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House Plant Care and Maintenance – The Top Five Tips For Keeping Your Indoor Plants Looking Good
Does that beautiful houseplant you bought look sad within weeks of you getting it in the house or office? Remember that tropical plants grown in a pot indoors are in an extremely artificial environment. Here are five simple ways to help your indoor plants to survive indoors:
China experiencing a drone ‘revolution’ in agriculture
By: Dave Makichuk, October 26, 2020
The use of unmanned aerial vehicles or drones in agriculture is expanding in China at a speed unmatched in other countries thanks to advances in autonomous navigation technology and the presence of competent operators, Nikkei Asia reported this week.
About Fertilizers 101
Basic plant needs are light, water, air, and nutrients. While all essential nutrients should be present in the soil or the air, each soil type has a unique nutrient makeup. Additionally, activities like traffic, construction, over- or under- watering diminish nutrient density.
10 THINGS I LEARNED FROM SETTING UP MY FIRST VEGETABLE GARDEN
I was a beginner gardener and could not wait to start my first vegetable garden. As a first-time homeowner with a long-awaited dream of setting up my garden, I went on this crazy journey of tearing up my lawn.
Virgin coconut oil helped reduce symptoms in probable COVID-19 cases – DOST study
In a virtual briefing, DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña presented their study on the use of VCO as a supplement for the treatment of COVID-19.
Filipino scientists claim coconut oil can destroy coronavirus
Scientists carrying out research on the impact of virgin coconut oil on people with COVID-19 say the oil appears to be a viable treatment for the lung disease caused by the coronavirus.
DOST study bolsters VCO capacity vs COVID-19
MANILA, Philippines — A study funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has shown supporting evidence that bolsters the capacity of virgin coconut oil (VCO) to fight the coronavirus disease.
Coconut oil may help Covid patients in early stages of infection
A Philippine study found that virgin coconut oil may help COVID-19 patients in the early stages of infection or when the load of the virus remains low.
Coco sector upbeat on VCO potential to fight Covid-19
Author: VG Cabuag
Coconut industry stakeholders are upbeat on recent trials that show coconut oil has strong potential in fighting Covid-19, as this may provide a much-needed boost to the industry where the country has an advantage.