Scientist Profile


Clara L. Davide

Outstanding Microbiologist Awardee (1999)

Expertise: Microbiology


Adjunct Professor, College of Agriculture, UPLB, College, Laguna

Associate Professor, Dairy and Food Technology, UPLB


    • One of PCARRD's 21 Outstanding Filipino Women Res. Managers and Scientists in Ag and Nat. Resources, DOST-SEARCA-PCARRD Book Project, 2000
    • Outstanding Microbiologist Award, Philippine Society for Microbiology, 1999


    • Temperature and ph sensitivity of milk coagulants from adult carabao, cattleand goat abomasa. [Completed]
    • The quality of adult carabao abomasalextracts as affected by temperature and period of extraction and suitability in Gounda cheese manufacture. [Completed]
    • Characteristics of DTRI-IFS milk coagulant [Completed]
    • Preparation of milk coagulants from adult carabao, cattle and goat abomasa. [Completed]
    • Development, characterization and consumers acceptability testing of value-added and probiotic dairy products. [On-going]
    • Microbial rennet production study.3. Pilot application and product evaluation of the microbial rennet. [On-going]


    • University of San Carlos, Cebu City, BS Pharmacy, 1959
    • University of the Philippineat at Los Ba?os, College, Laguna, MS Microbiology, 1967
    • National University of Ireland, Ireland, PhD Dairy Technology, 1978


    • Davide, C.L., (2000) Improving small farming communities with milk production and processing technologies.
    • Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Science Volume 13, No. (A):
    • Davide, C.L., (1967) Corn and sorghum as possible substitutes for wheat in soy sauce production.
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 50(9)
    • Davide, C.L., (1969) Calcium and phosphorus contents of blood and milk of goats during the lactation period.
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume 53, No. (5-6);
    • Davide, C.L, Clamahoy, L.L. Garcia, G.V., (1969) Carabao milk: II. Analysis of some physical and chemical properties.
    • Phiilippine Journal of Animal Science Volume 6
    • Villegas, L.N. Davide, C.L. Clamahoy, L.L. Janolino, V.G., (1969) Carabao milk: IV. Its physical and chemical properties as related to stage of lactation.
    • the Philippine Agriculturist Volume 52(7-8)
    • Davide, P.T. Davide, C.., (1969) Carabao milk: Study of its various fat constants.
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 53(5-6)
    • O'Keefe, M.G. Davide, C.L., (1969) Preliminary study on the suitability of the Gerber method of fat estimation of carabao milk.
    • Philippine Journal of Animal Science Volume 6
    • Davide, C.L. Domingo, L.E., (1971) Carabao milk: VI. Its chloride, calcium and phodphorus contents.
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 54(9-10)
    • Davide, C.L. Abad, A.G., (1972) Carabao milk; XI. Size, shape. and number of its fat globules.
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 56(1-2)
    • Davide, C.L., (1973) Laboratory guide in dairy chemistry.
    • Chemisty Practical Manual
    • Davide, C.L. Pascual, F.S.D., (1975) Carabao milk. X. Its nitrogen distribution, casein, albumin, globulin and proteose-peptone contents.
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 59(1-2)
    • Davide, C.L. Foley, J., (1981) Acceleration of cheddar cheese ripening with disintegrated bacterial cell concentrate and its cell-free extract.
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 64(2)
    • Davide, C.L. Fooley, J., (1981) Cheedar-type cheese with coconut oil and lipase treatment.
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 64(1)
    • Davide C.L. Peralta, C.N. Cruz, L.L., (1982) Preparation of milk coagulants from adult carabao, cattle and goat abomasal.
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 65(2)
    • Davide, C.L. Frogozo, A.T., (1982) Suitability of adult carabao abomasal extract as milk coagulant in making ripened soft cheese.
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 65(1)
    • Davide, C.L. Peralta, C.N. Sarmago, I.G. Sarmago, L.E., (1990) Yogurt production from a blend of coconut milk and skim milk powder
    • Philippine Journal of coconut Studies Volume 15(2)
    • Davide, C.L., (1998) Value-added yogurt drink with pineapple (Ananas comosus, L.)and carrots(Daucus carota)
    • Philippine Journal of Veterinary and Animal Science Volume 24(3 & 4)
    • Davide, C.L., (1998) Laboratory manual for Cheese Technology
    • ISBN 971-547.134-X, DOST Region 7, Cebu City
    • Davide, C.L., (1998) Syllabus for Cheese Technology
    • ISBN 971-547-133-1, DOST Region 7
    • Davide, C.L. Reforma, C.P. Sarmago, I.G. Sarmago, L.E., (1990) Utilization of goat's milk in the local production of blue and camembert-type cheeses.
    • The Philippine Agriculturist Volume 73(1)
    • Davide, C.L., (1995) Probiotic and value-added dairy products for health and sickness.
    • The Philippine Agricultural Scientist Volume 78(1)