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With petrol prices go upward to an unprecedented level, petrol driven generating thermoelectric plant is a lucrative proposition that power cost is expensive and would not be affordable to consumers.
Rice is the chief staple crop of the Philippines and annually the country harvests an average of 15.2 million metric tons of rice, leaving 11.3 million tons of rice straw to spare for productive use.
Deqingyuan farm is a massive poultry farm outside Beijing and is home to three million chickens.
Fire Orchid, comes from the genus of Renanthera, is a beautiful plant and as it connotes, it has intensely red flowers.
The increased cost of energy dependent fertilizer and the need to conserve plant nutrients by recycling them have focused attention to organic material sources of fertilizers. One of the cheapest and most available organic substances is rice straw.
Researchers from the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) have been developing improved crop varieties through mutation a non conventional method of plant breeding which uses mutational agents (mutagen) such as radiation or chemicals (i.e. ethyl methyl sulfonite (EMS).
Azolla is a small aquatic fern (usually 1-5 cm large) which grows on saturated or moist soil.
Food that is grown or raised without chemical pesticides or chemical fertilizers is called organic.
It has been an accepted practice that fertilizer application whether organic or chemical can increase crop yields.