K R Shivanna

K R Shivanna

KR Shivanna did his PhD from University of Delhi in 1969. He retired from Delhi University as a Professor and Head, Department of Botany. He is associated with the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bengaluru as INSA Honorary Scientist. His research has been on broad areas of the reproductive biology of the flowering plants. After joining ATREE, his focus has been on reproductive ecology of endemic and endangered plants as an aid for their effective conservation, and pollination efficiency of some economically important plants. He has authored/co-authored/co-edited six books and published over 200 research papers and reviews in reputed international journals. He is a Fellow of Indian National Science Academy, Indian Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and National Academy of Sciences, India and is recipient of many national and international awards.

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