Volume 39 No. 2 (2017)

July-December


Occurrence and Damage of Broad Mites (Polyphagotarsonemus latus Banks) in Sweet Pepper (Capsium annuum L.) in Samoa

Leikitah K. Naituku, Manuel K. Palomar and Elio Jovicich

A New Phenol Glucoside from Root Exudates of Peperomia pellucida L. HBK. and its Role in Plant Invasion

Suparna Mandal Biswas, Nabanita Chakraborty, Soma Rani Patra and Prasanta C. Bhowmik

Organic Acid Profile of “Batuan” (Garcinia binucao [Blco] Choisy) Fruit

Elizabeth S. Quevedo, Erlinda I. Dizon and Florinia E. Merca

Evaluation of Sugarcane-Based Land Utilization Types in Negros Occidental, Philippines

Clea Anne V. Corsiga, Rodrigo B. Badayos, Pearl B. Sanchez, Erlinda S. Paterno and Pompe C. Sta. Cruz

Microbial Respiration as Indicator of Soil Quality of Different Land Uses in Cienda, Gabas, Baybay City, Leyte

Jessa May T. Malanguis, Cheryl C. Batistel and Marlito Jose M. Bande

Dried Poultry Manure as Non-Protein Nitrogen Additive of Napier Grass (Pennisetum purpureum Schumach) Silage Fed to Sheep

Clarita Ecleo Morbos, Sulpecio C. Bantugan and Lolito C. Bestil

Acetylcholinesterase Activity in Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus Linn.) Following Exposure to Carbamate Insecticide

Ris Menoel R. Modina

Effect of Drying Methods on the Physico-chemical Characteristics and Antioxidant Capacity of Taro, Sweetpotato, Stevia and Malunggay Leaves

Inish Chris P. Mesias, Daniel Leslie S. Tan and Benjamin L. Cinto, Jr.

Physico-chemical and Functional Properties of Two Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) Varieties in Eastern Visayas, Philippines

Lorina A. Galvez and Erlinda I. Dizon

Vulnerability of Farm Households to Impacts of the Abaca Bunchy Top Disease: A Case in Leyte, Philippines

Jedess Miladel N. Salomon

Volume 39 No.1 (2017)

January – June


Coping up with the Risks and Increasing Sustainability: Strategies for Small-scale Shrimp Farming in Indonesia

Riski A. Lestariadi and Masahiro Yamao

Occurrence of Secondary Metabolites and Free Radical Scavenging Ability towards Better Adaptability of Some Mangrove Species in Elevated Salinity of Indian Sundarbans

Nirjhar Dasgupta, Paramita Nandy, Chandan Sengupta and Sauren Das

Extracellular Enzymes and Antimicrobial Activities of Celluloytic Bacteria from the Gut of Black Surgeonfish (Acanthurus gahhm)

Francis S. Legario and Agile J. Pesina

Biomineralization of Calcium Oxalate Crystals in Leaves of Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott (Araceae) in Response to Herbivory and Water Regime

Kenneth O. Eco and Beatriz S. Belonias

Growth and Yield Performance of Inbred and Hybrid Rice Varieties as Influenced by Combined Application of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers

Raynilda R. Baoy and Dionesio M. Bañoc

Soil-Landscape Relationship in the Northern Volcanic Mountain of Leyte, Philippines

Roland V. Rallos, Victor B. Asio and Faustino P. Villamayor

Determination of limiting nutrient to Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L.) growth on Samoa Oxisol using a Nutrient Omission Technique

Taniela Kepa Siose, Mohammad Abdul Kader, and Anabella B. Tulin

Assessing the Microlevel Impacts of Sin Tax Law on Cigarette Consumption: A Case Study for Mahaplag, Leyte, Philippines

Lemuel S. Preciados and Jayson E. Carcajente

A Cross-sectional Study on the Self-Efficacy of Pre-service Science and Mathematics Teachers in a Philippine State University

Ma. Rachel Kim L. Aure and Richard R. Jugar

Supporting Struggling Grade 8 Science Students’ Motivation, Participation and Performance through Peer- Tutoring Approach

Joy Bellen and Amalia B. Jomoc

Volume 38 No.2 (2016)

July – December


The Rising Carbon Footprint of Philippine Households: An Estimation Using Consumption Expenditure and Input-Output Analysis

Moises Neil V. Seriño

Characterization of Ruminant Husbandry Systems in Protected Areas of Batanes Islands, Philippines

Warren D. Come, Eva Schlecht and Katja Brinkmann

Floral Composition and Timber Stock of Forest In The Samar Island Natural Park

Justino M. Quimio

Post Biological Assessment of Faunal Resources in The Samar Island Natural Park

Teofanes A. Patindol

Effect of Paclobutrazol Treatment on Some Leaf Physiological and Biochemical Characteristics of Rejuvenated Coffee (Coffea arabica L.) Trees

Arsenio D. Ramos and Antonio L. Acedo, Jr.

Growth and Yield Performance of Irrigated Lowland Rice NSIC Rc218 (Oryza sativa L.) as Influenced by Water and Fertilizer Applications

Ulysses A. Cagasan and Nemesio V. Tamayo

Frond Pruning Enhanced The Growth and Yield of Eight-Year-Old Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.)

Junito P. Marcelino and Elvie V. Diaz

Lodging Resistance and Yield Performance of Two Traditional Rice Varieties applied with Nitrogen and Paclobutrazol

Ariel G. Mactal and Justo G. Canare Jr.

Dynamics of Plankton Community in Banahao-Palhi River in Leyte, Philippines

Marita I. Galinato and Julissah C. Evangelio

Assessment of Community Vulnerability to Riverbank Erosion in Esperanza, Agusan Del Sur, Philippines

Lenard P. Dapar , Glenn Arthur A. Garcia , Allyssa G. Mandras, Maricel M. Balo and Chime Mora-Garcia

Research Productivity in Development Communication in the Philippines

Rotacio S. Gravoso , Ian A. Navarrete and Ian Kim P. Gahoy

Patterns and Trends of Development Communication Studies Conducted by Students of a State University in the Philippines

Avril Adrianne DG Madrid and Editha G. Cagasan

Volume 38 No.1 (2016)

January – June


Interpretation of Insecticide Posters by Rice Farmers In Selected Villages in Leyte, Philippines

Dennis C. Cortes and Monina Escalada

Distribution of Virus Symptoms and Viruses Infecting Field-Grown Cucurbit Crops Under Natural Tropical Conditions Within a Humid Rainforest Transition Agro-Ecology in Nigeria

E.I. Ayo-John, O.O. Odedara, E.V. Loko, F.D. Aworinde, A.C. Tella, I. G. Ogundare, A.M. Kelani,J.O. Hassan, J.O. Oladokun, and O. B. Afolayan

Growth Performance of Abaca (Musa textilis Nee) Integrated in Multi-strata Agroecosystems

Marlito M. Bande, Victor B. Asio, Joachim Sauerborn, and Volker Romheld

Mineral Nutrition of Abaca (Musa textilis Née) Planted under Coconut and Rainforestation Production Systems

