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People in Agriculture

Sugarcane field

Posted On 29/12/2023 in People in Agriculture

People in Agriculture - Dr. Janaki Ammal

Dr Janaki Ammal, pioneering botanist, & cytogeneticist was known best for putting the sweetness into India’s sugarcane varieties. She served as the head of the Botanical Survey of India in the 1950s and was awarded the Padma Shri in 1977.

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Farmer checking grains in a field

Posted On 29/09/2023 in People in Agriculture

People in Agriculture - P.V. Satheesh

P.V. Satheesh’s name is associated with millets, local knowledge systems, agri-biodiversity, & food sovereignty – just a few things close to his heart. His work in revival of local seed systems was not only critical but innovative as well.

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Trinity Saioo being awarded the Padma Shri by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind

Posted On 09/11/2022 in People in Agriculture

People in Agriculture - Trinity Saioo

Padma Shri Trinity Saioo has changed the story of the flavoursome Lakadong turmeric & the women who cultivate it in Meghalaya. She has shown how one person can make a difference with an unerring focus on nature and social betterment.

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Handful of soil beside a sapling surrounded by agriculture symbols

Posted On 12/10/2022 in People in Agriculture

People in Agriculture - Dr Rattan Lal

Dr Rattan Lal, the agricultural scientist, has also walked the talk when it comes to translating science into ‘real-world’ application and makes a powerful case for linking soil, farmers, climate change, malnutrition, and ecosystems.

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Hand touching a crop in a field

Posted On 08/09/2022 in People in Agriculture

People in Agriculture - Krishnaswami Ramiah

As a geneticist and agriculture scientist, Ramiah helped produce new cross breeds of rice through breed improvement and selection processes.

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