Dr Palat Tittinutchanon,Director of Univanich Palm Oil Public Company Limited
Dr Palat Tittinutchanon is Plantations Director and Head of Oil Palm Research for Univanich Palm Oil PCL in Krabi, Thailand.
Dr Palat has been involved in the palm oil industry for almost 40 years. Prior to joining Uniliever as a Research Officer back in 1986, he was Senior Oil Palm Agronomist for Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture. At Univanich Dr Palat established an internationally recognized Oil Palm Research Centre and initiated the company’s breeding programme which now exports drought tolerant seeds to growers around the world. He has also pioneered Thailand’s first oil palm clones and Univanich clonal seeds. As Plantations Director he has developed advanced field management techniques now widely adopted throughout the oil palm industry.
Dr Palat has a Ph D from the University of Florida in USA and a Masters degree from North Carolina State University. In Thailand he is a graduate in Agricultural Science from Kasetsart University.
Krabi – APOC Conference
16th – 17th August 2018