Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd (AAR) is formerly known as Applied Agricultural Research Sdn. Bhd. Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn. Bhd. It has emerged as a leading tropical plantation crop research centre since its establishment in July 1986. It advises over 360,000 hectares of oil palm, rubber and cocoa estates in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah, Sarawak and Indonesia. AAR is an associate company of Boustead Holdings Berhad and Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad, two highly successful public-listed Malaysian companies.