Indian Phytopathological Society 

New Delhi


Dr. Lakshman Prasad

Dr. Lakshman Prasad

Birth & Education details: B.Sc. Ag (Hons), AU, Agra, Agriculture (1994); M.Sc. (Ag.), AMU, Aligarh, Plant Protection (1997); Ph.D. Plant Pathology, G.B.P.U.A.T, Pantnagar, Plant Pathology (2001)

Positions held (year wise): Principal Scientist (2016- continuing); Senior Scientist (2013-2016); Assistant Professor (2003-2013)

Awards/Honours Received: Fellow of Society for Plant Research (2016); Overall Best oral presentation award (2016); NAIP-ICAR International training award (2013); Best poster award at fungal biotechnology conference in FRI,  Dehradun (2011); Post-Doctoral fellowship under Indo-U.K. collaborative project on transfer of disease resistance in oilseed crops (2001); Overseas Award by Indian National Science Academy (2008)

Research Areas: Screening of >300 Brassica germplasm for disease resistance trait against white rust, Sclerotinia and Alternaria blight; Extraction, isolation, purification and characterization of bioactive compounds from fungi

Address: Dr. Lakshman Prasad, Principal Scientist, Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi - 110012, Mobile: 7840883379, Tel (O): +911125843474, Tel (R): +917840883379, Email: