Jose E. Hernandez

Field of award: Plant Breeding/Genetics

Year awarded: 1996

Division: Agricultural Sciences


In recognition of his outstanding contributions in the field of plant breeding and genetics specifically the development of high yielding rice varieties for irrigated and rain-fed lowland as well as upland areas in the Philippines.

Education: PhD (Plant Breeding & Genetics) University of Minnesota 1985; MS (Agronomy) University of the Philippines 1981; BS (Agriculture) University of the Philippines 1977