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Serious health threat of air pollution

EVERYDAY, some 93 percent of the children around the world under the age of 15 years, or about 1.8 billion kids, breathe air that...

Clamour against coal on the rise

INDICATIONS are clear that the number of provinces in the country which are committed to have a coal-free environment is rising.This came after a...

Negros Occidental’s innovative seed production system

FOCUSING on just three rice varieties, Negros Occidental is bound to become the first province in the country to initiate an innovation in rice...

Impact of R&D on tropical fruits

AMONG the significant contributors to the boost the country’s economy is the fruit industry, where a rich assortment of tropical fruits consisting of more...

‘Shoot to kill’

THE Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) has applied a Facebook technology in agriculture – allowing farmers to “shoot to kill,” which literally means getting...

PCAARRD’s Mussel Industry Strategic S&T Program

THE PHILIPPINE Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) has expressed its commitment...

Sustainability of the native pig industry

IN THE Philippines, the native pig industry has a lot to offer which needs to be explored further to generate business opportunities, as well...

Development of improved eggplant varieties

EGGPLANT is considered to be the top vegetable crop of the Philippines and the 16th most highly-consumed crop in every Filipino meal.However, statistics showed...

Development of improved eggplant varieties

EGGPLANT is considered to be the top vegetable crop of the Philippines and the 16th most highly-consumed crop in every Filipino meal.However, statistics showed...

Codcod, an emerging agri-tourism destination

FOR producing more than half of the country’s sugar supply, the province of Negros Occidental has been known as the “Sugarland” of the Philippines.But...

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