Dr. Avverahally Thammanna Sadashiva
FELLOW, ELECTED 2018

Born in Channapatna, Karnataka on 20 June 1957. B.Sc. (Hort.) 1980, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru; M.Sc. (Oleri) 1982, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana; Ph.D. (Hort.) 1988, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru

Principal Scientist & Head, Division of Vegetable Crops, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, 2014-19.

Scientist, 1987-92, Scientist (Sr. Scale), 1992-98; Senior Scientist, 1998-06, Principal Scientist, 2006 to date and Head, 2009-14, Division of Vegetable Crops, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru

Awards/Honours: Rafi Ahmed Kiwai Award for Outstanding Research in Agricultural Sciences 2018 in crop & Horticultural Sciences (2019), Dr. Biswajit Choudhary Memorial Award-2017 for outstanding vegetable Scientist by ISVS (2019), ICAR award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research in Agriculture (2016), Dr. M.H. Marigowda National Endowment Award for the Best Horticultural Research (2017), Dr. Kalayya Krishnamurthy National Award for the Best Agricultural Research (2015), Dr. Kirthi Singh Gold Medal-2014, Dr. Kirthi Singh Life Time Achievement Award in Vegetable Science (2014), Special Award of Excellence for development of Arka Rakshak & Arka Samrat (2012) & Earl J. Scherago Travel Grant Award to USA (2010).

Fellow: Horticulture Society of India, 2015; Indian Society of Vegetable Science, Varanasi, 2019

Research Areas: Vegetable Science (Tomato Breeding)

Address: #1420, 3rd Main, 3rd Cross, Chandra Layout, Bengaluru 560040, Karnataka; [Tel: Res. (080) 23218526; Cell: 9845097472; Fax: (080) 28466291; Email: atsbrs@yahoo.co.in; atsbrs@gmail.com]

Dr. N.G.P. Rao Endowment Award 2017-2018