Marlito M. Bande, Victor B. Asio, Joachim Sauerborn, and Volker Romheld

Formulation and Testing of Combined Organic Liquid Supplement from Trichoderma spp. and Fermented Plant and Seed Extracts on the Growth of Organic Pechay

Ellen S. Romero, Lani Lou Mar A. Lopez, Fe L. Porciuncula, Purisima P. Juico, and Jonathan L. Galindez

Performance of Irrigated Lowland Rice Grown at Different Spacing and Organic Fertilizer Levels Under Unflooded Water Management System During the Vegetative Growth Period

Archie I. Baclayon and Alfredo B. Escasinas

A Review of Postharvest Treatments to Maintain Mango (Mangifera Indica L.) Quality

Luz Geneston Asio and Francisco D. Cuaresma

Traditional and Current Knowledge on the Utilization of Mahua (Madhuca latifolia L.) Flowers by the Santhal Tribe in Similipal Biosphere Reserve, Odisha, India

S. Behera, R. C. Ray, M. R. Swain, R. C. Mohanty, and A. K.Biswal

Energy Productivity and Efficiency of Lowland Rice (Var. PSB Rc18) Under Various Organic Nutrient Sources and Quantum Enhancers

Berta C. Ratilla and Teodoro C. Mendoza

Performance of Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) as Influenced by Time of Planting Sweetpotato(Ipomoea batatas L.) as Intercrop

Bonievic P. Sarcol and Ulysses A. Cagasan

Pigmental Composition of Freshwater Algae at Different Levels of Nitrogen and Physico-chemical Parameters of Palhi River, Baybay, Leyte

Angelica Joy G. Yu and Felix M. Salas

Biophysical Survey of the Hinatuan Enchanted River Underwater Cave System (HERUCS) and its Connecting River, Surigao del Sur, Southern Philippines

Ethel C. Wagas, Dave Anthony Valles, Cyril Taguba, Dominic Franco C. Belleza, Alex Santos, Bernil Gastardo, Terence Paul U. Dacles, Annie G. Diola and Danilo T. Dy

Inbreeding and Mortality Risk in a Captive Population of Mhorr Gazelle (Nanger dama mhorr)

Ana Marquiza M. Quilicot and Roswitha Baumung

Nutrient Digestibility in Goats Fed With Corn Fodder Supplemented With Palm Kernel Meal

Tomas M. Austral, Jr. and Sulpecio C. Bantugan

Growth Performance of Philippine Native Chicken Fed Diet Supplemented with Varying Levels of Madre de Agua (Trichanthera gigantean Nees) Leaf Meal

Clarita E. Morbos , Dinah M. Espina and Lolito C. Bestil

Potential of Some Legume Forages for Rumen Defaunation in Goats

Maita L. Aban and Lolito C. Bestil

Optimization of Coconut Water Beverage Fermented with Lactobacillus acidophilus

Eileen B. Bandalan and Lorina A. Galvez

Leadership Roles and Management Practices of Educational Managers and Their Relationships to Teachers’ and Students’ Performance

Teresita A. Oducado

Research Note: Vege-Fish Noodle: Its Quality and Acceptability

Roberta D. Lauzon, Obdulia G. Camooying, and Naomi G. Petronio

Research Note: Histopathology of Puccinia philippinensis Syd. & P. Syd, A Fungus that Causes Leaf Rust Disease to Cyperus rotundus L.

Dindo King M. Donayre and Lucille T. Minguez

Volume 37 No.2 (2015)

July – December


Quaternary Vegetation History of the Lower Bengal Basin (India) Inferred from Palaeo-palynological Analysis

Payel Roy and Nimai Chandra Barui

Physicochemical Properties, Lipid and Fatty Acid Profile of “Batuan” [Garcinia binucao (Blco.) Choisy] Seed Oil

Elizabeth S. Quevedo , Laura J. Pham , Florinia E. Merca and Antonio C. Laurena

Population Ecology of the Fiddler Crab spp. in Uca Punta, Baybay City, Leyte

Kalvin Jay G. Boregon and Julissah C. Evangelio

Potential of Chitosan for the Control of Tomato Bacterial Wilt Caused by Ralstonia solanacearum(Smith) Yabuuchi et al

Lucia M. Borines , Rezel M. Sagarino , Rosario B. Calamba , Ma.Angelica A. Contioso , Jacob Glenn F. Jansalin and Candelario L. Calibo

Egg Albumin Supplementation Decreases Isolation-Induced Aggression in Male White Mice

Francis S. Legario and Maureen Antonette D. Bereber

Assessment of Nutritional Potency and Pomological Traits in the Wild and Cultivated Varieties of Momordica charantia L. (Cucurbitaceae)

Salma Suhara Beevy and Noor Muhammed Haseena Bai

Variety and Sulfite Levels Affect Microbial and Sensory Properties of Dehydrated Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) During Storage

Lorina A. Galvez

Knowledge Sharing Behavior of Rice Farmers in the Cyber-Villages

Ludito V. Ramirez and Ma. Theresa H. Velasco

Farming Practices of Rice Farmers in Can-Avid and Dolores, Eastern Samar

Rogelio B. Robedizo

Volume 37 No.1 (2015)

July – December


Improving Mulberry (Morus alba L.) Leaf Yield and Quality to Increase Silkworm Productivity in Northern Luzon, Philippines

Mabel M. Caccam and Teodoro C. Mendoza

Effects of Soil Chemistry on the Physico-Chemical Characteristics of the Grains of Adlay (Coix lacryma-jobi Linn) Grown in Bukidnon, Philippines

Felvin E. Coludo and Gerardo C. Janairo

Aerobic Rice Production System(ARPS): Improving Productivity and Profitability in Water-Scarce Areas of Bulacan

Dinah Marie C. Dayag, June B. Soriano, Josie A. Valdez, and Gregory Moses Villacorta

Evaluation of Bioactive Traits of Eclipta alba (L.)Hassk. Root Exudates

Nabanita Chakraborty, Soma Rani Patra and Suparna Mandal Biswas

Zea mays (L.) Pollen as Nutriment to Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Larvae Under Laboratory Conditions

Kristine Mae Y. Bentoy, Stephanie L. Sayson, Dan Anthony U. Bataan and Frances E. Edillo

Effects of Meloidogyne incognita on the Yield and Quality of Sweet Potato in the Humid Lowlands of Papua New Guinea

Macquin K. Maino and Shamsul Akanda

Development and Promotion of the Reversible Airflow Flatbed Dryer in the Philippines

Caesar Joventino M. Tado, Dexter P. Ona, John Eric O. Abon, Eden C. Gagelonia, Nguyen Thanh Nghi, and Le Quang Vinh

Design, Fabrication, and Evaluation of a Village-Scale Yarning Machine

Feliciano G. Sinon

Biological Sinks for Carbon Dioxide – An Option for Agroforestry Systems in the Tropics

Friedhelm Goeltenboth and Paciencia P. Milan

Characteristics and Nutrient Status of Two Degraded Upland Soils in Samar, Philippines

Victor B. Asio, Kier Lambert B. Demain, Dernie T. Olguera and Leo Jude D. Villasica

Volume 36 Supplement (2014)


About the Special Issue

Characteristics of Soils in the Marginal Uplands of Inopacan, Leyte

Victor B. Asio, Suzette B. Lina, Deejay S. Maranguit et al.

