CSU-Gonzaga received Best Paper awards during the recently concluded CSU Research, Development and Extension In-House Review and Evaluation on October 4, 2022 at the Claude Andrews Convention Center, CSU-Andrews campus, Tuguegarao City.
Among the nine campuses of CSU that presented their completed research and extension outputs along Experimental, Technological, Social and Development/Extension categories, CSU-Gonzaga were awarded:
1st Best Paper for Experimental category on the Research Paper entitled, “Production and Utilization of ‘Bamcoal’: Bamboo-Based Fertilizer and Evaluation of Its Plant-Soil-Nutrient Profile, Photosynthetic and Growth Effects, and Salinity Stress Alleviation in Lowland Variety of Head Lettuce.”
Proponents: Prof. Jeff Opena (Project Leader); Dr. Froilan Pacris, Jr., Marvin Baloloy, Gerlie U. Bayani, Lyle Sumer, Jean Torres (members)
3rd Best Paper for Experimental category on the Research Paper entitled, “The Influence of Different Ages of Suckers in the Survival of Tiger Grass (Thysanoleana maxima) under Bamboo Phase I.”
Proponents: Dr. Froilan A. Pacris Jr. (project leader); Dr. Ervin T. Leonador, Dr. Romar Banadero, Prof. Gerlie Hardy, Prof. Marvin Baloloy, Mylene Ermitanio, Jean Torres, John Erwin Ermitanio, Norbert Cabulagan (project staff)
2nd Best Paper for Extension and Development category on the Extension project entitled, “The Bamboo Sanctuary of Northern Luzon: An Integrated RDE Program for Bamboo through Ecotourism.”
Proponents: Dr. Urdujah G. Alvarado (program leader); Dr. Froilan A. Pacris Jr., (project leader); Prof. Ana Marie Cauilan Dr. Romar Banadero, Prof. Marvin Baloloy, Prof. Jeff Opena, Dr. Ervin Leonador, Prof. Myraly Marcos, Prof. Mae Angelica Sinco, Dr. Jay Omotoy, Jean Torres, Mylene Ermitanio, Gladys Dalmaceda (members)
The agency In-House Review is an annual undertaking of the university to subject all RDE projects and programs to second level appraisal by external evaluators to ensure the quality of outputs prior to their presentation to a wider audience, publication to referred journals and any action that shall greatly benefit their intended beneficiaries.
The three best papers in each category shall represent Cagayan State University in the Cagayan Valley Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (CVAARRD) conference.
Photo credit: Dr. Glyzelda H. Gonzales and Ms. Jean S. Torres
Source: Campus RDE office