04d. Crop trials – Philippines

Field experiments are led by IRRI in the Philippines.

Location
The experiments are conducted at the IRRI research farm in Los Baños, Philippines.

Biochar incorporation
Biochar was spread evenly and incorporated to 15cm.

Crop
Rice IR72, planted at 0.2m spacing in wet (puddled) soil.

Treatments
3 replicate plots 3mx5m of 3 treatments were implemented. The treatments were control, 40t/ha rice husk, 40t/ha carbonised rice husk (biochar).

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One Response to “04d. Crop trials – Philippines”

  1. Odette Varela Says:

    How can I obtain a sample of the biochar produced by IRRI? Ill be traveling to Philipines in 2 days. Is there any commercialization of the Biochar? so I can buy it?
    I am doing research at Taiwan, and I am very interested in getting some of the Biochar that you are producing.
    Please Ill appreciate any information you can give me.

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