cauliflower Archive

Cauliflower Production Guide

Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea L. var botrytis) is another popular crucifer grown mainly in cooler areas. It is steamed, stir fried, or pickled. Broccoli and cauliflowers grow well in mid- and high- elevation areas like in Benguet, Ilocos Sur, and Bukidnon throughout the year. These crops can be planted in most soils but clay loam to

Growing Cauliflower, a High-Value Crop

Cauliflower is a cool-season vegetable from the cabbage family. It is closely related to broccoli and is known for fighting certain types of cancer. This vegetable is often used in stews and local favorites such as stir fry dishes. Growing Cauliflower Moist, humus type soil is important in growing cauliflower as this vegetable tend to

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

Most Effective Biofumigant for Cauliflower

Farmers can now rely on cauliflower in decreasing the incidence of bacterial with on potato. This was proven in the undergraduate study titled “Validating Biofumigation for the management of Ralstonia Solanacearum Affecting Potatoes” conducted by Crisanto Guilabo, BS Plant Pathology of Benguet State University (BSU). Guilabo showed that application of brassicas can effectively reduce incidence