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  Dr. Kailash Chander Garg   
  (B. October 17, 1943)

Former Assistant Director General (Vegetable Crop), ICAR, New Delhi
A-401, Om Satyam Apartments, Plot No 13, Sector 4, Dwarka, New Delhi 110 075
Email address: kcgarg1943@yahoo.co.in

Dr Garg started his career at CPRI, Shimla and worked mainly on the cytological and genetical investigation in potato using dihaploids. He was also involved in breeding varieties for resistance to charcoal rot disease, and frost injury in potato and its control. He produced 150 dihaploids of ten Indian potato varieties. At ICAR Headquarters, he was instrumental in monitoring and coordinating Ad-hoc, Network and coordinated projects and other miscellaneous works. He also helped in preparing, handling, management and monitoring of over 300 AP Cess Fund Research Projects related to vegetables, fruits, mushroom and tuber crops, which also includes potato and floriculture in the Horticulture Division.