MICROGREENS FOR SALAD

MICROGREENS FOR SALAD

There is an emerging trend in salad greens. This is the use of what Rowena Bienes of Allied Botanical calls microgreens. These are actually mass-sprouted seeds in a shallow container using sterile potting media. The seeds used are those produced in big numbers by open-pollinated vegetables. These include amaranth, spinach, […]

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JAPENESE CUCUMBER: Good For Making Juice

JAPENESE CUCUMBER: Good For Making Juice

This is a seedless variety that is prolific. It is said to be a bestseller at the Costales Nature Farms in Majayjay, Laguna. It will bear fruit in a matter of 35 days from planting. It was one of the attractions at the recent Field Day at the experimental farm […]

PROMISING: What A Prolific Finger Pepper!

PROMISING: What A Prolific Finger Pepper!

Being prolific is not the only characteristic that the researchers are looking for in a variety. It should also be resistant to diseases like bacterial wilt, viruses and others. It should also be resistant to stress like drought. It should have eating quality that is acceptable to consumers. It should […]

How To Produce Bigger Onions For Export

How To Produce Bigger Onions For Export

Importers of onions from other countries usually want to buy onion bulbs that weigh about 600 grams each. So how can Philippine farmers produce such onion bulbs? Michael Caballes, president of Allied Botanical Corporation, says there is a theory that bigger onion bulbs can be produced in areas in higher […]

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