PILI, Camarines Sur — The Central Bicol State University of Agriculture (CBSUA) conducted its 23rd R&D Project Review and Information Dissemination (RDPRID) on June 15-16, 2010 at the CN Divinagracia Hall, inside the university campus here.
The two-day activities include a paper presentation with two categories: natural sciences and biodiversity; socio economics and education and a poster competition.
For the Natural Sciences and Biodiversity category, the paper on “Evaluation of IBA, Coconut Water and their Combinations in Grafting Pili” by Dr. Gilda S. de Asis won the first place.
The second place went to the “Promotion of the Nutrient Manager as a Decision Tool for Rice Sufficiency” by Dr. Fe B. Perlas, while the “Comparative Performance of Biofertilizers under Aerobic and Anaerobic Conditions” by Dr. Fe B. Perlas, Prof. Jesus B. Osea and Prof. Russell Rosalinda F. Rastrullo won the third place.
For the Socio Economics and Education category, the following were adjudged winners: 1st Place – “Benefit Monitoring and Evaluation of ischools Project in the Bicol Region: Readiness and Acceptability of ICT Integration among schools Project in Camarines Sur” by Vladimir R. Foronda, Dr. Gloria B. Osea, Charlie P. Nacario, and Ma. Teresa B. Lirag; 2ndand 3rd Place – “Good Practices in Climate Change Adaptation across Ecosystems” by Dr. Cely S. Binoya. Place – “Teaching Practices in Math of Selected Elementary and Secondary Cooperating Schools in Camarines Sur” by Dr. Gloria B. Osea, Dr. Elizabeth L. Laynesa, Dr. Eden C. Paz, and Rowena M. Bayrante ;
Winning first place for the Poster Competition was Hanilyn A. Hidalgo for her research entitled,“AFNR Human Resource Inventory and Environmental Scanning in Camarines Provinces”. Dr. Fe B. Perlas was awarded the second place for her poster on “Promotion of the Nutrient Manager as a Decision Tool for Rice Sufficiency.” Dr. Fe B. Perlas together with Prof. Jesus A. Osea, and Prof. Russell Rosalinda F. Rastrullo garnered the third place for their poster on “Comparative Performance of Biofertilizers under Aerobic and Anaerobic Conditions.”
Meanwhile, the three winning papers during the International Conference on Higher Education Research: Utilization, Experience and Discovery held at the University of Northern Philippines, Vigan, Ilocos Sur on April 28 to May 1, 2010 were also presented as special reports during the in-house review.
The CBSUA’s Research Division held this yearly activity not only to monitor and evaluate the university’s RD projects but also to promote R&D excellence. It also served as a venue to disseminate new technologies and knowledge to stakeholders, partners and the scientific community.
Winners of the 23rd RDPRID received cash prizes and plaques of recognition. The first placers for each category received P10,000 while the second and third placers won P7,000 and P5,000 respectively.
The Best Poster first placer received P5,000 while the second and third placers were given P4,000 and P2,000 each.
There were 20 completed and 20 on-going R&D papers presented. From among the completed researches, seven papers were recommended for presentation for the BCARRD Regional Symposium on Research and Development Highlights (RSRDH). These were the six winners of the two categories and the paper of Dr. Dulce J. Mostoles and Prof. Lilia C. Pasiona entitled, “Adaptability of Stingless Bee to Different Hives.” – pbp