College of Agriculture and Food Science
U.P. Los Baños

Unit Agricultural Systems Institute (ASI)
Title Training Course on Enhancing Adaptive Capacity of Agricultural Systems to Climate Change
Description

The training course aims to increase the capacity of agricultural technicians and other development workers in establishing climate smart agricultural villages.

Specifically, the training course aims to: a) discuss what is climate change and global trend in the climate; b) explain the causes of climate change and how it affects agriculture; c) discuss the process of conducting vulnerability assessment using VAST-Agro Tool; and d) design climate-proofing recommendations at the farm and community levels.

Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements (to be arranged)
Coordinator Ms. Marianne R. de Luna
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Contact numbers 536-3229; 536-2459
Minimum number of participants 10
 
Unit Agricultural Systems Institute (ASI)
Title Trainors' Training on Local Agricultural Development Planning
Description The course aims to: a) enhance the knowledge of the participants on the basic philosophies, concepts and principles of participatory appraisal, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of agriculture and fishery development program; b) provide skills in utilizing tools and techniques of participatory rural appraisal (PRA) for planning; and c) provide skills in integrating barangay development plan to formulate the municipal and provincial plan.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements (to be arranged)
Coordinator Ms. Marianne R. de Luna
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Contact numbers  536-3229; 536-2459 
Minimum number of participants 10
  
Unit Agricultural Systems Institute (ASI)
Title Training of Trainers (TOT) on FSTP: An Alternative Extension Modality
Description To empower FSTP partner- agencies (DA, DAR, DENR, DOST, CHED-SUCs, DILG-LGUs, NGOs and other GOs) to operate and manage FSTP in their respective communities. Specifically, the participants should: a) internalize the principles and operational strategies of FSTP implementation; b) learn the basic principles and conduct of moral values formation, field experimentation from farm lay-outing, planting, the use of different experimental trials and treatments for corn and other crops under different cultural practices, data gathering, processing and analysis and progress reporting; c) identify potential institutional arrangements between and among concerned agencies in terms of resource complementation for FSTP implementation; d) formulate action plan for FSTP implementation in their respective areas of responsibilities; and e) recommend policies that are responsive to the needs of their communities for smooth FSTP implementation.
Date and time September 5-7 (Butuan), October 3-7 (Batanes), October 23-27 (VSU), November 13-17 (Naujan), November 7-9 (South Cotabato)
Venue, course fee and other requirements (to be arranged)
Coordinator Ms. Guillerma Valencia 
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Contact numbers 536-3229; 536-2459
Minimum number of participants 10
  
Unit Institute of Animal Science (IAS)
Title Basic Swine Production and Management
Description Principles of swine production and management of swine farm, stock selection, housing, feeds and feeding, disease prevention and economics of swine production.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements P 2,500 per person
Coordinator N.L. de Castro
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Contact numbers 0995 4186 498; (049) 536-3426/2547; (049) 536 2547
Minimum number of participants 10
   
Unit Institute of Animal Science (IAS)
Title Poultry Production and Management
Description Principles of poultry production (broiler and layer) and management practices (stock selection, housing, feeds and feeding, disease prevention and control, and economics of poultry production.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements P 2,500 per person
Coordinator N.L. de Castro
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Contact numbers 0995 4186 498; (049) 536-3426/2547; (049) 536 2547
Minimum number of participants 10
   
Unit Institute of Animal Science (IAS)
Title Prevention and Control of Swine and Poultry Diseases
Description Principles and methods of swine and poultry disease diagnosis, prevention and control
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements P 2,000 per person
Coordinator N.L. de Castro 
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Contact numbers 0995 4186 498; (049) 536-3426/2547; (049) 536 2547
Minimum number of participants 10
   
Unit Institute of Animal Science (IAS)
Title Slaughtering and Fabrication of Farm Animals
Description Basic principles in selection and management of animals prior to slaughter and procedures in slaughtering and fabrication of farm animals for supermarket style of retailing meats.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements P 2,500 per person
Coordinator N.L. de Castro 
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Contact numbers  0995 4186 498; (049) 536-3426/2547; (049) 536 2547
Minimum number of participants  10
   
