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Dr. M.K. Bag

Dr. M.K. Bag

Name

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Dr. Manas Kumar Bag

Designation

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Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology)

Complete postal Address with city code

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ICAR – National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha, 753006

Email IDs

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manas.bag@gmail.com

Mobile No.

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8018568165; 8917581527

Brief Biodata (in 150 words) Dr. Manas Kumar Bag, Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology) at ICAR – National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, India and having research experience of >20 yrs. He is PhD from ICAR- IARI, New Delhi. He received national and merit scholarship throughout his academic period. His major area of research is host resistance to plant diseases, identification of resistant genotypes, bio-intensive pest management. He is now actively engaged in research of false smut disease of paddy. He has publications of > 170 that include, Peer reviewed Full papers: 50 (International journals: 21; National journals: 29); Google Scholar Citations: 564; h-index: 12; i10-index: 14. He presented 39 papers in international and national conferences that include memorial lecture, lead lecture and invited lectures. For his contribution in the field of plant pathology / crop protection, he has been bestowed with various awards and Fellow. Delivered 11th Prof. S.B. Chattopadhyay Memorial Lecture, IMS, Kolkata; Fellow of Crop and weed Science Society, BCKV and many others. He received Outstanding Scientist Award 2016 in 4th International Conference at Jodhpur and Anandprakas award 2020 at UAS, Raichur; Awarded Prof. M.J. Narasimhan Gold Medal 2003 for best paper by IPS, New Delhi; awarded best paper presenter  in International conference at Kolkata 2013,   International Conference at UAS, Raichur, 2020 and in State Science Congress, West Bengal, 2012; awarded best poster presenter by International Plant Nutrition Institute, Georgia, USA and Visva-Bharati, West Bengal, India, 2012; He was guest lecturer of Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, West Bengal and Faculty Member of Post Graduate School, IARI New Delhi. He is regular reviewer of Elsevier, Springer, Academic published journals and many other international and national journals including Indian Phytopathology.