Dr. Bikkar Singh Sandhu
Fellow, Elected 1995
Born in Lohar, India, on 16 April 1935. Educated at GN Khalsa High School, Dera Sahib 1946-51; B.Sc. 1955, Khalsa College, Amritsar and Govt Agri College, Ludhiana; M.Sc. 1965, PAU; Ph.D. 1973; SDSU, USA.
High school science teacher, 1956-57; Research Assistant/Subject Matter Specialist, 1957-65, Assistant Soil Chemist, 1965-74, Soil Physicist, 1974-83, Senior Scientist, 1983-95, and Team Leader, ICAR Water Management Project 1974-95, PAU; Coordinator Indo-US Research Project on Modelling Field Water Budget, 1990-95.
Awards/Honours: ICAR National Team Research award, 1985-86; ICAR Hari Om Ashram Trust Award, 1993-94; PAUTA Best Teacher Award, 1991.
Fellow: Indian Society of Soil Science, 1993.
Research Areas: Soil physics; soil-water-plant relationships; on-farm irrigation water management
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