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
Telephone / Fax No.: +63 (053)563-7229 Trunkline: +63 (053) 565 0600 local 1063
Email: lindvasq@yahoo.com | philrootcrops@vsu.edu.ph
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