agriculture. Despite the hardships and hard work that her parents had to endure to raise and educate 11 children, Dr. Generalao was able to obtain a degree on BS Agriculture Major in Plant Pathology at the University of Southern Mindanao. With more perseverance and scholarship opportunities and support given by USeP, Dr. Generalao gained her Masters and PhD in Plant Pathology at UP Los Ba単os.
In between the period from being a Temporary Instructor up to becoming a University Professor, she held several designations in academic and administrative functions such as Program Head of the MS Agriculture, USeP Tagum Research Coordinator and Tissue Culture Laboratory InCharge.
She also served as Research Director of USeP for seven years and as Director of Southern Mindanao Agriculture and Resources Research and Her highest educational Development Consortium attainment was obtained from the (SMAARRDEC) for 12 years. University of California RiversideUSA as a Fulbright Senior Scholar It was in her administration in where she was a visiting scholar SMAARRDEC that the Consortium pursuing a six-month research ranked 2nd place and finalist in study on Nemotology or the study the 2008 and 2010 Search for of worms that attack plants. Most Outstanding Consortium in the country. SMAARRDEC Working with Passion also ranked 2nd among the 14 consortia in terms of performance Aside from perseverance, from 2006-2010. hardwork and dedication, Dr. Generalao also attributed her Dr. Generalao considered success to working with passion. one of her biggest achievements She said the passion and in heading the Consortium was enthusiasm inside her is driving her initiatives and strategies in her to improve and excel in all generating and sharing overall her efforts, from the beginning resources among consortium of her career up to this time with members and external sources no let up amidst challenges. which amounted to more than
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