Training Programs

Postharvest Technologies

Cutflower Handling and Storage

Principles of various handling and storage techniques for cutflowers and their application in the handling and marketing system.

  • By arrangement (1 day)
  • P 1,500 per person
  • Fee is exclusive of participant's board and lodging
  • Min. no. of participants: 10
  • Coordinator: Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen
  • Tel. No. (049) 536-3138/3259
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Design and Establishment of Postharvest Infrastructure Facilities

Basic principles of design, layout and location of a packinghouse facility for fresh fruits, vegetables and cutflowers. Introduction to packinghouse operations and equipment e.g. sizer/sorter, washing tanks, drying racks, etc; includes design exercise for a basic packinghouse, hence, participants are encouraged to work on a design problem related to their commodity.

  • By arrangement (2 days)
  • P2,500 per person
  • Venue: PHTRC
  • Fee is exclusive of participant's board and lodging
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen
  • Tel. No. (049) 536-3138/ 3259
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Postharvest Handling of Fresh Fruit Flowers

  • 3 days (by arrangement)
  • Course Fee: PhP 4,000 per participant
  • Coordinator: Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen
  • Tel. No. (049) 536-3138/3259
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Postharvest Handling Technologies for Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, and Ornamentals

Theoretical bases of postharvest handling technologies and their practical application to specific commodity and location, in order to minimize losses and maintain and ensure quality and safety of fresh produce.

  • 1 week (by arrangement)
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen
  • Tel. No. (049) 536-3138/3259
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The ABC's of Handling Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Awareness of the basic aspects of postharvest handling techniques to maintain good quality and minimize product deterioration during distribution up to retail.

  • By arrangement (1 day)
  • P1,500 per person
  • Venue: PHTRC
  • Fee is exclusive of participant's board and lodging
  • Min. no. of participants: 10
  • Coordinator: Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen
  • Tel. No. (049) 536-3138/3259
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The Art of Plant Preservation

Principles and techniques underlying the preservation of the various plant parts, focusing on the drying methods, handling and storage, and the creative uses of preserved plant parts. Participants will also be involved in the craft making of preserved plant parts for better appreciation and for possible livelihood or business opportunities.

  • 2 days (by arrangement)
  • P4,000 per person
  • Fee is exclusive of participant's board and lodging
  • Min. no. of participants: 5
  • Coordinator: Dr. Dormita R. del Carmen
  • Tel. No. (049) 536-3138/ 3259
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.