Vol 147 No 2 June 2018

Philippine Journal of Science Vol. 147 No. 2, June 2018


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Editorial: The Importance of an Undergraduate Thesis
Caesar A. Saloma

Dietary Protein Level Affects Compensatory Growth and Feed Efficiency in Milkfish Chanos chanos Juvenile Under Cyclic Feeding

Marlyn B. Llameg and Augusto E. Serrano, Jr.

Physical Properties of Spirulina Phycocyanin Microencapsulated with Maltodextrin and Carrageenan

Eko Nurcahya Dewi, Retno Ayu Kurniasih, and Lukita Purnamayanti

Pyrodinium bahamense and Other Dinoflagellate Cysts in Surface Sediments of Cancabato Bay, Leyte, Philippines

Leni Yap-Dejeto, Caryl Y. Durante, Irene L. Tan, and Coleen O. Alonzo

Odor-mediated Behavioral Responses of Hatchery-reared Blue Swimming Crab Portunus pelagicus (Malacostraca, Decapoda) Instars Exposed to Various Chemical Cues
Anne Brigette B. Ledesma and Harold M. Monteclaro

Application of Edible Oyster Mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus Extract to Control Postharvest Melanosis in Shrimp, Penaeus vannamei
Marivic G. Llanto and Angel B. Encarnacion

Detection and Sequence Analysis of Enzyme Genes of Four Thermo-tolerant Bacillus pumilus Strains from the Philippines
Jessie James L. Malit and Cynthia T. Hedreyda
Determination of Fruit Ripeness Degree of ‘Carabao’ Mango (Mangifera indica L.) using Digital Photometry
Maja Sierhine J. Abarra, Edralina P. Serrano, Veronica C. Sabularse, Hervin Errol T. Mendoza, and Ernesto J. del Rosario

Consumers’ Patronage of Healthy Meal Options in a Food Establishment
Ma. Idelia G. Glorioso, Milflor S. Gonzales, Jerlyn D. Avilla, and Mario V. Capanzana
Determination of the cDNA Sequence and In Silico Functional Analysis of a Glucoamylase Gene From Saccharomycopsis fibuligera 2074
Dan Exerlin E. Bonete, Joel Hassan G. Tolentino, and Annabelle U. Novero
Recovery of Uranium from Philippine Wet Phosphoric Acid Using D2EHPA-TOPO Solvent Extraction
Botvinnik L. Palattao, Jennyvi D. Ramirez, Estrellita U. Tabora, Editha A. Marcelo, Edmundo P. Vargas, Socorro P. Intoy, Reymar R. Diwa, and Rolando Y. Reyes
Spent Tea Leaves as Extender and Scavenger for Urea Formaldehyde-Bonded Plywood
Erlinda L. Mari, Juanito P. Jimenez, Jr., and Rebecca B. Lapuz

Leptin (T3469C) and Estrogen Receptor (T1665G) Gene Polymorphisms and Their Associations to Backfat Thickness and Reproductive Traits of Large White Pigs (Sus scrofa L.)
Renato SA. Vega, Ronne Matthews C. Castillo, Nyka Noelle B. Barrientos, Mariedel M. Llanes-Autriz, Byung-Wook Cho, Celia B. de la Viña, and Neilyn O. Villa

GIS-Based Earthquake Damage Prediction in Different Earthquake Models: A Case Study at the University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines
Ibnu Rusydy, Decibel V. Faustino-Eslava, Umar Muksin, Richelle Gallardo-Zafra, Jedidiah Joel C. Aguirre, Nathaniel C. Bantayan, Lubna Alam, and Shruthi Dakey
Utilization of Lactation Station and Lactation Breaks and Its Association With the Duration of Breastfeeding Among Filipino Mothers With Children Aged 0-23 Months
Mildred L. Ocampo-Guirindola, Ma. Lynell M. Valdeabella-Maniego, and Keren Faye M. Gaya

GIS-based Estimation of Catchment Basin Parameters and Maximum Discharge Calculation using Rational Method of Luinab Catchment in Iligan City
Florife dela Rama-Liwanag, Daniel Mostrales, Kristine Sanchez, Ruben Tudio, Vincent Malales, and Ma. Teresa Ignacio