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Emil Q. Javier

Former Philippine Minister of Science and Technology (1981-1986), NAST Academician

Expertise: Genetics, Agronomy, Plant Breeding

Dr. Emil Javier is recognized for his contributions in tropical agricultural research and crop production. His work finds applications in agronomy, plant breeding, seed production and management of tropical grasses and legumes, and in the utilization and grazing management of native Imperata grassland.

Association

    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Member
    • SABRAO, Member
    • PSAS, Council member
    • CSSP, Member
    • Tropical Grassland Society, Australia, Member
    • Phi Kappa Honor Society, UP-Cornell University Chapter, Member
    • Gamma Sigma Delta, Agriculture Honor Society, Member
    • Phi Sigma Biological Sociiety, Alpha Chi Chapter, Member
    • Society for the Advancement of Research, Member
    • National Academy of Science and Technology, Vice President and Chair of the biology Division

Award

    • Academician - Year Elected 1982, National Academy of Science and Technology, 1982
    • The Outstanding Filipino (TOFIL) Award for Science and Technology, TOFIL, 2002
    • Distinguished Fellow, PSAS, 1980
    • RFM Animal Science Extension Achievement, , 1975
    • Professional Achievement Award in Agriculture, UP Alumni Association, 1980
    • Most Outstanding Phi Sigman, Phi Sigma Honor Society, Biological Sciences, Alpha Chi Chapter, 1980
    • Honorary Fellow, CSSP, 1977
    • Most Distinguished Alumnus, UPLB, 2003

Education

    • UPLB-CA, Los Baños, College, Laguna, BS Agriculture, 1964
    • University of Illinois, USA, MS Agronomy, 1964
    • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, PhD Plant Breeding, 1969

