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Arun K. Shanker

Department of Crop Sciences, Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture,
Arun Kumar Shanker ( AK Shanker) was born in the City of Madras now Chennai in the Southern Indian State of Tamil Nadu and was educated in the Govt school known as Kendriya Vidhyalaya in Tambaram Air Force Base. He earned his under graduate and post graduate degree in Agriculture from the Agriculture College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in Coimbatore in 1987 and 1990 respectively. Later he joined the Indian Agricultural Research Institute in New Delhi for his advanced degree in Plant physiology only to drop and take up full time researcher position with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Later he completed his PhD in Coimbatore in 2003
His main area of research is on Cr and plant interactions and various other abiotic stresses in crops and plants. Presently he is working as a Senior Scientist (Plant Physiology), Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture in Hyderabad Deccan in India.
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