Awards / Recognition
* Dr. L.Saravanan, Scientist has been awarded Fellow of Society for
Plant Protection Sciences, New Delhi on 17-02-2017 during 12th
National Symposium on "Biotic Stress Management Strategies :
Challenges and Environmental Harmonization" for his significant
contributions in the field of Agricultural Entomology.
* Dr.L.Saravanan, Scientist received an award for Excellence in
Research - South Asian Education Awards 2017 presented by
Educationexpo TV, Research and Branding company, Noida.
* Dr.B.Kalyana Babu, Scientist (Plant Biotechnology) received Best
poster award for the research paper "Development, identification and
validation of CAPS marker for shell trait governing dura, pisifera and
tenera fruit forms in oil palm" authored by B.Kalyana Babu et al,
presented in 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress on Science,
Technology, Policy and Partnership held at New Delhi on during
November 6-9, 2016.
* Dr. K.Suresh, Principal Scientist (Plant Physiology) received best
oral presentation award for his research paper entitled "Evaluation
of drought tolerance in oil palm hybrids using drought sensibility
indices" during the "International Symposium on Biodiversity,
Agriculture, Environment and Forestry" held at Ooty, Tamil Nadu
during December 11-12, 2015.
* Dr.B.Kalyana Babu, Scientist (Plant Biotechnology) received
Prof.G.Rangaswami Memorial NABS-Best Research Paper Award of
National Academy of Biological Sciences for the year 2014-15.
* Dr.M.V.Prasad, Principal Scientist received Best Paper Presentation
Award for the research paper "Oil Palm Kisan Mobile Message
Services (OPKiMMS) - A new paradigm in technology dissemination"
during the third Internation Conference on "Extension Educational
Stratergies for Sustainable Agricultural Development - A Global
Perspective" held at Bangalore during December 5-8, 2013.
* Research paper entitled "Dissemination of oil palm technology
through information and communication technology" authored by K.L.Mary Rani, M.V.Prasad, G.Krishna Hemanth and B.Srinu and
presented in Global conference on "Horticulture for food, nutrition
and livelihood options" held during May 28-31, 2012 at OUAT,
Bhubaneswar was adjudged the best research paper.
* Dr.L.Saravanan received Best poster award for the research paper
entitled 'A novel technique for the management of avian pests of
oil palm" in the IV National Symposium on Plant Protection in
Horticultural Crops : Emerging challenges and sustainable pest
management held at Indian Institute of Horticultural Research,
Bangalore during April 25-28, 2012.
ICAR-Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research
Pedavegi, West Godavari Dt., Andhra Pradesh. 534 450.