DA strengthens pest management strategies
- Written by CHERRY MAE D. PALICTE
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To further understand the risk factors for pest outbreaks particularly on rice, the Department of Agriculture in Region XI (DA-XI) strengthened its capacities through Pest Risk Identification and Management (PRIME) training.
Ulysses Duque, Agriculturist II of Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) Crop Pest Management Division said advance monitoring and surveillance on rice field can prevent pest outbreak.