Venkata R Prakash Reddy received his B.Sc (Ag) degree from Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh and M.Sc (Ag) from Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding from University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka. Where he received University Gold medal. He is a recipient of Inspire Fellowship of Department of Science and Technology for PhD programme. Currently working as Assistant Professor at Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Agricultural College, Mahanandi. And he has published several research, review papers in various national and international journals. He has already authored three books titled Heterosis and Combining ability studies in Sunflower and Key notes on Genetics and Plant Breeding and Key notes on Plant Biotechnology. His research interests include Plant Breeding and Molecular Biology.