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Professor 2

 

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Agricultural and Bio-Process Division

Institute of Agricultural Engineering

College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology

University of the Philippines Los Baños

College, 4031 Laguna

T/F: +63495363291

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Education

YEAR DEGREE UNIVERSITY
2000 PhD Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan
1993 MSAE University of Illinois at Urbana, USA
1989 BSAE University of the Philippines Los Baños

 

Research Interests

Handling, packaging, transport, and storage of fresh fruits and vegetables

Drying and processing of agricultural/biological materials

Near-infrared spectroscopy for nondestructive testing of food/agricultural materials

 

Recent Publications

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Malilay IXR, Yaptenco KF, Elepaño AR, Casas EV.(2012) “Gas Transmission Rates of Unperforated and Perforated Polyethylene Films for Modified Atmosphere Packaging Applications,” Philippine Journal of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering (in press).

Yaptenco KF, Lacao MAJ, Esguerra EB, Serrano EP.  (2010)“Optimization and Pilot-Scale Testing of Modified Atmosphere Packaging of Irradiated Fresh ‘Carabao’ Mango (Mangiferaindica L.) Fruits,” Philippine Journal of Crop Science. Vol. 35, pp. 23-33.

Yaptenco KF, Kim JG, Lee HE. (2007). “Respiration Modeling of Cherry Tomato (cv. Coco) at Different Temperatures for Modified Atmosphere Packaging Applications,” Philippine Agricultural Scientist Vol. 90, pp. 272-282.

Yaptenco KF, Kim JG, Lee BS. (2007). “Gas Transmission Rates of Commercially-Available Polyethylene and Polypropylene Films for Modified Atmosphere Packaging,” Philippine Agricultural Scientist Vol. 90, pp. 22-27.

 

Courses Taught

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
ABE 151 Crop Processing II
ABE 157 Postharvest Engineering of Perishable Crops
AENG 37 Introduction to Biosystems Engineering
AENG 237 Process Control Theory

 

Organization/Affiliation

Member, Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture

Member, International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Scientists
 

 

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