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Kencharaddi, Hanamaraddi

Hanamaraddi conducts research on the identification, use and conservation of agricultural biodiversity for nutrition security, climate resilience and economic sustainability. He supervises the ex-situ genetic diversity park of neglected and underutilized fruits species at the Bengaluru office, and conducts phytogeographical exploratory surveys for the identification and characterization of nutritious and underutilized species and works on development descriptors/distinctiveness, uniformity and stability (DUS) guidelines for the identified agri/horti species. Hanamaraddi's assignments also involve developing concept notes, project proposals related to agrobiodiversity conservation and its utilization for improving the livelihoods of people.  

Previously, he worked as a Senior Research Fellow on farmer participatory research demonstrating compact cotton genotypes in a high density planting situation in the northern region of Karnataka, in a project supported by Technology Mission on cotton. He also worked on participatory plant breeding in organic farms at the Narmada river belt of Madhya Pradesh with the NGO Bio Re, and on the DUS characterization of crops, namely cotton, soybean, groundnut, sesame and wheat at the University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad. 



Ph. D, Genetics and Plant Breeding, University of Agricultural Sciences,  Dharwad, Karnataka, India

M. Sc, Genetics and Plant Breeding,  University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka, India

B. Sc, (Agriculture), College of Agriculture, Vijayapura, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad Karnataka, India

Post graduate diploma in Genetics, Kuvempu University, Shivamogga, Karnataka, India

Post graduate diploma in Intellectual Property Rights, Annamalai  University, Annamalai Nagar, Tamilnadu, India

Publication highlights:

H. G. Kencharaddi., S. S. Patil., R. R. Hanchinal., K. J. Pranesh and S. M. Manjula 2015, Utilizing heterotic groups of cotton and forming sub groups for further exploitation based on combining ability pattern at National Symposium on " Future technology :Indian cotton in the next decade" December 17-19, 2015 at Acharya Nagarjuna university Guntur, Andra Pradesh.

H. G. Kencharaddi., R. R. Hanchinal and S.S.Patil., 2015., Determining path of productivity in derived F1 involving diverse heterotic groups in cotton (G.hirsutum L)  Green Farming, 6 (3):443-447