2012 SEARCA Agriculture and Development Seminar Series (ADSS)

The SEARCA Agriculture and Development Seminar Series (ADSS) encourages presentation and discussion of development and research issues, as well as their implications for agricultural and rural development. Presentations may feature new concepts, frameworks, or perspectives; methodologies; research findings; policy issues and proposed solutions; or any combination of these, on topics emphasized by the SEARCA's current five-year plan. Through the ADSS, SEARCA aims to contribute to a vibrant scientific exchange within, and even beyond, the Los Baños Science Community.

The ADSS and its special seminars are open to the public and are scheduled as much as possible on a Tuesday, 4–5 p.m.

Speakers at SEARCA's ADSS have included scholars, researchers and thought leaders occupying influential positions in the Philippine executive and legislative branches and other government agencies, UN agencies, other international development organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and academe.

7 Feb 2012

Threat on and Prospect of the Philippine Banana Industry in the Face of Fusarium Wilt TR4 Epidemic

Dr. Agustin B. Molina, Regional Coordinator, Asia and the Pacific Bioversity International
26 Jan 2012

Progress in R&D of Biotech Products at Monsanto

Dr. Stanislav Flasinski, Gene Expression Discovery Team Lead, Monsanto
Remarks: Special Seminar
24 Jan 2012

Year-Round Programmed Production of Mangoes

Dr. Calixto M. Protacio, Professor, Dept. of Horticulture, College of Agriculture, University of the Philippines Los Baños
Remarks: In cooperation with Gamma Sigma Delta-Honor Society of Agriculture (GSD-HSA)
10 Jan 2012

Factors Influencing Enrollment in Agriculture Courses

Mr. Kritsada Phongkaranyaphat, Lecturer, Maejo University - Phrae Campus, Thailand
10 Jan 2012

Early Growth and Carbon Sequestration Potential of Selected Tree Species in Degraded Grassland in Southern Leyte, Philippines

Prof. Anatolio N. Polinar, SEARCA PhD Research Scholar and Assistant Professor, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, Visayas State University
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