Dr. Sanyat Misra is a graduate from UAS, Bangalore; postgraduate from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar; and Ph.D. from Dr. YSP University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan (H.P.), and then after completing his Ph.D. degree served for 3 years as Research Associate at NBPGR, New Delhi and Shimla, and in 2004 joined as regular Scientist cum Assistant Professor (Floriculture) in the Department of Horticulture, Birsa Agricultural University, Kanke, Ranchi (Jharkhand). So far he has guided three M.Sc. students for their thesis work. He is a very active member of the horticulture faculty looking after research, teaching and extension. He has to his credit about 20 publications, two bulletins and three books of international repute.