The Continuing Committee


The 2017 WSRC-10 Continuing Committee is made up of the following people:

Chair: Ricardo Vilela Abdelnoor (WSRC X)

REGION I – USA and Canada

  • Randall Nelson – USDA-ARS, Urbana, IL, USA (2009-2017)
  • Zenglu Li – University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA (2013-2021)
  • Istvan Rajcan– University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada (2013-2021)
  • Lorna Woodrow – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Harrow, Canada (2009-2017)

REGION II – México, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean Islands

  • Ricardo Vilela Abdelnoor – Brazilian Agriculture Research Corporation (Embrapa Soja), Londrina, PR, BRAZIL (2009-2017)
  • Alexandre Jose Cattelan – Brazilian Agriculture Research Corporation (Embrapa Soja), Londrina, PR, BRAZIL (2013-2021)
  • Eligio N. Morandi – Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Cordoba, Argentina (2013-2021)
  • Julio Silvio Ricardo Ferrarotti – HORUS Co. SA, Rosario, Argentina (2009-2017)

REGION III – Continental Asia (Bangladesh, Burma, Cambodia, India, Nepal, Laos, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, China, North and South Korea)

  • Philips Varghese – Agharkar Research Institute (MACS), Maharashtra, India (2013-2021)
  • Wenbin Li – Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China (2009-2017)
  • Xiaobing Liu – Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Harbin, China (2013-2021)
  • Deyue Yu – Nanjing Agricultural University/National Center for Soybean Improvement, Nanjing, China (2009-2017)

REGION IV – Africa and adjacent Island countries, Indonesia, Europe, Middle East, Oceania, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Russia and East European countries

  • Makita Hajika – NARO institute of Crop Science, Tsukuba, Japan (2009-2017)
  • Monique Berger – Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France (2009-2017)
  • Gerhard Jan Hendrik Scholtemeijer – Protein Research Foundation, Rivonia, South Africa (2013-2021)
  • Willem Engelbrecht – K2 Seed Marketing, South Africa (2013-2021)

Former Chairman WSRC IX Continuing Committee

  • Leonardo Daniel Ploper – Estación Experimental Agroindustrial Obispo Colombres (EEAOC), Tucumán, Argentina