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Our Team

Passing the Torch

The Philippine Agricultural Scientist

would not have lived its century of existence without the tireless commitment and unflinching vision of its editors.

Rommel C. Sulabo, Ph.D.
Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Animal Science
College of Agriculture and Food Science
Barbara L. Caoili, Ph.D.
Executive Editor
National Crop Protection Center
College of Agriculture and Food Science
Merdelyn C. Lit, Ph.D.
Technical Editor
Institute of Plant Breeding
College of Agriculture and Food Science
Lourdes B. Columbres, MBA
Managing Editor
Anacorita O. Abasolo, M.Sc.
Production Editor
Maria Dominique L. Culing
Language Editor
Clarissa Q. Belen
Administrative Support Staff

Section Editors

Barbara L. Caoili, Ph.D.
Crop Protection
National Crop Protection Center
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Merdelyn C. Lit, Ph.D.
Entomology
Institute of Plant Breeding
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Jose E. Hernandez, Ph.D.
Crop Breeding and Genetics
Institute of Crop Science
College of Agriculture and Food Science, University of the Philippines Los Baños
Pompe C. Sta Cruz, Ph.D.
Crop Physiology
Institute of Crop Science
College of Agriculture and Food Science, University of the Philippines Los Baños
Virginia R. Cardenas, Ph.D.
Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
Institute of Governance and Rural Development
College of Public Affairs and Development University of the Philippines Los Baños
Jessamyn R. Adorada, Ph.D.
Insect Taxonomy and Systematics
Institute of Weed Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Mudjekeewis D. Santos, Ph.D.
Fisheries and Marine Sciences
Academician, National Fisheries Research and Development Institute
Diliman, Quezon City
Kevin F. Yaptengco, Ph.D.
Agricultural Engineering
Department of Agricultural Bio Processing
College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology, University of the Philippines Los Baños
Filomena C. Sta cruz, Ph.D.
Plant Pathology
Institute of Weed Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Elda B. Esguerra, Ph.D.
Postharvest Technology
Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Floirendo P. Flores, Ph.D.
Food Science
Institute of Food Science and Technology
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Consuelo Amor S. Estrella, Ph.D.
Animal Biotechnology
Institute of Animal Science
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Analiza Henedina M. Ramirez, Ph.D.
Weed Science
Institute of Weed Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Crisanta S. Bueno, Ph.D.
Crop Physiology
Institute of Crop Science
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Tonette P. Laude, Ph.D.
Crop Production and Management
Institute of Crop Science
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Consorcia R. Reaño, Ph.D.
Crop Science and Statistics
Institute of Crop Science
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippine Los Baños
Roger A. Luyun, Jr., Ph.D.
Land and Water Resources Engineering
Institute of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology University of the Philippines Los Baños
Rubenito M. Lampayan, Ph.D.
Land and Water Resources Engineering
Institute of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology University of the Philippines Los Baños
Ma. Cristine Concepcion D. Ignacio, Ph.D.
Food/Crop Processing/Storage
Institute of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology University of the Philippines Los Baños
Florinia E. Merca, Ph.D.
Agricultural Chemistry
Institute of Chemistry
College of Arts and Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Percival P. Sangel, Ph.D.
Animal Physiology
Institute of Animal Science
College of Agriculture and Food Science University of the Philippines Los Baños
Maria Ana T. Quimbo, Ph.D.
Community Development
Institute of Governance and Rural Development
College of Public Affairs and Development University of the Philippines Los Baños
Dinah Pura T. Depositario, DBA
Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management
Department of Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship
College of Economics and Management University of the Philippines Los Baños

Honorary Advisory Board

Clare R. Baltazar, Ph.D.
Academician, National Academy of Science and Technology
Philippine Department of Science and Technology
Evelyn Mae Tecson-Mendoza, Ph.D.​
Academician, National Academy of Science and Technology
Philippine Department of Science and Technology
Rafael D. Guerrero, Ph.D.
Academician, National Academy of Science and Technology
Philippines Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Bicutan, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines;
e-mail: secretariat@nast.ph
Arnel N. Del Barrio, Ph.D.
Academician, National Academy of Science and Technology
University of the Philippines Los Baños
Dolores A. Ramirez, Ph.D.
Academician, National Academy of Science and Technology
Philippine Department of Science and Technology

Editorial Consultative Board

Jose Ramon Botella, Ph.D.
School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Ian Coxhead, Ph.D.
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin, U. S. A.
Fabian M. Dayrit, Ph.D.
College of Science, Ateneo de Manila University
Quezon City, Philippines
Jane Haggis, Ph.D.
Center for Development Studies, Flinders University
Adelaide, South Australia
Ernesto J. Del Rosario, Ph.D.
(Professor Emeritus)
Institute of Chemistry
University of the Philippines Los Baños