Growth Performance of Corn as Influenced by the Combined Application of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers in a Marginal Upland Soil

Suzette B. Lina, Deejay S. Maranguit, Victor B. Asio, Jessie R. Sabijon, Kier Lambert B. Demain and Ariel B. Bolledo

Indigenous Knowledge, Agricultural Practices and Adaptation in the Marginal Uplands: The Case of Brgy. Linao, Inopacan, Leyte

Jedess Miladel N. Salomon, Annabella B. Tulin and Janice Marie S. Monderondo

Agrobiodiversity of Home Gardens in Selected Marginal Upland Villages of Inopacan, Leyte, Philippines

Beatriz S. Belonias, Czarina S. Platino and Jessa T. Malanguis

Biomass and Carbon Stocks of Vegetation in the Marginal Uplands in Inopacan, Leyte, Eastern Visayas (Philippines)

Renezita S. Come, Marlito M. Bande, May Joy B. Alip, Rowela Porazo, Crystal Jade Lapeciros and Sheena Deborah B. Villacorta

Biomass Production, Carbon Stock, and Carbon Sequestration of Dipterocarps at Seedling Stage inResponse to Light and Nutrient Availability

Marlito M. Bande, Renezita S. Come, Sheilyn E. Abad, Jimmy O. Pogosa, Fidelito M. Almeroda and Elmer M. Napoles

Evaluation of Organic-Based Fertilizers for Corn Production in the Marginal Uplands of Inopacan Leyte

Berta C. Ratilla, Sataki P.Toledo and Othello B. Capuno

Evaluation of Different Cropping Systems for Marginal Uplands in Inopacan, Leyte

Ed Allan L. Alcober, Melanie D. Ratilla, Othello B. Capuno and Jorge S. Valenzona

Evaluation of Appropriate Storage Technologies for Shelf-life Improvement of Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) Roots for Marginal Upland Farmers

Marcelo A. Quevedo, Arsenio D. Ramos and Ness Marie L. Sta. Iglesia

Arthropods Associated with Corn Planted in the Marginal Uplands of Inopacan, Leyte

Maria Juliet C. Ceniza and Rosalyn B. Borines

Increasing Productivity of Malabar Spinach (Basella alba L. and Basella rubra L.) Grown In The Marginal Upland Area Of Inopacan, Leyte Through Different Mulching Materials

Zenaida C. Gonzaga, Hubert B. Dimabuyu, Richielda R. Sumalinog and Othello B. Capuno

Chemical Composition and In Situ Digestibility of Common Feed Resources for Ruminants in Marginal Uplands

Lolito C. Bestil, Angelo Francis F. Atole, and Jandells M. Rama

Field Trial on the Effects of Homemade Probiotics and Sweet Potato Silage Supplementation on Sows Productivity and Profitability in the Marginal Upland Area in Inopacan, Leyte

Julius V. Abela, Alberto A. Taveros and Bryan Rebuyas

Livestock production systems in the marginal upland and lowland areas of Inopacan Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines

Warren D. Come and Philippine Dianne Zamora

Nutrient Evaluation of Compost and Vermicast Produced Through On-site Production Technique

Feliciano G. Sinon and Mark D. Atanasio

Fabrication and Evaluation of a Solar Dryer Made From Twin-Wall Clear Polycarbonate Sheets

Daniel Leslie S. Tan and Benjamin L. Cinto, Jr.

Sweetpotato (SP-30) Flakes: Process Optimization and Moisture Adsorption Isotherm Studies

Julie D. Tan, Daniel Leslie S. Tan and Adrian C. Alumbro

Participatory Assessment of Resources and Needs of Upland Communities: A Case in Inopacan, Leyte, Philippines

Milagros C. Bales, Editha G. Cagasan, Ma. Aurora Teresita W. Tabada, Ma. Victoria Stephane G. Asio, Junette Dawn Baculfo, Loren Gemali Flandez, Arsenio D. Ramos and Warren D. Comet

Identifying Constraints and Opportunities for Improving the Health and Productivity Of Chickens Raised By Smallholder Farmers In The Marginal Upland Barangays Of Inopacan, Leyte, Philippines

Eugene B. Lañada and Dave D. Amihan

About the Phernet Program

Volume 36 No.2 (2014)

July – December


Role of Secondary Metabolites and Radical Scavenging Aptitude for Better Adaptability of Mangroves in Varying Salinity of Sundarbans, India

Nirjhar Dasgupta , Chandan Sengupta and Sauren Das

Factors Contributing to the Decline of the Anchovy Fisheries in Krueng Raya Bay, Aceh, Indonesia

Zulhamsyah Imran and Masahiro Yamao

Behavioral Responses to Climate Information: A Case of Small Scale Rice Farmers in Vulnerable Communities in Leyte, Philippines

Rotacio S. Gravoso , Remberto A. Patindol and Canesio D. Predo

Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Natural Calamities by Residents in a Flood-Prone Community: A Case in Leyte, Philippines

Ma. Victoria Stephane G. Asio and Editha G. Cagasan

Extraction and Characterization of "Batuan" [Garcinia binucao (Blco.) Choisy] Seed Protein

Elizabeth S. Quevedo , Marivic S. Lacsamana and Antonio C. Laurena

In vitro Cordia sebestena Antioxidant Potential of Fatty Acids Obtained by Direct Transmethylation from Fresh Cordia sebestena Flowers

Olubunmi Atolani, Oluwatimilehin O. Kayode, Oluwaseeni Adeniyi and Charles B. Adeosun

Morpho-physical and Chemical Characteristics of Strongly Weathered Soils in Silago, Southern Leyte, Philippines

Maria Katrina B. Piamonte, Victor B. Asio and Suzette B. Lina

Climate Change Impacts on Livestock Production Systems: A Review

Angie R. Poliquit

Aerobic Rice Production System(ARPS): Improving Productivity and Profitability in Water-Scarce Areas of Bulacan

Dinah Marie C. Dayag, Junel B. Soriano, Josie A. Valdez and Gregory Moses Villacorta

Volume 36 No.1 (2014)

January to June


Prospects of the Components of Myanmar Food Control System for Health and Trade Efficacy

Wai Yee Lin and Masahiro Yamao

Fruit Bronzing: a New Disease Affecting Jackfruit Caused by Pantoea stewartii Mergaert et al.

