The Agri-Bookstore is the official publishing and distribution channel of various publications under the College of Agriculture and Food Science (CAFS), UPLB. It was established in 1986 under the name CA Publications Program. Currently, it is being managed by the CAFS Publications Section of the CAFS Dean’s Office.
Serving as home to a number of publications authored by renowned researchers, professors, and agriculturists, the Agri-Bookstore caters to a variety of clients. While most of our customers are students taking various agricultural courses, some individuals and researchers nationwide visit us to purchase our materials.

HOW TO PURCHASE

1. Visit the Agri-Bookstore at UPLB.
2. Send orders through e-mail or Facebook message. Upon receipt of your order, we shall send you an invoice indicating the cost of the publications and the handling fee (15%). Your orders will be sent to you after we have received your payment (cash or manager’s check addressed to CAFS Publications or UPLB Foundation, Inc.).

I.H. Complex, U.P. Los Baños College, Laguna 4031
cafs_publications.uplb@up.edu.ph
(63-49) 536-2379
Publications Section, College of Agriculture and Food Science, UPLB

ANIMAL AND DAIRY SCIENCE

ANIMAL BREEDING:
PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN THE PHILIPPINE CONTEXT
Php: 700.00

Author: Orville L. Bondoc
2008, 386 pp.
ISBN 978-971-542-589-6

This book aims to present the practical approach of established principles of animal breeding towards the genetic improvement of carabao, cattle, goats, pigs, chickens, and ducks. It is intended to be useful to agricultural students and breeders of farm animals.

ANG PAG-AALAGA NG KATUTUBONG MANOK
Php: 90.00

Author: Angel L. Lambio
Third Edition 2016 (2006, 2001), 10 pp.
ISBN 971-8778-45-4

This pamphlet aims to provide readers with a simple and direct-to-the-point material on raising native chicken. It describes the unique characteristics of native chicken, requirements for appropriate housing, recommended breeding, and disease control.

ANG PAGGAWA NG ITLOG NA MAALAT AT CENTURY EGG
Php: 90.00

Authors: M.V.P. Lawas, A.L. Lambio, and, N.P. Roxas
Third Edition 2016 (2000, 2006), 10 pp.
ISBN 978-971-8778-78-4

This is an easy “how to do it” manual expected to give knowledge about the process of making salted egg and century egg.

CUT YOUR OWN T-BONE STEAK
Php: 19.00

Author: Perlito I. Ibarra
1996, 21 pp.
ISBN 971-547-108-0

This pamphlet discusses different beef cuts and their respective relation to their qualities that will aid in proper cooking. It contains consumer-oriented set of information that will help in getting utmost satisfaction from beef.

ANG PAGGAWA NG BALUT
Php: 80.00

Author: Severino S. Capitan
Third Printing 2017 (1994, 1993, 2009), 12 pp.
ISBN 971-547-011

In the first edition of this pamphlet, the traditional process of balut-making was given importance. For this second edition, the author added the use of artificial incubator for embryo development.

POULTRY PRODUCTION IN THE TROPICS
Php: 400.00

Author: Angel L. Lambio
2010, 263 pp.
ISBN 978-971-542-631-2

This book is useful for agriculture and veterinary medicine students. It is also a good guidebook for poultry farmers. It discusses poultry production under the tropical conditions and details the status and prospects of the poultry industry, housing and equipment, feeding and nutrition, breeding and breeder management, incubation and hatchery management, and production of broilers, egg-type chickens, and ducks. A comprehensive chapter on poultry diseases and their prevention and control is also included.

THE SCIENCE AND PRACTICE OF QUAIL PRODUCTION
Php: 235.00

Author: Severino S. Capitan
2006, 100 pp.
ISBN 971-8778-51-9

This book provides information for quail enthusiasts, students, and other interested individuals about the science and practice of quail production. Among those discussed were quail industry in the Philippines, history and development of breeds, breeding and management, nutrition, disease control, and processing and utilization of quail products.

crop protection, entomology, and plant pathology

LABORATORY MANUAL ON TROPICAL WEED BIOLOGY
Php: 22.00

Authors: Beatriz L. Mercado and Juliana Manuel
1977, 101 pp.

This laboratory manual is intended for a higher undergraduate course in tropical weed biology. It contains 16 exercises that deal with the life cycle, seed dormancy, seed germination, and responses of some common weed species.

MANUAL IN GENERIC IDENTIFICATION OF PLANT NEMATODES
Php: 76.00

Author: Manolo B. Castillo
1991, 40 pp.
ISBN 971-8778-01-2

This manual is designed as an aid to students and those in the field of plant pathology. Nematode identification is a prerequisite in the diagnosis of nematode-caused diseases and is essential in the formulation of control measures.

