TMPEGS - Technology Team
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World Vegetable Center (AVDRC)
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In Taiwan, field evaluation of vegetable species and varieties under Agroforestry system continued at AVRDC Organic Farm.
In the Philippines. An assessment of VAF systems was conducted in Lantapan, Bukidnon, Philippines, covering 21 farms, two agroforestry systems, six tree species, eight vegetables and four aspects.
In Vietnam, major activities conducted include the implementation of the experiments and on-farm trials with drip irrigation on vegetables, termite control in young cacao planting, experiment with shade-tolerant indigenous root crop under cashew and vegetables grown under different light regimes, drip irrigation on perennial crop, review of policy related to VAF and stakeholder discussion, conducting field survey on integrated crop and pest management and policy, and preparing research Abstracts and posters for the annual SANREM meeting.
In Indonesia, trials were conducted to determine the effect of different fertilizers and plant spacing (population) on growth and yield of several indigenous vegetables.