Summary: Arif Sugandi (AS)


Contact Details :
PT Applied Agricultural Resources Indonesia, Kompleks Pertokoan Taman Anggrek, Block D1 Jl Tuanku Tambusai, Pekanbaru 28291, Riau, Indonesia.
Tel : +62 761 572148/160
Fax : +62 761 572149
Email :
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B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture
Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
M.Sc. in Agriculture
University Pertanian Malaysia (UPM)

Career Outline
1996 – 2002
Assistant Research Officer 1
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2002 – 2005
Assistant Research Officer 2
Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd.
2005 – 2008
Research Officer
Applied Agricultural Resources S/B (PT KLK Agriservindo, R&D Dept)
2008 – Present
Director, Senior Research Officer
PT Applied Agricultural Resources Indonesia

Job Description
My main job function is to provide sound agronomic advices on oil palm to our Principals (Boustead Plantations Bhd and Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd) and their estates as well as other advisory clients’ estates in Indonesia. As an oil palm agronomist, my research work emphasizes on soil, soil survey and feasibility studies as well as conducting oil palm agronomy and fertilizer response trials. I have been given responsibility in conducting AAR research trial and carry out GIS/GPS survey and research in Indonesia.

Key Research Interests
My current research interest are: (i) Soil Survey and Land Evaluation Study of Oil Palm Plantation (ii) GIS/GPS (iii) Oil Palm Agronomic Trials, especially fertilizer response trial on mineral and peat soils in Riau (iv) Peat research particularly on micronutrient application, liming and drainage study.

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