We thank our peer reviewers

Hannah Abad, Ph.D., Department of Mathematics & Physics, Visayas State University, Philippines

Antonio P. Abamo, Ph.D., Department of Business Management, Visayas State University, Philippines

Berna Lou Aba-Regis, M.Sc., Department of Biological Sciences, Visayas State University, Philippines

Julius V. Abela, Ph.D., Department of Animal Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Sergio Abit Jr., Ph.D., Department of Plant & Soil Sciences, University of Oklahoma, USA

Mary Joy Abit, Ph.D., Institute of Weed Science, Entomology & Plant Pathology, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Alice M. Acabal, Ph.D., Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, Visayas State University, Philippines

Andresito Acabal, Ph.D., Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, Visayas State University, Philippines

Luz Acedo, Ph.D., Philippine Rootcrops Research & Training Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Malay Adak, Ph.D., Department of Botany, University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India

Felix Afable, Ph.D., Eastern Samar State University, Borongan City, Eastern Samar, Philippines

Michael Alba, Ph.D., Department of Economics, De La Salle University, Philippines

Amanullah, Ph.D., Department of Agronomy, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan

Felix Amestoso, Ph.D., Department of Food Science & Technology, Visayas State University, Philippines

Maria Lourdes C. Aralar, Ph.D., Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center / Aquaculture Department, Philippines

Romel Armecin, Ph.D., Ecological Farm Resource & Management Institute, Visayas State University, Baybay City Leyte, Philippines

Catherine Arradaza, Ph.D., Department of Horticulture, Visayas State University, Philippines

Johannes G. Asio, M.Sc. Cand., School of Environmental Science Management, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Luz G. Asio, Ph.D., Department of Agronomy, Visayas State University, Philippines

Maria Victoria Stephanie G. Asio, M.Sc., College of Public Affairs & Development, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Victor B. Asio, Ph.D., Department of Soil Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Angelo Francis Atole, Ph.D., Department of Animal Science, Central Bicol State University of Agriculture, Philippines

Myrna Avila, Ph.D., Institute of Strategic Research & Development Studies, Visayas State University, Philippines

Jose L. Bacusmo, Ph.D., Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics, Visayas State University, Philippines

Melvin Bagot, M.Sc., College of Veterinary Medicine, Visayas State University, Philippines

Auralyn F. Balacase, Ph.D., College of Agriculture & Forestry, Capiz State University Burias Campus, Philippines

Angelica Baldos, Ph.D., Department of Forest Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Milagros Bales, Ph.D., Department of Agricultural Education & Extension, Visayas State University, Philippines

Marilen P. Balolong, Ph.D., Department of Biology, University of the Philippines – Manila, Philippines

Melogen B. Bandalan, Ph.D., College of Agriculture & Allied Sciences, Eastern Samar State University Salcedo Campus, Philippines

Antonio Barruga, Ph.D., Department of Animal Science, Central Luzon State University, Philippines

Eufemio G. Barcelon, Ph.D., Department of Food Technology, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

Corazon B. Batoy, Ph.D., College of Arts & Sciences, Holy Name University, Bohol, Philippines

Marilyn M. Belarmino, Ph.D., East-West Seed Group, Bang Bua Thong, Thailand

Beatriz S. Belonias, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, Visayas State University, Philippines

Marilou M. Benitez, Ph.D., Department of Horticulture, Visayas State University, Philippines

Lolito C. Bestil, Ph.D., Department of Animal Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Fotis Bilias, Ph.D., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Hydraulics, Soil Science & Agricultural Engineering, Greece

Jayzon Bitacura, M.Sc., Department of Biological Sciences, Visayas State University, Philippines

Lucia Borines, Ph.D., Department of Pest Management, Visayas State University, Philippines

P.C. Bose, Ph.D., Central Sericultural Research & Training Institute, Mysore, India

Francisco Buctot, Ph.D., College of Agriculture & Environmental Science, Southern Leyte State University, Philippines

Ernesto Bulayog, Ph.D., Department of Economics, Visayas State University, Philippines

Salome Bulayog, Ph.D., Department of Economics, Visayas State University, Philippines

Inocencio Buot, Ph.D., Plant Biology Division of the Institute of Biological Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Editha G. Cagasan, Ph.D., Department of Development Communication, Visayas State University, Philippines

Ulysses Cagasan, Ph.D., Department of Agronomy, Visayas State University, Philippines

Candelario L. Calibo, Ph.D., Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, Visayas State University, Philippines

Sherrie Ann Cananua-Labid, Ph.D., College of Education, Samar State University, Philippines

Justo Canare Jr., Ph.D., Department of Crop Science, Central Luzon State University, Philippines

Othello B. Capuno, Ph.D., Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics, Visayas State University, Philippines

Michelle Castillo-Quimbo, Ph.D., Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Maria Juliet Ceniza, Ph.D., Department of Pest Management, Visayas State University, Philippines

Carmelita N. Cervantes, Ph.D., College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Central Bicol State University of Agriculture, Philippines

Senona A. Cesar, Ph.D. Cand., Department of Biological Sciences, Visayas State University, Philippines

