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R. K. Maiti

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  • Published online: 07 Jun 2017

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  •  ratikanta.maiti@gmail.com

Dr. Shabir Hussain Wani Scientist cum Assistant Professor Plant Breeding and Genetics/Plant Biotechnology Shere-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Shalimar, Srinagar, Kashmir, India  Email- shabirhussainwani@gmail.com, Contact Number- 9419035566, 09797001791 Dr. Shabir Hussain Wani, is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He received his B.Sc. in Agriculture from BAU Agra, India and M.Sc. in Genetics and Plant Breeding from Central Agricultural University, Manipur, India and Ph.D. in Genetics and Plant Breeding  on “Transgenic rice for abiotic stress tolerance” from the Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana India. After Ph.D. he worked as Research Associate in Biotechnology Laboratory, Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture (ICAR), Rangreth, Srinagar, India for two years up to October 2011. Since November 2011 he joined the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Farm Science Centre) as Programme Coordinator (i/c) at Senapati Manipur India. He teaches courses related to plant breeding, seed science and technology and stress breeding and has published more than 100 papers/chapters in journals, and books of international and national repute. He is associate guest editor of Frontiers in Plant Sciences, Switzerland. He is editor of LS: An International journal of Life Sciences. He has also edited several books on current topics in Crop Improvement published by CRC press, Taylor and Francis Group, USA and Springer in 2015 and 2016. His Ph.D research fetched the first prize in North zone at National level competition in India. He got Young scientist award from the society of Promotion of Plant Sciences, Jaipur, India in 2009. He is the fellow of Society for Plant Research, India. Recently he was awarded the Young Scientist Award (Agriculture) 2015 from the Society for Plant Research at National Conference on Plant Science Research at University of Delhi, India. Currently he is working as Visiting Scientist in department of Plant Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University, USA for the year 2016-17. He has attended several International and National conferences for presenting his research……….