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Plant biotechnologist

Suman Kumar Pandey, Indian plant biotechnologist. Recipient Team Research award, Indian Council Agricultural Research, 1997-1998. Fellow: Horticultural Society India (J.C. Anand Gold medal 2005), Indian Potato Association (Kaushalya Sikka Memorial award 2005), National Academy Agricultural Sciences, India.

Background

Pandey, Suman Kumar was born on June 26, 1948 in Farrukhabad, India.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Canning College, Lucknow, India, 1968. Master of Science, Lucknow University, India, 1970. Master of Philosophy, Meerut University, 1989.

Doctor of Philosophy, Meerut University, 1993.

Career

Research assistant division crop improvement Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, India, 1971—1974, senior research assistant, 1975—1976, scientist S1, 1977—1982, scientist S2, 1983—1985, senior scientist, 1986—1997, principal scientist, 1998—1999, head division crop improvement, 2000—2004, director Shimla, India, since 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals. Co-editor: The Potato: Production and Utilization in Sub-Tropics, 2003.

Membership

Fellow: Horticultural Society India (J.C. Anand Gold medal 2005), Indian Potato Association (Kaushalya Sikka Memorial award 2005), National Academy Agricultural Sciences, India.