Scientist Profile

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Catherine Hazel M. Aguilar

Ecologist,

Expertise: Conservation Biology, Ecology

Association

    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Member

Employment

    • Mindanao State University, Lecturer, November 2010 - March 2013

Research

    • Bio-cultural Diversity of Traditional Rice in the Marginal Uplands of Sarangani Province, Philippines: An Ethno-ecological Analysis [Completed]
    • Coffee Genetic Resources in Sarangani Province: Diversity and Vulnerabilities to Climate Change [Completed]
    • Status of Corn Diversity in the Marginal Uplands of Sarangani Province [Completed]

Papers Presented

    • Genetic Erosion of Traditional Rice Landraces in Sarangani Province, Philippines: Implications for food Security in the Uplands, 2014 ISSAAS International Congress and General Meeting: Tokyo, Japan
    • Rice Insect Pests in the Uplands of Sarangani Province and Indigenous Methods for their Control, 2014 ISSAAS International Congress and General Meeting: Tokyo, Japan
    • Farmers’ Perceptions about Banana Insect Pests and IPM Systems in SOCSARGEN Area, Philippines, International Conference on Intelligent Agriculture (ICOIA 2014): Hongkong
    • Elucidating Plant Genetic Diversity and Evolution through Bioinformatics: A Review of Selected Studies, International Conference on Intelligent Agriculture (ICOIA 2014): Hongkong
    • Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Disaster Preparedness of Risk-prone Barangays in General Santos City-A Critical Assessment, 2014 National Climate Change Conference, Manila
    • Drought Physiology of Upland Rice Varieties in Malapatan, Sarangani, 2014 National Climate Change Conference, Manila
    • Farmers’ Perceptions about the effects of Climate change in coffee production in the Sarangani uplands, 2014 National Climate Change Conference, Manila
    • Strengthening climate change resilience in Sarangani upland communities using indigenous agricultural knowledge, 2014 National Climate Change Conference, Manila
    • Traditional upland rice farming practices of tribal Blaans in Kihan, Malapatan, Sarangani Province, Philippines: An ethno-ecological analysis, ISSAAS International Congress and General Meeting: Alabang, Manila
    • Dendrological Assessment of Extant Secondary Forests in Kiamba, Sarangani Province, 22nd Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium: CMU, Musuan, Bukidnon
    • Avifaunal Diversity, Abundance, and Endemism across Habitat Gradients in Tubajon, Dinagat Islands, 22nd Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium: CMU, Musuan, Bukidnon
    • Farmers’ Perceptions about banana insect pests and Integrated pest management systems in SOCSARGEN area, Mindanao, Philippines, 22nd Annual Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines: Cagayan de Oro
    • Environmental degradation in the uplands of 3 disparity sitios of Sarangani Province, Philippines, 2013 National Climate Research Conference: Manila
    • Environmental Policy-making in a Medium-sized city in the Philippines: The General Santos City Experience (1989-2013), 2013 National Climate Research Conference: Manila
    • Economic Development and its Ecological Trade-offs: A Case study in General Santos City, 2013 National Climate Research Conference: Manila
    • Multilocational Adaptability Testing of Three Abaca Varieties in Southern Mindanao, 42nd Scientific Conference of the Crop Science Society of the Philippines (CSSP): Puerto Princesa, Palawan
    • Populations of Major Insect Pests in Banana Plantations in Tupi and Polomolok, South Cotabato as affected by Selected Climatic Parameters, 1st National Conference on Research in Climate Change and Variability: Metro Manila
    • Morpho–Agronomic Variability in 13 Physic nut (Jatropha curcas L.) Provenances as Revealed by Multivariate Methods, 12th National Genetics Symposium: Musuan, Bukidnon
    • Phenotypic Variations of Extant Ferns in Mt. Hamiguitan, Philippines, 20th Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium 2011: Dumaguete City
    • Paternity Testing of Selected Abaca Hybrids using Morphometric Markers, 40th Scientific Conference of the Crop Science Society of the Philippines: Davao City
    • Morphological Diversity of Abaca Cultivars in Selected Areas in Southern Mindanao, 40th Scientific Conference of the Crop Science Society of the Philippines: Davao City
    • Variance Components and Heritability of Selected Morpho-agronomic Characters of Two Shallot Genotypes, 40th Scientific Conference of the Crop Science Society of the Philippines: Davao City
    • Physiological Characterization for Drought Tolerance of Selected Upland Rice Varieties, 40th Scientific Conference of the Crop Science Society of the Philippines: Davao City
    • Biochemical Characterization of Selected Papaya (Carica papaya L.) Hybrids and Inbreds, 9th Annual National Scientific Convention of the Phil. Society for the Study of Nature: MSU-IIT, Iligan
    • Growth and Yield Performance of Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) on Different Agro-industrial Wastes, 9th Annual National Scientific Convention of the Phil. Society for the Study of Nature: MSU-IIT, Iligan
    • Germination Of Upland Rice Cultivars At Different Osmotic Potential Levels, 9th Annual National Scientific Convention of the Phil. Society for the Study of Nature: MSU-IIT, Iligan
    • Morphological Variability of Traditional Upland Rice Cultivars in Kihan, Malapatan, Sarangani Province, Philippines, 10th National Genetics Symposium: MSU-IIT
    • Varietal Diversity and Genetic Erosion of Traditional Upland Rice Cultivars in Brgy. Kihan, Malapatan, Sarangani Province, Philippines, 10th National Genetics Symposium: MSU-IIT
    • Molecular Characterization of Selected Rice Varieties in Lake Sebu, Philippines Using RAPD Markers, 10th National Genetics Symposium: MSU-IIT
    • Farming and Seed Conservation Practices of Rice Farmers in the Marginal Uplands of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, 10th National Genetics Symposium: MSU-IIT

