Industry Strategic Science and Technology Plans (ISPs) Platform

Rice

Science and Technology Model Farm (STMF) on integrated Rice and Rice-based Package of Technologies

The STMF project was to upscale the component-wise STBF to a model farm approach through rice and rice-based approaches that aim to maximize the space, time and resources found in the area. This site successfully executed the STBF project for 2 years. With regards to the community involvement in the project, the pre-identified production cluster …

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Pre-Commercialization Services of Rice Transplanter Attachment (RTA) and Rice Harvester Attachment (RHA) for Hand Tractor

To facilitate the filling of IP protection for the RHA technology and prosecution of the patent application for the RTA technology; – To evaluate the potential and determine the commercial viability of the RHA and RTA technologies through the conduct of a feasibility study and business plan analysis; – To determine the market viability of …

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DOST-PCAARRD-CMU Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Technology Business Incubator

The Central Mindanao University is one of the leading universities in the fields of agriculture, forestry and related fields. Research, being one of the four-fold functions of CMU, generated technologies in different fields. However, commercialization of these technologies remains a cloudy realization. Business incubation is one of the ways to commercialize these technologies. It has …

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Far Infra Red Drying System and Compact Ultra Impeller Rice Mill

Far Infra Red Drying System and Compact Ultra Impeller Rice Mill are in the upscaled testing stage to address the concern in drying and milling process which are high losses (5.8%) with the existing drying method and low milling recovery.  The Compact Impeller Rice Mill developed by the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization …

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Rice Combine Harvester

The Rice Combine Harvester developed by PhilRice can be readily mounted and dismounted from the hand tractor unit. This maximizes the utilization of hand tractors which are common agricultural equipment among rice farmers in the Philippines.

Development of low glycemic index rice

Ongoing projects under the Rice ISP include the development of low glycemic index rice through induced-mutation and marker-assisted selection by PhilRice – Batac. The project aims to contribute to addressing the problem of increasing the incidence of diabetes in the country. Glycemic index is a measurement carried out on carbohydrate-rich foods based on their tendency …

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Carrageenan Plant Growth Promoter (CPGP) Technology for Rice Production

The development of Carrageenan Plant Growth Promoter (CPGP) is funded by PCAARRD. CPGP has been proven to increase rice yields by 15 to 30 percent based on multi-location trials in 7 regions in the Philippines also making the crops more resistant to blight and infestation such as the tungro virus. Carrageenan also helps in strengthening …

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