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Leonila M. Tolentino

Expertise: Agronomy, Crop Production and Management, Crop Physiology, Soil Science (Soil Fertility)

Affiliation

Assistant Professor, University of Southern Mindanao, College of Agriculture Kabacan 9407, Cotabato

Association

    • Crop Science Society of the Philippines (CSSP), Member
    • Weed Science Society of the Philippines (WSSP), Member
    • Philippine Society for the Study of Nature, Inc. (PSSN), Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Member

Employment

    • College of Agriculture, University of Southern Mindanao, Assistant Professor

Research

    • Enhancing soil physical and chemical properties using composted cacao pod husks [Ongoing], 2013-2015; Beneficiaries: Smallhold cacao farmers
    • Efficiency and Effectivity of teaching methods / strategies used by the University of Southern Mindanao instructors / professors [Completed], April - December 2013; Beneficiaries: USM
    • Evaluation of the College of Agriculture extension programs in Cuyapon, Kabacan, Cotabato [Completed], July-December 2013; Beneficiaries: USM
    • A tracer study on the employability and career pattern of USM gradates [Completed], November 12-December 2013; Beneficiaries: USM
    • Use of composted cacao pod husks on the growth of cacao seedlings [Completed], Beneficiaries: Smallhold cacao farmers
    • Effects of fertilizers on the growth of rubber seedlings (nursery) [Completed], Beneficiaries: Rubber nursery operators
    • Effects of organic fertilizers on the growth of immature rubber [Completed], Rubber farmers
    • Soil chemical properties and phosphorus P fractions in a cover cropping system [Completed]
    • Applied communication strategies in technology transfer of rubber technologies [Completed]

Education

    • Mariano Marcos State University, Batac, Ilocos Norte, Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education, 1978
    • University of the Philippines Los BaƱos, College, Laguna, Master of Science in Agronomy (Crop Physiology), 1982
    • University of Southern Mindanao, Kabacan, Cotabato, Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences (Crop Production and Management), 2004

Publication

    • Tolentino, L.M., (2012) Use of composted cacao pod husks on the growth of cacao seedlings
    • USM R&D Journal
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2011) On-Site Practice of Modern Technology on Rubber: A Key to Higher Yields
    • USM R&D Journal
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2010) Mykovam as a promising organic fertilizer on the growth of rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) seedlings at USM, Kabacan, Cotabato, Philippines
    • USM R&D Journal
    • Tolentino, L.M., et.al., (2010) Clientele awareness on the attributes and services of the Farmers Information and Technology Services Centers
    • USM CA Research Journal
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2012) Awareness on the attributes and services of the Sultan Kudarat Provincial Farmers Information and Technology Center by its Clientele
    • USM CA Abstract Bibliography, College of Agriculture, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2012) Awareness on the attributes and services of the Pres Quirino Farmers Information and Technology Center by its Clientele
    • USM CA Abstract Bibliography, College of Agriculture, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2012) Awareness on the attributes and services of the Kidapawan City Livelihood Desk and Farmers Information and Technology Center by its Clientele
    • USM CA Abstract Bibliography, College of Agriculture, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2011) Applied communication strategies in technology transfer of rubber technologies
    • Proceedings 31st USM Agency In-house Review. USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2011) Effects of different fertilizers on the growth of immature rubber
    • Proceedings 31st USM Agency In-house Review. USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2011) Soil chemical properties and phosphorus fractions in a cover cropping system
    • Proceedings 31st USM Agency In-house Review. USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2008) Indigenous Farming and Homemaking Practices of the Manobo's of Carmen, Cotabato
    • Proceedings 8th Annual Scientific Convention of the Philippine Society for the Study of Nature (PSSN), Inc.
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2013) Enhancing soil physical and chemical properties using composted cacao pod husks
    • Proceedings 33rd USM Agency In-house Review, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2013) A Tracer Study on the Employability and Career Pattern of USM Graduates
    • Proceedings 33rd USM Agency In-house Review, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2013) Efficiency and Effectivity of Teaching Methods / Strategies used by the College of Agriculture Instructors / Professors
    • Proceedings 33rd USM Agency In-house Review, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2013) Evaluation of the College of Agriculture Extension Programs in Cuyapon, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Proceedings 33rd USM Agency In-house Review, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2012) Use of fertilizers on the growth of immature rubber
    • Proceedings 32nd USM Agency In-house Review. USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2012) Use of composted cacao pod husks on the growth of cacao seedlings
    • Proceedings 32nd USM Agency In-house Review. USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2012) Training needs of the out-of-school youths in General Luna, Ugalingan, and Manobo Village, Poblacion, Carmen, Cotabato
    • USM CA Abstract Bibliography, College of Agriculture, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Tolentino, L.M., (2012) Perceived factors affecting job satisfaction of Agricultural Technologists in the Second District of South Cotabato
    • USM CA Abstract Bibliography, College of Agriculture, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato

Trainings

    • Kakao Konek International Cacao Conference, 2012 November 21-23, Apo View Hotel, Davao City
    • Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program’s Global Cocoa Initiative, 2011 January 8-May 20, University of Florida – Tropical Research and Education Center (UF-TREC), Homestead, Florida
    • World Cocoa Foundation 19th Partnership Meeting and Roundtable Sessions, 2011 May 18-19, Hilton San Francisco Financial District, San Francisco, California
    • Water Quality Concepts, Sampling and Analysis: A Skill Sharpening Course for IFAS Faculty, 2011 February 21-25, University of Florida – Tropical Research and Education Center (UF-TREC), Homestead, Florida
    • International Symposium on Go Organic 2009, 2009 August 18-19, Pullman King Power Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
    • 1st Philippine Rubber Investment and Market Encounter (PRIME 2012), 2012 September 18-19, Holiday Inn, Clark, Pampanga
    • 4th Sustainable Ecological Agriculture Summit, 2011 October 25-28, USM Gym, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • K-AgriNet good agricultural practices conference: Sharing of experiences, 2009 June 26, LBP Conference Hall, Malate, Manila
    • Training cum write shop on valuing ICT innovations in providing information and technology services, 2008 October 27-30, GV Tower Hotel, Cebu City
    • Open Academy for Philippine Agriculture Writeshop, 2008 September 3-5, PhilRice-Maligaya, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija
    • Training-workshop on Report writing and publishing research outputs, 2008 February 26-29, USM Hostel, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Seminar-workshop on developing print-based instructional Materials using Adobe, 2012 September 21, URESC Conference Hall, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Seminar on Soil/Nutrient management and cacao sustainability, 2012 September 4, URESC Conference Hall, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Seminar on Molecular characterization and genetic diversity of cocoa and its impact to cacao farming, 2012 July 15, URESC Conference Hall, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Seminar on Management of invasive alien lepidopteran pests using environmentally sound, sustainable tactics, 2011 August 11, AVR, College of Agriculture, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato
    • Training on video production, 2008 November 10-16, USM Hostel, USM, Kabacan, Cotabato