TAA CV - Dr James Steemson (Jim) Watson

Personal Information
Title: Dr TAA Member No: 991
Forenames: James Steemson (Jim) Year of Birth: 1936
Surname: Watson Email Address: jimwatson36@tiscali.co.uk

University Qualification & Completion Year
1962 Nottingham BSc
1982 Nottingham PhD

Career Summary
Cotton breeding and agronomy research specialist.

Tanzania cotton research, 1963 to 1968
Swaziland cotton research, 1968 to 1977
Swaziland Chief Research Officer, 1977 to 1979
International pest management, cotton and oilseeds, Shell London 1980 to 1982
Indonesia, cotton development, 1983 to 1984
Thailand oilseeds research, 1985 to 1986
Consultant tropical agronomist, Minster Agriculture, UK 1986 to 1992
Independent consultant 1992 to date.
Short term assignments since 1980 mainly SE Asia, Central Asia, East, Central and Southern Africa,

Secretary to the Tropical Agriculture Award Fund.

Last Updated: 10/09/2016