Education

    • Mindanao State University, General Santos Avenue, South Cotabato, Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2010
    • University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna 4031, Master of Science in Plant Genetics Resources Conservation and Management, 2016

Publication

    • Zapico, F.L., Nival, S.K., Aguilar, C.H.M., & Eroy, M.N., (2011) Phenotypic Diversity of Jatropha curcas L. from Diverse Origins
    • Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology Volume 5, No. 2
    • Zapico, F.L., Aguilar, C.H.M., Aujero, J.M., & Disca, B.Y., (2010) Paternity Testing of 4 Abaca Hybrids using Morphological Markers
    • Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology Volume 4, No. 5
    • Zapico, F.L., Aguilar, C.H.M., & Aujero, J.M., (2010) Phenotypic Variability of Manila Hemp (Musa textilis L. Née) Genotypes in Southern Mindanao Island, Philippines
    • Journal of Tropical Agriculture Volume 48, No. 1-2
    • Zapico, F.L., Aguilar, C.H.M., Lon, B.D., & Bagay, N.E., (2011) Phenotypic Variations of Extant Ferns in Mt. Hamiguitan Range, Mindanao Island, Philippines
    • World Applied Sciences Journal Volume 12, No. 7
    • Zapico, F.L., Aguilar, C.H.M., Madas, J.B., & Eroy, M.N., (2012) Chemical Composition, Antimicrobial Properties and Toxicity of Jatropha curcas Provenances from Diverse Origins
    • International Journal of Agriculture and Biology Volume 14, No. 4
    • Zapico, F.L., Aguilar, C.H.M., Eroy, M.N., Barbosa, J.R.M., Sarsalejo, D.M., & Banisil, S.R., (2014) Morpho-agronomic Variability and GxE Interactions of Manila Hemp (Musa textilis L. Née) Genotypes Grown in Varying Agro-ecozones in Southern Mindanao, Philippines
    • International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research Volume 4, No. 2
    • Aguilar, C.H., Zapico, F.L., Namocatcat, J.A., Fortich, A.C., & Bojadores, R.M., (2014) Farmers' Perceptions about Banana Insect Pests and Integrated Pest Management Systems in SOCSARGEN, Mindanao, the Philippines
    • International Proceedings of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering Volume 63, No. 5
    • Zapico, F.L., & Aguilar, C.H., (2014) Elucidating Plant Genetic Diversity and Evolution through Bioinformatics: A Review of Selected Studies
    • International Proceedings of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering Volume 63, No. 5
    • Zapico, F.L., Penaflorida, A.T., Aguilar, C.H., Laniton, L.J.J., & Palarpalar, E.G., (2014) Oro-facial Clefting and Associated Risk Factors in Selected Families in General Santos City
    • Asian Journal of Biological and Life Sciences Volume 3, No. 2
    • Zapico, F.L., Aguilar, C.H., Abistano, A.M., Turner, J.C., & Reyes, L.J., (2015) Biocultural Diversity of Sarangani Province, Philippines: An Ethno-ecological Analysis
