Impact of Irrigation and Decreased Light Level by Shade Crop on the Establishment of Cacao Plants

Vences C Valleser; Glenn Dayondon; Andrew Melencion

Volume 10, Special issue (Light in horticulture) , December 2023, , Pages 17-24

  The massive establishment of new plantations supported by the basic needs of a crop are technical approaches for an increased crop productivity. Water and decreased light levels by shade (i.e. intercropping) are considered basic needs of cacao plants, especially during the early vegetative growth stage. ...  Read More

Applications and Effects of Phytohormones on the Flower and Fruit Development of Pineapple (Ananas comosus L.)

Vences C Valleser

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 77-86

  Phytohormones are naturally-occurring substances produced by plants which promote vegetative and reproductive development and senescence. Similar to other crops, phytohormones affect the flowering and fruit development of pineapple. This writing provides an overview on the association and effects of ...  Read More

Impact of Gibberellic Acid and Organic Growth Media on Seed Germination and Seedling Development of Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis)

Ganih Indin Sappalani; Louella M. Cabahug; Vences C. Valleser

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 165-174

  One of the best interventions to hasten seed germination and seedling development is the exogenous application of phytohormone. This study evaluated the germination and seedling development of rubber seeds in response to gibberellic acid (GA3) and organic growth media under nursery condition. The experiment ...  Read More