Dr. Analinda M. Fajardo is the MNH's curator for pollen. She has a PhD in Botany (2011), MS degree in Environmental Science (2002) and BS degree in Biology (1995) , all from the University of the Philippines Los Banos. Dr. Fajardo is currently a Professor 6 at the Environmental Biology Division, Institute of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, UPLB.

She specializes in pollination biology, ecology, environmental biology, plant reproductive biology and plant biochemistry. She is also a honey and pollen analyst for various individuals and institutions and as an apiary monitor, she has gone all around the country to monitor bee colonies.

Selected Publications

  • JLT Cumbao, PLJ Alvarez, MD Belina-Aldemita, JRL Micor, MRN Angelia, AC Manila-Fajardo, CR Cervancia (2016) Total phenolics, total flavonoids, antioxidant activity and antibacterial property of propolis produced by the stingless bee, Tetragonula biroi (Friese), from Laguna and Quezon, Philippines. The Philippine Entomologist
  • RNC Recario, JEI Encinas, JCM Barro, JADG Villate, AJ Jacildo, JS Baladad, AC Fajardo, Jr, JP Pabico, AC Manila-Fajardo, CR Cervancia (2015) POLLIMAC II: A Modular Automated Pollen Image Classifier. Journal of Nature Studies 14(1):22-35
  • ALA Barrion-Dupo, CGB Banaay, IAF Lambio, FS Maranan, MAF Rabena, RJD Flores, RC Deyto, AM Fajardo, IL Lit, Jr. (2013) Effect of population density on larval dispersion and pit construction of the antlion, Myrmeleon angustipennis Banks (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae). Asian Journal of Biological Sciences 6 (2):131-137
  • RA Cunanan-Deyto, AC Manila-Fajardo, CR Cervancia (2012) Pollen contents of Apis mellifera Linn. Honey from Davao City, Philippines. Journal of Nature Studies 11(1&2):96-102
  • CR Cervancia, AC Manila-Fajardo, AC Fajardo Jr., RM Lucero (2012) Management of Philippine Bees: Stingless Bees and Honey Bees with Bibliography of Philippines Bees. Second Edition. Laguna: UPLB. 71pp.
  • CR Cervancia, AC Manila-Fajardo (2011) Beekeeping Management for Food Safety in Hive Products in the Philippines. Journal for Nature Studies 10(1): 69-72.
  • MAD See, SL Dorado, AC Manila-Fajardo, AC Fajardo Jr., CR Cervancia (2011) Physico-chemical characteristics of commercial honey in select supermarkets in Metro Manila, Philippines. Philippine Entomologist (25)2:187-198.
  • ZM De Guzman, CR Cervancia, KGB Dimasuay, MM Tolentino, GB Abrera, MLC Cobar, AC Fajardo, Jr., NG Sabino, AC Manila-Fajardo, CP Feliciano (2011) Radiation inactivation of Paenibacillus larvae and sterilization of American Foul Brood (AFB) infected hives using Co-60 gamma rays. Applied Radiation and Isotopes 69(10):1374-9.
  • MAD See, SL Dorado, AC Manila-Fajardo, AC Fajardo Jr., CR Cervancia (2011) Physico-chemical properties of Philippine honey and their implication in the establishment of standard for tropical honeys. J Apiculture 26(1): 45-48.
  • AC Manila-Fajardo, AKBM Gonzales (2010) Pollen Sources of Apis dorsata Fabr. in the Mainland Palawan, Philippines. Philippine Entomologist (24)2:137-149.
  • CR Cervancia, RM Lucero, AC Manila-Fajardo, AC Fajardo Jr. (2009) Management of Native Bees: Trigona spp., Apis cerana, Apis dorsata. Laguna: UPLB. 73 pp.
  • AC Manila-Fajardo, CR Cervancia (2003) Performance of Apis mellifera Linnaeus in three ecosystems in Laguna, Philippines. Philippine Agricultural Scientist 86(2):146-157.
  • AC Manila-Fajardo, CR Cervancia, FC Pitargue, Jr. (2003) Bee pollinators and floral biology of calamondin (x Citrofortunella microcarpa (Bunge) Wijnands). Philippine Agricultural Scientist 86(2):131-133.