2012- present: MS
student , Department of Plant Pathology & Crop
Physiology, Louisiana State University, United
2006 - 2010: B. Sc. in Agriculture, Institute of
Agriculture and Animal Science, Tribhuvan
2012 - present:
Graduate Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology
and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University,
characterization of Didymella bryoniae and Phoma
spp that causes the gummy stem blight in
underutilized crops and its contribution to food
and nutrition security of tribal and ethnic
communities (Tharu, Darai and Chepang ) of
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production and virulence in the rice pathogenic
bacterium Burkholderia glumae. (Abstr.)
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Khatiwada, Community Seed Bank: concept, need
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Counseling Center, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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plant genetic diversities from forest for food,
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