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   Dr. J.T. Nankar   
  (B. February 20, 1933)

Former Head, Department of Agronomy, Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani, Maharashtra
“VATSALYA” 54, Surana-Nagar, Jalna Road, Aurangabad- 431005
Email address: nankar_jt3@yahoo.com

An agronomist by profession, Dr. Nankar pioneered the work on potato + sugarcane intercropping in Maharashtra. He also developed cotton + black gram intercropping system for successful sustainable crop production. Dr. Nankar guided 6 leading cooperative Sugar factories in Maharashtra and Karnataka states in successfully implementing potato + sugarcane intercropping technology in all its aspects. He had guided 15 M. Sc. and 7 Ph. D. students. He was bestowed with Bains Memorial Award for the biennium 1990-91 and 1991-92 for significant research contribution in Agriculture. Dr. Nankar published 75 research papers and more than 50 popular articles.