Agri Archive

How to Grow Celery – Part 2 Pest Control, Harvesting

Control of Pests and Diseases: Pests and their Control Cutworm, Aphids, and Mites are the few insects that attack celery in the Philippines. 1. Aphids, Aphis sp. These are small greenish insects, which are either winged or wingless. They reproduce every rapidly. The insects sucks the sap from the leaves causing curling, distortion and stunting

How to Grow Celery – Part 1 Varieties, Cultural

Celery is native to the Mediterranean and adjacent areas. The plant is a strong-smelling biennial. The thick petioles, curved in cross section, are long and grooved on the external surface. The stems bearing the compound leaflets are attached to the apex of the long petiole at a point often called the joint. The flowers are

How to Grow Uraro (Arrowroot)

The arrowroot, a rootcrop, grows in any kind of soil, but it prefers a somewhat shaded area such as that under coconut trees, and where rainfall is even the whole year round. Its roots can withstand typhoons and may be left in the ground for a long time. It will grow from any small piece

How to Grow Sesame Plant

(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 poultry, hogs, goat and rabbits. Its

How to Grow Sayote or Chayote

Sayote or chayote is a climbing plant that can rise as high as 12 meters. Its leaves are heart-shaped, 10-25 cm wide and with tendrils on the stem. The flowers are cream-colored or somewhat green that come out beneath a leaf or branch. If the plant is male, the flowers are in cluster; if female,