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Associate Dean

College of Horticulture, Vellanikkara
College of Horticulture
Kerala Agricultural University
Thrissur Kerala 680656
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Dr. C. Narayanan Kutty did his BSc and MSc in Horticulture with specialisation in vegetable breeding at College of Horticulture, KAU, Vellanikkara. He joined Kerala Agricultural University as Assistant Professor (Horticulture) in 1988. He completed his PhD from IARI, New Delhi in 1994. Currently he is working as Associate Director of Research (Vegetables). Dr. Narayanan Kutty is associated with the development of ten vegetable varieties released by Kerala state variety release committee He was the first to identify cauliflower and cabbage varieties suitable for cultivation in the plains of Kerala. He was awarded the Israel Government Scholarship for undergoing advanced training in high tech vegetable production in 2006. He has standardised the technology for large scale commercial production of vegetable transplants and grafted vegetable seedlings. He has formulated the package for protected cultivation of vegetables in Kerala. Dr. Narayanan Kutty has so far published more than 50 research papers in research journals besides a large number of popular articles, bulletins and other extension publications. He is a technical advisor to the Vegetable and fruit promotion council of Kerala He is the recipient of the Best Scientist Award instituted by the Kerala Agriculture University for the year 2012.The Govt. of Kerala honoured him with the Krishi Vigyan Award given for the best agriculture scientist in the state in 2014. 


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Kerala Agricultural University
KAU Main Campus
KAU P.O., Vellanikkara
Thrissur Kerala 680656