Industry News

NIA OKs construction of 2 irrigation systems

Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has approved the construction of two irrigation systems in Luzon and Visayas.

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Biggest biz matching held for Bimp-Eaga bizmen

Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

NINE sets of business matching activity was done between businessmen from Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines particularly on tourism, agriculture, and mining during the Bimp-Eaga Business Council (BEBC)-Mindanao Private Sector Business Networking Session last Wednesday, January 10, at the Waterfront Insular Hotel.

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New project to conduct field verification of a natural fungicide approved in the Philippines

Thursday, 11 January 2018 00:00

The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) recently approved a project titled, “Field Verification of Natural Fungicide from Tasmannia piperita (Hook. F.) Miers against Alternaria brassicae of Lettuce and Phytophtora infestans of Tomato.”

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DOST-PCAARRD initiative to use viruses against soft rot-causing bacteria

Thursday, 11 January 2018 00:00

A pioneering project that will explore the potential of bacteriophages as biopesticides for soft rot, a major disease of vegetables in the Philippines, was launched in an inception meeting at the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) recently.

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