AWARDS OF SYMSAC X
Best Paper Awards
There will be three awards viz., HS Mehta Memorial Award for best Oral & Poster presentations and Alpatti Prasada Rao Award for the best Poster presentations. Each award consist of a certificate and a cash prize.
|HS Mehta Memorial Award for the best Oral presentations
Ms. Varsha Jayasankar (Evaluating the effect of a novel Curcuma amada bioactive, 2,4,6-trihydroxy-3,5- diprenyldihydrochalcone and avocatin B On mitochondrial metabolism in acute myeloid leukemia)
Mr. Bhaganna Haralayya (Effect of micro-nutrients on in vitro androgenesis for production of double haploids (DHs) in chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) cv. Byadgi dabbi)
|HS Mehta Memorial Award for the best Poster presentation
Dr. K. S. Krishnamurthy (Delineation of cumin production zone beyond boundaries based on climate analogues and soil suitability)
|Dr. Alapatti Prasada Rao Award for the best Poster presentation
Ms. Prashina Mol P (A novel o-methyltransferase gene from Curcuma longa L.: A putative structural gene regulating curcumin biosynthesis)
Sugandha Bharathi Award
ISS has been honouring outstanding individuals in the field of spices research and development with a “Sugandha Bharathi Award” once in 4 years, for their lifetime contribution to the cause of spices in the country. The award has been instituted by the Division of Crop Improvement and Biotechnology, ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, consists of a Gold Medal and a Citation.
Awardee for this year: Dr. P. N. Ravindran
The award which is given away biannually is instituted to recognize farmer’s innovation in spices crops for enhanced income with sustainability in India. The award carries a citation and cash prize of Rs. 5,000/-. Any farmer who has been actively involved himself/herself in spices cultivation would be considered for the award.
Awardee for this year: Shri. T. Joseph (Vaikom, Kottayam)
Fellow – ISS
Fellows will be selected from among those who have been Life Members of Indian Society for Spices (ISS) for a minimum of 5 years and have made significant contribution to the cause of spices.
Awardees for this year:
1) Dr. R. Suseela Bhai
2) Dr. N. K. Hegde
3) Dr. T. Pradeep Kumar
4) Dr. Suchand Datta
5) Dr. S. N. Saxena
6) Dr. Rashid Pervez
7) Dr. C. N. Biju
8) Dr. Gargi Deepak Shirke
9) Dr. Amar Chand Shivran
Dr. J.S. Pruthi Award
An award has been instituted from 1996 onwards for the best research article published in each volume of the Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops. The award has been instituted by Dr. J. S. Pruthi and carries a citation and a cash award of Rs. 1000/-
|Awardees for this year||:||
V N Agisha, S J Eapen, R S Bhai & A Kumar
R T P Pandian, A I Bhat, C N Biju & S Sasi
“Detecting and monitoring endophytic colonization by Pseudomonas putida BP25 in black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) using quantitative real-time PCR”
JOSAC Vol. 26, pages 01-07
“Development of diagnostic assays for rapid and sensitive detection of Phytophthora infecting major spices and plantation crops”
JOSAC Vol. 27, pages 119-130
Dr. VS Korikanthimath Award for the Best Ph.D. Thesis on Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
The award which is given biennially is instituted to motivate high quality fundamental and applied research amongst Ph.D. scholars in India, in the field of spices. The award is open to all Indian students and carries a Citation and Medal. Theses for which final viva-voce is completed during the biennial period would be considered for the award.
Awardee for this year: Dr. Siddharth Priyadarshi (CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore)
Smt. Vijaya V Korikanthimath Best M.Sc. Thesis Award on Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
The award which is given biennially is instituted to motivate high quality fundamental and applied research amongst M.Sc. scholars in India, in the field of spices. The award is open to all Indian students and carries a citation and medal. Theses for which final viva-voce is completed during the biennial period would be considered for the award.
Awardee for this year: Mr. Vrushank M. Trivedi (AAU, Anand)
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