Ruben M. Gapasin, Renilla P. Garcia, Christine T. Advincula, Carlos S. de la Cruz and Lucia M. Borines

Organic Versus Inorganic Management on the Yield and Soil Fertility of Irrigated Lowland Rice

Michelle C. Quimbo, Cezar P. Mamaril and Kathy Loren S. Tafere

Extrapolating Bypass Protein Potential of Treated Soybean Meal by In Situ Degradation in Rumen-Fistulated Brahman Cattle

Angelo Francis F. Atole and Lolito C. Bestil

Effects of N Application on the Development of Blast Disease and Yield of Rice Under Sawah System in Nigeria

Clement G. Afolabi and Sunday O. Adigbo

Sensitivity of Leaf Spot Causing Pathogen of Bitter Gourd (Cercospora citrullina Cooke) To Different Fungicides

Dindo King M. Donayre and Lucille T. Minguez

Nutrient Analysis, Decomposition, and Nitrogen Mineralization of Various Organic Amendments Used for Pechay Production

Clea Anne E. Valleja, Anabella B. Tulin, Victor B. Asio and Chris G. Dorahy

Detection of Copper (II) and Iron (III) in Aqueous Solutions Using the Spectroscopic Characteristics of Bugnay (Antidesma bunius)

Jonathan M. Barcelo, Jan Narlo Abril, Khristine Mereille P. Castillo, Alloisa Diaz, Jonathan Paul Ladera, Jaemie Javar and Elisha Labuguen

Volume 35 No.2 (2013)

July to December


Physicochemical Properties, Nutritional and Sensory Quality of “Batuan” [Garcinia binucao(Blco.) Choisy] Fruits

Elizabeth S. Quevedo, Antonio C. Laurena and Florinia E. Merca

Potential of Root Crop as Source of Electrical Energy

Daniel Leslie S. Tan, Julie D. Tan, Mark Anthony R. Anatacio and Ruel B. Delantar

Influence of Variety and Sulfite on Controlling Browning Within Four Months of Storage of Dehydrated Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) Pulp

Lorina A. Galvez, Remberto A. Patindol and Linda B. Mabesa

Assessment of Insect Spectrum, and Insect-Induced Damage at Different Growth Stages of Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) In A Rainforest Transition Zone Of Nigeria

Olufemi Olutoyin Richard Pitan and Caroline Oyindamola Filani

Social Impacts of the Abaca Bunchy Top Disease and Adaptive Strategies of Farm Households: A Case in Leyte, Philippines

Jedess Miladel C. Nuñez

Comparative Carbon Storage of Lanzones (Lansium domesticum)-fruit tree and Falcata(Paraserianthes falcataria)-forest tree based Agroforestry Systems

Samuel L. Malayao and Teodoro C. Mendoza

Using Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopes to Evaluate Parrotfish Diet

Maria Elisa B. Gerona and Florence C. Evacitas

Volume 35 No.1 (2013)

January to June


General Performance and Cocoon Yields of Two Hybrids of the Silkworm, Bombyx Mori L. (Lepidoptera: Bombicidae), Fed on Mulberry Leaves from Different Amended Soils

Isaac Babatunde Alebiosu, Ganiyu Olatunji Olatunde and Olufemi Olutoyin Richard Pitan

Jamaican Spices as Food Preservatives

Roy B. R. Porter, Lawrence A. D. Williams, Grace-Ann O. Junor and Cheryl Green

Effects of Chitosan Isolated from Crab Exoskeleton on Postharvest Stem-end Rot Disease and on the Quality of Mango Fruit

Dewoowoogen P. Baclayon and Candelario L. Calibo

Morpho-Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Mountain Soils in Central Leyte

Deejay S. Maranguit and Victor B. Asio

Performance of Growing Lambs as Influenced by Liquid Acid Whey Supplementation

Angie R. Poliquit and Serena Sanchez

Physico-chemical Changes in Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Fruits as Influenced by Cultivation Systems and Modified Atmosphere Packaging

Ness Marie L. Sta. Iglesia, Marcelo A. Quevedo and Zenaida C. Gonzaga

A Comparative Analysis of the Stomatal Density of Ficus septica Burm. f. Along an Altitudinal Gradient at the Kalungan Forest of Mt. Talinis, Bacong, Negros Oriental

Ma. Harriette C. Apostol, Kathleen Amor R. Berones, Marsha C. Coritico, Vallisandro C. Sabarillo,Maria Elisa B. Gerona, Jerome Benedict P. Cabansag

Increasing Cabbage Production Through NPK Application In Cabintan, Ormoc City, Leyte, Philippines

Anabella B. Tulin, Roland V. Rallos, Mechelle B. Rañises and Chris Dorahy

Volume 34 No.2 (2012)

July to December


Managing Rice Residues and Fertilization to Improve Nutrient Use and Productivity of Irrigated Lowland Rice

Michelle B. Castillo, Cezar P. Mamaril, Erlinda S. Paterno, Pompe C. Sta. Cruz, Pearl B. Sanchez, and Rodrigo B. Badayos

Strong Sour Tamarind Flavor of Methyl-2,3,4-trihydroexyhexanoate, a New Compound Isolated from the Leaves of Tamarindus Indica L. that Plays a Role in Plant Defence Mechanisms

Suprana M. Biswas, Nabanita Chakraborty and Supriya Chakraborty

Chemical Composition and Pulp Properties of Abaca (Musa textilis Nee) cv. Inosa Harvested at Different Stages of Stalk Maturity

Luz O. Moreno and Calixto M. Protacio

Development of Self-pollinating and Early-bearing Philippine Makapuno (Cocos nucifera L.) Hybrids

Tessie C. Nuñez and Edwin T. Ocoy

Conditions Surrounding Publication Performance of Faculty Member of Two Selected Higher Education Institutions In Easter Visayas, Philippines

Niño Antonio P. Villalino and Editha G. Cagasan

Water Quality of Mantayupan River in Barili, Cebu, Philippines

Alfredo C. Neri, Virgie P. Wee and Glenn B. Hoyohoy

Fungi from Coastal Sediments as Potential Agents in Biodegrading Used Engine Oil

Jayzon G. Bitacura, Arvin C. Balala and Pamela P. Abit

Volume 34 No.1 (2012)

January to June


Nutrient Uptake and Fiber Yield of Abaca (Musa textilis var. Laylay as Affected by Shade, Irrigation and Fertilizer Aplication

Marlito M. Bande, Jan Grenz, Victor B. Asio, and Joachim Sauerborn

Comparative Performance of Biofertilizers on Irrigated Lowland Rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Michelle B. Castillo and Cezar P. Mamaril

Response of in vitro Cultured Palm Oil Seedling Under Saline Condition to Elevated Carbon Dioxide and Photosynthetic Photon Flux Density

Pet Roey Pascual, Krienkai Mosaleeyanon, Kanokwan Romyanon, and Chalermpol Kirdmanee

2-bromo-1-(2-hydroxphenyl)-3,4-dimethylpentan-1-one: A New Bromo-Compound with Stimulatory Activity Isolated from the Shed Leaves of Teak (Tectona grandis L.)

Suparna Mandal Biswas

Development of In vitro Slow Growth Culture for Yam (Dioscorea alata L.)

