RIARC San Jorge

Last Updated on Monday, 22 July 2013 Published Date

RIARC Satellite for Rice and Other Cereals Development

Year Established 1932
Location  Brgy. Anquiana, San Jorge, Samar
Total Land Area (has.)  83
Major Commodity Focus Grains (rice & corn) & Legumes
No. of Personnel 9
Station Superintendent Dr. Francisco T. Dayap

The identification of adaptable rice varieties for different ecosystems in Region 8 is a continuing activity of RIARC-San Jorge. It also conducts adaptability trials on sorghum and OPV on corn. This DA-RFU 8 station initiated the purification and selection of upland rice, such as aromatic Kalinayan rice which has been sustainably grown in Samar province.

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