Nicodemus Abel

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In this Indian name, the name Abel is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Nicodemus.
Nicodemus Abel
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Nicodemus Abel
Native name நிக்கோடிமஸ் ஏபிள்
Born (1967-08-15) August 15, 1967 (age 47)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Residence Vadavalli, Coimbatore district
Tamil Nadu, India
Citizenship Indian
Nationality Indian
Fields Plant geneticist, Breeder & Statistician
Institutions Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
Alma mater Madras Christian College
University of Madras
Doctoral students Madan Shankar, Ph.D.
Christi Sagariya Yobu, M.Sc.
K.Kannan, M.Sc.
Senthil Kumar Ramasamy, M.Sc.
A.Pauldasan, M.Sc.
Known for Tree Improvement, Casuarina breeding program & Biometric
Website
ifgtb.icfre.gov.in

Nicodemus Abel (born August 15, 1967) is a plant geneticist.[1] Born Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,[citation needed] he is a breeder of casuarina, teak, and other tree species.[2]

Education and career[edit]

He completed both Bachelor's (1987) and Masters (1989) in Botany from Madras Christian College. In 1990, he joined at Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India as Research Assistant. While working there he managed to complete his Ph.D. in Botany from University of Madras and being promoted as Research Officer. Later in 1997, he competed and got selected in Scientist examination conducted by Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education and was posted as Scientist in Division of Seed Technology before moving to Division of Genetics and Tree Breeding[2] and working exclusively in Tree improvement and breeding programs of Casuarina and Teak.[3][4][5] Besides as a Scientist, he is an academician, being a recognized research supervisior in FRI[6] and Bharathiar University[7][8] for the award for M.Phil. and Ph.D programs.

Awards[edit]

Personal[edit]

Nicodemus Abel is married and having two sons. He resides in Vadavalli, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu, India.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory of APFOR". Asia Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Profile of Dr.A.Nicodemus" (PDF). Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "High yielding, drought tolerant casuarina". The Hindu. 31 August 2006. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Implementation of National Agriculture Innovation Programme". The Hindu. 29 October 2008. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "They tailor trees". The Hindu. 12 September 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "Pursuing Ph.D. Programme at IFGTB, Coimbatore". Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "Pool of Research Supervisiors (Cat-B)" (PDF). Bharathiar University. p. 7. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "Research supervisior list (PT-Ext)" (PDF). Bharathiar University. p. 2. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  9. ^ "Best Breeder Award". YouTube. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 

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