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Dr. A. Hemantaranjan


Dr. A. Hemantaranjan is Professor of Plant Physiology (Formerly Head), Institute of Agricultural Sciences of the Banaras Hindu University (Central University) and Editor in Chief of the International Treatise Series on ADVANCES IN PLANT PHYSIOLOGY. His specialization is Plant Physiology with reference to Abiotic Stress Responses; Micro-nutrients & Plant Growth Regulators. He has 33 years of research and 25 years of PG & Ph.D. teaching experience; Guided several Ph.D. and M.Sc.(Ag) Research; Delivered a number of Invited/Guest Lectures in India, USA, Hungary and Austria; Organizing Secretary of the 52nd ISPP National Conference on Plant Physiology. He has published over 150 research papers in international and national journals, review articles, Treatise Series, books and papers in proceedings of global meetings. Awarded UGC Research Scientist “A” Award (1988); Admitted Fellow ISPP, New Delhi (1995); CSIR Young Scientist Award to deliver lecture in USA (1987); USAID Award at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, visited in July 1987; Shiksha Rattan Puraskar of IIFS etc. 

Other details: He is Member of Learned Bodies; Expert, Selection Committees of elite Agricultural Universities of India; Headed Department & Chaired several technical sessions of Conferences; Hundreds of Citation of his Research Papers/Edited Books are found