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Biographical entry Shukla, Dharma Deo (1942 - )

7 February 1942
Narainpur, India
Agricultural scientist


Dharma Deo Shukla, an agricultural scientist, an agricultural scientist, was part of the CSIRO team that resolved the problem of the classification of the Potyviridae the largest and most complex group of plant viruses in the 1980s. Prior to this, the successful classification of the group was widely considered impossible.



Education - Bachelor of Agricultural Science, University of Gorakhpur, India
Education - Master of Agricultural Science, Banaras Hindu University, India
1964 - 1965
Career position - Lecturer in plant pathology at the BRD Degree College, Deoria, India
1965 - 1969
Career position - Assistant Professor of plant pathology at the University of Udaipur
1969 - 1972
Career position - Research Fellow in plant virology at the Institute of Phytopathology, Aschersleben, German Democratic Republic
Education - Doctor of Agriculture, German Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Berlin, GDR
1972 - 1976
Career position - Assistant professor of plant pathology, University of Uaipur, India
1977 - 1990
Career position - Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO, Division of Protein Chemistry
Education - Doctor of Science, University of Queensland

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