Latest S&T News in REGION 4A

NRCP finds treatment to most prominent diseases in dairy animals
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
An NRCP study shows how mangrove organisms could fight against the prominent disease in dairy animals – mastitis. To help the dairy farmers, alternative solutions and medications are still being discovered against diseases that are common to dairy animals. The National Research Council of the Philippines’ basic research has come up with a new information in the introduction to production of antibiotics from mangroves against the commonly endemic disease in dairy animals called Mastitis. Mastitis costs dairy farmers a massive amount for medication of dairy animals, and if not treated, could lead to death. Mastitis is a dairy cattle disease characterized by the inflammation of the mammary gland and udder tissues which reduces milk production and quality. It is a major endemic disease of ...   read full story

Balik Scientist, isinusulong ang pangisdaan na mapananatili o ‘sustainable’ sa pamamagitan ng ‘aquaponics’
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Isang maliit na bersyon ng sistema ng aquaponics ang ipinamamalas sa University of the Philippines Diliman-Institute of Biology (UP-IB). Ito ay upang ipakita kung paano nagiging epektibo ang sistema ng ‘floating’ at ‘media bed’ aquaponics. Ito ay pinangunahan ni Dr. Wenresti G. Gallardo, isang Balik Scientist at dalubhasa sa larangan ng ‘aquaculture’ at ‘marine science.’ Bahagi si Dr. Gallardo ng Balik Scientist Program (BSP) ng Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development ng Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD). Ang aquaponics ay isang sistema ng pangisdaan na mapananatili o sustainable dahil sabay nito inaalagaan ang tanim na gulay at isda. Nagsisilbing pagkain ng gulay ang duming inilalabas ng mga isda, samantalang nililinis...   read full story

Leaders, implementers of PCAARRD-funded projects capacitated on managing extension projects
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Dr. Marilyn Elauria, one of the resource speakers, discusses concepts in financial analysis during the first day of training (Image credit: Technology Transfer and Promotion Division (TTPD), PCAARRD...   read full story

NICER Programs para sa sampalok, patatas, at kamote, opisyal nang inilunsad
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Mga kalahok at nag-organisa ng inception meeting ng tatlong Niche Centers in the Regions for Research and Development (NICER) Programs para sa Sampalok, Patatas, at Kamote na idinaos sa Pampanga Sta...   read full story

Proyekto ng Carrageenan PGP para sa palay at mais, matatapos na
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Officials of DOST-PCAARRD, DA-BAR, and DA-PCAF during the visit and meeting at the PCAARRD headquarters. Nagsagawa kamakailan ng ‘pre-terminal review’ ang Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aqua...   read full story

Agri-entrepreneurship and agribusiness models discussed by DA agencies and DOST-PCAARRD
Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Officials of DOST-PCAARRD, DA-BAR, and DA-PCAF during the visit and meeting at the PCAARRD headquarters. With the aim to strengthen the efforts in achieving the Harmonized National R&D Agenda for...   read full story

PH-China collaboration on engineered bamboo R&D discussed by DENR, DOST agencies
Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Representatives of DENR-ERDB, DOST-PCAARRD, and DOST- FPRDI during the meeting (Image credit: Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB) More projects on engineered bamboo will be imple...   read full story

Phivolcs records more volcanic quakes, higher plumes in Taal
Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
MANILA--Slight increase in volcanic earthquakes and in the height of plume emission have been observed in Taal in the past 24 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs)...   read full story