Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2012        Go!    
 
 
October 24, Tuesday 2017 4:15 AM       

       HEADLINES: Girl jumps from school building, dies                                              Body found in tunnel most likely of missing Indian girl, says Texas police                                              Body of youth recovered from Neyyar                                              Teen jumps to death in Kollam, clash in SFI march                                              HC postpones Rahul Easwar’s arrest till Thursday                                              Patidar leader alleges BJP bribed him                                              ISRO eyes Cartosat-2 series launch in Dec                                              Bilkis Bano case: Gujarat to apprise SC on departmental action                                              Polls in Himachal earlier due to weather: CEC                                              Abbasi becomes first Pak PM to fly military helicopter                                              First batch of Afghan Pilots complete 'Black Hawk' training in US                                              Small child's body found in culvert in Texas                                              School sports meet: Ernakulam secures top spot                                              School sports meet: Mar Basil becomes champion in schools division                                              ‘Uncapped’ Shreyas Iyer, Mohammed Siraj named in India T20I squad                                              Ashwin, Jadeja recalled for Test series against Lanka                                              FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final match to take place in Kolkata                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       AMERICA Next Article: Wildfires still raging in US West  
       Keralite Scientist’s Research work Presented at the Smithsonian Institution
 
         Posted on :09:02:16 Sep 12, 2012
   
A A
       Last edited on:09:02:16 Sep 12, 2012
         Tags: Girish K Panicker,research work, presented
 

USA: Dr Girish K Panicker (Honey), director of the Center for Conservation Research, Mississippi, an authority on C-factor (cover and management) research and an internationally renowned agricultural scientist, had the privilege of exhibiting his research findings on organic fruit production recently at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C, the largest educational, research and museum complex in the world.  (Website:  http:/en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smithsonian Museum)

Dr. Girish’s presentation was a part of the Smithsonian Festival’s program commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the US land-grant universities and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), established by the then president Abraham Lincoln in 1862. Dr. Girish’s organic research work on horticultural crops in collaboration with US Agricultural Research Service (USDA/ARS), Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA/NRCS), and several other national research institutions has made tremendous progress with an investment of $1.8 million.

Last November, he was invited by the ICAR to present a technology transfer paper on “C-factor research on horticultural crops for erosion prediction, nutrient management, and conservation planning” at the international conference on ‘Innovative Approaches for Agricultural Knowledge Management: Global Extension Experiences’ held in New Delhi, which was inaugurated by the President of India, Smt. Pratihba Patil at Vigyan Bhavan.

A native of Thiruvananthapuram and an alumnus of the Mississippi State University, Dr. Girish is a nationally Certified Professional Agronomist (CPAg) and does free consultancy services to several universities and research organizations around the globe. His federally funded Conservation Research Center has the world’s largest C-factor data bank on horticultural crops with work done on 37 crops at an investment of more than $5 million. The information generated concentrates on erosion prediction, nutrient management and conservation planning as well prevention of soil erosion and climate change. His advanced research methodologies on sustainable and organic production practices with plant and animal residues for a healthier environment are being podcasted globally by the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS), American Society of Agronomy, International Society for Horticultural Science, USDA, and e-Organic-e-Extension. Invited by the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Belgium, Dr. Girish represented the US twice to deliver lectures on conservation research on horticultural crops at its 26th and 27th International Horticultural Congresses held in Toronto, Canada, and Seoul, South Korea, respectively. He is a member of several national and international agricultural societies and has served as the chairman of the National Committee for Publication Awards of the ASHS and chairman of the division of Agriculture, Mississippi Academy of Sciences. Currently, he is an advisory committee member of the US National Organic Farming Research Foundation. For his valuable contributions, dedication and remarkable services in conservation field on three continents: Asia, Africa and the North America,  Dr. Girish received the 2011 Pride of India Award (Bharat Gaurav) in New Delhi, during the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.
Late Sukumara Panicker and Pankajam Panicker are his parents. Late Kozhencherry V. K. Padmanabhan’s daughter Rani (state university) is his wife, and his daughter Gem is a student of the University of Mississippi.

A A
       AMERICA
Next Article: Wildfires still raging in US West
 
 
AMERICA HEADLINES
Guru Jayanthi celebrated  
Sree Narayana Gurudeva Jayanthi Celebrations in Texas  
FSNONA welcomes NA SN Convention on July 7,8,9,10  
Sree Naryana Convention in Houston  
Gandhi Banquet and Gandhi Peace Walk huge success in Dallas  
An audio visual presentation of Daiva Dasakam  
Dr Girish Kumar Panicker appointed chairman of division of agriculture of Mississippi Academy of Sciences  
Dr Girish K Panicker, one among US scientists’ team visiting Russia  
Blue Tiger Labs' Pricespotting App Launches to Make Your New Year Shopping Smarter & More Local  
Black teen's murder: Thousands protest across US against Zimmerman's acquittal  
Erin Brady Crowned Miss USA 2013  
Three dead as storm hits US Midwest, Deep South  
Three Indian brothers get US award for combating violence against women  
49-yr-old man indicted for hate crime against Sikh in US  
TCS employee from AP missing in US  
8.2% of Indian Americans live below poverty line  
Obama re-nominates Indian American as federal judge  
Yoga programme at US school sparks religious controversy  
Keralite Scientist’s Research work Presented at the Smithsonian Institution  
Wildfires still raging in US West  
New Miss USA crowned in Las Vegas  
Why men are the grimier sex?  
Three-year-old boy thrown off Alaska Airline flight  
Gunman kills 5 people and himself in Seattle rampage  
Romney clinches GOP nomination with Texas win  
 
Should Kummanam apologise to Kerala as remarked by the CM?
yes
 
no
 
no opinion
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy