Adoption of Good Agricultural Practices in the Philippines: Are mango and banana farmers ready?

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the lecture on "Adoption of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) in the Philippines: Are mango and banana farmers ready?" by Dr. Agnes T. Banzon Associate Professor, Department of Agribusiness Management, College of Economics and Management, UP Los Baños on February 19, 2013 at the SEARCA Drilon Hall, UPLB, College, Laguna.

Improving Production of Saba, Lakatan and Latundan Cultivars in Different Cropping Systems

submitted by: UP Los Baños
Discusses the project development framework developed to improve local banana production. Existing packages of technologies for the producgtion of local banana culivars were assessed, validated and refined to fit the requirements and conditions of small banana growers. Project won the Best Paper, PARRFI Development Award given by the Los Banos Science Community Foundation, Inc. By Edna A. Aguilar, Jose Nestor M. Garcia, Nelly S. Aggangan, Juliet A. Anarna, Patrick M. Rocamora, Leonardo L....

Qualitative and quantitative loss assessment of high value food crops (Mango, banana, calamansi, carrots, cabbage and onion

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Report on the generation of baseline data on postharvest losses of selected food crops with the ultimate objective of providing a basis for formulating sound and tenable loss reduction programs in the Philippines.

Dr. Edralina P. Serrano
Crop Science Cluster
College of Agriculture
University of the Philippines Los Baños
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Enhancing capacity for nematode management in small-scale banana cropping systems

submitted by: UP Los Baños
Report on the survey and collection of banana cultivars resistant to nematodes in small-scale cropping systems. Occurence and population of nematodes in the bananas were studied while varieties resistant to nematodes, particularly of Radopholus similis and Meloidogyne spp. The banana's resistance reaction were validated under farmer's field condition. Dr. Felipe S. Dela Cruz Dr. Teodora O. Dizon Crop Science Cluster College of Agriculture University of the Philippines Los Baños...

Identification, characterization and management of Fusarium wilt of banana (Saba, Lakatan, and Latundan)

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Report on the identification, characterization of fusarium wilt in banana major growing areas in Luzon Island, Philippines and the use of promising endophytic fungi isolates to reduce colonies of fusarium in vitro and in vivo.

Dr. Teresita U. Dalisay
Crop Protection Cluster
College of Agriculture
University of the Philippines Los Baños