Category: Agri Business

03
Mar
2020

Choosing Bonsai Trees For Beginners

Cultivating Bonsai trees for beginners can be a great way to de-stress after working hours. Trying to grow a beautiful plant and make it look even more spectacular, is a wonderful way of relaxing. You can use your time fruitfully by tending and nurturing miniature plants and make them grow...

28
Feb
2020

Did You Know? — 10 Bonsai Facts

Did you know?… 10 Bonsai Facts 1 – That the origin of Bonsai, while often attributed to the Japanese, is actually Chinese in derivation? Many experts agree that bonsai, known as Pensai in China, was practiced by scholars, monks and the noble classes of China as far back as 600...

21
Feb
2020

Vertical Farming key to Creating Self-sustaining Smart Cities

With the Philippines expected to surpass the 115 millionth mark in terms of population by 2025[1], the urgency to redesign cities into efficient and livable spaces called “smart cities” has become more crucial. One of the threats brought about by the rising population and depleting resources is hunger. In fact,...

17
Feb
2020

Sesame Seed Production Guide

Sesame (Tilseed, Cameline, German sesame, benniseed, dodder, linga) Sesame (linga) oil is used, not only for cooking food, but also for the manufacture of other things, such as margarine, soap, cosmetics, perfume, insecticides, pain and medicine. What is left after the extraction of its oil is excellent for feed for...

11
Feb
2020

Sweet Tamarind Propagation and Management

Tamarind has great export potential because its fruit may be processed into a number of acceptable products. But the mature and ripened sweet tamarind fruit is said to be more important and expensive than when it is processed.

09
Feb
2020

Biotechnology Unveiled: Plant Tissue Culture

The technique which we are going to discuss is very important and useful. It is related to the agriculture or plant biotechnology. If you are a student of bio technology and you share the same passion for plantar biotechnology as me, then this article would be a fascinating read for...

09
Feb
2020

Growing Money On Trees

Growing Money On Trees. Benefits from trees. The study showed the potential of TCLUS system where farmers can get income from corn while waiting for trees to grow.

07
Feb
2020

Vinegar: An Effective Herbicide For Organic Farming

Vinegar is part of every household’s kitchen but did you know that this sour-tasting liquid is an effective herbicide for organic farming? This is the major finding of a study conducted by Jay Radhakrishnan, John Teasdale and Ben Coffman, researchers from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the principal scientific research...

05
Feb
2020

Violet sweetness: Ubi’s full potentials uncovered

In the provinces, “ubi” or purple yam is consumed as boiled root crop and as an ingredient to local dishes and sweets. Today, this root crop is also gaining popularity as flavoring and ingredient to a wide array of food products – from ice cream to cakes to candies to...

05
Feb
2020

Bio-organic Fertilizer from Sweet Sorghum Residues

Who would have thought that farmers can still extract profit from residues? An innovative, environment-friendly technology to convert sweet sorghum bagasse into bio-organic fertilizer has been developed by researchers from the Bicol Integrated Agricultural Research (BIARC). Bio-organic fertilizer is compost from any organic material that has undergone rapid decomposition through...

04
Feb
2020

Amazing Facts About Coconut Oil

The tree of life has undoubtedly invaded even the medical community. From its long-time tag as an export winner crop, coconut, particularly its oil, is now regarded by medical experts worldwide as a powerful tool against dreaded viral diseases such as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), herpes, and Severe Acute...