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Prahlad Deb
Assistant Professor 
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Department of Horticulture & Post-Harvest Technology

   
Date of Birth     09.01.1981
Date of Joining  26.11.2012

CONTACT ADDRESS:
Department of Horticulture & Post-Harvest Technology (HPHT)

Palli-Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Agriculture) 
Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan-731236, Dist-Birbhum, West Bengal 
Phone:9434484303
Email: debprld@yahoo.com

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION:
• B. Sc. (Horticulture) Hons., Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Pundibari, Cooch Behar, WB, 2003. 
• M. Sc.(Horticulture) Vegetable & Spice Crops Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Pundibari, Cooch Behar, WB, 2005. 
• Ph. D. (Horticulture) Pomology & Post Harvest Technology Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Pundibari, Cooch Behar, WB, 2010. 
• NET (National Eligibility Test) Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board, New Delhi, 2009 & 2010. 

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:
• Pomology & Post harvest Technology 
• Vegetable & Spice Crops

RESEARCH INTEREST:
• Post harvest technology & value addition 
• Physiology of horticultural crops 

TEACHING AND RESEARCH:
• Presently teaching different B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. courses in Horticulture at Palli Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Agriculture), Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan 
• One and half years research experience as Research Associate at National Research Centre (NRC) for Orchids, ICAR, Pakyong, Sikkim 
• Actively engaged in research including guiding Post Graduate students 

EXTENSION:
• Actively involved in extension work of the Institute for implementing transfer of technology programme and participating in various training programmes with special reference to agriculture and allied sciences.

PUBLICATIONS:
• Research papers published in international/national journals : 9 
• Research contributions in international/national seminars: 25 
• Book/Book chapters : 4 
• Popular articles: 9 in edited books and 2 in leading News Paper 

SEMINAR/CONFERENCE/SYMPOSIUM ATTENDED: 
International: 4 & National: 10

SCHOLARSHIP/FELLOWSHIP:
• Best Research Paper Award: 2 
• Received Merit Scholarship from MHRD, Govt. of India during higher secondary.
• Received University Merit Fellowship during B.Sc. & M. Sc. 
• Received University Research Fellowship during Ph.D.

MEMBERSHIP IN DIFFERENT ACADEMIC SOCIETIES:
• 3 (Life member)