Dionisio Bucao - Researcher Profile


Department

Research Directorate

Supervising Education Program Specialist

Contact

Email Address: dsbucao@yahoo.com


Biography

Dr. Dionisio Salbado Bucao has a doctorate degree in Soil Science major in Soil Survey and Classification/Land Use from University of the Philippines at Los Baños, master's degree in Agriculture (Crops Science) and a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering both from the Mariano Marcos State University. His research interests include nutrient and water management, soil conservation and management, organic agriculture and crop production management. 

Research Involvement

RoleResearch Title
Study LeaderAdaptability of registered garlic varieties and other cultivars in Regions 1, 2 and CAR (Study2)
Co-WorkerAssessment and Optimization of Water Consumption of Major Rice-based Crops Under Rainfed Lowland Conditions in Ilocos Norte
Study LeaderBiophysical and climatic characterization of potential garlic growing areas in Regions 1, 2 and CAR (Study1)
Co-WorkerComponent 1. Integrating Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and cultural management strategies to enhance the production of quality bulbs and true seeds in shallot
Co-WorkerComponent 2. Promotion of developed shallot technologies
Co-WorkerComponent 3. Development of sustainable seed support system through community-based approach
Co-WorkerDevelopment of Organic-based Hydroponic Technology at MMSU
Program LeaderEnhancing Productivity and Quality of Aromatic Rice Cultivars Through Improved Cultural and Postharvest Management Practices and Product Development
Co-WorkerEnhancing the productivity of shallot through the development of sustainable seed system and promotion of technologies aligned to GAP standards
Co-WorkerMassive malunggay seedling production
Project LeaderMulti-location adaptability trial of registered garlic varieties and other cultivars in Region 1,2 and CAR
Program LeaderMultiplication of clean planting materials through Tissue culture and bulbil production approaches
Program LeaderNational Garlic and other agri-food condiments R & D Center
Study LeaderPhenological events and pest and disease incidence of registered garlic varieties and other cultivars at different planting dates in Regions 1, 2 and CAR (Study 3)
Project LeaderPj 1. Intensifying multiplication of garlic planting materials through tissue culture approach
Project LeaderPj 2. Enhancing bulbil production of garlic through improved cultural management practices
Program LeaderProgram on support to the University’s strategies in technology acceleration initiatives by nurturing (SUSTAIN) the intellectual property and technology business management (IP-TBM) offices of the consortia member agencies (Phase II)
Study LeaderPromotion of garlic production technologies in the identified potential growing areas and strengthening of partnership with stakeholders through IEC materials, field day and techno fora (Study 4)
Project LeaderScience-based emergency assistance project in response to COVID 19 crisis in Ilocos Norte
Project LeaderStrengthening and sustaining the intellectual property and technology business management (IP-TBM) operations of MMSU
Project LeaderSustainable Seed Support System of Vegetable Land Races and Other Crops in Ilocos Norte through Community-based Approach

Research Publication

  • Bucao, Dionisio D., Yapit, Romeo H. Jr., Gabriel, Maura Luisa S.. 2019. Biochemical characterization of microbials and their effects on the growth and yield of multiplier onion (Allium ascalanicum L.) in Northwestern Philippines . Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR): Prospects for sustainable agriculture Issue Num. 1; September 2019
  • Badar, Araceli J., Antonio, Menisa A., Agustine, Epifania O., Bucao, Dipnisio S., Gorospe, Mary Ann B.. 2019. Growth and yield performance of traditional upland rice varieties in low elevation upland agro-ecosystem. Science and Technology Journal. Volume 7; Issue Num. 2; January 2019; ISSN2012-0060
  • Dionisio S. Bucao, Diana Rose M. de Leon. 2014. Isolation, Characterization, and Evaluation of Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria from Rhizospheres of Sugarcane (Sacharum officinarum) and Wild Lily Sp.. MMSU Science and Technology Journal. Volume 4; Issue Num. 1; June 2014; ISSN2012-0060
  • Dionisio S. Bucao; Rodel T. Utrera; Maria Concepcion B. Birginias; Evangeline S. Galacgac. 2009. Effect of Tillage Practices and Fertilizer Levels on the Performance of Major Rice-based Crops Under Rainfed Lowland Condition in MMSU. Agriculture in the Ilocos. Volume 4; December 2009
  • Dionisio S. Bucao; Artemio B. Alcoy; Epifania O. Agustin; Charito G. Acosta. 2004. Irrigation and Nitrogen Fertilization Strategies for Bontoc Pepper. Agriculture in the Ilocos: Farm Information and Technologies. Volume 3; January 2004
  • Castañeda, A. R.; Bouman, B. A.; Tuong, T. P.; Bucao, D. S.. 2003. Nitrate Contamination of Groundwater: Impact from Intensive Rice-based Cropping Systems Across Ilocos Norte. Philippine Journal of Crop Science. Volume 26; Issue Num. 1; March 2003; ISSN0115463X
  • Epifania O. Agustin; R Shrestha; B Tripathi; Marilou P. Lucas; Sixto R. Pascua, Jr.; JK Ladha; Teresita F. Marcos; DR Cullannay; Maria Concepcion P. Baga; DS Bucao; V Balasubramanian; A Morales; Sosimo Ma. Pablico; SR Obien. 2000. Sustainable Soil Management Options for Highly Intensified and Diversified Rainfed Lowland Rice-based Cropping Systems. Agriculture in the Ilocos: Farm Information and Technologies. Volume 2; July 2000
  • Pascua, SR., MP Lucas, EO Agustin, NR Alibuyog, TF Marcos, DA Valencia, DR Culannay, MCP Baga, DS Bucao, and SR Obien. 2000. Sustainability of Diverse Cropping Systems with Special Reference to Nutrient, Water, and Pest Management in the Rainfed Lowlands of Ilocos. PhilRice Technical Bulletin. Volume 5; Issue Num. 2; January 2000

Citations

Patents

Invention Patent # Inventor(s) Date Issued Product Category Purpose
A Biochar Medium for Growing Seedlings 22016000421 Dionisio S. Bucao 09/21/2016 Utility Model The present utility model pertains to the composition of biochar medium for growing seedlings but more specifically to a hollow-cylindrical briquette made from carbonized rice hull and an organic fertilizer necessary to provide the nutrient requirement of seedlings. This utility model comprises the following: 45-48% Biochar; 16-19% organic fertilizer; 33.3% tap water; and 2.7% binding material.
Method of producing solid organic fertilizer 22015000037 Dionisio S. Bucao 11/09/2015 Utility Model The utility model pertains to an organic fertilizer but more specifically to a solid organic fertilizer necessary for stimulating plant growth and improving soil conditions. The present utility model comprises the following: 50% cow manure, 30-35% rice straw, 10-15% Sesbania grandiflora and 5% biochar and uses a fungus, class Basidiomycota, as compost activator.
Solid Organic Fertilizer Composition 2-2015000038 Dionisio S. Bucao 08/06/2015 Solid Organic Fertilizer Composition Utility Model The utility model pertains to an organic fertilizer but more specifically to a solid organic fertilizer necessary for stimulating plant growth and improving soil conditions. The present utility model comprises the following: 50% cow manure, 30-35% rice straw/sorghum bagasse, 10-15% Sesbania grandiflora and 5% biochar. It is the primary objective of this utility model to provide high quality organic fertilizer from locally available materials particularly agricultural wastes such as cow manure and rice straw or sorghum bagasse.