saba Archive

Kakawate Leaves Ripen Saba Bananas

Kakawate Leaves Ripen Saba Bananas Studies made at the UP Los Baños showed that when raw saba bananas are put in kakawate leaves (Madre cacao / Gliricidia sepium), its ripening is hastened. This is because the kakawate leaves emit bioethylene, a gas that ripens fruits. It was also seen that when bananas are ripened with [&hellip

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Calauag’s Saba better and healthier with vermicomposting

Calauag, a municipality located in eastern Quezon, rears an abundance of coconut that covers more than 22,000 hectares. With the predominance of coconut in town comes the rising of yet another high-value crop, saba. Aside from being the largest fruit awardee, the saba variety grown in Calauag possesses a quality that is decidedly comparable to [&hellip

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