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Baldev Singh Dhillon

Baldev Singh Dhillon
Born 1947[1]
Amritsar, Punjab, British India
Residence India
Nationality Indian
Fields Agricultural science (Genetics)
Institutions Punjab Agricultural University.
National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources.
Guru Nanak Dev University.
University of Hohenheim.
University of Birmingham.
CIMMYT, Mexico
Alexander von Humboldt (AvH).
Alma mater Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi.
Known for Scientific Breakthroughs in Maize Breeding and Agricultural science
Notable awards DAAD Post-Doc. Fellowship.
Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Post-Doc. Fellowship.
University of Hohenheim Post-Doc. Fellowship.
Fellow: Indian National Science Academy (FNA).
Fellow: National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India (FNAAS).).[1]
Fellow: National Academy of Sciences of India (FNASc).
Fellow: Punjab Academy of Sciences, India (FPAS).
Om Prakash Bhasin Award.

Professor Baldev Singh Dhillon is an internationally famous[2] agricultural scientist and former Assistant Director General at ICAR, Director of NBPGR (ICAR), Director of Research at Punjab Agricultural University and Guru Nanak Dev University. He worked at University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany from 1976–78, 1988–90 and 2007–11 in Maize breeding, genetics and Biotechnology. At present he is working as the Vice Chancellor of Punjab Agricultural University in India.

Professor Dhillon was born in Amritsar in 1947.[1] He is known for scientific breakthroughs in maize breeding. He has a Doctorate from Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi. He has published 340 research publications and many books.

International awards


  1. ^ a b c Indian National Science Academy. "Indian National Science Academy Details". Indian National Science Academy. Retrieved 2007-11-30. 
  2. ^ - Renowned Punjab maize breeder invited to join as Director Research in GNDU

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