Unit Institute of Animal Science (IAS)
Title Meat Processing. Processing of Tocino, Corned Beef, Fresh Sausage and the Like
Description Principles, methods, and marketing of tocino, corned beef, fresh sausage and the like
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements P 2,000 per person
Coordinator N.L. de Castro 
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Contact numbers 0995 4186 498; (049) 536-3426/2547; (049) 536 2547 
Minimum number of participants 10
   
Unit Institute of Animal Science (IAS)
Title Duck Production and Management
Description Principles of duck production and management practices (stock selection, housing, feeds and feeding, disease prevention and control, and economics of duck production).
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements P 2,500 per person 
Coordinator N.L. de Castro 
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Contact numbers 0995 4186 498; (049) 536-3426/2547; (049) 536 2547
Minimum number of participants 10
   
Unit Institute of Animal Science (IAS)
Title Beef Cattle Production and Management
Description Principles of beef cattle production and management practices (stock selection, housing, feeds and feeding, disease prevention and control, and economics of beef cattle production).
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements P 2,500 per person
Coordinator N.L. de Castro 
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Contact numbers 0995 4186 498; (049) 536-3426/2547; (049) 536 2547
Minimum number of participants 10
   
Unit Institute of Animal Science (IAS)
Title Ration Formulation
Description Principles involved in actual formulation of rations for livestock and poultry using most commonly available feed ingredients and actual least cost feed formulation using the computer.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements P 3,000 per person 
Coordinator N.L. de Castro 
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Contact numbers 0995 4186 498; (049) 536-3426/2547; (049) 536 2547
Minimum number of participants 10
   
Unit Institute of Animal Science (IAS)
Title Feed Quality Control
Description Physical and chemical evaluation methods and techniques to determine the quality of feed ingredients.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements P 3,000 per person
Coordinator N.L. de Castro 
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Contact numbers 0995 4186 498; (049) 536-3426/2547; (049) 536 2547
Minimum number of participants 10
   
Unit Institute of Crop Science (ICropS)
Title Training on Edible Landscaping
Description The training aims to disseminate the Edible Landscaping (EL) technology towards attaining food security at the household level. It is composed of five to six major parts: (1) Introduction and History of EL, (2) Lecture on the elements and principles of design, (3) Hands-on activity/application of the elements and principles of design, (4) Lecture on design making, implementation and maintenance, (5) Hands-on activity/application of design, and (6) implementation of design after modification.
Date and time 1-2 days (or 8 -16 hours)
Venue, course fee and other requirements

Ornamental Crops Nursery, Crop Production and Management Division (CPMD), Institute of Crop Science, College of Agriculture and Food Science, UPLB

Speakers and participants' food must be shouldered by the requesting party (within UPLB)

Coordinator Dr. Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr. (Project Leader); Maria Charito E. Balladares, Norma G. Medina, Ryan Rodrigo P. Tayobong, Bryan V. Apacionado (Project Staff); Eliza C. Aquino, Jennica Amielle Mora, France Mae M. Sanchez (University Research Associates) Ornamental Crops Nursery, Luz U. Oñate St., UPLB, College, Laguna 
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Contact numbers +6349-536-0716 
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Unit Institute of Crop Science (ICropS)
Title Lecture-Training on Selected Indigenous Plants from the Southern Tagalog Region of the Philippines
Description This non-degree course aims to promote utilization, commercialization and conservation of selected indigenous plants commonly seen in local communities and in the wild
Date and time

half day (1 hr lecture)

Availability of the lecture-training is from December 2016 to March 2017 (if extension of the project is approved)

Venue, course fee and other requirements

Crop Production and Management Division (CPMD), Institute of Crop Science, College of Agriculture and Food Science, UPLB

Course fee: None

Coordinator Ryan Rodrigo P. Tayobong (project leader), Maria Charito E. Balladares (co-project leader), Fredric M. Odejar (research associate) 
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Contact numbers +6349- 536-2227
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Unit Institute of Crop Science (ICropS)
Title Training on Production of Different Ornamental Plants
Description This training program consolidates the different production principles and methods for high-value ornamental plants
Date and time Five (5) days
Venue, course fee and other requirements

