Suzette B. Lina

Department Head

Associate Professor

[email protected]

(053)563-7652

  • Soil fertility management
  • Mineral nutrition of sago palm and agricultural crops
  • Carbon sequestration in soils
DegreeSchoolYear Graduated
Postdoctorate in Soil ScienceGeorg- August University, Goettingen, Germany2012
PhD in Agriculture (Soil Science)Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology2009
MSc in Soil ScienceLeyte State Univerity (now VSU)2005
BSc in Agriculture major in Soil ScienceLeyte State Univerity (now VSU)1998
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship from EXPERTS (Exchange by Promoting Quality Education, Research and Training in South and Southeast Asia) Erasmus Mundus Action II Project (December 2011 to October 2012)
  • Special Award of Excellence from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (2009/3)
  • Best Paper (Young Researcher Category) –Awarded by the Japanese Society of Sago Palm Studies (2008/6)
  • Monbukagakusho PhD Scholarship, (Japanese Government Scholarship) (2005/10-2009/3)
  • University Scholar of the Visayas State University, Leyte, Philippines (1994-1998)
  • Finished the BS degree with great distinction (Cum Laude) from the Visayas State University, Baybay, Leyte, Philippines

Lina S. B., V. B. Asio, D. S. Maranguit, A. B. Bolledo, R. J. T. Doguiles, C. M. O. Quinones, J. R. Sabijon & K. L. B. Demian. 2014. Growth Performance of Corn as Influenced by the Combined Application of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers in a Marginal Upland Soil. Annals of Tropical Research 36[Supplement]:16-29

K. Piamonte, S. B. Lina, V. B. Asio. 2014. Morpho-physical and Chemical Characteristics of Deep Weathered Soils in Silago, Southern Leyte, Philippines. Annals of Tropical Research 36[2]:115-147

Okazaki, M., S. D. Kimura, S. B. Lina, M. Igura, M. A. Quevedo, T. Ando, T. Saigusa, K. Yonebayashi. 2012. Bagworm (Pteroma pendula) infestation of Sago Palm (Metroxylon sagu Rottb) in Leyte, Philippines. Sago Palm 20: 69-7

Lina, S. B., M. Okazaki, S. D. Kimura, M. A. Quevedo, A. B. Loreto, A. M. Mariscal. 2011. Nitrogen Uptake and Growth Response of Sago Palm (Metroxylon sagu Rottb) to Various Forms of Urea Fertilizer Application, Sago Palm 18: 73-83

Lina, S. B., M. Okazaki, S. D. Kimura, Y. Yano, K. Yonebayahshi, M. Igura, M. A. Quevedo, A. B. Loreto. 2009. Nitrogen Uptake by Sago Palm (Metroxylon sagu Rottb) in Early Growth Stages. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. Volume 55, Number 1, pp.114-123

Lina, S. B., M. Okazaki, S. D. Kimura, S. Matsumura, M. Igura, M. A. Quevedo, A. B. Loreto, A. M. Mariscal. 2008. Ammonium Nitrogen Releasing from Kaolin-dominant Soil in Leyte of the Philippines. Accepted. Pedologist, 50.No.2.

Kimura, S. D., S. Matsumura, S. B. Lina, M. Igura, M. Okazaki, M. A. Quevedo, A. B. Loreto. 2008. Influence of Slow-release Fertilizers on Sago Palm Growth in the Early Growth Stage in a Sago-Taro Intercropping Field. Sago Palm 16:1-9