Dr. Devendra Kumar Yadava
Fellow, Elected 2015

Born in Chandawas (Rewari), Haryana, India on 10 April, 1966. Educated at Govt. Primary School, Chandawas, 1972-77; Govt. High School, Bhudpur (Rewari), 1977-82; College of Agriculture, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, 1982-1993; B.Sc. (Hons) Ag. 1987; M.Sc. (Ag.) 1990; Ph.D. 1993.

Head, Division of Seed Science and Technology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2014 to date.

Assistant Professor (Pulses and Brassica Breeding), Agricultural Research Station (Rajasthan Agricultural University), Sriganganagar, 1996-2003; Senior Scientist and Principal Scientist (Brassica Breeding), Division of Genetics, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2003 to date.

Awards/Honours: Dr. B.P. Pal Memorial Award, 2012, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; Best Research and Experimentation Award, 2002, Agricultural Research Station (Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner), Sriganganagar.

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi; Indian Society of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad; Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development, Kanpur; Society for Rapeseed Mustard Research, Bharatpur; Indian Society of Forage Research, Hisar.

Research Areas: Genetic enhancement of Oilseeds and Pulses using conventional and molecular approaches

Address: Head, Division of Seed Science and Technology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; C-26, Pusa Campus, IARI, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841428; Res. (011) 25847004; Cell: 9868537641; Fax: (011) 25841428, 25846420; Email: dkygenet@gmail.com, dkyadav@iari.res.in]