Tagged: FFTC

16
Jul
2019

Banana Flour Making

Banana fruit is a horticultural commodity that can be processed and preserved to expand its marketing value. Various processed banana products have already been developed, such as, sun-dried banana and banana crispy. A new product with a potential commercial value is the banana flour made from fresh and ripe banana....

12
Jul
2019

Oyster Mushroom Farming Using Grass Substrate

Oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus spp.) are normally grown either on softwood sawdust or on composted rice straw. The technology described in here uses three grasses: Flute reed (Phragmites karka), wild cane (Saccharum spontaneum L.) and tiger grass (Thysanolaena latifolia). All three grasses are abundant especially along the sides of roads.

12
Jul
2019

Handmade Paper from Durian Rinds

Durian is widely known and revered in southeast Asia as the “king of fruits”, the durian is distinctive for its large size, unique odor, and formidable thorn-covered husk. According to Department of Agriculture’s High Value Commercial Crops Regional Coordinator Melani A. Provido, the Philippines is producing around 54,700 metric tons...