( Affiliated to Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri )
Dr. D. G. Hapase
B.Sc. (Agri.), M. Sc (Agri.) from Pune University and Ph.D. (Plant Philosophy), Penn State University. Vast experience in Sugarcane Production and Management. Director, Vasantdada Sugar Institute (VSI), Pune for 8 yrs. Sugarcane specialist at MP Agriculture University, Chairman of Research Advisory Committee, Vice President of Deccan Sugar Technologist Association, Pune since 1977. Written 5 books, 188 research papers and more than 260 popular articles.