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Summary: Jenny Choo Chin Nee (CCN)

JENNY CHOO CHIN NEE (CCN)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B, Tissue Culture Laboratory c/o Ladang Tuan Mee, KM 29,
Jalan Sungai Buloh/Kuala Selangor, 47000 Sungai Buloh, Selangor.
Tel : 6-03-60385512
Fax : 6-03-60384377
Email : ccn@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
2002
B.Sc. in Bioindustry
University Pertanian Malaysia (UPM)

Career Outline
2002 – 2004
Assistant Research Officer 1
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2004 – 2007
Assistant Research Officer 1
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.
2007 – 2010
Assistant Research Officer 2
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.
2011 – Present
Research Officer
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Research Officer. Employed as Tissue Culturist since June 2002. Responsible for R&D of oil palm micropropagation. Specialises in gel and liquid cultures. Also involve in commercial production of oil palm ramets.
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Summary: Wong Choo Kien (WCK)

WONG CHOO KIEN (WCK)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B, Locked Bag 111, Paloh Post Office, 86609 Paloh, Johor, Malaysia.
Tel : 6-07-7813722
Fax : 6-07-7812200
Email : chookienwg@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
2002
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agro-Biotechnology
University of Malaya (UM)
2008
M.Sc. in Applied Plant Science (Agronomy and Plant Genetics)
University of Minnesota, USA

Career Outline
2002 – 2003
Plant breeder
IOI Research Centre
2003 – 2004
Assistant Research Officer 1
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2004 – 2007
Assistant Research Officer 1
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.
2007 – 2009
Assistant Research Officer 2
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.
2009 – 2010
Research Officer
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.
2011 – Present
Senior Research Officer
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Plant Breeder (Senior Research Officer) for plant breeding and tissue culture sections. Currently based in Paloh Substation where over 500 ha of oil palm breeding and clone trials are planted. Area of responsibilities include oil palm breeding, oil palm ortet selection and parent palm selection for commercial seed production. He was a plant breeder with IOI Research Center (2002-2003). He graduated from University Malaya with first class honors in Agricultural Biotechnology (2002). He graduated with a MSc (Applied Plant Science – Agronomy and Plant Genetics) at University of Minnesota, USA in 2008.

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Summary: Dr. Goh You Keng (GYK)

DR. GOH YOU KENG (GYK)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B, No. 11, Jalan Teknologi 3/6, Taman Sains Selangor 1,
Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel : 603-6151 7924 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
Fax : 603-6151 7081
Email : gohyk@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
1995
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Horticulture (Magna Cum Laude)
Louisiana State University (Agricultural and Mechanical College)
2001
Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Pathology (Minor: Biochemistry)
Louisiana State University (Agricultural and Mechanical College)

Career Outline
1993 (August) – 1995 (May)
Student Research Assistant
Department of Horticulture, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
1995 (September) – 1995 (November)
Research Officer (Trainee)
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur
1996 (January) – 2001 (August)
Graduate Assistant
Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
2001 (September) – 2004 (June)
Post Doctoral Fellow
Department of Plant, Soil, and Agricultural Systems Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
2004 (October) – 2010 (December)
Research Officer (Agronomist)
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B
2011 – Present
Senior Research Officer (Agronomist)
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B

Job Description
Senior Research Officer. Was a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Plant, Soil and Agricultural Systems, Southern Illinois University, Illinois, USA working on soybean diseases. Joined AAR since October 2004. Currently an oil palm agronomist/plant pathologist. Main job functions are oil palm advisory and studying the various aspects of Ganoderma basal stem rot in oil palms.

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Summary: Patrick Ng Hong Chuan (PN)

PATRICK NG HONG CHUAN (PN)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B, No. 11, Jalan Teknologi 3/6, Taman Sains Selangor 1,
Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel : 603-6151 7924 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
Fax : 603-6151 7081
Email : patrickng@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –

Education
1998
B.Eng. (Hons.) in Civil Engineering
University Sains Malaysia (USM)
2007
M.Sc. (Distn.) in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development
Imperial College London

Career Outline
1998 – 2002
Assistant Research Officer 1
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2002 – 2005
Assistant Research Officer 2
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2005 – 2010
Research Officer
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.
2010 – 2012
Senior Research Officer
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.
2013 – Present
Principal Research Officer
Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Principal Research Officer. An oil palm agronomist and responsible for overseeing AAR’s oil palm agronomy research programme, GPS/GIS mapping including height and relief survey (using land survey equipment) and AAR’s land evaluation and soil survey department. Was in-charged of both the technical and commercial product AA+Mulch™ although only the former now. Focused on carrying out oil palm nutritional studies especially on efficient use of phosphate in oil palms, its potential recycling via various legume systems as well as fine-tuning the optimum rates of phosphate in various agro-management conditions. Also has interests in carrying out other oil palm nutritional studies including both field planted palms and nurseries. A certified RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) auditor and have carried out RSPO audits. In addition, also interested on environmental and waste issues paying special attention to new clearings and replanting of old trees to streamline current practices in the light of sustainable development.

