Awards

1. AHMAD AFANDI MURDI, KHALID HARON, ZULKIFLI HASHIM, HASNOL OTHMAN, NUR ZUHAILI H.A.Z.A, NORMAN HJ KAMARUDIN. Gold Medal, 26th International Invention & Innovation Awards 2015 (ITEX 2015). MPOB F4 Premium; The Best Fertilizer Formulation for Oil Palm in Sabah.

2. HASNOL OTHMAN, FARAWAHIDA MOHAMAD DARUS, ZULKIFLI HASHIM. Gold Medal, 26th International Invention & Innovation Awards 2015 (ITEX 2015). Technique for Mechanically Forced Unidirectional Leaning of Oil Palm on Peat.

3. ABD RAHIM SHUIB, MOHD RAMDHAN KHALID, AMINULRASHID MOHAMED, AND NORDIN SALLEH. Silver Medal, Invention & Innovation Awards 2015, Malaysian Technology Expo 2015. Oil Palm Loose Fruits Collecting Machine.

4. ABDUL RAZAK JELANI, MOHD IKMAL HAFIZI AZAMAN, ABD RAHIM SHUIB, MOHD RIZAL AHMAD, MOHD AMINULRASHID MOHAMED, MOHD FAUZI ISMAIL AND DR IDRIS ABU SEMAN. Silver Medal, Invention & Innovation Awards 2015, Malaysian Technology Expo 2015. Tractor Mounted Trunk Injector.

5. Malaysian Palm Oil Board through the Ganoderma and Disease Research for Oil Palm Unit (GanoDROP) won the 3rd prize of the National Intellectual Property Award 2014 for the Patent Category for its environmentally-friendly inventions of Compositions for Controlling Ganoderma Disease in Plants and Method Thereof by Using Endophytic Fungus, Hendersonia GanoEF1

6. ABDUL RAZAK JELANI, MOHD IKMAL HAFIZI AZAMAN, MOHD RIZAL AHMAD, MOHD AMINULRASHID IBRAHIM, MOHD FAUZI ISMAI AND ABD RAHIM SHUIB. Gold Medal, 25th International Invention Innovation Industrial Design & Technology Exhibition 2014 (ITEX 2014). Tractor Mounted Trunk Injector.

7. ABD RAHIM SHUIB, MOHD RAMDHAN KHALID, AMINULRASHID MOHAMED, AND NORDIN SALLEH. Gold Medal, 25th International Invention Innovation Industrial Design & Technology Exhibition 2014 (ITEX 2014). Oil Palm Loose Fruits Collecting Machine.

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Research Updates
Research and Management of Ganoderma Disease in Oil Palm
Oil palm is prone to attack by plant diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, nematodes, viroids and phytoplasma.
Re-evaluation of Nutrients Requirements for Oil Palm Planting on Peat Soil
Peatland with an area totalling approximately 2.6 million ha is considered a problematic soil in Malaysia, but has potential for oil palm cultivation.
Product Launching
New Generation Cantas – Cantas Evo. Launched in conjunction with TOT2014, 18 June 2014.