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A selection of Malleola species

By Jim Cootes and Ronny Boos The genus Malleola was established by Johannes J. Smith and Dr. Rudolf Schlechter, in 1913, in Feddes Repertorium. As…


Big abaca project in Or. Mindoro

By Zac B. Sarian A large scale abaca planting program is now being undertaken in Oriental Mindoro with an eventual 5,000 hectares to be covered…


Top vegetable growers named Farmer Heroes

By Zac B. Sarian Going over the list of 35 vegetable farmers who will be honored as Farmer Heroes during the 35th anniversary celebration of…


Big money in Mestiza ampalaya

By Zac B. Sarian A number of farmers from Pampanga are reaping high yield and big profits from their crops of Mestiza ampalaya, a new…


Small glutinous pumpkins at Agrilink expo

By Zac B. Sarian Among the varieties that fascinated us during the recent Agrilink trade show at the World Trade Center were the small glutinous…


Luisia species

By Jim Cootes and Ronny Boos When one first sees the plant of a Luisia  species, particularly if unfamiliar with the multitude of growth habits…