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.

Development of postproduction machinery for Jatropha curcas seeds

submitted by: UP Los Baños

A report on the project to (1) develop a set of machinery for the following operations: (i) harvesting, (ii) husking, (iii) shelling, and (iv) cleaning, (2) design and develop a system for the proper (i) drying and (ii) storage of Jatropha seeds, and (3) test and evaluate the developed technologies.

Dr. Arnold R. Elepaño
Institute of Agricultural Engineering
College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology
University of the Philippines Los Baños

Improved transport shipment of different varieties of bananas

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A report on the study done to (1) identify the existing handling practices in the transport shipment of bananas using the modified non-refrigerated vans, (2) determine the profitability of the existing and improved practices in banana transport, (3) reduce losses in mixed varieties of banana through development of local and export-oriented postharvest technology packages, (4) create awareness of the basic concepts of handling, packaging, storage and transport of bananas and; (5) develop...