Yield Improvement of Volvariella volvacea in Composted Banana Peels Under Indoor Conditions

AUTHORS Dr. Crisanto S. Lopez Jr., Esperanza P. Armada, and George Fredrick Roxas ABSTRACT Mushroom, Vovariella volvacea, was grown on green banana peels composted at different length of time. The objectives of the study were to assess the potential of the substrate in terms of mycelial growth and pin-head development. Much more, it was also Read More …

Cost-Efficient Fertilizer Management in Lowland Rice under Limited Water Supply

AUTHORS Jenny  C.  Calabio,   Maria  Luisa  Z. Albacete, Esperanza  P.  Armada and Crisanto  S.  Lopez,  Jr. ABSTRACT The efficient utilization of essential rice nutrients, particularly nitrogen, depends on the availability of water. Field experiments were conducted in farmers’ fields in Pototan, lloilo, for two dry seasons,   to evaluate the best location-specific fertilizer management strategy suited Read More …

Yield of Ganoderma lucidum in Different sawdust Compositions

AUTHORS Crisanto S.  Lopez Jr & Esperanza P. Armada ABSTRACT This study was done to determine the yield of Ganoderma lucidum on different sawdusts of mahogany (Sweitenia macrophylla), gmelina (Gmelina arborea), and coconut (Cocos nucifera).   The sawdusts were enriched with 50% rice bran and 2% lime based on the total volume of sawdust. All the Read More …