National Scientist Named A Camote After Me (Memoirs Of An Agri Journalist)
Agriculture|April 2019
National Scientist Named A Camote After Me  (Memoirs Of An Agri Journalist)

I REMEMBER the late National Scientist Benito Vergara, a long time friend, not only for his achievements as rice scientist and avid ornamental plants grower. I remember him more for his sense of humor by naming a camote (sweet potato) after me, calling it Zacamote. Camote is not highly regarded by many people, especially the masses.

Zac B. Sarian
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April 2019