Muhmin Michael Manting

Muhmin Michael Manting
Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology | MSUIIT · Department of Biological Sciences

BSc Biology(Botany), MSc Biology PhD Botany( on-going)

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Introduction
Muhmin Michael Manting currently works at the Department of Biological Sciences, Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. Muhmin MIchael does research in Environmental Science, Forestry and Agricultural Plant Science.
Additional affiliations
June 2013 - present
Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology
Position
  • Faculty Member
Education
June 2008 - April 2013
June 2003 - April 2008

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Publications (37)
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Antibiotic resistance is one of the 21st century's most challenging clinical and public health issues. However, this health issue remains underreported in the Philippines. This study examined Filipinos' knowledge, attitude, and awareness regarding antibiotic use and resistance and the associated predictive variables of antibiotic resistance. A cros...
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Jamera JKAM, Manting MME, Dapar MLG. 2020. Ritual plants used by the Manobo tribe of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. Asian J Ethnobiol 3: 41-50. Manobo tribe is culturally rich in traditional practices, medicinal uses, diversity, and traditional knowledge based on their community plant resources. They dwell in hinterlands and mountainous regions in t...
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The leaves of Gliricidia sepium (Jacq.) Walp. have been reported to have ethnomedicinal uses such as wound healing, skin itching or dermatitis, and others. This study was therefore conducted to evaluate its biological properties, whether ethanolic leaf extract of G. sepium (Jacq.) Walp. has antimicrobial and antioxidant activities, and whether thes...
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Historical accounts suggest that indigenous people including ethnolinguistic groups in the Philippine, especially in Mindanao, are rich traditional knowledge and practices. This is attributed to the unique set of beliefs, identity, language, socio-political and, cultural systems and practices in each group. Medicinal plants, being a natural resourc...
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Industrialization and urbanization are the two major culprits of biodiversity loss particularly of the flora species. Philippines being one of the megadiverse countries is no exception to these threats. A need for inventory of these species should be conducted to monitor the rate of population loss and promote further bioprospecting. Balo-i, Lanao...
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The indigenous peoples (IPs) use plants for their traditions especially in performing their rituals. Conservation of such an important diversity is the primary concern of the today’s critically vulnerable environment. This study aims to investigate the use of ritual plants of Manobo tribe in Hinapuyan, Carmen and Cabangahan, Cantilan, Surigao del S...
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The bark and wood of sapwood, Dracontomelon dao (Anacardiaceae) are used in traditional medicine to treat several health problems including infections, inflammations, and tumors. This study was therefore conducted to provide some information on the antimicrobial, antioxidant, and cellular metabolic activities of the ethanolic extract of the bark an...
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Medicinal plants are used in Ethnoveterinary medicinal (EVM) practices in treatment of livestock among local people in rural areas. This practice of local farmers and traditional healers is urgent to document since the documentation of EVM data in the Philippines is relatively poor and adding the fact that local farmers with these knowledge are dec...
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The roots of Cocos nucifera L. have been used in folk medicine to treat several health problems including infections, inflammations, hypertension, wound healing, and others. This study was therefore conducted to evaluate their biological properties, whether they have antimicrobial and antioxidant activities and whether these are reflected in the pr...
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One of the most popular plants used as a spice by the Maranao Muslims of Marawi City is a white variety of Allium ampeloprasum. This plant is not only popular for the preparation of a variety of dishes but also for the treatment of common infections. This study was conducted to determine the phytochemical constituents, antioxidant and antimicrobial...
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Atuna racemosa is a fruit-bearing tree popular in Asia and Polynesia for its medicinal uses. Traditionally, the inner bark of the plant is used to treat hypertension and severe abdominal pain. This study was conducted to determine the phytochemical components, antimicrobial properties and antioxidant properties in the ethanolic extract of the inner...
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Medicinal plants are used in treating and preventing both human and animal diseases. The practice of rural farmers and traditional healers on ethno-veterinary medicine is urgent to document since the documentation of such data is relatively poor. The aims of the present study is to identify and document the information regarding usage of ethno-vete...
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The Meranao ancestors use plants as a form of medicine, food, shelter or ritual necessities that are also can be believed to be a representation of something such as their values and beliefs towards their culture. This study focused on assessing and identifying plants with cultural meanings among the Meranaos of Lanaos in Mindanao, Philippines. Mor...
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Tribal communities have a closer relationship with the natural environment due to their long-term use of their natural resources. The documentation of their indigenous knowledge regarding the uses of plants is important in this critically degrading environment. This paper presents the ethnobotanical study, more specifically the plants considered as...
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Medicinal plants are widely used all over the world to manage diseases and for health maintenance. This has played an important role in human’s health for many centuries. Traditional medicinal knowledge, especially using medicinal plants in the developing countries has been in existence and use, and has been a part of therapeutic practices. The tra...
