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Rodolfo F. Cabangbang

Agronomist, Outstanding Young Scientist (1982)

Expertise: Agronomy, Genetics, Plant Breeding

Dr. Rodolfo F. Cabangbang is recognized for his resourceful studies and achievements in plant breeding, foremost of which are the development of a locally adaptable early maturing, high yielding and common insect pest-resistant variety of cotton, and a screening procedure in cotton breeding that has shortened its variety development from five to three years.

Affiliation

Associate Professor, UP, Los Baños, Laguna

Executive Director, Cotton research and Development Institute, Batac, Ilocos Norte

Association

    • SABRAO, Member
    • NRCP, Member
    • CSSP, Member
    • Gamma Lamdba Fraternity, Founder and First Grand Archon
    • MIT Honor Society, President

Employment

    • BPS, Iba Zambales, Physics Teacher, 1965 - 1967
    • UPLBCA Upland Crops Graduate Training Program, Graduate Assistant, 1968 - 1970
    • UPLBCA, Research Instructor, 1970 - 1971
    • UPLBCA Institute of Plant Breeding, Plant Breeder, 1976
    • Philippine Cotton Corporation, Vice President for Research, 1977 - 1978
    • President Research, Assistant to the President, 1977 - 1978
    • CRDI, Executive Director, 1978
    • CRDI-PCC, Director, 1978
    • UPLBCA Dept. of Agronomy, Associate Professor, 1982

Award

    • Outstanding Young Scientist (Agronomy), NSTA, 1982
    • Outstanding Alumni, University of Southern Mindanao, 1982
    • TOYM Award for Agriculture, Philippine Jaycees, 1980
    • Medallion of Excellence, Presidenr M.A Roxas, 1990
    • Outstanding National FFP Award,, FFP National Convention, 1980
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Texas A & M university, 1976
    • Outstanding National FFP Award, FFP National Convention PAC, 1980
    • Medallion of Excellence, Pres. M. A. Roxas, 1980
    • TOYM Award for Agriculture, Philippine Jaycees, 1980
    • Outstanding alumni, Univ. of Southern Mindanao, 1982

Papers Presented

    • Breeding as a Strategy for pest control. , Association of Pesticide institute of the Philippine Conference, Cebu City
    • Research and Development plants for cotton in the 80's., National Consultation for Research and Development, Manila
    • National cotton network in asia., International Consultation on Cotton Production Research, Manila
    • State of the art in Abaca. , Ist National Bast Fiber Symposium Workshop, Cebu City
    • Minimum tillage practices in small-holder cotton farms in the Philippines, Cairo, Egypt
    • State of the art in bast fibers. , Ist National Bast Fiber Symposium Workshop
    • Crop weather relationships in sorghum production., Intensified Corn Production Program, College, Laguna

Education

    • Univ. of Eastern Philippines, Eastern Philippines, BS Agricultural Technology, 1965
    • UPLB, College, Laguna, MS Genetics /Plant Breeding, 1970
    • UPLB, College, Laguna, PhD in Agronomy, 1973
    • Texas A and M Univ., Texas, Breeding/Genetics, 1976

