Agricultural science policies

Introduction Coconut or Cocos nucifera L. is synonym as a ‘versatile tree’ due to its multifunctional attributes that have generated a wide range of usage from food to cosmetics, and high value household to industrial products. Coconut is widely distributed throughout Asia,...
INTRODUCTION The Philippine Development Plan (PDP) for 2017 – 2022 is the country’s blueprint for economic development under the new administration. The Plan aims for inclusive growth, high-trust and resilient society, and competitive economy.  Recognizing the importance of rural...
INTRODUCTION Seed is a small hard part produced by plants which is capable of developing into a new plant. Most plants have seeds which contain the reproduction system of a flowering plant.  Generally, plant seeds are formed in a small, round or oval shapes, but they can be found in large...
INTRODUCTION "Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth" – Peter Drucker Innovation is one of the twelve pillars of the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) which requires an environment that is...
INTRODUCTION Japan's agricultural structure is changing from small farm sizes to relatively larger one. The 2015 World Census of Agriculture published in 2016 shows that the number of agriculture management entities[1]  in Japan falls by 18% from 1.68 million in 2010 to 1.38 million in...