Can we grow wheat in the Philippines? According to agriculturist from the U.P. at Los Baños,

wheat CAN BE GROWN and made to bear grains in the Philippines in the following manner:


1. Wheat likes hot days and cold night and adequate rains.

2. This can be planted in elevated soil, in 2 rows.

3.The fertilizer it likes best is 100-60-60. The maximum harvest reached is 100 kilos per

hectare or according to variety.

4. The effective herbicides against weeds are Machete 6 EC and 2, 4-D ipe.

5. Sorghum can be planted together with wheat.


From: PCARRD Farmnews February 1984

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