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The effect of anthropogenic activities on biodiversity is a global concern. Trees are bio indicators used primarily in the development and implementation of biodiversity conservation programs. Thus, a rapid floristic survey was conducted in Cuarenta Watershed, Municipality of San Jose and Panamaon Watershed, Municipality of Loreto to assess and doc...
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Fern species under family Thelypteridaceae and Nephrolepidaceae tend to have similarities when it comes to leaf morphology. Due to their cohesive morphological appearance, species under these two families are hard to distinguish from the other. While qualitative descriptions in leaf shape could aid in understanding the identification, evolution and...
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Dinagat Islands is a province considered to be one of the biodiversity hotspot in the Philippines and a major priority area for conservation due to the increasing environmental threats caused by human pressure such as mining and overexploitation. These activities are the major cause of environmental degradation and habitat loss in the Philippines....
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The Mamanwa tribe are said to be one of the fast-vanishing tribes in the whole country and faced with major anthropogenic and environmental threats such as mining that needs an attention. Indigenous knowledge on plant utilization as part of their cultural tradition is in the brink of extinction. An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and food plants...
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The human face is an intricate heritable structure with crucial social functional cues. This study aims to describe detailed variations and correlate the human face with measured intelligence among selected freshmen students in the university using landmark-based geometric morphometrics. Psychology test results were based on the conducted tests in...
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The study aims to describe dimorphism in the shape of the wings in Lucilia sericata using geometric morphometric methods. Images of the wings which were detached from the body of males and females of the insects were digitized and the coordinates taken were subjected to procrustes and relative Warp analysis using the TPS program software version 1....
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This study was conducted to determine shape differences in the mandible among the workers of the eusocial ant Odontomachus. The mandible is used by the ant to kill or maim preys to be brought to the nest or simply lock and snap its jaws if one bite is not enough, or to cut off bits of larger food. The mandibles also permit slow and fine movements f...
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Carapace shape is considered an important taxonomic character in crustaceans. Dimorphism was reported in many species and whether the variations between sexes are found in crabs, this study was therefore conducted. The variations in the carapace shape between male and female sexes of the red-clawed mangrove crab, Perisesarma bidens was investigated...
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One of the most notable variations observed in the morphology of juvenile spider conch Lambis lambis is the different banding patterns. It is therefore important to assess if the different banding patterns belonging to a specific group is somehow reflected to the shape of the shell. A total of 16 banding patterns based on the striations or patches...
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Ants are successful social and colonial insects belonging to the order Hymenoptera. In the Philippines, forest destruction and introduction of invasive species has pushed drives for the completion the country’s ant inventory. In this study, ants from selected areas of Northern Mindanao were collected and identified down to their genus level. The st...
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The effect of environmental factors on the growth of mangrove seedlings was determined. Four seedling species such as Sonneratia alba, Rhizophora mucronata, Rhizophora apiculata and Aegiceras corniculatum found in Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte were used in this study. Percent seedling growth was found to be highest in R. apiculata. Kawit Occidental wa...
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Rafflesia mixta Barcelona, Manting, Arbolonio, Caballero & Pelser is described as a new species from the Caraga Region of northeastern Mindanao, Philippines. In their general morphology, the flowers of this species most closely resemble those of R. mira, but they are different in details of the perigone warts and processes, disk color, and relative...
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Variations in the patterns of asymmetry in coconut leaf beetle Brontispa longissima metasternum from ten (10) populations in Northern Mindanao, Philippines were evaluated using the landmark-based advanced geometric morphometrics Symmetry and Asymmetry in Geometric Data (SAGE) version 1.04 tool. Coconut leaf beetle has been infesting the country. Ho...
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This study was conducted to describe variability in 3 populations of a coconut pest, Plesispareichei landmark-based geometric morphometric analysis of inner wing shapes. A total of 21 landmarks were used to represent dimensions in the left and right wings. Analysis of Variance, coordinate mapping, relative warp, Euclidean Distance Matrix and Cluste...
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This study was conducted to determine mandibular shape variation in Diacamma rugosum which still retains the primitive faculties as solitary hunter and as a social worker. The specimens used in this study were collected from Initao National Park, Initao, Misamis Oriental and stored in 70% ethyl alcohol solution. Body size index measurements of each...
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Rice black bugs (RBB) are believed to be a serious pest of rice infesting all growth stages of the plant. Different management approaches have already been applied to control and regulate populations of this pest. However, control efforts have been muddled by lack of understanding of the taxonomy of this insect resulting from immense intra-and inte...
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Studies of human forms using traditional methods only show minimal variations. However, advances in image analysis and statistics have resulted to highly quantitative descriptions of detailed variations. To be able to describe detailed variations and to understand the human face of tribes practicing consanguineous marriages like the Sama-Banguingui...

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The project is focused mainly on the assessment of vascular plants in Dinagat Islands and provide baseline data for the LGU and PENRO for biodiversity conservation measures.