Publication

    • Tabora, P.C. Cabangbang, R.P. Otamias, R., (1970) Butcher harvesting, ratooning and pulping of three varieties of abaca.
    • Proceedings, Crop Science Society of the Philippines, College, Laguna
    • Cabangbang, R.P. Gomez, A.A., (1970) Stability of different types of grain sorghum population in the Philippines.
    • Proceedings, Crop science Society of the Philippines, College, Laguna
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1971) Corsor-1, new seedboard sorghum variety.
    • Upland Crops Newsletter Volume 1, No. (4):
    • Gomez, A.A. Cabangbang, R.P., (1971) Evaluation of the use of panicle weight for measuring grain yield in the grain sorghum.
    • Proceedings, Intensified Corn Production Program, College, Laguna.
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1971) More protein in grain sorghum.
    • Upland Crops Newsletter Volume 1, No. (1):
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1971) More viable cosor-2 seeds with lower seed moisture content.
    • Upland Crops Newsletter Volume 1, No. (3):
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1971) Phenootypic stability in grain sorghum population.()MS.Thesis, Genetics/Plant Breeding
    • University of the Philippines, Los Ba?os, College, Laguna
    • Altamarino, T.P. Gomez, A.A. Cabangbang, R.P., (1972) Relationship between panicle weight and grain yield invarietal tests of sorghum.
    • Proceedings, Intensified Corn Production Program, College, Laguna
    • Cabangbang, R.P. Gomez, A.A., (1973) Heterosis and in breeding depression of yield in grain sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L) Moench)
    • Proceedings, Crops Science Society of the Philippines.
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1973) Phenotypic stability of yield in grain sorghum population.
    • SABRAO Journal Volume 4
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1973) Photosynthesis and respiration of grain sorghum cultivars of of diverse plant types. ( PhD. Agronomy)
    • University of the Philippines, College, Laguna
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1974) Crop weather relationships in sorghum production.
    • Proceedings, Intensified Corn Production Program, College, Laguna
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1974) Types of sorghum and recommended varieties.
    • Multiple Cropping Training Handbook, IRRI, Los Ba?os, Laguna Volume 113
    • Cabangbang, R.P. Cequiña, R.L. Hautea, R.A. Reyes, T.T. Castillo, M.B,, (1978) Effectiveness of different media when selecting for resistance to damping-off disease and the reniform nematode in cotton.
    • SABRAO Journal Volume 10
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1976) Agronomic evaluation of Hibiscus cannabinus and H. sabdariffa.
    • Advances in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and community Research and Development (Part 2)
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1976) Agronomic evaluation of local and foreign varieties of ramie.
    • Advances in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Community Research and Development (Part 2)
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1976) Agronomic evaluation of ninecultivars of jute.
    • Advances in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Community Research and Development. (Part 2)
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1976) Collection, maintenace and germplasm and cultivar improvement of cotton.
    • UPLB Research Reports
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1976) Effect of nitrogen level and time of application on fiber yield of kenaf.
    • Advances in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Community Research and Development (Part 2)
    • Cabangbang, R,P., (1976) Effect of plant density and nitrogen level on fiber yield of kenaf.
    • Advances in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Community Research and Development. (Part 2)
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1976) Effect of N & K on fiber yield of kenaf.
    • Advances in Food, .Agriculture, Forestry and Community research and Development (Part 2)
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1976) Evaluation of grain sorghum cultivarsdiverse leaf characters.
    • Advances in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Community Research and Development Part 1)
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1976) Fertilization studies in juttte and kenaf.
    • Advances in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Community Research and Developent (Part 3)
    • Cabangbang, R.P. Gomez, A.A., (1976) Photosynthesis and respiration measurements in some grain sorghum cultivars.
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 1, No. (3):
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1977) Cultivar responses of grain sorghum to cropping season in the Philippines.
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 60, No. (7-8):
    • Osori, T. Cabangbang, R,P,, (1977) Development of new cytoplasmic-genic male sterile line of grain sorghum.
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 2, No. (4):
    • Molina, A.B. Jr. Cabangbang, R.p., (1977) Ratoon performance of selected sorghum grain varieties at three levels of plant population and nitrogen fertilization.
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 2, No. (2):
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1977) Seventeen steps in grain sorghum production.
    • Multiple Cropping Sourcebook, UPLB-CA
    • Alcala, E.A. Quintana, R.i. Cabangbang, R.p., (1978) Yield potential of grain sorghum after rice in rainfed areas.
