Mindanao school converts seaweed into fertilizer
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Developed by the Southern Philippines Agri-Business and Marine and Aquatic School of Technology (SPAMAST), the fertilizer is derived from the drippings of Kappaphycus alvarezii, a species of red algae. Kappaphycus Drippings or KD Foliar fertilizer, which is 100 percent organic, has proven to increase the yield of rice, baby corn, soybean, mungbean, sweet pepper, cauliflower, mango, pechay, and orchid. This fertilizer has also been proven to promote enhanced growth in terms of height and diameter as well as enhance seed germination. When used for pechay, it increased the number of its leaves and leaf area index.
Mindanao school converts seaweed into fertilizer. (2016, October 09). The Philippine Star, p. B4.
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