Development of a Web-based Decision Support System on the Cultural Management of Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus var orida)

Mc Cyril V. Español, Michael Anthony Jay B. Regis


This study developed a web-based data-driven decision support system on the cultural management of oyster mushroom. The system provides a platform in disseminating best practices and a facility for managing the knowledge base on oyster mushroom's cultural management. The designed database was eective and ecient which was then implemented on MySQL relational database. The system has an easy-to-use graphical user interface developed using PHP and Bootstrap (i.e. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript and Hypertext markup language (HTML) framework). The knowledge base came from the Department of Agriculture{Regional Field Oce 08 (DA-RFO 08) Research Division along with its community-based oyster mushroom enterprise in Eastern Visayas. A mean acceptability rating of 4.24 from ten (10) guest users reveal a very satisfactory descriptive score (i.e. based on a 5 point Likert scale). Moreover, ten (10) administrator users recorded a mean rating of 4.68 which entails to an outstanding acceptability rating.


Data-driven; Decision support system; Knowledge based


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