Category: Agri Business

Mango Production and Farming Business

Philippine mango (the national fruit) is known worldwide as the best tasting variety of Carabao mangoes in the world. The Philippines produces about 1 million metric tons of mangoes a year (3.5% of the world...

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Yacon the Wonder Root Crop

Yacon Medicinal Root Crop Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius). A perennial herb endemic to the Andes. With spony stems purple projections; small, terminal yellow to orange colored flowers. A member of the sunflower family, with large, tuberous...

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Starting a Vermiculture Business

The increasing cost of chemical fertilizers with the reduction of yield potential of soil and nutritional value of food due to chemical fertilizing practices lead to an in-depth search for an economically viable alternative.

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Rubber Production Guide

The natural rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) is a native of South America introduced to Southeast Asia during the 19th century. Rubber trees can grow to a height of 18 to 39 meters and they grow...

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Money-making Potentials of Rubber

Money-making Potentials of Rubber “The rubber tree is a bank, every drop is money”, says Dr. Romulo L. Cena, the Director of the Philippine Industrial Crops Research Institute (PICRI) and a faculty researcher of the...

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