Felix M. Salas

Professor

Affiliate Faculty based in Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry - VSU

[email protected]
  • Bioregulation Studies
DegreeSchool
PhD in Bioregulation StudiesTokyo University of Agriculture
MS in ChemistryUniversity of the Philippines – Diliman
Certificate in Teaching College ChemistryUniversity of the Philippines – Diliman
BS in Agriculture (major in Agricultural Chemistry)Visayas State College of Agriculture (now VSU)
  • SEARCA Regional Professorial Chair for AY 2020-2021 in the field of Agricultural Chemistry
  • 2019 Philippine Society for the Study of Nature (PSSN) Best Research Paper Award (Third Place)
  • 2018 Regional Civil Service Commission (CSC RFO-8) Pagasa Award (Group Category)
  • 2017 National Gawad Saka Outstanding Agricultural Scientist (Finalist)
  • 2017 PSSN Best Research Paper Award (Winner, Biological Studies Category)
  • 2017 CAS Academic Service Award
  • 2017 VSU Loyalty Award for 25 Years of Exemplary Service
  • 2016 Regional (DARFO-8) Gawad Saka Outstanding Agricultural Scientist
  • 2015 VSU Exemplary Researcher of the Year Award
  • 2015 26th Joint ViCARP-RRDEN Best Poster (First Place)
  • 2015 26th Joint ViCARP-RRDEN Best Research Paper titled “Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS) Coatings to Enhance the Shelf-life of Vegetables” (Level II-Applied Research Category)
  • 2014 VSU Exemplary Teacher of the Year Award
  • 2013 PhiDelta Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Adviser Award (Applied Life Science Category)
  • 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium Thesis Adviser Award (Physical Science and Engineering Category)
  • 2012 Regional Science & Technology Fair Winner as Research Adviser (Applied Life Science Category)
  • 2012 Local Math & Science Fair Winner as research Adviser (Applied Life Science Category)
  • 2012 VSU Loyalty Award for 20 Years of Exemplary Service
  • 2012 Keeper of Service Award
  • 1996 ViCARP-RRDEN Outstanding Basic Research Award
  • 1995 National Academy of Science & Technology (NAST) Outstanding Published Paper Award
  • 1993 Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Outstanding Research Award (Environment Category)

Magallanes, J.N., J.B. Cerna and F.M. Salas. 2021. Production and free radical scavenging activity of guyabano (Annona muricata L.) peel tea with varying levels of honey and calamansi (Citrus fortunella microcarpa B.) juice. Acta Hortic., 1312:507-514. Date Published: December 15, 2020. Publisher: International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2021.1312.72 https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2021.1312.72

Salas, FM, HMN Mejia and RA Salas. 2020. Productivity, Pigment Composition and Chemical Characteristics of Kale (Brassica oleracea L.) Cultivated with Different Ages of Organic Nutrient Solutions under Aggregate Hydroponic System. EnvironmentAsia, 13 (Special Issue):72-80.

Salas, R.A. R.M.R. Godoy, F.M. Salas, N. Menzies, S. Harper and V.B. Asio. 2020. Yield and Postharvest Qualities of Two Genotypes of Eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) Applied with Different Levels of Chicken Dung. EnvironmentAsia, 13 (Special Issue):81-86.

Salas, F.M. and R.A. Salas. 2019. Liquid Nutrient Formulations of Red Rapid Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) Production under Aggregate Hydroponic System. Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology, 7:31-37.

Salas, F.M., M.T. Advincula and R.A. Salas. 2019. Efficacy Trial of Innovative Liquid Nutrient Formulations for Kale (Brassica oleracea var, acephala) Production under Aggregate Hydroponic System. Journal of Nature Studies, 18(1):65-75

Kangleon, R.F. and F.M. Salas. 2017. Profile of Cu, Ni, and Zn on Three Selected Vegetable Farms at Cabintan, Ormoc City, Philippines. Journal of Nature Studies, 16(1):18-26

Yu, A.J.G and F.M. Salas. 2016. Pigmental Composition of Freshwater Algae at Different Levels of Nitrogen and Physicochemical Parameters of Palhi River, Baybay, Leyte. Annals of Tropical Research, 38(1):134-147

Nierves, M.C.P. and F.M. Salas. 2015. Assessment of Soil Phosphorus and Phosphorus Fixing Capacity of Three Vegetable Farms at Cabintan, Ormoc City, Leyte, Philippines. World Journal of Agricultural Research, 3(2):70-73.

Salas, F.M., R.A. Salas, V.N. Pole and M.A. Quevedo. 2015. Shelf-life and free radical scavenging activity of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) fruits coated with safe phytochemicals. Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences, 3(1-2):94-99

Salas, F.M., R.A. Salas, V.N. Pole and M.A. Quevedo. 2015. Shelf-life and Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Bittergourd (Momordica charantia L.) Coated with Phytochemical Extracts. Acta Horticulturae, 1088:247-250

Boko, J.S. and F.M. Salas. 2015. Free radical Scavenging Activity of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Fruits Coated with Polar Hagimit (Ficus minahassae Miq.) Extracts. Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences, 3(1-2):100-105

Salas, R.A., F.M. Salas, V.N. Pole and M.A. Quevedo. 2015. Shelf-life and Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Harvested Eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) Coated with Phytochemical Extracts. Acta Horticulturae,1088:251-253

Odo, A.P. and F.M. Salas. 2014. Respired Carbon Dioxide Analysis of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Fruits Coated with Hagimit (Ficus minahassae Miq.) Extracts. In Proceedings: 44th Crop Science Society of the Philippines (CSSP) Scientific Conference held in Parklane International Hotel, Cebu City on May 12-16, 2014.

Perez, C.A. and F.M. Salas. Phytochemical Study of Polar Hagimit (Ficus minahassae Miq.) Extracts. In Proceedings: 44th Crop Science Society of the Philippines (CSSP) Scientific Conference held in Parklane International Hotel, Cebu City on May 12-16, 2014.

Salas, F.M., R.A. Salas, V.N. Pole and M.A. Quevedo. 2013. Shelf-life and Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Selected Fruit Vegetables Coated with Phytochemical Extracts. In Proceedings: 2nd Southeast Asia International Conference on Quality Management in Postharvest Systems held in Lane Xang Hotel, Vientiane, Lao PDR on December 4-6, 2013.

Salas, F.M., M. Chino, S. Goto, H. Masujima, and K. Kumazawa. 1999. Plant Availability of Five Heavy Metals in Long Term Applied Andisol with Sewage Sludges. Jour. Agri. Sci., 43(4):279-291.

Salas, F.M., M. Chino, S. Goto, H. Masujima, and K. Kumazawa. 1998. Phytoavailable Estimates and the Various Forms of Five Heavy Metals in Long Term Applied Andisol with Sewage Sludges. Jour. Agri. Sci., 43(2):115-130.

Salas, F.M., M. Chino, S. Goto, T. Igarashi, H. Masujima, and K. Kumazawa. 1998. Forms and Distribution of Heavy Metals in Long-Term Applied Soils with Sewage Sludges. Journal of ISSAAS, 4(1):64-98.

Sumera, F.C. and F.M. Salas. 1993. Synthesis and Application of Tetramorpholino Bisamides as Potential Insecticides. Kimika, 4(1):1-10.

Gloria, L.A., F. Abogadie, C. Bermoy, F.M. Salas, A. Sembrano, and E. Sombilon. 1982. Chemical and biological evaluation of common foodstuffs and feedstuffs. Annals of Tropical Research, 4(3):1-5.