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Evangeline Salcedo Ella

Senior Associate Scientist

Expertise: Chromatography, Botany, Biochemistry, Phytochemistry, Oxidative Stress, Antioxidant Activity, Plant Tissue Culture, Chemical Kinetics

Affiliation

Senior Associate Scientist, International Rice Research Institute, DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila, Philippines

Association

    • Crop Science Society of the Philippines, Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Regular Member
    • Chemcial Society of the Philippines, Member
    • Integrated Chemists of the Philippines, Member

Award

    • First Prize for Best Scientific Poster Agricultural Sciences Category, National Academy of Science and Technology, 2015 July
    • First Prize for Best Scientific Poster Agricultural Sciences Category, National Academy of Science and Technology, 2014 July
    • Achievement Award for Research, Crop Science Society of the Philippines, 2013 March
    • Best Paper Award Upstream Research Category, Crop Science Society of the Philippines, 2008 May
    • 2006 IRRI Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement, International Rice Research Institute, 2007 April
    • Best Poster Award, International Symposium on Rice, in Hyderabad, India, 2004 October
    • Best Paper Award Upstream Research Category, Federation of Crop Science Societies in the Philippines, 1997 May

Papers Presented

    • Isolated microspore culture of rice at the International Rice Research Institute, Second International Rice Genetics Symposium
    • Effect of floodwater depth, temperature and seed age on survival of germinating rice seedlings under flooded conditions, 5th International Crop Science Congress and Exhibition, International Crop Science Congress, Jeju, Korea

Education

    • University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, Doctor of Philosophy in Botany, 2011
    • University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Master of Science in Agricultural Chemistry, 1981

Publication

    • Zapata, F.J., & Ella, E.S., (1988) Specific gravity of the grain-factor to consider in rice tissue culture
    • Journal of Plant Physiology Volume 132, No. 3
    • Ella, E.S., & Zapata, F.J., (1989) Some Physiological Factors Affecting Callus Production from Rice Grains
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 14, No. 3
    • Zapata, F.J., Aldemita, R.R., Ella, E.S., & Cho, M.S., (1991) Isolated microspore culture of rice at the International Rice Research Institute
    • Rice Genetics II. Proceedings of the Second International Rice Genetics Symposium
    • Ella, E.S., & Zapata, F.J., (1991) Effect of abscisic acid and zeatin on plant regeneration from scutellum-derived callus of rice (Oryza sativa L. cv. Nona Bokra)
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 16, No. 1
    • Ella, E.S., & Zapata, F.J., (1992) Effect of maltose and gelling agent on protoplast culture response in indica rice
    • International Rice Research Newsletter Volume 17, No. 6
    • Ella, E.S., & Zapata, F.J., (1993) Suspension initiation in indica rice requires proline
    • International Rice Research Notes Volume 18, No. 1
    • Setter, T.L., & Ella, E.S., (1994) Relationship between Coleoptile Elongation and Alcoholic Fermentation in Rice exposed to Anoxia. I. Importance of Treatment Conditions and Different Tissues
    • Annals of Botany Volume 74
    • Setter, T.L., Ella, E.S., & Valdez, A.P., (1994) Relationship between Coleoptile Elongation and Alcoholic Fermentation in Rice Exposed to Anoxia. II. Cultivar Differences
    • Annals of Botany Volume 74, No. 3
    • Setter, T.L., Ellis, M., Laureles, E.V., Ella, E.S., Senadhira, D., Mishra, S.B., Sarkarung, S., & Datta, S., (1997) Physiology and Genetics of Submergence Tolerance in Rice
    • Annals of Botany Volume 79, No. Supplement
    • Ito, O., Cabuslay, G., & Ella, E.S., (2000) Drought and submergence in rice production
    • In: Rice Rice Breeding and Genetics - research priorities and challenges, Publisher: Science Publishers, Inc., Ed. Nanda, J.S.
    • Ella, E.S., & Setter, T.L., (1999) Importance of seed carbohydrates in rice seedling establishment under anoxia
    • Acta Horticulturae Volume 504, No. 504
    • Ito, O., Ella, E., & Kawano, N., (1999) Physiological basis of submergence tolerance in rainfed lowland rice ecosystem
    • Field Crops Research Volume 64, No. 1-2
    • Quimio, C.A., Torrizo, L.B., Setter, T.L., Ellis, M., Grover, A., Abrigo, E.M., Oliva, N.P., Ella, E.S., Carpena, A.L., Ito, O., Peacock, W.J., Dennis, E., & Dattal, S.K., (2000) Enhancement of Submergence Tolerance in Transgenic Rice Overproducing Pyruvate Decarboxylase
    • Journal of Plant Physiology Volume 156, No. 4
    • Kawano, N., Ella, E., Ito, O., Yamauchi, Y., & Tanaka, K., (2002) Metabolic changes in rice seedlings with different submergence tolerance after desubmergence
    • Environmental and Experimental Botany Volume 47, No. 3
    • Kawano, N., Ella, E., Ito, O., Yamauchi, Y., & Tanaka, K., (2002) Comparison of Aadaptability to Flash Flood between Rice Cultivars Differing in Flash Flood Tolerance
    • Soil Science and Plant Nutrition Volume 48, No. 5
    • Ella, E.S., Kawano, N., Yamauchi, Y., Tanaka, K., & Ismail, A.M., (2003) Blocking ethylene perception enhances flooding tolerance in rice seedlings
    • Functional Plant Biology Volume 30, No. 7
    • Ella, E.S., Kawano, N., & Ito, O., (2003) Importance of active oxygen-scavenging system in the recovery of rice seedlings after submergence
    • Plant Science Volume 165, No. 1
    • Ella, E.S., & Ismail, A.M., (2006) Seedling Nutrient Status before Submergence Affects Survival after Submergence in Rice
    • Crop Science Volume 46, No. 4
    • Ismail, A., Ella, E.S., Vergara, G., Holt-Stevens, D.F., Pamplona, A., & Mackill, D., (2008) Physiological basis of tolerance of flash ftooding during germination and early seedling establishment In rice
    • In: Improving productivity and livelihood for fragile environments. IRRI Technical Bulletin. Ed. Hardy B.
    • Ismail, A.M., Ella, E.S., Vergara, G.V., & Mackill, J., (2009) Mechanisms Associated With Tolerance to Flooding During Germination and Early Seedling Growth in Rice (Oryza Sativa)
    • Annals of Botany Volume 103, No. 2