Orchid Nursery, Crop Production and Management Division, Institute of Crop Science, College of Agriculture and Food Science, UPLB

This training can be integrated with other topics depending on the need of the client; Can have more hands-on activities; Includes visits to ornamental farms

Coordinator Ms. Ma. Charito E. Balladares Orchid Nursery, ICropS, UPLB​ 
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Contact numbers +6349- 536-2227
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Unit Institute of Crop Science (ICropS)
Title Training Course on Orchid Tissue Culture/ Training Course on Orchid Culture
Description This short course focuses on the protocols of orchid production and management, and maintenance of an orchid nursery
Date and time Five (5) days
Venue, course fee and other requirements

Orchid Nursery, Crop Production and Management Division (CPMD), Institute of Crop Science, College of Agriculture and Food Science, UPLB

Fees to cover training materials; P8,000 - Training Course on Orchid Tissue Culture P5,000 - Training Course on Orchid Culture

Orchid Culture Training and Training on Tissue Culture of Orchids can be integrated with Production of Different Ornamental Plants Training for more comprehensive topics depending on the clients’ needs.

Coordinator Ms. Ma. Charito E. Balladares Orchid Nursery, ICropS, UPLB 
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Contact numbers +6349- 536-2227
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Unit Institute of Crop Science (ICropS)
Title Training on Rooftop and Vertical Gardening for Food Production in Urban Communities
Description To promote alternative food/crop production and food security especially for city dwellers with limited space in urban areas, rooftop and vertical wall gardens
Date and time One (1) day
Venue, course fee and other requirements

Crop Production and Management Division (CPMD), Institute of Crop Science, College of Agriculture and Food Science, UPLB

Course fee: None Speakers’ fees and participants' food must be shouldered by the requesting party (within UPLB)

Coordinator Dr. Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr. Ms. Elena C. Ros Mr. Aaron Dizon (Univ. Research Associate of the project), Institute of Crop Science, UPLB 
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Unit Institute of Crop Science (ICropS)
Title Training Course on Tissue Culture of Selected Crops
Description This short course focused on the introduction of tissue culture protocols for selected crops. It also provides hands-on laboratory activities and maintenance of tissue cultured materials
Date and time

Minimum of five (5) days (for participants with tissue culture background)

Minimum of two (2) weeks (for participants without tissue culture background)

Venue, course fee and other requirements

Plant Tissue Culture Facility, Crop Physiology Division, Institute of Crop Science, College of Agriculture and Food Science, UPLB

Course fee and other requirements depend on the training needs of the requesting party

Coordinator Dr. Rene Rafael C. Espino Mr. Marco Rafael M. Espino PTCF, ICropS, UPLB 
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Contact numbers +6349 – 543-0061
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Unit Institute of Crop Science (ICropS)
Title Seminar on Coffee Production and Management 
Description This seminar and hands-on demonstration offers an introduction into the various principles and techniques in coffee propagation, processing and management
Date and time 0.5 to 1 day
Venue, course fee and other requirements

Crop Physiology Division (CPD), Institute of Crop Science (ICropS), College of Agriculture and Food Science, UPLB

Course fee: None; Other requirements depend on the training needs of the requesting party

