Dr. Francisco Fronda committed more than 6 decades of his life to teaching, research and additional services elected as Academician in 1979. He contributed hugely to the expansion of poultry industry not only in the Philippines but in Asia region as well. In recognition of his original contributions, the Philippine Association of Animal Science in 1980; cited him as the Father of Poultry Science in the Philippines and Father of Thai Poultry Industry honor presented by Her Royal Highness, the Crown Princess of Thailand in 1982.
He authored a book in Poultry Science Production for students in farming and co-authored a sequence of books entitled Let Us Raise Series for secondary and elementary pupils. He also has as much of more than 500 scientific articles of immense worth in the progress of poultry and livestock production.
Dr. Fronda was bestowed as National Scientist in 1983.