Virginia C. Cuevas

Virginia C. Cuevas

Field of award: Botany

Year awarded: 1989

Division: Biological Sciences

Citation:

For pioneering research on organic fertilizer that lead to the development of a rapid fungus-mediated compost production method that is low-cost, efficient, non-pollutive and sustainable and self-reliant. This technological breakthrough can be mass developed and processed even by small farmers in the lowlands and uplands where it is most appropriate thereby increasing production yield for the country’s growing population.

Current Position: Professor 12

Office Address: Institute of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Science, University of the Philippines Los Baños

Education: PhD (Botany), University of the Philippines Los Baños 1987; MS (Botany), University of the Philippines Diliman 1977; BS (Botany), University of the Philippines Diliman 1969

Curriculum Vitae: cuevas_virginia