Dr. Arakalagud Nanjundaiah Ganeshamurthy
FELLOW, ELECTED 2009
Born at Arakalagud, Hassan, Karnataka on 24 April 1957. Educated at Municipal High School, Arakalagud, 1969-72, MES College, Bangalore, 1972-74; University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, 1974-79; Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1979-85; The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen, 1989-90.
Emeritus Scientist, Division of Natural Resources Management, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hessaraghatta Lake Post, Bangalore 2020 to date.
Instructor, UAS, Bangalore 1985; Scientist, CARI, Port Blair 1985-92; Senior Scientist, IISS, Bhopal, 1992-98; Principal Scientist and Head, NRM Division, CARI, Port Blair 1998-2000; Head, Division of Crop Production, IIPR, Kanpur; Head Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, IIHR, Bangalore 2003-19.Dean Central Agricultural University College of Agriculture, Iroisemba, Imphal, 2019-20. Emeritus Scientist, IIHR, Bengaluru till date.
Awards/Honours: ISSS Golden Jubilee Commemoration Young Scientist Award, 1990; INSA SERC Visiting Fellowship 1992; PPIC-FAI Award 1997; TSI-FAI Award, 2002; FAI Dhiru Morarji Memorial Award, 2005.
Fellow: Indian Society of Soil Science, 2009, Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development, Kanpur, 2011; Confederation of Horticultural Societies in India (CHAI), 2014
Research Areas: Carbon sequestration in horticultural systems, Nutrient Dynamics, Soil Health, Soil Quality, Micronutrient management, Microbial interventions in horticulture
Address: Emeritus Scientist, Division of Natural Resources Management, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hessaraghatta Lake Post, Bengaluru 560089, Karnataka; No. 35, 10th Cross, I Main, Maruti Nagar, Yelahanka, Bengaluru 560064, Karnataka; [Tel: Cell: 9449816282; Email: email@example.com]