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Category: Agriculture and Fisheries
Subcategory: Crop Science

Jatropha-EPS Tandem: Intercropping of Jatropha, Eggplant, Papaya and Sitao for Efficient Land Use of BatSU Demo Farm in Lagadlarin, Lobo, Batangas

Conducted by BatStateU , Started on 2009 - Completed on 2010
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The field lay-outing and planting of eggplant, papaya and sitao seedlings was started on June 2, 2010. The proponents found out that for Papaya, holing shall be made prior to planting. For eggplant and sitao, plowing shall be prior to sowing for ease of germination and better root penetration. The Papaya planting distance will be 2m x 2m, eggplant is 1m and sitao is 0.5m x 0.5m. The number of papaya seedlings that were plated, 20 seedlings; eggplant, 128 and sitao, 90. Basal fertilizer application usually a combination of Urea and Complete fertilizer before planting of papaya, eggplant and sitao. Regular fertilization of prescribed fertilizers, weeding and effective pest management strategies shall be employed to maximize the yield performance of the proposed fruit and vegetables. Infested plants shall be uprooted and replaced with a healthy one.

Romeo C. De Castro
Billy L. Ilagan
Leo Cueto
Albert J. Panaligan
Fund Source
Batangas State University
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Batangas State University - Main Campus
Rizal Avenue Extension, Batangas City
Phone: (043) 3002 202
Email: [email protected]