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ISSAAS Journal Vol. 23 No. 1 (June 2017)

Contributed Papers

Revitalizing agricultural extension services in developing countries: lessons from off-season vegetable production in rural nepal
Murari Suvedi, Raju Ghimire and Michael Kaplowitz

Callus induction in Amaranthus tricolor and Amaranthus spinosus
Renelle Comia-Yebron, Evalour T. Aspuria and Emmanuel L. Bernardo

Development of one-step immunochromatographic strip for the detection of total aflatoxin in corn sample based on monoclonal antibody clone 4G6
Woraluck Khapanya, Ratchanee Hongprayoon and Amara Chinaphuti

Disease screening and post-entry quarantine program for safe introduction of sugarcane varieties in the Philippines
Fe M. dela Cueva and Manuela A. Samaco

Morphological differences in five strains of genetically improved Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) using geometric morphometrics
Cecille Vienne L. Oponda, Brian S. Santos, Zubaida U. Basiao

Motility and membrane integrity of ejaculated bovine spermatozoa extended and cryopreserved in L-carnitine Tris egg yolk extender
Danilda Hufana-Duran, Peregrino G. Duran, Rick Monson and John Parrish

Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of cry1ab gene into Tectona grandis L.(Teak)
Prakay Onwimol, Sontichai Chanprame and Sermsiri Chanprame

Construction and characterization of single chain variable fragment-alkaline phosphatase for rapid detection of aflatoxin B1 in an ELISA-based assay
Jirapong Phatsaman, Ratchanee Hongprayoon and Warapa Mahakarnjanagul

Effect of 1-MCP on ethylene regulation and quality of some fruits and vegetable
Dawlat Shah Poyesh, Naoki Terada, Atsushi Sanada, Hiroshi Gemma, and Kaihei Koshio

Synergistic activity of Piper aduncum fruit and Tephrosia vogelii leaf extracts against the cabbage head caterpillar, Crocidolomia pavonana
Nelly Nailufar and Djoko Prijono

Current status and alternative solutions for enhancing Vietnam’s coffee production and export
Nong Huu Tung, Sajjad Ahmad, Nong Huu Duong and Hu Hao

Marketing performance of rubber in northeastern Thailand
Supaporn Poungchompu and Supawadee Chantanop

Invited Paper:
The spread of Good Agricultural Practice (Global G.A.P.) and its educational use in Japan
Akira Sunou and Shuhei Saito

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ISSAAS Philippines 2016 National Congress and General Meeting
October 16-19, 2016
Philippine Carabao Center, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

issaas philippines national congress 2016 venue - CLSUThe Central Luzon State University and the Philippine Carabao Center take pride in hosting the 2016 National Congress. The theme for this year's congress is Confronting the Challenges of Food Security and Environmental Protection through Smart Farming Practices in the Midst of ASEANization. The following are the sub-themes: Food Security; Environmental Sustainability; Smart Farming; and Agricultural Policies & International Studies.



ISSAAS Philippines in collaboration with CLSU and the Philippine Carabao Center is inviting all ISSAAS members and prospective members to submit scientific papers or posters addressing the following disciplines:

  • Agricultural Production
  • Environmental Protection & Conservation
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Aquatic & Fishery Science
  • Forestry & Forest Products Science
  • Agro-engineering & Biosystems Engineering
  • Agricultural Science in Society & Economy
  • Food Technology, Security & Safety
  • Agro-biological Resources
  • Bio-business Management

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Details regarding the event will be announced soon.

This event is for ISSAAS members only. To become a member, fill out the membership form and pay membership dues.

For more information, please contact:
The ISSAAS National Congress Secretariat

ISSAAS 2016: International Congress and General Meeting
November 5-7, 2016
Vietnam National University of Agriculture, Hanoi, Vietnam

issaas congress 2016 venue - VUAThe Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) is honored to host the ISSAAS International Congress 2016 to be held on 5-7 November 2016. This year's congress theme is NATIONAL AND GLOBAL GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES (GAPS) IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.



For more information, please contact:

The ISSAAS Congress Secretariat (ISSAAS Vietnam Chapter)


In collaboration withthe Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA), Society for Agricultural Education Research Development Abroad (SAEDA), Tokyo University of Agriculture (TUA) and Japanese Society for Tropical Agriculture (JSTA), ISSAAS is inviting all active ISSAAS members to submit scientific papers or posters addressing the following disciplines:

  1. Plant science in response to climate change
  2. Integrated pest management
  3. Natural resource and environment management
  4. Value chain for food and agricultural product
  5. Innovative technologies for high quality foods
  6. Aquatic Science
  7. Agro-engineering
  8. Animal life science and veterinary medicine
  9. Agricultural science in society and economy
  10. Boundary agriculture

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

  1. Abstracts shall be written in English, not exceeding 250 words.
  2. Manuscript should be prepared on A4 size paper; single spaced
  3. and Arial font size 11 in Microsoft Word format.
  4. The top of the page shall contain the title of the paper in bold capital letters, as well as the name of the author(s) and their affiliations, and the email address of the corresponding author all centered on the page width.
  5. Oral presentation and discussion is limited to 15 minutes.