Coordinator

Dr. Edna A. Aguilar
Officer in Charge
Institute of Crop Science

Prof. Bong M. Salazar
Crop Physiology Division
Institute of Crop Science

Email addresses 

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Contact numbers +6349 – 536-2217 +6349- 501-6649 and 536-2468
Minimum number of participants  
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Fish Processing
Description Principles and methods of fish preservation, quality control, product costing and hands-on processing of dried fish, smoked fish, fish sauce, bottled bangus in oil, squid ball and fish ball.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 2, 000/person
Coordinator Dr. Ma Josie V. Sumague 
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Contact numbers 501-8932
Minimum number of participants 4
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Sanitary Practices in Food Processing and Food Establishment
Description Principles and practices of hygiene and sanitation and safety in food processing.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 1,500/person
Coordinator Mr. Bryan Rey R. Oliveros 
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Contact numbers 501-8932
Minimum number of participants 4
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Program Development for Small and Medium Food Enterprises
Description Principles and methods of developing GMP and HACCP programs for small and medium food enterprises.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 1,500/person
Coordinator Mr. Bryan Rey R. Oliveros 
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Contact numbers 501-8932
Minimum number of participants 4
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Pineapple Processing
Description Principles and methods of processing, quality control, materials and equipment sourcing, cost-analysis and hands-on processing of pineapple in syrup, jam, rum pineapple, dehydrated pineapple, and pineapple roll.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 2,000/person
Coordinator Ms. Marife T. Ombico and Dr. Dennis Marvin O. Santiago 
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Contact numbers 501-8932
Minimum number of participants 4
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Mango Processing
Description Principles and methods of processing, quality control, materials and equipment sourcing, cost-analysis and hands-on processing of mango in syrup, puree, nectar, jam, pickles and chutney, dehydrated mango, and mango roll.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 2,000/person
Coordinator Ms. Marife T. Ombico and Dr. Dennis Marvin O. Santiago 
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Contact numbers 501-8932
Minimum number of participants 4
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Buko Processing
Description Principles and methods of processing, quality control, materials and equipment sourcing, cost-analysis and hands-on processing of buko juice, buko in syrup, dehydrated buko strips and buko roll.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 2,000/person
Coordinator Ms. Marife T. Ombico and Dr. Dennis Marvin O. Santiago 
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Contact numbers 501-8932
Minimum number of participants 4
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Banana Processing
Description Principles and methods of processing, quality control, materials and equipment sourcing, cost-analysis and hands-on processing of banana ketchup, chips, flour and fries.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 1,500/person
Coordinator Ms. Marife T. Ombico and Dr. Dennis Marvin O. Santiago 
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Contact numbers 501-8932
Minimum number of participants 4
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Coconut Processing
Description Principles of coconut processing, quality control, and hands-on processing of coconuts such as coco jam, espasol, makapuno preserve, makapuno candy, bukayo and buko pie.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 1,500/person
Coordinator Joel P. Rivadeneira and Claire S. Zubia 
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Contact numbers 536-2303; 501-8932
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Vegetable Processing
Description Principles and hands-on exercises on vegetable preservation, dehydration, canning, freezing and pickling
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 1,500/person
Coordinator Dr. Wilson T. Tan 
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Contact numbers (049) 501-8932/ 530-3295
Minimum number of participants 4
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Sensory Evaluation of Foods
Description Principles and procedures on the different sensory testing methods.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 2,000/person
Coordinator Dr. Wilson T. Tan 
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Contact numbers (049) 501-8932/ 530-3295
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Calamansi Juice Processing
Description Principles and methods of calamansi juice processing, quality control, and hands-on processing of calamansi juice
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 2,000/person
Coordinator Dr. Wilson T. Tan 
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Contact numbers (049) 501-8932/ 530-3295
Minimum number of participants 4
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Wine Processing
Description Principles and methods of fruit wine processing, quality control, and hands-on processing of fruit wines.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 1000/person
Coordinator Mr. Reifrey Lascano
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Contact numbers (049) 501-8932/ 536-2312
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Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Vinegar Processing
Description Principles and methods of vinegar processing, quality control, and hands-on processing of vinegar from fruits and coconut.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 1000/person
Coordinator Mr. Reifrey Lascano 
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Contact numbers (049) 501-8932/ 536-2312
Minimum number of participants 4
   
Unit Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)
Title Noodle Processing
Description Principles and methods of wheat and starch noodles processing, quality control, and hands-on processing of wheat and starch noodles
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements IFST, PhP 1000/person
Coordinator Dr. Lilia S. Collado
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Contact numbers (049) 501-8932/ 530-3295
Minimum number of participants 4
   
