About Dr. Madhu Bala

Floriculture Expert

Dr. Madhu Bala is M. Sc. in Horticulture (Floriculture and Landscaping) from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana and Ph.D. from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. She has expertise on  tissue culture of floricultural crops, Induction of novel mutants through mutation breeding in Rose, Chrysanthemum and other flower crops, Production and breeding of Chrysanthemum, Tuberose and   quality foliage plants in pots, Use of different potting media and weed management in Chrysanthemum. She has published 15 papers in referred journal,  30 abstracts in conferences , 4 full length paper presented in symposia/workshop, 4 book chapter and 13 extension articles. She has guided 5 M.Sc. students and presently guiding 5 M.Sc. and 2 Ph. D students. She has developed one new variety in Chrysanthemum crop.  She has delivered 2 radio and 1 T. V. talk on various floriculture aspects. Presently she is working as Assistant Floriculturist in the Department of Floriculture and Landscaping, PAU Ludhiana.