Personal Details/Awards/Publications: Patrick Ng Hong Chuan (PN)

Personal Details

Name
PATRICK NG HONG CHUAN (PN)
Education
University Sains Malaysia (USM)
B.Eng. (Hons.) in Civil Engineering, 1998Imperial College London
M.Sc. (Distn.) in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development, 2007
Job experience

Trainee Engineer, Geahin Engineering   (1997 – 1998)

Assistant Research Officer 1, Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.   (1998 – 2002)

Assistant Research Officer 2, Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.   (2002 – 2005)

Research Officer, Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.   (2005 – 2010)

Senior Research Officer, Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.   (2010 – 2012)

Principal Research Officer, Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.   (2013 – Present)

Specialty of work
  • GPS/GIS mapping
  • Leveling survey for 3-D generation and spatial analysis
  • Use of soil stabilizers for road construction in oil palm plantations
  • Research on phosphate with emphasis on legumes especially Mucuna bracteata
  • Use of AA+MulchTM in oil palm plantations
Professional activities and societies

Graduate member of IEM (Institution of Engineers Malaysia) and BEM (Board of Engineers Malaysia)

Member of MSSS (Malaysia Soil Science Society)

Current research projects
  • Investigation of optimum P rates for Mucuna bracteata and oil palms on sandy soils Micronutrient application for oil palm on peat soils
  • Evaluation of sources of phosphate rock and t he duration when water soluble P is effective for oil palm
  • Investigation of the effectiveness of AA+ MulchTM and biodegradable mulches in reducing the frequency of fertilizer application on young oil palm plantings
  • Investigation on best fertilizer programme for oil palm nursery with emphasis on organic fertilizers
External research funding and collaborative work
Title: Investigation of optimum P rates for Mucuna bracteata and oil palms on sandy soils
Fund: USD 10,000 / year
Sponsor: IMPHOS (World Phosphate Institute)
Collaborators: UPM (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
Papers published

11 publications.

Miscellaneous

 

Awards

  • Recipient of the prestigious British Chevening Award – Malaysia Programme 2006 for post-graduate studies in UK.
  • Recipient of best poster award in MSSS 2004 conference.

 

Publications

Journal

Edited/Refereed Articles

Books, booklets and book chapters 

Editor

Conferences, seminars and workshops (Published) 
Ng, P.H.C., Chew, P.S., Goh, K.J., Gan, H.H. and Heng, Y.C. (2000) Planters toolbox in the 21st century. In: Pushparajah, E. (ed) International Planters Conference on Plantation Tree Crops in the New Millenium: The Way Ahead. Incorporated Society of Planters, Kuala Lumpur: 717-737

Ooi L.H., Tey S.H. and Ng H.C. 2001. Innovations to management practices in oil palm estates. Proc. National Seminar on Strategic Directions for the Sustainability of the Oil Palm Industry. Incorporated Society of Planters. Kota Kinablau, Sabah : 1-9.

AAR Internal Seminars and Field Days (Published) 

Conferences, seminars and workshops (Presented) 
Goh, K.J., Kee, K.K., Chew, P.S., Gan, H.H., Heng, Y.C. and Ng, H.C.P. (2000) Concept of site yield potential and its applications in oil palm plantations. In: Oils and Fats International Congress 2000 (OFIC 2000), 4-8 September 2000, Malaysian Oil Scientists’ and Technologists’ Association (MOSTA) and Malaysian Palm Oil Promotion Council (MPOPC), Kuala Lumpur: Preprint.(Republished in Malaysian Oil Science and Technology Vol. 11 (2): 57 – 63)

Ng, P.H.C., Goh, K.J., Chew, P.S., Gan, H.H. and Heng, Y.C. (2002) Planter’s tools for FFB yield maximization. In: ISP Northeast Branch Seminar, 14th October 2002, Incorporated Society of Planters, Kuala Lumpur: Preprint.

Patrick Ng and KJ Goh (2003). Basic principles of fertilizer management in Miri-Bintulu Sarawak. In: MSSS Seminar on Managing Soils of the Miri-Bintulu area, Sarawak (8-11/12/03), Malaysian Society of Soil Science, Kuala Lumpur: Preprint.

Patrick Ng., Chew, P.S., Goh, K.J. and Kee, K.K. (1999). Nutrient requirements and sustainability in mature oil palms – an assessment. In: Seminar on Effective Fertilizer Management, ISP Johor Branch 10/3/99, Kluang, Johor: Preprint.(Republished in The Planter, K.L. 75 (880): 331-345)

Ng PHC, Gan HH and Goh KJ (2004) Soil nutrient changes in Utisols under oil palm in Johor, Malaysia. In: Oils and Fats International Congress (OFIC) 2004 in module on Agriculture, Biotechnology and Sustainability (AB), 29-9 to 2/10 2004, PWTC, Kuala Lumpur: Preprint.

