International Root Crop Congress 2019
    PhilRootcrops Celebrates 42nd Anniversary
    (March 20-21, 2019)
    Our Products
    Lingkod Bayan Awardee
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    Crop Improvement

    Improving yields through improved varieties, control and prevention of pest and diseases, and science-based farming techniques.

    Varietal Improvement

    Food or processing, whatever you intend to use your crop for, we have the right variety for you.

    Rootcrop Varieties

    Cultural Management

    From planting to harvesting, we have the right technologies to help you attain the highest possible yields.

    Crop Production

    Pest Management

    Whether it’s pests or diseases, we can help you control and eliminate them for a good harvest.

    Cassava Diseases

    Post Production

    Increasing value through handling and processing techniques to increase your income

    Food Products

    From snacks to desert, we can help you make healthy and tasty food products from your root crops.

    Animal Feeds

    Because animals also need healthy food, we have developed animal feed formulations from root crops.

    Postharvest Handling and Storage

    Improve quality and ensure good revenue through our postharvest technologies.

    Engineering Innovation

    Maximizing production through practical and easy to use farming implements and equipment.

    Production Tools and Equipment  

    Add efficiency to your farm by employing our production tools and equipment designed specifically for root crops.

    Processing Machineries and Equipment

    Get more and get better quality products from your produce with our machineries and equipment for root crop processing.

    Drone/Aerial Imaging

    Capturing aerial images taking photographs and mapping on an area for research and experimental uses for decision making.

    Social Science and Extension

    Responsive and needs-based capacity building and support for industry development

    Training Programs  

    From production, pest management, to processing, we have the right capacity building programs to help you grow.

    Expert Dispatch

    We have the experts to respond to your needs, whatever they are. And we can get them to you, wherever you are.

    Technology Demonstrations

    Our demonstrations help you stay ahead by giving you the latest and the best technologies we have.

    Product Sales and Promotions

    Got products? We can help you get them sold by showcasing your products and connecting you to potential customers.

    Laboratory Analysis

    Evidence-based support for farming interventions and decision-making.


    Get your basis covered. Let us test your samples and give you the data you want, whether you’re getting your farm ready or doing research.

    About PhilRootcrops

    The Philippine Root Crop Research and Training Center (PhilRootcrops) is a government research, development and training institution for root and tuber crops: cassava, sweetpotato, taro, yam, yambean, arrowroot and other rootcrops.
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    Vision, Mission & Goal

    Creating wealth, enhancing health, improving lives through roots and tubers
    To provide the national leadership in formulating and implementing strategic root crop research and development programs that can reduce poverty and food insecurity
    To generate and promote root crop innovations and information that can improve the lives of stakeholders along the root crop value chain.

    Contact Information

    PhilRootcrops, VSU,Visca, Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines 6521-A
    Tel No. | Fax No.: (+63)(053)563-7229
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    For queries, comments, and suggestions, kindly email us.
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