Patrons

Chief Patron: Dr. T. Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE and Director-General, ICAR, New Delhi

Patron: Dr. Anand Kumar Singh, DDG (Hort. Sci.), ICAR, New Delhi

Advisory Committee

Chairs

Dr. M. R. Dinesh, Director, ICAR–IIHR, Bengaluru

Smt. G. Jayalakshmi, IAS, DG, NIPHM, Hyderabad

Members

  • Dr. N.K. Krishna Kumar, Bioversity International, New Delhi
  • Dr. T. Janakiram, ADG (HS-I), ICAR, New Delhi
  • Dr. W.S. Dhillon, ADG (HS-II), ICAR, New Delhi
  • Dr. P.K. Chakrabarty, ADG (Plant Protection), ICAR, New Delhi
  • Dr. Chandish Ballal, Director, ICAR – NBAIR, Bengaluru
  • Dr. V.P. Venugopalan, Associate Director, Bioscience group, BARC
  • Dr. P.Parvatha Reddy, Former Director, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru
  • Dr. Abraham Verghese, Director, GPS Institute of Agricultural Management, Bengaluru
  • Dr. R Muniappan, Director, IPM Innovation Lab, Virginia Tech., USA
  • Dr. K.R. Kranti, International Cotton Advisory Committee, Washington
  • Dr. M. S. Reddy, Professor, Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Alabama, USA
  • Dr. Darren Kritikos, CSIRO, Australia
  • Dr. Palli Subba Reddy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
  • Dr. Brayce W. Falk, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis, California
  • Dr. D. D. K. Sharma, Plant Protection Adviser, Govt. of India
  • Dr. BNS Murthy, Horticulture Commissioner, Govt. of India
  • Dr. P. Chowdappa, Director, ICAR-CPCRI, Kasargod
  • Dr. Prakash Patil, Project Coordinator, ICAR-AICRP on Fruits
  • Dr. Manjunatha K. Naik, Vice Chancellor, UAHS, Shivamogga
  • Dr. S.D. Sawanth, Director, ICAR-NRC Grapes, Pune
  • Dr. Jyotsna Sharma, Director, ICAR – NRC Pomegranate, Sholapur
  • Dr. K. Dhileepan, Principal Entomologist, IPAS, Biosecurity, Queensland, Australia
  • Dr. S. Sithanantham, Director, SABRC,Chennai
  • Dr. A. Krishnamoorthy, Principal Scientist (Retd.), ICAR –IIHR, Bengaluru
  • Dr. R. D. Rawal, Principal Scientist (Retd), ICAR –IIHR, Bengaluru
  • Dr. B. V. David, Chairman, IIBT&T, Padappai, Kancheepuram, Chennai.
  • Dr. P.L. Tandon, Principal Scientist & Head (Retd.), NBAIR, Bengaluru
  • Dr. M. Mani, Principal Scientist & Head (Retd.), ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru
  • Dr. M.S. Rao, Principal Scientist & Head (Retd.), ICAR –IIHR, Bengaluru
  • Dr. A.K. Chakravarthy, Ex Head, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru
  • Prof. Anupam Verma. Former Professor, IARI, New Delhi
  • Prof. Devaiah, MA, USDA, APHIS, US
  • Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar, IISc, Bengaluru
  • Dr. Renee Borges, IISc, Bengaluru
  • Dr. N. Srinivasa, Professor and Head (Entomology), UAS,GKVK, Bengaluru
  • Dr Jagdish Kumar, Director, ICAR–NIBSM, Raipur
  • Dr. Shannon Olsson, NCBS, Bengaluru
  • Dr. Mithila Jugulam, Associate Professor, Kansas State University, USA
  • Dr. V.V. Ramamurthy, Retd. Principal Scientist, IARI, New Delhi
  • Dr. T. M. Manjunath, Bengaluru
  • Dr. Maruthi M.N. Gowda, University of Greenwich, UK
  • Dr. K. P. Jayanth, BCRL, PCI, Bengaluru
  • Dr. A. Sujatha, Dean Dr. YSRHU, VRGudem, Andhra Pradesh

Organizing committee

Chair: Dr. M.R. Dinesh, Director, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru

Co-Chairs

Dr. M. Krishna Reddy, President, AAPMHE

Dr. Debi Sharma, Vice – President, AAPMHE

Organising Secretary: Dr. V. Sridhar

Co-organizing secretaries

  • Dr. Meera Pandey (Registration)
  • Dr. P.S. Bhat (Awards)
  • Dr. M. Krishna Reddy (Awards)
  • Dr. P.D. Kamala Jayanthi (Programme)
  • Dr. P.V.R. Reddy (Publication)
  • Dr. K.G. Pillai (Food)
  • Dr. S. Sriram (Accommodation)
  • Dr. Prasanna Kumar (Transport)
  • Dr. G. Senthil Kumaran (Cultural)
  • Dr. Sridhar Gutam (Web)

Members

  • Dr. B. R. Jayanthimala
  • Dr. Sandeep Kumar
  • Dr. Mahesh
  • Dr. Dilip Samuel
  • Dr. Preeti Sonawale
  • Dr. R. Asokan
  • Dr. Achala Paripoorna
  • Dr. Chandrashekar
  • Dr. Soudamini Mohapatra
  • Dr. Chowdhary
  • Dr. Vageesh Babu
  • Dr. T.N. Shivananda