Instructor in Biology

B.S., University of the Philippines, 2001;

M.B.S., cum laude, Saint Louis University, 2009





Research Interests:

plant taxonomy and anatomy, biodiversity, bryology, pteridology

Research Projects:

  • A Morphoanatomical Characterization of Tithonia diversifolia
  • Mangrove Cover and Coral Reef Assessment and Initial Restoration and Environmental Education in Selected Threatened Shoreline Communities in Ilocos Sur
  • Resource and Socio-economic Assessment of Kalbario-Patapat Protected Landscape
  • Micropropagation of Benguet Lily (Lilium philippinensis) as a means of Conservation


·         Liezel M. Magtoto, Deemson G. Mones, Karen A. Ballada, Celia M. Austria, Romeo M. Dizon, Wilfredo V. Alangui, Aris A. Reginaldo, Wilen M. Galvan, Kathleen T. Dizon, and Wilbert L.A. Hetterscheid. 2013. Amorphophallus adamsensis (Araceae), a new species from Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Blumea 58: 267-270

·         Magtoto, L., D. M. Mones. & F. Lomahan. 2013. Morpho-anatominal characterization of Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl) Gray Growing on Sites Exposed to Vehicular Emissions. International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Science 3: 168-172.

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