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Madhavi Reddy K.

Principal Scientist (Horticulture)
Division of Vegetable Crops
Vegetable Breeding (Hot & Sweet Peppers)
Ph. D.
Sunday, August 12, 1962
22 Years

( Development of stable CGMS lines in chilli ii) Development of promising chilli varieties/ F1 hybrids viz., Arka Suphal, Arka Meghana, Arka Sweta and Arka Harita iii) Incorporation of powdery mildew resistance into promising hot pepper and bell pepper lines iv) Development of hot pepper lines tolerant to moisture stress v) Development of heat tolerant bell pepper lines vi) Identification of sources of resistance to CMV, CVMV , bacterial wilt, phytophthora blight & thrips 

Promising chilli lines developed have been registered at NBPGR, New Delhi: i) Cytoplasmic genic male sterile lines ii) Parental lines of Arka Meghana iii) Parental lines of Arka Sweta iv) Parental lines of Arka Harita
Division of Vegetable Crops
H. No. 92; SFS 208; II Main; Opposite to Mother Dairy; Yelahanka New Town; Bangalore 560106
Address for Communication: 

#92, II Main, 208 SFS, Opp. to Mother Dairy, Yelahanka Newtown, Bangalore Karanataka,560064

Email Address: 
kmr14@iihr.res.in
Telephone #: 
9448506135
Staff Category: 
Principal Scientist