coconut no.1 coconut producing region insufficient funding global demand for oil and by-products cadang-cadang disease
favorable environment low copra price high potential for high value coco products occurrence of new pest
developed tissue culture protocol non-fertilized plantation high potential for other by-products competition w/ other oil crops
developed DNA marker-based tech. low info dissemination on product development political crop
availability of genebank non-availability/lack of processing plants insurgency
existence of farmers' coop non-access to coco levy
tree of life indiscriminate cutting of coconut trees
proximity of Bicol to market & processing plant occurrence of aflatoxin
existence of a world class state of the art laboratory facilities & highly-skilled technical personnel
available farming system technologies
existence of Bicol coconut commodity board
high value vegetables (gabi) established industry taken for granted canned, frozen laing already available in the market competition with other Asian countries
popularity and peculiarity of laing, pinangat, inulukan lack of researches/studies in all aspects products being promoted in fairs, festivals and suported by DOT and DTI
existence of expert pinangat makers lack of proper post harvest techniques to produce quality dried gabi leaves dried leaves and by products demanded locally and exported globally
presence of women coops suported by local and international donors absence of post harvest facilities new product lines can be developed (leaves, stalk)
appropriate in flooded and typhoon prone areas
upland varieties also available
can be used as inbtercrop with rice, coconut, pieapple
minimal input and high ROI
packaging techniques highly supported by government thru DOST
abaca endemic low productivity because of the disease identification of tolerant varieties bunchy top, mosaic and bract mosaic
availability of tissue-cultured plantlets low adoption of technology genetically modified abaca reduction of area planted with abaca
existence of handicraft industries/fiber exporters & processors farmers do not use fertilizer global demand Indonesia going into abaca production
pinukpok technology development inactive/weak farmers' organization implementation of land reform
presence of national standards high cost of post harvest facilities conversion to other crops (cash crops)
steady market breeding places for mosquitoes transmitting filariasis/elephantiasis
private sector support (local & foreign) risk for farmers' health
existence of Bicol abaca commodity board
pili percent survival of planted trees not recorded (both w/in R-V & outside) healthy quality of oil other countries starting to plant pili
existence of industries (confectionaries, accessories) no database on conducted researches locally established market competition from other nuts
varied products potential for export (oil,fleshy portion for flavoring & other food preparation, feeds,fuel and source of activated carbon, anti-bacterial) no monitoring of distributed planting materials growing demand abroad indiscriminate cutting of trees
endemic poor packaging of commercial pili kernel products increasing production
presence of national standards short shelf life of kernel products propagation of ever-bearing varieties
private sectors' support occurrence of diseases propagation of special varieties.. Quality of kernel, etc., bigger kernels
planting materials distributed (starting 1996 to date) low production- seasonality of production global demand
pili nurseries established (SUCs &LGUs) backyard type of plantation
accreditation of characterized pili varieties (continuing activity)
development of post-harvest tools & equipment
initial studies both at production & post-production levels conducted
continuous development of new product lines by trader processors
best in terms of flavor
small ruminants (goat&sheep)* intensive researches conducted low productivity due to: low quality of breeding stock, poor nutrition & management practices potential for exportation to Middle East and Hongkong incidence of FMD and other diseases
availability of publications/IEC materials on production/ processing techniques Inefficient marketing system(lack of organized scheme & price information, inadequate transport & handling facilities) important substitue for hogs, cattle and poultry meat conversion of pasture area to residential
increasing government support & programs to increase production (kambingang barangay, dispersal, livelihood programs) low access to credit facilities and incentives for small scale ventures low production cost
good source of meat/milk/hides & fiber lack of trained manpower for development high selling price for meat
low acceptability of meat and milk products potential source of animal protein
limited products from meat processing of milk into dairy products
cattle availability of stocks (local breeds) low productivity development of crossbreeds susceptibility to FMD and other diseases
local demand inefficient marketing system globally competitive meat product conversion of pasture area to residential
availability of feeds and pasture limited number of farmers availing credit facilities could be utilized for tourism (rodeo festival)
accessibility to technology information and services limited number of commercial farms
Camarines Norte
pineapple queen pineapple is one of the sweetest pineapple in the Philippines market identity potential demand for processed competition from other varieties
relatively cheap assorted sizes of fruits produced in the market growing international market for fresh fruit competition from other regions
vast planting area farmers cannot meet industry requirements value added processed products
intercropping w/ coconut low productivity vast area for plantation
sustained demand for fresh fruit no post-harvest technology fiber technology (piña cloth)
proximity to market low juice content (compared to smooth cayene/hawaii variety)
CNSC as lead agency
support of LGU
rice vast ricefarms low yield access to micro credit agencies conversion of land into residential areas & industrial sites
natural source of irrigation research outputs on upland rice not disseminated coordination with PHILRICE extinction
presence of organically grown upland rice varieties (organic rice) high cost of inputs (fertilizers, etc) easily flooded
existing high-end market high cost of post-harvest facilities low price of imported rice
ideal topography lack of organized farmer groups importation of rice varieties
vast areas for production non-availability of genebank collections to choose from (Bicol region)
main supplier of rice transfer of technologies from PHILRICE to the farmers
