fertilizer Archive

Mykovam: Effective growth enhancer for coconut

The Philippines, being a tropical country, is well-known for its coconut trees. Although abundant with coconut plantations, this does not necessarily amount to high productivity level. Studies showed that productivity level remains low in majority of the coconut planting areas in the country. This, according to earlier studies, was attributed to the lack of information [&hellip

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P6 million Bicol upland rice organic farming capitalizes on rice drought tolerance, on Bicol’s having been a major upland rice producer

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is carrying out a P6 million upland rice organic farming in Bicol which capitalizes on native varieties’ drought tolerance. It also aims to boost Bicol’s contribution to national rice production as Bicol once accounted for a hefty 20 percent of Philippine rice output. Bicol’s upland rice is being developed for [&hellip

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Use of Salt as Fertilizer for Coconut

The application of sodium chloride (NaCl) can increase nut production, copra weight per nut and copra yield per tree. Research studies on chloride nutrition and fertilization of coconuts were extensively reported in 1972 on the positive responses of young and bearing coconuts to chlorine application. This was the result of adding potassium chloride to palms [&hellip

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Talahib Roots or Corn Fertilizer

A type of bacteria (very tiny organism) from talahib roots found by scientists at the University of the Philippines Los Banos National Institute of Biotechnology and Applied Microbiology (UPLB BIOTECH) which can be a source of natural fertilizer for corn. This is why this grass survive even in very poor soil because of this bacteria [&hellip

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Turmeric Production Guide

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is native to the monsoon forests of south east Asia. It is a perennial herb to 1m tall with underground rhizomes. It belongs to the same family as ginger (Zingiberaceae) and grows in the same hot and humid tropical climate. The rhizome is a deep bright yellow colour and similar form to [&hellip

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