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August 07, 2017
TAGUIG CITY – The Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) participated in the annual Clean and Green planting program, with assistance from the Department of Natural Resources (DENR) and the City ...


August 02, 2017
Polar ice caps in Antartic are said to be formed some 33.6 years ago (Andalusian Institute of Earth Sciences) (www.topnews.ea) Several million years ago, the earth had undergone natural climate phase ...

DOST-FPRDI wood ID team supports preservation of century-old building in Iloilo City

July 26, 2017
Facade of the century-old Commission on Audit (COA) Building in Iloilo City. For. Mario DR. Ramos examines and identifies the wood used for a stair ste ...

SPECIAL REPORT: Philippines forestry: Who's to blame for the mess?

July 13, 2017
  Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority administrator and chief executive officer Wilma Eisma prepares to plant a narra seedling and lead employees during the Arbor Day tree-planting activity ...

DOST-PCAARRD celebrates its 6th

July 05, 2017
IN 1972, the Philippine Council for Agricultural Research (PCAR) was established as one of the sectoral councils under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). PCAR changed to PCARR in 1975-- ...

Low chance for mid-2017 El Niño onslaught: PAGASA

June 17, 2017
MANILA, June 17 -- There's still no possibility for the drought-driving El Niño phenomenon to recur soon, the state weather bureau, PAGASA, has said. Some international climate models say El Niño may ...

PHL works on climate adaptation plan

June 13, 2017
MANILA, June 13 -- Foreign and local experts are in Metro Manila to share experiences, best practices and ideas that'll help the Philippines develop its national adaptation plan (NAP) for better enabl ...

NASA's Pinoy scientist to deliver climate change lecture in PH confab

June 13, 2017
Dr. Josefino "Joey" C. Comiso, a Filipino emeritus scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the US, is coming to Manila to deliver a lecturer on climate change. Dr. ...

Jomaligins and Patnanunganins of Quezon embrace support given by DOST

May 12, 2017
As of present, the Philippines is known as one of the places in the world with the best beaches. Ranging from black, brown, golden, off-white, and white sand, all of them are available in various loca ...

DOST-PCAARRD funds project to address growth of invasive tree species

May 11, 2017
Paper mulberry tree (Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Herit ex Vent) on the roadside going to Mt. Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna (Image credit: Eirene Grace C. Zaragoza, Forestry and Environment Rese ...

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" The world's rice research leader, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), is located in Los Baños, Laguna Philippines. The leading rice exporter is Thailand, followed by the USA. The Philippines' foremost rice breeder, Dr. Rodolfo Aquino, was one of the scientists who developed IR8, the 1966 strain of the rice variety that launched Asia's "Green Revolution." In 1970, Dr. Ricardo Lantican of Los Baños led a corn research that saved America's corn industry from the Southern leaf blight. "

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