Dr. Bhagya, H.P Scientist (ICAR-IIOPR, Pedavegi) born in 30th September 1988. Completed her bachelor and master degree of horticulture from University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Bangalore during 2009 and 2011, respectively and received university gold medal for M.Sc. Horticulture in plantation, medicinal, aromatic and spice crops. Completed her Ph.D Horticulture from UHS, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India during 2019 and received inspire fellowship from DST for Ph.D programme. She was awarded ICAR-SRF in 2014. She has published more than 15 research articles and 12 popular articles, 12 leaflets, 1 book and 1 technical bulletin brought out. She had research experience in coconut and vegetable crops and presently working on oil palm crop.
Dr. Bhagya H.P research interest is in Evaluation of oil palm germplasm, carbon sequestration studies: above ground and below ground carbon stock in oil palm and coconut plantation. Morphological and molecular characterization of germplasm lines. Propagation studies in medicinal and aromatic plants.