Kanwar Lal Sahrawat (1941–2016)
The agricultural scientist Kanwar Lal Sahrawat (KLS) expired on 3 February 2016. Born on 7 November 1941, KLS had his early education in Rajasthan. He obtained his basic degree in science from Punjab University, Chandigarh in 1962 and moved to the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi for his M Sc and Ph D degrees. After graduation he started working as an analyst (1962–67) at the Hindustan Insecticides Ltd, New Delhi and also as an assistant (1967) at the Indian Standards Institution, New Delhi. He was involved in setting up the soil chemistry laboratory at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in Hyderabad, India...
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