Francisco Fronda Biography, Contribution

Francisco Fronda is a Filipino scientist who is widely considered as the “Father of Poultry Science in the Philippines”.

Personal Information
Full Name – Francisco M. Fronda
Birth Date : December 22, 1896
Died : February 17, 1986
Birthplace : Aliaga, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Education
College : University of the Philippines (1919)
Course : Agriculture
Master : Poultry Science from Cornell University (1920)
Doctorate : Poultry Science from Cornell University (1922)

Career Highlights
1925-1939 – Professor, University of the Philippines Los BaƱos

Contribution to Science
* Wrote several articles on poultry science and worked extensively to improve the breed of ‘Cantonese’ Chicken and ducks the results of which were called ‘Fronducks’

Books Published
“Tips on Poultry Production”

Awards
1983 – National Scientist of the Philippines
July 29, 1982 – Doctor of Science, honoris causa by Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess of Thailand

RELATED: List of Filipino Scientists and Their Contributions To Science
See also: List of Famous Filipino Authors and Their Books
See also: List of Philippine Presidents and Vice Presidents

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