Fronda, Francisco M. (+)
Ph.D. Animal Husbandry
Agricultural Sciences
National Scientist
Having devoted over 6 decades of his life to teaching, research and extension services, Dr. Fronda contributed immensely to the development of poultry industry not only in the Philippines but in Asia region as well. In recognition of his pioneering contributions, he was cited as the "Father of Poultry Science in the Philippines" by the Philippine Association of Animal Science, 1980; and "Father of Thai Poultry Industry" honor presented by Her Royal Highness, the Crown Princess of Thailand, 1982.
Dr. Fronda has no less than 500 scientific articles of great value in the development of poultry and livestock industry. He also authored a textbook in Poultry Science Production for students in agriculture and co-authored a series of books entitled " Let Us Raise Series" for secondary and elementary pupils.
Birthdate: 22 December 1896
Died: 17 February 1986