Production of Zoysia matrella grass and Its Marketing and Export Opportunities

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Documentation of the presentation of Mr. Tom Valencia, April-May Garden and Development on "Production of Zoysia matrella grass and Its Marketing and Export Opportunities" during the Philippine Turfgrass Forum on Minimizing Inputs, Optimizing Performance last August 1, 2013 at the Agronomy-Soils-Horti Building, UPLB, College, Laguna.

Turfgrass Use: Old/Unboxed

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the presentation of Dr. Amihan L. Arquiza, Crop Science Cluster, College of Agriculture on "Turfgrass Use: Old/Unboxed" during the Philippine Turfgrass Forum on Minimizing Inputs, Optimizing Performance last August 1, 2013 at the Agronomy-Soils-Horti Building, UPLB, College, Laguna.

Science Nation - Leaf Sensor

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These tiny, lightweight gadgets could mean huge savings for farmers "Farmers have a very good eye. They can look at their crop if they've been farming for a long time and say, 'My crop needs water, I can tell,'" says Richard Stoner, founder of the biotech and agriculture company, AgriHouse. So who might know more about what a plant needs than a farmer or a greenhouse owner? How about the plant itself? What if plants could tell us when they are thirsty? With funding from the National...

GREEN REVOLUTION: GREEN ROOFS

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A green roof can certainly make a building look nicer, but can it measurable lower energyrequirements and improve water management? Engineer Jelena Srebric and horticulturist Rob Berghage are working on a project to measure and model how a green roof affects the way buildings use energy and water. In the lab, Tyler Meek does weather experiments indoors to determine the effects of light, wind and water on the roof. Paulo Tabares Velasco works to make a mathematical model to predict what will...