Key Research Interests
My current research interest are:
(i) Phosphate nutrition on oil palms and legumes emphasizing on phosphate recycling. This part of the research is being carried out in collaboration with IMPHOS (World Phosphate Institute) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).
(ii) Oil palm agronomy especially oil palm nurseries.
(iii) Labour saving devices with emphasis on usage of AA+MulchTM.
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  • AA+ Mulch
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Summary: Ng Woo Jian (NWJ)

NG WOO JIAN (NWJ)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B, Locked Bag 111, Paloh Post Office, 86609 Paloh, Johor, Malaysia.
Tel : 6-07-7813722
Fax : 6-07-7812200
Email : ngwj@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
1989
Diploma in Agriculture
University Pertanian Malaysia (UPM)
2000
B.Sc. in Bioindustry
University Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Career Outline
1992 – 1996
Research Assistant
Malaysia Cocoa Board
1997 – 2007
Oil Palm Breeder
Felda Agricultural Service Sdn. Bhd.
2007 – 2010
Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.
2011 – Present
Senior Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Senior Research Officer (Seed Production Manager). Involved in AAR seed production work where he is responsible for planning and manage the laboratory’s daily operation and quality control in producing good quality oil palm seeds.

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Summary: Heng Yong Choon (HYC)

HENG YONG CHOON (HYC)
Contact Details :
Applied Agricultural Resources S/B, No. 11, Jalan Teknologi 3/6, Taman Sains Selangor 1,
Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel : 603-6151 7924 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
Fax : 603-6151 7081
Email : hengyc@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –

Education
1994
B.Sc. in Computer Science
RMIT University

Career Outline
1995 – 1999
Assistant Research Officer 1
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
1999 – 2002
Assistant Research Officer 2
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2002 – 2008
Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2008 – 2012
Senior Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.
2013 – Present
Principal Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Principal Research Officer. Responsible for database/application software design & development, system analysis, system design and implementation of new application software. Also in charge of the security of office building.

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Summary: Tey Seng Heng (TSH)

TEY SENG HENG (TSH)
Contact Details :
Applied Agricultural Resources S/B, No. 11, Jalan Teknologi 3/6, Taman Sains Selangor 1,
Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel : 603-6151 7924 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
Fax : 603-6151 7081
Email : teysh@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –
Education
1989
Bachelor of Agricultural Science
University Pertanian Malaysia (UPM)
2004
MSc. in Remote sensing and GIS
University Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Career Outline
1989 – 1995
Agronomist, Assistant Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
1995 – 2006
Agronomist, Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2006 – 2010
Agronomist, Senior Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Resources Sdb. Bhd.
2010 – Present
Agronomist, Principal Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Principal Research Officer. Currently an oil palm and rubber agronomist. Also, specializes in GPS (Global Positioning System) mapping and GIS (Geographic Information System) for desktop feasibility studies, yield mapping and planning of effective drainage system for oil palm plantations.

Key Research Interests
(i) Growth assessment and yield prediction for oil palms using remote sensing techniques

(ii) Drainage assessment and improvement techniques

(iii) Yield mapping with GPS/GIS techniques

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Summary: Teo Chor Boo (TCB)

TEO CHOR BOO (TCB)
Contact Details :
Advanced Agriecological Research S/B, No. 11, Jalan Teknologi 3/6, Taman Sains Selangor 1,
Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel : 603-6151 7924 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
Fax : 603-6151 7081
Email : teocb@aarsb.com.my
Personal Web Page : –

Education
1984
B.Sc. in Agriculture
University Pertanian Malaysia (UPM)

Career Outline
1987 – 1988
Horticulturist
1988 – 1989
Estate Assistant
Dunlop Estates Berhad
Assistant Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2004 – 2009
Senior Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2009 – Present
Principal Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.

Job Description
Principal Research Officer. Currently oil palm agronomist visiting estates in P. Malaysia and Sabah. Responsible for crop feasibility studies, land evaluation for oil palm, soil fertility and legume-cover crop recycling. Was an Estate Assistant with Dunlop Estates Berhad (1988-1989) and Horticulturist (1987-1988)

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Summary: Chew Poh Soon

Chew Poh Soon

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Education
1967
B. Agr. Sc. (Hons.)
University of Malaya
1975
M. Agr. Sc.
University of Malaya
Career Outline
1967 – 1972
Agronomist
Highlands Research Unit (HRU)
1973 – 1974
Senior Research Officer
Highlands Research Unit (HRU)
1975 – 1986
Head of Agricultural Research
Highlands Research Unit (HRU)
1986 (July) – 2000 (March)
Head of Agricultural Research
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd. (AAR)
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