Professor S.D. Purohit

Professor S.D. Purohit is currently teaching Botany at Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur. Specialized in Plant Biotechnology, Prof. Purohit was formely Head, Department of Botany; Course Director, Department of Biotechnology; Dean, University College of Science and Chairman, Faculty of Science in the same university. His areas of research interest include:

Plant Cell Tissue and oOrgan Culture
Molecular Biology of Plants
Host-parasite Interactions.

He has supervised more than 27 Ph.D. dissertations and published about 125 research papers in the journals of national and international repute. Dr. Purohit has successfully completed 13 research projects funded by UGC, DST, DBT, State DST, ICFRE, and CSIR etc.

Dr. Purohit is an author of more than 20 books notable among them is “An Introduction to Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture” published by Prentice Hall India.

Professor Purohit has visited United Kingdom, USA, Canada and Iran in connection with his research.