Scientist Profile

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Pedro A. Abella

Expertise: Horticulture

Association

    • International Collegiate Service Fraternity of Alpha Phi Omega, Central Luzon State University, Honorary member and adviser
    • Central Luzon State University Knights of Columbus, Finacial Secretary
    • Central Luzon State University Credit Union, President
    • Philippine Credit Union League, Northern Nueva Ecija, Chairman of the Board
    • Society for the Advancement of the Profession, Board Member
    • Society for the Advancement of theVegetable Industry in the Philippines, Board Member
    • Association of the Colleges of Agriculture in the Philippines, Representative Executive Committee
    • University of the Philippines Alumni Association, Member
    • University of the Philippines College of Agriculture Alumni Association, Member
    • Soil Science Society of the Philippines, Member
    • Phil. Public School Teachers' Association, Member
    • International Society of Horticultural Science, Member
    • Crop and Soil Science Society of Florida, US, Member
    • Gamma Sigma Delta, Member
    • Phi Kappa Phi, Member

Employment

    • Bureau of Plant industry, Skilled Laborer and Nurseryman, April 1942 - December 1944
    • College of Agriculture, University of the Philippines, Student Assistant, Aug. 1946 - April 1947
    • Rizal High School, Vocational Agricultural Teacher, July 1947 - June 1951
    • Araneta University, Instructor of Botany, July 1951 - Jan. 1952
    • Araneta University, Asst. Instructor, Jan. 1952 - Oct. 1954
    • Araneta University, Instructor, Nov. 1954 - June 1962
    • Central Luzon Agricultural College, Asst. Professor, July 1962 - June 1964
    • Central Luzon Agricultural College, Asst. Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Horticulture, July 1964 - June 1965
    • Central Luzon State University, Chief, Experiment Stations, July 1964 - May 1967
    • Colleges of the Republic, Professor, Aug. 1965 - March 1966
    • Colleges of the Republic, Associate Professor, June 1965 - May 1967
    • College of Agriculture, Central Luzon State University, Dean and Professor, May 1967

Award

    • ICA-NEC Grantee, , Aug. 1955-1956
    • Rockefeller Foundation Grantee, Rockefeller Foundation, Sept. 1959 - March 1962
    • Outstanding Researcher, Gamma Kappa Rho (CLSU Chapter), 1962

Education

    • University of the Philippines, Los Banos, Laguna, B.S.A. Botany, 1947
    • University of the Philippines, Los Banos, Laguna, M.S. Horticulture, 1956
    • University of Florida, USA, Ph.D. Vegetable Crops, 1962

Publication

    • (December 1947) Agriculture and World Peace
    • Rizalian
    • (1958) Corn Growing Suggestions
    • National Media Production Center
    • (1958) Lowland Rice Growing Suggestions
    • National Media Production Center
    • (1959) A study of the effectiveness of plant science courses at the Central Luzon Agricultural College toward preparing vocational agricultural teachers
    • CLAC (Munoz, Nueva Ecija) Research Report
    • Bonifacio Sotto, (Oct.-Dec. 1965) Effect of age of seedlings on the growth and yield of cabbage
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 1, No. no. 2
    • Sadudee Laungaroon, (1965) Effect of distance of planting on the growth and yield of cabbage at the Centrl Luzon State University
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 1, No. no. 1
    • Diosdado M. Madrigal Jr., (1966) Effect of weeding by cultivation and by scrapping on the yield fo Los Banos bush sitao
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 2, No. no. 1
    • Berlidez V. Ubongen, (Oct. - Dec. 1966) Trial planting of eight varieties of field beand at the Central Luzon State University
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 2, No. no. 2
    • Genaro E. Montijo, (April-June 1966) Variety trials of cauliflower and broccoli
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 1, No. no. 4
    • Rosa M. Prado, (Jan. - March 1966) Yield test on six varieties of cabbage at the Central Luzon State University
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 1, No. no.3
    • Sermsak Rakdham, (Jan. - March 1967) Effect of different commercial fertilizers on the growth and yield of sweet pepper at the Central Luzon State University
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 2, No. no. 3
    • Hilario J. Cortez, (Oct. - Dec. 1967) Effect of varying distance on the growth and yield of cauliflower at the Central Luzon State University
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 3, No. no. 2
    • (April-June 1967) Effect on synthetic hormones on the fruit setting and yield of field-grown tomatoes
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v.2, No. no. 4
    • Angel P. Tabangcay, (July-Sept. 1967) Planting date trial of Kentucky wonder bean in the Central Luzon State University
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 3, No. no. 1
    • Igmedio A. Saldevia, (Jan. - March 1968) Effect of applying varous kinds fo animal manure on the growth and yield of eggplant at the Central Luzon State University
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 3, No. no. 3
    • Thip Lekagul, (July - Sept. 1968) Effect of varying rates of nitrogen on the growth andyield of three strains of head lettuce
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 4, No. no. 1
    • (July 1968) Grow tomatoes the year round
    • Agriculture and Industrial Life Volume v. 30, No. no. 7
    • Khom Kao, (Oct. De. 1968) Response of cauliflower to various levels of urea and available soil moisture
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 4, No. no. 2
    • Adriano A. Navarro, (Jan. - March 1969) Influence of different ratesof nitrogen and frequencies of irrigation on the growth and yield of three varieties of cabbage
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 4, No. no. 3
    • Charumphant Thongtham, (April - June 1969) Response of Philippine hybrid-801 sweet corn to different rates of two nitrogen fertilizers
    • CLSU Scientific Journal Volume v. 4, No. no. 4

Trainings

    • Radioisotope, 1961 Fall, University of Florida, USA
    • National Seminar on Irrigation, May 1966, College of Agriculture, University of the Philippines
    • First Aid, 1948, Red Cross
    • Scoutmaster's Training Course, 1948 - 1949, Boy Scout of the Philippines, Rizal High School
    • Rice and Corn Institute, 1953 Summer, College of Agriculture, University of the Philippines
    • Botanical Micro-technique, 1961 Spring, University of Florida, USA
    • National Seminar on Vegetable Research in the Phil., March 1967, College of Agriculture, University of the Philippines