Zenaida C. Gonzaga

  • Crop Growth Regulation
  • Protected Cropping
  • Good Agricultural Practices
DegreeSchool
PhD in HorticultureUniversity of the Philippines Los Baños
MS in HorticultureVisayas State College of Agriculture (now VSU)
BS in AgricultureVisayas State College of Agriculture (now VSU)
  • Recipient of the SEARCA Regional Professorial Chair Grant for AY2018/2019 in the field of Horticulture
  • Regional Civil Service Commission Honor Awards Program Awardee, VEGMOVERS, Pag-asa Award, Group category, 2018
  • Loyalty Award, 25 years of continuous and dedicated service to Visayas State University, 2017
  • Visayas State University Outstanding Researcher, 2017
  • Visayas State University Outstanding Teacher, 2016
  • International Women’s Day Awardee. A Woman Leader in Agriculture awarded by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
  • The John Dillon Memorial Fellowship Award for Advanced Research Management in Australia
  • Zenaida C. Gonzaga, Dhenber C. Lusanta, Warren L. Obeda, Rodel Morales, Tom Rouss D. Dy, Ana Linda G. Gorme, Rosario A. Salas, Joy C. Codog, Wendy Oquias, Concepcion B. Miro, Ethyl S. Oliveros, Anna Lea M. Layola, Gideon Neil D. Tan, Neil Moises Seriño, Lilian B. Nunez, Hadasha N. Bongat, Roseli-Fatima J. Sosmena, Blanche F. Llera, Girlie F. Banaña, Cathelyn B. Patlin, Melody G. Atanoza, Aila Irizsa C. Ibanez, Jojac T. Pabatao , Nelson F. Tomonglay , Archie Numeriano P. Alamban, Jose L. Bacusmo, Mark Bradbury, Jenny Ekman, Adam D. Goldwater and Gordon S. Rogers. Developing Vegetable Value Chains to Meet Evolving Market Expectations in the Philippines. Best Poster RRDEN. November 17-18, 2021 at Visayas State University.
  • Gonzaga ZC, OB Capuno, RG Gerona, LM Borines, MNV Serenio, HB Dimabuyu, RM Sagarino, BI Lauro, GC Castillo, S Mcdougal, and GS Rogers. Integrated Crop Management (ICM) to Enhance Vegetable Profitability and Food Security in the Southern Philippines. Best RDE Poster 2nd placer during the 26th Joint ViCARP and RRDEN Regional Research, Development and Extension Symposium held at the Convention Hall, Visca, Baybay City, Leyte (March 17-18, 2015)
  • Gonzaga ZC, OB Capuno, PT Armenia, RG Gerona, Mbloreto, LB Nunez, LM Borines, AB Tulin, JS Mangmang, ER Tauza, DC Lusanta, HB Dimabuyu, LP Vega, KM Menz, and GS Rogers. Protected cultivation: A strategy to enhance year-round production of high value vegetables in the Philippines. Best Paper during the 13th PSSN Scientific Conference held at Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City. (May 22, 2013)
  • Gonzaga ZC, OB Capuno, PT Armenia, RG Gerona, Mbloreto, LB Nunez, LM Borines, AB Tulin, JS Mangmang, ER Tauza, DC Lusanta, HB Dimabuyu, LP Vega, KM Menz, And GS Rogers. 2012. “Development of a Cost-Effective Protected Vegetable Cropping System In The Philippines. Outstanding Development Project”. Paper presented during the 24th Joint ViCARP and RRDEN Regional Research, Development and Extension symposium. (November 21-23, 2012)
  • Gonzaga ZC, OB Capuno, PT Armenia, RG Gerona, MBLoreto, LB Nunez, LM Borines, AB Tulin, JS Mangmang, ER Tauza, DC Lusanta, HB Dimabuyu, LP Vega, KM Menz, And GS Rogers. 2012. “Development A Cost-Effective Protected Vegetable Cropping System In The Philippines”. Best Paper during the 24th Joint ViCARP and RRDEN Regional Research, Development and Extension symposium (November 21-23, 2012)
  • Abrantes OF, DC Lusanta, HB Dimabuyu and ZC Gonzaga. 2012 Kamlong: An Effective strategy for the Control of Bacterial Wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) Best Poster during the Phytopathological Society, Inc.-Visayas Division meeting and Regional Scientific Conference at the Center for Continuing Education, Visayas State University, Visca, Baybay City, 6521-A Leyte (October 25-26, 2012)
  • Gonzaga ZC, OB Capuno, PT Armenia, MB Loreto, RG Gerona, LB Nunez, LM Borines, AB Tulin, JS Mangmang, ER Tauza, DC Lusanta, HB Dimabuyu, LP Vega, KM Menz, And GS Rogers. 2012. Low-Cost Protected Cultivation: Enhancing Year-Round Production of High Value Vegetables in Eastern Visayas, Philippines. Qualifier for the AFMA R&D BEST PAPER AWARD. Awarded during the 24th National Research Symposium, RDMIC Building, Diliman, Quezon City. (October 17-18, 2012)
  • Gonzaga ZC, OB Capuno, PT Armenia, MBLoreto, RG Gerona, LM Borines, LB Nunez, LP Vega, AB Tulin, JS Mangmang, ER Tauza, DC Lusanta, HB Dimabuyu, KM Menz, and GS Rogers. 2012. Protected vegetable cropping: heaven sent. 1st Place- Best Poster Paper Presented During the End-Programs in the Southern Philippines at the Cebu Parklane International Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines (July 2-3, 2012)
  • Gonzaga ZC, OB Capuno, PT Armenia, RG Gerona, Mbloreto, LB Nunez, LM Borines, AB Tulin, JS Mangmang, ER Tauza, DC Lusanta, HB Dimabuyu, LP Vega, KM Menz, And GS Rogers. 2012. “Development of a Cost-Effective Protected Vegetable Cropping System in the Philippines”. Outstanding Paper -Development Category. Paper presented during the Level 2 Research and Development/Extension (RDE) Review – Cluster 4 at the OVPRE, Visayas State University, Visca, Baybay City, Leyte (June 21-22, 2012)
  • Limbaga, C.A and Z.C. Gonzaga. Seaweed Foliar Fertilizer for Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) under Protected and Conventional Cultivation System. 1st Place- Best Paper. Presented during the Asian for academic journals and higher education research at Pryce plaza, Cagayan De Oro City. (August 17-20, 2011)
  • Limbaga, C. A and Z.C. Gonzaga. Horticultural and Physiological Reponses of Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) with Phycocolloid Foliar Supplementation Grown under Protected and Conventional Cultivation System. 1st Place- Best Paper. Presented during the Research review at SPAMAST-CAS, Matti, Digos City, Davao (July 12, 2011)
  • Gonzaga ZC, OB Capuno, PT Armenia, RG Gerona, Mbloreto, LB Nunez, LM Borines, AB Tulin, JS Mangmang, ER Tauza, DC Lusanta, HB Dimabuyu, LP Vega, KM Menz, and GS Rogers. “Low-Cost Protected Cultivation: An Approach of Enhancing Year-round Production of High Value Vegetables Under Leyte and Southern Leyte Conditions”. 2nd Place Best Poster. Presented during ACIAR-PCAARRD annual review at Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines. (July 22, 2011)

