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  Dr. KR Dhiman   
  (B. September 15, 1948)

Vice-Chancellor, Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan-173 230 (HP)
Email address: krishandhiman@rediffmail.com

Dr. Dhiman, a plant breeder, has been associated with the general potato breeding project that led to the development of large amount of late blight resistant cultures suitable for North-eastern hill region. He has developed a late blight resistant high yielding potato variety Kufri Megha, and a technique of late blight indexing to eliminate human error. Dr. Dhiman has published over 120 research and popular articles in various journals of repute. Presently, he is serving the first horticulture University of India as Vice-Chancellor.