PJS Vol. 148 No. 1

Philippine Journal of Science Vol. 148 No. 1, March 2019


About the Cover

Editorial: Brain Drain and Inbreeding in the Training of Future Filipino Scientists
Caesar A. Saloma


Growth, Biomass Yield, and Proximate Composition of Sea Vegetable, Caulerpa macrodisca (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) Cultured in Tank
Wahidatul Husna Zuldin, Sitti Raehanah Muhamad Shaleh, and Rossita Shapawi

Factors Associated with Overweight and Obesity among Adults 20.0 Years and Over: Results from the 2013 National Nutrition Survey, Philippines
Charmaine A. Duante, Jay Lord Q. Canag, Chona F. Patalen, Rovea Ernazelle G. Austria, and Cecilia Cristina S. Acuin

Development of Arc-laminated Bamboo Lumber
Juanito P. Jimenez Jr. and Robert A. Natividad

Insecticidal Activity of Crude Ethanolic Extracts of Selected Philippine Plants against Diamondback Moth, Plutella xylostella Linnaeus
Abigaile Mia V. Javier, Virginia R. Ocampo, Flor A. Ceballo, and Pio A. Javier

Radiation Sterilization of Mexican Fruit Fly Anastrepha ludens (Leow) Based on Pupal Eye Color
Sotero S. Resilva, Emilio Hernández, and Glenda B. Obra

Ideal Flow Traffic Analysis: A Case Study on a Campus Road Network
Kardi Teknomo, Roselle Wednesday Gardon, and Czarina Saloma

Photoheterotrophic Hydrogen Production of Rhodobacter sphaeroides KCTC 1434 under Alternating Ar and N2 Headspace Gas
Ruby Lynn G. Ventura, Jey-R S. Ventura, and Young-Sook Oh

Synergy in the Urban Solid Waste Management System in Malolos City, Philippines
Marion Micah R. Tinio, Analiza P. Rollon, and Tolentino B. Moya

Documented Pupal Eye Color of Mediterranean Fruit Fly as a Tool for Radiation Sterilization
Sotero S. Resilva, Brian N. Barnes, and Glenda B. Obra

Influence of Different Extraction Methods on Fatty Acid Composition of Lipid Extracts of Chlorella vulgaris Beijerinck from Laguna De Bay, Philippines
Rochelle Joie A. Saracanlao, June Owen Nacorda, and Hidelisa P. Hernandez

Modeling Adiabatic Boiling in the Biliran Geothermal Wells Using CHIM-XPT (2016)
John Paul A. Mendoza, Maria Ines Rosana Balangue-Tarriela, and Mark H. Reed

Intestinal Histology and Immune Status of Semi-anemic Piglets Fed Lactoferrin, Meat, or Meat Extracts
Josephine A. Rapisura-Flores, Patrick C.H. Morel, David G. Thomas, Brian H.P. Wilkinson, Kay Rutherfurd-Markwick, and Roger W. Purchas

Effect of Alginate-Calcium Coating Combined with Natural Antioxidants on the Quality of Flying Fish (Cheilopogon intermedius) Fillets during Refrigerated Storage
Rhoda Mae C. Simora, Karmelie Jane M. Monaya, and Ricardo P. Babaran

Comparative Study on the Ecotoxicological and Histopathological Impacts of Effluent, Sludge Water, and Commonly Used Inorganic Fertilizers on Juvenile Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Maria Aileen Leah G. Guzman, Emilyn Q. Espiritu, Jewel Racquel Unson, Vince Jethro Alba, Maria Larisse Hernandez, Lara Anne Sy, Joan Ruby Dumo, and Jay Roy Espinas

Coupling School Risk Reduction Strategies with LAMESA (Life-Saving Automated "Mesa" to Endure Seismic Activity) for Kindergarten
Marie Paz E. Morales, Ira C. Valenzuela, Edna Luz R. Abulon, Nilo M. Arago, and Ma. Carmela T. Mancao

Effect of Solvent on Gd(DOTA) Complex Formation: A Preliminary Investigation
Ernest Guiller S. Pineda and Aaron Joseph L. Villaraza

Vertical Structure of Heterotrophic Bacterioplankton Communities in the Western Pacific Ocean
Eleanor S. Austria, Chun-Wei Chang, Ku-Wai Wang, Joan S. Awingan, Kuo-Yuan Li, and Fuh-Kwo Shiah

Determining Significant Predictors of Blood Iron Concentration and Status in Pregnant Filipino Women using Linear Models
Vanessa Joy A. Timoteo, Leslie Michelle M. Dalmacio, Jacus S. Nacis, Juanita M. Marcos, Rod Erick L. Agarrado, and Mario V. Capanzana

Effect of Indigenous Processing on the Nutrient and Anti-nutrient Content of Corn (Zea mays L.)
Jennifer P. Fronteras, Pretty Lou S. Malida, Charles Luke U. Lumakin, Rovi Gem E. Villame, Pedro A. Alviola IV, Marbie A. Alpos, and Aaron P. Lorilla

Distribution of the Introduced Gall-Forming Fly, Cecidochares connexa (Macquart) (Diptera: Tephritidae) for the Biological Control of the Invasive Alien Weed Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M. King & H.Rob. (Asteraceae) in the Philippines
Patricia Bea R. Rosialda, Ma. Niña Regina M. Quibod, and Michael D. Day

Three-step Approach to Edge Detection of Texts
Kristine Rey O. Recio and Renier G. Mendoza