PJS 151 No4 Aug 2022

Philippine Journal of Science Vol. 151 No. 4, August 2022



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Three PH Laws for Ethical Conduct of Scientific Research
Caesar A. Saloma


Proposed Physicochemical Standards for the Identity and Quality Characteristics of Philippine Virgin Coconut Oil
Fabian M. Dayrit, Grace B. Tantengco, and Philip Gabriel M. Opao

Classification and Percent Severity of 𝘗𝘦𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘺 Damage Caused by Cutworm (𝘚𝘱𝘰𝘥𝘰𝘱𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘢 𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘢)
Anton Louise P. de Ocampo, Angelica D. Manalo, Mary Jane L. Silva, April Kristine I. Villanueva, and Romel Brian B. Florendo

Online Algorithms with Advice for the 𝒌-search Problem
Jhoirene B. Clemente, Henry N. Adorna, and Proceso L. Fernandez Jr.

Morphological and Molecular Study of 𝘓𝘦𝘱𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘢 𝘴𝘰𝘳𝘥𝘪𝘥𝘢 in Indonesia
Ivan Permana Putra, Rudy Hermawan, Mada Triandala Sibero, Ade Aliyya Puspita Sari, and Oktan Dwi Nurhayat

Density and Size Distribution of the Commercial 𝘉𝘦𝘤𝘩𝘦-𝘥𝘦-𝘮𝘦𝘳, 𝘈𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘰𝘱𝘺𝘨𝘢 𝘦𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘦𝘴 (Jaeger, 1833) in Cabgan, Barobo, Surigao del Sur, Philippines
Marnelle B. Sornito, Venus E. Leopardas, Elgen M. Arriesgado, Mariefe B. Quiñones, and Emilie G. Tubio

Spatiotemporal Asymmetric Modeling of the Long Run Response of Corn Productivity to Environmental Variabilities
Hernan G. Pantolla

Quality Changes of Green Mussel (𝘗𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘢 𝘷𝘪𝘳𝘪𝘥𝘪𝘴) at Different Steaming Conditions
Leonilo F. Endoma Jr., Bernajocele Jalyn B. Baldoza, Clarence P. Gamez, Angeleca A. Sumogod, Loda M. Nacional, Sharon N. Nuñal, and Rose T. Mueda

Organoleptic and Physicochemical Characterization of Ethnic Smoked Pork Delicacy (𝘒𝘪𝘯𝘶𝘥𝘢𝘺) Produced by the Ibaloy Indigenous People in Cordillera, Philippines
Cynthia D. Garambas, Myrna Benita Z. Luna, and Consuelo T. Chua

Physicochemical, ADMET, Molecular Docking, and Molecular Dynamics Simulations against 𝘉𝘢𝘤𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘶𝘴 𝘴𝘶𝘣𝘵𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘴 HmoB for Antibacterial Potentiality of Methyl α-D-glucopyranoside Derivatives
Sarkar M.A. Kawsar, Mebarka Ouassaf, Mohammed A. Hosen, Samir Chtita, Fazan A. Qais, and Saleh Belaidi

Effect of Lockdown on Food Security during COVID-19 Pandemic in the Philippines: Two Months after Implementation
Jessica D. Villanueva, Jonathan D. Austria, Kendrick Mico Faronilo, Aywin Rosette Sunga-Lim, Enrico L. Replan, Janice B. Sevilla-Nastor, Renante Abuyan, and Nicolas Peyraube

Automated Classification of Selected Philippine Wood Species Using Image Analysis and Artificial Neural Networks
Rosalie C. Mendoza, Arian J. Jacildo, Val Randolf M. Madrid, Rizza D.C. Mercado, Arlene D. Romano, Anne Patricia G. Cantalejo, Lyka Mae C. Urriza, Vivian C. Daracan, and Ronniel D. Manalo

Hawkmoths of Baguio City, Philippines: a Preliminary Checklist Derived from Photo-based Observation Records Available on iNaturalist and Philippine Lepidoptera Internet Platforms
Niño R. Mape, Linda Alisto, and Ian J. Kitching

Antibacterial and Antioxidant Activities of Ethanolic and Water Extracts of Stingless Bees 𝘛𝘦𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘰𝘯𝘢 𝘣𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘩𝘢𝘮𝘪, 𝘏𝘦𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘰𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘰𝘯𝘢 𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘮𝘢, and 𝘎𝘦𝘯𝘪𝘰𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘰𝘯𝘢 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘳𝘢𝘤𝘪𝘤𝘢 Propolis Found in Brunei
Nadzirah Zullkiflee, Hussein Taha, Nurul Aliah Abdullah, Fatimah Hashim, and Anwar Usman

Determinants of Overweight/Obesity among Filipino Adolescents: 2018 Expanded National Nutrition Survey, Philippines
Josie Platon-Desnacido, Ma. Lilibeth P. Dasco, Apple Joy D. Ducay, Charmaine A. Duante, and Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa

Estimating the Recreational Value and Setting Entrance Fees during Early Development of Ecotourism Sites: the Case of Bataan Natural Park
Arielle R. Fajardo, Asa Jose U. Sajise, Canesio D. Predo, Catherine C. de Luna, Dan Leo Z. Diona II, and Juan M. Pulhin

Shelter-based Food Preparation Intervention and Subjective Well-being of Pediatric Cancer Patients in Manila, Philippines
Maria Fema S. Aquino, Consuelo T. Chua, and Estrella R. Agustin

Safety Assessment of a Fungal-based Red Colorant Produced by 𝘔𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘴𝘤𝘶𝘴 𝘱𝘶𝘳𝘱𝘶𝘳𝘦𝘶𝘴 MTCC 25436
Fides Marciana Z. Tambalo, Jayson F. Garcia, and Cyrene D. Estrellana

First Report of Possible Shark Attack on an Irrawaddy Dolphin, 𝘖𝘳𝘤𝘢𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘢 𝘣𝘳𝘦𝘷𝘪𝘳𝘰𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘴 (Owen in Grey 1866) in the Philippines
Manuel Eduardo L. de la Paz, Jozette G. Hisu-an, Carlo B. Bais, Monica Marie R. Atienza, Dhorlyn G. de la Cruz, and Ma. Louella L. Dolar

Development of a Climate Responsiveness Framework for the Philippines' Environment and Natural Resources Management Sector
Florencia B. Pulhin, Ma. Criscia D. Alonte, Elenida R. Basug, Aldrin D.C. Bayangos, Rex Victor O. Cruz, Alfi Lorenz B. Cura, Maria Victoria O. Espaldon, Rodel D. Lasco, Marco D. Macapagal, Millicent Joyce Q. Pangilinan, Analiza Rebuelta-Teh, and Perpilili Vivienne A. Tiongson

Morpho-physiology and Anatomy of the Six Grass Species Growing on Lateritic Soil: Diagnosis of Characters for Phytostabilization of Soils Depleted by Mining
Irish Danielle Interior-Hallegado, Crusty E. Tinio, Amelita C. Luna, Marilyn O. Quimado, and Marilyn S. Combalicer