Bio-organic Fertilizer on Pechay Homegarden in Cotabato
American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry
Volume 3, Issue 6-1, December 2015, Pages: 6-9
Received: Mar. 28, 2015; Accepted: Jun. 30, 2015; Published: Nov. 10, 2015
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Mosib B. Tagotong, College of Agriculture, Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Technology, Doroluman Arakan, Cotabato, Philippines
Onofre S. Corpuz, Research and Development Office, Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Technology, Doroluman Arakan, Cotabato, Philippines
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Abstract
This study focus on the determination of bio-organic fertilizer and levels of application that could gave favorable response on the growth and yield of pechay planted in a home garden at Arakan, Cotabato. Bio-organic farming is a key to sustainable agriculture leading to sustainable development. The bio-organic fertilizers used in this study include fermented plant and fruit juice (FPJ and FFJ). Result of the study revealed that FFJ responded significantly better as compared to FPJ on plant height, number of plant leaves and yield in grams per plant. In the case of the levels of application, higher application levels (6tbsp/lit. H2O) excelled on all parameters tested (plant height, number of plant leaves and yield). This implies that higher concentration of FPJ diluted on water will promotes better growth and development of pechay plant emphasizing development of the physical and biological properties of the soil.
Keywords
Bio-organic Fertilizer, Pechay, Fermented Plant Juice, Fermented Fruit Juice
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Mosib B. Tagotong, Onofre S. Corpuz, Bio-organic Fertilizer on Pechay Homegarden in Cotabato, American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. Special Issue: Agro-Ecosystems. Vol. 3, No. 6-1, 2015, pp. 6-9. doi: 10.11648/j.ajaf.s.2015030601.12
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