Scientist Profile

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Nemesio, B. Mendiola

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Affiliation

Technical Consultant, National Science Development Board

Chairman, Research Advisory Committee of the Cadang-cadang Research Foundation, Inc., Angono, Rizal

Association

    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Chairman of the Sections of Genetics and Agronomy, and the Committee on Plant Registration
    • Society for the Advancement of Research, First President
    • Soil Science Society of the Philippines, Member
    • Pan Pacific Science Association, Member
    • Los BaƱos Biological Club, Former President
    • Phil. Assoc. for the Advancement of Science, Member
    • Phil. Assoc. of Agriculturists, Member
    • Phil. American Association, Former Member
    • American Genetic Association, Member
    • National Geographic Society, Member
    • American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science, Member
    • Historical Society of the Philippines, Member
    • New York Academy of Sciences, Member
    • The World Federation of Educational Association, Member
    • Phil. Assoc. of Flour Millers, Inc, Member

Employment

    • Bureau of Justice, Emergency copyist and proofreader, 1909
    • Pasay Intermediate School, Teacher and Principal, 1909 - 1910
    • Central Intermediate School, Malabon, Rizal, Teacher, 1910 - 1911
    • College of Veterinary Medicine, University of the Philippines Los Ba?os, Graduate Asst. in Mathematics
    • College of Agr., Univ. of the Philippines, Student Assistant, 1913 - 1914
    • College of Agr., Univ. of the Philippines, Graduate Asst. in Agronomy to Director of Research and Prof. of Agronomy, 1915 - 1942
    • Bureau of Agriculture, Consulting Plant Breeder, 1920 - 1929
    • College of Agriculture, UP, Director of Rural Life Institute, 1932 - 1937
    • College of Agr., Univ. of the Philippines, Acting Dean, 1933 - 1935
    • Bureau of Forestry, Technical Collaborator, 1936
    • Dept. of Agr. and Commerce, Supt. of Agricultural Research, 1942 - 1944
    • Division of Plant Industry Research, Institute of Science and Technology, Chief, 1944
    • Bureau of Plant Industry, Senior Plant Breeder, 1948 - 1952
    • Araneta Institute of Agriculture, Prof. of Agronomy, 1948 - 1949
    • Univ. of Santo Tomas, Prof. of Genetics and of Economic Botany, 1950 - 1952
    • Agricultural Production Department, Land Settlement and Development Corporation, Head, 1951 - 1954
    • Dept. of Agr, and Natural Resources, Asst. to the Secretary and Actg. Chief, Technical Division, 1954 - 1955
    • Araneta Institute of Agriculture, Dean, 1955 - 1961
    • Araneta Institute of Agr. (later Araneta Univ.), Vice-President, 1955 - 1961
    • Graduate Studies and Applied Research, Araneta University, Actg. Dean, 1958 - 1961
    • Philippine Agriculturist, Business manager, 1919
    • Governor General's Advisory Committee on Community Assemblies, Member, 1932
    • Phil. Commonwealth President's Committee on Experiment Stations, Member, 1938
    • Council of Scientists, Office of the President of the Republic, Member, 1944 - 1945
    • First Filipino Inspection Party to Japan, Ministry of Agr. and Natural Resources, Member, 1943
    • Phil. Survey Commission to Taiwan, Ministry of Agr. and Natural Resources, Member, 1944
    • Araneta Journal of Agriculture, Editor-in-Chief, 1953 - 1961
    • Rome, Phil. Correspondent of the International Federation of Technical Technologists

Award

    • Fellow , Univ. of the Phil., Cornell Univ., New York, 1916-1918

Education

    • UP, Manila, M.S, 1914
    • Univ. of the Philippines, Manila, Ph.D, 1916
    • Cornell University, Manila, Ph.D, 1918

