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Fruits and Vegetables (Extend the Shelf-life of Fruits and Vegetables)

How to Extend the Shelf-life of Fruits and Vegetables Procedure: 1. Place moist sawdust in a big basin or pail. Take care to remove sharp or pointed pieces in the sawdust that will hurt the fruits or vegetables as it is in this way that rotting caused by bacterial organisms start. 2. Place the fruits [&hellip

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Microfinance Eco-Enterprise Program (MEEP)

FOUNDATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY, INC. (FSSI) Unit E, 46 Samar Avenue corner Eugenio Lopez Street South Triangle, Quezon City Program Title: MICROFINANCE ECO-ENTERPRISE PROGRAM (MEEP) Program Objectives: – To assist community finance institutions (CFIs) set up windows of financing schemes for the entrepreneurial poor and micro-enterprises entering and participating in eco-enterprise ventures; – To [&hellip

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How to Grow Gabi

Gabi is one of the major rootcrops grown throughout the country. It can be grown almost anywhere, upland or lowland. Land preparation and planting: 1. Plow the field twice to loosen the soil. 2. Harrow the field in a criss-cross manner to break the soil clods. 3. Make furrows at a distance of 75 cm. [&hellip

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High Value Commercial Crops Financing Program

Program Title: High Value Commercial Crops Financing Program Program Objectives: * To provide credit for high value commercial crops production projects in order to accelerate the growth and development of Philippine Agri-Business as part of the National Government’s thrust. * To develop high value commercial crops for exports to significantly increase the foreign exchange earnings [&hellip

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Ethrel: Ripens Bananas and Tomatoes

Fruits must be picked when immature because they will not ripen naturally. However, there are instances when this is inevitable, such as during a storm or unavoidable circumstances. Researchers were conducted at UP Los Baños have shown that immature fruits can somehow be made to ripen with the aid of a chemical, ETHREL. Procedure: Bananas [&hellip

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Mango Tidbits in Syrup

Mango flesh, halves, scoop or tidbits that are preserved in concentrated syrup and packed in cans or bottles must be at the rare ripe (early ripening) stage of maturity. The fruit should have a crisp and succulent texture, pleasing flavor and attractive, natural color. The seed should be small and the fruit must be uniformly [&hellip

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Miso (Soybean)

The preparation of miso (which comes in 3 kinds) depends on the length of time it is fermented and stored. Making Miso Materials Wooden box 60 x 30 x 5 cm. pressure cooker or casserole * grinder White Miso ½ kilo soybeans 1 kilo rice 300 grams salt starter (A. Oryzae) Average Salty and Yellowish [&hellip

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Sustainable Logistic Development Program (SLDP) Road Roro Terminal System (RRTS)

Program Title: Sustainable Logistic Development Program (SLDP) Road Roro Terminal System (RRTS) Program Description: DBP’s Sustainable Logistics Development Program (SLDP) identified 49 connections within the Road RORO Terminal System (RRTS). While more than half of the connections are already operational, the rest have remained without service. DBP recognizes the need to support the capital infrastructure [&hellip

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Right Way of Storing Sweet Potato

Right Way on Storing Sweet Potato Sweet potatoes or kamote can last up to 2-3 months if harvested and stored properly. Procedure: 1. When harvesting, use a container that can take only what is accommodated to avoid falling off and having bruises. It is in getting hurt that rotting of fruits begin. 2. Avoid using [&hellip

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Herbal Plants for Chicken Worms

Chickens maybe infested with roundworms which are indicated by slow growing process. Even the layers can also be infested by roundworms. It was found by researchers that papaya sap can be given as a drink but it was difficult for poultry raisers to give each chicken when there are so many. Researchers from UPLB tried [&hellip

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