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Arcelia A. Alejar

Biologist, DA Secretary's Award for publication (2003)

Expertise:

Dr. Arcelia A. Alejar is recognized for her important contributions in the field of a dedicated Filipino scientist and researcher in the field of the biological sciences. Alejar's researches generated fundamental information underlying abiotic stress physiology, particularly hormonal medication, stress alleviation and tolerance which facilitated better understanding of plant root physiology. Her work in the area of mineral nutrition has provided the basis for some important crop production management practices and has fostered important research directions. Her research activities for over forty years have nurtured and developed young minds to appreciate plant physiology and instill critical thinking among them.

Award

    • DA Secretary's Award for publication, UP International Publication Award, 2003 Mr

Papers Presented

    • Residual effects of nitrogen fertilization on foliar chlorophyll and yield of the succeeding crop, BSWM

Publication

    • Alejar, A.A., (2002) Physiological evaluation of responses of rice (Oryza sativa L.) to water deficit
    • Plant Science Volume 163
    • Alejar, A.A., (2002) Acclimation responses to phosphorus deficiency in seedlings of tomato (Lycopersicon Iycopersicum (L.) Karsten)
    • The Philip Agric. Scientist Volume 85
    • Moradi, Foad,Alejar, A. , Peng, S. ,Visperas, R. , (2002) Residual effects of nitrogen fertilization on foliar chlorophyll and yield of the succeeding crop.
    • The Philipp. Agric. Scientist. Volume 85
    • Alejar, A.A., (2003) The Phiippl. Agric. Scientist
    • Submitted for publication.
    • Alejar, A.A., (2003 ) Veterinary Botany (A Laboratory Manual) 1st edition
    • Plant Biology Division, Institute of Biological Sciences, UP Los Banos,College, Laguna