Posters presented at conferences, seminars and workshops 
Ng PHC and Goh KJ (2004) Oil palm does not necessarily exhibit visual toxicity symptoms to excessive fertilizer application. In: Zakaria, Z.Z., Balasundram, S.K., Goh, K.J., Hanafi, M.H., Izham, A., Fauziah, C.I. & Halimi, M.S. (Eds). Proceedings of the Malaysian Society of Soil Science 2004, Malaysian Society of Soil Science, Kuala Lumpur: 121 – 123(Won the best poster award)

Ng P.H.C., Goh K.J., Gan H.H. and Zaharah, A.B. (2005). Impact of phosphate rock on P uptake and dry matter production of mixed legumes under oil palm in Malaysia. . In: Li, C.J., Oenema, O., Zhang, F.S., Peng, S.B., Dobermann, A., Rengel, Z., Hinsinger, P., Shen, Q.R., Lambers, H., Welch, R., Li, X.L., von Wiren, N., Marschner, P., Yan, X.L., Maene, L., Zhu, Y.G. and McGarth, S. (eds) In: Proc. XV International Plant Nutrition Colloquium on Plant Nutrition For Food Security, Human Health And Environmental Protection, Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China: 1124-1125.

Newsletters, others 
Ng H.C.P. and Tan C. C. 2003. Towards the establishment of a good oil palm planting. Annual Report 2002. Royal Johore Planters’ Association : 22-30.

News

AAR wishes to congratulate Ms. Gan Siau Ting and their team members for being awarded the 2013 PIPOC’s Best Poster Award, for their poster paper “A High Density DArT- and SNP-based Linkage Map of ...
AAR wishes to congratulate Mr. Sim Choon Cheak for being awarded the 2012 Scholar Award, Southeast Asia region by IPNI. For further details, please visit IPNI website at http://www.ipni.net/article/I...
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\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nDr. Kee Khan Kiang, Director of Research, AAR holding the certificate of achievement during the 5th Malaysia Power Brand 2011 Award Gala Dinner held on 27 March 2011.\r\n\r\n\r\nCongr...
\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nNote: This article is written by Dr. Chee in mandarin and published by Agroworld, Issue No. 236, February 2011, Kuala Lumpur : 34-36. (Translated by Soon, S.H. and reviewed by Wong, C.K.)\r\n...
RM4.4b allocation for oil palm replanting (published in Business Times dated 5 January 2011)\r\n\r\nThe original article in PDF format\r\nMalaysia\'s oil palm industry will spend RM4.4 billion to replan...
From \'Dolly Parton\' bunches to smaller one, oil-laden ones (published in Business Times, 23 November 2010)\r\n\r\nClick here to enlarge image\r\n...
Congratulations to AAR on being awarded the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System certification for its Tissue Culture Laboratory (published in New Straits Times dated 20 November 2010)\r\n...
(The mandarin version of this article is published in Alam Pertanian, issue 8, 2010. This article is translated from mandarin to English by SSH)\r\n(The Bahasa Malaysia version of this article is a...
\"油棕品种 - 矮种,高产量,高油量特点 - 打造丰硕收成油棕园\" (published in Alam Pertanian, issue 7, 2010)\r\n\r\n\r\n...
\"Baka Kelapa Sawit Terkini Untuk Meraih Hasil Yang Tinggi\" (published in Info Pertanian, issue 7, 2010)\r\n >>Mandarin version<<\r\n\r\n\r\n...
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Aerial Impression of AAR\'s New Complex\r\n\r\n\r\n[ngg_images source=\"albums\" container_ids=\"2\" display_type=\"photocrati-nextgen_basic_extended_album\" gallery_display_type=\"photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnai...
We regret to announce the sudden demise of a dear friend and colleague Madam Ho Yuk Wah recently. The International Oil Palm fraternity has lost a valuable member who had contributed so much to the in...
AAR moving into new office complex (published in The Star dated 18 January 2008)\r\n...
Strong demand boosts CPO price (published in Financial Daily dated 18 January 2008)\r\n...
Cheap oil palm replanting loans for smallholders (published in New Straits Times dated 18 January 2008)\r\n...
\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nOrder form\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nPreface\r\n\"There has never been a cover crop like this before in our plantations\" was the common comment that we heard at the Seminar and Field Tour on \" Mucuna bract...
The Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Alfred Jabu Numpang refuted allegations made by some Western non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that peat soil in Sarawak was unsuitable for plantin...
Centre for crop research (published in The Star dated 25 February 2007)\r\n...
Queen\'s Royal Visit to Goodenough College\r\n\r\nMr. Patrick Ng (second from left) was presented to the Queen of United Kingdom on 10 November 2006.\r\n\"Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of United Kingdom would...
AA Resources optimistic of 20pc sales growth (published in New Straits Times dated 19/07/2006)\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nEditor\'s notes\r\nErrata\r\n1) Dr. Soh Aik Chin is Head of Agricultural Resources and not chief exe...
Cloned oil palms push up AAR revenue (published in The Star dated 19/07/2006)\r\n\r\nEditor\'s notes\r\nErrata\r\n1) Dr. Soh Aik Chin is Head of Agricultural Resources and not chief executive officer....
\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWe are proud to announce that Dr Soh Aik Chin, the Head of Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd., has been awarded the Fellow of Academy Science for year 2006 under the biological scien...
Clones from Ijok (published in Malaysian Business dated 16-30 June 2006)\r\n\r\n\r\n...
AAR is proud to announce that Mr. Patrick Ng (Research Officer), who joined us in 1998 has been awarded the prestigious \'British Chevening Scholarships\' for year 2006 from the British Council of Malay...
\r\n\r\n\r\nAAR wish to congratulate Madam Siti Norasikin Binti Moksen (Research Clerk) on her successful completion of the Executive Diploma in Management with Distinction from University of Malaya. It is ...
\r\nWe are proud to announce that Dr Soh Aik Chin, the Head of Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd., was presented the prestigious Malaysian Toray Science Foundation 2005 Science & Technology ...