BAR Seminar Series on Coconut

 

 

Efficacy of Mykovam on coconut seedlings and commercial production of coconut by-products highlighted the monthly in-house seminar series of the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) held on 21 June at BAR Annex, Visayas Ave., Quezon City.

Dr. Jocelyn T. Zarate, university researcher from the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology - University of Philippines Los Baṅos (BIOTECH-UPLB), and Mr. Benjamin Villaflor Jr., project leader and municipal agriculturist from the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Quezon served as the resource speakers.

The presentation of Dr. Zarate featured the effectiveness of Mykovam as an efficient bio-fertilizer input for enhanced growth and yield of coconut trees, and introduction of Mykoplus as a plant growth promoter for crop production. Meanwhile, the seminar of Mr. Villaflor demonstrated the product procedures on processing coconut sap sugar.

Spearheaded by BAR’s Applied Communication Division, the activity is part of a monthly in-house seminar series, wherein all the topics being featured are supported and funded by the bureau. ###

Efficacy of Mykovam on coconut seedlings and commercial production of coconut by-products highlighted the monthly in-house seminar series of BAR.

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