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Fri. Apr 16th, 2021

The Guimaras National Crop Research, Development, and Production Support Center (GNCRDPSC) is one of two agricultural centers of the Bureau of Plant Industry in the Visayas. That’s according to the official Bureau of Plant Industry BPI website. Because we had been visiting a tourism farm in nearby Nueva Valencia, my asawa wanted to stop by BPI on our way home.

Consequently, after first stopping at The Trappist Monastery Gift Shop for a variety of mango goodies, we went onto BPI. My spouse has hundreds of flowers, plants and trees on our property in Guimaras. She wanted to purchase some mango seedlings to augment the mango seedlings she had planted a few years ago.

The Guimaras BPI offers a wide range of services regarding the propagation, planting, and growing of mangoes. Guimaras mangoes are known throughout the world as some of the sweetest mangoes on the planet.  

Breathtaking BPI’s Magnificent Mangoes

There’s no entrance fee to BPI. Walk-ins are welcome. While my asawa spoke to an employee on duty, one of her relatives, of course, I strolled about taking the following pictures.

A vast array of mango seedlings
Instructions for Mango Propagation
Organic Site at BPI Guimaras
Indian Aloe
Water Tank at BPI Guimaras

My spouse was able to pick up five new mango seedlings that morning. Along with the plants she purchased at the Sustituido Farm earlier in the morning, she had made quite a haul that day. She would spend the remainder of the day planting her new “babies.”

By The Kano

POST AUTHOR: "THE KANO." Dave DeWall, "The Kano", is the Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of "Philippines Plus" in publication since August 2009. He is also the CEO of Lizard Poop Productions and author of the best-selling guide book "The Philippines Expat Advisor." Dave moved to the Philippines in July 2009 from Central Illinois with his lovely wife of over 21 years, "The Sainted Patient Wife." The couple reside in a rural province in Western Visayas, Guimaras. The small island province is said to have the sweetest mangoes in the world. They do not have any children but are the proud owners of eight active canines, including a Belgian Malinois called "Killer" "Killer" has bitten five people over the years along with one goat and a carabao. "Killer" doesn't like strangers. Or goats. Or carabaos.

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