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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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Personal Details/Awards/Publications: Dr. Kee Khan Kiang (KKK)

Personal Details

Name

DR. KEE KHAN KIANG (KKK)

Education
Lincoln College, Canterbury, New Zealand
B.Sc. (Hons) in Agriculture, 1976 Lincoln College, Canterbury, New Zealand
Ph.D., 1981
Job experience

Research Officer, Highlands Research Unit  1982 (February) – 1986 (June)

Research Officer, Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.  1986 (June)

Senior Research Officer, Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.

Principal Research Officer, Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.  2000 – 2006

Deputy Head, Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.  2006 – 2007

Director of Research, Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.  2007 (February) – 2011

Director of Research, PTAARI, Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd.   2012 – Present

Specialty of work
  • Oil palm agronomy and advisory, oil palm fertiliser trials
  • Soil surveys, soil suitability assessment, land evaluations
Professional activities and societies

Malaysian Society of Soil Science

Incorporated Society of Planters

Current research projects
  • Multifactorial yield maximization trial on young and mature oil palm
  • Soil erosion and runoff studies
  • Fertiliser response trials in Sabah
  • Soil evaluation – crop yield potential assessment
  • Yield improvement on selected estates
  • Fertiliser efficiency trial with N15
External research funding and collaborative work
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Papers published

Miscellaneous

 

Awards

 

Publications

Journal
Kee K.K., Chew P.S. and Goh K.J. 1995. Manganese deficiency in mature oil palms in Malaysia deficiency symptoms, foliar levels and responses. Fertilizer Research No. 40 : 1-6.Kee K.K., Goh K.J. and Chew P.S. 1995. Investigation into manganese deficiency in mature oil palms (E. guineensis) in Malaysia. Fertilizer Research 40: 1-6 1995 Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.Soh A.C., Kee K.K. and Goh K.J. 2006. Research and innovation towards sustainable palm oil production. Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics Vol. 2 : 77-95.

Edited/Refereed Articles
Chew P.S., Kee K.K. and Ooi L.H. 1984. Management of coconuts and cocoa on acid sulphate soils. The Planter. Incorporated Society of Planters, Kuala Lumpur 60 (704) : 483-498.

Ng H.C.P., Chew P.S., Goh K.J. and Kee K.K. 1999. Nutrient requirements and sustainability in mature oil palms – an assessment. Seminar on Effective Fertiliser Management. Incorporated Society of Planters, Kluang, Johore. Edited paper in The Planter, Incorporated Society of Planters, Kuala Lumpur 75 (880): 331-345

Goh K.J., Kee K.K., Chew P.S., Gan H.H., Heng Y.C. and Ng H.C.P. 2002. Concept of site yield potential and its applications in oil palm plantations. Bulletin Malaysian Oil Science and Technology Vol.11 No. 2 : 57-63.

Books, booklets and book chapters 
Chew P.S., Kee K.K. and Goh K.J. 1999. Sustainability in crop production practices : Cultural practices and their impact. In: Gurmit, S., Lim, K.H., Teo, L. and Lee K.D. (eds). Oil palm and the Environment – A Malaysian Perspective, Chapter 4. Malaysian Oil Palm Growers’ Council, Kuala Lumpur : 55-80

Soh, A.C., Kee K.K., Goh K.J., Ang B.N. and Ooi L.H. 2003. Oil Palm. In : Janick, J. (ed). Encyclopedia of Fruits and Nuts. CABI International. In press.

Goh, K.J., Chew, P.S., and Kee, K.K. (1993). K nutrition for mature oil palm in Malaysia. International Potash Institute Research Topics No. 17 : 38 pp

Chew, P.S., Kee, K.K. and Goh, K.J. (1995). Sustainability in crop production practices: Cultural practices and their impact. Oil palm and the Environment: a Malaysian Prospective. (Gurmit S., Lim K.H., Teo L. and David L. K., eds). Chapter 12, Malaysian Oil Palm Growers’ Council, K.L. : 55-81.

Editor

Conferences, seminars and workshops (Published) 
Kee K.K. and Chew P.S. 1993. Oil palm responses to nitrogen and drip irrigation in a wet monsoonal climate in P. Malaysia. Proc. 1991 PORIM International Palm Oil Conference : Progress, Prospects and Challenges towards the 21st Century. Palm Oil Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur : 321-339.

Kee K.K., Goh K.J., Chew P.S. and Tey S.H. 1994. An integrated site specific fertiliser recommendations system (INFERS) for high productivity in mature oil palms. In: Chee K.H. (ed). Proc. International Planters’ Conference on Managing Oil Palms for Enhanced Profitability. International Society of Planters, Kuala Lumpur : 83-100.

Kee K.K. 1995. Regional rainfall pattern and climatic limitations for plantation crops in Pen. Malaysia. 1st pub. AAR Research News, Jan. ’89 issue; 2nd pub. N. Sembilan Planters Association Annual Journal. 3rd pub. The Planter. Incorporated Society of Planters, Kuala Lumpur 71 (827) : 67-78.