Zueng-Sang Chen, Ph.D., Taiwan Research Institute of Water Resources and Agriculture, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Seksak Chouichom, Ph.D., Thailand Institute of Scientific & Technology Research, Thailand

Lynette Cimafranca, Ph.D., Department of Food Science & Technology, Visayas State University, Philippines

Renezita Come, Ph.D., Department of Forest Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Warren Come, Ph.D., Department of Animal Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Clea Anne V. Corsiga, Ph.D., Visayas State University – Villaba Campus, Philippines

Julian O. Cumad, M.Sc., Cebu Technological University, Tuburan, Cebu, Philippines

Nonilona P. Daquiado, Ph.D., Department of Soil Science, Central Mindanao University, Philippines

Buenaventura Dargantes, Ph.D., Institute of Strategic Research & Development Studies, Visayas State University, Philippines

Sauren Das, Ph.D., Agricultural & Ecological Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, India

Nenita Dela Cruz, Ph.D., Department of Soil Science, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Lemuel Diamante, Ph.D., University of Otago, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

Usha Ramchanda Dongarwar, Ph.D., Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, India

Danilo T. Dy, Ph.D., Department of Biology, University of San Carlos, Philippines

Francisco Elegado, Ph.D., National Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (Biotech), University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Ivy C. Emnace, Ph.D.,Department of Food Science & Technology, Visayas State University, Philippines

Monina Escalada, Ph.D., Department of Development Communication, Visayas State University, Philippines

Rodolfo G. Escalada, Ph.D., Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics, Visayas State University, Philippines

Ruth Escasinas, Ph.D., Department of Agronomy, Visayas State University, Philippines

Elda B. Esguerra, Ph.D., Postharvest Horticulture Training Center, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Eliza Espinosa, Ph.D., Institute of Tropical Ecology & Environmental Management, Visayas State University, Philippines

Art Russel Flandez, M.Sc., Department of Biological Sciences, Visayas State University, Philippines

Hendrik Freitag, Ph.D., Shool of Science & Engineering, Department of Biology, Ateneo De Manila University, Philippines

Fe Gabunada, Ph.D., Ecological Farm Resource & Management Institute, Visayas State University, Philippines

Manuel Gacutan Jr., Ph.D., Department of Animal Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Marita Galinato, M.Sc., Department of Biological Sciences, Visayas State University, Philippines

Lorina Galvez, Ph.D., Department of Food Science & Technology, Visayas State University, Philippines

Ruben Gapasin, Ph.D., Department of Pest Management, Visayas State University, Philippines

Pastor Garcia, Prof., Ecological Farm Resource & Management Institute, Visayas State University, Philippines

Friedhelm Goeltenboth, Ph.D., University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

Henry Y. Goltiano, Ph.D., Department of Agricultural Education & Extension, Visayas State University, Philippines

Apolinario Gonzaga, Ph.D., University of Science & Technology of Southern Philippines Claveria, Philippines

Zenaida Gonzaga, Ph.D., Department of Horticulture, Visayas State University, Philippines

Nello Gorne, Ph.D., Department of Agronomy, Visayas State University, Philippines

Rotacio S. Gravoso, Ph.D., Department of Development Communication, Visayas State University, Philippines

Roberto C. Guarte, Ph.D., Department of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering, Visayas State University, Philippines

Arnold V. Hallare, Ph.D., Department of Biology, University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines

Steve Harrison, Ph.D., Forest Economics, The University of Queensland, Australia

Zeng-Yei Hseu, Ph.D., Department of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Muhammad Islam, Ph.D., National Fertilizer Development Center, Pakistan

Reinhold Jahn, Ph.D., Institute for Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Gerardo Janairo, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, De La Salle University, Philippines

Selim Kermasha, Ph.D., Department of Food Science & Agricultural Chemistry, McGill University, Canada

Eugene Lañada, Ph.D., College of Veterinary Medicine, Visayas State University, Philippines

Gerhard Langenberger, Ph.D., University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

Carlito P. Laurean, Ph.D., Benguet State University, Philippines

Roberta Lauzon, Ph.D., Department of Food Science & Technology, Visayas State University, Philippines

Lawrence Liao, Ph.D., Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Hiroshima University, Japan

Jesusito Lim, Ph.D., Department of Pest Management, Visayas State University, Philippines

Suzette B. Lina, Ph.D., Department of Soil Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Maria Theresa Loreto, Ph.D., Department of Biotechnology, Visayas State University, Philippines

Ariel Mactal, Ph.D., Department of Soil Science, Central Luzon State University, Philippines

Jovito B. Madeja, Ph.D., Research & Development Services, Eastern Samar State University, Philippines

Jehru Magahud, M.Sc., Philippine Rice Research Institute, Agusan-Research Division, Philippines

Cezar Mamaril, Ph.D., Philippine Rice Research Institute, Laguna, Philippines

Eduardo Mangaoang, Ph.D., Department of Forest Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Yolanda Mangaoang, Ph.D., Department of Pest Management, Visayas State University, Philippines

