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S. V. Raghuram Shetty Edit Profile

consultant , research agronomist

S. V. Raghuram Shetty, Indian research agronomist, consultant. Achievements include popularization of herbicides used on tropical crops in India cropping systems; research on farming systems in Asia and West Africa leading to increased productivity of sorghum and millet. Government of Mysore fellow, 1963-1967.

Background

Shetty, S. V. Raghuram was born on October 19, 1946 in Shiroor, Karnataka, India. Came to the United States, 1970. Son of H.A. and Lalitha Shetty.

Education

Master of Science in Agriculture, Bangalore University, Karnataka, India, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon State University, 1973.

Career

Research assistant University Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, 1967-1970. Assistant professor Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1973-1975, Ford Foundation fellow India, 1972-1973. Agronomist International Crops Research Institute, Hyderabad, India, 1975-1983, principal agronomist semi-arid tropics Bamako, Mali, 1983-1987, principal agronomist, team leader Mali, since 1987.

Contributor over 50 articles to professional journals. and co-contributor over 30 articles to professional journals.

Achievements

  • Achievements include popularization of herbicides used on tropical crops in India cropping systems. Research on farming systems in Asia and West Africa leading to increased productivity of sorghum and millet.

Membership

Member governing board American International School, Bamako, 1987-1989. Member American Society Agronomy, International Weed Science Society (charter), Indian Society Weed Science (secretary 1975-1978), Asian-Pacific Weed Science Association (executive committee 1977).

Connections

Married Nirupa R. Shetty, April 24, 1974. Children: Rohith, Rahul.

father:
H.A. Shetty

mother:
Lalitha Shetty

spouse:
Nirupa R. Shetty

child:
Rohith Shetty

child:
Rahul Shetty