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William SM Gruezo

MNH Curator for composites, UPLB

Expertise: Plant Taxonomy, Agricultural Plant Science, Horticulture, Agricultural Science, Botany, Biology, Biodiversity Inventory, Quaternary Environments, Biosystematics, Forestry

Dr. William SM. Gruezo is a curator of the Museum of Natural History. He is recognized for his contributions in research on biodiversity inventory and assessment of Philippine plants.

Affiliation

Professor 12, Rm. D-206, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines

Association

    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Regular Member
    • Asia Life Sciences, Laguna, Philippines, Chairman / Chief Editor

Award

    • International Publication Award, University of the Philippines, 2013 November 27
    • Distinguished Alumni in Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development, UP Alumni Association, 2014 June 21

Papers Presented

    • Planthopper-Palm relationships: The case of the Sikaianini (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea: Derbidae), 7th European Hemiptera Congress and 9th International Workshop on Leafhoppers and Planthoppers of Economic Importance, Seggau Castle / Graz (Austria)

Education

    • University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Taxonomy, 1988
    • University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, Bachelor of Science in Forestry, 1972
    • University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, Master of Science in Botany, 1979

Publication

    • Magcale-Macandog, D.B., Barrion-Dupo, A.L., Gruezo, W.SM., Paller, V.G., Edrial, J., Banaay, C.G.B., Dionisio-Sese, M., & Mendioro, M., (2008) Eliciting factors affecting fish kill events in Taal Lake through participatory approaches: A tool for the development of a predictive fish kill model
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 3
    • Gruezo, W.SM., & Harries, H.C., (1984) Self-Sown, Wild-Type Coconuts in the Philippines
    • Biotropica Volume 16, No. 2
    • Gruezo, W.S., & Fernando, E.S., (1985) Notes on Phoenix hanceana var. philippinensis in the Batanes Islands, Philippines
    • Principes Volume 29, No. 4
    • Gruezo, W.SM., & Denford, K.E., (1994) Taxonomy of Arnica L. subgenus Chamissonis Maguire (Asteraceae)
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 3, No. 2
    • Czecsuga, B., Lim, G., Koon Tan, T., Streimann, H., Jenie, U.A., & Gruezo, W.SM., (1994) Carotenoids in certain species of lichen from tropical region
    • Feddes Repertorium Volume 105, No. 1-2
    • Gonzalez, J.C.T., & Gruezo, W.SM., (1997) The functional relationships between plant and animal indicator species from Mount Makiling, Luzon
    • In: Dove, M.R., & Sajise, P.E., eds. with assistance of Takeuchi, H.F., The Conditions of Biodiversity Maintenance in Asia - The Policy Linkages Between Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development
    • Corpuz-Raros, L.A., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2005) The functional relationships between plant and animal indicator species from Mount Makiling, Luzon
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 14, No. 2
    • Niedbala, W., Corpuz-Raros, L.A., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2006) Ptyctimous mites mainly from Samar island of the Philippines (Acari: Oribatida)
    • Genus Volume 17, No. 3
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (2008) Flora and vegetation of Mankayan, Benguet Province, Philippines I. Teneb-Lapangan Ridge complex and Victoria Gold area
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 17, No. 1
    • Fernando, E.S., Co, L.L., Lagunzad, D.A., Gruezo, W.SM., Barcelona, J.F., Madulid, D.A., Lapis, A.B., Texon, G.I., Manila, A.C., & Zamora, P.M., (2008) Threatened plants of the Philippines: A preliminary assessment
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume Suppl 3
    • Corpuz-Raros, L.A., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2008) A revision of the genus Basiceremaeus Corpuz-Raros 1979 (Acari:Oribatida:Otocepheidae) including the description of a new species from Bangladesh
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 17, No. 2
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (2008) Flora and vegetation of Mankayan, Benguet Province, Philippines II. Tailings Dams 3, 4 and 5
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 17, No. 2
    • Corpuz-Raros, L.A., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2009) Three new species of Phyllhermannia Berlese 1916 (Acari: Oribatida: Hermanniidae) from the Philippines, with notes on the chaetotaxy of notogaster and legs in this genus
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 18, No. 1
    • Corpuz-Raros, L.A., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2009) New species and records of Oribatids (Acari: Oribatida) from Palawan Island, Philippines with a note on Acrotocepheus duplicornutus (Aoki) from Bangladesh
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 18, No. 2
    • Gonzales, J.C.T., Ocampo, P.P., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2010) Comparative diversity of birds across habitat gradients in the Polillo Islands, Philippines
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume Suppl 4
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (2010) Vegetation and flora of Naujan Lake National Park watershed zone, Mindoro Oriental Province, Philippines, III. Diversity, conservation status and functional roles
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 19, No. 2
    • Gruezo, W.S., & Badayos, R.B., (1996) Vegetation of Mt. Labo and vicinity, Camarines Norte Province (Luzon, Philippines)
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 5
    • Gruezo, W.S., (1997) Floral Diversity Profile of Mount Makiling Forest Reserve, Luzon, Philippines
    • In: Dove, M.R., & Sajise, P.E., eds. with assistance of Takeuchi, H.F., The Conditions of Biodiversity Maintenance in Asia - The Policy Linkages Between Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development
    • Gruezo, W.S., (1998) Species alpha diversity of Pagbilao Grande Island vegetations, Quezon Province, Philippines
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 7
    • Gruezo, W.S., (2009) Vegetation and wildlife fauna of the Emerald Bay coast, Zambales Province, Philippines
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 18
    • Gruezo, W.S., (2010) Vegetation and flora of Naujan Lake National Park watershed zone, Mindoro Oriental Province, Philippines, II. Lower Watershed Zone
