Dr. Romulo L. Cena is the present director of the Philippine Industrial Crops Research Institute, based at the University of Southern Mindanao, North Cotabato. He finished his Ph.D. in Plant Breeding at the University of the Philippines, Los Banos, Laguna. He is the present chairman of the Technical Working Group for Plantation Crops (Rubber, Coffee, Cacao, Palm Oil and Spices) of the National Seed Industry Council, Bureau of Plant Industry, Department of Agriculture. He is also a member of the Plant Breeding and Physiology Group of the International Rubber Research and Development Board as well asthe present Chairman of the Technical Working Group for Rubber of North Cotabato province. He attended several International Forum and Conferences on Rubber and Cacao both as Resource Person and participant in Brazil, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Ivory Coast and France.
Dr. Romulo L. Cena, Director, Agricultural Research Center
University of Southern Mindanao
Challenges for Philippines Natural Rubber Developments
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