Unit Dairy Training and Research Institute (DTRI)
Title Specialized Training Course for Vet Med Students
Description This course intends to enable senior veterinary medicine students to be acquainted and actually perform various techniques in veterinary medicine as employed in the care and management of dairy cattle. Topics covered are dairy herd management, reproductive physiology, animal nutrition, animal health, dairy microbiology and chemistry and other related topics.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements DTRI, Php 2,500.00
Coordinator Ms. Myrna S. Galang
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Contact numbers 049 536 3744
Minimum number of participants 10 pax
   
Unit Dairy Training and Research Institute (DTRI)
Title Dairy Products Manufacture at Home
Description Principles of processing of different dairy products which can be manufactured at home. These products are liquid milk, yoghurt, white cheese, mozzarella cheese, processed cheese and pastillas de leche. Also included are topics on properties of milk, rennet and starter culture preparation.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements DTRI, Php 3,000.00
Coordinator Ms. Myrna S. Galang 
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Contact numbers 049 536 3744
Minimum number of participants 10 pax
   
Unit Dairy Training and Research Institute (DTRI)
Title Basic Training Course for Dairy Farm Workers
Description This course is a combination of lecture and practicum covering the basic topics on dairy production and management with more emphasis on animal care and milking activities for those who will be involved in actual farm work.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements DTRI, Php 3,000.00
Coordinator Ms. Myrna S. Galang 
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Contact numbers 049 536 3744
Minimum number of participants 10 pax
   
Unit Dairy Training and Research Institute (DTRI)
Title Forage Production & Conservation
Description Basic principles and operations in forage production (establishment, maintenance, utilization and conservation) and dry season feeding strategies to augment feed shortage.
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements DTRI, Php 2,500.00 
Coordinator Ms. Myrna S. Galang 
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Contact numbers 049 536 3744
Minimum number of participants 6 pax
   
