Zenaida N. Ganga

Field of award: Plant Breeding

Year awarded: 1995

Division: Agricultural Sciences

Citation:

In recognition of her achievement in the development and selection of white potato varieties which are recommended varieties for the highlands; maintenance and evaluation of local sweet potato, taro and yam land races in the Cordilleras; and the preservation of indigenous knowledge in the highlands.

Education: PhD (Plant Breeding) Cornell University 1992; MS (Horticulture) University of the Philippines 1982; BS (Agriculture) University of the Philippines 1978