RODENT BIOLOGY AND CONTROL
Php: 100.00

Authors: Fernando C. Sanchez and Edwin A. Benigno
1985, 152 pp.
ISBN 971-110-026-6

The information presented in this book are results of 15 years of research conducted by the Rodent Research Center (1968-1976) which was taken over by the National Crop Protection Center (NCPC) from 1976 to present. Information such as the role of quarantine was provided by the Bureau of Plant Industry. While this book focuses mainly on Philippine rodents, it can serve as a good reference for rodent biology and management training in other tropical and subtropical regions of the world.

CROP SCIENCE, AGRONOMY, AND HORTICULTURE

A GUIDE TO FAMILIES OF COMMON FLOWERING PLANTS IN THE PHILIPPINES
Php: 450.00

Author: Irma Remo Castro
2006, 199 pp.
ISBN 978-971-542-525-4

This book aims to be a guide in determining the family to which a plant belongs to, a preliminary step in identifying an unknown plant. Plant samples discussed in the book are those that can be found in gardens and public parks.

CASHEW PRODUCTION IN THE PHILIPPINES
Php: 34.00

Authors: Gabriel A. Tabinga and Arsenio O. Gagni
1984, 35 pp.

This manual is part of the series of instructional materials consisting of revised versions of the 1970 student manuals as well as other farm enterprise manuals and pamphlets on crop, poultry, and livestock production.

FRAGRANT ORNAMENTAL PLANTS IN THE PHILIPPINES
Php: 375.00

Author: Teresita Lantin-Rosario
2005, 86 pp.
ISBN 971-542-457-0

With the current book-to-nature and conservation activities, this book hopes to serve as a guide to those seeking information regarding fragrant ornamentals. In this publication, both the Traditionally-grown and some recently introduced ornamental plants which bear fragrant flowers are presented.

FRUIT AND PLANTATION CROP PRODUCTION
Php: 300.00

Authors: Leon O. Namuco and Calixto M. Protacio
Second Printing 2015 (2010), 186 pp.
ISBN 978-971-542-643-5

This book covers two highly-diverse groups of horticultural crops commercially-grown in the Philippines – fruit and plantation crops. It provides basic information about the crops and presents the state-of-the-art in growing them.

GUIDE TO PLANTING AND CARE OF EDIBLE FRUITS AND NUTS IN THE HOME GARDEN
Php: 70.00

Authors: Roberto E. Coronel
2017, 13 pp.
ISBN 978-621-95687-0-8

This bulletin is the answer to a lot of inquiries on many aspects of growing fruit plants in the home garden. It discusses what fruit species are adapted to given location, what fruit varieties are presently recommended for planting, where to procure these planting materials, and what practices from planting to harvest are recommended.

THE IMPROVEMENT & PRODUCTION OF COTTON IN THE PHILIPPINES
Php: 96.00

Author: Rodolfo P. Cabangbang
1984, 129 pp.
ISBN 971-110-017-7

This book provides a multi-disciplinary and integrated view of cotton science. It gives an extensive discussion of the crop’s history, botany, production, pests and their control, harvesting, postharvest operations, and supervised credit for cotton growing.

MUNGO PRODUCTION IN THE PHILIPPINES
Php: 21.00

Authors: Isaac C. Cagampang and Ricardo M. Lantican
1980, 37 pp.

This manual presents a morphological description of mungo and its medicinal and nutritional attributes. It also discusses the various production aspects of mungo such as climate and soil requirements, cultural management, control of weeds, diseases and pests, harvesting, threshing and drying, and storage.

ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE LABORATORY MANUAL
Php: 325.00

Authors: Teresita Lantin-Rosario and Ryan Rodrigo P. Tayobong
Third Edition 2016 (2007, 2001), 149 pp.
ISBN 971-8778-32-2

This manual has evolved through the authors’ several years of teaching, research, and extension work in ornamental horticulture. This provides students a thorough and complete exposure to ornamental horticulture during the laboratory class to enhance their understanding of the different concepts discussed in the lecture.

ORNAMENTAL MUSSAENDAS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Php: 350.00

Author: Teresita Lantin-Rosario
Rev. Ed. 2000, (1998, 1994) 70 pp.
ISBN 971-110-019-3

This book serves as a guide for local and foreign ornamental growers of mussaendas. It is also intended for use by agricultural schools and colleges in the teaching, research, and extension of ornamental horticulture.

FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FOOD CHEMISTRY LAB MANUAL
Php: 350.00

Authors: Ricardo R. Del Rosario,
Olivia M, Del Rosario, and Vermont P. Dia
2003, 95 pp.
ISBN 971-8778-57-8

This laboratory manual, intended for Food Science and Technology students who have finished the general education course, is designed to make them appreciate the role of chemistry in food and its behavior during different processing operations.

LAB MANUAL IN FOOD PROCESSING I
Php: 250.00

Authors: Erlinda I. Dizon, Dennis V. Cantre, and Lovely
Femous H. Vergara
40 pp

Food Processing I is the first of the two core processing courses offered to students taking Bachelor of Science in Food Technology. It focuses on the principles of food fermentation, thermal processing, dehydration, and low temperature preservation of foods. Thus, this manual was arranged to cater to the need of the students in terms of hands-on activities that will expand their knowledge of the many possible pathways undergone by foods prior to consumption.

PHILIPPINE FERMENTED FOODS: PRINCIPLE & TECHNOLOGY
Php: 850.00

Author: Priscilla Chinte-Sanchez
2008, 516 pp.
ISBN 978-971-542-554-4

This book describes the development of fermentation from its beginning as an ancient art to its evolution into several interpretations as the process gained new knowledge from researches all over the world.

DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION

COMMUNICATION AND PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT
Php: 42.00

Authors: Maria Celeste Habito-Cadiz
1994, 50 pp.
ISBN 971-547-042-4

This is a review paper which deals on a deeper meaning of participatory development based on the critical theory and dependency theory of development plus its concepts of sustainability and multiplicity. The view of participation, as presented, cuts out a specific and critical role of communication that departs from conventional approaches of media-oriented communication.

EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATION IN DEVELOPMENT
Php: 335.00

Author: Maria Celeste Habito-Cadiz
Rev. Ed. 2008 (2003) (1991), 160 pp.
ISBN 971-8778-004

This book is an attempt to synthesize, translate, adopt, and report, in a single reference, the basic concepts, principles, theories, and know-how in educational communication, according to the BS Development Communication students’ frame of reference and in the light of the situations that he/she is likely to meet as a DevCom professional. Although this textbook was primarily written for DevCom 40 teachers and students at the College of Development Communication, it is hoped that teachers and students in development communication in other schools throughout the country will also benefit from it. Likewise, specific chapters may be addressed for the professional improvement of teachers, trainers, training managers and staff, extension agents, and media designers-all those involved in inducing or enhancing other people’s learning, whether inside or outside the classroom setting.

POSTHARVEST HORTICULTURE TRAINING & RESEARCH

EVALUATION OF SOME FRUIT & VEGETABLE CONTAINER IN THE PHILIPPINES
Php: 20.00

Authors: R.L. Pastor, E.R.B. Pantastico, D.B. Mendoza, Jr., J.V. Zerrudo, O.K. Bautista, and M.U. Reyes
1985, 55 pp.
ISSN 0115-8858

This bulletin documents the evaluation of various containers utilized in the farm and the market, with the aim of determining the appropriateness or applicability of these containers. The evaluation does not cover all locally used containers, but is confined to some shipping containers common in commerce and under experimentation.

POSTHARVEST TECHNOLOGY FOR SOUTHEAST ASEAN PERISHABLE CROPS
Php: 700.00 , 500.00 – NP

Authors: Ofelia K. Bautista and Elda B. Esguerra
Rev. Ed. 2007 (1990), 447 pp.
ISBN 978-971-547-250-0

This book deals with tried, improved traditional and potential technologies for maintaining quality, increasing efficiency and minimizing losses during harvesting, handling, transport, and storage of tropical commodities that are suitable for the socioeconomic and cultural conditions of Southeast Asia. The volume is intended both as a textbook for students and a reference for professionals interested in postharvest handling of produce.

PHILIPPINES AGRICULTURAL SCIENTIST

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND RELATED SCIENCES
Php: 3500.00

ISSN 0031-7454
(4 issues per volume)

This is an internationally accredited journal that publishes papers and notes on original fundamental or applied research and, to a limited extent, critical research reviews on tropical agricultural science and related areas including environmental science, food science, engineering, biotechnology, economics, extension, rural sociology, development communication, agroforestry and silviculture, and marine and fishery services.

PAS RESEARCH DIGESTS: 2001 TO 2005
Php: 50.00

This is an ancillary publication of the Philippine
Agricultural Scientist.

OTHER CAFS PUBLICATIONS

AGRICULTURE ABSTRACTS: 1996 – 2015
Php: 150.00

Producer: College of Agriculture and Food Science
2015
ISSN 1656-135X

This is a compilation of abstracts of undergraduate and graduate theses in agriculture.

