Renato A. Avenido
Field of award: Agricultural Science
Year awarded: 2002
Division: Agricultural Sciences
In recognition of his significant works and accomplishments in the field of plant cell tissue culture technologies and for his basic and applied researches on various leguminous crops which are of primary importance in Philippine Agriculture. His contributions in the basic understanding of in vitro morphogenesis have led to the development of suitable tissue culture technologies in various crops for a wide range of scientific and practical applications to Philippine agricultural research.
Education: Doctor of Agricultural Science, Nagoya University 2001; Master of Agriculture, University of the Philippines 1989; BS (Agriculture) University of the Philippines 1983