Training Programs

Crop Production and Plant Breeding

Evaluation of Economically Important Crops for Resistance to Major Diseases

Theoretical and practical aspects of identifying/screening crop varieties with resistance to important diseases; useful to seed growers and producers.

  • By arrangement (3 days) whole year round
  • Venue: CSC
  • P6,000
  • Coordinator: Virma Rea G. Lee
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact numbers: (049) 543-9478/536-5287

Fees subject to change, training fee covers training kit and snacks only. Training courses for other areas in crop/seed production could be designed depending on the needs of the clients. Free post training assistance will be provided but traveling expenses should be shouldered by the requesting party.

Special Training Courses on Plant Breeding, Genebanking and Crop Biotech are offered upon request.

Send requests to:
Dr. Calixto M. Protacio
Director
Crop Science Cluster
College of Agriculture
UP Los Baños
Fax: 63 (049) 536-5287

Hybrid Papaya Production

Theoretical and practical aspects of producing Sinta, a hybrid papaya; include seed handling, pricking, planting, cultural management, harvesting, postharvest practices and marketing; also features trip to a papaya growing area or to a participant's possible planting site for evaluation and planting recommendations.

  • By arrangement (3 days), whole year round
  • Venue: CSC
  • P6,000 per person
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Virma Rea G. Lee
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact Numbers: (049) 543-9478; (049) 536-5287

Fees subject to change, training fee covers training kit and snacks only. Training courses for other areas in crop/seed production could be designed depending on the needs of the clients. Free post training assistance will be provided but traveling expenses should be shouldered by the requesting party.

Special Training Courses on Plant Breeding, Genebanking and Crop Biotech are offered upon request.

Send requests to:
Dr. Calixto M. Protacio
Director
Crop Science Cluster
College of Agriculture
UP Los Baños
Fax: 63 (049) 536-5287

Micropropagation of Musa spp. (or other selected crops)

Theoretical background and practical application of tissue culture techniques for the propagation of Musa spp. and/or other selected crops.

  • By arrangement, whole year round (5 days)
  • Venue: CSC
  • P10,000 per person
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Virma Rea G. Lee
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact numbers: (049) 543-9478; (049) 536-5287

Fees subject to change, training fee covers training kit and snacks only. Training courses for other areas in crop/seed production could be designed depending on the needs of the clients. Free post training assistance will be provided but traveling expenses should be shouldered by the requesting party.

Special Training Courses on Plant Breeding, Genebanking and Crop Biotech are offered upon request.

Molecular and Serological Techniques in Plant Disease Diagnosis

Theoretical and practical aspects of disease detection and diagnosis using nucleic acid and antibody-based techniques; useful for producing disease-free planting materials of new crop varieties or tissue cultured plantlets for platation managers, agriculturists, technicians, and teachers.

  • Schedule by arrangement (4 days/module) (whole year round)
  • Venue: CSC
  • Course fee: P10,000/module
  • Coordinator: Virma Rea G. Lee
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact Numbers: (049) 543-9478/536-5287

Nursery and Field Establishment of Tissue Cultured Bananas

Theoretical background and practical aspects of growing tissue culture bananas that include potting out, nursery establishment, field planting and cultural management practices in growing tissue cultured bananas. Useful for nurserymen and banana growers/farmers. Includes training kit with in vitro meriplants and established seedlings ready for field planting.

  • By arrangement (2 days), whole year round
  • Venue: CSC
  • P4,000 per person
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Virma Rea G. Lee
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact numbers: (049) 543-9478/ (049) 536-5287

Fees subject to change, training fee covers training kit and snacks only. Training courses for other areas in crop/seed production could be designed depending on the needs of the clients. Free post training assistance will be provided but traveling expenses should be shouldered by the requesting party.

Special Training Courses on Plant Breeding, Genebanking and Crop Biotech are offered upon request.

Plant Propagation and Nursery Management of Economic Plants

Seed selection, seedling and seedbed preparation, asexual propagation, and establishment and maintenance of a nursery.

  • By arrangement (1 day)
  • P2,000 per person
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Dr. Roberto C. Coronel
  • Tel. No. (049) 536-2448/2478

Training on Basic Concepts in Plant Nutritional Requirements, Functions and Disorders

Theoretical and practical aspects of nutrient formulation for hydroponics systems, includes: understanding of the nutritional requirements of selected crops; identification of nutrient deficiency symptoms and excess symptoms and their impact to plant growth; and nutrient formulation exercise.

  • By arrangement (1 day), whole year round
  • P2,000 per person
  • Min. no. of participants: 6
  • Coordinator: IPB Extension Unit and Eureka Teresa M. Ocampo
  • IPB Tel. Nos: (049) 536-5287/576-0090

Fees subject to change, training fee covers training kit and snacks only. Training courses for other areas in crop/seed production could be designed depending on the needs of the clients. Free post training assistance will be provided but traveling expenses should be shouldered by the requesting party.

Special Training Courses on Plant Breeding, Genebanking and Crop Biotech are offered upon request.

