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Philippine Journal of Science Vol. 149 No. 4, December 2020


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Expanding the Pool of STEM Ph.D. Supervisors
Caesar A. Saloma


Abundance and Diversity of Thrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera) in Conventional "Carabao" Mango Orchard in Piat, Cagayan, Philippines
Cecilia P. Reyes, Bonifacio F. Cayabyab, and Maria Katherine M. Copuyoc

Mosquito Repellent Property of "Ylang-Ylang" (Cananga odorata) Essential Oil in Urea-Formaldehyde Microencapsulated Cotton Fabric
Eriko Lois B. Reyes, Marvin D. Menor, Michelle G. Munsayac, John Bryan P. Notario, Gianne Henriette A. Ogaco, Jueliand Peter A. Perez, Eleanor Kay S. Ramos, Susan Geraldine C. Tengco, Phyllis C. Rio, and Allan L. Hilario

Incorporation of Rice Residues Through Tillage Enhances Soil Organic Matter Accumulation in Rice Land
Fernan T. Fiegalan, Cherry L. Ringor, and Tolentino B. Moya

Phytochemical Content and Antioxidant Capacities of Hydrophilic Extracts of Some Philippine Vegetables

Rosaly V. Manaois, John Edward I. Zapater, and Amelia V. Morales

Characterization of Plant Growth Promoting Diazotrophic Bacteria Isolated from Cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) Rhizosphere Treated with Bamboo Biochar and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi
Angelbert D. Cortes, Rina B. Opulencia, and Nelly S. Aggangan

Galactomannan and Alginate Double Coat Encapsulation of Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim for Controlled Intestinal-targeted Drug Delivery
Kherson P. Gandola, Pia Lorraine F. San Luis, Rudnie F. Bajalla Jr., Diego Allan D. de Guzman, Nikki Jenalyn R. Rey, Mark Kevin P. Devanadera, and Alexis M. Labrador

Removal of Coomassie Brilliant Blue R-250 Using Iron Oxide Graphene Oxide Composite via Fenton-like Reaction
Al Jerome A. Magsino, Christine Joy T. Carlos, Mary Ann O. Torio, Teofila DC. Villar, Myrna S. Rodriguez, and Mae Joanne B. Aguila

Assessment of the Safety of a Fermented Multi-fruit Beverage
Jamie Bernadette A. Sy, Tsui-Chun Hsu, and Je-Ruei Liu

Estimating Evapotranspiration and Crop Coefficient of Vegetable Crops Using Pot Micro-lysimeters
Josh Elisha R. Octura, Paisar L. Gadiaware, and Elpidio R. Octura

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Using a Glucometer for Home-based Quantification of Sugar in Baked Goods
Erwin Oliver V. Fundador and Kriza Faye A. Calumba

Bentonite Reinforced Chitosan Scaffold: Effect of Bentonite Exfoliation on Scaffold Properties
Soma Chakraborty and Cristine Joy M. Pimentel

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COI-5P Gene Sequence Variation in Philippine Hydropuntia edulis (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta)
Ma. Salvacion R. Ferrer, Rosalie N. Gomez, and Richard V. Dumilag

Linking Socio-demographics of Meat Vendor-processors to Residual Nitrite in Skinless Native Sausage Sold in a Typical Public Market in the Philippines
Virginia P. Obsioma, King Louiegie G. Guiral, Kathleen R. Matullano, Aaron P. Lorilla, Jackie Lou J. Tagubase, Kriza Faye A. Calumba, Jon Marx P. Sarmiento, and Pedro A. Alviola IV

Response Surface Methodology Guided Optimization of the Extraction of Natural Phenolics from Mango (Mangifera indica Linn) Branches
Arsenia B. Sapin, Rodney H. Perez, Fides Marciana Z. Tambalo, Arra Gaylon, and Maria Katrina N. Alaon

Optimization of Rice, Soybean, and Yellow Sweet Potato Flour Concentrations for Improved Nutritional and Sensory Quality of Infant Food
Riza G. Abilgos-Ramos, El Shaira A. Rizzo, Xenia Portia S. Fuentes, Amelia V. Morales, and Raffy B. Rodriguez

Resistance Screening and Influence of Fruit Physico-biochemical Properties of "Carabao" and Other Mango Varieties Against Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae), in the Philippines
Maria Luz J. Sison, Cris Q. Cortaga, Ana Kristine S. Barcos, Niño R. Laurel, John Marty C. Mateo, and Fe M. dela Cueva

Predictors of Occupational Health Outcomes of Call Center Workers from Selected Companies in Cebu and Manila
Lito M. Amit, Venecio U. Ultra Jr., and Young Woong Song

Development of Screening Method for Tetracycline Residues in Pork (Sus scrofa domesticus) Muscle and Liver Samples
Joanna V. Toralba, Lance Frederick C. Dusaban, Karla Keith S. Abana, and Jellian Razzele A. Kwok

RAD51 135G>C Single Nucleotide Polymorphism and Risk of Breast Cancer in Selected Filipino Cases
Gabriel Phillip Ragudo, Beatriz Soneth Pureza, Denise Anne Rimando, Mikael Remus Manrique, Teresa Sy Ortin, Kin Israel Notarte, and Pia Marie Albano

Extracellular Polymeric Substance Produced by Lysinibacillus sp. SS1 in Response to Petroleum Crude Oil Stress Facilitates Removal of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solutions
Harshitha Kamath Miyar, Annapoorna Pai, Shyama Prasad Sajankila, and Louella Concepta Goveas

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