Abstracts of Oral/ Paper Presentations


Session 1: Biodiversity and Ecological Studies

1. Nickel Hyperaccumulating Plants Native in Palawan

   Quimado, Marilyn O, Celadina, Dhiocel, Luna, Amelita C., Breganza, Edwin O and Fernando, Edwino S.

2.Conversion of Forest to Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis) Plantation in Aborlan, Palawan: Unveiling its Impact to Forest Avifaunal Diversity

   Alejandro A. Bernardo

3.Effects of Resin Tapping on Growth, Reproduction and Physical Status of Agathis philippinensis

   Kellie Gerarda Bocxe

4.Grouper LRF in Taytay Bay, Palawan, Philippines: with Emphasis on Size Structure

   Benjamin J. Gonzales, Eduardo Bolen, and Maria Victoria Matillano

 5.Are the Coastal Marine Waters of North Mainland Palawan's Major Tourism Sites Fit for Recreation Purposes?

   Jenevieve P. Hara, Madrono P. Cabrestante 

6. Is Palawan's Inner Malampaya Sound Overfished?

   Hermenegildo P. Dela Peña, Michael D. Pido and Jeter S. Sespeñe

7.Distribution and Abundance of Indo-Pacific Crocodile ( Crocodylus porosus ) in Southern Palawan Philippines

   Rainier I. Manalo, Levita A. Lagrada, Erickson A. Tabayag, Philip C. Baltazar and Osias D. Molina

8.Three New Species of Begonia Endemic to the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, Palawan

   Rosario Rivera Rubite, Mark Hughes, Patrick Blanc, Yoshiko Kono, Hsun-An Yang, Grecebio J.D. Alejandro, Llogene B. De Layola, Artur Gregory N. Virata,        Kuo-Fang Chung, Ching-I Peng