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Ramon Barba - Filipino Scientist


Ramon Barba - Best Known For:

Filipino scientist, Ramon Barba is best known for his advancements in mango farming research and tropical tree physiology. Ramon Barba invented techniques to promote crop flowering using a potassium nitrate spray. The Philippines is a leading exporter of mangoes and mango products.

Ramon Barba - Education:

  • B.S. Agronomy (Fruits) University of the Philippines, 1958
  • M. Sci. Horticulture, University of Georgia, 1962
  • Ph.D., Horticulture, University of Hawaii, 1967

Ramon Barba - Other Accomplishments:

Ramon Barba has advanced the research for many tropical crops including bananas, cassava, sugarcane on plant physiology and plant breeding.
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