Llera, B.F. D., Z.C. Gonzaga and J.D. Tan 2022. Growth, Yield and Microbial Contamination of Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) Grown Under Two Types of Cultivation System as Influenced by Different Organic Fertilizers. Annals of Tropical Research Volume 44, No. 2 Issue (July-December, 2022)

Lusanta D.C., WK Siarot, ZC Gonzaga. 2021. Yield and Nitrogen uptake of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) as Influenced by different rates of vermicast grown in sandy soil. Eurasian Journal of Agricultural Research. Volume 5, Issue1, Pages 8-18

Gonzaga Z.C., J.C. Rom, O.B. Capuno., and G. S. Rogers. 2018. Growth and yield of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) grown under two types of cultivation systems as influenced by different organic soil amendments. Acta Horticulturae 1205.108

Gonzaga Z.C., J.R. O. Robido., J.C. Rom., O.B. Capuno and G.S. Rogers. 2018. Growth and yield of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) as influenced by methods of raising seedlings under two types of cultivation systems. Acta Horticulturae 1205.107

Gonzaga, Z. C., O.B. Capuno, J.C. Rom, A.L.G. Gorme, W.L. Obeda, S. McDougall, A. Goldwater and G.S. Rogers 2017. Performance and Water Usage of Selected Vegetables as Influenced by Different Irrigation Systems under House-type Structure. Annals of Tropical Research. Vol.39 (SUPPLEMENT B):157-167

Gonzaga, Z. C., O.B. Capuno, M. Labonite, E.A Lonzaga, N.F.M. Napuran, A.A. Sarco, A.G. Gorme, J.C. Rom, H.B. Dimabuyu, D. Jomoc, J. Labonite, I.Torrefranca, A.Sentorias, L.E. Mante, J. Villanueva, G.S. Rogers, A. Goldwater and S. McDougall. Increasing Pechay (Brassica rapa L. ssp. chinensis) Production under Conventional and Protected Cultivation through Suitable Seedling Establishment Grown in the Southern Philippines. Annals of Tropical Research. Vol.39 (SUPPLEMENT B):129-136

