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Development of biofungicide

FUNGAL pathogens can affect the cultivation of eggplant and tomato, particularly during the wet season.Infection of foliar diseases such as early blight (Alternaria solani),...

PCAARRD’s new Deputy Executive Director

THE Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) is expected to get...

Sustainable farm production

THE advent of farm mechanization has significantly lowered the cost of production, particularly for labor-intensive crops like rice.The utilization of cost-effective and efficient agricultural...

A cheaper feed alternative

THE REINTRODUCTION of sorghum as a source of cheaper feed alternative is expected to benefit stakeholders of the livestock and poultry industry in the...

Upshots of urban gardening

URBAN gardening is definitely the answer for those who don’t have the land or space but would like to plant vegetables for their own...

Viability of farm mechanization

FARM productivity can be enhanced with the use of appropriate, cost-effective, and modern agricultural machinery and equipment. Food security in the country can also be...

Asexual reproduction

PAPAYA thrives well in hot weather conditions and grows in any part of tropical countries like the Philippines, and often propagated by seeds.It is...

Rising demand for ‘brown gold’

BY YEAR 2020, the worldwide demand for cocoa is estimated to reach between 4.7 million and 5 million metric tons (MT) by 2020.A cocoa...

Role of native animals

FOR THE major agricultural production system in the countryside, native animals are considered as an important component.Native animals augment food supply, provide high quality...

Helping people in need of medical assistance

IN ITS effort to protect its legal gaming products, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has been going all out to halt illegal gambling...

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