Dolo, James S.

Company: Central Agricultural research Institute (CARI)

Position: Reearch Officer

Expert Summary

A plant breeder with over 6 years of expertise in developing and promoting crops. I have successfully developed two rice genotypes that possess an introgressed gene for salinity tolerance.  I am currently the head of the crop program at the Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI), a position  I have been working in for about four years.  



Dolo et al, (2016), Salinity stress effects on some morpho-physiological traits of selected rice (Oryza sativa l.) genotypes

International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 5 No. 2, pp 74-86

ISSN: 2186-8662 –

2. Dolo et al, (2017), Evaluation of the responses of eight rice (Oryza sativa, L.)

Genotypes to various concentrations of NACL in a controlled


Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare, Vol.6, No.16, 2016, pp 1-13


3. Dolo et at, (2017), Farmers’ Perceptions on Salinity Problems in Irrigated Fields in

Kilosa District,

Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol.8, No.14, 2017, pp 194-203


BSc, MSc & Ph.D


  •  Strong background in plant breeding techniques
  • Knowledge of agricultural practices and crop management
  • Ability to conduct field trials, analyze data and make informed decisions based on results
  • Proficiency in using specialized software for data analysis
  • Excellent communication skills for collaborating with other researchers, farmers, and industry stakeholders
  • Attention to detail and patience required for long process of developing new plant varieties


Sokoine University of Agriculture (degree conferred November 2018)

Doctor of Philosophy, Plant Breeding



Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and technology (degree conferred November 2012)

            Masters of Science: Agronomy/plant Breeding



University of Liberia (June 2006)

            Bachelor of Science: General Agronomy