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May 26, 2016 @ 0:23

Engr. produces sweet mangoes in Guimaras

Get a copy of the June issue of Agriculture magazine which is now off the press and read about the engineer who produces big and sweet mangoes in Guimaras. He is Albert G. Teruel who works for a five-star resort hotel in Metro Manila but who decided to rehabilitate his centuries-old mango trees in his hometown of Nueva Valencia in Guimaras.

By using new appropriate technologies, he has been able to more than double the usual yield of the old mango trees. Among the practices he has adopted to make the trees productive are the use of an organic fungicide (Nordox 75), Agroblen (a slow release fertilizer) and Peters foliar fertilizer which strengthens the flowers and prevents premature falling of the fruits. Teruel also uses Mightybio or processed calcium nitrate as base fertilizer.

PROCESSED HOT CHILLI – You will also read how you can more than double the value of fresh hot pepper by processing the same into hot chilli flakes just like what Jess Domingo of Alfonso Lista in Ifugao has been doing. Every kilo of fresh hot chilli fruits can be processed into hot chilli flakes worth at least P400.



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