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#TECHNOTIPS: Malunggay
by Catheryn Villorente - Monday, 28 September 2020, 05:00 PM
 
malunggay technotipsAll mothers know that moringa, locally known as malunggay, is the go-to supplement for nursing, but did you know that it also offers many health benefits to your entire family? This humble plant is bursting with nutrients and there’s no reason not to include it in any dish—sweet or savory.

Why not start making space for a malunggay tree in your yards? You can get your neighbors’ help to grow this plant on common grounds such as roadsides, where you can all share the pods for several months, too!

The easiest and fastest way to start a malunggay tree is from branch cuttings. Even branches used as fence posts often take root and grow into full-sized trees. But make sure to choose a healthy, mature tree from which to take your cuttings. If possible, take from trees which bear the largest number of pods and the best-tasting ones. It is always better to take cuttings from several different trees rather than just one. This way, if a disease or pest strikes, some of your trees will have a better chance of surviving.

Know more information on planting malunggay by visiting http://bpi.da.gov.ph/.../Production_guide/pdf/Malunggay.pdf

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(By: Angelica Marie Umali)
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Re: #TECHNOTIPS: Malunggay
by Fredlyn Joy Delima - Thursday, 1 October 2020, 05:40 PM
 
Hi! Tanong ko lang po if meron bang training about malunggay production and processing?
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Re: #TECHNOTIPS: Malunggay
by Catheryn Villorente - Monday, 5 October 2020, 03:23 PM
 
Hi Fredlyn! Sa ngayon ay wala pa tayong naka schedule na training on this. Please check your email for information about malunggay production and processing. Thank you!
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Re: #TECHNOTIPS: Malunggay
by Twinkle mae Butac - Monday, 5 October 2020, 08:28 AM
 
Dba Ito Yung nagbibigay Na vitamin A Sa katawan Ng mga Bata O matanda ?
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Re: #TECHNOTIPS: Malunggay
by Catheryn Villorente - Monday, 5 October 2020, 03:19 PM
 
Hi Twinkle! You are right, malunggay is rich in vitamins A and C. It also contain nutrients such as calcium and iron.
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