Deejay Maranguit-Lumanao, Ph.D., Department of Soil Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Denise Margaret S. Matias, Ph.D., Institute For Social-Ecological Research, Frankfurt Am Main, Germany

Analyn Mazo, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, Visayas State University, Philippines

Patrick S. Michael, Ph.D., Department of Agriculture, Papua New Guinea University of Technology, Papua New Guinea

Janet M. Modina, Ph.D., Brgy. Pangasugan, Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines

Juvy G. Mojares, Ph.D., Somerton Middle School, Arizona, USA

Imelda R. Molina, Ph.D., Department of Agricultural Economics, University of the Philippines, Philippines

Hernando Mondal, Ph.D., Department of Forest Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Humberto R. Montes Jr., Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, Visayas State University, Philippines

Luz Moreno, Ph.D., Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics, Visayas State University, Philippines

Eetela Sathya, Narayana, Ph.D., Department of Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science, State Agricultural University Hyderabad, India

Ian Navarrete, Ph.D., Department of Environmental Science, Southern Leyte State University – Hinunangan Campus, Philippines

Honeylet Nicolas, Ph.D., Bulacan Agricultural State College, Philippines

Lilian Nuñez, Ph.D., Institute of Strategic Research & Development Studies, Visayas State University, Philippines

Tessie Nuñez, Ph.D., National Coconut Research Center, Visayas State University, Visayas State University, Philippines

Ricardo F. Orge, Ph.D., Philippine Rice Research Institute, Maligaya, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Ramon Orias, Ph.D., Philippine Rootcrops Research & Training Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Arturo Pasa, Ph.D., Department of Forest Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Teofanes A. Patindol, Ph.D., Department of Forest Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Santiago Peña Jr., Ph.D., College of Veterinary Medicine, Visayas State University, Philippines

Dennis Peque, Ph.D., Department of Forest Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Federico O. Perez, Ph.D., Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Rodney H. Perez, Ph.D., National Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (Biotech), University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Robelyn Piamonte, Ph.D., National Abaca Research Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Nestor Pido, Ph.D., Philippine Rootcrops Research & Training Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Anatolio Polinar, Ph.D., Department of Forest Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Angie R. Poliquit, Ph.D., College of Agriculture & Related Sciences, University of Southeastern Philippines, Philippines

Oscar B. Posas, Ph.D., Department of Animal Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Elizabeth S. Quevedo, Ph.D., Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, Visayas State University, Philippines

Marcelo A. Quevedo, Ph.D., Philippine Rootcrops Research & Training Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Ana Marquiza Quilicot, Ph.D., College of Veterinary Medicine, Visayas State University, Philippines

Cecille Marie Quiñones, Ph.D., Department of Soil Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Mizanur Rahman, Ph.D., Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Islamic University, Kushtia, Bangladesh

Arsenio Ramos, Ph.D., Department of Horticulture, Visayas State University, Philippines

Berta Ratilla, Ph.D., Department of Agronomy, Visayas State University, Philippines

Florencio Reginio Jr., Ph.D., College of Agriculture & Food Science, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Julieta Roa, Ph.D., Philippine Rootcrops Research & Training Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Felix Salas, Ph.D., Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, Visayas State University, Philippines

Jedess Miladel Salomon, M.Sc., National Abaca Research Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Pearl B. Sanchez, Ph.D., Agricultural Systems Institute, College of Agriculture & Food Science, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Ryan Sarimong, Ph.D., College of Agriculture & Forestry, Capiz State University Burias Campus, Mambusao, Capiz, Philippines

Moises Neil Seriño, Ph.D., Department of Economics, Visayas State University, Philippines

S.R. Singh, Ph.D., Indian Institute Of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Feliciano Sinon, Ph.D., National Abaca Research Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Alellie Sobreviñas, Ph.D., School Of Economics, De La Salle University, Philippines

Letecia Sonon, Ph.D., Agricultural & Environmental Services Laboratories, University of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Eutiquio Sudaria, Ph.D., National Coconut Research Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Roel Suralta, Ph.D., Philippine Rice Research Institute, Science City Of Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Julie D. Tan, Ph.D., Philippine Rootcrops Research & Training Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Naomi G. Tangonan, Ph.D., Plant Pathology Research Laboratory, University of Southern Mindanao, Kabacan, Cotabato, Philippines

Agnes Taveros, Ph.D., College of Veterinary Medicine, Visayas State University, Philippines

Mae Ann S. Tongol, Ph.D., Department of Animal Science, Northern Negros State College of Science & Technology, Philippines

Jiraporn Trisak, Ph.D., Department of Fishery Management, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

Annabella B. Tulin, Ph.D., Department of Soil Science, Visayas State University, Philippines

Edgardo E. Tulin, Ph.D., Philippine Rootcrops Research & Training Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Nicodemus Useh, Ph.D., Department of Veterinary Pathology & Microbiology, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria

Erlinda A. Vasquez, Ph.D., Philippine Rootcrops Research & Training Center, Visayas State University, Philippines

Arthur Villordon, Ph.D., Sweet Potato Research Station, Louisiana State University, USA

Akira Yamauchi, Ph.D., Graduate School of Bioagricutural Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan