Edwin A. Benigno

Field of award: Entomology

Year awarded: 1986

Division: Agricultural Sciences

Citation:

In recognition of his pioneering works on pest models of rats (ricefield and warehouse), Asian corn borer and green leafhopper which hold premise as tools for forecasting population trends and for scheduling pest control application as well as practical training tools for students of crop protection by way of computer test management games to plot pest control strategies. His works on sampling methods for assessing damage and crop losses by pests likewise provide technicians and researchers faster and reliable means of estimating crop losses.

Education: PhD (Animal Science) University of the Philippines 1979; MS (Applied Zoology) University of the Philippines 1972; BS (Agriculture) University of the Philippines 1970