Eminent Agriculture Scientist and Former St Lucia Ambassador to the USA Dr. Eddie Edmunds Joins Rebuild Dominica to Aid Agriculture Recovery Effort on Dominica

Dr. Joseph Edsel Edmunds of St Lucia has joined the Rebuild Dominica effort. He will be working with Dr. Clayton Shillingford of Dominica, himself a distinguished agriculture scientist — formerly with Dupont Labs. Dr, Edmunds has served as a consultant to various international agencies in the South Pacific, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and is a world renowned Nematologist.

The nematode Longidorus edmunsi was named in his honor by a British Nematologist in recognition of this contribution to this field of science. He is a former Senior Research Fellow of the University of the West Indies, St Augustine campus, and Director of Research and Development of the Windward Islands Banana Industry.


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