BPI-Davao Conducts Hands-on Training on Mushroom Cultivation
The Bureau of Plant Industry – Davao National Crop Research, Development and Production Support Center (BPI-DNCRDPSC) conducted a two-day hands-on training on mushroom culture and cultivation on April 21-22, 2016. The training was conducted to capacitate and equip mushroom enthusiasts on the culture and cultivation technologies of different species of mushroom.
Ms. Arceli G. Yebes and Ms. Ma. Adelfa N. Lobres, Research Coordinator and In-charge of DNCRDPSC’s Plant Pest and Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, respectively, facilitated and managed the two-day activity. They demonstrated to the participants the step-by-step process in mushroom culture such as preparation of potato dextrose agar, grain spawn and substrates for different species of mushroom and the techniques on how to care and maintain mushroom cultures and culture beds. On the second day, each participant did a hands-on practice.
After the 2 days training, the 12 participants who were mushroom enthusiasts and growers in Davao City were able to prepare their culture media, grain spawn and fruiting bag substrates.
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