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.