Personal Details/Awards/Publications: Arif Sugandi (AS)

Personal Details

Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture, 1995University Pertanian Malaysia (UPM)
M.Sc. in Agriculture, 2005
Job experience

Assistant Research Officer 1, Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.   (1996 – 2002)

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

Research Officer, Applied Agricultural Resources S/B (PT KLK Agriservindo, R&D Dept)   (2005 – 2008)

Director, Senior Research Officer, PT Applied Agricultural Resources Indonesia   (2008 – Present)

Specialty of work
  • Soil Survey and Land Evaluation Study of Oil Palm Plantation
  • Implementation of GIS/GPS for Plantation
  • Oil Palm Agronomic Trials, especially fertilizer response trial on mineral and peat soils in Riau
  • Peat research particularly on micronutrients and liming application
Professional activities and societies

Member of ISP (International Society of Planters)

Member of MSSS (Malaysia Soil Science Society)

Member of ISSS (Indonesia Soil Science Society)

Current research projects
  • Fertilizer Response Trial on a mineral and deep peat soils in Riau, Indonesia
  • Micronutrient application for oil palm on peat soils
  • Liming application on peat soils
  • Drainability study of Peat soil in Nilo, Riau, Indonesia
External research funding and collaborative work
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