Ludhiana: Four faculty members and five students of the College of Horticulture and Forestry of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), bagged laurels at the 10th Indian Horticulture Congress, organised by the Indian Academy of Horticultural Sciences, New Delhi at the Assam Agricultural University, Guwahati.
Anirudh Thakur, professor of fruit science, was awarded the fellowship of the Indian Academy of Horticultural Sciences, New Delhi for his contributions to horticulture.Neha Verma, a research fellow in the department of vegetable science, won the Dr BR Barwale Young Scientist Award in horticultural biotechnology -2023 for her PhD thesis.
Satpal Sharma, principal vegetable breeder, bagged the ‘Best oral presentation award’ for his work entitled ‘Root traits and phenotyping strategies for orienting vegetable breeding to climate change’.
Nidhi, a PhD student of department of vegetable science, won the third best poster paper award for her work. tnn
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