AGRINOTES
Php: 30.00

ISSN 2005-06-13

AgriNotes is a digest of research and extension breakthroughs in agriculture and food science.

TECHNICAL WRITING FOR PUBLICATION IN JOURNALS AND FOR PRESENTATION
Php: 380.00

Authors: Ofelia K. Bautista, Teresita L. Rosario, and
Roberto K. Bautista, Jr.
Rev. Ed. 2015, (2013), (2012), 218 pp.
ISBN 978-971-547-303-3

This book is a revision of the earlier publication
“Technical Writing for Beginners” published in 1997. The publication of this book comes out at a time when there is a serious need for a better and more comprehensive reference in converting the results of scientific work into a technical paper publishable in refereed journals as well as for poster and oral presentation in symposia.

REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR PRC LICENSURE EXAMINATION IN AGRICULTURE
Php: 300.00

Revised 2015
6 parts

This material may serve as a reviewer for individuals who will be taking licensure examination in agriculture. It covers Economics and Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Extension and Communication, Animal Science, Crop Protection, Crop Science, and Soil Science.

IMPROVE YOUR SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH
Php: 170.00

Authors: Ofelia K. Bautista, Hosanna H. Espanto,
Teresita L. Rosario, and Jo Patricia R. Rubio
2016, 51 pp.
ISBN 978-971-8778-90-6

This handbook gives pointers on improving research articles written for publication in locally refereed and internationally accredited journals. This publication complements the authors’ (Bautista and Rosario) two other books on technical writing.

THE SILENT VOICE OF YOUR SOUL
Php: 120.00

Author: Fernando A. Bernardo
2003, 132 pp.
ISBN 971-8778-52-7

This is a collection of thirty-five poems from birth to death and beyond, and thirty drawings which were later converted into paintings.

DNA BARCODING LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY BREEDS AND STRAINS
Php: 400.00

Author: Orville L. Bondoc
2013, 1999, 320 pp.
ISBN 978-971-8778-89-0

As a quick and inexpensive way to recognize domesticated animal breeds and strains, DNA barcodes are recommended to compliment phenotypic performance data and history of populations, to determine the degree of genetic diversity in important animal breeding populations, and to identify those needing more detailed phylogenetic analysis. DNA barcodes should also provide reliable guidelines for conservation decisions and for designing local breeding programs for native animal resources in the Philippines.

WRITE A THESIS AND OTHER RESEARCH ARTICLES FOR REFEREED JOURNALS AND SYMPOSIA
Php: 150.00

Authors: Ofelia K. Bautista, Teresita L. Rosario, and
Roberto K. Bautista, Jr.
2016, 50 pp.
ISBN 918-971-8778-88-3

This is a handy and concise guide in writing a research paper for refereed journal, whether it be a thesis, terminal report of a funded study, project or program, as well as individual studies.

THE AGRITOURIST MAGAZINE
Php: 150.00

Editor-in-Chief: Apolinario L. Lantican
ISSN 22446680

The AgriTourist Magazine promotes agritourism by continously featuring agritourism destinations, agricultural festivals, agritourism-related businesses, education, science and technology, and other related fields.

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES
Php: 380.00

Author: Filemon A. Uriarte, Jr.
2008, 217 pp.
ISBN 978-971-542-557-5

This book aims to provide an introduction to the principles and practices of solid waste management. As such, it is meant for a wide audience of readers interested in gaining some understanding of the basics of solid waste management. These include local government officials, non-government organizations, community organizations and other business and civic groups involved in environmental issues. It is also of
interest to professionals and practitioners in the field of environment as well as to professors and teachers of waste management in secondary and tertiary levels.

A TRAINER’S AND TEACHER’S GUIDE TO TRANSFORMING RESEARCH RESULTS INTO ARTICLES FOR INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED JOURNALS AND FOR SYMPOSIA
Php: 200.00

Authors: Ofelia K. Bautista, Teresita L. Rosario,
and Roberto K. Bautista, Jr.
2018, 123 pp.
ISBN 978-621-8055-17-9

This book discusses the pointers on conducting a training program including the proper organization of research results for publication in internationally recognized journals and for presentation.

AGRITECH: The UPLB-CAFS Technologies
Php: 250.00

2019, 113 pp.
ISBN: 978-621-8055-15-5

Containing more than 200 technologies, this books is a good tool for extension workers, policy makers, program planners, educators, researchers, and other stakeholders in agriculture.

We also offer MARID Agribusiness Technology Guide on various topics.