Dr. Mukesh Lokanath Chavan is a Plant Physiologist currently working as Associate Professor of Crop Physiology, Department of Biotechnology and Crop Improvement, Kitture Rani Channama College of Horticulture, Arabhavi which comes under University of Horticulture Sciences, Bagalkot, India. He has total experience of 17 years in teaching for undergraduate, postgraduates as well as for Ph.D students, research and extension. He is working in the field of drought tolerance in horticultural crops as well as in crop improvement against drought through the breeding. Under his guidance, postgraduates have completed in the different field of plant physiology, breeding and biotechnology. He has published 5 books under the publisher Lambert Academic Publisher, Germany and more than 45 research articles in peer reviewed Journals. He has accompanied in the release of one Tomato verity as tolerance to drought and high yielder. He is in the Editorial Team of Journal of Agricultural Studies and International Journal of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. He is the Reviewer of several Agriculture Journals including the International Journal of Agricultural Science and Research.
Plant physiology especially in stress management and breeding.