National rootcrop Collaborative Testing network

    A network of selected state universities and DA experiement stations responsible for the varietal improvement program of roots and tubers, PhilRootcrops coordinates the network, where the biggest rootcrop germplasm is found.

    Department of Agronomy, UPLB

    Dr. Azucena L. Carpena (Project Leader)
    Project Leader, NRCCTP 
    Dept. of Agronomy, UPLB 
    College, Laguna 
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Sweetpotato and Cassava

    ISABELA STATE UNIVERSITY

    Dr. Miguel Ramos (Admin Leader) 
    President 
    Isabela State University 
    Echague, Isabela 
    Project Leaders: Dr. 
    Reynaldo Raymundo 

    Danie T. Sayao 
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Sweetpotato and Cassava

    PhilRootcrops, Visayas State University

    Dr. Julieta R. Roa
    Director
    Philippine Root Crop Research and Training Center (PhilRootcrops)
    Visayas State University
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Sweetpotato,Gabi

    Cassava, Ubi

    NPRCRTC, BSU

    Ms. Betty Gayao
    NPRCRTC,BSU
    La Trinidad, Benguet
    Project Leaders: Dr. Leoncia Tandang
    Inez Gonzales
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Sweetpotato and Gabi

    UPLB, Research and Training Center

    Mr. Arturo Maghari (Admin Leader)
    Station Superintendent 
    UPLB Research and Training Center
    La Granja, La Carlota City
    Project Leader: Dr. Godofredo Sajise
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Sweetpotato and Cassava

    BPI, LGNRDC

    Dr. Milagros Abaquita
    Superintendent
    BPI-LGNRDC, La Granja, La Carlota City
    Project Leader: Mr. Ernesto Villanueva
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Ubi and Gabi

    Bohol Experiment Station

    Mr. Juan L. Miranda
    Station Superintendent
    Bohol Experiment Station
    Gabi, Ubay, Bohol
    Project Leaders: Amancia Medellin
    Salome Medellin
    Celia Golocino
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Gabi, Ubi
    Sweetpotato and Cassava

    Department of Agriculture DFU - IX

    Mr. Constancio G. Alama (Admin Leader)
    Research Division Chief
    Department of Agriculture, RFU-IX
    Zamboanga City
    Project Leader: Mr. Dionisio Adante
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Cassava

    TARLAC STATE UNIVERSITY

    Dr. Philip B. Ibarra
    President
    Tarlac College of Agriculture
    Camiling, Tarlac
    Project Leader: Dr. Lilibeth Laranang
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Sweetpotato

    BIARC, Albay Experiment Station

    Mrs. Bernardita Orbase
    Senior Agriculturist and OIC
    BIARC, Albay Experiment Station
    Mayon Crossing, Tabaco, Albay
    Project Leader: Ms. Meriam Catanay
    Ms. Nympha Autos
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Sweetpotato, Gabi,
    Cassava, Ubi

    NOMIARC, Department of Agriculture

    Ms. Lealyn Ramos (Admin Leader)
    Center Manager
    NOMIARC, Dept. of Agriculture
    Dalwangan, Malaybalay, Bukidnon
    Project Leaders: Juanita B. Salvani
    Lelia M. Cagbabanua
    Antonieta S. Tumapon
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Sweetpotato, Gabi
    and Cassava

    UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MINDANAO

    Dr. Virgilio G. Oliva (Admin Leader)
    President
    University of Southern Mindanao
    Kabacan, North Cotabato
    Project Leader: Dr. Elizabeth Malacad
    Rootcrop Research Focus: Sweetpotato and Cassava

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    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

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

    Contact Information

    DR. ERLINDA A. VASQUEZ
    Director
    PhilRootcrops, VSU,Visca, Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines 6521-A
    Tel No. | Fax No.: (+63)(053)563-7229
    Email: lindvasq@yahoo.com | philrootcrops@vsu.edu.ph
    For queries, comments, and suggestions, kindly email us.
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