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 3, No. (2):
    • Cabangbang, R.P. Hautea, R.A. Cequiña, R.L. Quilloy, R.D. Quinto, R.R., (1978) Evaluation of critiria for seed and seedling selection in cotton.
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 3, No. (2):
    • Cabangbang, R.P. Zabata, P.Z. Dayaday, F.A., (1978) Evaluation of jute cultivars in various plant densities, fertilizer levels and growing regions.
    • USM Research Journal Volume 1, No. (2):
    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1978) Fiber yield and agronomic characters ooof ramie as affected by plant density and fertilizer level.
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 3, No. (2);
    • Cabangbang, R.P. Zabate, P.Z., (1978) Field performance and fiber properties of foreign and local varieties of ramie (Boshmaria nivea)
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 3, No. (2):
    • Cabangbang, R.P. Zabata, P.Z., (1978) Plant height, capsule formation and seed production of kenaf grown at three fertilizer levels and plant densities.
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 61, No. (9-10):
    • Cabangbang, R.P. Villanueva, M.C., (1978) responses of promising cotton cultivars under rice-fellow condition using zero tillage.
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 3
    • Cabangbang, R.p., (1978) Seed and fiber yield of jute and kenaf grown in different months of the year.
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 61, No. (9-10):
    • Cabangbang, R.P. Cover, E.P., (1978) Variation among cotton seeds derived from different primings.
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 3, No. (4):
    • Mangasep, E. Cabangbang, R.P. Orpia, E. Jr., (1979) Agro-economic evaluation of tillage for cotton grown after rice in Batac, ilocos Norte.
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report 1, 90-100 Volume 1
    • Biag, l. Cabangbang, R.P., (1979) Effect of duration of weed competition and weed control on yield of cotton.
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report Volume 1
    • () Minimum tillage practices in small-holder cotton farms in the Philippnes- Paper Presented at Cairo, Egypt- 1982- - / - - Cabangbang, R. P.-
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    • Cabangbang, R.P., (1979) Researches in Cotton breeding in the Philippines.
    • Ist National Cotton R and D Symposium, Cotton R and D for the 80's and Beyond, MMSU, Batac, Ilocos Norte
    • Cabangbang, R. P., (1979) Some Innovation of sowing cotton in the Philippines
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report &Published in the Philippine journal of Crop Science Volume 4(2-3)
    • Cabangbang, R. P., (1979) Storage and germination test of cotton seeds from plants grown in salty and non-salty areas
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report 1, 22-31
    • Parbo, T. jr, (1978) Utilization of different animal manures as fertilizer for cotton
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report 1, 22-31
    • Mangasep, E. Cabangbang, R. P. Orpia, E, (1979) Verification study on the economic threshold levels of major insect pests
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report Volume 1
    • Cabangbang, R. P. Vizmonte, P. T. Jr., (1979) Yield and fiber properties of cotton in the suspected salty soils of La union and Ilocos Sur
    • The Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 4(1)
    • Cabangbang, R. P., (1980) Breeding as a Strategy for pest control
    • Presented at the Association of Pesticide institute of the Philippine Conference, Cebu City
    • Cabangbang, R. P., (1980) Cotton breeding efforts in the Philippines
    • Bulak Pinoy (Special issue)
    • Cabangbang, R. P., (1980) cotton research and development institute
    • Asian Farms and Gardens Volume 1(8)
    • Baguinon, H Mangiliman, M. Cabangnbang, R. P., (1981) Advanced insecticide screening against major insect pest of cotton
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report Volume 1
    • Gergon, E. G, Cabangbang, R. P, (1981) Control of damping-off in cotton caused by Rhizoctonia solani and selerotium rolfsii using soil treatment fungicides
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report Volume 1
    • Calosa L. Catedral, I. Cabangbang, R. P., (1981) Effect of different methods of irrigation and nitrogen levels on the growth and yield of cotton
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report Volume 1
    • Calosa, L. Catedral, I. Cabangbang, R. P., (1981) Effects of weedy periods and weed pressures on seed cotton yield
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report Volume 1
    • Orlido, G. C. Cabangbang, R. P, (1981) Leafhopper damage and other major insect pests of cotton
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report Volume 1
    • Baguinon, H, (1981) Re-evaluation of promising insecticides against sucking insects of cotton
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report Volume 1
    • Pascua, L. Catedral, I. Cabangbang, R. P., (1981) Seedling establishment study, thinning and replanting practices
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report Volume 1
    • Abrina, Y. L. Cosico, V. B. Cabangbang, R. P., (1981) Some morphological behavior of cotton varieties in different locations
    • CRDI Annual Technical Report Volume 1
    • Cabangbang, R. P., (1982) State of the art in bast fibers
    • Presented at the Ist National Bast Fiber Symposium Workshop

Trainings

    • Post Doctoral Training, Cotton Breeding and Genetics, 1976, Texas A and M Univ.
    • 9th Executive Leadership and Management Program DAP, 1981, Tagaytay City