Publication

    • Mendiola, N.B., (1938) What Filipino ornamental gardens and ornamental plants should be
    • Health and Home Volume 1
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1939) Crop production as a business
    • University of the Philippines Volume 8
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1949) Rice culture in Taiwan
    • Philippine Journal of Agriculture Volume 14/1
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1949) Our problems of too many varieties, poor seed and low yield of rice, a change of method and farmers attitude necessary for their speedy and permanent solution
    • Journal of the Soil Science Society of the Philippines Volume 1/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1949) Landscaping our homes
    • Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources, News Bulletin Volume 4/7-8
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1947) A possible case of hidden bud variation and metaxenia in banana suggested by fruit abnormalities and results of pollination experiments
    • Philippine Journal of Agriculture Volume 13/2-4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1941 N) Behavior of some hidden bud variations
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 30/6
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1948) Some observations on orchid propagation
    • Philippine Orchid Review Volume 1/2
    • Mendiola, N.B., ( 1948) Culture and improvement of Philippine medicinal plants
    • Journal of the Philippine Pharmaceutical Association Volume 35/9
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1914) Composition and uses of banana stems and leaves
    • Philippine Agriculturist and Forester Volume 3/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1914) Hybridization of corn
    • Phillppine Agriculturist and Forester Volume 3/7
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1915 Je) A new asset of the tobacco industry in the Phillppines
    • Philippine Agriculturist and Forester Volume 4/3
    • Mendiola, N.B., ( 1915) Central Agricultural Experiment Station for the Philippines (Editorial)
    • Philippine Agriculturist and Forester Volume 4/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1915) The application of science to our agriculture (Editorial)
    • Philippine Agriculturist and Forester Volume 4/8
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1916 Je) Work on tobacco in the College of Agriculture (Editorial)
    • Philippine Agriculturist and Forester Volume 5/2
    • Mendiola, N.B., et.al., (1916 Jl) Some phycomycetous diseases of cultivated plants in the Philippines
    • Philippine Agriculturist and Forester Volume 5/3
    • Mendiola, N.B., () An inhibitor in rice
    • Philippine Agriculturist
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1917 S) A study of Philippine bast fibers
    • Philippine Agriculturist and Forester Volume 6/1
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1918 N) Concerted action by the alumni
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 77/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1919) Breeding new sugar cane varieties in the College of Agriculture
    • Sugar Central and Planters News Volume 1/13
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1919 Mr) Variation and selection within clonal lines of Lemma minor
    • Genetics Volume 4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1919 D) A review of the rice investigations at the College of Agriculture
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 8/9
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1920 My) A review of "Philippine downy mildew of maize"
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 8/10
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1920 Ag-S) Instruction in plant breeding
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 9/1-2
    • Mendiola, N.B., ( 1920) On the evolution of the corn ear
    • Philippine Agricultural Review Volume 13/2
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1921 Mr-Ap ) Regarding "Philippine downy mildew of maize"
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 9/8-9
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1921 O) Instruction and investigation in plant breeding in the Philippines
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 10/3
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1921 D) Two years of sweet potato breeding
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 10/5
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1921 D) Sugar cane breeding in the College of Agriculture
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 10/5
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1922 Ja) Effect on banana fruit of premature appearance of the inflorescence
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 10/6
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1922 Je) Effect of different rates of transpiration on the dry weight and ash con?tent of the tobacco plant
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 20/6
    • Mendiola, N.B., et.al., (1922 Ag) A study of bud variation in Codlaeum variegatum
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 11/1
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1922 N) Improvement of the lanzon (Lansium domesticum Jack)
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 11/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1922) Proposed identification key of cane varieties in the Philippines
    • Sugar Central and Planters' News Volume 3
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1922) A study of the inheritance of beardedness of rice in natural hybrids
    • Philippine Agricultural Review Volume 15
    • Mendiola, N.B., et.al. , (1923) Breeding of ornamental Hibiscus
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 11/7
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1923) New canes immune to mosaic
    • Facts about Sugar Volume 16
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1923) On the improvement of abaca
    • Philippine Agricultural Review Volume 16/2
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1924 Jl) A review of "Experimental studies of the duration of life"
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 13/2
    • Mendiola, N.B., et.al., (1924 Ag) Sugar cane breeding in the College of Agriculture III
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 13/3
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1924 O) A report on a short visit to Java
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 13/5
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1924) Crop possibilities in the Philippines
    • World Agriculture Volume 4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1925) How to produce new varieties of Gumamela
    • UP College of Agriculture, Experiment Station
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1926) A manual of plant breeding for the tropics
    • Manila, Bureau of Printing Volume 28
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1926 Ag) The work of breeding disease resistant crop plants at the College of Agriculture at Los Ba?os
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 15/3
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1926 N) Heritable characters of Hibiscus I. Presence or absence of lobes on leaves of young plants
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 16/6
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1927 Ja) Imperfect hermaphroditism in flowers of Hibiscus removed by surgical operation
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 32/1
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1925 N) Natural crossing in rice and its relation to rice improvement
    • Proceedings of the Third Pan-Pacific Science Congress, Tokyo, Japan
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1928 Je) A report on an agricultural investigation trip to Java. Federated Malay States and Borneo
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 17/1
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1928 S) Some possibilities in breeding plants used for cover, green manure and shade
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 17/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., ( 1928) Important progress in sugar cane breeding in the Philippines
