Josephine U. Agravante
Field of award: Post harvest Horticulture
Year awarded: 1993
Division: Agricultural Sciences
In recognition of her significant research studies on postharvest horticulture with emphasis on two important crops, the mango and the banana. Her achievements resulted not only in the improvement of postharvest systems for these crops, but in the generation of basic physiological information which can be used in designing other appropriate handling technologies that can help expand markets and minimize losses.
Current Position: Research Assistant Professor
Office Address: Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center
Education: PhD (Postharvest Horticulture), Kagawa University, Japan 1991; BS (Agriculture), University of the Philippines, Los Baños 1982