Dr. Kuldeep Tripathi currently works at the Division of Germplasm Evaluation, ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi. He completed MSc and PhD degree from ICAR-IARI, New Delhi. He received University gold medal (UG), Best MSc student award by ISPGR, ICAR-JRF, NET & SRF and DST-INSPIRE fellowship during PhD. He is working on Pulses genetic resources. He is also a member of post graduate teaching faculty at ICAR-IARI, New Delhi. Kuldeep does research in germplasm management.
Their current project is germpalsm and CWR evaluation for agro-morphological traits, quality traits, abiotic & biotic stresses; Core, Mini-core, Trait specific reference sets development and pre-breeding in cowpea, lentil, grasspea, pea and other pulse crops. His main role is Charaterization, Evaluation, Pre-breeding and Identification of Trait specic germplasm in pulse crops. Development of core set and reference set in Lentil, Cowpea, Pea and Lathyrus germplasm conserved in Indian National Genebank.