Dr. I.S. Yadav
Born at Delhi on 10th July, 1939, Dr. I.S. Yadav did B.Sc. (Hons) Ag, from Delhi University. He obtained M.Sc. in 1961 and Ph.D. in 1973 from IARI, New Delhi.
Dr. Yadav served, IARI, New Delhi for a long time in different capacities. He was teaching assistant (2-3-1962 to 1-8-1965), Senior Research Assistant (2.8.65 to 12.12.68), Assistant Horticulturist (13-12-1968 to 3-2-1970), Assistant Horticulturist (Extn.) (4-2-1970 to 6-3-1972) and became Grape Breeder on 7-3-1972.
Dr. Yadav joined CPCRI, Minicoy, Lakshadweep, as Joint Director on 5-5-1977 and was appointed Senior Scientist and Head, Horticulture Experiment Station, Chethalli (Karnataka) on 15-12-1977. He also looked after training programmes under KVK and TTC. He was Head of Central Horticultural Experiment Station, Ranchi, from 7-6-1979 to 21-6-1982 and Chief Training Organiser, Trainers Training Centre at IIHR, Bangalore. Dr. Yadav served as Director, IIHR, from 14.11.1995 to 31.07.1999.
Dr. Yadav published 30 research papers. He has done research on grape particularly collection of exotic and wild grapes, breeding, taxonomical studies and use of plant growth regulators. And has also done research on peach, plum and pear.