Agri Archive

Production Guide on Guava, Cultural Practices

Land Preparation Рplow the area once or two times followed by several harrowings to completely pulverize and expose the soil. It is best done during the dry season. Stake the field and dig holes at a distance of 5 Р7 meters to accommodate 277 seedlings in a hectare. In fertile soils, wider spacing is

Coconut Coir Processing

The growing global demand for geotextile, weaved coconut fiber twines, has transformed the priorities of the Philippine coconut industry. The industry whose only source of income in the export market was copra now faces a great challenge in meeting the growing demand for geotextile in countries like China and USA. However, the production of coconut

Tomato Contract Growing

The incredible part of this is that you can plant without having to worry about where to acquire the capital you need. Just give the ISTPP the assurance that you will sell them your harvest, and you can avail yourself of their financial assistance with a zero interest rate. Engr. Felipe Mateo, the general manager

Fungicide for Fruit Farmers

Nordox 50 WP is the only copper fungicide in the Philippines that contains cuprous oxide as its active ingredient. Manufactured by Nordox AS of Norway, a leading producer of high-quality cuprous oxide for use in agrochemicals, Nordox also kills bacteria, breaking up the resistance of these pathogens and disrupting the buildup of disease in areas

Organic Insecticides

Farmers are rediscovering the use of so-called bio-sprays or organic insecticides. These prove to be efficient alternatives for synthetic pesticides which often have disastrous effects on ecology and on humans. One advantage of going organic is that the materials to be used are indigenous. Moreover, procedures for making organic pesticides are simple and do not