Pranab Dutta

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Name Pranab Dutta
Designation Associate Professor (Plant Pathology)
Complete postal Address with city code School of Crop Protection, College of Post-Graduate Studies in Agricultural Sciences, Central Agricultural University, Umiam – 793103, Meghalaya
Email IDs
Mobile No. 9678906650

Brief Biodata

Actively involved in teaching, research and extension activities for the last two decades. He has published 100 research papers, 45 research abstracts, 13 proceedings papers, 82 popular articles (English, Bangla & Assamese), 22 training manuals/hand books, 40 book chapters, 9 practical manuals /teaching aids and 13 books (Edited, authored or co-edited). Dr. Dutta has planned, participated in and given invitational lectures at numerous national and international conferences as well as workshops. He is the recipient of meritorious contribution award in sericulture-2007 (CMER&TI, Central Silk Board), ICPP-2018 Bursary award (The American Phytopathological Society, USA), Young Scientist Award- 2018, Distinguished Scientist Award-2019,  Prof.  K. S. Bilgrami Award-2016, Stanford Research Award-2015, Bharat Siksha Ratan Award, Fellow of SBER, SBA etc. He has developed 7 bioformulations, filled 5 patents and commercialized 4 bioformulations.  Pursued 12 externally funded project of DBT, DST, Osceola County, Florida, USA, RKVY, BRNS,  etc. He is the life member of 10 professional societies and reviewer of  international  and nationally reputed journals published by Elsevier, Springer, Scientific Reports, etc. He is acting as Editor of Indian Phytopathology. He has organized two ICAR sponsored short courses on Biological control during 2017 & 2019 and a national workshop on Biocontrol as Director. He has supervised 3 PhD and 11 MSc students as Major adviser. His research area includes nanotechnology, biological control, ecotoxicology and plant defence.