Bio-chemical Farming Rice Dry Season Field Test in Jamaare, Bauchi State, Nigeria

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Salad Greenhouse Worldwide Ltd. carried out a bio-chemical farming field test on rice for farmers in Jamaare, Bauchi State in 2017 using Bio-Plant and Pro-Plant. The rice seeds were soaked in Bio-Plant and water for 18 hours before planting. Because of many years of chemical farming in the area, the soil was in poor condition before the test. It was prepared with a bio-chemical mixture of Urea and Bio-Plant. Bio-Plant was also mixed with NPK and this bio-chemical mixture was fed to the rice plants during the crop. Pro-Plant was sprayed regularly on the rice plants during the crop. No chemical sprays were used.

The farmers normally only produced 50 bags of rice per hectare, but this test produced 80 bags per hectare, which is a 60% increase.