Philippine Journal of Science
Vol. 150 No. 6A, December 2021 Part A



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Genomic Insights into the Antimicrobial and Anticancer Potential of Streptomyces sp. A1-08 Isolated from Volcanic Soils of Mount Mayon, Philippines
Kristel Mae P. Oliveros, Albert Remus R. Rosana, Andrew D. Montecillo, Rina B. Opulencia, Arian J. Jacildo, Teofila O. Zulaybar, and Asuncion K. Raymundo

Adsorption and Dissociation of H₂O₂ on Cu₂O(111) and F, N-doped Cu₂O(111) Surfaces for Potential Anti-microbial and Anti-pollutant Properties
Ellaine Rose A. Beronio, Alexandra B. Santos-Putungan, Darwin B. Putungan, and Allan Abraham B. Padama

Comparing the Efficacy of Bacteriophages and Antibiotics in Treating Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium on Streptomycin-pretreated Mice
Ronniel Alfred N. Acebes, Meryl Grace R. Cuento, Adelyn Gale S. Serna, Tracey Antaeus D. Gutierrez, and Donna May D. Papa

Inhibitory Activity of Propolis from Philippine Stingless Bees (Tetragonula biroi Friese) against Select Microorganisms
Nicole Angelique L. Sanchez, Noel G. Sabino, Andrew D. Montecillo, Alejandro C. Fajardo Jr., Cleofas R. Cervancia, and Renard M. Jamora

Unsaturated Soil Hydraulic Conductivity (Kₕ) and Soil Resistance under Different Land Uses of a Small Upstream Watershed in Mt. Banahaw de Lucban, Philippines
Ronald C. Garcia and Marco A. Galang

Assessment of Iodate in Food-grade Salt Based on a Smartphone Colorimetric Platform
Henley F. Galiga and Fortunato B. Sevilla III

One-pot Synthesis of Redispersible Polymer-stabilized ZnO Nanocomposites
Salvador C. Buenviaje Jr., Yasmin d.G. Edañol, Enrico Daniel R. Legaspi, Leon M. Payawan Jr., and Ken Aldren S. Usman

Assessing the Utilization of Young-age Falcata [Falcataria moluccana (Miq.) Barneby & J.W. Grimes] for Veneer Production
Marina A. Alipon, Elvina O. Bondad, Carl Anthony A. Lantican, Dennis M. Gilbero, and Juanito P. Jimenez Jr.

Impact of Processing Stages and Additives on the Structural Quality of Cornstarch Bihon-type Noodles
Maria Patricia V. Azanza, Celina Bianca S. Alejandro, Jamielou T. Jim, and Samantha Kathryna V. Katigbak

Neighborhood Effects in Hybrid Rice Adoption in Davao del Sur, Philippines
Charisse B. Miguel, Jon Marx P. Sarmiento, Leo Manuel B. Estaña, Marie Analiz April A. Limpoco, Vicente B. Calag, Annabelle U. Novero, and Pedro A. Alviola IV

Characterization and Radiation Shielding Properties of Philippine Natural Bentonite and Zeolite
Mon Bryan Z. Gili and Frederick C. Hila

Bioefficacy of Organic Acids against Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Penz.) Penz. and Sacc., Causal Organism of Mango (Mangifera indica L. cv. "Carabao") Anthracnose
Rhea M. Yanos, Hidelisa P. Hernandez, Veronica C. Sabularse, and Teresita U. Dalisay

Facilitators and Barriers to the Implementation of Selected Local Tuberculosis Control Programs in the Province of Laguna, Philippines

Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, Jonathan P. Guevarra, Paolo Victor N. Medina, Evalyn A. Roxas, Lolita L. Cavinta, Jorel A. Manalo, Dorothy Jean N. Ortega, Ma. Rhenea Anne M. Cengca, Rosario Clarissa Marie M. Lota, Donna Mae Geocaniga-Gaviola, and Anna Marie Celina G. Garfin

Response of High Yielding Varieties of Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) to Waterlogging
Jayson L. Gandia, Evelyn F. Delfin, Michelle Lyka V. Descalsota, Emmanuel G. Samson, and Mark C. Peña

Non-linear Tree Height (h-d) Model Development and Forest Resource Productivity Assessment of Diguyo Limestone Forest within Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park
Nova D. Doyog, Roscinto Ian C. Lumbres, Merlijn van Weerd, and Zenaida G. Baoanan

Yield, Proximate Composition, and Phytochemical Screening of "Lagikway," Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medik.
Rodel G. Maghirang, Claudette D. Oraye, and John Marty C. Mateo

Life History of Thrips hawaiiensis (Morgan) Reared on Flower of "Saba" Banana (Musa acuminata x balbiasiana Colla)
Cecilia P. Reyes, Maria Katherine M. Copuyoc, Jamaica T. Castillo, and Junel B. Guzman

Sequence Analysis of Select Terpene Synthase Genes in Philippine Coffee

Miguel V. Mondragon and Daisy May C. Santos

Innovation Culture in Higher Education Institutions: the Cases of Selected Agricultural State Universities and Colleges in Regions III and VIII
Paul Jersey G. Leron and Rowena D.T. Baconguis

Level of Awareness of Smart Manufacturing Technologies and Its Nexus to Adoption among Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in the Philippines
Kenneth D. Barroga, Vanessa Ellen R. Wabina, and Anthony C. Sales