Villaluz Z. Acedo and Catherine C. Arradaza

Quantification of the Relative Virulence of White Spot Syndrom Virus (WSSV) in the Penaeid Shrimps Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931) and Farfantepenaeus duorarum (Burkenroad, 1939) by Quantitative Real Time PCR

Rey J. dela Calzada and Jeffrey M. Lotz

Genetic Diversity and Inbreeding in a Captive Population of the North Persian Leopard (Panthera pardus saxicolor L.)

Ana Marquiza M. Quilicot and Roswitha Baumung

Outcomes of Learning Online: The Case of Farmers and Extension Workers in the Philippines

Marjhurhy Ann S. Federicos and Rotacio S. Gravoso

Employment Outcomes of Graduates in Selected Higher Educational Institutions in Eastern Visayas, Philippines

Jane A. Austero, Pedro T. Armenia, and Moises Neil V. Seriño

Volume 33 No.2 (2011)

July to December


The Status of Floristic Analysis of Mt. Pangasugan, Leyte, Philippines – a Conservation Priority Area Classified as “Extremely High Critical”

Gerhard Langenberger and Beatriz S. Belonias

Bioassay-guided Identification of the Nematicidal Secondary Metabolites from Paecilomyces lilicanus for the Control of Root-knot Nematode (Meloidogyne graminicola, Golden and Birchfield)

Ruben M. Gapasin, Erlinda A. Vasquez and Giselle A. Rendon

Energy Accounting of Irrigated Wheat Production to Post Production (Baking Bread) in Doroodzan, Fars Province, Iran

Seied Mohsen Taghay and Teodoro C. Mendoza

Fish Corral Composition, Abundance, and Distribution in the Reef Flat of Palompon, Leyte, Philippines

Jerome Benedict P. Cabansag, Arriane Krisna Rose T. Tuazon, and Liezel C. Paraboles

“Rainforestation Farming” – an Appropriate and Applied Ecological Approach for Landscape Rehabilitation and Impact Mitigation of Climate Change in the Humid Tropics

Friedhelm Goltenboth

Growth and Survival of Mangrove Seedlings under Different Levels of Salinity and Drought Stress

Nit Lyn B. Estomata and Pamela P. Abit

Growth and Yield Performance of Selected Lowland Rice Varieties under Alternate Wet and Dry Water Management

Melanie D. Ratilla and Ulysses A. Cagasan

Significant Changes Experienced by Adopters of Sustainable Organic Agriculture Technologies in Ormoc City, Philippines

Catherine L. Corcino and Editha G. Cagasan

Heavy Metals Content of Two Red Soils in Samar, Philippines

Ian A. Navarrete and Victor B. Asio

Volume 33 No.1 (2011)

ACIAR special issue


Progress in Natural Resource Based Emission Reduction Activities in the Tropics

Sebastian Thomas

Definition of Forest for REDD+: an Unresolved Issue

Medrilzam and Paul Dargusch

An Assessment of Potential Benefits to Smallholders of REDD+ Components in the Philippines

Rodel Lasco, Florencia Pulhin, Leonida Bugayong, and Marlo Mendoza

Peat Forest Rehabilitation in Central Kalimantan and REDD+: Conflicting Roles of Government Agencies

Farwiza Farhan, Medrilzam, and Sebastian Thomas

Will Indonesia be Successful in Reducing its Greenhouse Gas Emissions with REDD+?: the Threat of Organizational Fragmentation

Medrilzam, Paul Dargusch and John Herbohn

Production of Carbon Offsets Using Conservation Agriculture Practices

Jean-Francois Rochecouste and Paul Dargusch

Why Are There So Few Carbon Offset Projects in Pacific Island Countries?

Paul Dargusch, Shaun McMahon, Sebastian Thomas and Ray Collins

The Economic Drivers and Environmental Outcomes of the Clean Development Mechanism in Vietnam

Leonard Smith, Paul Dargusch, and Sebastian Thomas

Volume 32 No.2 (2010)

ACIAR special issue


The Seedling Nursery Survey on Leyte Island, the Philippines

Nestor Gregorio, Steve Harrison and John Herbohn

Profiling Tree Nurseries in Northern Mindanao, the Philippines

Don Immanuel Edralin and Agustin Mercado Jr

The Need for Improved Nursery Management Practices and Marketing in the Tree Nurseries of Northern Mindanao

Don Immanuel Edralin and Agustin Mercado Jr

Insights from the Farm Forestry Tree Seedling Nursery Sector in Western Java, Indonesia

Agustin Mercado Jr, Paul Dargusch and Nestor Gregorio

Observations of Forestry Seedling Production Systems in Thailand and Vietnam

Steve Harrison and Nestor Gregorio

Review of Current Nursery Accreditation and Seedling Certification Systems for Forest and Fruit Trees in Leyte and Samar Islands, the Philippines

Eduardo O. Mangaoang

Ensuring Seedling Quality through Fruit Tree Nursery Accreditation and Implications for Forest Nursery Accreditation

Don Immanuel Edralin and Agustin Mercado, Jr

Design and Implementation of a Communication Campaign on Best Management Practice for Forest Nurseries

Rotacio Gravoso, Nestor Gregorio, Annabelle Gerona and Jayson Godoy

Financial Modelling of Smallholder Seedling Production

Steve Harrison, Nestor Gregorio and Wendy Wilson

Research Note: ERDB Research, Development and Extension Strategies for the Production of High Quality Planting Materials

Rafael Cadiz, Marilyn Landicho and Mylene Aparente

Volume 32 No.1 (2010)


Purification and partial characterization of white radish (Raphanus sativus L. var. Long White) peroxidase from cell sespension culture extract(RETRACTED)

Sri Pudjirahati and Andi Tenri Adjeng Karossi

Delayed yellowing of broccoli florets by ethanol: Some physio-biochemical changes during storage

Dewoowoogen P. Baclayon and Toshiyuki Matsui

Floral biology of Jatropha curcas L.

Angelo Jay M. Noriel and Othello B. Capuno

Cassava grates processing wastes as source of electrical energy

Mark Anthony R. Atanacio, Daniel Leslie S. Tan and Felix J. Amestoso

Nitrogen mineralization and phosphorus solubization due to rewetting of forest and paddy soils

Marco Rodel J. Aragon and Victor B. Asio

Isozyme polymorphism to detect genetic diversity of Jatropha curcas (L.) in India

Rekha R. Warrier, P. Priyadharshini, S. Senthil Vadivu, B. Devika Nagalakshmi, C. Savitha, R. Anandalakshmi, A. Nicodemus, and B. Gurudev Singh

Organic Agriculture: The logical sequence to modern chemical agriculture in the Philippine context

Teodoro C. Mendoza

Volume 31 No.2 (2009)


Callus induction and plant regeneration of two Cuban rice cultivars using different seed explants and amino acid supplements

Maylin Perez-Bernal , Magalis Delgado Rigo, Carlos Alberto Hernandez Diaz, Maria Teresa Barcelo Avila and Raul Armas Ramos

Sweetpotato weevil pheromones and their precursors: Dose-response and structure-activity relationship in Cylas formicarius Fabr., Cylas brunneus Olivier and Cylas puncticollis Boheman

Erlinda A. Vasquez, Dietmar Schmidt, Claus Peter Zebitz, Uwe Beifuss, Iris Klaiber, Jurgen Kroschel, and Remberto Patindol

Impacts of the Techno Gabay Program in Eastern Visayas, Philippines as revealed by stakeholders’ stories of significant change

Editha G. Cagasan and Ma. Theresa H. Velasco

A review of soil degradation in the Philippines

Victor B. Asio , Reinhold Jahn, Federico O. Perez , Ian A. Navarrete and Sergio M. Abit Jr.

