Completed Research Projects

    Pest Management

    Screening and Evaluation of 48 NSIC – Registered Varieties for Cassava Phytoplasma Disease (CPD) and Varietal Reaction to Replanting Antibiotic Treatment

    E.A. Vasquez

                Biochemical Alterations in Cassava Infected with Phytoplasma


    Post-Harvest Processing

    Screening of Rootcrop Varieties for Flour and Grates Processing and Utilization (Component 2 - Sweetpotato)

    R.R. Orias

    Enhancement of Food and Nutrient Security through Food Diversification: Development of Extruded Products from Cassava

    D.L. Tan


    Regional Climate – Resilient Agri – Fisheries (CRA) Assessment, Targeting & Prioritiization in Negros Island Region for the Adaptation and Mitigation Initiative (AMIA) Phase 2

    A.B. Loreto, P.P. Garcia, F.M. Gabunada, J. S. Windam, D.P. Loreto

    Climate–Resilient Agri-fisheries (CRA) Assessment, Targeting and Prioritization Adaptation and Mitigation Initiative (AMIA) Phase 2 in Cebu Province

    A.B. Loreto, M.N.V. Seriño, D.M. Bañoc, D.P. Loreto, J.P. Ga

    Suitability Assessment and Mapping to Support Development of Resilient Communities and Livelihoods of Bontoc, Tomas Oppus, Malitbog and Padre Burgos, Southern Leyte

    A.B. Loreto, M.N.V. Seriño, D.M. Bañoc, D.P. Loreto, J.P. Ga

    Dried Cassava Grates Processing and System Optimization

    D.L. Tan


    Value Chain Development of the Binagol and Sagmani Microindustry in Leyte

    M.M. Tambis


    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.

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    PhilRootcrops, VSU,Visca, Baybay City, Leyte, Philippines 6521-A
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