A brief account of the personnel who are founder members and party to the autonomous organization, so named, is as follows:

 

 

Dr.V.B. Hosagoudar

Dr. V.B. Hosagoudar

(Specialization: Microfungal taxonomy)

Prof.P.B. Kavi Kishor

Prof. P.B. Kavi Kishor

(Specialization: Biotechnology)

Prof Vatsavaya S Raju

Prof. Vatsavaya S. Raju

(Specialization: Plant Taxonomy, Nomenclature and Weed Invasions)

Dr.B.Shivaraju

Dr. B. Shivaraju

(Specialization: Forestry and Entomology

Dr. Rama Rao

Dr. N. Rama Rao

(Specialization: Plant Taxonomy and Ethnobotany)

Prof. V. B Badanur

Prof. V.P. Badanur

(Specialization: Soil Physiology)

 

Dr. S.I. Hanamashetti

Dr. S.I. Hanamashetti

(Specialization:  Horticulture)

Prof. M.K. Sheikh

Prof. M.K. Sheikh

(Specialization: Pomegranate and Grapes)

Prof. Suresh S. Patil

Prof. Suresh S. Patil 

(Specialization: Farmer's Programmes)

Dr P. PONNUSAMY

Dr P. PONNUSAMY

(Specialization: Microbiology and Environmental Biology)