Gonzaga, Z. C., L.M.S. Fuentes, O.B. Capuno, J.C. Rom, Ana Linda G. Gorme, H.B. Dimabuyu, S. McDougall and G.S. Rogers. 2017. Growth and Yield of Different Leaf-type Lettuce Cultivars Grown in Protected and Open field Cultivation. Annals of Tropical Research. Vol. 39 (SUPPLEMENT B):100-107

Gonzaga, Z. C., L.F. Legaspi, O.B. Capuno, J.C. Rom, A.L.G. Gorme, S. McDougall and G. S. Rogers. 2017. Growth and yield of non-grafted and grafted tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) cultivars grown in two cultivation systems. Annals of Tropical Research. Vol. 39 (SUPPLEMENT B):144-156

Gorme, A.L.G., Z. C., Gonzaga, O.B. Capuno, J.C. Rom, S. McDougall and G.S. Rogers. 2017. Growth and Yield of Tomato (Solanum Lycopersicum) as Influence by Different Soil Organic Amendments and Types of Cultivation. Annals of Tropical Research. Vol. 39 (SUPPLEMENT B):116-128

Gonzaga, Z. C., W.L. Obeda, A.L.G. Gorme, J.C. Rom, O.F. Abrantes Jr., and O.B. Capuno. 2017. Growth and Yield of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench) Grown in the Marginal Upland Area of Sta. Rita, Samar as Influenced by Different 6 Planting Densities and Mulching Materials. Annals of Tropical Research. Vol. 39 (SUPPLEMENT A):44-54

Salas, R.A, Z.C. Gonzaga, D.L, Wu, G.C. Luther, P.A. Gniffke and M.C. Palada. 2015. Effects of physical barrier and insect growth regulator on whitefly control and yield of chili pepper (Capsicum annum L.). Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences. ISSN:2330-7285(Print) ISSN:2330-7293 (Online) 3 (1-2): 13-19

O.B. Capuno, Z. C. Gonzaga, M.B. Loreto, R.G. Gerona, L.M. Borines, A.T. Tulin, J.S. Mangmang, D.C. Lusanta, H.B. Dimabuyu, Lilia P. Vega and G.S. Rogers. 2015. Development of a cost –effective protected vegetable cropping system in the Philippines. Acta Hortic. 1107,221-228. http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic .2015.1107.30

Gonzaga,Z.C., O. B. Capuno, P. T Armenia, M.B. Loreto, R. G/ Gerona, L. B. Nunez, L. M. Borines, A. B. Tulin, J. S. Mangmang, E..R. Tauza, D. C. Lusanta, H. B. Dimabuyo, M.. L. P. Vega, K. M. Menz,, and G. S. Rogers. 2013. Low-cost protected cultivation: enhancing year- round production of high value vegetables in the Philippines. In: Oakeshott J. and Hall D. (eds) 2013. Smallholder HOPES—horticulture, people and soil. Proceedings of the ACIAR–PCAARRD Southern Philippines Fruits and Vegetables . Program meeting, 3 July 2012, Cebu, Philippines. ACIAR Proceedings 139. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research: Canberra. 298pp

Armenia, P. T. , K. M. Menz,, G. S. Rogers, Z. C. Gonzaga,, R. G. Gerona, and E..R. Tauza, 2013. Economics of vegetable production under protective structures in Eastern Visayas Philippines. In: Oakeshott J. and Hall D. (eds) 2013. Smallholder HOPES—horticulture, people and soil. Proceedings of the ACIAR–PCAARRD Southern Philippines Fruits and Vegetables Program meeting, 3 July 2012, Cebu, Philippines. ACIAR Proceedings 139. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research: Canberra. 298pp

Ness Marie Sta. Iglesia, Marcelo A. Quevedo and Zenaida C. Gonzaga, 2013. Physico Chemical Changes in Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Fruits as Influenced by Cultivation Systems and Modified Atmosphere Packaging Annals of Tropical Research 35[1]:74-104 © VSU, Leyte, Philippines

Pedro T. Armenia, Kenneth M. Menz, Gordon S. Rogers, Z. C. Gonzaga, Reny G. Gerona and Elsie R. Tausa. Economics of vegetables production under protected cropping structures in the Eastern Visayas, Philippines. In: Oakeshott J. and Hall D. (eds) 2013. Smallholders HOPES- horticulture, people and soil. Proceedings of the ACIAR-PCAARRD Southern Philippines Fruits and Vegetables Program meeting, 3 July 2012, Cebu, Philippines. ACIAR proceedings 139. Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research: Canberra. 298pp. ISBN: 978 922137 4 25 (print); 978 922137 4 25 (print); 978 922137 4 25 (online);