnagar, 1969-1971, senior fellowship, 1971-1975, national fellowship GOI, Washington, 1982-1983, Doctor Harbhajan Singh award Journal Vegetable Science, 1995.

Background

Peter, Kuruppacharil Varkey was born on May 17, 1948 in Cochin, Kerala, India. Son of Kuruppacharil Devassy and Thykootathyl Joseph (Rosa) Varkey.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Kerala University, 1969. Master of Science in Agriculture, Great Britain Pant University, India, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Great Britain Pant University, India, 1975.

Career

Assistant professor Great Britain Pant University, India, 1975-1979. Professor Kerala Agricultural University, 1979-1991. Director Indian Institute Spices Research, since 1991.

Member general council Kerala Agriculture University, 1985-1988, 91-94, 95-98.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Journal Spices and Aromatic Crops, 1992-1994, Proceedings XI International Plantation Crops Symposium, 1995, Biocontrol of Pests and Diseases of Spices, 1997.

Membership

Fellow National Academy Agricultural Sciences, Indian Society Genetics and Plant Breeding, Indian Society Vegetable Science (vice president 1988-1991), INdian Society Spices (president 1994-1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Social work, reading.

Connections

Married Thykootathyl Andrews Vimala, April 28, 1954. 1 child, Anvar K.

father:
Kuruppacharil Devassy Varkey

mother:
Thykootathyl Joseph (Rosa) Varkey

spouse:
Thykootathyl Andrews Vimala

child:
Anvar K. Peter