Piyawan “Palm” Phuphong
Piyawan “Palm” Phuphong is the Technical Research Lead with East-West Seed Knowledge Transfer Foundation. Based in Thailand, Palm conducts action research to innovate and to improve EWS-KT’s technical recommendations to farmers. She also works with other members of the EWS-KT Technical Support Hub to create and update crop guides and technical guides, develops videos and other extension materials, and identifies new pilot activities for transferring knowledge for farmers.
Palm has a BS in soil science and conservation and an MS in agronomy from Chiang Mai University. She is the main author of “Effect of Using Spunbond in Tomato (Solanum lycopersicon) Production on Yield and Diseases During the Dry Season” (Acta Horticulturae, 2023).
For more about Palm, read Team Member Spotlight: Piyawan Phuphong, Thailand Learning Farm.