Meeting the Challenges of Food Security with Biotechnology

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the special seminar on "Meeting the Challenges of Food Security with Biotechnology," by Mark Lynas, Author, Environmental Campaigner, and Visiting Research Associate 
School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University, United Kingdom last 23 August 2013 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna| 130 MB | 33 mins

A diet rich in high glucoraphanin broccoli interacts with genotype to reduce discordance in plasma metabolite profiles through modulating mitochondrial function

submitted by: Andrew Chapple
Background: Observational and experimental studies suggest that diets rich in cruciferous vegetables and glucosinolates may reduce the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Objective: We tested the hypothesis that a 12-wk dietary intervention with high-glucoraphanin (HG) broccoli would modify biomarkers of CVD risk and plasma metabolite profiles to a greater extent than interventions with standard broccoli or peas. Design: Subjects were randomly assigned to consume 400 g...
Authors: Charlotte Armah, Maria Traka, Jack Dainty, Marianne Defernez, Astrid Janssens, Wing Leung, John Potter, Richard Mithen

An Assessment of Smuggling of Selected Agricultural Commodities

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the policy seminar "An Assessment of Smuggling of Selected Agricultural Commodities" delivered by Dr. Prudencio U. Gordoncillo, Institute of Governance and Rural Development, College of Public Affairs and Development, UPLB, College, Laguna on 14 August 2013.

The application of Landscape Function Analysis monitoring procedure to evaluate mine and land rehabilitation success

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the special seminar on "The application of Landscape Function Analysis monitoring procedure to evaluate mine and land rehabilitation success" by David Tongway, Landscape Ecologist, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Canberra, Australia last August 6, 2013.

GAP: A food control system harmonized among ASEAN Members States

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the special seminar on "Good Agricultural Practices (GAP): A food control system harmonized among ASEAN Members State in support to the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community" by Dr. Edralina P. Serrano, Professor, Crop Science Cluster, College of Agriculture, University of the Philippines Los Banos last Juy 25, 2013.

Five Easy Ways to Improve Turfgrass Performance

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the presentation of Dr. Micah Woods, Asian Turfgrass Center and University of Tennesse on "Five Easy Ways to Improve Turfgrass Performance" during the Philippine Turfgrass Forum on Minimizing Inputs, Optimizing Performance last August 1, 2013 at the Agronomy-Soils-Horti Building, UPLB, College, Laguna.