SWEET KAMIAS: Updated

A lady buyer of two Sweet Kamias seedlings asked us if the fruit tree will bear fruit if she planted it in a container. Oh yes, it will bear fruit in a container. We have proven that in our own farm in Teresa, Rizal.   The Sweet Kamias is not […]

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Why Is The Thai Sweet Tamarind Not Grown Commercially In PH?

That’s one of the questions that the late Dr. Ben S. Vergara, a national scientist, once asked. That’s right. The sweet tamarind from Thailand has been introduced in the Philippines for many years now. Filipinos love to eat the ripe sweet tamarind so there should be no problem about the […]

Organic Fertilizer & Pesticide Made In PH Click In Nigeria

Organic Fertilizer & Pesticide Made In PH Click In Nigeria

A Philippine-made organic fertilizer and an organic pesticide are clicking in Nigeria. These are the Natures Bio Organic Fertilizer and the Bionim Organic Pesticide developed by Natures Bio Organic Inc. based in Cebu City. Vic Cabral who developed the organic products in 2005 said that  in the past couple of […]

THE MAMA SITA BANANA SUCCESS STORY

THE MAMA SITA BANANA SUCCESS STORY

The Mama Sita banana is now well accepted by farmers, consumers for a number of good reasons. For farmers, it is well adapted to local growing conditions. It has a stocky trunk that makes it resistant to strong wind. It produces fruit a few months earlier than Saba variety. It […]

27 TECHNOLOGIES FROM DOST-ITDI READY TO BE COMMERCIALIZED

27 TECHNOLOGIES FROM DOST-ITDI READY TO BE COMMERCIALIZED

A total of 27 new technologies developed by the Industrial Technology Development Institute of the Department of Science and Technology are now ready to be harnessed by investors like many Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The technologies include new ways of making more tasty chocolate, dietary fiber from calamansi waste, […]

CRUNCHY FRUIT FLAKE: New Snack Food Processed Thru Drum Drying

CRUNCHY FRUIT FLAKE: New Snack Food Processed Thru Drum Drying

  A new type of snack foods for the health-conscious has been developed by scientists of the Industrial Technology Development Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Banana with drum-dried banana flakes. These are the fruit flakes that are processed by means of drum drying. Drum drying is […]

NATIONAL SCIENTIST NAMED A CAMOTE AFTER ME

NATIONAL SCIENTIST NAMED A CAMOTE AFTER ME

I remember the late National Scientist Benito Vergara, a long time friend, not only for his achievements as rice scientist and avid ornamental plants grower. I remember him more for his sense of humor by naming a camote (sweet potato) after me, calling it Zacamote. Camote is not highly regarded […]

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