Tagged: planting

08
Mar
2020

Growing Cashew

An economically important fruit crop, cashew consist of large, pear-shaped, fleshly fruit and small kidney-shaped seed (nut) attached to one end. Both the fleshly fruit and the nut are the edible and has considerable commercial value. The flesh portion of the fruit is eaten as dessert and also used in...

21
Feb
2020

Starting a Landscaping Business

Landscaping has become a popular phenomenon these days. Many commercial establishments such as restaurants and shopping malls utilize a well-defined landscape to attract customers. Households with spacious front and backyard establish landscapes to beautify their homes. Even theme parks, memorial parks, and golf courses utilize plants in their landscapes to...

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.

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...

11
Jan
2020

Anthurium Production Guide

The eye-catching blooms of anthurium are mere modified leaves called spathes. But these spathes are not ordinary because they come in bright colors and are glossy in appearance. A pot of flowering anthurium costs P80 to 250 depending on the variety. Price of cut flowers vary with the size. There...

23
Oct
2019

Growing Orchids using Tissue Culture Technique

Orchids are among the popular cutflowers in the world. It has become the object of attention of many cutflower growers as it captures an element of beauty through its complexities and elegantly formed sepals. Different species of orchids are used widely in flower arrangements, corsage making, and as collection specimens...