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2022 Speakers

Chellapilla Bharadwaj

Chellapilla Bharadwaj, Speaker at Plant Science Congress - 2922
Chellapilla Bharadwaj
ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, India


Dr C. Bharadwaj  has 23 years of Scientific Experience in breeding legumes and pulses. As a breeder par excellence, he is focused on marginal and sub marginal chickpea farmers to increases their livelihood through developing fifteen chickpea varieties having climate resilience. He has lead or leading several multi-disciplinary and multi-national  grants/projects during last 10 years. He is the Principal investigator for the prestigious US $ 8 million ICAR-Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation project on “Application of next generation breeding, genotyping and digitalization approaches for improving the genetic gain in Indian staple crops” . He leads several other projects in collaboration with ICRISAT, ICARDA, UWA Perth, and University of Saskatoon, GCP, CIMMYT and the sort. He is also the ICRISAT Steering Team Member for GOBII programme.  He is elected Fellow of Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development, Kanpur, India and has been its serving Councilor for North West Zone for two terms and Fellow of Indian Society Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi India. He has published more than 140 papers in peer review journals with a i10 index of 40 and research gate score of 34.51