Indian Society of Plant Breeders (ISPB)

Office Bearers (2017-18)

President: Dr. Ganesamurthy K
Vice-President: Dr. Manickam S
Secretary: Dr. Ravikesavan R
Editor: Dr. Manonmani S
Treasurer: Dr. Sudhagar R

Executive Committee Members

Dr. S.R. Sreerangasamy Dr.M.Rangaswamy Dr.C.Surendran Dr. AR.Muthiah Dr.G.Vijayakumar
Dr.N.Sundaresan Dr.P.Veerabadhiran Dr.D.Sudhagar Dr.A. John Joel Dr.A.J.Prabakaran
Dr.N.Manivannan Dr.P.Sumathi

Institution wise Representatives of ISPB

GENESIS OF THE SOCIETY

The plant breeders' forum was inaugurated on February 26, 1995 and the forum was registered as per S. No. 191 of 1995 on 6.11.1995. A total of 110 breeders from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Central Institute for Cotton Research, Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding and breeders from private companies and institutions and retired plant breeders joined the forum at the time of inauguration.

To extend the services of the forum from state level to national level, the members felt the need of changing its nomenclature to Indian Society of Plant Breeders (ISPB). The ISPB is functioning well under the leadership of its office bearers of the past and present.

MANDATE OF THE SOCIETY

  • To provide a medium for the exchange, discussion and dissemination of current development in the field of plant breeding to its members.
  • To promote the general advancement of plant breeding and to create a forum to bring together and facilitate the exchange of information amongst its members and provide opportunities for its members to establish a firm link between plant breeders in India and abroad.
  • To promote the profession of plant breeding and increase professional competence in developing improved varieties and hybrids in different crops.

ACTIVITIES OF THE SOCIETY

Now the society is having 569 life members. The society is actively involved in organizing discussion groups for various crop improvement activities and is looking for the enrollment of scientists involved in crop improvement for strengthening its existence in the years to come.

The society organized following congresses:

  • The First National Seminar on Breeding Strategies for 21st Century during 1 - 3 July, 1998.
  • The Second National Plant Breeding Congress with theme Plant Breeding in the post-genomics era was organized during 1-3 March, 2006 at Coimbatore, India.
  • The Third National Congress on Plant Breeding and Genomics to be held at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore during 7th to 9th July 2010.

PUBLICATIONS

Official Publication is Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding published quarterly from December 2009.

The society also published the proceeding of the seminars conducted:

Proceedings of the first National Seminar on Breeding Strategies for 21st Century

Proceedings of the Second National Plant Breeding Congress - Plant Breeding in the post-genomics era

Abstracts of the Third National Congress on Plant Breeding and Genomics

Full articles of the Third National Congress on Plant Breeding and Genomics

National Seminar on Challenges and innovative Approaches in Crop Improvement - 2014

MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOCIETY

Membership of the society is open to plant breeders and geneticists interested in the improvement of crops for the benefit of human kind.

To be one of member register here

Subscriptions can be paid through online transfer by State Bank Collect. No other mode of payment is accepted.

Guidelines for making payment through State Bank Collect payment gate way

Click this link after reading the information given below

Step 1:Click the link below and Select Payment Category Life Membership Fees

https://www.onlinesbi.com/prelogin/icollecthome.htm?corpID=368077

Step 2: Fill all the mandatory details and amount of fee as required in the portal and Click Submit button

Step 3: Verify the details once again and Click Confirm button

Step 4: Enter your credit/debit card or Account details and process payment. On successful payment , Click to view / download the e-receipt

Step 5: Print the payment receipt and send the details through email : ispbtnau@gmail.com

Life Members

Dear Members

Please send your recent designation, address, contact number and email id to ispbtnau@gmail.com

Secretary ISPB, Feb 22, 2018, 3:54 PM

CONTACT US

For more information contact...

The Secretary,
Indian Society of Plant Breeders,
Centre for Plant Breeding and Genetics,
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Coimbatore 641 003
Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Email: ispbtnau@gmail.com

chithuragul@gmail.com

Tele: +91 422 6611329

Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding (EJPB)

Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, published quarterly, is the official publication of the Indian Society of Plant Breeders.   The main aim of this journal is to provide a medium for the dissemination of current development in the field of plant breeding.  This is an online publication.  The publications are  PEER REVIEWED by editor, executive editor, editorial board members and additional reviewers. It is an OPEN ACCESS journal. Original research articles and research communications on all areas of Plant Breeding are accepted. At present Review articles are not accepted for publication.
Manuscripts should be submitted to through ONLINE ONLY. Detailed instructions can be found under "Guide to authors".

 

 

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Articles in "Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding" are Open Access articles published under the Creative Commons CC BY-NC License Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 International License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ .  This license permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium for non-commercial purposes only, provided the original work and source is properly cited. 

ISSN 0975-928X
NAAS Rating (2017): 4.97