USA: Dr Girish K Panicker (Honey), director of the Center for Conservation Research, Mississippi, is among the US scientists’ team visiting Russia for collaborative research programs, currently. An alumnus of Mississippi State University with ‘Outstanding Student’ record, Dr. Girish is an internationally renowned agricultural scientist and an authority on C-factor (cover and management) research.
He is a nationally Certified Professional Agronomist and Certified Crop Adviser. A native of Thiruvananthapuram, he is the recipient of several high honors, including ‘Pride of India 2011 Award’ (Bharat Gaurav) and ‘Hall of Fame for Agriculture’ from the US. Late Sukumara Panicker and Pankajam Panicker are his parents. Late Kozhencherry V. K. Padmanabhan’s daughter Rani (state university) is his wife, and his daughter Gem is a student of the University of Mississippi.