Dr. Zahoor Ahmed Dar is working as Senior Scientist (Plant Breeding) in the AICRP (Maize) Srinagar Centre (SKUAST-K) and has been a Gold Medalist at his Bachelors and Doctorate Level. He has published more than 200 Research papers in various International and National Journals. He is involved in Guiding Various Students at Masters and Doctorate Level. He has been involved in the development of fifteen varieties in Maize, Oats, Pulses and Brown Sarson. He has handled nine projects from different funding Agencies. He is the recipient of INSA Summer Research and Visiting Scientist Fellowship. He has registered more than 75 germplasm accessions of Maize with NBPGR and is a member of various societies at National and International Level involved in Crop Improvement. He has authored five books on plant breeding.
Dr. Zahoor Ahmed Dar Research interests are Biometrical Genetics and Crop Improvement