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Raja Reddy, MSU Professor Honored as International Cotton Researcher

Mississippi State’s Raja Reddy, a world-renowned crop expert, is being recognized with the premier, international award for cotton science.

Chintu Das
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Raja Reddy, an incredibly famous crop expert from MSU is being accepted with the premier, international award for cotton science by the International Cotton Advisory Committee. Moreover, Reddy's honor highlights his significant work in upgrades to the nature and quality of harvests that fuel the world. In particular, he centers around environmental change effects on cotton and other crop or harvest physiology, development and improvement. 

Mr. Reddy is a MSU professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' Department of Plant and Soil Sciences. Moreover, he additionally coordinates the college's Soil-Plant-Atmosphere-Research unit, or SPAR, and is a scientist and researcher in the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station. 

"I am appreciative and grateful to the International Cotton Advisory Committee for this recognition and honor. Similarly, I am grateful to work with numerous exceptional students, post-doctorates and visiting researchers to build up a profoundly respectable plant physiology program concentrating on cotton and different harvests," Reddy said. "I'm likewise grateful about my significant other, Anu, and child, Sasank, who have consistently offered help and consolation". 

In his 32 years' time span at MSU, Reddy has prepared in excess of 30 students which include 15 doctoral, 11 masters and five undergrad scholars apart from his normal education program. He additionally has facilitated 35 visiting and 15 postdoctoral researchers from around the world. His research and analysis, which additionally incorporates crop stress and modeling and also remote sensing, has produced almost 300 publications including peer explored journal articles and chapters from books. The award that is honored to Mr. Reddy as a demonstration for his long residency and reign as a leading cotton specialist, said Darrin Dodds, head of the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences. 

"Dr. Reddy is a widely acclaimed professional in plant physiology and has been an esteemed employee in MSU's Department of Plant and Soil Sciences for over thirty years. It is fitting that he is perceived with this honor as he has spent his vocation performing front line research in natural plant physiology," Dodds added. "His commitments to Mississippi State University and the more prominent assemblage of logical examination and research will keep going for quite a long time to come." 

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