Editorial Team


International Journal Coconut R&D


DR. JELFINA C. ALOUW, Editor-in-Chief and Executive Director International Coconut Community

ALAN AKU, Acting Managing Director Kokonas Indastries Koporesen (KIK). Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock P.O. Box 81, Port Moresby, NCD Papua New Guinea Email: aaku@kik.com.pg, aakualan@gmail.com

CHAMRONG DAORUANG, Director Horticulture Research Institute.Department of Agriculture Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand Email: chamrong.d@doa.in.th

DECIYANTO SOETOPO, Senior Researcher Entomologist Indonesian Centre for Estate Crops Research and Development Jl. Tentara Pelajar No 1 Bogor 1611, Jawa Barat, Indonesia Email: deciyantos@yahoo.com

DIVINA B. BAWALAN Free Lance International Consultant on Coconut Processing and former Senior Science Research Specialist of Philippine Coconut Authority B44 far East Asia Village, Marcos Highway Antipolo City, 1870, Rizal, Philippines Email: divine_bawalan@yahoo.com

FABIAN M. DAYRIT, RCh Academician, National Academy of Science and Technology President, Integrated Chemists of the Philippines Professor, Department of Chemistry Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines Email: fdayrit@ateneo.edu 

HENGKY NOVARIANTO Plant Breeder & Senior Researcher Indonesian Palm Crops Research Institute (IPCRI) Ministry of Agriculture Mapanget, P.O. Box 1004 Manado 95001, North Sulawesi Province Indonesia Email: hengkynovarianto@yahoo.com

H.P. MAHESWARAPPA Project Coordinator (Palms) ICAR-All India Coordinated Research Project on Palms ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute Kasaragod-671124, Kerala, India Email: maheshcpcri@gmail.com pcpalms.cpcri@icar.gov.in

L.C. PRIYANTHIE FERNANDO Former Director Coconut Research Institute Lunuwila 61150, Sri Lanka Email: priyanthiefernando@yahoo.co.uk

MIKE FOALE Honorary Senior Research Fellow The School of Land Crops and Food Sciences University of Queensland 4 Carinya Close, Maleny Queensland 4552, Australia Email: m.foale@uq.edu.au

MILLICENT WALLACE Botanist/Plant Breeder & Director Research Coconut Industry Board Ministry of Agriculture 18 Waterloo Road, Kingston Jamaica Email: millieall04@yahoo.co.uk

NANTARAT SUPAKAMNERD Senior Scientist (Soil Science) Horticulture Research Institute Department of Agriculture 50 Phaholyothin Road Bangkok, Thailand Email: nantarats@yahoo.com

NARONG CHOMCHALOW Advisor Department of Agriculture, and Previously Secretary-General Asian Network on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (FAO) 770 Phaholyothin 32, Chatuchak Bangkok 10900, Thailand Email: narongchomchalow80@gmail.com

P. CHOWDAPPA Former Director ICAR- Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) Kudlu. P.O, Kasaragod Kerala 671124, India Email: pallem22@gmail.com

P.G. PUNCHIHEWA 410/107 Baudhaloka Mawatha Colombo 07, Sri Lanka Email: psgpunchihewa@gmail.com

P.K. THAMPAN President Peekay Tree Crops Development Foundation M.I.G. 141, Gandhi Nagar Kochi- 682 020, Kerala, India Email: pkthampan@yahoo.com

PONCIANO A. BATUGAL Chairman, ICC Technical Working Committee Block 5 Sacay Grand Villas Los Banos, Laguna 4031, Philippines Email: pbatugal@gmail.com

PONNIAH RETHINAM Plantation Crops Management Specialist 18, Lakshmi Nagar S. N. Palayam Coimbatore 641007, Tamil Nadu, India Email: palms02@hotmail.com

RAMON L. RIVERA Head Zamboanga Research Centre Philippine Coconut Authority San Ramon, 7000 Zamboanga City Philippines Email: rlrivera_pca@yahoo.com.ph

ROLAND BOURDEIX Diversiflora Expertise 1444 route de Mende Escalier G169 34090 Montpellier , France Email: roland_bourdeix@yahoo.fr

ROMULO N. ARANCON, JR. Agronomist and Consultant 249 Alacon Road Central Park, Davao City 8000 Philippines Email: romyarancon@yahoo.com

ROSA S. ROLLE Senior Enterprise Development Officer FAO Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00100 Rome, Italy Email: Rosa.Rolle@fao.org

STEVE W. ADKINS Professor in Plant Physiology School of Agriculture and Food Science (SAFS) Centre for Plant Science, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation The University of Queensland St Lucia 4072, Brisbane, Australia Email: s.adkins@uq.edu.au

S. SUDARSONO Research Scientist Plant Molecular Biology Laboratory Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Faculty of Agriculture, Bogor Agricultural University Jl. Meranti-Darmaga Campus, IPB Bogor 16680, Indonesia Email: s_sudarsono@ymail.com

U.S. SARMA Director Indian Jute Industries’ Research Association (IJIRA) 17, Taratala Road Kolkata-700 088, India Email: uss_2000@yahoo.com director@ijira.org

VINCENT JOHNSON Interim COGENT Coordinator Bioversity International Parc Scientifique Agropolis II 34397 Montpellier, Cedex 5 France Email: v.johnson@cgiar.org

VIVENCIO C. GALLEGO Scientist I Crop Protection Division Philippine Coconut Authority Davao Research Center Bago Oshiro, Davao City 8000 Philippines Email: maevensgallego@yahoo.com

V. PRAKASH FRSC Vice President International Union of Nutritional Sciences and President IUFoST No 58,5A Main VONTOKOPPAL Mysore 570002 India Email: prakashvish@gmail.com

VERMEN M. VERALLO-ROWELL Adjunct Research Professor, Institute of Herbal Medicine and Head Skin Study Group, University of the Philippines National Institute of Health and Founder and Program Director, VMV Skin Research Center and Clinics Chairwoman of the Department of Dermatology Skin and Cancer Foundation Unit 1611, Medical Plaza Ortigas San Miguel Avenue, San Antonio Village Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines Email: vmvrmd@gmail.com; vmvrmd@vmvgroup.com

STEIVIE KAROUW, chief researcher at ecophysiology section of Indonesian Palm Research Center, Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Email: balitka@litbang.deptan.go.id, steivie591972@gmail.com 

MELDY LEONARDY A. HOSANG, Chief researcher at entomology and pytopathology section of Indonesian Palm Research Center, Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Email: meldyhosang@yahoo.com  

LALITH PERERA, Deputy Director, Coconut Research Institute, Sri Lanka, Bandirippuwa Estate, Lunuwila, Sri Lanka, Email: lalithperera1234@yahoo.com

DR. ALEXIA PRADES, Coconut Supply Chain Correspondent UMR Qualisud-73 Rue JF Breton-34398, French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD)Montpellier, Cedex 5, France. Email:alexia.prades@cirad.fr


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