Category: Agri Business

18
Oct
2019

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 best in warm and moist climate ranging from 70-95 Fahrenheit or 21-35 Centigrade with an...

18
Oct
2019

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 College of Agriculture in a lecture series during the 6th Agriculture and Fisheries Technology Commercialization...

culinary herbs
11
Oct
2019

Starting a Culinary Herbs Business

The evolution and combination of oriental and western culinary arts led to the proliferation of indigenous or exotic culinary herbs in the Cordilleras specifically within the Baguio-Benguet production areas. Placing the different culinary herbs in local markets has been the challenge of local farmers today. Although these come in small...

03
Oct
2019

Tomato Production Guide

Tomato, scientifically known as Lycopersicum esculentum Miller is an important and popular vegetable grown in many parts of the world. The fruit is used as an ingredient in many food preparations and is regarded as one of the most profitable crops for off-season production, preferably from May to September.

03
Oct
2019

Ampalaya Production Guide

Bitter gourd, which is known in the Philippines as ampalaya, is an annual plant that is native in this country. It is botanically known as Momordica charantia L. It can be grown anytime of the year for its edible shoots and fruits and offers a good supply of vitamins and...

25
Sep
2019

Mushroom Farming

Ang pagtatanim ng kabute ay kapaki-pakinabang. Ito ay inihanay na sa kalipunan ng mga gulay at ibinibilang na isa sa mga masustansyang pagkain. Hindi nangangailangan ng malaking lugar at hindi gugugol ng mahabang panahon sa pagtatanim. Mga Uri: Volvariella– Ito ay isang masarap na kabute na madaling patubuin sa Pilipinas...

19
Sep
2019

Avocado Production Guide

Avocado (Persea americana Mill.) is considered one of the most nutritious fruits in the world. In the Philippines, however, it has not attained the popularity enjoyed by other fruits despite its early introduction in 1890. One reason for this is that it lacks that sweetness of such popular fruits as...

17
Sep
2019

Rambutan Production Guide

Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) is a medium-sized tropical tree growing to a height of 12–20 m. The leaves are alternate, 10–30 cm long, pinnate, with 3-11 leaflets, each leaflet 5–15 cm wide and 3-10 cm broad, with an entire margin. The flowers are small, 2.5–5 mm, apetalous, discoidal, and borne in...

17
Sep
2019

Carrot Production Guide

Carrot (Daucus carot L.) is a crop primarily grown for its fleshy root which is used as vegetable. Its root is rich in carotene, a precursor of Vitamin A. It also contains appreciable amounts of thiamine, riboflavin and sugar.

14
Sep
2019

Cassava (Kamoteng Kahoy, Balingoy) Production Guide

Cassava is a perennial shrub, which sometimes reaches the size of a small tree. Its stems vary in color from pale to dirty white to brown marked by numerous nodes formed by scars left by fallen leaves. Pale to dark green leaves are fan-shaped, with 5 to 9 lobes.

24
Aug
2019

Starting A Green Mango Pickle Business

Green mango pickle is a hot, spicy pickle with a sour taste that is eaten as a condiment. It is made from unripe green mangoes that are fermented with lactic acid bacteria. Preservation is through a combination of salt, increased acidity (lactic acid) and to a small extent the added...