Rodolfo P. Cabangbang*
Field of award: Agronomy
Year awarded: 1982
Division: Agricultural Sciences
In recognition of his resourceful studies and achievements in plant breeding, foremost of which are the development of a locally adaptable early maturing, high yielding and common insect pest-resistant variety of cotton, and a screening procedure in cotton breeding that has shortened its variety development from five to three years.
Education: PhD (Agronomy-Crop Production and Physiology), University of the Philippines 1973; MS (Genetics and Plant Breeding), University of the Philippines, 1970; BS (Agricultural Technology) University of Eastern Philippines