Effective microorganism-based organic crop production, best paper in 11th BPSU in house review
BALANGA CITY, Bataan – The Effective Microorganism-Based Organic Solanaceous Crop Production in Orani, Bataan emerged as Best Paper (Development Category) in the 11th Bataan Peninsula State University (BPSU) Research and Development In House Review.
Together with Dr. Rina Paguia, the project leader, are Mirasol Rosana, research member; Dr. Arturo Alegado and Engr. Morrimer Daag who collaborated with the research doing partial budget analysis and defining new technologies.
Dr. Hermogenes Paguia, OIC-Vice President for Research, Development, and Extension Services, explained that effective microorganisms are soil enriching agents.
The paper bested other BPSU research projects Application of Coral Transplantation Technology to Improve Productivity of Coral Reef Resources for Responsible and Sustainable Fisheries /Harness Potentials of Subic Bay for Underwater Tourism; Community Participatory Action Research (CPAR) Integrated Rice-based cum Sweet Potato and Slaughter Goat Production in Bataan; and Science and Technology Model Farm on Mango Production in Pampanga.
Educators from Central Luzon State University-CLAARRDEC Dr. Mario Agustin, Research Office; Dr. Romeo Gavino, Professor, College of Engineering; and Nestor Pagaduan, Instructor, Research Office were the evaluators during the recent in house review held at BPSU Abucay Campus.
On the other hand, the university research project Development of Automatic Fish Feeder using Microcontroller and GSM technology was adjudged Best Paper in Research Category.
OIC-Vice President Paguia said the university, in consonance with the direction of BPSU President Dr. Greg Rodis, has a dynamic research and development office. BPSU is considered as the agricultural research center of the province of Bataan.