Improvement of the growth, yield, and tuber quality of purple yam through macro and micronutrient fertilization

Anabella B. Tulin

Conditions leading to addiction and avoidance of massively multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPGs) among game addicts

Neil Anthony C. Rusia and Rotacio S. Gravoso

Volume 31 No.1 (2009)


Food security implications of biofuel production

Teodoro C. Mendoza

Carbohydrate status of sucrose-fed broccoli head during storage and the activity and gene expression of sucrose synthase

Dewoowoogen P. Baclayon and Toshiyuki Matsui

Allelochemicals from the leaves of Tamarindus indica L.

Suparna Mandal Biswas, Nasrin Begam, Sunanda Chanda and Lalit Kumar

Antimicrobial property of chitosan and induction of systemic acquired resistance for the control of rice bacterial blight caused by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Swings et al.)

Ivy M. Modina, Candelario L. Calibo and Lucia M. Borines

Nutrient characteristics of aggregates and rhizosphere of a degraded upland soil: Implication for soil fertility evaluation

Ian A. Navarrete, Salfe O. Macalde, and Victor B. Asio

Morphological characterization of selected papaya (Carica papaya L.) inbreds and hybrids

Florence Lasalita-Zapico and Violeta N. Villegas

Volume 30 No.2 (2008)


Development of bacterial blight resistant Mestizo hybrid maintainer and restorer lines through marker-aided backcrossing

Lucia M. Borines, Emilie O. Espejo, Robelyn T. Piamonte,Casiana M. Vera Cruz and Edilberto Redoña

Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in purple food yam (Dioscorea alata L.)

Marilyn M. Belarmino and Jocelyn R. Gonzales

Gmelina Boom, Farmers’ Doom: Tree growers’ risks, coping strategies and options

Paulo N. Pasicolan and Damasa M. Macandog

Growing tropical tree planting stock in root trainers: Cell volume, seedling density and growing media

Sanjay Singh, N. P. S. Nain and S. P. Tripathi

Research Note: Floristic inventory of monocots in Mt. Pangasugan, Baybay, Leyte, Philippines

Pamela M. Po-Abit

Volume 30 No.1 (2008)


In vitro plant regeneration from flower stalk explants of Phalaenopsis amabilis (L.) Bl

Darlyn B. Posas and Marilyn M. Belarmino

Incidence of sweetpotato viruses in Central Luzon, Philippines

Erlinda A. Vasquez, Manuel K. Palomar, Lilibeth B. Laranang and Edgardo B. Barsalote

Research Note: Effects of leaf decomposition of selected exotic and native tree species on forest soil quality

Cheryl C. Batistel and Victor B. Asio

Altitudinal distribution of skinks along Cantubias Ridge of Mt. Pangasugan, Baybay, Leyte

Litlen P. Dapar and Teofanes A. Patindol

Pollen morphology and their viability of some Indian mangroves

Suparna Gupta, Arunima Ghosh, Subrata Maity and Sauren Das

Effects of mechanical factors on the peeling of cassava

Jesus G. Sagragao and Daniel Leslie S. Tan

Appropriation of the information and communications technologies by farmers and extension workers in Borongan, Eastern Samar

Ulderico B. Alviola and Editha G. Cagasan

Research Note: Optimizing wheat productivity through improved techniques for in situ moisture conservation in a micro watershed under sub-tropical region of North-Western India

Sanjay Arora and M. S. Hadda

Research Note: Coverage of climate change risks in leading Philippine newspapers

Rick-Angelo Piamonte and Rotacio S. Gravoso

Research Note: Stream water quality of a Community-Based Forest Management (CBFM)-protected watershed in Baybay, Leyte, Philippines

Arturo E. Pasa

Volume 29 No.2 (2007)


Guide to the fresh water fishes in Tubod River, Lake Danao and its outlet, Inawasan River in Leyte, Philippines

Wasantha S. Weliange, Jimmy Pogosa, Chandima Lankaadikara, Maria Leichtfried and Friedhelm Göltenboth

Toxic heavy metal biosorption by some marine bacteria isolate from the sediments of industrial effluents of Iligan Bay

Arvin C. Balala and Jose M. Oclarit

Species and structure of forests in Tampakan Highlands, South Cotabato, Philippines

Justino M. Quimio and Nelson L. Quilario

Screening of endophytic microorganisms from sweetpotato for the production of antimicrobial compounds

Julie D. Tan, Edmundo L. Sanchez, Jr., Michiko Tanaka, Taiki Katayama, Kozo Asano, and Fusao Tomita

Comparative suitability of two culture media to the in vitro growth of embryos of three coconut types

Tessie C. Nuñez

Reaction of hybrid rice and component lines to rice black bug [Scotinophara coarctata(Fabricius), Hemiptera: Pentatomidae]

Brian S. Sinangote, Reny G. Gerona, Ma. Dinah M. Reformina, Ma. Gina M. Babb and Lucia M. Borines

Influence of waterlogging stress and benzyladenine application on tomato grafted to eggplant

Mary Ann Jully B. Regis and Misael T. Diputado, Jr.

Research Note: Effect of tidal inundation on some chemical properties of soil of the Sundarbans (India)

Tanumi Kumar and Monoranjan Ghose

Abundance and prey spectrum of web spiders in rice agroecosystems of Pangasugan, Leyte, Philippines

Sarwshri Gangurde, Konrad Martin, and Maria Juliet C. Ceniza

Volume 29 No.1 (2007)


In Vitro culture of rose species (Rosa ssp.)via axillary bud growth

Zosimo S. de la Rosa Jr. and Marilyn M. Belarmino

Tomato fruit parthenocarpy and yield increase in response to chlorophenoxyacetic acid

Rosalina D. Poliquit and Misael T. Diputado Jr.

Forest carbon stock and livelihood opportunities under the CBFM Project in Midwestern Leyte Province, Philippines

Arturo E. Pasa

Reaction of abaca (Musa textilis Nee) germplasm to fusarium wilt caused by Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense(E. F. Smith) Snyd. and Hans.

