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Employment History

Washington Representative
IRI Research Institute

Assistant Director
The International Rice Research Institute

Assistant Director
IRRI

Washington Representative
International Research Institute

Minister of Agriculture H. E. Alysson Paolinelli and Technical Director of EMBRAPA Cerrado Research Center Mr. Edson Lobato
Brazil

Technical Director
EMBRAPA Cerrado Research Center Edson Lobato of Brazil

Agronomy Researcher
North Carolina State College

Education

degrees
agricultural science
West Virginia University

Web References (21 Total References)


Philadelphia Press Releases Meetings & Conventions | 2006 World Food Prize Recipients To Be Recognized At Soils Congress

phstaging.weaverguides.com, 3 Mar 2009 [cached]

One of the recipients, Colin McClung, Washington Representative of the IRI Research Institute will be in attendance and provide remarks at the Opening Ceremony.

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Dr. McClung's pioneering soil fertility research in the 1950s analyzed the complexity of Cerrado soils and showed that a transformation of the region was possible. His work uncovered an innovative soil improvement process to correct the drastic nutrient depletion of the Cerrado and counteract aluminum toxicity in the region's highly acidic soils, concluding that the Cerrado could be made suitable for production of crops as diverse as coffee, soybeans, citrus and corn.


IRRI - Our history

irri.org, 5 April 2014 [cached]

More than 150 scientists, scholars, and dependents attend the IRRI alumni reunion held at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, including Loyd Johnson (Engineering); Randy Barker (Economics); Ben Vergara (Plant Physiology); Akira Tanaka (Plant Physiology); Lina Vergara (Library); Kwanchai Gomez (Statistics); Colin McClung (Deputy Director); S.K. De Datta (Agronomy); Ronnie Coffman (Plant Breeding); Harold Kauffman (Plant Pathology); Hank Beachell (Plant Breeding); and Amir Khan (Engineering).

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A. Colin McClung, former IRRI assistant director (1964-1966) and associate director (1967-1971) shares the 2006 World Food Prize.
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Andrew Colin McClung (92), 2006 World Food Prize Laureate, passes away in Groton, New York. In the early days of IRRI, he was the Institute's first assistant director (1964-66) and second associate director (1967-71). As associate director, he was responsible for IRRI's training and international outreach activities. Read more


More than 150 scientists, scholars, and ...

irri.org, $reference.date [cached]

More than 150 scientists, scholars, and dependents attend the IRRI alumni reunion held at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, including Loyd Johnson (Engineering); Randy Barker (Economics); Ben Vergara (Plant Physiology); Akira Tanaka (Plant Physiology); Lina Vergara (Library); Kwanchai Gomez (Statistics); Colin McClung (Deputy Director); S.K. De Datta (Agronomy); Ronnie Coffman (Plant Breeding); Harold Kauffman (Plant Pathology); Hank Beachell (Plant Breeding); and Amir Khan (Engineering).

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A. Colin McClung, former IRRI assistant director (1964-1966) and associate director (1967-1971) shares the 2006 World Food Prize.


AgrowKnowledge

www.agrowknow.com, $reference.date [cached]

The three men who will share the 2006 World Food Prize are former Brazil Minister of Agriculture H. E. Alysson Paolinelli and former Technical Director of EMBRAPA Cerrado Research Center Mr. Edson Lobato, both of Brazil; and Washington representative of the International Research Institute, Dr. A. Colin McClung of the United States.


2006 World Food Prize Laureates announced at IFT, WCSS

www.worldfoodprize.org, 1 Jan 2006 [cached]

The three laureates are: Dr. A. Colin McClung, Washington Representative of the IRI Research Institute; former Brazil Minister of Agriculture Alysson Paolinelli; and former Technical Director of EMBRAPA Cerrado Research Center Edson Lobato of Brazil.

Dr. McClung joined Ambassador Quinn in attendance at the WCSS.
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McClung later spoke in a roundtable discussion billed by organizers as a "who's who in soil science" that included nearly 25 notable experts.
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The 2006 World Food Prize will be awarded to McClung, Paolinelli and Lobato on October 19 at the Iowa State Capitol Building in Des Moines, IA.

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