Councillor for South Asia

Dr. James George
DrJamesGeorgeProject Coordinator
All India Coordinated Research Project on Tuber Crops (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)
ICAR- Central Tuber Crops Research Institute
Sreekariyam, Thiruvananthapuram - 695017
Kerala, India
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Profile
Dr James George is the Project Coordinator of All India Coordinated Research Project on Tuber Crops under the Indian Council of Agriculture Research, located at the Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. He has over 30 years of research experience in the Agronomy of tropical tuber crops (cassava, yams, aroids, sweet potato and minor tuber crops), their soil and water relations. His major scientific contributions in tuber crops are minisett technique for quality planting material production, micro-irrigation package and agro-techniques for higher economic yield, tuber crops based farming system for the livelihood security of tribal groups etc..Since last five years he is coordinating research on tuber crops in 20 States of India under various agro- climatic zones. He had been a consultant for cassava plantation in Papua New Guinea and was an invited speaker for several international conferences on tuber crops in several countries and has over 100 scientific publications including a book on “Tuber Crops of India”