Prof. M.K. Sheikh

(Specialization: Pomegranate and Grapes)

A graduate, post graduate and doctorate from UAS, Dharwad and UAS, Bangalore. Served for two years in ministry of Agriculture in Saudi Arabia. Conferred gold medal and citation certificate by ISHS Belgium. Attended several conferences and visited Israel, Nepal,  Turkey,  Africa,  Spain, China,  Germany, Palestine, Singapur. He was honoured with Basavashree award. He has written 12 books on Pomegranate and grapes in English and Kannada; published 100papers in national and international journals. Served for 32 years in UAS Dharwad. Retired as professor and Head, department of Horticulrure college of Vijayapur.