Ohio State University
Aurora M. Baltazar, Site Coordinator (PhilRice); and Herminia R. Rapusas, Interim Site Coordinator (PhilRice
IPM activities in the Philippines site were concentrated in four program areas. Research focused on on-farm pest management experiments; multidisciplinary laboratory, greenhouse, and microplot experiments; IPM technology transfer and feedback; and socioeconomic analysis and training. The work was done as a collaborative effort among scientists at the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), the University of the Philippines-Los Banos, Leyte State University, Central Luzon State University, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center (AVRDC), Ohio State University, Penn State University and Virginia Tech. The IPM CRSP Philippines team also collaborated with the IPM CRSP South Asian site in Bangladesh and Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (India).