Dr. M.R. Sethuraj
Fellow, Elected 1992

Born in Kerala, India on 26 June 1939. Educated at university college in Kerala; Professional agricultural education in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, B.Sc. 1960; M.Sc. 1962; Ph.D. 1977.

Lecturer, Agricultural College (KAU) 1962-64; Scientist, 1964-68, Plant Physiologist, 1968-79, Dy. Director, 1979-81, and Director, 1981-97, Rubber Research Institute of India, Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India; Director of the board and International Co-Ordinator, Network Research Programme of International Rubber Res. and Dev. Board, U.K, till 1997; Advisor, Rubber Board, 1998-2000.

Awards/Honours: Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Award, 1993; Member Scientific Advisory Panel, ICAR National Agricultural Technology Project.

Fellow: Indian Society for Plantation Crops.

Research Areas: Plantation crops, natural rubber, tree crops, physiology, rubber based cropping systems, research management

Address: "Lakshmi", TC. 76/1939, Anayara, Trivandrum 695029, Kerala; [Tel: Res. (0471) 2741049, Cell: 09447041049; Email: sethurajdr@gmail.com; sethurajmr@yahoo.co.in]