Scientist Profile

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Juancho B. Balatibat

Expertise: Entomology, Zoology, Biodiversity, Wildlife Studies

Affiliation

Assistant Professor, Department of Forest Biological Sciences, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines

Association

    • UP Alpha Sigma Fraternity, Junior Adviser of MASIG

Award

    • UPLB Centennial Professorial Chair Lecture Award, University of the Philippines Los Baños, 2015 July 30
    • Best Poster Paper Award, for Quadrastichus erythrinae Kim, "black sheep" of the Family Eulopidae and an invasive wasp galling and killing dapdap trees (Lit, I.L.Jr., JB Balatibat, AM Palijon), 37th Annual Convention of the PMCP, 2006 May
    • Outstanding Teacher Award, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of the Philippines Los Baños, 2009

Research

    • Resource inventory and assessment of biodiversity in the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) [Completed], 1998

Education

    • University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, Master of Science in Entomology, 1991
    • University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, 1981

Publication

    • Malabrigo, P.L., Jr., Umali, A.G.A., Tiburan, C.L., Jr., Pampolina, N.M., Balatibat, J.B., Tinio, C.E., Abaloso, W.P., Luna, A.C., & Boncodin, J.C., (2016) Tree Diversity and Stand Structure of Permanent Biodiversity Monitoring Area in Mount Makiling
    • Asian Journal of Biodiversity Volume 7, No. 1
    • Castillo, L.A., Lapitan, L.G., Balatibat, J.B., Castillo, M.L., & Bantayan, N.C., (2015) Spatial Distribution of Kalantas (Toona calantas Merr. & Rolfe) in the Molawin–Dampalit Watershed, Mount Makiling Forest Reserve, Philippines
    • Ecosystems and Development Journal Volume 5, No. 3
    • Ong, B.K.C., Paller, V.G.V., de Guia, A.P.O., Balatibat, J.B., & Gonzalez, J.C.T., (2015) Prevalence of avian haemosporidians among understorey birds of Mt. Banahaw de Lucban, Philippines
    • Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Volume 63
    • Gestiada, E.C., Castillo, M.L., Balatibat, J.B., & Bantayan, N.C., (2014) Butterfly species diversity and habitat heterogeneity across altitudinal gradients of Mt. Banahaw de Majayjay, Philippines
    • Ecosystems and Development Journal Volume 5
    • Lit, I.L., Jr., Balatibat, J.B., & Palijon, A.M., (2006) Quadrastichuserythrinae Kim (hymenoptera: eulopiddae), a new invasive pest infesting, galling and killing dapdap trees (Erythrina spp.) in the Philippines
    • Transactions of the National Academy of Science and Technology Volume 28, No. 1
    • Pascual, J.N., Luna, A.C., & Balatibat, J.B., (2013) Comparative diversity of ground-dwelling ants (Hymenoptera:Formicidae) in two permanent plots in Makiling Forest Reserve, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines
    • Transactions of the National Academy of Science and Technology Volume 35, No. 1
    • Herrera, K.J.M., Luna, A.C., & Balatibat, J.B., (2009) Effects of forest gaps on foliage insect diversity in the perment field laboratory areas (PFLAS)in Mt. Makiling Forest Reserve
    • Transactions of the National Academy of Science and Technology Volume 31, No. 1
    • Buena, E.R.L., Luna, A.C., & Balatibat, J.B., (2009) Survey and census of ground lizards in the permanent field laboratory areas (PFLAS) in Mt. Makiling forest reserve
    • Transactions of the National Academy of Science and Technology Volume 31, No. 1
    • Balatibat, J.B., Peras, J.R., Jumawid, R.J.J., & Fernando, E.S., (1996) Bamboo-roosting bats (Tylonycteris, Vespertilionidae) in the Subic Bay Forest Reserve, Philippines
    • Asian International Journal of Life Sciences Volume 5, No. 2
    • Balatibat, J.B., (2008) Wildlife diversity studies and conservation efforts in the Philippines
    • Forest Science and Technology Volume 4, No. 1
    • Guevarra, D.M., Florece, L.M., & Balatibat, J.B., (2014) Anthropogenic Activities Affecting the Growth and Survival of Bauhinia malabarica Roxb. in the Grasslands of Nueva Ecija, Philippines
    • Ecosystems & Development Journal Volume 4, No. 2