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Lyza Maquilan Quilong Quilong


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

University of the Philippines Los Banos 
Jun 2011Jul 2015

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

Secondary Education

University of the East-Caloocan
Jun 2007Mar 2011

Elementary Education

Manila Central University
Jun 2001Mar 2007

Relevant experience

Project Development Officer III

DA-Bureau of Agricultural Research
Sept 2015present
  •  Evaluate Climate Change  and Community-based Participatory Action Research Proposals and Projects
  • Coordinate Climate change  and Community-based Participatory Action Research related activities/meetings/workshops/project and proposal reviews

Field Experiment

Lipa Integrated Coffee Center, Nestle Philippines Inc.
Apr 2014Jan 2015
  • Designed and established the thesis experiment
  • Collected and analyzed the thesis data

Student Assistant

Main Library, Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Instruction
Apr 2013May 2013
  • Assisted the users in the computer and multimedia section
  • Filed reports at the computer and multimedia section


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/Workshops/Meetings Attended and Participated

  • Community Based Adaptation and Mitigation for Food and Livelihood Security Learning and Sharing Event- International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (January 25,2017)
  • 78th ASEAN University Network Quality Assessment of the BS Agriculture Program-University of the Philippines-Los Banos (January 24,2017)
  • Policy forum on “The Precautionary Principle: Implications for Public Policy”- National Academy of Science and Technology- (September 08, 2016)
  • User-Producer Forum on Agriculture and Fisheries Statistics- Philippine Statistics Authority (May 30, 2016)
  • Forum on Food Security and Rural Development: The Experience and Decision Points for the Future- Ateneo de Manila University (April 26,2016)
  • National Multi-Stakeholder's Consultation Workshop on the Review and Updating of the Research, Development and Extension Agenda and Programs (RDEAP)- Department of Agriculture- Bureau of Agricultural Research (February 15-19, 2016)
  • Orientation Meeting: Assessment of Processes and Protocols for Building Climate Resilient Communities and Livelihoods- WorldFish Center (January 20-29,2016)
  • SMART AGRICULTURE: Weathering the Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change and Inclusive Growth- Pampanga State Agricultural University (January 14,2016)


  • Youth for Christ UPLB (YFC UPLB)

            - member (2013-present)

  • Alliance of UPLB Scholars (AUS)

         - Founding member (2013-present)

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

        - member (2015-present)


Prof. Bong M. Salazar (+639283439330/[email protected])

Assistant Professor

College of Agriculture, University of the Philippines-Los Banos

Ms. Cynthia Remedios V. de Guia (+639392801313/[email protected])

Senior Agriculturist

DA-Bureau of Agricultural Research