Unit Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB)
Title Training on micropropagation of Musa spp.
Description Theoretical background and practical application of tissue culture and disease elimination techniques for the propagation of Musa spp.
Date and time to be arranged (TBA)/ whole year round with minimum no. of participants (5 days)
Venue, course fee and other requirements P10,000.00
Coordinator Virma Rea G.Lee
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Contact numbers 049 543 9478
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB)
Title Training on nursery and field establishment of tissue cultured bananas
Description Theoretical background and practical aspects of growing tissue cultured bananas that include potting out, nursery establishment, field planting and cultural management practices in growing tissue cultured bananas; includes training kit with in vitro meriplants and established seedlings ready for field planting; useful for nurserymen and banana growers
Date and time TBA (2 days), whole year round with minimum no. of participants
Venue, course fee and other requirements Php 4,000.00
Coordinator Virma Rea G.Lee 
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Contact numbers 049 543 9478
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB)
Title Training on hybrid papaya production
Description Theoretical and practical aspects of producing hybrid papaya ‘Sinta’; include seed handling, pricking, planting, cultural management, disease management, harvesting, post-harvest practices and marketing; also features trip to a papaya-growing area or to a participant’s’ possible planting site for evaluation and planting recommendations
Date and time TBA/ whole year round with minimum no. of participants (3 days)
Venue, course fee and other requirements Php 6,000.00
Coordinator Virma Rea G.Lee 
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Contact numbers 049 543 9478
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB)
Title Training on organic production of vegetable crops 
Description Theoretical and practical aspects of producing vegetable crops under organic conditions that cover preparation of organic fertilizer, pesticides, proper cultural management practices and suitable farming systems
Date and time TBA/whole year round with minimum number of participants (2 days)
Venue, course fee and other requirements Php 4,000.00
Coordinator Virma Rea G.Lee 
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Contact numbers 049 543 9478
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB)
Title Training on corn seed production
Description Theoretical and practical aspects (with some field exercises) of producing high quality corn seeds that include planting, cultural management, harvesting, processing, post-harvest practices, marketing and seed distribution; a requirement for the accreditation of IPB-UPLB hybrid and open pollinated corn seed growers
Date and time TBA/ whole year round with minimum no. of participants (3 days)
Venue, course fee and other requirements Php 7,000.00
Coordinator Virma Rea G.Lee 
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Contact numbers 049 543 9478
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB)
Title Training on seed production of vegetables
Description Theoretical and practical aspects of vegetable production for seed purposes that covers site selection, planting, cultural management practices, harvesting, post-harvest handling and storage, economics of seed production and marketing; includes an exposure trip to other neighboring research institutions; a requirement for the accreditation of IPB-UPLB vegetable seed growers
Date and time TBA/whole year round with minimum number of participants (5 days)
Venue, course fee and other requirements Php 10,000.00
Coordinator Virma Rea G.Lee 
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Contact numbers 049 543 9478
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB)
Title Training on seed production of legumes
Description Theoretical and practical aspects of vegetable and legume production for seed purposes that covers site selection, planting, cultural management practices, harvesting, post-harvest handling and storage, economics of seed production; includes an exposure trip to other neighboring research institutions; a requirement for the accreditation of IPB-UPLB legume seed growers
Date and time TBA/whole year round with minimum number of participants (4 days)
Venue, course fee and other requirements Php 8,000.00
Coordinator Virma Rea G.Lee 
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Contact numbers 049 543 9478
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB)
Title Training on Hydroponics Vegetable Production with Emphasis on SNAP Hydroponics
Description Theoretical and practical aspects of hydroponics with emphasis on setting-up and running a SNAP hydroponics system; identification of different nutrient deficiency and toxicity symptoms; basic concepts in plant nutrition relevant to hydroponics vegetable production; includes starter kit - nutrient solution, established seedlings, and styropor box and cups
Date and time TBA/ whole year round with minimum number of participants (1 day)
Venue, course fee and other requirements Php 2,000.00
Coordinator Virma Rea G.Lee 
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Contact numbers 049 543 9478
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB)
Title Training on molecular and serological techniques in plant disease diagnosis (2 modules)
Description Theoretical and practical aspects of disease detection and diagnosis using nucleic acid and antibody-based techniques; useful for producing disease-free planting materials of new crop varieties or tissue cultured plantlets for plantation managers, agriculturists, technicians, and teachers
Date and time TBA/whole year round with minimum number of participants (4 days/module)
Venue, course fee and other requirements P10,000.00/module
Coordinator Virma Rea G.Lee 
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Contact numbers 049 543 9478
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB)
Title Training on evaluation of economically important crops for resistance to major diseases
Description Theoretical and practical aspects of identifying/screening crop varieties with resistance to important diseases; useful to seed growers and producers
Date and time TBA/whole year round with minimum number of participants (3 days)
Venue, course fee and other requirements Php 6,000.00
Coordinator Virma Rea G.Lee 
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Contact numbers 049 543 9478
Minimum number of participants 5
   
Unit National Crop Protection Center (NCPC)
Title Refresher Course
Description Identification & Management of Pest and Diseases in Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Banana, Pineapple and Mango
Date and time (to be arranged)
Venue, course fee and other requirements NCPC
Coordinator Dr. Gil L. Magsino
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Contact numbers 536-2409
Minimum number of participants 30
   
Unit Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC)
Title Cutflower Handling and Storage
Description Principles of various handling and storage techniques for cutflowers and their application in the handling and marketing system
Date and time 1 day ( by arrangement)
Venue, course fee and other requirements PhP1,500/pax minimum of 10 pax
Coordinator Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen 
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Contact numbers O49 536 3259/3138
Minimum number of participants minimum of 10
   
Unit Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC)
Title The ABC’s of Handling Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Description Awareness of the basic aspects of postharvest handling techniques to maintain good quality and minimize product deterioration during distribution up to retail
Date and time 1 day ( by arrangement)
Venue, course fee and other requirements PhP1,500/pax
Coordinator Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen 
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Contact numbers O49 536 3259/3138
Minimum number of participants minimum of 10
   
