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Regulatory Agencies | Bureau of Plant Industry

Bureau of Plant Industry

The BPI is a government agency which implements programs of the Department of Agriculture to help the Filipino farmers on plant genetic resource conservation and management; improving crop farming system through Research and Development: Production of quality seeds and planting materials; plant pest surveillance and forecasting; assisting farmers on pest management system and control strategies; enforcement of plant quarantine laws, rules and regulations; farm mechanization; provision of analytical services on physico-chemical, microbiological and pesticide residue analysis; provision of services on seed testing, seed certification and planting materials certification.


BPI, as one of the staff bureaus of the Department of Agriculture, is mandated to serve and support the Philippine plant industy sector. It is therefore committed to meet and satisfy the needs of its stakeholders in the areas of crop research, protection and production, analytical services, seed quality assurance, plant quarantine, agricultural engineering services and food safety, as well as comply and implement existing regulations and support/advocate the formulation of new regulations.


BPI ensures the availability of quality seeds, safety of plant food, development of crop farming technology, and safeguard the plant industry.


By 2022, BPI is a competent and well-respected agency supportive of a competitive plant industry.



692 San Andres Street, Malate, Manila

Telephone No. +632-525-7857

BPI Call Center

Email Address:

Personnel Section email:

Last updated on 06/01/2018