Dr. Sanjay Rajaram to be Honored with World Food Prize, 2014

Dr. Sanjay Rajaram to be honored with World Food Prize, 2014 for his outstanding work in improvement of

  1. Paddy crop
  2. Wheat crop
  3. Vegetable varieties
  4. Soyabean crop
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 26th May 2015 in Agriculture.
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    Option 2 is the right answer.

    Dr. Sanjay Rajaram an Indian born Maxican scientist was honored with World Food Prize 2014  . He was honored for his scientific research in developing 480 wheat varieties .
    This innovation has increased the production of wheat world wide by 200 million  tons.
    His breakthrough breeding technologies have had a far-reaching and significant impact in providing more nutritious food around the globe and alleviating world hunger. Dr. Rajaram succeeded Dr. Norman Borlaug in leading CIMMYT’s wheat breeding program, and developed an astounding 480 wheat varieties that have been released in 51 countries on six continents and have been widely adopted by small- and large-scale farmers alike.

    Harsh Vardhan Professor Answered on 28th May 2015.
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