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Broccoli and Cauliflower Production Guide Part 2

Pest and Disease Management Diseases/Insect Pests Control: Damping-off – Drench seedbed with fungicide before sowing, sow thinly, regulate watering Black rot – Crop rotation, thorough land preparation,spray fungicide at the first sign of infection Soft rot – Uproot and burn infected plants, crop rotation Diamondback moth – Plant different types of crop, remove and burn

Broccoli and Cauliflower Production Guide Part 1

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica Plenck) is one of the most expensive vegetables in the Philippines. It can be boiled, steamed, stir fried, or sauteed with other vegetables. It is fairly high in vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin. Broccoli is being cultivated in about 207 ha, mainly in Benguet