Kee K.K., Goh K.J. and Chew P.S. 1995. Effects of NK fertiliser on soil pH and exchangeable K status on acid soils in an oil palm ecosystem in Malaysia. In: Date, R.A., Grundon, N.J., Rayment, G.E. and Probert, M.E. (eds). Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH: Principles and Management. Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences Vol. 64, Kluwer Academic Publ., The Netherlands : 809-815. Presented at 3rd International Symposium Plant Soil Interactions at Low pH, Brisbane, Australia, 1993.

Kee K.K. and Chew P.S. 1996. Nutrient losses through surface runoff and soil erosion – implications for improved fertiliser efficiency in mature oil palms. Proc. International Palm Oil Congress – Competitiveness for the 21st century. Palm Oil Research Institute of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur : 153-169.

Kee K.K. and Chew P.S. 1997. Nutrients recycled from pruned fronds in mature oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.). In: Ando T. et al. (eds). Plant Nutrition – for sustainable food production and environment. Kluwer Academic Publication. Tokyo, Japan : 601-602.

Kee K.K., Chew P.S., Gan H.H. and Goh K.J. 1999. Validation of a site yield potential model for oil palms in Malaysia. In: Jatmika, A., Bangun, D., Asmono, D., Sutarta, E.S., Kabul, P., Guritno, P., Prawirosukarto, S., Wahyono, T., Herawan, T., Hutomo, T., Darmosarkoro, W., Adiwiganda, Y.T. and Poeloengan, Z. (eds). Proc. 1998 International Oil Palm Conference On Commodity of the Past, Today and Future. International Oil Palm Research Institute, Bali, Indonesia : 150-163

Kee K.K., Goh K.J. and Chew P.S. 2000. Water cycling and balance in mature oil palm agroecosystem in Malaysia. Proc. International Planters’ Conference on Plantation Tree Crops in the new millennium : the way ahead. Incorporated Society of Planters, Kuala Lumpur : 251-275

Kee K.K., Goh K.J. and Soh A.C. 2003. R&D efforts in efficient utilisation of natural resources in oil palm cultivation. Proc. International Planters Conference on globalisation and its impact on the palm oil industry. Incorporated Society of Planters, Kuala Lumpur : 175-209.

Kee K.K., Goh K.J., Chow K.C. and Teo L. 2004. Improvement of efficiency of fertiliser applications. Proc. MOSTA Best Practices Workshops – Agronomy & Crop Management. Malaysian Oil Scientists and Technologies Association, Kuala Lumpur : 269-291

Kee K.K. and Goh K.J. 2006. Efficient fertilizer management for higher productivity and sustainability in oil palm production. Proc. International Planters Conference on higher productivity and efficient practices for sustainable plantation agriculture. Incorporated Society of Planters, Kuala Lumpur : 157-182

Goh K.J., Kee K.K. and Chew P.S. 1993. Soil fertility of some common soils in Sabah, Malaysia. In: Aziz M. and Amir Husni M.S. (eds). Proc. Soil Science Soils Conference. Malaysian Society of Soil Science, Kuala Lumpur : 1-16.

Chew P.S., Kee K.K., Goh K.J., Quah Y.T. and Tey S.H. 1994. Fertiliser management in oil palms. In: B. Aziz (chief ed.). Proc. International Conference On Fertilizer Usage in the Tropics (FERTROP, 1992). Malaysian Society of Soil Science, Kuala Lumpur : 43-67.

Chew P.S., Kee K.K., Goh K.J., Quah Y.T. and Tey S.H. 1994 . An integrated fertiliser management system for oil palms. In: Isherwood, K.S. and Soh, K.G. (eds). IFA-FADINAP Regional Conference For Asia and the Pacific. IFA_FADINAP, Kuala Lumpur: 17 pp.

Chew P.S., Kee K.K., Goh K.J. and Tey S.H. 1994. Further advances in agronomic management of oil palm plantations. In: Goh S.H., Chin A., Tang T.S., Khor H.T., Soon T.K., Ooi C.K. and Tay C.S. (eds). Proc. International Congress on Oils and Fats: Meeting the needs for oils and fats in the 21st century. Malaysian Oil Science and Technology Association (MOSTA) and Trans-event Sdn. Bhd., Lumut, Perak, Malaysia : 214-222.

Goh, K.J., Chew, P.S. and Kee, K.K. 1996. Spatial soil fertility in mature oil palm agroecosystem and its implications on fertiliser management. In: Aminuddin, B.H., Ismail, A.B., Ahmad, A.R. and Ghazali, M.Z. (eds). Proc. Soil Science Conference of Malaysia 1995 in Langkawi, Malaysian Society of Soil Science, Kuala Lumpur : 80-90

Goh K.J., Kee K.K. and Chew P.S. 1998. Soil fertility status of some common soils in Sabah, Malaysia. In: Aziz, B. and Husni, A. M.S. (ed). Proc. Annual Soil Science Conference, 1993. Malaysian Society of Soil Science, Penang : 1-16

Teo C.B., Chew P.S., Goh K.J. and Kee K.K. 1999. Optimising return from fertiliser for oil palms: An integrated agronomic approach. Proc. 1998 International Oil Palm Conference On Commodity of the Past, Today and Future. International Oil Palm Research Institute, Bali, Indonesia: 335–345. (Also presented in revised form at MOSTA Symposium 5, Lumut and IFA Regional Conference, Hong Kong. Proc. 1998 IFA Conference for Asia and the Pacific : 37-52.

