BIO-CONTROL OF CROP DISEASES
Many of our local plants contain helpful chemicals, particularly alkaloids, that are effective against fungal and bacterial diseases of other plants. Thus, they are mixed with the soil to control the fungus that causes the diseases of seedlings. Allow the leaves to decompose for about one week before transplanting the seedlings. Some of these leaves are as follows:
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PLANT WATER MELON THE PROPER WAY
October is the right time for planting watermelon, (not in December when the thrips come out)
usually just after the palay harvest when the soil still retains moisture.
Watermelon likes clay-loam soil with good irrigation and drainage.
1. Plant seeds 3 in a hill, with canals in between rows to facilitate drainage. In an area of
2,000 square meters, 1000 hills can be made. If the seeds do not germinate, put seeds again
in each hill.
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