Dr. Avverahally Thammanna Sadashiva
Fellow, Elected 2018

Born in Channapatna, Karnataka on 20 June 1957. B.Sc. (Hort.) 1980, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru; M.Sc. (Oleri) 1982, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana; Ph.D. (Hort.) 1988, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru

Principal Scientist & Head, Division of Vegetable Crops, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, 2014 to date.

Scientist, 1987-92, Scientist (Sr. Scale), 1992-98; Senior Scientist, 1998-06, Principal Scientist, 2006 to date and Head, 2009-14, Division of Vegetable Crops, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru

Awards/Honours: ICAR Interdisciplinary Team Research Award, 2013-14; UAS-B Dr. M.H. Marigowda National Endowment Award 2016-17; UAS-B Dr. Kalayya Krishnamurthy National Award, 2014-15; HSI Dr. Kirti Singh Gold Medal, 2014; ISVS Dr. Kirti Singh Life Time Achievement Award, 2014; IIHR Special Award of Excellence, 2012; Lt. Amit Singh Memorial Award, 2010; HSI Best Poster award, 2014

Fellow: Horticulture Society of India, 2015

Research Areas: Vegetable Science (Tomato Breeding)

Address: Principal Scientist & Head, Division of Vegetable Crops, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hessaraghatta Lake P.O., Bengaluru 560089, Karnataka; #1420, 3rd Main, 3rd Cross, Chandra Layout, Bengaluru 560040, Karnataka; [Tel: Off. (080) 23086100 Ext. 278, 282; Res. (080) 23218526; Cell: 9845097472; Fax: (080) 28466291; Email: sadashiva.at@icar.gov.in; atsbrs@yahoo.co.in; atsbrs@gmail.com]

Dr. N.G.P. Rao Endowment Award 2017-2018