    • Rice Science Volume 22, No. 3
    • Aguilar, C.H.M., Barbosa, J.R.M.I., Zapico, F.L., & Flamiano, R.S., (2010) Growth and Yield Performance of Oyster Mushroom (Pleorotus ostreatus) on Different Agro-industrial Wastes
    • University of Southern Mindanao R&D Journal Volume 18, No. 1
    • Zapico, F.L., Aguilar, C.H.M., Lasalita, A.T.C., & Jamerlan, R.P., (2009) Congenital Anomalies Among Live-Born Neonates In Five Major Hospitals in General Santos City
    • University of Southern Mindanao R&D Journal Volume 18, No. 1
    • Zapico, F.L., Martin, T.T., Pena, R.J., & Aguilar, C.H., (2010) Farming and Seed Conservation Practices Of Rice Farmers in the Marginal Uplands of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, Philippines
    • Proceedings of the 1st Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Ashland, Oregon USA
    • Zapico, F.L., Aguilar, C.H.M., Aujero, J.M., & Disca, B.Y., (2010) Paternity Testing of Selected Abaca Hybrids using Morphometric Markers
    • Proceedings of the 40th Crop Science Society of the Philippines (CSSP) Scientific Conference and Anniversary. Davao City. Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 35, No. 1
    • Zapico, F.L., Aguilar, C.H.M., & Aujero, J.M., (2010) Morphological Diversity of 3 Abaca Cultivars in Selected Areas in Southern Mindanao
    • Proceedings of the 40th Crop Science Society of the Philippines (CSSP) Scientific Conference and Anniversary. Davao City. Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 35, No. 1
    • Aguilar, C.H.M., Zapico, F.L., Namocatcat, J.A., Barbosa, J.R.M., Sarsalejo, D., & Banisil, S.R., (2012) Adaptability Testing of Three Musa textilis L. Née (Manila Hemp) Varieties in Southern Mindanao, Philippines
    • Proceedings of the 42nd Crop Science Society of the Philippines (CSSP) Scientific Conference, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 37, No. 1
    • Zapico, F.L., Aguilar, C.H.M., Namocatcat, J.A., Fortich, A.M., & Bojadores, R.M., (2013) Farmers' perceptions about banana insect pests and integrated management systems in banana plantations in SOCSARGEN area, Mindanao, Philippines
    • Proceedings of the 22nd Federation of Crop Science Societies in the Philippines (FCSSP) Scientific Conference, Cagayan de Oro City Volume 38, No. 1
    • Zapico, F.L., Namocatcat, J.A., Turner, J.C., Aguilar, C.H.M., & Reyes, L.J., (2013) Traditional Upland rice farming practices of Tribal Blaans in Kihan, Malapatan, Sarangani province, Philippines: An Ethno-Ecological Analysis
    • Book of Abstracts of the 2013 International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences (ISSAAS) Congress and General meeting, Acacia Hotel, Manila