Dr. Dhimantkumar Desai

Designation : Research Associate I

Qualification : Ph.D. in Seed Science and Technology

Department/Project : VARD Agriculture

Location : Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Email : dhimantkumard@nifindia.org

Dr. Dhimant obtained his bachelor’s from Anand Agricultural University, Anand followed by his master's and doctoral degree in Seed Science and Technology from Anand Agricultural University, Anand. He is also cleared NET from ICAR-New Delhi. His research focused on artificial ageing, seed preservation, seed quality enhancement through smart seed coating & pelleting, nano-priming, polymer film coatings, seed priming and other invigoration methods. His research skills in analyse field data, experimental design layouts, hybrid seed production techniques, germination, viability, and seed quality tests add to his arsenal of capabilities.