Printed from the Merit Badge Center, Philippines - http://www.meritbadge.org.ph/

Fruit Cultivation

  1. Do the following:
    1. Point out on a map of the Philippines the regions where ten (10) different varieties of fruits can be found or grown.
    2. List the varieties of fruits that can be grown economically where you live.

  2. Pick a good place in your backyard for a fruit of nut orchard. Make a plan for planting fruits and nuts in this area.

  3. Take full care of your fruit or nut orchard through a crop season of one (1) year. Keep accurate records of costs, observations, and yield. Describe three (3) of the insect pests most harmful to fruit or nut crops where you love. Name two (2) diseases most harmful. Explain how you would control each without hurting wildlife or destroying useful insects.

 

RESOURCE LINKS
Farming Tips - http://www.da.gov.ph/tips/techno_guides.html
Tree Fruit - http://www.tfrec.wsu.edu
Tropical Fruit - http://home.hawaii.rr.com/tropicalfruit/

LOCAL LINKS
Worksheet - http://www.mbcenter.org/pub/ws/ws_fruitcultivation.pdf