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Distinguished Scientist Award to Director, RRII
Kottayam, February 2017
Dr. James Jacob (Director, Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) received the Distinguished Scientist Award given by Dr. C.S . Venkataram Memorial Trust at the recently held National Symposium on Plantation crops at CPCRI, Kasaragod for his outstanding contribution made to the Indian plantation crops sector. The award is given every two years to a leading scientist from spices and plantation crops research fraternity. The Trust recognized Dr. Jacobís contributions made in the areas of photosynthesis, stress physiology, climate change, sustainable development and the leadership that he has been giving to RRII and plantation crops research in the country.