    • Experiment Station Contribution no. 518. Bacolod, Occidental Negros, Provincial Carnival Association
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1928) Sugar cane breeding work in the College of Agriculture during the past year
    • Sixth Annual Convention of the Philippine Sugar Association
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1929 O) Department of Agronomy
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 18/5
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1929 D) Orchid exhib1ts in the 1929 Exposition of the College of Agriculture
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 18/7
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1930 D) About Philippine New Guinea 24-A and Barbados 147 canes
    • Sugar News Volume 11/12
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1931 F) Java spider orchid in the Philippines
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 19/9
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1931 Jl) The Kawisari B coffee introduced in the College of Agriculture
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 22/2
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1931 S) The method of sugar cane breeding followed in the College of Agriculture at Los Ba?os
    • Sugar News Volume 12/9
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1931 N) Java selected Hevea clons successfully introduced in the College of Agriculture
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 20/6
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1931 D) Somatic segregation in double Hibiscus and its inheritance
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 46/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1931 D) Cassava growing and cassava starch manufacture
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 20/7
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1932 O) Somatic segregation observed in the College of Agriculture and their economic and genetic importance
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume 2
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1932 Mr) Dendrobium profusum Schlechter
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 20/10
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1932 Mr) Note: should new sugar cane varieties be patented
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 20/10
    • Mendiola, N.B., et.al., (1932 Ap) Composition of Ph1l1ppine rice oil (Hambas variety)
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 47/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1933) Principles of crop production
    • Manila, Educational Supply
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1933 D) A method of improvement based on the use of hidden heritable bud variations and those produced through injury
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 22/7
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1934 S) Selected species, varieties and strains for starting our new crop industries
    • Sugar News Volume 15/9
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1935 Ja) Cassava starch manufacture
    • Stockman and Farmer Volume 2/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1938 My) Intensification of Philippine agriculture
    • Philippine Forum
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1938) Annual report of the Section of Genetics of the National Researoh Counoll of the Philippines for 1936-1937
    • National Researoh Council of the Ph1l1ppines. Bulletin Volume /16
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1938 N) Problems In orop Improvement in the Philippines
    • National Researoh Council of the Philippines. Bulletin Volume /17
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1939 F) A search for hidden and traumatic bud variations In sweet potato
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 27/9
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1940 Mr) Introduction of Tsampedak and suspected case of natural hybridization in Artocarpus
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 28/10
    • Mendiola, N.B., et.al., (1940 O) Introduction and trial culture of Ambon bananas in the College of Agriculture
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 29/5
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1941 Ag) Introduction and trial culture of Java Nepheliums in the College of Agriculture
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 30/3
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1949) Agricultural research in Formosa before 1945
    • Philippine Journal of Agriculture Volume 14/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1950) A primer of hybridization
    • Philippine Orchid Review Volume 3/1
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1950 S) How the government sugar experiment station of Formosa has helped that country's sugarcane industry
    • Sugar News Volume 26/9
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1951) Pineapple breeding in the Philippines
    • Philippine Journal of Agriculture Volume 16/1-4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1951) Report on the second meeting of the rice breeders Working Party of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization held in Bogor, Indonesia,
    • Plant Industry Digest Volume 14/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1951) Progress report on rice breeding in the Philippines for the year 1960
    • Plant Industry Digest Volume 14/4
    • Nemesio B. Mendiola. , (1953) Rice culture in the Philippines.
    • Malabon, Rizal, Farmer's Guide Publishing Co.,
    • Nemesio B. Mendiola., (1953) Required reading for commercial fruits.
    • Malabon, Rizal, Farmer's Guide Publishing Co.,
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1953) Sugar cane culture in the Philippines
    • Malabon, Rizal, Farmer's Guide Publishing Co
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1953 O-D) A suggestion for combined general selection by gravity method and disinfection of rice seeds in the Philippines
    • Araneta Journal of Agriculture Volume 1/1
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1954) Csssava cnuture and preparation of cassava products
    • Malabon, Rizal, Farmer's Guide Publishing Co
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1954 Ja-Mr) Progress and problems in crop improvement in the Philippines
    • Araneta Journal of Agriculture Volume 1/2
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1955 Ja-Mr) Soil fertility and the utilization of improved varieties flnd seeds of plants in our agricultural programming
    • Araneta Journal of Agriculture Volume 2/2
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1956 Ja) More fertilizers and manure needed for increased crop production and yield
    • Agricultural and Industrial Life
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1956 Ja-Mr) Ten years of research
    • Araneta Journal of Agriculture Volume 3/1
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1958) Annual food crops, cereals, Bugar cane, food legumes and root and tuber crops
    • Malabon, Rizal, Araneta University Press
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1958) Principles of crop production
    • Malabon, Rizal, United Circulation, Inc
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1958 Ja-Mr) Performance of Japanese and Formosan rice varieties in the Philippines
    • Araneta Journal of Agriculture Volume 5/1
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1958 O-D) The supply of scientists in the Philippines
    • Araneta Journal of Agriculture Volume 5/4
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1959 Ja- Mr) The necessity of selecting cadang-cadang resistant varieties or strains of coconut, or of creating Cocos hybrids
    • Araneta Journal of Agriculture Volume 6/1
    • Mendiola, N.B., ( 1960) Industrial crops of the Philippines
    • Malabon, Rizal, Araneta University Press
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1960 Ja-Mr) Report on wheat work in the Araneta University for the academic year 1959-1960
    • Araneta Journal of Agriculture Volume 7/1
    • Mendiola, N.B., (1960 Ja-Mr) Paper No.1 Opening remarks. First attempt in recent past for the revival of wheat culture in the Philippines
    • Araneta Journal of Agriculture Volume 7/1