Personal Details/Awards/Publications: Petronella G. Ah Tung (PG)

Personal Details

Name
PETRONELLA G. AH TUNG (PG)
Education
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
B.E (Hons) in Chemical and Process Engineering, 1997Institut Kimia Malaysia (IKM)
Licentiate of Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (LMIC), 2000

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Safety and Health Officer (SHO), 2008

University Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Master of Science (Environmental Hydrology and Hydrogeology), 2010

Job experience

Teacher (Teaching Cambridge A Level), Sabah Chinese Pre University Education Centre, Tawau, Sabah   1998 (January) – 2000 (May)

Assistant Research Officer 1, Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.   2000 (July) – 2004

Assistant Research Officer 1, Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.   (2004 – 2007)

Assistant Research Officer 2, Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd.   (2007 – 2010)

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

Specialty of work
  • Conduct laboratory research
  • Managing an analytical laboratory
  • Advising agronomists and estate managers on any areas related to chemistry
Professional activities and societies

Licentiates (LMIC), Institute Kimia Malaysia since Jan 2003

Current research projects
External research funding and collaborative work
Title: –
Fund: –
Sponsor: –
Collaborators: –
Papers published

Miscellaneous
  • Attended Statistic Course, in house training (AAR), Nov 2000
  • Attended IKM Laboratory Safety Course and Preparation of a Laboratory Safety Manual, IKM, Jan 2001
  • Attended Effective Report Writing Course, The British Council, Dec 2001
  • Attended Workshop on Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis-Basic Concepts and Implementation Strategies, IKM, 28 & 29 Jul 2003
  • Attended Advanced Workshop on Measurement Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis-Case Studies, IKM, 30 Jul 2003
  • Attended Report Writing and Remedial English Course By Ms. Maureen Mokhlis, 29-31 Dec 2003
  • Attended Scientific (Academic) Report Writing Workshop By Prof. Yong Hoi Sen, Oct 2003
  • Attended General QA/QC Procedures For Testing Laboratories, IKM Professional Centre, 26-27 Jul 2004
  • Attended Workshop on Procedures of Methods Validation and Verification, IKM, 22-23 Aug 2005

 

Awards

  • Awarded Sabah State Scholarship based on SPM-to study A Level (Prime College Malaysia 1 1/2 yrs) and B.E. (Hons) in Chemical & Process Engineering in New Zealand (4 yrs)
  • Awarded Sarawak Shell Scholarship based on SRP (6A1, 2A2) –Given study allowance (form 3 to form 5)
  • Best Student Awards for Kadazan Community in Tawau, Sabah for both SRP and SPM
  • Recipient of UNESCO-IHP Best Thesis Award in Water Resources and Hydrology 2010 – (Bronze Award)

 

Publications

Journal
Petronella G. A., Mohd, K. Y., Nik, M. M., Goh, K. J. and Gan, H. H. 2009. Effect of N and K Fertilizers on Nutrient Leaching and Groundwater Quality under Mature Oil Palm in Sabah during the Monsoon Period. American Journal of Applied Sciences 6 (10): 1788-1799.

Edited/Refereed Articles

Books, booklets and book chapters 

Editor

Conferences, seminars and workshops (Published) 
G. A, Petronella and Tan, L.H (2001). Fertilizer analysis cross-checks in Malaysia 1999-2000. AAR Technical Report No. 12/01/PG. Proceedings of seminar on Advances in soil, plant, and fertilizer for the millennium 2001 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (cd)

G. A, Petronella and Tan, L.H (2003). Fertilizer analysis cross-checks in Malaysia 2001-2002. AAR Technical Report No.5/03/PG. Proceedings of seminar on Advances in soil, plant, and fertilizer for the millennium 2003 in Kuantan, Pahang (cd)

AAR Internal Seminars and Field Days (Published) 
G. A, Petronella. Investigation into possible biological factors affecting OER: determination of oil to bunch (O/B) of large bunches in two regions. AAR Internal Report No. 2/01/PG. Presented at AAR senior staff meeting 2001

G. A, Petronella and Tan, L.H (2005). Ammonia volatilization losses of a urea-based compound fertilizer and urea. AAR Internal Report No. 1/05/PG. Published as addition of cations to urea does not necessarily reduce N volatilization losses in Proc. Soil Sci. Malaysia 2005

G. A, Petronella and Tan, L.H (2005). Fertilizer analysis cross-checks in Malaysia 2003-2004. AAR Technical Report No.5/05/PG. Presented at the seminar on Advances in soil, plant, and fertilizer for the millennium

Conferences, seminars and workshops (Presented) 

Posters presented at conferences, seminars and workshops 
G. A, Petronella and Tan, L.H (2005). Addition of cations to urea does not necessarily reduce N volatilization losses. In Proc. Soil Sci. Conf. Malaysia. (Eds.). Malaysian Society Soil Science, Sg. Petani, Kedah: 61-64

Newsletters, others 

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...
\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe GLC Open Day, a showcase of government-linked companies in collaborations with private sectors was held from 24-26 June 2011 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Boustead Holdings Bhd. is on...
The original article in PDF format\r\n\r\nAs food prices escalate throughout the world, scientists say it is time for Malaysia to pay more attention to soil and crop research.\r\n\r\n\"The crisis of high foo...
\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...
\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nScope of certification: Production and sales of tissue cultured clonal oil palm planting materials starting from the receiving of embryoids\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAcknowledgeme...
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 ...