Litterfall Production and Turnover in the Long-Term Ecological Research Sites in Southern Philippines

Authors: Florfe M. Acma, Victoria T. Quimpang, Victor B. Amoroso, Noel P. Mendez

Volume: 22 (2018) Issue 2, Category: Natural Science

Forest litter is an important aspect for healthy forest ecosystems. Hence, this study monitored the litterfall production and turnover in the established two-hectare permanent plots in the three Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Sites in Mindanao, viz., Mt. Apo, Mt.… More
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Phytochemical screening and in vitro antibacterial activity of Syzygium sp.("O-on") crude extracts against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus

Authors: Merced G. Melencion, Chris Rey M. Lituañas, Andrew B. Melencion

Volume: 22 (2018) Issue 2, Category: Natural Science

Identification and subsequent isolation of anti-dengue active compounds in medicinal plants are potentially useful for developing antiviral chemical analogues. This study investigated the potential use of aqueous, methanolic, and ethanolic extracts of Syzygium sp. “O-on” against bacterial co-infection of Staphylococcus… More
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Phytochemical and Antioxidant Activity Variation of Processed Edible Ferns

Authors: Domingo P. Lodevico , Melania M. Enot , Rainear A. Mendez , Vince R. Abarquez , Gemma Faith B. Monisit , Fulgent P. Coritico , Victor B. Amoroso

Volume: 22 (2018) Issue 2, Category: Natural Science

The main and interaction effects on the total phenolic content (TPC), total flavonoid content (TFC) and 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radical seavenging activity of two edible ferns in various food processing methods were investigated. Factors include fern species (Diplazium eculentum and Stenochlaena… More
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