ASSOCIATION ANALYSIS OF YIELD AND QUALITY ATTRIBUTES IN MAIZE
I. S. PANWAR
Principal Scientist (GPB) Dr. Ram Dhan Singh Chair
Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding
CCS Haryana Agricultural University,
Hisar-125 004 (Haryana), India
Late Rao Bahadur Dr. Ram Dhan Singh made great impact on agriculture in the Indian Sub-continent through development of improved varieties of wheat, rice, barley and pulses. The major achievements in cereals production and productivity during green revolution period in the states of Haryana and Punjab owe to the strong foundation of crop improvement programmes laid down by late Rao Bahadur Dr. Ram Dhan Singh. He was born on May 1st, 1891 in a peasant family of village Kiloi, Distt. Rohtak (Haryana). He joined the Punjab Agricultural College, Lyallpur in 1909 with its first batch of students was awarded a Diploma of Licentiate in Agriculture (L. Ag.) in 1912. He worked with Sir Albert Howard at the Imperial Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, Bihar from 1914 to 1919. Simultaneously he completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1919 from Patna University. Thereafter, he proceeded to Cambridge University, UK and obtained his M. A. degree in Natural Sciences (Tripos) and Diploma in Agriculture.