Zenaida Pugat - Researcher Profile


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Biography

Zenaida S. Pugat is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 1982 with Extension as her field of interest.

She is currently employed at the Mariano Marcos State University as an Educational Research Assistant.  She has been in this institution for 32 years.  For this span of time, she has been involved in Fruit Commodity researches.  Along this line, she has been actively doing researches on varietal improvement, conservation and mass propagation of fruits particularly mango, jackfruit, tamarind and duhat.  As a manifestation, she is actively working in the Nursery Project.  She is doing researches on the development of these fruit trees more so on enhancing their value and quality.   At the same time also, working on how to conserve and protect them and consequently to extensively produce these developed and improved varieties.  So among the significant accomplishment of this project is the development and production of an MMSU Gold mango variety which gains recognition and distinction to the institution.

Research Publication

  • Marissa I. Atis, Zenaida S. Pugat, Araceli J. Badar, Gliceria S. Pascua, Aleta E. Dumaoal and Maura Luisa S. Gabriel. 2014. Propagation Techniques of FB Cachola Breadfruit, Artocarpus altilis, Moraceae and MMSU SRO Sweet Jackfruit, Artocarpus heterophyllus. Abstracts of papers presented at the 36th NAST Annual Scientific Meeting. Volume 36; Issue Num. 1; July 2014; ISSN0115-8848
  • Gliceria S. Pascua; Melvilyn M. Leaño; Zenaida S. Pugat. 2009. Varietal Improvement, Conservation and Mass Propagation of Mango (Mangifera indica) and Other Fruit Crops. Agriculture in the Ilocos. Volume 4; December 2009
  • Gliceria S. Pascua; Melvilyn M. Leaño; Zenaida S. Pugat. 2009. Collection, Identification and Registration of Outstanding Fruit Crop Varieties. Agriculture in the Ilocos. Volume 4; December 2009
  • Gliceria S. Pascua; Zenaida S. Pugat; Joselito I. Rosario; Melvelyn M. Leaño; Sosimo Ma. Pablico. 2000. MMSU Gold: A New Mango Variety in the Ilocos. Agriculture in the Ilocos: Farm Information and Technologies. Volume 2; July 2000