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Lyza Maquilan Quilong Quilong

Education

Jun 2011Jul 2015

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Major in Horticulture, specialized in Crop Production and Management of Plantation Crops

University of the Philippines Los Banos 

2nd Placer

Cum Laude

2016 Agriculturist Licensure Examination

2015 UPLB Commencement Exercise

Honor Society   Phi Sigma Biological Sciences Honor Society (Alpha Chi Chapter)
University Scholar   1st semester A.Y. 2013-2014
  2nd semester A.Y. 2014-2015
College Scholar    2nd semester A.Y. 2012-2013
 2nd semester A.Y.2013-2014
1st semester A.Y. 2014-2015
Honor Roll   1st semester A.Y.2011-2012 
 2nd semester A.Y.2011-2012
1st semester A.Y. 2012-2013

                  

Jun 2007Mar 2011

Secondary Education

University of the East-Caloocan
Jun 2001Mar 2007

Elementary Education

Manila Central University

Relevant experience

Sept 2015present

Project Development Officer III

DA-Bureau of Agricultural Research
  •  Evaluated Climate Change Proposals and Projects
  • Coordinated climate change related activities/project and proposal reviews
Apr 2014Jan 2015

Field Experiment

Lipa Integrated Coffee Center, Nestle Philippines Inc.
  • Designed and established the thesis experiment
  • Collected and analyzed the thesis data
Apr 2013May 2013

Student Assistant

Main Library, Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Instruction
  • assists users in the computer and multimedia section
  • records statistics
  • assists in inventory
  • files reports at the computer and multimedia section

Skills

Communication skills   Good communication and excellent contact skills with the farmers and other people gained through the experiences in field trips, surveys and researches; Understand and speak Filipino, English and Bisaya

Computer skills Capable of analyzing research data through STAR; proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint experience using GIS software and SAS

Fieldworks Processing of different plantation crops including coffee, rubber, cacao, abaca and coconut; production practices including land preparation, weeding, pruning, mulching: asexual propagation including cutting, grafting and marcotting; hands-on field experience on fruit crop production including banana desuckering, banana genotype identification, mango flower induction                                                                                      

Laboratory works Soil analysis; plant tissue analysis; tissue culture; embryo culture

Researches Term paper on gross morphology of different fiber crops; feasibility studies on coconut,  dragonfruit, mangosteen, pineapple; surveys on several farms in San Pablo, Laguna                                    

Thesis Effects of shade and fertilizer levels on seedling and berry growth of four  Robusta (Coffea canephora) genotypes                                                           

Seminars Attended

  • Ethics in Agriculture  by Mr. Robert Zimdahl
  • Climate change effects on plant diseases by Mr. Ireneo B. Pangga
  • Probiotics, food, agriculture and nutrition by Mrs. Lotis E. Mopera
  • Managing products' life by Mr.  Allan C. Nieves
  • Agriculture for food, nutrition and health by Prof. Wilma Hurtada
  • Philippine native animal development program by Mrs. Rubina Precencio
  • Climate and agricultural crop production in the Philippines by Mr.  Arnold R. Salvacion
  • Beyond traditional crops: Opportunities in the natural ingredients industry by Mr. Clarke S. Nebrano

Affiliations

  • Youth for Christ UPLB (YFC UPLB)

            - member (2013-present)

            - Food Committee member during 2nd semester A.Y. 2013-2014 Youth Camp

           - Tree planting at Pangil Ecopark, Laguna

           - Speaker on several General Assembly

  • Alliance of UPLB Scholars (AUS)

         - Founding member (2013-present)

         - Community Service to Bahay ni Maria, Calamba, Laguna (April, 2015)

         - AUS Talk" Road to Excellence Symposium" (April, 2015)

        - Facilitate on the organization's first election

  • Phi Sigma Biological Sciences Honor Society (Alpha Chi Chapter)

        - member (2015-present)

References

Prof. Bong M. Salazar (+639283439330)

Assistant Professor

Crop Science Cluster

College of Agriculture

UPLB

Dr. Calixto Protacio (+639178568541)

Executive Director

Philippine Rice Research Institute