Edna Ganzon-Fortes

Email: egfortes@ msi.upd.edu.ph

 Office: Room 204
 Phone: (632) 981-8500 Local 2909;
(632) 922-3958

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Ph.D. Marine Science, University of the Philippines, Diliman
M.Sc. Marine Biology, University of the Philippines, Diliman
B.Sc. Zoology, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Research Interests

aspects of seaweeds biology, biodiversity, taxonomy, reproductive biology, eco-physiology, culture; bioinformatics: herbarium and library databases management

Selected Publications

Ganzon-Fortes, E. T. 2012. A Historical Account of Biodiversity Studies on Philippine Seaweeds (1800-1900). Coastal Marine Science 35, no. 1: 182-201.

Ganzon-Fortes, E. T., G. C. Trono, Jr., R. D. Villanueva, J. B. Romero, and M. N. E. Montaño. 2011. Endong, a Rare Variety of the Farmed Carrageenophyte Eucheuma Denticulatum (Burman) Collins & Hervey From the Philippines. J.Appl.Phycol DOI 10.1007/s10811-011-9740-x.

Ganzon-Fortes, E.T., M.N.E. Montaño and W.G. Mendoza.  2006. First documented report on Solieria robusta (Greville) Kylin (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae) in the Philippines.  Coastal Marine  Science 30 (1): 238-239.

Mendoza, W.G., E.T. Ganzon-Fortes, R.D. Villanueva, J.B. Romero, M.N.E. Montaño.  2006.  Tissue age as a factor affecting carrageenan quantity and quality in farmed Kappaphycus striatum (Schmitz) Doty ex Silva. Botanica Marina 49: 57-64.

Butardo, V.M. Jr., E.T. Ganzon-Fortes, V.A. Silvestre, M.B.B. Bacano- Maningas, M.N.E. Montano and A.O. Lluisma. 2003.  Isolation and classification of culturable bacteria  associated with ice-ice disease in Kappaphycus and Eucheuma (Rhodophyta, Solieriaceae). Philippine Scientist 40: 223-237.


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