University Research Center



Adaptability and Horticultural Characterization of Different Moringa Accessions under Local Conditions (Study II – Adaptability Trial, Greenhouse Study)

by Hope G. Patricio (completed August 2015) ABSTRACT Twenty Moringa accessions were tested for adaptability under Central Philippines conditions. These consisted of Me-2, Mo-3, Mo-4, Me-5, Mo-7, Me-8, Mo-9, Mo-12, Mo-15, Ma-20, Mo-39, Mo-33, Mo-34, Mn-35. Mo-37, Mo-38, Mo-40, N (local variety), and Ms (Moringa stenopetala). Ms seeds came from West Africa while N was … Read more

Adaptability and Horticultural Characterization of Different Moringa Accessions under Local Conditions (Study I – Observational Nursery)

by Hope G. Patricio (completed August 2013) ABSTRACT Eighteen Moringa accessions obtained from AVRDC’ – The World Vegetable Center were evaluated for their adaptability and horticultural characteristics in an observational trial at Central Philippine University, Iloilo City, Philippines in June 2000 to May 2012. The accessions originated from India (3), Laos(1). Philippines (1), Taiwan (1), … Read more

Briquetting of Biomass and Urban Wastes using a Household Briquette Molder

by Aries Roda D. Romallosa (completed August 2011) ABSTRACT This study was conducted to produce briquettes as alternative source of energy from abundant biomass and urban wastes using a locally fabricated household briquette molder which is composed of molders, handle and frame. The mixtures used were the following Briquette 1: paper (100%); Briquette 2: CRH … Read more

Growth Performance of Lacatan Banana (Musa sapientum L.) Fertilized with Different Brands of Commercial Organic Fertilizer at Ilong Bukid, San Rafael, Iloilo Conditions: A Community Based Participatory Research

by Ricardo C. Sumpay, Jr.(completed October 2010) ABSTRACT The study was conducted from February 26 to June 29, 2007 at Ilongbukid, San Rafael, Iloilo. It determined the efficiency of the different brands of organic fertilizer on the growth of lacatan banana and obtained baseline information for a follow-up study on farmer-researcher partnership on techno-transfer. The … Read more

Production Practices of the Native Chicken Growers in Western Visayas

by Reynaldo N. Dusaran and Randy A. V. Pabulayan (completed June 2009) ABSTRACT This study was conducted to determine the production practices of the native chicken growers in the top three native chicken municipalities of all provinces in Western Visayas. This is a purely descriptive study that utilized the one-shot survey design. The study focused … Read more

Design and Evaluation of Pellet Mill for Animal Feeds Production

by Aries Roda D. Romallosa and Jaime C. Cabarles, Jr. (completed June 2009) ABSTRACT       This study was conducted to design and evaluate the performance of an electric motor-driven pellet mill for animal feed production The designed pellet mill is composed of major parts the feed hopper, pelleting chamber, pellet roll, die plate, discharge chute, and … Read more

Efficacy of Different Green Manures and Commercial Organic Fertilizers on the Growth and Yield of Potted Leaf Lettuce and Cabbage and Their Residudes on Lettuce and Pechay

by Ma. Victoria C. Seredrica (completed November 2015) ABSTRACT The studies were conducted at CPU campus, Iloilo City from October 2009 to April 2010. The first one compared the effects of IMO 5 (T4), commercial compost (T5) and leaf manures from acacia (Albizia saman) (T1), ipil-ipil (Leucaena leucocephala) (T2), madre de cacao (Gliricidia sepium) (T3), … Read more

The effect of different green and animal manures on the growth and yield of potted lettuce, cabbage and cauliflower

by Ma. Victoria C. Seredrica and Hope G. Patricio (completed April 2009) ABSTRACT The three crops were planted at different dates at three weeks interval at the back of the College of Agriculture Building. Lettuce was sown first in August 13 and harvested on October 24, 2007, Cabbage from September 4 , 2007 to February … Read more

Proximate Analysis and Palatability of Different Probable Locally Available alternative Feedstuffs for Native Chicken

 by Jaime C. Cabarles, Jr. (completed May 2008)  ABSTRACT The study was conducted to establish the baseline on the proximate analysis, palatability and probability of different locally available feedstuffs as alternative feeds for Darag native chicken growers. Proximate analysis revealed that feedstuffs made of leaf meals had higher crude protein, fiber, and ash however; these had lower nitrogen free extract, and moisture. … Read more

Evaluation of the Different Rice Hull Gasifiers Developed at CPU APPROTECH Center

by Aries Roda D. Romallosa (completed October 2007) ABSTRACT        Four gasifier stoves, all developed at the Appropriate Technology Center (APPROTECH Center) of CPU, were evaluated in this study. These include: Gasifier A or the cylindrical-type single-burner, top-lit updraft (T-LUD); Gasifier B or the cylindrical-type double-burner, T-LUD (for household use), and, Gasifier C or the conical-type double-burner T-LUD(for household use), and Gasifier … Read more