Lucia M. Borines, Elsie E. Salamat and Rammel B. Cardines

Survey and evaluation of promising mycoherbicides for the control of asyang [ Mikania cordata (Burm. F.)B. L. Robinson]

Lualhati M. Noriel, Yolanda C. Mangaoang, Rodolfo A. Paningbatan, Elizabeth P. Parac, and Rowena V. Salva

Chemical dynamics of a highly weathered soil under indigenous tree species in Mt. Pangasugan

Juvia P. Sueta, Victor B. Asio and Anabella B. Tulin

Amplification of health risk messages in leading Philippine newspapers

Jedess Miladel C. Nuñez and Rotacio S. Gravoso

Volume 28 No.2 (2006)


Effect of in vitro and in vivo induction of polyethelene glycol-mediated osmotic stress on hybrid taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott)

Manas Ranjan Sahoo, Madhumita DasGupta and Archana Mukherjee

Time of incorporation of field legume herbage and its influence on the growth and yield of upland rice

Berta C. Ratilla and Rodolfo G. Escalada

Effects of a video-mediated student-centered learning environment on students’ understanding of plant pathology principles

Erik-Ray Matthew S. Palomar and Rotacio S. Gravoso

Abundance status of flora in Mananga-Kotkot-Lusaran Watersheds, Cebu, Philippines

Justino M. Quimio

Is Heritiera fomes Buch. Ham. less adapted to the present conditions of the Indian Sundarbans compared to other mangrove species?

P. Nandy (Datta), M. Ghose, R. Spooner-Hart and S. Das

Screening of blue crab (Portunus pelagicus L.) eyestalk extracts for growth inhibition of Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum (Hauber et al. 1998) (Erwinia carotovora) Jones (Holland) and Ralstonia solanacearum (Yabuuchi et al. 1995) (Pseudomonas solanacearum)

E. F. Smith Julissah C. Evangelio and Bernardita P. Germano

Distribution and abundance of avifauna on the foothills of Mt. Pangasugan, Baybay, Leyte, Philippines

Maritess B. Labrador and Teofanes A. Patindol

Volume 28 No.1 (2006)


Soil biological activity under different land-uses in Leyte Philippines

Carsten Marohn, Reinhold Jahn and Joachim Sauerborn

Nitrate concentration in animal manure dumping sites

Marilyn C. Sebial and Letecia S. Sonon

Community structure of arthropods in Agusan del Norte lowland ricefields

Rowena P. Varela and Lina T. Villacarlos

Biochemistry of postharvest spoilage of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L.) 2. Comparison of cellulolytic enzyme production in cultures and fungi-infected sweetpotato tubers

R. C. Ray

Filipino consumer preferences for peanut butter

F. C. F. Galvez, L. S. Palomar, M. L. dL. Francisco, A. O. Lustre, and A. V. A. Resurreccion

Production of acidophilus milk enriched with purees from colored sweetpotato 9Ipomoea batatas L.) varieties

Rodney H. Perez and Julie D. Tan

Volume 27 No.2 (2005)


Farmers’ knowledge and adoption of sustainable land-use management systems in Matalom, Leyte, Philippines

Fe M. Gabunada and Agnes C. Rola

Evaluation of a simple re-circulating hydroponic system for sweet pepper (Capsicum annum L.) and pechay (Brassica napus L.)

Misael T. Diputado, Jr., Manolo B. Loreto, Jr. and Jonathan I. Mangmang

Effect of dates of sowing on dry matter production and partitioning in yam bean (Pachyrrhizus erosus (L) Urban)

M. Nedunchezhiyan and R. C. Ray

Biology of Coccinella transversalis Muls. (Coloeptera: Coccinellidae)

Brenda C. Balbarino and Ma. Julieta C. Ceniza

Physical and chemical characteristics of two wetlands in Lake Danao Natural Park, Ormoc City

Nadia P. Alfante and Teofanes A. Patindol

Status of phosphorus in the rain forest ecosystem of Mt. Pangasugan, Leyte, Philippines

Janice P. Susaya and Victor B. Asio

Volume 27 No.1 (2005)


Nursery Management in Relation to Root Deformation, Sowing and Shading

Edwin Cedamon, Eduardo Mangaoang, Nestor Gregorio, Arturo Pasa and John Herbohn

Cost-Effective Systems for Seedling Production and Tree Farm Establishment

Eduardo Mangaoang, Edwin Cedamon and Arturo Pasa

Present Tree Planting and Management Activities in Four Rural Communities in Leyte Province, the Philippines

Edwin Cedamon, Nick Emtage, Jungho Suh, John Herbohn, Steve Harrison and Eduardo Mangaoang

Variations in Socioeconomic Characteristics, Farming Assests and Livelihood Systems of Leyte Rural Households

Jungho Suh and Nick Emtage

Identification of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of the Community-based Forest Management Program

Jungho Suh and Nick Emtage

Estimated Financial Performance of Exotic and Indigenous Tree Species in Smallholder Plantations in Leyte Province

Steve Harrison, Tyron Venn, Renezita Sales, Edwin Mangaoang and John Herbohn

Impediments to Microfinancing of Smallholder Forestry on Leyte Island, The Philippines

Dennis Peque

DENR Rules and Regulations Governing Timber and Timber Products Planted on Private Land

Felipe Calub

Using a Typology of Tree-growers to Guide Forestry Extension

Jerome Vanclay

Potential Economic Impact of Improving Returns to Smallholder Tree Farmers in Leyte: A Cost Benefit Analysis of ACIAR Project ASEM/2003/052

John Herbohn and Steve Harrison

Volume 26 No.1 & 2 (2004)


Yield and economic returns of peanut and sweetcorn as influenced by timing of planting the crops in an intercropping scheme

Ulysses A. Cagasan and Benjamin Agarcio

Response of corn to chicken dung and rice hull ash application and mycorrhizal fungi inoculation

Luz G. Asio and Alfredo B. Escasinas

Moisture adsorption isotherms of dried mangoes at a temperature range of 25 to 45oC

L. M. Diamante, Ken-ichi Ishibashi and Kazunori Hironaka

Deep bed peanut drying using Hukill’s Analysis

L. M. Diamante , M. S. Chinnan, and P. Mallikurjunan

Antifungal activity of six botanicals against root crop diseases

Manuel K. Palomar, Erlinda O. Landerito, Avelina P. Molato, Doreen S. Cayanong and Victoria G. Palermo

Development of an electronic moisture meter for abaca fiber

Feliciano G. Sinon and Alberto C. Martinez Jr.

