Kalyana Babu B

Kalyana Babu B
Scientist (Agri. Biotechnology), Crop Improvement Division,ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusanthan Sansthan (VPKAS), Almora, Uttarakhand, India


Dr. B. Kalyana Babu did his BSc (Agriculture) from Acharya N. G. Ranga Agril.University, Hyderabad, India, MSc (Agri. Biotechnology) from Tamil Nadu Agril. University, Coimbatore, India and Ph. D from GBPUA & T, Pantnagar. He joined as Scientist (Agri. Biotechnology) at Indian Council of Agricultural Research), New Delhi. His research interests are Bioprospecting of Allele mining for abiotic stress tolerance (drought) in maize and rice, Rapid Conversion of Normal Maize Inbreds to Quality Protein Maize and Further Enhancement of Limiting Amino acids in Elite inbreds through Marker Assisted Selection, Development of micronutrient enriched maize through molecular breeding and Maize Transgenics. Presently working on molecular biology of oil palm.

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