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Directory of Rice Researchers
  • Indian rice research and rice development programmes have been recognized as successful model endeavors all over the world.In fact, with about 700 rice scientists working on rice, the All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project (AICRIP) is the largest network of scientists on a single crop.The diversity of rice scientists is as good as that of the rice growing regions of the country.
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Dr. B. C. Viraktamath

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Name :
Dr. B. C. Viraktamath
Date of Birth :
20-05-1952
Designation :
Project Director
Office Address :
Directorate of Rice Research Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-30
Fax No :
040-24591217
Phone Number
office :
040-24591216
Mobile :
09441217738
Residence :
040-24015187
Email :
pdrice@drricar.org
Alternate Email :
Area of Specialization :
Plant Breeding
Active Field of Work :
Hybrid Rice Breeding
Testimonials :
Experience (in Years) :
35
Major Achievements :
• Developed and released 3 rice hybrids • Registered 8 CMS lines 6 restorers. • Worked as consultant to FAO, IRRI & Indonesia on hybrid rice • Coordinated tie rice research programmes in India. • Facilitated molecular breeding for rice improvement.
Publications(Nos) :
Research Papers :
95
Manual/Books :
35
Bulletins :
35
Popular Articles :
42
Symposia Papers :
150
3 keywords to identify my work :
Hybrid Rice, CMS Lines & Hybrid Rice Seed Production
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