DOST STEPS UP AD­LAI CROPS WITH IR­RA­DI­A­TION TECH­NOL­OGY

Agriculture - - Mi­nor Crop -

AGRI­CUL­TURE RE­SEARCH SPE­CIAL­ISTS from the De­part­ment of Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy – Philip­pine Nu­clear Re­search In­sti­tute (DOST-PNRI), work­ing to over­come Juan Dela Cruz’s chal­lenges in agri­cul­tural pro­duc­tion and food se­cu­rity, are de­vel­op­ing bet­ter va­ri­eties of Ad­lai, also called “Job’s Tears,” which may serve as a sub­sti­tute for the coun­try’s sta­ple food crops such as rice and corn.

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