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Prof. M.R. Khan

Prof. M.R. Khan

Dr. Mujeebur Rahman Khan is a Professor in Plant Pathology & Nematology, and Chairperson of the Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University. He was born in 1963 and obtained Ph.D. in Plant Nematology in 1988. Thereafter, he worked as a Post Doc at the North Carolina State University, and California Department of Food and Agriculture, U.S.A. in 1988 and 1989. He has also worked at the Commonwealth Institute of Parasitology, U.K. Dr. Khan has a vast experience of P.G. teaching and research and has contributed over 300 research publications and review articles on various aspects of plant pathology and nematology, and has written 10 authored/edited books. He has attended around 50 national and international conferences including 2 in U.S.A. He is Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (FNAAS), member of numerous national and international academic societies, and has served as reviewer to journals, funding agencies etc. Dr. Khan has successfully completed six major research projects on management of plant diseases, and has invented a low cost bioprocess to produce biopesticides that has been patented in USA and India. His major area of research is IDM, biological control of plant diseases, and effect of environmental pollutants and climate change on the disease development. He has guided 11 Ph.D. and 36 M.Sc. theses. The research contributions of Dr. Khan have been recognized in the form of around a dozen national/international awards, importantly, Prof. Hira Lal Chakravarty Award-1998, ISCA, Kolcata; Outstanding Scientist Award in Biopesticides-2008, DKEBVS, Lucknow; Prof. H.M. Shah Memorial Award-2015, NSI, IARI, New Delhi; and Outstanding Scientist Award-2015, SPSS, ICAR-NCIPM, New Delhi.

Address: Office: Dr. M.R. Khan, Professor, Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh - 202002, Uttar Pradesh, India; Residence: 9-B, Rifa Complex, Medical Road, Civil Lines, Aligarh - 202002, Uttar Pradesh [Tel: Off. 9412527112; Res. 07456099234; Email: mrkhan777in@yahoo.co.in; mrkhan.amu@gmail.com