Publication

    • Javier, E.Q., (1965) Effects of heigth mutations on grain yield in sorghum .
    • Crop Science Volume 5
    • Javier, E.Q. Sasis, G. , (1968) Seed production of tropical forage legumes.I. Centrosoma pubescens Benth.
    • Philippine Journal of Animal Science Volume 6, No. (2):
    • Javier, E.Q., (1969) National pasture research and graduate training program for the Philippines.
    • Science Review Volume 10, No. (11):
    • Javier, E.Q., (1969) Phenology, flowering behaviour and mode of reproduction of Pennisetum purpureum Schunach, Brachiara (ForsK.) stapf and penicum maximum Jacq.
    • Dissertation abstarcts) PhD. Plant Breeding.
    • Javier, E.Q., (1970) Phenology, flowering behaviour and mode of reproduction of Penicum maximum Jacq.
    • Proceedings, 11th International Grassland Congress
    • Javier, E.Q., (1972) Blueprint for antional pasture resources development program.
    • Proceedings, 3rd Annual Meeting, Crop Science Society of the Philippines
    • Javier, E.Q., (1972) Centrosema: a proven legumes for Philippine pastures.
    • Animal Husbandry and Agricultural Journal Volume 7, No. (3):
    • Javier, E.Q., (1972) Centrocema pubescens: a proven legume in Philippine pasture.
    • Agriculture at Los Baños
    • Javier, E.Q., (1972) Pasture production in the Philippines.
    • Paper presented at the ASPAC Lecture Meeting
    • Javier, E.Q. Mendoza, R.C., (1972) Stylosanthes guvanensis
    • Agriculture at Los Baños
    • Javier, E.Q., (1973) 2-in grass legume pastures. II. Nitrogen to healthy grass legumes-a mixtures: a luxury.
    • Pasture Newsletter Volume 1, No. (9):
    • Javier, E.Q., (1973) Grass -legume pasture: Urea shortage is not a problem.
    • Pasture Newsletter
    • Javier, E.Q., (1973) Grass-legumes: best approach to Philippine grasslands.
    • Pasture Newsletter
    • Javier, E.Q., (1973) Improved animal production from legume based pasture
    • Pasture Newsletter
    • Javier, E.Q. Baldos, D., (S 1973) Legumes of the month: everything you want to know about Townsville stylo.
    • Pasture Newsletter
    • Javier, E.Q., (Jl 1973) Legumes add nitrogen to pastures.
    • Pasture Newsletter
    • Javier, E.Q., (Jl 1973) National Cooperative Pasture Resources Development Program
    • Pasture Newsletter
    • Javier, E.Q., (1973) Objectives, methods and direction in forage and pasture crop improvement.
    • 1st national Agriculture System Research Congress, Los Baños, Laguna
    • Javier, E.Q., (1973) Palawan pasture need phosphate.
    • Pasture Newsletter
    • Javier, E.Q., (1973) Present status of research on forage, pature and range resources.
    • 1st National Agriculture System Research Congress, Los Baños, Laguna
    • Javier, E.Q., (1973) Seed production of guinea grass (Panicum maximum Jacq.). I. Effect of season and date of harvesting.
    • Proc. 4th Annual Meeting , Crop Science Society of the Philippines,
    • Javier, E.Q., (1974) Beef production at different stocking rates on Pennisetum purpureum Schumach (Napier grass/centrosema pbescens Benth.
    • Paper submitted to 1974 PSAS Annual Convention
    • Javier, E,Q. et al., (1974) Beef production on native (Imperata cylindrica L. Beauv, and para grass (Brachiara mutica (Forsk.) Stapf. pastures.
    • Animal Husbandry and Agricultural Journal Volume 9, No. (2):
    • Montemayor, J.M. Javier, E.Q. Madamba, J,C., (1974) Cattle livestock gains at different stocking rates o mixed napier/centosema pastures.
    • Proceedings, 11th Annual Convention, PSAS Abstracts of Paper
    • Javier, E.Q. et al., (974) Performance of several pasture legumes under Palawan conditions.
    • Proceedigs, 5th Annual Meeting, Crop Science Society
    • Mendoza, R.C. Javier, E.Q., (1974) Seed production of siratro.
    • Animal Husbandry and Agricultural Journal Volume 9, No. (3):
    • Javier, E.Q., (1975) Breeding for quality forage.
    • ASPAC Food and Fertilizer Technology Center Extension Bulletin Volume 50
    • Javier, E.Q. Mendoza, R.C., (1975) Harvesting, cleaning and storage of home grown tropical pasture seeds. III. Guinea grass.
    • Pasture Newsletter Volume 3, No. (4):
    • Javier, E.Q., (1975) Village livestock production systemsin Southeast Asia.
    • Paper presented at the ASEAN Workshop on Tropical Pastures and Fodder Crops.
    • Javier, E.Q., (1976) Fodder crops in village livestock production systems in Southeast Asia
    • Crops and Soils Volume 2, No. (4)
    • Baldos, D.P. Javier, E.Q., (1976) Growth and development of Townsville stylo (Stylosanthers humilis HBK)
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 1, No. (4)
    • Javier, E.Q. Mendoza, R.C., (1976) Harvesting, cleaning and storage of home grown tropical pasture seeds
    • ASPAC Food & Fertilizer Technoloy Center Extension Bulletin Volume 65
    • Mendoza, R.C. Altamarino, T.P. Javier, E.Q., (1976) Herbage, crude protein and digestive dry matter yield of ipil-ipil (Leucaena latisiliqua cv Peru) in hedge rows
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 1, No. (3):
    • Javier, E.Q., (2001) Sustainability productive agriculture and genetically modified crops
    • Modern Biotechnology and Philippine Agriculture, NAST, Philippines
    • Javier, E.Q., (1998`) Science and technology policy and social sciences
    • Transaction of National Academyof Science and Technology Volume 20
    • Javier, E.O., (Ja 2004) Let's promote brown rice to combat hidden hunger
    • Inetrnational Rice Research Institute: Rice Today
    • Javier, E.Q,, (2004) Let's promote brown rice to combat hidden hunger
    • IRRI: Rice Today