Started working with IOI Group as an Agronomist in the field of oil palm breeding, agronomy, quality control and sustainability. He was involved in work on dry matter production of oil palm for the selection of palms with highest bunch index (BI).
He formulated oil palm fertilizer recommendations based on site yield potential concept, soil type and its nutrient contribution with the objective to have a highest potential yield of fresh fruit bunch per hectare per year.
IOI Group today has been successful in achieving such high yields by putting the site yield potential concepts in a practical way
He was promoted as Research Controller in 2008 and is involved in management aspects of research activities covering a work force of 200. Currently, implements the company's sustainability programmes. Involved in preparing standard operating procedures, environmental impact assessment and management plans, and social impact assessment and management plans for each operating units. Successfully implemented RSPO Principle and Criteria for 6 IOI oil mills.
Mr. Joshua Mathews ***, Research Controller (Plantation Division)
IOI Corporation Bhd -Research Centre
IOI Group’s Yield Performance and Potentials
Day 1 [Thu 09, December], at 02:00 PM