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Young Corn Production Guide

Young cob corn (Zea mays L.), the newly developed corn, has been used by Chinese as vegetable for generations and this practice has spread to other Asian countries. It is used as ingredient in most...

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Growing Mangosteen

Mangosteen, a delicious tropical fruit, is widely grown in Mindanao and is abundant during the months of July to September. It is one of the most praised of tropical fruits because of its amazing health...

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Simple Hydroponic System

Simple Hydroponic System – How To Make Hydroponics. Trough hydroponics is a simple method of growing vegetables without soil. Simple hydroponics system guide.

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Mushroom Production Guide

The culture of mushroom is gaining popularity in the Philippines. Mushroom is a delicacy and is really accepted as vegetable. Its present cultivation in this country is limited, perhaps due to insufficiency of planting materials...

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Pineapple Production Guide

Aside from being nutritious and delicious, pineapple is a good foreign exchange earner. Pineapple can be processed into juice, jam, vinegar, nata de pina, preserves and candies. Its leaves are a source of a remarkable...

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Banana Production Guide

Banana is one of the most common and widely grown fruit crops in the Philippines. It is also one of the country’s major dollar earners, and has consistently ranked next to coconut oil and prawns...

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Vermiculite: The mineral wonder in urban gardening

High-rise condominiums, studio-type apartments, huge commercial establishments, train-like structures of slum areas— these are the common views all over the metro. Indeed, urbanization has invaded most of our cities which brought out numerous problems. One...

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Guyabano (Soursop) Production Guide

Guyabano or soursop is one of the minor crops that is gaining popularity because of its economic uses. It is a nutritious fruit, rich in ascorbic acid, potash, phosphorous and calcium. The edible portion is...

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