Dr. Pandurang Gundappa Adsule


  • Presently working as international consultant for Post-Harvest Technology for ADB for Government of Bangladesh.

  • Past

  • Monitoring of pesticide residues in exportable table grapes to EU countries, funded by APEDA.
  • Worked as Post-Doctoral Fellow-cum-Visiting Scientist at Citrus Research and Education Centre of IFAS under University of Florida in USA in 1982-83.
  • Underwent UNIDO’s training programme in export from Small and Medium Enterprises at Phuket in Thailand in 1988 and Grain Milling Technology in Moscow in the former USSR (1989).
  • Organized pilot trial of export of Indian banana shipment, a research trial to Dubai and studied marketing of these banana in Dubai market to decide technical feasibility and economic viability.
  • Carried various programmes for the promotion and development of Small Scale Agro Rural Food Processing units as Regional Deputy Director (Food Industry), Southern states.
  • Worked on evaluation of fruits and vegetable varieties for their suitability to processing purpose like canning, freezing, dehydration as Scientist at CISH, Lucknow.


  • Participated in several international workshops on monitoring of agro chemical residues in fruits and vegetables- USSR, Italy, Germany, France, Austria, USA etc.


  • 120 research publications out of which 40 publications are in foreign journals like Journal of Food Science and Technology, Journal of Chromatography, AOAC, Journal of Food and Agriculture etc.
  • Several research publications and technical /Extension bulletins, brochure and videos for the benefit of farmers in English, Marathi, and Hindi.

  • Education

  • BSc Agriculture.
  • MSc Horticulture, PG School, IARI, New. Delhi.
  • Ph.D., in First Class with Distinction in Horticulture at PG School, IARI, New. Delhi.
  • Received G.J. Award for highest C.G.P.A. among successful candidates in IARI.