Dr. Ravish Chatrath
FELLOW, ELECTED 2019
Born in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India on 18 April 1957. Educated at College of Agriculture, Solan (HP), BSc (Agriculture) 1978; Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, MSc (Genetics) 1980 and PhD 1985.
Scientist Emeritus, ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal, 2021 till date Dean, Faculty of Agricultural Sceinces, DAV University, Jalandhar, Punjab 2020-21 Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding), 2001 and Principal Investigator Crop Improvement), 2018, ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal till 2019.
Senior Scientist 1998-2001, Scientist (Senior Scale) 1990-98, Scientist 1988-90 at Central Soil Salinity Research, Karnal; Scientist, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, 1986-88; Scientist, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Regional Station, Pali-Marwar, Rajasthan, 1985-86.
Awards/Honours: Hooker Award, 2019; Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) Gene Stewardship Award, 2018; Padma Shri Dr. M.V. Rao Memorial Award, 2017; DWR Best Research Team Award, 2006; Major J. Sharma Guleria Memorial Gold Medal, 1978.
Fellow: Society for Advancement of Wheat Research, 2014, Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 1987
Research Areas: Wheat improvement, wheat biofortification, root phenotyping, database and salt tolerance
Address: Scientist Emeritus, ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Cell: 9416177625; Email: email@example.com]