Scientist Profile


Solita Evangeline S. Bañez

Professor, University of Northern Philippines

Expertise: Agricultural Science, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Food Science, Agronomy, Agricultural Plant Science, Horticulture, Ecology, Plant Protection and Animal Health, Irrigation and Water Management

Dr. Solita Evangeline BaƱez is a professor in the University of Northern Philippines. She is a regular member of the Division of Biological Sciences of the National Research Council of the Philippines. Her work focuses on natural science and environmental researches, especially in phytochemical studies, pesticides, and the fishing industry. Her research finds applications in agricultural science, horticulture, agronomy, food science, irrigation and water management, biochemistry, and ecology.


Coordinator, Natural Science and Environmental Researches, University of Northern Philippines Vigan City


    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Regular member


    • University of Northern Philippines, Professor IV


    • Won in the Commodity R & D, , 2002 May 14


    • Implementation of Fishery Laws in lIocos Sur [Completed]
    • Therapeutic Properties of Barsanga (Cyperus rotundus) [Completed], Lone Researcher
    • Lone Researcher. Versality of Taltalikod (Phyllantus niruri Linn) [Completed]
    • Main Proponent. Paper Making Using Sablot, Tawa-Tawa and Karimbuaya Leaves as Muscilages [Completed]
    • Analysis of the UNP CTE graduates' Performance in the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) [Completed], An Unpublished Doctoral dissertation, University of Northern Philippines, Vigan City (Graduated doctor of Education Summer of 2002
    • Pharmaceutical Analysis of Linlinna-aw [Completed]
    • Versatility of "TALTALI KOD" (Phyllanthus carolinianus) [Completed]
    • Therapeutical, Toxicological and Pesticidal Properties of Barsanga (Cyperus rotundus) [Completed]
    • Paper Making Using Sablot, Tawa- Tawa & Karimbuaya Leaves as Mucilages [Completed]

Papers Presented

    • Fishing Industry in lIocos Sur: An Occupation, OASIS Pampanga
    • Phytochemical Screening of Linlinnaaw (Peperomia pel/ucida Linn), Bacnotan, La Union
    • Implementation of Fishery Laws in lIocos Sur, Nueva Vizcaya State Institute of Technology
    • Phytochemical Screening and Pharmacological Testing of "Sanggumay" Orhid (Dendrobium superbum), R & D Community Review, MMSU, Batac, llocos Norte and Published in UNP Research Journal 1995
    • Versality of Biowastes (with a co-researcher), R & D Commodity Review, San Fernando and Pulished in UNP Research Journal Vol. VI
    • Molluscan Soil Neutralizer (with co-researcher) Vol. 7, R & D Commodity Review at ILARRDEC Batac, Ilocos Norte and published in UNP Research Journal
    • Fishing Industry in llocos Sur: An Occupation (with co-researcher) Vol. X, 6th Zonal Commodity Review as Oasis Hotel, Clarkville Compaound, Angeles City. Journal (UNP)
    • Toxicologic Studies on Lin-linnaaw (Peperomia pellucida Linnaeus), UNP Research Journal Vol. IX. Presented in Commodity Review at DMMMSUS. Pilang, Bacnotan, La Union
    • Status and Prospects of Fruit Production in llocos Sur (with co-researchers). Vol. IX., UNP Research Journal


    • University of Northern Philippines, Quirino Boulevard, Vigan City, 2700 Ilocos Sur, Doctor of Education, 2003


    • Bañez, S.E.S., (2002) Phytochemical Screening of Linlinna-aw (Peperomia pellucida Linn) and Its Analgesic, Diuretic and Antihypertensive Properties
    • UNP Research Journal Volume 11
    • Bañez, S.E., Azares, C., Cabanting, M., & Felicitas, A., Jr., (2001) Fishing Industry in llocos Sur: An Occupation
    • UNP Research Journal Volume 10
    • Bañez, S.E., (2002) Toxiclogic Analysis of Lin-linnaaw (Peperonia Pellucida Lin)
    • UNP Research Journal Volume 9
    • Bañez, S.E.S., (2002) Cabanting M., Azares E. & Banes S.E., "Status and Prospects of Fruit Production in llocos Sur"
    • UNP Research Journal Volume 9
    • Bañez, S.E.S., & Castor, L., (2011) Phytochemical and Pesticidal Properties of Barsanga (Cyperus rotundus Linn.)
    • JPAIR Multidisciplinary Journal Volume 6, No. 1
    • Bañez, S.E.S., & Ilupa, N.A., (2013) The Effects of Sansevieria Insecticide on the Growth of String Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)
    • Iamure International Journal of Terrestrial Ecology Volume 1, No. 1
    • Bañez, S.E.S., & Racadio, S.P., (2012) The Antioxidant Property of Pomelo (Citrus maxima) Fruit Parts
    • Iamure International Journal of Ecology and Conservation Volume 4, No. 1
    • Bañez, S.E.S., & Castor, L.A., (2013) Phytochemical Screening and Insecticidal Testing of Mother in Law’s Tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata)
    • Iamure International Journal of Science and Clinical Laboratory Volume 3, No. 1
    • Bañez, S.E.S., Florendo, P.E., & Queddeng, M.Q., (2013) Alternative Source of Herbal Medicine: Add-On to Buri (Corypha elata Roxb.) Leaf Industry
    • Iamure International Journal of Science and Clinical Laboratory Volume 4, No. 1