Send requests to:
Dr. Calixto M. Protacio
Director
Crop Science Cluster
College of Agriculture
UP Los Baños
Fax: 63 (049) 536-5287

Training on Corn Seed Production

Theoretical and practical aspects (with some field exercises) of producing high quality corn seeds that include planting, cultural management, harvesting, processing, postharvest practices, marketing and seed distribution. This training is a requirement for the accreditation of IPB-UPLB hybrid and open pollinated corn seed growers.

  • By arrangement (3 days), whole year round
  • Venue: CSC
  • P7,000 per person
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Virma Rea G. Lee
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact numbers: (049) 543-9478/536-5287

Fees subject to change, training fee covers training kit and snacks only. Training courses for other areas in crop/seed production could be designed depending on the needs of the clients. Free post training assistance will be provided but traveling expenses should be shouldered by the requesting party.

Special Training Courses on Plant Breeding, Genebanking and Crop Biotech are offered upon request.

Send requests to:
Dr. Calixto M. Protacio
Director
Crop Science Cluster
College of Agriculture
UP Los Baños
Fax: 63 (049) 536-5287

Training on Hybrid Corn Production

Theoretical and practical aspects (with some field exercises) of producing corn utilizing hybrid corn seeds. It includes planting, cultural management, insect pest and disease management, harvesting, and post-harvest handling. The training is offered for technicians, farmers and other stakeholders. Training kit, and AM and PM snacks will be provided.

  • By arrangement (2 days), whole year round
  • P4,000 per person
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Proceso H. Manguiat
  • (049) 536- 5287/576-0090

Fees subject to change, training fee covers training kit and snacks only. Training courses for other areas in crop/seed production could be designed depending on the needs of the clients. Free post training assistance will be provided but traveling expenses should be shouldered by the requesting party.

Special Training Courses on Plant Breeding, Genebanking and Crop Biotech are offered upon request.

Send requests to:
Dr. Calixto M. Protacio
Director
Crop Science Cluster
College of Agriculture
UP Los Baños
Fax: 63 (049) 536-5287

Training on Hydroponics, Vegetable Production with Emphasis on SNAP Hydroponics

Theoretical and practical aspects in setting-up a complete SNAP (Simple Nutrient Addition Program) hydroponics system.

  • By arrangement (1 day), whole year round
  • Venue: CSC
  • P2,000 per person
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Virma Rea G. Lee
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact numbers: (049) 543-9478/536-5287

Fees subject to change, training fee covers training kit and snacks only. Training courses for other areas in crop/seed production could be designed depending on the needs of the clients. Free post training assistance will be provided but traveling expenses should be shouldered by the requesting party.

Special Training Courses on Plant Breeding, Genebanking and Crop Biotech are offered upon request.

Send requests to:
Dr. Calixto M. Protacio
Director
Crop Science Cluster
College of Agriculture
UP Los Baños
Fax: 63 (049) 536-5287

Training on Organic Production of Vegetable Crops

Theoretical and practical aspects of producing vegetable crops under organic conditions that cover preparation of organic fertilizer, pesticides, proper cultural management practices and suitable farming systems.

  • By arrangement (2 days), whole year round
  • Venue: CSC
  • P4,000 per person
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinators: Virma Rea G. Lee
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact Numbers: (049) 543-9478; 536-5287

Fees subject to change, training fee covers training kit and snacks only. Training courses for other areas in crop/seed production could be designed depending on the needs of the clients. Free post training assistance will be provided but traveling expenses should be shouldered by the requesting party.

Special Training Courses on Plant Breeding, Genebanking and Crop Biotech are offered upon request.

Send requests to:
Dr. Calixto M. Protacio
Director
Crop Science Cluster
College of Agriculture
UP Los Baños
Fax: 63 (049) 536-5287

Training on Seed Production of Legumes

Theoretical and practical aspects of vegetable and legume production for seed purposes that covers site selection, planting, cultural management practices, harvesting, post-harvest handling and storage, economics of seed production; includes an exposure trip to other neighboring research institutions; a requirement for the accreditation of IPB-UPLB legume seed growers.

  • 4 days (whole year round)
  • Venue: CSC
  • Course fee: PhP 8,000 per person
  • Coordinator: Virma Rea G. Lee
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact numbers: (049) 543-9478/536-5287
  • Minimum no. of participants: TBA

Training on Seed Production of Vegetables

Theoretical and practical aspects of vegetable production for seed purposes that covers site selection, planting, cultural management practices, harvesting, postharvest handling and storage, economics of seed production and marketing. Includes an exposure trip to other neighboring research institutions. This training is a requirement for the accreditation of IPB-UPLB vegetable seed growers.

  • By arrangement (5 days), whole year round
  • Venue: CSC
  • P10,000 per person
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Virma Rea G. Lee
  • Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Contact Numbers: (049) 543-9478/536-5287

Fees subject to change, training fee covers training kit and snacks only. Training courses for other areas in crop/seed production could be designed depending on the needs of the clients. Free post training assistance will be provided but traveling expenses should be shouldered by the requesting party.

Special Training Courses on Plant Breeding, Genebanking and Crop Biotech are offered upon request.

Send requests to:
Dr. Calixto M. Protacio
Director
Crop Science Cluster
College of Agriculture
UP Los Baños
Fax: 63 (049) 536-5287