Bamboo Propagation and Management

Bamboos can be propagated either by reproductive method or vegetative method. Reproductive method involves the production of new bamboo plants through seeds while the vegetative method makes use of vegetative parts such as rhizomes, culms and branches. Seed Propagation This method is very seldom used because of the rare and irregular flowering of most bamboos

Seed and Grow-out Production of Freshwater Prawn

Seed Production Giant freshwater prawns live in freshwater environments but their larvae require brackishwater to survive. These crustaceans are common in the tropical and sub-tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific region and are reported to grow to a length of 255 mm. Based on breeding trials, they take more than a year and a half to

Seed and Grow-out Production of Big Head Carp

Seed Production The bighead carp is a freshwater fish, one of several Asian carps. It has a large, scaleless head, a large mouth, and eyes located very low on the head. They are primarily filter-feeders that feed on zooplankton, phytoplankton, and detritus. Bighead carp are native to Eastern Asia and has been introduced to numerous

How To Make Cashew Prunes

Among the by-products of cashew are jams, jelly, prunes or candied fruits. Candied fruits are fruits preserved in high sugar concentration to a point where microbial spoilage can no longer occur. Candying of fruits involves the slow impregnation with syrup into the fruit cells until the sugar concentration in the tissue is sufficiently high to

How to Make Cashew Wine

Wine and prunes are only two of the delicious products we can enjoy in the processing of cashew fruits. But we can truly get pleasure from them if we know how they are made and it’s really not as difficult as you think! Check out the ingredients, the utensils used and the step by step

Starting a Cashew Nut Processing Business

Cashew (Anacardium occidentale) is widely grown in the tropics because of its cashew nuts and apples. The cashew apple can be eaten raw or used in the production of jam, chutney, pickles or various beverages like juice and wine. The primary product of cashew nut is the kernel which is used extensively in the confectionery