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Shiitake Mushroom Production Guide

Shiitake Lentinus edodes is considered as leader of mushroom which can be used both for edible and medicinal purposes. It is a source of well known antitumor or polysaccharides lentinan from the fruiting body or mycelia. It respond actively affecting cholesterol, triglyceride and phospolipid level. Bag Cultivation of Shiitake can produced fruiting bodies faster and

Straw Mushroom Production Guide

Volvariella volvacea (also known as paddy straw mushroom or straw mushroom) locally known as kabuteng saging is one of the species of edible mushrooms. It grows in the topics and subtropics. The paddy straw mushroom is having good combinations of all attributes like flavour, aroma, delicacy, high content of protein and vitamins and minerals, because

How to Grow Celery – Part 2 Pest Control, Harvesting

Control of Pests and Diseases: Pests and their Control Cutworm, Aphids, and Mites are the few insects that attack celery in the Philippines. 1. Aphids, Aphis sp. These are small greenish insects, which are either winged or wingless. They reproduce every rapidly. The insects sucks the sap from the leaves causing curling, distortion and stunting

How to Grow Celery – Part 1 Varieties, Cultural

Celery is native to the Mediterranean and adjacent areas. The plant is a strong-smelling biennial. The thick petioles, curved in cross section, are long and grooved on the external surface. The stems bearing the compound leaflets are attached to the apex of the long petiole at a point often called the joint. The flowers are

How to Grow Uraro (Arrowroot)

The arrowroot, a rootcrop, grows in any kind of soil, but it prefers a somewhat shaded area such as that under coconut trees, and where rainfall is even the whole year round. Its roots can withstand typhoons and may be left in the ground for a long time. It will grow from any small piece