Dr. (Ms) Kambham Madhavi Reddy
Fellow, Elected 2019

Born in Chittoor, District Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh on 14th August 1962. Educated at Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, B.Sc. 1983, M.Sc. 1985 and Ph.D. 1990.

Principal Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (ICAR-IIHR), Bangalore, 2007 to date.

Scientist, ICAR-National Academy of Agril. Research Management (ICAR-NAARM), Hyderabad, 1990-91; Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (ICAR-IIHR), Bangalore, Karnataka, 1991-95; Scientist (Senior Scale), ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (ICAR-IIHR), Bangalore, Karnataka, 1995-99; Senior Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (ICAR-IIHR), Bangalore, Karnataka, 1999-2007.

Awards/Honours: ICAR Award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research in Horticultural Sciences as Team Member 2016; ICAR Award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research in Horticultural Sciences as Team Leader 2010; ICAR Jawaharlal Nehru Award for Post-Graduate Agricultural Research for Outstanding Research in the Field of Horticulture (Vegetable Science) as Chairperson, Ph. D. student Advisory Committee 2017; ICAR-Jawaharlal Nehru Award for Post-Graduate Agricultural Research for Outstanding Research in the Field of Crop Protection as Member, Ph. D. student Advisory Committee 2009; APAU Kasu Bramhananda Reddy Gold Medal for securing highest OGPA in M. Sc(Ag) in Horticulture 1985; ICAR-IIHR Foundation Day Special Award of Excellence 2012; ISVS Dr Harbhajan Singh Memorial Award for best research paper 2012; PPV&FRA Certificate of Appreciation 2017; ISVS Dwarika Nath Memorial Gold Medal for best Ph. D. thesis as Chairperson, Ph. D. student Advisory Committee 2014; International Symposium on Horticulture Best Poster Award 2017; PPV&FRA Nodal Officer for DUS testing of Chilli, Paprika & Bell Pepper 2016; National Seminar on Spices Best Poster Award 2009; General Secretary for the Society for Promotion of Horticulture 2013-15; Councilor to the Indian Society of Vegetable Science (ISVS) 2008-10; Chairperson/ Member of several Professional - International, National and State level Committees.

Fellow: Horticultural Society of India (HSI) Fellowship; Indian Society of Vegetable Science (ISVS) Fellowship; ICAR Senior Fellowship

Research Areas: Vegetable Science, Crop Improvement, Hot and Sweet Pepper Breeding

Address: Principal Scientist, Division of Vegetable Crops, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hesaraghatta Lake Post, Bengaluru 560089, Karnataka;; [Tel: Off. (080) 23086100; Res. (080) 28461167; Cell: 9448506132; 7259294309; Fax: (080) 28466291; Email: madhavireddy.k@icar.gov.in; kmreddy14@gmail.com]