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 19
    • Corpuz-Raros, L.A., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2011) New species and records of Oribatida and other soil-inhabiting mites (Acari) mainly from Luzon and Mindanao islands, Philippines
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 20, No. 1
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (2012) Plant diversity of a lowland dipterocarp rainforest in Samar Island, Philippines
    • South African Journal of Botany Volume 79
    • Castillo, R.R., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2012) Plant diversity of vegetation-over-ultramafic soil in Mount Bulanjao, Palawan Island, Philippines
    • South African Journal of Botany Volume 79
    • Castillo, R.R., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2012) Plant composition and diversity of forests-over-ultramafic soil in Mt. Victoria Range, Palawan Island, Philippines
    • South African Journal of Botany Volume 79
    • Almazol, A.E., Cervancia, C.R., Buot, I.E., Jr., Gruezo, W.SM., & Pampolina, N.M., (2013) Floristic Composition and Physiognomy of Pagbilao Mangrove, Quezon Province, Philippines
    • IAMURE International Journal of Ecology and Conservation Volume 7, No. 1
    • Almazol, A.E., Cervancia, C.R., Buot, I.E., Jr., Gruezo, W.SM., & Pampolina, N.M., (2012) Floristic composition and physiognomy of mangrove forest in Pagbilao, Quezon, Philippines
    • Transactions of the National Academy of Science and Technology Volume 34, No. 1
    • Yap, S.A., Bourgoin, T., Szwedo, J., Soulier-Perkins, A., Fernando, E.S., Gruezo, W.SM., & Pampolina, N.M., (2015) Planthopper-Palm relationships: The case of the Sikaianini (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea: Derbidae)
    • Proceedings of the 7th European Hemiptera Congress and 9th International Workshop on Leafhoppers and Planthoppers of Economic Importance, Seggau Castle / Graz (Austria)
    • Zamora, P.M., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2016) Two new species of Pandanus Parkinson (Family pandanaceae) from the Philippines
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 25
    • Pabroa, P.C.B., Quirit, L.L., Hernandez, K.N., Balanay, L.S., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2009) Lichen Pyxine cocoes (Sw.) Nyl. (Physciaceae) as a potential biomonitor for atmospheric pollution in Southern Luzon, Philippines
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 18, No. 2
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (2009) Vegetation and flora of Naujan Lake National Park watershed zone, Mindoro Oriental Province, Philippines, I. Upper Watershed Zone
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 18, No. 2
    • Gruezo, W.SM., & Lerom, R.R., (2007) Conservation status of Philippine Biota 5. Arenga ambong Beccari – an immediately endangered endemic palm species (Arecaceae/Palmae)
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 16, No. 2
    • Corpuz-Raros, L.A., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2007) Two new species of predatory mites of the family Cunaxidae (Acari) from Java, Indonesia
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 16, No. 2
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (2007) Revision of the lichen genus Lobaria (Schreb.) Hoffm. in the Philippines. III. Subgenus Ricasolia (DeNot.) Gruezo comb. et stat. nov
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 16, No. 1
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (2006) Revision of the lichen genus Lobaria (Schreb.) Hoffm. in the Philippines. I. Subgenus Lobaria Section Lecanolobarina Vain
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 15, No. 1
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (2006) Revision of the lichen genus Lobaria (Schreb.) Hoffm. in the Philippines. II. Subgenus Lobaria Section Lobaria
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 15, No. 2
    • Corpuz-Raros, L., & Gruezo, W.SM., (2005) Preliminary list of soil mites (Acari) from the Samar Island National Park, Philippines with descriptions of a new species and a new record of Oribatida
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 14, No. 2
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (2005) Numerical analyses of Arnica L. subgenus Chamissonis Maguire (Asteraceae: Senecioneae) using TAXMAP and CLUSTAN methods
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 14, No. 1
    • Gruezo, W.SM., & Amoroso, V.B., (2004) Conservation Status of Philippine Biota 4. Salacca clemensiana Becc. (Arecaceae/Palmae) - a Mindanao endemic palm with high commercial, landscape and ornamental value
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 13, No. 1&2
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (2002) Conservation Status of Philippine Biota 3. Medinilla dolichophylla Merr. (Family Melastomataceae) – a rare, endemic plant species with ornamental value
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 11, No. 2
    • Gruezo, W.S., & Zamora, P.M., (2000) Conservation Status of Philippine Biota 2. Sararanga philippinensis Merr., Family Pandanaceae
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 9, No. 2
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (1999) Of Philippine plants and places: an ethnobiological memoir
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 8, No. 1
    • Gruezo, W.SM., & Denford, K.W., (1995) Foliar flavonoid variation in Arnica L. subgenus Chamissonis Maguire (Asteraceae) in western North America
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 4, No. 2
    • Gruezo, W.SM., & Denford, K.W., (1995) Cytogeographical investigation of Arnica L. subgenus Chamissonis Maguire (Asteraceae) in western North America
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 4, No. 1
    • Tan, B.C., Gruezo, W.SM., & Duffield, S., (1994) Musci Philippinensis Exsiccati: Fascicle 4 (Palawan Mosses)
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 3, No. 1
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (1992) Conservation status of Philippine Biota. 1. Dawsonia longifolia (Bruch. & Schimp.) Zant. var. superba (Grev.) Zant., Polytrichaceae
    • Asia Life Sciences Volume 1, No. 1&2
    • Gruezo, W.SM., (1983) Lobaria clemesiae Vain. (Lobariaceae, Lichenes) in Halmahera Island
    • Gardens' Bulletin Singapore Volume 36

Trainings

    • XIX International Botanical Congress, 2017 July 23 - 2017 July 29, Shenzhen, China
    • 8th IAL Symposium, 2016 August 1 - 2016 August 5, Helsinki, Finland