BAR-supported Red Tilapia harvested and processed in PSAU

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BAR-supported Red Tilapia harvested and processed in PSAU With the goal of ensuring food availability and security in its community amid the pandemic crisis and enhanced community quarantine

 

The Pampanga State Agricultural University (PSAU) harvested and processed red tilapia in Magalang, Pampanga on 6 May 2020.

 

The red tilapia, which will be distributed to the frontliners and stranded university students by tomorrow, is a product of the ongoing project “Utilization of Velvet Bean (Mucuna pruriens) as Feedstuff on the Aquaculture Performance of Red Tilapia” which is being supported by the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR) since 2018. ###

 

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{vsig_c}0|01.jpg|| The harvested red tilapia will be distributed the next day by the Pampanga State Agricultural University (PSAU) staff and student volunteers to the frontliners who are manning the checkpoints, as well as to PSAU’s stranded students.{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|02.JPG|| Walter Pacunana, one of the study leaders of the ongoing project “Utilization of Velvet Bean (Mucuna pruriens) as Feedstuff on the Aquaculture Performance of Red Tilapia,” slices the red tilapia prior to curing.{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|03.JPG|| The PSAU staff and student volunteers help in slicing the red tilapia prior to processing it.{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|04.JPG|| The PSAU staff and student volunteers pour the cleaned red tilapia into the mixture of salt, garlic, vinegar, and crushed pepper.{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|05.JPG|| Processing of red tilapia{/vsig_c}

{vsig_c}0|06.JPG|| The processed red tilapia are now packed and ready for distribution by tomorrow to the community of PSAU.{/vsig_c}