Ludhiana: Yogendra Kumar Meena, a P.hd scholar in the department of vegetable science, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) attended the Summer School on ‘Desert Agriculture, and Plant Epigenetics and Gene Expression in Changing Environment’, organised by Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, from June 30 to 27. He was awarded ‘Full Scholarships for Outstanding Students from India-2016’ under the Manna Centre for Food Safety and Security Fellowship Programme for attending this course. It was attended by 72 participants from 19 countries.
Yogendra is pursuing P.hd under the supervision of Dr Daljit Singh Khurana, Professor (Vegetables), PAU. He is working on ‘Mitigation of cold stress in tomato through physiological interventions’. He is also a recipient of ‘National Fellowship for Higher Education’ funded by UGC, Government of India for doctoral research. Dr A.S. Dhatt, Head, Department of Vegetable Science congratulated the student for this achievement.
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