PJS v148 4

Philippine Journal of Science Vol. 148 No. 4, December 2019


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The Management of Plastic: The 3Rs are Not Enough
Fabian M. Dayrit


Physicochemical Characterization of Used Coconut Oil from Vacuum Frying of Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam) Pulp EVIARC Sweet Variety as Affected by Frying Cycle
Jason D. Braga, Roberta D. Lauzon, and Lorina A. Galvez

Simulating National-scale Deforestation in the Philippines Using Land Cover Change Models
Jean Meir Jardeleza, Charlotte Kendra Gotangco, and Maria Aileen Leah Guzman

Allelopathic Property of an Invasive Tree Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) LHer. ex Vent in its Introduced Range in Mount Makiling Forest Reserve, Philippines
Marilyn S. Combalicer, Mark Bryan A. Carayugan, and Jonathan O. Hernandez

Influence and Total Antioxidant Capacity of Non-enzymatic Antioxidants (NEA) on the Quality and Integrity of Extended and Cryopreserved Semen of Murrah Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)
Kimberly I B. Turaja, Renato SA. Vega, Thelma A. Saludes, Abraham G. Tandang, Jose Arceo N. Bautista, Agapita J. Salces, and Carmelita M. Rebancos

Aboveground Biomass Characterization of Young Plantation Grown Kawayan Tinik (Bambusa blumeana J.A. & J.H. Schultes) in Nueva Ecija, Philippines for Bioenergy Production
Rosalie C. Mendoza, Ramon A. Razal, Willie P. Abasolo, Roberto G. Visco, and Canesio D. Predo

Philippine Lichens with Bulbate Cilia – Bulbothrix and Relicina (Parmeliaceae)
Paulina Bawingan, Mechell Lardizaval, and John Elix

Biochar From Sugarcane Bagasse and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on Growth and Nutrient Status of Cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) Seedlings Under Nursery Conditions
Nelly S. Aggangan and Joshua G. Jomao-as

Drowning Out Rumor: Dynamical Models of the Interaction between Spreaders of and Exposed to Truth and Rumor Spreading
Juan Miguel Augusto M. Feria, Michael Lawrence S. Oliva, Briane Paul V. Samson, and Angelyn R. Lao

Complementary Feeding Practices and Determinants of Micronutrient Status of Rural Young Children in the Philippines
Eva A. Goyena, Ma. Lynell V. Maniego, Apple Joy D. Ducay, Nancy A. Tandang, Ma. Theresa M. Talavera, and Corazon VC. Barba

Anatomical and Physico-mechanical Characterization of Narra (Pterocarpus indicus Willd.) Branchwood Collected in Mount Makiling Forest Reserve, Laguna, Philippines
Rosalie C. Mendoza, Vivian C. Daracan, Ronniel D. Manalo, Chelle Hennessy R. Batallones, Kisses G. Jaurigue, Arlene D. Romano, and Willie P. Abasolo

Forecast of Potential Areas of Urban Expansion in the Laguna de Bay Basin
Lexxel JJ U. Tanganco,  Maria Angelica J. Alberto, and Charlotte Kendra Z. Gotangco

Genetic Diversity of Philippine Mallard Duck (Anas platyrhynchos domesticus L.) based on SSR Markers
Veneranda A. Magpantay, Angel L. Lambio, Rita P. Laude, Consorcia E. Reaño, and Maria Genaleen Q. Diaz

Digital Simulations for Grade 7 to 10 Mathematics
Ma. Louise Antonette N. de las Peñas, Debbie Marie B. Verzosa, Maria Alva Q. Aberin, Len Patrick Dominic M. Garces, Flordeliza F. Francisco, Evangeline P. Bautista, Mark Anthony C. Tolentino, and Winfer C. Tabares

Trends of Canine Rabies Lyssavirus and Impact of the Intensified Rabies Control 2 Program in Davao City, Philippines: 2006–2017
Zython Paul T. Lachica, Sherelyn A. Evangelio, Eliezer O. Diamante, Abigail J. Clemente, Johanna Marie Peralta, Lyre Anni E. Murao, May Anne E. Mata, and Pedro A. Alviola IV

Benefit-Cost Analysis of With and Without Certificate of Verification Requirement for Harvesting in Private Bamboo Plantations in the Philippines
Vivian C. Daracan, Analyn L. Codilan, Edgar E. Devera, Priscila C. Dolom, Aresna B. Palacpac, Hanna Leen L. Capinpin, Noel L. Tolentino, Ma. Magdalena B. Villanueva, Sofronio C. Camacho, Lorie M. Alborida, and Ramon A. Razal

Development of Selection Criteria and Strategies for Organic Rice Breeding
Alvin D. Palanog, Cherryl U. Seville, Cielo Luz C. Mondejar, Le-Ann G. Dogeno, Gerald E. Bello, Albert Christian S. Suñer, May Osano-Palanog, and Leo T. Sta. Ines

Assessment of the Quantity and Quality of Microplastics in the Sediments, Waters, Oysters, and Selected Fish Species in Key Sites Along the Bombong Estuary and Coastal Waters of Ticalan in San Juan, Batangas
Emilyn Q. Espiritu, Sophia Angeli SN. Dayrit, Annabel Soledad O. Coronel, Natasha Sophia C. Paz, Pilar Isabel L. Ronquillo, Virgil Christian G. Castillo, and Erwin P. Enriquez

Edible Seaweeds Sold in the Local Public Markets in Tawi-Tawi, Philippines
Richard V. Dumilag

Review on the Preparation and Properties of Clay-based Nanocomposites with Covalently-bound Polymer Architecture

David P. Penaloza Jr.

Determinants of the Extent of Technological Innovation Adoption Among Micro, Small, and Medium Food Processing Enterprises in Davao Region, Philippines
Kenneth D. Barroga, Agnes C. Rola, Dinah Pura T. Depositario, Larry N. Digal, and Isabelita M. Pabuayon

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