Arvind Kumar

Plant Breeding Specialist, International Rice Research Institute

Mr. Kumar leads IRRI’s rainfed, lowland plant breeding group for South Asia. He has expertise in trait development for drought, aerobic rice, and dry direct-seeded rice. Mr. Kumar has developed 30 rice varieties released in 7 different countries. Before joining IRRI as a postdoctoral fellow in 2004, he was a scientists and research associate at Indira Gandhi Agricultural University in Raipur, India.

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