Evaluation of the technical performance of root crop processing machines for sweetpotato grates and flour production

D. L. S. Tan, K. Miyamoto, K. Ishibashi, K. Matsuda, T. Satow

Characterization of nutrient deficiency symptoms in sweetpotato through farmer-scientist participatory approach

Anabella B. Tulin, Victor B. Asio, Dindo M. Campilan and Shigenao Kawai

Bioassay-guided isolation of the antimicrobial compounds of Coleus amboinicus Loureiro (Lamiaceae)

E. A. Vasquez, W. Kraus, J. Conrad, B. Volger, C. Zebitz and B. M. Rejesus

Volume 25 No.2 (2003)


Socio-economic Research Techniques in Non-industrial Forestry

Steve Harrison

Empowering People’s Organizations in Community Based Forest Management in the Philippines: The Community Organizing Role of NGOs

Stephen Duthy and Bernadette Bolo-Duthy

Value-adding in Forestry at the Farm and Community Level

Dennis P. Peque

Philippine Forest Ecosystems and Climate Change: Carbon Stocks, Rate of Sequestration and the Kyoto Protocol

Rodel D. Lasco and Florencia B. Pulhin

A Model to Help People to Realize Sustainable Forestry Futures

Jerome K. Vanclay, Ravi Prabhu, Robert Muetzelfeldt and Mandy Haggith

Rainforest Reforestation and Biodiversity Benefits: A Case Study from the Australian Wet Tropics

Robert Harrison, Grant Wardell-Johnson and Clive McAlpine

Property Rights Issues in Small-scale Forestry in the Philippines

Steve Harrison

Developing a High Value Timber Industry in the Leyte Based on Furniture Production: Future Prospects and Lessons from Experiences in Tropical Australia

John Herbohn, Steve Harrison, and David Smorfitt

Volume 25 No.1 (2003)


Tree Planting Progress at Four Community Forestry Sites In Leyte: Some Observations and Lessons Learned

Eduardo O. Mangaoang and Steve Harrison

Establishing a Reforestation Baseline in Community Forestry in Leyte

John Herbohn

The Philippines’ Community-Based Resource Management Program

Willie Osita

Preferred Native Tree Species for Smallholder Forestry in Leyte

Eduardo O. Mangaoang and Arturo E. Pasa

The One-minute Modeller: An Introduction to Simile

Jerome K. Vanclay

Some Research Experiences in Socio-economics of Non-industrial Forestry in the Philippines

Steve Harrison, Tyron Venn, John Herbohn, Peter Dart and Sharon Brown

Landholder Types in Leyte, the Philippines: A Review of Literature and Proposals for Methods to Extend Understanding

Nicholas F. Emtage

Volume 24 No.2 (2002)


Survey of ultraviolet radiation-absorbing mycosporine-like amino acids in adult females of planktonic copepods

Dorothy G. Lacuna

The ichthyofauna of Lake Manguao, Taytay, Palawan, Philippines

Joie D. Matillano

Fish length measurements using artificial neural networks

C.M. Orofeo, R. U. Cruzet, M. P. B. Kindica, B. Zuidberg,and K. Karremans

Hunting pattern and pressure of communities inside protected areas in Leyte

Teofanes A. Patindol

Mora grass in contour hedgerow: A technology for a sustainable upland farming system

Zosimo M. de la Rosa

Life history of yam scale, Gonaspidiotus hartii Cockerell (Hemiptera:Diaspididae)

Erlinda A. Vasquez and Melecio A. Buyser

Volume 24 No.1 (2002)


Natural vegetative strips in degraded calcareous soil environments: Successful stabilization of steep slopes in the Central Philippines

Marco Stark and Julito Itumay

Growth, development and flower quality of poinsettia as influenced by nutrient level and plant growth regulation method

Doris P. Quita and Misael T. Diputado

Cultural management manipulation for baby corn (Zea mays Linn.) production. I. Effects of variety and organic manure growth and yield of baby corn

Reynaldo R. Javier

Effect of temperature and water activity on quality deterioration and shelf life of dried mangoes

Lemuel M. Diamante, Ken-ichi Ishibashi and Kazunori Hironaka

Effectiveness of cassava plastic storage technology and marketability of plastic-packed cassava roots

Emma S. Data, Editha G. Cagasan and Joselito B. Layola

Promotive factors for callus initiation and plant regeneration in upland rice

Marilyn M. Belarmino

Volume 23 No.2 (2001)


Effective production of recombinant esterase in Bacillus brevis using a pH-controlled fed-batch culture

Edgardo E. Tulin

Cell-free synthesis of tachyplesin, an antimicrobial peptide from tachypleus tridentatus

Edgardo E. Tulin, Anabella B. Tulin, and Shin-ichiro Ejiri

Bioochemistry of postharvest spoilage of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L.)1. Changes in starch, total sugar, praline and ascorbic acid content

R.C. Ray and Swayam Prava Pati

Effect of some edaphic factors on microbial decomposition of leaf fibre biomass of Toona ciliata Roxb. and Trema orientalis Bl.

Sunanda Chanda, Kakali Ghosh,Priyanka Majumbar,and Swapan K. Bhaduri

Biology of yam mealybug, Planococcus pacificus Cox (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)

Erlinda A. Vasquez and Melecio A. Buyser

Altitudinal distribution and quantitative vegetation analysis of the monocotyledonous flora in Mt. Pangasugan, Leyte, Philippines

Pamela M. Po-Abit and Norma Aguilar

Species diversity of moconotyledonous vegetation in Mt.Pangasugan, Leyte, Philippines

Pamela M. Po-Abit and Norma Aguilar

Volume 23 No.1 (2001)


Effect of NaCl on axillary shoot proliferation in sweetpotato

Archana Mukherjee

Evaluation of stability in sweetpotato using different methods

S.K. Naskar and Archana Mukherjee

Estimation of leaf area index in two abaca (Musa textiles Nee) varieties by regression methods

Ricardo A. Esplanada Jr. and Romel B. Armecin

Influence of leaf volatiles of Eucalyptus citriodora Hook. on the growth and development of Exorista bombycis (Louis)

K.C. Narayanaswamy

Bacteriocin production by Enterococcus faecalis VRE 1492 using different media at varying pH and temperatures

Julie D. Tan

Desorption isotherms of sweetened maturing coconut at different temperatures

Lemuel M. Diamante

Review Article: Mechanization of rice production in the Philippines: trends and perspectives

Caesar Joventino M. Tado

Volume 22 No.1 & 2 (2000)


An aquatic wild plant as a keystone species in a traditional Philippine rice growing system: its agroecological implications

Konrad Martin and Joachim Sauerborn

Distribution, transmission and disease characterization of sweetpotato feathery mottle virus

Manuel K. Palomar, E.B. Barsalote and H.S.V. Colis

Microorganisms asssociated with postharvest spoilage of yams

R.C. Ray, M. Nedunzhiyan and C. Balagopalan

Botanical control of golden kuhol (Pomacea canaliculata Lamarck) using asyang [Mikania cordata (Burm. F.) B.L. Robinson]

Lualhati M. Noriel, Josef Margraf, Flora Mia Y. Duatin and Marilyn P. Guzman

External morphology of eri (Samia cynthia ricini Boisduval) egg during embryonic development

D.N.R. Reddy and K.C. Narayanaswamy

Surface charge characteristics of selected Philippine soils

Anabella B. Tulin

Nutrient status of soils in the rain forest of Mt. Pangasugan, Leyte, Philippines

Sabine Zikeli, Victor B. Asio and Reinhold Jahn

Soil biological parameters as indicators of sustainability of natural and agricultural land use systems

M.S. Nagaraja and V.R. Ramakrishna Parama

Effects of temperature on drying rates and sensory qualities of sweetened maturing coconut meat (coco-crisps)

Lemuel M. Diamante, Jesebel P. Rosillo and Remberto Patindol