Camiguin posts high distribution in durian and lanzones seedlings


MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, December 11 (PIA) – Durian tops the distribution rate among high value crops procured outside the province.

High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP) of the Provincial Agriculture’s Office (PAO) latest available report recorded a total of 406 seedlings distributed here, for the month of October.Image

Durian posted more than half of the sales which totaled to 217 pieces, closely followed by mangosteen and rambutan.

Native lanzones seedlings, meanwhile, continue to post the highest sale for locally produced seedlings.

Agriculturist, Crescencio L. Loquellano reports a total of 1,181 fruit and forest trees ornamental seedlings distributed for the same month. Native lanzones remains on the top spot, followed still, by the grafted lanzones variety.

Two model farms are currently established and planted with 150 durian and 200 longkong lanzones seedlings in Lawigan, Catarman and Quiboro, Mambajao, respectively.  

Replacement of dead mangoes and durian seedlings were likewise initiated by PAO in all newly established farms. (JCV/PIA)



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