Dr. Rafiq Ahmad Dar completed his Ph.D. at Central University Sagar, M.P. and his undergraduate studies at University of Kashmir. During his research tenure he was recipient of several fellowships viz. UGC MANF, Central University Fellowship and M.P. Young Scientist Fellowship. His research interests lie in the area of Plant Pathology, ranging from theory designing to implementation. He has collaborated actively with researchers in several other disciplines of Plant Science and has published several research papers in internationally reputed journals. Dr. Rafiq Ahmad Dar has served on several national & International conferences/ workshops. Dr. Rafiq Ahmad Dar is the instructor for popular undergraduate & postgraduate topics in Plant Biochemistry, Genetics, and Plant Pathology & Plant physiology.