#Today in #history#26May -1906
#BenjaminPearyPal, internationally #famous#scientist of #Indian#agriculture, was born at Mukundpur, #Punjab. In 1929, he went to #Cambridge to do #research on wheat and he returned to #Burma with a Ph.D. five years later. In 1933, he got a research job with what is now known as the Indian Agricultural Research Institute in New Delhi. In 1965, Pal became Director General of the newly founded Indian Council of Agricultural Research in New Delhi. He has written several #books on #roses, the most popular being "The Rose in India".Benjamin Peary Pal was the first #Director of Indian Council of Agricultural Research. He was one of the foremost scientists in Wheat #genetics and #breeding.
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society ( #FRS) in 1972. He was a bachelor and donated his property to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. He was awarded the #PadmaShri in 1959, the #PadmaBhushan in 1968 and the #PadmaVibhushan in 1987.
☀️🍦 heute Nachmittag als ein paar Sonnenstrahlen den Weg durch die Wolken durch geschafft haben - vielen Dank für eure Besserungswünsche, wir sind fast wieder ganz fit und freuen uns auf unseren Urlaub nächste Woche, den wir daheim verbringen! Im Juli gehts dann erst nach Bella Italia 🇮🇹 aber zuhause kann mans wenn’s Wetter passt auch gut aushalten, nicht wahr?! ☺️ #terrassien