Mapping the terrain: Baseline profiling of adlay (Coix lacyma-jobi L.) production in Bohol, Philippines

Paper Details

Research Paper 06/05/2024
Views (442) Download (45)
current_issue_feature_image
publication_file

Mapping the terrain: Baseline profiling of adlay (Coix lacyma-jobi L.) production in Bohol, Philippines

Kathlyn L. Quion, Jiralyn A. Bicoy, Malona V. Alinsug, Ma Pamela Mae L. Digal, Mylah L. Buñao, Analyn P. Cario, Argyl C. Amba, Jessa Mae G. Perocho
J. Bio. Env. Sci.24( 5), 24-30, May 2024.
Certificate: JBES 2024 [Generate Certificate]

Abstract

In the Philippines, adlay (Coix lacryma-jobi L.) is an underutilized cereal with many nutritional benefits compared to corn and rice. While some adlay cultivars have been produced on the island of Bohol, there is a need for more comprehensive information about adlay production in the province. The study employed chain referral sampling to identify adlay producers. This resulted in 41 confirmed producers being interviewed to assess the adlay production in Bohol.  The findings revealed that Bohol has 88 adlay cultivars, with 15 from Batuan, 18 from Carmen, 47 from Catigbian, and eight from Sagbayan. Producers typically plant adlay seeds directly with a spacing of 0.06 x 0.06 meters. The study also noted that adlay production in Bohol is relatively unknown, and its utilization is limited, primarily for crafting accessories and decorations. Consequently, the results suggest further research to characterize differences in these adlay cultivars and assess their field performance.

VIEWS 146

Aradilla AR. 2016. Phased Planting: Determining the Best Time to Plant Adlay (Coix lacryma-jobi L.) in Southern Bukidnon, Mindanao, Philippines. International Journal of Education and Research 4(5), 419–430. http://ww.ijern.com/journal/2016/May-2016/35.pdf

Aradilla AR. 2018. Phenology, growth and yield performance of adlay (Coix lacryma-jobi L.) grown in adverse climatic conditions. International Journal of Research and Review 5(3), 16–24. https://www.ijrrjournal.com/IJRR_Vol.5_Issue.3_March2018/IJRR003.pdf

Cardona Y. 2021. 5 Benefits of Replacing White Rice with Adlai. OneNews.PH. https://www.onenews.ph/articles/5-benefits-of-replacing-white-rice-with-adlai-1

Chen HJ, Chung CP, Chiang W, Lin YL. 2011. Anti-inflammatory effects and chemical study of a flavonoid-enriched fraction from adlay bran. Food Chemistry 126(4), 1741–1748. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030881461001695X

Chen C, Zhang Y, Gao Y, Xu Q, Ju X, Wang L. 2016. Identification and anti-tumour activities of phenolic compounds isolated from defatted adlay (Coix lachryma-jobi L. var. ma-yuen Stapf) seed meal. Journal of Functional Foods 26, 394–405. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1756464616302262

Chen XY, Liao DC, Yu YT, Wei CM, Xuan LY, Li S, Wang HB. 2020. Coix seed oil prolongs lifespan and enhances stress resistance in Caenorhabditis elegans. Biogerontology 21, 245–256. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10522-020-09857-z

Das S, Rumana Akhter SK, Huque S, Das P, Anwar MR, Shahriar M. 2017. Phytochemical screening, antibacterial and anthelmintic activities of leaf and seed extracts of Coix lacryma-jobi L. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine 5(8), 360–364. https://www.cabidigitallibrary.org/doi/full/10.5555/20183103803

Ferrer AM, David JR, Taquiqui A, Bautista A, Deocaris CC, Alinsug MV. 2021. Pharmacological mechanisms on the anti-breast cancer property of Coix lacryma-jobi: A network-based analysis. bioRxiv 10. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.10.16.464646.abstract

Gloria AL, Alegado Jr. JC, Boco MDA. 2015. Adaptability Trial of Five (5) Varieties of Adlai (Coix lacryma-jobi L.) Grown in Marginal Land, Under San Miguel Environment Condition, Surigao Del Sur, Mindanao, Philippines. SDSSU Multidisciplinary Research Journal 3, 70-77. https://smrj.nemsu.edu.ph/index.php/SMRJ/article/view/13

Jover PC, Aragon CT, Bates BM, Billedo NMP, Paller RA. 2020. Technology and Investment Profile of Soy Baby Food. Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines: SEARCA. https://www.searca.org/pubs/monographs?pid=483

Lee MY, Lin HY, Cheng F, Chiang W, Kuo YH. 2008. Isolation and characterization of new lactam compounds that inhibit lung and colon cancer cells from adlay (Coix lachryma-jobi L. var. ma-yuen Stapf) bran. Food and Chemical Toxicology 46(6), 1933-1939. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278691508000549

Manosroi J, Khositsuntiwong N, Manosroi A. 2014. Biological activities of fructooligosaccharide (FOS)-containing Coix lachryma-jobi Linn. extract. Journal of Food Science and Technology 51, 341-346. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13197-011-0498-6

Mendoza AJA, Sabellano Jr FM, Baco LT, Nabua WC, Pantallano ES. 2015. Varietal performance of Adlai (Coix lacryma-jobi L.). NMSCST Research Journal 3(1). http://www.nmsc.edu.ph/ojs/index.php/nrj/article/view/45

Rivera D. 2023. DA to expand adlay seed production. The Philippine Star. https://www.philstar.com/business/2023/10/22/2305519/da-expand-adlay-seed-production

Simeon LM. 2016. Adlay: A healthy, versatile food ingredient. The Philippine Star. https://www.philstar.com/business/agriculture/2016/01/30/1547944/adlay-healthy-versatile-food-ingredient

Taquiqui A, Ferrer AM, David JR, Deocaris CC, Alinsug MV. 2021. Network-based analysis on pharmacological mechanisms underlying the anti-diabetic property of Coix lacryma-jobi. bioRxiv 10. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.10.15.464488.abstract

Wagan AM, Medina CM, Tamisin Jr. LL. 2009. Underutilized crops: their importance in the sustainable management of the agricultural landscape of the Laguna province, Philippines. Journal of ISSAAS [International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences] (Philippines) 15(1). https://agris.fao.org/search/en/providers/122430/records/647364e1e17b74d2225449fb

Yuan HB, Zhu YD, Wang SS, Meng LN. 2019. Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Adlay Seed Protein in Diabetic Mice. Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research, 17(4). https://www.cabidigitallibrary.org/doi/full/10.5555/20193383387

Zhang C, Zhang W, Shi R, Tang B, Xie S. 2019. Coix lachryma-jobi extract ameliorates inflammation and oxidative stress in a complete Freund’s adjuvant-induced rheumatoid arthritis model. Pharmaceutical biology 57(1), 792–798. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13880209.2019.1687526