Chew P.S., Soh A.C., Goh K.J. and Kee K.K. 1999. Role of private sector research in oil palm crop production. In: Jatmika, A., Bangun, D., Asmono, D., Sutarta, E.S., Kabul, P., Guritno, P., Prawirosukarto, S., Wahyono, T., Herawan, T., Hutomo, T., Darmosarkoro, W., Adiwiganda, Y.T. and Poeloengan, Z. (eds). Proc. 1998 International Oil Palm Conference On Commodity of the Past, Today and Future. International Oil Palm Research Institute, Indonesia : 133-144.

Kok T.F., Goh K.J., Chew P.S., Gan H.H., Heng Y.C., Tey S.H. and Kee K.K. 2000. Advances in oil palm agronomic recommendation. In: Pushparajah E. (ed). Proc. International Planters Conference on Plantation Tree Crops in the New Millenium: The Way Ahead. Incorporated Society of Planters, Kuala Lumpur : 215-231

Lim K.H., Goh K.J., Kee K.K. and Henson I.E. 2004. Climatic effects on oil palm performance and some ameliorating measures. Proc. MOSTA Best Practices Workshops – Agronomy & Crop Management. Malaysian Oil Scientists and Technologies Association, Kuala Lumpur : 351-372

Goh K.J., Gan H.H, Kee K.K., Chew P.S. and Teoh K.C. 2005. Boron requirement and distribution in the oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) and some implications on manuring practices. Proc. International Symposium on all aspects of plant and animal boron nutrition. Wuhan, China : 79.

Mahamooth T.N., Sim C.C., Gan H.H., Kee K.K. and Goh K.J. 2007. Water cycling in mature oil palm on rolling terrain. In Hamdon J., Goh K.J., Che Fauziah I., Melling L., Osumanu H.A., Mahomadu B.J., Alexander S. and Siva K.B. (eds). Proc. Soils Conference on peat and other soil factors in crop production. Malaysian Society of Soil Science : 327-330.

AAR Internal Seminars and Field Days (Published) 
Kee K.K. 1988. Introduction to the soils of the Sandakan, Lahad Datu & Tawau districts, Sabah. Proc. Seminar/Field Day at Kalumpang Development Corporation, Tawau. Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd., Selangor : 2-26.

Kee K.K. 1996. Soil Management for oil palms in Sabah. Proc. Seminar/Field Day at Kalumpang Development Corporation, Tawau. Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd., Selangor

Kee K.K. 1996. Runoff and erosion studies – Trial NB5-91. Proc. Seminar/Field Day at Kalumpang Development Corporation, Tawau. Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd., Selangor : 72-80.

Conferences, seminars and workshops (Presented) 
Kee K.K. and Soh A.C. 2002. Management of oil palms on slopelands in Malaysia. International Oil Palm Conference on enhancing oil palm industry development through environmentally friendly technology. IOPRI, Bali, 8-12/7/02. Preprint.

Kee K.K. and Goh K.J. 2006. Integrated management of fertilization for sustainable oil palm. To be presented at the 15th Int. Oil Palm Conference, September 19 – 22, 2006, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

Chang K.C., Goh K.J., Kee K.K., Foong S.F. and Law K.F. 1995. Leaching losses of nutrients from a mature oil palm catchment in Malaysia. Proc. Conference on Soil Resources and Sustainable Agriculture. Malaysian Society of Soil Science, Kuala Lumpur. Preprint.

Goh K.J. and Kee K.K. 2000. The oil palm sector in Southeast Asia : Changing requirements for fertilizers, particularly P and K. Workshop on Improving Soil Fertility Management in Southeast Asia held from 21-23 November 2000, Bogor, Indonesia. IBSRAM, Thailand. Preprint

Goh K.J., Kee K.K., Chew P.S., Gan H.H., Heng Y.C. and Ng H.C.P. 2002. Concept of site yield potential and its applications in oil palm plantations. Presented at Oils and Fats International Congress 2000.

Posters presented at conferences, seminars and workshops
Kee K.K., Goh K.J. and Chew P.S. 1993. Induced manganese deficiency in mature oil palm in Malaysia. Fert. Research 40 : 1-6. Poster for PORIM International Palm Oil Congress : Update and Vision, 1993 : 16pp.

Kee K.K. 2004. Nutrient reserves and recycling from oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) trunks at replanting Poster paper in International Crop Science Congress. Brisbane, Australia. (http://www.cropscience.org.au/icsc2004/poster/2/2/376_keekk.htm).

Tasren N.M., Sim C.C., Gan H.H., Kee K.K. and Goh K.J. 2007. Water cycling in mature oil palm on rolling terrain. Poster for Soil Science Conference of Malaysia 2007 on peat and other soil factors in crop production held from 17 to 19/4/07 at Mukah, Sarawak.

Newsletters, others 

 

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