University Research Center



Construction and Testing of an Improvised Leaf Electroscope

by Rex S. Rubidy (completed July 2015) ABSTRACT This study aimed to construct and test the improvised leaf electroscope (ILE) Physics Laboratory experiments. It was only limited on the construction and testing of ILE. The finished products replaced the existing electroscope and provide hands – on learning experiences to the students. The Improvised Leaf Electroscope … Read more

Nutrient Composition and Antioxidant Property of Philippine Indigenous Vegetables

by Ilda G. Borlongan (completed August 2013) ABSTRACT This study determined the nutrient profile arid the anti-oxidant property of edible portions of 20 indigenous vegetables commonly consumed in the Philippines. The study conclude the most the vegetables are important sources of carbohydrates, proteins, fiber, minerals and fats. The vegetables contain minerals (Ca, P and Fe) … Read more

Impact Survey on the CPU Integrated Outreach Activity for Barangay Ilongbukid, San Rafael, Iloilo

by Aries Roda D. Romallosa, Hope G. Patricio and Margen A. Java (completed June 2016) ABSTRACT This study evaluated the impact of Central Philippine University (CPU) outreach interventions and activities for Brgy. Ilongbukid and adjacent communities in San Rafael, Iloilo based on recently obtained cross-sectional data vis-a-vis the 2006 and 2012 baseline results. The “post-test” … Read more

Tracer Study for the CARES Graduates from 2006-2011

by Reynaldo N. Dusaran (completed October 2015) ABSTRACT This tracer study was conducted to gather relevant information as to the employment of CPU College of Agriculture, Resources and Environmental Sciences (CARES) graduates from 2006 to 2011 and compare the present findings with the previous findings. Data mere collected through a self-administered questionnaire among 51 out … Read more

Biomass Yield of Moringa Oleifera as Influenced by Plant Density and Harvest Population

by Manuel C. Palada, Hope G. Patricio and Diaden E. Garcia (completed June 2015) ABSTRACT This study was conducted to determine the of biomass yield of Moringa (Moringa Oleifera) as influenced by plant spacing and frequency of harvesting. Moringa plants were grown at four plant spacing and densities: a) 1m x 1m (10,000 plants per … Read more

Design and performance evaluation of a jack-driven briquetting machine for briquette production

by Aries Roda D. Romallosa (completed October 2014) ABSTRACT This study was conducted to design and evaluate an improvement version of a briquetting machine that utilizes a hydraulic-type bottle-jack for better compression in producing briquettes. The machine can compact 16 cylindrical (with a hole at the center) briquettes resting or about 200-240 pcs/hr. The jack … Read more

Genotype-by-Environment Interactions of Traditional Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus L.) Groups in Western Visayas, Philippines

by Jaime C. Cabarles, Jr. (completed March 2012) ABSTRACT There are three major groups of traditional chicken in Western Visayas, Philippines namely: Bisaya I, Bisaya II, and Jolo chickens. This study was conducted to determine the interactions of these groups with environmental parameters in the expression of production performance. This study employed purposive sampling covering … Read more

Adaptability and Horticultural Characterization of Different Moringa Accessions under Local Conditions (Study II – Adaptability Trial, Greenhouse Study)

by Hope G. Patricio (completed August 2015) ABSTRACT Twenty Moringa accessions were tested for adaptability under Central Philippines conditions. These consisted of Me-2, Mo-3, Mo-4, Me-5, Mo-7, Me-8, Mo-9, Mo-12, Mo-15, Ma-20, Mo-39, Mo-33, Mo-34, Mn-35. Mo-37, Mo-38, Mo-40, N (local variety), and Ms (Moringa stenopetala). Ms seeds came from West Africa while N was … Read more

Adaptability and Horticultural Characterization of Different Moringa Accessions under Local Conditions (Study I – Observational Nursery)

by Hope G. Patricio (completed August 2013) ABSTRACT Eighteen Moringa accessions obtained from AVRDC’ – The World Vegetable Center were evaluated for their adaptability and horticultural characteristics in an observational trial at Central Philippine University, Iloilo City, Philippines in June 2000 to May 2012. The accessions originated from India (3), Laos(1). Philippines (1), Taiwan (1), … Read more