"Modernize the Philippine agriculture through the optimal use of biotechnology. The Program aims to utilize the tools of biotechnology as an alternative means to improving the productivity of local agriculture towards food security and sustainable development."
Welcome to DA Biotech Program
Electronic Submission, Monitoring and Evaluation System (ESMES)
To be at pace with the developments in biotechnology and the application of its tools in regulatory functions, the National Seed Quality Control Service of the Bureau of Plan Industry conducted a training for its technical staff in central and regional offices on the application of bioinformatics and genomics tools and techniques in varietal identification and purity testing. The training was held on June 22-27, 2014 at Hotel Rembrandt, Quezon City.
Molecular identification method for routine testing and authentication of durian varieties developed by the University of Southern Mindanao with support from the Department of Agriculture Biotechnology Program.