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