The Institute of Crop Science (ICropS) will be responsible for cereals, field legumes, root crops, fibers and forage industries. It shall also spearhead the expanding and more profitable fresh fruits and vegetables subsectors, as well as the promising ornamentals and herbal medicines businesses. It will continue to (i) offer dynamic and relevant undergraduate and graduate curricular programs that shall promote science-based, modern and sustainable agriculture and develop competent and responsible crop scientists and professionals; (ii) generate sound scientific ideas, concepts, technologies, products and processes within the domains of crop science that are relevant to the needs and requirements of Philippine agriculture and end-user communities; (iii) effectively disseminate and transfer scientific knowledge and exploit the results of R&D to the local farming communities, agri-industries, consumers, export markets and other possible stakeholders; and (iv) contribute to the shaping of national policies and priorities in agriculture through the results of the ICropS R&D efforts.

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Sunday, 28 May 2017
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