Unit Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC)
Title Postharvest Handling of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables and Cutflowers
Description Theoretical and practical aspects of handling fresh fruits, vegetables and cutflowers after harvest, including methods of determining harvest maturity, packing house operations, grading and standardization, temperature management and storage techniques, ripening regulation, packaging and transport, food safety and quality assurance, postharvest disease control and minimal processing of fresh cuts; includes hands-on technology demonstration
Date and time 3 days ( by arrangement)
Venue, course fee and other requirements PhP4,000/pax
Coordinator Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen 
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Contact numbers O49 536 3259/3138
Minimum number of participants minimum of 5
   
Unit Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC)
Title Design and Establishment of Postharvest Infrastructure Facilities
Description Basic principles of design, layout and location of a packinghouse facility for fresh fruits, vegetables and cutflowers. Introduction to packinghouse operations and equipment e.g. sizer/sorter, washing tanks, drying racks, etc; includes design exercise for a basic packinghouse, hence, participants are encouraged to work on a design problem related to their commodity.
Date and time 2 days ( by arrangement)
Venue, course fee and other requirements PhP2,500/pax
Coordinator Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen 
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Contact numbers O49 536 3259/3138
Minimum number of participants minimum of 5
   
Unit Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC)
Title The Art of Plant Preservation
Description Principles and techniques underlying the preservation of the various plant parts, focusing on the drying methods, handling and storage, and the creative uses of preserved plant parts. Participants will also be involved in the craft making of preserved plant parts for better appreciation and for possible livelihood or business opportunities
Date and time 2 days ( by arrangement)
Venue, course fee and other requirements PhP4,000/pax
Coordinator Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen 
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Contact numbers O49 536 3259/3138
Minimum number of participants minimum of 5
   
Unit Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC)
Title Postharvest Handling Technologies for Fresh Fruits, Vegetables and Ornamentals
Description Theoretical bases of postharvest handling technologies and their practical application to specific commodity and location, in order to minimize losses and maintain and ensure quality and safety of fresh produce
Date and time 1 week ( by arrangement)
Venue, course fee and other requirements PHTRC; fees by arrangement
Coordinator Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen 
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Contact numbers O49 536 3259/3138
Minimum number of participants minimum of 5
   
Unit Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC)
Title Postharvest Handling and Quality Management of Horticultural Perishables
Description Enhancing participants’ technical capability and develop their skills on postharvest horticulture management focusing on meeting the requirements for quality and safety of fresh produce on the supply chain
Date and time 2 weeks ( by arrangement)
Venue, course fee and other requirements PHTRC; fees by arrangement
Coordinator Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen 
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Contact numbers O49 536 3259/3138
Minimum number of participants minimum of 5
   
Unit Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC)
Title Research Methodologies in Postharvest Horticulture
Description Developing and/or enhancing knowledge and skills of participants in conducting postharvest research from conceptualization to implementation. Includes protocol preparation, experimental design, data monitoring, methods of analysis and hands-on exercises
Date and time 3-4 weeks (by arrangement)
Venue, course fee and other requirements PHTRC; fees by arrangement
Coordinator Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen 
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Contact numbers O49 536 3259/3138
Minimum number of participants Individual or small group
   
Unit Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC)
Title Internship on Postharvest Technology Research
Description Unstructured program tailored to the needs of participants(s) who may choose a particular postharvest discipline, subject problem area or commodity of interest. Includes conduct of laboratory experiment, handling trials, data analysis and report writing
Date and time To be arranged
Venue, course fee and other requirements PHTRC; fees by arrangement
Coordinator Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen 
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Contact numbers O49 536 3259/3138
Minimum number of participants Individual or small group
   
Unit Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center (PHTRC)
Title Study Tour: (Commercial Handling of Horticultural Commodities)
Description Field visits to horticultural farms packinghouses and wholesale and retail markets with commercial operations, and catering to local and exports markets. Can be done in 2 countries in ASEAN region including the Philippines
Date and time 2 weeks ( by arrangement)
Venue, course fee and other requirements PHTRC; wholesale & retail markets, packinghouses of fresh produce; fees by arrangement
Coordinator Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen 
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Contact numbers O49 536 3259/3138
Minimum number of participants  
   
Philippine Standard Time
Sunday, 17 December 2017
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