Vermando M. Aquino

Field of award: Plant Pathology

Year awarded: 1998

Division: Biological Sciences


In recognition of his significant contributions in phytopathological researches related to the improvement of the major crops: peanut, this web passion fruit, there potato, no rx abaca and banana through the use of molecular and conventional technologies. He also developed immunoassay technique used for early detection of peanut stripes virus (PStV).

Education: PhD (Plant Pathology) University of Florida 1990; MS (Plant Pathology) University of the Philippines 1981; BS (Botany) University of the Philippines 1979