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WET SEASON

Planting of Drought Resistant/sturdy Varieties



Crop diversification, with a mixture of crops that tolerate dry and wet conditions, is considered as one of the measures to stabilize crop production for food and cash.

Homestead Gardening



Planting pole sitao, ampalaya, eggplant, pechay for homestead gardening provides an alternative source of income. It also aims to improve the nutrition of the farm household.

Planting a resistant variety of carrot



Carrot is planted during wet season but control of disease affecting carrots is a major problem limiting the farm productivity. Hence, the use of variety which is resistant to the major diseases during wet season is considered as an option to stabilize the carrot production. KS Kuroda is one variety that is resistant to heavy downpour and associated diseases with rain.

Planting a resistant variety of cabbage



In the regular cropping pattern, cabbage is planted during the wet season. However, in this season disease of cabbage is a major problem limiting the farm productivity. Hence, the use of variety which is resistant to the major diseases during wet season is considered as an option to stabilize the cabbage production. Lucky Ball is one resistant variety.