Mr. Daljeet Singh has more than 35 years of experience, as he has worked as an Assistant Vegetable Botanist/Res.Asstt. (4.5.1974 to 31.08.1986), Senior Vegetable Botanist (1.1.1995 to 31.5.2002), Vegetable Botanist (1.9.1986 to 31.12.1994) and Senior Olericultrist (since 1.6.2002) at PAU. He was nominated as Member of the “Vegetable Section” of International Society of Horticultural Science (International Horticultural Congress in Japan 1994). He has attended Seven International Conferences. He has released several vegetable varieties like Pea “Hara bona”. – 1980, improved variety of lettuce “Punjab Lettuce -1” – 1992 and bitter gourd “Punjab-14” etc. and also recommended many technologies in agriculture.
Awards & Recognition
Selected for the Award of financial assistance amongst the outstanding pool of scientists representing the finest institutions in the country for attending International Conferences abroad by the Govt. of India, Deptt. of Sci. & Tech. (DST); Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR); Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR); World Vegetable Center (AVRDC) and Onion Association of Australia. Attended Seven International Conference at AVRDC, Taiwan, (1992), Univ. of Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina (South America) in 1994 and Adelaide, Australia (1997) and New Delhi etc. Lifetime Member of the Indian Society Vegetable Science, Varanasi. Nominated Member of the Chilli Exploration Team by the Project Directorate of Vegetable crops, Varanasi and Director NBPGR, New Delhi. Nominated Member of Vegetable Section (ISHS) by the Directors of International Society of Horticulture Science (One of the four members from India). Nominated Member of the Working Group of ISHS “Water Supply and Irrigation” (One of the three members from India). Member of New York Academy of Sciences, New York. Member Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi. Member Indian Society of Horticulture Science, New Delhi. Member Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi. Lifetime Member of Haryana Society of Horticulture Science, Hisar Participated in seminars/conferences/workshops.
Vegetable Breeder, Horticulture
Ph.D. (Olericulture), M.Sc. Horticulture) B.Sc. (Agriculture)