Guidelines for Poster Presentation

  1. Posters should conform to the following format:
    1. 30” x 40” size,
    2. orientation –portrait layout;
    3. material – tarpaulin or heavy coated paper;
    4. color mix – shall fit to a light display background; and
    5. content layout – freestyle.
  2. The general content shall include:
    1. Title; Researcher/s Name and Institutional Affiliation;
    2. Introduction;
    3. Materials and Methods;
    4. Results and Discussion;
    5. Conclusions and Recommendations;
    6. Literature Cited; and
    7. Acknowledgements.

Kindly submit your abstract to ( on or before 15 September 2016. Every active ISSAAS member (paid annual due) is allowed to submit one abstract as main author, and make one presentation (oral or poster).You are also kindly requested to update membership at your respective chapters in advance. The Committee on Paper Presentation reserves the right to decide on the final form of presentation.

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J. ISSAAS Vol. 22 No. 1 (June 2016)


Contributed Papers

Input Commercialization, Farm Yield and Income of Poor and Non-Poor Lychee Farmers in Luc Ngan District, Bac Giang Province, Vietnam
Bui Hong Quy and Isabelita M. Pabuayon

Impact of Investment Incentives on Agribusiness and Macroeconomy of Indonesia: A Computable General Equilibrium Model
Arif Imam Suroso, Djaimi Bakce and Muhammad Firdaus

Screening Method for Iron Tolerant Rice Suited for Tidal Swamp Area
Iskandar Lubis, Aidi Noor, Munif Ghulamahdi, Muhammad Ahmad Chozin, Khairil Anwar and Desta Wirnas

Influence of Rice Straw Mulch on Saline Soil: Forage Production, Feed Quality and Feed Intake by Sheep
F. Kusmiyati, Sumarsono, Karno and E. Pangestu

Morpho-Physiological Response of Rice Genotypes Grown under Saline Conditions
Heni Safitri, Bambang S. Purwoko, Iswari S. Dewi and Sintho W. Ardie

Litchi Farmers’ Preference for the Adoption of Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices in Luc Ngan District, Vietnam
Vu Thi Han, Nguyen Mau Dung and Sanglestsawai Santi

Performance Test of Sugarcane Planter with Minimum Tillage at Different Densities of Sugarcane Leaf Residues
Sompot Khomkaew, Pracha Bunyawanihakul and Isara Chaorakan

Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation and Expression of Bt Gene in Transgenic Sugarcane
Nadira Islam, Chanakan Laksana, and Sontichai Chanprame

Strategy Prioritization for Sustainable Tourism in Bali, Indonesia: Focusing on Local Agricultural Products Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) Approach
I Gusti Ayu Oka Suryawardani and Agung Suryawan Wiranatha

Soil and Microclimate Amelioration of Short Rotation Forestry-Based Agroforestry in Cuenca, Batangas, Philippines
Roselyn F. Paelmo, Virgilio T. Villancio and Gerardo G. Paelmo

Customer Value Creation of Fresh Tomatoes through Branding and Packaging as Customer Perceived Quality
Hesty Nurul Utami, Agriani Hermita Sadeli and Tomy Perdana

Effect of Exogenous Application of Salicylic Acid on the Severity of Tomato Leaf Curl Disease
Socheath Ong, and Filomena C. Sta. Cruz


J. ISSAAS Vol. 19 No. 2 (Dec. 2013)


Contributed Papers

Effect of accumulated minimum temperature on sugar and organic acid content in passion fruit
Takashi Shinohara, Mizuki Usui, Yuto Higa, Daizou Igarashi and Tomoaki Inoue

Insecticidal activities of Barringtonia sarcostachys bark extract against cabbage head caterpillar Crocidolomia pavonana (F.)
Edy Syahputra

The impact of rural road rehabilitation of rice productivity and farmers income in Kemang Village, Cuanjur, West Java, Indonesia
Sri Hartoyo

Isolation of fluorescent Pseudomonads , heat tolerant and chitinolytic bacteria in banana rhizosphere with antagonistic activities against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense in vitro and molecular identification of selected isolates
Abdjad Asih Nawangsih and Fitriani Purba

Occurrence of the Moraceae-feeding Bombycid, Trilocha varians (Walker) (Bombacidae, Lepidoptera) as pest of jackfruit and some ornamental species of Ficus in the Philippines
Mario V. Navasero, Marcela M. Navasero, Maureen Ceres dL. de Roxas and Susan May F. Calumpang

Optimization of transient β-glucuronidase (gus) gene expression in teak (Tectona grandis L.f.) by Agrobacteriumtumefaciens-mediated transformation system
Yaowaphan Sontikun, Sontichai Chanprame, Peerasak Srinives and Sermsiri Chanprame

Plant factors related to dry matter production in rice cultivars
Iskandar Lubis, Masao Ohnisi, Keiko Katsura and Tatsuhiko Shiraiwa

Mass rearing technique for mango pulp weevil, Sternochetus frigidus (Fabr.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Louella Rowena J. Lorenzana and Glenda B. Obra

The influence of endophytic bacteria on Meloidogyne incognita infection and the plant growth of tomato
Abdul Munif, Johannes Hallmann, Richard A Sikora

Behavioral response of Spodoptera litura (F) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to selected herbs and eggplant
Susan May F. Calumpang

Effect of fertilizer materials derived from hospital wastewater treated with Biodetox technology on the growth and yield of Chinese cabbage
Ketut Irianto and I Gusti Ayu Mas Sri Agung

Efficiency of Benguet vegetable price linkages
Ma. Eden S. Piadozo


J. ISSAAS Vol. 19 No. 1 (Jun. 2013)

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