can be planted as intercrop
availability of technologies
tiger grass best variety no established coop to support high demand in international market very strong typhoon
soil fixer and binder no LGU support decors and other by-products insurgency
tolerance to typhoon no storage facilities source of livelihood alternative host of abaca pests and diseases
minimal farming management no value added production competitor of soil nutrient
perennial crop lack of quality control raw material "exported" to Baguio
endemic scarce researches conducted fluctuating price
limited skills/craftsmanship buyer commands the price
existing technologies not disseminated to end-users
quality improvement of by-product
abaca planting of lasa/ tiger grass
bamboo* serves all purpose(home décor,housing materials,furniture, food, paper, frame etc.) not given priority on research wide market of furniture made of bamboo competition with other furniture products
resistant to typhoon & seawater importation of finished products high demand for bamboo for construction materials (bamboo tiles,scaffolding, plyboo, kuboo, etc) indescriminate cutting of bamboo
can be planted as intercrop to coconuts low information dissemination on product development bamboo shoots for food (potential export product) importation of bamboo materials from Indonesia & Malaysia
grows well along riverbank & other types of soil lack of proper knowledege on its cutting period preparation of bamboo canyons during X'mas season preference for plastic materials instead of locally available bamboo
no identified bamboo pests and diseases insufficient/ unsustained government support for propagation of bamboo use of bamboo for ethnic games
availability of micropropagation protocol selling of finished products are at staggered places encourage use of bamboo for cultural purposes/indigenous practices
good source of income lack of patronage among Filipinos in using bamboo-made furnitures & other products revival of indigenous uses - salud, torch, bamboo canyons, container etc…
scarcity in training craftsmen in making quality furniture out of bamboo demand for non-forest products
used in erosion control/ wind breaker, reforestation taken for granted - proper care and management should be done for landscaping purposes (ornamental)
lack of technology dissemination to end-users
lack of bamboo farms
absence of bamboo genebank
Competitiveness (S&T Anchor Programs) Frontier/Cutting Edge Science (Biotechnology) Sustainable Development (Natural Resources Management) Enhancing Provision of R&D Support to Public Sector Services for Product Competitiveness
Use of enzyme technology in the production of monolaurin DNA marker-assisted selection and breeding Planting/replanting and fertilization programs for coconut Establishment of MAK plantations (with LGUs - Guinobatan, Albay, Buhi and Tinambac, Camarines Sur
Metabollites from microbes as an alternatives to synthetic pesticides Genome mapping Genetic diversity assessment and conservation of coconut germplasm
Nutrient cycling and innovative approach of biomass management in plantations for maintenance and conservation of soil fertility Map-based gene discovery
Gene expression during coconut somatic embryogenesis
Clonal propagation
Embryo culture of Lono coconut
Induced mutation to promote somatic embryogenesis
Application of molecular techniques to improve biological control of pests and diseases: molecular diagnostics and strain identificaiton
Abaca based product development (pinukpok technology) development of GMA (genetically modified abaca) resistant to viral diseases rehabilitation and replanting programs Access to Credit/ fund source
collection, characterization and evaluation of abaca varieties virus elimination in Vitro thru Chemotherapy/thermotheraph/ Meristem Culture expansion of abaca production
identification of disease tolerant abaca varieties production opf planting materials
establishement of nurseries
nutritional studies
tissue culture techniques to speed up propagation of desired varieties continue characterization and identification of different pili varieties establishment of plantation collaboration with LGUs, SUCs and other agencies for mass production of pili planting materials
identification and propagation of high -yielding and ever-bearing pili types gene mapping expansion and maintenance of nurseries packaging of matured technologies for dissemination
improvement and development of post harvest technologies- expansion and maintenance of plantations
- village level testing and imporvement of harvesting tools and equipment (sheller, depulper etc.) establishment of a genebank
- improvement of packaging techniques
- production of new product lines
- improvement of existing product lines
appropriate farming practices to come up with standard sizes Tissue culturing of planting materials Organic farming of pineapple Closer coordination with LGUs for mutual cooperation on improving the industry, for funding, and additional activities
Intercropping with other crops esp.coconut Coordination with farmers' cooperatives
post harvest facilities identification and development of high yielding varieties monoculture coordination with DTI for market identification
skills training and product development proper cultural management support agencies for development (LGUs, DA)
craftsmanship and development of existing technologies tapping lending institutions
improved craftsmanship in manufacturing of bamboo furniture Propagation of desired varieties for various commercial purposes technology verification linkage of SUCs and LGUs in promoting bamboo industry
training for craftsmen in making quality furniture out of bamboo Propagation of high commercial value bamboo variety identification of planting site
Breed development studies Upgrading and genetic studies Establlishment of a pasture (high yielding varieties) Linkage w/ LGU assisted researches
Meat and Milk product development studies Embryo transfer formulation of locally available feeds
Sensory quality studies of meat and milk products cloning growth and reproductive performance studies
AI studies Milk and meat product marketing
Estrus synchronization Biogas installation
utilization of waste as fertilizers
Establishment of genebanks for upland rice Establishment of genebanks for upland rice
improved post harvest facilities for upland rice fertilizer management and nutritional studies on upland rice
weeder machine for the control of weeds for upland rice water management irrigation studies for upland rice
validate technologies for pest prevention/ control (Birds and rats)
Validate technologies for planting upland rice in sloping areas





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