Dr. Amarjeet Singh Khehra
Fellow, Elected 1992
Born in Village 26 JB, Lyalpur, India on 15 June 1934. Educated at Govt. College, Ludhiana, B.Sc. 1953; M.Sc. Punjab University, Chandigarh, 1959, Ph.D Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1968.
Research Assistant (Cotto Breeding), 1954-61, Assistant Cotton Breeder 1961-69, Maize Breeder, 1969-74, Sr. Maize Breeder, 1974-84, Sr. Maize Breeder-cum-Head, Department of Plant Breeding, 1984-88, Associate Director of Research, Additional Director of Research and Director of Research, 1988-93, Vice Chancellor, 1994-97, PAU, Ludhiana.
Awards/Honours: ICAR Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Memorial Prize, 1986-87; Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding Dr. Joginder Singh Memorial Prize, 1991-92.
Fellow: Indian National Science Academy.
Research Areas: Crop breeding and genetics
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