V.U.M. Rao (PhD) is Principal Scientist (Agrometeorology) at CRIDA, Hyderabad. Earlier, he was Head of the Department, Agrometeorology, Chaudhari Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Haryana. A life member of many scientific associations, he has published more than a hundred articles and contributed chapters in several books.
G.S.L.H.V. Prasada Rao (PhD) is Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural Meteorology, College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur, Kerala, and Associate Director of Research, KAU. Earlier, he was Associate Dean, College of Horticulture; and Director (Academic and PG studies) of KAU. Professor Prasada Rao has three decades of experience in teaching, research and extension work in agricultural meterology. He has authored a number of books and published more than 150 reseach papers and articles.
G.G.S.N. Rao (PhD) is Project Coordinator of the All India Coordinated Research Project on Agrometeorology at Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA), Santhosh Nagar, Hyderabad. He is associated as Principal Investigator with the National Network Project on Impact of Climate Change, and two other projects on National Facility of Agromet Data-bank at CRIDA, and Utilization of Agroclimatic Information for Agrodiversity.